What’s Happening this Week!

2017-11-17

Here is a list of activities that are happening this week in the Chequamegon Bay Area:

Area Activities

November 17:

  • USFS Birch Grove Restoration Project Meeting at the Bad River Community Center in Odanah from 3-6pm. For more information contact Jennifer Maziasz at 715-373-2667 ext 5235 or email jmaziasz@fs.fed.us.
  • Glidden “Hunters’ Special Pork & Dumpling Dinner,” at the Glidden VFW Post 7300, 118th E. 1st St., from 4pm-8pm. For more information and fees, call 715-264-2191 or 715-264-2641.
  • Community Dinner, held each Friday at 5:30 pm in the fellowship hall of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 620 3rd St. W., Ashland. A different area church provides the meal each week. For more information, call 715-682-5067.
  • White Winter Winery presents Deer Widow’s Eve Fondue Party, 68323 Lea Street A, Iron River, WI. From 6-9pm.  For more information, call 715-372-5656 or visit whitewinter.com.
  • Bay Area Film Society film at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center at 7:30pm. For more information visit www.bayareafilmsociety.org.

November 18:

  • Christmas Open House at Gabrielle’s German Cookies and Chocolates, 413 W. Main St., from 9am-5pm. For more information, call 715-682-2114.
  • Saron Lutheran Church Holiday Bazaar, 517 9th Ave West, 9am-2pm.
  • The Annual Hunters Feast fundraiser for Madeline Island Historical Preservation Association  (MIHPA) will be held annually on the third Saturday of November at the Beach Club.   Please bring a dish to pass, raffle ticket sales start at 5 pm, Dinner at 6 pm, Announcement of Hunter of the Year and Raffle drawings start at 7 pm!!!!  Come one, Come all – its a great night of fun and fantastic raffle prizes!  We hope to see you there!  All proceeds split 50/50 with the Island deer hunting camps to purchase corn for winter deer feeding on the Island!  Come show your support, have a great meal, win great prizes!  For more information, call 715-747-2801
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, ” Risque Band”. Music from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s plus more, 10 miles south of Ashland! Doors open at 8pm, and music starts at 9pm. Free admission but must be 21 or older. For more information call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.

November 18- December 22:

  • The Annual Big Bundle Up Campaign Fundraiser, which benefits children being served by the Bad River Zhwenidig Domestic Abuse Program, Bad River Women’s Shelter and the Ashland New Day Shelter. Donate warm, winter children’s brand new mittens, hats, scarves, boots, snow pants, jackets to the Bad River Lodge and Casino and receive rewards play in return.  All items must be brand new with the tag still on them. All donations will go to the New Day, Brick and Bad River Social Services. For more information, call 715-682-7121, ext. 1231. www.badriver.com

November 19:

  • Sunday Fat Bike Adventure Safari Rides at 1pm. NCCA sponsored weekly rides. Meeting locations will be announced via Facebook and email. Possible locations include: North Coast Coffee or Coco Cafe in Washburn or Big Water Coffee or The Fat Radish in Bayfield, etc. 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.

November 21:

  • Groundbreaking Ceremony at the new “Park Place Residence”, 1616 Beaser Avenue.
    Tuesday, November 21 at 2pm
  • Ladies Night at Sports Hollow from 6-8pm. Ladies! It’s your night to shop at Sports Hollow. There will be beverages. food, and door prizes. The Bullets & Bullseyes Gals will be on-site to help with all your firearm questions and to help you pick out the perfect firearm packages for yourself. Come on out for a great evening. For more information call Jennifer Mrnak at 715-682-3838.
  • Our Lady of the Lake BINGO every Tuesday at 7pm in the Social Hall.  Progressive Blackout Jackpot!  Everyone is invited.

November 23:

  • Turkey Trot 5k. Bring family, friends and Fido to the VFW building in Washburn, across from the Washburn Marina, for the 9am race. The registration starts at 8am-8:45am. Pre-registration available. The cost is $20 for adults and $10 for kids 17 years old or younger. This is a fundraiser for the Chequamegon Bay Area Community Fund, an affiliate of Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. For more information, call 715-779-7021.
  • Our Lady of the Lake Free Will Dinner215 Lake Shore Drive E.  Serving 11am to 1pm.  Delivery service is available.  Call 715-682-7620.

November 24- December 3:

  • Country Blossoms Holiday Open House,64715 Gilles Rd,  Wreaths, Holiday Containers, kissing ball, Christmas Decor galore!! Come on out and start the holiday season!! Fridays 6-9 pm; Saturdays 9am -4pm; Sundays 9am-3pm; during the week 9am-4pm. For more information 715-746-2345.

November 24:

  • ‘Tis the season for giving. Don’t miss FREE GIFT FRIDAY at Solstice Outdoors and Solstice Main Street.  Get a killer camp fire mug with a $50 purchase at Solstice Outdoors and Solstice clothing boutique get a free woven scarf with a $50 purchase while supplies last. Stores open at 8am. It’s our way of saying thank you, for shopping local.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, ” Black Friday Cash”  73370 US-2, Ashland from 5-11pm. You have a chance to win some cash! For more information call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • Community Dinner, held each Friday at 5:30 pm in the fellowship hall of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 620 3rd St. W., Ashland. A different area church provides the meal each week. For more information, call 715-682-5067.

November 25:

  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Annual Holiday Craft Fair” 73370 US-2, Ashland, from 8am-3pm. Free admission. Vendors to book a table and for more details call 715-682-7121 ext. 1231.
  • Shop Solstice Outdoors and Solstice on Main Street on Small Business Saturday and get a free $20 gift card with any $100 purchase.
  • Madeline Island Holiday Boutique at the Madeline Island Museum from 10am-4pm. Community members create an enticing variety of homemade and hand-crafted arts and goods for sale at this beloved traditional event held every year at the museum on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This holiday event features local and regional arts and crafts and a soup lunch to benefit the island school parent/teacher association. What a wonderful way to kick off your holiday season! 888-475-3386, www.madelineisland.com.
  • Ashland’s First Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4:30pm at the Pearson Plaza Park.  Take an hour with friends and family and have some cookies, cider or hot chocolate and sing a holiday tune.
  • Bayfield’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy holiday treats and warm beverages while listening to traditional carols performed by the talented Rittenhouse Inn Singers at the historic Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion, from 4:30-6pm. Then, join in the procession as the crowd moves outside to serenade the holiday tree as it is ceremoniously lit for the season. For more information, call 715-779-3335 or visit www.bayfield.org.

November 25-26:

  • Santa will be at Walmart walking around from 12-4pm.

November 26:

  • Sunday Fat Bike Adventure Safari Rides at 1pm. NCCA sponsored weekly rides. Meeting locations will be announced via Facebook and email. Possible locations include: North Coast Coffee or Coco Cafe in Washburn or Big Water Coffee or The Fat Radish in Bayfield, etc. 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.
  • Santa will be at Country Blossoms Greenhouse from 1-3pm! 64715 Gilles Road, Ashland. For more information call 715-746-2345.

Month Long Activities November

  • Vaughn Library Activities.  Click the link to see all that wonderful things happening at the Library in November!
  • Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, in November, “Beyond Words Project.”. For more information, call 715-373-5591.

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