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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
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.
5-24-20159-6-2015Summer 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.
6-15-20157-24-2015Tomahawk Public Library Summer Reading Program
Various musicians and storytellers, library events during six-week program (Super events, June 16, June 30, July 14 – See specifi cs 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.
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.
6-24-20157-29-2015The Lakeland Art League
Anyone interested in the arts is encouraged to attend or seek additional information from Joyce at 715-358-3402.

•Open Painting & Critique, Wednesday, June 24, 9 a.m. to noon, Minocqua Town Hall, Torpy Room, 415 Menominee, Minocqua.

•Open Painting & Critique, Wednesday, July 1, 9:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce, 8216 Hwy. 51 S, Minocqua.

•Featured Artist for July, member Nancy Paquet, will demonstrate the art of Pastel Portraits, Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lakeland Art Gallery located at Great Northern Coffee Traders, 215 W. Front St., Minocqua.

•Lakeland Art League Workshop, Wednesday, July 15, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., “Pastel Painting” with Tomahawk artist Andy Fenner, Minocqua Town Hall gym, 415 Menominee, Minocqua. Registration is required. Call Lisa at 715-453-5776 to register for workshop, supply list and information.

•Open Painting & Critique, Wednesday, July 15, 22 and 29, from 9 a.m.-Noon, Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce, 8216 Hwy. 51 S, Minocqua.
6-30-20157-13-2015Government Meetings
Tuesday, June 30 – City of Tomahawk Water and Sewer Utility Commission, 8 a.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: old business (a. capacity, management, operation, maintenance report; b. wastewater projects – plant, collection system/rehabilitation updates, manholes, sewer grouting, pipe bursting, change orders; c. demonstration, vacuum/jetter truck 9 a.m.); new business (compliance maintenance annual report).

Wednesday, July 1 – Oneida County Planning and Development, 1 p.m., Courthouse, Rninelander. Agenda includes: conditional use permit, (CUP) Bergman Rev. Trust #1 (Peter Bergman), owner and Musson Bros, Inc., agent to operate non-metallic mine, town of Pelican; time extension of up to 180 days to review CUP application by H51, LLC to develop 24 new residential multi-family units and large storage structure on 8611, 8593, 8583, 9571 Hwy. 51 and 2178-15, 2178-16, 2178-17, 2178-20, town of Minocqua; 20’ setback to right of way allowing certain structures in 20’ setback area, such as landscaping, entrance gates, signs, walkways, etc.; Three Lakes letter requiring staff onsite inspections prior to/during construction; ordinance amendment, floodplain.

Wednesday, July 1 – Oneida County Forestry, Land and Recreation, 4 p.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: forest management; Pickerel Canal snowmobile bridge design, specifications; RASTA RTA contract update; closed session (RASTA contract for trail building, Washburn Lake Silent Sports Area); open session; ATV/UTV road route agreement, ranking tool, club comments; severance proposal resolution; BCPL proposal status; Clear Lake land sale; snowmobile ordinance restrictions.

Wednesday, July 1 – Merrill Area Public Schools Finance/Human Resources Committee, 5 p.m., MAPS Building, Merrill. Agenda includes: budget, personnel updates; exchange initial offers between MAPS and Merrill Teachers Association (MTA); executive closed session for negotiations with MTA; open session.

Wednesday, July 1 – City of Merrill Parks and Recreation Commission, 5:15 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: River Bend Trail Head planning; 2016 capital budget requests; aquatic center update; public hearing for City of Merrill bicycle and pedestrian plan, 6 p.m.; review/approve bicycle/pedestrian plan.

Thursday, July 2 – Oneida County Senior Center Advisory Council, 12:30 p.m., Keenan Street, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: July 3 brant barn sale; July 4, walking taco sale; Girl Scouts/Senior Center car wash fundraiser; computer classes, bocce ball updates; storage space.
Saturday, July 4 – Town of Harrison Pickerel Lake District Annual Meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Harrison’ Oasis, N10002 County Road B, Gleason. Agenda includes: commissioner election, aeration unit, new sign committee updates; open forum time permitting.

Tuesday, July 7 – City of Merrill Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing, 6 p.m., Merrill City Hall. Agenda includes: application by Michael Thiel, 801 Grand Ave., for zoning variance.

Monday, July 13 – Town of Skanawan Board, 7 p.m., town hall.
7-3-20157-3-2015Alumni Kwahamot Water Ski Show
8 p.m., Kwahamot Bay, off North Fourth Street. Free show presented by Kwahamot Ski Club with many former members on hand.
7-3-20157-3-2015Chamber Arts & Crafts Show
9 a.m.-3 p.m., SARA Park, entertainment, food. Part of Pow Wow Days celebration. Information: 715-453-5334.
7-3-20157-3-2015Class of ’75 plans 40th reunion
The Tomahawk High School Class of 1975 will hold its 40th reunion Friday, July 3 from 5 to 10 p.m. at T’s Roadhouse. The event will be very informal and those attending area asked to bring a dish to pass. There will be a cash bar. Planners are looking for the whereabouts of the following people: Debra Albrect, Cory Baars, Denise Barker, Patty Barr, Roger Bartz, Tom Brook, Terry Brunker, Kevin Burton, Pam Cooper, Larry Dorava, George Hanson, Bruce Juedes, Mike Konkel, Mark Koth, Anila Krueger, David Leech, Sherri Lemke, Tom Marquardt, Paul Mercier, Jeff Mikunda, Marilyn Morren, Roger Newcomb, Art Nichols, Charlene Noll, Sue Olson, Rhonda Pahls, Dennis Raab, Jim Pintens, Bill Renn, Carol Salacinski, Jeff Slaton, Roger Smith, Guy Thompson, Phill Theiler, Harold Taves and Colleen Watland. Classmates are asked to update contact information and send a paragraph about themselves to Jean (Haring) Whalen at mj-whalen@hotmail.com. Also contact John Hein about whether or not you plan to attend; there’s also a THS Class of 75 Facebook page.
7-3-20157-3-2015Party in the Park
4 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Featuring The Britins. Sponsored by Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce as part of Pow Wow Days celebration. Information: 715-453-5334.
7-4-20157-4-2015Harrison Pickerel Lake District meeting
The Town of Harrison Pickerel Lake District annual meeting takes place Saturday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Harrison’s Oasis, N1002 County Road B, Gleason. Topics include commissioner election, aeration unit and new sign committee updates and an open forum if time permits.
7-4-20157-4-2015Pow Wow Days events
5K/10K, 1 mile Fun Run, 8:30 a.m. with Fun Run at approximately 9:30 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, chip/t-shirt pickup at 6:45-8 a.m. (Pre-registration before July 1 at www.active.com; information: 715-453-8975; watch for listing of winners afterwards at www.tomahawkleader.com). Kids’ Games, about 10:30 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, running, frog-jumping contest for kids. Lions Chicken Barbecue, begins 10 a.m., downtown, popcorn and other food. Parade, 1 p.m., downtown followed by Tomahawk Fire Department water fi ghts, music. Kwahamot Water Ski Show, 8 p.m., Kwahamot Bay off North Fourth Street. Fireworks, dusk, visible from SARA Park and Kwahamot ski area. Pow Wow Days sponsored by Tomahawk Lions Club. Information and updates: www.tomahawklions.org.
7-4-20157-4-2015Willow Region Pancake Breakfast
The Willow Region Fire/Rescue Department is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 4 at the fire station, located on Willow Road, approximately 12 miles north of Tripoli. Cost is $7 for adults; $2 for children ages 6 and under. This includes pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, potatoes, and coffee, juice or milk. All proceeds benefit the fire department.
7-5-20157-5-2015Veterans Services/Milwaukee County Zoo
The Lincoln County Veterans Services Office has free passes for Military/Veterans Family Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 5. Active military and veterans residing in Wisconsin can pick up to 10 tickets per family at their county Veterans Services Office. Locally, call 715-539-1083 for information. There also will be a Veterans Benefi t Expo on site that day, sponsored by the Milwaukee County Veterans Service Office.
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.
7-8-20157-8-2015Veterans’ Tribute
Veterans are invited to a special Veterans’ Tribute, Wednesday evening, July 8 at the Music on the River concert at 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. One Vietnam vet has already posted on the Tomahawk Leader Message Board that his family will be heading up to Tomahawk from Illinois to see Art Kistler and the EP Boulevard Show Band that night. “Look forward to seeing friends in Tomahawk as well as a great night of music and fun,” say the Hoffmans of Chicago. Spread the word to other veterans.
7-11-20157-11-20151965 reunion
The Tomahawk High School graduating class of 1965 will hold its 50th class reunion July 11 at Pine Tree Supper Club. If anyone knows where Darlene Bruesewitz, Jack Erickson, Elaine Gill, Sheryl Goff, Marilyn Hoffer, Janet Irlbacker, William Koch, David Kuschel, Mary Lobermeier, Eugene Lundgren, Edward Parker, Mary Kay Schroepher, Frank Sindelar, Joane Steele or Patricia Steeves are, call 715-453-7183.
7-11-20157-11-2015Kids’ Panfishing Day
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Little Spirit Lake boat landing, Hwy. 102, Spirit. Fish must be registered by 1 p.m.; $3; games, prizes, raffles. Information: 715-427-3778, 715-427-3464.
7-14-20157-14-2015Seeing Stars Portable Planetarium
9:30 and 10:45 a.m. (two sessions), Tomahawk School District complex. Free public event; part of Tomahawk Public Library Children’s Summer Library Program. Limited seating; tickets required. Information: 715-453-2455.
7-15-20157-15-2015Youth football registration
All incoming Tomahawk fi fth- and sixth-graders interested in playing youth football should register to play Wednesday, July 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library. The fee of $50 is due July 15. A parent or guardian must accompany the player for registration, and equipment will be handed out at that time. For more information, contact Beci Jablonski at 715-453-7289.
7-17-20157-17-2015Tomahawk Chamber 2 Person Scramble
Inshalla Country Club. Information: 715-453-5334.
7-17-20157-17-2015Tomahawk Chamber Annual Golf Outing
Inshalla Country Club. Information: 715-453-5334.
7-17-20157-19-2015School of the Arts at Rhinelander
James Williams Middle School and Cedric A. Vig Outdoor Classroom, Rhinelander. Workshops in visual arts, culinary arts, mind/body/spirit, performing arts, and writing. Continuing Studies, UW-Madison. Information: www.soawisconsin.org.
7-18-20157-18-2015Historical crafters
The Tomahawk Historical Society is looking for crafters willing to demonstrate their craft at an Olde Thyme Day at the society’s historical museum on Saturday, July 18. Contact Terry Derleth if interested at 715-453-5116.
7-18-20157-18-2015No Kwahamot Ski Show
Ski team competing at Wisconsin State Show Ski Championships.
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.
7-22-20157-26-2015Lincoln County 4-H Fair
Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Merrill. Information: 715-536-5212, www.lincolnco4hfair.com.
7-23-20157-23-2015Skanawan informational meeting
The Town of Skanawan will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 23, at the town hall to provide additional information for property owners on what American Asphalt/Mathy Corporation and County Materials plan for the gravel pit located off County Road S, and to get feedback from citizens.
7-25-20157-25-2015German Settlement History
Picnic and Open House, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Yesterday House and Liberty School, N894 S. German Settlement Rd., Spirit. Bring dish to pass for potluck picnic and learn about area’s German history. Hot dogs, brats provided by German Settlement History, Inc. Tour Yesterday House, a log house built in 1885, contains items of early settlers and Liberty School built in 1919. Also “machine shed” houses farming and logging equipment from 1880-1950. Open to visitors spring to fall. Information: http://germansettlementhistory.org, 715-564-3299, gshinc@centurylink.net.
7-25-20157-25-2015Kwahamots Timber Shine Benefit Ski Show
8 p.m., Kwahamot Bay near North Fourth Street Bridge. Information: 715-612-3223.
7-25-20157-25-2015Nokomis Lawnmower and Bar Stool Races
Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk. Time trials at 2 p.m., races at 3 p.m.
7-30-20158-1-2015Totally Tomahawk Street Sales/Sidewalk Sales
Special sales throughout downtown and North Fourth Street. Information: 715-453-5334.
7-30-20158-2-2015Oneida County Fair
Pioneer Park, Rhinelander. Celebrate 119th year with family fun/ entertainment for all ages, including live music, games, education, 4-H and open class exhibits, carnival rides, food. Free admission. Information: www.oneidacountyfairwi.com.
7-31-20158-1-2015Spirit-Hill-Ogema 4-H Fair
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.
7-31-20158-2-2015Kwahamots Host National Championships
Division 2 Show Ski National Championships. Kwahamot Bay. D2 shows start at 7 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, and go until about 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, with awards around 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Public invited to watch. No regular ski show Saturday, Aug. 1.
8-1-20158-1-2015Don Lintereur Memorial Run
Beginning and ending at Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk. Half marathon at 8 a.m., with 5k and 10k races at 9 a.m.; mile kids’ fun run at 10 a.m. Register online at www.jogrunrace. com; information: donsrun.dlmr@gmail.com, 715-453-4165.
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.
8-5-20158-8-2015Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
36th annual event draws national/international participants/vendors, 9 a.m., SARA Park. Includes vendors, competition, boat parade, swap meet. Indoor and outdoor displays. Free admission. Information: 715-365-5649.
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.
8-8-20158-8-2015Thrilla on the Grilla Rib Cook-off
Noon-5 p.m., downtown. Sponsored by Tomahawk Lions Club as fundraiser for non-profit organizations. Information: 715-612-3024.
8-12-20158-16-2015Price County Fair
Fairgrounds, Phillips. All carnival rides and entertainment free with gate admission. Wednesday, Aug. 12, entry day, exhibit judging, antique farm equipment display and Log School open; Thursday, Aug. 13, Rondini (3 shows), pony rides, antique farm equipment display and Log School open, evening entertainment; Friday, Aug. 14, Rondini (3 shows), dance team dunk tank, pony rides, Phillips High School Dance Team, chainsaw carver, Kicking Rocks Band, antique farm equipment and Log School, Duane Karau, dance; Saturday, Aug. 15, Rondini, dance team dunk tank, pony rides, chainsaw carver, The Flemming Fold (3 shows), Duane Karau-dance, kiddie tractor pull, Red Higgins and Yankee Train, antique farm equipment and log school; Sunday, Aug. 16, Sunday morning worship at chapel (10 a.m.), demo derby, pony rides, Super Picker Clay (from Crystal Café), antique farm equipment and Log School display. Information: www.pricecountyfair.com, www.facebook.com/pricecountyfair.
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.
8-16-20158-16-2015Poultry and Fun Shoot
Noon, Somo Fish and Game Club, W8420 County Road CC. Information: 715-453-0701.
8-27-20158-27-2015Airport Fly-In
Tomahawk Regional Airport Hamburger Social Fly-In. 5-7 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of the Tomahawk Airport. People fly in from all over to socialize and have something to eat. Airport located off Hwy. 86.
9-4-20159-6-2015Progress Days
(Rain date Monday, Sept. 7), various locations in Prentice. Includes kickball, co-ed softball tournament, volleyball, dunk tank, arts and crafts, parade, food, infl atable rides and bouncies, open house at Caterpillar Forest Products, music, genealogical research, history display, log loading contest, airplane rides, old fi re truck rides, watermelon eating contest, free children’s movie, live music in Fire Hall, Leo Heikkinen Memorial Golf Tournament, horse pull, bean bag tournament, horse drawn wagon rides, spaghetti feed, Community Hymn Sing, live music. Sponsored by Prentice Lions, Volunteer Fire Department, Optimists Club. Information: 715-428-2964, 715-428-2124.
9-5-20159-5-2015Last Kwahamot Ski Show
Last show of season. $1,000 raffle drawing.
9-6-20159-6-2015No Frills Marathon
Following Bearskin Trail from Tomahawk to Minocqua; race starts 7 a.m. from Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk, fi nishes at Bearskin Trailhead behind Minocqua Post Office. Register: www.minocquanofrillsmarathon.com.
9-12-20159-12-2015A Country Afternoon
1-4 p.m., Knox Creek Heritage Center, N4517 W. Knox Creek Rd., off Hwy. 8, Brantwood. Glimpse of farm life long ago, old-time country social and picnic. Bread sale, baking contest/auction, exhibits, quilters, crafts, raffles, live music, cookout, history displays. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525, cen73683@centurytel.net, mbraske@yahoo.com.
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.
9-19-20159-19-2015Lawnmower and Bar Stool Races
Time trials 11 a.m., racing, noon, Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk.
9-26-20159-26-201556th Annual Christmas Tree Festival
Begins 9 a.m.-midnight, N1859 School House Rd., downtown Ogema. Parade, 11 a.m.; chicken BBQ at 11:30 a.m., other food, refreshments, “Run to the Peak” race to Timm’s Hill, Ogema Public Library book and video sale, quilt show and raffl e, Pioneer House Museum open, wreath and Christmas tree judging, tree toss, lasagna dinner 4-6 p.m., evening program 7 p.m. Ogema Fire Company’s annual Fireman’s Dance, 9 p.m.-midnight at fire hall.
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.
10-3-201510-3-2015Women on the Wings of Faith conference
Ladies: Women on the Wings of Faith announces that Sheri Rose Shepherd is coming to the Northwoods area again Oct. 3. The price for the full day conference is $20, with lunch included. Sign up now and get this lower price. After Aug. 31, admission will go up $5. All women, their friends and family are welcome to join the group for a day of inspiration and encouragement. To sign up, send your name, phone number and payment to Women on the Wings of Faith, P.O. Box 1, Tomahawk, WI 54487. Direct questions to Teri at 715-453-0617 or Helen at 715-612-0445.
10-24-201510-24-2015Harvest Festival Dinner
4-6 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, rantwoodbison@centurytel.net.
10-31-201510-31-2015Halloween Festivities
Downtown Tomahawk. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
11-20-201511-20-2015Tomahawk Free Venison Feed
11:30 a.m. until gone, downtown Tomahawk. Serving venison burgers as kickoff to fall hunting. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-28-201511-28-2015Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland
Northern Lights Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland downtown Tomahawk. Santa visit, holiday tree display. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
12-5-201512-5-2015Finnish Independence Day
2 p.m. dinner, 4 p.m. program. Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Finnish Independence Day with Finnish Mojakka (stew) dinner cooked in iron kettle outdoors over wood fire, homemade bread. Program follows meal talking about Finnish history, lighting of candles, ceremony to commemorate Finland’s independence from Russia in 1917, also celebrates community’s largely Finnish early background with slide show about history of Brantwood, Clifford and Tripoli. Event sponsored by Knox Creek Heritage Center. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525, cen7368@centurytel.net, mbraski@yahoo.com.
6-11-20166-11-2016ACT Test Date
7-2-20167-2-2016Class of ‘76 reunion
The Tomahawk High School Class of 1976 will have its 40th year a reunion Thursday, July 2, 2016, at Rodeway Inn & Suites, and planning is underway. Send contact information to tomahawkclassof76@gmail.com.
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.
Rollin' Readers
Tomahawk Elementary School students will have the opportunity to keep learning all summer long for a shot at winning prizes as Rollin’ Readers took to the road yesterday, June 15. Sponsored by the Tomahawk Area Foundation For Youth (TAFFY), Rollin’ Readers consist of a van that will be traveling the district this summer providing free, no-hassle book checkout for students from the district. The traveling library will be making stops almost every Monday this summer at locations throughout the county providing students the opportunity to check out up to two books each week. Students need to simply select the books they would like to read, sign a form stating how many books they checked out and then return them for a prize when complete. Event organizers note the goal of Rollin’ Readers is to encourage students to continue learning and reading during the summer months while making it convenient and rewarding to do. The Rollin’ Readers schedule includes:

Mondays, June 15 – June 29

Apartments east of Holiday Gas Station, 3-3:15 p.m.

Hwy. CC Trailer Court, 3:20-3:50 p.m.

Kracker Barrel, 4:05-4:35 p.m.

North, Central and South Road (Running Acres) 4:50-5:20 p.m.

Harrison Park, 6:45-7:45 p.m.

Mondays, July 6 – Aug. 17

Apartments east of Holiday Gas Station, 3-3:15 p.m.

Hwy. CC Trailer Court, 3:20-3:50 p.m.

Kracker Barrel, 4:05-5:20 p.m.

North, Central and South Road (Running Acres) 4:50-5:20 p.m.

Harrison Park 5:45-6:45 p.m.

For more information on the summer reading program and Rollin’ Readers, visit the Tomahawk Elementary School website at www.tomahawk.k12.wi.us.
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.

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