Community Calendar for 9/11/17 to 9/18/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 13th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & September 15th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 11th & September 18th 11am-1pm (Mon.), September 13th 4-6pm (Wed.) & Every 3rd Sat. 10am-Noon, 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Blood Drive at Zion Lutheran Church September 11th 2-6pm Zion Lutheran Church, 1254 S Union St, Shawano. Blood Drive with the Blood Center of Northcentral WI. Walk-ins welcomed. For more information, please call 715-526-2017.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors September 12th & September 14th (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.
Langlade County Senior Center Lunch Bunch September 12th 11:30am The Refuge, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. Call the Senior Center to make a reservation. Everyone is welcome.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts September 12th & September 14th (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.
Inspiration of Broadway September 12th 7-9pm Merrill High School, 1201 North Sales Street, Merrill. The voices of Ernie Haase & the Signature Sound take their great Gospel roots to the stages of Broadway! Their new show – Inspiration of Broadway – features five incredible voices, with a backing trio, performing dramatic Broadway songs along with a smattering of popular & Gospel favorites. Joining EHSS is one of Broadway’s brightest stars, J. Mark McVey, who has sung the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables over 3,000 times. His exquisite voice and personalized singing style make this a well-rounded inspiring show. For more information, go to www.merrillconcerts.org or call 715-252-6295.
Blood Pressure Clinic September 13th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Car Seat Fitting Station September 13h 4-6pm Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride September 13th 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.
36th Annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA September 14th-17th Downtown, Tomahawk. The 36th Annual Tomahawk Fall Ride brings in more than 40,000 motorcycle enthusiasts and others to the area each September. The event not only brings in entertainment and the newest motorcycles and accessories from Harley-Davidson Motor Company, but it also raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). In fact, the Tomahawk Fall Ride is the largest local fund raiser for MDA in North Central Wisconsin. For more information, please go to tomahawkride.com or call 715-453-5334.
Play & Learn September 14th 9:30-11am N4013 Hwy. 45, Antigo. 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 September 14th (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.
Shawano Library – Movie September 14th 1-3pm Shawano City-County Library, 128 S Sawyer St., Shawano. Come & see the movie, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (PG-13). For more information, please call 715-526-3829.
Tomahawk Chamber Annual Bonfire & Brat Fry September 14th 6-9pm Sara Park, West Somo Ave., Tomahawk. This is one of the first events that kicks off the Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA. Brats, beverages and live music will be enjoyed around a huge bonfire. For more information please call 715-453-5334.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Beginner Dances. Start September 14th 6:30-9pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Avenue, Antigo. Join in the fun of healthy social activity. Families, couples and singles welcome. For more information, call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center September 15th 2-4pm Langlade Co. Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. They will be playing music for your enjoyment. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
5th Quarter September 15th 6-9pm Smith Center, 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. The 5th Quarter is designed for youth in grades 6, 7 & 8. The Smith Center arena is full of inflatables for the youth plus a DJ for some dancing. Merrill Youth Hockey will have their concession stand open plus will be offering FREE popcorn. 5th Quarter provide a positive environment for our youth, and an opportunity to socialize with many of their peers. If you are interested in helping chaperone this event call Dawn at 715-536-7313, we could not do this without your help. Admission is $8 per person. For more information, please call 715-536-7313.
18th Annual Lakes & Leaves Bike Ride September 16th 7am-2pm Summit Lake Park, Hwy. 45, Summit Lake. Join us for a ride through the spectacular scenery of northern Langlade County! With 4 different route lengths (6, 18, 38, and 62-mile) we have something for everyone. Bike helmets are required for all riders. The ride will be on paved public roads with rolling hills & beautiful scenic views; therefore, riders must obey all traffic laws. The 4 routes will be well marked, along with rest stops stocked with water, sports drinks, fruit & snacks. Restrooms will be available at each stop. All riders are welcomed with morning refreshments at registration. Lunch will be served at 12:30pm following the ride. Riders of all ages may participate. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. September 15th is a meet & greet at the Refuge Restaurant (Corner of Hwy 45 & 64) from 5-7pm to meet fellow riders, pick up your T-shirt & route map. Appetizers will be provided. Pre-registered and non-registered riders must check in between 7am & 11am on Saturday at Summit Lake Park. Event will be held rain or shine!
4rd Annual Kendal Bug Shuffle 3K September 16th 7am registration. Walk begins at 8:30am. Cardinal Park, 200 E. Madison St., Crandon. A fun run/walk designed for casual runners, walkers and joggers. The Kendal Bug Shuffle 3K is locally organized & 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. There will also be concessions, face painting & lady bug tattoos.
Antigo Farmer’s Market September 16th 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.
EAA Warbird Badger Oconto Fly-In September 16th 9am-5pm Oconto Airport, 2983 Airport Road, Oconto. Warbird aircraft that attended in 2016 are Yaks, WACO, L 19 Bird Dogs, a TBM Avenger and various others. In 2015 there were over 50 different types of aircraft that attended. Remote Controlled (R. C.’s) will fly during the day with a one hour show scheduled at 2pm. The car & tractor show in 2015 had 250 Model A’s & T’s, muscle cars, tractors & everything in between. The army encampment expands every year. Vendors, crafters and artisans will be in attendance & visitors will enjoy the variety available. An opening ceremony honoring our veterans is scheduled at 10:30am. As always a wide variety of food, beverages & desserts will be available. Airplane and helicopter rides will be available for a fee. Ages 12 & under admission is FREE & Parking is Free! For information please contact, James Valentine at 920-246-5620.
27th Annual Lake Tomahawk Lioness Club Harvest Festival September 16th 9am-3pm Snow Shoe Baseball Diamond, Lake Tomahawk. The Festival is filled with arts and crafts, cars, a farmers market and fun. With something for every member of the family, it features a children’s area where wooden pumpkins can be decorated. Prizes are awarded in age groups. Concession stand offerings will be available, and our famous pies will be sold as well as caramel and turtle apples. The festival is a fundraising event for the Lake Tomahawk Lioness Club. For more information, please call 715-499-1263.
Art In the Square September 16th 9am-3pm Courthouse Square, 200 E. Madison St., Crandon. A fun day for the whole family! Whether you’re an art enthusiast, eager to shop or just want to enjoy some good music & food, Crandon’s Art in the Square offers something for the whole family. Events this year include: arts & crafts, specialty foods, live music by “Lovin’ Country,” pumpkin painting, flea market, pie eating contest & horse drawn wagon rides. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-478-3450.
Mattoon’s 2nd Annual Kickball Tournament September 16th 9am Mattoon North Ball Diamond, (next to elementary school), Mattoon. Play to win money! Registration begins at 8am with the first game at 9am. Entry fee is $100 per team. $500 guaranteed for the winning team. Each team will consist of at least 9 players each. This will be a double elimination tournament. Concessions will be available. For questions, please contact Wendee Arrowood at 715-219-0518. Proceeds will go to the Greater Mattoon Advancement Association.
Bonduel Founder’s Day September 16th 9am-3pm Downtown, Bonduel. Art, crafts, music, prizes, food, Bonduel Archives Open House, kids’ bouncers, run/walk event, Amish crafts and baked goods, and more. For more information, please call 715-758-2402.
Antigo Fly-In September 16th 10am-6pm Langlade County Airport, N3689 Langlade Road, Antigo. The Fly-In will have aircraft on display, the MEDEVAC helicopter, $25 airplane rides, fly a drone, UAV demonstrations, aviation themed chalk-drawing competition, flight simulator, bounce house, and more! Free admission! Food will be available to purchase from Antigo Area Youth Hockey Association (AAYHA). For more information call Walker Aviation, LLC at 715-623-4525 or visit them on Facebook.
6th Annual Festifall in Lakewood September 16th 10am-4pm Downtown Lakewood, Hwy. 32, Lakewood. Artisans, crafters, antique dealers, & food vendors set up at various locations throughout the town. Local musicians play throughout the day at various venues. Free of charge! Presented by the Enchanting Shops of Lakewood. For more information, please contact Cyndi Rzepka at 715-276-3473.
Saturday Fall Festival & Slaughter House September 16th Camp 5 Museum, 5068 US. Hwy. 8, Laona. Enjoy the colors of Northern Wisconsin from the windows of the Lumberjack Steam Train. Come ride our award-winning Green Treasure Forest Tour, get lost in the corn maze and check out the haunted slaughter house. An exciting event for children of all ages! For more information, go to www.camp5museum.org.
5th Annual Pork in the Park Ribfest September 16th 11am-4pm Merrill Area Recreation Center, 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. Come out and try all the different ribs cooked by the different contestants. Place your vote before 2pm to help select the People’s Choice. If you don’t like ribs, we do have other food options available for you. Need a break from eating ribs, we have just the thing for you. We will be holding a craft and vendor sale that you can stroll around in making room for more ribs. For more information, please call 715-536-9474.
Walls of Wittenberg Fall Show September 16th-October 8th (Sat. & Sun.) 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Some of the Best of “WOW.” Featuring the artwork of: Sharon Feathers, Jim Lenberger, Judy Pubanz, Len Pubanz, Jim Rowe III. We will be again be a part of the Miles of Art tour on September 30th and October 1st from 10am to 5pm. Artists and demonstrations will be available during Miles of Art. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest September 16th-17th 11am-4pm weather permitting. Porter’s Patch, W4314 WI-156, Bonduel. Our fall family farm fun adventure kicks off September 16th & 17th and runs every weekend from 11am to 4pm, weather permitting. Fun activities in the Little & Big Pumpkin Villages are Check Point Charlie Challenge in our 10 acre corn maze, scenic relaxing hay ride, the pumpkin patch, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin toss, tug o’ war, pumpkin painting, old fashion water pump races, corn cob chuck, scare crow making, round bale hay play, pumpkin checkers, tic tac toe, and pumpkin twister, gunny sack races, pumpkin checkers and bud’s building blocks. The farm store will be stocked with 5 different squash, pie pumpkins, corn shocks, ornamental corn, straw bales, gourds, tomatoes, potatoes, great food, all sizes of pumpkins and friendly fall farm guides to assist you. Visit www.porterspatch.com for additional information, or call 715-758-8162.
Oktoberfest in Crivitz September 16th 11am-11pm Crivitz Community Veteran’s Park, Louisa Street, Crivitz. German food, beer, wine & adult contests. Bouncy houses, face painting & pumpkin decorating for kids. Live music. Admission is free. For more information, please call 715-927-2359.
Wabeno Area Players – Julia’s Great Pie Bakeoff September 16th Performances at 11am, Noon, 1pm & 2pm at Art In the Square, 200 E. Madison St., Crandon. Julie Child returns to Forest County to judge the Annual Art in the Square pie contest. Along with Julie are 3 other famous chefs each battling for the title of “Best Pie.” Odd ingredients, funny pie themes and sabotage are just a few of the interesting things that are going on.
Bonduel Fall Colors Festival September 16th 3:30-8pm Village Park Pavilion, Bonduel. Events include a chicken barbeque – ¼ chicken dinner $7.50; ½ chicken dinner $9.50 and live music by “New Generation Band” in the park. For more information 920-639-2397.
American Legion Post 377 Monthly Pancake Breakfast September 17th 9am-1pm American Legion Post, N11231 Elmo St., Elcho. They are holding their monthly pancake breakfast. Breakfast will include pancakes, potato pancakes, sausage, juice & coffee for $6.
Mud Bogs – Finals September 17th Noon to finish. Gleason Lion’s Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. Timed and/or distance through a mud pit (various classes of vehicles). Refreshments & food available. For more information, please call Gary Gretenhart at (715) 873-4691.
Dr. Colleen Timm District Administrator at Langlade County Senior Center September 18th 1:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come & meet Dr. Timm, the new District Administrator. A question & answer session will follow her speech.
Red Robin Consolidation Round Table September 18th 6-9pm Antigo High School Commons, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. The community is invited to attend a roundtable discussion to learn more about the board’s resolution for facilities consolidation as follows: move grade 8 to the Antigo High School; move grades 4 & 5 to the Antigo Middle School; create multi-track elementary schools. Your input is important.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting September 11th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting September 12th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Langlade County Senior Club Meeting September 12th 1:30-3pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 13th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
City Council Meeting September 13th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Hidden Bear Trail ATV/UTV Club Board Meeting September 13th 6pm Animal’s Bear Trail Inn, 16895 Hwy 64, Mountain. For more information, please call Jim at 715-276-6612.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting September 14th 6pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Friends of Moose Lake Association Fall Meeting September 16th 11am St. Joseph’s Parish Center, W7365 State Hwy 47, Phlox. Prior to the meeting, meet at the wayside entrance at 9am for trail maintenance. Just bring your gloves, rakes, clippers & love of the outdoors.
Unified School District of Antigo Consolidation Meeting September 18th 6-9pm Antigo High School Commons, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. An opportunity for community members to gather & discuss the consolidation planning in our district. For more information, please call Bobbi Braun at 715-627-4355.
Baby & Me Group September 11th & September 18th 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) September 14th & September 16th 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 15th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting September 11th & September 18th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous September 11th & September 18th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings September 12th 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 September 12th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group September 14th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter September 13th 7pm Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. This is support group which is open to the public and assists families who have lost a child. Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at Langlade Hospital/Conference Room 1021 (behind the chapel). For more information, please call Becki at 715-623-7123.