Community Calendar for 9/25/17 to 10/2/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 27th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & September 29th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 25th & October 2nd 11am-1pm (Mon.), September 27th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors September 26th & September 28th (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.
Card Making Class at Langlade Co. Senior Center September 26th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. The class will be taught by Mary Kendall, a demonstrator for the “Stampin Up” company. The class is limited to 20 people. Cost is $2.00 per card or 5 for $10.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts September 26th & September 28th (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.
Blood Pressure Clinic September 27th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic September 27th 9am-4pm Langlade County Health Department, 1225 Langlade Road, Antigo. The immunization clinic is available to provide childhood immunizations & adult vaccinations. The vaccinations are FREE to children 2 months – 18 years of age if you have Medical Assistance or no insurance. Adult vaccinations are available some with a minimal fee or FREE if you have MC or MA. Contact the Health Department at 715-627-6250 for more information or to see if you are in need of any vaccinations.
Langlade County Senior Center River Boat Cruise & Dinner September 27th 12:15 pm Meet at The Refuge, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. We will be taking a bus trip to Rhinelander to do the Zastrow’s Wisconsin River cruise and dinner. The cost will be $30. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club Dinner September 27th 4-7pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho, “Italian Night”, lasagna & Italian beef, garlic bread, Caesar salad, dessert and coffee! Drawing for winner of UTV! Bar opens at 4 pm, serving food at 5! Cost is $12.00. For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Peace Lutheran Car Show & Cook Out September 27th 4-7pm Peace Lutheran School, 300 Lincoln Street, Antigo. Join Peace for a night of fun. There will be a bounce house, concessions, face-painting & more! Kids vote for their favorites at the car show.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride September 27th 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.
Trout Steak Revival Concert September 27th 7:30-9pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. From sweat-soaked clubs to mountain festivals, Trout Steak Revival has shown tenacity for quick picking and all the right polish without sacrificing the raw feeling of well-executed bluegrass. The band has earned a place in the mountain states roots scene, performing to sold-out audiences plus winning an Emmy Award and the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition. Keeping an eye on traditions of the past but boldly forging into new territory, Trout Steak will take you back to memories of whiskey, laughter, and the misty-mountain high country. Admission: $15. For more information, please call 715-365-4646 or go to www.nicoletlive.com.
Caroline Lions Colorama Trail Ride September 28th-October 1st Caroline. Horse-drawn wagon rides, camping, Wisconsin’s largest horse trail ride, parade Sunday at 1 pm, sponsored by the Caroline Lions. For more information, please call 715-754-2010.
Play & Learn September 28th 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 28th (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.
Cruisin’ with Culvers Classic Car Show September 28th 6-8pm Culver’s, 2105 Neva Road, Antigo. Bring your classic or custom car to the Culver’s of Antigo parking lot, or come out to see other’s vehicles. For more information, please call 715-627-4700.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Beginner Dances – September 28th 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.
Pride at the Pump September 29th Marty’s Shell Service, 738 Superior Street, Antigo. 2 cents from every gallon sold at Marty’s Shell Service goes to the Unified School District of Antigo PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports) initiative. All pumps, all day. For more information, Tina Ver Hagen at 715-627-4355, ext. 1228.
Amoterra Fall Holistic Wellness Fair September 29th-October 1st Townsend Town Hall, Hwy. 32, Townsend. For more information, please call Phil at 715-276-6650.
Bike the Barn Quilts September 30th 8am-6pm Memorial Athletic Field, at the corner of Main & Lieg St., Shawano. Bike, hike or run Shawano County. View the 8’x8’ folk art quilt squares on rides from 5-70 miles and small quilts on the paved walk/run routes of 3.7 or 6 miles. Fun for all ages and skill levels. For more information, please call 715-524-2139.
Antigo Farmer’s Market September 30th 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.
53rd Annual Beef-A-Rama September 30th 8am-4pm. Downtown, Minocqua. For over 50 years, Beef-a-Rama has been a premiere event drawing visitors back year after year to join in on the one-of-a kind fun you can only find in the Northwoods. Roasters begin cooking their signature beefs before dawn. Herds of creative festival goers dressed in cow-themed costumes start packing downtown early for the 10K and 5K Rump Roast Run and Walk along Lake Minocqua, live music, & Prime Choice Craft Show featuring more than 70 vendors. Mooo-ve on down to Torpy Park to grab a roast beef sandwich and watch the Beef Eating Contest, Cow Pie Plop, and of course the famous Roaster Parade down main street! For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
Prime Choice Craft Show September 30th 9am-5pm Torpy Park, Minocqua. Close to 75 exhibitors set up rain or shine and sell a wide variety of unique handcrafted items. The artisans and craftsmen featured at the show are selected for their handmade craftsmanship and artistic talents. You will see original artwork, pottery, jewelry, tapestries, clothing, photography, wood creations and more. Live music and food concessions on the upper level of Torpy Park and throughout downtown Minocqua make this the place to be on the last weekend of September. For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
Dog Powered Sports 101 September 30th 9am-4pm Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Boy Scout Reservation, W6500 Spring Lake Road, Pearson. The Langlade County Sled Dog Club is holding a free seminar to anyone that is interested in learning about Canicross, Bikejoring, Scooter, & Rig Carts. MaKaJaWan Boy Scout Reservation is home to the Dirty Dog Derby Dryland Race. This is a free seminar taught by experienced dog people. There will be home cooked lunch available on site. Rustic camping also available on site. Nearby accommodations & restaurants. All dogs welcomed, but must be under your control at all times. Please be sure vaccinations are current and your dog is in good health. For more information, please call 715-610-1947.
12th Annual Octoberfest September 30th 9am-4pm Downtown Shawano. Activities will include sidewalk sales, crafts, vendors, food, family activities, and live music. For more information, go to www.shawanodowntown.com or call 715-853-3775.
Cowboy Reenactment/Saturday Fall Festival & Haunted Slaughter House September 30th Camp 5 Museum, 5068 US. Hwy. 8, Laona. Step back in time & come take part in a Wild West train robbery. An authentic cowboy reenactment & robbery of the Lumberjack Steam train. Come & ride the train & experience the Wild West up close. In addition to the train robbery, the group will form a posse that will bring the bandits to justice…or justice will be brought to the bandits! Also, come ride on our award-winning Green Treasure Forest Tour and get lost in our corn maze. An exciting event for children of all ages! For more information, please call 715-674-3414 or go to camp5museum.org.
Grampa’s Farm September 30rd-October 1st 10am to 5pm N2613 Norwegian Road, Merrill. Also October 7th & 8th. Bring your family out to Grampa’s Farm to see how Grampa and Gramma ran the farm back in the day. Have a chance on milking a cow, making toys, apple target practice, washing clothes, and so much more. Live animals available for kids to learn how to handle, hay bales for kids to crawl on, wagon rides, pumpkin patch, and corn maze. Activities all day long for the family to enjoy. $10 per person. Kids get to bring home a pumpkin.
Chili Blast September 30th 10am-2pm Downtown (Main St.), Merrill. Come and take a stroll down the downtown streets of Merrill and enjoy different chilis! Purchase your journey card and it will guide you to the different locations that are serving chili. Once you have completed your journey, turn your card in and vote for your favorite.
Shawano Country Miles of Art September 30th-October 1st 10am-5pm Multiple artist studio locations, Shawano. In Shawano & Menominee counties visit the studios of working artists. The showcase will include both emerging & established artists with a special emphasis on the works & themes of local/regional artists, Native American art, interdisciplinary artworks, and diverse mediums & perspectives. Many other events & self-guided tour opportunities are happening throughout the weekend including the Shawano Farmers Market, Harvestfest Flea Market & Collector Car Show, Walls of Wittenberg Murals, Shawano Country Barn Quilt tours & much more! For more information, please call 715-524-2139.
Riverbend Trail Fall Festival September 30th 10am-3pm Riverbend Trail, S. Park Street, Merrill. Come on out and celebrate fall with Friends of the Riverbend Trail! There will be music, food, craft vendors, and organizations. For more information, contact Judy Woller at (715) 490-3839 or (715) 536-1300.
Walls of Wittenberg Fall Show Thru 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 30th-October 1st 11am-4pm weather permitting. Porter’s Patch, W4314 WI-156, Bonduel. Our fall family farm fun adventure 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.
11th Annual Toys For Joy Ride September 30th 11am Prospect Lodge, Hwy. F, Lakewood. The ride is hosted by Prospect Lodge where registration starts at 11am, the ride takes off at noon. This event benefits area children through the Christmas Heart Tree Program sponsored by the Lakewood SuperValu. Food, raffles and more fun to follow at Prospect Lodge! For more information, please call Randy or Denise Jackett at 715-276-7222.
Harvest Hoedown September 30th 12-6pm The Woodpecker Bar & Grill, 6776 County Highway K, Rhinelander. Join in some old-fashioned fun for this harvest-themed event. There will be food, music, hay bale rides, pumpkin patches, face painting, and more. The Harvest Hoedown will be fun for the whole family! All proceeds from the event will go towards supporting the operations of the Food Pantry and NATH/Frederick Place. For more information, please call 715-365-7464.
Benefit for Mike Whitt September 30th 3pm Quinn’s Bar, N5298 County Road A, Deerbrook. Mike Whitt is currently battling Stage 3 esophageal cancer & receiving cancer treatment at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion, IL. His friends, family & co-workers are currently coming together with a benefit for him to raise funds to help ease his financial burden including insurance co-pays & travel expenses. Mike & his wife Melinda greatly appreciate all the support given to them throughout this ordeal. Please come to Quinn’s and enjoy a nice dinner, hopefully win a few goodies that have been generously donated & wish Mike well as he continues his treatment. Dinner is spaghetti & there is an early bird discount until 5pm. For more information, please Carol Dobrinska at 715-623-6611.
8th Annual Harvestfest Flea Market & Vintage Collector Car Show October 1st 7am-3:30pm Shawano County Fairgrounds, 990 E. Green Bay Street, Shawano. The event includes trophies, dash plaques, prizes, music, antiques & flea market items. Go to www.zurkopromotions.com or call 715-526-9769 for more information.
St. John Parish International Food/Fall Festival October 1st 8:30am-4:30pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, Multi-Purpose Building, 1633 Neva Rd. (Hwy. 45N), Antigo. Sample ethnic food and drink! Serving ethnic foods from various countries and beverages with a gourmet flair. All are welcome to attend. Free admission. Come early and stay late! The schedule of events is as follows: 8:30am – Breakfast booths open; 9am & 11am – Mass, in the Pavilion (barn); 10am – International Food Court, booths, raffles open; 11am – Kids games & bounce house open; Noon – Beer Garden & NFL games opens; 1pm – “Lovin’ Country” Don & Rosie Malitz; 4pm – Raffle drawings for the freezer full of meat, John Deere Zero Turn lawn mower, and 2017 Honda dirt bike; 4:30pm – Grand Prize the 2018 Chevy Equinox. For more information, please call 715-623-2024 or go to www.stjohnantigo.com.
2017 Trilogy Challenge October 1st 9am Jack Lake Disc Golf Course, N8375 Park Rd., Deerbrook. ADGC presents the 2017 Trilogy Challenge. Please join us at Jack Lake Disc Golf Course for this fun tournament! Our Trilogy Challenge will consist of two rounds in which you must use only the 3 discs provided in your players pack (one Latitude 64, one Westside, and one Dynamic Discs) to compete for the best score. The entry fee will be $35 & this will get you your 3 discs (premium plastic driver, mid & a base plastic putter), a Trilogy t-shirt, a scorecard & pencil, and a Trilogy mini marker!! Winner(s) will receive a disc golf related prize package. We will be offering numerous CTP/Ace prizes as well! Players of all skill levels are encouraged to attend!! For more information, please call Zach Brown at 715-610-3990.
Church on the Hill Chicken ‘N Biscuit Fall Festival October 1st 11:30am-2pm Church on the Hill United Methodist Church, 1000 Engel Dr., Shawano. There will also be craft booths, kid events, face painting and games. $8 at the door, $25 for family (up to 4 children), kids menu hot dog with mac n’ cheese. Take-out meals will be available. For more information, please call 715-526-5380 or go to www.shawanoumc.org.
Town of Peck 40th Anniversary Open House October 1st 1-4pm Town of Peck Fire Department, W11628 Hwy. C, Deerbrook. This is a family event. Refreshments will be served and there will be prizes for kids.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting September 26th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Hotel/Motel Commission Meeting September 27th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 27th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting September 27th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Hidden Bear Trail ATV Club Membership Meeting September 30th 10am Firelite Lounge, Hwy. 32, Lakewood. This is the last meeting of the season. A club ride will begin at 11am, travel to Crooked Lake for the Poker Run Event at Sportsman Park. The club cook-out will be held upon return to the Lakewood Trailhead. For more information, please call Jim at 715-276-6612.
Economic Development Committee Meeting October 2nd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group September 25th & October 2nd 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 28th & September 30th 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 29th 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 25th & October 2nd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous September 25th & October 2nd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings September 26th 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 26th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group September 28th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
NEWCOMERS – Nicolet Welcome Service has a FREE WELCOME PACKET filled with gift certificates and brochures from Antigo/Langlade County businesses. For a warm friendly welcome, call Christine at 715-627-2881 or go to www.nicoletwelcome.com.
Alzheimer’s Support Group September 28th 1:30-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. This Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group will meet the 4th Thursday of each month. Kathy Boksa is the group’s facilitator. The meeting is open to all area families & caregivers. There is no charge. For more information, please call Kathy at 715-350-4210.
HALOS-Helping Another grieve a Loved One’s Suicide September 28th 6:30-9pm NTC Antigo Campus-Wood Technology Center, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. We are a new support group for anyone who has felt the devastating effects of a friend’s or loved one’s suicide. Meetings to be held the fourth Thursday each month in Room WT119 of the Wood Technology Center at NTC Antigo Campus. For more information, contact Tara at 715-219-5958.