Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 4th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 6th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 2nd & October 9th 11am-1pm (Mon.), October 4th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Spaghetti Dinner October 2nd 5-7pm Antigo Elks Lodge, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Please join us. The cost is $7.00. All proceeds will benefit Antigo Pride. Carry outs will be available. Please call 715-623-3034 or 715-216-0370.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 3rd & October 5th (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.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts October 3rd & October 5th (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.
Blood Pressure Clinic October 4th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center October 4th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Zion Lutheran’s Annual Salad Supper October 4th 4-6pm Zion Lutheran Church, 1254 S Union St., Shawano. For more information, please call 715-526-2445.
Great Movies of the Great War October 4th 7-9pm ArtStart , 68 S Stevens St., Rhinelander. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, ArtStart will show five movies: Paths of Glory (Oct. 4), All Quiet on the Western Front (Oct. 19), Gallipoli (Nov. 2), Oh! What a Lovely War (Nov. 16), and Johnny Got His Gun (Nov. 30). No admission fee. Cash bar available. For more information, go to www.artstartrhinelander.org.
Play & Learn October 5th 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.
9th Annual Community Health & Wellness Fair October 5th 10am – 1pm Homme Home Of Wittenberg, 604 S Webb St., Wittenberg. Events will include a book fair, free healthy lunch, exhibitors, blood pressure checks & flu vaccines. Free, open to the public. For more information, please call 715-253-2125, Ext. 150.
Pelican Lake Women’s Civic Club Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Luncheon & Style Show October 5th Noon Holiday Acres, 4060 S. Shore Dr., Rhinelander. There will also be a silent auction, raffles & door prizes. All proceeds will go to scholarships for Elcho graduating seniors. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. For more information or tickets, please call Karen at 715-487-6155.
Card Playing Program October 5th (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.
“Spirit” presented by The Box in the Wood Theatre Guild October 5th-8th 7-9pm Mielke Arts Center, N5649 N. Airport Rd., Shawano. Also October 12th-15th. A comedy by Peg Kehrete. Go to www.shawanoarts.com or call 715-526-2525 for more information.
Animated Film – Beowulf October 5th 7:30-9pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. A mythical saga directed by Robert Zemeckis, this epic fantasy film follows a Scandinavian warrior who sets out to save a kingdom by vanquishing monsters, dragons, and a bewitching creature of the deep. Notably, the film was created through a motion capture process similar to the technique Zemeckis used in The Polar Express. Local film buffs Steven Schreier and Tom Jerow will present the film, facilitate discussion, and answer any questions. Admission: FREE. For more information, please call 715-365-4646 or go to www.nicoletlive.com.
Northwood’s Art Tour October 6th-8th 10am-5pm Northwood’s Galleries & Studios. More than 30 of Northern Wisconsin’s finest artists will open the doors of their studios & 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 & byways in Vilas, Oneida, Iron, Langlade & Lincoln Counties. Art lovers will not only meet painters, potters, photographers, furniture makers, wood carvers, jewelers, glass & fiber artists face to face on their journey, but also enjoy the process of discovery & potential for unexpected delight. Artists will be discussing their creative processes & will reveal their inspirations. Questions will be answered. Ideas shared. Demonstrations given. Stories told. A variety of artwork will be available for purchase. Galleries will also have guest artists demonstrating. Reservations are not required & there is no charge. For more information please contact Arlene Bozicnik at 715-385-3334 or go to northwoodsarttour.com.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 6th 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.
St. Matthew Lutheran Church Fish Fry October 6th 3:30-7pm St. Matthew Lutheran Church, N5674 County Rd E, Deerbrook. The menu will include haddock, potato salad, baby reds, coleslaw, dessert & a beverage. Carry outs will be available. Adults $8, 12 & under $5, preschool Free. There will also be a craft bazaar & a bake sale.
Horsin’ Around Richmond Riders October 7th N6680 Elm Road, Shawano. There will be trail rides, food, RV parking, music & a silent auction. Please call 715-853-5755 for more information.
Shawano Homecoming 5K Run/Walk October 7th 7:30-10am Shawano Community High School, 220 County Rd B, Shawano. Registration begins 7:30am, Run/Walk 9am, $20 Adults, $15 12th grade and younger, Proceeds go to student scholarships for Shawano cross country team members. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-526-2175, ex. 1205.
Hibernator 100 Bike Ride October 7th T-Bob’s, 4863 Elm St., Laona. 8am for the bikes, 8:30am for the runners. A 100 mile or 100 K or 29 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. Something for the non-riders – Walk/Run/Hike 5, 10 & 20 K routes will be available for those looking to see the Nicolet by foot. There is no registration fee. A donation of $20 will help cover expenses and support the Laona Rescue Squad.
Langlade County Ice Age Trail Chapter Hike October 7th 9am-3pm Langlade County Fairgrounds – County Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Join us for the chapter’s National Trails Day hike on a section of the Ice Age Trail in Langlade County. The October hike will be a 5 mile round trek on the Parrish Hills segment. 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. For more information, please call Joe Jopek at 715-623-2645.
Eagle River Cranberry Fest October 7th-8th 9am-3pm Vilas County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 70 W, Eagle River. With more than 40,000 people attending the festival annually, this event is one of the highlights of the fall season in Eagle River. There will be cranberry marsh tours. Check out the food tent where you will find soups, cranberry brats, char-broiled chicken sandwiches & much more. Then you can purchase fresh cranberry bakery goods & event souvenirs. Save room for our famous World’s Largest Cranberry Cheesecake. In addition to the marvelous cranberry dishes & cranberry events, there will be over 275 arts-n-crafts vendors selling all types of handmade arts & crafts. In Downtown Eagle River you will find activities which include an open air antique market, farmers market, Cranberry Fest luncheon, Lake Country Weaver & Fiber Artists show & sale, food & entertainment. For more information, please call 715-479-6400.
Quilt Show by the Shawano Area Quilters October 7th 9am-3pm Olga Brener Elementary School, 1300 S Union St., Shawano. See creative displays of quilts, wearable art and more!! Quilting demonstrations, a raffle and lunch will be available. Suggested donation $5.
2017 BiketobErfrest October 7th 10am Grudgeville Pub & Grub, N4251 State Highway 55, White Lake. This is a poker ride on mountain bike! Ride the Nicolet Roche and collect cards. Best hand wins. Raffles, food, Grudgeville into bringing out the bluegrass at 6 pm! LAMBA is asking for a $20 donation at the event. For more information, please call Jeremy Stensberg at 715-216-5662.
Grampa’s Farm October 7th & 8th 10am to 5pm N2613 Norwegian Road, Merrill. Bring your family out to Grampa’s Farm to see how Grampa and Gramma ran the farm back in the day. Have a chance on 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.
Fallen Flucker October 7th 10am-6pm Merrill Golf Club, 1604 O Day St., Merrill. A charity golf event with raffles, dinner and live music held at Eagle Club afterwards. All teams must consist of two guys & two girls that will compete against other teams. All proceeds will go directly to local veterans or their families in need of financial assistance. Fees/Admission: $75 per person. Includes: 18 holes, golf cart, lunch & hole prizes. For more information, please call Scott Brandenburg at 704-264-5701 or Mike Potter at 715-536-2529.
Shawano Library – Movie October 7th 10am-Noon Shawano City-County Library, 128 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. The movie will be Transformers: The Last Knight.
8th Annual Oktoberfest October 7th 11am Crooked Lake Community Center, Hwy. W, Crooked Lake. Events will include an outdoor craft market, free pumpkin decorating for the kids, free hayrides, minnow races for young and old, beer garden, music by local favorite, Whitey! Raffles all day long! Pig Roast dinner served from 1-5pm with roast pork, stuffing, sauerkraut, applesauce, German potato salad, baby red potatoes, marble rye bread and black forest cake! Adults $10, Children 5-10 yrs. $5, Children under 5 yrs. Free! Call Cassie for advance ticket savings!! 715-276-6196.
9th Annual Lincoln Lager Barleyfest October 7th 2-6pm Smith Center – MARC, 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. Micro-breweries, beers, wines, and spirits will be under one roof. Purchase your ticket in advance or at the door, and this will get you in. Take you glass around and get a sample of all the different beer and spirits. Designated Drivers – have different sodas for you to try. Enjoy the music and food with your drinks. Fees/Admission: $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
1st Annual Oktoberfest on Post Lake October 7th 5-11pm P.L.I.A. Community Center, Cty. Rd. K from Elcho to Corner of Post Lake Rd., Post Lake. Come hungry for some delicious German dishes, sausages, desserts and good beer & wine. Enjoy music, games, contests, raffles & prizes and have a great time with friends, neighbors & make new friends. Wear your Leiderhosen or Dirndl & practice your polka steps. Prizes for “Best Dressed” and polka contest. Music will be provided by Quarry Road Band. For more information, please call 715-275-3538.
Tigerton Lions Steak Fry October 7th 5-7pm Community Center, 221 Birch Street, Tigerton.
Lake Mentonga Association-Weeds & Walleyes Fall Banquet October 7th 5:15-10pm Mole Lake Casino, 3084 WI-55, Crandon. Help preserve Lake Mentonga for generations to come. For tickets and more information, go to LakeMentongaWI.org.
Walls of Wittenberg Fall Show Thru October 8th (Sat. & Sun.) 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Some of the Best of “WOW.” Featuring the artwork of: Sharon Feathers, Jim Lenberger, Judy Pubanz, Len Pubanz, Jim Rowe III. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest October 7th-October 8th 11am-4pm weather permitting. Porter’s Patch, W4314 WI-156, Bonduel. Our fall family farm fun adventure runs every weekend from 11am to 4pm, weather permitting. Fun activities in the Little & Big Pumpkin Villages are Check Point Charlie Challenge in our 10 acre corn maze, scenic relaxing hay ride, the pumpkin patch, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin toss, tug o’ war, pumpkin painting, old fashion water pump races, corn cob chuck, scare crow making, round bale hay play, pumpkin checkers, tic tac toe, and pumpkin twister, gunny sack races, pumpkin checkers and bud’s building blocks. The farm store will be stocked with 5 different squash, pie pumpkins, corn shocks, ornamental corn, straw bales, gourds, tomatoes, potatoes, great food, all sizes of pumpkins and friendly fall farm guides to assist you. Visit www.porterspatch.com for additional information, or call 715-758-8162.
Pancake Breakfast October 8th 7am-Noon Gleason Lion’s Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. Pancake Breakfast will consist of scrambled eggs, regular & potato pancakes, sausage, cheese, and apple sauce. Fees/Admission: Adults – $9, Children under 12 – $5, Children under 5 – free. For more information, please call Gary Grutenhart at (715) 873-4691.
Harvest Dinner October 8th Doors open at 8am. St. Joseph Church, 8846 Cty. Rd. C, Wittenberg. There will be a 9am mass with polka music by Smokey Express. Family style dinner from 10:30am-2pm. The menu will include: czarnina, chicken soup, chicken, sauerkraut & sausage, noodles, vegetables, homemade rolls & homemade pies. Cost: Adults $12, 6-12 $6, 5 & under Free. There will also be raffles, crafts and a country store. For more information, please call 715-454-6431.
St. John Lutheran Church “Rib Fest” October 8th 10am-2pm St. John Lutheran Church, 502 Cedar St, Tigerton. Pre-orders appreciated. Call 715-535-2282 or 715-535-2624.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club October 8th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Ave., Antigo. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. The club is very active and fun. Caller is Dave Schulz, SQS. For more information, please call Rose Marie Kerner at 715-623-2128.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Event October 8th 2-3:30pm Luigi’s Pizza & Pasta, 607 S Main St, Shawano. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shawano County presents the BIG tailgate for pizza, wings and football. Learn about our Big Brothers Big Sisters program and hear from some of our Bigs & Littles on how this program has changed their lives. Registration 2pm, program 2:30-3:15pm on Luigi’s Patio. RSVP by October 2nd to email@example.com or call 815-545-9152.
Langlade County Snowmobile Council Meeting October 2nd 6pm Langlade County Forestry Office, Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting October 2nd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting October 3rd Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
City Plan Commission Meeting October 3rd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 4th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Langlade County Senior Center Annual Meeting October 9th 10:30am 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. The annual report will be given. There will also be the election of new board members. Nominations will be accepted from the floor. Refreshments will be served. Bring a friend and new ideas for the center.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting October 9th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 2nd & October 9th 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 5th & October 7th 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 6th 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 2nd & October 9th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous October 2nd & October 9th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 3rd 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 October 3rd 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 5th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
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.