What’s Happening this Week!


Even with COVID – Here are things that are happening in the Chequamegon Bay!

Area Activities:

  • Ashland High School Sports Schedule
  • Northland College Sports Schedule
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. The building is closed until further notice.  The grounds and trails are open.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Check out their website for a hours of operations due to Covid-19.
  • Ashland Parks & Rec: Gymnastics session runs January 16 – February 10 people can register on at our new registration link  https://secure.rec1.com/WI/ashland-wi/catalog Any questions call 715-682-7059.
  • The East End Ice Rink hopefully be opening January 9th.  Located at 16th Ave E & 5th St E.  Lights will be on nightly from dusk to 10pm. Warming house will not be open.  Any questions call 715-682-7059.
  • Mt. Ashwabay Winter Season Events/Programs. Saturday Kids Youth Night from January 23- March 13 from 4-9pm, Saturdays MadSki program from January 9-February 20 (10am-noon), and Sundays NASTAR racing starting January 10- March 6 at 1:30pm. For more information, call 715-779-3227, or visit www.mtashwabay.org.
  • Sundays on Chequamegon Bay, Car Ice-Races hopefully starting January 25,
    if conditions permit.  3/8 mile oval track on Lake Superior.  Full/midsize cars and trucks and also FWD are all welcome to join our fun on Sunday afternoons.  Weather and ice conditions can change, please check Ashland Ice-Racing Facebook page here for more information and updates.
    Bayfield Rec Center Update 715-779-5408. Due to the recent lack of free COVID-19 testing, the RFR Board has decided to remain closed until late January.  We will continue to check voice messages and emails regularly.  From all of us at RFR, we wish you and yours a Happy & Healthy New Year.  Thank you for your continued support!  www.recreationandfitnessresources.org
  • Looking for something to do and social distance?…
    Follow the Mural Brick Road … in the county of the land of Ashland.
    A fun scavenger hunt with the beautiful murals in Ashland County!



  • 01/23/2021
    Packer Mania on Main

    • Businesses on Main Street will have a Packer special
    • Businesses will have some sort of tailgating, either outside or inside their business
    • Live Remote on Main Street from 11am – 1pm and prizes for best dressed Packer and Best decorated Packer Car

    Packer Car Parade through Ashland at 12noon

    • Line up starts on the 900 block of west Main Street ( 1 block west of the Cobblestone Inn & Suites) Parade Runs East on Main Street to Ellis – South to 3rd St – West on 3rd St to Beaser Ave – South on Beaser to 11th St. – East on 11th St. to Ellis Ave – cross Ellis Ave to 7th Ave East by Penn Park and North to Main St then West on Main St back to the start.

    Students and Families are encouraged to decorate Green and Gold all week!!

    Snow Bombing- spray bottle with cold water and food coloring can be used to bomb the snow with Packer Art.

    If students want to help decorate Main Street storefronts they can make Packer posters and bring to the chamber and we will distribute. We also have paper if needed.

  • 01/26/2021
    JET Travel – Travel Talk Schedule:  Seeking wanderlust? What’s it like to travel during COVID? Where can I travel now? Do these questions ever run through your mind? If they do, you’ve come to the right place! Our Travel Talks take place every Tuesday and include very useful information just like that! So far we’ve talked with travel partners in Alaska, had Travel Trivia, and spoke with AmaWaterways. They’re selling out fast so don’t delay if you’re interested! River cruises are nearly all sold out for 2021 and are already going fast in 2022. Hot trends on the river are Christmas Markets (I can’t wait to go back on one!).  There’s much more were that came from! Check out our upcoming schedule:   January 26 – Hawaii.  If you haven’t seen the talks yet but, would like to, please click the link to head to our Facebook page! These talks are posted every Tuesday night at 6pm. Please stay tuned as more updates will be coming!


  • 02/05/2021
    Spread the Love! Chequamegon Food Co-op Valentines Cake Decorating Video Class.  Let co-op employee, Malorie Peterson and the co-op crew, lead you through decorating a layer cake and/or cupcakes! This beginner level class will include a mix of piping techniques and a good mix of ideas to send you on your own cake decorating journey.  We’ll pipe roses and other flowers, write names, and let our imaginations run to a candy land themed sweet treat cake full of love! We will also be featuring items you can buy at the co-op. Look for the frosting recipe coming soon!  For more information and event registration go to https://www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com/events/spread-the-love-valentines-cake-decorating-video-class/
  • 02/06/2021
    Cable Rod & Gun Club’s Last Chance Ice Fishing Contest & Cash Raffle.  10am-4pm on Lake Namakagon.  Registration at Lakewoods.  Catefories: Walleye, Northern, Perch, Bluegill and Crappie.  12 cash winners..  All Wisconsin DNR regulations apply.  Entry fee $10.


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