Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center.Lots to do and see at the Center. Walking trail, exhibits and observation tower. Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family. The Center is open seven days a week from 9am-5pm. The NGLVC is closed on Christmas Eve, December 24; Christmas Day, December 25; and New Year’s Eve, December 31. For more information, visit www.nglvc.org.
Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family.
Wednesday Night Open Skating, at the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave., from 7-9pm. Wednesday night open skating will continue. Open to the public for a minimal fee. For more information, call 715-682-2221.
North Coast Cycling Association Weekly Winter Fat Bike Rides, every Saturday afternoon at 1pm. Location is TBA. Like us on Facebook to obtain current information. Must include bikes with tires 3.5″ or wider and studs are recommended. No registration needed. Visitors are welcome. NCCA has extra fat bikes to borrow for free for first time users or for a donation for repeat users. Riders are asked to submit their contact information to John Murphy at email@example.com or call 715-209-8169.
Bayfield Recreation Center Home School Swim, every Wednesday September 5- May 22, from 1-2:30pm. Walk In: Rec Center Members FREE. Non-members: $5/ child or $15/family. Enjoy open swimming with other Home School students and families. For more information, call 715-779-5408 or visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-rec-center.
Find the perfect holiday tree in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. A fresh-cut, personally selected holiday tree from your National Forest adds to the holiday season. A cutting permit costs $5 per tree and can be purchased at any U.S. Forest Service District Ranger Station. Up to five permits can be sold per person. For more information, call 715-362-1354, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.fs.usfa.gov/CNNF.
Annual Ashland Firefighters’ Toy Drive. Sign up- November 15- December 13. To donate: Bring new, unwrapped toys to any drop-off site or to the Fire Station. Cash donations are accepted at the Fire Station, 217 East 6th St. To sign up children: Please call RSVP at 715-292-6400 Ex 1 or 2. They must be age newborn to 12 years and signed up by December 13th. The Ashland Firefighters Toy Drive is now a 501c3 organization and all donations are tax deductible. Cash or check accepted. Please make checks payable to Ashland Firefighters Toy Drive. Donations accepted until December 17. Toys will be distributed on December 18 from 10am-6pm at the Bretting Community Center, 400 W. 4th Ave. For more information or a list of drop-off sites, call 715-682-7052.
Christmas Cash Raffle presented by the Ashland Area Chamber. Drawings every day during the month of December, with special bonus drawings on Christmas Parade Day (Dec. 1), Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve Day! Call the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce for details at 800-284-9484 or 715-682-2500. Or you may purchase tickets at the Chamber office located at 1716 W. Lake Shore Drive, Ashland.
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.
Bad River Lodge and Casino’s Food Drive, every Tuesday in November from 8am-7pm and every Fridays in December until December 21,2018 from 8am-7pm. Bring in 3 non-perishables or 3 health & beauty items. Donations will go to local shelves. Receive $5 rewards play! For more information, call 715-682-7121.
Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Night Owl Points ” every Thursday in December. 5X the points!! All day Thursday! For more information call 715-682-7121.
Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Christmas Cash” every Saturday in December from 7-11pm. Win Cash! $500-$1000 Drawings. 7pm: $500 rewards play. 8pm: $750. 9pm & 10pm: $750. 11pm: $1000. Win Cash up to $17,500. For more information, call 715-682-7121.
11/18/-12/22/2018 Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, “Holiday Grab Bag Giveaway”. Weekly promotions Sunday-Saturdays. Grab Bag Drawings every Saturday from 6-11pm. Pick a mystery gift bag! 30 bags, 6 winners each week. Plus…FREE Play Card-In Drawings. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit legendarywaters.com
Ashland retail merchants host “Customer Appreciation Day.” Shop local and get bargains all day throughout Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
Presbyterian-Congregational Church Christmas Bazaar, 210 Vaughn Ave., from 9am-2pm. Baked goods, cookies by the pound, candy table, craft table, and much more. Tea Room from 10am-2pm. Raffle drawings for two prizes, a queen size homemade quilt, or instructions how to fly or a tour of Ashland in a airplane! For more information, call 715-292-3893.
Christmas Open House at Gabrielle’s German Cookies and Chocolates, 413 W. Main St., from 9am-5pm. For more information, call 715-682-2114.
12/01/2018 Holiday Bazaar at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G, from 10am-2pm. For one day only, the Friends of the Center invite you to a homemade holiday bazaar. You’ll find locally made gifts for everyone on your list. Artisan soaps, decorations for your home, holiday treats and so much more. Fifty vendors will be on site to share their goods. For more information or to sign up to be a vendor, call 715-685-2659, or visit www.nglvc.org
4th Annual Butternut Fanatical Fish Christmas Arts & Crafts Sale from 10am-3pm. Located 108 N Main St, downtown Butternut. Hand crafted jewelry, pottery, scarves, Christmas crafts, paintings and more. With wine, hot chocolate, hors d’oeuores and Christmas cookies. Escape the chaos of mall shopping! Come and find tastefully thoughtful Christmas gifts for the special people on your list in a relaxed, cozy setting. For more information, call 715-661-4814.
12/01/2018 Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Holiday Boutique” from 10am-6pm. Crafts and things and baked goods! For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit legendarywaters.com.
12/01/2018 Toys for Tots Pool Tournament at the Stagecoach Bar and Grill, 315 Main St E, Ashland, from 10am-7pm. Sign up at the Stagecoach. $10 entry fee plus $15 or $20 to purchase a toy. Even if you don’t play pool, stop in and drop off a new toy! For more information, call 715-292-6710.
12/01/2018 Christmas Caroling along Historic Main Street by the Ashland High School Choir Department from 10:30-11:30am. Enjoy the beautiful holiday tunes while shopping local and getting great deals during Customer Appreciation Day! For more information, call 715-682-7089.
12/01/2018 Selfies with Santa at Walmart from 12pm-4pm. For more information, call 715-682-9699.
12/01/2018 2nd Annual Holiday ‘Bizarre’ with Holiday Movie Themed Fashion Show by Core. Join the Harbor View Event Center for this artisan holiday faire that includes a 4pm “Fashion” Show by Core. Free admission, free refreshments, free fun (and cash bar!). For more information call Harbor View Event Center (715) 209-7279. Located at 130 Harbor View Drive, Washburn or visit www.harborviewevents.com.
The 56th Annual Garland City of the North Christmas Parade, on Historic Main Street, starts at 4:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-2500. Click here for registration form.
12/01/2018 Ashland’s 2nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6pm 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. For more information, call 715-682-7071.
12/01/2018 Ironwood Theatre presents, “Gogebic Range Band” at 7pm. For more information and tickets, visit ironwoodtheatre.net.
The 38th annual performance of the children’s production of “The Nutcracker Suite,” at Northland College Alvord Theatre. For more information, call 715-685-2755 or visit www.acp-nutcracker.com.
12/02/2018 Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
12/02/2018 99th Annual Community Christmas Concert, at the Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 210 Vaughn Ave., at 4pm. Free admission. For more information, call 715-209-6784.
12/04/2018 Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Zoo Mobile” from 11-11:45pm. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
Lake Superior Intermediate Winter Program, LS/LC Charter school-12pm, 3rd grade-12:45pm, 4th grade-1:30pm, and 5th grade-2:15pm; 1101 Binsfield Rd, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-7083.
12/04/2018 Cobblestone Inn & Suites Grand Opening! Come and join us in celebration of the new Cobblestone Inn & Suites from 3-4pm for tours, refreshments, appetizers, drawings and more! The December special is to rent a room valued at $110 and receive a gift card valued at $40 for The Deepwater Grille and Alley Restaurant. Located 818 Main St W., Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-5066.
12/04/2018 Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Spirit of the North Gift Shop Open House” from 5-7pm. Shop at the Spirit of the North Gift Store and take advantage of special deals, refreshments, and find gifts for everyone on your list. We’ll be staying open later this evening for your shopping convenience. For more information, call 715-682-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
12/04/2018 Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Snowy Owls with Ryan Brady” from 7-8:30pm at the Theater. Doors open at 4:30pm. Snowy Owls with Ryan Brady, WI DNR. Sponsored by the Chequamegon Audubon Society. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
WITC – Ashland Alumni Association “Love Lights,” 2100 Beaser Ave., at 6pm. Honorees will be commemorated during a lighting ceremony. Lights will remain lit through early January. Remember a special person or pet with a “Love Light.” Honor your loved ones – deceased, living or serving in the armed services. Purchase a “Love Light” that will adorn the evergreen tree at WITC’s main entrance. $5 per bulb. For more information, call 715-682-4591, ext. 3113.
McRae True Value, 118 Prentice Avenue, Christmas Tool Show from 8am-6pm. 715-682-9083.
Lake Superior Primary Winter Program, 4k- 12pm, kindergarten-12:45pm, 1st grade-1:30pm, and 2nd grade-2pm; 1101 Binsfield Rd., Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-7083.
Holiday Dazzle from 4-6pm at the Bargain Hut, 420 Chapple Ave. Come and shop our most popular clothing sale of the year. Holiday partywear, glitter, sparkles, and velour for both children and adults. Christmas dresses, sweaters, sweatshirts and pjs are all saved for this special night in our store! For more information, call 715-682-2776.
Regional Hospice Services presents Tree of Life Ceremony- Remember Your Loved One, at 6pm, in the Memorial Medical Center-Stockton Island Room. Submit a favorite photo of your loved one to be shown in a special video remembrance montage during the Tree of Life Ceremony. Photographs may be submitted via email to email@example.com. For more information call 715-685-5151 between 8am-4pm.
12/06-08/2018 Ironwood Theatre presents, “The Claudettes” at 7pm. For more information and tickets, visit ironwoodtheatre.net.
Meet Mr. & Mrs. Claus at the Washburn City Hall. Come for a snack! All children will receive a Christmas package. The tree will be lit at 5:30pm and Santa will be there from 5:45pm-6:30pm. Donations of canned goods and non-perishable items will be accepted for the Area Food Shelf that night. For more information, call the Washburn Chamber at 715-373-5017.
Brenda Eder’s Annual Toys for Tots at the Office Bar, 407 Main Street West, 6pm. Bring your unwrapped toy for a boy and/or girl to the Office Bar, together we can help bring joy to the children in our community.
12/07/2018 Bay Area Film Society is showing a film at the Bay Theatre at 5pm & 7:30pm. Film is “The Wife”. For more information, visit www.bayareafilmsociety.org.
Chequamegon Area Choir presents their annual winter concert, “Making Spirits Bright” at Good Shepard Lutheran Church, 311 W 13th St. at 7:30pm. For more information, visit cac-voices.weebly.com.
4th Annual Cookie Walk from 9-11am, at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall. Cookies sold by the pound. $7 per pound.
7th Annual The Magic of Christmas Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair, at the Ashland High School, 1900 Beaser Ave, Ashland, from 9am-2pm. Featuring locally handmade gifts and a variety of other vendors. Bring your own camera for pictures with Santa from 12-1pm, lunch at Reindeer Cafe, bake sale at the North Pole Sweet Shop, cash & prize raffles, and door prizes every hour. For more information, call 715-682-7089.
12/08/2018 Celebration of Art at the Bohemian Hall- Bay City Cultural Center. Located 319 11th Ave E in Ashland. Paint a Santa from 10am-12pm. $10 includes all supplies and instruction from Betty Sitbon. Paint a ornament from 1-4pm. $15 includes al supplies and Betty. There will also be a Christmas cookie contest. The winner will receive a hand painted ornament from Betty Sitbon. All proceeds will go to refurbishing the art work in the Bohemian Hall.
Christmas Open House, at the Ashland Historical Society Museum, 216 West Main St, from 10am-3pm. Gift Shop specials, refreshments, and much more. For more information, call 715-682-4911.
Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, presents “Annual Holiday Boutique”. From 10am -5pm. 715-373-5591.
Greet Santa as he makes his way to Bayfield on the ferry boat from Madeline Island 11:30am-1pm at the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion. Children will have the opportunity to meet him, share their wish-list and get their photo taken. Please bring your own camera. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 715-779-3335.
12/08/2018 Christmas for Teens Fundraiser 12noon-6pm at the Neighborly Bar. Dinner and Chinese Raffle items. If anyone would like to donate any prizes for the Chinese Raffle contact Kara Neveaux at 715-682-0254 or 715-685-4375.
White Winter Winery, 68323 Lea St., Iron River, WI, presents “Dickens Christmas Dinner”. A special reading of Charles Dicken’s, A Christmas Carol. Opening Reception at 6pm — Dinner at 6:30pm. Two local actors, Tom Mitchell and Jan Lee breathe life into Charles Dickens classic tale, A Christmas Carol. Guests enjoy a 5 course gourmet dinner paired with White Winter Winery wines and mead. $65.00 single /$110.00 couple. For more information, call 715-372-5656.
12/08/2018 Northland College Holiday Festival at 7:30 in the New Salem Baptist Church. Performing groups are: Northland College Band, Northland College Choir, Chamber Choir, Chequamegon Symphony, The Accidentals, and the Lumberjacks. For more information, visit www.northland.edu.
12/08/2018 Chequamegon Symphony Orchestra presents, “Festival of Music” at 7:30pm. United Presbyterian Congregational Church, 214 Vaughn Ave in Ashland. General Admission- $6, Seniors- $5, Students and children- free. For more information call Linda Calhan at 715-682-0446.
12/09/2018 Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
United Congregational Church of Christ, 117 S West St, presents, “Christmas Musical concert” featuring The Peace Community Choir and The Park Falls Bell Choir at 2pm in Mellen. For more information, call 715-274-2230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
12/09/2018 Ironwood Theatre presents, “The Claudettes” at 2pm. For more information and tickets, visit ironwoodtheatre.net.
Chequamegon Area Choir presents their annual winter concert, “Making Spirits Bright” at St. Louis Catholic Church, 217 W 7th St, Washburn at 4pm. For more information, visit cac-voices.weebly.com.
12/10/2018 North Coast Cycling Association and the Washburn Area Chamber of Commerce presents, “Adult Fat Bike Raffle”. Drawing will be at noon for the bike at the Washburn Chamber of Commerce. For more information call 715-373-5017.
12/10-13/2018 A Room with a View Quilters’ Space at the Harbor View Event Center. Located at 130 Harbor View Drive, Washburn. Four days of quilting space, outside the distractions of home and with the camaraderie of other quilters. Doors open 6am-6pm, Monday-Thursday, with lunch provided daily. Set up shop and get your holiday quilting done while overlooking beautiful Lake Superior. $100 per person. Space is limited. Reserve today by calling 715-209-7279.
12/11/2018 Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Regional property master plan for all Superior Coastal Plain state-owned properties” from 5-7pm. The public in invited to a final public review in developing a regional property master plan for all the Superior Coastal Plain state-owned properties. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
12/12/2018 Kids Night Out at Bayfield Recreation Center from 4:30-8:30pm. $10/ first child add $5/each additional sibling. For more information, call 715-779-5408.
12/12/2018 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.
12/12/2018 Ballroom Dancing at the Bayfield Pavilion from 6:15-8pm. No registration required. Walk-Ins: $5/person/date. Come to one night or all of them! Instructors are Lloyd Turner and Rose Dressen. For more information call 715-779-5408.
12/13/2018 Holiday Open House & 5 Year Anniversary Celebration at Ignite Fitness Studio! Join us for free classes all day (pre-registration required). Doors will be open in both locations from 5-7pm for tours, special new student offers, holiday treats, clothing and class sales and more! Staff will be on hand to answer questions and help you get registered for classes and develop a plan for 2019! For more information, call 715-292-0679.
Ashland Middle School Holiday Concert at 7-8pm in the Dodd Gymnasium,
1000 Ellis Ave., Ashland. For more information, 715-682-7087.
Ashland Chamber Music Society welcomes “Handel’s Messiah Sing Along” at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-5795, or visit www.ashlandchambermusic.org.
12/15/2018 Ironwood Theatre presents, “Accent!Christmas Show” at 7pm. For more information and tickets, visit ironwoodtheatre.net.
12/16/2018 Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
12/16/2018 The Elks National Hoop Shoot at 4pm in the Our Lady of the Lake gymnasium in Ashland! The Elks National Hoop Shoot is a free throw contest for youth 8-13. For more information, call 773-755-4758 or visit elks.org/hoopshoot.
Ashland High School Holiday Concert at 6-9pm in the gymnasium,
1900 Beaser Ave., Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-7089.
12/18/2018 Annual Firefighter’s Toy Drive Distribution at the Bretting Community Center, 400 W 4th Ave, from 10am-6pm. For more information call 715-682-7052.
12/18/2018 OLL Big Christmas Bingo! Doors open at 5:30pm. Bingo starts at 7pm. Big prizes! Big Raffles! Big fun! For more information, call 715-682-7620.
12/19/2018 Ballroom Dancing at the Bayfield Pavilion from 6:15-8pm. No registration required. Walk-Ins: $5/person/date. Come to one night or all of them! Instructors are Lloyd Turner and Rose Dressen. For more information call 715-779-5408.
“A Christmas Story – A Pageant” will be presented by Religious Education Students and BAYNET at the church, 201 Lake Shore Dr E., at 6:30pm. The pageant is being put on by youth from grades 1-12. Cookies and milk and BAYNET after party following in the social hall. For more information, call 715-682-7620.
12/19/2018 Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents,”Legendary Karaoke” at 8pm. Your favorites Ray and Bernard will hosting this event in the lounge between 8am-midnight! For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
12/20/2018 3rd Thursday! You know, Thirsty Thursday, Thankful Thursday, Throwback Thursday, and now 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.
12/20/2018 Partners of MMC will be having a cookie sale from 7:30am-11am in the Twin Islands Room. Accepting cookies for donation until 3pm on December 19th. Drop offs can be made at the Information desk or the Gift Shop. For more information call 715-685-5180.
Marengo Valley School Winter Music Program, 62408 St. Hwy. 112, at 1pm. For more information, call 715-278-3286.
12/21-22/2018 Blue Canvas Christmas at 7pm. The name may be blue, but Blue Canvas Christmas is anything and everything! Bring on the holiday season with a musical performance by the Blue Canvas Orchestra. Blue Canvas Christmas features songs of old and new, holiday classics, instrumentals, and an audience sing-a-long. A seasonal musical performance that’s bound to fill your hearts with holiday cheer! Presented at Stage North Theatre, 123 W Omaha St in Washburn. Tickets: $26 for adults. $20 senior. $15 for youth. To get tickets go to bigtop.org or call 715-373-5552.
12/23/2018 Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
12/23/2018 Mushing Through Moquah Dog Sled Event from 1-3 at the Pine Creek Pit Shop, 68690 Prin Creek Rd. For more information call 715-682-2070.
12/24/2018 Salem Baptist Church will be having a Christmas Eve service at 4:30pm at the Salem Baptist Church located 400 Salem Dr. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 715-682-3934.
December 25: – Places to eat on Christmas Day
Free-Will Offering Dinner, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 201 E. Lake Shore Dr. Dinner from 11am-1pm, open to the public. Held in the social hall and will be having take-outs and delivering meals. For more information, call 715-682-7620.
Memorial Medical Center Cafeteria open 11am-6pm.
Manomin Restaurant at Bad River Casino – Open 2-9pm.
Lake Rock Cafe- Open 6am-11am.
12/30/2018 Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
The Rookery Pub in Cable, a New Years Treat! The Rookery’s signature five course feast has become an annual New Year’s Eve tradition for many. Once again the Rookery will be bringing in Steak Tartare, The Rookery’s Legendary Maine Lobster Bisque, Poached Pear Salad with raspberry vinaigrette, Chateaubriand or Whole Main Lobster or Grilled tenderloin and half lobster tail, and Vanilla Bean Creme Brûlée. Seating is limited and reservations are required (715-794-2062). All this plus live music for just $99/person. Please note our regular menu is not available on New Year’s Eve. Limited substitutions may be possible with advance notice. For more information go to www.rookerypub.com. 715-794-2060.
12/31/2018 Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “New Year’s Eve Buffet” from 5-10pm. Prime Rib, Crab legs, and much more! First come, first served! Alternative menu also available! Adults: $26.99 plus tax. Seniors: $11.99 plus tax. Children 12 and under: $8.99 plus tax. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
12/31/2018 New Years Eve live music by “Saints of Circumstance & Floydian Slip” at the Stagecoach Bar and Grill. 315 Main St E. For more information, call 715-292-6710.
12/31/2018 New Year’s Eve Adult Prom with Prime Rib Buffet by Delta Diner at The Harbor View Event Center and The Washburn Inn are located at 130 Harbor View Drive, Washburn. Happy hours from 6-8 pm, buffet from 8-9 pm and Dj music by Amy Bailey (DJdB) from 9-1 pm. A second shot to have the best night of your life, this New Year’s Prom is a perfect way to turn back time just when the calendar is flipping forward. Tickets are only $35 a person, including dinner, or $10 for DJ & Dancing (9 pm -1 am.). The Washburn Inn, only steps away from the event center, is offering a $75/night hotel special. Rooms and tickets can be reserved by calling The Washburn Inn at 715-373-5671.
12/31/2018 Sober New Year’s Eve Party at the Bretting Community Center at 8:30pm. A wonderful evening full of fun, food, and prizes WITHOUT the influence of drugs and alcohol. Anyone 18 years and older is welcome. Music, games, dance, and prizes. For more information, call 715-685-5400 or email email@example.com , or check out Voices for Recovery-Chequamegon Bay on Facebook.
12/31/2018 New Year’s 2019 Cash Giveaway at Bad River Lodge and Casino! Over $8,000 Cash giveaway plus live entertainment! 8:30pm- $500 Rewards play. 9:30-11:30pm- $2,018. 12:30am-$2,019. For more information, call 715-682-7121.
12/31/2018 The Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party at the Legendary Waters Resort and Casino. The Most Wanted and JD Bass Entertainment united once again to bring you an EPIC New Years Eve Party!! No cover charge! For more information call 800-226-8478.
12/31/2018 New Year’s Eve Party at the Bad River Lodge and Casino! Performance by Live at Nine. Doors open at 8pm, music starts at 9pm-1am. Balloon drop at midnight. Party favors and Hors D’Ouevres. Must be 21 or older. Free admission. For more information call 715-682-7121.
New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Deep Water Grille and The Alley, 808 W. Main St. There will be a limited special menu and entertainment from 9pm-1am on the Alley side, and a special menu with featured entries on Deep Water Grille side. For more information, call 715-682-4200.
TBD Annual Senior Citizen’s Dinner and Concert at 5pm at the Ashland High School, 1900 Beaser Ave, Ashland. Call to make your reservations 715-685-5183.
Thrivent Financial Open House, 623 W. Main St., from 11am-2pm. Stop in for some lunch, treats, and refreshments with your friends at Thrivent. For more information, call 715-685-0605.
TBD Holiday Sip and Shop at the Stagecoach Bar and Grill from 5-8pm. Stop in for some local shopping. Several vendors will be here. Relax, sip, & shop! For more information call 715-292-6710 or visit their Facebook page.
Santa & Mrs. Claus Come to Town, at 5:30 pm at Jacobs Town Hall in Glidden. For more information, call 715-264-2299.
TBD Merry Ole Christmas!!! Downtown Ashland. Pictures with Santa, Carriage Rides on Main. Xcel Energy will sponsor “Pictures with Santa” at 410 West Main Street (formally Ashland Floral) from 10am-2pm. Bring your own Smart Phone and Camera and take a picture of Kids, Adults or even well behaved Pets with Santa!!! Holden Insurance will sponsor “Horse Drawn Carriage Rides” from 12noon to 2pm on Main Street. Dress warm and enjoy the ride!
The local Helping PAWS Pet Rescue animal shelter is having a cat and kitten adoption event with a holiday boutique. 1pm – 5pm at the Country Care Pet Hospital in Washburn. The rescue just took in 11 cats/kittens that were in need from a high kill shelter from Kentucky and is really need to find many good homes for these animals! 541-619-8398.
TBD Winter Solstice Party at the Taphouse form 6pm-12midnight. Live music, food, raffle & prizes, and beer specials. $5. Must be 21 or older.
Chairlift and Rope-tow Holiday Hours at Mt. Ashwabay, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, from 9:30am-4:30pm. For more information, call 715-779-3227, or visit www.mtashwabay.org.
Mt. Ashwabay presents Holiday Mini Camps, offering instruction in Learn-to-Ski, Learn-to-Snowboard, Ski Racing, and Snowboard Racing. From 10am-2pm. For more information, call 715-779-3227 or visit www.mtashwabay.org.
Noble Sound System EP Release Party from 8-11pm at the South Shore Brewery Taphouse. 532 W Bayfield St, Washburn. Live music and beer are EP Specials. For more information call 715-682-9199.
TBD New Year’s Eve at Pine Point Resort, 10775 Pine Point Rd., Iron River, starting at 8pm. Come spice up your New Year’s with some champagne and music. For more information, call 715-372-8711.
Fast-food family restaurant. Indoor playland for the kids. Open Sunday-Wednesday 5am – 12am. Thursday-Saturday open 24hours. Ashland Chamber’s Business of the Week for November 19, 2018: McDonald’s Each week the Ashland Area...