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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
7-10-20179-30-2017Friday Night Farmers Market
Fridays excluding Fall Ride weekend, July through September, 4-7 p.m., city’s municipal parking lot, West Somo Avenue across from City Hall. Locally grown fruits and vegetables; vendors selling gifts, crafts.
7-18-20177-25-2017Senior Center activities
Tuesday, July 18 – Adult Coloring 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Local shopping - call 715-453-5757 to RSVP 9 a.m.

Wednesday, July 19 – Speaker Series 1 p.m.; Weight Watchers 6 p.m.; Brat Fry, Bake Sale 11 a.m.

Thursday, July 20 – Mind and Body Fitness 1 p.m.; Afternoon Social 1 p.m.; Mind and Body Fitness 1 p.m.; Tomahawk Memory Loss Support Group 3 p.m.

Friday, July 21 – Wii Bowling 9:30 ; Chair Exercises 12:30 a.m.

Monday, July 24 – Quilting 4 p.m.; Mind and Body Fitness 1 p.m.

Tuesday, July 25 – Local shopping 9 a.m - call 715-453-5757 to RSVP; Adult Coloring 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Chair Exercises 12:30 p.m.
7-24-20178-3-2017THS Summer Swim
Hatchet Pool will be hosting a swim clinic on Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays starting July 24 through August 3.
7-26-20177-26-2017
Wed., July 26 — Hand Picked Bluegrass
7-26-20177-30-2017Lincoln County Fair
Wednesday-Sunday, July 26-30, Merrill Festival Grounds, Merrill. Information: www.lincolnco4hfair.com.
7-29-20177-29-2017Class of 1967 50th reunion
The Tomahawk High School Class of 1967 will hold its 50th reunion Saturday, July 29 at Inshalla Country Club. Cocktails will be at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m.
The final day for reservations in Saturday, July 15. For information or reservations, contact Sis Jorgensen at 715-453-3925.
7-29-20177-29-2017German Settlement History Picnic
German Settlement History Picnic and Open House – Saturday, July 29, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Yesterday House and Liberty School, N894 S. German Settlement Rd., Spirit. Information: http://germansettlementhistory.org, 715-564-3299, gshinc@centurylink.net.
7-29-20177-29-2017Shriner’s Hospital/Kwahamot Benefit
Annual Shriner’s Hospital/Kwahamot Benefit Water Ski Show – Saturday, July 29, 8 p.m., Kwahamot Bay near N. Fourth St. Bridge.
7-31-20178-2-2017LITERACY WORKSHOP IN RHINELANDER
The Literacy Task Force of Northern Wisconsin will be sponsoring its annual literacy training workshop July 31 through Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nicolet College’s Workforce Training Center in Rhinelander.
7-31-20178-26-2017DNR Gun Hunter Education Course
Sign-up begins July 31 for DNR Gun Hunter Education Course
The Tomahawk Hunter Safety Group will be conducting the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA) Hunter Education Course with registration getting underway July 31. This course has been approved by the Wisconsin DNR
• Classroom training skills and review sessions, which will be on Tuesday, Aug. 22 and Thursday, Aug. 24.
• The outdoor field day, which will be on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 8 a.m. until completion at the Somo Fish and Game Club on Hwy. CC.
All three tiers listed above are required to complete this class and meet all North American requirements for a hunter education certificate.
Sign-up will be at Park City Credit Union from noon to 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 31, Aug. 1 and Aug. 2. The class will be limited to the fi rst 40 students. Cost is $10.
8-2-20178-2-2017Music on the River
Wed., Aug. 2 ‚ Whiskey Belles
8-3-20178-6-2017Oneida County Fair
Thursday-Sunday,
Aug. 3-6, Pioneer Park, Rhinelander. Information: www.oneidacountyfairwi.com.
8-4-20178-5-2017Tomahawk Summer Sidewalk Sales/Craft Show
Friday-Saturday, Aug. 4-5. Information: 715-453-5334.
8-4-20178-6-2017Division 2 Show Ski Nationals
Friday-Sunday, Aug. 4-6, Kwahamot Bay. Team competition starts 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; individual acts competition Friday at 10 a.m.
8-5-20178-5-2017Fifth Annual Don Lintereur Memorial Run
Saturday, Aug. 5, Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk. Register online at www.active.com. Information: donsrun.dlmr@gmail.com, 715-453-4165.
8-5-20178-5-2017No Kwahamot Ski Show
No Kwahamot Ski Show – Saturday, Aug 5. Skiers hosting Division 2 Nationals.
8-6-20178-6-2017Wisconsin River Series
Sunday, Aug. 6, 6 a.m.- 3 p.m., SARA Park. Information: wisconsinriverseries.com.
8-7-20178-11-2017Volleyball Camp
The first camp will be held Monday, Aug. 7 through Thursday, Aug. 10 and is for all incoming freshmen through seniors (the grade player will be in fall 2017).- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday 9 to 11:30 a.m. is $155 per player.
8-9-20178-23-2017Fall Archery
A Fall Archery Safety Education Class is also being offered and will take place on three Wednesday evenings, including Aug. 9, Aug. 16 and Aug. 23 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Tomahawk DNR. The field day for this course will be on Saturday, Aug. 26 from noon until complete.
Sign-up for the archery course will be at Park City Credit Union on July 31, Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 from noon to 8 p.m. Cost is $10.
8-12-20178-12-2017Thrilla on the Grilla
Saturday, Aug. 12 as the Tomahawk Lions Club hosts their 10th annual Thrilla on the Grilla barbecue pork rib grilling contest in the historic downtown starting at 11a.m.
8-13-20178-13-2017Harshaw Sports Club Area Food Pantries Benefit
Sunday, Aug. 13, noon-5 p.m., Harshaw Sports Club, 10047 Rocky Run Rd., Harshaw. Information: 715-360-4966.
8-18-20178-19-2017Spirit-Hill-Ogema 4-H Fair
Friday-Saturday, Aug. 18-19, Spirit Town Hall, W1316 State Road 86, Ogema. Information: 715-339-0250, 715-564-3340.
8-20-20178-20-2017Poultry Shoot for Youth Scholarship
Sunday, Aug. 20, Somo Fish and Game Club, Club grounds on County Road CC.
8-23-20178-27-2017Price County Fair
Wednesday-Sunday, - Aug. 23-27, Fairgrounds, Phillips.
9-2-20179-2-2017Last Kwahamot Ski Show of Season
Saturday, Sept. 2, 7:30 p.m.; $1,000 raffle drawing.
9-2-20179-3-2017Prentice Progress Days
Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 2-3 (rain date Monday, Sept. 4), various locations in Prentice. Information: 715-428-2964, 715-428-2124.
9-4-20179-4-2017Merrill Labor Day Parade-Car Show
Merrill Labor Day Parade and Merrill Lions Car Show – Monday, Sept. 4, Merrill.
9-9-20179-9-2017A Country Afternoon
– Saturday, Sept. 9, following annual meeting at 11 a.m., Knox Creek Heritage Center, N4517 W. Knox Creek Rd., off Hwy. 8, Brantwood. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
9-9-20179-9-2017No Frills Marathon
– Saturday, Sept. 9, following Bearskin Trail from Tomahawk to Minocqua; race starts 7 a.m. from Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk. Register: www.minocquanofrillsmarathon.com.
9-14-20179-17-201736th Annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
– Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 14-17: Tomahawk’s premier event and huge fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
9-14-20179-17-2017Fall Ride 2017
Mark your calendars for the Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA, slated Sept.14-17, 2017. Watch for information here as it becomes available. The Tomahawk Leader publishes the Official Fall Ride Guide, a handy pocket guide, each year. Our Travel Tomahawk Business Directory in the left column on our front page has information about places to stay, dine and shop whenever you're in town. Keep in touch and see you in September 2017.
9-30-20179-30-201758th Annual Christmas Tree Festival
– Saturday, Sept. 30, Ogema. Information: 715-428-2711, 715-767-5836.
10-28-201710-28-2017Fall Festival and Trick or Treating
– Saturday, Oct. 28, downtown Tomahawk. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
11-17-201711-17-2017Tomahawk Free Venison Feed
– Friday, Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m. until gone, downtown Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-25-201711-25-2017Christmas Wonderland
– Saturday, Nov. 25, Tomahawk. Santa’s arrival. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-25-201711-25-2017Shop Small Shopping Day
– Saturday, Nov. 25 throughout Tomahawk.
12-2-201712-2-2017Finish Independence Day
– Saturday, Dec. 2, Finish Mojakka (stew) dinner served from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Brantwood Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
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.
Open Arms Community 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.
SPIRIT DAM CLOSED
Spirit Reservoir WVIC Recreation Site #8 Temporary Closures & Alternative Locations SPIRIT DAM CLOSEDTO FISHING AS WORKBEGINS: Wisconsin Valley Improvement (WVIC) began repairs of the Spirit Reservoir Dam, located off of County Highway E, starting yesterday, May 1. For purposes of public safety, the recreational site including the parking area, fishing pier and canoe portage will be closed during the duration of the project. The project is scheduled to be completed in the late fall of 2017 at which time the sites will again be available to the public.
The attached map provides alternative locations available for the public.
Tomahawk Farmers/Flea Market
Saturdays through Oct. 28, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. or sold out, at Fifth Street, Tomahawk, by Tomahawk Chamber. Vendors welcome: 715-539-3663, 920-905-5831.
SUMMER EVENTS
•KWAHAMOT WATER SKI CLUB – FREE water ski shows, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, May 27-Sept. 2 (no shows July 22 and Aug. 5), Kwahamot
Bay by N. 4th St. bridge. May 27-June 15, 7:30 p.m.; June 17-Aug. 5, 8 p.m.; Aug. 8-Sept. 2, 7:30 p.m.

•MUSIC ON THE RIVER – WEDNESDAYS, June 21 and 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Rain location, SARA Park. More specifics below. Information: 715-453-7508, Facebook at www.facebook.com/TomahawkMusicOnTheRiver.

•TOMAHAWK HISTORICAL MUSEUMS – TWO museums on East Washington Avenue. Open Tuesdays-Fridays, June 13-Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays, June 17 and July 15, 10 a.m.-noon, or by appointment. Hosts Tomahawk Area Historical Society. Information: 715-453-2056.

•TUESDAY TOMAHAWK MAIN STREET FARMERS’ MARKET – TUESDAYS, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or sold out, North Third Street and Wisconsin Avenue, downtown Tomahawk. Non profit groups’ bake sales, local entertainment. Information: 715-453-3676.

•FRIDAY NIGHT FARMERS MARKET – Fridays excluding Fall Ride weekend, July through September, 4-7 p.m., city’s municipal parking lot, West Somo Avenue across from City Hall. Locally grown fruits and vegetables; vendors selling gifts, crafts.

•SATURDAY TOMAHAWK FARMERS MARKET AND FLEA MARKET – Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. or sold out, Washington Park, near Chamber. Fresh produce, flea market treasures. Non-profit bake sales. Contact: 715-409-0712, 920-905-5831.

•WAWUI BINGO – Wednesdays, 7 p.m., doors open 5:30 p.m., SARA Park Activity Center, 900 W. Somo Ave. All welcome, including supervised minors.
•Pickleball – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon; Wednesdays, Thursdays, 5:30- 7:30 p.m., SARA Park indoor arena, W. Somo Ave. $2 per
session; visitors welcome. Information: 715-966-0600.

•SUMMER OUTDOOR WORSHIP – Sundays, 10 a.m., Schaefer’s Wharf, County Road L on Lake Nokomis, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Bring chair, blanket. Rain location: Indoors at Grace Lutheran Church, 108 W. Somo Ave., Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-4066. Everyone welcome.

•FUN RUNS – Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., from Veterans Memorial Park, June 12-Aug. 10. All welcome. Information: 715-453-8975.

•INDOOR TOMAHAWK SWIMMING POOL – Lap swim, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-8 a.m.; open swims, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Tomahawk School District complex. Watch the Tomahawk Leader for weekly specifics.

•HAVEN PROGRESSIVE BINGO – Sundays, 7 p.m., Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208
Summer Library Fun
LEGO Builders! for ages 4 and up will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays in June and July.

Building Stories and Fun! for youngsters and caregivers is offered each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Stephanie Feuerstein will present “Building the Best Bed,” about beds found in nature and how they are built, during a Show Time!
Event at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 11. Then July 18 at 10:30 a.m. there will be a Show Time!

Fair will reward youngsters for visiting the library this summer.

Annette Miller, children’s librarian, will share stories and fun Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Tomahawk Main Street Farmer’s
Market in downtown Tomahawk.

And, every Wednesday morning in August at 10:30 a.m. families are invited for stories outside at the library story pit.
For more information, call 715-453-2455.
Artwork welcomed for competition
Artists from throughout the Northwoods and across the country are invited to submit original pieces for the 30th annual Northern National Art Competition at Nicolet College, Rhinelander. The juried competition, sponsored by Nicolet and the Northern Arts Council, features more than $8,500 in prize money, including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence.

The deadline to submit entries is June 20. More details about the entry process, along with the online registration form, are online at nicoletcollege. edu/nnac.
The opening reception for the exhibit will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16, in the Northwoods Center
New Tomahawk Main Street Director
New Tomahawk Main Street Director Michelle Kennedy Hogan invites district members to visit the Main Street office, 225 W. Wisconsin Ave., the second Monday of
every month between 9 and 10 a.m. to talk marketing. A roundtable opportunity will be provided for BID businesses and businesses owners in the downtown area to share what works for them and learn from others. Hogan says come for 15 minutes or the entire hour.
Lakeland Art League
Lakeland Art League
The Lakeland Art League will hold Open Painting & Critique Wednesday, July 5, 19 and 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Minocqua Community Building, 415 Menominee St., Minocqua.
For information, contact Leslie at 715-453-1652 or visit lakelandartleague.weebly.com
Summer yoga sessions
Summer yoga sessions will be offered Wednesdays beginning July 5 at 6 p.m. at the Tomahawk VFW. For more information, contact Cindy Marten at 715-966-9400 or weipcj@gmail.com


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