What’s Happening this Week!


Even with COVID – Here are things that are happening in the Chequamegon Bay!  Restaurant hours at bottom of page.

Area Activities:

  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. 
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore.
  • Ashland Parks & Rec:  https://secure.rec1.com/WI/ashland-wi/catalog   Any questions call 715-682-7059.
  • Bayfield Rec Center & Recreation and Fitness Resources:  140 S. Broad St., Bayfield, 715-779-5408.  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!
  • Bay City Cycles Casual Group Rides: Casual group ride Mondays at 6pm, Leave from Pearson Plaza, Helmets required, Route posted via email and Facebook group over the weekend. COVID protocols: We require all riders not of the same household to maintain social distance of 6 feet (1 bicycle) at all times.  We do not require masks or vaccinations, but all must maintain that 6 foot distance. If our group exceeds 15 people, we will break into 2 smaller groups in order to keep distancing possible at stops.



Mural Trolley Tours  – Saturdays and Mondays at 10am. $5 Pick up at the Bay Area Civic Center.
Stock Car Races at ABC Raceway, 2187 Butterworth Rd., Saturdays at 7pm.
Ashland Farmers Market – Saturdays at 8am-12noon Chapple Ave.

August 2021 Events

  • 08/01/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  The World Champion Trinity Irish Dancers with Special Guests Native Expressions Drum & Dance at 1pm Essentia Health Free Family Summer Series,  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 08/01/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  The World Champion Trinity Irish Dancers with Special Guests Native Expressions Drum & Dance at  7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 08/02-06/2021
    Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 Vaughn Ave,  invites you to join them as they explore unusual ocean creatures and God’s Word!  Trinity Lutheran Church invites everyone – Families, singles, young and old to participate in Bible Study, crafts, games, and snacks in the evenings at 5pm for supper and after we will study God’s word together, sing upbeat songs, make projects to take home, play games, and close out the evening at 7:30.  For more information call 715-495-7338.
  • 08/04-31/2021
    Washburn Cultural Center’s presents, Rabbett Strickland & Rita VanderVenter! 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.
  • 08/05/2021
    Bayfield Summer Concerts, at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave, at 5:30pm.  Rie Tanaka, St Paul, cello and piano.  Questions email karencorny@gmail.com or call 651 298-9773.
  • 08/06/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents: Steve Earle and the Dukes at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 08/06-08/2021
    Chequamegon Children’s Theater, LTD in Drummond presents Disney’s Frozen Jr. at the Drummond School Auditorium.  Friday & Saturday, August 6 & 7 at 7pm and Sunday, August 8 at 2pm.  Tickets will be available at the door 1 hour before performance.  Questions call 715-798-3248.
  • 08/07/2021
    Cliff Swim 5K Triangular Open Water Course.  For more information or to register, call 715-779-5408 or visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/point-to-la-pointe.html.
  • 08/07/2021
    74th Annual Edward “Bud” Williams Kids’ Fishing Party – for ages 7-13 at Kreher Park sponsored by the North Wisconsin Rod & Gun Club, Ashland.  Registration the day of the party starting at 8am, fish must be registered by noon.  Bring your own plies.  Free food, refreshments and prizes!.  Donations can be sent to NWRGC – kids Fishing Party, P O Box 405, Ashland.  For more information call 262-689-0526
  • 8/07/2021
    Court Manor Health Services along with O’Reilly’s Presents Wheels to Remember Car Show.  Car show located at Bayview Park 8am-2pm  All proceeds will benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.  All Wheels welcome new or old!  Game! Trophies! Prizes!   Please Call – Rick Ohlsson for any questions 715-979-1824.
  • 08/07/2021
    Ashland’s Downtown Days – Revamping A City Tradition. The Ashland Main Street Program is proud to present Ashland Downtown Days, sponsored by Northern State Bank. Join us for a celebration of Ashland’s Main Street! The fun will take place on Main Street from 6th Ave to Ellis Ave.  Among the attractions:  A beer garden in Pearson Plaza (12:00-5:00) sponsored by Stagecoach Bar & Grill; Live music in Otis Park (12:00-5:00) featuring performances from Charlie Parr and Mary Lou & the Leo’s;  Sidewalk sales, artisanal/craft vendors, and kids activities along Main Street (10:00-6:00). And a variety of food vendors!  A special thank you to our sponsors: Northern State Bank, Fiorio Wealth Advisers, Memorial Medical Center, and Stagecoach Bar & Grill!  Contact: Jaclynn Findlay; jfindlay@coawi.org; Ashland Main Street Program Manager
  • 08/07/2021
    Stagecoach Bar & Grill Annual Street party in conjunction with Downtown Days,  Saints of Circumstance, Strange Brew & the Whitecaps.  Fun starts around 5pm.  Lots of food & fun.  715-292-6710.
  • 08/07/2021
    ABC Raceway Races: Anderson Auto Body Street Stock Battle on the Bay with Round 3 of the Ashland Ford Chrysler Modified Series. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road.  Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 08/07/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Old Crow Medicine Show at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.
  • 08/07-08/2021
    Chequamegon Bay Golf Club Championship, 3000 Golf Course Rd. Starting at 9am. For more information call 715-682-8004.
  • 08/08/2021
    Annual Veterans Family Picnic from 11am-4pm at Northwest Rod & Gun Club on Reykdal Rd, Ashland 2nd Landing. All veterans & families invited.  Fun, food and entertainment by JD Bass!   For more information, call 716-682-4222.
  • 08/08/2021
    Big Top Chautauqua presents:  Wynonna & The Big Noise at 7:30pm.  32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI.  www.bigtop.org.

August restaurant hours  click here


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