Calendar » OCTOBER 2022

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2022 Events 

  • 10/01/2022
    ABC Raceway 45th Annual Red Clay Classic – Fast Lane Motor Sports, Red’s Auto, & Tim’s Automotive Machine.  Race track located 3.5 miles south of Ashland on Butterworth Rd. For more information, call 715-682-4990 or visit www.abcraceway.com.
  • Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Big TAP ChatauquaFest in Honor of Kevin Hunt 1-5pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 10/01-02/2022
    Glidden’s 36th Annual Musky Tournament at Lena’s Bar & Grill, Glidden.  715-264-6900.
  • 10/06/2022
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Shakey Graves at 7pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 10/07-09/2022
    Bayfield AppleFest!  Click here for more informationClick here for a schedule of events  For more information, call 715-779-3335.
  • 10/08/2022
    State Arm Wrestling Tournament at Lena’s Bar & Grill, Glidden.  715-264-6900.
  • 10/12/2022
    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.
  • 10/15/2022
    Cruisin’ the Corridor 5K & 10K race, 8am. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/15/2022
    23rd Annual Memorial Medical Center WhistleStop Marathon & Half-Marathon. Starting at 8:30am. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/16/2022
    Madeline Island Fall Festival, La Pointe. Among the many family friendly events that take place during Fall Fest are pumpkin decorating, bird house kits, pumpkin pie eating contest, vendors, face painting, clowns, bicycle powered cider press, and much more. 9am-4pm Many island businesses will have specials.  For more information, call 715-747-2801, visit www.madelineisland.com.
  • 10/20/2022
    Witches’ DAY Out!! On historic Main Street of Ashland, from 10am-7pm. Stop and shop at participating stores for specials and a chance to register for the grand prize. Downtown Retail Businesses will be open until 7pm!! For more information, call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
  • 10/22/2022
    Ashland Bayfield County Sportsmen 23rd Annual Banquet. Held at the AmericInn. Social hour at 5pm. Dinner at 7pm. Dinner tickets can be purchased through Wanda Hyde at 715-373-2088.
  • 10/22/2022
    Copper Falls Candlelight Hike from 6-8pm. 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. Warm up and marshmallows or make s’mores at the bonfire before or after hiking.  Chili, chili dogs, brats, and treats for sale.  For more information, call 715-274-2330.
  • 10/26/2022
    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.
  • 10/30/2022
    Glidden’s Pumpkin Rolling Contest at Lena’s Bar & Grill, Glidden.  715-264-6900
  • 10/30/2022
    Trick or Treating in Washburn.  Suggested trick-or-treat times 5-7pm.
  • 10/31/2022
    Trick or Treating in Ashland.  Suggested trick-or-treat times 5-7pm.

 

2021 Events 

  • 10/01-02/2021
    White River Ag Products Corn Maze/Kid Fun 12noon-5ish.  58330 Nelson Rd, Mason.  715-765-4591.
  • 10/02/2021
    Fall back together again with all your favorite vendors and crafters at the Gathering Barn, 50467 State Hwy 13,  9am-1pm.  25 vendors/crafters.  Cash-n-carry.  Food: Fry Bread  Tacos, Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas and Fun! 715-292-0845
  • 10/06/2021
    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. Oct 20, Nov 3, Nov 17, Dec 1, Dec 15. Event details on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/1L6lluuP7
  • 10/06-10/2021
    Ignite Fitness Studio is celebrating 8 years of fun and fitness in Ashland!  $ave 18% off all virtual or in-person 10 or 20 class packages.  New student special – 1 month for $30.   Visit ignitefitnessstudio.com for the schedule of classes.
  • 10/06-31/2021
    Washburn Cultural Center’s presents, The Gathering: CBAC Fall Show 2021! Stop by to see this exhibition.  Our galleries, antiques and collectibles shop, and museum are open daily! Our hours in May are:  Monday–Friday: 12–5pm, Saturday & Sunday: 12–4pm.  1 E. Bayfield Street, Washburn.  715/373-5591.
  • 10/08/2021
    Loose Caboose Kids Race at 5:30pm in the Central Railyard Park, behind the Bretting Center around the ball fields for kids ages 2 – 12 yrs.  We will be encouraging kids to wear masks, unless they can socially distance, until it is race time. Masks do not need to be worn while running.
  • 10/09-10/2021
    White River Ag Products Corn Maze/Kid Fun 12noon-5ish.  58330 Nelson Rd, Mason.  715-765-4591.
  • 10/09/2021
    Event Horizon – Free Fall Community Event, 705 Main Street West 11am-3pm.  11-11:30am Meet & greet; 11:30-11:50 Opening meditation; 12-12:30pm Ecstatic Dance; 12:45-1:30 lunch, 1:30-3pm kids game/craft.  Free Raffle for yoga Classes.  Massage Chair.  Discounted punch cards if purchased at event.
  • 10/11-16/2021
    Ignite Fitness Studio is celebrating 8 years of fun and fitness in Ashland!  Social media will be bursting with giveaways and prizes. New student special – 1 month for $30.   Visit ignitefitnessstudio.com for the schedule of classes.
  • 10/13/2021
    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. Oct 13, Oct 27, Nov 10, Dec 8. Event details on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/SODxP3re
  • 10/14-17/2021
    The Stagenorth Groundlings announce that live theater is back!  The Lion in Winter, directed by Liz Woodworth, Show times are 7:30pm with a Sunday matinee at 2pm.  Based on the real-life couple Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine this fast-paced dark play has twists, turns, intrigue, and deceptions.  Who will outwit the other and claim the throne for their favored son?  Strict COVID safety protocols will safeguard the health of actors and community.   Only patrons who can show proof of COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test result within the previous 72 hours will be permitted in the theater. Without exception, all patrons must wear masks the entire time they are in the building.  Tickets will not be refunded.  Get your tickets at thegroundlings.org early because capacity will be less than 50%.
  • 10/15-23/2021
    Ignite Fitness Studio is celebrating 8 years of fun and fitness in Ashland!  Students will receive one raffle entry for each class they attend October 15th -23rd to win our anniversary gift basket valued at $75.  New student special – 1 month for $30.   Visit ignitefitnessstudio.com for the schedule of classes.
  • 10/16-17/2021
    White River Ag Products Corn Maze/Kid Fun 12noon-5ish.  58330 Nelson Rd, Mason.  715-765-4591.
  • 10/20/2021
    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 3, Nov 17, Dec 1, Dec 15. Event details on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/1L6lluuP7
  • 10/21-24/2021
    Ashland High School Drama Prentice Park Production, Granny’s Halloween Adventure at 7pm. Appropriate for all ages. Short play through Prentice Park. $5 per person. Refreshments available.  Join Ashland High School Drama for their yearly Halloween production in Prentice Park. Starting at the large pavilion at 7pm you will follow Granny and her granddaughter Sally through adventures along the main road starting and ending at the large pavilion. Appropriate for all ages, $5 per person.  715-682-3786 or email joannedormady@hotmail.com.
  • 10/21-24/2021
    The Stagenorth Groundlings announce that live theater is back!  The Lion in Winter, directed by Liz Woodworth, Show times are 7:30pm with a Sunday matinee at 2pm.  Based on the real-life couple Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine this fast-paced dark play has twists, turns, intrigue, and deceptions.  Who will outwit the other and claim the throne for their favored son?  Strict COVID safety protocols will safeguard the health of actors and community.   Only patrons who can show proof of COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test result within the previous 72 hours will be permitted in the theater. Without exception, all patrons must wear masks the entire time they are in the building.  Tickets will not be refunded.  Get your tickets at thegroundlings.org early because capacity will be less than 50%.
  • 10/22/2021
    School District of Ashland Spook-tacular Scavenger Hunt is Back…with a mini Fall Fest.  5-6pm.  Drive -thru style pick-up for the hunt list & trick or treats!  Park to play fun outdoor fall festival games!  weather permitting.  Ashland High School (Beaser) Parking Lot.  715-682-7089.
  • 10/23/2021
    Leap into Fall at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center.  10am-4pm. Free and Family friendly.  Families will learn about the autumn season through science and art activities on the boardwalk trail.  Registration is not required.  children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  For more information contact 715-685-2644
  • 10/23/2021
    Chequamegon Food Co-op Boo Bash at Prentice Park , 3 – 5pm.  FREE Family Event.  Join the Chequamegon Food Co-op and Ashland Parks and Recreation for a spook-tastic afternoon of pumpkin decorating, snacks, games, and more. Wear your favorite costume!  For more information call 715-682-7059.
  • 10/23/2021
    Live Music by Gladiator at Stagecoach Bar & Grill. 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/MYnVT010
  • 10/23-24/2021
    White River Ag Products Corn Maze/Kid Fun 12noon-5ish.  58330 Nelson Rd, Mason.  715-765-4591.
  • 10/26/2021
    Cruise on over to the Northwood Tech (formerly WITC) Ashland Campus from 11:30am-1:30pm for a Drive Thru! Get your info to go including program and admissions information, giveaways, and a voucher to apply to Northwood Tech for FREE! For more details visit: www.NorthwoodTech.edu/drivethru
  • 10/27/2021
    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. Oct 27, Nov 10, Dec 8. Event details on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/SODxP3re
  • 10/28-30/2021
    Home Expressions Christmas Open House.  Thursday 4-7pm; Friday 10am-5:30pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.
  • 10/29/2021
    Come over to MMC for our Halloween Drive-Thru event from 4-5pm.  Trick or Treat in our parking lot.  Kids will get a Halloween bag, candy and fun items! (as supplies last.  Enter through Entrance B on Beaser Ave , stay to the left and exit out of our main entrance to Maple lane.  Brought to you by the MMC Community Relations Team.
  • 10/29/2021
    A Nightmare on Elm Street Movie Night: Come help us kick off Zombie Days Weekend by watching the classic 1984 version of A Nightmare on Elm Street (Rated R) at The Club, 3 West Bayfield Street Washburn, starting at 8:30pm. Bring your pillows an blankets and sit on the gym floor to watch the movie inside. Brought to you by the Washburn Area Chamber of Commerce & Midland Services. This is a FREE event but a suggested donation of $5 per person is appreciated. All money goes to The Club. Children under 17 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.
  • 10/29-31/2021
    Chequamegon Theatre presents: Michigan Disasters, 210 5th Ave E, All evening shows are 7:30pm,  All 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
  • 10/29-31/2021
    Join us for Mt Ashwabay’s inaugural HAUNTED TRAIL (if you dare to enter your worst nightmare…). 4-6 Trick or Treat, 6–9 pm Trail.  All ages welcomed. $10 adults, $5 Kids.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield. www.mtashwabay.org
  • 10/30/2021
    Benoit Cheese is having Trick or Treat at the Haus between 9am and 3pm.  Stop in with your Ghosts or Goblins for a real cheesy treat!  While you are here you can grab your spooky cravings such as; for all the gutless mummies we have liverwurst, For all the monsters…we have Muenster Cheese and for all the headless horsemen we have headcheese!  Treats are compliments of Benoit Cheese Haus, Chequamegon Dairy Association & Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin.  23920 County Hwy F,  715-746-2561
  • 10/30/2021
    White River Ag Products Corn Maze/Kid Fun 12noon-5ish.  58330 Nelson Rd, Mason.  715-765-4591.
  • 10/30/2021
    Washburn Lion’s Club Trick-or-Treating: The Washburn Lions Club will be handing out treat bags as part of Zombie Days at The Club, 3 West Bayfield Street Washburn. We are asking families to use Central Avenue to pick up their treat bag from 2pm until gone.
  • 10/30/2021
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Halloween Party. Best Costume Contest Register from 8-9pm. Best Costume prizes: 1st place: $500. 2nd place: $400. 3rd place: $300, 4th place $200, 5th place $100.  JD Bass 8 pm – Midnight.  For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 10/30-31/2021
    Zombie Escape Room Experience: Join our guides as they take you through a quarantined zombie hospital. Can you make it out alive? This event takes place Saturday Oct. 30th from 7pm-10pm and Sunday the 31st from Noon – 3pm at the old hospital building at 320 N Superior Ave. Cost is $10 per person, groups of 4-6 encouraged, but smaller groups or singles will be combined to make a full group. Reservations can be made at the chamber of commerce during office hours. Spots will only be held with full payment. There will be 6 slots each day. Brought to you by the Washburn Area Chamber of Commerce, ScareCrow Pizza, & Birch Haven North.

 

Below are the events from 2020

  • 10/09/2020
    Cancelled -WhistleStop Pasta Feed, 4:30pm-8pm, in the WhistleStop Big Tent at the Bay Area Civic Center. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.whistlestopmarathon.com.
  • 10/10/2020
    Cancelled- 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.

2019 Events

  • 10/26/2019
    Fall Extravaganza at the Alley! To benefit local community charities. Sponsored by GFWC Ashland Monday Club. 11am- Social Hour. 12noon- Luncheon. Cost is $20. Chinese raffle, 50/50, door prizes and entertainment. No tickets will be sold at the door. For tickets, call Mary Fall at 715-209-4881.
  • 10/28/2019
    Fright Night at Northland College hosted by the Chemistry Faculty and the Friends of the VP, 4-5pm & 6-7pm sessions. Sign-up required! For more information, call 715-682-7060.
  • 10/28/2019
    Senior Dinner and Concert at the Ashland High School. 5:30pm- Sit-down dinner. 6:15pm- AHS Wire Choir Fall Concert. You are invited to this free event of food, music and fun in honor of our senior citizens! RSVP by calling 715-685-5183. Make your reservations by October 23. Seating is limited. Call early.