Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 6th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & September 8th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 4th & September 11th 11am-1pm (Mon.), September 6th 4-6pm (Wed.) & Every 3rd Sat. 10am-Noon, 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Shawano County Fair August 30th-September 4th Shawano Co. Fairgrounds, 990 E Green Bay St., Shawano. Midway thrills, tractor pull, demo derby, stock car races, free grandstand shows, entertainers, polka bands, great food and exhibits. For more information, please call 715-526-5419.
Labor Day Celebration September 1st-4th Various locations, Suring. Live music, food, refreshments & entertainment throughout the weekend. Friday evening – Truck pulls. Saturday – Chili cook-off (11am), children’s chalk art, antique tractor pull, buy-sell -swap, 5K/10K walk & run, tractor pulls & more. Sunday – Children’s water fights, fish boil, demolition derby, stage show & fireworks. Monday – Parade (10am), Lions/Lioness food & pie stand, American Legion booyah, Grand Marshall Award after the parade & more. For more information, please call 920-842-2333.
Merrill Lion’s Car Show September 4th 8am-4pm Merrill Festival Grounds, 2001 E. 2nd St., Merrill. The Merrill Lions Club will be holding their annual car show at the fairgrounds. Return down memory lane as these vehicles bring back the yesteryears. Get your votes in before 12:30pm.
Merrill Labor Day Parade September 4th 10am S. Genesee & W. Main St., Merrill. Stand up and salute the service people that served our county. Give them thanks as they go by. Plus, enjoy the other floats as they work their way through the parade route. Watch the parade through the city of Merrill & head down to the Merrill Festival Grounds for flea market, food vendors, crafts, music and more.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors September 5th & September 7th (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.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride September 5th 9am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. This bike group meets every Tuesday morning. Meet at Antigo Public Library parking lot. Please call Joe at 715-623-5372 for more information.
Blood Drive September 5th 11:30am-5pm Aspirus Langlade Hospital, 1st floor conference rooms 1 & 2, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. Please call 1-866-566-5900 for any questions.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts September 5th & September 7th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 6:30-8pm Elks Lodge, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Held on the third floor of the Elk’s Lodge. Open to Anyone 7 years old and up. For more information, please call 715-623-4429.
Family Motor Coach Association Badger Club Rally September 6th-10th Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. FMCA Badger Chapter Member Motorhomes from all around WI, IL, IA, and MN along with likely friends from other states are holding a members rally at the fairgrounds. It is expected that 50-60 coaches will be attending this event. Visitors to our area will tour local facilities, eat meals at local establishments, and enjoy our community offerings. Inquiries, new and prospective members welcome. Contact John Jacobs at 715-627-0120 or by email at email@example.com for more information.
Blood Pressure Clinic September 6th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride September 6th 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.
Stumble Stump Rendezvous September 7th-10th Springbrook Walking Trail, in the clearing just off of Virginia St., Antigo. The Stumble Stump Rendezvous is a camp full of re-enactors of the fur trapping and trading era of the 1800s. Volunteers dress in period clothes and put on demonstrations including craft demonstrations, candle making, leather working, cooking, knife throwing, & black powder demonstrations. Friday is Kid’s Day. Please call Todd Toburen at 715-623-5219 for more information.
Play & Learn September 7th 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 September 7th (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 715-627-6632.
Forest County Fair September 8th-10th Forest County Fairgrounds, corner of Glen & Railroad St., Crandon.
Elcho UCC Church Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry September 8th 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 4:00 pm. For more information, please call 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Kevin Worrall Musky Classic Fishing Tournament September 9th Gerrit’s Lakeview Inn, Pelican Lake. For more information, please call 715-487-5290 or go to pelicanlakewi.org.
Antigo Farmer’s Market September 9th 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.
The Wolfman Triathlon September 9th 8am Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort, N3494 State Road 55 Gardner Dam Scout Camp, N2940 Gardner Dam Road, White Lake. Paddle down a 3-mile class II section of the Wolf River, then hop on your mountain bike for a 13-mile ride and finish with a 3-mile trail run. The race is limited to the first 250 start times and it fills very quickly. Starts at 8:00am at Gardner Dam Scout Camp. For more information, go to wolfmantriathlon.org.
SepTimber Ride September 9th 8am-2pm Tribute Brewing Company 1106 N. Bluebird Rd., Eagle River. Enjoy either a 28 or 31 mile ride on the beautiful Three Eagle trail. Registration fee includes the ride, wine tasting in Three Lakes, beer sampling in Eagle River, event t-shirt, brat picnic with all the fixings (noon-2pm) & door prizes. Pre-registration is encouraged.
Merrill Community Wide Garage Sale September 9th Merrill. Here is the chance to hit the garage sales for all the items your kids didn’t get before school started. Sales may start earlier in the week, & times may vary.
Merrill Airport Days September 9th 8am-4pm Merrill Airport, N2241 Airport Rd., Merrill. Stop out and learn about the Merrill Airport, what the airport has to offer, and so much more. Watch the sky as skydivers jump from planes. Walk around and see the planes up close and personal. Food and sale vendors on site.
Out of Darkness Community Walk-American Federation for Suicide Prevention September 9th 9am-1pm Antigo Lake Park, 301 Third Avenue, Antigo. Go to http://afsp.donordrive.com for more information.
Ice Age Trail-Langlade County Chapter Summer Trail Hike September 9th 9am-3pm Langlade County Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Join the friendly folks from the Langlade County Chapter for our late-summer hike. Bring a lunch. We’ll meet in front of the Forestry Office on the Langlade County Fairgrounds in Antigo. Transportation from to the trailhead will be provided. For more information, please contact Joe Jopek at 715-623-2645 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday Fall Festival & Haunted Slaughter House September 9th Camp 5 Museum, 5068 US. Hwy. 8, Laona. Enjoy the colors of Northern Wisconsin from the windows of the Lumberjack Steam Train. Come ride our award-winning Green Treasure Forest Tour, get lost in the corn maze and check out the haunted slaughter house. An exciting event for children of all ages! For more information, go to www.camp5museum.org.
Sunset Bar & Grill Corn Roast September 9th Sunset Bar & Grill, 17189 Bowman Ave., Townsend. Join us for a great family fun day of food, great sweet corn and music!! Proceeds will go to the Reservoir Pond Association. For more information, please call Tom Derrickson at 715-276-7007.
5th Annual Antique Tractor Show September 9th 10am-6pm Schairer’s Autumn Acres, 194 Western Ave, Birnamwood. Fall fun for everyone, flea market, corn maze, petting zoo, wagon rides, pumpkin patch, concessions. Contact Karen at 715-573-8397 or Cory at 715-573-6397 for more information.
Race to the Taps Sawmill 1st Annual 5K & Family Run September 9th 11am Sawmill Brewing Company, Merrill. Along with the run will be food trucks, music, prizes, kids’ tent & more! $40 – 5K Runners: Includes race day t-shirt, a bag packed full of swag & fun giveaways, bib number & chip for timing, a post-race meal & a beer! (If you are under 21, we have some delicious craft sodas for you instead) $20 – 2 Mile Family Run or Walk: All registered participants receive a race day t-shirt, swag bag & beverage of their choice (beer offered to those over 21). Any kiddos under age 12 are welcome to participate as well, receive a t-shirt & unlike most things these days… they are FREE! Register at: active.com (search for Race to the Taps).
Gresham Farm Heritage Day September 9th 11am-5pm Main St., Gresham. Parade down Main Street, food & refreshments available, tractor/truck pull, children’s activities, farming demonstrations, pie auction, toy tractor give-a-ways & bucket raffle drawings. Sponsored by the Gresham FFA Alumni & the Gresham FFA Chapter. For more information, please call 715-787-3211, ext. 333 or 715-853-5912.
Triple R Riding Club’s Fall Horse Trail Ride September 9th & 10th Noon-5pm Lily Sno-Birds Clubhouse, W4505 Turtle Lake Road, Lily. All trails are marked. You can ride on your own or with a guide at noon. Copy of current coggins is required for our records. Camping is available behind the Lily Sno-Birds Clubhouse. Weekend camping is $10 & $5 per horse. Buffet dinner served by the Lily Sno-Birds. Dance featuring Lovin’ Country. Water will be available for the horses. Dogs allowed in camp, but not on the trail. Driving directions: Approximately 20 miles northeast of Antigo on Highway 52 to Turtle Lake Road. Turn north onto Turtle Lake Road, go 1/4 mile & camping area is on the left, just past Lily Snow Birds Club House. Watch for sign on intersection. Contact Tim Grosskurth at 715-446-1303 or Emily Doucette at 715-627-7658 for more information.
Celebrating Downtown Rhinelander – Block Party September 9th Noon-8pm Downtown, Rhinelander. Join us to celebrate the completion of road construction in downtown Rhinelander with this fun, family-friendly event on Brown Street in the heart of downtown. Noon to 6pm: Restaurant Row on North Brown Street; Noon to 8pm: Vendors and sidewalk sales along Brown Street; 1pm & 4pm: Sidewalk chalk contest; 2-5pm: Live music from Ron Harrison; 3pm & 5pm: Performance by magician The Amazing Zachman; 5-8pm: Live music from The Influence. Plus, there will be a bouncy house, face painting and kids’ activities all day long. Don’t miss the fun!
5th Annual Cops vs. Shops Softball Tournament September 9th 2pm Antigo Lake Park, 301 3rd Ave., Antigo. Come cheer on the Langlade Co. Sheriff’s Department & the Antigo Police Department team, the Langlade Highway Department & Antigo Street Department team, the Antigo Fire Department team & the CoVantage Credit Union team in a charity softball tournament. Concessions & beer will be sold, raffles & home run derby at 7pm. For more information, please call 715-627-1389.
Waubee Lake Lodge Presents The Del Rays September 9th 5pm Waubee Lake Lodge, 18398 Waubee Park Lane, Lakewood. Enjoy the music of the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s! Cash Bar opens at 5pm, Dinner at 6pm with the show to follow. Call 715-276-6091 to reserve your tickets!
Affair of the Arts Gala September 9th 5:30-10pm Reiter Center, 1858 S Michigan St., Three Lakes. This is a fundraising event for the Three Lakes Center for the Arts featuring dinner by Jillian Catering, a silent auction, live music by Little Vito & the Torpedoes and dancing. For more information, please call 715-546-2299 or go to www.tlcfa.org.
Custom & Classic Car Show September 10th 7am-2pm Shawano Community Park, W5785 Lake Dr., Shawano. Along with the cars, there will be food, raffles and trophies. Please call 715-524-4366 for more information.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club September 10th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Avenue, Antigo. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. Caller is Pat Kelm, SQS/RDS. The club is very active and fun. For more information, please call Rose Marie Kerner at 715-623-2128.
Blood Drive at Zion Lutheran Church September 11th 2-6pm Zion Lutheran Church, 1254 S Union St, Shawano. Blood Drive with the Blood Center of Northcentral WI. Walk-ins welcomed. For more information, please call 715-526-2017.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride September 11th 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 email@example.com.
Economic Development Committee Meeting September 4th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting September 5th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
City Plan Commission Meeting September 5th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 6th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting September 11th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group September 4th & September 11th 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) September 7th & September 9th 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 September 8th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting September 4th & September 11th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous September 4th & September 11th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings September 5th 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 Chapter #950 September 5th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group September 7th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
Finding Hope Together – Grief Support Group Meeting September 9th 10am-Noon Calvary Lutheran Church, 310 S. Superior St., Antigo. Fellowship Hall Entrance on the North side of the building. This is a community service provided by Bradley Funeral Home. No registration is necessary, anyone can attend and there is no cost. For more information, please call 715-623-3787.