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A week full of outdoor concerts, along with a special appearance by The Kids From Wisconsin, highlights upcoming events in the Antigo area.

Summertime is a busy time in the northwoods, and the calendar is packed with music, picnic, movies, dining, sports and ore.

A review of events, taken from the advertising columns, follows:

KIDS FROM WISCONSIN

Antigo’s own Brennon Brown and Isaac Cuellar will be on stage when the Antigo Rotary Club presents The Kids from Wisconsin Tuesday.

Brown is a vocalist and dancer with the troupe while Cuellar performs on the keyboards.

Shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. in the Volm Theatre.

Tickets are $12 in advance or $14 at the door and are available through Rotary Club members or at BMO Harris Bank, Chase, City Gas, Copps Food Center, CoVantage Credit Union and Lakeside Market.

SPIRITS AT THE LAKE

The Community Health Foundation of Aspirus Langlade Hospital will host Spirits at the Lake, a golf outing and spirit sampling event, today and tonight at the scenic Bass Lake Golf Course.

The 18-hole golf event has been sold out but tickets remain available for the evening event beginning at 5 p.m. There will be spirit sampling, a country buffet, souvenir tasting glass, raffles, a silent auction and live music by Hip Pocket.

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door if available.

MUSIC IN THE PARK

There’s outdoor music on the calendar across Langlade County next week.

On Monday, Antigo’s acclaimed Music in the Park series continues with the Antigo Community Band performing at 6:30 p.m. at the City Park bandstand.

The show is sponsored by the Antigo Lions Club. Club members, along with the Antigo Area Food Pantry, will be serving barbecued chicken, potato salad, chips, drinks, pie and custard beginning at 5:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, the music scene switches to White Lake for LA Thrillbillies performing at the depot starting at 6:30 p.m.

The show is sponsored by the White Lake Area Historical Society with pizza, pie and custard served by Society members and Girl Scouts starting at 5:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, visit the Elcho Community Pavilion for Larry Jankowski and his Electric Orchestra starting at 6:30 p.m.

Elcho Explorers 4-H Club will serve sandwiches, pie and ice cream starting at 5:30 p.m.

Music returns to the City Park bandstand on Thursday with FoxFire, sponsored by the Strasser-Roller Funeral Home. Of Chorus! will serve pizza, pie and custard at 5;30 p.m.

Rain location for Antigo concerts is the Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park. The White Lake Pavilion will host music in that community if it rains. Elcho concerts are already held at a covered pavilion, so no alternate location is necessary.

SPLASH-N-DASH

The fifth annual Splash-n-Dash Duathlon, a mix of swimming and running, will be held at Veterans Memorial Park at Jack Lake Saturday. Starting gun will be at 8:30 a.m., with late registrations accepted between 7 and 7:30 a.m.

The race involves swimming either 1/2 or 1/4 mile in the crystal clear waters of Jack Lake, then running a 5 kilometer course around the trails of Veterans Memorial Park. Racers can compete individually or as a tandem team, with one swimming and one running.

Again this year there will be high school tandem teams and a special race for youngsters.

The high school tandem teams will consist of one swimmer and one runner. The teams can choose the long or short course, with the winners receiving a traveling trophy. The youth event is for racers ages 6 to 8 or 9 to 11. Racers, ages 6 to 8, will swim 25 yards and run 1/4 mile. Racers, ages 9 to 11, will swim 50 yards and run 1/2 mile.

In addition to Saturday morning, walk-in registrations will also be accepted this afternoon from to 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center.

MORE SPORTS

Take me out to the ball game. Come watch Antigo Legion Post No. 3 take on Clintonville at Kretz Park tonight. First pitch is at 7 p.m.

MORE MUSIC

Hip Pocket will be rockin’ the house at the Balloon and Rib Fest Saturday at the Wausau downtown airport. Music runs from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

PICNICS, DINING

Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club will hold a fish fry tonight at the Elcho Community Pavilion. Enjoy shrimp or fried or broiled fish along with cole slaw, potato, beverage and dessert. Carryouts are available. The bar opens at 4 p.m. with serving at 5 p.m.

St. Boniface Catholic Church in Aniwa will hold its annual picnic on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Aniwa village grounds. There will be a Mass on the grounds at 10 a.m., music by K.T. Country and German dumplings by the dozen or hot with your sandwich. Antique tractors and engines will also be on display.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are War for the Planet of the Apes, rated PG-13 and Spider-Man: Homecoming, rated PG-13.

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

Spider-Man can be seen on Friday and Saturday at 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:15 and 7:45 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.

FREE MOVIE

Learn about the HPV epidemic at a free movie and seminar Wednesday at the Palace Theater.

The acclaimed documentary, Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, narrated by Vanessa Williams, will be screened at 5:30 p.m. followed by a question and answer period with Brenda Balthazor, a physicians assistant with Aspirus Family Medicine, and Karen Hegranes, Langlade County health officer.

Along with free admission, enjoy a small popcorn and small beverage.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum is on summer hours. It is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The complex includes the Carnegie library building, Deleglise Cabin and 440 locomotive and caboose. It is located at 404 Superior St.

The Old Corner School at Neva Corners will be open Sept. 2 through 4 or by appointment. Call Peg Aulik at 715 623-4212 to set up a time. The school offers a treasure trove of civic lessons, history, community lore and early life in Langlade County.

The White Lake Historical Society is open Wednesdays and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It operates the Depot Museum and adjoining historical center.

The Langlade County Waterways Association will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Post Lake Improvement Association Community Center, corner of Highway K and Post Lake Drive, in Post Lake. Guest speakers will provide information on invasive species and shoreland restoration.

The Discover Wisconsin television show will air Winding Down the Wolf in Langlade County, highlighting the Wolf River and the many activities in and around Langlade County, on Saturday. Airings will be at 10 a.m. on FSN-Wisconsin and 6:30 p.m. on WAOW-TV channel 9.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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A week full of outdoor concerts, along with a special appearance by The Kids From Wisconsin, highlights upcoming events in the Antigo area.

Summertime is a busy time in the northwoods, and the calendar is packed with music, picnic, movies, dining, sports and ore.

A review of events, taken from the advertising columns, follows:

KIDS FROM WISCONSIN

Antigo’s own Brennon Brown and Isaac Cuellar will be on stage when the Antigo Rotary Club presents The Kids from Wisconsin Tuesday.

Brown is a vocalist and dancer with the troupe while Cuellar performs on the keyboards.

Shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. in the Volm Theatre.

Tickets are $12 in advance or $14 at the door and are available through Rotary Club members or at BMO Harris Bank, Chase, City Gas, Copps Food Center, CoVantage Credit Union and Lakeside Market.

SPIRITS AT THE LAKE

The Community Health Foundation of Aspirus Langlade Hospital will host Spirits at the Lake, a golf outing and spirit sampling event, today and tonight at the scenic Bass Lake Golf Course.

The 18-hole golf event has been sold out but tickets remain available for the evening event beginning at 5 p.m. There will be spirit sampling, a country buffet, souvenir tasting glass, raffles, a silent auction and live music by Hip Pocket.

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door if available.

MUSIC IN THE PARK

There’s outdoor music on the calendar across Langlade County next week.

On Monday, Antigo’s acclaimed Music in the Park series continues with the Antigo Community Band performing at 6:30 p.m. at the City Park bandstand.

The show is sponsored by the Antigo Lions Club. Club members, along with the Antigo Area Food Pantry, will be serving barbecued chicken, potato salad, chips, drinks, pie and custard beginning at 5:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, the music scene switches to White Lake for LA Thrillbillies performing at the depot starting at 6:30 p.m.

The show is sponsored by the White Lake Area Historical Society with pizza, pie and custard served by Society members and Girl Scouts starting at 5:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, visit the Elcho Community Pavilion for Larry Jankowski and his Electric Orchestra starting at 6:30 p.m.

Elcho Explorers 4-H Club will serve sandwiches, pie and ice cream starting at 5:30 p.m.

Music returns to the City Park bandstand on Thursday with FoxFire, sponsored by the Strasser-Roller Funeral Home. Of Chorus! will serve pizza, pie and custard at 5;30 p.m.

Rain location for Antigo concerts is the Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park. The White Lake Pavilion will host music in that community if it rains. Elcho concerts are already held at a covered pavilion, so no alternate location is necessary.

SPLASH-N-DASH

The fifth annual Splash-n-Dash Duathlon, a mix of swimming and running, will be held at Veterans Memorial Park at Jack Lake Saturday. Starting gun will be at 8:30 a.m., with late registrations accepted between 7 and 7:30 a.m.

The race involves swimming either 1/2 or 1/4 mile in the crystal clear waters of Jack Lake, then running a 5 kilometer course around the trails of Veterans Memorial Park. Racers can compete individually or as a tandem team, with one swimming and one running.

Again this year there will be high school tandem teams and a special race for youngsters.

The high school tandem teams will consist of one swimmer and one runner. The teams can choose the long or short course, with the winners receiving a traveling trophy. The youth event is for racers ages 6 to 8 or 9 to 11. Racers, ages 6 to 8, will swim 25 yards and run 1/4 mile. Racers, ages 9 to 11, will swim 50 yards and run 1/2 mile.

In addition to Saturday morning, walk-in registrations will also be accepted this afternoon from to 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center.

MORE SPORTS

Take me out to the ball game. Come watch Antigo Legion Post No. 3 take on Clintonville at Kretz Park tonight. First pitch is at 7 p.m.

MORE MUSIC

Hip Pocket will be rockin’ the house at the Balloon and Rib Fest Saturday at the Wausau downtown airport. Music runs from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

PICNICS, DINING

Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club will hold a fish fry tonight at the Elcho Community Pavilion. Enjoy shrimp or fried or broiled fish along with cole slaw, potato, beverage and dessert. Carryouts are available. The bar opens at 4 p.m. with serving at 5 p.m.

St. Boniface Catholic Church in Aniwa will hold its annual picnic on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Aniwa village grounds. There will be a Mass on the grounds at 10 a.m., music by K.T. Country and German dumplings by the dozen or hot with your sandwich. Antique tractors and engines will also be on display.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are War for the Planet of the Apes, rated PG-13 and Spider-Man: Homecoming, rated PG-13.

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

Spider-Man can be seen on Friday and Saturday at 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:15 and 7:45 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.

FREE MOVIE

Learn about the HPV epidemic at a free movie and seminar Wednesday at the Palace Theater.

The acclaimed documentary, Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, narrated by Vanessa Williams, will be screened at 5:30 p.m. followed by a question and answer period with Brenda Balthazor, a physicians assistant with Aspirus Family Medicine, and Karen Hegranes, Langlade County health officer.

Along with free admission, enjoy a small popcorn and small beverage.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum is on summer hours. It is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The complex includes the Carnegie library building, Deleglise Cabin and 440 locomotive and caboose. It is located at 404 Superior St.

The Old Corner School at Neva Corners will be open Sept. 2 through 4 or by appointment. Call Peg Aulik at 715 623-4212 to set up a time. The school offers a treasure trove of civic lessons, history, community lore and early life in Langlade County.

The White Lake Historical Society is open Wednesdays and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It operates the Depot Museum and adjoining historical center.

The Langlade County Waterways Association will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Post Lake Improvement Association Community Center, corner of Highway K and Post Lake Drive, in Post Lake. Guest speakers will provide information on invasive species and shoreland restoration.

The Discover Wisconsin television show will air Winding Down the Wolf in Langlade County, highlighting the Wolf River and the many activities in and around Langlade County, on Saturday. Airings will be at 10 a.m. on FSN-Wisconsin and 6:30 p.m. on WAOW-TV channel 9.
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