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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
5-29-201810-15-2018US 8 roadwork
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announces roadwork on US 8 in Lincoln County, beginning today (May 29) and continuing until mid- October, between Klade Road and Gatgewood Heights Road.
6-2-20189-1-2018Tomahawk Farmers Market and Flea Market
Saturday Tomahawk Farmers Market and Flea Market – Saturdays through the summer, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out, Fifth Street/Washington Square Park near Chamber building. Fresh produce, mushrooms, relishes, jams and jellies, dog treats, plants; food. Flea market treasures. WIC approved, Senior Farmer Market Nutrition and EBT accepted. Information/vendor contact: 715-612-0402, 920-905-5831.
6-4-20187-3-2018Part of S closed
Lincoln County Highway Commissioner John Hanz advises that County Road S between Cattail Lane and Brief Street in the town of Bradley will be closed from June 4 through July 3 for pulverizing and paving.
6-4-20188-22-2018Pickleball
Six indoor pickleball courts at SARA Park. Summer schedule is Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Monday evening novice sessions 5:30 p.m., Friday morning women/novice sessions 9 a.m. When scheduling conflicts occur at SARA play at Kahle Park. Instruction available by reservation and at novice sessions. Equipment provided by SARA Park.
Loaner paddles available. Information: 715 966-0600, sarapark.tomahawk@hotmail.com.04-2018
6-7-20186-29-2018JUNE EVENTS @ TOMAHAWK LIBRARY
•Thursday, June 7 – Native & Invasive Plants in Wisconsin Waters, presented by Emily Krulc, Shoreland Protection Specialist for Lincoln and
Langlade counties, 5 p.m., library Community Room and a hike along the Wisconsin River.
•Monday, June 11-16 – Book Sale presented by the Friends of the Tomahawk Public Library in the library Community Room, 9:30 a.m. until closing.
•Tuesday, June 12 – Storytime at the Farmer’s Market. Children’s Librarian Annette Miller will be sharing stories and fun at the Tomahawk Main Street Farmers’ Market on the following Tuesdays: June 12, July 31 and Aug. 7 at 10:30 a.m.
•Wednesday, June 13 – Babysitting Class hosted by Children’s Hospital Community Services. Must pre-register.
•Tuesday, June 19 – Musician Randy Peterson presents “Randy’s Rocking Reading Show.” This free performance for all ages will be held at the Tomahawk School District auditorium at 10:30 a.m.
•Tuesday, June 19 – Allison’s Craft Class, 3-5 p.m., Making a Book Wreath
•Tuesday, June 26 – “Rock n’ Read” Storytime for little ones, 10:30 a.m.
•Friday, June 29 – “School-age Rocks” fun activities for school-age kids, 10:30 a.m.
For more information, visit the library at 300 W. Lincoln Ave. or call 715- 453-2455.
6-7-20188-30-2018Summer yoga
Summer yoga is being offered Thursdays, June 7 through Aug. 30 at the VFW Hall, 203 S. 4th St., Tomahawk. For details, contact Cindy Marten at 715-966-9400.
6-11-20186-29-2018JUNE EVENTS @ TOMAHAWK PUBLIC LIBRARY
•Monday, June 11-16 – Book Sale presented by the Friends of the Tomahawk Public Library in the library Community Room, 9:30 a.m. until closing.
•Tuesday, June 12 – Storytime at the Farmer’s Market. Children’s Librarian Annette Miller will be sharing stories and fun at the Tomahawk Main Street Farmers’ Market on the following Tuesdays: June 12, July 31 and Aug. 7 at 10:30 a.m.
•Wednesday, June 13 – Babysitting Class hosted by Children’s Hospital Community Services. Must pre-register.
•Tuesday, June 19 – Musician Randy Peterson presents “Randy’s Rocking Reading Show.” This free performance for all ages will be held at the Tomahawk School District auditorium at 10:30 a.m.
•Tuesday, June 19 – Allison’s Craft Class, 3-5 p.m., Making a Book Wreath
•Tuesday, June 26 – “Rock n’ Read” Storytime for little ones, 10:30 a.m.
•Friday, June 29 – “School-age Rocks” Fun activities for school-age kids, 10:30 a.m.
For more information, visit the library at 300 W. Lincoln Ave. or call 715-453-2455.
6-18-20186-21-2018Nicolet College - Robotics Camp
Nicolet College summer Robotics Camp-
Parents and their tech-minded teenagers may want to check out Nicolet College’s Robotics Camp June 18-21 for students entering grades 9-11. Camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday in the White Pine Center on the campus in Rhinelander. Cost is $30, which includes lunch each day.
6-18-20186-22-2018American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy
The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin has expressed excitement to state high schools, including Tomahawk, about holding its second session of the Wisconsin American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy (WALLECA) June 18-22, 2018, at the Wisconsin State Patrol Academy at Ft. McCoy. This fi ve-day program is open to 40 Wisconsin students between their junior and senior years of high school.
6-19-20186-29-2018Register for July 4 parade
Individuals, groups, clubs and organizations are encouraged to register now by contacting Debra Eichman at TomahawkLionDebra@gmail. com or call 715-316-3263.
6-19-20186-29-2018Register for July 4 parade
Individuals, groups, clubs and organizations are encouraged to register now by contacting Debra Eichman at TomahawkLionDebra@gmail. com or call 715-316-3263.
6-21-20186-21-2018Historical Society first summer luncheon
The Tomahawk Area Historical Society invites anyone interested in local history to join them at their first summer luncheon, Thursday, June 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Pine Tree Supper Club. Call 715-453-2056 to make reservations.
6-23-20186-23-2018LGBT Pride Festival
A Northwoods Pride Festival for the LGBT Community will be held Saturday, June 23 at the Arbor Vitae Fireman’s Park, 10672 Big Arbor Vitae Dr., Arbor Vitae. The public is encouraged to attend and show support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.
6-23-20186-23-2018Midsummer Celebration
Midsummer Celebration – Saturday, June 23, Knox Creek Heritage Center, W4517 Knox Rd., Brantwood. Exhibits, Swedish meatball meal and other Scandinavian traditional summer food served 5:30 p.m., historical exhibits open for viewing in afternoon, gift shop, music, silent auction, May pole, bonfire, homemade grain bread and cardamom bread for purchase. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
6-26-20186-26-2018Summer Military Concerts
Tuesday, June 26, 7 p.m., Concerts at Riverwalk Park, Rhinelander. Presented by the Air National Guard Band of the Midwest, featuring music from the Concert Band, Rock Band and Jazz Band. Free and open to public.
6-27-20186-27-2018Music on the River
Music on the River – Wednesday, June 27, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. Music by Mike Maher Band. Free admission; bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic. Rain location, SARA Park. Donations appreciated in birdhouses on the grounds. Information: 715-453-7508; www.facebook.com/TomahawkMusicOnTheRiver
6-30-20186-30-2018Little Rice Chicken Picnic
Little Rice Chicken Picnic/Fundraiser – Saturday, June 30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Little Rice Fire Station, 3737 County Road Y, Tomahawk. Food, kids’ games, raffles.
7-3-20187-3-2018Chamber Arts & Crafts Show
Chamber Arts & Crafts Show – Tuesday, July 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., SARA Park. Entertainment, food. Part of Pow Wow Days. Vendors, live music, food. Information: 715-453-5334
7-3-20187-3-2018Kwahamot Water Ski Sh
Alumni Kwahamot Water Ski Show – Tuesday, July 3, 7:30 p.m., Kwahamot Bay, off North Fourth Street. Free show presented by Kwahamot Ski Club with many guest alumni skiers on hand.
7-3-20187-3-2018REGI, Raptor Education Group
Tuesday, July 3, 10:30 a.m., Tomahawk Public Library, 300 W. Lincoln Ave. Wildlife educators with raptors. Part of Tomahawk Public Library Children’s Summer Library
Program. All welcome. Information: 715-453-2455.
7-3-20187-4-2018Pow Wow Days
Day 1
Chamber Arts & Crafts Show (Pow Wow Days - Tuesday, July 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., SARA Park. Entertainment, food. Part of Pow Wow Days. Vendors, live music, food. Information: 715-453-5334.

(Day 2) – Wednesday, July 4: 5K/10K, 1 mile Fun Run, 8:30 a.m. with kids’ Fun Run at approximately 9 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park; registration, 7:30 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 10-10:30 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, running, frog-jumping contest for kids. Lions serving food and refreshments downtown beginning 9 a.m.; Chicken Barbecue begins 10 a.m., downtown, popcorn and other food. Parade, 1 p.m., downtown followed by Tomahawk Fire Department water fights. Lions raffle drawing 3 p.m.
Kwahamot Water Ski Show, 8 p.m., Kwahamot Bay off North Fourth Street. Fireworks at dusk, visible from SARA Park and Kwahamot ski area. Pow Wow Days sponsored by Tomahawk Lions Club. Information and updates: www.tomahawklions.org.
7-5-20187-5-2018Music on the River
Music on the River – Thursday, July 5, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. Music by Rhythm KIngs. Free admission; bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic. Rain location, SARA Park. Donations appreciated in birdhouses on the grounds. Information: 715-453-7508; www.facebook.com/TomahawkMusicOnTheRiver.
7-7-20187-7-2018Cassian Barbeque & Car Show
Cassian Chicken Barbeque & Car Show – Saturday, July 7, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Cassian Fire Station, 9110 Church Road, Harshaw. Food, kids’ games, raffles.
7-7-20187-7-2018Free Fishermen’s Breakfast
Free Fishermen’s Breakfast – Saturday, July 7, SARA Park, West Somo Avenue, Tomahawk. Starts at 7:30 a.m.; breakfast, 9 a.m.; presentation by pro walleye and crappie angler Tommy “Mr. Erie” Skarlis, 10 a.m.; door prizes. All invited, free breakfast and program. Sponsored by Northern Outdoorsmen for Christ and Northland Bible Church of Tomahawk. Information: 715-536-8247, 714-453-5635.
7-7-20187-7-2018Merrill Tractor Pull and Car Show
Merrill Tractor Pull and Car Show – Saturday, July 7, 10 a.m. tractor pull; 6 p.m., WTPA tractor pull; car show all day, Merrill Festival Grounds, Merrill. Information: 715-539-1516.
7-7-20187-7-2018VFW Musky Master
VFW Musky Master Tournament – Saturday, July 7, Lake Mohawksin, SARA Park boat landing, 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: vfwpost2687@gmail.com.
7-11-20187-11-2018Music on the River
Music on the River – Wednesday, July 11, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Music by The Jerry Schmitt Band.
7-12-20187-12-2018Our Climate Crisis
The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods will meet June 12 at 6 p.m. at River Valley Bank, Tomahawk. The program will be “Our Climate Crisis: What Policies Make Sense?” looking at “What can be done about global warming? What kind of policy options do we have?”
7-14-20187-14-2018Horse Pull & Beef Cookout
Saturday, July 14, Pioneer Park, W4905 Holmes St., Ogema. Horse pull 10 a.m.; enjoy beef and bison sandwiches beginning 11 a.m. Sponsored by Price County Farm Bureau. Free admission.
7-14-20187-14-2018Jiggin For Jayden
Saturday, July 14, Happy Snapper, Tomahawk; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Proceeds to benefit Make-A-Wish. To donate and register, call 715-630-6019 or visit Jiggin For Jayden’s Facebook page.
7-17-20187-17-2018Magic Morgan & Liliana
Tuesday, July 17, 10:30 a.m., Tomahawk Public Library, 300 W. Lincoln Ave. Magic show that amazes, makes you laugh and wonder. Part of Tomahawk Public Library Children’s Summer Library Program. All welcome. Information: 715-453-2455.
7-18-20187-18-2018Music on the River
Music on the River – Wednesday, July 18, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Music by Johnny and the MoTunes.
7-20-20187-20-2018Annual Golf Outing
Tomahawk Chamber Annual Golf Outing – Friday, July 20, Inshalla Country Club.. Information: 715-453-5334.
7-21-20187-21-2018Summer Knights Car & Bike Show
2nd Annual Summer Knights Classic Car & Bike Show – Saturday, July 21, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., W4232 County Road A, Tomahawk.
7-21-20187-21-2018[NO] Kwahamot Water Ski Show
No Kwahamot Water Ski Show Tonight – Saturday, July 21, Skiers are at the State Waterski Show Tournament
7-25-20187-25-2018Music on the River
Wednesday, July 25, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. Music by Texxas. Free admission; bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic. Rain location, SARA Park. Donations appreciated in birdhouses on the grounds. Information: 715-453-7508; www.facebook.com/TomahawkMusicOnTheRiver.
7-27-20187-27-2018St. Mary’s Summer Festival
St. Mary’s Summer Festival – Friday-Saturday, July 27-28, parish grounds. Information: 715-453-2878.
7-27-20187-29-2018Northwoods Art Tour
– Friday-Sunday, July 27-29. Artists’ private studios and galleries open throughout Northwoods, including Tomahawk, including Lincoln, Oneida, Vilas, Iron and Langlade counties, with free self-guided tours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 715-385-3334.
7-28-20187-28-2018German Settlement History & Open House
German Settlement History Picnic and Open House – Saturday, July 28, 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: www.germansettlementhistory.org, 715-564-3299, gshinc@centurylink.net.
7-28-20187-28-2018Shriner’s/Kwahamot Benefit WaterSki Show
Annual Shriner’s Hospital/Kwahamot Benefit WaterSki Show – Saturday, July 28, 8 p.m., Kwahamot Bay.
7-28-20187-28-2018Timm’s Hill Triathlon
Saturday, July 28, registration 2:30-3:30 p.m., race 4 p.m., Hill of Beans Coffee Shop & Restaurant, W3075 County Road RR, Ogema. Paddle 1/2 mile on Bass Lake, bike 6 miles through Timm’s Hill County Park, run 5k via Rustic Road 62/County Road RR in just-for-fun race geared towards beginners, families. Information: 715-767-5287, 715-965-7151.
8-1-20188-4-2018Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 1-4: 39th 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 for spectators. Information: 715-365-5649, aomci.org, thedoghouse7_8@frontier.com.
8-2-20188-5-2018Oneida County Fair
Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 2-5, 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.
8-3-20188-4-2018Summer Sidewalk Sales/Craft Show
Tomahawk Summer Sidewalk Sales/Craft Show – Friday-Saturday, Aug. 3-4, special sales throughout downtown and North Fourth Street. Information: 715-453-5334, 715-453-1090.
8-3-20188-4-2018Summer Sidewalk Sales/Craft Show
Tomahawk Summer Sidewalk Sales/Craft Show – Friday-Saturday, Aug. 3-4, special sales throughout downtown and North Fourth Street. Information: 715-453-5334, 715-453-1090.
8-4-20188-4-2018Don Lintereur Memorial Run
Sixth Annual Don Lintereur Memorial Run – Saturday, Aug. 4, 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/tomahawk-wi. Information: donsrun.dlmr@gmail.com, 715-453-4165.
8-4-20188-4-2018Volunteers Needed
Don Lintereur Memorial Run volunteers needed
Race organizers are currently looking for volunteers to help with water stations, registration and other areas of need at the 6th annual Don Lintereur Memorial Run taking place in Nokomis Saturday, Aug. 4.
Held in recognition of one of Tomahawk’s most iconic runners, Don’s Run includes a 5K walk/run, 10K run, a half marathon and 1-mile youth fun run that are held at Nokomis Community Park. Trophies and bucket hats awarded to top place fi nishers. Proceeds to benefit a scholarship established in Lingerer’s name for the contribution he made to the sport of running and education.
Any questions, contact Shirley Derleth at 715-453-4165 or donsrun.dlmr@gmail.com. To register for the race and for more information, visit active.com.
8-4-20188-5-2018Ski Show Nationals
Ski Show Nationals – Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 4-5, Kwahamot Ski Club hosting Ski Show Division 2 Nationals.
8-9-20188-9-2018Crazy Daze
Thursday, Aug. 9, Citywide sales throughout Merrill; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. downtown, other locations may vary. Wild West theme; Flipper softball, activities, crafts, food, bargains, dance performances, eating contests. Information: 715-536-9474.
8-10-20188-11-2018Spirit-Hill-Ogema 4-H Fair
Friday-Saturday, Aug. 10-11, Spirit Town Hall, W1316 State Road 86, Ogema. Old-fashioned-type fair, with 4-H style show, buffet dinner, frog-jumping contest, egg toss, tug-of-war, other kids’ activities, plus evening program. Information: 715-339-0250, 715-564-3340.
8-11-20188-11-2018Thrilla on the Grilla Rib Cook-off
Saturday, Aug. 11, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown. Sponsored by Tomahawk Lions Club as fundraiser for non-profit organizations. Information: tomahawklions.org.
8-15-20188-19-2018Lincoln County Fair
Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 15-19, Merrill Festival Grounds, Merrill. Information: www.lincolncofair.com.
8-17-20188-17-2018Historical Museums Closing for Season
Tomahawk Historical Museums Closing for Season – Friday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Washington Avenue by Tomahawk Chamber. Log museum and old schoolhouse. Free admission
8-19-20188-19-2018Gleason Tractor Pull
Gleason Antique Tractor Show & Tractor Pull – Sunday, Aug. 19, pancake breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; tractor show and pull, noon, sponsored by Gleason Area Lions, held at Lions Park, N5179 Bradley St. Information: 715-873-4131.
8-19-20188-19-2018Poultry Shoot for Youth Scholarship
Sunday, Aug. 19, Somo Fish and Game Club, Club grounds on County Road CC.
8-22-20188-26-2018Price County Fair
Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 22-26, Fairgrounds, Phillips. Includes free carnival rides with gate admission.
8-25-20188-25-2018Scott Coley Open
Wisconsin Water Ski Federation Scott Coley Open – Saturday, Aug. 25, Kwahamot Water Ski team hosting show tournament all day.
9-1-20189-1-2018Last Kwahamot Ski Show
Last Kwahamot Ski Show of Season – Saturday, Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.
9-1-20189-2-2018Prentice Progress Days
Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 1-2 (rain date Monday, Sept. 3), various locations in Prentice.Glow-in-dark kickball, Grumpy Grandpa’s 5k Run/Walk, softball tourney, volleyball, arts and crafts, parade, kids’ rides, BBQ chicken dinner, food, historical display, horse pull, airplane rides, kids’ fishing contest, live bands, pancake breakfast, golf, softball, cornhole tournments, music, community hymn sing. Sponsored by Prentice Lions, Volunteer Fire Department, Optimists Club. Information: 715-428-2124, 715-428-2544.
9-3-20189-3-2018Merrill Labor D. Parade & Car Show
Merrill Labor Day Parade and Merrill Lions Car Show – Monday, Sept. 3, Merrill. Parade downtown, 10 a.m.; events at Merrill Festival Grounds at noon, classic car show, Habitat for Humanity Auction, flea market, entertainment for kids, concessions.
9-8-20189-8-2018A Country Afternoon
Saturday, Sept. 8, following annual meeting at 11 a.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, new exhibits, crafts, demos by local crafters, old crafts, quilting display, bread and sweet bread sale, baking contest, raffles, live music, historic displays, watch old activities. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
9-8-20189-8-2018Gleason Area Lions Tractor/Truck Pull
Gleason Area Lions Tractor/Truck Pull – Saturday, Sept. 8, noon, Lions Park, Gleason. Information: 715-873-4131
9-8-20189-8-2018No Frills Marathon
Saturday, Sept. 8, following Bearskin Trail from Tomahawk to Minocqua; race starts 7 a.m. from Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk; Half marathon starts one quarter mile north of Lakewood Road, 8 a.m., both finish at Bearskin Trailhead behind Minocqua Post Office. Register: www.minocquanofrillsmarathon.com.
9-8-20189-8-2018Octoberfest
Saturday, Sept. 8, SARA Park, sponsored by Tomahawk Lions Club. Music by Connection; German food, refreshments.
9-13-20189-13-2018AMVETS Post 2000 - cash raffle
AMVETS Post 2000 Merrill/ Tomahawk will be conducting its annual cash raffle. The grand prize is $500; second, $300; third, $100; fourth and fi fth, $50 each.
Tickets are $5. The drawing will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at the AMVETS monthly meeting at Pine Ridge Restaurant, Merrill.
Winners need not be present to win. Proceeds will be donated to veterans organizations. Tickets are available through AMVET members. For information, contact Richard Jeske, post commander, at 715-219-0334.
9-13-20189-16-2018Fall Ride for MDA
37th Annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA – Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 13-16: Tomahawk’s premier event and huge fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Multi-day motorcycle rally that attracts tens of thousands of bike enthusiasts, with Harley-Davidson plant tours, Friday night Thunder Parade, live music at downtown street dances Friday and Saturday, bike raffles, Chamber bonfire/brat fry and much more. Major events at SARA Park Thursday-Saturday hosted by MDA, Harley-Davidson plant(s), downtown and Nokomis Community Park, plus venues throughout community. Tomahawk VFW hosts downtown activities, helping support veterans. 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.
9-21-20189-23-2018Bill’s Musky Club Tournament
Friday-Sunday, Sept. 21-23, Merrill Dam south on Wisconsin River. Information: billsmuskyclub.com.
9-29-20189-29-2018Annual Christmas Tree Festival
Saturday, Sept. 29, Christmas tree contest, tree toss, parade at 11 a.m., craft show/flea market, “Run to the Peak” race to Timm’s Hill, kids’ games, chicken BBQ, ultimate Frisbee, Ogema Public Library book sale, tours of Pioneer House Museum, Ogema Fire Company’s annual Fireman’s Dance at fire hall, 7 p.m. Information: 715-428-2711, 715-767-5989.
10-5-201810-7-2018Northwoods Art Tour
Northwoods Art Tour – Friday-Sunday, Oct. 5-7. Artists’ private studios and galleries open throughout Northwoods, including Tomahawk, including Lincoln, Oneida, Vilas, Iron and Langlade counties, with free
10-6-201810-6-2018Lincoln Lager Barleyfest
Lincoln Lager Barleyfest – Saturday, Oct. 6, 2-6 p.m., Smith Center (MARC), 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. Unique craft beer tasting festival; food, games, prizes. Donations go to local charities, including Lincoln County Humane Society, Merrill Food Pantry, Merrill Historical Society. Information: 715-536-7313; Dan.Wendorf@ci.merrill.wi.us.
10-27-201810-27-2018Fall Festival & Trick or Treating
Fall Festival and Trick or Treating – Saturday, Oct. 27, downtown Tomahawk, Halloween festivities. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
11-4-201811-4-2018Gleason-Lions Pancake Breakfast
Gleason Area Lions Pancake Breakfast andBlood Drive – Sunday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Lions Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. Information: 715-873-4131.
11-16-201811-16-2018Tomahawk Free Venison Feed
Friday, Nov. 16, 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.
11-24-201811-24-2018Christmas Wonderland
Saturday, Nov. 24, Tomahawk. Santa’s arrival, holiday tree display. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-24-201811-24-2018Shop Small Shopping
Shop Small Shopping Day – Saturday, Nov. 24 throughout Tomahawk; follows Black Friday, to support small businesses.
12-1-201812-1-2018Finnish Independence Day
Saturday, Dec. 1, Finnish Mojakka (stew) dinner cooked over outdoors wood fire served from 2-4 p.m., homemade bread; program to follow, Brantwood 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
New waste, recycling site
The Town of Bradley waste and recycling sites will combine and officially open by the Town Hall, 1518 W. Mohawk Dr., the beginning of January. The compaction center will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Town residents will need to present a disposal sticker to the attendant on duty
Lincoln County adds $20 wheel tax
Lincoln County residents will now be taxed $20 for each vehicle they own in the form of a new “annual county vehicle registration fee” in addition to current fees associated with owning a vehicle
HAVEN Progressive Bingo
Sundays, 7 p.m.,
Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Information: 715-536-1300.
US 51 bridge improvements
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announces crews plan to resume work at the US 51/ WIS 64 interchange in Merrill as early as March 1.
Motorists on US 51 can expect to encounter single, northbound lane closures. Motorists on WIS 64 can expect lane closures and stop signs at US 51.
The lane closures are necessary to make repairs to the bridge’s abutments.
All work is currently scheduled for completion in June. Construction schedules are dependent on favorable weather conditions and construction status.
Business Card Directory
Check out the area’s new business card directory!
Providing contact information for a wide range of businesses and services.
Kwahamot ski shows starting
The 2018 Kwahamot Ski Club season gets underway Saturday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Kwahamot Bay off North Fourth Street by Veterans Memorial Bridge. Free shows are held Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays throughout the summer, beginning at 7:30 p.m. initially and switching to 8 p.m. as of June 16. It’s back to 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 11.
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.
Summer 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.
Main Street Farmers’ Market
Tuesday Tomahawk Main Street Farmers’ Market – Tuesdays throughout the summer, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or sold out, North Third Street and Wisconsin Avenue, downtown Tomahawk. Non-profit groups’ bake sales, occasional local entertainment. Information: 715-453-3676.
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.
Cancer Support Group
Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center will be hosting a new monthly cancer support group called “Coping with Cancer” the first Tuesday of every month from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Minocqua Center, 9601 Townline Rd., conference room 5. This is a free program is cofacilitated by Colette Zunk, social worker, and Christine Hayes, oncology nurse.
Tomahawk Historical Museums
Two museums on East Washington Avenue. Open Tuesdays-Fridays, June 12 through Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Tomahawk Area Historical Society. Information: 715-453-2056.
Music on the River
Wednesdays, June 20 and 27, July 5 (Thursday), 11, 18, 25, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Rain location, SARA Park. More specifics below. Information: 715-453-7508, Facebook at www.facebook.com/TomahawkMusicOnTheRiver.


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