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SEPTEMBER 2024

  • Saturdays, end of May through August: Stock Car Races at ABC Raceway, 2187 Butterworth Rd.  For more information, call 715-682-4237, or visit www.abcraceway.com.
  • Saturdays Mid-May through mid-October:  Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, 8am-12pm, on Chapple Ave, Ashland in front of Black Cat and Ashland Baking Company. Check them out on Facebook or visit www.ashlandareafarmersmarket.com.
  • Guided Mural Trolley Tours -The 8-block Main Street Business District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the background for a fascinating tour through Ashland’s history as seen through the eyes of Ashland’s mural artists Kelly Meredith and Susan Prentice Martinsen. Trolley Tours are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pick-up Location in the parking lot of the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 4th Ave West. The tour will be approximately 75 minutes long. Tickets are purchased on the Trolley. Cost: $5.00 per person.  Children under 6 are FREE!  (Cash only accepted, you pay on the Trolley.) For more information on the Mural Trolley Tour please call the Ashland Chamber at 715-682-2500. Sponsored by Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce and BART. Tours run Fridays and Saturdays 10am & 1:30pm and Mondays 1:30pm. June 2nd through September 7th.
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm
  • Bay City Cycles  …. 2024 Casual Group Ride. Check our Casual Group Ride at Bay City Cycles Facebook group for weekly updates.
  • Recreation and Fitness Resources –  Please see their website for more information – we will be updating regularly.
  • Vaughn Public Library –  Not just books anymore!!
  • Ashland Parks & Rec  Scavenger Hunts around Prentice and the Bretting Center!   Each month, new scavenger hunts will launch at the Bretting Center and at Prentice Park. We also have Scavenger Hunt PASSPORTS available at the Bretting Center! Once you complete the hunt, come visit the front desk for a new stamp to add to your passport. Complete ’em all, and get a prize!
  • Chequamegon Bay Golf Club:   Check our Facebook Page  https://www.facebook.com/cbaygolf/  If you have any questions, please contact the Pro Shop at 715-682-8004.
  • Follow the Mural Brick Road … in the county of the land of Ashland.  A fun scavenger hunt with the beautiful murals in Ashland County!
  • Ashland High School Sports Schedule 
  • Northland College Sports Schedule
  • Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church BINGO! Tuesday nights!  Doors open 5:30pm, Bingo starts at 6:30pm. Food and Beverages for sale. 201 Lake Shore Dr E Ashland. For more information go to 715-682-7620.
  • Washburn Cultural Center September exhibit “Paris,” Works by Betty Sitbon; and recent work by Olivia Haman’s Art Camp Kids
  • Big Top Chautauqua Open Mic Night Year Round Wednesdays 6-9pm at The Backstage.
  • Every 3rd Tuesday this summer through September visit us at Culvers 4-8pm to enjoy dinner and support Chequamegon Humane Association!

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2024 Events

  • 08/31-01/2024
    Ashland Ford Chrysler Labor Day Golf Classic, 3-man scramble at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. Contact the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club 715-682-8004.
  • 08/31-01/2024
    Labor Day Classic at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club . 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 08/31-09/02/2024
    Glidden Community Fair. There will be a softball tournament on Saturday and Sunday, and the car show on Monday. The horse pull and big money bingo are set for Saturday; the mud run and music on Sunday; and of course concessions, beer stand, and quarter bingo all 3 days. Plus other random events and activities. Be sure to check us out on Facebook
  • 09/01/2024
    Burgers, Blues and Brews. Burgers start at 4 until sold out.  Bring a friend and a chair and join us! Live music at the Delta Diners Tap Shack,14385 Cty Hwy H, Delta. 4:30-7pm Deja Bleu.
  • 09/04/2024
    Bayfield Summer Concerts;  Latin Dreams I. 5:30pm. Brazilian recorder artist Cleo Galhano and Cuban guitarist Rene Izquierdo play the Latin repertoire with unbelievable precision and technique. They stunned BSC audiences in 2023 playing the tango inspired music of Astor Piazzolla and others. Free will offerings  ($10 suggested) are gratefully received at the door. Bayfield Presbyterian Church. 306 Washington Ave, Bayfield. https://www.reneizquierdoguitar.com/ : http://cleagalhano.com/
  • 09/06/2024
    Our Lady of the Lake Scramble at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club. 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 09/06/2024
    The Knights of Columbus will host an all-you-can-eat fresh Lake Superior whitefish dinner at OLL Social Hall, 201 Lakeshore Drive E., on Friday from 4-7pm. Cost: $15 for 12-adults; $7 for children ages 6-11; free for children under age 5. Proceeds will go to the Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 715-2094797.
  • 09/06/2024
    Big Top Chautauqua presents Michael Franti & Spearhead-The Togetherness Tour 2024 with Bombargo. Dance Alert. 7pm. 32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield. For tickets and more information visit www.bigtop.org
  • 09/07/2024
    Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2024 at the Enrichment Center. Registration at 9am, opening ceremony at 9:40am and walk at 10am. Funds raised stay local to provide care, support, advocacy, and research for a cure to ultimately end Alzheimer’s Disease. Register today at act.alz.org/ashland
  • 09/07/2024
    Ashland Mural Fest & Classic Car Show, downtown Ashland, 10am-3pm. Mural Trolley Tours, Fun Music, Cornhole Tournament, Car Show, Craft & Food Vendors and Music. For more information, call 715-682-2500.  Mural Fest Craft Vendors  Mural Fest Car Show.
  • 09/07-08/2024
    Cornucopia 20th Annual Art Crawl will be held in Cornucopia from 10am-4pm Saturday & Sunday. Event features fine arts and crafts. Stay for great food offerings, music, a hike, paddle, etc.
  • 09/7-15/2023
    Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau presents: 2024 Bayfield Art Escape. A 9 day celebration of all things art across Bayfield County and Madeline Island. Experience the arts through demonstrations and open houses and create your own masterpiece through a class. Learn more at www.bayfield.org/art-escape
  • 09/07/2024
    Big Top Chautauqua presents Old Last Night hosted by Michael Perry, with Steve Solkela, featuring the Blue Canvas Orchestra & Open Mic All Stars. 7pm. 32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield. For tickets and more information visit www.bigtop.org
  • 09/08/2024
    Our Lady of the Lake Golf Tournament at Chequamegon Bay Golf Club! 9am shotgun start. 4 person 18 hold scramble. Payouts for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place. $300 per team included golf, cart & fish fry! Hole-in-One chance to win $10,000 cash! Raffle & other prizes. To register contact 715-292-4493 or 715-209-1021. 38565 State Hwy 13, Highbridge.
  • 09/08/2024
    Mt. Ashwabay Ski and Recreation Center presents: An Evening Under the Trees. 6pm. Join us for an exceptional dining experience set in the forest where we create community, conversation and celebrate the magic of Mt Ashwabay. 32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield. For more information click here.
  • 09/14/2024
    Chequamegon MTB Festival, American Birkebeiner Trailhead 42225 Telemark Rd, Cable. 715-798-3594. For more information, visit www.cheqfattire.com.
  • 09/14/2024
    Big Top Chautauqua presents Mucca Pazza. 7pm. 32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield. For tickets and more information visit www.bigtop.org
  • 09/09/2024
    Big Top Chautauqua presents Them Coulee Boys, Tin Can Gin, and Molly Brandt. Dance Alert. 7pm. 32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield. For tickets and more information visit www.bigtop.org
  • 09/21-22/2024
    Northern Aged Iron Tractor & Threshing Show. Gates open at 8am. $5 Show button admission will get you in for both days. 12 and under free. Threshing Exhibits, Kids activities, Flea & Craft Market, Food, and a raffle. For more information call 715-682-5744 or click here. 
  • 09/21/2024
    Copper Falls State Park  Fall Festival & Brat Fry.  September colors offer people a chance to enjoy the park’s beauty and experience the fun at the annual Fall Festival on from 10am-3pm.  Events are co-sponsored by the Friends of Copper Falls State Park and the Wisconsin DNR. All programs will be held rain or shine and are open to the public. Parked vehicles will need to have purchased either an annual or daily park pass; $8/day for Wisconsin plates or $11/day for out-of-state plates, available at the park office. Pets are not allowed at most program venues. For special accommodations, as needed, contact park staff prior to the program date.  Copper Falls State Park is located near Mellen, Wisconsin. Follow State Highway 169 northeast for 1.7 miles, turn north on Copper Falls Road at the State Park’s main entrance, stop at the park office, then continue north to the parking and picnic grounds approximately 1.5 miles. For more information about events contact the park at 715-274-5123.
  • 09/21/2024
    Bohemian Hall Annual Fundraiser.  3-7pm, 319 11th Ave East.  Dinner  begins 3pm, serving Chicken & Ribs with the fixings and cash raffle prizes.  Drawing at 6pm. Dinner tickets $15. Cash raffle tickets $100 (only 500 tickets sold!). Raffle tickets available at the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce.  All proceeds goes towards historic renovations of the Bohemian Hall. Find us on facebook.
  • 09/21/2024
    Ashland Gymnastics Golf Outing at Chequamegon Bay Club. 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 09/21/2024
    Clam Lake Elk Fest at Clam Lake Junction, 60967 WI-77, Clam Lake, 715- 794-2781.
  • 09/21/2024
    Big Top Chautauqua presents Big TAP Chautauqua Fest. 1-5pm. In honor of Kevin Hunt music by The Whitecaps Big Top’s Oktober Fest Ages 21+. 32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI. For more information visit www.bigtop.org
  • 09/24/2024
    NWCC of Tamarack Health in collaboration with Essentia Health hosts a Cancer Support Group at Ashland Vaughn Public Library, second floor, Garland meeting room, 502 Main St. W. 11am-12pm. Providing opportunities for shared experiences. To educate by providing guest speakers that will talk about cancer related topics. For adults diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, and loved ones impacted by cancer. Please RSVP in advance by calling Laura Martinsen 715-685-5004.
  • 09/27-28/2024
    ABC Raceway 47th Annual Red Clay Classic powered by Enbridge.  Late Models, Modifieds, Super Stocks, Mid-West Modifieds. Hot Laps 6:30pm. Race track located 3.5 miles south of Ashland on Butterworth Rd. For more information, call 715-682-4990 or visit www.abcraceway.com.
  • 09/27/2024
    Big Top Chautauqua presents Elephant Revival with Two Runner. 7pm. 32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield. For tickets and more information visit www.bigtop.org

 

2023 Events 

 

  • 09/02/2023
    Chequamegon Vets Brat Fry at Tastes of Wisconsin, 420 Lake Shore Dr West, 10am- 3pm.  All proceeds go to Camp Benesi, a non-profit recreational getaway designed specifically for veterans and gold star families who are grieving loss or dealing with the effects of military service.
  • 09/03/2023
    White Winter Winery presents: Annual Pig Out 11am-5pm. . Music by Floydian Slip from 12-4pm. Enjoy an afternoon of Music & Great BBQ! 68323 Lea St A, Iron River
  • 09/07/2023
    The Vaughn Public Library and Ashland Main Street presents: Movies on Main Street – Community’s Top Pick, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Gates open at 7pm. Grab your family, friends & lawn chairs to enjoy the beer garden, poporn and lawn games before the movie starts at dusk. Pearson Plaza downtown Ashland. Call 715-682-7060 or visit http://www.coawi.org/478/movies-on-main for more information.
  • 09/14/2023
    48th Annual Northland College Powwow.  A Celebration of Our Communities and Cultures – Please join us for this free, public event.  1-10pm.  Grand Entries at 1pm and 7pm, Feast at 5pm. Northland College – Campus Mall 1411 Ellis Avenue.  Host Drums: Smokeytown and Bad River; Emcee: Migizi Sullivan; Arena Director: Mike Demain; Head Dancers: Josh Atcheynum & Sheena Cain; Head Veteran: John Teller Jr.  First 10 drums will receive honorarium.  Specials: Men’s Woodland Special & Women’s Jingle Special, Other Specials TBA. Drugs and Alcohol are prohibited at this event. Vendor contact: 715 682-1344.  https://www.facebook.com/NC.Spring.Powwow/
  • 09/16/2023
    Butternut VillageFest at the Village Pavilion in Butternut, at 4-8pm. For more information, call 715-661-4814 or 715-769-3508.
  • 09/18/2023
    Chequamegon Area Choir invites you to join them for their 51st season at the Washburn United Methodist Church. No Auditions necessary. Registration starts at 6:30pm. All levels of musicianship for persons 16+ are welcome. Questions contact 715-373-5371 or www.cacvoices.com. or www.facebook.com/cacvoices
  • 09/22-24/2023
    Northland College Fall Fest. Alumni and friends are invited to celebrate Northland College’s notable alumni award winners and hall of fame inductees during a weekend of events. For more information visit  northland.edu/fallfest.
  • 09/22-24/2023
    Northland College presents Camp Brother Bear Music Festival! You’re invited to celebrate the adventurous spirit in us all at the first annual Camp Brother Bear Music Festival! Featuring FREE daytime programs and an evening lineup of five acts including local favorite Floydian Slip and nationally known The Big Wu, this event is not one to miss. Get an All Access Pass for $40 and enjoy unlimited access to the 6 courses at the Highbridge Hills Disc Golf Megaplex and the evening lineup of talents. Kids of all ages are invited to sign-up for free daytime programming and all guests can purchase food from one of our vendors, including the Ashland Oredocker Food Truck. Camping is available so you don’t miss a minute of fun during the weekend. Visit www.northland.edu/cbb for more info or email alumni@northland.edu or call Jackie at 715-682-1811.
  • 09/30/2023
    Ashland Area Non-profit & Service Fair. 10am-12Noon. Discover resources, get involved, show your support. On the lawn of Ashland First United Methodist Church behind Ashland Baking Co. (in event of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside).  Live Music, refreshments & Activities. Call Marian Haertel Vaughn at 715-813-7189 with any questions.
  • 09/30/2023
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center will host an Artist Reception 1-4pm. Program 1:30pm. Recognition of the two exhibits on display this summer though Nov 4th at the Visitor Center

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