Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family.
The Washburn Cultural Center’s antiques and gifts shop, Vinyl Vault, museum, and galleries open daily from 12–4pm as long as local COVID conditions allow. Masks will remain required for entry into the building.
CBAC returns to the WCC galleries on Wednesday, April 7 with their spring exhibition, Cultivating Resilience—Thriving Amid Adversity, followed in May with an exhibition of works by students from Washburn Public Schools.
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 www.mtashwabay.org.
CheqYes Book Club 2021. CheqYes is excited to announce our 2021 Reading List and a NEW Book Club time! Starting in March, we will be hosting our virtual Book Clubs lunch and learn style from 12-1 PM. We encourage you to sign up and bring your book and your brown bagged lunch (if that is a thing any more?) and join us to chat about our selected Book of the Month. For March the book is Dare to Lead by Brene Brown. Chat date March 31, 2021, 12:00 pm. Registration coming soon! For more information go to their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/cheqyes.
Sears Hometown Store at 811 3rd St W in Ashland is celebrating our Local Family & Friends with savings! For three days only, Thursday, March 4th through Saturday, March 6th, take an extra 10% off almost everything! Save up to 25% on select appliances, plus use your qualifying Shop Your Way or Sears card to save even more! You’ll also save up to 25% on power lawn and garden equipment, plus big savings on tools to take care of all your home projects—inside and out! Savings good through Saturday, March 6th. Exclusions apply – see store for details.
Ashland School District Mission, Vision, and Values Input Session Invitation. A letter from Erik T. Olson, Superintendent. The District has started the Vision, Mission and Values review process and we would like to invite you to consider contributing to this process. If you are interested in volunteering to be a member of an input session, please complete this form by Sunday, March 7th. From the list of volunteers, 10 individuals will be selected to represent a diverse group of stakeholders for each hour-long session. Further details will be shared with the individuals who are selected to participate in each group. Click this link for more information.
03/06-07/2021 North Wisconsin Rod and Gun Club ICE-O-RAMA – Contestants fish anywhere in the Chequamegon Bay. Begins Saturday at 5am, ends Sunday at 12pm. All fish must be registered by 12pm on Sunday at Second Landing , Reykdal Rd. No frozen fish. $10 entry fee. 1st place: $150 in five categories; additional cash prizes for 2nd and 3rd. Ice-O-Rama raffle tickets will be sold through May 1st, 2021. First Drawing March 7th and 2nd drawing May 1st. Tickets are available at Angler’s All, River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, Neighborly Bar, Ashland Chamber and other taverns and businesses throughout Ashland and the surrounding area and a NWRGC Members. Proceed fund Kid’s Fishing Contest held in August and other community initiatives. For more information, call 262-689-0536 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Facebook for the latest event and prize updates.
Considering applying for the 2021 Spark Competition? Spark is a community-based startup pitch platform for entrepreneurs and business owners in the Chequamegon Bay. This exciting event brought to you by CheqYes with the Small Business Development Center at UW-Superior as our presenting sponsor. Have questions about how to apply? You will want to be part of this event! From 6:30-7:30pm. Here’s your chance to ask members of the leadership team your questions about the application, the competition, and everything in-between! Plus, we’ll have last year’s winner, Victoria Peters from Copper Pasty, talking about her experience with the competition. Spark Competition Applications are due by March 19th. Apply today at http://bit.ly/3qYuHXk
Home Expressions Spring Open House, Thursday-Friday 10am-5:30pm and Saturday 10am-4pm. For more information, call 715-682-2455.
Chequamegon Bay Arts Council announces the spring show, “Cultivating Resilience—Thriving Amid Adversity.” An open show invites entering artists to submit up to three original works from the past year at least one of which is to be offered for sale. The entry form at cbayarts.org to be included with the entry fee is $25, and the delivery date is April 1 or 2 between 1 and 5pm at the Washburn Cultural Center. Show starts April 7, Wednesdays through Saturdays, 12 to 4pm at the Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E Bayfield Street, Washburn and virtually by visiting CBAC’s website cbayarts.org or washburnculturalcenter.com. Explore how adversity—your personal story and/or the collective adversity we have shared over the past year—becomes a creative wellspring for your art. The show will be judged by Ron Piercy of Karlyn’s Yellowbird Gallery and prizes awarded. The awards will be featured in a short video film. Questions call 715-779-3570 or email email@example.com
03/19/2021 CheqYes’s Spark 2021. Applications for Spark 2021 are due THIS Friday, March 19th. Spark is a community-based startup pitch platform for entrepreneurs and business owners in the Chequamegon Bay. Chequamegon Bay entrepreneurs are invited to apply to pitch their business ideas! Apply today at http://bit.ly/3qYuHXk This exciting event brought to you by CheqYes with the Small Business Development Center at UW-Superior as our presenting sponsor. Selected finalists will pitch their idea to judges and an audience for the chance to win $5,000 and a business start-up package. All applications will be reviewed, and the final presenters will be selected and notified by April 1st. Spark will take place on June 10, 2021, from 6 – 8pm in Ashland, WI.
Spring Equinox – Kindness Rocks at White Winter Winery in Iron River 10am-5pm. Days will be getting longer and that’s a reason to celebrate! Paint & Take Kindness Rocks. No special skills needed. We’ll have rocks,… More paint and brushes for you to paint your own rock! Music on the Porch 1-4 pm with Russ. Special Spring Cocktails! As always we will follow Covid health guidelines. Seating will be spaced and limited and of course please wear your mask!
03/25-26/2021 Ashland Parks & Rec Lego Contest at Moores on Main. Creative Categories are Transportation, Buildings, Silly Monsters/Robots and Miscellaneous. Drop off at Moores on Main March 25 and 26, 9am-6pm. Judging takes place on march 27. Pick up March 29 & 30 9am-6pm. Questions call 715-682-7059.
6th Annual Red Cliff Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Breakfast at Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, 3 miles north of Bayfield on Hwy 13, from 7am-noon. Only $7 all-you-can-eat fundraiser. Kids under 3 eat free. Pancakes, sausage, juice, and raffle prizes. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
Chairman of “The Board” Race starting at noon at Mt. Ashwabay. The annual USASA style alpine snowboard race is open to all skills and all ages. Racers compete in 2-Slalom, combined time and 2-Giant Slalom, combined time. Both Men’s and Woman’s division. Medals for ten age divisions and Trophies for the fastest Chairwoman and Chairman of the Board. For more information, call 715-779-3227.
Girl Scout Cookie Sale! 2-6pm Support the Brownies & Juniors of Ashland’s Girl Scout Troop #4410! We will be at the Ashland Walmart selling All Varieties: Thin Mints; Caramel deLites; Peanut Butter Patties; Girl Scout S’Mores; Lemonades; Shortbread; Peanut Butter Sandwich; gluten- & peanut-free Caramel Chocolate Chip; & last year for Thanks-A-Lots! (Vegan varieties). New Price of $4.50 per package ($5 for gluten/peanut-free CCC). We now take debit & credit cards! Good old cash still works too!
03/01/2020 “Cash is King” Raffle Drawing and Celebrations sponsored by the Ashland Elks Lodge #134. Celebrations will be held at the AmericInn Hotel in Ashland. Doors open at 2pm and drawing at 4pm. Need not to be present to win! The door and bar open at 2pm. Food will be served from 2:30-4:30pm. The drawing will begin at 4pm. Please contact an Elk member or call 715-682-5215 for more information.
Vaughn Public Library presents, Monthly Movie Matinee, 1:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
Vaughn Public Library presents, Computer Clinic for Beginners, 4:30-6pm in the meeting room on the 2nd floor. WITC students will assist the learners. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
03/05/2020 Annual Circle of Grace Chili Feed at the Saron Lutheran Church from 4:30-6:30pm. 517 9th Ave W, Ashland. Enjoy several varieties of chili!! Free will offering! For more information, call 715-682-2376.
2020 Fat Bike Birkie put on by the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation. Riders test their skill and endurance on the professionally groomed American Birkebeiner Ski Trail. Two days of fun! For more information, go to www.birkie.com/bike/events/fat-bike-birkie/.
03/06-07/2020 World Telemark Day at Mt. Ashwabay. On Friday there will be night skiing from 4:30-9pm and the fundraising party from 7-11pm. On Saturday the lifts run from 9:30am-9pm, Free tele rentals, free lessons at 10:30am, human slalom, and more!
Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Mill Grains & Make Bread, 10am-12pm.
Free–But call to reserve your spot. Registration Deadline: March 5. Class- Learn and watch the process of milling whole grain into flour and then take those grains and make delicious homemade bread with just 5 basic ingredients. For more information or to register, call 715-682-8251
03/07/2020 The Jack Beagan Memorial Polar Plunge at the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion from 2-3pm. We were saddened at the loss of our friend Jack Beagan in November. Jack was with RFR from the very start and served us as Board Chair and Volunteer Extraordinaire, both behind the scenes and in our Polar Plunge many times – always with great style! 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, because no one loved a good performance more than Jack. For more information, visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-winter-festival-schedule.htm.
Fat Tire Bike Mini Tours hosted by North Coast Cycling Association at Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion. Try winter fat tire biking on the big lake. No experience necessary! Cost includes bike rental, use of helmet, and guided 45 minute bike ride right on Lake Superior. Rides leave every hour on the hour from 10am-2pm. If lake conditions are unsafe, the rides will be relocated. For more information, visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-winter-festival-schedule.htm.
Bayfield WinterFest Poker Run in Bayfield, 9am-5:15pm – Start at any of the retail businesses listed on our website. Turn in your poker run score sheet at the Creamery Bar between 5- 5:30pm for a chance to win! Prizes awarded at 5:35pm. Top 3 poker hands win prize packages valued between $100 – $200 and all other hands are eligible to be drawn for a chance to play poker to win door prizes! For more information, visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-winter-festival-schedule.htm.
03/07/2020 Bayfield Winter Festival Candlelight Snowshoe Hike and Nordic Ski hosted by Landmark Conservancy and Mt. Ashwabay 6–9 pm, 32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield. Enjoy a candlelit snowshoe or Nordic ski as we gather to celebrate winter! Warm up in the cozy chalet afterwards with your friends from Landmark and Mt. Ashwabay. Cookies and hot cocoa will be provided. This is a free event and snowshoes are available for use at no charge. If you wish to ski, please note that Nordic skis may be rented at a discounted rate, and headlamps are recommended. For more information, visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-winter-festival-schedule.htm.
03/07/2020 White Winter Winery’s Annual Cellar Jazz Concert. A benefit for the NorthLakes Community Clinic enjoy an evening of jazz music performed by Reunion Road Band from Chicago, at the White Winter Winery, 68323A Lea Street, Iron River, WI, 6-9 pm. Enter a Speakeasy themed concert hall including gaming and prizes, White Winter Wines, cider and spirits and light refreshments. Purchase tickets online at www.whitewinter.com or by calling 715-372-5656.
Ashland Youth Hockey Association “Half Ice Mite and Mini Mite” Jamboree, 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. Mini Mites Cross Ice Jamboree Free! Medals to all who participate. For more information and to register at www.ashlandhockey.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vintage Snowmobile Show hosted by Legendary Waters Resort & Casino. Open to the public, vote for your favorites! For exhibitors and more information, contact Demetri Morris at 715-779-9463, or email email@example.com.
03/08/2020 Second Sundays at Saron chamber music series, at 4pm, held at Saron Lutheran Church in Ashland, located at the corner of 9th Avenue and 6th Street West. March will feature Dr Tiffany Darling, soprano; Neil Paynter and Jaryd Traaholt on piano; Kirk McBrayer on violoncello; and Andrew McInnes on violin. Any questions email GarlandCityConsort@gmail.com or call 715-331-8111.
Home Expressions Spring Open House, 9am-6pm. For more information, call 715-682-2455.
Celebrate local week, Co-op’s 44th Birthday! 15% off local – all day
It’s our birthday! Come to the co-op to celebrate with samples and sales. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
Superior Framing, 419 Main Street West, Spring Fling Framing Sale. 715-682-4625.
Vaughn Public Library presents, Computer Clinic for Beginners, 4:30-6pm in the meeting room on the 2nd floor. WITC students will assist the learners. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Wellness Wednesday
Owner Discount – Stop by to learn about the items we carry in our wellness department. From CBD to toothpaste, owners receive 10% off of wellness products all day! It’s a great day to become an owner – or renew your membership! For more information, call 715-682-8251.
Culinary Academy presented by Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board. Participants will learn skills for a career working in a commercial kitchen or hospitality setting. Free Training!! The Culinary Academy includes: Kitchen Cook Certification, ServSafe Certification, RealCareers Work Readiness, Guest Services Training. Please Register by March 9th! For questions or to enroll, contact Scott Schultz, 715-682-7235 ext. 118 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Flatbread & Spicy Chickpea Curry, 5:30-7:30pm. Instructors: Mary Dougherty & Danny Simpson, Cost: $20/15, Registration Deadline: March 10. Hands-On – Spend an evening with local chef’s, Mary Dougherty and Danny Simpson. They will share their knowledge and recipes for two types of flatbread, naan & Lebanese man’oushe. And what will accompany the exotic flatbreads? A spicy chickpea curried stew – yum. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
The Groundlings present Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice”, at StageNorth Theater, 123 Omaha St. W Washburn. Opening Night: March 13. Thursdays-Saturdays: 7:30pm, Sundays: 2pm. This tragically comic tale will likely bring tears to your eyes, and leave you thinking. Directed by Kristen Sandstrom. Tickets and volunteer opportunities available online, at http://www.thegroundlings.org. For a $2 discount on the ticket price when you purchase online, apply this code: ASHLAND20. For more information, call 715-373-1194, or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=101583.
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Plaiting with Black Ash, 9am-12pm in the MultiPurpose Room. Weaving with locally harvested and hand processed black ash, participants will learn a very simple weave under tension, as they weave a basket measuring approx. 5” in diameter to take home. Simple tools such as a scissors and a knife will be used in the process. A variety of baskets and resource materials will be on site for further enhancement. Instructor April Stone is a community member who has spent the last 20+ years working with Black Ash and carries a wealth of knowledge regarding the harvest and process. April encourages you to bring in other black ash baskets that you would like to show and tell or have questions on. Fee $40. Register required. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Center. For more information, call 715-685-9983, nglvc.org.
03/13/2020 Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Queen & Slim – Rated R at the Bay Theater at 5 and 7:30pm. Sponsored by the Bay Area Film Society. An old fashioned road movie set in a brutally modern America. A couple’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over. https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/queen_and_slim.
For more information call 715-685-9983.
Spring Wine Tasting Dinner, 6pm at the Rookery Pub, Cable. Starting with shared appetizers and conversation in the bar while Dave Schnell of Allstate Liquor & Wine Co previews his wine selections for the evening. Then you’ll move on to your own private table to enjoy more great food and wine. For more information, call 715-794-2062. www.rookerypub.com/newsletter/
Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, Celtica Pipers Rock! Dinner Show, Dinner at 7pm, Live Show at 8pm. $15 for wristband. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Trout Unlimited Fly Tying Get Together, 11am-2pm in the Whittlesey Room. Join the local chapter of Trout Unlimited for an afternoon of fly tying demos and telling fish stories in a relaxed small group gathering. Sponsored by the local chapter of Trout Unlimited. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
03/14/2020 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 www.mtashwabay.org.
Stagecoach Bar & Grill celebrating 6 years. Live Music, drink and food specials. Two Below Zero 5-9pm and the Whitecaps 9pm-1am. 315 Main Street East. 715-292-6710.
Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, Free Sunday Bingo, 1pm. For more information, visit legendarywaters.com.
Auditions for “Arsenic and Old Lace,” presented by the StageNorth Groundlings, 7-9pm, at the StageNorth Theater, 123 Omaha St W., Washburn. For more information, visit www.thegroundlings.org.
03/16-04/10/2020 Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board Construction Foundations Class Community Auction. All the items in this auction were built by students in the Construction Foundations course. These students are learning new skills and hope find a new career in construction. All proceeds will be applied to the next Construction Foundations course so that we can continue to offer this valuable training in the region. To make a difference, please bid on auction items, give a cash donation, or simply share this auction on your social media using the hashtags, #charityauction and #nwwib. To place your bid go to https://www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/NWWIB-10427 Any questions contack Mari Kay-Nabozny at 715-682-9141 X 101.
Bad River Lodge & Casino presents, St. Patrick’s Kiosk, 8am-11:45pm, Win rewards play! For more information, call 715-682-7121.
Postponed – Zoo Mobile – Nocturnal Animals, 11am and 12pm at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Discover why some animals stay away at night and what adaptations they have to help them survive. Sponsored in part by Lanny and Judy Neider and the Friends of the Center. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
St. Patricks Day Buffet at Bad River Lodge & Casino, Manomin Restaurant, 11am-5pm. No reservations required, $11.99 plus tax. For more information, call 715-682-7121. badriver.com
Vaughn Public Library presents, Teen Book Club, 4pm. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
03/17/2020 O’Ronnings Neighborly Bar St. Patrick’s Day. Green Beer, corned beef and shenanigans. 1301 Main Street West, 715-682-9908.
Cancelled – Ashland Science on Tap featuring Trish Bachmeier and Tom Fitz, PhD. “An investigation of the Mineral and Rock Composition of Glacial Deposits in Ashland County, Wisconsin.” 6:30pm at the Alley. Come hear stories of the ground beneath our feet, told with enthusiasm by these dynamos of geoscience. For more information, visit ashlandscience.org.
Cancelled- Chequamegon Food Co-op presents Class-Arthritis-Herbs and Homeopathic Remedies, Instructor: Dr. Kristi Kiel, Naturopathic Doctor, Cost: Free – but call to reserve your spot! Call 715-682-8251 to register TODAY! Registration Deadline: Monday, March 16, CLASS – Herbs and homeopathic remedies are safe and effective treatments for arthritis. Dr. Kiel will discuss how natural treatments can help. Bring your questions for this discussion-style presentation. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
Postponed – The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents Enercept Building
4- 6pm in the Theater. This is a free educational presentation hosted by Enercept Buildings. The event is open to the public to inform those interested in structured insulated panels for energy efficient homes. Hosted by Enercept Building. For more information contact 715-685-9983.
postponed – Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Solar 2020- What solar PV could look like in 2020 for Northern Wisconsin, 6-8pm in the Theater. This is a free educational presentation hosted by Carlson Electric LLC. The event is open to the public to inform those interested what Solar PV could look like in 2020 for the CheqBay Area and beyond. Danielle Kelly, consultant who managed the 2018 & 2019 CBR Group Buys, will be speaking and continuing to promote solar in the area. Presentation will be about an hour long with time for questions and conversation. Hosted by Carlson Electric. For more information, call 715-685-9983. nglvc.org
Postponed – Legendary Idol Karaoke Contest, Preliminary Audition #2 at Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff in the Lounge. Registration 8pm, Auditions 10pm. The judges will select 5 performers to advance to Semi-Final which will be held April 15. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
Cancelled – Lil Red Spring Open House. For more information, call 715-292-5185.
Cancelled – Red Bicycle Spring Open House. For more information, call 715-685-4114.
03/19/2020 Cancelled – 3rd THURSDAY!!!!!! Downtown Retail Business will be open until 7pm on the 3rd THURSDAY of every month, with specials. March Madness FREEZER Giveaway! Bargains!! Fun!! An evening of shopping! For more information call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Community Meal with Copper Pasty, 4-7pm. Cost: $5 per person. Copper Pasty will be IN THE HOUSE! We’ll be serving up these delicious pasty’s for our Spring Community Meal. PICK UP AND TAKE OUT ORDERS AVAILABLE. Copper Pasty’s are flaky, delicate and stuffed with vegetables and gravy. If you haven’t tried the Copper Pasty yet, come on down, you won’t be disappointed! Plus our deli will accompany the pasty’s with a few made-from-scratch sides. Come on down and try Copper Pasty and enjoy a made from scratch meal for only $5. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
03/19/2020 Cancelled – Gabriele’s German Cookies and Chocolates is having a “Cookie Tasting” from 5-7pm! Come taste the new cookies and see which you like best! The “winners” will be in this years Christmas Cookie Selection. For more information, call 715-682-2114.
Postponed – Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Wisconsin’s Secretive Bobcats, doors open at 6:15, presentation 7-8:30pm in the Theater. Program by Nathan Roberts Bobcats are a success story in Wisconsin and beyond. Once viewed as a varmint, this elusive species is now prized by people ranging from hunters to wildlife photographers. Bobcats are abundant in Wisconsin but are rarely seen due to their secretive nature. Researchers are using innovative ways to learn more about these cryptic animals. Attend this presentation by Nathan Roberts, research scientist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, to learn more about bobcat habits, natural history, status and distribution in northern Wisconsin. Sponsored by Friends of North Pikes Creek. For more information, call 715-685-9983. nglvc.org.
Cancelled – Northland College presents, “World Water Day: Freshwater Plastic Pollution”, at Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, 1411 Ellis Ave., 7-8:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-1223 or email email@example.com.
Cancelled – The Groundlings present Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice”, at StageNorth Theater, 123 Omaha St. W Washburn. Opening Night: March 13. Thursdays-Saturdays: 7:30pm, Sundays: 2pm. This tragically comic tale will likely bring tears to your eyes, and leave you thinking. Directed by Kristen Sandstrom. Tickets and volunteer opportunities available online, at http://www.thegroundlings.org. For a $2 discount on the ticket price when you purchase online, apply this code: ASHLAND20. For more information, call 715-373-1194, or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=101583.
Cancelled – Bad River Lodge & Casino presents, Spring Begins Kiosk, 8am-11:45pm. Win cash and rewards play! For more information, call 715-682-7121.
Postponed – Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Needle Felt a Loon, 10am-12pm in the MultiPurpose Room. Needle Using hand-dyed wool from our sheep to make your own adorable loon. All supplies are included with the class, and no previous experience is necessary. Great for ages 8 to 108. $40 per person. 10 student cap. Instructor Laura from Erindale Tapestry will be leading this class. $40 Fee. Registration required. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Center. For more information, call 715-685-9983. nglvc.org.
Postponed – Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Needle Felt Your Favorite Dog, 1-4pm in the MultiPurpose Room. Intermediate level class for returning students from previous classes or those continuing from the morning class, please bring pics of your favorite dog. People have been having so much fun making and ordering mini versions of their pets in Laura’s other classes, so this should be really fun! This class is led by Laura Berlage of Erindale Tapestry Studio. $50. Registration required. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Center. For more information, call 715-685-9983. nglvc.org.
Cancelled – Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, Cribbage 2020 Series. Registration begins 3pm, play begins 5pm. $40 per team, $100 High Hand. First Place: $750 cash, Second Place: $375 cash, Third Place: $250 cash, Fourth Place: $125 cash. For more information, visit legendarywaters.com.
Spring Equinox SALE at Solstice & Solstice Outdoors, 20% OFF to celebrate the start of the spring season. 715-292-6561
Cancelled – Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Kids in the Kitchen: Breakfast Time! 10am-12pm, Instructor: Rebecca Crumb-Johnson, Registered Dietitian at Memorial Medical Center. Cost: FREE – But reserve your spot. Registration Deadline: March 19. Hands-On– Cooking together can help increase family bonding and what better meal to make together than breakfast? We’ll get your kiddos excited about healthy breakfast options, like smoothies! Then, we’ll eat our creations! Recommended for kids ages 4 and up. Parental supervision required. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
03/21/2020 Cancelled – Music at the Museum chamber music series, at 3pm, at the Ashland Historical Museum, 216 Main Street West. This series features the Museum’s historic 1820’s Chickering piano, brought to Chequamegon Bay by Laura & Martin Beaser. This is the area’s only chamber music series which has a historic instrument as its centerpiece. Musicians will be Andrew McInnes on baroque violin; Neil Paynter playing the historic piano, Dr Tiffany Darling, soprano; and Teresa Rusch, flute. Any questions email GarlandCityConsort@gmail.com or call 715-331-8111.
Cancelled – OFP: Warrior Games IX Spring Gathering at Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff, 5-9pm. For tickets or more information, visit ticketor.com/ogitchidaafightpromotions.
Cancelled – Stand Up Comedy at the Bad River Lodge & Casino featuring Marc Yaffee with Opening Act Rob Fairbanks. Doors open at 8pm, show starts at 9pm. For more information, call 715-682-7121. badriver.com.
Cancelled – The Knights of Columbus will host an All-You-Can-Eat Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at OLL Social Hall, 201 Lakeshore Drive E., 8-11am, Cost: $6 for adults, $4 for children 5-11, free for children under 5, Proceeds will go to Holy Family (Relevant) Radio. For more information, 715-682-9621.
03/22/2020 Cancelled – Mason Area Historical Society presents, “Spring Brunch” from 9am-1pm at the Benoit Community Center. Serving scrambled eggs & sausages, french toast bake, biscuits, fresh fruit, winebreads, coffee, milk and juice. Adults: $10. Children ages 6-12: $5. Children ages 5 and under are free. Enjoy local history photos! Visit with friends and neighbors! 715-682-4408.
Cancelled – Vaughn Public Library, Teen Writing Club, 4:30-6:30pm on the 2nd floor to craft prompt inspired stories. Paper, pencils, and snacks provided. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
Cancelled – Dale and Jan Kupczyk will be presenting a talk of their two week tour around the beautiful county of Switzerland in June of 2019. 1:30-3pm and 6:30-8pm at the Vaughn Public Library. Light refreshments provided. Free and open to the public! For more information, call 715-682-7060.
Cancelled – Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Ka), 5:30-7:30pm. Instructor: Chef Lars Dukowitz, Cooking with Lars, Registration Deadline: March 24. Hands-On: Rich and creamy yet tangy and salty, Thai coconut soup is light yet bursting with flavor. Learn from Chef Lars the art of making Thai soup plus enjoy the fact that spices used in Thai cooking such as turmeric, galangal, coriander, lemongrass, and fresh chilies, have immune-boosting and disease-fighting power. Healthy and delicious! For more information, call 715-682-8251.
Postponed -Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, Natural Connections, 6:30-7:30pm in the Theater. Do you also love finding adventure and intrigue in strange places? Join naturalist and author Emily Stone to be transported across the moat into a magical world where nature is better than fiction. Pioneers help each other eke out a living in the stained-glass world of a pitcher plant leaf. Globe-trotting orchids land and blossom on an enchanted island with the help of a mysterious stranger. Hummingbirds lay eggs in your palm. A leaf miner grows up before your eyes. By using science to tell stories, Emily wields a magic that makes the whole world feel more alive. Emily Stone is the Naturalist/Education Director at the Cable Natural History Museum. Her award-winning Natural Connections column has been compiled into two books. Sponsored by the Ashland/Bayfield County Master Gardener Association. For more information, call 715-685-9983. nglvc.org.
Postponed – Strawberry Grower’s Clinic, 7-8:30pm in the MultiPurpose Room at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Open to anyone who grows or would like to begin growing strawberries, especially if they’ve had trouble with production in the past and desire to improve their yields. Jason Fischbach, Agricultural Extension Agent for Ashland/Bayfield Counties and Brian Smith, Extension Commercial Fruit Specialist of UW River Falls, will present.
Sponsored by Ashland/Bayfield County UW Ext. For more information, call 715-685-9983. nglvc.org.
Postponed until September- WJJH 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.
03/27-29/2020 Postponed-Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Godspell”, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Evening shows at 7:30pm. Sunday Matinees at 2pm. Tickets are available at Moores On Main. For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
Cancelled – Bargain Hut Gives Back Sale, 420 Chapple Ave., from 9am-1pm. Items will be for the community to take at no charge. This is open to anyone and everyone within the area. For more information, call 715-682-8522.
Cancelled – Vaughn Public Library presents, DIY Drop-In, 10am-12pm on the 2nd floor. Fiber Arts! Materials provided. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
03/28/2020 Cancelled – Ashland’s Park and Rec Community Play Day from 10am-2pm at the Brettings Community Center. FREE for all. Get rid of those winter-blahs by joining us for a day of indoor fun. Center with boxes, forts, indoor snowball fights, art stations, healthy food/snacks, games, sport demos, and just plain fun. For more information call 715-682-7059.
Cancelled – Beef Up the Enrichment Center Raffle, Music, and Food, 11am-7pm at the Neighborly Bar. For more information, call 715-682-9908.
Postponed – Pigs in a Blanket Dinner Fundraiser at the Bohemian Hall, 3pm-7pm. For more information, call 715-292-1578.
cancelled – Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, Cribbage 2020 Series. Registration begins 3pm, play begins 5pm. $40 per team, $100 High Hand. First Place: $750 cash, Second Place: $375 cash, Third Place: $250 cash, Fourth Place: $125 cash. For more information, visit legendarywaters.com.
Postponed until fall – 2020 Apostle Islands National Lakeshore 50th Anniversary Stewardship Symposium at Northland College in the Alvord Theatre. For more information, call 715-449-6900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancelled – Vaughn Public Library presents, Book Buzz, 6pm discussing Rise & Fall of Great Power. For more information, call 715-682-7060.