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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
9-1-2014Summer 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.
5-21-20149-24-2014WaWui 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.
5-29-20149-4-2014Flea, Craft and Farmers Market
The Tomahawk Girl Scouts will hold their Flea, Craft and Farmers Market Thursdays, May 29 through Sept. 4, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Washington Square Park, near the Tomahawk Chamber building. The weekly event benefits the Scouts, who also will be selling their own crafts. They will have some food choices between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The market will be cancelled during severe weather. For vendor information, call 715-453-4140 or 715-453-4439. The Scouts are the first of three markets planned this summer. Main Street Tomahawk will be hosting its Farmers Market on Tuesdays in downtown Tomahawk. There also will be a Saturday Tomahawk Farmers and Flea Market beginning June 7, at Washington Park.
6-9-20148-22-2014Shallow water exercise classes
Shallow water exercise classes offered Shallow water exercise classes will be offered at the Tomahawk Swimming Pool this summer on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 to 9 a.m. starting next Monday and extending through Aug. 22 (except Friday, July 4). For more information, call Marion Kohl at 715-453-2125, ext. 220 or email her at kohlm@tomahawk.k12.wi.us.
6-16-20147-25-2014Tomahawk Public Library Summer Reading Program
June 16-July 25. Various musicians and storytellers, library events during six-week program (See some special programs listed below.) Library hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, closed. Information: 715-453-2455.
7-7-20148-21-2014Tomahawk Youth Soccer registration
Registration forms are available at Chuck’s Sports Shop and the Tomahawk Chamber for Tomahawk Youth Soccer which runs Tuesdays and Thursdays July 7 through Aug. 21 starting at 6 p.m. at SARA Park. There will be no soccer July 29 and 31. A website is in the works (tomahawksoccer.org) and will have registration forms as well as other soccer information. Return forms by May 15, so teams can be formed. Coaches are needed. Any parent/guardian willing to coach for the season will have one child’s registration fee waived. For more information, call Jenny at 715-453-5510 or email tomahawksoccer@hotmail.com.
7-22-20147-22-2014Build your own rain barrel
An inch of rain falling on 1,000 square feet of roof equals roughly 600 gallons of water. To learn more about rain barrels join Dan Marzu, Lincoln County UW-Extension agricultural educator, Monday, July 28 starting at 5 p.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library for a rain barrel workshop offered through the Live Sustainable program. This workshop has limited seating and preregistration is required by July 22. The fee is $25 for Live Sustainable members and $35 for non-members. This workshop is sponsored by the UW-Extension and the North Central Wisconsin Stormwater Coalition. Call 715-539-1072 for details and to register.
7-22-20147-22-2014Summer Picnic
Tomahawk Area Gardeners (TAG) will hold a summer picnic Tuesday, July 22 at 6 p.m. at the Bradley Park pavilion, with Tomahawk Community Bank as a rain alternative. All members should bring a dish to pass; meat and beverages will be provided by the TAG treasury. If planning to attend or for questions, contact Helene Hoglund, president, at 715-453-3382.
7-22-20147-28-2014Government Meetings
Tuesday, July 22 – Oneida County Administrator/County Board Size Subcommittee, 9:30 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: county administrator, county board size (administrator duties, costs; pros/cons; county coordinator history; redistricting update; tax levy limit; current work process impact; timing of changes;.

Tuesday, July 22 – Tomahawk Water and Sewer Utility Commission, 8 a.m., City Hall. Agenda includes: Waste Water Compliance Maintenance annual report; review of Section 98-4 and properties not connected to utility system; Waste Water Plant spill; water service issued at 117 E. Spirit Ave; sewer lateral in alley north of Mary Street; television system; waste water truck chassis proposal; truck body proposal.

Tuesday, July 22 – City of Merrill Personnel and Finance Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: request from City Clerk Heideman to decline 1% salary increase; review tax settlement and non-lapsing accounts as of June 30, 2014; mid-year fiscal status report.

Wednesday, July 23 – Oneida County Labor Relations and Employee Services Committee, 9 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: correction sergeant, Department on Aging account clerk II vacancy review appeals; proximity card reader system policy; closed session (maintenance technician starting wage); open session; performance evaluation committee, wellness/health updates.

Wednesday, July 23 – Community Care of Central Wisconsin Governing Board, 1 p.m., Lakeview Drive, Wausau. Agenda includes: review/reaffirm board policy manual sections/organizational bylaws.

Wednesday, July 23 – City of Merrill Board of Public Works, 4 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: discuss/potential action, condemnation orders, 101 North Park St. and 1008 East Seventh St.; presentation of Highway 64/Pine Ridge study, Darryl Landeau, North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission; city ordinance related to natural lawns; recommendation on bicycle route designation; installation of bicycle racks, downtown area; relocation of Veterans Memorial sign, St. Francis cemetery; resolutions approving fee schedules for duties performed by street department for grass and mowing and snow and ice removal; award bids for first phase of River Trail construction project; pending orders on DC Motors and request from Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator to proceed with condemnation, demolition.

Wednesday, July 23 – City of Merrill Water and Sewage Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: review DNR sanitary survey report; discuss cross-connection inspection process, related ordinance revision; discuss/recommendation bids, West First Street project.

Thursday, July 24 – North Central Health Care Quality Committee, 2 p.m., Lake View Dr., Wausau. Agenda includes: outcome data; safety; closed session; open session.

Thursday, July 24 – City of Merrill Committee of the Whole, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: 2015 budget request to Lincoln County for T.B. Scott Free Library and Merrill Ambulance/EMS; assessment maintenance, revaluation contract, Bowmar Appraisal Inc.; tax-levy supported debt service, potential restructuring options; capital plan.

Friday, July 25 – Northwoods Rail Transit Commission (NRTC), 9 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: Secretary Mark Gottlieb, Wisconsin Department of Transportation; 2015 budget; shipper outreach-actionable data (connecting with development organizations throughout NRTC/Great Lakes Forests Region; targeting specific shippers through line projects; non-log freight, intermodal development); work plans for L’Anse-Baraga Subdivision and Duluth-Superior Gateway Logs (implications for Ladysmith-Pembine freight); TIGER followup, Great Lakes Forests Log Car Fleet (funding sources; potential car fleet opportunity, local car building; 2014 governor’s freight industry summit).

Friday, July 25 – ADRC of Northwoods Executive Committee, 10:30 am., Rhinelander Satellite Office. agenda includes: closed session (citizen board member application review); open session; employee HRA accounts; new health insurance program options 2015; Finance Committee, noon, agenda includes: employee HRA accounts; part time employee health insurance premiums; vision insurance; phone consult contract; telephone system. Board of Directors, 1 p.m., agenda includes: above items, new health insurance options 2015; plus citizen board recommendations; waiver/family care;

Monday, July 28 – Bradley Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: conditional use permit request, Lonn M. and Shirley Lamer, operate tourist lodging facility (efficiency apartment over garage attached to residence), N11751 Deer Lake Rd.
7-23-20147-23-2014Music on the River
Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, music by Copper Box. Free admission; bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic lunch. Rain location, SARA Park.
7-25-20147-25-2014Blood Drive
There will be a Tomahawk Community Blood Drive Friday, July 25 from noon to 5 p.m. in the Spruce Room at Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital, 401 W. Mohawk Dr., Tomahawk. To schedule a donation appointment, call toll free 800-280-4102, or go to www.save3lives.org. Walk-in donors are welcome. Northwoods Community Blood Center provides 100 percent of the blood products used by area hospitals.
7-26-20147-26-2014German Settlement History Picnic and Open House
Saturday, 1 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.
7-26-20147-26-2014Nokomis Lawnmower and Bar Stool Races
Nokomis Community Park, County Road L. Time trials at 1 p.m., races at 2 p.m.
7-26-20147-26-2014Shriner’s Ski Show
The annual Shriner’s Hospital benefit Kwahamot Ski Show takes place Saturday, July 26 at 8 p.m. at Kwahamot Bay, near Veterans Memorial Bridge. There will be no ski shows July 31 and Aug. 2 because local skiers will be in Warsaw, Ind., at the Division 2 Show Ski National Championships.
7-26-20147-26-2014Timber Shrine Benefit Ski Show
Saturday, 8 p.m., Kwahamot Bay. Information: 715-612-3223.
7-26-20147-27-2014Kinship men’s slow-pitch tourney
Kinship of Tomahawk will host a 12-team men’s slow-pitch softball tournament at SARA Park July 26-27. To register a team or to obtain more information, call Chad Gauerke at 715-966-3625.
7-27-20147-27-2014SHHF Golf Outing
The 28th annual Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation (SHHF) Golf Outing will be held July 27 at Edgewater Country Club in Tomahawk. The format for the outing is a four-person, nine-hole scramble. Awards will be presented to the team with the lowest overall score and to a randomly drawn team with the lowest score. A shotgun start at 2 p.m. follows registration from 12:30-1:30 p.m. The entry fee is $37.50 per person or $75 per couple. Registration forms may be obtained from Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital, WJJQ radio or Edgewater Country Club. The entry fee includes golf, prizes and dinner. All proceeds will be used by the Foundation to further its mission of enhancing healthcare services in the Tomahawk community. For more information, contact Susan at 715-453-7770.
7-28-20147-28-2014Harrison Hills ATV Club meeting
Harrison Hills ATV Club meeting July 28 The Harrison Hills ATV Club will hold a meeting July 28 at Nut-Zee’s on County Road B in Harrison Hills starting at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Club members will receive a free bandanna at the meeting and have a chance to win the 50/50 raffle or just buy a shirt or sweatshirt and support the club’s wonderful trails.
7-28-20147-28-2014Hockey golf outing
The 2014 Tomahawk Youth Hockey golf outing will be held Saturday at Inshalla Country Club starting at noon. This is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start. The cost is $50 per player and includes nine holes of golf, a cart, entry for hole prizes and a brat feed. The prizewinner for each hole, including a $5,000 “Holein-One” opportunity to the first “ace” on Hole Three. There will be a cash prize awarded to the team with the lowest net score for the day. For more information or to register, contact Dewey by tomorrow (Wednesday) at 715-453-2288. Sign-in at Inshalla Country Club will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday with the $50 player fee due at that time.
7-28-20147-28-2014Knitters and Purlers
The Northwoods Knitters and Purlers will meet Monday, July 28 at noon at the Woodruff Town Hall on Hwy. 47 in Woodruff. This month’s meeting will be a potluck. This meeting is open to all who have an interest in knitting and offers something for everyone from beginner to advanced. For information, call Heather at 715-356-6232.
7-28-20147-28-2014Learn about rain barrels
Learn about rain barrels, their use and how they can reduce erosion, at a workshop presented by Dan Marzu, Lincoln County UW-Extension agricultural educator, Monday, July 28 starting at 5 p.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library. The session is offered through the county’s Live Sustainable program. During the presentation Marzu will discuss care and maintenance of rain barrels. Then those on hand will build their own rain barrel. Preregistration is required by July 22 at 715-539-1072. The fee is $25 for Live Sustainable members and $35 for non-members.
7-30-20147-30-2014Music on the River
Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, music by Mamas Little Hippies. Free admission; bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic lunch. Rain location, Tomahawk School District this particular night.
7-30-20148-2-2014Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
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.
7-30-20148-3-2014Lincoln County 4-H Fair
Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Merrill. Main Stage events, 8-11:45 p.m., include Crystal and the Comotion July 31, Radbid Ardarks, Aug. 1, first-ever Outhouse Race Aug. 2; Activity Tent entertainment, including Blue Grass, Steve Szydel (magician), Ripple Effect, Geoff Landon, Talent Show, Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pull, Charactures, Ripple Effect, DJ, Sound Doctrine, Polish Cowboys, plus more entertainment; 4-H and open exhibits. Information: 715-536-5212, www.lincolnco4hfair.com.
7-31-20147-31-2014Explore Your Family History
“Explore Your Family History” will be offered Thursday, July 31 at 1 p.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library, featuring Don Litzer. He is assistant director and head of adult services at T.B. Scott Free Library, Merrill. Litzer also has expertise in genealogy and has pursued his Pommern and Pfalz German, Kashub Polish, Swedish, German Swiss and Bohemian ancestry for over 30 years in Europe, Canada and the United States. He has been actively involved with genealogical organizations in Wisconsin and Ohio. For more information, contact the library at 715-453-2455.
7-31-20147-31-2014No Kwahamot Ski Shows
No Kwahamot Ski Shows
7-31-20147-31-2014THS sports meeting
There will be a fall sports informational meeting for Tomahawk High School athletes and parents Thursday, July 31, starting at 6 p.m. in the district auditorium. Following a brief session by Shane Saari, THS athletic director, parents will then disperse to different areas to meet with their son or daughter’s perspective coach in regards to paperwork, expectations and schedule/dates. The sports fee for the 2014-15 school year is $25 and it must be paid before participation takes place. All pertinent paperwork and a sports physical or alternate year card (physicals are good for two years) must be turned in prior to any participation as well, Saari noted.
7-31-20148-2-2014Totally Tomahawk
Summer sales galore will meet shoppers during this year’s Totally Tomahawk event Thursday through Saturday, July 31 to Aug. 2. Stores throughout Tomahawk will offer specials. This year outside vendors also are invited to set up downtown Friday and Saturday, including artists, crafters and food vendors. They will be providing prizes for drawings. If you plan to be part of this summer sales event, call 715-453-1090 or email tomahawkmainstreet@gmail.com.
8-1-20148-3-2014St. Mary’s Summer Festival
Friday-Sunday, parish grounds. Information: 715-453-2878.
8-2-20148-2-2014Don Lintereur Memorial Run
The second annual Don Lintereur Memorial Run will take place Aug. 2 at Nokomis Community Park, located north of Tomahawk on County Road L. The event features a half marathon, 10k run, 5k run or walk and a kids’ one-mile fun run. Proceeds from the event will go toward a scholarship fund established in Don’s name. Entry fees are: half-marathon, $45 (by July 1), $50 (July 2-15) and $55 (after July 15); 10k and 5k run or walk, $30 (by July 1) or $35 (after July 1); and one-mile kids’ fun run, $10. Online registration closes July 31 at 11:59 p.m. To register, go to www.active.com. For more information, contact Shirley Derleth at thederleths@gmail.com
8-2-20148-2-2014Don 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.tandhtiming.com; information: thederleths@gmail.com.
8-2-20148-2-2014No Kwahamot Ski Shows
No Kwahamot Ski Shows
8-2-20148-2-2014Outhouse Races
Here’s a first-ever event: The Lincoln County Fair will host Outhouse Races Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. in the former grandstand area of the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. You’ll want to watch for details, and start forming your team(s). For information, contact Dale Christiansen at 715-218-1148 or Brad Becker at 715-409-0629.
8-2-20148-2-2014Outhouse Races
Lincoln County Fair will hold its first-ever Outhouse Races Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. as part of this year’s fair at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Merrill. Judging will be based on timed finishes and costume design. Participants must be at least 15 years old through adult. Teams consist of four people, with at least one member of both genders; three to push and one to ride (pilot). One alternate is allowed for each team. The outhouses must have a half door and resemble an outhouse, and be at least three feet long, three feet wide and five feet high, and weigh a minimum of 200 pounds unoccupied. For more information, contact Dale Christiansen at 715-218-1148 or Brad Becker at 715-409-0629. The entry deadline was 6 p.m. July 21. The fee is $20 per team. For rules and more about the fair, visit www.lincolncofair.com.
8-2-20148-2-2014Tour future homeless shelter
You can tour the site of the future homeless shelter in Tomahawk during an Our Sisters’ House Open House Saturday, Aug. 2 between 4 and 6 p.m. at 328 E. Washington Ave. The public is invited to tour the house, ask questions and find out about the renovation project.
8-4-20148-8-2014VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Northern Bible Church is holding its Daily Vacation Bible School Aug. 4-8. This year’s theme is “God’s Construction Zone.” There will be plenty of fun, music, games and crafts. Bible School starts at 9:30 a.m. and concludes daily at noon. A van will be available at the Nelson’s County Market parking lot daily for those needing a ride that leaves promptly at 9:15 a.m. On Friday, Aug. 8, Northland will celebrate the conclusion of VBS week with a Northland Fair at 6:30 p.m. Northland Bible Church is located nine miles north of Tomahawk off County Road L. For more information, contact Pastor Alex at 715-453-3926.
8-5-20148-5-2014Safety Day Camp for Kids
Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, UW-Extension, Lincoln County Farm Bureau and Merrill Parks and Recreation are again offering Safety Day Camp for Kids, a free program for children ages 8-11 on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Safety topics to be covered include: Animals, Bullying, Guns, Highway, Lawnmower, Oral Health, Railway, Risks of Drugs/Smoking and Water Safety. Since the topics change each year, those that participated in the past will still benefit from coming to this event. The 20th annual Safety Day Camp for Kids will be held at the Merrill Area Recreation Complex with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m., and the program running from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. A snack will be provided, but participants are asked to bring their own sack lunch. Indoor facilities are available in the event of inclement weather. Direct questions to Heidi Duley, RN, Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, at 715-539-2195. Registration deadline is July 28.
8-6-20148-6-2014Babysitting Training for grades 5-8
The Northwoods Family Resource Center Network will hold a Babysitting Training Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library, 300 W. Lincoln Ave. Students in grades 5-8 are invited to learn the basics of how to safely provide care for young children and also get ideas for fun activities to do with children. Cost is $20 per student, payable to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Interested youth are encouraged to register soon. Participants must bring the completed registration form, a signed parent consent form and a bag lunch to the training. Call 715-539-9228 to register.
8-8-20148-9-2014Spirit-Hill-Ogema 4-H Fair
Friday-Saturday, 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.
8-9-20148-9-2014Thrilla on the Grilla Rib Cook-off
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown. Sponsored by Tomahawk Lions Club as fundraiser for non-profi t organizations. Information: 715-612-3024.
8-11-20148-15-2014Volleyball camp
The 2014 NWVBC Summer Volleyball Camp will be held in the Tomahawk field house Aug. 11-15. The hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday. The camp, which is hosted by Northern Wisconsin Stars Volleyball Club, Inc., will feature Taryn Vaughn, a professional beach volleyball and indoor volleyball player. She also played volleyball at Notre Dame University. The cost of the camp is $130/player. For more information or to sign up, contact Rhonda Rindo at 715-370-29907 or rrindo@gmail.com.
8-16-20148-16-2014end-of-theseason softball tournament
The Tomahawk Men’s Softball League will hold its end-of-the season tournament Aug. 16 at SARA Park. For more information, contact Chad Gauerke at 715-966-3625.
8-16-20148-16-2014Golf Outing
Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club Golf Outing at Inshalla Country Club, N11060 Clear Lake Rd., Tomahawk, 715-453-3130, and Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk, 715-453-2768.
8-16-20148-16-2014VENDORS SOUGHT
VENDORS SOUGHT FOR LIFE’S TREASURES SALE: Because one man’s trash is another’s treasure, those involved in Ministry Home Care hospice services are seeking vendors and bakers for this year’s Life’s Treasures Rummage and Bake Sale for Hospice Saturday, Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Myre Electric Building, N11585 County Road Y, Tomahawk. Reserve a spot for $20 and give 10 percent of the day’s sales to hospice. For full details and reservations, contact Mel Houg at 715-361-2263, Ann Jelinek at 715-453-4573 or Ministry Home Care at 800-643-4663.
8-17-20148-17-2014Poultry and Fun Shoot
Sunday, noon, Somo Fish and Game Club, County Road CC. Information: 715-493-1656.
8-17-20148-17-2014Tomahawk Regional Airport Fly-In
Tomahawk Regional Airport Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast – Sunday, Aug. 17, begins at 7 a.m.; lunch at 11 a.m. fl ights in Flight Simulator, airplane rides, med-fl ight helicopters, general aviation planes on display. Sponsored by Friends of the Tomahawk Airport. Off Hwy. 86.
8-20-20148-24-2014Price County Fair
Wednesday-Sunday, Fairgrounds, Phillips. All carnival rides and entertainment free with gate admission (daily pass $10, ages 3 and up; passes available). Wednesday, Aug. 20, entry day, judging; Thursday, Aug. 21, Carnival, Dan Kirk; Friday, Aug. 22, Carnival, Dan Kirk, Talent Show, Scavenger Hunt, Senior Luncheon, MPK Ban (Celtic/Gospel) in chapel, What’s It Worth? Antique Show, Market Animal Sale, Red Higgins & Yankee Train; Saturday, Aug. 23, Carnival, Dan Kirk, Battle of the Bands, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Shockwave, Lawn Mower Races; Baking Contest Square Dancing with Gary Edinger; Sunday, Aug. 24, Carnival, Dan Kirk, Worship Service in Chapel, Farm Olympics, Demo Derby. Information: www.pricecountyfair.com, www.facebook.com/pricecountyfair.
8-22-20148-24-2014Tyler Kahle Memorial Softball Tournament
The annual Tyler Kahle Memorial Softball Tournament will be held at SARA Park Aug. 22-24. The event is a co-ed tourney that helps raise funds for maintenance/improvements at Tyler Kahle Memorial Field at Pride Park in Tomahawk. For more information, contact Jason Kahle at 715-966-1056.
8-31-20148-31-2014No Frills Marathon
Sunday, 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.
9-1-20149-1-2014Labor Day Parade and Festivities
– Monday, Merrill. Parade downtown; classic car show, auction, games, entertainment, Lincoln County Fairgrounds.
9-11-20149-14-2014Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
Thursday-Sunday, 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 raffl es, Chamber bonfi re/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.
9-13-20149-13-2014Lawnmower and Bar Stool Races
Saturday, time trials 11 a.m., racing, noon, Nokomis Community Park, County Road L, Tomahawk.
9-27-20149-27-201455th Annual Christmas Tree Festival
Saturday, begins 9 a.m., N1859 School House Rd., downtown Ogema. Parade, 11 a.m.; chicken BBQ at 11:15 a.m., other food, refreshments, Run to the Peak race at Timm’s Hill, library book sale, tours of Pioneer House Museum, large arts and crafts fair, ATV pull, Christmas tree toss, tree judging, Ogema Players, Ogema Fire Company’s annual Fireman’s Dance, 7 p.m., at fire hall.
10-18-201410-18-2014Noodle-Rama
Noodle-Rama held by Northwoods Riders Snowmobile Club at Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-2768.
10-25-201410-25-2014Halloween Festivities
Saturday, downtown Tomahawk. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
10-25-201410-25-2014Harvest Festival Dinner
Saturday, Oct. 25, 4-6:30 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, brantwoodbison@centurytel.net.
11-15-201411-15-2014Gun Raffle
Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club Gun Raffle at Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-2768.
11-21-201411-21-2014Tomahawk Free Venison Feed
Friday, 11:30 a.m. until gone, downtown Tomahawk. Serving venison burgers as kickoff to fall hunting. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-29-201411-29-2014Parade and Winter Wonderland
Northern Lights Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland – Saturday, Nov. 29, downtown Tomahawk. Santa visit, holiday tree display. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
12-6-201412-6-2014Finnish Independence Day
Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Finnish Independence Day with Finnish mojakka (stew) dinner cooked outdoors over wood fire, homemade bread. History program at 6:30 p.m. after dinner. Event sponsored by Knox Creek Heritage Center. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525, cen7368@centurytel.net, mbraski@yahoo.com.
Ongoing Events
Adult Reading Program
Literary Elements is adult summer reading program Tomahawk Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program, “Literary Elements,” runs May 27 through Aug. 15. Anyone age 18 and over can join in the fun. Read five books and pick up an entry form at the library’s circulation desk. You can choose to read fiction or non-fiction: read books or listen to them on CD or an mp3 player. You also get credit for reading to a child. For every five books finished, one fills out an entry sheet and is eligible for prizes. There will be drawings June 17, July 1, July 29 and Aug. 18. For more information, contact the library at 715-453-2455 or visit http://wvls.lib.wi.us/tomahawkpl.
Thursday Tomahawk Girl Scouts Flea, Craft and Fa
Thursdays, May 29-Sept. 4, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Washington Square Park, near Chamber. Benefi ts Tomahawk Girl Scouts, who provide food, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and sell their own crafts. Park has children’s play equipment. Cancelled during severe weather. For vendor information, call 715-453-4140, 715-453-4439.
Tuesday Tomahawk Main Street Farmers’ Market
Tuesdays (June 3 through mid-October), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or sold out, Third Street and Wisconsin Avenue, downtown Tomahawk. Nonprofits’ bake sale, occasional local entertainment. Vendors from Lincoln, Price and Oneida counties. Information: 715-453-3676.
Saturday Tomahawk Farmers Market and Flea Market
Saturdays, June 7-end of October, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Washington Square Park, near Chamber building. Lincoln County and/or Tomahawk School District farm vendors; fl ea market vendors from anywhere. Vendor-selling lunch and snack items. Accepting QUEST Cards, SNAP Program and debit cards; vouchers available on-site. Park has children’s play equipment and washrooms. Information/vendor contact: 715-453-1173 or 715-453-5706.
Tomahawk Historical Museums
Two museums on East Washington Avenue. Open Tuesdays-Fridays, June 17 through Aug. 22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment. Hosted by Tomahawk Area Historical Society. Information: 715-453-2056


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