Antigo Area Community Food Pantry December 7th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & December 9th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry December 5th & December 12th 11am-1pm (Mon.), December 7th 4-6pm (Wed.) & December 8th11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Tigerton Main Street presents Annual Festival of Trees Thru December 31st 1905 Village Hall, Tigerton. Vote for your favorite decorated tree. Festival of Trees is open until December 31, 2016. For more information, please call 715-535-2110.
Winter Wonderland Thru January 1st 5-11pm Holtwood Campground, 400 Holtwood Way, Oconto. It’s time to take in all things twinkly! Each year the Oconto Holtwood Campground gets turned into a Winter Wonderland with over 150 trees decorated and sponsored by area businesses and organizations. The park is lite nightly from 5-11pm. This event is free to the public. Cars are permitted and walk-thrus are encouraged. Admission is free. For more information, please call Samantha Boucher at 920-604-0074.
Christmas Wreaths & Decorations Workshop December 5th 10am Majestic Farms Greenhouse & Landscaping, 6301 Townline Rd., Hatley. Choose from both local & specialty greens as well as natural & artificial accents. Learn how to hand tie wreaths, swags and garland. $35-$55. Workshop costs includes local greens to make a medium wreath.
Blood Drive December 5th 11:30am-5pm Langlade Hospital – Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital in conjunction with Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin holds a blood drive the first Monday of every month. No appointments required. For more information, please contact the Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin at 1-866-566-5900.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors December 6th & December 8th (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 Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night December 6th & December 8th (Tues. & Thurs.) 5:30-8pm Boys & Girls Club of Langlade Co., 411 Superior St., Antigo. For grades 6-12. Video games, pool, bumper pool, blackjack, double shot, air hockey, carpetball, foosball, music, dodgeball league, volleyball league & more. For more information, please call 715-627-1800 or go to www.bgclang.org.
RELM Holiday Painting Party December 6th 6-9pm Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N Center Ave., Merrill. Come join the RELM Holiday Painting Party with dinner at 6pm. Painting at 6:30pm, lead by Gallery on the Go. The cost per person is $35. The class is open to the public. Sign up at http://bit.ly/RELMPaint
18th Annual Chili Cook-Off December 7th 8am-5:30pm Downtown Antigo along Fifth Avenue. Antigo/Langlade County Chamber presents its Annual Chili Cook-off. Teams will compete in either the roughneck division or traditional division. Winners will receive cash prize & trophy. Chili samples will be handed out starting at 5:30pm. During the chili cook-off, the Antigo Optimist Club will be selling deep fried cheese curds at the corner of Clermont & 5th Ave. Sales will start about 11am & continue through the parade. For more information, please call 715-623-4134.
Antigo Christmas Parade December 7th 6:30pm Downtown Antigo along 5th Avenue. If you are looking for Christmas Spirit, this is the place to go! The Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce, Antigo Optimist & Kiwanis Club will host Antigo’s Christmas Parade! Businesses, organizations & individuals are encouraged to participate by entering a float. Parade floats must be ready for judging at 5:30pm. Prizes will be awarded in three categories. You can also join thousands of spectators along 5th Avenue for this great holiday tradition! The parade is filled with the sights & sounds of the holiday season. Parade entries will be announced as they come down the street. For more information, please call 715-623-4134.
Play & Learn December 8th 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 December 8th (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 Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Christmas Cookie Sale December 9th 8:30am-4pm Trig’s Riverwalk Centre, 232 Courtney St., Rhinelander. The Rhinelander United Methodist women will sell a variety of Christmas cookies and candies for $7 per pound. For more information, please call 715-362-2091.
Elcho UCC Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry December 9th 4-7pm Jack Lamar Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Monthly Men’s Club special Friday Night Fish Fry serving 5-7pm. Opens at 4pm. “Fish Fry” (fried or broiled), fries, coleslaw & custard! For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134.
Moonlight Ski/Snowshoe/Hike December 9th 7-9pm Gartzke Flowage Hiking, Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Trails, W6379 Fifth Ave., Antigo. Meet at Gartzke at 7pm for a snowshoe hike. If there is not enough snow we will hike. Afterwards we will gather at the shelter for snack. Please bring finger food to share & your own drinks. Admission is free. For more information, please call 715-627-5399.
Boy’s & Girl’s Club Breakfast with Santa December 10th 8-11am Antigo Elks Lodge, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. All youth who attend, ages 11 and younger, will receive a present from Santa. The event is a great time for families to get together and enjoy breakfast without the hassle of making it yourself. Contact the Boy’s & Girl’s Club to RSVP at 715-627-1389 or email to bgclang.org.
The Choir of Hillside Fellowship Present “Fantasia Noel” December 9th at 7pm & December 11th at 10am Hillside Fellowship 1501 N Pier St Merrill. Hillside Fellowship presents their Christmas Cantata “Fantasia Noel.” Improvisatory yet structured, wildly imaginative, yet comfortably familiar, these musical creations evoke an energy best expressed in the realm of the fantastical while simultaneously embracing an obsessively intentional focus on the joy and significance of NOEL in the life of every believer. This is a FREE concert open to all who want to attend! Refreshments and Christmas Cookies to Follow-Friday night only.
Breakfast with Santa December 10th Crandon High School, 9750 U.S. 8, Crandon.
Breakfast with Santa December 10th 8-11am MARC, 1100 MARC Dr., Merrill. Bring your children to have Breakfast with Santa at the Smith Center (MARC). Remember to bring your camera to get pictures with Santa. Registration is required by calling the Smith Center 715-536-7313.
White Lake Craft Bazaar December 10th White Lake Community Center, 615 School Street, White Lake. For more information, please call 920-517-2887.
Santa at the Langlade County Historical Society Museum December 10th & 11th Noon-4pm Langlade County Historical Society Museum, 404 Superior Street, Antigo.
Forgotten Fire Winery’s Jingle and Mingle Holiday Open House December 10th 10am-5pm Forgotten Fire Winery, N2393 Schacht Road, Marinette. Get your holiday shopping done is style. Holiday specials, build your own gift box and prize drawings. For more information, please call 715-582-3473.
St. Agnes Catholic Church Annual Sweet Shoppe Sale December 10th Doors open at 10:30am, Sale begins at 11am. Abts Hall, 6101 Zinzer St., Weston. Fancy cookies & candy available by the pound. No early sales. Raffle & luncheon also.
Wreath Decorating Dec. 10th-11th 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. Decorate your own wreath or purchase a wreath made by WOWSPACE volunteers.
Sleigh Rides December 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st 11am-3pm Downtown Eagle River, Eagle River. Enjoy a sleigh ride while holiday shopping. Held every Saturday in December. For more information, please call 715-479-4903.
Rhinelander Area Community Band 2nd Annual Christmas Sing-Along December 10th 1:30-2:30pm Oneida County Department of Aging, 100 Keenan St, Rhinelander. Rhinelander Area Community Band second annual Christmas sing-along. Everyone is welcome. No admission charge.
Meet & Greet with Santa and Care-A-Ling For a Cause December 10th 4-8pm Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School, 400 West Grand Avenue, Wittenberg. Join us to meet Santa, cookie decorating, a coloring contest with food, hot chocolate and gift bags for the kids from 4-6pm and then come and enjoy area singers and musicians celebrate the season from 6-8pm while helping the food pantry and area families. Admission for each event is a non-perishable food item. For more information, please call 715-881-2111.
Newcomer’s & Friends Christmas Party December 10th 5-6pm Connie and Ray’s 3060 N. Pelican Lake Rd., Rhinelander. Singles and couples, put on your best bling and come party with the Newcomers & friends at Connie and Ray’s. Please bring a dish to pass (main dish or appetizer). Connie will provide sodas, Miller Lite, water, and a couple bottles of wine, or bring your own if you prefer. No need to RSVP. If you have questions feel free to call Connie at 715- 362-3509.
Townsend Flowage Association Christmas Party December 10th 6pm Hillcrest Supper Club, 16704 Nicolet Rd., Townsend.
Eira International Christmas Concert December 10th 7:30pm Volm Theater, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo.
Community Holiday Movie December 11th 1:30pm Palace Theatre, 5th Ave., Antigo. Two shows to choose from. Free admission with a non-perishable food item donation for the Antigo Area Community Food Pantry. Most needed items include beans, rice & peanut butter. Sponsored by the Antigo Optimist Club.
Community Holiday Concert December 11th 2pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. ‘Tis the season to rejoice with the merry sounds of the Nicolet Male Chorus, Nicolet Choraliers, Hymns and Hyrs, and the Lakeland Barbershop Chorus. Delivered in a spirited four-part harmony, their talents create a charming concert of holiday and seasonal songs that are sure to bring you tidings of good cheer. Non-perishable food and monetary donations for local pantries are welcome. Admission is free. For more information, please call 715-365-4646.
Compassionate Friends Antigo Chapter Annual Candle Lighting December 11th 6pm Dale & Julie French home, 516 2nd Ave., Antigo. Parents who have experienced the loss of a child, along with friends & family are invited to a 6pm potluck supper, followed by the 7pm candle lighting at the home of Dale & Julie French. Please bring a picture of your child and a dish to pass. For more information, call Julie at 715-610-8030. There will be no chapter meeting in December.
Economic Development Committee Meeting December 5th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting December 6th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting December 6th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Agricultural & Extension Education Committee Meeting December 6th 1pm Wolf River Room, Langlade County Resource Center, 837 Clermont St., Antigo.
City Plan Commission Meeting December 6th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting December 10th 6pm Langlade Co. Safety Building, 840 Clermont St., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting December 12th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group December 5th & December 12th 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.
Eating Disorders Support Group December 7th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) December 8th & December 10th 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 December 9th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting December 5th & December 12th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous December 5th & December 12th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings December 6th 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 December 8th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.