Community Calendar for 8/14/17 to 8/21/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 16th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & August 18th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry August 14th & August 21st 11am-1pm (Mon.), August 16th 4-6pm (Wed.) & Every 3rd Sat. 10am-Noon, 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Hodag Water Shows Thru August 20th (Sun. & Wed.) 7pm Hodag Park, Boom Lake, 1103 Thayer St., Rhinelander. HWS performs a show that features acts such as ballet, jump, swivel skiing, trick skiing, barefooting, doubles, trios, wakeboarding, and pyramid. Members range in age from 6 to almost 50 and some of the members have been with the team for more than 30 years. Concessions such as hot dogs, walking tacos, nachos, cotton candy, chips, beverages and many other snacks are available at each show. For more information, go to www.hodagwatershows.com.
Mielke Children’s Theatre Workshop August 14th-19th 6-8:30pm Mielke Arts Center, N5649 N. Airport Rd., Shawano. For ages 6-13. For more information, please call 715-850-1244.
Music in the Park August 14th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Join us tonight for music by MLC Band (Blues). Pizza, pie & custard will be available to purchase at 5:30 pm from the Antigo Community Band.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride August 14th & August 21st 5:30pm Langlade Hospital, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. The Women’s ride meets every Monday evening at 5:30pm at the Langlade Hospital parking lot off Hwy F. Everyone is welcome. The rides take place through August 28th. For more information, please contact Mary Jo at [email protected].
Snowshoe Baseball Thru August 28th (Every Mon.) 7-10pm Held at Snowshoe Park, Highway 47 & Choate Blvd., Lake Tomahawk. Enjoy baseball played wearing snowshoes. No admission. Concession stand opens at 5:30pm. For more information, please call 715-277-2554 or go to www.laketomahawkwi.org.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors August 15th & August 17th (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 715-627-6632.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride August 15th 9am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. This bike group meets every Tuesday morning. Meet at Antigo Public Library parking lot. Please call Joe at 715-623-5372 for more information.
Library Gaming Club August 15th 3:30-4pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Come and play games! Multiplayer video games and board games both classic and modern. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Music at the Depot August 15th 5:30pm White Lake Depot, Lake Street, White Lake. Lyles Band & More (Country) will be playing at the depot platform. Pizza, pies & custard will be served by the Historical Society & Youth Group. The rain site will be at the Lake Pavilion. For more information, please contact Judy Peterson at 715-882-8581.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts August 15th & August 17th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 6:30-8pm Elks Lodge, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Held on the third floor of the Elk’s Lodge. Open to Anyone 7 years old and up. For more information, please call 715-623-4429.
Cabela’s National Walleye Fishing Tournament Championship August 16th-18th City of Marinette, 1926 Hall Ave., Marinette. 125 anglers throughout the United States will compete for the national championship of walleye fishing. Located in the harbor of Marinette shores in Green Bay. For more information, please call 715-732-7453.
Blood Pressure Clinic August 16th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Library Story Time August 16th 10:30-11:30am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Stories, crafts, and other fun activities aimed at preschoolers. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center August 16th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride August 16th 5:15pm Langlade County Courthouse, 800 Clermont St., Antigo. The road biking group meets every Wednesday evening at 5:15pm at the Langlade County Courthouse. Bike along as often as you like. For more information, please call Brady at 715-623-3036.
Elcho Music on the Green – Dune Country Band August 16th 5:30pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Admission is free. Food will be available starting at 5:30pm. The music will be starting at 6:30 pm. All Elcho Music on the Green performances will be performed on the grass in front of the pavilion, rain or shine! An ice cream social will be going on by the Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club. For more information, please contact Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Lake Lucerne Water Shows Thru Aug. (Wed.) 6:30pm Water’s Edge Lodge, 4140 County Rd W, Crandon. Free water show. For more information, please call 715-478-1224.
Play & Learn – Seidl Potato Farm Field Trip August 17th 9:30 am N5712 Chillie Rd. Deerbrook. We’ll be digging in the dirt, so wear clothes that can get dirty! Play & Learn is a weekly play group program for parents, caregivers and children from birth to age 5. Staff will provide a parent lesson, an activity for parents and children to do together. The activity will build skills for school readiness and milestone achievement. Quarterly Ages and Stages questionnaires are made available to parents and caregivers to assist families in helping their children to reach age based development milestones. Join the conversation on Facebook – Northwoods Family Resource Centers http://www.facebook.com/NorthwoodsFRCN. For more information, please call 715-627-1414.
Card Playing Program August 17th (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 715-627-6632.
Music in the Park August 17th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Join us tonight for music Outlawed (Variety). Pizza, veggies, snacks, dessert & custard will be available to purchase at 5:30 pm.
Gazebo Nights August 17th 6-8pm Normal Park, E. 6th St. & N. Center Ave., Merrill. Bring your chairs, blankets, & refreshments & sit back in enjoy the music. Food vendors on location. In case of inclement weather, concert will be at Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave. No carry-ins allowed here.
Third Thursday Concert in the Art Park August 17th 6-8pm WOW Art Park, Vinal St., Wittenberg. There will be music by Mike McAbee. Free admission and ice cream. Donations are welcome. In case of bad weather, the concert will move to the WOWSPACE. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Patsy and Dick In Concert August 17th 8pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior St., Three Lakes. Patsy O’Brien, vocals, guitar. As well as supplying the driving guitar rhythms of Celtic/World Music diva Eileen Ivers’ last European tour & collaborating with many giants of the Celtic/World music scene, award-winning artist Patsy O’Brien hosts guitar workshops all over the country & NPR saw fit to feature one of his song arrangements on the prestigious All Songs Considered. Dick Hensold, Northumbrian smallpipes, Scottish reel pipes, whistles & recorder. The leading Northumbrian smallpiper in North America, Dick Hensold has performed & taught in England, Scotland, Japan, Canada & across the United States. He is an active composer, writing both music in the traditional Celtic idiom & more contrapuntal pieces. Tickets are $20, under 12 $5. For more information, please call Paul at 715-649-3359.
End of Summer Extravaganza August 18th Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County, 411 Superior St., Antigo. Sizzlin’ Summer Camp is drawing to a close. The Extravaganza is our annual celebration for all of the accomplishments of the summer. The award ceremony will recognize the kids who stood out in each program, from art awards to most-valuable player sports prizes, and of course, character & leadership awards. Members get the chance to prank the staff too. They will purchase tickets to put their name in a drawing for each staff member. When the member’s ticket is drawn, that member gets to prank the staff whose raffle bucket they chose. Pranks will include pies in the face, the ice bucket challenge & slime among other things. The staff pranks are only a small part of the fun. There will be concessions, fire truck tour, chalk art competition, face-painting & games galore. Don’t miss out on this chance to have fun. For more information, please call 715-627-1389.
National Championship Musky Open August 18th-20th Vilas County Fairgrounds, 164 Forrest St., Eagle River. World’s largest amateur musky tournament includes a sport show, trophies, food & fun for the whole family. For more information, please call 800-359-6315 or 715-479-6400.
World Championship ATV/UTV Derby August 18th-20th Held at the Eagle River Derby Track, 1311 North Railroad Street, Eagle River. Enjoy 3 days of championship stock & modified for all classes on a challenging motorcross-style track as well as oval racing. There will also be a head-to-head run against the clock through the infield ‘Mud Bowl’. Championship races Sunday afternoon. A large number of UTV/ATV manufacturers & after-market suppliers available to exhibit the newest & greatest products. Also an ATV/UTV swap meet & other family fun activities. For more information, please call 715-479-4424 or go to www.derbytrack.com.
20th Annual Relay for Life August 18th 6pm Peaceful Valley Park & Festival Grounds, 420 Field St., Antigo. The Opening Ceremony begins at 6pm at Peaceful Valley Park & Festival Grounds bringing everyone together for a high-energy event kickoff that celebrates the lives of those who have battled cancer and reminds us all that while we are winning this battle, fighting cancer is a year-round. Get all the details by visiting relayforlife.org.
Outdoor Movie in the Park August 18th 8:15pm Peaceful Valley Park, 420 Field Street, Antigo. Watch some movies under the stars this summer. Pack a picnic dinner, bring the family and enjoy some films on a 10’x20′ outdoor screen. Limited concessions are also available. The movie will be Big Miracle. For more information, please call Sarah Repp at 715-623-3633 ext.131.
Rhinelander Masonic Lodge #242 Sportsman’s Flea Market August 19th 8am-2pm 23 E. Davenport St., Rhinelander. For more information, please call Jim @ (715) 362-5971 or Gary @ (715) 610-4445.
Antigo Farmer’s Market August 19th 8am-Noon Heinzen Pavilion, 603 6th Avenue, Antigo. All produce is locally grown by the vendor who sells them. Shopping at the Antigo Farmer’s Market is a great way to get local, in season food, and make connections with the people that grew it.
Minocqua Dragon Boat Festival August 19th 8am-3pm Torpy Park, Oneida St., Minocqua. Businesses, organizations and service clubs will compete in this 2000 year old sport on Lake Minocqua. Teams of 20 paddlers in 45 foot long dragon boats will race a 300 meter straight, point-to-point course in front of Torpy Park. The day’s activities will include an opening ceremony, parade of teams, food & beverage sales, activities for children and the races! Consider forming a team or just stop by to watch. For more information, please call 715-439-4005.
Amish Consignment Auction August 19th 8:30am N4310 Hill Rd., Shawano. There will be quilts, furniture, crafts, potted plants & antiques. For more information, please call 715-758-6509.
22nd Annual City Wide Rummage and Sidewalk Sale August 19th 9am-3pm Rhinelander. Annual City Wide Rummage and Sidewalk Sale in Rhinelander! Maps available at 232 S. Courtney St., Rhinelander.
Cecil/Town of Washington Firemen’s Festival August 19th 9am Downtown Cecil. Events include craft & vendor fair 9am-4pm, 5K Run/Walk at Cecil Beach, Golf Outing – 4 person team at Golden Sands Golf Course, music entertainment 7-11pm For more information, please call 715-745-4600.
31st Annual Foot Stock August 19th-20th Peshtigo Lake, Hwy. 32/55, Crandon. National Barefoot Endurance Championships. Bare footers compete head to head on opposite sides of the wake over a figure eight course. There are five divisions of skiers with no distinction between professional & amateur skiers. Skiers may compete in as many divisions as they qualify for. Fun for the whole family. Location of tournament is subject to change. For more information, please call 715-478-3450.
Tigerton Fantasy Moto Battle of WI Motozone August 19th-20th 10am Embarrass River ATV Park, 1100 Quad Park Ln., Tigerton. For more information, go to www.fantasymoto.com
2nd Annual Polar Fest August 19th 10am Timber Haven Bar and Grill, W6962 State Highway 64, Polar. Join us for a day filled with music, good food, activities, vendors, and a variety of beverages! Please call 715-623-7662 for more information.
Art In the Garden August 19th 10am-3pm Main St., Goodman. There will be arts, crafts, handmade goods, & raffles. Bluegrass music will be performed by Cuttin’ Grass. The Goodman-Armstrong Creek Varsity Club will provide the food. All proceeds benefit the Brian Stankevich Memorial Scholarship & the Varsity Club scholarships. In case of rain, the event will be held in the Goodman Fire/Rescue Hall.
6th Annual Rib Cook-Off August 19th Roadside Pub, 526 Cty. Hwy. G, Pelican Lake.
Hot Rod & Hogs Poker Run August 19th 11am-6pm Rick’s 45 Roadhouse, N4290 US Hwy 45/47, Antigo. Any car, truck, or motorcycle can participate. Poker Run starts and end at Rick’s 45 Roadhouse. Total of 10 stops. Approximately 80-100 miles. One card awarded for each poker run stop completed. You must play your five best cards to make a hand. All cards will be drawn at Rick’s 45 Roadhouse after 6 pm. 100 % payout. Each Poker Run book in $10 each or two for $15 (must be in same vehicle). Bring three canned goods for food pantry and receive a bonus card!! For more information, please call 715-216-3692.
Outdoor Mass August 19th 11am St. Wenceslaus Parish, N5340 Church Road, Neva. There will be an outdoor mass with rosary to follow in honor of Our Lady of Fatima, at the grotto at St. Wenceslaus Parish. In case of rain, mass will be held in the church. Bring a lawn chair for the outdoor mass. A pot luck will be held in the church basement after. If you plan to attend, please bring a dish to pass.
Annual Laona VFW Corn Boil August 19th Noon-6pm Silver Lake Beach, Laona. Free corn, raffles.
Monico Fire Department Picnic August 19th Noon-6pm Monico Town Hall, Monico.
Trump Lake Walleye Fundraiser August 19th Noon-6pm Trump Lake Pavilion, Wabeno.
Gleason Mud Bogs August 19th Noon-5pm Gleason Lion’s Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. Vehicles in 8 classes compete in the 300’ mud pit. Refreshments and food will be available on site. For more information, please call 715-873-3436.
Somo Fish & Game Club Poultry Fun Shoot August 19th Noon-3pm Club grounds, W8420 Cty. Rd. CC, Tomahawk. All shooters welcome, young and old. Fun shooting for all. Food and refreshments available on grounds. For more information, please call 715-453-0701.
Anderson’s Annual Corn Roast August 19th Noon Anderson’s Supper Club, 15695 Hwy. 32, Lakewood. Food, music, raffles, free sweet corn! Join us for an afternoon of fun! Rain or shine.
Lily Street Dance August 19th 1-9pm Tim’s Lily Pad, Hwy. 52 & 55, Lily. There will be a DJ in the afternoon with a live band in the evening. There will also be food, beer, prizes & fun. This event is a fundraiser to benefit the Town of Langlade Fire & Rescue Department.
Benefit for Family of Charlene (Chucky) Skittone August 19th 2pm Boettcher’s Bar, 607 5th Ave., Antigo. Please come help support family of Charlene (Chucky) Skittone help cover medical costs & travel expenses for upcoming appointments. On June 29th, Charlene had a brain aneurysm and was flown to Madison & had two major surgeries. We would love to see everyone come support them. Plus if you would like donate raffle prizes or anything else, please contact Kurt at Boettchers 715-623-4686 or Barb Fisher or Kelly Koeppel. 50/50 raffle tickets will be available for sale (no need be present) along with paddle wheel & items. A pork & chicken dinner for $10.00 will be starting at 1pm. All the money goes to family.
Petals For Paws August 19th 6-8pm River Ridge Farm, W119915 Highland Rd., Antigo. Take a stroll through the beautiful gardens & enjoy the antiques & unique history of the barn owned by Trudy & Kevin Bula. Have fun with the “Forget Me Not” prize garden, bucket raffles, 50/50 & auction items. They will also be serving Wisconsin state beers, signature cocktails & flavored ice tea. Proceeds benefit the Langlade County Humane Society. For more information, please call Deana at 715-219-5966.
Lakeland Barbershop Chorus Annual Show August 19th 7:30pm Campanile Center For The Arts, 141 Milwaukee Street, Minocqua. A great opportunity to listen to great music performed in four part a cappella harmony. Tickets ($10/person) are available in advance or at the door. For more information, call 715-356-9489.
Pancake Breakfast August 20th 7am-Noon Gleason Lion’s Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. Pancake breakfast will consist of scrambled eggs, regular & potato pancakes, sausage, cheese, and apple sauce. Fees/Admission: Adults: $9, Children under 12: $5, Children under 5: free.
Badgerland Classics & Customs Annual Car Show & Swap Meet August 20th 8am-4pm Peaceful Valley Park, Field Street, Antigo. Antique & collectible cars, trucks, motorcycles & snowmobiles, parts & literature, vendors, show cars, & classic cars for sale. Craft show also. For more information, please call Jeff at 715-623-7351.
St. Mary’s of the Lake 20th Annual Parish Picnic August 20th 10am Lakewood Memorial Park & Pavilion,17258 North Road, Lakewood. Start your day with our outdoor Polka Mass at 10am in the grounds behind the church, & then follow the Marosek Brothers band over to the Lakewood Pavilion for this day of fun! Raffles, games, brats, burgers, nachos, cotton candy, ice cream cones and our famous booyah & Fr. Phillip’s egg rolls! Dance to the music, have a bite to eat & enjoy a great day of family fun! For more information, please call Kendra at 715-276-7364.
Antique Tractor Show August 20th Noon Gleason Lion’s Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. Antique tractor show following the pancake breakfast at Gleason Lion’s Park. Refreshments and food will be available on site. For more information, please call Gary Gretenhart (715) 873-4691
Sunday Night Kickball in Mattoon August 20th 6pm (weather permitting) Mattoon Upper Ball Diamond (next to Mattoon Elementary), Mattoon. All are welcome. Just show up ready to play. For questions, please contact Zak Kickhaver at 715-903-0069 or Quinn Novy at 715-216-2792.
The Special Consensus August 20th 7pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior St., Three Lakes. Formed in the Chicago area in 1975, The Special Consensus is a four-person acoustic bluegrass band with a repertoire that features traditional bluegrass standards, original compositions & songs from other musical genres performed in the bluegrass format. The band has released 18 recordings & has appeared on numerous National Public Radio programs & cable television shows, including The Nashville Network & the Grand Ole Opry at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Tickets are $20, under 12 are $5. For more information, please call Paul at 715-649-3359.
Shawano Library – View the Eclipse August 21st 10:30am-4pm Shawano City-County Library, 128 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. Come join the Shawano City-County Library as we observe the All American Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21. The Library will provide safe viewing glasses to area residents. Glasses can be picked up Friday, August 18 from 8am-5pm & Saturday, August 19 from 9am-1pm until that allotment of glasses is given out. Additionally, an allotment of glasses will be reserved to be handed out at our event held on August 21. Glasses may be picked up for family members that reside in your household. Unfortunately, the giveaway is not intended for groups or organizations. The eclipse begins at 11:52am in our area with peak viewing at 1:15pm. The eclipse will be completed at 2:37pm. Stop in to see our displays and view the NASA Edge Mega-cast on our large, flat screen TV located at the checkout desk on the main level. At 12:45pm we will offer bubble blowing and shadow tracing for the children in a roped off area of the parking lot. Popsicles for all! Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before you come. The next total solar eclipse visible in The USA will be April 8th, 2024. For more information, please contact the library at shawanolibrary.org or (715) 526-3829.
Pelican Lake Area Chamber of Commerce 6th Annual Summer Swing Golf Outing August 21st 1pm Shotgun start. Bass Lake Golf Course, W10650 Bass Lake Rd., Deerbrook. A 4 person scramble; $75 per person/$50 for Bass Lake members; includes 18 holes, cart, dinner & tip. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place teams. To register for more information, please call Beth at 715-487-5222 by August 15th. This is a public event, everyone is welcome.
Music in the Park August 21st Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Join us tonight for music by Bear Creek Band (Variety). Tacos, hot dogs, pie & custard will be available to purchase at 5:30 pm from St. John Catholic Church.
Antigo Public Library Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting August 14th 9am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting August 14th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting August 15th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting August 15th 5:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting August 16th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting August 16th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group August 14th & August 21st 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.
AA Support Group (Open) August 17th & August 19th 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 August 18th 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 14th & August 21st 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous August 14th & August 21st 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings August 15th 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 Chapter #950 August 15th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group August 17th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.