What’s Happening this Week!

2018-09-18

 

 

 

 

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

Area Activities:

September 21:

  • Chequamegon Bay Young Professionals presents, “Financial Planning for Your Financial Future” at the Chequamegon Food Co-op at 12pm. Join Ashley and Daryl for this informative finance session. Learn more about budgeting, dealing with debt, save for retirement, buying house, and many more! For more information, call 715-682-8251.
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Invasive Species I.D. Day” from 1-4pm. Speaker in the theater from 1-2 pm. For more information contact Susan B. Nelson at 715-685-2644 or sbnelson@fs.fed.us.
  • Northland College Women’s Volleyball vs. UM-Northwestern at 7pm.  715-682-1243.

September 21-23:

  • 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.
  • Native American Call to Artists during the 3rd Annual Red Cliff Cultural Days. Friday & Saturday: 11am-5pm. Sunday: 11am-3pm. We are looking for artists/vendors featuring Native American Art to participate all weekend. Showcase and sell your artwork on an indoor boardwalk. Art demonstrations at your table for visitors are encouraged. Only 16 on-site locations are available. $50/table for the weekend. Must check in with Paulette upon arrival. Must pre-pay prior to set-up. Information and Book Your Space contact Paulette at 800-226-8478 ext. 9434.

September 22:

  • Ashland Farmers Market, 8am-12noon, 6th Ave West and Main Street, by the Burger Barn.
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2018 at Bayview Park. 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 tinyurl.com/walkwi.
  • Ashland High School Girls Tennis Invitational. 10am.  715-682-7089.
  • Ashland High School Boys Soccer vs Antigo. 10am.  715-682-7089.
  • 5K Police “Chase” at 10am with raffles, food, beer tasting, and music to follow at the Neighborly Bar. For more information, contact Teri Jo Ovaska at 715-682-7171 ext. 1014.
  • Freehands Farm 6th Annual Harvest Dinner from 5-10pm, at Freehands Farm. 60445 Summit Rd W in Ashland. Join us for a wonderful 5 course dinner, beautiful ambience, a time to gather with friends and neighbors and be grateful for the wonderful fall harvest! For more information, call 715-563-0323.
  • Rainbow Lake Wilderness Hike from 9am-1pm on North Country National Scenic Trail Day. This hike is led by Mel Baughman. Meet at the south boundary trail head on Reynard Lake Road, west off of the Delta-Drummond Rd, approximately 5 miles north of Drummond. Participants will then carpool to the northern boundary of the Rainbow Lake Wilderness on North Delta Road (FR 228) and hike back to the south boundary. This will be a 6.4 mile through hike and will focus on ecology and trail design. For more information contact Kevin Schram, President, at 715-765-4789 or email che@northcountrytrail.org.
  • Benefit for Shelley Sprague at the Flying Eagle Resort, 61925 Basswood Rd, Iron River. From 4-8pm. Live music by Russ Darwin, pull pork & beef dinner, games for kids with prizes and more! Guided fishing package for 2 with Jeff Evans, Flat screen TV, many more raffles! Hope to see you there! For more information, visit www.gofundme.com/help-shelley-halt-her-ms
  • Cable Natural History Museum presents, “Geology of the Northwoods (adult Naturalist Program)”. Join retired geologist Fred Haueter on a driving tour that highlights Northwest Wisconsin geology! Begin on Hwy 27 south of Barnes and end at Amnicon Falls State Park. Participants will explore evidence of glacial geology (striations, hummocky terrain, outwash plain, kettle lakes, sand dune, Glacial Lake Duluth spillway) and bedrock geology (basalt lava flows, volcanic conglomerates, Weyerhauser copper mine, Douglas Fault and Bayfield sandstone). Meet at the Cable Natural History Museum at 9:30 a.m. for a short overview presentation, then carpool to the sites and return by 3pm. Dress for the weather. Bring a sack lunch, snacks, and water. $25 member/$30 non-member. Registration required by September 18. For more information, visit cablemuseum.org or call 715-798-3890.
  • Cable Natural History Museum presents, “Snake Feeding”. Meet Emory and Digger, Cable Natural History Museum’s live snakes and watch them eat a mouse. Their breakfast starts at 10am. For more information, go to www.cablemuseum.org.
  • 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.
  • Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, “Win your Summer Saturday Weekly Drawings” 6-11pm. Earn tickets for your chance to win a Premier Portable Building Lofted Barn Cabin 12′ x 32′. Drawing at 11pm. Must be present to win. For more information, call 800-226-8478.

September 23:

  • The North Coast Cycling Association (NCCA) safari rides. Launch time is 1pm. The launch place changes each week and will be listed on their Facebook page and personal invitations for the rides are sent to anyone that submit their email addresses to John Murphy <murph007swat@gmail.com>
  • Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Sonofmel & The Slideman,” folk with an outlaw edge, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.

September 24:

  • Nutcracker Registration & Auditions. Registration for the Children’s production of the Nutcracker will take place at Saron Lutheran Church 517 9th Ave West. Playlet auditions for 6-14 years old will be from 4-6pm. Dance registration will be on Wednesday, September 26 from 4-6pm for ages 5-14 years old. No prior experience necessary. We are seeking volunteers to assist at registration, front tale during rehearsals, assisting cast during performances, costume and sets. We are also in need of choreographers. if you have no experience Debb will assist and help you choreograph a dance. Performance dates are November 30th, December 1st and December 2nd. For more information call Deb Joanis at 715-685-2755.
  • Ashland High School Boys Soccer vs Hermantown 5pm.  715-682-7089.
  • Casual Group Bike Rides on Monday nights at 6pm. Meet at Bay City Cycles, 412 West Main Street. Bike is needed or rentals are available (please arrive early if you need to rent a bike).  Helmets requires. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles & North Coast Cycling Association. 715-682-2091.

September 25:

  • Chequamegon Bay Young Professionals presents, “Financial Planning for Your Financial Future” at the Chequamegon Food Co-op at 5:30pm. Join Ashley and Daryl for this informative finance session. Learn more about budgeting, dealing with debt, save for retirement, buying house, and many more! For more information, call 715-682-8251.
  • Our Lady of the Lake BINGO at 7pm in the Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall. Progressive Black Out. Everyone is invited.
  • Ashland High School Girls JV Volleyball vs Rice Lake, 7pm.  715-682-7089.

September 26:

  • Northland College Women’s Soccer vs North Central University at 2pm.  715-682-1243.
  • Northland College Women’s Volleyball vs Bethany Lutheran College at 3pm.  715-682-1243.
  • Nutcracker Registration & Auditions. Registration for the Children’s production of the Nutcracker will take place at Saron Lutheran Church 517 9th Ave West. Dance registration will be on Wednesday, September 26 from 4-6pm for ages 5-14 years old. No prior experience necessary. We are seeking volunteers to assist at registration, front tale during rehearsals, assisting cast during performances, costume and sets. We are also in need of choreographers. if you have no experience Debb will assist and help you choreograph a dance. Performance dates are November 30th, December 1st and December 2nd. For more information call Deb Joanis at 715-685-2755.
  • Ashland Middle & High School Open House 4:30-7:30pm. Come see what has changed.
  • Northland College Men’s Soccer vs North Central University at 4:30pm.  715-682-1243.
  • Northland College Women’s Volleyball vs Crown College at 7pm.  715-682-1243.
  • Adult and Child CPR/AED from 9am-12pm. with Instructor Brittany Schmitt.  Registration: Members $60. Non-Members $75. The Adult and Child CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age – adults (about 12 years and older) and children (up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Child CPR/AED valid for two years. Register online or call 715-779-5408, class size is limited!
  • Aqua Zumba Pool Party at the Bayfield Recreation Center from 6-7pm. With Lynda Warren. Walk In: $10/class. Program Punch Card: $79/10 Program Walk-Ins. The Zumba version of a pool party, Aqua Zumba is a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, a ton of fun. For more information, call 715-779-5408 or visit https://www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-rec-center.html.

September 26-28:

September 27:

  • Workplace Culture for Gen Z to Baby Boomers…and everyone in between with Nancy Lynos. At WITC-Ashland Campus from 1:30-3:30pm. $10 per person. Workplace today are comprised of multiple generations in positions throughout every level of the organization. And the mix will only increase in the upcoming years. In this talk, Nancy explores how to address the generational gaps- from both an individual and organizational perspective. She’ll discuss company culture and values, understanding work styles and preferences, and the importance of discovering what drives people to excel in their careers. For more information and registration, call Mary Lois Bolka at 715-682-9141 ext. 118 or email at mbolka@nwwib.com.
  • Ashland High School C Football vs Cloquet, 5pm.  715-682-7089.
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “The Hope & Dream of Reclaiming Wisconsin’s Environmental Legacy” from 7:30-9pm. Please join the League of Women Voters of Ashland and Bayfield Counties as they host an evening with Dr. James W. Perry, Vice President of Wisconsin’s Green Fire. Once regarded as a national leader in conservation, Wisconsin’s proud tradition of dedicated stewardship of its land, water and wildlife has recently been severely compromised. Dr. Perry will speak about how WGF seeks to reclaim that tradition of leadership for a new generation. For more information call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.

September 28:

  • Ashland High School Homecoming Parade at 4:30pm with Football game at 7pm against Lakeland Union.  715-682-7089.
  • Northland College’s Harvest Trail Dinner. 1411 Ellis Ave in Ashland. Join us as we celebrate our local farmers and the delicious bounties they provide- with a county fair theme. Dine on blue ribbon recipes featuring some of the finest food grown and raised right here in the bay area. Get your tickets today! For more information, call 715-682-1699.
  • The Ashland Knights of Columbus will host an all you can eat dinner featuring deep-fried Lake Superior whitefish from 4-7pm at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall, 201 Lakeshore Drive East, Ashland.  Cost:  $12 for adults; $6 for children 6-11; free for children 5 and under.  Proceeds will benefit the KC Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 715-682-9621.
  • Call for Artists! CBAC’s Fall Show: The Gathering from 10am-3pm at the Washburn Museum and Cultural Center. We look forward to seeing your recent artworks at The Gathering, Chequamegon Bay Arts Council’s Annual Member-Only Art Show! Member may submit up to 3 pieces of original artwork. For more information, visit http://www.cbayarts.org/the-gathering—fall-show.html.

September 28-29:

  • Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze at Northern Bounty Farm – Opens Sept. 28th – October 27th!  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! Follow signs from Highway 13 and Bass Lake Rd.Questions? 715-681-0022
  • ABC Raceway 43rd 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.
  • Cable Area Fall Fest. Art and craft show, car show, dinner, live music, kiddie carnival, food, and much more! For more information or to register for a event, call the Cable Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-798-3833.
  • 6th Annual Color Rides, presented by North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-373-5017 or visit northcoastcycling.com.
  • 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.

September 28-30:

  • Northland College Annual Fall Festival, 1411 Ellis Ave. A fabulous, fun campus-wide celebration of alumni, families, friends, staff, students, and faculty. 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.

September 29:

  • Ashland Farmers Market, 8am-12noon, 6th Ave West and Main Street, by the Burger Barn.
  • Kiwanis Club Coats for Kids Drive Distribution, Bretting Center, 400 W. 4th Ave., from 9-11am. Children must be accompanied by the parents. For more information, call 715-372-5577.
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center’s 20th Anniversary Party!! Free and open to the public. Please come celebrate two decades of learning, exploring and fun! For the complete list of events, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • Bad River Casino presents, “27th Anniversary Drawings” from 1-11pm. Get a chance to win over $30,000 in September including a 2018 Polaris Sportsman 850 at 11pm. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Who Goes Bump in the Night” from 7-9pm. Join us for a walk and learn about who is out there after dark. Family friendly. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • Ashland Police vs. Ashland Fire 3rd Annual Flag Football Game at the Ponzio Stadium at Northland College, main entrance off of Hwy 13.  Gates and warm ups start at 7:10pm. Game at 7:30pm. Cost is $1 per person, to raise funds for APD K9 Unit. Food, beverages, raffles, and family fun. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents live music by, “Risque”. Doors open at 8pm. Music begins at 9pm. Free admission. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • National Public Lands Day, Free waiver day for National Parks. For more information, call 715-362-1351.
  • Copper Falls Fall Festival, Art in The Park, Copper Falls State Park, Mellen. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
  • Erickson’s Orchard Pre-Applefest Weekend Events! From 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, all varieties will be available in the store, along with Honey Crisp, Red Delicious, Pears, and carameled apples. Don’t forget the homemade apple cider! Through the viewing window, you can watch the apples being pressed into cider, then enjoy a sample! Also available inside the store are Muriel’s Apple Cider Donuts and lots of other tasty bakery. For more information, call 715-913-0717.
  • Cable Natural History Museum presents, “Snake Feeding”. Meet Emory and Digger, Cable Natural History Museum’s live snakes and watch them eat a mouse. Their breakfast starts at 10am. For more info go to www.cablemuseum.org.
  • Cable Natural History Museum presents, “The Art of Natural Play”. Drop in at the Cable Natural History Museum with local artist Donna Post to create make-and-take nature crafts. Nature crafts include medicine sticks, mâché insects, and trees of life. All families welcome! Come find us from 10am-2pm. Donations welcome.  For more information, go to cablemuseum.org or call 715-798-3890.
  • Glidden 3rd Annual Business Expo at the Marion Park Pavilion, from 10am-3pm. Sponsored by Glidden Area Development Corporation. Visitors can expect an array of products including cosmetics, art and artists, wood-working, nutritional aids, home crafts, home decor, and much more! For more information or to reserve your spot, call Lois at 715-264-2112.
  • Butternut Oktoberfest at the Veterans Park Pavilion, at 4pm. For more information, call 715-769-3113.

September 29-30:

  • Madeline Island Museum presents, “Commemoration of the Treaty of 1854” from 10am-4pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • Celebrate the apple season with HAUSER’S Superior View Farm this Fall! 86565 County Hwy J, Bayfield. Open every day from 10am-5pm, BUT on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, join us for the following special activities celebrating Hauser’s 110 years! Hayrides through the Orchards (YeeHaw!), Pick-your-own apples or grab a bag of hand-picked varieties, Caramel apples—sliced with toppings or on a stick (Yum!), Apple pies and slices made & served by the Town of Russell Community Club, Fresh-pressed apple cider – by the glass or the jug, APFELHAUS CIDERY! New this fall! Taste our very own farm-produced hard cider, Apple butter and jam samples – just like Grandma used to make, Picnic on the farm, Hiking trail through woods & around the farm, Apple Bus Photo Stand, Scenic Lake Superior view from the top of our 1928 Sears Roebuck barn, Grandpa’s collections – 2nd floor of the barn, Produce – freshly harvested from our gardens. For more information call, 715-779-5404.

September 29-October 28:

  • White River Ag Amazing Corn Maze every Saturday & Sunday 11am-Dark at 58330 Nelson Rd, Mason.  Water races, Corn Pit, Food, Carmel apples, Corn Launcher, Hay Pyramid, Photo ops, games and a pumpkin patch. Kids 4-10 $5; 11 & up $8; 3 and under free.  715-765-4591.

September 30:

  • The North Coast Cycling Association (NCCA) safari rides. Launch time is 1pm. The launch place changes each week and will be listed on their Facebook page and personal invitations for the rides are sent to anyone that submit their email addresses to John Murphy <murph007swat@gmail.com>
  • Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “T. Bruce Bowers & Ric Gillman,” fiddle & 12 sting guitar, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • Big Top Chautauqua 2018 Volunteer Party hosted by Deep Water Grille. 808 Main St, Ashland. We’re moving the party outdoors! A part of Main Street will be closed so we can set up a party tent with room for everyone! Private Big Top Volunteer Party is 4-5pm. Block Party OPEN TO THE PUBLIC is 5-7pm, with a $10 public admission fee. Cookout-style food including: burgers, BBQ pulled pork, and more! Live music from the Blue Canvas Orchestra. For more information, call 715-682-4200.

Month Long Activities September

  • Vaughn Library Activities. Click the link to see all that wonderful things happening at the Library in August!  715-682-7060.
  • Northern Great Lake Visitor Center – The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center helps people connect with the historic, cultural, and natural resources of the Northern Great Lakes Region through customer-based information, services, and educational programs. “Timeless Lake Superior” Quilt Exhibit displayed until October 15.  715-685-9983.
  • Want to go on a paddle tour? Play on the bay with Solstice Outdoor’s weekly paddle tours now through August. Register for the Gateway to Chequamegon Bay kayak tour or the Sea Stack paddleboard tour Tours depart on Friday and Saturday mornings from 9am-1pm. Cost is $60 per person and includes lunch, guide and all the equipment. Call the shop 715-682-3590 to schedule or book onlineInterested in knowing what is going on in the Ashland Area?  Please add me to the Ashland Chamber E-blast list.
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