Community Calendar for 8/2/21 to 8/9/21
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 4th 11am-1pm (Wed.) & August 6th 1pm-3pm (Fri.), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. We ask that all individuals wishing to use the Food Pantry wait in cars, or outside and a volunteer will provide direction as to service. Our monthly donation focus for August will be – peanut butter. For more information, go to: https://www.loc8nearme.com/wisconsin/antigo/antigo-area-community-food-pantry/2694960/
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry August 2nd & August 9th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), August 4th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. You will receive pre-packed bags of basic food items. Tell the volunteer how many in your family and if you have a specific need for something. Thank you for your cooperation. Note that the pantry is not open on holidays, or on days when the schools are closed because of snow. (715) 275-5010.
19U Class AA State American Legion Baseball Tournament July 30th – August 3rd Kretz Park, 224 3rd Ave., Antigo. For the first time in history, Antigo will host an American Legion Baseball State Tournament. Antigo will welcome seven regional champions from across the state for the double-elimination tournament at Kretz Brothers Park. For more information, email Alex at [email protected].
Mah Jong at the Langlade County Senior Center August 2nd & August 9th 8-9am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Coffee and Conversation at the Senior Center of Langlade County August 2nd-August 6th (Mon.-Fri.) 9-11am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Langlade County Tavern League Golf Outing August 2nd 10am-6pm Quig’s Maplewood Golf Course, N9240 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. The Langlade County Tavern League will be holding a golf outing on Monday, August 2, 2021, with check-in at 10am and a shotgun start at 11am. This is a 4 person scramble. It is $70 per person which includes 18 holes of golfing with a cart, dinner, prizes, raffles, and fun. Dinner includes ribs and chicken with veggies, roll, baked potato, and dessert. The deadline is July 26. Rain or Shine. For information and to register call 715-484-4653.
Silver Sneakers Classic August 2nd & August 9th 10:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo. Free for those who are Medicare eligible and $5.00 for others. For more information, please call 715-350-4388.
Monday’s Women’s Bike Ride August 2nd & August 9th 5:30-7pm Aspirus Langlade Hospital, lot F, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. Want to ride bike with others? We may have a group for you! The Monday Night Women’s Bike Rides will typically meet in the Aspirus Hospital Parking Lot “F” at 5:30 p.m. This is located behind St Joseph’s Annex, east of Langlade Road. Once a month, they will meet somewhere different in the county (underlined dates below). The alternative rides start at 5:45pm. Please email Mary Jo Filbrandt for directions and a route for these alternative rides. There will be up to groups with a 10-12 mile route and a 20-25 mile route. A bike helmet is required. (26th Snag Lake Ride); AUGUST: (2nd Route 1) (9th Birnamwood Ride) (16th Route 5) (23th White Lake Ride) (30th Route 6). For more information on routes and the group, contact Mary Jo Filbrandt at [email protected] or 715-216-4005.
Music in the Park – Sax Quartet August 2nd Food starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm City Park West, 230 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. There are additional concerts at select locations; please call or check the Antigo community calendar for dates & times.
Tuesday Geezer Bike Ride August 3rd 9:30am Peaceful Valley Playground, 420 Field St., Antigo. The Tuesday Geezer bike rides start at 9:30am from the Peaceful Valley Playground, weather permitting. All are welcome. The group normally rides less traveled town and county roads. The distance depends on how far the participants want to go. Sometimes the group splits up for those who want to go shorter distances and those who might like longer rides. We also try to include areas with interesting vegetation and wildlife. If people want to be included in the periodic email updates, please email Nick Salm at [email protected].
MC Country Music Fest August 4th-7th 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! Tickets are $25 for one day or $55 for the weekend. We have food vendors, including breakfast served daily in our Old Town Hall! Bingo in the booze bar Friday & Saturday mornings and don’t forget to sign up for the bean bag tournament! For more information, go to http://mcfests.com or call 715-219-5015.
Knitting & Crocheting at the Langlade County Senior Center August 4th 10-11:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Bingo at the Langlade County Senior Center August 4th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Wednesday Group Bike Ride August 4th 4pm Langlade County Courthouse, 800 Clermont St., Antigo. The Group Bike Ride meets in the parking lot of the Langlade County Courthouse. The ride leaves at 4pm and usually returns at about 6:30pm. Routes are determined by the weather and attendees. The length of the ride is approximately 30-40 miles. For more information contact Rick Warren at 715-216-3418.
MASH Blood Drive August 5th 7:30am-4:30pm Northwoods Veterans Post, 601 Johnson St., Merrill. It wouldn’t be summer without the all-time favorite MASH blood drive! All presenting donors will receive an exclusive MASH t-shirt and summertime food and refreshments. Schedule your appointment today at communityblood.org/MASH or call (800) 280-4102.
Senior Center of Langlade County Cards, Cribbage and Dominoes August 5th 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Music in the Park – Dig Deep August 5th Food starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm City Park West, 230 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. There are additional concerts at select locations; please call or check the Antigo community calendar for dates & times.
Stone Soup Band at the Senior Center August 6th 2-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Fish Boil August 6th 4-6:30pm St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 138 Bissell St. (Hwy. M), White Lake. Carry-outs available. Hot dogs available. Lots of desserts. Tickets will be available at the door. Adults $12.00, under 13 $5.00. Non-perishable items will be accepted for the White Lake Area Christian Food Pantry.
Bowler Bash August 6th & 7th Bowler Area Historical Society, 104 E. Main Street, Bowler. There will be events on Friday and then on Saturday there will be a car show & craft sale from 9am-3pm, a tractor parade at 1pm, a huge bike raffle and live music by Nu Tymes.
Antigo Farmer’s Market August 7th 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.
Pickerel Volunteer Fireman’s Picnic August 7th 10am-4pm Pickerel Station 3, Cty. Rd. T & Johnson Rd., Pearson. Can’t wait to get the Community together for some summer fun! Come meet “The Busch Guy.”The Busch Guy will be at Station 3 from noon to 3 pm. Food, drinks, raffle prizes, and 50/50 cash. Beat the Busch Guy at cornhole and get some great Busch themed prizes!
Putts for Paws Golf Event August 7th 10:30am-3pm. Riverview Golf Course, W11817 Highland Rd, Antigo. 9 holes. $75 entry fee. $10,000 hole in one! Duck Run at 10am, raffles & food. Benefits the Langlade County Humane Society.
Mad Dog and Merrill August 7th 11am-2pm Victors Country Store, N9203 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. Mad Dog and Merrill will be grilling at Victors Country Store in Pickerel to celebrate their 1 year anniversary. Stop by for lots of fun. For more information, call 715-484-2464.
Northwoods Obstacle Trail Challenge August 7th & 8th 11am Black Hawk Hill N1760 US Hwy. 45 S, Antigo. The Obstacle Challenge starts at 11am, but check-in is at 9am with riders meeting at 10am. On Sunday, August 8 the Fun Day Poker Run starts at 10am. The Northwoods Obstacle Trail Challenge is an equine competition showcasing horse and rider teams from throughout Wisconsin navigating obstacles and showcasing skills needed while trail riding. The challenge consists of 10-12 obstacles such as water, side-pass, tarps, bridges, back through, log dragging, and other interesting obstacles. Horses and Riders will be scored on how well they negotiate each one. For more information, go to: https://www.blackhawkhill.org/northwoods-obstacle-trail-challenge/
Dinner Comedy Show at Northwoods Inn August 7th 4-10pm Northwoods Inn, N8905 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. The Northwoods Inn will be holding a Dinner Comedy Show with comedians Mike Merryfield and Rob Brackenridge. The show starts at 4pm with live music. Call 715-484-3522 for reservations.
Music in the Park – Starlight Polka Band August 9th Food starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm City Park West, 230 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. There are additional concerts at select locations; please call or check the Antigo community calendar for dates & times.
City Plan Commission Meeting August 3rd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
City of Antigo Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting August 9th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
AA Support Group (Open) August 4th, August 8th (Weds. & Suns.) 7:00pm 1005 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Narcotics Anonymous August 2nd, August 3rd, August 6th & August 7th (Mon., Tues., Fris., Sats.) 7:00pm 1005 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Overeaters Anonymous August 2nd & August 9th (Mondays) 7-8pm SS. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room #4, 819 Third Avenue, Antigo. Contact: Rose Marie, 715-623-2128.
Healthy Respect Support Group August 3rd 10:30am-Noon AVAIL Shelter, Antigo. Please call or email if interested. Contact: Roberta Darling at 715-623-5177 or email: [email protected]
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.
If you have an upcoming event or ongoing group activity that you would like to include, please email the information to [email protected]