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The Langlade County Fair is front and center this weekend, but there’s more on the agenda as well

The days ahead include the Northwoods Summer Art Tour, Parsons of Antigo’s appreciation day and, next weekend Paddleboat Pandemonium races and more.

The Journal’s daily fair section can be found nearby. A look at other events, taken from the advertising columns, follows.

ART TOUR

The annual Northwoods Art Tour continues through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with a free self-guided tour across the northwoods.

There will be artist demos and original artwork for sale.

Maps are available at area galleries and chambers of commerce or by visiting northwoodsarttour.com. For more information, call 715 385-3334.

PARSONS APPRECIATION

Parsons of Antigo will celebrate its 82nd year in business with a customer appreciation event on Saturday.

The crew will be flipping Wayne’s famous potato pancakes and regular pancakes and serving them with sausage, raspberry bars and more from 7:30 to 10 a.m.

PADDLEBOAT PANDEMONIUM

The Elcho Scholarship Committee will host its third annual Paddleboat Pandemonium, now including paddleboards as well, Saturday, Aug. 5 at Sammy’s Bar and Grill on Waterpower Lake.

Registration will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by a decorated boat and board parade and races in various heats.

There will be raffles, food, fun and trophies for the best-decorated and fastest boats. Bobby Vintage will provide the tunes.

Entry fee is $20 per two-person team. Paddleboats and boards will be available, or bring your own.

DEERBROOK RUMBLE

Get ready to rumble in Deerbrook.

The fifth annual Deerbrook Rumble and Motorcycle Ride, a fund-raiser for the Never Forgotten Honor Flight, will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, headquartered at Held’s Bar.

The ride will leave from the bar, located at the corners of highways H and I, at 11 a.m. and return to the MC Festival grounds at 6:30 p.m. Drink specials and raffles will follow with live music by The ProKrasternators.

MUSIC IN THE PARK

The summer Music in the Park series, which took a brief break for the Langlade County Fair, returns Monday night with Slidin’ On Ice performing at 6:30 p.m. at the City Park bandstand.

The show is sponsored by Dede Cromer. St. Wencel Catholic Church has the pie and ice cream concession.

On Wednesday, the Elcho Community Pavilion will host Fran the Piano Man at 6:30 p.m. Elcho Food Pantry will serve sandwiches, pie and ice cream at 5:30 p.m.

Music returns to the City Park bandstand on Thursday with Stone Soup Brothers. It is sponsored by Schroeder’s in memory of John Schroeder. August shows, starting with Thursday’s, begin at 6 p.m.

TSS. Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church and the Senior Center of Langlade County will serve hot dog plates, pie and custard.

Rain location for Antigo concerts is the Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park.

Also this week, Antigo Community Theater will host auditions for Music in the Park’s annual Talent Night later this month. They will take place on Tuesday starting with registration at 4:30 p.m. at the Volm Theater. The program hopes to showcase a wide variety of talents, ranging from juggling and comedy to music, dance, skits and more.

SPORTS

The second half of the double dip youth golf tournament will take place Monday at Bass Lake Country Club. There are two divisions, with grades five through seven playing six holes and eighth through 10th graders competing over nine holes. No pre-registration is necessary Sign up by 8 a.m. Monday with tee off at 9 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Antigo Golf Club.

PICNICS, DINING

St. Wencel Catholic Church in Neva will hold its summer salad luncheon on Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parish hall. The menu will include barbecues, salads, casseroles, desserts, coffee and milk. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children ages four to 12 and free for children three and under.

MOVIES

Three movies are sharing the screens at the Palace Twin Theater.

The Emoji Movie, rated PG, is showing 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 1:30 p.m.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, rated PG-13, can be seen on Friday and Saturday at 6:45 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:15 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Also playing is War for the Planet of the Apes, rated PG-13. It is being screened on Friday and Saturday at 8:45 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday at 7:15 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.

SALES

Faith United Church of Christ will hold a large rummage sale Thursday, noon to 7 p.m., and Friday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to noon. Use the side entrance please. There will be clothing, linens, shoes, books, household items and more.

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.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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The Langlade County Fair is front and center this weekend, but there’s more on the agenda as well

The days ahead include the Northwoods Summer Art Tour, Parsons of Antigo’s appreciation day and, next weekend Paddleboat Pandemonium races and more.

The Journal’s daily fair section can be found nearby. A look at other events, taken from the advertising columns, follows.

ART TOUR

The annual Northwoods Art Tour continues through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with a free self-guided tour across the northwoods.

There will be artist demos and original artwork for sale.

Maps are available at area galleries and chambers of commerce or by visiting northwoodsarttour.com. For more information, call 715 385-3334.

PARSONS APPRECIATION

Parsons of Antigo will celebrate its 82nd year in business with a customer appreciation event on Saturday.

The crew will be flipping Wayne’s famous potato pancakes and regular pancakes and serving them with sausage, raspberry bars and more from 7:30 to 10 a.m.

PADDLEBOAT PANDEMONIUM

The Elcho Scholarship Committee will host its third annual Paddleboat Pandemonium, now including paddleboards as well, Saturday, Aug. 5 at Sammy’s Bar and Grill on Waterpower Lake.

Registration will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by a decorated boat and board parade and races in various heats.

There will be raffles, food, fun and trophies for the best-decorated and fastest boats. Bobby Vintage will provide the tunes.

Entry fee is $20 per two-person team. Paddleboats and boards will be available, or bring your own.

DEERBROOK RUMBLE

Get ready to rumble in Deerbrook.

The fifth annual Deerbrook Rumble and Motorcycle Ride, a fund-raiser for the Never Forgotten Honor Flight, will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, headquartered at Held’s Bar.

The ride will leave from the bar, located at the corners of highways H and I, at 11 a.m. and return to the MC Festival grounds at 6:30 p.m. Drink specials and raffles will follow with live music by The ProKrasternators.

MUSIC IN THE PARK

The summer Music in the Park series, which took a brief break for the Langlade County Fair, returns Monday night with Slidin’ On Ice performing at 6:30 p.m. at the City Park bandstand.

The show is sponsored by Dede Cromer. St. Wencel Catholic Church has the pie and ice cream concession.

On Wednesday, the Elcho Community Pavilion will host Fran the Piano Man at 6:30 p.m. Elcho Food Pantry will serve sandwiches, pie and ice cream at 5:30 p.m.

Music returns to the City Park bandstand on Thursday with Stone Soup Brothers. It is sponsored by Schroeder’s in memory of John Schroeder. August shows, starting with Thursday’s, begin at 6 p.m.

TSS. Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church and the Senior Center of Langlade County will serve hot dog plates, pie and custard.

Rain location for Antigo concerts is the Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park.

Also this week, Antigo Community Theater will host auditions for Music in the Park’s annual Talent Night later this month. They will take place on Tuesday starting with registration at 4:30 p.m. at the Volm Theater. The program hopes to showcase a wide variety of talents, ranging from juggling and comedy to music, dance, skits and more.

SPORTS

The second half of the double dip youth golf tournament will take place Monday at Bass Lake Country Club. There are two divisions, with grades five through seven playing six holes and eighth through 10th graders competing over nine holes. No pre-registration is necessary Sign up by 8 a.m. Monday with tee off at 9 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Antigo Golf Club.

PICNICS, DINING

St. Wencel Catholic Church in Neva will hold its summer salad luncheon on Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parish hall. The menu will include barbecues, salads, casseroles, desserts, coffee and milk. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children ages four to 12 and free for children three and under.

MOVIES

Three movies are sharing the screens at the Palace Twin Theater.

The Emoji Movie, rated PG, is showing 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 1:30 p.m.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, rated PG-13, can be seen on Friday and Saturday at 6:45 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:15 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Also playing is War for the Planet of the Apes, rated PG-13. It is being screened on Friday and Saturday at 8:45 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday at 7:15 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.

SALES

Faith United Church of Christ will hold a large rummage sale Thursday, noon to 7 p.m., and Friday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to noon. Use the side entrance please. There will be clothing, linens, shoes, books, household items and more.

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.
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