Calendar » OCTOBER 2019

  • 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 Scenic Tower. Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family.
  • 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.
  • TBD- Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, presents CBAC’s Member Show “The Gathering.” Opening reception on October 4 from 5-7pm. Open For more information, 715-373-5591.
  • Sunday Fat Bike Adventure Safari Rides at 1pm. NCCA sponsored weekly rides. Meeting locations will be announced via Facebook and email. Possible locations include: North Coast Coffee or Coco Cafe in Washburn or Big Water Coffee or The Fat Radish in Bayfield, etc. Bikes with 3.5″ tires or wider are highly recommended. No registration. Everyone welcome. Riders are asked to submit their email or contact information to John Murphy at murph007swat@gmail.com or call 715-209-8169 to receive weekly updates.
  • Casual Group Ride on Monday nights at 6pm. Meet at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. Bike needed, or rentals are available at Bay City Cycles (please arrive early to do so). Helmets required. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091 or visit www.baycitycycles.com.
  • Bretting Community Center Indoor Playground. Monday and Thursday: 10am-1pm. Wednesday and Friday: 3:30-6:30pm. Saturday: 9am-12pm. Bretting Community Center Daily fee: $1 per child/day. BCC yearly family membership also available for $60. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • TBD- Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze at Northern Bounty Farm – Opens Sept. 28th – October 27! Open Fridays 3-6pm and Saturdays 10-6pm.  Take a hay ride out to our u-pick patch or shop our pre-picked carving pumpkins, pie pumpkins, gourds and more! Hay pyramid, corn bin play area, petting farm, games, and photo ops! There’s fun for all ages! Ages 2 and under are free. 3-6 are $5 and 7+ are $7 – that price includes all activities, maze, and a pumpkin of your choice! We accept cash, card or WIC! Porta-potties and picnic area available. We are a small family farm and would love the support of our wonderful community! Follow signs from Highway 13 and Bass Lake Rd.Questions? 715-681-0022
  • TBD- White River Ag presents the Hay Pyramid and A-Mazing Corn Maze Every Sat. & Sun from September 29 thru October 28. 11am to Dark at 58330 Nelson Rd, Mason. Along with the Corn Maze there is Hay Pyramid with 4 slides, Hay wagon Ride, corn box, bowling, slides, duck races, water races, corn pit, and indoor and outdoor seating! Cost $8. For more information call 715-765-4591.
  • BINGO every Tuesday night, 7pm at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 106 n 2nd Ave East. Bingo is played in the basement and is open to the public. Excluding Holidays or during the Holy Week. For more information, call 715-682-7620.
  • 10/04-06/2019
    Bayfield Apple Festival, Bayfield. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 10/05-06/2019
    Annual Musky Tournament in Glidden at Roxy’s Bar & Grill. For more information, call 715-264-6900.
  • 10/09/2019
    Women into Networking. Lunch and learn every second Wednesday of every month. These meetings have been changed to the upstairs of the Sandbar Restaurant from 5-6:30pm. This will be a after business hours networking event with appetizers. No guest speakers anymore. Must RSVP with name and phone number by calling/texting 906-364-9100 or through Facebook
  • 10/11/2019
    WhistleStop Pasta Feed, 4:30pm-8pm, inside the Bay Area Civic Center. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/11-12/2019
    22nd Annual Memorial Medical Center Whistlestop Festival. Marathon & Half Marathon, Pasta Feed and the Blues and Brew’s Fest. Presented by the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information call 800-284-9484 or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/12/2019
    Cruisin’ the Corridor 5K & 10K race, 8am. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/12/2019
    22nd Annual Memorial Medical Center Whistlestop Marathon & Half-Marathon. Starting at 8:30am. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/12/2019
    WhistleStop Blues & Brews Fest, at 7:30pm inside the heated tent in the parking lot of the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave. Tickets are available at the Ashland Chamber office, 1716 W. Lake Shore Dr. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/12/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Legendary Cribbage Tournament”. Registration starts at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 10/19/2019
    Copper Falls Candlelight Hike from 6-8:30pm. Self-guided candlelight walk through the forest on the Red Granite Falls Trail. State park sticker required. Flashlight optional. A great outdoor experience for all ages. For more information, call 715-274-2330.
  • 10/19/2019
    Madeline Island Fall Festival, La Pointe. Among the many family friendly events that take place during Fall Fest are pumpkin decorating, a children’s costume parade, face painting, clowns, bicycle powered cider press, and much more. 9am-4pm Many island businesses will have specials.  For more information, call 888-475-3386, visit www.madelineisland.com.
  • 10/26/2019
    Northland College Programs presents, “Wolf Ecology Workshop” from 9am-3pm. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 10/26/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Legendary Cribbage Tournament”. Registration starts at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 10/30/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Dinner Community Meals”. Share a meal with friends, family and neighbors… at the Co-op! On the last Wednesday of every month from 5-7pm. You can enjoy a made-from-scratch meal from our Deli for only $5!! Dinner will include an entree with possibly a side dish (depending on the main dish). Add your own drink and dessert and dig in! For more information, call 715-682-8251 or visit www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com.
  • 10/30/2019
     Trick or Treating in Washburn.
  • 10/31/2019
    Trick or Treating in Ashland.
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    CBAC’s Fall Show: The Gathering Reception from 5-7pm at the Washburn Muesum and Cultural Center For more information visit  http://www.cbayarts.org/the-gathering—fall-show.html.
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    United Dreams will be celebrating their 2nd Anniversary from 10am-6pm! 411 Main St W. Specials throughout the store, free gift with your purchase & snacks. For more information, call 715-682-2529.
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    Ericksons’ Orchard Applefest Weekend Events! Live music, hay rides, orchard maze, food vendors, art & craft vendors, pumpkins ready picked or you pick your own, apples ready picked or you pick your own, all varieties will be available in the store, along with Honey Crisp, Red Delicious, Pears, and carameled apples. Don’t forget the homemade apple cider! Through the viewing window, you can watch the apples being pressed into cider, then enjoy a sample! Also available inside the store are Muriel’s Apple Cider Donuts and lots of other tasty bakery. For more information, call 715-913-0717.
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    Enjoy Bayfield’s Applefest with a visit to Hauser’s Superior View Farm! 86565 County Hwy J, Bayfield. Celebrating 110 years of operation, HAUSER’S is open at the orchard every day from 10-5 plus look for our stands on Rittenhouse Avenue in downtown Bayfield selling apples, cider, jams, apple butter, and warm apple pie sundaes!! Stop up at the farm on Saturday and Sunday (October 6 & 7), to enjoy the following activities! Join us to celebrate the 57th annual Bayfield Apple Festival! Pony rides for the kids, Hayrides through the Orchards, APFELHAUS CIDERY, FREE PARKING & SHUTTLES from the farm to and from downtown Bayfield, BBQ Pork sandwiches, brats, hot dogs, caramel apples, coffee, cider, soda, Hauser’s Fresh-pressed Apple Cider – by the glass or the jug, Homemade apple butter and jam samples, Caramel apples, Apple pies, Apple Bus Photo Stand, Fresh produce, Gifts in our 1928 Sears Roebuck barn store! HAUSER’S has been at them all—for five generations, since 1908! For more information call, 715-779-5404.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino would like you to come celebrate Bayfield Apple Festival with them! Legendary Buffets, apple-inspired desserts, park & ride shuttle to and from Bayfield and Casino, live entertainment! Most wanted on Friday from 9pm-1am. Hard Days Night on Saturday from 9pm-1am. Visit our booth to spin the wheel. Watch for our parade float Sunday afternoon! For more information, call 800-226-8478.
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    Apple Fest Skate Camp from 11am-1pm. Join Damage Duluth Boardshop at the Bayfield Rec Center for this FREE program!  Demos, intro to skate, raffles!  Equipment provided and all ages welcome! For more information, call 715-779-5408.
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    University of Extension Educators in Ashland and Bayfield Counties presents,
    “Extension Week- Connecting the U to You!” For the complete list of all the programs, visit ashland.uwex.edu/2018/09/13/extension-week-connecting-the-u-to-you/
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    Northwest Wisconsin Business Service Team’s Webinar Series presents, “Building Capacity with Transitional Jobs” at 11am. To register visit www.nwwib.com.
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    Ballroom Dancing at the Bayfield Pavilion, from 6:15-8pm. With Lloyd Turner and Rosie Dreesen. Full Series: Rec Center Members $23. Non-Members $27.
    Walk In: $10. Program Punch Card: $79/10 Program Walk Ins. The class will consist of the basic step and a few variations of different ball room dances including Foxtrot, Rumba, Waltz, Tango, Night Club 2 Step and East Coast Swing. For more information, call 715-779-5408.
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    Ashland Parks & Recreation “The Loose Caboose Kids’ Foot Race,” 1/2 or 1k foot race for children ages 4-11. Around Central Railyard Park behind the Bretting Community Center, 400 W. 4th Ave., at 5pm. Participants will receive a t-shirt and a train whistle. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Bay Area Film Society presenting a film at the Bay Theatre at 5pm. For more information, visit www.bayareafilmsociety.org.
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    Chequamegon Bay Golf Club presents, “Tough Man-Warmer by the Lake” Golf Tournament from 8am-5pm.
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    Light to Night Festival at Copper Peak, N13870 Copper Peak Rd., Ironwood, MI. Join us for our end of the season festival from 12-8:30pm! The day will include kids games, face painting, a craft fair, food vendors, 1/2 price adult Adventure Ride tickets, big merchandise sale, 50/50 raffle, bonfire, s’mores, & LIVE music! Stay tuned for a schedule of events for the full day!
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    Ashland Bayfield County Sportsmen 20th Banquet at 5pm, at Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, at 5pm. For more information or tickets, call 715-373-2088.
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    Take a drive during Whistlestop weekend to HAUSER’S Superior View Farm in Bayfield, Wisconsin.  86565 County Hwy J, Bayfield. Apple season will be in full swing this weekend and HAUSER’S will have hayrides through the orchards on Saturday and Sunday, October 13 & 14. Sample our apples, jams, and apple butter, check out the view, and enjoy the season at the farm!   While visiting check out the new APFELHAUS CIDERY – our very own handcrafted hard cider. From blossom to bottle – grown, pressed, fermented, and bottled right here at HAUSER’S Superior View Farm.  HAUSER’S is open every day through October 31 from 10am-5pm.
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    The Ashland Knights of Columbus will host an all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 8am-12pm at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall, 201 Lakeshore Drive East, Ashland. Cost: $6 for adults; $4 for children 6-11; free for children 5 and under. Proceeds will benefit Our Lady of the Lake School. For more information, call 715-682-9621.
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    Northwest Wisconsin CEP’s 50th Anniversary Celebration from 1-2pm. 422 3rd St W, Suite 200 in Ashland. Northwest Wisconsin CEP has been serving job seekers and businesses of the ten counties of northwest Wisconsin for the past 50 years. Please join us for an open house at our Ashland location to celebrate. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 715-682-9141 ext. 105.
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    Witches’ Night Out on 3RD THURSDAY!! On historic Main Street of Ashland, from 4-8pm. Stop and shop at participating stores for fun treats and specials and a chance to register for the grand prize. Downtown Retail Businesses will be open until 8pm!! For more information, call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
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    Faith In Action “Mexican Fiesta Feast,” at the Enrichment Center, 400 Chapple Ave., from 4pm-7pm. Ages 3 and under are free, take-out is available. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information or tickets, call 715-682-4414, ext. 3.
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    Business Planning Session- “What is Your Exit Strategy?” at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Choose one of two workshops 8-9:30am or 5:30-7pm. Coffee and pastries in the morning. Refreshments and pizza in the evening. Sponsored by Ashland Area Development Corporation, Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation, Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce.
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    Ashland High School Fall Drama Productions in Prentice Park “Scenes from Bram Stoker’s Dracula” from 7-9pm. Play begins at the large pavilion in Prentice Park in Ashland. Annual Fall productions-scenes set of short walk through upper part of Prentice Park. $5 per person. For more information, call 715-682-3786 or email joannedormady@hotmail.com.
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    Wear PINK day for Breast Cancer Awareness.
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    Dance in Pink Fundraiser for Northwest WI Cancer Center. 2 hour Zumbathon! From 5:30-7:30pm at the Ignite Fitness Annex, 522 Mainstreet W in Ashland. Free-will donations accepted to help patients with food, travel, and other expenses.
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    Take a hike from Snake Trail Road to experience majestic overlooks and beautiful fall colors along the trail. This hike is being led by Katie MeLoine, Trails Technician with the US Forest Service. Meet Katie at the berm on the Snake Trail Road (FR 383). Participants will walk up to the closed road to the NCT, hike west, and then turn around after hiking for 1.5 hours. Katie will answer questions and talk about the 2016 flood damage. This in and out hike will be approximately 4 miles in distance. For more information contact Kevin Schram, President, at 715-765-4789 or email che@northcountrytrail.org.
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    MS Benefit for Shelley Sprague at the Neighborly Bar from 11am-4pm. Pulled pork dinner, guided fishing packages, 50 in flat screen TV, Packer box seat tickets Dec. 9th, Canada Resort package for 2, Stoegger 12 gauge shot gun, and many more prizes! Please help halt this disease. Hsct therapy is done around the world and gives an 80% chance in halting the progression of MS. To donate, visit www.gofundme.com/help-shelley-halt-her-ms
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    Cruise Inn Spring Creek Bar & Grill Fall Craft and Vendor Fair from noon-5pm. 83966 County Rd F in Butternut. Beverages and all menu items available during the fair. For more information, call 715-769-3207.
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    Fall Fest Dinner at the Bell Street on Madeline Island from 5-9pm. Activities, venodrs, and fun! End a fun filled day on Madeline Island by joining the Bell Street and Freehands Farm for a wonderful meal. Celebrating the harvest of wonderful, local foods, enjoy a 5 course, slow food kind of experience! Pairings with local beer and wine will be included with course 2,3 and 4. The bar will also be open for the celebration. Gather friends and family and join us! For more information, call 715-563-0323.
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  • Ashland Chamber Music Society presents “The Lake Cottage Duo” at 7:30pm at the United Presbyterian-Congregational Church. For more information, visit www.ashlandchambermusic.org.
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    Knights of Columbus Fall Festival Dinner from 11am-2pm at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall. 201 Lake Shore Dr E. For more information, call 715-682-9621.
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    Ashland High School Fall Drama Productions at the Ashland High School Auditorium “Scenes from Bram Stoker’s Dracula” at2pm. Annual Fall productions-scenes set of short walk through upper part of Prentice Park. $5 per person. For more information, call 715-682-3786 or email joannedormady@hotmail.com
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    Science on Tap presents, “Alexis Elder, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Philosophy University of Minnesota-Duluth” at the Deep Water Grille at 6:30pm. Special 4th Tuesday Halloween Edition! For more information, visit ashlandscience.org.
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    Fall Harvest Dinner at the Enrichment Center, 400 Chapple Ave, 4-6pm. $8 a plate. Will be selling advanced tickets for $7. All proceeds will go towards a security system. Dine in or take out. For more information, call 715-682-2776.
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    Business On Stage at the Northern Great Lake Visitor Center, 29270 Co Hwy G. 6-8:30pm. Speakers are PC Rasmussen– owner of Lakewoods Resort & Forest Ridges Golf Course and Mark Gutteter– owner of Deep Water Grille and Cobblestone Inn & Suites. For more information, visit www.nglvc.org or call 715-685-9983.
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    Home Expressions Christmas Open House, 116 Main St W. Thur: 5-8pm; Fri: 9am-5:30pm; Sat: 9am-4pm. For more information, call 715-682-2455.
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    Ashland Hockey GlowDocker 5K Fun Run. Benefits AHS Boys Hockey team. Race start 6:30pm at Ashland High School. Cost is $15. For more information, visit www.ashlandparks.org.
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    Halloween Party at The Benoit Community Center from 6-8pm. There will be games, costume contest, and a haunted house! Lots of prizes, treats & fun for everyone. Game tickets available on site. Hosted by the Ino Valley 4-H Club, Pine Creek 4-H Club, and Whittlesey Creek 4-H Club.
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    Northland College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be hosting the Annual Haunted Ravine. There will be two trails to accommodate all ages with the Friendly Trail running from 6-7pm and the Totally Terrifying Trails from 7-9pm. Bring called goods to get in. Strollers are not allowed. Free parking in the CSE parking lot. For more information, call 715-682-1699.
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     Zombie Days in Washburn. Halloween parade, vendors, and much more. For more information or a detailed
    schedule of events, call 715-373-5017, or visit www.washburnchamber.com.
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    Northland College Programs presents, “Autumn Natural Expressions: Capturing the Fall Landscape in Watercolor”. With the artist Janet Moore. For more information, visit www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
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    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Seussical the Musical” performance, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Tickets $15/adult and $10/child. 7:30pm evenings and 2pm Sunday matinee. Tickets available at Moore’s On Main, 501 Main St W. For more information, call 715-682-5554.
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    Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College presents, “Specialty Care Awareness- A Certifies Medical Assistant Conference”.  From 8am-3:30pm.This program is designed to enhance the learning of working CMAs in area health facilities by providing new information on current trends in healthcare. Choose between two locations, WITC-Superior (in person) or WITC-New Richmond (via ITV). $39/$18.87(62+). Breakfast and lunch included. For more information, call 715-394-6677.
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    Northland College Programs presents, “Wolf Ecology Workshop” from 9am-3pm. For more information, visit www.northland.edu.
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    Undead Tread Amazing Race, a haunted urban adventure in Washburn. From 11am-1pm. Part Amazing race, part fear factor, part haunted house- family friendly, cash prizes 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places and a spot in the Zombie Days Parade! Begins and ends at the Washburn Area Chamber of Commerce. To register, or for more information, call 715-373-5017 or visit washburnchamber.com
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    GFWC-WI Ashland Monday Club “Fall Extravaganza,” at the Hotel Chequamegon, 101 W. Lake Shore Dr., from 11am-2pm. Social hour, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, Chinese raffle, door prizes, lunch and entertainment. To purchase tickets, call 715-209-4881.
  • 10/27/2018
    Live Music at Stagecoach Bar & Grill by the “Whitecaps”. Costume contest, drink specials and more! 315 Main St E, Ashland. For more information, call 715-292-6710.
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    Halloween Party Gala, at the Benoit Area Community Center, 23710 Co. Hwy. F, from 5-7pm. Fun and games, food, fun house, costume contest, and much more. All ages welcome. Sponsored by the Ino Valley 4-H Club. For more information, call 715-746-2311.
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    Bad River Lodge & Casino Halloween Costume Contest. Registration is 7-9pm. Secret Judging and Winners announced at the bewitching hour 12am. Must be 21 or older. 1st place: $1,500, 2nd place: $1,000, 3rd place: $750. Live Music at 9pm. For more information, visit www.badriver.com
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    Chequamegon Symphony Orchestra presents, “Romantics to Contemporary” at 7:30pm. Alvord Theatre, Northland College in Ashland. General Admission- $6, Seniors- $5, Students and children- free. For more information, email chequamegonsymphony@gmail.com
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    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino’s Halloween Costume Party. At the Legendary Waters Event Center from 9pm-1am. 1st place is $1,000 cash. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
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    Glidden Pumpkin Rolling Contest, 171 West Broadway (Church Hill), Glidden, 1-3pm. For more information, call 715-264-3451.
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    Regional Hospice Services 2018 Volunteer Training. Regional Hospice Ashland team is seeking caring and dependable individuals who want to help others and gain new skills. Volunteer training sessions will be from 10:30am-2:30pm at the Regional Hospice Ashland office, 1913 Beaser Ave in Ashland. Attendance is required each day to complete the training. Indivuals who complete the training will provide support to people with a terminal illness and their families. If you are interested in an enriching opportunity, please call 715-685-5151.
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     Fright Night at the Chemistry Lab, brought to you by The Friends of the Vaughn Library and Northland College. 4-5pm and 6-7pm at Larson-Juhl Building for Science and the Environment at Northland College. Sign up is at the library. For more information, call 715-682-7060.
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    Trunk or Treat in Marengo. Children of all ages are invited to the Marengo Mural Park, in the parking lot of Jack’s Store, from 4-6pm. Children will trick or treat from car to car. First time trick-or-treaters are always welcome! For more information, call 715-278-3702.
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    Kiwanis Halloween Party at the Dodd Gym, 203 E. 10th St., from 6pm-7:30pm. Grand March at 7:15pm. For more information, call 715-685-2962.