Calendar » AUGUST 2020

  • Saturdays through mid-October,
  • Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, Saturdays,  8am-12pm, on Chapple Ave, in front of Black Cat and Ashland Baking Company, with modified rules and regulations in place to keep us all safe and healthy.  Check them out on Facebook or visit www.ashlandareafarmersmarket.com.
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center  Lots to do and see at the Center. Walking trail, exhibits and scenic tower. Visit their website for a complete schedule of events and activities for the whole family.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Visit their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the entire family.  Kids Crafts, Pizza & Pages, Lunchtime Book Brunch and more.  715-682-7060.
  • Saturdays, mid-May – August Stock Car Races at ABC Raceway, 2187 Butterworth Rd. For more information, call 715-682-4990, or visit www.abcraceway.com.
  • Lost Creek Adventures, 22475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia. Stand Up Paddleboard Clinics and Shipwreck/snorkeling tours continue! For more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.
  • Casual Group Ride on Monday nights at 6pm. Meet at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. Bike needed, rentals are available at Bay City Cycles (please arrive early to do so). Helmets required. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles. For more information, call 715-682-2091 or visit Facebook Casual Group Rides
  • 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.
  • Ashland Parks and Rec.715-682-7059.  Activities will be starting in July for the kids.Baseball, Tball, Little Girls Softball, Gymnastics, Summer Camps, Clinics, Tennis, Pickleball and Rec & Read in the Park.  Here is a link to their brochure https://ashlandparks.org/docs/2020.summer.brochure.3.pdf
  • Recreation and Fitness Resources Bayfield 715-779-5408.  Phase 2 begins July 1!  Will begin opening the pool for lap swim and are offering classes at the Bayfield Pavilion on Tuesdays and Thursdays!  For more information go to https://www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/
  • The Fat Bike Safaris will be starting up again on Sundays around 1pm.   Starting May 24.  How this ride works-  Anyone interested in the weekly rides should submit their email to me ( murph007swat@gmail.com) asking to be on the Fat Bike Safari List.   I will post the ride information once a week usually Friday night or Saturday morning.  Rides are all over the area and are usually best for fat bikes due to sand, snow, mud, etc.   The ride is a no-drop but we do not worry about anyone’s speed or ability as long as you can move forward!!  Typically the ride will break up in different groups with the lead riders going back and making sure everyone is OK and following the route.  After the ride we commonly meet at a restaurant/tavern for refreshments.  Right now you will obviously bring your own refreshments and we will have a location with plenty of room to sit and “recharge” after the ride.
  • Washburn Cultural Center 715-373-5591.  Now open by appointment only, Wednesday through Saturday, between the hours of 1 – 5pm.  Visitors wishing to see the recent works of Wei Lan & Milt Lorder and Steve Cotherman, shop in our newly remodeled store, or tour the Washburn Historical Museum should call 715-373-5591 or e-mail us at washburnculturalcenter@gmail.com to make an appointment.  Masks are required.  Here is a link to our web page with a virtual tour of the new art exhibit.

August Events

  • 08/01/2020
    Cancelled – 74th Annual Edward “Bud” Williams Kids’ Fishing Party – sponsored by the North Wisconsin Rod & Gun Club, Ashland. Starts at 8am. Held at Kreher Park. Registration the day of the party starting at 8am. Bring your own poles. Free food, refreshments and prizes! 262-689-0526
  • 08/01/2020
    Cancelled – Annual Power of the Purse for Chequamegon Humane Association at the Neighborly Bar, 1301 Main Street West.  100’s of purses, Garden Raffle and the Cat Can Raffle. 715-682-9908.
  • 08/01/2020
    Cancelled – Pointe to La Pointe Open Water Swim to Madeline Island. Swimming to Madeline Island has been a storied feat around the Bayfield area for decades. The Pointe to La Pointe has grown into a thriving race that sells out annually at 500 swimmers. Race start at 7:20am from Madeline Island.  First approximate arrival time of racers 8:05am.  For more information or to register, call 715-779-5408 or visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/point-to-la-pointe.html.
  • 08/01/2020
    Birkie Lumberjack 5k run/walk at 8am. Start & Finish at Lumberjack Bowl on the shores of Lake Hayward. T-shirts, costumes contest, prizes and more!  Register now! For more information call 715-634-5025 or visit www.birkie.com.
  • 08/01/2020
    ABC Raceway Races: Heartland Communications Night at the Races & Hornet’s Nest presented by Lake Shore Cafe. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road.Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 08/02/2020
    North Coast Cycling Association’s Madeline Island Free Family/Group Bike Ride at 10:30am at the LaPointe ferry dock. For more information, call Joe at 715-373-2114 or visit www.northcoastcycling.com.
  • 08/02/2020
    Cancelled – Chequamegon Bay Golf Club Adult/Jr Day Tournament.  715-682-8004.
  • 8/03-06/2020
    Ashland Parks & Recs Summer Camps.  Camps will run 9am-3pm Monday – Thursday for children ages 6-11.  Each week will be a different theme.  This weeks theme Harry Potter Camp at Prentice Park.  Bring sturdy shoes and water bottle.  Wands, Potions, and magical creatures – Oh my!  Enjoy Harry Potter themed crafts, games and activities with your magic friends.  Fee applies.  To register go to https://ashlandparks.org/CourseActivities.aspx?id=95&cat=24
  • 08/06-09/2020
    Virtual – Bayfield County Fair, After reviewing all the information available and with the input received to date, the committee decided that “Due to public health concerns, they will cancel a traditional, in-person County Fair with the intention to have a Virtual Fair in 2020.” This action will now go to the full county board for review, discussion and action on May 26, 2020. – North Main St., Iron River. Live music, face painting, hypnosis show, petting zoo, kid’s tractor pull, bull riding, and so much more! For more information, registration, or fees, call 715-373-6125 ext. 7, or visit  www.bayfieldcounty.org.
  • 08/07-08/2020
    Ashland Downtown Days – Sidewalk Sales and Car Show Downtown Summer Celebration. Car show, Saturday August 8, 9am-1pm.  Click here for Car Sow registration form.
  • 08/07-08/2020
    Cancelled – 40th Annual Grand View Firehouse 50 Road Race, sponsored by the Grand View Fire Department at 10am. The Firehouse 50 race is on blacktop roads winding through the pristine Chequamegon National Forest around Lake Namakagon and Lake Owen. It passes through the townships of Grand View, Namakagon, Cable and Drummond. Saturday: Pancake Breakfast, Firehouse 50 Bike Race, Music, Kids Games and Dinner.  Sunday: Pancake Breakfast, 2 mile and 15K run, Kids Games, Flag Raising, Music and Raffle.  For more information or to register, call 715-763-3333 or visit www.firehouse50.org.
  • 08/08/2020
    ABC Raceway Races: Ashland Ford Chrysler MidMod Summer Series Pt 3 presented by Lake Shore Cafe. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road.Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 08/08/2020
    Cancelled – Cornucopia Day, a celebration of hope. Fun starts at 9am.  Flea market, Brats and beer for sale, fish on a stick, parade and more.  All proceeds benefit the South shore ambulance and the Cornucopia fire department.  For complete schedule www.cornucopiawisconsin.net/events/cornucopia-day/  Contact for general information jsautersargent@gmail.com  Information for flea Market jkerr@cheqnet.net
  • 08/08-09/2020
    Chequamegon Bay Golf Club Championship, 3000 Golf Course Rd. Starting at 9am. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 08/09/2020
    Butternut Pig & Corn Roast. For more information, call 715-769-3680 or visit www.butternutwi.com.
  • 8/10-13/2020
    Ashland Parks & Recs Summer Camps.  Camps will run 9am-3pm Monday – Thursday for children ages 6-11.  Each week will be a different theme.  This weeks theme Water Wonderland at Prentice Park.  Bring sturdy shoes and water bottle.  Bring your swim suit and sunscreen, we are going to have fun in the sun.  Swimming, water games and boating are just a few of the fun activities this week.  Fee applies.  To register go to https://ashlandparks.org/CourseActivities.aspx?id=95&cat=24
  • 08/11/2020
    Bayfield County Clean Sweep, 2-7pm at Iron River Community Center, 8275 E Mill St, Iron River.  Get rid of your hazardous waste safely!  715-373-6104.
  • 08/12/2020
    Ashland County Clean Sweep, 2-7pm at WITC Campus, 2100 Beaser Ave.  Get rid of your hazardous waste safely! 715-682-7017.
  • 08/13-16/2020
    Cancelled – Ashland County Fair, County Fairgrounds, Marengo. Midway rides, races, horse show, truck pull, music, and much more. For more information, call 715-682-3742 or visit www.ashlandcofair.org.
  • 08/14-16/2020
    Cancelled – Butternut Community Fair, and cancer awareness event at the Butternut Park, Hwy 13. Crafts, garden entries, baskets, meals, prizes, games, food and fun for the whole family! For more information, email pckahl4pegi@yahoo.com or call 715-769-3550.  www.butternutwi.com.
  • 08/15/2020
    Madeline Island Sand Castle Day at Big Bay State Park.  715-747-2801
  • 08/15/2020
    Clam Lake Annual Brat Feed, ATV Club. For more information 715-794-2298.
  • 08/15/2020
    ABC Raceway Races: Bad River Lodge & Casino presents the Northern Renegade Sprints.  Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road.Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 08/16/2020
    Glidden’s Annual Brat Feed at “Fire & Rescue Hall” Downtown. For more information visit www.gliddenwi.org.  715-794-2298.
  • 8/17-20/2020
    Ashland Parks & Recs Summer Camps.  Camps will run 9am-3pm Monday – Thursday for children ages 6-11.  Each week will be a different theme.  This weeks theme Theater Camp at Prentice Park.  Bring sturdy shoes and water bottle.  Spice up the summer with a little theater.  This week we will be dancing, singing, crafting, reading and writing plays s well as having a blast participating in the fun camp activities.  Fee applies.  To register go to https://ashlandparks.org/CourseActivities.aspx?id=95&cat=24
  • 08/20/2020
    Ashland Chamber Field Day, Golf Tournament. Field Day Registration Form.  For more information or to register, call the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-682-2500.
  • 08/20/2020
    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.
  • 08/21-23-2020
    Gun and Knife Show at the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 4th Ave. W. August 23 from 3-8pm and August 24 from 9am-4pm. Guns on display and for sale. For more information, call Ray at 715-292-8415.
  • 08/22/2020
    Justin Donner Fisheree at Donner’s Bay on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage, 7am-4pm. For more information, visit jpdwarrior.com or call 715-762-2956.
  • 08/22/2020
    ABC Raceway Races: Northern WI Fence Summer Blast presented by Outlaw Wraps & Apparel.  Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road.Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 08/23/2020
    Lumber Empire Senior Tournament at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 08/29/2020
    ABC Raceway Races: Mt Dew Championship Saturday presented by WIMI.  Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road.Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 08/30/2020
    Lost Creek Adventures, 22475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia, presents ACA Kayak Rolling Instructor EndorsementFor more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.
  • 08/31/2020
    Lost Creek Adventures, 22475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia, presents ACA Costal Kayak  Instructor Update Level 1-3For more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.

2019 Events

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    67th Flambeau Rama at the Festival Grounds located at 310 5th St N in Park Falls. Four days of live music! Expanded food court, Gun Show/ Sports Show, pooch pageant, silent auction, rod casting contest, chalk drawing contest, cardboard boat regatta, family fun day games, arts and crafts fair, 5K road run, kids races, car show, flea market, parade and more! For more information visit www.parkfalls.com or call 715-762-2703.
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    10th Annual Port Wing Plein Air Painting Festival. Thurs-Sat, 3-7pm & Sun 10am-1pm. www.portwingpleinair.com
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    Vaughn Public Library- Downtown Days Art Tent & Book Nook, 10am-1pm on Main St. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
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    Chequamegon Bay Concert Band is having a concert at 5pm in Otis Park. (Park next to Burger Barn). In case of rain, concert will be moved to the Northland College, Alvord Theatre. For more information call 715-682-2500.
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    Copper Falls State Park- Yoga in the Park! 9am, meet at Loon Lake Beach. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
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    Ashland’s Beautification Council’s Garden Tour and Plant Fundraiser, 9am-12pm, Information and plant booth near Otis Park (next to Burger Barn). We have 14 great residential gardens on the tour along with guided tours of H. Pearson Plaza! Maps will be available on the day of the event for a $5 suggested donation. Plants are available at our booth.  All funds raised will go back into the gardens around that the City of the Ashland Beautification Council volunteers help maintain.
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    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Fix-a-Flat” at 10am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday on Eventbrite 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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    Ice Cream Social from 11am-1pm at the Ashland Historical Society Museum, 216 Main Street West. http://www.ashlandwihistory.com/
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    Chequamegon Food Coop Summer Bash! 11am-1pm.  FREE! Celebrate the flavors of summer with a cookout in the Co-op parking lot. Don’t miss out on this community party featuring food, music, activities, and more! We’ll also be commemorating the completion of the Co-op mural. www.chequamgeonfoodcoop.org  715-682-8251.
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     Stagecoach Bar & Grill, Ashland’s Annual East End Arts & Music Festival, 300 Block of Main Street East. Starting at 3pm.  Food, Drink, Music, Art, Fun and Games!Music with Hoff Stevens, Nolander & Floydian Slip. For more information, call 845-721-4729.
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    Herbster Community Club “Corn & Brat Fest,” at the Historic Log Gym, 86870 Lenawee Rd, Herbster, from 12-5pm. For more information, visit www.herbstercommunityclub.org.
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    Copper Falls State Park- Music in the Park at 6pm. Come on out to the park to enjoy an evening of fun and music with Poppa Bear Norton!  The award winning, high octane, two man country western band is coming to Copper Falls! You won’t want to miss the duo as they perform for you with all the energy, humor, and storytelling that has made country western music great.  Copper Falls will come alive with the dynamic songs from this group known as “America’s Daredevil Country Music Duo.” For more information, call 715-274-5123.
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    Creative building with Legos at the Central Rail Yard Building from 1-3pm! Creative building with legos for ages 6-12yrs. Cost: $30. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Vaughn Public Library- Farm Fresh Food For Fines: fines collected during this time go directly to the Ashland Farmers Market EBT match program. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
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    Vaughn Public Library- Story Stretcher Art from 9:30-11:30 am. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
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    Thrivent Financial- Grill Master Dave will be cooking in the back yard, so join us anytime throughout the evening for complementary dinner and lawn games! 4-7pm, 623 Main St E. For more information, call 715-685-0605.
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    Lets Be Crafty at the Bretting Community Center! Starts at 5pm. Ages 8 and up. Cost: $5 per drop in. $25 for all advanced sign up. August 6th is Footprints in the sand and Ocean Art with Baking Soda. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Hot Pink Hangover (Alternative Pop Rock), 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.
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    Activity Time presented by Ashland Parks and Recs, in the Central Railyard Concessions Building, behind the Bretting Community Center. ‘Silly Scientists’ Tuesdays at 10:30-11:15 am, ages 3-6 years. Cost per class-$20. For more information call, 715-682-7059.
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    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
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    Ashland Parks and Rec presents, “Rec and Read” at Prentice Park from 9:30-11am. Explore Ashland’s playgrounds, check out books, listen to a story, and play games. open to children of all ages for free! Rain Location: Bretting Community Center Gym. Parents must chaperone. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Yoga in the Park- Session 2! Join yoga instructor Rachel, Wednesdays this summer at Bayview Park for a great yoga workout. From 6:15-7:30pm. Cost: $45. Register through Ashland Parks and Recreation. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    The Garland City Consort will be playing at 7pm at the Ashland Methodist Church, 601 3rd Ave W, Ashland. 715-331-8111.
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    Chequamegon Food Coop presents Wellness Wednesday All Day.  FREE!  MEET & GREET – Stop by to learn more about local wellness products and services. Local wellness product makers and practitioners will be in-store throughout the day. Owners also receive 10% off wellness products.  www.chequamegonfoodcoop.org.  715-682-8251.
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    Vaughn Public Library- Teen Writing Club from 4:30-6:30 pm. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
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    Atmospheres: Cloudscapes and Calligraphy exhibit on display at the Washburn Cultural Center. For more information, call 715-373-5591.
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    Activity Time presented by Ashland Parks and Recs, in the Central Railyard Concessions Building, behind the Bretting Community Center. ‘Get Messy Munchkins’ Thursdays at 10:30-11:15 am, ages 3-6 years. Cost per class-$20. For more information call, 715-682-7059.
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    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Drivetrain Maintenance” at 10am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday on Eventbrite 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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    Post 25 American Legion & Scholarship Golf Tournament, 10am at the Apostle Highland Golf Course. In support of the 2019 Veterans Pow Wow and Continuing Education Scholarships. For more information, call 715-581-7395.
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    Chequamegon Archery Club Jim Kouba Memorial Metric 900, 3501 McDonald Rd., Ashland, at 10am. Shotgun start. $10 for adults, 18 and under are $5. For more information contact Jim Rau 715-292-2998.  https://cacashland.weebly.com/calendar.html
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    Boogie in the Barn, CAMBA (Cable Area Mountain Bike Association) Gala fundraising event, from 5-10pm at the Sylvandale Barn, at the residence of Matt and Kim Dale on Round Lake School Road near Hayward. For more information, visit https://www.cambatrails.org/events/boogie-in-the-barn-gala/.
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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 716-682-4222.
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    Miraculous Mission Vacation Bible Camp at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 Vaughn Ave, from 5:30-7:30pm. Children will learn about God’s mission through interactive and fun lessons, songs, crafts, and games. Miraculous Mission VBS is free to children of all ages. Free. For more information visit www.ashlandtrinitylutheran.org or call 715-682-3293.
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    Ashland Parks and Rec presents, “Rec and Read” at Beaser Park from 9:30-11am. Explore Ashland’s playgrounds, check out books, listen to a story, and play games. open to children of all ages for free! Rain Location: Bretting Community Center Gym. Parents must chaperone. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Copper Falls State Park-Naturalist Program at Copper Falls presents “Birding and Nature” (family-friendly hike) at 2pm. Meet at the trailhead south of the beach parking lot. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
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    Chequamegon Food Coop’s Third Thursday Community Meal 4-8pm. Dinner – Meal starts at 5pm.  A made-from-scratch meal from our Deli for only $5. Meal includes an entree with one or two sides (depending on menu). Eat in or take out!  www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com  715-682-8251.
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    Copper Falls State Park- Naturalist Program at Copper Falls presents “Discover Loon Lake: Bog Exploration” (paddle) at 2pm. Sign up at the park office by noon, meet at the park office. For more information, call 715-274-5123
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    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Wolf Ecology & Conservation Certification Course” from 6pm Friday-2pm Sunday. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
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    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center- Whoo Goes Bump in the Night walk. 7-9pm, Learn about your nocturnal neighbors in the cast of the moon shadow on the boardwalk trail at the Center! Groups will be guided through the trail. Doors will open at 6:45pm.  This event is free, family friendly, and open to the public. No registration required. Fore more information, call 715-682-9983.
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    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Wolf Ecology & Conservation Certification Weekend” www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
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    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center- Snap Shot Day. 8:30am-1pm @ Multipurpose Room. Come join the fun as part of a statewide event! On Aquatic Invasive Species Snapshot day, we will teach you how to identify several aquatic invasive species. Then we will go out into the field and have some fun sampling at local boat landings and streams. Contact ndutack@wisconsinrivers.org for more information. Register at https://www.wisconsinrivers.org/snapshot-day/
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    Big Bay State Park’s Annual Sandcastle Day, on Madeline Island. Registration is at 9am. Judging will be at noon. Prizes awarded. For more information, call 715-747-6425.
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    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Shifting” at 10am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday on Eventbrite 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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    Back to School Giveaway!! At Thrivent Financial, 623 Main St E in Ashland, from 10am-12pm. Rain location: Bretting Center, 400 4th Ave W. Giving away backpacks, school supplies, and gym shoes. First come, first served (while supplies last). Children must be present to receive items. Hosted by Superior Shores Team- Thrivent Financial and the Sole Purpose. For more information, call 715-685-0605.
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    Copper Falls State Park- Naturalist Programs at Copper Falls presents “Discover Loon Lake: Loon Ecology” (for kids) at 1pm. Meet at the beach with your own chair or blanket. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
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    Chequamegon Archery Club Fall Festival, 3501 McDonald Rd., Ashland. Raffle games from 3-7pm, drawings start at 7pm.  https://cacashland.weebly.com/   For more info email chequamegonarcheryclub@yahoo.com  or Facebook message @ Chequamegon Archery Club.
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    Anishinaabe Culture Days at the Madeline Island Museum. With Ojibwe artists, musicians, and living history reenactors, this event will feature Ojibwe music, art, demonstrations, and exhibits. For more information call 715-747-2415 or email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
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    Herbster Studio Art Tour from 10am-4pm. The 2019 Art Tour is a very special chance to see both nationally and regionally acclaimed weaver, painters, woodcarvers, quilters, jewelers, printmakers, ceramic artists, and fiber artists.  Artists will open their galleries and home studios, showcasing a wide diversity of artistic talent. For more information visit http://herbsterstudioarttour.com/
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    Dairy Day on the Farm at Tetzners Dairy, Washburn, 11am-2pm.  The event is free and open to all that would enjoy learning more about the dairy industry. Cookout style lunch, Little Farm Hands a hands on learn station, kids bags, ice cream, root beer floats, and a robot milking the cows! All milk and ice cream served is collected and processed at this dairy! It will be a fantastic food and learning day! Questions contact Peter at 715-682-0176
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    Ashland County Fair Idol, 1-6pm, at the Ashland County Fair Grounds.  Ages 11-18 and 18 & older.  Cash Prizes and Gift Bags.  To sign up contact Denise Rude 715-682-2774.
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    Lets Be Crafty at the Bretting Community Center! Starts at 5pm. Ages 8 and up. Cost: $5 per drop in. $25 for all advanced sign up. August 20th is Squirt Gun Painting. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    55+ Health Expo, at the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave., from 9am-2pm. For more information, call 715-685-5181.
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    Ashland Parks and Rec presents, “Rec and Read” at Kreher Park from 9:30-11am. Explore Ashland’s playgrounds, check out books, listen to a story, and play games. open to children of all ages for free! Rain Location: Bretting Community Center Gym. Parents must chaperone. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Vaughn Public Library- Teen Writing Club from 4:30-6:30 pm. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
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    The Annual Ashland County Cleansweep- Household Hazardous Waste Collection. From 3-7pm at WITC-Ashland Campus (south parking lot). The Extension Ashland County Community Development Educator, Lissa Radke, will be partnering with Northerst Regional Planning Commission to put on this event. For more information, call 715-682-7017 or visit https://ashland.extension.wisc.edu/2019/06/03/hazardous-waste-collection/
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    Odanah Manomin Celebration & Pow Wow  at the Pow Wow Grounds. Manomin or, wild rice, is an integral part of Ojibwe history and the Bad River Tribe celebrates the growth and harvest of this natural staple with traditional dancing, singing, canoe races, marathons, and plenty of food. For more information, call 715-682-7111.
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    Chequamegon Archery Club 30 Target 3-D Shoot, Registration 8am-4pm, 3501 McDonald Rd., Ashland.  https://cacashland.weebly.com/calendar.html
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    Music in the Park at Copper Falls State Park in Mellen. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
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    Back to School Bash Saturday at 12-2pm. Free! But first come, first served. Party– Get ready to go back to school with this activity for the whole family! Check out samples of lunchbox friendly foods (and get the recipes). Free Co-op reusable lunch bags for first 100 kids! www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com.  715-682-8251.
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    Youth Hike sponsored by the National Country Trail Association. 1-4pm. Meet hike leader, Cheryl Trieschmann, at the Lake Three Campground parking area on Mineral Lake Road, (FR 187) where participants will hike east in search of plants, animals, bugs, and birds. You never know what you may find during a walk in the woods! Cheryl plans on making this in and out hike a fun learning adventure. Appropriate for teens and pre-teens. Parents and interested adults are also welcome. For more information contact Kevin Schram, President, at 715-765-4789 or email che@northcountrytrail.org.
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    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.
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    Bad River Lodge & Casino Presents- “Groove Inc.” a high energy variety band with 5 amazing versatile musicians- Free Admission, doors open at 8pm, music starts at 9pm. For more information, call 715-682-7121.
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    WITC- Ashland classes start. For more information, call 715-682-4591.
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    Mellen Rock Climbing, Gilman Park & Loon Lake Swimming from 11am-3pm for youth in grades 2nd-6th organized by Extension Ashland County along with our 4-H Teen Ambassadors & Volunteers.  Registration required, call 715-682-7017.  https://ashland.extension.wisc.edu/2019/05/16/elementary-adventure-days/
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    Babysitters Training at the Bretting Community Center from 9am-12pm. This course is 11-15 yr olds who want the knowledge, skills, confidence, and certification to care for infants through school-ages children. Participants will learn the basics of First Aid and Child/Infant CPR. Cost: $40/Residents. $45/Non-residents. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, National Public Lands Day from 8:30am-12:30pm @ Theater and Multipurpose Room. If interested in volunteering for the planting activity, call Susan Nelson at 715-685-2644.
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    Ashland Parks and Rec presents, “Rec and Read” at Central Railyard Park from 9:30-11am. Explore Ashland’s playgrounds, check out books, listen to a story, and play games. open to children of all ages for free! Rain Location: Bretting Community Center Gym. Parents must chaperone. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Brakes” at 10am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday on Eventbrite 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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    Come See! “A Photographic Mission to Explore the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore” 4pm at the National Park Headquarters, Bayfield.  Witness what happens when a small team of photographers work to capture spectacular 24 hour images from remote corners of the Apostle Islands, and then use them in an effort to protect the Park for future generations. Their program includes their iconic lighthouses and milky way, scenes from Devils and Stockton, and the unveiling of this year’s special release. Questions contact petersonerica05@gmail.com.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino- Lakefront Summer Celebration! Featuring live performances by Dan Petty and the Heart Shakers, The System: The Bob Seger Tribute. Free admission! For more information, call (800) 226 – 8478 or visit http://legendarywaters.com/