Community Calendar for 8/29/16 to 9/5/16
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 31st 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & September 2nd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry August 29th & September 5th 11am-1pm (Mon.), August 31st 4-6pm (Wed.) & September 1st11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Monday Night Ladies Bike Ride August 29th 5:30-7:30pm Aspirus Langlade Hospital, 112 East 5th Avenue, Antigo. Want to ride bike with others? We may have a group for you! Please meet in the hospital parking lot “F” at 5:30 p.m. This is located behind St Joseph’s Annex, east of Langlade Road. There will be up to 3 groups with a 10-12 mile route & a 20-25 mile route. A bike helmet is required. If you have questions, contact Mary Jo Filbrandt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-216-4005.
Music in the Park-Antigo August 29th 5:30-8pm City Park West, 230 Aurora Street, Antigo. Come and enjoy Trillium (vocal). Pie & custard will be available. For more information, please call DeDe Cromer at 715-623-5133.
Snowshoe Baseball Every Monday thru August 29th 7:30-10pm Held at Snowshoe Park, 7197 Bradley St., Lake Tomahawk. Enjoy baseball played wearing snowshoes. No admission. Concession stand opens at 5:30 pm. For more information, please call 715-277-2554 or go to www.laketomahawkwi.org.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors August 30th & September 1st (Every Tues. & Thur.) 9-11am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and enjoy some coffee and conversation with others. For more information, please call Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Tuesday Night Running Club August 30th 5:15-6pm Aspirus Hospital, 112 East Fifth Ave., Antigo. Tuesday Run Club will be meeting every Tuesday at Health & Performance Center (Aspirus Hospital) at 5:15pm for a run. The running club is intended to be an opportunity to run with others. It is not a competitive event – just an opportunity to meet people that like to do the same thing as you – Get Outside & Run! We will run 3-4 miles. For more information, please call Jenny Renfro at 715-627-2613.
Shawano County Fair August 31th-Sept. 5th Shawano Co. Fairgrounds, 990 E Green Bay St., Shawano. Midway thrills, tractor pull, demo derby, stock car races, free grandstand shows, entertainers, polka bands, great food and exhibits. For more information, please call 715-526-5419.
Elcho United Church of Christ’s 5th Annual Pig Roast August 31st 4-7pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Serving, roast pig, sweet potato or regular fries, corn on the cob, salad bar, dessert & coffee. Bar opens at 4pm, serving food at 5pm. Cost $12. For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Wednesday Evening Bike Rides August 31st 5:15-7pm Langlade County Safety Building, 840 Clermont Street, Antigo. We will continue to meet at the court house parking lot at 5:15pm. We divide up into groups going distances of approximately 20-50 miles. For more information go to www.antigobikeandskiclub.com or call 715-627-6411.
Lake Lucerne Water Shows Wednesdays thru August. 6:30pm Water’s Edge Lodge, Cty. W, Crandon. Free water show. For more information, please call 715-478-1224.
Card Playing Program September 1st (Every Thurs.) 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Have you been looking for someone to play cards with? Here is your chance to meet others and share your love for cards. The games being played are canasta, sheepshead & pinochle. For more information, please call Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
World Championship Off-Road Races September 2nd-4th Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, Highway 8 W, Crandon. Premier off-road racing at its best and most thrilling. More than 40,000 fans gather to cheer for their favorite drivers as they race on the longest & the fastest short course racetrack in the nation, with speeds reaching over 100 miles per hour. See it all from the grandstand or the hillside seating. When not watching the races visitors can check out the newly developed off-road recreation park or the 300 miles of ATV/UTV trails that are accessible from the Crandon Raceway. Kids, both young & old, will love the Traxxas Radio Control race track offering radio control car rentals. With a campground, fishing pond, a golf driving range & a trap shoot range this is a getaway dream for those who love the outdoors. With multiple races, a parade, concert & much more. For more information, please call 715-478-2222.
Labor Day Celebration September 2nd-5th Various locations, Suring. Live music, food, refreshments & entertainment throughout the weekend. Friday evening – Truck pulls. Saturday – Chili cook-off (11am), children’s chalk art, antique tractor pull, buy-sell -swap, 5K/10K walk & run, tractor pulls & more. Sunday – Children’s water fights, fish boil, demolition derby, stage show & fireworks. Monday – Parade (10am), Lions/Lioness food & pie stand, American Legion booyah, Grand Marshall Award after the parade & more. For more information, please call 920-842-2333.
Eagle River Gun Show September 2nd-3rd Fri 3pm-8pm; Sat 9am-5pm & on Sun 9am-3pm. Held at the Eagle River Ice Arena, 4149 Highway 70 East, Eagle River. Over 100 gun shops selling & buying firearms, ammo, reloading supplies, scopes & more. For more information, please call 608-752-6677.
Antigo Farmers Market September 3rd 8am-Noon Antigo Country Store Parking Lot, 711 Superior Street, Antigo. Get your fresh produce, prepared foods, flowers and many more treasures for you & your family.
Labor Day Weekend Flea Market September 3rd & 4th 8am-4pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, country furniture, sporting goods, and more! 1,000’s of treasures! Admission: $2. Children 12 and under are free. Free Parking! Food and beverages available! Please call 715-526-9769 for more information.
Conquer Suring Hill 5K/10K Walk & Run September 3rd 8:15am-Noon Suring Veteran’s Memorial Park, 414 Brook Street, Suring. Joining Suring’s Labor Day festivities this year is a NEW 5K/10K walk & run that goes up Suring hill, well known in the area as “The Hill.” Come experience the fun, exhilaration & panoramic views. Register & print the event brochure online: http://www.suringrun.com or email: email@example.com for more information.
Saturday Fall Festival with Corn Maze September 3rd Camp 5 Museum, 5068 U.S. Hwy. 8, Laona. Come ride on our award-winning Green Treasure Forest Tour and wander our new corn maze. An exciting event for children of all ages! The Fall Festival is a unique opportunity to steam through Wisconsin’s wonderful fall colors on the Lumberjack Steam Train.
Pride & Joy Classic Car Show September 3rd 10am (Registration 9am-12pm) T.J.’s Butcher Block & Market, 8762 Hwy 51 N, Minocqua. 12th annual car show featuring all cars, trucks, motorcycles – anything that has wheels are welcome. Fun, food, music, raffles. Car plaques for first 50 entries. All proceeds go to Lakeland Hospice. For more information, please call 715-356-5258.
10th Annual Red Arrow Corn Roast & ATV/UTV Parade September 3rd 11am Old Town Hall, 17767 Hwy 32, Townsend. Red Arrow will host its 10th Annual “Corn Roast and ATV Parade from the Clubhouse to the Old Town Hall in Townsend on Hwy 32. The ATV/UTV parade will form at 10am at the Red Arrow Clubhouse on Hummingbird Lane, north of Townsend. Open to the public, the event will run from 11AM well into the evening. Meat raffles, D.J. music, food, and free sweet corn will be available all day until 6PM. At 6 the music and raffles continue till closing. All activities will be under the cover of a big tent so come rain or shine! For more information, please call Gary Wagner at 920-960-6823.
Elton Days September 3rd 11am-? Elton. This event is a fundraiser for the preservation and upkeep of the Elton School House & Grounds. Craft Fair starts at 11am, kid’s games from 11am-3pm. Food & beverages, raffles, music from The Blue Willows from 1-5pm and Wickersheim Sound DJ from 6pm-?
6th Annual LincCon 2016 – More Pizza ‘N Games September 3rd-4th 11am Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, Merrill. If you’re in the mood for all the video games, role playing, card games, board games and OF COURSE – PIZZA come join us!! $7 gets you a day of gaming & access to vendors from all over buying & selling goodies! plus a meal ticket on a plate of dinner (pizza/pasta) served at 5pm! Video Gaming includes: PC Engine, TurboGrafx-16, Neo Geo CD, 3Do, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari Jaguar, Nintendo, Famicom, SNES, N64, GameCube, Wii-U, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, Sega CD/ JVC X’Eye, Sega Saturn, Dreamcast, Xbox, PlayStation, PS2 & of course OUYA! With Smash Bros. & Street Fighter tournaments hosted by Gaming Generations (Wausau, WI)!! Role Playing- D&D & Cthulhu events are able to register for a one day of event in our RPG dungeon! PINBALL MACHINES!!! CCGs – Magic: The Gathering tournaments hosted by The Goblin Workshop, Warlord, Spellfire, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokémon & MUCH MORE!! SCA events, seminars, sales & FIGHTING will be hosted by Falcon’s Keep & Windhaven!! PLUS SO MUCH MORE!! Bring your cards, books & video games for game swaps & buy/sell/trades!! We hope to see you there!! For more information, go to http://pizzangames.com.
Riverview Annual Corn Roast September 3rd Noon-8pm Riverview Fire Department, Hwy 32, Riverview. Free corn all day. Fun for kids & adults alike. Food, bucket drop, spin the wheel, music, kid’s games & bouncy houses. For more information, please contact Brenda Shrank (715) 850-0688.
2nd Annual Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show September 4th 10am-4pm Downtown (Wall & Railroad St.), Eagle River. Enjoy this presentation of Northwood’s themed art & other hand-crafted items. Held in conjunction with sidewalk sales & Sausage Fest. For more information, please call 800-359-6315 or go to eagleriver.org.
Gerrit’s Lakeview Inn Customer Appreciation Corn Roast September 4th 11am Gerrit’s Lakeview Inn, 656 County Highway G, Pelican Lake.
Sausage Fest September 4th 11:30am-5pm Riverview Park, W. Riverview Drive, Eagle River. Enjoy this family fun day with activities, food, fun & games for all ages. For more information, please call 715-479-9060.
Phlox Sportsman’s Club 42nd Annual Corn Roast September 4th Noon-10pm Norwood Ball Park, Phlox. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. Drawing at 9pm. There will be food, refreshments & a live band.
33rd Annual Labor Day Picnic September 4th Noon-9pm Rolling Stone P&R Building, Corner of E. Shore Rd. & Pickerel Lake Rd, Pearson. Great Food, friends & fun!! Food & drinks, annual basket raffle, paddle wheel & 50/50 raffle throughout the day. Live music by Lovin’ Country from 3-8pm.
Lakewood Firefighter’s 31st Annual Picnic September 4th Noon-8pm Lakewood Pavilion, North Rd. and Hwy. F, Lakewood. Music, Food, Raffles and Free Sweet Corn! For more information, please call Randy Jackett at 715-276-7222.
Summer Junket September 4th 3pm Moccasin Trail, Moccasin Lake Rd., Elcho. Come out & experience the trails in the summertime. There will be games & door prizes. Grills will be available. Feel free to bring a dish to pass. Enjoy free hot dogs & s’mores made over the open bonfire. Sponsored by the Elcho Cross-Country Ski Club.
Merrill Lion’s Car Show September 5th 8am-4pm Merrill Festival Grounds, 301 N. Sales St., Merrill. The Merrill Lions Club will be holding their annual car show at the fairgrounds. Return down memory lane as these vehicles bring back the yesteryears. Along with the car show, there will be a flea market, food, entertainment, & much more. Registration begins at 8am. Awards will be handed out after 2pm.
Merrill Labor Day Parade September 5th 10am S. Genesee St., Merrill. Join the City of Merrill as we hold our Annual Labor Day Parade. We will give thanks to all veterans who have served for the USA. Watch the parade through the city of Merrill & head down to the Merrill Festival Grounds for flea market, food vendors, crafts, music and more.
Blood Drive August 5th 11:30am-5pm Langlade Hospital – Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital in conjunction with Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin holds a blood drive the first Monday of every month. No appointments required. For more information, please contact the Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin at 1-866-566-5900.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting August 30th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting August 30th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Hotel/Motel Commission Meeting August 31st 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting September 5th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group August 29th & September 5th 1:00pm-2:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Birthing Center, second floor of the hospital. Facilitator: RN/International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. For more information please call 715-623-9280. No fee.
Eating Disorders Support Group August 31st 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) September 1st & 3rd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the new hospital. Thursdays & Saturdays.
Narcotics Anonymous September 2nd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting August 29th & September 5th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous August 29th & September 5th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings August 30th 6:45am Langlade County Board Room, Safety Building 840 Clermont St., Antigo & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group August 31st 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.