Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 11th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 13th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 9th & October 16th 11am-1pm (Mon.), October 11th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 10th & October 12th (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.
Fun & Fancy Girls & Pearls October 10th 5-7:30pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. 5-6:30pm Registration, exhibits, cash bar & appetizers. 6:30-7:30pm Presentation. Learn about breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment & recovery from a panel of experts including Dr. Kristine Flowers, Dr. Michael Olson & Michelle Hulman, RN. Also enjoy an Aspiring Women gift, fabulous appetizers, a signature cocktail & cash bar, vendor exhibits, optional attire: little black dress, chair massages & more. Pre-registration is required for this free event. Please call 1-800-847-4707 to register.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts October 10th & October 12th (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 11th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Car Seat Fitting Station October 11th 4-6pm Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
Our Changing World Presentation – Adapting Forest Management to a Changing Climate October 11th 6:30-8:30pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. Presented by Matt Dallman, Wisconsin Director of Conservation for the Nature Conservancy. Our Changing World is a free public series on contemporary issues and the challenges facing us. It’s an opportunity for people to come together and examine different aspects of a subject through presentations, award-winning films, and civil discussion. For more information, please call Mary Ann Bickler at 715-365-4512.
Play & Learn October 12th 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.
Sheriff Mark Westen Speaking at Langlade County Senior Center October 12th 10:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and meet the Sheriff and find out what is going on in Langlade County.
Card Playing Program October 12th (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.
Shawano Library – Movie October 12th 1-3pm Shawano City-County Library, 128 S Sawyer St., Shawano. The movie we will be watching is Wonder Woman.
Ladies Night Out October 12th Tricia’s Treasures, 109 N. Lake Ave., Crandon. Join us for an evening of in store specials, refreshments, hors d’ oeuvres, wine tasting & lots of fun! For more information, please call 715-478-1160.
“Spirit” presented by The Box in the Wood Theatre Guild October 12th-14th 7-9pm, Oct. 15th 2pm Mielke Arts Center, N5649 N. Airport Rd., Shawano. A comedy by Peg Kehret. Go to www.shawanoarts.com or call 715-526-2525 for more information.
Kat Perkins in Concert October 12th 7pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior St., Three Lakes. The rock musician will perform. After signing a record deal, and beginning to work & share stages with some of the biggest acts (Guns & Roses, Bon Jovi & more), Kat’s career began to reach heights she’d only dreamed of as her years of hard work began to pay off. She was accepted on the 6th season of The Voice. Kat’s time on The Voice was unforgettable, as she made it all the way to the finals. Maroon 5 singer, & coach, Adam Levine, proclaimed Kat to be “… hands down one of the best singers we’ve ever had…” She’s since continued traveling the country & performing. Tickets are $20, under 12 are $5. For more information, please call 715-54-2299 or go to www.tlcfa.org.
Critic’s Choice Movie – A “Friday the 13th” Pick October 13th 1-3:30pm T.B. Scott Library, 106 1st St., Merrill. For Friday the 13th, comes an award-winning PG-13 comedy fantasy film from 1988. Refreshments will be provided during the movie. As always, bus rides to and from the show are FREE. For more information contact the library at (715) 536-7191.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 13th 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.
PTO’s “A-Maze-ing” Halloween Event October 13th 3:30-7pm Hillcrest Primary School, 1410 S. Waukechon St., Shawano. $2/card or $5 family. Crafts. DJ, games, pizza, obstacle course, book fair, basket raffles, guessing jars, and more. For more information, please call 715-524-2134.
Elcho UCC Church Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry October 13th 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 4pm. For more information, please call 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Haunted Sawmill: Vincent Resurrected October 13th & 14th 6-11pm The Haunted Sawmill, 700 Hendricks St., Merrill. Do you dare come and awake Vincent? After being away, Vincent has found his way back to the Haunted Sawmill. As always, the Haunted Sawmill is a fundraiser to help Boy Scouts in Merrill and the surrounding communities. As part of the event, the Scouts collect food donations from guests in exchange for reduced ticket prices. The Scouts have raised over 10,000 food items to donate to local food pantries since 2011. Bring your friends – and we’ll be scaring you soon! Fees/Admission: $10 or $9 with a food donation. Other dates will be: October 20 & 21, October 27 & 28, October 31.
10th Annual ATV/UTV Charity Ride for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin October 14th 7:30am North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Sign up on Friday, October 13, 2017, from 5-7 pm or Saturday morning from 7:30 – 8:45 am at North Star Lanes; 8:45 am Saturday- Rider’s meeting & group picture; 5pm Saturday- Evening events begin. Help make a child’s wish come true. Riders will have an option, either to ride on their own for the day or the Antigo Area ATV/UTV club will have members available as leaders for riders that are not familiar with the area. The ride is $25 per person or $50 per family (or pledges), which includes dinner. The menu will include ham, turkey, potatoes & all the other essentials. Besides dinner, Saturday evening events include silent auctions, the Star Quilt raffle, 3 tables of raffles & Expressions Dance Studio performance. The public is also welcome at 6pm at North Star Lanes for the evening events. All donations benefit Make-A-Wish Wisconsin whose mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. For more information please contact Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit kmatva.com.
Popplewood 4-H 21st Annual Ringle Harvest Day October 14th 9am-3pm Ringle Town Hall, R7107 Town Hall Road, off of Cty Hwy Q, Ringle. There will be a flea & farm market, over 100 vendor booths, town-wide rummages, a 4-H food stand and Kraft’s Kuddly Kritters Petting Zoo. Fun for all, rain or shine.
Elias Lutheran Church Annual Fall Rummage and Bake Sale October 14th 9am-2pm Elias Lutheran Church, N6106 Co. Rd. G, Gresham. Raffles, and lunch, chili, sandwiches, BBQ, hot dogs, beverages and desserts. Go to www.tulpchurch.com for more information.
Three Lakes Pumpkin Fest October 14th 9:30am-3pm Three Lakes High School, 930, West School Street, Three Lakes. The event features a juried craft fair with over 100 crafters. There will also be a farmer’s market, pumpkins galore, homemade soups, caramel apples and the Northwood’s biggest bake sale. Proceeds benefit the Three Lakes Fire Department and the community. Admission Fee: a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Three Lakes Christian Food Pantry. For more information, please call 715-546-3588.
8th Annual Wolf River Lutheran High School Family Fair & Auction October 14th Wolf River Lutheran High School, (Hwy 22 & Hwy 29), Shawano. Doors open 9:45am, 4K Walk/Run, ¼ mile kids run. Meal starts at 11am, Soups, sandwiches and desserts, $8 per person, $5 ages 5-12, and under 4 free. There will also be a kids’ race, kids” games and activities, silent auction, live auction 1 p.m., Win a Car – call for tickets! Go to www.wrlhs.org or call 715-745-2400, for more information.
Three Eagles Half Marathon & 5K October 14th 10am Three Eagle Trail, Three Lakes. From 9am to 9:30am, one-way bus shuttles will depart from the Reiter Center, 1858 S Michigan Street, Three Lakes and take runners to the race start. There will be an additional late bus at 9:40am for 5K participants only. This is a chip-timed, point-to-point race. There will be mile markers at every mile & portable toilets & aid stations available along the route. Funds raised will benefit the Three Eagle Trail & the Three Lakes running program. For more information, go to www.3eaglehalf.com or call 715-781-9673.
Halloween Costume and Accessory Exchange October 14th 10am-Noon Shawano City-County Library, 128 S Sawyer St., Shawano. Creep over to the library for your Halloween costume. Public is invited to donate clean & gently used costumes and accessories. Come shop for a free costume. For more information, please call 715-526-3829 x.123.
1st Annual Octoberfest – Cotton Patch October 14th & 15th 10am Cotton Patch Supper Club, W4890 Lake Dr., Shawano. Events include a craft vendor fair (10am-3pm), kids activities, music by Grayling Pingel (1-4pm), Jess Hav’n Phun/Stepp’n Bak (5-9pm), Beer Goggles (9pm-1am).
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest October 14th-October 15th 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, pumpkin twister, gunny sack races, pumpkin checkers & 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 & friendly fall farm guides to assist you. Visit www.porterspatch.com for additional information, or call 715-758-8162.
Town of Waukechon Bohemian Fest Parade October 14th 11am-4pm Porter Rd., Shawano. Parade at Noon. Parade entries of floats, antique implements & tractors welcomed. The route will be Dump Rd. to Porter Rd. Waukechon Wildcats 4H will have yard games, kick ball & a food stand. New – 18 different crafters/vendors. Deer Camp Hwy K. For more information, please 715-524-3597.
Benefit & Celebration of Life for Rod (Fly Rod) Fleischman October 14th Noon-6pm Celebrations, N2497 Hwy. 45 S, Antigo. Rod is a lifelong Antigo resident. He has been diagnosed with a very rare neurodegenerative brain disorder called PSP (Progressive Supra-Nuclear Palsy) as well as severe cervical spinal stenosis. Rod’s condition has rapidly progressed since January 2017. He has lost the ability to speak, work or swallow. He has lost over 70 lbs. He is currently at a nursing home for rehab. With prayers, he can gain strength in his arms & legs & walk again so he can return home. There he will require extensive home care needs & changes. The family has been struggling financially due to his ongoing illness and medical needs. There is no cure or treatment for Rod. The event will include food, raffles & prize drawings. If you have any questions or would like to donate, please call Angie at 715-216-4150 or Dee at 715-610-4238.
Tots Need Toys Bike & Car Show October 14th 1-5pm MARC Smith Center, 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. There will be a bike and car show that will begin at 1pm and judging will begin at 4pm. Entry fee is a $10 donation or an unwrapped gift for a child of any age (no stuffed animals). There will also be a free bean bag tourney with a prize for first place. Live music, free food and beer while it lasts!
North Star Mohican Casino Resort Beer and Spirit Fest October 14th 1-5pm North Star Mohican Casino Resort, W12180 County Road A, Bowler. Enjoy tasting local craft brews and spirits while listening to the music of Val Sigal & The Zydecats. $35 for Beer & Spirit admission, $25 for Beer admission, and discounted admission for designated drivers, 1-5 pm. For more information, please call 715-787-3110 or go to www.northstarcasinoresort.com.
Wine, Women and Song October 14th 2pm & 7pm Townsend Town Hall, 16564 Elm St., Townsend. Come and see this hilarious comedy musical written & directed by Kathleen Marsh. The premise for the play is that audience members are attending a taping of Fruit of the Vine, a weekly television series broadcast on WINE Channel Good-4-U. Appearing on the show are experts in all things female. Each guest chats with the show’s host before performing a musical number or comedy routine. So if you love to laugh until you cry, you definitely want to come. $8 admission, at the door. Beer, soda, wine, cheese and chocolate will be available for purchase. All proceeds to benefit the Holt and Balcom Logging Camp Museum.
11th Annual Oktoberfest October 14th 4-9pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Come Roll out the Barrel with us at Oktoberfest. German food, cold beer and live entertainment will make this event fun for everyone! Visit antigochamber.com or call Mary at 715-623-4134 for more information.
ArtStart Pumpkin Arty Party October 14th 4-6pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. Enjoy art on display and create your own at this free, family-friendly event. Pumpkins to decorate with art supplies provided. Prizes. Refreshments. Cash bar for adults. Donations welcome. For more information, please call 715-362-4328 or go to email@example.com.
Human Foosball Competition October 14th 4:30pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Enjoy a fun, fast-paced game, just like the tabletop version. Teams will have 6-9 players. Players must be at least 15 years old. Cost is $60 per team. There will be cash prizes for the 1st & 2nd place teams. For more information, please go to antigochamber.com.
Rural Fire Control Volunteer Fire Department Annual Magic Show October 14th 7pm St. John Catholic Church & All Saints Catholic School Auditorium, 415 6th Ave., Antigo. Come and enjoy some of the most wonderful family entertainment in the world with magician Rondini. This show will feature a lot of audience participation, magic to music, illusions and escapes. $3 for adults and $2 for children at the door.
ArtStart Creativity Workshop for those Age 60+ October 16th 1:30-3pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. Exercise your Imagination Creative workshops for those 60+ to open the heart and mind. Free, with support from the Helen Daniels Bader Fund – a Bader Philanthropy. Explore the world of creativity through nature inspired painting in a supportive environment. Led by specially trained art students from UWM’s Peck School of the Arts. No previous experience in the arts is necessary. To register or for more information, contact Ashley McLaughlin at (715) 362-4328 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shawano Library – Movie October 16th 5:30-7:30pm Shawano City-County Library, 128 S Sawyer St., Shawano. The movie we will be watching is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales PG-13.
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.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting October 10th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 11th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
City Council Meeting October 11th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting October 12th 6pm Safety Building, 840 Clermont St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 9th & October 16th 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 12th & October 14th 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 13th 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 9th & October 16th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous October 9th & October 16th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 10th 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 10th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 12th 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.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter October 10th 7pm Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. This is support group which is open to the public and assists families who have lost a child. Meetings are held monthly at 7:00 p.m. at Langlade Hospital/Conference Room 1021 (behind the chapel). For more information, please call Becki at 715-623-7123.
Finding Hope Together – Grief Support Group Meeting October14th 10am-Noon Calvary Lutheran Church, 310 S. Superior St., Antigo. Held the second Saturday of every month. This is a community service provided by Bradley Funeral Home. No registration is necessary, anyone can attend and there is no cost.