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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
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.
5-23-20159-5-2015Kwahamot 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.
5-24-20159-6-2015Summer 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.
5-27-20155-27-2015Operations 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.
6-11-20166-11-2016ACT Test Date
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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