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NOVEMBER 2022

  • Ashland High School 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 14- December 9.  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 year round. Toys will be distributed on December 14 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
  • Open Skate at the Bay Area Civic Center Wednesdays November 9, 16. 23 & 30.  7:30-9pm.  $5 per skater. Skate sharpening available for $3 for non AYHA members.

 

2022 Events

  • 11/03-06-2022
    Chequamegon Theatre Association Little Shop of Horrors. 210 5th Ave East.  For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/ctatheatre
  • 11/04/2022
    The Ashland Chamber Music Society presents Twin Ports Choral Project at 7:30pm at the Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Ashland, 201 Lake Shore Drive East.  For more information go to ashlandchambermusic.org.
  • 11/05/2022 
    Holiday Bazaar presented by Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church from 8am-1pm. Luncheon, Bakery, wine breads, gift baskets, homemade items (quilts & crafts), raffles, cafe snack bar and much more! For more information, call 715-682-7620.
  • 11/05/2022
    The 2022 Northwood Tech Ashland Alumni Association’s Harvest to Holiday Vendor & Craft Fair will be held from 9am until 2pm. We are limited to 50 vendors this year, but we still have spots open. For more information or to get an application, please email ashwitccraftfair@gmail.com.
  • 11/05/2022
    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.  This is 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); Best Dressed Volunteer ($20); 3 random drawings (each $20 in Chamber Dollars) Chicks will be social distanced at the start. For more information go to www.chick-uamegon.com
  • 11/05/2022
    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.
  • 11/05/2022
    17th Annual Fur Ball! From 6-10pm, at the AmericInn.  Ahoy! Join us fer local grub, drink ‘n raffles all benefittin’ CHA. Dance t’ chanties, win some prizes. Careful nah t’ get caught ‘n jailed by Cap’n Kramolis.  $50.00 per scallywag, which includes unlimited wine, ale ‘n grub.  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.
  • 11/05/2022
    Chequamegon Symphony Orchestra Concert, A “Flight” through the Times at Northland College Alvord Theatre at 7:30pm.  For more information go to www.chequamegonsymphony.org 
  • 11/06/2022
    American Legion Riders Wisconsin District 11 – 5th annual Meat Raffle  for the Veteran’s Organizations and causes at the Neighborly Bar, 1301 Main Street West. 16 drawing and 2-50/50 raffles.  Tickets $1 each.  Meat prizes and other prizes donated by area businesses.  Extra drawings for baskets & prizes.  Proceeds will be used to purchase wreathes for veterans’ graves at the state cemetery and the national cemetery in Wisconsin. For more information, call 715-682-9908.
  • 11/09/2022
    The Ashland County Veterans Service Office will celebrate 80 yrs. of service to Ashland County Veterans and their Families from 11:30am-1:pm at the Ashland Co Courthouse.  We’ll be serving bratwurst, potato salad, and cake, and have drawings for free gifts. Everyone is welcome to attend!
  • 11/09/2022
    Christmas Open House at Fabric Life 112 Main Street West.
  • 11/10/2022
    Butternut Veteran’s Day Program at the Butternut School at 1:30pm. For more information, call 715-769-3434.
  • 11/10/2022
    Senior Dinner and Concert at the Ashland High School. 5pm- Sit-down dinner. Followed by a short show by the AHS Music Department. You are invited to this free event of food, music and fun in honor of our senior citizens! RSVP by calling 715-682-7089. Make your reservations by November 7. Seating is limited. Call early.
  • 11/10-12/2022
    New England Store Christmas Open House! 518 Main Street West
  • 11/11/2022
    Bad River Lodge and Casino Thanks Veterans. Starting at 8am until 11pm. Veterans receive $15 rewards play. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 11/11/2022
    6th 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
    Marengo Valley Veterans Day program at 9am in the Marengo Valley School Gym. For more information call 715-278-3286.
  • 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.
  • 11/11/2022
    Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School Veterans Day Program. The students will have a performance at 2:30pm in the Social Hall. For more information call 715-682-7622.
  • 11/12/2022
    Beads to Blooms Christmas Open House and 10th Anniversary in business!
  • 11/12/2022
    Fall Harvest Vendor Show, Northern Pines Golf Course and Event Center, 69420 Airport Rd, Iron River 9am-3pm.  Over 20 vendors.  Serving food and a full bar to complete your shopping fun!  For more information Jennifer 715-292-4301.
  • 11/12/2022
    44th Annual Elks Lodge 137 Veterans Program at the AmericInn, 3009 Lake Shore Dr E, 4:30-5:30pm social hour, 5:30pm dinner and program. Guest Speaker Gold Star Family Member Rita Kovach “What Comes Next”  and Many Raffle Prizes!! Tickets $10 (tax and tip included)  No reservations – First Come First seated.  Doors open at 3:30pm.
  • 11/12/2022
    Harbor View Event Center Proudly Presents, The Funniest Night of Your Life! The Pub & Grub Comedy Tour!  Starring Jim Norder!  Co – Starring Sklyer Bolks.  Show time: 8pm Seating starts: 7pm.  Tickets are available now at the Washburn Inn or the Harbor View Event Center.  $10 in advance or $15 at the door.  130 Harbor View Drive, Washburn.  715-373-5492
  • 11/13/2022
    The Knights of Columbus will host an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast at OLL Social Hall, 201 Lakeshore Drive E., Ashland, on Sunday from 8a.m. to noon.  Veterans eat for free.  Cost: $7 for adults; $4 for children ages 5-11; free for children under age 5.  715-682-9621.
  • 11/13/2022
    Benoit Community Center Indoor sit down dinner.  Pigs-in-the-Blanket and Ham Dinner.11am-1pm at the Community Center.  Dinner includes Pigs-in-the-blanker, ham, potatoes & gravy, vegetable, dinner roll, beverage and dessert.  Adults $12, children 6-12 $6, 5 & under Free.  Take-out available.  For more information call 715-765-4275.
  • 11/13-14/2022
    The Chequamegon Theatre Association is proud to announce auditions for the next show, “Nunsense II”!  The Little Sisters of Hoboken are presenting a high-spirited and zany “Thank You Program” after their first show fundraiser (raising money to bury sisters accidentally poisoned by the convent cook).  Auditions will be held at the Rinehart Theatre (210 5th Ave E, Ashland) on November 13 from 1-3pm and November 14 from 6-7:30pm.  Seeking a cast of five persons to perform the role of five nuns. For auditions, be prepared to sing “This Little Light of Mine” as a solo and as an ensemble with other auditioning cast members. For more information on the roles and to fill out an online audition form, visit ctatheatre.org/nunsense.
  • 11/14-12/9/2022
    Annual Ashland Firefighters’ Toy Drive. Sign up: November 15- December 9.   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 year round. Toys will be distributed on December 14 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.
  • 11/16/2022
    Crystalline Healing Bayfield is offering Group Chakra Balancing Session at Horizon Event Center, 705 Main St W, Ashland. 5-6:30pm. Life’s energy is flying all around us and knocking us out of balance thru everyday big and little stresses.  Taking time to ground to Mother Earth and balance our chakras, brings us into harmony and bliss. It provides us with more energy and joy and expands our awareness! You’ll experience a full chakra balancing session which you can record to use at home. Includes a 7 crystal chakra balancing pouch:) Session cost per person $25 https://www.crystallinehealingbayfield.com/events
  • 11/16/2022
    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 for Thanksgiving & Christmas! 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!!
  • 11/17/2022
    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.
  • 11/19/2022
    Ashland’s Largest Holiday Vendor and Craft Expo at The Gathering Barn, 50467 st Hwy 13.  9am-1pm.  Gifts galore, Samples and Demos.  Cash & Carry.  Drink Specials, Food and FUN!
  • 11/19/2022
    Saron Lutheran Church Christmas Bazaar, 517 9th Ave West, 9am-1pm. Holiday gifts, decor, products and baked goods from local crafters and vendors and lunch counter. For vendor information, call Kris at 715-746-2266.
  • 11/18-19/2022
    Market on Main Christmas Open House, 513 Main Street West, 10am-5pm.
  • 11/18-19/2022
    The Union Boutique Christmas Open House, 100 Main Street West,
  • 11/19/2022
    Gabriele’s German Cookies & Chocolates Christmas Open House,  413 Main Street West.
  • 11/24/2022
    Happy Thanksgiving!
  • 11/24/2022
    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, 100 W Bayfield St, Washburn, with the fun run starting at 8:30am. The cost is $15 per person through November 23rd and $20 for day of registration. All proceeds go to Homecoming 2025. Don’t wait to register! Everyone who registers by November 23rd will be entered into a drawing for Bay Bucks.  You can register at https://eventsframe.com/e/nP8i7aAxi/washburn-thanksgiving-day-turkey-trot/tickets/
  • 11/24/2022
    Our Lady of the Lake Free Will Thanksgiving Dinner, 215 Lake Shore Dr E, Ashland. Serving dine-in, take out or limited delivery  11am to 1pm. Dine-in or take-out. Delivery service for homebound is available. Call 715-682-7620.
  • 11/25-26/2022
    Solstice Outdoors: As a HUGE thank you for shopping local with us we are giving you a pair of our favorite Darn Tough socks, made right here in the USA on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.  Get one pair with a purchase of $50 or more, two pair with a purchase over $100. While supplies last.
  • 11/25-26/2022
    Shop Solstice clothing & goods Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and get 20% OFF your purchase. Open 10am-6pm Friday and 10am-5pm Saturday.
  • 11/25-27/2022
    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.
  • 11/25/2022
    Harbor View Event Center Proudly Presents, Warren Nelson and Friends at 7:30pm.  Tickets are available now at the Washburn Inn or the Harbor View Event Center.  General admission $15.  130 Harbor View Drive, Washburn.  715-373-5492.
  • 11/25/2022
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill. Glow Party Club Dance Night with JD Bass Entertainment. 8pm-12am. No Cover. Burn off the big meal or ditch the family to come dance your butt off with friends at the ‘Coach!  Drink Specials & Dancing to Club Music with Premium Sound by JD Bass Entertainment. UV Blacklights & Lazer Show. Come dressed in neons and GLOW. Glow Paint & Accessories are available to elevate the party.
  • 11/26/2022
    Small Business Saturday! Go downtown and support the local businesses.
  • 11/26/2022
    Bad River Lodge & Casino’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair, 9am-3pm.  If interested in booth space call 715-682-7121 ext.1231 or email marketing@badriver.com
  • 11/26/2022
    Crossroads Fall Vendor and Craft Market at The Local Bar & Grille, 3000 Golf Course Rd,  9am to 3pm.  Expect to find exceptional many vendors, crafters, and artisans with just what you need to get gifts for you and your loved ones. There will be 2 floors of vendors/crafters!!  There will be opportunities to win prizes, purchase tickets for raffles, silent auction.  Either eat from the brunch/regular menu and dine in the dining room or check out the lunch window downstairs along with more vendors. Monies raised will be benefiting Crossroads Ministries in Ashland  (https://www.crossroadsoutreach.org/) Crossroads will also have products made on-site for sale along with people that can help you if interested in learning more about the organization, opportunities to volunteer & more!
  • 11/26/2022
     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.
  • 11/26/2022
    Dribbling Dockers at the Ashland High School Field House, 10:30-11:30am. Dribbling Dockers registration is FREE for all K-2 students. this is an introductory basketball program.  The goal of this program is to teach fundamental skills of the game of basketball to youth in fun, organized and educational ways.  This class is taught by adult coaches and High School students-athletes from the Ashland High School boys’ and girls’ basketball programs under the direction of the Ashland Athletic Department.  Dates are November 26, December 3, 10 & 17.   Any questions email Ricky Bretting at rickybretting@gmail.com.  Looking forward to seeing all the kids in the gym!  Halftime performances are Tuesday January 3rd when the Boys Varsity takes on Northwestern (7pm start time) and Friday January 13th when the Girls Varsity takes on Cameron (7pm start time).
  • 11/26/2022
    “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.  For more information contact 715-663-0338.
  • 11/26/2022
    Bayfield Holiday Tree Lighting, Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion, Downtown Bayfield  5-7pm.  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.
  • 11/30/2022
    Kyle Lundmark’s Karaoke Party at Stagecoach Bar & Grill. 8pm-12am. A special Birthday Karaoke Night to celebrate our dear friend, Kyle Lundmark. That’s right, Brother! At Kyle’s request, he would love to see you come dressed as your favorite WWE Wrestler, Super Hero, Super Villan, or just come as you are. Free &  Open to the public. Song books will be out at 7pm. Come early and try our new BBQ & Smoked Meats menu!

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2021 Events

 

  • 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.

 

 

 

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.

2019 Events

  • 11/11/2019
    Ashland Middle School Veterans Day Program at 1pm in the Dodd Gymnasium. For more information call 715-682-7087.