Northwest Wisconsin Events

Upcoming events:

  • Tue
    25
    Apr
    2017

    Chalk it Up! DIY Signs

    6pm-8pmMinong Center

    Come join us for this amazing Chalk Paint Sign Making Event. Everything is included for you to make these popular signs!! There are 2 options for signs that are 14X12 and an option of a wood box with 3 quart jars! Make for yourself or as gifts or wedding presents, kids rooms or anniversary they are so fun! Projects are $45, For more information call 715-466-1017.

  • Thu
    27
    Apr
    2017

    10th Annual Food & Wine Tasting

    5pm-8pmLarsen Center Auto Building, 1357 N. River St,, Spooner

    This annual event is sponsored by Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy food from local restaurants, tasting of wines, beer, raffle and auctions with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Washburn County Area Humane Society, F.I.S.H. (Friends Into Spooner Hatchery) and Embrace Services. Event will be held at the former Larsen Center Building located at 1357 North River Street in Spooner. Cost is $25 and tickets can be purchased at the door or online at the Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce Website.

    The food & wine tasting attracts larger crowds every year.

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017

    Herbster Smelt Fry

    3:00 pmHerbster Historical Gym, Herbster, WI

    Herbster’s Annual smelt fry fund raiser is held at the Herbster Historical Gym. The best smelt around, Captain Ken’s Fire House Beans, and homemade desserts will be served.  Win one (or more) of our great door and raffle prizes.  This event benefits the Herbster Community and its scholarships. Come and enjoy the fun and help to celebrate the beginning of spring.

  • Thu
    04
    May
    2017

    Zoo Mobile: Nocturnal Animals

    5:00 pmNorthern Great Lakes Visitor Center-Bayfield County

    Take your preschoolers to meet some wildlife! Educators from the Lake Superior Zoo will be bringing animals to the center to serve as wildlife ambassadors. Each program is designed to teach kids about wildlife and the importance of preservation of wild places and species. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Center through the generosity of Lanny and Judy Neider.

  • Thu
    04
    May
    2017

    Homegrown Music Festival - Superior Night

    6:30 pmVenues across Superior

    The Homegrown Music Festival is Duluth’s annual showcase of rawk and/or roll. It began as a simple birthday party with a handful of bands and a bunch of beer. Now it’s a complete bureaucracy, run by a volunteer steering committee and a board of directors, featuring 200 musical acts, along with a few filmmakers and other artists.

    "Superior Night" is every Thursday of the festival.  Enjoy some homegrown talent at Superior music venues.
    Thursday night schedule:

    The Spirit Room

    6:30pm Adam Sippola

    7:30pm Gene LaFond and Amy Grillo

    8:30pm The Slamming Doors

     

    DTA Trolley

    8pm King J Lar

    9pm Hanna Cesario

     

    Cedar Lounge

    8:15pm Markus J. Dandy and the Complete Lack Thereof

    9:15pm Venus de Mars

    10:15pm

     

    The Main Club

    9pm Raw Space

    10pm DJ Nola

    11pm Dirty Horse

    12am Big Wave Dave and the Ripples

     

    Thirsty Pagan Brewing

    8:45pm Teague Alexy & Erik Berry

    9:45pm RoofTop Fable

    10:45pm Honest Maude

    11:45pm The True Malarkey

     

    Reef Bar

    10pm Dan Dresser

    11pm Starling of Athens

    12am The Fontanelles

  • Fri
    05
    May
    2017
    Sat
    06
    May
    2017

    Governor's Fishing Opener & Outdoor Expo

    Fri 12-7pm, Sat 10-4pm Lakewoods Resort - Cable, WI


    The Governor's Fishing Opener is a PR event for the advancement of tourism and fishing within the host community. The 2017 event will provide a free, open to the public fishing expo on both Friday and Saturday of the opening weekend of the hook and line fishing season in Wisconsin. Event sponsors include Jack Links, St. Croix Rods, Plano Tackle, Miller-Coors, Wisconsin Dept. of Tourism and Xcel Energy.  Free & open to the Public

  • Fri
    12
    May
    2017

    WPR’s “Garden Talk” and Garden Expo with Larry Meiller

    11:00 amBayfield's Lakeside Pavilion, Bayfield, WI


    Join the studio audience as WPR brings their popular radio personality, Larry Meiller, and his “Garden Talk” show to the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion.

    n addition to the live broadcast, visitors are invited to the Bayfield in Bloom Garden Expo from 9:30am – 11:00am and 12:30pm – 1:00pm at the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion. Guests will have the opportunity to meet and speak with local horticultural experts, win Spring-themed door prizes, and choose from a variety of local garden-themed products available for purchase. Friday’s activities are free and open to the public.

    Don’t miss the Bayfield Garden Tour, Saturday, June 3 from 10am to 3pm

  • Sat
    13
    May
    2017

    Mother's Day Lunch Train

    12:00 pmWisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot, Trego

    Treat your mom to a very special lunch this Mother's Day aboard the historic Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad. The train departs the Trego Depot at noon. Along the way you will delight in a scrumptious meal while watching the countryside come alive following a long winter's nap. Full bar service is available during this 2-hour excursion aboard this 1950's era train. Visit the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Website or call 715-635-3200

  • Sat
    20
    May
    2017

    Heritage Days--Get Hooked on History

    Phillips

    A look into the past in Price County and all that makes us who we are. Enjoy interactive history stations for the kids, tools and skills used by early European settlements in the area, an authentic Fur Trade Era re-enactor’s camp, Ojibwe arts, history, traditions and culture, ethnic food booths by area churches, traditional music, singers, a blacksmith shop, and heritage food production. Celebrate our northern Wisconsin heritage! A great event for the whole family. Admission is $5.00 per vehicle. 715-339-7282.

  • Sat
    20
    May
    2017

    Prairie Fling

    10 a.m.-4 p.m.Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona

    Celebrate spring at Hunt Hill by joining us for the sixth annual Prairie Flin Festival! Reconnect with people, community and nature in this one dat extravaganze. Once you are in the gate, the only extra expenses are for food and arts/crafts. Check out our website often to see the lineup of artists, musiciians, live animal presentations, and specialty speakers.

    Events include: Live Entertainment, Local art and craft vendors, Kids Activity Area, Nature programs for kids, adults and families, Horse-drawn wagon and Tractor Rides, Caricatures, Tasty food and treats, Community Group Displays, Live animal presentations, Farm animals and much more! For more information call 715-635-6543 or visit the Hunt Hill Website

  • Sat
    27
    May
    2017

    Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Day & Boat Show

    10 a.m.-4 p.m.Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum, Spooner

    Join us at the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum is for its annual summer season opening event. Enjoy live music in the beer garden while sampling the food and beverages available. There is a canoe and wooden boat show in front of the museum, museum tours and open house in the museum exhibit hall, and ongoing activities and demostrations in the canoe workshop.

  • Sun
    28
    May
    2017

    Lawn Mower Races

    Fifield

    Hot laps are at noon; races begin at 1 p.m.; six classes – IMOW, AP, SP, STOCK, BP, and FX; trophies for top five places; 1/6-mile oval track; grandstand seating; concessions will be available. Proceeds go to the Fifield Volunteer Fire Department. Affiliated with the American Racing Mower Association (ARMA) and the Badger State Mower Racing Association (BSMRA). 715-762-4739

  • Sat
    10
    Jun
    2017

    Tri-County Dairy Breakfast

    6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.Washburn County Fairgrounds, Spooner

    Bring your apetite and your love of Wisconsin's dairy products to the annual Tri County Dairy Breakfast held at the Washburn County Fairgrounds in Spooner. Enjoy a delicious breakfast of pancakes, local maple syrup & honey butter, sausage, Wisconsin cheese, mild and of course, ice cream! In addition, enjoy great activities includeing face painting, petting zoo, FFA alumni silent auction, door prizes, horse & wagon rides, music and the famous cow. For more information call 715-822-8804.

  • Sat
    10
    Jun
    2017

    Annual Iron River Veterans Memorial Park Bike Ride – 8 Mile and 48 Mile Ride

    8am-3pmIron River, WI

    • Annual Iron River Veterans Memorial Park Bike Ride – 8 Mile and 48 Mile Ride
      Starts and finishes at the Iron River Community Center, 8275 E. Mill Street, Iron River, Wisconsin
      Water and snack stops en route. T-shirt and course map will be available the day of the ride. food and beverages will be available at the Community Center at the completion of the ride. Entry Fee: $25 On Or Before May 19, $30 After May 19. Registrations must be received by May 19th to receive a shirt on ride day.Payment must be made by check.

      Checks Payable To: Veterans Memorial Park Association

      Mail To: Ray Kangas, 71590 Hoover Line Road, Iron River, WI 54847

      Questions Call: Ray Kangas 715-372-4654   Email: raykaa@cheqnet.net

  • Sat
    17
    Jun
    2017

    Railroad Heritage Festival

    9 a.m.-4 p.m.Railroad Memories Museum, Spooner

    Come celebrate the history of the railroad in Spooner at the annual Railroad Heritage Festival. Museum tours from 10-5. Model train show at Spooner Elementary School from 9-4 and a Super Brat Feed in Centennial Park. For more information call: 715-635-3325 or 715-635-6324

  • Sun
    18
    Jun
    2017

    Father's Day Lunch Train

    12:00 pmWisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot, Spooner

    Treat dad to a very special lunch this Father's Day onboard the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad. See a locomotive up close and relax onboard a 1950's era train. Along the way you will delight in a scrumptious meal and see typical sights of the Northwoods. Full service bar is available on this 2 hour excursion. Visit the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Website or call 715-635-3200

  • Thu
    22
    Jun
    2017
    Sun
    25
    Jun
    2017

    Hayward Musky Festival

    10:00 amHayward

    IMG_2167Hayward's largest community festival celebrating Wisconsin's Northwoods and our great fishing tradition. Musky Festival takes place the weekend following Father's Day weekend each year in downtown Hayward, Wisconsin.

    The weekend includes the crowning of the Musky Festival Queen, sidewalk sales, large handmade art & craft show, live music, children's games, mouth-watering food booths, 5K/ Run/Walk and 10K Run as well as a Minnow Run for those 12 and younger, catch & release fishing contest, fishing photo contest, a carnival and large street dances featuring Midwest known music groups on Friday and Saturday nights. The whole weekend concludes with the Grand Parade on Sunday down Main Street.

    Click here for more information.

  • Thu
    06
    Jul
    2017
    Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017

    64th Annual Heart of the North Rodeo

    7:30 pmWashburn County Fairgrounds, Spooner

    Since 1954, Spooner Rodeo has guaranteed -- and delivered -- the biggest thrills, spills and outright excitement that professional rodeo can offer. Every year at Spooner, top-ranked competitors pit their skills against the clock and Barnes Company's biggest, roughest and wiliest stock in pro rodeo's most exciting events: bareback and saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, bull riding and team roping. Spooner Rodeo is world-class competition that you have got to see.
    2017 is looking like a great year for the 64th Annual Spooner Rodeo! You'll have a chance to watch John Payne "The One Armed Bandit" perform in addition to the great rodeo action. On Saturday, there will be loads of rodeo entertainment including the Spooner Rodeo Parade, Spooner Stampede 1k and 5k, Block Party with the UW Badger Marching Band, Bucky Badger & Sasquatch.
    You can order tickets by calling 1-800-367-3306 or online at the Spooner Rodeo Website

  • Thu
    13
    Jul
    2017
    Sun
    16
    Jul
    2017

    LCO Honor the Earth PowWow

    LCO tribal grounds

    Family and friends gather together to celebrate  Ojibwe tradition.  Drum roll call at 6 pm Thursday, the Honor the Earth youth royalty will be crowned at 5 pm Saturday, four grand entries of dancers; 7 pm Friday, 1 pm and 7 pm Saturday and 1 pm Sunday.  Many arts, crafts, food booth, frybread and wild rice cooking contests, honoring the veterans, Ojibwe Woman of the Year and much more!  715-634-89349771f77f-4aa1-42c0-9edf-71a63f065a40-indian-summer-festival

  • Fri
    14
    Jul
    2017
    Sun
    16
    Jul
    2017

    Birchwood Bluegill Festival

    Birchwood

    Come to Birchwood for a fun day at our festival. Activities include a fishing contest, medallion hunt, softball tournament, children's games, horse pull, food, street dances, and a big parade on Sunday. Call 715-354-4111 or 800-236-2252 for more information.