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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
0-0-20169-11-2016Wisconsin River Series
The Wisconsin River Series bass fishing competition is geared up for the 2016 tour season.
The anglers of the River Series Tour vie for cash payouts, prizes and qualifications to compete in the year-end two-day championship that will be held on the Rhinelander Flowage Sept. 9-11.
For more information, go to www.wisconsinriverseries.com.
5-29-20169-4-2016Summer 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.
6-7-20169-15-2016Tuesday Tomahawk Main Street Farmers’ Market
Tuesdays (June 7 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 Oneida counties; season-long and daily rates available. Information: 715-453-3676.
7-2-20167-2-2016Class of 1976 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.
7-3-20167-3-2016Alumni Kwahamot Water Ski Show
Sunday, July 3, 8 p.m., Kwahamot Bay, off North Fourth Street. Free show presented by Kwahamot Ski Club with many guest alumni skiers on hand; $250 raffle drawing.
7-3-20167-3-2016Chamber Arts & Crafts Show
Sunday, July 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., SARA Park, entertainment, food. Part of Pow Wow Days celebration. Information: 715-453-5334.
7-3-20167-3-2016Party in the Park
Sunday, July 3, a family music event, 4 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Featuring bouncy houses for children, food, refreshments, Dig Deep (bluegrass/folk and rock band). Sponsored by Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce as part of Pow Wow Days celebration. Information: 715-453-5334.
7-4-20167-4-2016Independence Day
The 39th annual Pow Wow Days 5K/10K/1 Mile Fun Run event takes place in Tomahawk in conjunction with their annual Lions Club 4th of July celebration. It starts in Memorial Park on the banks of the Wisconsin River and proceeds through the east side of the city.
The POW WOW DAYS5K/10K RUNS will be held July 4 starting and finishing at Memorial Park. The 5K and 10K races begin about 8:30 a.m., and the one mile fun run begins at 9:30 a.m.
The entry fee for both the 5K and 10K races is $30 if registered by June 26 and $35 between June 27 and July 1. The entry fee for the mile run is $15 until June 26 and $20 between June 27 and July 1.
The annual Pow Wow Days 10k, 5k and one-mile fun run will be held July 4, starting and ending at Tomahawks Memorial Park. The 10k and 5k races will start at 8:30 a.m., and the one-mile fun run will begin at 9:30 a.m. Participants are encouraged to register early on-line at www.active.com to save money and guarantee that they receive a Pow Wow Days commemorative T-shirt.
7-6-20167-6-2016Music on the River
Wednesday, July 6 –
At Veterans Memorial Park - Free admission; bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic lunch. - Rain location, SARA Park everything is moved inside at SARA Park on West Somo Avenue.
Hip Pocket: Ten-member band playing classic rock, R&B, contemporary big band and lots more; 2016 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) nomination. Free ice cream social provided by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
7-8-20167-8-2016Bonus Concert - Madikwe Circuit Choir
A free bonus concert takes place Friday, July 8 at Veterans Memorial Park featuring 40-plus singers of the Madikwe Circuit Choir from South Africa.
7-11-20167-11-2016Summer Fun Runs start July 11
Summer fun runs will be held Mondays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. during July and August starting July 11. Interested runners should meet at Tomahawks Memorial Park on those days for runs of varying distances from three to Five miles. For more information, contact John Zuelsdorf at 715-453-8975.
7-13-20167-13-2016Music on the River
Wednesday, July 13 –
At Veterans Memorial Park - Free admission; bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic lunch. - Rain location, SARA Park everything is moved inside at SARA Park on West Somo Avenue.
The Jimmys: Award-winning eight-piece band featuring horns, guitars, dynamic keys and hot rhythm section. Nominated for four WAMI awards in 2016.
In the event of bad weather, everything is moved inside at SARA Park on West Somo Avenue.
7-15-20167-15-2016Tomahawk Chamber Annual Golf Outing
Friday, July 15, Inshalla Country Club. Information: 715-453-5334.
7-20-20167-20-2016Music on the River
Wednesday, July 20 –
At Veterans Memorial Park - Free admission; bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic lunch. - Rain location, SARA Park everything is moved inside at SARA Park on West Somo Avenue.
The Del Rays: A four-piece group from Oshkosh that’s returning to Tomahawk “as probably our most requested band,” according to Meyer. Playing classic rock and roll featuring vocals, keyboard, guitar and percussion, they are known for their ability to connect with the crowd in a way that keeps them involved all through their performance.
Featured are classical hits from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.
In the event of bad weather, everything is moved inside at SARA Park on West Somo Avenue.
7-20-20167-24-2016Lincoln County 4-H Fair
Wednesday-Sunday, July 20-24, Merrill Festival Grounds, Merrill.
Information: www.lincolnco4hfair.com.
7-23-20169-17-2016Nokomis Lawn Mower/ Bar Stool Races
Rev up the engines and make your way to the 11th annual Nokomis Lawn Mower/Bar Stool Races.
Future racing takes place Saturday, July 23 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. as part of the Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA.
Food and drink concessions are on the grounds. Admission is free.
Funds support the Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club.
7-25-20167-25-2016Chamber golf outing set for July 15
The 28th annual Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce golf event will be held Friday, July 15 at Inshalla Country Club. The event is a four-person scramble with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Registration opens at 10 a.m. prior to the start.
The entry fee is $250/team and includes 18 holes of scramble golf, cart, snack bag, box lunch and snacks during the awards presentation. The entry deadline is Monday, July 11.
Entrants should send their registration form and check payable to: Tomahawk Chamber, P.O. Box 412, Tomahawk, WI 54487. For more information, call the Chamber at 715-453-5334.
7-27-20167-27-2016Music on the River
Wednesday, July 27 – Johnny and the MoTones: Hailing from Wausau, this group brings the best in blues R&B with soul.
In the event of bad weather, everything is moved inside at SARA Park on West Somo Avenue.
7-30-20167-30-2016German Settlement History Picnic and Open House
Saturday, July 30, 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. Free admission. Open to visitors spring to fall. Information: http://germansettlementhistory.org, 715-564-3299, gshinc@centurylink.net.
7-30-20167-30-2016Kwahamots Timber Shine Benefit Ski Show
Kwahamot Water Show Championships
8-3-20168-3-2016Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
8-4-20168-6-2016Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
8-4-20168-6-2016Totally Tomahawk Sidewalk Sales
Totally Tomahawk Street Sales/Sidewalk Sales
8-4-20168-7-2016Oneida County Fair
Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 4-7, Pioneer Park, Rhinelander. Family fun/ entertainment for all ages, including carnival rides, live music, games, education, 4-H and open class exhibits, food. Free admission. Information: www.oneidacountyfairwi.com.
•No Kwahamot Ski Show – Saturday, Aug 6. Skiers are at Division 2 Nationals in Warsaw, Ind.
8-4-20168-7-2016Oneida County Fair
Oneida County Fair
8-5-20168-6-2016Spirit-Hill-Ogema 4-H Fair
Friday-Saturday, Aug. 5-7, Spirit Town Hall, W1316 State Road 86, Ogema. Old-fashioned-type fair, with 4-H style show, buffet dinner at 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, frog-jumping contest, egg toss, tug-of-war, other kids’ activities in afternoon, plus evening program. Judging Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday morning starting at 9 a.m. Information: 715-339-0250, 715-564-3340.
8-5-20168-6-2016Totally Tomahawk Street Sales/Sidewalk Sales
Friday-Saturday, Aug. 5-6, special sales throughout downtown and North Fourth Street. Information: 715-453-5334.
8-5-20168-7-2016Spirit-Hill-Ogema 4-H Fair
Friday-Saturday, Aug. 5-7, Spirit Town Hall, W1316 State Road 86, Ogema. Old-fashioned-type fair, with 4-H style show, buffet dinner at 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, frog-jumping contest, egg toss, tug-of-war, other kids’ activities in afternoon, plus evening program. Judging Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday morning starting at 9 a.m. Information: 715-339-0250, 715-564-3340.
8-6-20168-6-2016Fourth Annual Don Lintereur Memorial Run
Saturday, Aug. 6, 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.active.com through Aug. 4; packet pick-up night before from 5-8 p.m. at Nokomis Community Park. Information: donsrun.dlmr@gmail.com, 715-453-4165.
8-6-20168-6-2016Somo Fish & Game Club
Annual Summer Picnic
8-7-20168-7-2016Wisconsin River Series
Sunday, Aug. 7, qualifier for bass tournament, held on Lake Mohawskin. Information: wisconsinriverseries.com.
8-13-20168-13-2016Lions Thrilla on the Grilla
Saturday, Aug. 13, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown. Sponsored by Tomahawk Lions Club as fundraiser for non-profit organizations. Information: tomahawklions.org.
8-13-20168-13-2016Poultry and Fun Shoot
Saturday, Aug. 13, noon, Somo Fish and Game Club, W8420 County Road CC. Information: 715-453-0701
8-19-20168-19-2016Tomahawk Historical Museum Closes
Tomahawk Historical Museum Closes
8-21-20168-21-2016Poultry Shoot
Sunday, Aug. 21, Somo Fish and Game Club, Club grounds on County Road CC.
8-21-20168-21-2016Somo's Fish and Game Club
Poultry and Fun Shoot
8-24-20168-28-2016Price County Fair
Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 24-28, Fairgrounds, Phillips. Includes free carnival rides with gate admission
9-1-20169-1-2016First Day of School
First Day of School (Tomahawk)
9-3-20169-3-2016Last Kwahamot Ski Show
Saturday, Sept. 3, $1,000 raffle drawing.
9-3-20169-4-2016Prentice Progress Days
Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 3-4 (rain date Monday, Sept. 5), various locations in Prentice. Includes: Saturday – co-ed softball tourney, 9 a.m., volleyball, dunk tank, arts & crafts, 10 a.m., parade 10:30 a.m., food, free inflatable bouncies 11:15 a.m., music, genealogical research, historical display, live music, airplane rides, old fire truck rides, watermelon eating contest 4 p.m., kids’ games, free children’s movie, live music at Fire Hall at 7 p.m.; Sunday –Leo Heikkinen Memorial Golf Tournament, 8-11 a.m., bouncie rides, horse pull at noon, bean bag tournament, horse drawn wagon rides, spaghetti feed at 2 p.m., water fights at 3 p.m., Community Hymn Sing at 7 p.m., live music, 8 p.m. Sponsored by Prentice Lions, Volunteer Fire Department, Optimists Club. Information: 715-428-2964, 715-428-2124.
9-5-20169-5-2016Labor Day
Labor Day Parade and Celebration in Merrill
9-9-20169-9-2016Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship
Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship
9-10-20169-10-2016A Country Afternoon
– Saturday, Sept. 10, 12:30-4 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. Picnic meal 1-3 p.m., new exhibits, crafts, demos, bread and sweet bread sale, bake contest, raffles, music, historic displays, watch old activities. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
9-10-20169-10-2016A Country Afternoon
A Country Afternoon, Brantwood
9-10-20169-10-2016Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship
Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship
9-10-20169-10-2016No Frills Marathon
Sunday, Sept. 10, 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.
9-15-20169-15-2016Tomahawk Chamber Bon Fire & Brat Fry
Tomahawk Chamber Bon Fire & Brat Fry*
9-15-20169-18-201635th Annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 15-18: Tomahawk’s premier event and huge fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. 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.
9-15-20169-18-2016Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
9-17-20169-17-2016Nokomis Lawn Mower/ Bar Stool Races
– Saturday, Sept. 17, time trials 11 a.m., racing, noon, Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk.
9-24-20169-24-201657th Annual Christmas Tree Festival
Saturday, Sept. 24, begins 9 a.m.-with nighttime dance, downtown Ogema. Parade, 11 a.m.; chicken BBQ at 11:15 a.m., other food, refreshments, “Run to the Peak” race to Timm’s Hill, Ogema Public Library book sale, quilt show and raffle, tours of Pioneer House Museum, large arts and crafts fair, ATV pull, Christmas tree contest, tree toss, Ogema Fire Company’s annual Fireman’s Dance at fire hall, 7 p.m.
10-6-201610-6-2016Remembering...Einer H Ingman Jr's Birthday
Remembering...Einer H Ingman Jr's Birthday
10-8-201610-8-2016Thrilla on tThrilla on the Grilla
Those looking to sample some of the best barbeque ribs around will want to be in downtown Tomahawk Aug. 13 as the Tomahawk Lions Club hosts the 9th annual Thrilla on the Grilla barbeque rib contest.
10-12-201610-12-2016Tomahawk Chamber
Tomahawk Chamber Annual Membership Drive
10-15-201610-15-2016Zion Lutheran Church Banquet
Kinship of Tomahawk Banquet
10-22-201610-22-2016Zion Lutheran Church Banquet
Zion Lutheran Church Harvest Dinner
10-29-201610-29-2016Fall Festival and Trick or Treating
Saturday, Oct. 29, downtown Tomahawk. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
10-29-201610-29-2016Halloween Festivities
Tomahawk Main Street Halloween Festivities
11-8-201611-8-2016General Election
General Election
11-11-201611-11-2016Win the Window
Win the Window starts
11-18-201611-18-2016Tomahawk Venison Feed
Friday, Nov. 18, 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.
11-26-201611-26-2016Tomahawk Christmas Parade & Winter Wonderland
Saturday, Nov. 26, 4:30 p.m. downtown Tomahawk. Santa visit, holiday tree display. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
12-3-201612-3-2016Finnish Independence Day
Saturday, Dec. 3, Mojakka dinner served from 2 p.m. dinner; program dedication ceremony of plaque fro Knox Cemetery. Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Event sponsored by Knox Creek Heritage Center. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
Ongoing Events
Indoor Tomahawk Swimming Pool
Morning lap swim, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-8 a.m.; open swims, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. ($2 per person). Located in Tomahawk School District complex.
AA, Alanon meetings
TOMAHAWK AA MEETINGS ARE HELD:
Mondays, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave., (CS); Wednesdays, noon, Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St.; Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St., (OBBS); Saturdays, 9 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 111 W. Washington (CBM); Sundays, 10:10 a.m., Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St., (CD). AlAnon meetings are held: Mondays, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave.; Saturdays, 9 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 111 W. Washington Ave. AA Help Line, 715-367-7920.
RHINELANDER MEETINGS
Mondays: 11 a.m., St. Augustine Church, 39 S. Pelham; 7 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 21 W. Timber Dr.; Tuesdays: 7 p.m., Koinonia, 1991 Winnebago Dr.; Wednesdays: 11 a.m., St. Augustine Church, 39 S. Pelham; 7 p.m., Vineyard Church, 130 S. Stevens St.; Thursdays: 4:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St. (CW), upstairs left classroom, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St.; Fridays: 7:30 p.m. Church of Christ, 1103 Thayer St.; Saturdays: 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St.; Sundays: 10:30 a.m., Koinonia, 1991 Winnebago Dr.; 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 235 N. Stevens St.
Tommy O’s Playhouse
One of only a handful of revolving repertory theaters left in the country located at 5611 US-51, Hazelhurst. The theater is open from late June through September and draws a company of professional actors from around the country. The schedule includes matinees on Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and most Tuesdays. Evening performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays, with some Monday and Tuesday evenings in August. Information: 715-356-0003 or tommyosplayhouse.com.
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.
Tomahawk Area Gardeners new season
Tomahawk Area Gardeners (TAG) TAG meets April, May, August and September, the third Tuesday of the month in the upstairs Community Room at Tomahawk Community Bank.
HAVEN Progressive Bingo
Sundays, 7 p.m., Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Information: 715-536-1300.
Go Fund Me campaign for July 4 Fireworks show
The Tomahawk Lions Club is seeking the community's support to help host this year Fireworks show with donations of any size to help make up the $7,000 shortfall. Those wanting to support the cause can visit the Tomahawk Lions Facebook page that includes a link to the Go Fund Me page. Donations can also be made by sending checks made out to: Tomahawk Lions Club/Fireworks, P.O. Box 754, Tomahawk, WI 54487. For more information, visit tomahawklions.com.
Kwahamot Water Ski Club
Free water ski shows, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, May 28 through Sept. 3 (no shows July 23 and Aug. 6), Kwahamot Park by N. 4th St. bridge. Starting time is 7:30 p.m. until mid-June, when it changes to 8 p.m., then back to 7:30 p.m. in mid-Aug. 11.
Saturday Tomahawk Farmers Market and Flea Market
Saturdays, May 28-Oct. 29, Washington Square Park, near Chamber building. Fresh produce, honey, mushrooms, relishes, jams and jellies, dog teats, plants, breakfast/lunch foods. Flea market treasures. WIC approved, Senior Farmer Market Nutrition and EBT accepted. Information/vendor contact: 715-539-3663, 920-905-5831.
Pickleball schedule
Mondays, 9-11 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursdays, 9-11 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noonish, SARA Park indoor arena, W. Somo Ave. Playing fees, $2 per session; visitors welcome.
WaWui 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.
Tomahawk Historical Museums
Two museums on East Washington Avenue. Open Tuesdays-Fridays, June 14 through Aug. 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment. Hosted by Tomahawk Area Historical Society. Information: 715-453-2056.
Music on the River
Wednesdays, June 22 and 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Rain location, SARA Park. More specifics below. Information: 715-453-7508, Facebook at www.facebook.com/TomahawkMusicOnTheRiver.
Fun Runs
Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., from Veterans Memorial Park, July 7-Aug. 11, opportunity for anyone to run with a group. Information: 715-453-8975.
M.A.S.H. Blood Drive
Merrill M.A.S.H.Blood Drive


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