Calendar » JULY 2022

  • Saturdays, end of May through August: Stock Car Races at ABC Raceway, 2187 Butterworth Rd.  For more information, call 715-682-4237, or visit www.abcraceway.com.
  • Saturdays Mid-June through mid-October:  Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, 8am-12pm, on Chapple Ave, Ashland in front of Black Cat and Ashland Baking Company, with modified rules and regulations in place to keep us all safe and healthy.  Check them out on Facebook or visit www.ashlandareafarmersmarket.com.
  • Fridays- May- September Butternut Farmers & Craft Market 3-6pm at the Village Hall Pavilion, 301 W Michigan St, Butternut.
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center-  A great place to visit!  Exhibits, lookout tower and walking trails. Check out their Facebook Page. 
  • Bay City Cycles  …. 2022 Casual Group Ride. Check our Casual Group Ride at Bay City Cycles Facebook group for weekly updates.
  • Recreation and Fitness Resources –  Please see their website for more information – we will be updating regularly.
  • Vaughn Public Library –  For hours and information go to https://www.vaughnlibrary.org/about-us/covid-19
  • Chequamegon Bay Golf Club:   Check our Facebook Page  https://www.facebook.com/cbaygolf/  If you have any questions, please contact the Pro Shop at 715-682-8004.
  • Looking for something to do and social distance?…
    Follow the Mural Brick Road … in the county of the land of Ashland.
    A fun scavenger hunt with the beautiful murals in Ashland County!
  • Ashland Parks and Rec.715-682-7059.  Activities will be starting in July for the kids. Baseball, T-ball, Little Girls Softball, Basics of Baseball, Gymnastics, Summer Camps, Tennis, and Fun Run & Read.
  • Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church BINGO! Tuesday nights!  Doors open 5:30pm, Bingo starts at 6:30pm. Food and Beverages for sale. 201 Lake Shore Dr E Ashland. For more information go to 715-682-7620.
  • Washburn Cultural Center 715-373-5591.    Here is a link to our web page with a virtual tour of the new art exhibit.
  • Lost Creek Adventures, 22475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia. Stand Up Paddleboard Clinics and Shipwreck/snorkeling tours continue! For more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.
  • Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church BINGO! Tuesday nights!  Doors open 5:30pm, Bingo starts at 6:30pm. Food and Beverages for sale. 201 Lake Shore Dr E Ashland. For more information go to 715-682-7620.
  • Washburn Cultural Center 715-373-5591.    Here is a link to our web page with a virtual tour of the new art exhibit.

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2022 Events 

  • 07/01/2022
    Taylormade Golf Fit Day at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-8004.
  • 07/01/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Back to the Garden: the Music of Woodstock at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/01-04/2022
    Stipes Carnival on Depot Drive and the Bay Area Civic Center Parking lot. Carnival Hours: Friday, July 1, 3-10pm, Saturday, July 2, 11am-10pm, Sunday, July 3, 12noon to 10pm, and Monday, July 4th, 12-4pm (no wristband hours on July 4th).  Wristbands Hours: Cost of Wristbands: $20 per time block: Friday, July 1: 6pm – 10pm; Saturday, July 2: 12 – 4pm and 6-10pm and Sunday & Monday, July 3 & 4: 12 – 4pm.
  • 07/02/2022
    Kids Day at the Farmer’s Market, 200 Block of Chapple Ave., 9am-12noon.  FREE!  The Chequamegon Food Co-op is hosting Kids Day at the farmer’s market, and have a line up of great activities planned! We’ll be joined by Ashland Parks and Rec, The Vaughn Public Library, UW Extension, and The BRICK Ministries. We will be setting up games, bubbles, crafts, books, snacks, and more. Plus, the BRICK, as the month’s Round for Partner’s recipient will be serving up ice cream!!  For more information go to https://www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com/events/kids-day-at-the-farmers-market-2/
  • 07/02/2022
    Copper Falls State Park, Mellen – Yoga in the Park 9-10am.  Enjoy a relacing yoga session on the shores of Loon Lake.
  • 07/02/2022
    Copper Falls State Park, Mellen – Discover Loon Lake: Aquatic Plant ID – 10am-12noon.  enjoy the serenity of the lake in an exploration of the shoreline, island and bog habitats with the park’s naturalist.  $10/participant for Kayak or paddleboard rental of BYO non motorized craft.  Meet at Loon Lake Beach or sign up ahead of time at the park office to rent a boat (first come/first served)
  • 07/02/2022
    High School Rock Band from Ashland and Chequamegon schools. They were one of 10 finalists in the state to compete in the Rockonsin High School Garage Band competition at Summerfest last weekend. Playing at the Bandshell from 3pm – 4pm this Saturday, July 2nd.
  • 07/02/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Indigo Girls at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/02/2022- NEW  Ashland Fire run at 9:30pm on Historic Main Street.  Followed by Ashland Fireworks display over Chequamegon Bay at approx. 10pm, from the Oredock
  • 07/03/2022
    Copper Falls State Park, Mellen.  Birding & Nature Hike 10am-12noon.  Get to know some forest birds and understory plants on a hike to Red Granite Falls with park naturalist.  Meet at Loon Lake Parking Lot.  Participants encouraged to bring binoculars, bug spray and dress for weather.
  • 07/03/2022
    Upper 13 League Baseball Game – Washburn vs Merchants at 1:30pm Pufall Field
  • 07/03/2022
    Clam Lake Fireworks starting at dusk at the Clam Lake Community Club.    For more information, visit www.clamlakewi.com.  715-638-0484.
  • 07/04/2022   Ashland’s 4th of July Celebration:
    • The Lions club will be on the courthouse lawn cooking brats during the parade.
    • Parade at 11am on Main Street.  Click here for parade registration form.
    • Fly over – estimated time 12pm
    • Cemetery Walk at Mt. Hope Cemetery, 2-4pm, rain alternate will be Saron Lutheran Church.
    • Chequamegon Bay Jazz Collective Concert at the Mesang Band Shell 7:30pm.
  • 07/04/2022
    A Full Day of Events:  The Madeline Island 4th of July celebration starts at 10:30 a.m. with a parade that includes entries from firetrucks and ambulances to family reunion marching units.  Following the parade, there is a program on the village green in front of the Madeline Island Museum which includes the band, a choir, group singing of patriotic songs and speeches appropriate to the occasion. This is a not-to-be-missed program and also includes the awarding of all the parade trophies.  Our spectacular fireworks begin at dark, which this far north is almost 10:00 p.m. The light show is synched to music, boats are out floating at anchor in the harbor, and the magic takes over. The fireworks truly are a community effort with fundraising to cover their cost taking place all year long. If you want to be a part of this event, make plans now.  For more information about Madeline Island, please see our website at madelineisland.com, or call the office at 888-475-3386 or 715 -747-2801.
  • 07/04/2022
    Glidden Independence Day, parade, games, food, fireworks at dusk, historic Marion Park. For more information visit www.gliddenwi.org. Sponsored by VFW Auxiliary.
  • 07/04/2022
    Mellen 4th of July Schedule: Baseball game Mellen Rockies vs. Expos at 2pm,  Fireworks display at dusk from water tank hill.  Parade and Bell Ringer Run. For more information, call 715-274-2330, or visit www.mellenwi.com.
  • 07/05/2022
    Bayfield’s Concerts by the Lake in Memorial Park, Front and Rittenhouse Avenue.  The music by Molly Otis and begins at 7pm.  The concerts are free and open to the public.  Guests may wish to bring blankets or lawn chairs to the park.  For more information call 715-779.3335.
  • 07/07/2022
    Northland College Athletics Golf Outing at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club.  For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 07/07/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents: Gaelic Storm at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/07/2022
    Bayfield Summer Concerts at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave, Bayfield at 5:30pm. Iva Ugrcic & Satoko Hayami, flute and Piano.  For more information email karencorny@gmail.com.
  • 07/07/2022
    Bayfield’s Concerts by the Lake in Memorial Park, Front and Rittenhouse Avenue.  The music by Champagne Glitter and begins at 7pm.  The concerts are free and open to the public.  Guests may wish to bring blankets or lawn chairs to the park.  For more information call 715-779.3335.
  • 07/08/2022
    Copper Falls State Park, Mellen – Shakespeare in the Park – 5:30-7pm.  Join the unique outdoor theater experience: Summit Players hold a family-friendly pre-workshop, then perform a fast-paced version of Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing.”  seating is first-come, first-served, so BYO lawn chair to insure your spot.
  • 07/08/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Dear Earth: A Love Song – Letter of Hope at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/9-10/2022
    The 78th Ashland Shortstop at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-8004.
  • 07/09/2022
    6th Annual Sanborn Tractor & Truck Pull at Sanborn Pioneer Days, Sanborn Memorial Park.   Park opens at 12noon.  Loyal Mini Rods 2pm, Truck/Tractor 5pm.  Admission $10 adult; 6-12 $5; children 5 & under Free.  Admission and money raised go to park repairs.  Music at 8pm, 50/50 Raffle For more information 715-278-3908; 715-492-7238; 715-209-8036.  No carry ins allowed.
  • 07/09/2022
    ABC Raceway Hall of Fame Night Presented by Zar’s Bar and Banquet Hall: Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Stock car racing.  Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 07/09/2022
    Copper Falls State Park, Mellen – Firefly: A Nature Storytelling Hour – 7pm.  Host Jeffrey Wilson shares some amazing tales from his WDNR Wildlife career: beaver, bears, eagles, wolves, loons, and other critter encounters.  Audience members can join the fun, sharing stories, marshmallow treats, and campfire fun.  Meet at the main parking pavilion.  (The Firefly storytelling series continues on the last Saturday each month mark your calendars for July 30th & August 27th.)
  • 07/09/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Charlie Berens with Special Guest Adam Greuel at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/10/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  The Little Mermen.  A Essentia Health Free Family Matinee at 1pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/10/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Charlie Berens with Special Guest Adam Greuel at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/12/2022
    Bayfield’s Concerts by the Lake in Memorial Park, Front and Rittenhouse Avenue.  The music by Hijinx and begins at 7pm.  The concerts are free and open to the public.  Guests may wish to bring blankets or lawn chairs to the park.  For more information call 715-779.3335.
  • 07/13/2022
    Wednesday Walks in the Woods.  The Chequamegon Chapter of the NCTA invite you to join them on a series of Wednesday hikes this summer.  Todays hike is Lake Owen to Porcupine Lake a 8.3 mile hike, 9am-2pm.  Click this link for detailed information on the hike https://northcountrytrail.org/events/che-071322/  Register by sending the hike # and your email address to che@northcountrytrail.org.  Other hikes can be found at https://northcountrytrail.org/events/map/
  • 07/13/2022
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street.  Karaoke with premium sound by JD Bass Entertainment. Songbooks are available at 7pm. Get in the lineup and sing from 8-Midnight.
  • 07/14-15/2022
    Ashland Historical Society Museum, 216 Main Street West in Ashland, will have Ashland All-Class Reunion T-Shirts for sale!   While you’re there you can  shop in the gift shop, and check out the Yearbook Display and other items related to Ashland’s unique history.  T-Shirt sales will be on Thursday, July 14, from 10am to 6pm and on Friday, July 15, 2022, from 10am to 3pm.  It’s also a good time to become a friend of the museum for only $15 per year or to make a monetary donation to the museum.  If you can’t make it to the museum, click on the link below to become a member, shop for items in the gift shop, or make a monetary donation to the museum.  https://www.ashlandwishistory.com/shop.html  715-682-4911.
  • 07/14/2022
    Concert at the Mesang Band Shell in Ashland, Hoff Stevens and Freedlund Object.  6pm.
  • 07/14/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents: Mary Chapin Carpenter at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/14/2022
    Bayfield Summer Concerts at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave, Bayfield at 5:30pm. Iva Ugrcic & Satoko Hayami, flute and Piano.  For more information email karencorny@gmail.com.
  • 07/14/2022
    Bayfield’s Concerts by the Lake in Memorial Park, Front and Rittenhouse Avenue.  The music by Old Country Boys and begins at 7pm.  The concerts are free and open to the public.  Guests may wish to bring blankets or lawn chairs to the park.  For more information call 715-779.3335.
  • 07/14-16/2022
    Stormy Kromer 9th Annual Warehouse Sale.  Join us for our 9th Annual Warehouse Sale, 1238 Wall Street, Ironwood, with one-of-a-kind samples & prototypes, discontinued colors & styles, factory seconds, and more.  Save up to 75% on the caps, apparel, accessories and more.  This event coincides with Festival Ironwood, so it’s a great time to visit the western Upper Peninsula! Hours: July 14, 15, 9 am-5 pm and July 16, 9 am-3 pm.  Check us out on Facebook.  Questions call 906-932-1339.
  • 07/15/2022
    Enbridge Free Propane Exchange near Burger Barn on Main Street, 12– 1pm or when the propane tanks are gone.
  • 07/15/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Michael Franti Acoustic Trio. An Essentia Health Free Family Matinee at 1pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/15/2022
    Henry Bitzer at 4pm; Mashkiiziibii Singers at 6:45pm and Kids from Wisconsin at the Ted Mesang Memorial Band Shell – Sponsored by the Ashland Rotary Club.  7-9pm.  THE BIG BANG BOOM TOUR.  Through the decades, eclectic fads, explosive dance crazes, artists and bands have burst forth onto the music scene and into our psyche. British invasions, Swedish bands, Motown, Swing dance and Disney are just some of the influences that have ignited today’s music genres.  The Kids From Wisconsin’s BIG BANG BOOM Tour will bring these sensations, and much more, to life in our high-powered two-hour Vegas style production. Join our state’s most talented singers, dancers, and instrumentalists in celebrating the World’s most dynamic and impactful music styles and cultures.
  • 07/15/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Michael Franti & Spearhead with Special Guest Tropidelic at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/15-16/2022
    Bay Days on Main Street!  Arts and crafts, food booths, strongman contest, 3 on 3 Basketball, pie eating contest, fun run, Music and other family fun.  For more information, call 715-682-2500 and visit www.ashlandbaydays.com.
  • 07/15-16/2022
    Ashland All School Reunion.  Class gatherings on Friday night at different locations and Street Dance on Saturday in front of the court house.  More information on their website www.ashlandreunion.com and Facebook Page
  • 07/16/2022
    Bay Days 1-mike, 5K & 10K Fun Run, 8am 6th Ave Beach West.  Registration form can be found on  www.ashlandbaydays.com.
  • 07/16/2022
    Mudrutters Off Road Mountain Bike Race.  Race start 10am.  Race start and registration (8:30am) and awards in the Salem Church parking lot at 400 Salem Drive.  3 race difficulties.  For more info go to https://www.bikereg.com/mudrutters-off-road-mtb-race
  • 07/16/2022
    Chequamegon Food Coop, Ashland: Edible and Medicinal Plant Identification Walk.  2-5pm.  WORKSHOP: Join local forager and wildcrafter, Monarda Thrasher, for an outdoor plant identification workshop. Participants will learn about many wild plants- weeds and natives- and their uses as food and medicine.
    Limited spots available. Instructor: Monarda Thrasher, teacher, gardener, and herbalist. Cost: $20/$15 owners.  Payment must be taken to reserve spot. Stop in store or call us at 715-682-8251 to sign up.
  • 07/16/2022
    ABC Raceway Kids Bike Races Presented by Chicago Iron & Supplies: Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Stock car racing.  Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 07/16/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Wugrass featuring Chris Castino & Chicken Wire Empire with Black River Revue and the Foxgloves at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/17/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Pickin on Rock at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/19/2022
    Ashland School of Dance Showcase at the Mesang Band Shell in Ashland,  6pm.
  • 07/19/2022
    Bayfield’s Concerts by the Lake in Memorial Park, Front and Rittenhouse Avenue.  The music by Yazmine and begins at 7pm.  The concerts are free and open to the public.  Guests may wish to bring blankets or lawn chairs to the park.  For more information call 715-779.3335.
  • 07/20/2022
    Wednesday Walks in the Woods.  The Chequamegon Chapter of the NCTA invite you to join them on a series of Wednesday hikes this summer.  Todays hike is  Porcupine Lake to FR 178 a 9 mile hike, 9am-3:30pm.  Click this link for detailed information on the hike https://northcountrytrail.org/events/che-072022/  Register by sending the hike # and your email address to che@northcountrytrail.org.  Other hikes can be found at https://northcountrytrail.org/events/map/
  • 07/20/2022
    Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Ashland Area Veterinary Clinic, at their new location, 824 Sanborn Ave at 12noon.  Stop in and congratulate them!  Open House 12noon – 5pm.  Serving a lunch!
  • 07/21/2022
    ABC Raceway The 444 – Late Mods and Mid Mods: Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Stock car racing.  Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 07/21/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents: The Greatest Piano Men at 7:30pm.  A Live Rock & Roll Celebration of the greatest piano icons in music.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/21/2022
    Bayfield Summer Concerts at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave, Bayfield at 5:30pm. Madeline Island Music, student string quartets.  For more information email karencorny@gmail.com.
  • 07/21/2022
    Bayfield’s Concerts by the Lake in Memorial Park, Front and Rittenhouse Avenue.  The music by Saints of Circumstance and begins at 7pm.  The concerts are free and open to the public.  Guests may wish to bring blankets or lawn chairs to the park.  For more information call 715-779.3335.
  • 07/22/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Forever Young: A Neil Young Retrospective at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/23/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Five for Fighting w/Special Guest The Verve Pipe
    at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/23-24/2022
    Iron River Lions Club Blueberry Festival at Moon Lake Park, County Hwy. H, Iron River. Rides, crafts, food, games, live music, special blueberry treats & more! For more information, call 715-372-8558, or visit www.irlions.com.
  • 07/24/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  The Bayfield Flood of ’42: a special Film Presentation at 1pm.  Essential Health Free Family Matinee  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/24/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/26/2022
    Bayfield’s Concerts by the Lake in Memorial Park, Front and Rittenhouse Avenue.  The music by Sonofmel and begins at 7pm.  The concerts are free and open to the public.  Guests may wish to bring blankets or lawn chairs to the park.  For more information call 715-779.3335.
  • 07/27/2022
    Wednesday Walks in the Woods.  The Chequamegon Chapter of the NCTA invite you to join them on a series of Wednesday hikes this summer.  Todays hike is  FR 178 to Beaver Lake a 8.5 mile hike, 9am-3:30pm.  Click this link for detailed information on the hike https://northcountrytrail.org/events/che-072722/  Register by sending the hike # and your email address to che@northcountrytrail.org.  Other hikes can be found at https://northcountrytrail.org/events/map/
  • 07/27/2022
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street.  Karaoke with premium sound by JD Bass Entertainment. Songbooks are available at 7pm. Get in the lineup and sing from 8-Midnight.
  • 07/28/2022
    Concert at the Mesang Band Shell in Ashland, Ashland City Band.  The Ashland City Band will be holding summer concerts at the Ashland Band Shell next to the Best Western/Hotel Chequamegon. The City Band performance starts at 7:30pm.  Seating available + plenty of space for blankets on the ground! Great views of the lake! Come enjoy a summer night with fun Americano music!  The concerts are free for all ages!  Rain location: Alvord Theatre at Northland College.
  • 07/28/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  River Pants at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/28/2022
    Bayfield Summer Concerts at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave, Bayfield at 5:30pm.  Duo Ihana, cello and piano.  For more information email karencorny@gmail.com.
  • 07/28/2022
    Bayfield’s Concerts by the Lake in Memorial Park, Front and Rittenhouse Avenue.  The music by DE-JU-VU and begins at 7pm.  The concerts are free and open to the public.  Guests may wish to bring blankets or lawn chairs to the park.  For more information call 715-779.3335.
  • 07/28-30/2022
    Annual Lumberjack World Championships in Hayward, WI! International competition! Sawing, Chopping, Logrolling, Speed Climbing, Boom Running, and Axe Throwing.  Festival Grounds! Beer Garden! Food! Demonstrations! 3 days of fun! For a full schedule and ticket information visit www.lumberjackworldchampionships.com.
  • 07/29/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  River Pants at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/30/2022
    Penokee Mountain Bike Road Race and Tour, hosted by the Mellen Area Chamber of Commerce. Registration: 7:30-9:30am. Race start: 9:30am. Pre-race fee: $30.00 Race day: $35.00. Forty-seven miles of scenic highway traversing rolling hills and flat terrain. Awards given: 1st place overall for men and women; 1st-3rd given for age groups in 5-year increments. Treats for all riders at the end of the race. 715-274-2330. www.mellenwi.com.
  • 07/30/2022
    6th annual Pioneer Days Art Fair, 108 N Main Street, Butternut.  Questions contact fanfish@plbb.us
  • 07/30/2022
    13th Annual Jack O’Brien Memorial Charity Golf Tournament starting at 11am at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Course, 3000 Golf Course Rd. Proceeds will benefit Faith in Action-Ashland County, BRICK Ministries. All skill levels welcome! For more information please contact 715-682-8004 or email chequamegonbaygolf@gmail.com
  • 07/30/2022
    ABC Raceway Fast Lane Northern Super Stock Series Presented by NAPA Auto Parts of Ashland & Washburn: Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Stock car racing.  Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 07/30/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Back to the Garden: The Music of Woodstock at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 7/30/2022
    Butternut Fireworks at dusk at the Butternut Community Park.  For more information, call 715-769-3113.
  • 07/30/2022
    12th Annual North Coast Car Show, at The Washburn Inn, 130 Harbor View Dr., Washburn. Registration from 9am-12noon. Trophy presentation and door prizes at 3pm. Live music from the “Whitecaps” from 9am-3pm. Chance to win cash prizes. For more information and registration, call, 715-373-2030, or 715-373-5725.
  • 07/30-31/2022
    62nd Annual Pioneer Days at the Butternut Community Park, off of Michigan Street in Butternut. For more information, call 715-769-3113, email butternutwi@centurytel.net or visit www.butternutwi.com/
  • 07/31/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Brandi Carlile: A special Solo Performance at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.

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2021 EVENTs

  • 07/01/2021
    White Winter Meadery, Cidery & Distillery, 68323 Lea Street Ste A, Iron River, WI.  Join us as we mark our 25th year crafting Mead, Ciders and Spirits in Iron River at 12noon. 715-372-5656
  • 07/01-13/2021
    Benoit Cheese Haus.  All Military & Seniors Citizens present your card for 15% off your order!  We appreciate you!  715-746-2561.
  • 07/01-31/2021
    Washburn Cultural Center’s presents, Superior Artist Group 2021 Exhibition! Stop by to see this exhibition.  Our galleries, antiques and collectibles shop, and museum are open daily! Our hours in May are:  Monday–Friday: 12–5pm, Saturday & Sunday: 12–4pm.  1 E. Bayfield Street, Washburn.  715/373-5591.
  • 07/02/2021
    Hawkins Creek playing at Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street at 9pm.
  • 07/03/2021
    Tastes of Wisconsin, A New Season & Superior Floral are celebrating their 1 year anniversary!! 420 Lake Shore Dr West, 9am-5pm. Stop in and sign up for prizes. A New Season will also be giving 20% off 1 item that day to really celebrate! AND Superior Floral is having 20% off all flowers & plants in-stock!
  • 07/03/2021
    75th Annual Fish Fry  At Lost Creek Adventures in Cornucopia. Serving from at 11 am -3 pm.  All you can eat white fish, potato salad veggies and rolls. Adults $ 15 children under 12 $7.00  Contact Pauline Colamatteo pncola@tds.net OR cornieclub@gmail.com or CornieClub@gmail.com
  • 07/03/2021
    White Winter Meadery, Cidery & Distillery, 68323 Lea Street Ste A, Iron River, WI. 10am- 5pm. Kicking the day off is Russ Darwin at noon followed by our very own Meadmaker Jon and his band THE SPRUCE TONES at 2pm! We’ll round out and end out the day with THE JANE GANG at 3:30pm playing a variety of Rock, Funk, R&B, Jazz! Just in case and cross our fingers it’s not needed our Covid back up date will be Sat, Sept 4, 2021.  715-372-5656.
  • 07/04/2021
    Fourth of July Picnic at Butternut American Legion Hall from 2pm-6pm. For more information, call 715-769-3951, or email butternutwi@centurytel.net.
  • 07/08/2021
    Artists’ Reception for “North Country Seasons” Art Show  at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 County Hwy G, 5:30 to 7pm. Over 30 Chequamegon Bay area artists and 55+ pieces, including watercolors and weavings, quilting and acrylics, basketry and Ojibwe regalia. The art show will be up until the spring of 2022. The project is in partnership with the Chequamegon Bay Arts Council.
  • 07/09/2021
    Shakespeare in the State Park – The Winter’s Tale. Copper Falls State Park, 36764 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen, 5:30-8:30pm. A free Shakespeare workshop and performance at Copper Falls State Park – perfect for kids, families and audiences of all ages!  Shakespeare’s pastoral fairy tale features a mad king, a long-lost princess, a living statue, true love, song and dance… and a bear? It’s up to six brave actors and an imaginative audience to bring it all together and give these characters the happy ending they deserve!  Bring your own chair. Questions call 414-216-3702.
  • 07/10/2021
    Ashland Bike Rodeo, Pearson Plaza Park,  10am-12noon.  Helmet give-away, bike raffle and skills/safety course.  sponsored by Memorial Medical Center, Essentia Health, St Luke’s, Thrivent, Bay City Cycles and City of Ashland.  Ashland Police Department Bike Auction will be taking place in 2022.
  • 07/10/2021
    Ashland Main Street Presents: Yoga in the Park.  Join us for two fee yoga classes at Menard Park.  Sponsored by The Yoga Collective at Event Horizon.  10am-11:15am.  Spaces are first come first served ( limit of 20 participants) Bring your own yoga mat.  Questions call 715-682-7071, Jaclynn.
  • 07/18/2021
    All American Circus at the Bay Area Civic Center, 4pm.  Kids Play Zone starts one hour before show.  Buy tickets online and save  www.allamericancircus.com
  • 07/18/2021
    Jazz Concert at the Bandshell, Hwy 2 west in Ashland, at 6pm, featuring the  Chequamegon Bay Jazz Collective.
  • 07/21/2021
    Taylormade Golf Fit Day,  Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-8004.
  • 07/22/2021
    Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Express Admissions Event. 11:30am-1:30pm.  Whether you’re just considering college, ready to apply, or need to complete your admissions requirements, the Express Admissions event is designed to meet you at whatever stage you’re at. Learn about admissions, financial aid and scholarships. Explore 100+ programs and apply to WITC for FREE! Or register for classes and take a campus tour. WITC-Ashland is here to help you every step of the way in your educational journey.  WITC goodie bags and giveaways to all who attend while supplies last, plus a $100 gift card drawing. Join WITC for our Express Admissions event! Most of the event will be held outside, weather permitting.  For more information and to register go to witc.edu/express
  • 07/23-25/2021
    Washburn Community Block Party. This year’s theme is “Come live the spirit of Washburn”. For more information, call 715-373-5017 or check out their Facebook Page or website  washburnchamber.com/events/brownstone-summerfest-2/
  • 07/31/2021
    MMA Fights at the Bay Area Civic Center, starting at 6pm.  For more information call 715-682-2221.
  • 07/31/2021
    Cooper Falls State Park presents: DOLLAR A DAY BOYS A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps. Upper Peninsula based singer/storyteller Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps at Copper Falls State Park main Picnic Area, at 6:30 pm.  The program is free and open to the public. For more information please call 715-274-5123 or visit Jamerson’s website at: www.billjamerson.com.
  • 07/31/2021
    Birkie Lumberjack 5k run/walk at 8am. Start & Finish at Lumberjack Bowl on the shores of Lake Hayward. T-shirts, costumes contest, prizes and more!  Register now! For more information call 715-634-5025 or visit www.birkie.com.

 

Below are the events from 2020

  • 07/03/2020
    Cancelled – Pedal, Paddle, Plod & Plunge on Madeline Island. Bicycling, kayaking, running, and swimming. For more information call 715-747-2801.
  • 07/03-04/2021
    43 Annual Red Cliff Pow Wow, Hwy 13 & Aiken Rd, Red Cliff, WI. Open to the public. For more information, call 715-779-3700 or https://www.redcliff-nsn.gov/alert_detail.php
  • 07/04/2020
    Cancelled – A Day on the Green – Traditional Madeline Island 4th of July: Celebrate the 4th of July after the parade on the green at the Madeline Island Museum. Events on the green free and open to the public! Museum open 10am–5pm (museum entry fees apply).  715-747-2415  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/05/2020
    Cancelled – 42nd Annual Bay Area Car Club Show, at Bayview Park, from 9am-2pm. Lots of great prizes and giveaways throughout the day! Food and beverages on site. Vendors welcome! The club would prefer that you leave pets at home. For more information, call 715-765-4334, 715-682-5378, or 715-765-4774. Or check out their Facebook page!
  • 07/18/2020
    Cancelled – Mud Rutters off Road Mountain Bike Race on the Farm Road Trails in Ashland, WI. 8am-1pm. Held the same weekend as Bay Days Festival. An event for both beginner and advanced riders. For more information on Farm Road Trails, visit  Farm Road Trails on Facebook.  Registration on bikereg.com, links to that on our Facebook and bay City Cycles website. Registration will open probably in May.
  • 07/24-25/2020
    Cancelled – Washburn Board Across The Bay. For more information, call 715-373-5017