Calendar » SEPTEMBER 2019

  • Mid-June thru mid-October: Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, located in the Pearson Plaza, just off West Main Street 8am-1pm. Farmer’s Market Website.
  • Ashland High School Sports Schedule 
  • Northland College Sports Schedule
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center – Lots to do and see at the Center. Walking trail, exhibits and scenic observation tower. Visit their website for a complete schedule of events and activities for the whole family.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just about books anymore. Go to their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the entire family.
  • Big Top Chautauqua Find out what’s happening at Big Top this month.
  • TBD- Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze at Northern Bounty Farm – Opens Sept. 28th – October 27! Open Fridays 3-6pm and Saturdays 10-6pm. Take a hay ride out to our u-pick patch or shop our pre-picked carving pumpkins, pie pumpkins, gourds and more! Hay pyramid, corn bin play area, petting farm, games, and photo ops! There’s fun for all ages! Ages 2 and under are free. 3-6 are $5 and 7+ are $7 – that price includes all activities, maze, and a pumpkin of your choice! We accept cash, card or WIC! Porta-potties and picnic area available. We are a small family farm and would love the support of our wonderful community! 38239 Bass Lake Rd, Highbridge. For more information, call 715-681-0022.
  • TBD- White River Ag presents the Hay Pyramid and A-Mazing Corn Maze Every Sat. & Sun from September 29 thru October 28. 11am to Dark at 58330 Nelson Rd, Mason. Along with the Corn Maze there is Hay Pyramid with 4 slides, Hay wagon Ride, corn box, bowling, slides, duck races, water races, corn pit, and indoor and outdoor seating! Cost Kids 4-10 $5; 11 & up $8; 3 and under free. For more information call 715-765-4591.
  • TBD- Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, during the month of September, presents, “Black Bear Studio-Multi Media”.  715-373-5591
  • TBD- “Timeless Lake Superior” Quilt Exhibit at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co Hwy G. Showing until October 15, 2018. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • Rookery Pub Live Music.  Live music every Sunday evening on the patio (weather permitting, indoors if need be), 20100 Co. Hwy. M, from 1:30pm-5pm, beginning June 15th and continuing through September. Check out their website for a full listing of weekly musicians and to view the menu beforehand. For more information, call 715-794-2062.
  • Sunday Fat Bike Adventure Safari Rides at 1pm. NCCA sponsored weekly rides. Meeting locations will be announced via Facebook and email. Bikes with 3.5″ tires or wider are highly recommended. No registration. Everyone welcome. Riders are asked to submit their email or contact information to John Murphy at murph007swat@gmail.com or call 715-209-8169 to receive weekly updates.
  • Casual Group Ride on Monday nights at 6pm. Meet at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. Bike needed, or rentals are available at Bay City Cycles (please arrive early to do so). Helmets required. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091 or visit www.baycitycycles.com.
  • BINGO every Tuesday night, 7pm at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 106 n 2nd Ave East. Bingo is played in the basement and is open to the public. Excluding Holidays or during the Holy Week. For more information, call 715-682-7620.
  • Bayfield Rec Center Free Senior Friday, free use of our fitness machines, swim laps, or just use the sauna and hot tub, Aqua Fit class at 9am, and a Silver Sneakers fitness class (using chairs) at 11am! No need to schedule, walk ins are welcome! Please call 715-779-5408 with any questions you might have.
  • Guided Mural Trolley Tours! Fridays & Saturdays at 10am & 1:30pm and Mondays at 1:30pm. Sponsored by Ashland Chamber of Commerce and BART. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
  • TBD- Second Street Bistro, 201 Main Street East, offering free live music from 5-9pm, every Friday and Saturday, with no cover charge. For more information, call 715-682-2320.
  • Bretting Community Center Indoor Playground. Monday and Thursday: 10am-1pm. Wednesday and Friday: 3:30-6:30pm. Saturday: 9am-12pm. Bretting Community Center Daily fee: $1 per child/day. BCC yearly family membership also available for $60. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 08/27-09/14/2019
    Bayfield/Apostle Islands Annual Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration. For more information, call 715-779-5619 or visit www.lighthousecelebration.com.
  • 08/30-09/02/2018
    Labor Day Fair with ball games, mud bog, arts & crafts, musical theater, carousal rides, and more! Held at the historic Marion Park in Glidden. For more information call 715-264-5444.
  • 09/01/2019
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Tom and Jed,” traditional & modern bluegrass plus originals, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 09/03/2019
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents BTnSUZ, Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 09/04/2019
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 09/06-07/2019
    Butternut 8th Annual Gun Show & Rummage-A-Rama, at the Butternut Community Park. For more information, call 715-769-3113.
  • 09/07/2019
    Ashland Mural Fest & Classic Car Show, downtown Ashland. Mural trolley tours, Car Show, Craft & Food Vendors and Music. For more information, call 715-682-2500.  Mural Fest Craft Vendors  Mural Fest Car Show
  • 09/07/2019
    Copper Peak Trails Fest, Ironwood, MI, from 10am-4pm. World’s Tallest Podium Mountain Bike Race. For more information, visit www.sisudirtcrew.com or call 906-932-3500.
  • 09/07/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Legendary Cribbage Tournament”. Registration starts at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 09/07-15/2019
    Lost Creek Adventures, 22475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia, presents Georgian Bay Sea Kayak Skills ExpeditionFor more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.
  • 09/08/2019
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “TBA” from 2-5pm. For more information call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 09/11/2019
    Women into Networking. Lunch and learn every second Wednesday of every month. These meetings have been changed to the upstairs of the Sandbar Restaurant from 5-6:30pm. This will be a after business hours networking event with appetizers. No guest speakers anymore. Must RSVP with name and phone number by calling/texting 906-364-9100 or through Facebook.
  • 09/14/2019
    Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2019 at The Enrichment Center. Registration at 8am and walk at 9am. Funds raised stay local to provide care, support, advocacy, and research for a cure to ultimately end Alzheimer’s Disease. For more information, call 715-352-4091, email jstpierre@alz.org, or visit http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2019/WI-GreaterWisconsin?pg=entry&fr_id=12711.
  • 09/14/2019
    Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, 13460 Spruce St., Cable. 715-798-3594. For more information, visit www.cheqfattire.com.
  • 09/14/2019
    Cornucopia Annual Art Crawl will be held in Cornucopia from 10am-4pm. Event features fine arts, crafts. For more information, call 715-742-3449 or visit www.cornucopiawisconsin.net.
  • 09/14/2019
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Whoo Goes Bump in the Night Walk” from 7-9pm. Learn about your nocturnal neighbors in the cast of the moon shadow on the boardwalk trail at the Center! We’ll have stations around the trail about salamanders, owls, bats, bears, and even lighthouse keepers! The trail is 3/4 mile in length. Groups will be guided through the trail. Doors will open at 6:45pm. The last trail guide will depart the front of the Visitor Center at 8:30pm. This event is free, family friendly, and open to the public. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 09/15/2019
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “TBA”, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 09/19/2019
    3rd Thursday! Downtown Retail Business will be open until 8pm on the 3rd THURSDAY of every month, with specials. Bargains!! Fun!! An evening of shopping! For more information, call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
  • 09/20/2019
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “North Woods Art Retreat”. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 09/21/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Legendary Cribbage Tournament”. Registration starts at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 09/22/2019
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Davey J,” acoustic blues, rock & roots, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062.
  • 09/25/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Dinner Community Meals”. Share a meal with friends, family and neighbors… at the Co-op! On the last Wednesday of every month from 5-7pm. You can enjoy a made-from-scratch meal from our Deli for only $5!! Dinner will include an entree with possibly a side dish (depending on the main dish). Add your own drink and dessert and dig in! For more information, call 715-682-8251 or visit www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com.
  • 09/26-29/2019
    Northland College Annual Fall Festival, 1411 Ellis Ave. For a more detailed list of the weekend’s activities, call 715-682-1699, 715-682-1811, email jmoore@northland.edu, or visit www.northland.edu.
  • 09/27/2019
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “North Woods Yoga Retreat” from 5-2pm. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 09/27-28/2019
    Birkie Trail Run Festival! This event is perfect for runners looking to break free from the roads. The Birkie Trail has a wide, grass covered, level surface, and the single-track is smooth and fast. For more information and to register visit www.birkie.com.
  • 09/27-28/2019
    ABC Raceway 44th Annual Red Clay Classic- Fast Lane Motor Sports & Tim’s Automotive Machine, located 3.5 miles south of Ashland on Butterworth Rd. For more information, call 715-682-4990 or visit www.abcraceway.com.
  • 09/28/2019
    National Public Lands Day, free waiver day for National Parks. For more information, call 715-362-1351.
  • 09/28/2019
    Bargain Hut Gives Back Sale, 420 Chapple Ave., from 9am-1pm. Items will be for the community to take at no charge. This is open to anyone and everyone within the area. For more information, call 715-682-8522.
  • 09/28/2019
    Take a Hike sponsored by the National Country Trail Association. Time and location is TBA. For more information contact Kevin Schram, President, at 715-765-4789 or email che@northcountrytrail.org.
  • 09/28/2019
    Copper Falls Art in the Park and Fall Festival, Copper Falls State Park, Mellen. Free admission. 10am-2pm. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
  • 09/28/2019
    Butternut Oktoberfest at the Veterans Park Pavilion in Butternut, from 4-9pm. For more information, call 715-769-3113.
  • 09/28-29/2019
     Commemorating the Treaty of 1854 at the Madeline Island Museum. Open 10am-4pm. For more information, call 715-747-2415 or email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • 09/29/2019
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Sean & Ian Okamoto”, father/son duo on guitar and piano, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • TBD
    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Wheel Truing” at 9am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday as seating may be limited. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091.
  • TBD
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Terrance Simien: Creole for Kidz,” Bayfield. Essentia Health Free Family 1pm matinee. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • TBD
    Old Time Folk Dance, at Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Bohemian Hall, 319 11th Ave E. No experience necessary. Free community event – Learn Folk Dancing for the Whole Family! All dances are taught by a caller. Folk dancing for beginners, singles, and couples. Contras, reels, circles, jigs, squares, etc. Suggested donation $5 Individual $10 Family. Kid-Friendly Dances begin at 7pm. Regular Dances begin at 8pm. Questions? Call 715-292-5619.
  • TBD
    Neighborly Shortstop, Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • TBD
    Lost Creek Adventures Labor Day Gear Sale. 24475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia. For more information and fees, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org, or email info@lostcreekadventures.org.
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    White Winter Winery 11th Annual Emergency Pig-Out, Hwy 2 & Lea St., Iron River. The best pig roast in the state begins serving at 11am- 5pm, and live music. The event is free except for the food. FREE live music, kid’s activities, Positive energy outdoors climbing wall, Chequamegon Archery club target Range, Storm shelter sled dog sanctuary, Iron River EMS & Fire Department Demonstrations. All proceeds benefit the Iron River EMS and Lions Club New Playground Equipment Project. For more information, call 715-372-5656.  www.whitewinter.com.
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    Indian Taco Sale at the Enrichment Center, 400 Chapple Ave, from 11am-2pm and 4-6pm. Takeout and delivery are available! Please call by 4pm on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 for all your delivery needs. For more information, call 715-682-2776.
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    Big Top Chautauqua “Big Tap ChautauquaFest,” 32525 Ski Hill Rd., from 1-5pm. Beer tasting, music sampling, unique culinary hike to the top of Mt. Ashwabay. For more information, call 715-373-5552 or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Women’s Only-Fix a Flat” at 9am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday as seating may be limited. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091.
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    Chequamegon Area Choir Fall rehearsals begins. Located at the Washburn United Methodist Church: 326 Washington Ave. in Washburn, 7-9pm. No auditions necessary. Come celebrate the 46th Season. For more information, call 715-373-5371 or visit www.cacvoices.com.
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    Annual Veterans Family Picnic from 11am-3pm at Northwest Rod & Gun Club on Reykdal Rd, Ashland 2nd Landing. Fun, food, and music! For more information, call 715-682-4222. 
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    The Safari Big Cup, Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information, call 715-682-8004.
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    Voices for Recovery- Picnic Celebration at Prentice Park, Ashland, from 2-6pm. Hear inspirational speakers, enjoy great food, music and activities for everyone. Everyone is welcome! For more information, call 715-685-5403.
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    Northern Aged Iron Tractor & Threshing Show, 38565 State Hwy 13., Highbridge. Festivities begin at 8am each day. For more information on admission or a detailed list of events, call 715-274-2612, or visit www.northernagediron.com.
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    Chequamegon Area Choir: Last Chance to Join Fall Semester! From 7-9pm at the Washburn United Methodist Church, 326 Washington Ave, Washburn. Rehearsals are Monday evenings. For more information visit cacvoices.com or call 715-373-5371.
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    Ashland Science on Tap hosts Tyler Firkus, MS with “TBA”, at 6:30pm at The Alley, 808 W. Main St. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or visit www.ashlandscience.org.
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    Free Concert & worship event featuring Aly Aleigha at Our Lady of the Lake in Ashland. Free Dinner: 5-5:45pm. Free concert: 6-7:15pm. Open House of renovated school: 4-5pm. Baynet After Party (grades 6-12): 7:30-9pm. Family-Friendly (all ages welcome!). For more information, call 715-682-7620 ext. 115 or email relform@ourladycc.org.
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    Red Cliff Cultural Days! Labor Day Weekend at Legendary Waters Resort & Casino. Fun for the whole family. Open to the public. Red Cliff is located 3 miles north of Bayfield on Hwy 13. For more information, call 715-779-3700.
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    5K Police “Chase” with raffles, food, beer tasting, and music to follow at the Neighborly Bar. For more information, call 715-682-7171 ext. 1014.
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    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents “Legendary Classic Car Show” from 10am-4pm. Open to the public. Several categories, awards and trophies. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
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    Ashland Homecoming Parade, on historic Main Street of Ashland, at 4:15pm. Varsity football game versus Lakeland Union at 7pm, at Weikal Field. For more information, call 715-682-7089.
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    6th Annual Color Rides, presented by North Coast Cycling Association. Starting at 10am. For more information, call 715-373-5017 or visit northcoastcycling.com.
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    Annual Fall Rummage Sale at the Good Shepard Lutheran Church from 3-6pm on Friday, 8am-12pm on Saturday. 311 W 13th St., Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-4510.
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    Kiwanis Club Coats for Kids Drive Distribution, Bretting Center, 400 W. 4th Ave., from 9-11am. Children must be accompanied by the parent. For more information, call 715-372-5577.
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    Ericksons’ Orchard Pre-Applefest Weekend Events! 9am-5pm. Live music, hay rides, orchard maze, food vendors, art & craft vendors, pumpkins ready picked or you pick your own, apples ready picked or you pick your own. For more information, call 715-913-0717.
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    Mt. Ashwabay Dirt Lip Mountain Bike Race. Food and beverage tent and live music. Dirt Lip: A 20-mile race covering the rolling CAMBA single-track and surrounding cross-country ski trails. Diesel Bear: A 10-mile race. A little shorter and easier. Races start at noon. Go to our facebook page or register at www.bikereg.com.