Community Calendar for 10/1/18 to 10/8/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 3rd 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 5th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 1st & October 8th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), October 3rd 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Hanson’s Corn Maze Monday-Saturday through October 31st 8am-5pm Mon.-Fri., Sat. 9am-4pm Hanson’s Garden Village, 2660 Cty. Rd. G, Rhinelander. Come to Hanson’s fun indoor pumpkin patch & pick out everything for your fall decor needs! We keep our pumpkins inside to protect them from frost & keep them lasting throughout the season. Bring your kids to play in our free Children’s Straw Bale Maze while you shop! Come experience Rhinelander’s own corn maze! Over 2 acres of fun with a challenging scavenger hunt! Can you find all 15 checkpoints hidden in our labyrinth? $5 entrance fee. Children 2 & under free. Also, On Saturdays, enjoy our corn maze combined with a tractor hay ride! $7 per person – Children 2 & under free for a corn maze combined with a tractor hay ride! Hop on our hay wagon & get pulled behind our tractor through our field to enjoy the fall colors! See our new Scottish Longhorn Cattle including two baby calves! For more information, please call 715-365-2929 or go to www.hansonsgardenvillage.com.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center October 1st 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 2nd & October 4th (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 October 2nd & October 4th (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.
Stepping On Workshop Tuesday through October 23rd 10am-Noon Peace Lutheran Church, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Take a Stepping On workshop. Stepping On can help you avoid dangerous and costly falls, so you can keep doing the things that you love to do. In just 7 weeks, you will learn to identify & remove or avoid fall hazards in your home and outside, learn how vision, hearing, medication & footwear affect your risk of falling, learn strength & balance exercises you can adapt to your individual level and learn to get back up on your feet the right way if you do fall. You’ll regain the confidence to stay active in your community and do the things you want to do. Suggested contribution for the 7 week session is $10. To register, contact The Aging & Disability Resource Center at 715-627-6232.
Cannabis: Drug Turned to Medicine Health Benefit Seminar October 2nd-November 2nd (Every Tues. & Thurs.) 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Presented by Eli Brown. Learn the real facts.
Library Gaming Club October 2nd 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.
Blood Pressure Clinic October 3rd 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time October 3rd 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 October 3rd 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
LEGO Master Builders Club October 3rd 3:15-5pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Do you like LEGOs? So do we, and we have a ton of them. Dig into our huge LEGO vats and unleash your creativity, then show off your creations to other LEGO enthusiasts! Build together and make something amazing! Recommended for elementary and middle school kids. For more information, please call Steph at 715-623-3724 or go to http://www.antigopl.org/
30th Annual Caroline Colorama Fall Trail Ride October 4th-8th Caroline. Wisconsin’s largest trail ride, Thurs. Austin Healey, Fri. Neal McCoy 7pm, Sat. breakfast, trail ride 10am-noon, lunch on trail, Horse-shoe & Bean Bag Tournaments 1pm. (call Mike at 715-250-2100 to register), vendors, horse drawn wagon rides, craft fair, food stands, Driftwood band & dance 8:30pm to 12:30am, Sun. Lions Pancake Breakfast 7-10:30am, trail ride 9:30am, lunch on trail, parade 1pm, Fur Traders Rendezvous, campsites. For more information, please call 715-851-5799 or go to www.carolinelionscolorama.com.
Play & Learn October 4th 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.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program October 4th (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.
Mattoon Area Historical Society Spaghetti Dinner & Open House October 4th 4:30-5:30pm Museum Tours, Dinner & Cash Bar 5-7pm Mattoon Community Hall, 617 Hwy. D, Mattoon. Admission is $7. Gluten free spaghetti will also be available. There will also be live music by Bill Walkner.
Northwood’s Summer Art Tour October 5th-7th 10am-5pm Northwood’s Galleries & Studios. More than 30 of Northern Wisconsin’s finest artists will open the doors of their studios and galleries giving a unique behind the scenes opportunity to witness the creative process in the natural settings which provide their inspiration. The self-guided tour winds through some of the prettiest back roads and byways in Vilas, Oneida, Iron, Langlade and Lincoln Counties. Art lovers will not only meet painters, potters, photographers, furniture makers, wood carvers, jewelers, glass and fiber artists face to face on their journey, but also enjoy the process of discovery and potential for unexpected delight. Color brochures & maps are available at local businesses, area galleries & chambers of commerce. For more information please contact Arlene Bozicnik at 715-385-3334 or go to www.northwoodsarttour.com.
Understanding Opioid Medicines October 5th 11am-1pm Shawano Civic Center, 225 S. Main St., Shawano. There will be a free workshop held at the Wittenberg Community Center at 10:30am regarding understanding opioid medicines. Stay for a fish fry lunch at 11:30am. A donation of $3.50 for lunch is encouraged. This same presentation will be held at the Shawano Civic Center on October 5th beginning at 11:00am. Contact Paula to register for these free workshops by calling her at 715-526-9311.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 5th 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.
Fish Fry October 5th 3:30-7pm St. Matthew Lutheran Church, N5674 Cty. Rd. E, Deerbrook. We will be serving haddock, potato salad, baby reds & cole slaw, dessert and a beverage. Carryouts will be available. Adults $8, 12 & under $5, preschool – free. There will also be crafts, a bazaar and bake sale.
The Box in the Wood Theatre Guild presents: “Ice House” October 5th & 6th, 12th & 13th 7pm and October 7th & 14th 2pm Mielke Arts Center, N5649 N. Airport Rd., Shawano. “Ice House” is a hilarious play written by Peter Bloedel, a Theatre Arts professor at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN. “Ice House” is about 6 lifelong friends who all live in neighboring towns in Minnesota and love to go ice fishing together. However, Oskar has moved to Florida to care for Ingrid and “the guys” are hatching a plan to get him home – to “Liberate the Viking!” They have devised a plan to build the ice house of Oskar’s dreams – not just a little shack, but a HOUSE on the ice – complete with running water, a working toilet and a sauna – all while keeping it a secret from their wives. There are mistaken identities, secret plots being hatched and men sneaking around at night to make clandestine phone calls to Florida. For more information, please call 715-526-2525 or go to www.shawanoarts.com.
Haunted House at Evil Falls October 5th-27th (Fri. & Sat. nights) and October 31st 7-11pm 215 S. Railroad Street, Eagle River. Welcome to Evil Falls – House of Tormented Souls – HAUNTED HOUSE. It’s been said, “The Evil” can use a lost soul to feed their own, extending their physical being indefinitely. All through the ages of time, man has struggled to keep balance of mind, body and spirit. These three chattels together create a whole being. Take one away…the two remaining fail to flourish. In the depth of turmoil, the soul and being have been known to part. Waiting in the shadows to hoard the dissection is…THE SOUL COLLECTOR. He is waiting for you! Covered and outside waiting line. Concessions are available. Admission is $11. Raising funds for the Northland Pines School Drama & Musical Productions. Call 715-477-0808 or 715-617-3182 with questions or go to http://www.evilfalls.com.
Antigo Farmer’s Market October 6th 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.
Hibernator 100 Bike Race October 6th 8am JARS Bar and Grill, 4863 Elm St., Laona. Start Times: 8am – 100K & 100 Miles; 9am – 32 Miles; 11am – Food at JARS; 3pm – Raffle. A 100 mile or 100 K or 32 mile limited support gravel road ride through the Nicolet National Forest hosted by the Laona Rescue Squad. Now is the time to pack in some more miles and enjoy the amazing fall colors of the Nicolet National Forest. There is no registration fee. A donation will help cover expenses and support the Laona Rescue Squad.
Menominee Heritage Day and Lumberjack Breakfast October 6th 8am-Noon Menominee Logging Camp Museum, W3426 Cty. Rd. VV West, Keshena. $8 Adults, $6 Elders and children (under 10), Children under 2 are free. There will also be raffles, drawings, silent auction and art vendors. For more information, please call 715-799-5258.
Langlade County National Ice Age Trail Hike October 6th 9am-3pm Langlade County Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Join us for the chapter’s National Trails Day hike on the Highland Lake segment of the Ice Age Trail in Langlade County at 9 am on October 6, 2018. Meet in front of the Langlade County Forestry Office at the Fairgrounds. Participants are encouraged to wear suitable clothing and bring a lunch. Transportation to the trail head will be provided from the fairgrounds. No fee or membership is required. Additional information on the outings or how to get involved with the trail can be obtained by mail to 622 First Avenue, Antigo, WI 54409, e-mail [email protected] or by calling 715-623-2645.
13th Annual Octoberfest October 6th 9am-4pm Downtown, Shawano. Live music, family activities, food, vendors, crafts, sidewall sales, family fun, and vote for your favorite scarecrow. For more information, go to shawanodowntown.com.
Rock’n The Farm 5/10K Trail Run, 5K Walk October 6th 10am W18177 Hwy. 153, Wittenberg. Free kid’s dash. Proceeds benefit the Community Aquatic Center. Awards for the top 3 men & women in each age category. Complimentary soda/beer at Resch Lanes & Tavern Front with your bib after the race. Register online: Search for Rock’n the Farm on Active.com or at the Darwin E. Smith Community Aquatic Center in Wittenberg. For more information, please call 715-253-2255.
2018 Biketoberfest October 6th 10am-5pm Grudgeville Pub & Grub, N4251 Hwy. 55, White Lake. Meet at Grudgeville Pub at 10am to go on a mountain bike poker ride on the Nicolet Roche Trails. Meet back at Grudgeville and enjoy food, beverages, music, and raffles. You won’t want to miss this! Sponsored by Langlade Area Mountain Bike Association (LAMBA). For more information, please call Jeremy Stensberg at 715-216-5662.
8th Annual Miles of Art October 6th & 7th 10am – 5pm Shawano County. Visit studios of working artists. Special emphasis on the works and themes of local/regional artists. Many events and self-guided tour opportunities throughout the weekend including Farmers Market, Walls of Wittenberg Murals, Shawano Country Barn Quilts, Gresham Area Advancement quilts and more! smartwisconsin.com 715-524-2139
Annual Wolf River Lutheran High School Family Fun & Auction October 6th 10am-2pm Wolf River Lutheran High School, W7467 River Bend Rd., Shawano. 10am 4K Walk/Run, Silent Auction, 11am lunch – soups and burgers, kids’ games and activities, silent auction, Live Auction 1pm, larger items, sports packs, Packer items, furniture and more, TV drawing. For more information, please call 715-745-2400 or go to www.wrlhs.org.
Grampa’s Farm October 6th-7th 10am to 5pm N2613 Norwegian Road, Merrill. Also October 13th & 14th. Bring your family out to Grampa’s Farm to see how Grampa and Gramma ran the farm back in the day. Have a chance at 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.
Boiling Springs 4th Annual ATV/UTV Poker Run October 6th 11am-7pm Boiling Spring Tavern, 479 Cty. Rd. G, Pelican Lake. The poker run starts at 11am and returns at 5:30pm. Admission Fee: $15, 100% payout. Food and door prizes to follow. Register at Hummers, Boiling Springs, Fishers (Parrish), Twin Oaks, Billy Timbers or Mole Lake Casino. For more information, please call (715) 487-5534
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest October 6th & 7th 11am-4pm W4314 Hwy. 156, Bonduel. Runs every Sat. & Sun thru the end of October, 11am to 4pm, weather permitting. The Little Pumpkin Village includes the 9 acre corn maze, hay rides, corn cob chuck, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, petting zoo, pumpkin bowling & so much more! Plenty of fall décor for all your decorating needs and all shapes and sizes of pumpkins too. Squash, tomatoes, pie pumpkins and potatoes at the Farm Store. Visit www.PortersPatch.com for complete pricing and event listing. Food & beverages on the grounds. Please call 715-758-8162 for more information.
Walls of Wittenberg Fall Art Show “The More The Merrier” Through October 7th (Saturdays & Sundays) 11am-3pm September 22nd thru October 7th WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. This exceptional show will feature a variety of talented artists and their artwork: painting – Alan Clough and Judy Pubanz, glassblowing – Hilary Rinke, fiber art – Jean Sredl, jewelry – Angie Hendrikson, photography – Jim Leuenberger and Focal Point Camera Club, graphite pencil – Emilee Lund, pottery, ceramic tiles, and woodworking – Carol and Bill Strand. Also part of the Miles of Art tour on October 6th & 7th. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
2nd Annual Family Fall Fest October 6th 2-6pm Downtown Park (behind Chet & Emil’s), Birnamwood. Come & celebrate the fall season with a fun filled afternoon for the whole family. Help us raise some money for the St. Philomena maintenance fund to help with the general upkeep and repair of this wonderful church. Decorate & carve pumpkins, craft & vendor area, face painting, hay rides around town, gourd toss, pumpko game (similar to plinko), cash raffle, food & music by Shepard’s Hollar at 2pm.
6th Annual Family Fun Booyah October 6th 2pm Old Town Hall, 17767 Hwy. 32, Townsend. Join the Red Arrow ATV Club for their annual Fall Fun Day, starting with a ride leaving the Old Town Hall at 9:30am, returning by 2pm for start the festivities! Booyah, raffles and fun for the whole family!! Money from this fundraiser will go toward maintaining grooming equipment and improving the trails. For more information, please call Gary at 920-960-6823.
Whiskey Jack’s Deer Camp Musical Comedy October 6th 2pm & 7pm Townsend Town Hall, 16564 Elm St, Townsend. A musical comedy featuring Jon Marsh as Whiskey Jack. Set in November of 1918, the proprietors of the Rid Light Saloon have moved to a cabin in the woods where Jack is hosting friends at his annual deer hunting camp. Several other people join them there. The show features loads of laughs and fun songs performed by the talented cast. Not suitable for children. Admission is $8. All proceeds go to Logging Camp Museum maintenance.
12th Annual Oktoberfest October 6th 4-9pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Come celebrate with the Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce with German food, beer tasting featuring over forty specialty beers, fun photo booth, souvenir mug and more! Plus live entertainment will make this event fun for everyone. Again this year…HUMAN FOOSBALL beginning at 4:30pm. Get your teams registered prior to event. Activities will be held at the Langlade County Fairgrounds from 4pm to 9pm. Visit antigochamber.com for more information, or call 715-623-4134.
Human Foosball Competition October 6th 4:30-9pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Enjoy a fun, fast-paced game just like the tabletop version of Human Foosball at the Langlade County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The competition starts at 4:30 pm. Human Foosball is in conjunction with the Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest. Get your teams registered prior to event. Teams have 6 to 9 players (Players must be a minimum of 15 years of age). The registration fee is $60 per team. Cash Prizes for 1st and 2nd place. For foosball registration forms & rules, go to antigochamber.com
“The Frank’s Tribute” October 6th 4:30pm Waubee Lodge, 18398 Waubee Park Dr., Lakewood. A ‘Let’s Me Be Frank’ production is always a good time! Doors open at 4:30pm for cocktails, Dinner will be served at 6pm and the show starts at 7pm. Tickets available to purchase at Waubee Lodge or The Woods, also available by phone by calling 715-276-6091.
Rural Fire Control Volunteer Fire Department Annual Magic Show October 6th 7pm All Saints Catholic School, 419 6th Ave., Antigo. Admission $3 for adults, $2 children. Come and enjoy the most wonderful family entertainment in all the world.
9th Annual Harvestfest Flea Market & Vintage and Collector Car Show October 7th 7am-3pm Shawano County Fairgrounds, 990 E. Green Bay St., Shawano. Trophies, dash plaques, prizes, music, antiques, fleas! For more information, please call 715-526-9769 or go to zurkopromotions.com.
Pancake Breakfast October 7th 8am-1pm Gleason Lions Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. Adults $9, children 6-12 $7, ages 5 & under free. For more information, please call Bob Buchler at 715-873-4131.
Insurance Pre-licensing: Insurance Principles for Pre-licensing Class October 8th 8:30am-5pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Insurance Principles for Pre-licensing meets the 8 hour state laws & ethics portion of the state requirements. To complete the 20 hour requirement, one or more of the 12 hour major product line courses (Property Insurance, Casualty Insurance, Life Insurance, Accident & Health Insurance) would need to be completed. The cost of the class is $119. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Economic Development Committee Meeting October 1st 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Snowmobile Council Meeting October 1st 6pm Langlade Co. Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo
Langlade County Senior Center Annual Meeting October 2nd Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. We will have the election of directors, refreshments & door prizes. Everyone is welcome.
City Plan Commission Meeting October 2nd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 3rd 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting October 8th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 1st & October 8th 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) October 4th & October 6th 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 October 5th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting October 1st & October 8th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous October 1st & October 8th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 2nd 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 October 2nd 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 4th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes October 1st & October 3rd 9am Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center, 111 Western Ave., Antigo. H2O Cardio is a 45 minute high intensity water fitness program which will provide cardio & strength training without the strain & pain to muscles & joints. The water, along with the use of resistance equipment, will challenge all aspects of the body & increase your physical fitness level. For more information, please call 715-627-0497.
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.
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.
Antigo MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers), a chapter of international group that offers encouragement and support to moms of kids ages 0-5. We have relevant and interesting speakers, fun crafts, yummy food and free childcare while we meet. We meet the first and third Tuesday of the month, September to May, at Antigo Community Church (723 Deleglise St.) from 8:15-10:15 am. For more information please see www.facebook.com/antigomops
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, 700 S. Superior St., Antigo, Wed, 10am. Elcho School, Mon. & Wed., 4pm; Sat. 9am. First class is FREE. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for schedule changes.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter October 9th 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.