Calendar » NOVEMBER 2021

  • Ashland High School Sports Schedule

  • Northland College Sports Schedule
  •  Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Lots to do and see at the Center. Walking trail, exhibits and observation tower.  Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family: www.nglvc.org
  • Vaughn Public Library – 715-682-7060.   For more information go to vaughnlibrary.org. Email social@vaughnlibrary.org with any questions.  Check out Storytime with Kathy on their Facebook page.
  • Follow the Mural Brick Road – highlighting the 37 historic murals in Ashland County.
  • Christmas Raffle Tickets: On sale for drawings every day during the month of December. For more information or tickets, call the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce at, 715-682-2500.
  • Ashland Rotary Rose Sale! $20/dozen, red or multi-colored. Pick up will be November 19-20. Rose sale profits will be used to fund Beach/Park Enhancement. For orders, email info@visitashland.com and for more information and pick up locations, visit ashlandwirotary.com.
  • Recreation and Fitness Resources:  140 S. Broad St., Bayfield www.recreationandfitnessresources.org  715-779-5408.
  • Gamer Tuesdays at Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street, at 7-11pm.  Tournament-style video game nights every Tuesday on the big screen TVs. Currently running Super Smash Bros with different games coming. $5 cash entry gets you in the double-elimination bracket to win the cash prize. Sign-up is 11AM-6:30pm to ensure we can make the brackets in time for a 7pm start.  BYOC: Bring Your Own Controller if you have one. It’s also Taco Tuesday: 3 tacos for $6 so come hungry! Check our Facebook Event for more details: https://fb.me/e/Dd8v8xqm
  • Annual Ashland Firefighters’ Toy Drive.   Sign up: November 15- December 13.  To donate: Bring new, unwrapped toys to any drop-off site (Wal-Mart) or to the Fire Station. Cash donations are accepted at the Fire Station, 217 East 6th St. To sign up children: Please call RSVP at 715-292-6400 Ex 1 or 2. They must be age newborn to 12 years and signed up by December 9th. The Ashland Firefighters Toy Drive is now a 501c3 organization and all donations are tax deductible. Cash or check accepted. Please make checks payable to Ashland Firefighters Toy Drive. Donations accepted yearround. Toys will be distributed on December 15 from 10am-6pm at the Bretting Community Center, 400 W. 4th Ave. For more information or a list of drop-off sites, call 715-682-7052.  Pribek

2021 Events

  • 11/03/2021
    Open Mic Night at Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street at 7-10pm.   Free to participate. Hosted by Bentley Brehm of Strange Brew (local band). Bring your guitar, your fiddle, your drum, your voice…Grab a burger and some liquid courage if you need it and take this opportunity to perform for a welcoming and supportive crowd. They will love you! Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Nov 17, Dec 1, Dec 15. Event details on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/1L6lluuP7
  • 11/03-06/2021
    The 13th Annual Big Water Film Festival. Offers days of films and activities brought to you by the Bay Area Film Society. Wednesday in Bayfield and Drummond. Thursday in Washburn. Friday-Sunday in Ashland at the Bay Theatre. For more information, call 715-682-3369, or visit www.bigwaterfilmfestival.org.
  • 11/04/2021
    Aging & Disability Resource Center is hosting FREE Brain Check-ups!  Also called memory screens, brain check-ups are a good way to detect any changes happening in your brain.  Check-ups can take anywhere from 20-30 minutes and involve answering a series of questions.  Throughout the month of November, staff from the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the North will be offering these check-ups on the following dates and locations:  Ashland County:  Thursday November 4 9am-12noon at the Enrichment Center, 400 Chapple Ave; Tuesday, November 9 10am-1pm at the Bad River Social Services 72772 Elm St Odanah; and Wednesday, November 17 9am-12pm at the Glidden Senior Center, 657 York Rd, Glidden.  If you have questions about a location or to request and appointment for a brain check-up in your home, call the ADRC of the north at 866-663-3607.
  • 11/04/2021
    Gingerbread House Decorating at White Winter Winery, Iron River, 6pm -9pm.  Join Angie’s Bakery at White Winter for a merry evening of Gingerbread House Decorating Party! Angie’s Bakery will bring everything you need to bedeck and bedazzle your little holiday house while enjoying festive holiday drinks. Decorate a Gingerbread guy & gal for only $5.00 more! $35.00 per gingerbread house. Register at https://whitewinter.com/events/.
  • 11/04-07/2021
    Chequamegon Theatre presents: Michigan Disasters, 210 5th Ave E, Evening shows are 7:30pm,  Sunday matinee shows are 2pm.  A suspenseful One-man storytelling of two unconventional disasters in Michigan’s upper Peninsula. Tickets available at Moores on Main.  Covid prodigals apply.  ctatheatre.org
  • 11/05-06/2021
    A New Season Christmas Open House, 420 Lake Shore Dr West.  Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 10am-3pm.
  • 11/06/2021
    Pancake Benefit for Tim Zwetow as he fights Gioblastoma 8am-11am.  Ashland High School.  Tim is a long time bus driver and supporter of all things Oredocker.  All proceeds go to Tim and his family during his courageous battle.  Basket Raffles.  for more information call 715-682-7089.
  • 11/06/2021
    Mt Ashwabay annual Ski + Snowboard Swap coming Saturday, 10am-2pm. The Swap offers a chance to trade-in, or trade-up, a percentage benefiting the Ashwabay Outdoor Educational Foundation. Cross-country, Downhill, and Snowboard equipment are all welcome.  Item drop-off will be available Wednesday, November 3 through Friday, November 5, 10am-5pm. Please contact us if you’d like to make other arrangements. Ashwabay reserves the right to refuse outdated or unsafe equipment.  Unsold equipment to be picked up by November 12.  For more information, visit www.mtashwabay.org/swap or call 715-779-3227.
  • 11/06/2021 
    Holiday Bazaar presented by Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church from 8am-1pm. Luncheon, Bakery, homemade items, and much more! For more information, call 715-682-7620.
  • 11/06/2021
    Cancelled – 16th Annual Fur Ball! From 6-10pm, at the AmericInn. Tickets: $50 per person including unlimited locally prepared food, beer and wine! Silent auction and raffle, wine pull (everyone wins!), live dessert auction, cat can surprises (everyone wins!) and so much more.  Limited tickets! For more information, call 715-682-9744, or click here to visit the website.
  • 11/07/2021
    The Knights of Columbus will host an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast at OLL Social Hall, 201 Lakeshore Drive E., Ashland, from 8-11am.  Cost: $6 for adults; $4 for children ages 5-11; free for children under age 5.  Veterans eat free.  Eat in or take out.  715-682-9621.
  • 11/08-13/2021
    New England Store Christmas Open House, 518 West Main.  Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-4pm
  • 11/09/2021
    Aging & Disability Resource Center is hosting FREE Brain Check-ups!  Also called memory screens, brain check-ups are a good way to detect any changes happening in your brain.  Check-ups can take anywhere from 20-30 minutes and involve answering a series of questions.  Throughout the month of November, staff from the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the North will be offering these check-ups on the following dates and locations:  Ashland County:  Tuesday, November 9 10am-1pm at the Bad River Social Services 72772 Elm St Odanah; and Wednesday, November 17 9am-12pm at the Glidden Senior Center, 657 York Rd, Glidden.  If you have questions about a location or to request and appointment for a brain check-up in your home, call the ADRC of the north at 866-663-3607.
  • 11/09/2022
    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.
  • 11/10/2021
    Karaoke Night at the Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street, 7-10:30pm on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month. Song books available at 6pm. Get in the lineup and sing from 7-10:30pm (or later if we’re really rockin’). Hosted by JD Bass. This is a free event.  Dec 8. Event details on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/SODxP3re
  • 11/11/2021
    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Veterans Day Giveaway!”. Starting at 8am until supplies last. Veterans receive a free gift and $10 rewards play. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 11/11/2021
    5th Annual Veterans Day breakfast at 9am in the Ashland High School commons. As a token of our appreciation, Ashland High School would like to invite area Veterans and their guests for breakfast. 1900 Beaser Ave. Please RSVP for the breakfast by Friday, Nov 5th. For more information call 715-682-7089.
  • 11/11/2021
    Ashland High School Veterans Day Program at 10:15am. At the High School gymnasium. 1900 Beaser Ave, Ashland.  Do you have a friend or family member that has served our nation?  Would you like to recognize this person during the AHS Veteran’s Day Ceremony?  Please bring their photo and/or information to the front office or you can email Ms. Turner (rturner@sdak12.net) on or before Friday, Nov 5th.  For more information call 715-682-7089.
  • 11/11/2021
    Butternut Veteran’s Day Program at the Butternut School at 1:30pm. For more information, call 715-769-3434.
  • 11/11/2021
    Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School Veterans Day Program. The students will have a performance at 2pm in the Social Hall. For more information call 715-682-7622.
  • 11/12/2021
    Ribbon Cutting and Open House for Beads to Blooms at their new location, 408 W Main St,  8:30am.  Everyone Welcome!
  • 11/12/2021
    Ribbon Cutting for Market on Main, 513 Main Street West, at 12pm.  Everyone Welcome!
  • 11/12/2021
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street, live music by Strange Brew,  8-11pm.  No cover. 21+. Local classic rock and blues band.
  • 11/13/2021
    Red Bicycle Christmas Open House, 618 West Main Street.  10am-6pm
  • 11/13/2021
    Red Bicycle Christmas Open House, 618 West Main Street.  10am-6pm
  • 11/13/2021
    Christmas Open House at Market on Main, 513 Main Street West, 10am-5pm.
  • 11/13/2021
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street, live music by Gladiator, 9pm-Midnight.  No cover. 21+. Gladiator is a newly formed garage/blues-rock band based in Ashland, WI. Go to our Facebook Event for additional details: https://fb.me/e/1S7g5RWdM
  • 11/15/2021
    Moores on Main Packer Monday!  Whatever points the Packers score in the first half on the Sunday game is your percent off!
  • 11/15-12/9/2021
    Annual Ashland Firefighters’ Toy Drive. Sign up: November 15- December 13.  To donate: Bring new, unwrapped toys to any drop-off site (Wal-Mart) or to the Fire Station. Cash donations are accepted at the Fire Station, 217 East 6th St. To sign up children: Please call RSVP at 715-292-6400 Ex 1 or 2. They must be age newborn to 12 years and signed up by December 9th. The Ashland Firefighters Toy Drive is now a 501c3 organization and all donations are tax deductible. Cash or check accepted. Please make checks payable to Ashland Firefighters Toy Drive. Donations accepted yearround. Toys will be distributed on December 15 from 10am-6pm at the Bretting Community Center, 400 W. 4th Ave. For more information or a list of drop-off sites, call 715-682-7052.
  • 11/16/2021
    The Memory Cafe, 3rd Tuesday of the month, at the Enrichment Center, presents Fall Craft and Pumpkin Pie,  9:30-11am, Enrichment Center 400 Chapple Ave.    A place for family, friends and fun!  The Memory Cafe is an opportunity for fellowship for people living with memory loss.  Alzheimer’s & other related dementias and their care partners to enjoy regular social-interactions with others to laugh, to learn and create community.  What you can expect; Social connection with others having similar experiences; Informal relaxed environment; Fun, engagement & laughter.  RSVP Ellie 715-682-7004 x153.
  • 11/17/2021
    Aging & Disability Resource Center is hosting FREE Brain Check-ups!  Also called memory screens, brain check-ups are a good way to detect any changes happening in your brain.  Check-ups can take anywhere from 20-30 minutes and involve answering a series of questions.  Throughout the month of November, staff from the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the North will be offering these check-ups on the following dates and locations:  Ashland County:  Wednesday, November 17 9am-12pm at the Glidden Senior Center, 657 York Rd, Glidden.  If you have questions about a location or to request and appointment for a brain check-up in your home, call the ADRC of the north at 866-663-3607.
  • 11/17/2021
    Open Mic Night at Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street at 7-10pm.   Free to participate. Hosted by Bentley Brehm of Strange Brew (local band). Bring your guitar, your fiddle, your drum, your voice…Grab a burger and some liquid courage if you need it and take this opportunity to perform for a welcoming and supportive crowd. They will love you! Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.  Dec 1, Dec 15. Event details on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/1L6lluuP7
  • 11/18/2021
    3rd Thursday! You know, Thirsty Thursday, Thankful Thursday, Throwback Thursday, and now 3rd THURSDAY!!!!!! Downtown Retail Business will be open until 7pm on the 3rd THURSDAY of every month, with specials. Bargains!!   Fun!! An evening of shopping! Get Double Points for SHOP SMALL WIN BIG!
    For more information call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
  • 11/19-20/2021
    Crystalline Healing Bayfield, 20 North 1st Street in Bayfield.  Holiday Tea Tasting, Fairy Cakes, & Tea Leaf Card readings!! 11am-5pm.  We are a small eclectic shop with Crystals, Custom Teas, Oils, Flower Essences, Local Art, Books, & Oracle Cards.  With 30+ blends we’ve got one for you.  Try Cherry Blossom, Honey & Almonds, Peachy Ginger, Scottish Carmel, Luscious Lemon, or Iron Bridge just to name a few.  Try 3 Teas & fairy cake $3, Add a Tea Leaf card reading $15. Check out our tea leaf reading books and oracle cards for a little added fun! Hope to see you there! Namaste’.  For more information call 715-661-3313
  • 11/20/2021
    Gabriele’s German Cookies & Chocolates Christmas Open House,  413 W Main St.
  • 11/22/2021
    Moores on Main Packer Monday!  Whatever points the Packers score in the first half on the Sunday game is your percent off!
  • 11/23/2022
    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.
  • 11/25/2021
    Happy Thanksgiving!
  • 11/25/2021
    Ignite Fitness Drumstick Dash 5K or 1 mile option Thanksgiving Fun Run, 8:45am. $15/ person or $25/ family (4 or less). We limited the spots this year so hurry up and make sure you can get huffin’ for the stuffin’!  Register online in advance.  This event is untimed and will be on an open course.   Visit ignitefitnessstudio.com to register or call 715-292-0679.
  • 11/25/2021
    The Washburn Area Chamber of Commerce will again host a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot! This fun family event.  Same day registration will start at 8am at the Washburn Chamber Office with the fun run starting at 8:30am. The cost is $10 per person through November 25th and $15 for day of registration. All proceeds go to Homecoming 2025. Don’t wait to register! Everyone who registers by November 24th will be entered into a drawing for a gift card to a local business. All finishers will receive a special finishers medal! Pre-registration is open. You can register at https://eventsframe.com/…/washburn…/tickets/
  • 11/25/2021
    Our Lady of the Lake Free Will Thanksgiving Dinner, 215 Lake Shore Dr E, Ashland. Serving take out or delivery only 11am to 1pm. Dine-in or take-out. Delivery service for homebound is available. Call 715-682-7620.
  • 11/26/2021
    Benoit Cheese is having their famous After-Hours Open House Party!!  5-7pm serving wine & cheese! You will receive a 15% discount on preorder gift boxes so be sure to BRING YOUR LIST of ADDRESSES & we will ship them out right away so they can be enjoyed all month long! Plus, many other bonus savings! This event is a one in a million, so bring your shopping partners for some wine, cheese, fun & big, big savings!!
  • 11/26-28/2021
    Country Blossoms Christmas Open House,  64715 Gilles Rd.  Fri. 6-9pm, Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 10am-5pm.  Weekdays 12noon-6pm.  Holiday containers, kissing balls, porch pots, holiday decor, Christmas trees and more.
  • 11/27/2021
    Small Business Saturday! Go downtown and support the local businesses.
  • 11/27/2021
    Pictures with Santa at One on One Hair Designing, 516 West Main Street, from 2-4pm.
  • 11/27/2021
    Ashland’s 4th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place starting at 5:30 pm. Meet us in Pearson Plaza for a proclamation from Ashland’s mayor, Deb Lewis, the tree lighting countdown, caroling, kids activities, and refreshments.
    For more information call 715-682-7071.
  • 11/27/2021
     Madeline Island Boutique at Madeline Island Museum 10am – 3pm.  Jump-start your holiday shopping season at the Madeline Island Boutique, hosted at the Madeline Island Museum. Browse unique items crafted by local artisans and find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. The museum gift shop is also open for shopping. Guests will enter the front door on Colonel Woods Ave. The event takes place in the Capser Gallery.  The museum is fully accessible for our guests. There will be benches and chairs set up for guests to relax while they are shopping and visiting with vendors.  A soup lunch served by the La Pointe School PTO is available for purchase, with proceeds supporting local school programming.  Guests who make a purchase on the island can pick up a return ferry ticket at the museum, good for that day only.  This event is free and open to the public.  For more information call  715-747-2415.
  • 11/27/2021
    “Hometown Holiday” in Glidden – From 11am to 4pm start at the GADC headquarters at the Jacobs Town Hall where you will receive all your information, raffle tickets, and Santa Run Cards for the day’s events; such as, the Craft Fair, music in the street all day, free Christmas family or individual photos, raffles, Santa Run from 11am -4pm featuring our local businesses and the Kids Beary Crafty Corner (held at the Assembly of God church in Glidden).  Santa will be arriving around 2pm and the Santa Paws Parade will be starting at 5:15pm from the star on the hill to the Town Hall, followed by raffle drawing at the Jacobs Town Hall with a light show starting at 6pm to 8pm in the new Central Park.  The Snowball Dance at Roxy’s Bar & Grill will start at 8pm.  For more information contact 715-663-0338.
  • 11/27/2021
    Shop Small Holiday Market at The Club, Washburn, 9am – 3pm.  For more information call 715- 812-1115
  • 11/27/2021
     Shop Small Crawl in Downtown Bayfield, 10am – 5pm.  For more information call 715-779-3335
  • 11/27/2021
    Bayfield Holiday Tree Lighting, Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion, Downtown Bayfield  5-6:30pm.  Join the Bayfield Civic League and the Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau and kick off the holiday season helping us light the holiday tree! Afterwards, warm up inside the Lakeside Pavilion with holiday cookies, caroling and a variety of holiday spirits. This event is free and open to the public.  715-779-3335.
  • 11/27/2021-12/17/2021
    Bayfield Shop Hop Passport  (3) Winners • Win a $100 shopping spree in Chamber gift certificates!  Pick up your passport in Bayfield stores and galleries and shop away. Collect signatures from businesses with a $5 purchase. In-store, curbside and online purchases are eligible–just submit proof of purchase/receipts with your passport. Download your Shop Hop passport and get shopping!  For more information call 715-779-3335.
  • 11/28/2021
    Moores on Main Packer Monday!  Whatever points the Packers score in the first half on the Sunday game is your percent off!

 

 

 

2020 Events

  • 11/01-30/2020
    The Enrichment Center Kringle Sale.  Sales start November 1, with orders due November 30th.  Contactless pick up date is on the December 16th at the Enrichment Center.
  • 11/07/2020
    Chick-uamegon Women’s 1mile/5K/10K.  GIRLS just wanna have FUN!!  And we know how to do it here in Ashland, WI and now we have a race for everyone!  Get your girlfriends together and come to Ashland dressed in your blingest best and walk, run, skip or jump in the eighth annual Chick-uamegon 1-mile/5k/10k walk/run.  Due to COVID-19 We are changing things up!  This year’s race will be truly a FUN RUN.  In place of tiaras and medals, each finishing chick will receive a $5 Chamber Dollar Certificate to be spent in our community, at Bricks and Mortar Chamber Member Businesses.  Ashland Retailers will have specials. Prizes will be given away to; 3 places for Blingest or Best Costume ( $50/$25/$25 in Chamber Dollars); Blingest Face mask ($25 in Chamber Dollars); Blingest Shoes/Sneakers/Boots/whatever is on your feet ($25 in Chamber Dollars); Best Dressed Volunteer ($20); 3 random drawings (each $20 in Chamber Dollars) Chicks will be social distanced at the start. Face masks or coverings are mandatory until the race has started.  for more information go to www.chick-uamegon.com

2019 Events

  • 11/01/2019
    Neighborly Bar’s Costume Contest with JD Bass! 1301 Main Street West. From 8pm-1am. For more information, call 715-682-9908.
  • 11/09/2019
    Elks Lodge Veterans Program at the AmericInn, 3009 Lake Shore Dr E, 4:30-5:30pm social hour, 5:30pm dinner and program. 715-209-1989.
  • 11/10/2019
    Meat Raffle at the Neighborly Bar for the Veteran’s Wreath Memorial! During the packer game. 1301 Main Street West. For more information, call 715-682-9908.
  • 11/10/2019
    First Annual Chili Feed at the Chequamegon Veteran’s Center! On Sixth Street behind Kwik Trip! From 2-5pm. Free to all veterans and their families! Hosted by the Sons of the American Legion. Free will offering accepted. For more information, call 715-682-7011.
  • 11/11/2019
    Marengo Valley Veterans Day program at 9am in the Marengo Valley School Gym. For more information call 715-278-3286 ext 5019.
  • 11/11/2019
    Ashland Middle School Veterans Day Program at 1pm in the Dodd Gymnasium. For more information call 715-682-7087.
  • 11/23/2019
    Saron Lutheran Church Christmas Bazaar, 517 9th Ave West, 9am-1pm. Lots of vendors, basket raffle, quilt raffle, lunch counter. For vendor information, call Kris at 715-746-2266.
  • 11/23/2019
    White Winter Winery, 68323 Lea St., Iron River, WI, presents “Christmas Open House” from 10am-5pm. Specials and door prizes while you get all your holiday gifts in one spot! For more information, call 715-372-5656.
  • 11/23/2019
    Ashland Chamber Music Society presents “St. Croix Piano Trio”, at the United Presbyterian Congregational Church at 7:30pm. For more information, visit www.ashlandchambermusic.org.