Community Calendar for 8/27/18 to 9/3/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 29th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & August 31st 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry August 27th & September 3rd 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), August 29th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center August 27th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Music in the Park – Bear Creek Band (Variety) August 27th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-627-1014.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride August 27th 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. For more information, please contact Mary Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Snowshoe Baseball Through August 27th (Every Mon.) 7:30pm Held at Snowshoe Park, Highway 47 & Choate Blvd., Lake Tomahawk. Snowshoe baseball is a game of softball played on snowshoes, using a 16 inch ball with no gloves. Concession stand opens at 5:30pm. Hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, popcorn & the fan favorite, homemade pies, are served at every game. No charge for admission. Arrive early & watch the players warm up because seats & pies go quickly. For more information, go to www.laketomahawkwi.org.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride August 28th 9am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. This bike group meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00am in the spring and 9:00am in the summer. Meet at Antigo Public Library parking lot.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors August 28th & August 30th (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.
Strong Bones with Kathy August 28th & August 30th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Strong Bones is an ongoing strength training program designed to help adults become or stay fit, strong & healthy. Individuals will improve muscle strength, bone density, self-confidence, sleep and vitality. Also, participants have shown a decreased risk of diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, depression & obesity. Classes are offered for an hour, twice a week. Pre-register by calling the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-627-6232.
Library Gaming Club August 28th 3:30-5pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Come and play games! Multiplayer video games and board games both classic and modern. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
6th Annual Community Night Out August 28th 5-8pm Merrill Festival Grounds, Merrill. Join the Merrill Police Department and Merrill Fire Department for the 6th Annual Community Night Out.
Shawano County Fair August 29th-September 3rd Shawano Co. Fairgrounds, 990 E. Green Bay St., Shawano. Midway thrills, tractor pull, demo derby, speedway races, grandstand shows, entertainers, bingo, livestock auction, great food and exhibits. For more information, go to shawanocountyfair.net.
Blood Pressure Clinic August 29th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time August 29th 10:30-11:15am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Join us for story time at the Antigo Public Library! This is a great way for kids who haven’t started school yet to meet & socialize with peers. Every week we’ll read 2 or 3 books together as well as doing some songs & movement. We also do a simple craft or coloring page that helps kids develop creativity & motor skills, & occasionally (attendance permitting) other activities such as parachute play. This event is geared towards preschoolers, but older or younger kids are welcome to attend as well.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center August 29th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Elcho United Church of Christ’s 7th Annual Pulled Pork Dinner August 29th 4-7pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Serving, pulled pork, sweet potato or regular fries, corn on the cob, salad bar, dessert & coffee. Bar opens at 4pm, serving food at 5pm. Cost $12. For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride August 29th 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.
Food Safety & Sanitation Certification August 29th 5:30-9:30pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This state approved course prepares you for the National Restaurant Association Certification examination from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services by providing managers and employees in the food service industry the knowledge of food safety procedures. By taking this state approved course and passing the certification examination, you will be eligible to apply for your Certified Food Manager License from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The National Restaurant Association certification examination is administered the second night of the course. *Textbook required from the NTC Bookstore or your regional campus. The cost is $89 plus the book. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Elcho Music on the Green – Bobby Vintage (Variety) August 29th 6pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Admission is free. Food will be available to purchase starting at 5:30pm. All Elcho Music on the Green performances will be performed on the grass in front of the pavilion, rain or shine! For more information, please call David Schindler at 715-610-5856.
Lake Lucerne Water Shows Through August (Wed.’s) 6:30pm Water’s Edge Lodge, Cty. W, Crandon. Free water show. For more information, please call 715-478-1224.
The Wall That Heals August 30th-September 2nd Open 24 Hrs. Crivitz Community Veterans Park, 515 Park Place, Crivitz. “The Wall That Heals” is a mobile replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Accompanying The Wall replica will be a mobile education center that displays the photos of service members whose names are found on The Wall, along with letters & memorabilia left at The Wall in D.C. The Wall replica honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed forces during the Vietnam War & it bears the names of the more than 58,000 men & women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. Join us in welcoming home those who served during the Vietnam War & in honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Open 24 hours a day, rain or shine. All ages welcomed & encouraged to come.
Play & Learn August 30th 9:30-11am N4013 Hwy. 45, Antigo. Play & Learn is a weekly play group program for parents, caregivers & children from birth to age 5. Staff will provide a parent lesson, an activity for parents & children to do together. The activity will build skills for school readiness & milestone achievement. Quarterly Ages & Stages questionnaires are made available to parents & caregivers to assist families in helping their children to reach age based development milestones. Join the conversation on Facebook – Northwood’s Family Resource Centers http://www.facebook.com/NorthwoodsFRCN. For more information, please call 715-627-1414.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program August 30th (Every Thurs.) 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Have you been looking for someone to play cards & games with? Here is your chance to meet others and share your love for cards, dominoes & games. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
A Relaxing Tea with Friends August 30th 5-6:30pm Wittenberg Branch Library, 302 S. Cherry St., Wittenberg. Watch how workers in Rwanda, India & Taiwan harvest teas. Learn about the different kinds of teas and how tea leaves contain antioxidants that may be a health benefit. The class will sip relaxing Tranquility herbal tea while cutting out material for herbal eye masks and dream pillows. Information will be provided on ingredients and construction of the pillows. The class will also learn simple hand massage techniques to enhance their night time sleep experience. For ages 18 & up. Pre-registration is required, class size is limited. Please call 715-253-2936 to register.
Gazebo Nights at Normal Park August 30th 5-8pm Normal Park, 500 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Come and enjoy the music of Winchester at 5pm and Copper Box at 6pm.
Music in the Park – Outlaw’D (Modern & Classic Country) August 30th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-627-1014.
World Championship Off-Road Races® Downtown Celebration/Parade August 31st Noon S. Lake St. (downtown), Crandon. Your chance to view the drivers and their vehicles up close! Bring your cameras! Get your favorite drivers autograph! Followed by the races beginning at 4pm.
World Championship Off-Road Races August 31st–September 2nd 4pm Fri. Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, Highway 8 W, Crandon. Premier off-road racing at its best and most thrilling. More than 40,000 fans gather to cheer for their favorite drivers as they race on the longest & the fastest short course racetrack in the nation, with speeds reaching over 100 miles per hour. See it all from the grandstand or the hillside seating. When not watching the races visitors can check out the newly developed off-road recreation park or the 300 miles of ATV/UTV trails that are accessible from the Crandon Raceway. Kids, both young & old, will love the Traxxas Radio Control race track offering radio control car rentals. With a campground, fishing pond, a golf driving range & a trap shoot range this is a getaway dream for those who love the outdoors. With multiple races, a parade, concert & much more. For more information, please call 715-478-2222.
Shrimp Boil On the River August 31st 5:30-8:30pm Wisconsin River Cruises, Junction of Hwy. 8 & 47, Rhinelander. Come join the staff of the Wilderness Queen, Chef Tom & Rhonda from CT’s Deli for a Shrimp Boil on the Wisconsin River! David Dall will be joining us for great entertainment. Adult Ticket $40 per person, Children $20 Ages 3 to 10. Call 715-369-7500 to set your reservations!
Labor Day Weekend Flea Market September 1st & 2nd 7am-4pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Find great items at this two-day flea market. Come see the treasures at the Langlade County fairgrounds & give them a new home. Admission is $2. For more information, call Zurko Enterprises 715-526-9769.
Antigo Farmer’s Market September 1st 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.
Eagle River Gun Show September 1st & 2nd Sat. 9am-5pm & on Sun. 9am-3pm. Held at the Eagle River Ice Arena, 4149 Highway 70 East, Eagle River. Buy, sell or trade firearms, ammo knives & more. Admission is $6. Children 14 & under are free. For more information, please call 608-752-6677.
Big Bear Miniature Golf Open September 1st 9am-7pm Big Bear Mini Golf, 24 N. 2nd St., Tomahawk. The Tomahawk Main Street, Tomahawk Lions Club and the Tomahawk Food Pantry present the Big Bear Miniature Golf Open. 9- 18 miniature golf holes with hole prizes, based on tickets sold. Two flight times: 9am-1pm or 3pm-7pm. Music, food and refreshments will be available. $8 ticket includes a hot dog & water. For more information, please call 715-224-2359.
Elton Days September 1st 10am Elton School, W4811 Hwy. 64, Elton. They will be having live music, food and drinks, games, crafts, corn roast, silent auction, 50/50 raffle and more! All proceeds will benefit Elton School Preservation Society Projects. For more information, please call 715-793-4130.
Pride & Joy Classic Car Show September 1st 10am-2pm T.J.s Butcher Block & Market, 8762 Hwy 51 N, Minocqua. 14th annual car show featuring all cars, trucks, motorcycles – anything that has wheels are welcome. Fun, food, music, raffles. For more information, please call 715-356-5258.
Lake Minocqua/Kawaguesaga Lake Association Pig Roast September 1st 11am-2pm Torpy Park, Hwy. 51, Minocqua. Join us for our pig roast with great food, live music, lake fair, a silent auction & a bike raffle. For more information, go to http://minocquakawaga.org.
Lumberjack Steam Train Fall Festival September 1st Camp 5 Museum, 5068 US. Hwy. 8, Laona. Enjoy the colors of Northern Wisconsin from the windows of the Lumberjack Steam Train. Come ride on our award-winning Green Treasure Forest Tour and wander our pumpkin patch. There will also be face painting, a marshmallow roast and fresh apple cider to enjoy. An exciting event for children of all ages! For more information, go to www.camp5museum.org.
12th Annual Red Arrow Snowmobile ATV Club Corn Roast September 1st 11am Old Town Hall Bar & Restaurant, 17757 Hwy. 32, Townsend. Free sweet corn, meat raffles, food, beverages, big ticket raffle drawings and music. All activities will be under the cover of a big tent so come rain or shine! Visit www.redarrowtownsend.com or call Gary Wagner at 920-960-6823 for more information.
Riverview Annual Corn Roast September 1st Noon-8pm Riverview Fire Department, 15408 Hwy. 32, Mountain. Free corn all day. Fun for kids & adults alike. Food, bucket drop, spin the wheel, music, kid’s games & bouncy houses. For more information, please call 715-850-0688.
Mecikalski Stovewood Museum Saturdays & Sundays (thru Labor Day) 1-4pm, Jennings. This is a national historic site, constructed with an unusual method of folk architecture known as “stovewood.” The Mecikalski Stovewood Museum is the only known commercial stovewood building still standing in the U.S. View many turn-of-the-century exhibits associated with the building’s history. Located 5 miles east from Pelican Lake on Hwy B. Free admission. For more information, visit our Facebook page or go to www.stovewoodmuseum.com.
Armstrong Creek Sportsman’s Club Labor Day Weekend Celebration September 1st 4-9pm Armstrong Creek Community Center Pavilion, Armstrong Creek. $10 for all you can eat Chicken & Pig Roast. There will also be raffle prizes and music by Little Teddy. Proceeds go to better the community and the Fish & Wildlife Habitat.
4th Annual Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show September 2nd 10am-4pm Downtown (Wall & Railroad St.), Eagle River. A arts & crafts show featuring many area crafters as well as artists from the Northwoods & beyond. Also featured will be downtown businesses placing sale products on tables outside of their stores. For more information, please call 800-359-6315 or go to eagleriver.org.
Sausage Fest September 2nd 10am-4pm Riverview Park, Railroad St., Eagle River. The event features music, dancing, raffles & food. Also a 5K & 10K run & lots of children’s activities. This event is put on by the Eagle River Lions Club.
Lakewood Fireman’s Picnic September 2nd Noon-8pm Lakewood Memorial Park & Pavilion, North Rd. & Cty. Rd. F, Lakewood. Raffles, food & refreshments with free sweet corn and live music. For more information, please call Randy at 715-276-7222.
34th Annual Labor Day Picnic September 2nd Noon-9pm Rolling Stone P&R Building, corner of East Shore Road & Pickerel Lake Road, Pearson. Live music by Lovin’ Country from 3 to 8pm, large basket raffles, food & drinks, games for all ages, hourly drawings, & crafts. For more information, contact Judy at 715-484-2403.
Summer Junket at Moccasin Lake Trail September 2nd 3-6pm Moccasin Lake Trail, Moccasin Lake Road, Elcho. Everyone is welcome to come out and experience the Moccasin Trails in the summertime – horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, dog walking, and free rough camping. Also available will be the following: game and door prizes, grills will be available, feel free to bring a dish to pass, enjoy free hot dogs and s’mores made over the open bonfire. Sponsored by The Elcho Cross-Country Ski Club. For more information, please call Chuck Wetzel at 715-275-3068.
The Jimmys September 2nd 7-9pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior Street, Three Lakes. The Jimmys are what you get when you combine the seasoned keyboard/Hammond organ talents of Jimmy Voegeli, longtime member of Westside Andy/Mel Ford Band, the drummer from The Georgia Satellites, a three piece horn section, the expertise of southern Wisconsin’s finest bass guitar & the legendary blues guitarist Perry Weber on six-strings & vocals. Killer horns, greasy guitars, funky keys, & a rhythm section with the heart & soul the size of Brazil. Tickets are $25 for adults $10 for children. For more information, go to www.tlcfa.org.
Merrill Lion’s Car Show September 3rd 8am Merrill Festival Grounds, 2211 E. 6th 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. For more information, please call 715-536-7313.
Merrill Labor Day Parade September 3rd 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.
Antigo Library Board of Trustee Meeting August 28th 5-7pm Antigo Public Library, McGinley Rm., 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting August 29th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting September 3rd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group August 27th & September 3rd 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) August 30th & September 1st 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 August 31st 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting August 27th & September 3rd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous August 27th & September 3rd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings August 28th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 August 28th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group August 30th 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.
Zumba Gold is for those looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower intensity. Perfect for active older adults and first-timers! Classes are taught by ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor Terri Johnson. LOCATIONS: Schroeder’s Fitness Studio, 710 S. Superior St., Antigo, Mon. & Wed., 10am. Upham Town Hall, N9575 Cty. Hwy. B, Summit Lake, Mon., Wed., & Fri., 8am. Schoepke Town Hall, 769 US. 45, Pelican Lake, Tue. & Thur., 4pm. Fee: $5 per class. First class is COMPLIMENTARY. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for schedule changes.
Langlade County Community Ceramics, a non-profit painting group that meets every Monday and Friday from 9am-Noon at Sts. Mary & Hyacinth, Classroom 8, 819 3rd Ave., Antigo. Class cost is $3.00, to cover paint and anyone is welcome. We also take art-related field trips four times a year.