Calendar » SEPTEMBER 2021

  • Mid-June thru mid-October: Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, Saturdays,  8am-12pm, on Chapple Ave, in front of Black Cat and Ashland Baking Company, with modified rules and regulations in place to keep us all safe and healthy.  Check them out on Facebook or visit
  • 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 observation tower. Visit their website for a complete schedule of events and activities for the whole family.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just about books anymore. Go to their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the entire family.
  • Bay City Cycles Casual Group Rides: Casual group ride Mondays at 6pm, Leave from Pearson Plaza, Helmets required.
  • 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 715-373-5591.   Masks are required.  Here is a link to our web page with a virtual tour of the new art exhibit.

2021 Events:

  • 9/01-30/2021
    Washburn Cultural Center’s presents, Black Bear Studios! 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.
  • 09/01/2021
    First Day of School for the Ashland School District.  School Calendar
  • 09/02/2021
    Bayfield Summer Concerts, at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave, at 5:30pm.  Maria Jette with Dan Chouinard, Twin Cities, vocal and piano.  Questions email or call 651 298-9773.
  • 09/03/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Riding the Wind at 7pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.
  • 09/03-04/2021
    Butternut 10th Annual Gun Show at the Butternut Community Park. Friday 4-8pm and Saturday 8am-3pm.  For more information, call 715-769-3620.
  • 09/04/2021
    Grand Opening for Union Boutique, 100 West Main Street. 10am-5pm.  Stop in and see TONS of new items for fall!! Food and drinks! Everyone Welcome!
  • 09/04/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Chris Kroeze & Joyann Parker at 7pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.
  • 09/04-06/2021
    Glidden Community Fair 2021 is a GO!!! 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 by the Dweebs 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
  • 09/05/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Drive-By Truckers at 7pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.
  • 09/05/2021
    Cable Rod & Gun Club, 14780 McNaught Rd, Cable,  Annual Pig Roast $10 all you can eat.  Kids and Adult events  11am-5pm  Food starts at noon.  More information can be found at
  • 09/05-06/2021
    Labor Day Golf Classic, Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. Contact the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club 715-682-8004.
  • 09/07/2021
    Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church BINGO! 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.
  • 09/07-18/2021
    Bayfield/Apostle Islands Annual Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration. For more information, call 715-779-5619 or visit
  • 09/10/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives at 7pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.
  • 09/11/2021
    20th Anniversary of the 9-11-2001 Terror Attack on Americans Memorial Service.  The United Chequamegon Veterans in conjunction with the City of Ashland Fire Department, the City of Ashland Police Department and the Ashland county Sheriff’s Department will conduct a memorial service honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001 as a result of the terror attack on America and those in subsequent years fighting the war on terror.  The Service will be held at the City of Ashland Band Shell ( with inclement weather location of Salem Church) beginning promptly at 7:20am.  The program will last approximately 2 hours.  There will be a static display of emergency response equipment located along Hwy 2.  The program will have several speakers as well as patriotic music, a riffle squad (21-gun) salute and the sounding of Taps.  Seating is somewhat limited at the Band Shell, so we encourage people attending to bring a lawn chair for their own personal comfort.  We also ask that you please be seated by 7:15am.
  • 09/11/2021
    First Responders Breakfast at Culver’s in Ashland,  8-10am.  Inviting all first responders to join us for a free breakfast!  We will be serving custard pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, toast, fresh frozen custard and cheese curds.  We will be open for regular business by 11am.  Questions call 715-682-4045.
  • 09/11/2021
    Ashland Mural Fest & Classic Car Show, downtown Ashland, 9am-3pm. Mural Trolley Tours, Car Show, Craft & Food Vendors and Music. For more information, call 715-682-2500.  Mural Fest Craft Vendors  Mural Fest Car Show
  • 09/11/2021
    Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2021 at the Enrichment Center. Registration at 8am and walk at 9am. Funds raised stay local to provide care, support, advocacy, and research for a cure to ultimately end Alzheimer’s Disease. 715-352-4091.
  • 09/11/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Old Last Night at 7pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.
  • 09/11-12/2021
    Cornucopia Annual Art Crawl will be held in Cornucopia from 10am-4pm. Event features fine arts, crafts.   Stay for great food offerings, music, a hike, paddle, etc.  For more information, email or visit
  • 09/12/2021
    The Basics of Forest Ecology: From the Atmosphere to the Soil, and Everything in Between.  10am – 2pm.  Join Landmark Conservancy and Northland College Professor of Forestry Jon Martin for a hike along the trails at the 590-acre Tyler Forks Community Forest. Discover the diversity of trees and forest communities throughout the property. Learn how trees and forests function, and what influences their current health and their future survival. No prior knowledge required – come to learn about forest ecology and deepen your relationship with the forest!  Hike Details: This will be a moderate to challenging hike. Approximate distance 3 miles. Terrain uneven at times.  What to bring: Please wear comfortable shoes with ankle support, dress appropriately for the weather and wear layers. Bring insect repellent, sunscreen, a hat, lunch and snacks. There is a rustic outhouse near the beginning of the hike. No other bathrooms available. No dogs.  Parking: There is a gravel parking lot on site where participants will meet.  Cost: Free, but registration is required.  Questions contact Sara  715.235.8850 office.
  • 09/15/2021
    Taylormade Golf Fit Day.  Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. Starting at 10am. For more information, call 715-682-8004.
  • 09/17/2021
    Ribbon Cutting at Chequamegon Pregnancy Center 200 Chapple Avenue at 8am.
  • 09/17/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents: Year-End Jam featuring Tin Can Gin & Them Coulee Boys at 7pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.
  • 09/18/2021
    The Safari Big Cup, Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. Starting at 10am. For more information, call 715-682-8004.
  • 09/18/2021
    Sources of Strength – 5K Color Run & Wellness Expo.  Spreading Hope, Help & Strength.  Color Run/Walk at 10am.  9am check-in.  Pre-registration at  Walking Trail loop starting at High School.  Wellness Expo 9am-12pm at the Ashland High School Parking Lot. Color Run Fees are $10 for adults by August 31st.  $15 starting September 1.  Students Grades 12 or under FREE! Refreshments, Games, Info Booths & Prizes.  Sponsored by AHS & AMS Sources of Strength Peer leaders and Advisors in conjunction with National Suicide Awareness Month.
  • 09/18/2021
    September Programs at Copper Falls State Park.  Campfire Cooking:  Those interested in learning about campfire cooking can get in on the fun as local volunteer experts host a campfire cooking demonstration from 11am to 1pm. This interactive program offers folks new recipes and a way to cook them the old-fashioned way. Tasty campfire treats will be served in keeping with current Covid-19 protocols. Donations are welcome, as is the public. This program will be conducted just west of the main picnic area.  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.
  • 09/18/2021
    September Programs at Copper Falls State Park.  Status of Elk in Wisconsin.  At 1pm, retired Wisconsin DNR Elk Biologist, Laine Stowell will present information about the status of elk in Wisconsin. In September, it is once again possible to hear male elk bugling in Wisconsin’s Northwoods as a result of reintroduction efforts that began in 1995. According to DNR, “Once widespread here and across North America, elk were eliminated from Wisconsin in the 1880’s due to unregulated hunting and habitat loss.” Learn first-hand how they made their way to the Northwoods and how they’re faring today. Hunters may also be interested in learning more, in order to identify and protect the state’s growing elk herd during the upcoming hunting season.  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.
  • 09/18/2021
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street. LIVE MUSIC! with Foreign Object. 8pm-Midnight. No cover. Playing since 2001 primarily as a 3-piece, we are able to perform songs from a wide array of artists that you may already know and many tunes you’ve forgotten you like until you hear them again. Shows with our 4th member skew towards Rush/Prog/80’s.
  • 09/18/2021
    Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, 13460 Spruce St., Cable. 715-798-3594. For more information, visit
  • 09/18-19/2021
    Northern Aged Iron Tractor & Threshing Show, 38565 State Hwy 13, Highbridge. Festivities begin at 8am each day. Display of Tractors, Implements, Hit-and-Miss Motors, Vintage Cars, Trucks and Snowmobiles. Raffles for 1954 Cockshutt 20 Tractor.  1 ticket- $5 or 5 for $20. Pancake breakfast on Sunday at 9am  $5 button gets you in both days.  For more information on admission or a detailed list of events, call 715-274-7807 or 715-682-5744, or visit
  • 09/20/2021
    Business Identity Theft: How to Prevent It & Protect Your Business or Municipality by Jeff Kersten, Bureau of Consumer Protection, DATCP, 1 – 2pm.
    Free program but pre-registration is required. Click here to register.  Business identity theft is a growing crime in the United States.  Thieves attack businesses, municipal government offices, churches, schools, and nonprofit organizations.In 2019, Dun & Bradstreet saw more than a 100% increase in business identity theft. For 2020, the company estimates an overall 258% spike in the crime. The more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you and your business are. The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will explain the different types of business identity theft, how to recognize it, and steps to take to protect your business. The program will be recorded and made available at a future date.  Our speaker is Jeff Kersten, the Agency Liaison for the Bureau of Consumer Protection within the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, travels around the state to educate the public, businesses, and law enforcement on privacy protection, data security, identity theft, and other areas of consumer protection. Jeff has over 12 years of experience as a police officer and is a prior Consumer Protection Investigator for the Bureau of Consumer Protection. Visit the DATCP web site for factsheets about identity theft. This program is co-hosted by the Ashland County-UW Extension’s Community Development Program and Wisconsin DATCP. Call 715-682-7017 for more information.
  • 09/23/2021
    Ribbon Cutting at Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board, 301 Ellis Ave, Ste 3, at 8:30am.  All are welcome!
  • 09/24/2021
    Free Propane Tank Exchange sponsored by Enbridge.  While supplies last, receive a free full propane tank in exchange for your empty tank.  Starting at 11am at the River Rock Inn and Bair Shop, 1200 Lake Shore Dr West in Ashland.  River Rock will be saying THANKS by serving up Free Grilled Whitefish Sandwiches 11am-1pm.  Radio Broadcast, professional guides answer your questions.  Bait Rigs Tackle Guys here to talk to you.  Spin the wheel & win a prize.  Tackle Discounts all weekend.  Learn more at
  • 09/24/2021
    Concert in the Corn – Chris Kroeze and Hoff Stevens, presented by White River Ag Products.  Gates open at 5:30pm.  Tickets are $20.  $15 Military (must have proof of id) and are for sale at the gate.  Tickets area available at Lulich implement, White River Ag Products, Puggy’s bar, Safari bar, Neighborly bar,

    Sparkey’s bar, and A new season (taste of Wisconsin).  For more information check out their Facebook Page.
  • 09/24-26/2021
    Red Cliff Cultural Days: Miskwaabekong, Red Cliff Reservation, 3 miles north of Bayfield.  Carnival ( 9/24, 6-9pm; 9/25, 12noon-10pm; 9/26, 12noon-8pm) & Car Show, 3 on 3 Basketball, Golf Tournament, Mini Pow Wow, Cultural Stations, Canoe Races, Fireworks, Food & Craft Vendors, DJ & Live Music, Softball Tournament.  For more information go to
  • 09/24-25/2021
    Cable Fall Fest.  For more information go to
  • 09/25/2021
    Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Ashland Baking Company and the 26th Anniversary of the Black Cat Coffeehouse at 211 Chapple Ave, Ashland from 3-10pm, rain or shine.  Featuring live music by Idle Rose, Molly Maher, Eric Koskinen and Floydian Slip.  All ages welcome.  Serving food & Earth Rider Beer.
  • 09/25/2021
    National Public Lands Day, free waiver day for National Parks. For more information, call 715-362-1351.
  • 09/25/2021
    North Country Seasons: Stories, Songs, Art at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center,  29270 Co Hwy G, Ashland, 9-11am, outside.  Join us to celebrate the fall season with music, stories and nature walk.  Morning performances cost $10/Adult, $5/Children & Seniors. $25 for family of 4 or more.  For more information call 715-685-9983.
  • 09/25/2021
    North Country Seasons: Plein Air Watercolor Workshop: A Seasonal Sense of Place at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center,  29270 Co Hwy G, Ashland, 9-12noon, outside.  Capture the autumn season developing your own landscape painting working with artists Janet Moore and Sharon Handy  Morning art workshop cost $30, materials included.  Pre-registration is appreciated:  For more information call 715-685-9983.
  • 09/25/2021
    Copper Falls State Park  Fall Festival.  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. The event includes fun for the whole family including pumpkin painting and T-shirt printing and/or tie dye. Arts and craft vendors, cider press, raffle, wildlife display, music, and guided hikes offer family friendly activities throughout the day. The Friends of Copper Falls State Park will also have their concessions open for treats and park themed clothing, books, posters, cards, and
    camping fun. 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. Attendees are encouraged to social distance and wear masks in keeping with current CDC protocols. 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.
  • 09/25/2021
    Bohemian Hall Fundraiser, 3-7pm.  Pigs in a blanket dinner, $12 adults/$6 children.  Basket and Cash Raffles. Raffle Tickets are $100 with 1st prize being $8,000! Drawing at 6pm.  Live Music.  Bohemian Hall  319 11th Ave West.
  • 09/25/2021
    Community Picnic celebrating: National Recovery Month at Prentice Park in Ashland.  Everyone Welcome!  Opening at 4pm.  Recovery Walk at 4:30pm.  Music, Food, Open Mic, Tie Dying, Face Painting, Raffle & More 5-8pm.  Campfire at 8pm.  For more information 715- 685-5186.
  • 09/25-26/2021
    White River Ag Products Corn Maze/Kid Fun 12noon-5ish.  58330 Nelson Rd, Mason.  715-765-4591.
  • 09/26/2021
    North Coast Cycling Association Annual Party & Meeting. 1-4pm.  at Adventure Club Brewing- howl Adventure Center.  FREE Family FUN!  Meeting 1 – 1:30pm, Safari ride at 1:30pm  Prizes, Dis Golf and yard Games.  For more information go to their Facebook Page.
  • 09/26/2021
    Vikings Game Sunday,  3:25pm. Kick-Off at the Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street. Cheer on the Vikes in your favorite jersey with friends at your local sports bar! Get a tasty burger or meal from our grill and enjoy some beers or cocktails during the game. Bucket of Beer or Seltzers Specials!
  • 09/26/2021
    Packer Game Sunday, 7:20pm. Kick-Off at the Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 315 East Main Street. Cheer on the Pack in your favorite jersey with friends at your local Packer Bar! Get a tasty burger or meal from our grill and enjoy some beers or cocktails during the game. Bucket of Beer or Seltzers Specials!
  • 09/28/2021
    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:
  • 09/29/2021
    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. Sept 29, Oct 6, Oct 20, Nov 3, Nov 17, Dec 1, Dec 15. Event details on Facebook:


2020 Events

  • 09/19/2020
    Cancelled – Butternut Oktoberfest at the American Legion Hall, at 4pm. For more information, call 715-769-3113.
  • Cancelled – Northland College Annual Fall Festival, 1411 Ellis Ave. For a more detailed list of the weekend’s activities, call 715-682-1699, 715-682-1811, email, or visit
  • 09/26-27/2020
    Celebrate the apple season with HAUSER’S Superior View Farm this Fall! Open every day from 10am-5pm. Join us for the following:

    • APFELHAUS CIDERY! Taste our very own farm-produced hard cider–from blossom to bottle!
    • Pick-your-own apples or grab a bag of hand-picked varieties
    • Kristi’s famous BBQ Pork sandwiches, brats, hot dogs, caramel apples, coffee, cider, soda
    • Hauser’s Fresh-pressed Apple Cider – by the glass or the jug
    • Our famous warm apple pie sundaes with ice cream, whipped cream, and cinnamon sauce. YUM!
    • Caramel apples – sliced with toppings or on a stick
    • Homemade apple butter and jam– just like Grandma used to make
    • Apple Bus Photo Stand
    • Scenic Lake Superior View
    • Pony rides for the kids
    • Hayrides through the Orchards (YeeHaw!)
    • Plus, of course, your favorite varieties of apples and gifts in our 1928 Sears Roebuck barn store!

     HAUSER’S cares about your safety and follows local, county, State, and CDC guidelines for sanitation and safety. COVID 19 prevention plan on file with Bayfield County.  HAUSER’S Superior View Farm – five generations – since 1908!  86565 County Highway J, Bayfield, WI 54814 – 715-779-5404

2019 Events

  • 09/07/2019
    5K Police “Chase” at the Neighborly Bar. 5K race with Chase and Officer Ovaska at 10am, registration at 9am. Food, raffles prizes and music! A full day of events with drawings to be held at 6pm. For more information, call 715-682-7171 ext. 1014 or text
  • Voices for Recovery- Picnic Celebration at Prentice Park, Ashland, from 2-6pm. Hear inspirational speakers, enjoy great food, music and activities for everyone. Everyone is welcome! For more information, call 715-685-5403.