Calendar » JULY 2018

  • Mid-June thru mid-October: Mid-June through mid-October: Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, located in the Pearson Plaza, just off West Main Street 8am-1pm. Farmers Market Website.
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Lots to do and see at the Center. Walking trail, exhibits and scenic tower. Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and activities for the whole family.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Visit their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the entire family.
  • Big Top Chautauqua  Go to their website for a complete schedule.
  • Rookery Pub Live Music.  Live music every Sunday evening on the patio (weather permitting, indoors if need be), 20100 Co. Hwy. M, from 1:30pm-5pm, beginning June 18 and continuing through September. Check out their website for a full listing of weekly musicians and to view the menu beforehand. For more information, call 715-794-2062.
  • First Sail Superior! From 11am-2pm every Saturday from June 23-September 29. $34 for residents, $44 for non- residents/3-hour session. North Coast Members are free! All ages and all abilities are welcome! Take your first sail in this 3-hour introductory course designed for anyone who’s new to the sport of sailing! There’s no better way to get a taste of sailing on Lake Superior. First Sail is a U.S. Sailing Initiative. Registration required. More info available at www.recreationandfitnessresources.org.
  • Saturdays, mid-May through August  Stock Car Races at ABC Raceway, 2187 Butterworth Rd., at 7pm. For more information, call 715-682-4237, or visit http://www.abcraceway.com/.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Explosion of Cash” on Saturdays July 7th, 14th, 21st. From 8-11pm at the Casino, located 73370 US Hwy 2 in Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, presents “Superior Artists Group.” For more information, call 715-373-5591.
  • Lost Creek Adventures, 22475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia. Stand Up Paddleboard Clinics and YOGA begins every Wednesday. For more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.
  • Bayfield Rec Center Free Senior Friday, free use of our fitness machines, swim laps, or just use the sauna and hot tub, Aqua Fit class at 9am, and a Silver Sneakers fitness class (using chairs) at 11am! No need to schedule, walk ins are welcome! Please call 715-779-5408 with any questions you might have.
  • Guided Mural Trolley Tours! Guided Mural Trolley Tours! Fridays & Saturdays at 10am & 1:30pm and Mondays at 1:30pm from June 22-September 8. Sponsored by Ashland Chamber of Commerce and BART. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
  • Solstice Outdoors Weekly Paddle Tours: Solstice Outdoor’s July Women’s Paddle Tour, 9am-1pm. Register for the Getaway to Chequamegon Bay kayak tour or the Sea Stack paddleboard tour. Cost is $60 includes lunch, guide, and all equipment. To learn more and pre-register at  http://solsticeoutdoorstore.com/classes/monthly-womens-paddle-tour. or call 715-682-3590.
  • Sunday Fat Bike Adventure Safari Rides at 1pm. NCCA sponsored weekly rides. Meeting locations will be announced via Facebook and email. Possible locations include: North Coast Coffee or Coco Cafe in Washburn or Big Water Coffee or The Fat Radish in Bayfield, etc. Bikes with 3.5″ tires or wider are highly recommended. No registration. Everyone welcome. Riders are asked to submit their email or contact information to John Murphy at murph007swat@gmail.com or call 715-209-8169 to receive weekly updates.
  • Quilt Exhibit at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co Hwy G. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • Casual Group Ride on Monday nights at 6pm. Meet at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. Bike needed, or rentals are available at Bay City Cycles (please arrive early to do so). Helmets required. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091 or visit www.baycitycycles.com.
  • BINGO every Tuesday night, 7pm at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 106 n 2nd Ave East. Bingo is played in the basement and is open to the public. Excluding Holidays or during the Holy Week. For more information, call 715-682-7620.
  • 07/01/2018
    40th 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!  Bay Area Car Club Flyer 
  • 07/01/2018
    The Cornucopia Community Library and Art Gallery will host their Annual Book Sale from 10am-3pm at the Town of Bell town hall, again supporting the volunteer community library and its “Meet the Author” series. Corny Fish Fry at the Town Hall and Pie Social at the Lutheran Church. For more information, call 715-742-3336 or email karencorny@gmail.com
  • 07/01/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Sonofmel & The Slideman,”folk with an outlaw edge, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 07/01/2018
    Fourth of July Picnic at Butternut American Legion Hall from 2pm-6pm. For more information, call 715-769-3951, or email butternutwi@centurytel.net. Reduced museum admission throughout the day.
  • 07/01/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Riding in the Wind,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/03/2018
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Feeding Leroy (Alt-County Folk), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 07/04/2018
    Ashland’s 4th of July Celebration:
    -Parade at 11am on Historic Main Street.  Click here for Parade Form.
    -Lion’s Club Brat Stands from 10am-1pm. Two locations: Courthouse lawn and Moore’s Army Navy.
    -4th of July Cookout from 10am-1pm in the Co-op parking lot. Will be serving $3 vegan and meat brats during the parade and FREE Cheeky Money snacks for kids 12 and under.
    -Ashland Historical Society Museum Cemetery Walk from 2-4pm at Mt. Hope Cemetery. In case of rain-at Saron Lutheran Church, at 517 9th Avenue West.
    -Merchants Upper 13 League game vs. Washburn at 2pm.
    -Oredock 4th of July Party, from 4-10pm. Raffle, kids games, Jasmine Bowers, Acoustic Relapse, Chequamegon Peoples Orchestra, 6th St Market brats. Bring a chair and enjoy the fireworks.
    -Concert at the Bandshell from 8-9pm.
    -Fire run at 9:30pm on Historic Main Street.
    -Fireworks display over Chequamegon Bay at approx. 10pm, from the C. Reiss Coal Dock across from the Plaza Park.
  • 07/04/2018
    Mellen 4th of July Schedule:  5-mile/2-mile Bell Ringer Run at 8am & 9:15am, Kiddie Parade  at 9am, Pie Social 10am, Money Scramble at the Dr. Gilman Park; Parade at 12 noon with fire truck ride for children,  Hula Hoop and Pie Eating Contest at former Ranger Station at 1:30pm, Baseball game Mellen Rockies vs. Iron City Minors at 2pm,  Fireworks display at dusk from water tank hill.  For more information, call 715-274-2330, or visit www.mellenwi.com.
  • 07/04/2018
    Madeline Island 4th of July Schedule of Events:
    – 10:30am: Parade, line-up of participants should begin around 9:45am near the Marina and Yacht Club.
    – Celebration on the Green takes place after the parade in front of the Museum.
  • 07/04/2018
    Glidden Independence Day, parade, merry-go-round, kiddie car rides, games, food, fireworks at dusk, historic Marion Park. For more information, call 715-264-5444 or visit www.gliddenwi.org. Sponsored by VFW Auxiliary.
  • 07/04/2018
    Glidden Historical Museum Open House.
  • 07/05/2018
    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “Cisco & Johnny” from 6-9pm. Outside the Cornucopia Sweet Shop. Bring Grandma and the kids and enjoy a summer evening on the grass listening to sweet tunes by local artists. Picnics are welcome! Free family fun!
  • 07/05/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Yonder Mountain String Band with The Sweet Water Warblers and The Lowest Pair,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/06/2018
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Summer Series presents Patio Entertainment, live music by “OC Band” from 7-10pm. Live music and cash bar. Limited seating. Bring lawn chair or blanket. For more information call 800-226-8478.
  • 07/06/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Superior! Songs and Stories of the Big Lake,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/06/2018
    Movies in the Park will begin at dusk at Plaza Park with the movie “Moana”. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a relaxing evening in the park. Sponsored by Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce and JET Travel. For more information call 715-682-2500.
  • 07/06-08/2018

    2nd Annual Strawberry Fest at Erickson Orchards and Country Store,86600 Betzold Rd, Bayfield. 8am to 5pm. Celebrate the Strawberry Season with us!  We will have everything strawberry from Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Pie, Strawberry Sundaes, other strawberry bakery items plus other favorites. There will be Vendors, a Flea Market and specials on pick-your own or ready picked strawberries. Also featuring Pam’s BBQ Chicken Sandwiches, Tacos and Hot Dogs!  Come join us for a fun filled time & help celebrate the season!  715-913-0717.
  • 07/06-08/2018
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents 40th Annual Red Cliff Traditional Pow Wow. Open to the public. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 07/07/2018
    Women on Target Instructional Shooting Clinic from 8am-3pm at Sport Hollow, 29195 US Hwy 2 W, Ashland. Cost is $50. For more information call 715-682-3838.
  • 07/07/2018
    4th Annual Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 5K Flock Run/Walk, at Good Shepherd, 311 W 13th St at 9am.  For more information, registration, and fees, call 715-682-4510 or visit www.goodshepherdashland.org.
  • 07/07/2018
    Bayfield Bike Rodeo at the Bremer Parking Lot and Brownstone Trail. The Bremer bank parking area and DNR parking area is reserved for the Bayfield Bike Rodeo. Immediately after the rodeo, there will be a group ride on the Brownstone Trail 2.7 miles to Port Superior where participants will stop for a treat (ice cream bars, etc.) and head back to Bayfield. Suggestions and input welcome!
  • 07/07/2018
    Yoga and Music at Copper Falls State Park from 9-10am at Loon Lake Beach. No charge for the class. Park Admission sticker required. No mat? No problem. Bring a towel. Music by: Yazmin Bowers Trio at 6:30pm. For more information call 715-274-5123.
  • 07/07/2018
    ABC Raceway Races: Kid’s Bike Races-Chicago Iron & Supplies. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road.Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps – 6:15pm. Racing – 7:00pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 07/07/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “New Power Generation: Celebrating Prince,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/07/2018
    Clam Lake Fireworks starting at dusk at the Clam Lake Community Club. For more information, visit www.clamlakewi.com.
  • 07/07/2018
    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents live music from, “Bob and the Beachcombers”. Doors open at 8pm and music begins at 9pm. Free admission. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 07/07-08/2018
    The Port Wing Historical Society is having a flea market Saturday, July 7th 9am-3pm, Sunday, July 8th 9am-1pm. Vendors and food at the Port Wing Town Hall, Hwy 13 in Port Wing. For more information call 715-774-3383.
  • 07/08/2018
    Copper Falls State Park presents, “Walk the Doughboy’s Trail with Kent Goeckermann” at 1pm. For more information call 715-274-5123.
  • 07/08/2018
    Upper 13 Baseball Game: Merchants vs. Duluth-Superior Dukes at Pufall Field at Hodgkins Park. 1:30pm. Questions, call 715-682-6428.
  • 07/08/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Fizz Kizer,” honkytonk singer/songwriter on acoustic guitar, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 07/08/2018
    The Cornucopia Community Library and Art Gallery presents the series Meet Our Local Authors featuring Nancy Langston at 2pm at the Bell Town Hall in Cornucopia. For more information, call 715-742-3336 or email karencorny@gmail.com.
  • 07/08/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “BRKFST Dance Company,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield. Essentia Health Free Family 1pm Matinee. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/10/2018
    Northwest Wisconsin Business Service Team has monthly webinars.  This month is Financial Services for Our Local Small Businesses & Non-profits at 11am presented by Maryann Ledin, CEP.  Fiscal responsibilities can be overwhelming for a small business, and for non-profits, these challenges can become an even larger issue to ensure that records are kept in compliance with federal, state, and other regulations and guidelines. Northwest Wisconsin CEP specializes in non-profit accounting and now offers Fiscal Services that can help non-profits and assist small businesses with these processes at a low fee that is manageable and directed by each organization. This webinar is 30 minutes long with time dedicated afterwards for questions. Registration for the webinar can be completed at www.nwwib.com/bizserviceswebinars.
  • 07/10/2018
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Hijinx (Acoustic Based Rock and Country), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 07/11/2018
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Wellness Wednesday” all day. 700 W Main St. Free! Stop by and learn more about local wellness products and services. Local wellness products makers and practitioners will be in-store throughout the day. Owners receive 10% off wellness products. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
  • 07/11/2018
    Northland College Summer programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. For more information visit www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/high-school/.
  • 07/11/2018
    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Madeline Island Chamber Music Lecture and Concert” from 7-8pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • 07/12/2018
    Northland College presents 2018 Annual Golf Classic at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club. Registration at 8:30am, shotgun start at 10am. Proceeds will support Northland College Athletics. For more information or to register, call 715-682-1395, email sgregory@northland.edu or visit www.northland.edu/golfclassic.
  • 07/12/2018
    WITC-Ashland’s Summer Open House  from 11:30am-1:30pm. Check out WITC’s 50+ career programs, meet staff & instructors, take a free career assessment, get financial aid, admissions & scholarship information, take a campus tour, learn about transfer opportunities, and get a free application voucher. Enjoy brats, hot dogs, refreshments, prizes, gas card drawings, lawn games, and more! Call 715-682-4591 or visit witc.edu/events for more information.
  • 07/12/2018
    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “Room 2 Groove” from 6-9pm. Outside the Cornucopia Sweet Shop. Bring Grandma and the kids and enjoy a summer evening on the grass listening to sweet tunes by local artists. Picnics are welcome! Free family fun!
  • 07/12/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Mary Chapin Carpenter,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/12-13/2018
    Partners of MMC $6 Sale! In the Stockton Gull Meeting Rooms on the ground floor of MMC. Thursday: 9am-5pm and Friday from 8am-2pm. Variety of different things all for just $6 such as bags, jewlery, Packer, Badger and Brewer stuff, socks, and much more!
  • 07/13/2018
    Women Into Networking at the Chequamegon Food Co-op, 700 W Main St, from 12-1pm. Lunch and Learn every second Friday of every lunch. Jessica Pergolski, the School Board President, will be talking about public access for the field house. Cost: $10 which includes lunch. Please RSVP by call 906-364-9100 or through Facebook.
  • 07/13/2018
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Invasive Species I.D. Day”, 29270 Co Hwy G in Ashland, from 1-4pm. Speakers from 1-2pm in the theater discussing invasive insects. For more information visit www.nglvc.org or call 715-685-9983.
  • 07/13/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Belfast to Bluegrass,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/13-15/2018
    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Fur Trade Event- Connecting Cultures” from 10am-5pm. For more information call 715-747-2415 or email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • 07/14/2018
    Chequamegon Archery Club Youth 3-D shoot, 3501 McDonald Rd., Ashland, for 4 weeks on Saturdays from 10am-12noon. $5 per shooter. For more information contact Jim Habas at 715-682-2090.
  • 07/14/2018
    4th Annual Sanborn Tractor Pull & Truck Pull starting at 1pm. Meet at the Sanborn Memorial Park, 10 miles South of Ashland on Cty. Hwy E. Admission Fee at the Gate/ Children 5 and under are free. Food and drink will be available for sale by the Sanborn Community Club. Live Music starting at 8pm. For more information call Brian Today at 715-278-3908, Sam Lulich at 715-492-7238 or Mark Richardson at 715-209-8036. Vendors welcome, call Rosemary at 715-278-3448.
  • 07/14/2018
    ABC Raceway Races: Pure Excitement 25- ABC Sportsmen’s Club. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps – 6:15pm. Racing – 7:00pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 07/14/2018
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Summer Series presents Patio Entertainment, live music by “Silver Eagle” from 7-10pm. Live music and cash bar. Limited seating. Bring lawn chair or blanket. For more information call 800-226-8478.
  • 07/14/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Big Top Does The Beatles,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/14-15/2018
    The Ashland Shortstop at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd, Ashland. From Saturday at 7:30am to Sunday at 2pm. Cost:$100. For more information, call 715-682-8004 or email mlindberg@pga.com.
  • 07/15/2018
    Ashland’s Lake Superior Day. Celebrate your Love for the Lake! Kreher Park from 10am-12noon for beach clean-up. Refreshments to be served. For more information contact 715-682-7059
  • 07/15/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Tom and Jed,” traditional & modern bluegrass plus originals, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 07/15/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Blues Traveler,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/15-20/2018
    Day Camp 2018, led by Luther Point Bible camp and sponsored by Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Presbyterian Congregational Church, Saron Lutheran Church, Good Shepard Lutheran Church and Ashland First Methodist Church. Jr/Sr Hi- Sunday 7-9pm & Mon-Thur 6-9pm at Saron Lutheran Church. Grades 1-5- Mon-Fri 9am-12noon at Saron Lutheran Church. Preschool- Mon-Fri 9:15-11:45am at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Cost $10. For more information, contact Kris Warren at 715-746-2266.
  • 07/17/2018
    Ashland Science on Tap hosts Eric Wilcots, Ph.D. with “The Dark Side of the Universe,” at 6:30pm at the Deep Water Grille-South Shore Brewery, 808 W. Main St. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or visit www.ashlandscience.org.
  • 07/17/2018
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Conga Se Menne (Finnish Reggae), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 07/18/2018
    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Sue Lemieux: Ojibwe Perspectices on Water” at 7pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • 07/19/2018
    Frankie’s Pizza Summer Party, 1317 E. Lake Shore Dr., from noon-6pm. Games, door prizes and more. For more information, call 715-682-9980.
  • 07/19/2018
    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “Liz Woodworth Trio” from 6-9pm. Outside the Cornucopia Sweet Shop. Bring Grandma and the kids and enjoy a summer evening on the grass listening to sweet tunes by local artists. Picnics are welcome! Free family fun!
  • 07/19/2018
    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Impact & Influence: Haydn Op. 20 & the Sting Quartet” at 7pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • 07/19/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Arlo Guthrie,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/19/2018
    3rd Thursday! You know, Thirsty Thursday, Thankful Thursday, Throwback Thursday, and now 3rd THURSDAY!!!!!! Downtown Retail Business will be open until 8pm on the 3rd THURSDAY of every month, with specials. Bargains!! Fun!! An evening of shopping! For more information call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
  • 07/19-21/2018
    59th 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.
  • 07/20/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “The Guess Who,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/20-22/2018
    Bay Days Festival, Bayview Park on the east side of Ashland. Arts and crafts, food booths, Petting Zoo, pony & camel rides, inflatables, stongman contest, pie eating contest, fun run and other family fun.  And did we say music/!?!  For more information, call 800-284-9484 or 715-682-2500 and visit www.ashlandbaydays.com.
  • 07/20-22/2018
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Nurture in Nature: A Forest Lodge Yoga Retreat”. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 07/21/2018
    Bay Days 1-mike, 5K & 10K Fun Run, Bayview Park on the east side of Ashland at 8am. For more information, call 800-284-9484 or 715-682-2500 and visit www.ashlandbaydays.com.
  • 07/21/2018
    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! Plus 1 free ticket to the Thursday Lumberjack World Championships (07/19/2018). Register now! For more information call 715-634-5025 or visit www.birkie.com.
  • 07/21/2018
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Kid’s Day” from 9am-12pm at the Ashland Area Farmer’s Marker, next to the City Hall. Free! Don’t miss out on this morning of fun at the farmers market! Bring the whole family down for games, free snacks, prizes, music, face painting, and special guests. For more information call 715-682-8251.
  • 07/21/2018
    Mud Rutters off Road Mountain Bike Race on the Farm Road Trails in Ashland, WI. Race is starting at 10am at the Lake Superior Intermediate School. Registration/Check in from 8:30-9:30am. $20 per racer. $40 per family of 3 or more people. Challenging 15 miles. Beginners/short 7 miles. Free kids race 3-8 yr. old’s at 11:30am. Pre-register by July 17th for $15 per racer. For pre-registration visit www.bikereg.com. For more information on Farm Road Trails, visit  Farm Road Trails on Facebook.
  • 07/21/2018
    ABC Raceway Races: Northland Super Stock Series- Fast Lane Motor Sports. Free entry into the races with a donation of a non- perishable food item for The BRICK or a donation for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, compliments of Northern Clearing.Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps-6:15pm. Racing-7:00pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm. For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 07/21/2018
    CBAC’s Art on the Bay: “Midsummer Night Fundraiser” at Wild Rice Retreat, 84860 Old San Rd in Bayfield, from 5:50-10pm. Come, please and be delighted. Enjoy an evening of enchantment, delectable delights, music, silent auction and selections from A Midsummer Night’s Dreams, performed by the Chequamegon- dwelling Groundings. Thank you for supporting the arts! Tickets are now available at Salmagundi, Karlyn’s Gallery, Stone’s Throw or from a CBAC Board Member. $30 in advance and $40 at the door (while they last). For more information contact Joanne Meierhofer at 715-685-2350. More info here: www.cbayarts.org/art-on-the-bay—auction.html .We are still gratefully accepting Silent Auction donations! Please drop your donation and form at the Washburn Cultural Center before July 17.
  • 07/21/2018
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Summer Series presents Patio Entertainment, live music by “Whisky & Topaz” from 7-10pm. Live music and cash bar. Limited seating. Bring lawn chair or blanket. For more information call 800-226-8478.
  • 07/21/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Big Top Does the Beatles,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/22/2018
    Cancelled Little Minnow Kids’ Triathlon, Bayview Park on the east side of Ashland, at 12:30pm. For more information, call 800-284-9484 or 715-682-2500 or visit www.cheqbaysprint.com/Minnow-Race-Information. Pre registration required, no same-day registration.
  • 07/22/2018
    Chequamegon Bay Concert Band is having their Bay Days concert from 1-2pm at Bayview Park. For more information call 715-682-2500.
  • 07/22/2018
    Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Community Bay Days Raffle! Drawing is held at Bayview Park at 2pm. Proceeds will help fund new security enhancements for Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Community. Cost for tickets is $5 each, 5 for $20, 20 for $60, or 40 for $100. Available for purchase in our school or parish office located at 106 North 2nd Ave E. 1st prize: $2,000. 2nd prize: $1,000. 3rd prize: $500. 4-10th prize: $100 each. Security enhancements include new reinforced doors and breach resistant windows, surveillance cameras at every entry, and newly secured and monitored checkpoint upon entry. This will be a combined effort between the school and church to keep our children safe.
  • 07/22/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Pushing Chain,” guitar, fiddle, strong harmonies & a gonzo attitude, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 07/23-25/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Bluegrass Day Camp,”. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/23-27/2018
    Northland College Summer programs presents, “Aquatic Ecology Field Academy”. For more information visit www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/high-school/.
  • 07/24/2018
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Food on a Stick: Killer Kebabs!” from 5:30-7:30pm. Instructor: Lars Dukowitz, Cooking with Lars. Cost: $20/ $15 owner. Kebabs make summer grilling easy-peasy. They are infinitely customeizable, can be prepared ahead of time, and cook up quickly. In this class you’ll learn several ways to prepare meat and veggies before grilling ’em up to perfection on skewers. Registration deadline is July 22. For more information call 715-682-8251.
  • 07/24/2018
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Hoff Stevens (Singer/Song writer Trio), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 07/25/2018
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 07/25/2018
    Madeline Island Museum presents, “How Lake Superior Affects Our Weather Patterns” from 7-8pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • 07/26/2018
    Apostle Island Area and Chequamegon Bay Area Community Fund’s Annual Celebration from 5-7pm at Wild Rice Retreat. Located at 84860 Old San Road in Bayfield. Join us in celebrating generosity, inclusiveness, and civic engagement. Noshing begins at 5pm, formal awards celebration from 5:45-7pm. Please RSVP by July 19 by calling 715-779-7021 or visit www.dsacommunityfoundation.com/aicbcelebration.
  • 07/26/2018
    Business On Stage with presentation on “ABC’s of EDC’s..What We Do” featuring Betsey Harries, Executive Director of the Ashland Area Development Corporation and Scottie Sandstrom, Executive Director of Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation at 6pm at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 County Hwy G, Ashland. For more information, visit www.businessonstage.org.
  • 07/26/2018
    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “Owen Polifka” from 6-9pm. Outside the Cornucopia Sweet Shop. Bring Grandma and the kids and enjoy a summer evening on the grass listening to sweet tunes by local artists. Picnics are welcome! Free family fun!
  • 07/26/2018
    Iron River Lions Club Talent Fest is at 7pm at the Iron River Community Center. For more information, call 715-372-8558 or 715-372-8447, or visit www.irlions.com.
  • 07/26/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Belfast to Bluegrass,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/26/2018
    Chequamegon Bay Concert Band is having a concert from 8-9pm at the Bandshell, in Memorial Park. In case of rain, concert will be moved to the Northland College, Alvord Theatre. For more information call 715-682-2500.
  • 07/27/2018
    Family Friendly Concert with Blake & Jenna Bolerjack from 7-8:30pm at Salem Church, 400 Salem Dr., Ashland. As husband and wife, Blake & Jenna communicate their faith through music with gentleness and a testimony of love and commitment with their marriage; a chemistry easily seen as they sing and serve together. Singing music that connects all generations, Blake’s soaring vocals and Jenna’s sweet harmonies are sure to inspire and encourage. Listen to music clips of them online at: www.blakeandjenna.com and on iTunes, YouTube, Pandora, Amazon, and their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/blakeandjenna. For more information call 715-682-3934.
  • 07/27/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Rulfus Wainwright,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/27-28/2018
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “The Art of Forest Bathing”. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 07/27-28/2018
    Pine Creek 4-H Club Multi-Family Indoor Garage and Bake Sale Fundraiser at the Moquah Town Hall. Located 6 miles past the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center on County Hwy G. Friday, July 27: noon-6pm. Saturday, July 28: 7-11am. For more information email atutor@northland.edu.
  • 07/27-28/2018
    Washburn Board Across the Bay! Stand-up paddleboard race across Chequamegon Bay at 8am on Saturday. Become a part of the fun as you paddle on Lake Superior.  For more information and schedule, call 715-373-5017 or visit boardacrossthebay.com.
  • 07/27-29/2018
    59th 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/pioneerdays.
  • 07/27-29/2018
    Washburn Brownstone Block Party, 126 W. Bayfield St. A big ol’ block party on the top of the hill. The annual Washburn Fire & EMS Dance brings out a variety of folks for food, drinks, dance, and lots of fun for the whole family. For more information, call 715-373-5017.
  • 07/28/2018
    Butternut’s Fanatical Fish. For more information, call 715-769-3113 or email butternutwi@centurytel.net.
  • 07/28/2018
    Penokee Mountain Bike Road Race and Tour, hosted by the Mellen Area Chamber of Commerce. Registration: 7:30-9:30am. Race start: 9:30 a.m. 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.
  • 07/28/2018
    Washburn Heritage Association’s Annual Home Tour from 10am-2pm. The tour will take place along Pumphouse Rd and will include five historic waterfront homes, including the Pump House. Tickets are available in advance at Karlyn’s in Washburn, Stone’s Throw in Bayfield, and Salmagundi in Ashland. They are available the day of the tour at the intersection of Pumphouse Rd and First Ave East. For more information, call Patra Holter at 715-373-2404 or Carla Bremner at 715-373-5212.
  • 07/28/2018
    White Winter Winery Blues and Berries from 10am-5pm. Live music by the “Buddy Scott Blues Band” from noon-4pm. Enjoy White Winter Winery blueberry spirits, mead and spritz blueberry brats, blueberry ice cream sandwiches by Harbor House Sweets, and more blueberry delicacies. For more information visit www.whitewinter.com, or call 715-372-5656.
  • 07/28/2018
    9th 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 and The BRICK. All skill levels welcome! For more information please contact 715-682-8004 or email mlindberg@pga.com.
  • 07/28/2018
    Chequamegon Archery Club 30 Target 3-D Shoot, 3501 McDonald Rd., Ashland, from 9am-3pm. $10 for adults, 18 and under are $5. For more information contact Jim Habas at 715-682-2090.
  • 07/28/2018
    9th Annual North Coast Car Show, at North Coast Coffee Shop, 509 W. Bayfield St., Washburn. Registration from 10am-2pm. Trophy presentation at 2pm. Live music from the “White Caps” from 10am-2pm, a drawing for a chance to win a trip of your choice from JET Travel. For more information and registration, call 715-682-2489, 715-373-2030, or 715-373-5725.
  • 07/28/2018
    Brunsweiler River and Mineral Lake State Natural and Research Area Hike from 1-4pm. Meet the leader, Ellie Williams, at the Parking Area on Mineral Lake Road (FR 187) where the NCT crosses the road, for this 4 mile in and out hike. This large tract of woodlands is a prime example of a northern mesic forest. Observation and discussion will focus on the plant life that dominates this specific forest community. From geology and soils, to trees, shrubs and ground layer, this habitat type will be explored. Bring your plant ID books! For more information contact Kevin Schram, President, at 715-765-4789 or email che@northcountrytrail.org.
  • 07/28/2018
    Copper Falls presents “Twelfth Night” free workshop and show! Learn at 5:30pm about Shakespeare. For ages 8 and up. Showtime at 7pm, 6 actors, 75 minutes, 1 funny play. A summit players Theatre production.  www.summitplayerstheatre.com.
  • 07/28/2018
    ABC Raceway Races: HOF Night- Zar’s Bar & Banquet Hall w/ Vintage Cars. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Fun and games. Fundraising for the local cancer society ALL NIGHT LONG!! Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7:00pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm. For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com  or call 715-682-4237.
  • 07/28/2018
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Summer Series presents Patio Entertainment, live music by “Night Flyer” from 7-10pm. Live music and cash bar. Limited seating. Bring lawn chair or blanket. For more information call 800-226-8478.
  • 07/28/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “All Aboard: Songs of the Railroad,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/28/2018
    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Fun in the Sun Drawings”. Cash drawings from 8-10pm and Sea-Doo Giveaway is at 11pm. Total of $11,000 for July drawings! For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 07/28-29/2018
    Iron River Lions Club Blueberry Festival at Moon Lake Park, County Hwy. H, Iron River, from 10am-5pm.  Rides, crafts, food, games, live music, special blueberry wine tastings, blueberry treats & more! For more information, call 715-372-8558, or visit www.irlions.com.
  • 07/28-29/2018
    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Ojibwe Artist Residency with April Stone” from 10am-5pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • 07/29/2018
    2018 Brownstone Bike Festival. Sponsored by NCCA. Registration 10-10:45am.  Races and Rodeo start at 11am at Mt Valhalla Recreation Area, 25435 Cty C, Washburn. Family fun challenge courses/bike rodeo for young and old riders to practice their skills. All bikers welcome! Free admission with donations welcomed. Proceeds go toward the Washburn School District Bike Program. For more information, call 715-209-8169.
  • 07/29/2018
    Jr./Adult Golf Outing, Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. 12pm shotgun start. For further information and to register, contact the Chequamegon Bay Golf Shop at 715-682-8004.
  • 07/29/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Skipping Stones,” classic rock/blues/country/contemperary, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 07/29/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Ronnie Milsap,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/30-08/04/2018
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents workshop for “Alice In Wonderland”, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 07/31/2018
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Saints of Circumstance (Granolacana), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 07/31/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Shakey Graves,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.