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February 2015



If you have a Wisconsin Event you would like us to consider for inclusion, please send it to Wendy Fassbind . Due to the large volume of events WECN receives, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to include every submission in Wisconsin Events. ( )


1 Super Bowl Party—Holcombe. Black Bear Bar and Campground. 2 for 1’s, build your own taco bar at half time. 715/595-4639.

1  Pancake Breakfast—Whitehall. St. John’s Catholic Church (Hwy. 53 & Lee St.), 7:30 a.m.–noon. All you can eat. Complete breakfast. 715/662-4851.

1  Super Bowl Pancake Breakfast—Whitehall. St. John’s Church, 7:30 a.m.–noon. Eggs, sausage, ham, cheese, coffee, milk. 715/983-5768.

1  Fisheree—Pittsville. Lake Dexter, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Warming house and food available.

1  Breakfast Buffet—Phillips. Club 13, 8:30–11:30 A.M. Pancakes, eggs, more. 715/339-4639.

1  Super Bowl Party—Phillips. Harbor View Pub & Eatery. 715/339-2626 or www.harborviewonline.com.

6–8  “Winnie-The-Pooh” Production—Black River Falls. Lunda Theater, Fri. 7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 2 p.m. www.fallsplaysers.com.

7  Ice Fisheries—Nekoosa. The Lure Bar and Grill, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Post 65 Ryan Larson is paying all bills so every penny raised is going to Camp American Legion on Lake Tomahawk where disabled military veterans, spouses, and children are served. 715/325-6555.

7  Ready, Set, Grow Winter Gardening Seminar—Eau Claire. Chippewa Valley Technical College, 8 a.m.–3:15 p.m. 715/839-4712 or www.eauclaremastergardeners.com.

7  Barstool and Lawnmower Races on Ice—Holcombe. Black Bear Bar and Campground, registration 11 a.m.; races start at 1 p.m. Food, drinks, fun, raffles. 715/595-4639.

7  Tired Iron Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride—Medford. Chelsea Conservation Club, 8:30. Food, raffles, trophies. 715/427-5441.

7  Wild Game Banquet and Seminar—Oconto Falls. High School Commons Area & PAC, doors open 4 p.m.; dinner  6 p.m.; seminars, 5 and 7 p.m. 920/855-2962.

7  Ice Fishing Rumble—Phillips. Roll-In Point, 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Breakfast specials, 6 a.m. 715/339-4585.

7  Chili Golf Open—Phillips. Harbor View Pub & Eatery, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Golf and 9-hole par 3 course with plowed fairways and greens or enter a chili cook-off. Continuous registration, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. 715/339-4371 or www.harborviewonline.com.

7  Chili Feed—Catawba. Municipal Building, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Serving homemade chili, fresh bread, cheese & crackers, dessert, coffee, milk. 715/339-6296.

7  Candlelight Ski, Hike, Snowshoe—Winter. Flambeau Hills Ski Trailhead, 6–9 p.m. A 1.8 kilometer loop of trail groomed, tracked, and lit with over 600 candles. All day-use fees at the trailhead will be waived. 715/332-5271.

7, 8  Fisheree—Prairie du Chien. Held on waters near PdC. Outing for the entire family, fishing prizes, and evening entertainment. Will be held ice or no ice. 800/732-1673.

7, 28  The Art of Film—Shell Lake. Arts Center, 7 p.m. Showing of The Lunchbox (Feb. 7) and Nebraska (Feb. 28). 715/468-2414 or www.shelllakeartscenter.org.

8  Ice Fishing Contest—Cadott area. Pike Lake, 12:30–3:30 p.m. 715/962-4386.

8  Pancake Breakfast and Vintage Show—Unity. Legion Hall, breakfast 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Vintage registration, 8 a.m.–noon and judging at 12:30 p.m. Awards and prizes, 2:30 p.m. 715/613-8105.

13, 14  Poker Run & Picnic—Phillips. Birch Island Resort, Bar & Grill and Russo’s Hill. 715/339-4639 or www.birchislandresortllc.com.

13–15, 20–22, 27, 28, March 1  “Fools” Production—Tomah. Area Community Theatre, Fri. & Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. matinees 2 p.m. 608/374-7469 or www.tomahact.com.

14  Valentine’s Day Variety Show—Hayward. Park Theater, 7:30 p.m. Theatrical skits, string band music, humor, award-winning north country stories, door prizes, more. 715/798-3163 or www.badgervalley.com.

14  Pancake Feed—Beloit area. Town of Turtle Community Center, 6 a.m.–4 p.m. Famous for whole hog sausage. All you can eat. 608/289-1123 or  www.turtlefiredept.com.

14  Ice Fishing Jamboree—Spirit. Little Spirit Lake boat landing, 6 a.m.–3 p.m. No entry fee, cash prizes, brats and chili, heated shelter starting at 11 a.m. Raffle drawing, 3:30 p.m. 715/427-3778 or www.spiritlakeassoc.org.

14  Slopestyle Competition—Merrillan. Bruce Mound Winter Sports Area, 1 p.m. Contestants ride a series of jumps and features and are judged for their skills. No entry fee. Medal ceremony to follow. 715/937-3841.

14  Louie Anderson—Black River Falls. Ho-Chunk Gaming Bingo Hall, 6–9 p.m.

14  Winter Wine Tasting—Phillips. The 5 Senses, 2–5 p.m. 715/339-2777 or www.the5senseswi.com.

14  Valentine’s Day Dance—Phillips. Big Elk Bar & Grill, 6–10 p.m. 715/897-2223.

14, 28  Bald Eagle 4-Hour Bus Tours—Apple River, Ill. Stoney Creek Inn, departing 8 a.m. The bus will visit four different historic wintering communities of bald eagles. 715/594-2306.

15  Mardi Gras Fest—Adams. Cedar Shack, 2–5 p.m. Cajun food and live band, dancing, contests with prizes, parade, more. 608/339-0504.

20  Jolly Mixers Dance Club—Clintonville. Lanes & Banquet Hall, 7–11 p.m. $8/person for dancing, lunch, door prizes. Music by Gene Lettau and the Second Edition. 920/525-3713.

20, 21, 27, 28  “Talk About a Murder”: A Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Event—Wittenberg. WOWSPACE, 5:30 p.m. doors open followed by dinner at 6 p.m. each night. 715/253-3525.

21  Ice Fishing Contest—Holcombe. Big Swedes Pond, 12–3 p.m. Raffle drawing at 3 p.m.

21  American Birkebeiner—Hayward/Cable area. The largest and most prestigious cross-country ski marathon in North America. Events for all ages and abilities. 715/634-5025 or www.birkie.com.

21  Deer Show—Prairie du Chien. National Guard Armory, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Display of dear head mounts and racks, raffles. 608/326-2718.

21  “Shine On” Local Youth Art Exhibit & Reception—Prairie du Chien. The Planted Tree, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Select pieces for purchase. 608/326-8733.

21  Art Workshop—Phillips. Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, 1–4 p.m. Open to all ages. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. 715/339-7282 or www.friendsoffredsmith.org.

21, 22  Indoor Rendezvous Trade Fair—Danbury. The Forts Folle Avoine Historic Park, Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. All the fun of the Fur Trade Rendezvous “Traders Row” at the end of February. There will be many traders with unique and interesting items for sale. Hot food and beverage will be sold on site. 715/866-8890 or www.theforts.org.

22  Ice Fishing Contest—Chelsea. Conservation Club Clubhouse. Smorgasbord, 11 a.m. Fishing contest for adults and kids. 715/748-4613.

22  Farm Toy and Craft Show—Colfax. High School, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

27, 28  Bald Eagle Appreciation Day—Prairie du Chien. Hoffman Hall, Sat. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Bald eagle and raptor programs, exhibits, birding experts on hand, outdoor viewing of bald eagles, life-sized bald eagle nest, activities for children. 800/732-1673.

27, 28  Eagle Appreciation Weekend—Prairie du Chien. Villa Louis Historic Site, St. Feriole Island. Tours starting at 11 a.m. and last tour at 4 p.m. 608/326-6960.

28  Polar Bear Plunge for Cancer—Cazenovia. Lee Lake, live auction 11:30 a.m.; plunge 2 p.m. Food, refreshments, raffles. 608/415-1044 or 608/983-2397.

28  Ice Fishing Contest—Rock Dam. Rock Dam Lake, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 715/773-0311.

28  Brewfest—Oconomowoc.. Olympia Resort, 5–9 p.m. Plenty of beer and wine choices and great local food highlighted. 262/490-3611.

28  RMEF Big Game Banquet—Marshfield. Hotel Marshfield. Dinner, door prizes, games, raffles, auctions, fun. Includes hunts, trips, guns, unique merchandise. 715/687-2264.

28  Scholarship Fundraiser—Wilton. Community Center, 8–11 p.m. Raffles, drawings, door prizes, fun for everyone. Come to help support our next generation. www.monroetrails.com.

28  King of the Mound Race—Merrillan. Bruce Mound Winter Sports Area, 1 p.m. GS type downhill race. Three age divisions for boys and girls. Medals awarded to top 3 finishers in each division. No entry fee. 715/937-3841.

28  Friends of the Highground Dinner—Neillsville. The Highground, 5 p.m. 715/743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.

28  Ice Fishing Rumble—Phillips. Roll-In Point, 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Registration anytime, but closes 10 a.m. the day of the tourney. 715/339-4585.





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