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Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
5-18-20155-26-2015Pool Schedule
Monday, May 18 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; St. Mary’s swim lessons, 3:30-5 p.m.; lap swim, 5-6:30 p.m.; deep water exercise, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 19 Open swim, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 20 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; St. Mary’s swim lessons, 3:30-5 p.m.; lap swim/track team, 5-6 p.m.; deep water exercise, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 21 Parent and Child swim classes, 4-7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 22 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; open swim, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; track team, 5:15-5:45 p.m.

Saturday, May 23 Pool closed.

Sunday, May 24 Pool closed.

Monday, May 25 Pool closed for Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 26 Open swim, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
5-19-20155-26-2015It's Your Government
Tuesday, May 19 – City of Merrill Community Development Committee, 8 a.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: consider emergency homeowner loan application, verify consideration of applicable of conflict of interest requirements.

Tuesday, May 19 – Lincoln County Traffic Safety Committee, 9 a.m., Safety Building, Merrill. Agenda includes: review crash data.

Tuesday, May 19 – City of Tomahawk Board of Review, 4:30 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk.

Tuesday, May 19 – Lincoln County Board of Supervisors, 6 p.m., William Buedingen Training Center, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: appointments, Robert Reichelt to District 22 supervisor seat; service recognitions (Maureen Sutherland, Pine Crest Nursing Home, 10 years; Kevin Orzech and Anne Rochon, 15 years, Sheriff’s Office; Becky Byer, Register in Probate, and Dean Bowe, Forestry Department, 20 years; Warren Steffenhagen and Tom Seslar, Sheriff’s Office, 30 years); resolutions (order county clerk to take tax deeds of 2010 tax 2011 sale properties; approve conveyance of real estate; convey fairgrounds ownership to city of Merrill-offer transfer of county owned group homes to Our Way, Inc.).

Tuesday, May 19 – Oneida County Board of Supervisors, 6 p.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: consent agenda (resolutions –amend general code; recording of mortgage satisfaction, Aqualand, owned by Kenneth H. Kuehneman and Johnnie R. Kuehneman; purchase new patrol truck plus attachments; sale of 100 ft. strip parcel to Edward P. Ryan, Michael Patrick Brown and Julie E. Brown, town of Lake Tomahawk; sale of 100 ft. strip parcel to Mark R. Schultz and Lindsay A. Schultz, town of Hazelhurst; appointments); resolutions (recognizing Wilbur Petroskey for years of service to veterans and Oneida County citizens; sale of parcel in conjunction with Oneida County and City of Rhinelander to SDI Properties for $9,282; change zoning district classifications on lands, town of Minocqua, town of Woodruff); Heal Creek property proposal; closed session (Heal Creek property proposal); open session.

Wednesday, May 20 – MACEC Committee on Aging, 8 a.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: employee recognition; bus trips; new activities; wreaths for cemetery; volunteer appreciation luncheon; results, meeting, Becher-Hoppe Associates Inc.; committee support of project.

Wednesday, May 20 – Oneida County Planning and Development, Courthouse, Rhinelander. 1 p.m., closed session (structures closer than 20 feet from right-of-way, town of Three Lakes); open session; 1:15 p.m., regular meeting, agenda includes: lot line adjustment, Mark and Tammy Schuler, 10196 Blue Lake Road on Blue Lake; amend floodplain zoning to add a dam failure analysis in Woodruff; forfeiture schedule combination of departments, planning and zoning with land and water conservation; 2 p.m., public hearing, agenda includes: conditional use permit (CUP) application, Harshaw Hunting South LLC, owner and Maines and Associates, agent, to operate a retreat for private parties, corporations, organizations including weddings, special events in existing home and outbuildings, 8959 County Hwy. K, town of Woodboro; CUP application, Corey Uback, d/b/a Twisted Widdlin Fool and James Fleming, owner, to add outdoor displays and sales for Twisted Widdlin Fool, 302 Oneida St., town of Minocqua.

Wednesday, May 20 – T.B. Scott Free Library Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., Library, Merrill. Agenda includes: consider combining city hall maintenance and library maintenance supervisor position; policy review: donations, displays, exhibits, posting, distribution of materials.

Wednesday, May 20 – City of Merrill Water and Sewage Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes discuss, recommendation on service, 1204 N. Center Ave.

Wednesday, May 20 – Merrill Area Public Schools, 5:30 p.m., MAPS Building, Merrill. Agenda includes: new student BOE representative; consent agenda; closed session (open enrollment applications); open session.

Wednesday, May 20 – Lincoln County Solid Waste Committee, 6 p.m., Landfill Lane, Merrill. Agenda includes: credit applications; review proposals for leachate hauling-award contract; gas well project; 2016 preliminary budget.

Wednesday, May 20 – City of Merrill Airport Commission, 7 p.m., Merrill Airport. Agenda includes: terminal project, property purchase status; 2015 entitlement grant, use; business model; budget process, performance.

Thursday, May 21 – City of Tomahawk License and Permits Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall. Agenda includes: Special events application and procedures, Chapter 55 licenses and permits of municipal code; events coordinator.

Friday, May 22 – Town of Somo Open Book and Board of Review, Tripoli Community Center. Open book held 4-6 p.m. Board of Review held 6 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 23 – Muskellunge Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District Annual Meeting, 9 a.m., town of Bradley hall.

Saturday, May 23 – Deer Lake District Annual Meeting, 9 a.m., River Valley Bank, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: proposed budget; lake reports, grant status, boat landing, commissioner election.

Tuesday, May 26 – Bradley Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: discuss wording for possible conditions for Wagner Oil’s CUP to construct a gas station/convenience store on southwest corner of US 8 and US 51 interchange.
5-20-20156-4-2015Girl Scout Can Collection
Through June 4 – Tomahawk Girl Scouts will be collecting cans by the trailer in Nelson's County Market parking lot through June 4 as a fundraiser.
5-23-20155-23-2015Flea Market
There will be a huge Flea Market at the former Tripoli Elementary School on Hwy. 8 in Tripoli from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 23. On-site will be a variety of vendors, a food court and a fireworks store on the premises. Spaces are still available by calling 715-966-0250. The flea market is a benefit
for the Log Church in Tripoli.
5-23-20155-25-2015AREA MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS
SATURDAY, MAY 23

PRAIRIE RAPIDS CEMETERY, TOWN OF NOKOMIS: 9:30 a.m., honoring past and current veterans; all are welcome.

UNION GROVE CEMETERY, HARSHAW: Past Veterans and Military will be honored at Union Grove Cemetery, located on Lakewood Road, at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23, with preliminary music at 11 a.m. A motorcycle honor procession will start grouping at American Legion Post 93, Tomahawk, at 9 a.m. and depart at 10:25 p.m.to head to Union Grove Cemetery. Contact Red Ingman, 715-966-1166, if anyone would like to ride along. Live cannon salute, fly over, veteran roll call, wreath placement, guest speakers Wi. Dept. Military Affairs Secretary John Scocos, Mark Michie, Wi. Army National Guard, former Wi. Senator Dave Zien, Trillium to perform and much more. All are welcome. Bring a chair. A free luncheon will be held at the Cassian Town Hall, following the ceremony. For information on the ceremony, participation or if interested in joining the organization, contact Rick Smith, 715-420-0552. Check out the website at www.veteransceremony.org.

MONDAY, MAY 25

TOMAHAWK: Veterans’ Memorial Park, 10 a.m. Bring lawn chairs. Rain location VFW Hall, corner South Fourth Street and Rice Avenue. Tomahawk Area Veterans Honor Guard visiting Greenwood Cemetery, 11 a.m.; Calvary Cemetery, 11:30 a.m.; Union Grove Cemetery, Town of Skanawan, noon.

IRMA: Oak Hill Cemetery, noon.

MERRILL: St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, Merrill, 11 a.m. Master of ceremonies will be retired Army Colonel Paul Russell and the speaker will be Marilyn Rathke, widow of Army Corporal Elroy Rathke and mother of fi ve military veterans. Participating will be the Veterans of Foreign Wars Schmitt-Manecke-Donner Post 1638 and Auxiliary, American Legion Edward Burns Post 46, MID-WIS AMVETS Post 2000, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 29 and their Auxiliaries, VFW Honor Guard, Merrill City Band, Color Guard from Boy Scout Troop 503 and other local Boy and Girl Scouts. Participants are asked to assemble at 10:30 a.m. on the road between the National Guard Armory and the Lincoln County Humane Society building. Units will march to the cemetery, leaving at 10:45 a.m.

ONEIDA COUNTY/RHINELANDER: The Oneida County Veterans Council, consisting of members from the American Legion, American Veterans, Disabled American Veterans, Marine Corps League and Veterans of Foreign Wars, invites all citizens to join them Monday, May 25, 2015, as they pause to remember and honor fallen military heroes who fought to create, preserve and defend the freedom of the United States of America. Following is the schedule for cemetery ceremonies: 8 a.m., VFW Honor Guard at Newbold Cemetery; 8:30 a.m., AmVets/American Legion Honor Guard at Northland Memorial Park; 9 a.m., VFW Honor Guard at Forest Home Cemetery; 9 a.m., AmVets/American Legion Honor Guard at Nativity of Our Lord Cemetery

At 10:30 a.m., a River Ceremony will be held at the Davenport Street Bridge. Guests can view the ceremony from Trig’s parking lot. Upon completion, participants and guests will march/walk to the Oneida County Courthouse where the fi nal Memorial Day ceremony will begin at approximately 11 a.m. The guest speaker this year is Mayor Dick Johns, a Korean War veteran. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. In case of inclement weather, the River Ceremony will be cancelled and the Courthouse Ceremony will be held in the auditorium of James Williams Middle School, 915 Acacia Lane, Rhinelander, beginning at 11 a.m. For more information about the ceremony, contact the Oneida County Veterans Service Offi ce at 715-369-6127.

VFW POST 10203, HAMBURG: 9 a.m., Salem, Town of Hamburg, County Road A and S; 9:14 a.m., St. Paul’s, town of Hamburg; County Road F; 9:23 a.m., St. John’s, Town of Hamburg, County Road F and 5th Lane; 9:32 a.m., Fromm’s, Town of Hamburg, County Road F and 3rd Lane; 9:45 a.m., St. Peter’s, Little Chicago, County Road A; 10:10 a.m., Berlin Friedenshiem, County Road A and Valley Lane; 10:24 a.m., Rib View, Town of Stettin, County Road O and Woodland Drive; 10:31 a.m., Big Hill/Stubbe Hill, County Road A and Bill Hill Lane; 10:45 a.m., Taegesville, Berlin, North 72nd Ave.; 10:58 a.m., Maple Grove, Naugart Drive; 11:14 a.m., St. Paul’s Naugart, Town of Berlin, Berlin Lane; 11:29 a.m., Trinity, Town of Berlin, County Road FF and 107; 11:44 a.m., St. Paul’s, Hwy. 64 and 107 at corner of Farmingdale Road, Town of Corning; 11:58 a.m., Immanuel, Town of Corning, Leafy Grove Road and County Road M. For more information, call Commander Don Kozlowski at 715-573-3208.

PLACING FLAGS AND FLAG HOLDERS The American Legion, Bronsted-Searl Post 93, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Wurl-Feind-Ingman Post 2687, MID-WIS AMVETS 2900, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 29 and Auxiliaries have placed flags in flag holders on veterans’ graves at St. Augustine, Oak Hill, Greenwood, Calvary, Somo, Union Congregational and Prairie Rapids cemeteries. If a grave is not marked, stop at the Lincoln County Veterans Service Offi ce, 801 N. Sales St., Room 146, Merrill, during normal business hours. After hours or for assistance in obtaining a marker for a veteran’s grave, call: Greenwood Cemetery, Bill Burcalow, 715-612-7118; Calvary Cemetery, Gerry Johnson, 715-453-7081; Oak Hill Cemetery, Mary Ingman, 715-453-2870; St. Augustine Cemetery, Dave Haring, 715-453-3871; Prairie Rapids Cemetery, Cliff Eggett, 715-453-5217; Somo Cemetery and Union Congregational, Jim Keskinen, 715-453-6713.

Merrill area veterans organizations will install ceremonial flagpoles and flags for the Avenue of Flags in St. Francis Cemetery and Merrill Memorial Park Cemetery on Memorial Day. The poles and flags will be loaded at the VFW Clubhouse starting at 6 a.m. and transported to the cemeteries and installed. Assistance is needed to accomplish this project. Members are asked to help and should assemble at the VFW Clubhouse at 6 a.m.
5-23-20159-5-2015Kwahamot Ski Shows
Kwahamot Water Ski Club – Free water ski shows, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, through Sept. 5, Kwahamot Park by N. 4th St. bridge. Starting time is
7:30 p.m. until June 16 when it changes to 8 p.m.; back to 7:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 11.
5-24-20155-24-201521st Annual Main Street Memories Car Show
Sunday, May 24, downtown Tomahawk. Hundreds of cars on display, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., entertainment begins at 10 a.m., petting zoo, balloon lady, coloring contest, food, crafters, raffles. Free admission for spectators. The holiday weekend also includes “Wheels in Motion Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet,” Saturday, May 23, 12:30 p.m., with awards at 3:30 p.m., downtown (rain location SARA Park); BMX Bike and Skateboard Contest, 11 a.m., Pride Park; music and raffle, 5 p.m., Rodeo Saloon. Sponsored by Tomahawk Main Street. Information: 715-453-1090; www.tomahawkmainstreet.org. Photos and awards list afterwards at www.tomahawkleader.com.
5-24-20155-24-2015Barn Dance, Silent Auction
KICK UP YOUR HEELS and enjoy the 11th annual old-fashioned Barn Dance and Silent Auction Sunday, May 24, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Darrel and Luann Lind family farm, N1169 German Settlement Road in Spirit, 18 miles west of Tomahawk. Dance in the haymow with music by DJ Eric Gladson’s “That 1 Productions.” Gary Edinger will be calling square dancing, with free lessons offered to beginners. Free pie, ice cream, coffee and lemonade will be featured. The silent auction ends at 10 p.m. The historic Yesterday House, Liberty School and Machine Shed will be open to visitors all afternoon until 8 p.m. that evening. To donate items for the silent auction or make a cash donation, call Luann at 715-564-3340. The event is a fundraiser for continued restoration of the Yesterday House, Liberty School and historic artifacts, photos, papers and books related to the German Settlement.
5-24-20155-24-2015Paddle Sport Demo Day
Mel’s Trading Post in Rhinelander will host its annual Paddle Sport Demo Day Sunday, May 24. The event is open to the public and is free of charge. This is an opportunity for people to test canoes, kayaks and paddle boards from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. north of the swimming beach at Hodag Park in Rhinelander. For more information, call Mel’s Trading Post at 715-362-5800.
5-24-20159-6-2015Summer Outdoor Worship
Sundays, 10 a.m., Schaefer’s Wharf, County Road L on Lake Nokomis, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Presented by Grace Lutheran Church. Bring chair, blanket. Rain location: Indoors at Grace Lutheran Church, 108 W. Somo Ave., Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-4066. Everyone welcome.
5-25-20155-25-2015Quilt Raffle
Sew Pieceful Quilting is teaming up with the Tomahawk VFW Post 2687 to raise money for the Never Forgotten Honor Flight by raffling off a beautiful “Because of the Brave” quilt. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10 and are available at Sew Pieceful Quilting in downtown Tomahawk, as well as the VFW hall. The drawing will be held Monday, May 25 at noon at the VFW Post, 203 S. 4th St. One need not be present to win.
5-27-20155-27-2015Operations Committee
Wednesday, May 27 – Tomahawk School District Operations Committee, 6 p.m., middle school library. Agenda includes: Taher Food Service proposal; insurance renewal update; per meal increase recommendations (student breakfast and lunch increase of 10 cents per meal; adult lunch increase of $1 for breakfast and 10 cents for meal; review of project list.
5-27-20155-27-2015Special Tomahawk School Board
Wednesday, May 27 – Tomahawk School Board meets for special meeting, 6:30 p.m., middle school library. Agenda includes: Taher Food Service proposal recommendation; student and adult meal increases for 2015-16; superintendent search firm discussion and selection; board retreat discussion and possible date.
6-6-20156-6-2015Community Awards
Community Awards tickets available Banquet is Saturday, June 6 at Inshalla Tickets need to be purchased soon for the 2015 Tomahawk Community Awards Banquet, a time to recognize outstanding service and leadership within the community. The banquet, sponsored by the Tomahawk Leader and hosted by Inshalla Country Club, will be held Saturday, June 6 at Inshalla. A social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., with the dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the program to follow. Honored will be this year’s winners of the Distinguished Service Award, the most coveted of awards, this year marking its 60th year; LEADERship Award, Youth LEADER of the Year and a Community Appreciation Award. Tickets are $23 for adults and $18 for youth age 18 and under. They are available at the Tomahawk Leader and Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce offi ces, call 715-453-2151 or email news@tomahawkleader.com.
6-7-20156-7-2015June Cleavage Open
The second annual June Cleavage Open golf event is set for June 7 at Inshalla Country Club as a fundraiser for Ties That Bind Us. The event raises money that is used to help local breast cancer patients with informational, emotional and fi nancial needs. Ties That Bind Us is seeking sponsors for the event, as well as gifts or cash donations. Sponsor levels of support are: Par Supporter – cash or gift for fundraising valued at $25-$49; Birdee Donor – donation of $50-$99 value; and Eagle Sponsor – donation of $100 or more. The June Cleavage Open is a 25-team foursome, nine-hole scramble open to all. Any player wearing pink and a skirt may play from the forward tees. The event fees are $45 per player or $35 for Inshalla CC Passholders. Included for the fees are a light lunch, golf cart, flag events, raffles, awards and a burger/brat social after golf. For more information, contact Peggy Hein at 715-966-0196 or call Inshalla Country Club at 715-453-3130.
6-13-20156-13-2015Rockin’ Tomahawk 5k/Half Marathon
The fifth annual Rockin’ Tomahawk 5k/Half Marathon and One-Mile Fun Run will be run June 13. The race is a professionally timed event and features a fairly flat and fast course suitable for all abilities. Both races will start out at SARA Park, located on the Wisconsin River in downtown Tomahawk. Athletes will run through historic downtown Tomahawk as well as along the shores of Lake Mohawksin and across the Wisconsin River. Both courses consist of paved roads and wide packed trails, making this race unique and picturesque. Entry fees for the half marathon are $45 up to May 1 and $55 after May 1. The 5k fees are $30 up to May 1 and $35 after May 1. The Half Marathon is scheduled to commence at 8 a.m., followed by the 5k race at 9 a.m. and the Fun Run at 9:45 a.m. The awards ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. The Half Marathon will feature music throughout the course to entertain as well as to keep runners motivated and “Rockin’ “for the entire 13.1 miles. At completion, back at SARA Park, many food/beverage choices will be available for the runners. For more information, go to www.rockintomahawk.com.
6-24-20157-29-2015Music on River
Tomahawk’s Music on the River (MOR) is celebrating its eighth summer concert series and has announced its 2015 concert line-up, which includes six free Wednesday concerts at Veterans Memorial Park in June and July. Scheduled to appear are:

June 24, Copper Box, a returning favorite playing blues rock, polka, Cajun and zydeco;

July 1, The Del Rays, four-piece bad playing classic rock and roll from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s;

July 8, Elvis Tribute Artist Art Kistler and EP Boulevard Show Band from the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn., area;

July 15, Reilly, four-piece Milwaukee band playing a blend of Celtic rock and traditional Irish tunes;

July 22, The Jimmys, eight piece band featuring horns, guitars, dynamic keys and rhythm section;

July 29, Rockwell from the Sevens Point area, classic rock from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The free concerts begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m.

To offer financial support for this series which is presented by volunteers, contact Dixie Zastrow at 715-453-2056 or Cathy Meyer at 715-453-7508.
6-27-20156-27-2015Bike – The Bearskin Trail
10 a.m. – Bike the Wisconsin State Bearskin Trail from Harshaw to Hazelhurst, 9 miles one way. A $4 day pass is required. Difficulty level 3. There are a number of other events scheduled, including overnight camping, a moonlight paddle, a hike, scavenger hunt and potlucks. For more information, visit www.northernpaddletrail.org.
7-7-20157-30-2015Tomahawk Youth Soccer
Tomahawk Youth Soccer will hold a recreational soccer program for kids, ages five to 18 years. The program will run four weeks or eight playing days. Registration is $10 for the first child and $5 for every additional child in the immediate family. Visiting/out-of-town children may join in the fun for $3 per day. The recreational soccer program will be held at SARA Park soccer fields Tuesdays and Thursdays between July 7 and July 30 starting at 5:30 p.m. Kids, ages five to 11, will play until 7 p.m., and kids, ages 12 to 18, will play until 7:30 p.m. Registration forms are available at Chuck’s Sport Shop and the Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce starting Friday. For more information, email tomahawksoccer@hotmail.com or call Jenny at 715-612-1461.
7-22-20157-22-2015Evening Paddle – Wisconsin River
5:30 p.m. – McNaughton Landing to Apperson Road takeout, paddle the Wisconsin backwaters finishing through tall grasses before the takeout. Difficulty level 1. There are a number of other events scheduled, including overnight camping, a moonlight paddle, a hike, scavenger hunt and potlucks. For more information, visit www.northernpaddletrail.org.
8-1-20158-1-2015Paddle – Border Brule River:
Saturday, Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – Canoe/kayak a quiet, isolated stretch of 8-1/2 miles through the Nicolet National Forest. Difficulty level 3. There are a number of other events scheduled, including overnight camping, a moonlight paddle, a hike, scavenger hunt and potlucks. For more information, visit www.northernpaddletrail.org.
8-5-20158-8-2015Tomahawk Boat Show
Some of the oldest and rarest outboard boat motors still in existence will be on display in Tomahawk this summer as the Northwoods Chapter of the Antique Outboard Motor Club International (AOMCI) hosts its 36th annual Tomahawk Boat Show at SARA Park Aug. 5-8. Event organizers invite the public to stop by and take a stroll down memory lane while viewing the many outboard motors and boats on display. The SARA Park museum is open to the public and admission is free. Spectators are also invited to view the many races and time trials featuring a number of antique boat motor categories. For more information, contact Bob Dalle Ave,president of the Northwoods Chapter of the AOMCI, at thedoghouse7_8 @frontier.com.
8-15-20158-15-2015All Day Paddle – Willow Flowage
9:30 a.m. – Paddle on the quiet end of the Willow Flowage and picnic mid-day, Diffi culty level 2. There are a number of other events scheduled, including overnight camping, a moonlight paddle, a hike, scavenger hunt and potlucks. For more information, visit www.northernpaddletrail.org.
9-17-20159-20-2015Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 17-20: Tomahawk’s premier event and huge fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, with $2 million-plus raised for the charity over the years. Four-day motorcycle rally that attracts up to 40,000 bike enthusiasts, with Harley-Davidson plant tours, Friday night Thunder Parade, live music including SARA Park and downtown evening street dances, bike raffles, Chamber bonfire/brat fry and much more. Major events at SARA Park, Harley-Davidson plant(s), downtown and Nokomis Community Park, plus venues throughout community. Information: 715-453-5334; watch for updates and follow-up pictures at www.tomahawkleader.com. The Tomahawk Leader also publishes the official Fall Ride Guide in August.
10-2-201510-3-2015Tomahawk ATV/UTV JAMboree
Sponsored by the Northern Wisconsin ATV/UTV Council and Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce, the JAMboree will feature vendors from all around the region as well as provide demo rides and guided tours of area trail systems. Food and refreshment along with entertainment will be held throughout the weekend at SARA Park, where on-site camping is available through the city. Activities are scheduled to take place at SARA Park on Friday, Oct. 2 from 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information on the first ATV/UTV JAMboree, contact Anderson at 715-453-5334 or tamra@gototomahawk.com.
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Ongoing Events
Open Arms Soup Kitchen
Open Arms Community Soup Kitchen is open Tuesdays, welcoming any hungry souls as well as those who want to socialize between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Center adjacent to St. Mary's Church. All are welcome to enjoy the free dinner. Anyone who would like to support this volunteer effort may send donations to P.O. Box 1, Tomahawk, WI 54487.
Girl Scouts Flea, Craft and Farmers Market
Thursdays, June-August, Washington Square Park, near Chamber. Benefits Tomahawk Girl Scouts. Park has children’s play equipment. Cancelled during severe weather. For vendor information, call 715-453-4140, 715-453-4439
Tomahawk Farmers Market and Flea Market
Saturdays, June 6-end of October, Washington Square Park, near Chamber building. Lincoln County and/or Tomahawk School District farm vendors; flea market vendors from anywhere. Accepting SNAP/EBT and debit cards. Park has children’s play equipment and washrooms. Information/vendor contact: 715-453-1173.
Tomahawk Main Street Farmers’ Market
Tuesday Tomahawk Main Street Farmers’ Market – Tuesdays (June 9 through September), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or sold out, North Third Street and Wisconsin Avenue, downtown Tomahawk. Non-profits’ bake sale, occasional local entertainment. Growers from Lincoln, Price and (Note: This is just a sampling of events in our area. Events take place in Tomahawk unless otherwise indicated. Dates and times listed here subject to change. Call ahead if traveling any distance. Look for updates at www.tomahawkleader.com. Also check www.traveltomahawk.com for our Town Square Business Directory for places to stay, shop, dine.) Oneida counties; season-long and daily rates available. Information: 715-453-3676.
Tomahawk Public Library Summer Reading
June 15-July 24. Various musicians and storytellers, library events during six-week program (Super events, June 16, June 30, July 14 – See specifics below; Heroic stories for younger children, Tuesdays, June 23, July 7 and 21, 10-10:30 a.m.; Heroic activities for older children: Fridays, June 26, July 10 and 24, 10-10:45 a.m.) Library hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, closed. Information: 715-453-2455.
Tomahawk Historical Museums
Two museums on East Washington Avenue. Open Tuesdays-Fridays, June 16 through Aug. 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment. Hosted by Tomahawk Area Historical Society. Information: 715-453-2056.
Free water ski shows
Kwahamot Water Ski Club, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, through Sept. 5, Kwahamot Park by N. 4th St. bridge. Starting time is 7:30 p.m. until June 16 when it changes to 8 p.m.; back to 7:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 11.
Fun Runs
Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., from Veterans Memorial Park, July 6-Aug. 13.


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