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. lFor more information, call 715-794-2062.
  • Bayfield Recreation Center, Home School Swim every Wednesday September 5- May 22, from 1-2:30pm. Walk In: Rec Center Members FREE. Non-members: $5/ child or $15/family. Enjoy open swimming with other Home School students and families. For more information, call 715-779-5408 or visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-rec-center.
  • 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.
  • Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze at Northern Bounty Farm – Opens Sept. 28th – October 27! Open Fridays 3-6pm and Saturdays 10-6pm. Take a hay ride out to our u-pick patch or shop our pre-picked carving pumpkins, pie pumpkins, gourds and more! Hay pyramid, corn bin play area, petting farm, games, and photo ops! There’s fun for all ages! Ages 2 and under are free. 3-6 are $5 and 7+ are $7 – that price includes all activities, maze, and a pumpkin of your choice! We accept cash, card or WIC! Porta-potties and picnic area available. We are a small family farm and would love the support of our wonderful community! 38239 Bass Lake Rd, Highbridge. For more information, call 715-681-0022.
  • White River Ag presents the Hay Pyramid and A-Mazing Corn Maze Every Sat. & Sun from September 29 thru October 28. 11am to Dark at 58330 Nelson Rd, Mason. Along with the Corn Maze there is Hay Pyramid with 4 slides, Hay wagon Ride, corn box, bowling, slides, duck races, water races, corn pit, and indoor and outdoor seating! Cost Kids 4-10 $5; 11 & up $8; 3 and under free. For more information call 715-765-4591.
  • 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.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Sweet September Anniversary Spins”. Every Tuesday-Friday in September from 11am-7pm. Total Chance to win over $14,000 in rewards play & Cash! For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • “Timeless Lake Superior” Quilt Exhibit at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co Hwy G. Showing until October 15, 2018. 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
    Snake Feeding at the Cable Natural History Museum. Meet Emory and Digger, Cable Natural History Museum’s live snakes and watch them eat a mouse. Their breakfast starts at 10am. For more information, go to www.cablemuseum.org.
  • 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, Bohemian Hall, 319 11th Ave E. 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.
  • 09/01/2018
    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents live music by, “Pink Houses”. Tunes from John Mellencamp plus the Best of Classic Rock. Doors open at 8pm. Music begins at 9pm. Free admission. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 09/01/2018
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, “Cheers to Seven Years Saturday” From 8pm-midnight. The Dirty Martinis Rockabilly Band from 9pm-midnight. Outdoor tent party, dance area, glow-in-the-dark favors, complimentary cake, and much more! Open to the public. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
  • 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
    White Winter Winery 11th 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. The event is free except for the food. FREE live music, kid’s activities, Positive energy outdoors climbing wall, Chequamegon Archery club target Range, Storm shelter sled dog sanctuary, Iron River EMS & Fire Department Demonstrations. All proceeds benefit the Iron River EMS and Lions Club New Playground Equipment Project. For more information, call 715-372-5656.  www.whitewinter.com.
  • 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 and Cable Natural History Museum presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. $10 per person. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 09/05-26/2018
    Women Only Self Defense Training. On Wednesdays from 5-7pm at the Bayfield Pavilion. Instructor: Brittany Schmitt. $60- Financial Assistance is available! Join us for this special Women’s only Self Defense Training. Students will learn and practice hand on skills to build confidence and competence in a controlled, empowering setting. Women will learn how to strike with power and accuracy, standing on the ground, when combating an attacker. Register online at www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/marital-arts-register or call 715-779-5408.
  • 09/06/2018
    Cable Natural History Museum presents, “Yoga at the Lake”. Center yourself in nature. Begin your morning at 9am with a meditative hatha yoga session with local instructor Joan Shumway. The boathouse at Forest Lodge on Lake Namakagon offers spectacular views in an elegant setting among old growth trees on the historic Forest Lodge estate, truly a feast for all the senses. When you take time for yourself, it is a gift for everyone. Emerge refreshed at 11am. Please bring your own mat. Online registration  at www.cablemuseum.org required by September 1. Space is limited. $20 member/$25 non-member. For more information, call 715-798-3890.
  • 09/06/2018
    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 5, 2018 for all your delivery needs. For more information, call 715-682-2776.
  • 09/06/2018
    Big Top Chautauqua presents, “Supaman” at the Memorial Park Bandshell.
  • 09/07/2018
    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.
  • 09/07-08/2018
    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 trolley tours, Architec-Tour, Garden Tour, Car Show, Craft & Food Vendors and Music. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
  • 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
    Cornucopia Annual Art Crawl will be held in Cornucopia from 10am-4pm. Event features fine arts, crafts. For more information, call 715-742-3449 or visit www.cornucopiawisconsin.net.
  • 09/08/2018
    Copper Peak Trails Fest, Ironwood, MI, starting at 10am. World’s Tallest Podium Mountain Bike Race. For more information, visit www.sisudirtcrew.com or call 906-932-3500
  • 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.
  • 09/10/2018
    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 46th Season. For more information, call 715-373-5371 or visit www.cacvoices.com.
  • 09/11/2018
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Final Affairs Conference” from 9am-3pm. Free & open to public. For more information, call 715-813-0795.
  • 09/11/2018
    Northwest Wisconsin Business Service Team’s Webinar Series presents, “Essential Skills for Workplace Success: The National Career Readiness Certificate” at 11am. To register, visit www.nwwib.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 715-682-4222. 
  • 09/14/2018
    Women into Networking. Guest speaker is Selena Hamilton from White Winter Winery to share with us what they make. At the Chequamegon Food Co-op from 12-1pm. Cost is $10. Must RSVP by calling/texting 906-364-9100 or through Facebook.
  • 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. 715-798-3594. For more information, visit www.cheqfattire.com.
  • 09/15/2018
    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.
  • 09/15-16/2018
    Northern Aged Iron Tractor & Threshing Show, 38565 State Hwy 13., 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.
  • 09/17/2018
    Chequamegon Area Choir: Last Chance to Join Fall Semester! From 7-9pm at the Washburn United Methodist Church, 326 Washington Ave, Washburn. Rehearsals are Monday evenings. For more information visit cacvoices.com ot call 715-373-5371.
  • 09/18/2018
    Ashland Science on Tap hosts Tyler Firkus, MS with “TBA”, at 6:30pm at The Alley, 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 www.northland.edu or call 715-682-1966.
  • 09/19/2018
    Free Concert & worship event featuring Aly Aleigha at Our Lady of the Lake in Ashland. Free Dinner: 5-5:45pm. Free concert: 6-7:15pm. Open House of renovated school: 4-5pm. Baynet After Party (grades 6-12): 7:30-9pm. Family-Friendly (all ages welcome!). For more information, call 715-682-7620 ext. 115 or email relform@ourladycc.org.
  • 09/20/2018
    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.
  • 09/21/2018
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Invasive Species I.D. Day” from 1-4pm. Speaker: 1-2. For more information, call 715-685-2644 or  email sbnelson@fs.fed.us.
  • 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. Meet at the south boundary trail head on Reynard Lake Road, west off of the Delta-Drummond Rd, approximately 5 miles north of Drummond. For more information, call 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, call 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.
  • 09/22/2018
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, “Win your Summer Saturday Weekly Drawings” 6-11pm. Earn tickets for your chance to win a Premier Portable Building lofted Barn Cabin 12′ x 32′. Drawing at 11pm. Must be present to win. 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”. Located at the Forest Lodge in Cable. www.northland.edu. For more information, call, 715-682-1699.
  • 09/27/2018
    Workplace Culture for Gen Z to Baby Boomers…and everyone in between with Nancy Lynos. At WITC-Ashland Campus, 1:30-3:30pm. $10 per person. For more information, call 715-682-9141 ext. 118 or email at mbolka@nwwib.com.
  • 09/27/2018
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “The Hope & Dream of Reclaiming Wisconsin’s Environmental Legacy” from 7:30-9pm. For more information, call 715-685-9983. www.nglvc.org.
  • 09/28/2018
    Ashland Homecoming Parade, on historic Main Street of Ashland, at 4:15pm. Varsity football game versus Lakeland Union at 7pm, at Weikal Field. For more information, call 715-682-7089.
  • 09/28-29/2018
    6th Annual Color Rides, presented by North Coast Cycling Association. Starting at 10am. For more information, call 715-373-5017 or visit northcoastcycling.com.
  • 09/28-29/2018
    Annual Fall Rummage Sale at the Good Shepard Lutheran Church from 3-6pm on Friday, 8am-12pm on Saturday. 311 W 13th St., Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-4510.
  • 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. 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, Copper Falls State Park, Mellen. Free admission. Activities going on from 10am-6:30pm when an astronomy program will start. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
  • 09/29/2018
    Kiwanis Club Coats for Kids Drive Distribution, Bretting Center, 400 W. 4th Ave., from 9-11am. Children must be accompanied by the parent. For more information, call 715-372-5577.
  • 09/29/2018
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center’s 20th Anniversary Party!! From 9am-5pm. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 09/29/2018
    Ericksons’ Orchard Pre-Applefest Weekend Events! 9am-5pm. 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. For more information, call 715-913-0717.
  • 09/29/2018
    Mt. Ashwabay Dirt Lip Mountain Bike Race. Food and beverage tent and live music. Dirt Lip: A 20-mile race covering the rolling CAMBA single-track and surrounding cross-country ski trails. Diesel Bear: A 10-mile race. A little shorter and easier. Races start at noon. Go to our facebook page or register at www.bikereg.com.
  • 09/29/2018
    Bad River Casino presents, “27th Anniversary Drawings” from 1-11pm. Get a chance to win over $30,000 in September including a 2018 Polaris Sportsman 850 at 11pm. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 09/29/2018
    Butternut Oktoberfest at the Veterans Park Pavillion in Butternut, from 4-9pm. For more information, call 715-769-3113.
  • 09/29/2018
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Who Goes Bump in the Night” from 7-9pm. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • 09/29/2018
    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents live music by, “Risque”. Doors open at 8pm. Music begins at 9pm. Free admission. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 09/29-30/2018
     Commemorating the Treaty of 1854 at the Madeline Island Museum. Open 10am-5pm. For more information, call 715-747-2415 or email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • 09/30/2018
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “T. Bruce Bowers & Ric Gillman,” fiddle & 12 sting guitar, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062.