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All that’s left of Thanksgiving dinner is a picked over carcass and a few dollops of sweet potatoes, so its time to hit the stores.

Black Friday—the sort of official start to the Christmas holiday—has arrived and the excitement is starting to build toward Christmas.

A look at events, taken from the advertising columns, follows.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING

Its Christmas at Frisch Greenhouses! The store will open Monday at 10 a.m. with 40 percent off all Christmas decorations and gifts. Roping, ruscus, boughs and wreaths are also available now.

Potawatomi Carter Casino Hotel will hold its 18th annual craft fair and holiday bazaar on Saturday. Choose from jewelry and beadwork, body lotion and soaps, photography and paintings, wreaths and swags, holiday items, purses, candles and decorations, handcrafted wooden items and much more.

Antigo Visual Arts will host a holiday open house at the AVA Gallery located in the Langlade County Historical Society Museum on Friday, Dec. 1, 5 to 7 p.m. There will be free wine and cheese along with hot mulled cider and a chance to browse the creative talents of local artists. Take part in the judging of the hand
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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One of the biggest shopping weekends of the year, combined with the opening of the gun deer season, makes for a jam-packed events column.

And Thanksgiving dining opportunities just add to the mix.

A look at events, taken from the advertising columns, follows.

FOR THE SHOPPERS

Antigo United Methodist Church will hold its annual Christmas bazaar on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the church. There will be bakery, crafts, gifts, Christmas Past, cooking knives and more. Also enjoy barbecues and baked potatoes with toppings.

North Star Lanes will hold its annual holiday hunting vendor and craft show Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Many beautiful handcrafted and gift items will be available from Scentsy, Mary Kay, 31 Bags, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, LuLaRose, Magnolia and Vine, Tastefully Simple, ArtysE Nature, Adamski’s Maple Syrup, and Wreaths by Michelle. Food and beverages will be on hand.

Hickey’s Floral and Gifts is bursting at the seams with new Christmas decor, mixed fresh roping, wreaths, boughs and gift ideas. Specials this weekend include half-off Christmas lamps and 40 percent off Christmas pictures. November holiday hours
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Drug charges are numerous in Monday circuit court
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Three people found inside a Fourth Avenue apartment on Sunday night in various states of consciousness, after a report of suspected drug use at the location, made initial appearances in Langlade County Circuit Court Monday.

Stephen M. Shields, 35, Dustin A. Bricko, 24, and Jason N. Waller, 39, and were each ordered held on cash bonds.

Shields’ bond was set at $250 as he is currently on a probation hold. Bricko was ordered to a $500 bond, while Waller’s bail stands at $2,000.

Waller is currently on felony bond for escape in Langlade County, while Bricko has open cases for operating without a license in both Langlade and Shawano counties.

Charges for Shields includes felony and misdemeanor bail jumping, along with possessing an illegally obtained prescription.

Bricko is charged with possession of THC second or subsequent offense, bail jumping, possession of drug paraphernalia and possessing an illegally obtained prescription.

Waller faces counts of felony bail jumping, possession of meth as a repeater and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to police reports, a search warrant was executed at the home Sunday
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Alcohol use sends local high school student to ER
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Emergency medical personnel were called to Antigo High School on Monday afternoon for a 14-year-old male student who was reported to be throwing up and unable to move.

According to police reports, it was discovered the boy had been drinking vodka at school during fourth hour, and was taken via ambulance first to Aspirus Langlade Hospital, and then to St. Vincent Pediatric Hospital in Green Bay. His blood alcohol level reportedly measured .19.

In unrelated cases, possession of underage alcohol citations were also handed out Monday to a 14-year-old female at AHS, and two 13-year-old female students at Antigo Middle School.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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A nip in the air will bring suggestions of the upcoming holiday season this weekend, with the annual Peace gala tonight, Calvary Bazaar and Ladies Day Out on Saturday and more.

But there are a wide mix of other events on the docket as well, ranging from the Eli Kassler benefit Saturday night, waffles on Sunday and a laughter in the best medicine event Monday.

A look at events, taken from the advertising columns, follows.

PEACE GALA

Peace Lutheran Church will present its seventh annual Shine the Light of Peace Christmas gala tonight, 6 to 10 p.m.

There will be gourmet hors d’oeuvres and specialty cheeses along with silent and live auctions featuring beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths featuring a vintage Christmas.

Tickets are $25 each and are available at the school office, Karl’s Transport, Volm Companies corporate office and the Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce.

KASSLER BENEFIT

Thousands of dollars in gifts and prizes, including one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia from college and professional stars, will be on the block Saturday, as the northwoods comes together to help 11-year-old Eli
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