Calendar » OCTOBER 2018

  • 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.
  • Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, presents CBAC’s Member Show “The Gathering.” Opening reception on October 12 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.
  • White River Ag  presents the Hay Pyramid and A-Mazing Corn Maze Every Sat. & Sun.  11am to Dark at 58330 Nelson Rd, Mason.  Along with the Corn Maze there is the “NEW” Hay Pyramid with 4 slides,  Haywagon Ride, corn box, bowling, slides, duck races, 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.
  • 10/05-07/2018
    Bayfield Apple Festival, Bayfield. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 10/06-07/2018
    Annual Musky Tournament in Glidden at Roxy’s Bar & Grill. For more information, call 715-264-6900.
  • 10/12-13/2018
    21st Annual Memorial Medical Center Whistlestop Festival. Marathon & Half Marathon, Lake Superior Fish Boil and 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.
  • 10/12/2018
    Lake Superior Pasta Feed, 4:30pm-8pm, inside the Bay Area Civic Center. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/13/2018
    Chequamegon Bay Golf Club presents”Tough Man-Warmer by the Lake” Golf Tournament from 8am-5pm.
  • 10/13/2018
    Cruisin’ the Corridor 5K & 10K race, 8am. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/13/2018
    21st Annual Memorial Medical Center Whistlestop Marathon & Half-Marathon. Half-Marathon at 8:30am Full Marathon at 9am.  For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/13/2018
    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.
  • 10/13/2018
    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.
  • 10/18/2018
    3rd Thursday! You know, Thirsty Thursday, Thankful Thursday, Throwback Thursday, and now 3rd THURSDAY!!!!!! Downtown Retail Business will be open until 8pm on the 3rd THURSDAY of every month, with specials. Bargains!!   Fun!! An evening of shopping! For more information call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
  • 10/20/2018
    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.
  • 10/20/2018
    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.
  • 10/26-27/2018
    Zombie Days 5k Fun Run at 5:30pm. It begins and ends at the St. Louis Social Hall (713 Washington Ave).  Register ahead of time to ensure you get to order your t-shirt or same day in the Chamber office by 6pm. For more information, call 715-373-5017 or visit washburnchamber.com.
  • 10/26-28/2018
    Northland College Programs presents, “Autumn Natural Expressions: Capturing the Fall Landscape in Watercolor”. For more information visit www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 10/27/2018
    Northland College Programs presents, “Wolf Ecology Workshop” from 9am-3pm. For more information visit www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 10/28/2018
    Glidden Pumpkin Rolling Contest, 171 West Broadway (Church Hill), Glidden, 1-3pm. 715-264-3451.
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    HAUSER’S Superior View Farm ” Fall Celebration”. 86565 County Hwy J, Bayfield. Open every day from 10am-5pm, but on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1 join us for some special activities such as orchard hayrides, walk our hiking trails, and more. Click here for more information http://www.visitashland.com/files/HausersSpecialEvents2017.pdf or call  715-779-5405.
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    Fall Festival Dinner from 11am-1pm at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall. The event will have a dinner, raffle, and silent auction.  Menu items include turkey, meatballs, wild rice, mashed potatoes, and more. Cost:13 and up, $10; 6-12 years, $5; 5 and under free. For more information call 715-682-9621.
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    5th Annual Color Rides,Color Ride 3: presented by North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-373-5017 or visit northcoastcycling.com.
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    Call for Artists! CBAC’s Fall Show: The Gathering from 10am-3pm at the Washburn Museum and Cultural Center. We look forward to seeing your recent artworks at The Gathering, Chequgamegon Bay Arts Council’s Annual Member-Only Art Show! Member may submit up to 3 pieces of original artwork. For more information, visit http://www.cbayarts.org/the-gathering—fall-show.html.
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    Ashland Homecoming Parade, on historic Main Street of Ashland, at 4:15pm. Varsity football game versus Rhinelander at 7pm, at Weikal Field. For more information, call 715-682-7089.
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    Enjoy Bayfield’s Applefest with a visit to Hauser’s Superior View Farm for a Fall Celebration! 86565 County Hwy J, Bayfield. Hauser’s is open at the orchard every day from 10am-5pm, plus look at our stands on the Rittenhouse Avenue in downtown Bayfield selling apples, cider, jams, apple butter, and warm apple pie sundaes!! On Saturday and Sunday (October 7 & 8), Hauser’s will have some special activities such as pony rides for the kids, wagon hayrides, and more. Click here for the link for more information http://www.visitashland.com/files/HausersSpecialEvents2017.pdf  or call 715-779-5404.
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    Ericksons’ Orchard 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 (Cortland, MacIntosh, Fireside, and Connell Red), 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 715-779-5438.
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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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    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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    Chequamegon Bay Quilters Biennial Quilt Show at the AmericInn Conference Center, Ashland. Friday, from 12-7pm and Saturday, from 9am-3pm. For more information, email chequamegonbayquilters@yahoo.com.
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    Take a drive to Hauser’s Superior View Farm, 86565 County Hwy J, Bayfield. Apple season will be in full swing this weekend Hauser’s will have hayrides through the orchards on Saturday and Sunday, October 14 & 15. Sample our apples, jams, and apple butter, and Bayfield Winery wine; check out the view, and enjoy the season at the farm. Hauser’s is open every day through October 31 from 10am-5pm.
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    The Ashland Knights of Columbus will host a pancake and sausage breakfast on Sunday October 15, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to noon, at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall, 201 Lakeshore Drive East. Cost:$6 for adults; $4 for ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and under. For more information call 715-682-9621.
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    Faith In Action “Mexican Fiesta Feast,” at the Ashland Senior Center, 400 Chapple Ave., from 4pm-7pm. All proceeds will support the vital community program. 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, or visit the Ashland County Aging Office in the Senior Center.
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    Wear PINK day for Breast Cancer Awareness.
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    Copper Falls Candlelight Hike from 6-8:30pm. Self-guided candlelight walk through the forest on the Red Granite Falls Trail.Warm up and roast marsmallows at the bonfire before or after hiking. Brats, treats and hot chocolate for sale. State park sticker required. Flashlight optional. A great outdoor experience for all ages. The stars and moon await you!
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    Ashland Chamber Music Society presents “St. Croix Piano Trio” at 7:30pm at the Presbyterian-Congregational Church. For more information visit www.ashlandchambermusic.org.
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    Business on Stage at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center at 6pm. Complimentary Pizza 6:00 pm Presentation and Q & A 6:30 pm
    Networking 7:30 pm. Doane Distributing and Hugo’s Pizza will share the building of their businesses to what they are today. A Financial underwriters for our October event will be announced soon. For more information contact: Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation’s Scottie Sandstrom at (715) 209-4589, scottie@bayfieldcountyedc.com or Ashland Area Development Corporation’s Dale Kupczyk at (715) 682-8344, dkupczyk@ashlandareadevelopment.org.
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    Fall Harvest Dinner at the Enrichment Center, 400 Chapple Ave, 4-6pm. Will be serving boiled dinner along with bread, dessert and a beverage for $8 a plate. Will be selling advanced tickets for $7. All proceeds will go towards new tables and chairs. Dine in or take out. For more information contact Danielle at 715-682-2776.
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    Fright Night at the Chemistry Lab, brought to you by the Vaughn Library and Northland College. 4-5pm and 6-7pm at Larson-Juhl Building for Science and the Environment at Northland College. 715-682-7060.
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    Witches’ Night Out, on historic Main Street of Ashland, from 4-7pm. Stop and shop at participating stores for fun treats and specials and a chance to register for the grand prize. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
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    Bikes and Brews. Hang out with us at Bay City Cycles on Saturday, from 6-8pm to enjoy some beer and talk bikes. BYOB. Free snacks. All You Wanted to Know About Bikes presentation. SALES! Attend to place your name in a raffle for a Fyxation Leather Beer Six Pack Caddy. 715-682-2091.
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    Ashland Hockey GlowDocker 5K. Benefits AHS Boys Hockey team. Registration at Bretting Center from 5:30-6:30pm. Race start 6:30 at the Central Railyard Park. Cost is $15 and the first 100 registrants guaranteed glow-in-the-dark necklace.  Glow-in-the-dark t-shirt available for an additional $12. For more information visit www.ashlandparks.org or call 715-292-0685.
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    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Annie” performance, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Tickets $15/adult and $12/child. 7:30pm evenings and 2pm Sunday matinee. For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
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    Zombie Days in Washburn. Halloween parade, vendors, bike ride, 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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    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. No tickets will be sold at the door.
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    Halloween Party Gala, at the Benoit Area Community Building, 23710 Co. Hwy. F, from 5-7pm. Fun and games, food, fun house, pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, and much more. All ages welcome. Sponsored by the Ino Valley  4-H Club. 715-746-2311.
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    Bad River Lodge & Casino Halloween Party. 7pm-12am.  Must be 21 or older. Costume registration 7-9pm. 1st place: $1,500, 2nd place: $1,000, 3rd place: $750. No masks allowed on gaming floor. For more information visit www.badriver.com or call 715-682-7121.
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    Northland College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be hosting the 5th Annual Haunted Ravine. There will be two trails to accommodate all ages with the Friendly Trail running from 5:30-6:30 pm and the Totally Terrifying Trail from 7-8:30 pm. Bring canned goods to get in! Strollers not allowed. Free Parking in the CSE parking lot.  Northland College Wheeler Bridge and the Ravine
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    Trick or Treating in Washburn.
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    Ski + Snowboard Swap DROP OFF. The Swap offers a chance to trade-in, or trade-up, with 15% of the purchase price benefiting the Ashwabay Outdoor Educational Foundation. Cross-country, Downhill, and Snowboard equipment are all welcome. For more information, visit www.mtashwabay.org/swap or call 715-779-3227.
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    Trick or Treating in Ashland.
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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. 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.