Community Calendar for 8/6/18 to 8/13/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 8th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & August 10th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry August 6th & August 13th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), August 8th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Grill Masters Wanted for the Northwood’s Triple Crown BBQ Contest. Win $1,500 in prize money and more. The event is at the Langlade County Fairgrounds on August 11th. Log on to NorthwoodsTripleCrown.com for complete details.
Music in the Park – Slidin’ On Ice (Variety) August 6th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-627-1014.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride August 6th & August 13th 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Snowshoe Baseball Through August 27th (Every Mon.) 7:30pm Held at Snowshoe Park, Highway 47 & Choate Blvd., Lake Tomahawk. Snowshoe baseball is a game of softball played on snowshoes, using a 16 inch ball with no gloves. Concession stand opens at 5:30pm. Hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, popcorn & the fan favorite, homemade pies, are served at every game. No charge for admission. Arrive early & watch the players warm up because seats & pies go quickly. For more information, go to www.laketomahawkwi.org.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors August 7th & August 9th (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.
Strong Bones with Kathy August 7th & August 9th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Strong Bones is an ongoing strength training program designed to help adults become or stay fit, strong & healthy. Individuals will improve muscle strength, bone density, self-confidence, sleep and vitality. Also, participants have shown a decreased risk of diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, depression & obesity. Classes are offered for an hour, twice a week. Pre-register by calling the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-627-6232.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride August 7th 9am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. This bike group meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00am in the spring and 9:00am in the summer. Meet at Antigo Public Library parking lot.
Library Gaming Club August 7th 3:30-5pm 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.
1st Annual National Night Out August 7th 4-8pm Memorial Park, 800 S. Main St., Shawano. A community building campaign promoting involvement in crime prevention activities which brings Police, Fire, EMS and neighbors together. For more information, please email: email@example.com.
Entertainer Stuart Stotts & Ice Cream Social August 7th 6-8pm Shawano County Library, 128 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. This program is geared toward all ages and an ice social will follow afterwards! Stotts is a singer, songwriter, author and teacher that has published 6 children’s books as well as performing roughly 200 concerts annually. His upbeat approach is sure to entertain all audiences! For more information, please contact the library at shawanolibrary.org or (715) 526-3829.
Blood Pressure Clinic August 8th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time August 8th 10:30-11:15am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Join us for story time at the Antigo Public Library! This is a great way for kids who haven’t started school yet to meet & socialize with peers. Every week we’ll read 2 or 3 books together as well as doing some songs & movement. We also do a simple craft or coloring page that helps kids develop creativity & motor skills, & occasionally (attendance permitting) other activities such as parachute play. This event is geared towards preschoolers, but older or younger kids are welcome to attend as well.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center August 8th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Wild Instincts Program August 8th 3:30-5pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. Mark Naniot from Wild Instincts Wildlife Rehab Center will be at ArtStart with 2 of his feathered friends—a red-tailed hawk & a barred owl—bringing to life ArtStart’s current exhibition “And By the Wind Grieved.” Artist Karen Bondarchuk’s work honors birds, many of whom have died because of interaction with humans. Mark’s presentation will help us learn how we can be better stewards in keeping birds safe and inform us about their rescue center. No admission charge, but donations at the door will benefit Wild Instincts. Refreshments & gallery viewing 3:30 to 4pm with presentation beginning at 4pm. For information call 715-362-4328 or go to artstartrhinelander.org.
37th Annual Customer Appreciation Day August 8th 5pm Multi-Purpose Building, Langlade Co. Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Local businesses would like to thank you for your continued support throughout the year! Make plans to meet your friends and family for brats, hot dogs, sweet corn, cool drinks & ice cream for a small fee. Free live entertainment, dancing and fun for all. For more information, go to antigochamber.com.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride August 8th 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.
Lake Lucerne Water Shows Through August (Wed.’s) 6:30pm Water’s Edge Lodge, Cty. W, Crandon. Free water show. For more information, please call 715-478-1224.
Merrill City Band Concert August 8th 7-8pm Normal Park, 500 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Enjoy the music of our local talents from the Merrill City Band.
Vilas County Fair August 9th-12th Gates open daily at noon. Vilas County Fairgrounds, 164 Forest St., Eagle River. Midway carnival, live entertainment, kid’s games, food, horseshoe tournament, 4-H & open class items exhibits & judging. For more information, please call 715-479-2057 or go to www.co.vilas.wi.us/fair.
Play & Learn August 9th 9:30-11am N4013 Hwy. 45, Antigo. Play & Learn is a weekly play group program for parents, caregivers & children from birth to age 5. Staff will provide a parent lesson, an activity for parents & children to do together. The activity will build skills for school readiness & milestone achievement. Quarterly Ages & Stages questionnaires are made available to parents & caregivers to assist families in helping their children to reach age based development milestones. Join the conversation on Facebook – Northwood’s Family Resource Centers http://www.facebook.com/NorthwoodsFRCN. For more information, please call 715-627-1414.
Crazy Daze August 9th 10am-7pm Downtown, Merrill. Other locations may vary. Join the Merrill area as we have a day of fun all around town. This year’s theme is Wild West. Flipper softball and much more fun to come your way. Activities, crafts, food and of course, great bargains can be found on the East side, West side and Pine Ridge areas of Merrill. Don’t miss the dance performances, eating contests, and many more family fun events throughout the day and night. For more information, please call 715-536-9474.
2nd Annual Chili Dump August 9th 11am-2pm Calvary Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 310 S. Superior St., Antigo. Featuring Calvary’s Signature Chili. The chili will be available by the bowl or by the quart. A variety of delicious desserts and beverages will also be available. Take-out will also be available. All proceeds support outreach ministries at Calvary. For any questions, please call 715-19-4656.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program August 9th (Every Thurs.) 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Have you been looking for someone to play cards & games with? Here is your chance to meet others and share your love for cards, dominoes & games. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
MC Country Music Fest August 9th-11th 3pm Thurs. MC Festival Grounds, N5890 County Road H, Gleason. MC Country Fest, formally the Fuddfest Country Music Festival, offers camping and “live” country music from the best bands in Wisconsin and also Nashville! The schedule is as follows: Thurs., August 9th – Carl Jackson w/Jeni on the Fiddle 3pm, Donnie & Rosie of Lovin’ Country 4pm, TBA 8pm, Lyle & More 9pm. Friday, August 10th – Bingo 10am, McStar Karaoke Contest 12pm, Bobby Vintage 2pm, Double Barrel 4pm, 8 & 10pm TBA. Saturday, August 11th – Bingo 10am, TEXXAS 12pm, Kevin Moore 4pm, TBA 5pm, Kevin Moore 9pm, TBA 10pm. Tickets are $25 for one day or $50 for the weekend. Camping packages are $150. For more information, go to http://mcfests.com or call 715-219-5015.
Gazebo Nights at Normal Park August 9th 5-8pm Normal Park, 500 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Come and enjoy the music of Winchester at 5pm and Whitehouse Players at 6pm.
Music in the Park – My Sweet Patootie (Acoustic Vaudeville & Nostalgic Roots) August 9th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-627-1014.
Mountain Bike Group Trail Ride August 9th 6-7:30pm Antigo Single Track Mountain Bike Trail, N1985 Dump Rd., Antigo. Ride the NEW Dump Road Mountain Bike Trail at the Antigo Single Track Mountain Bike Trail on Thursday, July 26, August 2, and August 9! Meet in the parking lot by the trailhead. This is a no drop ride. Bring Bike, Helmet, water, and a sense of adventure. For more information, please call Dominic Frandrup at 920-257-7200.
The Two Kims “Both Sides” August 9th 7:30-9:30pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior Street, Three Lakes. Once again, Three Lake’s own Kim Richmond will bring the finest jazz back to our little theater. While he lives in Hollywood, CA in the winter, Kim Richmond keeps a cottage in Three Lakes & brings along his silky sax & a group of amazing musicians to keep us in touch with the jazz tradition. He has played with the best, from Stan Kenton to Louie Bellson & more. This year, Kim accompanies the lovely Kimberly Ford, who has the chops & passion to recreate the music of Joni Mitchell. Tickets are $20 for adults $5 for children. For more information, go to www.tlcfa.org.
Central Wisconsin Military Show August 10th-11th 8am-7pm Motorama Auto Museum, Ltd., 4381 Stradale Ln., Aniwa. After 25 years, the Iola Vintage Military & Gun Show is relocating to new event grounds under a new name. Now named the Central Wisconsin Military Show, this event will take place on the newly-developed event grounds alongside Wisconsin’s Largest Auto Museum “Motorama”, just off Hwy 52. The Iola Military Show has grown to “The Midwest’s Premiere & Largest Military Vehicle Show & Swap Meet” & the event organizers are dedicated to continually improving the experience for all who attend. The Central Wisconsin Military Show will continue with the vehicle show featuring military vehicles, military equipment, professional vehicle exhibits, living history encampments, swap meet & guest speakers. This year’s event has added some new features such as show vehicle trophies, special awards, pin-up girl contest, cash prizes & show attendee parties on Fri. & Sat. nights with live music. To complete your experience, this year’s show also includes a variety of food vendors & on-site camping sites available for event participants. For more information, please call 715-449-2141.
Northwood’s Triple Crown August 10th-12th Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Bulls, Barrels, and Barbeque. The Northwood’s Triple Crown is three days of family fun & entertainment at the Langlade County Fairgrounds in Antigo. Professional bull riders & barrel racers from throughout the Midwest will compete for cash & prizes in the Bulls & Barrels performance on Saturday night. Enjoy the Grill Masters Challenge where local & regional teams compete for the title of the Northwood’s Grill Master. Sunday features more barrel racing competition. Thousands in cash & prizes are up for grabs in the Menominee Resort Casino Slot Race & Northwood’s Youth Barrel Racing Challenge. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the gate. Parking is $5. For more information go to their website at northwoodstriplecrown.com. For additional information please contact Shaughn Novy at (715) 610-1065 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elcho UCC Church Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry August 10th 5-7pm Jack Lamar Elcho Pavilion, N11283 Dorr St., Elcho. “Fish Fry and Shrimp” (fried or broiled), fries, coleslaw, & custard for $10 per plate with other options available at an additional cost. Opens at 4pm. For more information, please call 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
40th Annual Shawano Folk Music Festival August 10th-12th 7-10pm Fri. & Sat. concerts; workshops Sat. & Sun. 10:30am-4:30pm. Mielke Arts Center, N5649 Airport Rd., Shawano. The 40th annual festival features concerts on Fri. & Sat. evenings, plus daytime workshops, performances, children’s program, quilt raffle and crafts. Enjoy a mix of ethnic and contemporary folk music and dance. For more information, please call 715-526-2525 or go to shawanofestival.org.
Antigo Farmer’s Market August 11th 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.
10th Annual Neighborhood Yard Sale August 11th 8am-2pm Calvary Baptist Church, 320 Lincoln St., Rhinelander. Check our this 10th Annual Neighborhood Yard Sale! ? Call Calvary Baptist Church at 715-362-4792 with any questions.
Antigo Tater Trot August 11th 8:30-11am Antigo City Park, 230 Aurora St., Antigo. All races start & finish at Antigo City Park, located 4 blocks east of Hwy 45 on Aurora St. Times are as follows: 1 mile fun run- 8:30 am, 10k competitive run- 9:00 am, 4 mile run/walk- 9:05 am. The Antigo Tater Trot is a fundraising event started in 1980 to benefit the local high school cross country team. It has grown to support many community organizations that promote running and wellness. Learn more about the history of the race. For more information, please visit antigotatertrot.com or call Lindsey Dick at 715-627-4336.
Pre-Wolfie Clinic August 11th 9am-8pm Meet at 8am for breakfast at Bear Paw Adventure Resort, N3494 Hwy. 55, White Lake. Interested in participating in the Wolfman but not fully committed yet? Well, join us for the first ever Pre-Wolfie Clinic. Learn from those who have paddled the river and ridden the trails. There will be a mountain bike skills clinic, a whitewater skills clinic, boat demos & lunch. Once you’ve done the Wolfman, there’s no going back! Registration fee is $20 donation to LAMBA. For more information, go to www.blueravenproductions.com.
14th Annual Art on Main August 11th 10am-3pm Corner of Co. Hwy. A & Hwy 45, (on the grassy lot across from The Three Lakes Winery), Three Lakes. Spend the day with painters, potters, photographers, weavers, jewelry maker & more! Vote for your favorite artist. There will also be fun activities, food, beverages & music.
Foster/Adoptive Family Fun Day August 11th 10am-4pm Crescent Lake Bible Camp 2750 Bible Camp Road Rhinelander. Join other foster and adoptive families for a day of fun in the sun! Lunch, swimming, archery, mini golf, basketball, volleyball and more! $7 per person or $35 per family. Register online at www.crescentlake.camp or call Angela Payfer at 715-203-0500 for more information.
Immanuel Lutheran Church Car Hop August 11th 10:30am-2pm Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 21 W. Timber Dr., Rhinelander. Let the youth of the church serve you from the comfort of your own car. Just pull into our parking lot & the kids will come up, take your order & deliver your lunch to you. Menu items include hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, French fries, shakes, malts & root beer floats. For more information, please call Cory Dellenbach 715-304-9978.
11th Annual Thrilla On The Grilla August 11th 11am-5pm Downtown (Wisconsin Ave.), Tomahawk. Barbeque pork rib contest. Ribs & side dish will be served by the contestants. Live entertainment. Tickets may be purchased at the Tomahawk Chamber officer for $15. For additional information go to: http://tomahawklions.org or call 715-612-3024.
Richmond Thresheree August 11th Noon. N6870 Basswood Dr., Shawano. See antique farm machinery and threshing of grain with a stationary threshing machine. For more information, please call 715-853-4432.
Mecikalski Stovewood Museum Saturdays & Sundays (thru Labor Day) 1-4pm, Jennings. This is a national historic site, constructed with an unusual method of folk architecture known as “stovewood.” The Mecikalski Stovewood Museum is the only known commercial stovewood building still standing in the U.S. View many turn-of-the-century exhibits associated with the building’s history. Located 5 miles east from Pelican Lake on Hwy B. Free admission. For more information, visit our Facebook page or go to www.stovewoodmuseum.com.
Everbreeze Resort Corn Roast August 11th 2pm Everbreeze Resort, 13755 Lakeshore Lane, Mountain. Join us for a day of fun on Chute Pond! Corn, drink specials and the Driftwood Band from 2-6pm. For more information, please call 715-276-7585.
Antigo American Cancer Society Relay for Life Event August 11th 3pm-Midnight Peaceful Valley Park & Festival Grounds, 420 Field Street, Antigo. American Cancer Society fundraiser & celebration of survivors/memorial to those we have lost to cancer. The opening ceremony begins at 5:30pm 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 & reminds us all that while we are winning this battle, fighting cancer is a year-round battle. There will be live music, food and entertainment throughout the event. Get all details by visiting www.relayforlife.org.
Merrill Relay for Life August 11th-12th Merrill Festival Grounds, E 6th St., Merrill. Remember the loved ones who have passed from cancer and celebrate their lives! Give thanks to those who have and are fighting cancer. Shine a light as you walk around the track as you raise money for the fight!
Shawano County United Way Night Golf August 11th 6pm registration, 6:30pm dinner, 7:30pm shotgun start. Shawano Lake Golf Course, W5714 Lake Dr., Shawano. Includes 9 holes of golf, cart, glow package, dinner & prizes. For more information, please call 715-524-4890.
Sacred Heart Parish Picnic August 12th 10:45am 321 S. Main St., Shawano. There will be a polka mass, music, auctions, food, a pig roast, baked goods, crafts, kid’s games, and a raffle. For more information, please call 715-526-4102.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center August 13th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Music in the Park – Rocker (Classic Rock) August 13th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-627-1014.
Free Family Movie Night, Starring a Rabbit Named Peter August 13th 6-7:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. This free family movie is about a mischievous rabbit who likes stealing vegetables from gardens. Once again, extremely weird licensing restrictions prevent me from telling you the title of the movie. But there’s no rule against me stating the title of Beatrix Potter’s 1901 children’s book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, or informing you of its protagonist, Peter Rabbit, a mischievous rabbit who likes stealing vegetables from gardens. Perhaps this information will somehow help you divine what movie it is we are showing, even though I didn’t tell you. As with all our free family movie events, complimentary snacks, drinks, and fresh popcorn will be served! For more information, please all Steph at 715-623-3724.
Economic Development Committee Meeting August 6th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
City Plan Commission Meeting August 7th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting August 8th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
City Council Meeting August 8th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Meeting August 9th 6pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Committee Meeting August 13th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group August 6th & August 13th 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 9th & August 11th 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 10th 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 6th & August 13th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous August 6th & August 13th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings August 7th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 August 7th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group August 9thd 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.
Zumba Gold is for those looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower intensity. Perfect for active older adults and first-timers! Classes are taught by ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor Terri Johnson. LOCATIONS: Schroeder’s Fitness Studio, 710 S. Superior St., Antigo, Mon. & Wed., 10am. Upham Town Hall, N9575 Cty. Hwy. B, Summit Lake, Mon., Wed., & Fri., 8am. Schoepke Town Hall, 769 US. 45, Pelican Lake, Tue. & Thur., 4pm. Fee: $5 per class. First class is COMPLIMENTARY. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for schedule changes.
Langlade County Community Ceramics, a non-profit painting group that meets every Monday and Friday from 9am-Noon at Sts. Mary & Hyacinth, Classroom 8, 819 3rd Ave., Antigo. Class cost is $3.00, to cover paint and anyone is welcome. We also take art-related field trips four times a year.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter August 7th 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 at 7:00 p.m. at Langlade Hospital/Conference Room 1021 (behind the chapel). For more information, please call Becki at 715-623-7123.
Finding Hope Together – Grief Support Group Meeting August 11th 10am-Noon Calvary Lutheran Church, 310 S. Superior St., Antigo. Held the second Saturday of every month. This is a community service provided by Bradley Funeral Home. No registration is necessary, anyone can attend and there is no cost.