Calendar » FEBRUARY 2021

  • Ashland High School Sports Schedule
  • Northland College Sports Schedule
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. The building is closed until further notice.  The grounds and trails are open.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Check out their website for a hours of operations due to Covid-19.
  • The East End Ice Rink hopefully be opening January 9th.  Located at 16th Ave E & 5th St E.  Lights will be on nightly from dusk to 10pm. Warming house will not be open.  Any questions call 715-682-7059.
  • Mt. Ashwabay Winter Season Events/Programs. Saturday Kids Youth Night from January 23- March 13 from 4-9pm, Saturdays MadSki program from January 9-February 20 (10am-noon), and Sundays NASTAR racing starting January 10- March 6 at 1:30pm. For more information, call 715-779-3227, or visit www.mtashwabay.org.
  • Sundays on Chequamegon Bay, Car Ice-Races, if conditions permit.  3/8 mile oval track on Lake Superior.  Full/midsize cars and trucks and also FWD are all welcome to join our fun on Sunday afternoons.  Weather and ice conditions can change, please check Ashland Ice-Racing Facebook page here for more information and updates.
  • Bayfield Rec Center & Recreation and Fitness Resources:  140 S. Broad St., Bayfield www.recreationandfitnessresources.org  715-779-5408. Good news! We are open as of February 22nd and will continue with our Phase 2 protocols.
    Our hours are:  M/W/F 6am-6pm;  Tu/Th 8am-6pm; Sat 8am-noon.  Masks are mandatory in all areas except while actually swimming.  If you leave us a message, we’ll return your call.  We look forward to seeing you back at the Rec Center!
  • Ashland Parks & Rec:  Tennis, Archery and scheduled walking times in the gym. Visit our new website at http://www.coawi.org/199/Parks-Recreation for class information, park updates and class registrations.  Any questions call 715-682-7059.

2021 Events

  • 02/03-23 ( Tues & Thurs)/2021
    Ashland Parks & Rec – Archery Class, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm at the Bretting Community Center Gym.  Ages 10 and up.  Join Rowen-Jess for some great instruction in the sport of archery.  Have fun while developing your archery skills.  For more information go to https://secure.rec1.com/WI/ashland-wi/catalog or call 715-682-7059.  Equipment provided by Spark.
  • 02/04-18 ( Tues & Thurs)/2021
    Ashland Parks & Rec – Tennis Classes, Tuesdays & Thursdays, $20,  1st-4th grade, 4:15-5pm; 5th-7th grade, 5:15-6pm, at the Bretting Community Center Gym.  Ages 10 and up.  Join coach Barb for this mini session for some great tennis skill training.  For more information go to https://secure.rec1.com/WI/ashland-wi/catalog or call 715-682-7059.  Equipment provided by Spark.
  • 02/05/2021
    Spread the Love! Chequamegon Food Co-op Valentines Cake Decorating Video Class.  Let co-op employee, Malorie Peterson and the co-op crew, lead you through decorating a layer cake and/or cupcakes! This beginner level class will include a mix of piping techniques and a good mix of ideas to send you on your own cake decorating journey.  We’ll pipe roses and other flowers, write names, and let our imaginations run to a candy land themed sweet treat cake full of love! We will also be featuring items you can buy at the co-op. Look for the frosting recipe coming soon!  For more information and event registration go to https://www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com/events/spread-the-love-valentines-cake-decorating-video-class/
  • 02/05-19 (Fridays)/2021
    Ashland Parks & Rec – Ninjas Class, Fridays; ages 4-6, 5-5:45pm ($25); ages 7-11, 6-6:50pm ($26) at the Bretting Community Center Gymnastic Area.  Coach Scott is ready to get back in the gym with our energetic ninja students.  Each class starts with an interactive cardio warm-up.  Out ninjas will learn skills if vaulting, swinging, climbing, jumping and tumbling. Have fun while developing your archery skills.  For more information go to https://secure.rec1.com/WI/ashland-wi/catalog or call 715-682-7059.
  • 02/06/2021
    Cable Rod and Gun Club, Annual Ice Fishing Contest. Fish Lake Namakagon chain with registration at Lakewoods Resort.  Fish starting 12AM that Saturday. The $10 entry fee also gets you one CASH RAFFLE ticket. CASH PRIZES for biggest Walleye, Northern, Perch, Bluegill & Crappie. Biggest means longest with weight breaking any ties. Must adhere to WI DNR regulations. Separate category for youth fishers. CASH RAFFLE tickets are only $10 each. Raffle cash prizes are (1) $300, (1) $200, (5) $100, (5) $50. We are excited to give everyone a reason to get outside and have some fun. And if you are already ice fishing, why not take a chance at winning some money? Fish registration closes promptly at 4 p.m. so don’t have too much fun and forget to make it back to Lakewoods Resort. They will have the restaurant and bar open so you can warmup with food and drink after your long day of fishing. Tickets available in person locally at American Legion Cable WI, Ammo’s Evergreen Tavern, Hank’s Landing, Lakewoods Resort, Loon Saloon, Pla-Mor on Namakagon, Pioneer Bar and The Cable Cafe. If you are near Hudson WI or Stillwater MN, Tire Pros & Wheel Experts locations have tickets also. Visit http://cablerodandgunclub.com calendar for more detail.
  • 02/06/2021
    Mt Ashwabay Summit Nordic Race.  3.5k Middle School & Youth Freestyle, 7k High School Classic, 25k Adult Pursuit, 15k Adult Skate.  For more information contact www.ashwabaysummitskirace.com or call Scott 715-209-3584.
  • 02/07/2021
    Sundays on Chequamegon Bay, Car Ice-Races, if conditions permit.  3/8 mile oval track on Lake Superior.  Full/midsize cars and trucks and also FWD are all welcome to join our fun on Sunday afternoons.  Weather and ice conditions can change, please check Ashland Ice-Racing Facebook page here for more information and updates.
  • 02/08-14/2021
    Do you want to build a snowman?  School District of Ashland Community Contest.  To enter use your imagination to build your snowman during the week.  Please ensure that your snowman is visible from the road for others to enjoy.  Be Creative!  Your snowman can be made from any material(s)!  Once your snowman is complete please submit your entry with your name and address and photo of snowman to facilities@sdak12.net.  1 winner will be selected in the following categories:  Business, Creativity, Size and Theme.  Photos must be submitted by February 14, at 5pm. We will be sharing photos to our SDA social media pages.  Hot Cocoa sponsored by our Walmart Ashland – Lake Shore Dr E & SDA is available in the vestibule at AHS until 6pm on weekdays!
  • 02/14/2021
    Sundays on Chequamegon Bay, Car Ice-Races, if conditions permit.  3/8 mile oval track on Lake Superior.  Full/midsize cars and trucks and also FWD are all welcome to join our fun on Sunday afternoons.  Weather and ice conditions can change, please check Ashland Ice-Racing Facebook page here for more information and updates.
  • 02/16/2021
    Fat Tuesday.  Come for complementary King cake. The person that finds a baby in the Cake will be King/Queen of Frankie’s for the day!
    (Dine In Only reservation advised due to covid limited seating)  King/ Queen Will Receive $25 Gift Card, T-Shirt & Crown! Great for your next pizza party.Discount 10% off if you wear Mardi gras colors/mask !
  • 02/18/2021
    BE MINE ON MAIN!!! 3rd Thursday – 10am-6pm!  Shop on Main Street and register for a chance to win a pampering package worth well over $400!  Register at participating Main Street Businesses between 10am and 6pm.  Package includes: one night stay at the Cobblestone Inn & Suites, dinner at Deep Water Grille, 1 hour Relaxing Massage with Aroma Therapeutic Hot Stone at Natures Honey Therapeutic Massage, a 1 hour Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (combination of Swedish massage, Myofascial Release and/or unwinding and Cranial Sacral Dynamic Body Balancing, as needed) at Northwood Serenity and a $50 in Chamber Dollars. Register only from 10am-6pm at downtown retail businesses!  One entry for just walking in the door and for every $10 you spend… you get another chance.  List of businesses and deals for Be Mine on Main coming soon!
  • 02/20/2021
    Main Street Ashland Snowshoe Stomp.  Join us for a fun day of stomping around Ashland Main Street on snowshoes! The snowshoe route will start at Solstice Outdoors, travel along the Waterfront Trail, and end in Pearson Plaza. Make sure to head downtown to enjoy some fun discounts and deals!  Click this link for more details.
  • 02/20/2021
    Ashland Parks & Rec. Women’s Nordic Ski Clinic 1-3:30pm, Memorial Medical Center Ski Trails, for ages 15 and up.  Cost $10.  Join instructors, Sara Hudson and Beth Reed, for an afternoon of skiing,.  This clinic is for skate and classic skiers.  Participation limited to 18 skiers.  Preregister by Thursday, February 18th.  Masks are required.  Register at https://secure.rec1.com/WI/ashland-wi/catalog. For more information call 715-682-7059.
  • 02/20/2021
    Ashland Parks & Rec. Let’s go Fly a  kite at the Chequamegon Kite Fest, Maslowski Beach 1-4pm.  Dress warm and bring a kite.  This event is on the ice.  Please use caution when going on and off the ice.  This is a free family event.  For more information call 715-682-7059.
  • 02/20/2021
    Northern Pine Dog Sled Racers – Iron River WI.  Races start at 8:30 am. Club house open with Covid restrictions.  The race starts and finishes at the beautiful Northern Pines Golf Course and Event Center. Situated in Bayfield County and the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. This sprint/mid-distance race.  4 categories Mid-distance, 6 Dog, 4 Dog and Open.  For more information go to https://northernpinessdr.com/home-northern-pines-sled-dog-race/.
  • 02/20/2021
    Cancelled – Book Across the Bay at Maslowski Beach, Ashland, at 6pm.  Cross-country ski race and tour, or snowshoe trek across Chequamegon Bay from Ashland to Washburn. Navigate the 10K course by the light of the stars plus hundreds of candlelit ice luminaries. Join more than 3,000 racers for this unique winter event. Please consider the following before registering: 2021 Book Across the Bay will look very different from our previous 24 Chapters. Our board is closely following guidance from health and wellness officials and experts to determine exactly what and how the 25th Chapter will read. As we get closer to the event date, the organizers will continue to evaluate options for the safest event possible. We have many creative ideas and hope we’ll have the opportunity to provide a unique winter experience! In the interest of fairness at this time we would suggest holding off on your registration until the details of the event become more clear. However, if you’d like to consider registering knowing that your registration fee may become a donation towards the BATB Tent and Grooming expenses we would appreciate the support. Regardless of the direction the event itself may take, stay tuned for details on how to get your quite unique 25th annual Book T-Shirt!  Stay healthy & get outdoors!  As promised, our registration page for Book 2021 is now open! Click the Sign Up button on our page!  For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.batb.org.
  • 02/20-28/2021
    2021 American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet, and Prince Haakon In-Person Events
  • 02/21/2021
    Sundays on Chequamegon Bay, Car Ice-Races, if conditions permit.  3/8 mile oval track on Lake Superior.  Full/midsize cars and trucks and also FWD are all welcome to join our fun on Sunday afternoons.  Weather and ice conditions can change, please check Ashland Ice-Racing Facebook page here for more information and updates.
  • 02/27/2021
    Battle on the Bay, Car Ice-Races, if conditions permit.  3/8 mile oval track on Lake Superior.  Full/midsize cars and trucks and also FWD are all welcome to join.  Registration 10-11:30am.   Flag drops at 12noon.  Weather and ice conditions can change, please check Ashland Ice-Racing Facebook page here for more information and updates.
  • 02/28/2021
    Sundays on Chequamegon Bay, Car Ice-Races, if conditions permit. Kids meet the Drivers will begin at 11:30, followed by rides in your favorite race car and then our full regular scheduled racing event! Hope to see you all there! 3/8 mile oval track on Lake Superior.  Full/midsize cars and trucks and also FWD are all welcome to join our fun on Sunday afternoons.  Weather and ice conditions can change, please check Ashland Ice-Racing Facebook page here for more information and updates.

2020 Events

  • 02/01-15/2020
    Annual No-Snow Snowman Contest.  The Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce would like to challenge its members to participate in the “No-Snow Snowman Contest.”  What is it and how does it work? Businesses who call the Chamber at 715-682-2500 and register will be accepting the challenge to build a snowman. This snowman can be built out of any desired material (can include snow) and placed in front of their business. The Chamber will take pictures and upload them to its Facebook page.  The winner will be determined by the amount of “likes” each snowman receives. One grand prize winner will receive $100 in Chamber Dollars. The snowman needs to be out on display in front of the business.  For more information on registration, rules, and prizes, call 715-682-2500.
  • 02/01/2020
    The Annual 4-H CANSKI Ashwabay Summit Cross Country Ski Race at Mt. Ashwabay, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield. For more information go to www.4hcanski.org or www.ashwabaysummitskirace.com.
  • 02/01/2020
    Dribbling Dockers at the Ashland High School Field House, 10-11am. Dribbling Dockers registration is FREE for all K-1 students. The goal of this program is to teach fundamental skills of the game of basketball to youth in  fun, organized and educational ways.  This class is taught by adult coaches and High School students- athletes from the Ashland High School boys and girls basketball programs under the direction of the Ashland Athletic Department.  Any questions email Ricky Bretting at rickybretting@gmail.com. 
  • 02/01/2020
    Ashland High School Sweeties Dance, in the Commons at AHS, 1900 Beaser Ave., from 8-11pm. For more information, call 715-682-7089.
  • 02/01-02/2020
    25th Annual Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race. Start/finish line located 15 miles north of downtown Bayfield at Echo Valley Gravel Pit on St. Hwy. 13. Races begin at 10am on both days. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 02/01-02/2020
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents Art by “Yasmina Reza”, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Evening shows at 7:30pm. Sunday Matinees at 2pm. Tickets are available at Moores On Main. For more information, call 715-682-8012 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 02/02-03/2020
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Godspell” auditions, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-8012 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 02/06/2020
    Kill the Chill with chili for the Ashland Historical Society Museum fundraiser! From 4:30-6pm. Here’s your chance to kill the winter chill and get together with old friends! Featured on the evening’s menu will be delicious chili, cornbread, crackers, desserts and beverages. Enjoy good food and drinks, great conversations with friends, Museum exhibits, and music. Cost at the door, for all the fun and food, is just $5 per person. So, come for the fun and at the same time help support Ashland’s non-profit Historical Museum. The Museum is located at 216 Main Street West. For more information call 715-682-4911.
  • 02/06/2020
    Northland College presents, “Ojibwe Culture and Fire” Presentation. 7-8:30pm at Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, 1411 Ellis Ave, Ashland. For more information, call 615-682-1223 or email soei@northland.edu.
  • 02/06-09/2020
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Art” by Yasmina Reza, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Evening shows at 7:30pm. Sunday Matinees at 2pm. Tickets are available at Moores On Main. For more information, call 715-682-8012 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 02/08/2020
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Winter Tree ID, 9:30am – 3:30pm @ MultiPurpose Room. Identifying trees in winter can be a real challenge…unless you know some tricks! Join talented duo, naturalist Emily Stone and artist Janet Moore, for this exciting class combination of art and learn the skills you need to successfully identify trees by their leafless winter twigs. Registration required. $50 per person. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • 02/08/2020
    Dribbling Dockers at the Ashland High School Field House, 10-11am. Dribbling Dockers registration is FREE for all K-1 students. The goal of this program is to teach fundamental skills of the game of basketball to youth in  fun, organized and educational ways.  This class is taught by adult coaches and High School students- athletes from the Ashland High School boys and girls basketball programs under the direction of the Ashland Athletic Department.  Any questions email Ricky Bretting at rickybretting@gmail.com.  Looking forward to seeing all the kids in the gym!
  • 02/08/2020
    Ashland Bayfield County Sportsmen Annual Kids’ Ice Fishing Contest, Kreher Park, 10am-2pm. Free to all kids ages 5-15. Two age classes: 5-9 and 10-15. First 200 kids get prizes. Bring your own poles and tackle. Register at pavilion before going on the ice.  For more information, call 715-373-2088.
  • 02/08/2020
    Bay City Sledding Days! Bohemian Hall, 319 11th Ave E, open as a warming house for sledding from 10am-2pm. For more information call 715-682-7059.
  • 02/08/2020
    Harbor View Event Center presents, Barn Quilt, Paint & Sip. 4-10pm, all materials will be provided, two patterns to choose from. Also includes one beverage and snacks. Instructor: Tammy Fisher, Fisher Under Cover Quilt Shop. Space is limited, $65 per person. For more information, contact Candy Webb, candy@harborviewwashburn.com or 715-292-0547.
  • 02/08/2020
    Copper Falls Candlelight Ski, Snowshoe and Bonfire, 36764 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen, from 5:30-8pm. 2.5k ski trail and 1.5k snowshoe trail. Event will be cancelled if temperature is zero degrees or below. Chili, hot chocolate, and treats for sale. For more information, call 715-274-2612.
  • 02/08/2020
    Ashland Chamber Music Society “Bay Area Chamber Ensemble and Friends.” 7:30pm at the Presbyterian-Congregational Church. For more information, visit ashlandchambermusic.org/concerts/.
  • 02/09/2020
    North End Classic Cross-Country Ski Race, Cable. 12.5K, 25K, and cookie classic kid’s races, Rivers Eatery, Cable. Registration 7:30-9am, Race begins at 10am at the Birkie Trail at west end of Powerline near North End Trailhead, finishes at North End Cabin. For more information, call 715-798-3599, or visit www.northendskiclub.org/north-end-classic-race/.
  • 02/09/2020
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, LWV/ABC-Lively Issues, 2:30-5pm @ Multi Purpose Room and Whittlesey. League of Women Voters of Ashland and Bayfield Counties Members and Friends are invited to share their ideas and suggestions. These will be inform and guide the League’s efforts regarding advocacy and action. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • 02/10/2020
    CheqYes Chequamegon Bay Monday Meetups: Healthy Relationships 12 – 1pm at the The Alley Restaurant.  We’re changing things up! We’ve switched our monthly Meetups to lunchtime with a topic presentation. In honor of Valentine’s Day, February’s topic is Healthy Relationships! Join us for networking and a presentation on healthy friendships, relationships, families, and more with a guest speaker from the New Day Advocacy Center. We will be having pizza! Please RSVP via our Facebook event by February 9th for us to order enough pizzas.
  • 02/11/2020
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Kids Make & Take: Flower Card, 10am-12pm. Instructor: Melissa Fischbach, Wild Hollow Farm, FREE But reserve your spot! Registration required. Space is limited. Register at Customer Service or call 715- 682-8251! Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 6. Hands On- Kids and parents will work with dried flowers to create a unique gift card for a special someone. Recommended for kids ages 4 and up. Parental/adult supervision required.
  • 02/11/2020
    Join your friends from JET Travel for “Make a Travel Inspired Craft”, 220 Main Street West, at 6-9pm. We can’t wait to see you there! 715-682-9591.
  • 02/12/2020
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Wellness Wednesday” all day. Free. No reservations necessary. 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. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
  • 02/12/2020
    Harbor View Event Center, Washburn, presents, Leadership Essentials, 9am-3pm. Topics: Generational Leadership, Effective Communication Strategies, Conducting Difficult Conversations, Why Leaders Fail, Building Trust, and much more. Cost per person is $65, lunch provided. For more information or to register, visit www.superiorstrategies.org or www.washburninn.com
  • 02/12/2020
    Vaughn Public Library presents, Early Release crafts and a movie from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
  • 02/13/2020
    Vaughn Public Library presents, Family Program “Cardboard Creations!” 5:30-7pm,  activities for families with children 12 and under. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
  • 02/13/2020
    Bob Boucher presents “Beavers in the Western Great Lakes”
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 7pm (doors open at 6:15pm)
    Beavers in the Western Great Lakes (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ontario) had a huge influence on the development and biodiversity of this region. Join us as Bob Boucher, founder of Milwaukee RiverKeeper, and the retired Executive Director of the Cedar Lakes Conservation Foundation- Wisconsin’s oldest land trust- gives an overview of the history and the current management policies regarding beavers in our region.
    Sponsored by the Friends of the North Pikes Creek Wetlands and the Chequamegon Audubon Society. Doors open at 6:15 pm to meet the speaker and view beaver-related display items before the presentation begins at 7pm. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • 02/14/2020
    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Valentine Card Pick”, 8am-11:45pm. 30 base points from previous month or 15 base points the day of! For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 02/14/2020
    Bad River Lodge and Casino Valentine’s Day Dinner for 2 Special from 5-10pm. Surf-N- Turf- (2) 8oz Ribeye Steak, choice of crab legs or shrimp scampi, choice of Rice pilaf or baked potato, and desert. Soup, Salad Bar & Chocolate candies included. All for $49.99+ tax. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 02/14/2020
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff, Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dinner Specials! 5pm. For more information or reservations, call 715-779-9412.
  • 02/14/2020
    Valentine’s Day Specials for both Deep Water Grille and The Alley. Reservations suggested. For more information, call 715-682-4200.
  • 02/14/2020
    New China Restaurant will be having a Valentine’s Day special. For more information call 715-682-6601.
  • 02/14/2020
    2nd Street Bistro Valentine’s Special, Dinner Special. Call for reservations. For more information, call 715-682-6444.
  • 02/14/2020
    Valentine Specials at the Rookery Pub, 20100 County Hwy M, in Cable.  Click here to view the menu.  Dinner reservations are highly recommended.  For more information, call 715-794-2062.
  • 02/14/2020
    Burger Barn Valentine’s Specials from 4-8pm! For more information, call 715-682-3276.
  • 02/14/2020
    Brewers Tent Party with live music from, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades at Thompson’s West End Park in Washburn. Doors open at 5pm, music starts at 7pm. Tickets available at the door, as well as online. $15 per person with BATB registration, $20 for concert only (without BATB registration). Visit batb.org for more information.
  • 02/14/2020
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino featuring live music from The Silver Streak Band, presenting “A Tribute To The Eagles”, in the Event Center, 8pm. Register to win a pair of Eagles show tickets! For more information, visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 02/15/2020
    Northern Pines Sled Dog Race.  Races at 9am at Northern Pines Golf Course
    and Event Center located at 69420 Airport Road, Iron River.  715-372-8558.
  • 02/15/2020
    Book It Kids’ Race, 10am-1:30pm. A ski race on the Bay, It’s a FREE, fun race open to all kids ages 12 and under. The race starts at 11 am for ages 8-12 and 11:30 am for ages 8 and under. Every Participant will receive a commemorative medal along with hot chocolate and cookies. Registration begins at 10a.m. at Solstice Outdoors.  Kids can ski, snowshoe or run it. For more information, call 715-682-3590
  • 02/15/2020
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Trout Unlimited Fly Tying Get Together, 11am-2pm @ Whittlesey Room. Join the local Trout Unlimited for an afternoon of fly tying demos & telling fish stories in a relaxed small group gathering. For more information, call 715-685-9983, nglvc.org.
  • 02/15/2020
    Vintage Snowmobile Rally “Leaf Spring Madness” presented by Book Across the Bay, beginning around 10:30am at Pagac’s Bar, the family friendly posse of riders will churn their way to Maslowski Beach, with it’s heated tent and concessions. They will be at the tent from 12-2pm and then at 3pm head back to Pagac’s by the way of Washburn, alongside (but NOT on) the Book Across The Bay ski trail. Great games will be taking place and trophies awarded! Everyone is welcome! For more information or to register for the rally, contact Craig at 715-209-0074.
  • 02/15/2020
    Chequamegon Kite Fest!  Ashland Parks & Rec wants you to Come Fly a Kite with us (Yes the same day as the Book Across the Bay) from 1-4pm on Lake Superior at Maslowski Beach. More information call 715-682-7059.
  • 02/15/2020
    Bar Stool Races in Drummond on Brian Miller Hill behind the Black Bear Inn on Hwy. 63, Drummond. Registration is at 11am, race starts at 12pm. For more information, call 715-739-6313 or visit www.drummondwi.com.
  • 02/15/2020
    Glidden Snobears Annual Fundraiser Toilet Seat Races and Chili & Soup Cook Off at Roxy’s Bar in Glidden. Registration 11am, race at 12noon, Chinese auction starts at 12noon, and drawing at 3pm. Get a chance to win Las Vegas Package, casino getaways, and gift certificates! Soup Chili Cook-off from noon-3pm. Judging at 3pm. Meat & Bucket Raffle to benefit the club. For rules and regulations or more information, call 715-264-6900.
  • 02/15/2020
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, Cribbage 2020 Series, Registration begins at 3pm, Play beings 5pm. $40 per team, $100 high hand. For more information, visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 02/15/2020
    Chequamegon Humane Association Basket Raffle, 4-7pm, at HPL Bar, 116 4th Ave E, Ashland. Come show your love for the Chequamegon Humane Association and all the furry lives they save. Baskets for raffle with goodies from local businesses and artists. 100% of the proceeds go to the CHA who help our local animals find their forever homes. Drawing at 7pm. Must be present to win. For more information, visit HPL Bar’s Facebook page.
  • 02/15/2020
    Bad River Lodge & Casino Falls Lounge presents, Dave Bebeau, 8pm-12am. For more information, visit www.badriver.com.
  • 02/15 & 16/2020
    Spirit of the North Gift Shop, inside the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center will be having 20% off all clothing Saturday February 15 & Sunday, February 16th.
  • 02/16/2020
    Bike Across the Bay hosted by North Coast Cycling Association. The race will start at 12pm from the Washburn Shore. Registration will at the Harbor View Event Center, 130 Harbor View Dr, Washburn from 10-11:30. For more information, visit www.northcoastcycling.com.
  • 02/16/2020
    Chequamegon Bay People’s Orchestra- Free Dance Party, 1-4pm at the Harbor View Event Center. Following Bike Across The Bay, Chequamegon Bay People’s Concert will bring their eclectic mix of old school tunes, current faves, and original music! For more information, visit their Facebook page.
  • 02/16/2020
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, Free Sunday Bingo, 1pm. Cash Prizes! Must be 18 or older. For more information, visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 02/16/2020
    Girl Scout Cookie Sale! 2-6pm Support the Brownies & Juniors of Ashland’s Girl Scout Troop #4410! We will be at the Ashland Walmart selling All Varieties: Thin Mints**; Caramel deLites; Peanut Butter Patties**; Girl Scout S’Mores**; Lemonades**; Shortbread; Peanut Butter Sandwich; gluten- & peanut-free Caramel Chocolate Chip; & last year for Thanks-A-Lots**! (**Vegan varieties).  New Price of $4.50 per package ($5 for gluten/peanut-free CCC). We now take debit & credit cards! Good old cash still works too!
  • 02/18/2020
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Zoo Mobile- Amazing Adaptations 11am and 12pm. Take a close look at unique animal features to discover how animals survive in amazing natural places. This program is sponsored in part by Lanny and Judy Neider and by donations to our friends group. Due to overwhelming response and to ensure a quality program, we kindly ask this program is limited to individual families rather than classes and large groups. For more information, call 715-685-9983, nglvc.org.
  • 02/18/2020
    Garland City Concert, 3pm at the Ashland Historical Museum, 216 Main St W. Free admission, donations welcome. For more information, call 715-682-4911.
  • 02/18/2020
    Vaughn Public Library presents, Teen Book Club discussing City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab, 4pm. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
  • 02/19/2020
    First Annual 2020 Legendary idol Karaoke Contest, Preliminary Audition #1 at Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff in the Lounge. Registration 8pm, Auditions 10pm. The judges will select 5 performers to advance to semi-final. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
  • 02/20/2020
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, The Secret to Sauce, 5:30-7:30pm. Instructor: Chef Lars Dukowitz, Cooking with Lars. Cost: $20/$15 owners, Registration Deadline: February 18. Hands-on: Give routine dinners an upgrade by learning the techniques of making great sauce from Chef Lars. For more information, 715-682-8251.
  • 02/20/2020
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, From Birds to Bees to Butterflies: How to Attract Pollinators into our Gardens, 6:30-7:30pm @ Theater.
    With declining populations of healthy pollinators for our gardens and crops, we need to look at what pollinators we should attract and how to make our landscapes more appealing. You will learn how to integrate native plants and design your gardens to build natural and healthy habitats. Sponsored in part by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension and Ashland/Bayfield County Master Gardener Association. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • 02/21/2020
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Movie – Pain and Glory, 7:30-10pm in the Theater, Sponsored by the Bay Area Film Society- Fee Program. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • 02/21/2020
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff, presents, Pucky & Brian, 8pm-midnight, in the Lounge. No cover fees. For more information, visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 02/21-23/2020
    Kortelopet Classic and Skate 29K Ski Race. Attracts 3,000 skiers who want the challenge and excitement of a shorter-distance race. Spans 29 kilometers from the OO Trailhead to Downtown Hayward. To register, visit www.birkie.com/ski/events/kortelopet/.
  • 02/22/2020
    American Birkebeiner, on the 50-kilometer Birkie Trail from Cable to Hayward, for skaters, and 55K for classic skiers. North America’s largest cross-country ski marathon. Registration and bib pickup starting at 7am. For more information, call 800-872-2753 or visit www.birkie.com
  • 02/22/2020
    Beginner Maple Syrup Conference, 9am-4pm at the Hurley School District. Cost is $10 per person, lunch included. Advanced Registration required. Students 18 and under Free! For more information and full agenda, visit iron.extension.wisc.edu or call 715-561-2695.
  • 02/22/2020
    Bay City Sledding Days! Bohemian Hall, 319 11th Ave E, open as a warming house for sledding from 10am-2pm. For more information call 715-682-7059.
  • 02/22/2020
    Vaughn Public Library presents, DIY Drop-In Watercolor painting! Materials provided. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
  • 02/22/2020
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff, presents their Annual Dart Tournament, registration begins 11am, teams draws 1pm, first darts thrown 1:15pm. $10 entry per player. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 02/22/2020
    Bad River Lodge & Casino presents their Annual Karaoke Contest! Registration 7:30-8:45pm, Contest starts at 9pm. For more information call 715-682-7121 ext. 1231.
  • 02/23/2020
    Mellen Rod and Gun Club Fishing Contest on Lake Galilee, from 8am-3pm. Prize drawings are from 12-3pm. Great prizes! Sponsored by Mellen Rod & Gun Club. For more information, call 715-274-2136.
  • 02/23/2020
    Mt. Ashwabay Annual King & Queen of the Mountain, 32525 Ski Hill Road, Bayfield, from 9am-4:30pm. Races start at 11am. For more information, call 715-779-3227 or www.mtashwabay.com.
  • 02/23/2020
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Movie- Iron Jawed Angels, 2-4pm in the Theatre. Defiant young activists take the women’s suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote. Presented by the Bay Area Film Society and the League of Women Voters. For more information, call 715-685-9983, nglvc.org.
  • 02/23/2020
    Girl Scout Cookie Sale! 2-6pm Support the Brownies & Juniors of Ashland’s Girl Scout Troop #4410! We will be at the Ashland Walmart selling All Varieties: Thin Mints**; Caramel deLites; Peanut Butter Patties**; Girl Scout S’Mores**; Lemonades**; Shortbread; Peanut Butter Sandwich; gluten- & peanut-free Caramel Chocolate Chip; & last year for Thanks-A-Lots**! (**Vegan varieties).  New Price of $4.50 per package ($5 for gluten/peanut-free CCC). We now take debit & credit cards! Good old cash still works too!
  • 02/25/2020
    Vaughn Public Library presents, The League of Women Voters and the VPL Book Buzz discussing “The Women’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win The Vote” by Elaine Weiss, 6pm. Everyone is welcome. Multiple copies available, please ask a librarian for yours! “Nashville, August 1920. Thirty-five states have approved the Nineteenth Amendment, granting women the right to vote; one last state–Tennessee–is needed for women’s voting rights to be the law of the land. The suffragists face vicious opposition from politicians, clergy, corporations, and racists who don’t want black women voting.”  715-682-7060.
  • 02/25/2020
    Memorial Medical Center presents, “Moonlight Snowshoe & Ski” from 5-7pm. At the Memorial Medical Center Hospital Ski Trail Head. Everyone is invited!! Grab your cross-country skis and snowshoes and come out for an evening of fun! Free smores and hot chocolate, music and games, free tips and lessons from the pros, giveaways and prizes! For more information, call Lisa at 715-685-5535.
  • 02/26/2020
    Vaughn Public Library presents, Teen Writing Club meets from 4:30-6:30pm on the 2nd floor to craft prompt inspired stories. Paper, pencils and snacks provided. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
  • 02/27/2020
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Italian Gnocchi, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Instructor: Gina Kirsten, Cost: $20/$15 owner, Registration Deadline: February 25. Register at Customer Service or call (715) 682-8251! Hands On– Fresh homemade Italian cuisine is best made in the company of friends. That is friends with lots of expertise! In this class you’ll learn from Italian cuisine maven Gina Kirsten, she’ll pass along all her tricks and turns in making traditional gnocchi.
  • 02/27/2020
    Vaughn Public Library presents, Screening and discussion of Elaine Weiss’s presentation to the National History Center regarding her book “The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win The Vote.”, 6pm in the 2nd floor Meeting Room. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
  • 02/27/2020
    FFA Donkey Basketball,7pm, Ashland High School’s Richard Sundberg Gymnasium. Tickets $7 in advance or $10 at the door (free entry for preschool children). There is also a Bake Sale Benefit for students who lost their homes to fire and a Food Drive for The Brick. Please bring a canned or boxed food item and put your name in a drawing for prizes. Tickets can be purchased at Lulich Implement, Synergy Coop, Tractor Supply Company or from an FFA Member. Contact FFA advisor at 715-682-7089 x1107. Event Sponsor:  Ashland FFA Chapter. Check us out on Facebook: Ashland FFA
  • 02/27/2020
    Northland College presents, Vegetation Legacies and Change Under a Half-Century of Stewardship in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore presentation. 7-8:30pm in the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, 1411 Ellis Ave, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-1223 or email soei@northland.edu.
  • 02/27-03/01/2020
    Harbor View Quilters Retreat, Thursday: 3-10pm, Friday & Saturday: 8am-10pm, Sunday: 8am-3pm. Includes: 3 nights of lodging, coffee, 3 lunches, 3 dinners. For cost or more information, contact Candy Webb, 715-292-0547, candy@harborviewwashburn.com.
  • 02/27/2020
    Hunger Champions Meal Packing Event (packing 50,000 meals in 2 hours through Meals of Hope) 8:45 -10:45am, Ashland High School’s Richard Sundberg Gymnasium. Event Sponsors: Community Businesses, School District of Ashland and Ashland FFA Chapter. *If you would like to donate toward this event, please contact the FFA Advisor at 715-682-7089 x1107 or snaas@sdak12.net or check us out on Facebook: Ashland FFA.
  • 02/28-29/2020
    Annual Father-Daughter Dinner Dance. Calling all fathers and daughters, young and old! Hosted by the Lake Superior Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, from 6-9:30pm at the AmericInn Conference Center in Ashland. Tickets are $25.  Tickets will be on sale January 15th and January 29th at the Lake Superior Elementary School from 4-6pm. For more information, email Tricia Lund at tlund@sdak12.net.
  • 02/29/2020
    Bad River Lodge & Casino presents, “Leap Year Briefcase Pick”, 8am-11:45pm. 30 base points from previous month or 15 base points day of. For more information, visit www.badriver.com.
  • 02/29/2020
    Claus Kraetke Memorial Ice Fishing Jamboree at Donner’s Bay Resort on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage, 2974 Hiawatha Rd., Butternut, from 7am-4pm. For more information, call 715-476-2555.
  • 02/29/2020
    Bargain Hut Gives Back Sale, 420 Chapple Ave., from 9am-1pm. Items will be for the community to take at no charge. This is open to anyone and everyone within the area. For more information, call 715-682-8522.
  • 02/29/2020
    Neighborly Bar 2020 Ice Fishing Tourney. Cash prizes for 7 categories, including lake trout, walleye, northern, perch, and other trout and salmon. Along with crowning of “King of the Bay” to whoever catches the largest fish. Entry fee includes contest, food, and prizes. All Wisconsin rules apply. Event features RAFFLES—MUSIC—FOOD—DRINK SPECIALS. For more information, call the Neighborly at 715-682-9908.
  • 02/29/2020
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Kids in the Kitchen: Pizza Party, 10am -12 pm. Instructor: Chef Jonathan Berthel, Penokee Mountain Foods. FREE, but reserve your spot! Register at Customer Service or call 715-682-8251! Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 27. Hands On– Happy leap year! Make your own dough, create homemade sauce, and chop your toppings in this family friendly class. Adult supervision by parent or guardian required.
  • 02/29/2020
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff, presents, Cribbage 2020 Series, Registration begins at 3pm, Play beings 5pm. $40 per team, $100 high hand. For more information, visit www.legendarywaters.com.