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A comedy show in Elcho, karaoke in Deerbrook and classic rock in Bowler will liven up a dreary weekend weather-wise across the northwoods.

The calendar says spring, but the forecast will remain stuck in winter mode for at least the next several days, making it a great time for indoor activities.

A look at events, taken from the newspaper’s advertising columns, follows:

ENTERTAINMENT

Enjoy a dinner and comedy show with Mike Marvell and Kevin Cahak on Saturday at the Elcho Community Pavilion. Doors open at 4 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the show at 7 p.m. Dinner selections will include queen cut prime rib, chicken Kiev or deep-fried shrimp. Tickets for the dinner and show are $35 each or $65 per couple and for the show only, $10 each. For tickets, call 715 216-1344 or visit elchocommunitypavilion.org.

MC Country Music Fest, formerly the FUDDFEST, presents a karaoke contest at Held’s Bar in Deerbrook on Friday, March 24; Saturday, April 1 and Saturday, May 13, all at 8 p.m. Qualifiers will win weekend passes to the country fest Aug. 10 through 12 along with performing in the MC Star Karaoke Contest. There will also be a chance to win $300 and tickets to the 2018 festival.

North Star Mohican Casino Resort at Bowler will host One Night of Queen, performed by Gary Mullen and The Works, on Saturday, with one show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and include $10 in free play. The show is open to ages 21 and older.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB WEEK

The Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County invites people to Open the Door, Take the Tour for National Boys & Girls Club Week.

Activities Monday will run from 4 to 6 p.m. and include a proclamation signing by Mayor Bill Brandt, Youth of the Year speech, building tours, food and refreshments. There will also be a team building challenge, spelling bee, memory challenge and trivia challenge.

On Tuesday, open the door to teens. First through fifth graders will take a field trip to the aquatic center and sixth grade and up will have a teen takeover of the club.

On Wednesday, open the door to good character and citizenship. There will be a variety of community service activities including park clean-up and a thank-a-thon.

On Thursday, open the door to healthy habits with healthy snacks and various fitness instruction from Zumba to yoga.

Friday, open the door to the arts. There will be an art show and a variety show.

SPORTS

Rick’s 45 Roadhouse, located just north of Antigo off Highway 45, is the place to be for March Madness, including the big Wisconsin Badger Sweet 16 tilt tonight! Enjoy the games on big screen televisions.

The Antigo Chapter of Trout United will hold its 35th fund-raising banquet Saturday at North Star Lanes. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. There will be door prizes, a variety of raffles, dinner and silent and live auctions.

Town of Rolling County League Baseball will hold sign-ups for the B and C leagues on Wednesday, 5 to 7 p.m. at the town hall. For details, call Stacy at 715-623-2366.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are Kong: Skull Island, rated PG-13, and Beauty and the Beast, rated PG.

Kong can be seen on Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9:10 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:30 and 7:40 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Beast is showing Friday and Saturday at 6:45 and 9 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:15 and 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

The Palace offers $5 Tuesdays with all movies just $5 and extra shows at 3 p.m. Get a free small popcorn too.

On Monday, visit the Palace for a special showing of SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in The Digital Age. The show starts at 6 p.m. and admission is a goodwill donation to the Antigo Community Food Pantry. All Saints Catholic School, the Suick Foundation, and the Palace Theatre are partnering up to bring the movie to Langlade County.

SCREENAGERS is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer parents proven solutions that work. It reveals multiple approaches on how parents and educators can work with youth to help them achieve a healthy amount of screen time.

DINING

Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club will serve a chicken Kiev dinner on Wednesday in the Elcho Community Pavilion. Doors open at 4 p.m. with serving at 5 p.m. The menu will also include baked potatoes with sour cream or gravy, corn, salad bar, dessert and beverage.

Enjoy fish fry Fridays at Insight Fast Stop on Antigo’s north side. Choose from a three-piece cod fish fry, six-piece shrimp or four-piece perch dinner, including cole slaw, garlic bread and choice of potato wedges or French fries. Chester’s Chicken is available seven days a week.

HUMANE FUND-RAISERS

There are several opportunities to support the Langlade County Humane Society.

Never Enough will host a fish fry fund-raiser to benefit the organization tonight, 4 to 7 p.m. The menu will include deep-fried cod, potato salad, cole slaw, rye bread and dessert. Cost is $6 for a two-piece dinner or $7 for three pieces. There will also be raffles. Dine-in or take-out will be available. Call 715-627-0103 to order.

Pavers for Paws is a great gift-giving idea. Purchase 4 by 8 inch customized pavers for $100, or 8 by 8 inch bricks for $200 for the new brick walkway/patio as a permanent testament of your support of the society and the animals it helps. Business sponsorships are available for $325.

In addition, Juli Bauknecht and Caring Paws is hosting an online auction continuing through the end of the month. All proceeds will benefit the society’s medical fund. Go to caringpawswi.com for details.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum is operating on winter hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

The White Lake Area Historical Society is open Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment.

Aspirus Langlade Hospital and LeRoyer Hospice & Palliative Care will host Being Mortal, a free showing of the PBS documentary which explores what matters most to patients and families experiencing serious illness, on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the hospital conference rooms. For more information, call and hospice office at 715 623-9437.

Aspiring Women will hold In the Mood: Mental Notes, on Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Aspirus Langlade Hospital conference room. There will be a panel presentation by Dr. Sylvia Dennison, Jim Hahn and Helen Cueny, who will discuss when is it more than a case of the Monday blues? There will also be healthy appetizers, recipe ideas and a free gift. It’s free but registration is required. Call 1-800-847-4707.

The C.A.R. Thrift Store is having a 25 cent sale next Monday through Friday. It applies to clothing and shoes unless otherwise marked. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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A comedy show in Elcho, karaoke in Deerbrook and classic rock in Bowler will liven up a dreary weekend weather-wise across the northwoods.

The calendar says spring, but the forecast will remain stuck in winter mode for at least the next several days, making it a great time for indoor activities.

A look at events, taken from the newspaper’s advertising columns, follows:

ENTERTAINMENT

Enjoy a dinner and comedy show with Mike Marvell and Kevin Cahak on Saturday at the Elcho Community Pavilion. Doors open at 4 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the show at 7 p.m. Dinner selections will include queen cut prime rib, chicken Kiev or deep-fried shrimp. Tickets for the dinner and show are $35 each or $65 per couple and for the show only, $10 each. For tickets, call 715 216-1344 or visit elchocommunitypavilion.org.

MC Country Music Fest, formerly the FUDDFEST, presents a karaoke contest at Held’s Bar in Deerbrook on Friday, March 24; Saturday, April 1 and Saturday, May 13, all at 8 p.m. Qualifiers will win weekend passes to the country fest Aug. 10 through 12 along with performing in the MC Star Karaoke Contest. There will also be a chance to win $300 and tickets to the 2018 festival.

North Star Mohican Casino Resort at Bowler will host One Night of Queen, performed by Gary Mullen and The Works, on Saturday, with one show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and include $10 in free play. The show is open to ages 21 and older.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB WEEK

The Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County invites people to Open the Door, Take the Tour for National Boys & Girls Club Week.

Activities Monday will run from 4 to 6 p.m. and include a proclamation signing by Mayor Bill Brandt, Youth of the Year speech, building tours, food and refreshments. There will also be a team building challenge, spelling bee, memory challenge and trivia challenge.

On Tuesday, open the door to teens. First through fifth graders will take a field trip to the aquatic center and sixth grade and up will have a teen takeover of the club.

On Wednesday, open the door to good character and citizenship. There will be a variety of community service activities including park clean-up and a thank-a-thon.

On Thursday, open the door to healthy habits with healthy snacks and various fitness instruction from Zumba to yoga.

Friday, open the door to the arts. There will be an art show and a variety show.

SPORTS

Rick’s 45 Roadhouse, located just north of Antigo off Highway 45, is the place to be for March Madness, including the big Wisconsin Badger Sweet 16 tilt tonight! Enjoy the games on big screen televisions.

The Antigo Chapter of Trout United will hold its 35th fund-raising banquet Saturday at North Star Lanes. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. There will be door prizes, a variety of raffles, dinner and silent and live auctions.

Town of Rolling County League Baseball will hold sign-ups for the B and C leagues on Wednesday, 5 to 7 p.m. at the town hall. For details, call Stacy at 715-623-2366.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are Kong: Skull Island, rated PG-13, and Beauty and the Beast, rated PG.

Kong can be seen on Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9:10 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:30 and 7:40 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Beast is showing Friday and Saturday at 6:45 and 9 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:15 and 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

The Palace offers $5 Tuesdays with all movies just $5 and extra shows at 3 p.m. Get a free small popcorn too.

On Monday, visit the Palace for a special showing of SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in The Digital Age. The show starts at 6 p.m. and admission is a goodwill donation to the Antigo Community Food Pantry. All Saints Catholic School, the Suick Foundation, and the Palace Theatre are partnering up to bring the movie to Langlade County.

SCREENAGERS is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer parents proven solutions that work. It reveals multiple approaches on how parents and educators can work with youth to help them achieve a healthy amount of screen time.

DINING

Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club will serve a chicken Kiev dinner on Wednesday in the Elcho Community Pavilion. Doors open at 4 p.m. with serving at 5 p.m. The menu will also include baked potatoes with sour cream or gravy, corn, salad bar, dessert and beverage.

Enjoy fish fry Fridays at Insight Fast Stop on Antigo’s north side. Choose from a three-piece cod fish fry, six-piece shrimp or four-piece perch dinner, including cole slaw, garlic bread and choice of potato wedges or French fries. Chester’s Chicken is available seven days a week.

HUMANE FUND-RAISERS

There are several opportunities to support the Langlade County Humane Society.

Never Enough will host a fish fry fund-raiser to benefit the organization tonight, 4 to 7 p.m. The menu will include deep-fried cod, potato salad, cole slaw, rye bread and dessert. Cost is $6 for a two-piece dinner or $7 for three pieces. There will also be raffles. Dine-in or take-out will be available. Call 715-627-0103 to order.

Pavers for Paws is a great gift-giving idea. Purchase 4 by 8 inch customized pavers for $100, or 8 by 8 inch bricks for $200 for the new brick walkway/patio as a permanent testament of your support of the society and the animals it helps. Business sponsorships are available for $325.

In addition, Juli Bauknecht and Caring Paws is hosting an online auction continuing through the end of the month. All proceeds will benefit the society’s medical fund. Go to caringpawswi.com for details.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum is operating on winter hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

The White Lake Area Historical Society is open Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment.

Aspirus Langlade Hospital and LeRoyer Hospice & Palliative Care will host Being Mortal, a free showing of the PBS documentary which explores what matters most to patients and families experiencing serious illness, on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the hospital conference rooms. For more information, call and hospice office at 715 623-9437.

Aspiring Women will hold In the Mood: Mental Notes, on Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Aspirus Langlade Hospital conference room. There will be a panel presentation by Dr. Sylvia Dennison, Jim Hahn and Helen Cueny, who will discuss when is it more than a case of the Monday blues? There will also be healthy appetizers, recipe ideas and a free gift. It’s free but registration is required. Call 1-800-847-4707.

The C.A.R. Thrift Store is having a 25 cent sale next Monday through Friday. It applies to clothing and shoes unless otherwise marked. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.
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