Community Calendar for 8/9/21 to 8/16/21
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 11th 11am-1pm (Wed.) & August 13th 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 9th & August 16th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), August 11th 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.
Mah Jong at the Langlade County Senior Center August 9th & August 16th 8-9am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Coffee and Conversation at the Senior Center of Langlade County August 9th-August 13th (Mon.-Fri.) 9-11am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Silver Sneakers Classic August 9th & August 16th 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 9th & August 16th 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: (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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-216-4005.
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.
Tuesday Geezer Bike Ride August 10th 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@example.com.
Magic Dragons August 10th 1-2pm Antigo Public Library 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Do you like dragons? Do you like magic? Let’s combine the two to learn a little more about mystical dragons. Then we will finish with a few easy to learn magic tricks. Participants will receive a take and learn kit to learn more at home. Presented in cooperation with 4-H. Located outside the library, in the grassy area north of the building. Call 715-623-3724 for more information.
Lincoln County 4-H Fair August 11th-15th at the Merrill Festival Grounds, 2105 E. 6th St., Merrill. Here is the time to come out & see what the children of Lincoln County have grown. Anything from animals to food to flowers to much more. Plus, you will be able to enjoy the rides, games & food. For more information, go to http://www.lincolncofair.com/
Knitting & Crocheting at the Langlade County Senior Center August 11th 10-11:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Bingo at the Langlade County Senior Center August 11th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Wednesday Group Bike Ride August 11th 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.
Elcho Music in the Park – Bear Creek Band August 11th 6pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Admission is free. Food will be available to purchase starting at 5pm. All Elcho Music in the Park performances will be performed on the grass in front of the pavilion, rain or shine!
Wittenberg Area Chamber Golf Outing August 12th 10am-5pm Maple Hills Golf Course, N6621 Cardinal Lane, Wittenberg. The event includes hole prizes and games, golf & dinner. $50 per person includes 9 holes with cart, dinner, raffle ticket, & drink coupon. Register by calling 715-579-1024 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Center of Langlade County Cards, Cribbage and Dominoes August 12th 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Music in the Park – Red Higgens & Freedom Train August 12th 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 13th 2-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Moon Dance Music Festival August 13th-15th MC Festival Grounds, N5890 Cty. Rd. H, Gleason. Conveniently located in Wisconsin’s beautiful North Woods, the amazing amenities at MC Fests include: Exclusive electric sites, exclusive wooded camping, onsite showers, onsite bar inside the one of a kind Log Music Hall, VIP viewing areas, including special VIP performances inside the air-conditioned “Town Hall”, special late-night performances and more!!! Plus, you know you can always count on that same ol’ Moon Dance spirit!!! A little further from home, but a lot closer to the Moon! The entire lineup from 2020 has been rolled over to 2021. For more information, go to www.moondancemusicfestival.net.
Elcho Community Pavilion Chicken & Fish Dinner August 13th 4-7pm Jack Lamar Elcho Pavilion, N11283 Dorr St., Elcho. Chicken & Fish (broiled fish and fried chicken), potatoes, coleslaw, and custard. Menu items are subject to change or substitutions. Bar opens at 4pm. Serving food at 5pm. Open to the public, everyone is welcome. For more information, please call 715-610-1888.
Antigo Farmer’s Market August 14th 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.
Antigo Tater Trot August 14th 8-Noon Antigo City Park, located 4 blocks east of Hwy 45 on Aurora St., Antigo. New for 2021 – Virtual or in-person! 10K & 1 mile runs, a 3.75-mile timed walk/run. Start & finish at Antigo City Park. Times are as follows: 1-mile fun run – 8:30am, 10k competitive run – 9am, 3.75-mile run/walk – 9:05am. Paved streets & country roads with short sections of gravel. Chip timing, mile markers, & water stations provided. Register online by August 11th. For more information, please visit www.antigotatertrot.com.
Mike Pomasl Memorial Golf Outing August 14th Maplewood Golf Course, N9240 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. Golf, music, raffles, contests & food make this one of the area’s must-do events. A fun 9-hole tournament with plenty for non-golfers, too. Come one, come all, bring the family & enjoy music, raffles, food & a great atmosphere of community. Members of the Pickerel Rescue Squad will be on hand during the even talking about the department, services & cooking and serving the golfers & guests during the event. Proceeds from the Mike Pomasl Memorial Golf Outing go directly to Pickerel Volunteer Rescue Squad. If you would like to golf in this event, please call at 715-484-GOLF.
Elton Evergreen Days Celebration Aug. 14th 11am-9pm Elton School House, Elton. Join us for a day filled with fun, games, music, and camaraderie!! There will be vendors, crafters, food & refreshments, raffles, bake sale, cornhole tournament & a corn roast. From 11am-2pm Hatchy’s Sugar Shack with ice cream & frozen novelties; 12-3pm Kid’s games & face painting. There will also be on-stage entertainment: 11am-2:30pm Grudgeville Grass – bluegrass; 2:304-4:30pm Silent Auction; 4:30-5pm Adult games; 5-9pm Sam Mauk & Marshall Williams – a little country, a little kick! This event will be held rain or shine.
Eland Day August 14th 11am-5pm Eland Train Depot, 1st St., Eland. The event includes a flea market and many vendors.
Harvest for Our Youth August 14th 5:30-9:30pm Stone Wall Acres, W9219 Cty. Rd. D, Antigo. Harvest for Our Youth a Farm to Table event is the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northwoods 3rd annual fundraiser. Enjoy a locally-sourced meal prepared by favorite local chef Amber Fick. There you will enjoy a delectable 4-course meal, specialty drinks, along with wine and spirits tasting. $125 per person. Limited number of tickets available. 5:30pm Social Hour – hors d’oeuvres, specialty cocktails for purchase, micro brew & spirits tasting & live music; 6:30pm First Course is served; 7:30pm Campfire & Cocktails. For more information, please call 715-627-1800.
Water Walker Ski Show August 14th 6-7:15pm Sunset View Resort & Tavern, 11594 Post Lake Dr., Elcho. We’re bringing back the fun & memories of summertime on Post Lake! The Water Walkers Ski Show Team out of Wausau will be performing & providing FREE, family-friendly entertainment with costumed skiers performing to toe-tapping music with entertaining announcing in front of Sunset View Resort & Tavern. The show is free to attend. Donation buckets will be passed at intermission. A 50/50 raffle will be held throughout the show with the winning ticket drawn after our final pyramid. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on to distance yourself from others while you relax lakeside & enjoy the entertainment! Boaters welcome! Anchor a safe distance from the show course & see the show from the water! For more information, please call 715-275-3906.
10th Annual Summer Swing Golf Outing August 16th 1-6:30pm Bass Lake Golf Course, W10650 Bass Lake Rd., Deerbrook. This is a 4 person scramble with a shotgun start at 1 pm. It is $75 per person or $50 for Bass Lake Members, which includes 18 holes of golfing with a cart, dinner, and tip. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. Raffles, drawings and more. This is a public event. Everyone is welcome! To register or for more information contact Beth by August 11 at 715-487-5222 or email email@example.com.
Music in the Park – MLC Blues Band August 16th 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.
Music at the Depot – Lovin’ Country August 17th 5:30pm White Lake Depot, Lake Street, White Lake. Lyle’s Band & More will be playing at the depot platform. There will be social distancing at the events. Food will not be available to purchase in 2021. The rain site will be at the Lake Pavilion.
Tuesday Concert Series – The Drovers August 17th 6-8pm Bandshell, Washington Park, Wittenberg. Free admission. Donations are welcome. Bring your lawn chairs, beverages, a picnic or snacks. There will be food for sale, including Lion’s cheese curds! There will also be a 50/50 raffle. In case of bad weather, the concert will move to the WOWSPACE. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Antigo Optimist Meeting August 11th Noon-1pm Michael’s Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. Check the website for noon meeting information and speaker updates. Meetings are held on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month. Social Distancing is practiced. Virtual meetings are also an option. Please e-mail the Optimist president to receive virtual meeting information at firstname.lastname@example.org. Check the website for noon meeting information and speaker updates at: www.antigooptimist.com.
Antigo Common Council Meeting August 11th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
AA Support Group (Open) August 11th, August 15th (Weds. & Suns.) 7:00pm 1005 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Narcotics Anonymous August 9th, August 10th, August 13th & August 14th (Mon., Tues., Fris., Sats.) 7:00pm 1005 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Overeaters Anonymous August 9th & August 16th (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 10th 10:30am-Noon AVAIL Shelter, Antigo. Please call or email if interested. Contact: Roberta Darling at 715-623-5177 or email: email@example.com.
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.
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