Calendar » JANUARY 2022

  • 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  January 5, 12 & 26.  $5 per skater.  Skate Sharpening available for $3.

 

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.
  • 01/6, 13, 20, 27 & 2/3, 10/2022
    NorthLakes Community Clinic is kicking off our Chequamegon Food Co-op Shopping Spree Fundraiser for our Farm to Patient program.  500 tickets will be sold. $10 each or 3 for $25. The first place winner will have 90 seconds of filling a shopping cart(s) and cannot exceed $1000 and the second place winner will be 45 seconds of filling your shopping cart(s) and cannot exceed $500 at the Chequamegon Food Co-op.  Tickets on sale January 1st- February 10 ( or until sold out) NorthLakes will be at the Co-op on January 6, 13, 20, 27,  February 3 and 10 from 2pm-5pm selling tickets.  Also tickets are available at the Ashland Chamber of Commerce.  The drawing is on Valentine’s Day, February 21 at noon at the Chequamegon Food Co-op.  Questions call 651-792-5534.
  • 01/07/2022
    Big Water Film Festival – virtual.  The Festival will be all virtual, all free, and it all starts on January 7, 2022.  Friday nights will be the release block of Films of the Week. They’ll be available to be seen for the remainder of the eight weeks or so of the Festival, and we’ll be adding a new block every weekend. 8 blocks total (Starting January 7).  Each block will be an evening’s worth of films. For more information go to 14thbigwater.eventive.org/welcome or bigwaterfilmfestival.org
  • 1/08/2022
    Crystalline Healing Bayfield, 20 N 1st St, Downtown Bayfield.   Oracle Card Reading Class.  1-2pm; Develop your intuition and connection to your higher self.  Bring your favorite deck or borrow from the shop.  Cost $10.  Registration and cost information can be found on their website www.crystallinehealingbayfield.com.  Open Saturdays 11am-5pm thru the winter or by appointment 715-661-3113.
  • 1/08/2022
    Live Original Music from the Baba Fats! 21+. No cover fee. Baba Fats is coming to jam out at Stagecoach Bar & Grill with improvised music that grooves. The show starts at 8:00 pm at 315 Main St E. Come ready to show off your best dance moves!
  • 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.
  • 1/10/2022
    January meeting of Northwoods Creation Association at the Salem Church building, 400 Salem Drive, at 7pm. Topic: ‘Can Science Explain Everything’? Many people in the western world think that science can answer fundamental questions that affect us today. What they might be forgetting is that science cannot answer certain questions, not only because it has not yet answered them but because they are completely outside the realm of science. Join us as we examine the History and Philosophy of Science and also show how Creation provides the best explanation to the fundamental questions that we face!  http://www.nwoodscreation.org  Questions call Cory at 715-209-7612.
  • 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’)!

  • 01/14/2022
    Big Water Film Festival – virtual.   The Festival will be all virtual, all free, and it all starts on January 7, 2022.  Friday nights will be the release block of Films of the Week.  They’ll be available to be seen for the remainder of the eight weeks or so of the Festival, and we’ll be adding a new block every weekend. 8 blocks total (starting January 7).  Each block will be an evening’s worth of films. For more information go to 14thbigwater.eventive.org/welcome or bigwaterfilmfestival.org
  • 01/15-16/2022
    Wisconsin State Free Fishing Weekend, no license required. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.dnr.wi.gov.
  • 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
    Ice Fishing Contest, 8am-3pm, at Clam Lake, held by Elk Country ATV Club. 715-794-2298.
  • 01/15/2022
    Dribbling Dockers at the Ashland High School Field House, 10:30-11:30am. Dribbling Dockers registration is FREE for all K-2 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.  Dates are January 15, 22, 29 and February 5.   Any questions email Ricky Bretting at rickybretting@gmail.com.  Looking forward to seeing all the kids in the gym!
  • 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
  • 01/17/2022
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill Gamer Tuesday: JackBox, 315 Main St E. 7-11pm. No cover fee. 21+. Looking for a community to casually play games with? Stop by on Taco Tuesday when the Tacos are 3/$6 and folks come in to play games like Jack Box, tabletop games, and more! This week Jack Box will be available to play. This is a game folx can play using their phones in gameplay such as Charades, Trivia, and a variety of other party games. Bring a phone fully charged to play!
  • 1/18/2022 Stagecoach Bar & Grill Open Mic Night! 7-10pm (1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month).  315 Main St E.  Free to participate. Hosted by Bentley Brehm of Strange Brew (local band). Bring your guitar, your fiddle, your drum, your voice…Grab a burger and some liquid courage if you need it and take this opportunity to perform for a welcoming and supportive crowd. They will love you!
  • 01/19/2022
    Chequamegon Food Coop Root Vegetable Enchiladas, 4pm-6pm. A healthier (and equally as tasty) take on enchiladas for the New Year! Chef Jonathan Berthel will be in the kitchen cooking up home made enchilada sauce to top the cheese-covered veggie filled tortillas that are enchiladas. This dish is vegetarian. Cost $7 . Call to Pre-order: 715-682-8251.
  • 01/20/2022
    3rd Thursday – Downtown Retail Stores open until 6pm.  Serving Hot Toddy’s (Different Hot Beverages at each business).  Double Points for Shop Small Win Big (Receipts due January 21st) 715-682-2500.
  • 01/21/2022
    Big Water Film Festival – virtual.  The Festival will be all virtual, all free, and it all starts on January 7, 2022.  Friday nights will be the release block of Films of the Week. They’ll be available to be seen for the remainder of the eight weeks or so of the Festival, and we’ll be adding a new block every weekend. 8 blocks total (starting January 7).  Each block will be an evening’s worth of films. For more information go to 14thbigwater.eventive.org/welcome or bigwaterfilmfestival.org
  • 01/21/2022
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill Glow Dance Party! 8-12pm with JD Bass bumping his killer tracks. No cover Fee. 21+.  Black lights, glow necklaces, glow bracelets, glow paint, haze machines, and lasers. Come ready to glow! White and UV reactive colors are best. Come ready to dance and party with us at the ‘Coach.
  • 01/22/2022
    Dribbling Dockers at the Ashland High School Field House, 10:30-11:30am. Dribbling Dockers registration is FREE for all K-2 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.  Dates are January 29 and February 5.  Any questions email Ricky Bretting at rickybretting@gmail.com.  Looking forward to seeing all the kids in the gym!
  • 01/22/2022
    ABC Raceway 2021 Awards Celebration, at the AmericInn,  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.
  • 1/23/2022
    Crystalline Healing Bayfield, 20 N 1st St, Downtown Bayfield.   2022 Vision Board Intention Workshop. 11am-4pm. Based on your personal destiny and birth path timelines for the upcoming year.  Cost $90  Registration and cost information can be found on their website www.crystallinehealingbayfield.com.  Open Saturdays 11am-5pm thru the winter or by appointment 715-661-3113.
  • 01/25/2022
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill will be closed from 6-10pm. The bar will open back up at 10pm. This is so we can take time to appreciate the star-studded staff we have on board at the ‘Coach. Our regularly scheduled Gamer Tuesday will be back on Tuesday, Feb 1 at 7pm for a night of Mario-Kart!
  • 01/26/2022
    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 7-10:30 PM (or later if we’re really rockin’)!
  • 01/27 & 2/3/2022
    NorthLakes Community Clinic is kicking off our Chequamegon Food Co-op Shopping Spree Fundraiser for our Farm to Patient program.  500 tickets will be sold. $10 each or 3 for $25. The first place winner will have 90 seconds of filling a shopping cart(s) and cannot exceed $1000 and the second place winner will be 45 seconds of filling your shopping cart(s) and cannot exceed $500 at the Chequamegon Food Co-op.  Tickets on sale January 1st- February 9 ( or until sold out) NorthLakes will be at the Co-op on January 27,  February 3 from 2-5pm selling tickets.  Also tickets are available at the Ashland Chamber of Commerce.  The drawing is on February 10th at 8am at noon at the Chequamegon Food Co-op. Shopping Spree will be February 21 at 8am.  Questions call 651-792-5534.
  • 1/27/2022
    Crystalline Healing Bayfield, 20 N 1st St, Downtown Bayfield.   Mindful Meditation classes, 6:30-8pm – 4 sessions.  Jan 27, Feb 3, 10 & 17.  Mindful Meditation classes.  Suggested donation $5 a class. Registration and cost information can be found on their website www.crystallinehealingbayfield.com.  Open Saturdays 11am-5pm thru the winter or by appointment 715-661-3113.
  • 1/27/2022
    Chequamegon Audubon Society is sponsoring a Zoom presentation at 7pm about the Bird City program.  Ashland is part of the Bird City Wisconsin initiative. What does it mean to be a “Bird City?” Chequamegon Audubon Society is hosting Joanna Eckles from the American Bird Conservancy to discuss their Bird City Americas program for creating bird-friendly communities across the hemisphere. She will explain the vision for Bird City Americas and also discuss specific actions we can take to help birds in our communities, with a focus on bird-window collisions, an issue Joanna has worked on in-depth for almost two decades.  Here is the link to the presentation: Topic: Bird City Americas https://audubon.zoom.us/j/91512606756?pwd=V2FleGUwNXloT1JNNHh5QWhuUWhYdz09
    Meeting ID: 915 1260 6756 / Passcode: 571460
    Join via phone: +1 312 626 6799
    More information is on Chequamegon Audubon’s Facebook page:
    https://www.facebook.com/ChequamegonAudubonSociety/
  • 01/28-30/2022
    The Chequamegon Theatre Association (CTA) is turning 50 this year! The much-loved musical “Godspell”  Tickets available at Moores on Main.  Also showing 2/4-6/2022.  Covid precautions can be found on their website  www.ctatheatre.org
  • 01/28/2022
    Big Water Film Festival – virtual.  .   The Festival will be all virtual, all free, and it all starts on January 7, 2022.  Friday nights will be the release block of Films of the Week. They’ll be available to be seen for the remainder of the eight weeks or so of the Festival, and we’ll be adding a new block every weekend. 8 blocks total (starting January 7).  Each block will be an evening’s worth of films. For more information go to 14thbigwater.eventive.org/welcome or bigwaterfilmfestival.org
  • 01/29/2022
    Dribbling Dockers at the Ashland High School Field House, 10:30-11:30am. Dribbling Dockers registration is FREE for all K-2 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.  Dates are  February 5.  Any questions email Ricky Bretting at rickybretting@gmail.com.  Looking forward to seeing all the kids in the gym!
  • 1/29/2022
    Crystalline Healing Bayfield, 20 N 1st St, Downtown Bayfield.   Creating Crystal Grids. 1-3pm.  Support your intentions and manifest your vision for 2022 thru crystal grid work.  Bring any crystals, stones, candles, feathers or items to enhance your grad.  Cost $20. Registration and cost information can be found on their website www.crystallinehealingbayfield.com.  Open Saturdays 11am-5pm thru the winter or by appointment 715-661-3113.
  • 01/29/2022
    Live music at Stagecoach with local favorite, the Gladiators! The Gladiators will be rocking out with from 9pm – midnight. No cover fee. 21+. Epic dance moves brought to the dance floor are encouraged!
  • 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.
  • 1/31/2022
    Chequamegon Bay Arts Council (CBAC) Annual Meeting at the Washburn Cultural Center 3rd Floor at 5:30pm.  Pot luck at 6:30pm.  Bring a friend & some food to share.  Meet staff from the Wisconsin Arts Board and Arts Wisconsin.  The 2022 CBAC budget will be presented and out Board Members will be elected.  Masking encouraged.  Check cbayarts.org for any last minute changes.

 

 

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
    Bohemian Fest featuring TrueGrass! with Molly O and Hoff Stevens. Bar and Raffle! 5-10pm, cost: $10. Fundraiser for Bohemian Hall! Proceeds will help with renovation of this historic building. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/baycitybohemian/.
  • 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.