Northwest Wisconsin Events
Sat19Aug2017Sun20Aug20179:00 AM - 5:00 PMHerbster
Herbster Studio Art Tour
The Herbster Studio Art Tour has been a Herbster community event for 8 years. The mission is to promote and demonstrate the creative arts within Herbster, encourage relationships between artists and the broader community, and facilitate the purchase of original art. The intent is to raise the awareness of and appreciation for good quality art in the South Shore area. The art tour will provide a special opportunity to meet acclaimed painters, printmakers, weavers, quilters, wood turners, jewelers, ceramic artists, and fiber artists. The artists will be present to discuss their art – the technics, the materials, and the ideas behind the work.
Price County Fair
An old-fashioned county fair! NEW at the fair this year - Monster Truck Shows Sat. 5:30pm & Sun. 12:30PM; every day general admission - $5; carnival rides - additional $10 each day for all-day rides; general admission fee includes parking and a wide variety of activities including daily live family entertainment, 4-H shows, horse shows, antique displays and demonstrations, animal barns, market animal sale, mock school days in the old log cabin school, Human Foosball Tournament, Farm Olympics, exhibits, vendors, concessions & much more! Wednesday is set up & entry day, exhibit judging for youth entries, and Cans for a Cause construction begins - no carnival rides or entertainment, free gate admission.
All Star Monster Truck Show
Sat02Sep2017Kennan, Price County , WI
6th Annual Jonesfest Music Festival
Get ready to rock it with Lee Jones and Bob Hladish, as these former members of “Burst” and “Hayfever” perform with Debra Perkins as “Reunited“- Classics With A Voice and are joined by many other local talented musicians! Free Admission! Raffle tickets will be available for purchase in advance or at the event for a chance to win great prizes! Food and beverages will be available for purchase on site with the Kennan/Catawba Lions Club sponsoring the beverage sales. Bring your own lawn chairs. Primitive campsites available for $10.00 (tent, trailer, RV, motorhome, or whatever you want to sleep in); call or e-mail to reserve a site. All proceeds from this event will be used for scholarships for Phillips High School graduating seniors and area community development.
Sat02Sep2017Sun03Sep2017Prentice, Price County, WI
56th Annual Progress Days
Sun03Sep2017Pike Lake, Fifield, Price County , WI
38th Annual Pike Lake Chain Firefighters Fun Day
Join the volunteer firefighters from the Pike Lake Chain area for their annual Fun Day, including a horseshoe tournament, games for adults & children, food & refreshments, 1,000s in cash prizes, hourly raffles, card raffles, 3 table raffles–over 175 items per raffle, raffles for special prizes – plus more; 50/50 raffles and a $1,000 cash drawing at 6 p.m. Sponsored by Pike Lake Chain Fighters Inc.
Fri08Sep20177:00 pmBig Top Chautauqua
Superior! Songs and stories of the Big Lake
Jan Lee and Severin Behnen lead the Blue Canvas Orchestra in a new show about the queen of all the Great Lakes - Lake Superior. Celebrate the power, majesty, history, and natural wonder of Gitche Gumee through original songs, stories, and spectacular images on the big screen. Jan Lee is the founder of StageNorth in Washburn and a regular performer on the Big Top Stage. Severin Behnen is Big Top's Musical Director during the summer and a teacher and professional musician in Los Angeles in the offseason. They will be joined by BCO members and special guests including Molly Stoddard, Frank Montano, Tom Draughon, Tom Mitchell, Jack Gunderson, Phil Anich, Liesel Wilson, and Bruce Qualey, along with visual director Betty Ferris, for this special original production.
Fri22Sep2017Sun24Sep2017Washburn City Marina
Coho Madness Fishing Tournament
The Apostle Islands Sport Fishermen's Association fall Coho Madness Tournament offers cash and merchandise prizes to participants for winning fish in a number of categories, not just coho, as well as raffle drawings and food and entertainment.
Fri29Sep2017Sat30Sep2017All DayDowntown Cable
Cable Area Fall Fest
Activities kick off on Friday with local stores offering sidewalk specials, and a Fall Harvest Dessert Contest, sign up to be an "official" judge by contacting the Chamber for more information. The evening concludes with a Corn & Pig Roast, Beer & Wine Garden, and Live Music so bring your dancing shoes!
Saturday kicks into high gear with a Pumpkin Pecan Pancake Breakfast, Art & Craft Vendors, 3k Color Dash, Car, Motorcycle, and Truck Show, Live Music, Oktoberfest, Bounce Houses and Carnival Games, and SO MUCH MORE! With so much to do and everyone having such a good time you will find yourself longing for time to stand still!
56th Annual Bayfield Apple Festival
Hailed as one of the “10 Best Fall Harvest Festivals in the Nation” in 2015 by USA TODAY, the annual Apple Festival is a celebration of the autumn harvest and Bayfield’s agricultural heritage. But what exactly makes it so great? Is it the charming small town atmosphere? The famous Grand Parade featuring a “Mass Band”? The countless booths of fresh apple pies, tarts, caramel apples, ciders and other fall treats? Well, YES! Make plans now to experience for yourself all that makes Applefest unquestionably one of the best festivals in October… well, anywhere!
Sat07Oct20179 a.m.-5 p.m.Stone Lake
39th Annual Cranberry Festival
The first Saturday of October every year brings thousands of people to the noramlly quiet town ofo Stone Lake, WI. This is when the Annual Stone Lake Cranberry Fesival is held in celebration of the cranberry harvest. Everywhere you turn, there will be delectable branberry treats to tempt your taste buds! Events include: cranberry marsh tours, parade, crate derby, arts & crafts fair and much more! For more information you can visit the Stone Lake Crnaberry Festival Website
Jack O Lantern Festival
Located in dowtown Spooner, the annual Jack O' Lantern Festival brings families out to celebrate the fall season. Have you ever seen a pumpkin rooling and careening down Siegner Hill? If not, be sure to check out the pumpkin roll; it's a blast for the kiddos! In addition to the pumpkin roll, you'll want to plan on spending some time in the inflatable play park where for $5, the kids can play and jump to their heart's content. Other fun activities for the whole family include kids' games, pumpkin painting, giant pumpkin weigh-in contest, live music, 5K Zombie Run and much more! For more information call 715-635-2168.
5k Zombie Run
Join us for a cryptic, fall evening 5K Zombie Run that will take runners through the haunted woods of Spooner! But beware of what's around the next bend...you may have to run for your life!! All racers will be required to sign and turn in a waiver before participating. 5K Zombie Run participants are encouraged (but not required) to dress up in their scariest zombie attire. While registration is on an individual basis, ravers are encouraged to run with friends (you may need a hand to hold!). Water stations will be located at the approzimated half-way point and at the finish line. The course will be clearly marked. The course terrain will contain paved trail and road/sidewalk. CASH prizes awareded for 1st place finishers (men's and women's divisions) Prizes also awarded for 2nd & 3rd in both divisions and Best Zombie Costume. Rain or Shine. For more information contact the Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-635-2168 or visit the Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce Website
Zombie Days is a family celebration of Halloween! Friday kicks off with a blood drive and pumpkin carving contest. Join in the fun Saturday with a scavenger hunt, bike race, parade, Lion's Club Kids Carnival, Haunted Hallway, chili cook-off, Haunted Family Fun Run 5k and much more. Be aware (but don’t be scared) by the characters along the way!
Sat18Nov2017Thu30Nov20179 AM - 5 PMOulu
Oulu Glass Holiday Show & Free Classes
Check out the Oulu Glass Holiday Show with daily demonstrations and free classes for kids and adults!
Thu23Nov201712:00 pmWisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot, Trego
Thanksgiving Buffet Train
Experience a delicious buffet meal while enjoying the scenery along the beautiful Namekagon River through Wisconsin’s Northwoods. Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast of turkey, mashed potatoes & gravy, stuffing, corn O'Brien, cranberry sauce, dinner roll, pumpkin pie, and choice of beverage. For more information call: 715-635-3200 or visit the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Website
Sat25Nov2017Sun17Dec201711 a.am & 2 p.m.Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot, Spooner
Santa's Pizza Party Train Ride
A family favorite, Santa's Pizza Party Train Ride, celebrates the upcoming season aboard a historic train along the scenic Namekagon River. The train ride incluces pizza, a holiday cookie, hot chocolate and a speicial gift for each child. Train departs the Trego at 11am and 2pm every Saturday and Sunday November 25th-December 17th. For more reservations call 715-635-3200 or go online to the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Website
Sat25Nov20174:30 PM - 6 PMBayfield
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony & Wassail Concert
The season officially begins when the town’s Christmas tree is lit up at the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony from 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm. Enjoy the fresh pine garlands and LED holiday lights that will make all of Rittenhouse Avenue sparkle with holiday cheer! After the ceremony, warm up in the Lakeside Pavilion while listening to Christmas carols performed by the Rittenhouse Inn Singers.
Sat02Dec2017All DayDowntown Cable
Christmas in Cable
Start the Holiday Season off right with breakfast with Santa, a huge art & craft fair, Christmas Cookie Bazaar and shopping specials at local stores right here in the Cable Area