Northwest Wisconsin Events
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
Watercolor & Wine Christmas Card Workshop
Local artist Katelyn Arquette will help you design and create your very own watercolor Christmas cards. make wonderful, unique handmade cards to send for the holidays. Registration is required, as this workshop will fill up quickly; $10.00 per participant. Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Must be age 21 or older to participate in wine tasting. Contact 75-339-7282
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.
Finnish Independence Day Celebration Dinner
Enjoy a celebration dinner hosted by the Knox Creek Heritage Center including Mojakka [stew] that is cooked outdoors in an iron kettle over a wood fire, homemade multi-grain bread, and creamy rice with fruit sauce is served family style. The homemade Finnish bread and cardamom braid is also available for sale. Enjoy a program following the meal which consists of a brief explanation of the importance of the event in Finnish history and the lighting of candles, a ceremony to commemorate Finland’s independence from Russia in 1917. In addition, the event serves as a celebration of the community’s largely Finnish early background with a presentation and slide show about the history of the area including Brantwood, Clifford and Tripoli. The event is sponsored by the Knox Creek Heritage Center. Contact: 715-564-2520
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
32nd Annual Madrigal Dinner presented by Northwood Players
Enjoy an excellent seven-course meal served formally while the royal court entertains you with an exceptional variety of great music, as well as several humorous skits performed by the Madrigal Singers including the king, queen, town crier, jester, juggler, trumpeters, knights, and serving pages. Dinner, fun and frolic Renaissance style. Reservations required – call Deb at 715-360-7558 for seating assignment and payment options. Contact 715-339-6333
Come join us for the First Annual Santa Weekend December 9th - 10th. Festivities start December 9th at 9 AM with a breakfast with Santa at the Family Worship Center. At 12:00 PM an Arts and Crafts Fair will take place at the American Legion Hall. Santa will arrive at the American Legion Hall at 4:00 PM for dinner hosted by the Strong Families Strong Kids of Price County. Sunday December 10th all kids are invited to stop by Santa’s Workshop at the Park Falls Ace Hardware starting at 9 AM to build and decorate some of Santa’s special crafts with him and his ACE elves. Contact 715-762-2703
Sat09Dec201711:30 AM - 1 PMLakeside Pavilion
Santa arrives on the Madeline Island Ferry
Bring the kids to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus as they make a memorable appearance in Bayfield on the Madeline Island Ferry. Upon their arrival, children will get an opportunity to meet Santa and have a picture taken (bring your own camera) in the Lakeside Pavilion from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Each child will also receive a goody bag from Mrs. Claus and refreshments compliments of the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce.
Tuscobia Winter Ultra
Run, Bike or Ski this race with 160-mile and 80-mile distance options. The 160-mile race is an Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI) Qualifier Event. ** 2018 ITI Race Entry will also be up for grabs ($1,400 value)!! ** The race HQ will be in downtown Rice Lake at the Knights of Columbus (KOC) Hall; 150-mile races will start and finish on the Wild Rivers State Trail right at the KOC Hall; follow the trail north to join the Tuscobia State Trail at the Rice Lake terminus as in previous years, and continue to Park Falls; 150-mile races will turnaround in Park Falls (80 miles away) where there will be a checkpoint, return to the KOC hall; 80-mile races will start in Park Falls at and finish at the KOC hall in downtown Rice Lake (80 miles away); there will be a checkpoint in Ojibwa (both directions for the 160-mile). Pre-registration is required; no race day registration. Racers are self-supported with minimal aid provided on the trail at two places. Contact: 651-755-5880
Sun31Dec2017Lakewoods Resort - Cable, WI
Lakewoods New Year's Eve Celebration
Celebrate the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. Dinner specials in our restaurant and entertainment in Buck's Bar with a champagne toast at the stroke of midnight.
4th Annual Winter Fest Tavern League Tour
Cash prize drawing; no entry fee! Stop at participating Price County Tavern League member establishments, make a purchase, and get a stamp/sticker for your Tavern League Tour sheet. Visit twelve (12) participating tavern league businesses to be entered in a drawing for cash prizes; 1st place - $500, 2nd - $300, 3rd - $200, and 4th - $100. Completed Tavern League Tour Sheets must be turned in to Club 13, 784 N. Lake Avenue, Phillips, before 10 a.m. on January 28 with the winners to be drawn at noon following the Phillips Chaparral’s Breakfast (8:30-11am) being held at Club 13, 784 N. Lake Ave./Hwy. 13, Phillips, on Trail #102. You do not need to be present to win. You can pick up a Tour Sheet & Map at any participating business or go to the Price County Tavern League website on or after January 9 to view and print a Tour Sheet & Map. A location is being determined for dropping off tour sheets in Park Falls on or before Saturday. Contact 715-339-3151.
Musser Lake Ice Fishing Jamboree
Ice fishing contest, plus raffle and paddle-wheel contests, hot food & beverages throughout the day in the heated/carpeted tent on Musser Lake. All participants must be registered and a $10 entry fee paid by 9am. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st & 2nd longest Northern, Walleye, Crappie, Blue Gill and Perch. 100% pay-out. All fish must be presented for judging by 3:30pm. Trophies, cash prizes and raffle prizes will be awarded at 4pm. There will also be a youth fishing contest for kids age 12 & under; no entry fee, trophies & prizes awarded for the longest fish in each category mentioned above. All proceeds go to the Musser Lake Association to improve & preserve Musser Lake.
Sat20Jan2018Park Falls/Butternut Lake
10th Annual Butternut/Schnur Lake Association Fisheree
Fishing tournament is 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three (3) places for longest fish in the following categories: walleye, perch, crappie & northern; entry fee is $5 per person with the total cash payout being 80%. There will also be a cash prize drawing for fish released after measurement. Tickets will be available at St. Croix Rod, Butternut Feed, and Timber Breeze Resort. Tournament prizes will be awarded at 5:30 p.m. followed by the raffle prize drawings. Contact: 715-762-3001
Cor Powersports Cross Country Snowmobile Races
The races will take place on Wilson Lake at Birch Island Resort in Phillips, brought to you by the grassroots WI cross country snowmobile race series organized by Cor PowerSports. Race classes include Pro, Semi-Pro, Women, Jr., Kids, Team, Vintage, Sprint and Distance. There will be Yamaha racing snowmobiles at the event. Anyone of age is welcome to participate; see the Cor Powersports Rule Book. Admission is free for spectators. There are many vantage points around the lake to watch; please keep 100 feet away from the course. Awards will be announced one (1) hour after the last race. This race is being held in conjunction with Phillips Winter Fest. Contact: 651-387-5880
Tavern League Tour Jan. 10-28 for cash prizes (no entry fee); Shop Local Event Jan. 25-28; Saturday – Ice Fishing Contest on Duroy, Elk & Long lakes 6am-4pm, win $5,000 if you catch the tagged walleye during the event plus cash prizes for biggest fish in 5 categories; pre-registration at Ross's Sport Shop or same day registration at the Lake Duroy boat landing; fishing contest winners will be announced & prize drawings held at Harbor View immediately following; 6pm Snowmobile Parade leaves from Birch Island Resort, ends on Lake Duroy; Fireworks to follow at 7pm; Phillips Flurry 5k & 10k Snowshoe Race at the School Forest, Reg. 8-10am, race starts 10:30 a.m. (715-339-6254); Winter Wine Tasting at The 5 Senses, 12:30-3:30 p.m. (715-339-2777); Saturday & Sunday – Snowmobile Races 9am on Wilson Lake at Birch Island Resort; Sunday – Phillips Chaparral’s Breakfast (8:30-11am) at Club 13 (715-339-3456) on Hwy. 13 – Trail #102; raffles plus Tavern League Tour & Chamber drawings-noon. Contact: 715-339-4100