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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
9-1-2014Summer 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.
5-21-20149-24-2014WaWui Bingo
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. games, doors open 5:30 p.m., SARA Park Activity Center, 900 W. Somo Ave. All welcome, including supervised minors.
5-29-20149-4-2014Flea, Craft and Farmers Market
The Tomahawk Girl Scouts will hold their Flea, Craft and Farmers Market Thursdays, May 29 through Sept. 4, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Washington Square Park, near the Tomahawk Chamber building. The weekly event benefits the Scouts, who also will be selling their own crafts. They will have some food choices between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The market will be cancelled during severe weather. For vendor information, call 715-453-4140 or 715-453-4439. The Scouts are the first of three markets planned this summer. Main Street Tomahawk will be hosting its Farmers Market on Tuesdays in downtown Tomahawk. There also will be a Saturday Tomahawk Farmers and Flea Market beginning June 7, at Washington Park.
6-9-20148-22-2014Shallow water exercise classes
Shallow water exercise classes offered Shallow water exercise classes will be offered at the Tomahawk Swimming Pool this summer on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 to 9 a.m. starting next Monday and extending through Aug. 22 (except Friday, July 4). For more information, call Marion Kohl at 715-453-2125, ext. 220 or email her at kohlm@tomahawk.k12.wi.us.
7-7-20148-21-2014Tomahawk Youth Soccer registration
Registration forms are available at Chuck’s Sports Shop and the Tomahawk Chamber for Tomahawk Youth Soccer which runs Tuesdays and Thursdays July 7 through Aug. 21 starting at 6 p.m. at SARA Park. There will be no soccer July 29 and 31. A website is in the works (tomahawksoccer.org) and will have registration forms as well as other soccer information. Return forms by May 15, so teams can be formed. Coaches are needed. Any parent/guardian willing to coach for the season will have one child’s registration fee waived. For more information, call Jenny at 715-453-5510 or email tomahawksoccer@hotmail.com.
7-30-20148-2-2014Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
The Tomahawk National Antique & Classic Outboard Motor and Boat Show runs through Saturday, Aug. 2. The show runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, with the arena open until 9 p.m. (except Saturday). This is a show, swap meet and sale.

Among some of the highlights are:

Wednesday, July 30 – 8 a.m., earliest set-up time; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., registration.

Thursday, July 31 – 8-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-3 p.m. and after 4 p.m., open running; 10-11 a.m., Merc KF5/Mark 5 event; 1-2 p.m., Mod Zephyr event; 3-4 p.m., 5 hp, TS, TN, TD Stock Johnson event; 6 p.m., cruise followed by boat parade around water ski show and hot dog cookout for participants.

Friday, Aug. 1 – 8-10 a.m., open running; 10-11 a.m., Stock Zephyr eliminations, followed by finals; 11 a.m.-noon, oldest running outboard event; 1 p.m., third annual Bess Evinrude Memorial Ice Cream Run.

Saturday, Aug. 2 – 8-10 a.m., open running; 10-11 a.m., predicted log; open running rest of day; meet ends at 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. banquet, with bar open at 6 p.m.

For more information, call 715-536-5649.
7-30-20148-3-2014Lincoln County 4-H Fair
The 126th annual Lincoln County Fair in Merrill July 30 through Aug. 3 features Brunon Blaszak Royal Bengal and Siberian Tigers each day, with the tigers on display between performances. Free gate admission. Jack Pagels, owner Pagels Pub & Grub, is sponsoring the Pagels Entertainment Tent again on the east end of the Fairgrounds. Besides featuring evening bands, it’s in that area you’ll laugh at the first-ever Lincoln County Fair Outhouse Races at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. Following the outhouse races, Geoff Landon and Wolfpack will rock the stage. Pagels Entertainment Tent bands play at 7:30 p.m., featuring: Wednesday, July 30, America’s Party Band; Thursday, July 31, Crystal and Commotion; Friday, Aug. 1, Rabid Aardvarks; Saturday, Aug. 2, Geoff Landon and Wolfpack; and Sunday, Aug. 3, a special surprise will begin earlier. Mark Wayne kicks off the entertainment at 6 p.m. on July 30 on the Bone & Joint Center Stage. Steve Syzdel is at 1 p.m. with local Dave Fox & Foxfire Band taking the stage at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 31. Caricaturist David Fliss will draw portraits of fairgoers Friday through Sunday. Rick Allen Magic and musical entertainment Ripple Effect rotate performances on Friday and Saturday afternoons with Brian West DJ/Karaoke in the evening Friday and Robert Woods Saturday evening. Saturday, Aug 2 beginning at 1 p.m. children will be encouraged to enter the Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pull. Friends and family can cheer them on and then stay to watch the 4-H demonstrations. Sunday, Aug 3 Sound Doctrine will lead the worship service with polka music from Polish Cowboys from the Bone & Joint Center Stage beginning at 1 p.m.

The U.S. Army will feature an Orange County Chopper in the Sell Building along with other business and organizations exhibiting daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mountain Dew will display the KickStart ATV. There’s Butter Carving by local celebrities beginning at 4 p.m. both Friday and Saturday, with Sandy’s Small Animal Sale on Sunday afternoon near the Lokemoen Building.

The Market Animal Show and Sale begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the rotunda of the historic Stock Pavilion. The Brickyard Schoolhouse, staffed by docents from the Merrill Historical Society, provides a glimpse into the one room schoolhouse. Grandpa’s Farm will entertain young and old with a petting zoo and information on farming in years gone by.

Information: 715-536-5212, www.lincolnco4hfair.com.
7-31-20148-1-2014Brat Fry
There will be a Tomahawk Girl Scout Family Partnership Brat Fry in Tomahawk Ben Franklin’s parking lot this Thursday, July 31 and Friday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds from this activity help support programming for Girl Scouts. The public is invited to stop by and find out more about activities for girls from K-12 or to find out information about volunteering. Also, visit the weekly Flea, Craft and Farmers Market at Washington Park on Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. that is coordinated by older Girl Scouts as a business learning opportunity. They are also looking for farmers to add to the market. For more information, contact Kay Kissinger Wolf, 715-453-4140.
7-31-20148-2-2014Totally Tomahawk
Summer sales galore will meet shoppers during this year’s Totally Tomahawk event Thursday through Saturday, July 31 to Aug. 2. Stores throughout Tomahawk will offer specials. This year outside vendors also are invited to set up downtown Friday and Saturday, including artists, crafters and food vendors. They will be providing prizes for drawings. If you plan to be part of this summer sales event, call 715-453-1090 or email tomahawkmainstreet@gmail.com.
7-31-20148-3-2014Oneida County Fair
The following groups are playing at the 2014 Oneida County Fair:

Thursday, July 31st:

5:00 to 5:30 pm – Northwoods Brass Quintet (Opening Ceremony); 5:30 to 7:30 pm – Tuck Pence (Original Jackpine Savage) – Performing on the Village Green

8:00 to 11:00 pm – Deep Water Reunion (Blues) – Performing on the Big Top Stage

Friday, August 1st

4:00 to 7:00 pm – Robert “One Man” Johnson (Blues Man) – Performing on the Village Green

8:00 to 11:00 pm – Copper Box (Americana/Polka/Zydeco) – Performing on the Big Top Stage – Sponsored by Downtown Rhinelander, Inc.

Saturday, August 2nd

12:00 to 3:00 pm – TuneSmith Academy (Local Teen Bands) – Performing on the Big Top Stage

4:00 to 7:00 pm – The Band KIN (Roots/Rock) – Performing on the Village Green

8:00 to 11:00 pm – Mama’s Little Hippies (Featuring Bret & Frisk) – Performing on the Big Top Stage

Sunday, August 3rd

Noon to 1:00 pm – Donna Gaspardo (Bluegrass/Southern Gospel) – Performing on the Village Green

2:00 to 5:00 pm – TRISIS (Sister Harmony Act with Dad on Guitar. Intro by David “Big Pipes” Gee). Performing on the Big Top Stage

UB-Band

UB the Band is returning this year to Family Land!

UB the Band is a complete rock band setup with all the trimmings, where kids and families get up to sing and play – and be the stars!

For more, check http://oneidacountyfairwi.com.
8-1-20148-1-2014Blood Drive
There will be a Tomahawk Community Blood Drive Friday, Aug. 1 from noon to 3:30 p.m. in the Spruce Room at Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital, 401 W. Mohawk Dr., Tomahawk. To schedule a donation appointment, call toll free 800-280-4102, or go to www.save3lives.org. Walk-in donors are welcome.
8-1-20148-3-201435th Alan Soward softball tourney set
The Merrill Fire Department will host the 35th annual Alan Soward Memorial Co-ed Softball Tournament Friday through Sunday at Ott’s Park in Merrill. The tournament is named in the memory of Alan Soward, a Tomahawk man who suffered with muscular dystrophy throughout his life and died March 17, 1997, at the age of 21. The tournament is limited to 16 teams on a first come, first served basis. Teams are being accepted with an entry fee of $100 per team. The tournament opens Friday at 6 p.m. and concludes with the championship game Sunday afternoon. There will be concessions available on site. The tournament proceeds will help support the needs of the Merrill community. For more information, call Jon Leiskau at 715-536-2233.
8-1-20148-3-2014St. Mary’s Summer Festival
Rain or shine, and packed full of music, food and fun. It’s the annual St. Mary’s Church Summer Festival at 320 E. Washington Ave. Friday through Sunday.
Among the activities will be the popular fish and shrimp boil, brats and hot dogs Friday from 4:30 p.m. until gone. Music that night is Mark Wayne, the “One Man Band, from 4 to 10 p.m. There’s also a bake sale, cash raffle, family baskets and paddle wheel.

Saturday’s events run from 3 to 11 p.m., with another St. Mary’s Got Talent home-spun talent show from 4 to 6 p.m. (call the parish office to sign up and maybe win cash prizes). Music features The Band Frontier from 7 to 11 p.m., with the first annual St. Mary’s Chopped during band breaks. Scout out the pulled pork sandwiches, brats, hot dogs, loaded baked potatoes, soda and pie garden. Other draws are a cash raffle, family baskets, Pokerino and chalk drawing contest for kids, with raffles of several larger prizes that you must be present to win.

Sunday is “Family Day” with family baskets opening early at 9 a.m., and St. Mary’s famous cinnamon rolls and coffee. There’s a Polka Mass at 10 a.m. followed by a polka dance with music by Jim Pekol Polka Band. There’s food, including hot beef sandwiches, Kielbasa, salad smorgasbord and S’Mary’s S’mores, and refreshments, the family baskets drawing at 2 p.m., cash raffle, inflatable obstacle course, a storyteller and other activities for the kids.
8-2-20148-2-2014Don Lintereur Memorial Run
The second annual Don Lintereur Memorial Run will take place Aug. 2 at Nokomis Community Park, located north of Tomahawk on County Road L. The event features a half marathon, 10k run, 5k run or walk and a kids’ one-mile fun run. Proceeds from the event will go toward a scholarship fund established in Don’s name. Entry fees are: half-marathon, $45 (by July 1), $50 (July 2-15) and $55 (after July 15); 10k and 5k run or walk, $30 (by July 1) or $35 (after July 1); and one-mile kids’ fun run, $10. Online registration closes July 31 at 11:59 p.m. To register, go to www.active.com. For more information, contact Shirley Derleth at thederleths@gmail.com
8-2-20148-2-2014No Kwahamot Ski Shows
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8-2-20148-2-2014Outhouse Races
Here’s a first-ever event: The Lincoln County Fair will host Outhouse Races Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. in the former grandstand area of the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. You’ll want to watch for details, and start forming your team(s). For information, contact Dale Christiansen at 715-218-1148 or Brad Becker at 715-409-0629.
8-2-20148-2-2014Outhouse Races
Lincoln County Fair will hold its first-ever Outhouse Races Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. as part of this year’s fair at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Merrill. Judging will be based on timed finishes and costume design. Participants must be at least 15 years old through adult. Teams consist of four people, with at least one member of both genders; three to push and one to ride (pilot). One alternate is allowed for each team. The outhouses must have a half door and resemble an outhouse, and be at least three feet long, three feet wide and five feet high, and weigh a minimum of 200 pounds unoccupied. For more information, contact Dale Christiansen at 715-218-1148 or Brad Becker at 715-409-0629. The entry deadline was 6 p.m. July 21. The fee is $20 per team. For rules and more about the fair, visit www.lincolncofair.com.
8-2-20148-2-2014Ryan Jopek tribute
KIA Ryan Jopek's Unit 32nd Infantry who served in Iraq 2005-2006 with him will arrive in Merrill on the anniversary of his Ultimate Sacrifice on Saturday, Aug 2nd. Estimated time of arrival of the 30 Units at the Lincoln County Fair will be at 12:30 pm. Reserved parking has been arranged and the VFW Beer Stand will be the unofficial gathering place. Military units will assemble on Merrill's east side and do a brief graveside vigil at Ryan Jopek's grave in Merrill Memorial Park;
8-2-20148-2-2014Tour future homeless shelter
You can tour the site of the future homeless shelter in Tomahawk during an Our Sisters’ House Open House Saturday, Aug. 2 between 4 and 6 p.m. at 328 E. Washington Ave. The public is invited to tour the house, ask questions and find out about the renovation project.
8-4-20148-8-2014VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Northern Bible Church is holding its Daily Vacation Bible School Aug. 4-8. This year’s theme is “God’s Construction Zone.” There will be plenty of fun, music, games and crafts. Bible School starts at 9:30 a.m. and concludes daily at noon. A van will be available at the Nelson’s County Market parking lot daily for those needing a ride that leaves promptly at 9:15 a.m. On Friday, Aug. 8, Northland will celebrate the conclusion of VBS week with a Northland Fair at 6:30 p.m. Northland Bible Church is located nine miles north of Tomahawk off County Road L. For more information, contact Pastor Alex at 715-453-3926.
8-5-20148-5-2014Safety Day Camp for Kids
The 20th annual Safety Day Camp for Kids, a free program for children ages 8-11, is being offered at the Merrill Area Recreation Complex Tuesday, Aug. 5. Safety topics to be covered include: Animals, Bullying, Guns, Highway, Lawnmower, Oral Health, Railway, Risks of Drugs/Smoking and Water Safety. Since the topics change each year, those who participated in the past will still benefit from coming to this event. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. A snack will be provided, but participants are asked to bring their own sack lunch. Indoor facilities are available in the event of inclement weather. Direct questions to Heidi Duley, RN, Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, at 715-539-2195.
8-6-20148-6-2014Babysitting Training for grades 5-8
The Northwoods Family Resource Center Network will hold a Babysitting Training Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library, 300 W. Lincoln Ave. Students in grades 5-8 are invited to learn the basics of how to safely provide care for young children and also get ideas for fun activities to do with children. Cost is $20 per student, payable to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Interested youth are encouraged to register soon. Participants must bring the completed registration form, a signed parent consent form and a bag lunch to the training. Call 715-539-9228 to register.
8-6-20148-6-2014Senior Center Annual Sale
The Tomahawk Senior Center will hold its annual Alzheimer’s Bake, Rummage and Brat Basket Sale Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 113 S. Tomahawk Ave. All proceeds will support the center’s goal for the 2014 Alzheimer’s Walk Sept. 20.
8-6-20148-6-2014Understanding Dementia, Alzheimer’s & Communicat
At the Tomahawk Senior Center. The 60-minute presentation will provide a basic overview of dementia, how it affects the brain and a person’s ability to function. Special emphasis will be placed on a person’s changing communication skills and techniques to enhance communication. Sponsors include The Alzheimer’s Association, Tomahawk Area Interfaith Volunteers Inc. and the senior center. The Tomahawk Police Department also will talk about Project Lifesaver.
8-7-20148-7-2014Free 4K, Kindergarten health exams
Lincoln County Health Department is offering free health exams to any child in Lincoln County who is enrolling in 4K or Kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year. The health exam includes a free head-to-toe physical exam, immunizations (per eligibility), vision and hearing screening, height and weight measurement, and health and safety information. These free exams will be held at the Lincoln County Health Department, 607 N. Sales St., Suite 101, Merrill. Exams are scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 7 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Appointments are necessary at 715-536-0307 and space is limited. Allow one hour for the visit.
8-8-20148-8-2014Smokey Bear Birthday Breakfast
Tomahawk Public Library will present a Smokey Bear 70th Birthday Breakfast Friday, Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. at the library. Friends from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Neil H. LeMay Forestry Center, Tomahawk, will be on hand to share Smokey’s story and provide information on fire safety. Because it’s a birthday breakfast there will be donuts instead of cake. The public is invited.
8-8-20148-9-2014Spirit-Hill-Ogema 4-H Fair
Friday-Saturday, Spirit Town Hall, W1316 State Road 86, Ogema. Old-fashioned-type fair, with 4-H style show, buffet dinner at 11 a.m. Saturday, frog-jumping contest, egg toss, tug-of-war, other kids’ activities in afternoon, plus evening program. Judging Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday morning. Information: 715-339-0250, 715-564-3340.
8-9-20148-9-2014Thrilla on the Grilla Rib Cook-off
Saturday, Aug. 9 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown. Teams compete for the best ribs. Sponsored by Tomahawk Lions Club as fundraiser for non-profit organizations. Tickets are $15 apiece and can be purchased at any of the participating businesses as well as the Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce, Tomahawk Community Bank, Nelson’s County Market and the Tomahawk Leader. Any tickets that have not been sold in advance will be available at the Thrilla on the day of the event. Information: 715-612-3024.
8-11-20148-15-2014Volleyball camp
The 2014 NWVBC Summer Volleyball Camp will be held in the Tomahawk field house Aug. 11-15. The hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday. The camp, which is hosted by Northern Wisconsin Stars Volleyball Club, Inc., will feature Taryn Vaughn, a professional beach volleyball and indoor volleyball player. She also played volleyball at Notre Dame University. The cost of the camp is $130/player. For more information or to sign up, contact Rhonda Rindo at 715-370-29907 or rrindo@gmail.com.
8-12-20148-14-2014Flag Football Skills Evaluation and Registration
Tuesday and Thursday, Aug. 12 and 14, grades 2-3, 6 p.m.; grades 4-5, 7 p.m. Final registration, all grades, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 6-7 p.m. All registration and skill evaluation will be at the Smith Center, Merrill. Coaches and refs also are sought; contact Dawn at 715-536-7313.
8-16-20148-16-2014end-of-theseason softball tournament
The Tomahawk Men’s Softball League will hold its end-of-the season tournament Aug. 16 at SARA Park. For more information, contact Chad Gauerke at 715-966-3625.
8-16-20148-16-2014Golf Outing
Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club Golf Outing at Inshalla Country Club, N11060 Clear Lake Rd., Tomahawk, 715-453-3130, and Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk, 715-453-2768.
8-16-20148-16-2014Merrill Park and Rec: Summer Stride
The second annual Merrill Park and Recreation Summer Stride 5k/10k Fun Run/Walk takes place Saturday, Aug. 16 at the MARC, 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. Walk-up registration is from 7 to 8:45 a.m., with racing starting at 9 a.m. Registration can be done at the Tortoise and Hare website www.tandhtiming.com or download a registration form at www.merrillparkandrec.com. Those registering after Aug. 7 will not receive a T-shirt. The scenic course begins at the MARC, continuing through historic Council Grounds State Park. Refreshments available along both routes and afterwards. Proceeds to benefit the Merrill Park Endowment Fund.
8-16-20148-16-2014VENDORS SOUGHT
VENDORS SOUGHT FOR LIFE’S TREASURES SALE: Because one man’s trash is another’s treasure, those involved in Ministry Home Care hospice services are seeking vendors and bakers for this year’s Life’s Treasures Rummage and Bake Sale for Hospice Saturday, Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Myre Electric Building, N11585 County Road Y, Tomahawk. Reserve a spot for $20 and give 10 percent of the day’s sales to hospice. For full details and reservations, contact Mel Houg at 715-361-2263, Ann Jelinek at 715-453-4573 or Ministry Home Care at 800-643-4663.
8-17-20148-17-2014Poultry and Fun Shoot
Sunday, noon, Somo Fish and Game Club, County Road CC. Information: 715-493-1656.
8-17-20148-17-2014Tomahawk Regional Airport Fly-In
Tomahawk Regional Airport Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast – Sunday, Aug. 17, begins at 7 a.m.; lunch at 11 a.m. fl ights in Flight Simulator, airplane rides, med-fl ight helicopters, general aviation planes on display. Sponsored by Friends of the Tomahawk Airport. Off Hwy. 86.
8-20-20148-24-2014Price County Fair
Wednesday-Sunday, Fairgrounds, Phillips. All carnival rides and entertainment free with gate admission (daily pass $10, ages 3 and up; passes available). Wednesday, Aug. 20, entry day, judging; Thursday, Aug. 21, Carnival, Dan Kirk; Friday, Aug. 22, Carnival, Dan Kirk, Talent Show, Scavenger Hunt, Senior Luncheon, MPK Ban (Celtic/Gospel) in chapel, What’s It Worth? Antique Show, Market Animal Sale, Red Higgins & Yankee Train; Saturday, Aug. 23, Carnival, Dan Kirk, Battle of the Bands, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Shockwave, Lawn Mower Races; Baking Contest Square Dancing with Gary Edinger; Sunday, Aug. 24, Carnival, Dan Kirk, Worship Service in Chapel, Farm Olympics, Demo Derby. Information: www.pricecountyfair.com, www.facebook.com/pricecountyfair.
8-22-20148-24-2014Tyler Kahle Memorial Softball Tournament
The annual Tyler Kahle Memorial Softball Tournament will be held at SARA Park Aug. 22-24. The event is a co-ed tourney that helps raise funds for maintenance/improvements at Tyler Kahle Memorial Field at Pride Park in Tomahawk. For more information, contact Jason Kahle at 715-966-1056.
8-23-20148-23-20144-H Centennial Fun Day
Former, current 4-Hers invited to Centennial Fun Day In addition to Lincoln County’s participation in statewide celebrations, a committee composed of youth and adults have been planning how Lincoln County would celebrate the 100th anniversary of 4-H locally. One of those events is a 4-H Centennial Fun Day – Reunion Celebration to be held Saturday, Aug. 23 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Tug Lake Park, Irma. There will be fun games, chances to share memories and a meal. The main dish will be provided. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share, lawn chair(s), photos, 4-H scrapbooks and other memorabilia. All former and current 4-H members and leaders are invited to this event. RSVP by Monday, Aug. 4 to the UW-Extension office at 715-539-1072.
8-31-20148-31-2014No Frills Marathon
Sunday, following Bearskin Trail from Tomahawk to Minocqua; race starts 7 a.m. from Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk, finishes at Bearskin Trailhead behind Minocqua Post Office. Register: www.minocquanofrillsmarathon.com.
9-1-20149-1-2014Labor Day Parade and Festivities
– Monday, Merrill. Parade downtown; classic car show, auction, games, entertainment, Lincoln County Fairgrounds.
9-11-20149-14-2014Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
Thursday-Sunday, 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 raffl es, Chamber bonfi re/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.
9-13-20149-13-2014Lawnmower and Bar Stool Races
Saturday, time trials 11 a.m., racing, noon, Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk.
9-27-20149-27-201455th Annual Christmas Tree Festival
Saturday, begins 9 a.m., N1859 School House Rd., downtown Ogema. Parade, 11 a.m.; chicken BBQ at 11:15 a.m., other food, refreshments, Run to the Peak race at Timm’s Hill, library book sale, tours of Pioneer House Museum, large arts and crafts fair, ATV pull, Christmas tree toss, tree judging, Ogema Players, Ogema Fire Company’s annual Fireman’s Dance, 7 p.m., at fire hall.
10-18-201410-18-2014Noodle-Rama
Noodle-Rama held by Northwoods Riders Snowmobile Club at Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-2768.
10-25-201410-25-2014Halloween Festivities
Saturday, downtown Tomahawk. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
10-25-201410-25-2014Harvest Festival Dinner
Saturday, Oct. 25, 4-6:30 p.m., Brantwood Community Center, corner of Hwys. 8 and D, Brantwood. Dinner of homemade bison stew with all the fixings, homemade bread, pie, raffle drawing. Sponsored by Zion Lutheran Church. Information: 715-564-2283, brantwoodbison@centurytel.net.
11-15-201411-15-2014Gun Raffle
Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club Gun Raffle at Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-2768.
11-21-201411-21-2014Tomahawk Free Venison Feed
Friday, 11:30 a.m. until gone, downtown Tomahawk. Serving venison burgers as kickoff to fall hunting. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-29-201411-29-2014Parade and Winter Wonderland
Northern Lights Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland – Saturday, Nov. 29, downtown Tomahawk. Santa visit, holiday tree display. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
12-6-201412-6-2014Finnish Independence Day
Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Finnish Independence Day with Finnish mojakka (stew) dinner cooked outdoors over wood fire, homemade bread. History program at 6:30 p.m. after dinner. Event sponsored by Knox Creek Heritage Center. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525, cen7368@centurytel.net, mbraski@yahoo.com.
Ongoing Events
Adult Reading Program
Literary Elements is adult summer reading program Tomahawk Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program, “Literary Elements,” runs May 27 through Aug. 15. Anyone age 18 and over can join in the fun. Read five books and pick up an entry form at the library’s circulation desk. You can choose to read fiction or non-fiction: read books or listen to them on CD or an mp3 player. You also get credit for reading to a child. For every five books finished, one fills out an entry sheet and is eligible for prizes. There will be drawings June 17, July 1, July 29 and Aug. 18. For more information, contact the library at 715-453-2455 or visit http://wvls.lib.wi.us/tomahawkpl.
Thursday Tomahawk Girl Scouts Flea, Craft and Fa
Thursdays, May 29-Sept. 4, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Washington Square Park, near Chamber. Benefi ts Tomahawk Girl Scouts, who provide food, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and sell their own crafts. Park has children’s play equipment. Cancelled during severe weather. For vendor information, call 715-453-4140, 715-453-4439.
Tuesday Tomahawk Main Street Farmers’ Market
Tuesdays (June 3 through mid-October), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or sold out, Third Street and Wisconsin Avenue, downtown Tomahawk. Nonprofits’ bake sale, occasional local entertainment. Vendors from Lincoln, Price and Oneida counties. Information: 715-453-3676.
Saturday Tomahawk Farmers Market and Flea Market
Saturdays, June 7-end of October, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Washington Square Park, near Chamber building. Lincoln County and/or Tomahawk School District farm vendors; fl ea market vendors from anywhere. Vendor-selling lunch and snack items. Accepting QUEST Cards, SNAP Program and debit cards; vouchers available on-site. Park has children’s play equipment and washrooms. Information/vendor contact: 715-453-1173 or 715-453-5706.
Tomahawk Historical Museums
Two museums on East Washington Avenue. Open Tuesdays-Fridays, June 17 through Aug. 22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment. Hosted by Tomahawk Area Historical Society. Information: 715-453-2056
“Stories by the River”
Tomahawk Public Library will present “Stories by the River” Wednesdays in August. Bring children for stories and outside fun along the Wisconsin River Aug. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 10:30 a.m. In case of extreme heat or rain, the program will move inside. Visitors may wish to bring a blanket or something to sit on.


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