Calendar » AUGUST 2022

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August 2022 Events

  • 08/01-06/2022
    The Chequamegon Theatre Association (CTA) is turning 50 this year! Beauty and the Beast, Children Theatre Camp.  Information  can be found on their website  www.ctatheatre.org
  • 08/03/2022
    Wednesday Walks in the Woods.  The Chequamegon Chapter of the NCTA invite you to join them on a series of Wednesday hikes this summer.  Todays hike is  Beaver Lake to FR 188 a 7 mile hike, 9am-2pm.  Click this link for detailed information on the hike https://northcountrytrail.org/events/che-080322/  Register by sending the hike # and your email address to che@northcountrytrail.org.  Other hikes can be found at https://northcountrytrail.org/events/map/
  • 08/05/2022
    Concert at the Mesang Band Shell in Ashland, Strange Brew  7:30pm.
  • 08/05/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents: Tanya Tucker | Hard Luck Tour at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 08/05-06/2022
    Beauty and the Beast, Children Theatre Camp production.  Tickets available at Moores on Main.  Covid precautions can be found on their website  www.ctatheatre.org
  • 08/06-07/2022
    Chequamegon Bay Golf Club Championship, 3000 Golf Course Rd. Starting at 9am. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 08/06/2022
    75th Annual Edward “Bud” Williams Kids’ Fishing Party – for ages 7-13 at Kreher Park sponsored by the North Wisconsin Rod & Gun Club, Ashland.  Registration the day of the party starting at 8am, fish must be registered by noon.  Bring your own plies.  Free food, refreshments and prizes!.  Donations can be sent to NWRGC – kids Fishing Party, P O Box 405, Ashland.  For more information call 715-685-4411.
  • 08/06/2022
    ABC Raceway ABC Sportsman Club presents the Little Car Classic Pure Stocks, Hornets, Six Cylinders, MWM, Street Stocks, Super Stocks: Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Stock car racing.  Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 08/07/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Lake Street Dive with Special Guest Madison Cunningham at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 08/10/2022
    Wednesday Walks in the Woods.  The Chequamegon Chapter of the NCTA invite you to join them on a series of Wednesday hikes this summer.  Todays hike is  FR 188 to Kornstead Rd a 7.3 mile hike, 9am-2pm.  Click this link for detailed information on the hike https://northcountrytrail.org/events/che-081022/  Register by sending the hike # and your email address to che@northcountrytrail.org.  Other hikes can be found at https://northcountrytrail.org/events/map/
  • 08/10/2022
    55+ Health Expo will look a bit different again this year. It will be held as a walk through outdoor wellness day from 11am – 2pm in the AHS parking lot. Anyone 55 or older is welcome. We will serve lunch. Meet MMC providers. Try some exciting and informative health screenings. Listen to music from the 60s, 70s and 80s with a live performance from 12 – 1pm.   For more information, call 715-685-5181.
  • 08/11/2022
    Concert at the Mesang Band Shell in Ashland, Hoff Stevens, 7:30pm.
  • 08/11-14/2022
    Bayfield County Fair, North Main St., Iron River. Live music, face painting,  petting zoo, kid’s tractor pull, Circus and so much more! For more information, registration, or fees, call 715-373-6125 ext. 7, or visit  www.bayfieldcounty.org.
  • 08/13/2022
    Cornucopia Day, a celebration of hope. Fun starts at 8am.  Flea market, Brats and beer for sale, fish on a stick, parade and more. Parade starts at 1pm. 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
  • 08/13/2022
    Wheels to Remember Car Show, Main Street, Ashland.  Registration starts at 9am.  Car Show runs 9am-2pm. All Wheels welcome new or old!  Game! Trophies! Prizes!  Funds raised will benefit local charities.  For more information contact Nick at 715-209-4786.
  • 08/13/2022
    ABC Raceway Heartland Communications presents the Northern Renegade Sprints: Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Stock car racing.  Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 08/14/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Artrageous at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 08/17/2022
    Wednesday Walks in the Woods.  The Chequamegon Chapter of the NCTA invite you to join them on a series of Wednesday hikes this summer.  Todays hike is Kornstead Rd to Copper Falls State Park a 70 mile hike, 9am-1pm.  Click this link for detailed information on the hike https://northcountrytrail.org/events/che-081022/  Register by sending the hike # and your email address to che@northcountrytrail.org.  Other hikes can be found at https://northcountrytrail.org/events/map/
  • 08/18/2022
    Ashland Chamber Field Day, Golf Tournament.  Chequamegon Bay Golf Club. For more information or to register, call the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-682-2500.  Click here for a registration form.
  • 08/18/2022
    3rd Thursday in Ashland!  Stores on Main Street are open until 7pm with in store specials 4-7pm.  Sign up to win $50 in Chamber Dollars.  Get one ticket for walking in a store and  get an extra ticket for each $10 you spend.
  • 08/18/2022
    Concert at the Mesang Band Shell in Ashland, Baba Fats.  7pm.
  • 08/18-21/2022
    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.
  • 08/19-21/2022
    Butternut Community Fair celebrating 99 years! At the Butternut Community Park, 532 W Michigan St.  Crafts, garden entries, baskets, meals, prizes, games, food and fun for the whole family! For more information, call 715-769-3550.  www.butternutwi.com.
  • 08/19-21/2022
    Gun and Knife Show at the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 4th Ave. W. Friday from 3-8pm and Saturday & Sunday from 9am-4pm. Guns on display and for sale. For more information, call Ray at 715-292-8415.
  • 08/20/2022
    ABC Raceway Backpack Night  sponsored by the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce: Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Stock car racing.  Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 08/24/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents: The Robert Cray Band at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 08/25/2022
    Concert at the Mesang Band Shell in Ashland, Gladiator.  7pm.
  • 08/26/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Asleep at the Wheel at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 08/27/2022
    ABC Raceway Mt Dew Championship Saturday: Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Stock car racing.  Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.

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August 2021 Events

  • 08/02-06/2021
    Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 Vaughn Ave,  invites you to join them as they explore unusual ocean creatures and God’s Word!  Trinity Lutheran Church invites everyone – Families, singles, young and old to participate in Bible Study, crafts, games, and snacks in the evenings at 5pm for supper and after we will study God’s word together, sing upbeat songs, make projects to take home, play games, and close out the evening at 7:30.  For more information call 715-495-7338.
  • 08/04-31/2021
    Washburn Cultural Center’s presents, Rabbett Strickland & Rita VanderVenter! Stop by to see this exhibition.  Our galleries, antiques and collectibles shop, and museum are open daily! Our hours in May are:  Monday–Friday: 12–5pm, Saturday & Sunday: 12–4pm.  1 E. Bayfield Street, Washburn.  715/373-5591.
  • 08/05/2021
    Bayfield Summer Concerts, at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave, at 5:30pm.  Rie Tanaka, St Paul, cello and piano.  Questions email karencorny@gmail.com or call 651 298-9773.
  • 08/06-08/2021
    Chequamegon Children’s Theater, LTD in Drummond presents Disney’s Frozen Jr. at the Drummond School Auditorium.  Friday & Saturday, August 6 & 7 at 7pm and Sunday, August 8 at 2pm.  Tickets will be available at the door 1 hour before performance.  Questions call 715-798-3248.
  • 08/07/2021
    Cliff Swim 5K Triangular Open Water Course.  For more information or to register, call 715-779-5408 or visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/point-to-la-pointe.html.
  • 08/07/2021
    Ashland Beautification Council Garden Tour & Plant Fundraiser.  9am-1pm.  16 Local gardens open for visitors.  Maps can be picked up at the corner of 11th St & 3rd Ave E (across from the Middle School Football Field).  Plant fundraiser visit our booth at downtown Days near City Hall starting at 10am.
  • 08/07/2021
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill Annual Street party in conjunction with Downtown Days,  Saints of Circumstance, Strange Brew & the Whitecaps.  Fun starts around 5pm.  Lots of food & fun.  715-292-6710.
  • 08/08/2021
    Annual Veterans Family Picnic from 11am-4pm at Northwest Rod & Gun Club on Reykdal Rd, Ashland 2nd Landing. All veterans & families invited.  Fun, food and entertainment by JD Bass!   For more information, call 716-682-4222.
  • 08/12/2021
    Bayfield Summer Concerts, at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave, at 5:30pm. Jan Lee with David Oliver, vocal and piano.  Questions email karencorny@gmail.com or call 651 298-9773.
  • 08/13/2021
    Come join us the Grand Opening of the JD Bass Photography Studio, 522 Chapple Ave W ! 6-9pmWe will have refreshments, music and you can spin the wheel and win a prize!  Questions call 715-209-5635.
  • 08/13/2021
    Outdoor Movie at Central Railyard Park at 9pm. Come enjoy a FREE family friendly outdoor movie with us at Central Railyard Park! We will be showing Coco (2017). Bring your family and all your friends! Don’t forget your chairs, blankets, and snacks!  Movie will start at dusk (approx. 9pm).  Thank you to our event sponsor, the Thrivent Superior Shores Team!  This event is brought to you by the Ashland Main Street Program, Ashland Parks & Rec, and the Vaughn Public Library.
  • 08/13-15/2021
    CHARAC Art Crawl 2021.  Over 33 artists at 21 sites.  take the Studio Art Tour thru Springbrook, Stone lake, Hayward, Cable and Delta, WI.  Fri., 10am-5pm, Sat. 10am-5pm and Sun. 11am-3pm.  for more information 715-598-4913 or www.chablehaywardarts.org
  • 08/14/2021
    Clam Lake Annual Brat Feed, sponsored by the Elk County ATV Club. 10am-5pm at Clam Lake Junction, 60967 WI-77, Clam Lake.  Ending of the Poker Run.  Door Prizes throughout the day.  For more information 715-794-2298.
  • 08/14/2021
    Butternut 27th annual Pig & Corn Roast at Midway Bar,89281 County Hwy F, Butternut.  Food at 4pm.  Raffles to benefit the Turtle Flambeau Flowage.  For more information, call 715-769-3680 or visit www.butternutwi.com.
  • 08/14/2021
    Raffle for A Cause – Northwest Wisconsin Cancer Center Patient Support Fundraiser.  All proceeds from this raffle support those going through cancer treatment at the Northwest Wisconsin Cancer Center of Memorial Medical Center in collaboration with Essentia Health.  11am-5pm at the Neighborly Bar.  Win an exciting themed baskets! Enjoy brats & hot dogs on the grill.   For more information call 715-685-5186.
  • 08/14/2021
    Copper Falls State Park Programs: Alien Invasion 7-8pm, Copper Falls State Park, 36764 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen.  Parking Pass required- no pets please, BYO lawn chair.
  • 08/19-21/2021
    A New Season, located inside Tastes of Wisconsin will have their Fall Open House starting Thursday, August 19, 4-7pm, Friday, August 20, 10am-5pm and Saturday, august 21, 10am-3pm.
  • 08/21/2021
    New Day Advocacy Golf Tournament. Chequamegon Bay Golf Club 3000 Golf Course Rd.  For more information call 715-682-9566.
  • 08/21/2021
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents “Whooo Goes Bump in the Night?”  7-9pm.  Come walk the boardwalk under the full moonlight.  You will find out about your nocturnal neighbors.  learn what flies, slithers, crawls or goes bump in the night.  Free & Family Friendly.  29270 Co Hwy G, Ashland.  715-685-9983.
  • 08/21/2021
    Copper Falls State Park Programs: Bear Stories, from a career filled with wildlife adventures.  7-8pm, Copper Falls State Park, 36764 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen.  Parking Pass required- no pets please, BYO lawn chair.
  • 08/21/2021
    Herbster Community Club “Corn & Brat Fest,” at the Historic Log Gym, 86870 Lenawee Rd, Herbster, from 11am-4pm. For more information, visit www.herbstercommunityclub.org.
  • 08/21-22/2021
    Herbster Studio Art Tour from 10am-4pm. The 2021 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/
  • 08/22/2021
    Free picnic concert presented by the La Pointe Center for the Arts, and the Madeline Island Chamber of Comerce- Molly O in concert at the Harry Nelson Rec Center, LaPointe,  6-8 pm. Original, rock country, jazz, bluegrass, celtic, Americana, classic covers & traditional. Always a party!  For more information call 715-747-2801.
  • 08/23/2021
    Northwood Technical College (previously WITC) starts fall term begins.
  • 08/23/2021
    Home Expressions Fall Open House 10am-5:30pm.
  • 08/24/2021
    CheqYes Care Packages for our Troops  4:30-6pm, Chequamegon Veterans Center, 211 6th St West.  We hope you can join us to pack and send over 100 care packages to our service members overseas to show our appreciation for all that they do.  All are welcome to attend this event!  For more information on how to help or donate go to  https://www.facebook.com/events/1400349853673592/?ref=newsfeed
  • 08/28/2021
    Copper Falls State Park Programs: Geology Rocks.6-7:30pm with guided hike to view park geology will follow at 7pm, Copper Falls State Park, 36764 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen.  Parking Pass required- no pets please, BYO lawn chair.
  • 08/30/2021
    Northland College Fall Semester Begins

 

Below are August 2020 Events

  • 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.
  • 08/14/2020
    PetPelouze series No. 1 for CHA.  3-8pm at the Neighborly Bar.  Due to COVID we are doing a series of smaller purse/Garden Raffles. Each series will be different and unique. Weather permitting it will be an outdoor event. Do not need to be present to win. A lot of instant winners. Cat Cans, Grab and Go, Silent Auction, Purse and Garden Raffle. Regular Raffle Tickets are 40 for $20;  80 for $30; Or 300 numbered tickets for $100.  The cat cans are $10 and everyone is a winner, the silent auction will be high end purses and watches and the grab and go will be purses accessorized out and they are $50 each and you can take one right then if you want it for $50. First come first to go with these. Everything will be outdoors as the weather looks good. Do not have to be present for the raffle items,drawing at 8pm.  If rain Will be indoors but we have the tents from the chamber so should we should be OK.  Next one Possibly 3 to 4 weeks from now.
  • 08/22/2020
    Cancelled – 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.
  • TBD
    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.
  • TBD
    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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    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.