Northwest Wisconsin Events
Chalk it Up! DIY Signs
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.
Thu27Apr20175pm-8pmLarsen Center Auto Building, 1357 N. River St,, Spooner
10th Annual Food & Wine Tasting
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.
Sat29Apr20173:00 pmHerbster Historical Gym, Herbster, WI
Herbster Smelt Fry
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.
Thu04May20175:00 pmNorthern Great Lakes Visitor Center-Bayfield County
Zoo Mobile: Nocturnal Animals
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.
Thu04May20176:30 pmVenues across Superior
Homegrown Music Festival - Superior Night
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
8pm King J Lar
9pm Hanna Cesario
8:15pm Markus J. Dandy and the Complete Lack Thereof
9:15pm Venus de Mars
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
10pm Dan Dresser
11pm Starling of Athens
12am The Fontanelles
Fri05May2017Sat06May2017Fri 12-7pm, Sat 10-4pm Lakewoods Resort - Cable, WI
Governor's Fishing Opener & Outdoor Expo
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
Fri12May201711:00 amBayfield's Lakeside Pavilion, Bayfield, WI
WPR’s “Garden Talk” and Garden Expo with Larry Meiller
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
Sat13May201712:00 pmWisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot, Trego
Mother's Day Lunch Train
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
Heritage Days--Get Hooked on History
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.
Sat20May201710 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
Sat27May201710 a.m.-4 p.m.Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum, Spooner
Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Day & Boat Show
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.
Lawn Mower Races
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
Sat10Jun20176:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.Washburn County Fairgrounds, Spooner
Tri-County Dairy Breakfast
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.
Sat10Jun20178am-3pmIron River, WI
Annual Iron River Veterans Memorial Park Bike Ride – 8 Mile and 48 Mile Ride
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Annual Iron River Veterans Memorial Park Bike Ride – 8 Mile and 48 Mile Ride
Sat17Jun20179 a.m.-4 p.m.Railroad Memories Museum, Spooner
Railroad Heritage Festival
Sun18Jun201712:00 pmWisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot, Spooner
Father's Day Lunch Train
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
Hayward Musky Festival
Hayward'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.
Thu06Jul2017Sat08Jul20177:30 pmWashburn County Fairgrounds, Spooner
64th Annual Heart of the North Rodeo
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
Thu13Jul2017Sun16Jul2017LCO tribal grounds
LCO Honor the Earth PowWow
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! 715-634-8934