What’s Happening this Week!

2018-06-15

 

 

 

 

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

Area Activities:

June 14-16:

  • Glidden Lions Club Rummage Sale, Historic Marion Park on West Grant Street, Glidden. www.gliddenwi.org

June 14-17:

  • Eat, Skate, Stay, & Play at Madeline Island! Celebrate the arrival of Summer on Madeline Island at our “Eat, Skate, Stay and Play” event June 14th through June 17th. This 4 day island event starts with the 28th annual Chequamegon Chef Exhibition. Our island Chef Exhibition features approximately 25 invited chefs from around the region, demonstrating their craft in three categories: appetizers, entree’s, and desserts. This is followed by the 9th annual Apostle Islands Inline Skate Marathon that draws top level skaters from all over the country. For more information call 888-475-3386 or visit www.madelineisland.com.

June 15:

  • Copper Falls State Park’s Brat Feed and Bake Sale at the Mellen Cenex from 10am-3pm. For more information call 715-274-5123.
  • 2018 Community Health & Wellness Fair at the Bayfield County Annex Building, 117 E 6th St in Washburn, from 2-5:30pm. Community vendors, health screenings, nutritional education, active stretching with physical therapy, gardening tips, resources & information for healthy aging, and more!  Bayfield County Sheriff’s office Kids Bike Rodeo from 2-5pm. Superior Wellness 5k Walk/Run is at 5:30pm. Registration from 4-5pm. $5 registration fee. For more information call 715-373-6109 ext. 278.
  • Big Top Chautauqua and Mt. Ashwabay’s Chamber of Commerce Mixer Night at the base of Mt. Ashwabay. Chamber Mixer in the White VIP Tent at 6pm, and New First Night featuring The Blue Canvas Orchestra & The New Standards at 7:30pm. Chamber Members call to reserve your complimentary tickets 715-373-5552.
  • Madeline Island Chamber Music presents “The Prairie Winds” in Concert from 8-10pm at The Clubhouse on Madeline Island. For more information visit www.micm.org or call 715-747-2561.

June 15-17 & 21-24:

  • Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “The Savannah Sipping Society” performance, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Tickets available at Moore’s Army Navy. For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.

June 16:

  • 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.
  • Ashland Farmers Market 8am-12noon, 5th Ave West and Main Street, by the Burger Barn.
  • Yoga at Copper Falls State Park from 9-10am at Loon Lake Beach. No charge for the class. Park Admission sticker required. No mat? No problem. Bring a towel. To register just show up.
  • Ashland Bike Rodeo at the Bretting Community Center. Bike Auction by Ashland Police Department, Bike Obstacle Course, FREE helmet giveaway, group bike ride, prize drawings, and free food: 10am-12pm. Bike Safety Classes: 11-12pm. For more information, call 715-682-7059 or visit www.ashlandparks.org.
  • Blessing of the Bikes at The Delta Diner Taste Budz Coffee & Ice Cream, 14385 Cty Hwy H, Delta, 10 am.  All Wheeled biked welcome! Non-denominational, Complimentary coffee and Purple Door Ice Cream samples.
  • 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 fundraising 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 Facebook Page.
  • Art Class with Betty Sitbon at the Freehands Farm, 60445 Summit Rd W, from 1-3pm. Flowers up close- watercolor class. Cost: $30. For more information call 715-563-0323 or visit https://www.facebook.com/FreeHandsFarm/.
  • ABC Raceway Races: Race to the Cure Night – Sponsor Northern Clearing Inc. Raceway is located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Free admission with donation of non-perishable food donation or monetary donation. Meet the drivers night at 6:30, sponsored by Little Caesars!  Grandstands open at 5pm, no hot laps, and racing begins at 7pm. Different events to benefit Relay for Life.  Come and have some FUN! For more information, visit www.abcraceway.com, or call 715-682-4237.
  • Freehands Farm presents “Live Music: Noble Falconer & Friend” from 6-9pm. Located at 60445 Summit Rd., Ashland. For more information call 715-563-0323 or visit https://www.facebook.com/FreeHandsFarm/.
  • Big Top Chautauqua presents “Brandi Carlile Opener: The Secret Sisters,” 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.

June 16-17:

  • South Shore Lions Father’s Day Weekend Fishing Contest. At the Port Wing Municipal Boat Launch, Port Wing Marina. Two day fishing contest, 2 categories: Trout & Salmon and Other Sport Fish. Entry fee is $30, which  covers Launch, raffle entry and refreshments. Cash raffle is available too. For more information visit www.portwingwi.com/events/ or call 715-774-3944.
  • Madeline Island Museum presents, “Ojibwe Artist Residency with Sandy & Dave Peterson” from 10am-4pm. For more information, email kate.bortell@wisconsinhistory.org.

June 17:

  • Glidden Father’s Day Annual Auction & Picnic, Historic Marion Park, West Grant Street, Glidden, from 8am-4pm. For more information, call 715-264-5444.
  • Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Father’s Day Brunch” from 10am-3pm. Located at 37600 Onigamiing Dr in Bayfield. Adult: $12.99. Kids (6-13): $10. Kids (0-5) are free. For the whole menu visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • The North Coast Cycling Association (NCCA) safari rides. Launch time is 1pm. The launch place changes each week and will be listed on their Facebook page and personal invitations for the rides are sent to anyone that submit their email addresses to John Murphy <murph007swat@gmail.com>
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Father’s Day Picnic Lunch” from 11am-5pm. Only $10.99. 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.
  • Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “T. Bruce Bowers & Ric Gillman,” fiddle and 12 string guitar, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • Big Top Chautauqua presents “Superior! Songs and Stories of the Big Lake,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.

June 18:

  • Big Top Chautauqua presents “Jackson Browne,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.

June 18-21:

  • Northland College Basketball Camp Summer 2018. Grade 1-5: $100 from 9am-12pm. Includes camp t-shirt. Grades 6-8: $100 from 1-4pm. Includes camp t-shirt. Take part in this summer’s youth basketball camp hosted by Northland College. Camps are available to boys and girls entering grades 1-8 of all skill levels. Camps include: skill development, instruction by position, individual and team defensive concepts, and full court 5-on-5 competition. Save $20 when you register another child in the same household. Register online at www.northland.edu/basketball-camps.

June 19:

  • Chequamegon Food Co-op presents “Meet & Greet Chiropractor Erick Anderson of NorthLakes” at the Co-op, 700 W. Main St., from 6-7pm. Fee applied. For more information visit www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com.
  • Ashland Science on Tap, hosts Kathleen Quigley PhD, “Using Prescribed Fire to Restore Wisconsin’s Critically Imperiled Pine Barrens” 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.
  • Our Lady of the Lake BINGO at 7pm in the Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall. Progressive Black Out. Everyone is invited.
  • Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Lena Maude (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 19-21:

  • Babysitters Training from 1-4pm at the Bretting Community Center. Ages 11-15. Cost is $40/res, $45/non-res. Learn the basics of First Aid and Child/Infant CPR. For more information, call 715-682-7059.

June 20:

  • Chequamegon Food Co-op presents “Essentials of Chiropractic Care” at the Co-op, 700 W. Main St., from 5:30-6:30pm. Fee applied. www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com.
  • Chequamegon Archery Club Basic Youth and Women Archery, 3501 McDonald Rd., Ashland,  for 4 weeks on Wednesdays, from 6-7pm. $5 per student.  All equipment supplied. For more information contact Jim Habas at 715-682-2090.
  • Madeline Island Museum presents, “La Vonne Goslin: Potawatomi Trail of Death” from 7-8pm. For more information, email kate.bortell@wisconsinhistory.org.

June 21:

  • Big Top Chautauqua presents “Best of Big Top Opry,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 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! June’s theme is Live Mannequins. For more information call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
  • Chequamegon Bay Concert Band is having a 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 21-24:

  • Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “The Savannah Sipping Society” performance, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Tickets available at Moore’s Army Navy. For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.

June 22:

  • El Dorado’s 10th Anniversary Party, 2320 Lake Shore Dr West, 5pm-12midnight.  Music: 5-9pm Gypsy Road and 9pm-12midnight a DJ.  Outdoor Street Tacos, outside, Hourly drawings and Margarita Specials.
  • Freehands Farm presents “Live Music: Greg Highlands” from 6-9pm. Located at 60445 Summit Rd., Ashland. For more information call 715-563-0323 or visit https://www.facebook.com/FreeHandsFarm/ .
  • 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.

June 22 & 23:

  • 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.

June 23:

  • Tavern Safe Ride Benefit Scramble at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Course, 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information call 715-682-8004 or email mlindberg@pga.com.
  • 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 at 715-682-2500 for more information.
  • Voices for Recovery Color Run at the Bretting Center, 400 4th Avenue West Ashland, at 9am. For more information, call 715-685-5400 or email jseitz@ashlandmmc.com.
  • ABC Raceway Races: UMSS Sprints-Napa Auto Parts. 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.
  • Bay Days Karaoke Contest. Qualifying round at Rigoni’s, in Ironwood.  Registration and warm-ups at 6pm. Contest from 7-11pm. 1st place $30, 2nd place $20, and 3rd place $15 certificate from Rigoni’s, in Ironwood. Top 3 qualifiers from each contest will be in the Bay Days Karaoke Finals, July 21 at Bayview Park, with prizes totaling over $2,000.  Good Luck Singers! Even if you don’t sing, come on down! The audience gets to be part of the show by judging for their favorite singer!  Brought to you by the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, JD Bass Entertainment, and Heartland Communications. For more information visit www.ashlandbaydays.com
  • Madeline Island Museum presents, “An Evening with Mary Dougherty: “Life In A Northern Town” from 6-9pm. For more information, email kate.bortell@wisconsinhistory.org.
  • Big Top Chautauqua presents “Warren Nelson,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.

June 23-24:

  • Mason Days, Saturday and Sunday in the village of Mason. There will be a canoe race, derby races, fireworks, parade, food, and much more. For specific locations on different activities and more information on activities, call 715-765-4554, or 715-765-4760.

June 23-Sept 29:

  • First Sail Superior! From 11am-2pm. $34 for residents, $44 for non-residents/3 hour session. North Coast Members are free! All ages and all abilities are welcome! Take your first sail in this 3-hour introductory course designed for anyone who’s new to the sport of sailing! There’s no better way to get a taste of sailing on Lake Superior. First Sail is a U.S. Sailing Initiative. Registration required. More info available by calling 715-779-5408.

June 24:

  • Concealed Carry Class from 9am-3pm at Sports Hollow, 29195 US Hwy 2, Ashland. Cost is $125. For more information call 715-682-3838.
  • The North Coast Cycling Association (NCCA) safari rides. Launch time is 1pm. The launch place changes each week and will be listed on their Facebook page and personal invitations for the rides are sent to anyone that submit their email addresses to John Murphy <murph007swat@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.
  • Big Top Chautauqua presents “Big Top Does the Beatles,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.

Month Long Activities June 

  • Vaughn Library Activities.  Click the link to see all that wonderful things happening at the Library in June!  715-682-7060.
  • Northern Great Lake Visitor Center – The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center helps people connect with the historic, cultural, and natural resources of the Northern Great Lakes Region through customer-based information, services, and educational programs. 715-685-9983.
  • Washburn Cultural Center showcasing Inspired By Nature – Art Through the Eyes of Master Gardeners.  715-373-5591
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Sunny Money Drawings” every Fridays from 8-11pm. For more information call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • June Dairy Month presented by, “Benoit Cheese Haus”. Make your burger a cheese burger for free! Free cheese in the month of June at the participating restaurants: Avalon, Ino Bar & Grill, White River Saloon, and Four Corners. 715-746-2561.
  • Want to go on a paddle tour? Play on the bay with Solstice Outdoor’s weekly paddle tours now through August. Register for the Gateway to Chequamegon Bay kayak tour or the Sea Stack paddleboard tour Tours depart on Friday and Saturday mornings from 9am-1pm. Cost is $60 per person and includes lunch, guide and all the equipment. Call the shop 715-682-3590 to schedule or book online

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