Calendar » SEPTEMBER 2018

  • Mid-June thru mid-October: Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, located in the Pearson Plaza, just off West Main Street 8am-1pm. Farmer’s Market Website.
  • 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.
  • Big Top Chautauqua Find out what’s happening at Big Top this month.
  • Rookery Pub Live Music.  Live music every Sunday evening on the patio (weather permitting, indoors if need be), 20100 Co. Hwy. M, from 1:30pm-5pm, beginning June 15th and continuing through September. Check out their website for a full listing of weekly musicians and to view the menu beforehand. For more information, call 715-794-2062.
  • Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, during the month of September, presents, “Black Bear Studio-Multi Media”.  715-373-5591.
  • Bayfield Rec Center Free Senior Friday, free use of our fitness machines, swim laps, or just use the sauna and hot tub, Aqua Fit class at 9am, and a Silver Sneakers fitness class (using chairs) at 11am! No need to schedule, walk ins are welcome! Please call 715-779-5408 with any questions you might have.
  • Guided Mural Trolley Tours! Fridays & Saturdays at 10am & 1:30pm and Mondays at 1:30pm from June 22-September 8. Sponsored by Ashland Chamber of Commerce and BART. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
  • 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.
  • Quilt Exhibit at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co Hwy G. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • Women into Networking. Lunch and learn every second Friday of every month. Guest speakers, networking, and prizes. At the Chequamegon Food Co-op from 12-1pm. Cost is $10 and includes lunch (Cash or check payable to the Food Co-op). Limited space available. Must RSVP with name and phone number by calling/texting 906-364-9100 or through Facebook.
  • Second Street Bistro, 201  Main Street East, offering free live music from 5-9pm, every Friday and Saturday, with no cover charge. For more information, call 715-682-2320.
  • 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.
  • 08/28-09/15/2018
    Bayfield/Apostle Islands 23rd Annual Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration. For more information, call 715-779-5619 or visit www.lighthousecelebration.com.
  • 08/31-09/03/2018
    Glidden Labor Day Fair at Historic Marion Park. For more information, call 715-264-5444.
  • 09/01/2018
    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Wheel Truing” at 9am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday as seating may be limited. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091.
  • 09/01/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Terrance Simien: Creole for Kidz,” Bayfield. Essentia Health Free Family 1pm matinee. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 09/01/2018
    Old Time Folk Dance, at Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Northland College Campus, 1411 Ellis Avenue. No experience necessary. Free community event – Learn Folk Dancing for the Whole Family! All dances are taught by a caller. Folk dancing for beginners, singles, and couples. Contras, reels, circles, jigs, squares, etc. Suggested donation $5 Individual $10 Family. Kid-Friendly Dances begin at 7pm. Regular Dances begin at 8pm. Questions? Call 715-292-5619.
  • 09/01/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Brule and AIRO,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 09/01-02/2018
    Neighborly Shortstop, Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 09/01-30/2018
    Lost Creek Adventures Labor Day Gear Sale. 24475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia. For more information and fees, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org, or email info@lostcreekadventures.org.
  • 09/02/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Davey J,” acoustic blues, rock & roots, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 09/04/2018
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Noble Sound System (Rocking Dub Reggae), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 09/05/2018
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 09/07/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Wild Woods and Waters,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 09/07/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Big TAP ChautauquaFest,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
  • 09/07-08/2018
    Butternut 7th Annual Gun Show & Rummage-A-Rama, at the Butternut Community Park. For more information call 715-769-3113.
  • 09/08/2018
    Ashland Mural Fest & Classic Car Show, downtown Ashland. Mural tours, car show, craft & food vendors and music.
    ◦ Car Show
    ◦Guided Mural Tours from one of the artist – Sue Martinsen 10am & 1:30 -meet at the Bay Area Civic Center.
    ◦Crafters
    ◦Sidewalk Sales
    ◦Music
    ◦Food Vendors – Ashland Lions Club
    ◦Kids Mural Painting – 9am-2pm
    ◦Ashland Lions Club cookout on the Court House lawn- 10am-2pm
    Craft Show Vendor Form
    Car Show Form
    For more information, call 715-682-2500/800-284-9484.
  • 09/08/2018
    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Women’s Only-Fix a Flat” at 9am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday as seating may be limited. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091.
  • 09/08/2018
    Annual Art Crawl will be held in Cornucopia from 10am-4pm. Event features fine arts, crafts. Maps will be available at several locations around town. For more details, call 715-742-3449 or go to www.cornucopiawisconsin.net.
  • 09/08/2018
    Copper Peak Trails Fest 2018, Ironwood, MI,  from 10am-6pm. World’s Tallest Podium Mountain Bike Race. $1,000 purse. For more information, visit www.sisudirtcrew.com.
  • 09/08/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Old Last Night,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
  • 09/09/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Tom and Jed,” traditional & modern bluegrass plus originals, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 09/12/2018
    Annual Veterans Family Picnic from 11am-3pm at Northwest Rod & Gun Club on Reykdal Rd, Ashland 2nd Landing. Fun, food, and music! For more information, call Frank at 715-682-4222.
  • 09/14/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Charlie Parr with Dead Horses and Noble Sound System,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 09/15/2018
    The Safari Big Cup, Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 09/15/2018
    Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, 13460 Spruce St., Cable. To enthusiastic off-road bicyclists from across the county, the annual trek to the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival presented by Trek means fat tire racing, and fat tire fun.  For more information, call 715-798-3594, or visit www.cheqfattire.com.
  • 09/15/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua “Big Tap ChautauquaFest,” 32525 Ski Hill Rd., from 1-5pm. Beer tasting, music sampling, unique culinary hike to the top of Mt. Ashwabay. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 09/15-16/2018
    Northern Aged Iron Tractor & Threshing Show, 39797 Hill Rd., Highbridge. Festivities begin at 8am each day. For more information on admission or a detailed list of events, call 715-274-2612,or visit www.northernagediron.com.
  • 09/16/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Pushing Chain,” guitar, fiddle, strong harmonies & a gonzo attitude, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 09/18/2018
    Ashland Science on Tap hosts Tyler Firkus, MS with “TBA”, at 6:30pm at the Deep Water Grille-South Shore Brewery, 808 W. Main St. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or visit www.ashlandscience.org.
  • 09/19/2018
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 09/20/2018
    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.
  • 09/21-23/2018
    Red Cliff Cultural Days! Labor Day Weekend at Legendary Waters Resort & Casino. Fun for the whole family. Open to the public. Red Cliff is located 3 miles north of Bayfield on Hwy 13. For more information call 715-779-3700.
  • 09/22/2018
    Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2018 at Bayview Park. 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. For more information, call 715-352-4091 email jstpierre@alz.org or visit tinyurl.com/walkwi.
  • 09/22/2018
    Rainbow Lake Wilderness Hike from 9am-1pm on North Country National Scenic Trail Day. This hike is led by Mel Baughman. Meet at the south boundary trail head on Reynard Lake Road, west off of the Delta-Drummond Rd, approximately 5 miles north of Drummond. Participants will then carpool to the northern boundary of the Rainbow Lake Wilderness on North Delta Road (FR 228) and hike back to the south boundary. This will be a 6.4 mile through hike and will focus on ecology and trail design. For more information contact Kevin Schram, President, at 715-765-4789 or email che@northcountrytrail.org.
  • 09/22/2018
    5K Police “Chase” with raffles, food, beer tasting, and music to follow at the Neighborly Bar. For more information, contact Teri Jo Ovaska at 715-682-7171 ext. 1014.
  • 09/22/2018
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents “Legendary Classic Car Show” from 10am-4pm. Open to the public. Several categories, awards and trophies. For more information call 800-226-8478.
  • 09/23/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Sonofmel & The Slideman,”folk with an outlaw edge, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 09/26-28/2018
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Artist’s North Woods Retreat”. For more information visit www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 09/28-29/2018
    6th Annual Color Rides, presented by North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-373-5017 or visit northcoastcycling.com.
  • 09/29-30/2018
    Commemorating the Treaty of 1854 at the Madeline Island Museum. Open 10am-5pm daily. For more information call 715-747-2415 or email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • 09/28-29/2018
    ABC Raceway 43rd Annual Red Clay Classic- Fast Lane Motor Sports & Tim’s Automotive Machine, located 3.5 miles south of Ashland on Butterworth Rd. For more information, call 715-682-4990, or visit www.abcraceway.com.
  • 09/28-30/2018
    Northland College Annual Fall Festival, 1411 Ellis Ave. A fabulous, fun campus-wide celebration of alumni, families, friends, staff, students, and faculty. For a more detailed list of the weekend’s activities, call 715-682-1699, 715-682-1811, email jmoore@northland.edu, or visit www.northland.edu.
  • 09/29/2018
    National Public Lands Day, Free waiver day for National Parks. For more information, call 715-362-1351.
  • 09/29/2018
    Copper Falls Fall Festival, Art in The Park, Copper Falls State Park, Mellen. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
  • 09/29/2018
    Butternut Oktoberfest at the Veterans Park Pavillion, at 4pm. For more information, call 715-769-3113.
  • 09/29-30/2018
    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Commemoration of the Treaty of 1854” from 10am-4pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • TBD
    White Winter Winery 10th Annual Emergency Pig-Out, Hwy 2 & Lea St., Iron River. The best pig roast in the state begins serving at 11am- 5pm, and live music with Jane Gang.   The event goes from 11am-5pm and is free except for the food (adults $12, kids 6-12 $6 & under 5 free).  FREE live music, kids activities (inflatables, face painting, climbing wall), raffles and more. All proceeds benefits the Iron River EMS and Lions Club New Playground Equipment Project. For more information, call 715-372-5656.  www.whitewinter.com.
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    Indian Taco Sale at the Enrichment Center, 400 Chapple Ave, from 11am-2pm and 4-6pm. Takeout and delivery are available! Please call by 4pm on Wednesday, September 6,2017 for all your delivery needs. For more information, call 715-682-2776.
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    Daddy Hair School from 9-11am at the Bretting Community Center. Cost is $5 (covers both child and parent). Learn how to do a ponytail, bun, braid, and will receive hair accessories to take home. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • TBD
    Butternut 3rd Annual Musky Fishing Tournament, at Timber Breeze Resort. For more information, call 715-762-3001.
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    Chequamegon Area Choir Fall rehearsals begins.   Located at the Washburn United Methodist Church: 326 Washington Ave. in Washburn, 7-9pm. No auditions necessary.   Come celebrate the 45th Season.  All levels of musicianship for people 16+ are welcome.  For more information call 715-373-5371 or visit www.cacvoices.com.
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    Voices for Recovery- Picnic Celebration at Prentice Park, Ashland, from 4-9pm. Hear inspirational speakers, and live music by Lords of Baltimore. Enjoy great food and fun with tie dying. Everyone is welcome! For more information, call 715-685-5403.
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    Chequamegon Area Choir: Last Chance to Join Fall Semester! From 7-9pm at the Washburn United Methodist Church, 326 Washington Ave, Washburn. This is the final opportunity to join the 45th season of the Chequamegon Area Choir! Rehearsals are Monday evenings. For more information visit cacvoices.com or call 715-373-5371.
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    Ashland Knights of Columbus will host “All-You-Can-Eat-Fish-Fry” from 4-7pm featuring fresh Lake superior whitefish in Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall, 201 Lake Shore Drive E, Ashland. Cost: $12 for 12 yr old and older, $6 for children ages 6-11, children five and under are free. For more information call 715-682-9621.
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    NRA Women on Target Instructional Shooting Clinic at Sports Hollow.  Sign in at 8am , Class start at 8:30am. To register contact Jennifer Mrnak at 715-685-1198 or email gertinak6@gmail.com. Registration forms at Sports Hollow and Ashland Chamber office.
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    Kiwanis Club Coats for Kids Drive Distribution, Bretting Center, 400 W. 4th Ave., from 9am-12pm. For more information, call 715-372-5577.
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    JET Travel & Tours invites you to join us for a “Travel Show” from 9am-4pm at the AmericInn of Ashland to visit with us and some of our vendors to discuss any travel plans you may be thinking of. Sign up for one of our upcoming group tours, bombard us with travel questions to pick our brains on places we’ve been to see might be next on your Bucket List. For more information or any questions call 715-682-9591.
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    Ashland Police vs. Ashland Fire 2nd Annual Flag Football Game at the Ponzio Stadium at Northland College, main entrance off of Hwy 13.  Gates and warm ups start at 7:10pm. Game at 7:30pm. Cost is $1 per person, to raise funds for APD K9 Unit. Food, beverages, raffles, and family fun. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    “Annual Fall Rummage Sale” at the Good Shepard Lutheran Church from 9am-1pm on Friday, 8am-12pm on Saturday. 311 W 13th St. , Ashland. For more information call 715-682-4510.
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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 715-779-5909.
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    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
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    Nutcracker Registration & Auditions. Registration for the Children’s production of the Nutcracker will take place at Saron Lutheran Church 517 9th Ave West. Playlet auditions for 6-14 years old will be from 4:15 – 6pm.  Dance registration will be on Wednesday, September 28 from 4:15-6pm for ages 5-14 years old.No prior experience necessary,  Performances will be held at the Ashland High School Auditorium on December 2-4.  For more information call Deb Joanis at 715-685-2755.