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MARCH 2024

  • Ashland High School Sports Schedule 
  • Northland College Sports Schedule
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center.  Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm
  • Follow the Mural Brick Road … in the county of the land of Ashland.  A fun scavenger hunt with the beautiful murals in Ashland County!
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books.
  • Youth Night at Mt. Ashwabay from 4-8pm on Fridays. $10 for lift ticket and rental for youth (under 18) from 3-8pm. Lift runs from 9:30am-9pm. For more information visit
  • Washburn Cultural Center March exhibit “Listening In: The Earth is speaking,” CBAC Annual Spring Show
  • Big Top Chautauqua Presents Open Mic Nights at The Backstage! Wednesday Nights. 6- 9 pm. Get up on stage or just grab a seat and listen. Each week we will be joined by a special guest host, including some of your favorite Blue Canvas Orchestra Musicians! All musicians welcome to play. Everyone is welcome to attend. The bar will be ready to serve you, and there will be snacks for purchase. No cover, no tickets, and no reservations needed. The Backstage is located just south of Bayfield city limits at Big Top Chautauqua Headquarters: 84810 State Hwy 13, Bayfield, WI 54814. For more info go to or call 715.373.5552.
  • 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.


2024 Events

  • 03/01-03/02/2024
    Home Expressions Spring Open House, Friday, March 1, 10am-5pm and Saturday, March 2, 10am-4pm. For more information, call 715-682-2455.
  • 03/01-03/2024
    Bayfield Winter Festival. Winter Festival includes many wonderful events over the weekend including the two that we host: the Long Jon Color at Mt Ashwabay and the Polar Plunge. Check out more community events happening around town.  For more information, call 715-779-5408.
  • 03/01-03/2024
    Ashland Youth Hockey Association “Battle by the Bay Mite & Mini Mite”, at the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th St. Times will vary due to the amount of teams registered. Please visit the website for updates on estimated times.  For more information and to register at
  • 03/01-02 & 15-16/2024
    The Washburn Hight School Drama Club presents, Almost Maine.  March 1 & 2 at Stage North at 7:30pm.  March 15-16 at Washburn High School at 7pm.  Tickets are $10 and are sold at the door at the Washburn High School.  StageNorth tickets can be purchased online at
  • 3/1 – 4/30/2024
    Bay City Cycles Trek Fest Sale. Trek Bicycles biggest sale of the year! From bikes to gear to maintenance items: lots of bikes, gear, and apparel on sale. Shop in-store or online and ship free to store at
  • 03/02/2024
    Join Landmark Conservancy on a snowy hike along the Brownstone Trail during Bayfield’s Winter Festival. We’ll learn interesting facts about nature in the winter season and what we can look forward to as spring starts to arrive. We’ll leave from Wild Rice Retreat, 84860 Old San Rd, Bayfield where you can enjoy community yoga before your invigorating hike! Depending on the weather, snowshoes may be recommended. Registration is requires as capacity is limited. Register at Contact Charly Kearns, if you have any questions.
  • 03/02/2024
    The Cable Natural History Museum Presents: Talon Talk Live Raptor Program: Meet the Museum’s live education raptors in person! Learn all about the amazing world of birds of prey from Naturalist Haley Selen. 10:30-11:30 am. Please come early to find a seat. Donations welcome. Visit
  • 03/02/2024
    The Jack Beagan Memorial Polar Plunge at the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion from 2pm.  Registration 12-1:30pm.  We encourage you to come plunge, pledge (all donations support the Rec Center or your non-profit or school team), or just watch the spectacle! The more outlandish the costume, the better. For more information, visit
  • 03/02-03/2024
    North Wisconsin Rod and Gun Club ICE-O-RAMA 2024 – DRY LAND EDITION Thanks to Mother Nature for this year only there will be no fishing contest! BUT…Saturday & Sunday will be packed with fun and prizes!! Kids fun day on Saturday with bon fire, smores and games. Food and beverages, raffles: Flash, bucket, go fish & 50/50/ Main raffle starts at 1pm on Sunday. Follow us on Facebook for the latest event and prize updates.
  • 03/03/2024
    CANCELLED – Ashland Ice Racing- at Maslowski Beach (pending ice conditions) Registration: 10-11am.  Pit Meeting: 11:15am.  Non-Studded Class: 11:30am. Regular Racing Starting at 12noon.  See you all there!   For weekly updates please refer to our Facebook Page. Thursday evening prior to the scheduled race day.
  • 03/03/2024
    White Winter Winery: Create your own Chunky Chenille Blanket. 1-3pm. Come join us for a fun night of finger knotting on a custom designed loom. Robin Macomber will be traveling from Iowa to guide you through this workshop. You will complete a beautiful 36×60 Chunky chenille blanket for yourself or a special handmade gift. Colors will be available to choose the night of the workshop. Spots are limited so please reserve your spot early.  Visit to register.
  • 03/06-31/2024
    Chequamegon Bay Arts Council Spring Show at The Washburn Cultural Center, Washburn.  March 6 Exhibit Opens; March 31 Exhibit Closes; March 7, 5 – 7pm Opening Reception. The center is open Wednesdays though Sundays 12noon-4pm.  For more information, visit CBAC website:
  • 03/6/2024
    Wednesday Night Chalet Social at Mt Ashwabay! Trivia Night! Unleash the power of your intellect as our charismatic quizmaster guides you through rounds of mind-bending questions. Prove it and earn bragging rights as the trivia champion! 6-8pm. Food available, Bar opens at 4:30. Visit or call 715-779-3227 for more information.
  • 03/09/2024
    Mt. Ashwabay Annual Spring Carnival, 3 miles south of Bayfield on Ski Hill Road. Fun and crazy events all weekend for the whole family! For more information, call 715-779-3227 or visit
  • 03/09/2024
    Snowbelt Longbeards, Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation invite you to their 22nd Annual Fundraising & Membership Banquet at the AmericInn Convention Center. Only 150 dinner tickets will be sold. 20 plus firearms to be raffled. Doors open at 5pm, Dinner 7pm. Pre-Event Gun Raffle.Your banquet ticket includes the banquet dinner and enrolls you as a member of the NTWF with all of its benefits. For more information contact Steve Innes (715-893-2270); Jim Clement 715-862-0097; Ron Kwasny 715-296-2356; Chrisi Ofstad 715-209-1027
  • 03/10/2024 
    Spring Ahead!  Don’t forget to move your clocks ahead and hour.
  • 03/10/2024
    CANCELLED – Ashland Ice Racing- at Maslowski Beach (pending ice conditions) Registration: 10-11am.  Pit Meeting: 11:15am.  Non-Studded Class: 11:30am. Regular Racing Starting at 12noon.  See you all there!   For weekly updates please refer to our Facebook Page. Thursday evening prior to the scheduled race day.
  • 03/10/2024
    Big Top Chautauqua’s The Backstage presents: The Henhouse Prowlers Rolling Wheels Spring Tour. Tickets: $26 (Adults) / $13 (Youth). Doors Open at 5:30PM, Show at 7PM The Chicago quartet plays straight-ahead, traditional bluegrass mixed with modern and international influence. Their signs are laden with vocal harmonies and instrumental musicianship, story-telling and precision finger picking. For tickets visit:
  • 03/13/2024
    The Alley presents: 2nd & 4th Wednesday Karaoke hosted by DJ JD Bass, playing the hits all night. Sign up at 7pm, start at 8pm. Late night happy hour from 9-11pm with discounts on appetizers and drinks! 808 Main St W, Ashland
  • 03/14/2024
    Northland College and Northwoods Technical College present: Career Connections Expo (for employers). 11am-3pm at the Northland College Kendrigan Gymnasium, 1411 Ellis Ave. For more info visit
  • 03/15/2024
    Big Top Chautauqua The Backstage presents: A Musical Tour of Ireland Featuring the Blue Canvas Orchestra. 84810 State Hwy 13, Bayfield. Doors open 5:30pm, Show starts at 7pm.  Kick off your St. Patrick’s weekend during a night of Irish music with Stevie Matier, Molly Otis, Andy Noyes, Harrison Olk and Nori Schwenzfeier, all Blue Canvas Orchestra regulars, and Big Top favorites. Expect an intimate show featuring all that is Irish: both ancient and modern; contemporary and traditional; music, stories and fun. Plus, partake in an Irish menu and special Irish cocktails mixed for you at the bar. For tickets visit:
  • 03/15/2024
    Join us at the Harbor Table for an evening with Warren Nelson & Friends.  $20 per ticket available at the door (in the back room). Concert begins at 7:30pm. Bring your friends and enjoy some live, local tunes. After the show, treat yourself to a divine dinner in our dining room overlooking Lake Superior. 130 W Harbor View Drive, Washburn.
  • 03/15-16/2024
    Union Boutique Spring Open House!  100 Main Street West.  Stop in to see what’s new!
  • 03/15-16/2024
    Birch 303 Spring Open House! 222 Main Street West.
  • 03/15-16/2024
    The Washburn Hight School Drama Club presents, Almost Maine.  March 1 & 2 at Stage North at 7:30pm.  March 15-16 at Washburn High School at 7pm.  Tickets are $10 and are sold  online at
  • 03/16/2024
    Red Bicycle Spring Open House, 10am-4pm.  618 W Main St, Ashland.    Sales, treats and a chance to win a Spring gift basket!  For more information, call 715-685-4114
  • 03/16/2024
    Market on Main Spring Open House! 515 Main Street West.
  • 03/19/2024
    Science on Tap at the Alley is back! Starting at 6:30pm. The Superior Rivers Watershed Association is hosting Ashland’s beloved Science on Tap! Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Alley in Ashland. Free and open to the public. Science on Tap is an opportunity for the community to hear about regional and relevant science from scientists themselves. Enjoy a beer, coffee, or good company as you listen to a 30-45 minute presentation. Visit:
  • 03/20/2024
    Wine Down Wednesday BINGO NIGHT at The Sandbar.  6:30-7:30pm. Come wine down with a $5 glass of wine and play bingo. We play 5-6 rounds. Bingo cards are $2 each. Keep your card/s for the games. Come early for a seat.  Enjoy a great glass of wine and a great time.  2521 West Lake Shore Drive.  715-685-2583.
  • 03/20/2024
    Open Mic Night at the Alley! Calling all musicians!! Signups start at 8pm-Midnight, 3rd Wednesday of every month! Plug & play! Music by DJ JD Bass. Drink specials & prizes! Two vocal mics & two additional inputs will be available. Bring your own instrument. End of the nigh “Jam Session”. Late night happy hour from 9-11pm with discounts on appetizers and drinks! 808 W Main St., Ashland.
  • 03/22/2024
    Ashland Chamber Music Society presents Crossing Borders String Quartet at 7:30pm at United Presbyterian-Congrefational Church, Ashland. Visit or their Facebook page for more information.
  • 03/23/2024
    Looking for something to fill your Saturday morning this Easter Season? Trinity Lutheran Church in Ashland invites you and your children to experience Easter fun and excitement; by taking a step back in time to Jerusalem Marketplace and Jesus’ tomb. We will follow Jesus to the cross where he died for our sins, but he didn’t stay dead – he rose again on Easter. There will be games, crafts, food, and activities. This event is free to the public. Come anytime between 10 am & 2 pm Visit to register your child or to volunteer. Call Heidi at 715-495-7338 with any questions.
  • 03/23/2024
    Chequamegon Bay Seed Fair: Growing Food, Growing Community! 10am-2pm. Stone Soup Café, 509 Main St. W., Ashland. The Chequamegon Bay Seed Fair will connect the community to seeds, gardening, and growing food!  This community event will include a seed share/exchange, educational workshops, children’s activities, and a pay-as-you-can lunch by Stone Soup Café.   All are welcome!  Learn more at   If you need seeds, we have plenty to share!  If you have seeds to share, bring them along!  We’re excited to grow & learn with you.  If you’d like to co-sponsor, make a donation to the raffle, or volunteer at the Chequamegon Bay Seed Fair, email Rachel at
  • 03/23/2024
    The Great Divide Ranger District of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is sponsoring a candlelight hike starting at the Morgan Falls/St. Peter’s Dome trailhead. Snowshoes optional. Free Family Event. 6:30-9:00pm. 1.6 miles (round trip) candle-lit hike to Morgan Falls, warming fire to follow. This event will be canceled if the temperature is 0 degrees or below. For more information, contact the Great Divide Ranger District at 715-634-4821 or 715-264-2511
  • 03/23/2024
    Big Top Chautauqua The Backstage presents: Erik Koskinen, an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, whose music is not categorized by sub-genres. Stylistically he is on his own while heavily influenced by American roots music. Doors open at 5:30pm, show at 7pm. For tickets visit:
  • 03/23-25/2024
    Heartland Communications Spring Home & Sport Show at Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave. Hours are: Friday from 5-8pm, Saturday from 10am-6pm, and Sunday from 10am-2pm. For more information, call 715-682-2727.
  • 03/24/2024
    White Winter Winery: DIY Easter Charcuterie. 1-3pm. Expert instructions  to help you build your own enticing Chacuterie Tray. The class includes cheeses, meats and treats with instruction.   Easter Mead-mosas available for purchase. Medium tray, $35,  feeds 2-4 people. Large tray, $45, feeds 4-6 people. Visit to register.
  • 03/27/2024
    The Alley presents: 2nd & 4th Wednesday Karaoke hosted by DJ JD Bass, playing the hits all night. Sign up at 7pm, start at 8pm. Late night happy hour from 9-11pm with discounts on appetizers and drinks! 808 Main St W, Ashland

2023 Events


  • 03/13-04/01/2023
    Bay City Cycles Trek Fest Sale.  Biggest sale of the year! Deals on select bikes, apparel, accessories, and bike gear. Shop in-store for extra discounts, or shop online and ship free to store at
  • 03/16-19/2023
    Moores on Main St. Patty’s Day sale! Receive 17% off on all regular priced items. Sale runs Thursday to Sunday!
  • 03/16/2023
    Fabric Life Spring Open House! 12pm-6pm. 10% off everything in the shop! 112 Main St W.
  • 03/17/2023
    O’RONNINGS Neighborly Bar St. Patrick’s Day Party starting at 3pm, DJ with Irish tunes 4-8pm, games, contests, Green Beer, and Corned Beef Sandwiches, let the Shenanigans begin.  715-682-9908
  • 03/19/2023
    The Mason Area Historical Society invites the public to their Spring Brunch. Serving 9am-1pm at the Benoit Community Center. sausage egg bake, fresh fruit, french toast bake, winebread, coffee, milk & juice. Adults $12, Children 6-12 $6, Children under 5 free. Enjoy local history photos, visit with friends & neighbors!
  • 03/30-04/01/2023
    Home Expressions Garden Extravaganza! 116 W Main Street. Thurs 10AM-6pm, Fri. 10AM-5:30PM, Sat. 10AM-4PM. BOGO Sale. Buy one get 50% off on one garden item.