What’s Happening this Week!

2019-06-13

 

 

 

 

Here is a list of activities that are happening this week in the Chequamegon Bay Area:

Area Activities:

Now – June 30:

  • Home Expressions 5 Year Anniversary Celebration, with in-store specials all month long!! June 1st-30th. As well as sign up for a shopping spree given away on June 20th!! For more information, call 715-682-2455.
  • Washburn Cultural Center presents art exhibit, “Celebrate Birch” 10am-4pm. 1 East Bayfield St.  www.washburnculturalcenter.com.  715-373-5591.

June 13:

  • Chequamegon Bay Concert Band concert from 8-9pm at the Bandshell, in Memorial Park. In case of rain, concert will be moved to the Northland College, Alvord Theatre. For more information call 715-682-2500.

June 14:

  • Copper Falls State Park’s Brat Fry. Located 36664 Copper Falls Rd in Mellen. For more information call 715-274-5123.

June 14-16:

  • Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Sylvia” performances, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Evening shows at 7:30pm. Sunday Matinees at 2pm. Tickets are available at Moores On Main.  For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.

June 15:

  • Ashland Area Farmer’s Market 8am-12noon in the parking lot between Burger Barn and City Hall, 600 West Main Street.
  • Apostle Islands Inline Marathon & ALMT Half-Marathon and Mad Skate, Madeline Island. For more information, call 715-682-2500, 800-284-9484, or click here to visit the website.
  • Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED at the Bayfield Recreation Center. From 8am-1pm. Instructor: Brittany Schmitt. Bayfield Rec Center Members: $75. Non-members: $90. For more information call 715-779-5408.
  • Ashland Bike Rodeo at the Bretting Community Center.   Sponsored by Ashland Parks & Recreation & Superior shores Team – Thrivent Financial.  10-10:30am PD Bike Sale. 10am-noon bike obstacle course, FREE helmet giveaway, Bike safety lessons, bike skills and food and refreshments. Free entry to win 1 of 10 bikes! For more information, call 715-682-7059 or visit www.ashlandparks.org.
  • Bayfield Fire Department and EMS Open House from 11am-2pm. The fire hall is located at 813 Washington Ave, in Bayfield. This event is held to thank the public for all their fund-raising support during the year. Food, games, prizes for kids, tours, and people will be on hand to answer any public safety or fire prevention questions. For more information, visit their FB page @BayfieldFireDepartment.
  • Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Legendary Cribbage Tournament”. Registration starts at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • ABC Raceway Races: Racing for a Reason – Sponsor Northern Clearing Inc and Heartland Communications Group.Also Little Caesar’s Kid’s meet the drivers night! Bring a non-perishable food item for the BRICK and receive FREE admission! Games and fundraisers for the American Cancer Society!  If they raise $2,000 Ray Stuart will sit in a dunk tank for a hour at a later date! Raceway is located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Grandstands open at 5pm, no hot laps, and racing begins at 7pm! For more information, visit www.abcraceway.com, or call 715-682-4237.

June 16:

  • Father’s Day!
  • Glidden Father’s Day Annual Auction & Picnic, Historic Marion Park, West Grant Street, Glidden, 8am-4pm. For more information, call 715-264-2112.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Father’s Day Brunch” from 10am-2pm. Only $9.99. Beverage included. First 100 men will receive a gift and $10 Rewards Play. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • Madeline Island Museum presents, “Traditional Games on the Green” from 10am-4pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • Chequamegon Food Co-op Mural Painting & Mosaic Installation Sundays – 1:30-4pm.  Instructors: Rose Spieler and Mae Stoutenburg. FREE! No registration required. Hands-on – Help paint and apply mosaics for our Community Mural Project. Look for details about the project in-store and online.  www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com or 715-682-8251
  • The Cornucopia Community Library and Art Gallery presents the series Meet Our Local Authors featuring Karlyn Holman at 2pm at the Bell Town Hall in Cornucopia. For more information, call 715-742-3336 or email karencorny@gmail.com.
  • Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Sean & Ian Okamoto,” father/son duo on guitar and piano, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.

June 17-20:

  • Northland College presents, “Summer Basketball Camp 2019”. Entering grades 6-8: 9am-12pm. $95. Entering grades 1-5: 1-4pm. $95. Camps are available for boys and girls of all skill level. Camp includes: skill development focusing on dribbling, passing, and shooting, personal instruction by Northland College coaches and players, individual and team competitions, daily contests. Register by May 1 and save $10. Sibling discount: Register siblings for $80 each. Northland Discount: Employee price of $80 each. For more information and to register go to www.northland.edu/basketball-camps.

June 17-22:

  • Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s:  YETI Tundra Cooler Raffle!  Tickets available at Court Manor.  Drawing the day of the Car Show June 22.  Car Show will take place at Court Manor.  For more information call 715-663-1110.  Cooler funded by Thrivent Financial and L & M Supply.

June 18:

  • Youth Hiking Club- Prentice Park! Explore waterfalls, trails, forests and bogs. Meet at the Bretting Community Center, departing at 1pm and returning by 5pm. Ages 9-14. Cost: $20. Transportation is provided by UWEX Ashland County 4H Youth Development Program. Participants should be physically capable of walking 1.5-2 miles. Bring a water bottle. Snacks are provided. Max Participants: 9. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • Ashland Science on Tap, hosts Mike Bunch, Registered Professional Engineer, Retired Consultant, Plastics Molding,​  “The Issues with Disposing of and Recycling Plastics”  at 6:30pm at the Deep Water Grille, 808 W. Main St. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or visit www.ashlandscience.org
  • Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Warren Nelson (Singer/Song Writer), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, 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.

June 18-20:

  • Babysitters Training at the Bretting Community Center from 1-4pm. This course is 11-15 yr olds who want the knowledge, skills, confidence, and certification to care for infants through school-ages children. Participants will learn the basics of First Aid and Child/Infant CPR. Cost: $40/Residents. $45/Non-residents. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • ACA Level 1 & 2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Certification at Lost Creek Adventures. For more information call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.
  • OLL Bingo! Doors open at 5:30pm. Bingo starts at 7pm. Prizes, Raffles and Big fun! Progressive Blackout!!  For more information, call 715-682-7620

June 19:

  • Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive at Chequamegon Food Co-op 2:30-6pm  Reserve your spot call Meagan at 715-682-8251.
  • Madeline Island Museum, Wednesday Evening Lectures at 7pm: Drs. Matt Cooper & Sarah Johnson from Northland College: Life on the Soggy Edges, Learn about the Apostle Islands’ types of coastal wetlands and the habitat they provide for regionally unique flora and fauna. Free and open to the public!  Madeline Island Ferry Line has graciously arranged a special 8:50pm “Ghost Boat” for attendees returning to Bayfield (weather permitting).  715-747-2415, www.madelineislandmuseum.wisconsinhistory.org

June 20:

  • 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.
  • Home Expressions 5 Year Anniversary Celebration from 9am-8pm! With in store specials!!  Register to win a Shopping Spree! For more information, call 715-682-2455.
  • Chequamegon Food Co-op Summer Open House & Community Meal.  4-8pm.  Meal starts at 5pm, cost $5.  www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com
  • Washburn Cultural Center Artist Reception, “Celebrate Birch”. From 4-6pm. Refreshments will be served. Following reception at 6pm, Expert Presentations by Marvin Defoe and John Zasada on Historical and Cultural aspects of Birch.  For more information, visit www.washburnculturalcenter.com
  • Bayfield Summer Music presents, “The Cramer Duo” at 5:30pm at the Christ Episcopal Church, 125 N 3rd St in Bayfield. Soprano Yi- Lan Niu and classical guitarist Christopher Cramer. Variety of music from England, Italy, Spain, Vietnam, China, Brazil, Ecuador, and France. Suggested donation: $12. For more information, visit www.bayfieldsummermusic.org or call Karen Trudeau at 651-298-9773.

June 20-21:

  • Partners of MMC hosts, “Nutman Sale” at MMC in the Twin Island Room. Assorted nuts, candy and snacks. June 20th from 8am-4pm. June 21st from 8am-2pm. For more information, call 715-685-5180.

June 20-23:

  • Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Sylvia” performances, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Evening shows at 7:30pm. Sunday Matinees at 2pm. Tickets are available at Moores On Main.  For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.

June 21:

  • Washburn Cultural Center Youth Birch Art Classes & Presentations.  9am-12noon for Ages 5-8 and 1-4pm for ages 9-16.  For adults only from 9am-12noon a Field Trip demonstrating harvesting birch bark, best practices.  At 7pm Expert Presentations Alex Wroebel and Colleen Matula on “Protecting the Birch Resource, Science and Climate Change”.  To reserve a spot call 715-373-5591.
  • Big Top Chautauqua presents “New First Night with the Blue Canvas Orchestra and Special Guest Bill Miller,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.

June 22:

  • Ashland Area Farmer’s Market 8am-12noon in the parking lot between Burger Barn and City Hall, 600 West Main Street.
  • Superior Vistas Bike Tour, Thompson’s West End Park, 300 W. 8th Ave., Washburn. This is a ride, not a race, geared toward both families and individual cyclists. Novice and experienced bicyclists will ride a scenic mix of paved roads past farmland, forest, lakes, gently rolling hills, vistas and views of Lake Superior. The ride will be fully supported with food and beverage stops en route and at the finish with support vehicles. Fun, friends and food is our motto! For a registration form, visit www.superiorvistas.org. Call the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-682-2500 for more information.
  • Court Manor Health Services Presents Wheels to Remember Car Show sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts. Car show located at 911 3rd Street West from 9am-1pm.  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 715-292-9333.
  • Washburn Cultural Center Adult Birch Art Class with Tina Fungholder & John Zasada.  10am-4pm. To reserve a spot call 715-373-5591.
  • White Winter Winery presents, “Maker’s Fair” from 12-5pm. On the White Winter Lawn located at 68323 Lea St & US Hwy 2 in Iron River. This is a free event to attend but the first 100 people to RSVP get a ticket for a 2 for 1 bt the glass mead & hard cider. Enjoy local artisans, demonstrations, tastings and live local music. Music by The Jane Gang. Families and Friendly leased pets welcome! Local Artisans contact Wendy at 715-209-0052. For participation details email events@whitewinter.com or call 715-372-5656.
  • ABC Raceway Races: Hall of Fame Night- presented by Zar’s Bar & Banquet Hall. Raceway is located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Grandstands open at 5pm, hot laps are at 6:15, and racing begins at 7pm. For more information, visit www.abcraceway.com, or call 715-682-4237.
  • Big Top Chautauqua presents “Keb’ Mo’,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Garry Wesley- A Tribute to Elvis”. Featuring Elaine Wesley as Patsy Cline. Doors open at 8pm. Music begins at 9pm. Free admission. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.

June 22-23:

  • Madeline Island Museum Ojibwe Artist Residency Special Event, 10am-5pm,  Dennis & Cleo White; Traditional Finger Weaving and Beading, Dennis and Cleo White (Lac Courte Oreilles) demonstrate traditional yarn finger weaving and bead work.  715-747-2415, www.madelineislandmuseum.wisconsinhistory.org

June 23:

  • Upper 13 Baseball Game: Merchants vs. Lake Superior at Pufall Field at Hodgkins Park. At 1:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-6428.
  • Chequamegon Food Co-op Mural Painting & Mosaic Installation Sundays – 1:30-4pm.  Instructors: Rose Spieler and Mae Stoutenburg. FREE! No registration required. Hands-on – Help paint and apply mosaics for our Community Mural Project. Look for details about the project in-store and online.  www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com or 715-682-8251
  • Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Molly O & Friends,” folk, roots, and Irish-Inspired Americana, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
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