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JANUARY 2023

  • Ashland High School Sports Schedule 
  • Northland College Sports Schedule
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. The building is closed until further notice.  The grounds are open.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Check out their website for a hours of operations due to Covid-19.
  • Mt. Ashwabay Winter Season Events/Programs. Saturday Kids Youth Night from Friday nights starting January 14 from 4-9pm, Saturdays MadSki program Saturdays (10am-noon), and Sundays NASTAR racing Sundays 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.
  • The East End Ice Rink hopefully be opening January 8th.  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.
  • Bay Area Civic Center Open Skate – Wednesdays 7:30-9pm   $5 per skater.  Skate Sharpening available for $3.

 

2023 Events

  • 1/01/2023
    The Neighborly Bar’s Packer/Viking Party, 1301 Main Street West.
  • 1/06/2023-02/03/2023
    The 15th Annual Big Water Film Festival will be shown virtually over four weeks, from January 6, 2023, to February 3, 2023.  As summer turns to Fall, the Big Water Committee and its volunteer film reviewers are busy selecting the films.  We’ll post links to our listings later this Fall.  If you’d like to see information on the films we showed at the 14th Annual Big Water Film Festival, click here.
  • 01/14/2023
    Harbor View Event Center hosting the Pub and Grub Comedy Tour.  8 pm Tickets $10 in advance and $15 at the door. (announced comedians to come at a later date).  130 Harbor View Drive, Washburn.  715-373-5492
  • 01/15/2023
    Ice Fishing Contest, 8am-3pm, at Clam Lake, held by Elk Country ATV Club. 715-794-2298.
  • 01/19/2023
    3rd Thursday – Downtown Retail Stores open until 7pm.   Double Points for Shop Small Win Big (Receipts due January 20st) 715-682-2500.
  • 01/21/2023
    ABC Raceway 2022 Awards Celebration, at Bad River Lodge & Casino,  5pm-12am. Open to the public. You, pit crew, family, friends, and fans are cordially invited to a celebration of another successful year of racing. Social hour at 5pm, dinner from 6pm, award ceremony at 7pm. Social Hour to continue after the awards until midnight. Dinner tickets must be purchased in advance, no tickets sold at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 715-746-2390 or 715-682-2672.
  • 01/21-22/2023
    Wisconsin State Free Fishing Weekend, no license required. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.dnr.wi.gov.
  • 01/27-29/2023
    The Chequamegon Theatre Association (CTA) presents Nunsense II.   Tickets available at Moores on Main.  Also showing 2/2-5/2023.    www.ctatheatre.org

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2022 Events

  • 01/01/2022
    New Years Bash at Legendary Waters Resort & Casino.  Cha-Ching in the New Year with Us.  New Year’s Day Cure and Play.  College Bowl games and drink specials ALL DAY! Starting at noon Bloody Mary Bar, Mimosas and Comfort food.  Karaoke starts at 7pm.  For more information, call 800-226-8478.
  • 01/04/2022
    Super Smash Bros. Tournament at Stagecoach Bar & Grill. 21+. $5 Buy-In to compete with cash prizes! Are you ready to smash? The first tournament is at 6:00 pm. The second tournament is at 10:00 pm. Gamers can gather at 315 Main St E.
  • 01/09/2022
    Neighborly Bar Chili Cook off during the Packer game (game not in TV, so watch it with us)  Bring a crockpot of your best chili and WIN cash and prizes, Bragging rights for a year! Sign up now and join in the fun.  715-682-9908.
  • 1/11/2022
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill Gamer Tuesday: Cards Against Humanity. 7-11pm.  No cover fee. 21+. A casual community game of Cards Against Humanity, 315 Main St E. Come hungry because it’s Taco Tuesday with Tacos going 3/$6,99!

  • 01/12/2022
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill Karaoke with DJ JD Bass, 315 Main St E. No cover fee. 21+ Songbooks are available at 6 pm. Get in the lineup and sing from 7-10:30pm (or later if we’re really rockin’)!

  • 01/15/2022
    Wisconsin High School Ice Fishing Tournament presented by the Wisconsin National Guard, on Chequamegon Bay, from 7am-3pm. Send off and weigh-in at the Armory, 420 Sanborn Ave. For more information, call 715-577-2590.
  • 01/15/2022
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill, Live music with Liz Mathias, 315 Main St E. No cover fee. 21+. Be ready to dance with Liz bringing in vibes from Janis all the way to Alanis! The show starts at 8pm and the music will be live until 11pm.
  • 01/15/2022
    Iron River Annual Fishin’ Chicks Ice Fishing Contest, at Pine Point Lodge in  Delta, WI, from 9am-4pm. Virtual event.  Only women compete, men can attend and assist. Proceeds benefit breast cancer awareness efforts. For more information or to register, contact us at 715-292-2408 or 715-372-8711. www.fishinchicks.org
  • 01/29-30/2022
    5th Annual Legendary Waters Pow Wow, 37600 Onigamiing Dr, Red Cliff.  Saturday Grand entry at 1pm. Break 4pm. Grand Entry 6pm. Sunday Grand Entry 1pm.  Special Dances.  Special event hotel rate, vendor tables. For more information call 715-113-9643.
  • 01/30/2022
    The Knights of Columbus will host an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast at OLL Social Hall, 201 Lakeshore Drive E., from 8am to 12noon.  Cost: $6 for adults; $4 for children ages 5-11; free for children under age 5.  All families with a child attending Our Lady of the Lake School and all families attending the school open house that day, will eat free.  Eat in or take out.  715-682-9621.

 

 

2020 EVENTS

  • 01/11/2020
    Northwoods Harness Club presents the 34th Annual Sleigh & Cutter Rally at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co Hwy G.  1800′s costumes, antique sleighs. Food served on grounds.  Hook-up time is 11am, narrated and judged exhibition starts at 1pm.  Free admission.  Free sleigh rides at 11am to around 12noon. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • 01/11/2020
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Trout Unlimited Fly Tying Get Together” from 11am-2pm. Join the local chapter of Trout Unlimited for an afternoon of fly-tying demos and telling fish stories in a relaxed small group gathering. For more information, visit www.nglvc.org or call 715-682-4703.
  • 01/11-12/2020
    Special Olympics Invitational at Mt. Ashwabay. Mt. Ashwabay is proud to host this talented group of athletes. They will take part in downhill, snowboard, and snowshoe races. Saturday is registration and training. Sunday is race day!! Come cheer on the athletes! For more information, call 715-779-3227.
  • 01/25/2020
    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.
  • 01/25/2020
    The BRICK presents “Taste of the Bay 2020” from 7-9pm at the Northland College Ponzio Campus Center. Sample foods from restaurants and caterers all over the local area and support The Brick. Limited tickets for sale ($30/person). $40 at the door. Available at The Brick, the Ashland Chamber, Northland College library, and from Brick board members. For more information, call 715-682-7425 or email director.thebrick@centurytel.net.