Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 18th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 20th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 16th & October 23rd 11am-1pm (Mon.), October 18th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 17th & October 19th (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.
ThedaCare Medical Center Apple Sale October 17th 9am-5pm ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano, hospital lobby, 100 Cty. Rd. B, Shawano. 5 varieties of apples, caramel apples, jams and local honey. Open to the public. Cash or check only. Apples and other products from: Everflow Farm & Orchard, W3945 Landstad Road, Bonduel. For more information, please call 715-526-7207.
Langlade County Senior Center Lunch Bunch October 17th 11:30am Timber Haven, W6962 Hwy. 64, Polar. Anyone is welcome.
Zion Spaghetti Supper, Raffle, Bake Sale October 17th 4-6:30pm Zion Lutheran Church, 511 Spaulding St., Tigerton.
The Cottages Memory Care 8th Annual “Forget-Me-Not” Fall Fashion Show October 17th 5-10pm Menominee Casino Resort, N277 Hwy. 47/55, Keshena. Celebrity Models: Green Bay Packer Mike & Heaven Daniels and Jeff & Alyssa Janis. Cash prize drawings, 5pm cash bar, 6pm dinner and fashion show. $40 or $300 for Table of 8, Proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Association Greater WI Chapter. For information on tickets, please call 715-526-5166.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts October 17th & October 19th (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 18th 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 18th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
We Are What We Eat October 18th 7:30-9pm Nicolet College, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. Flavors have shaped humankind since the dawn of civilization. Kyle Cherek, host of Wisconsin Foodie, the Emmy Award-winning PBS television show, shares how food has formed us across the millennia & how the science & emotion of flavor will shape the future. Weaving together amusing & insightful stories about foods & habits we take for granted, Kyle will take you on a journey that is both entertaining & educational with an opportunity for discussion. Admission: FREE. For more information, please call 715-365-4646 or go to www.nicoletlive.com.
Play & Learn October 19th 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 October 19th (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.
Harvest Festival October 19th Serving starts at 4pm. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 304 Flint Ave., Mattoon. The menu will include chicken soup, chili, baked breads, crackers, pies & ice cream for a free will offering. Carry outs will be available. There will also be crafts & a produce table.
Great Movies of the Great War October 19th 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.
Sacred Heart Parish Council of Catholic Women Rummage Sale October 20th & 21st Fri. 8:30am-5pm, Sat. 8:30am-Noon. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 321 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. Please call 715-526-2023 or go to www.sacredheartofshawano.org for more information.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 20th 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.
Haunted Sawmill: Vincent Resurrected October 20th & 21st 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 27 & 28, October 31.
Mooseyard Association Annual Oktoberfest October 21st Shawano Lake, Shawano. Enjoy specials, activities, prizes, music on the north shore of Shawano Lake. For more information, please call 715-524-8711 or go to www.mooseyardvacationland.com.
Women’s Health Symposium October 21st 8:30am-4:30pm Grace Lutheran Church,108 West Somo Avenue, Tomahawk. Ties That Bind Us is hosting a Women’s Health Symposium in an effort to empower women to take control of their health. All women, young, mid-young and young at heart are invited to attend a day of lifting up to good health. Registration fee is $25.00 which includes lunch, door prizes and a gift bag. Register on line, Facebook.com/ttbutomahawk or send a check payable to: Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation, Attn: Women’s Health Symposium, 9740 Nest Road, Tomahawk, WI 54487. There are registration forms at the Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce.
42nd Annual Junior Women’s Craft Fair October 21st 9am-3pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, Multi-purpose Building, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. The fair features more than 100 exhibitors, bake sale, raffles and concessions. Unique Fall and Winter items are for sale by many different vendors from the area and out of state. Admission is $2 at the door or $1 with the donation of a non-perishable food items. Children under 10 are free. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-219-0945.
Annual Fall Craft Show October 21st 9am-3pm Merrill Community Enrichment Center, 303 N. Sales Street, Merrill. Start your Holiday Shopping. Local crafters will showcase their work. New Crafters this year! Vendors include LuLa Roe clothing, Pampered Chef, Norwex, Scentsy, and more. Fall, Thanksgiving, Winter, and Christmas Decor. Chainmaille jewelry, Bar wood crafts, glass crafts, recycled book art, dog treats and products, teddy bears, custom made jewelry, primitive quilted items, quilted wall art, painted enamelware and signs, party time mixes, handwoven rag rugs and purses, handcrafted wooden toys, unique bird houses, beautiful doll clothes that fit American Girl, aprons, hats, wool mittens, scarves, baby items, blankets, quilts, pillows, embroidered towels, hand towels, and more! Relay for Life will have baked goods for sale. Lunch will be available for sale. Our Craft Shop will also be open. For more information, please call 715-536-4226.
Legend Lake Craft Fair and Bake Sale October 21, 9am-2pm Legend Lake Lodge, N1024 Old South Branch Rd., Keshena. See work from local artists and crafters. Lunch will be available. Please call 715-799-3317 for more information.
15th Annual Craft & Bake Sale October 21st 9am-1pm Evergreen Care Center, 1250 S. Evergreen St., Shawano. For more information, please call 715-526-3107.
Bushels of Blessings Fest October 21st 10am-3pm Tomahawk Middle School, 1048 E. King Rd., Tomahawk. Northwoods Vineyard Church is hosting their 3rd annual Bushels of Blessings Fest. There will be a bake sale, chili & pie sale, silent auction, vendors, crafters and games for the kids. All monies raised will be donated to local and international missions such as Operation Christmas Child, Happy Kids Backpack Program, Compassion International and Nicaragua missions. For more information, please call Rita Brodjieski at 715-966-3146.
Hanson’s Garden Village Fall Fest October 21st 10am-3pm Hanson’s Garden Village, 2660 Cty. Rd. G, Rhinelander. All Our Fall Activities including: Corn Maze, Indoor Pumpkin Patch & Straw Bale Maze, Scarecrow Contest Display & Voting, Tractor Hay Rides & Apple Slingshot, PLUS MORE!
SAM25-Empty Bowls Caring Hearts Fundraiser October 21st 11am-2pm Hillcrest Primary School, 1410 S. Waukechon St., Shawano. An event ticket gains entrance to the event, your choice of a beautiful soup bowl, a simple lunch of soup, breadsticks, drink and dessert, musical entertainment, silent auctions and raffle baskets. Tickets are $12 for the bowl & meal, $5 for child serving without bowl. Entertainment will also be provided. For more information, please call 715-851-7252 or go to www.sam25.org.
The Otter Event of the Year October 21st 10:30am-1pm Rouman Cinema, 1205 Lincoln Street, Rhinelander. Join us for family fun, food & birds of prey. Wild Instincts & Rouman Cinema will be hosting a debut reception to celebrate the release of the episode of BBC’s Natural World featuring Wild Instincts. This fundraising event will include food, mingling with birds of prey, a complementary showing of Supercharged Otters and outtakes. Tickets are $15 per person. Limited seating. Get your tickets while they last! Call 715-362-9453 for more information.
Style Show October 21st 2pm St. John’s Lutheran Church, 17963 Hwy. 32, Townsend. Featuring men’s, women’s & children’s clothing from the Wabeno Christian Thrift Store. Admission: a non-perishable food items or a free will offering. Refreshments will be served.
Fall Festival October 21st 3:30pm Trinity Lutheran Church, 1741 Forest Ave., Wabeno. A Fall festival for children 12 & under with an opening bible lesson & songs, Fall snacks, pumpkin decorating, door prizes & Trunk or Treat (Trick-or-Treating from car to car in the church parking lot). Come in costume. All are invited. There is no cost. For more information, please call 715-475-5633.
SS Mary & Hyacinth Harvest Fair October 21st-22nd Starting at 4pm Sat., SS Mary & Hyacinth, 819 3rd Ave., Antigo. 4pm Saturday mass with music by Stone Soup Brothers followed by a fun Octoberfest celebration with Polish cuisine including: pork cutlet (Kotlety Schabowy), sauerkraut (Kapusta), Polish sausage, cabbage rolls (Golabki), red potatoes, pretzels, dessert, beer & more. Many activity rooms will also be open after Mass. On Sunday, mass will be at 10:30am (St. Wencel will have mass at 7:30am) Then from 11am-1pm with be a roast beef dinner with mashed potatoes & gravy, sauerkraut with pork, vegetable, coleslaw, rolls, pie & a beverage for $9. For carry outs, please call 715-623-5255. There will also be a silent auction, crafts, bakery & candy, games & more. Activity rooms will be open from 8am-1:30pm. Something for everyone!
Octoberfest Dinner Show October 21st 5-10pm The Gathering, 2600 E. Richmond St., Shawano. Featuring “Dorf Kapelle” a German orchestra band. A German meal will be served with dry sage pork loin, mashed potatoes, dumplings, sauerbraten, sweet sour red cabbage, Spaetzle, German cucumber salad and a dessert. Call Ginny at 715-853-9934 for more information or tickets.
Chuckles for Charity 2 October 21st 6-10pm North Star Banquet Hall, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Doors open at 6 pm and the show begins at 7pm! Comedians Andrew McKenzie, Brady Gregurich, Geoff LaFleur & Frank Roche will be preforming. Dave Steger Jr. will be the emceeing. Ticket sales & 50/50 proceeds will go to benefit the MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer) & the Ronald McDonald House Charity Eastern Wisconsin. These organizations help children & their families fighting cancer & are doing wonderful things for these warriors fighting the hardest fight. The donations from the event will be made in honor of Brady’s late niece who battled brain cancer, Jayden Rae-Ann. Tickets are $15 each & are available for purchase at North Star Lanes in Antigo. A very limited number of VIP tickets are available for purchase for $20 each. Mark your calendars & join us for a great night of laughs & to support two amazing causes. Show is for those 18 years of age & older. For more information, please call 715-216-2717.
Amy & Adams In Concert October 21st 7pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior Street, Three Lakes. For over two decades, Amy & Adams has entertained and touched folks in Minnesota, the Midwest, and beyond at restaurants, coffee shops, wine bars, wineries, schools, churches, libraries, city concert series, art fairs, weddings, elder care facilities, as well as live on radio and TV. Amy & Adams will be joined on stage by Sister Mary Adams on harmonica, vocals, and upright bass. Tickets are $15, under 12 $5. For more information, please call 715-546-2299 or go to www.tlcfa.org. Tickets $15, under 12 $5
North Star Mohican Casino Resort presents “Chris Isaak” October 21st 7:30-11:30pm North Star Mohican Casino Resort, W12180 Co. Rd. A, Bowler. And for First Comes The Night, Isaak’s stunning first album of new material in six years, this gifted singer-songwriter and bandleader is bringing us a bumper crop of strong and intriguing songs from which to choose. 21 and older show. For more information, please call 715-787-3110 or go to www.northstarcasinoresort.com.
Comedy Night Featuring “John Egan & Mike Marvell” October 21st 8-10:30pm Shawano Lake Golf Course, W5714 Lake Dr, Shawano. $25 for dinner, show & reserved seat. Dinner is at 6:30pm, $10 for show & general seating, group tables available, double bubble 4-8pm. Tickets available at Shawano Lake Golf Course or online at www.shawanolake.com.
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest October 21st-October 22nd 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.
Oconto County Handicapped Citizens Halloween Party October 22nd 11am Bill Lazansky Building, Hwy 32, Mountain. Sponsored by the McCaslin Lioness, this Halloween party is a great time for the handicapped citizens of our county. Music, dancing, lunch and costume judging are some of the highlights! For more information, please Lillian at 715-276-7008.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club October 22nd 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 West Fifth Ave., Antigo. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. Caller is Michael Streby, SQS. The club is very active and fun. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting October 17th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting October 17th 5:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 18th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting October 18th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 16th & October 23rd 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 19th & October 21st 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 20th 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 16th & October 23rd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous October 16th & October 23rd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 17th 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 17th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 19th 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.