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It’s a big fall weekend across the northwoods.

Aspirus Langlade Hospital will hold its annual Parade of Homes, there are homecoming celebrations in Antigo and White Lake, St. Wencel’s is having its big fall festival and there are sales, sports and special events galore on the docket for the final full weekend of September.

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

HOMECOMING

Homecoming activities continue today and Saturday at Antigo and White Lake.

At Antigo, the homecoming parade through downtown will be at 4 p.m. this afternoon followed by the 7 p.m. football match-up between the Red Robins and the Medford Raiders.

The parade and football game will be broadcast over Classics Hits 98.7 FM and 900 AM, Antigo’s only local radio station.

Homecoming concludes here on Saturday with a student dance with A-Jays Disc Jockey Service from 7:30 to 11 p.m. in the high school commons. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door.

In conjunction with homecoming, the Antigo High School class of 1997 will hold its 20-year reunion on Saturday starting at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge.

The class of 1959 will hold a dinner get-together on Saturday at Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, starting with a 4 p.m. meet and greet followed by 6 p.m. dinner. It’s Dutch treat.

The AHS class of 1948 will hold its 69-year reunion on Thursday at Vickie and the Vets. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m.

In White Lake, the football game pitting the Elcho/White Lake Wolverines against the Florence Bobcats will take place at 7 p.m. tonight at the White Lake field. After the game, the community is invited to a bonfire at the village yard waste site from 10 p.m. to midnight. Saturday will feature the homecoming dance from 8 to 10 p.m. in the small gymnasium. Grand march will be at 8:30 p.m.

PARADE OF HOMES

Get your tickets now for the 2017 Parade of Homes hosted by the Aspirus Langlade Hospital Auxiliary on Saturday.

Homes on this year’s tour include Trevor and Karen McCarthy, 3460 Cortland Lane; Mary Alice Keen, N6958 Hwy. 45, Deerbrook; Karen Phillips, W11078 South Shore Rd., Deerbrook; Kyle Stoltz and Alex Decker, N9599 Greenway Lane, Deerbrook; and Tom and Brady Koss’ Hoffman House, a landmark of downtown Antigo.

Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 the day of the event. They are available at the hospital volunteer desk, Lakeside Market, Neve’s Floors to Go Furniture & Mattress Gallery, Schroeder’s and at the homes on the day of the parade.

CAR SALE IN THE PARK

CoVantage Credit Union is hosting is annual fall Car Sale in the Park today until 7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon at the Peaceful Valley Festival Grounds.

Choose from a large selection of new and used cars, trucks, SUVs and lawn equipment from Brickners of Antigo, Langlade Ford, Parsons of Antigo and Quinlan’s Equipment, all at special prices.

CoVantage will offer on-the-spot financing with rates as low as 1.75 percent.

BRIGHT FUTURES

The annual Bright Futures 5K Run/Walk, along with a one mile youth run for ages 10 and under, will take place Saturday, starting and ending at the Langlade County Fairgrounds. The one mile event will start at 8:30 p.m. with the 5K kicking off at 9 a.m.

New this year will be a contest for the most colorful team, medals for the top three male and female finishers for each race, and the Edward Jones Kids Zone.

After the race there will be an awards ceremony, with fruit, water and milk available along with coffee and treats from Sweet Thyme. There will be a Zumba cool-down and color splash.

Registration and packet pick-up is slated for this afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose building at the fairgrounds. There will also be packet pickup and late registration on Saturday starting at 7:30 p.m.

Entry fee for the one-mile fun run is $15. The 5K entry is $30 per adult, with team registration for four or more at $25 per person.

All proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Langlade County.

MEMORIAL RIDE

The ninth annual Carrie Damos Memorial Scholarship Horse Trail Ride will take place today through Sunday at N4481 Heise Rd., White Lake.

Drop in any day or time or come and camp and ride all day. Food will be available on Saturday.

For more information, call 715 882-3861 or 715 216-4713 or e-mail harmonyhills2010@hotmail.com.

FALL FESTIVAL

St. Wencel Catholic Parish in Neva will hold its annual Fall Festival on Sunday, starting with Mass with music performed by Kylie Resch at 10:30 a.m. and dinner at 11 a.m.

The parish will be serving its famous chicken Booyah along with barbecues and homemade pies. There will also be a bake sale, bucket raffle, silent auction, patchwork quilt raffle, homegrown produce, craft items, games for the youngsters and much more.

CAR SHOW

Peace Lutheran School will hold a car show cookout on Wednesday, 4 to 7 p.m.

It promises to be a family night of fun, with classic cars on display. As a special feature, youngsters will vote for their favorite cars with trophies awarded based on their decisions.

There will also be concessions featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, fries and baby reds, a bounce house, face painting and more.

HIP POCKET

Hip Pocket will be rockin’ the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay Saturday starting at 5 p.m. for the 29th annual Green & Gold Gala.

Presented by the Green Bay Packers, it promises to be an evening of fine dining, fund-raising and great music.

All proceeds to benefit Family Services child and youth programs throughout northeast Wisconsin.

DINING

Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club will feature Italian Night for its monthly dinner on Wednesday. Enjoy lasagna and Italian beef sandwiches along with Caesar salad, dessert and coffee. The drawing will also be held for the UTV. Bar opens at 4 p.m. with serving at 5 p.m. in the Elcho Community Pavilion.

Swartzendruber’s Supper Club hosts burgers and beer night every Wednesday. Enjoy a bottle of Miller along with a specialty burger, including a Fiesta Burger, featuring a hamburger patty, Pico de Gallo, pepper jack cheese, and roasted poblano peppers.

Antigo’s farm market continues for several more weeks, with the fall harvest now well underway. This Saturday, stop by for a food prep demonstration, along with free samples, by Bonnie Hessedal from 9 to 11 a.m. The market is located in the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley Park.

MOVIES

Now showing at The Palace Twin Theater are It rated R, and Kingman: The Golden Circle rated R.

For showtimes, go with www.antigotheatre.com, Facebook Palace Theater or check the movie line at 715 627-0222.

BEING MORTAL

Aspirus Langlade Hospital LeRoyer Hospice & Palliative Care Department will host free, community screenings of the 2015 PBS Frontline documentary Being Mortal.

Shows are slated Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Matsche Community Center and Village Hall, Birnamwood; Wednesday, Oct. 4, 5:30 to 7;30 p.m., Palace Twin Theater in Antigo; and Tuesday, Oct. 10, 6 to 8 p.m., Elcho High school small theater.

After the screening, audience members can participate in an interactive discussion. Several Aspirus physicians and advance practice providers will be available to answer questions and participate in a follow-up discussion.

SPORTS

North Star Lanes is holding youth league sign-ups on Sept. 29, 4 to 7 p.m. There are leagues for grade school through high school ages. Enjoy free bowling the night you sign up.

The Thirsty Bird Bar & Grill at North Star Lanes is the place for football fans. Watch all the Packer and Badger games on the huge 136 inch HD television or one of the other large sets spread throughout the bar and lounge. There are also drink specials.

Riverview Golf Course is having a 55th anniversary membership drive. Get three-year memberships through Dec. 31, 2020 for only $49 per year. Call 715 623-2663 for details.

Bass Lake Golf Course is having a fall four-person scramble on Sept. 30. For details, call the pro shop at 715 623-6196.

SALES

There will be a Col. Rene Brass Auction on Sunday starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Jim Stromer estate, 619 Arbutus Point Lane, Pickerel. A pontoon boat, lawn tractor, woodsplitter, snowmobiles, motor bike, tools, sporting goods, home and collectibles and more will be sold. The log home will also be offered at auction.

Antigo United Methodist Church will hold its annual goods and services auction and lunch on Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.

It’s a Packer Party Weekend at Schroeder’s. Check out the great Packer selection at the southside store, sample some tailgate goodies and enter to win a drawing for game tickets.

C.A.R. Thrift Shop is holding a 25 cent appreciation sale through the end of September. All profits go directly back into the community. The sale is a way of saying thanks for the tremendous support.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum remains 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 White Lake Area Historical Society operates the Depot Museum and Historical Center in White Lake. Hours are Wednesdays and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment.

Faith United Church of Christ will host a program with Rev. Wes Jesra on Monday at 6 p.m. He will discuss his experiences in Greece last January.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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It’s a big fall weekend across the northwoods.

Aspirus Langlade Hospital will hold its annual Parade of Homes, there are homecoming celebrations in Antigo and White Lake, St. Wencel’s is having its big fall festival and there are sales, sports and special events galore on the docket for the final full weekend of September.

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

HOMECOMING

Homecoming activities continue today and Saturday at Antigo and White Lake.

At Antigo, the homecoming parade through downtown will be at 4 p.m. this afternoon followed by the 7 p.m. football match-up between the Red Robins and the Medford Raiders.

The parade and football game will be broadcast over Classics Hits 98.7 FM and 900 AM, Antigo’s only local radio station.

Homecoming concludes here on Saturday with a student dance with A-Jays Disc Jockey Service from 7:30 to 11 p.m. in the high school commons. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door.

In conjunction with homecoming, the Antigo High School class of 1997 will hold its 20-year reunion on Saturday starting at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge.

The class of 1959 will hold a dinner get-together on Saturday at Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, starting with a 4 p.m. meet and greet followed by 6 p.m. dinner. It’s Dutch treat.

The AHS class of 1948 will hold its 69-year reunion on Thursday at Vickie and the Vets. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m.

In White Lake, the football game pitting the Elcho/White Lake Wolverines against the Florence Bobcats will take place at 7 p.m. tonight at the White Lake field. After the game, the community is invited to a bonfire at the village yard waste site from 10 p.m. to midnight. Saturday will feature the homecoming dance from 8 to 10 p.m. in the small gymnasium. Grand march will be at 8:30 p.m.

PARADE OF HOMES

Get your tickets now for the 2017 Parade of Homes hosted by the Aspirus Langlade Hospital Auxiliary on Saturday.

Homes on this year’s tour include Trevor and Karen McCarthy, 3460 Cortland Lane; Mary Alice Keen, N6958 Hwy. 45, Deerbrook; Karen Phillips, W11078 South Shore Rd., Deerbrook; Kyle Stoltz and Alex Decker, N9599 Greenway Lane, Deerbrook; and Tom and Brady Koss’ Hoffman House, a landmark of downtown Antigo.

Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 the day of the event. They are available at the hospital volunteer desk, Lakeside Market, Neve’s Floors to Go Furniture & Mattress Gallery, Schroeder’s and at the homes on the day of the parade.

CAR SALE IN THE PARK

CoVantage Credit Union is hosting is annual fall Car Sale in the Park today until 7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon at the Peaceful Valley Festival Grounds.

Choose from a large selection of new and used cars, trucks, SUVs and lawn equipment from Brickners of Antigo, Langlade Ford, Parsons of Antigo and Quinlan’s Equipment, all at special prices.

CoVantage will offer on-the-spot financing with rates as low as 1.75 percent.

BRIGHT FUTURES

The annual Bright Futures 5K Run/Walk, along with a one mile youth run for ages 10 and under, will take place Saturday, starting and ending at the Langlade County Fairgrounds. The one mile event will start at 8:30 p.m. with the 5K kicking off at 9 a.m.

New this year will be a contest for the most colorful team, medals for the top three male and female finishers for each race, and the Edward Jones Kids Zone.

After the race there will be an awards ceremony, with fruit, water and milk available along with coffee and treats from Sweet Thyme. There will be a Zumba cool-down and color splash.

Registration and packet pick-up is slated for this afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose building at the fairgrounds. There will also be packet pickup and late registration on Saturday starting at 7:30 p.m.

Entry fee for the one-mile fun run is $15. The 5K entry is $30 per adult, with team registration for four or more at $25 per person.

All proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Langlade County.

MEMORIAL RIDE

The ninth annual Carrie Damos Memorial Scholarship Horse Trail Ride will take place today through Sunday at N4481 Heise Rd., White Lake.

Drop in any day or time or come and camp and ride all day. Food will be available on Saturday.

For more information, call 715 882-3861 or 715 216-4713 or e-mail harmonyhills2010@hotmail.com.

FALL FESTIVAL

St. Wencel Catholic Parish in Neva will hold its annual Fall Festival on Sunday, starting with Mass with music performed by Kylie Resch at 10:30 a.m. and dinner at 11 a.m.

The parish will be serving its famous chicken Booyah along with barbecues and homemade pies. There will also be a bake sale, bucket raffle, silent auction, patchwork quilt raffle, homegrown produce, craft items, games for the youngsters and much more.

CAR SHOW

Peace Lutheran School will hold a car show cookout on Wednesday, 4 to 7 p.m.

It promises to be a family night of fun, with classic cars on display. As a special feature, youngsters will vote for their favorite cars with trophies awarded based on their decisions.

There will also be concessions featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, fries and baby reds, a bounce house, face painting and more.

HIP POCKET

Hip Pocket will be rockin’ the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay Saturday starting at 5 p.m. for the 29th annual Green & Gold Gala.

Presented by the Green Bay Packers, it promises to be an evening of fine dining, fund-raising and great music.

All proceeds to benefit Family Services child and youth programs throughout northeast Wisconsin.

DINING

Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club will feature Italian Night for its monthly dinner on Wednesday. Enjoy lasagna and Italian beef sandwiches along with Caesar salad, dessert and coffee. The drawing will also be held for the UTV. Bar opens at 4 p.m. with serving at 5 p.m. in the Elcho Community Pavilion.

Swartzendruber’s Supper Club hosts burgers and beer night every Wednesday. Enjoy a bottle of Miller along with a specialty burger, including a Fiesta Burger, featuring a hamburger patty, Pico de Gallo, pepper jack cheese, and roasted poblano peppers.

Antigo’s farm market continues for several more weeks, with the fall harvest now well underway. This Saturday, stop by for a food prep demonstration, along with free samples, by Bonnie Hessedal from 9 to 11 a.m. The market is located in the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley Park.

MOVIES

Now showing at The Palace Twin Theater are It rated R, and Kingman: The Golden Circle rated R.

For showtimes, go with www.antigotheatre.com, Facebook Palace Theater or check the movie line at 715 627-0222.

BEING MORTAL

Aspirus Langlade Hospital LeRoyer Hospice & Palliative Care Department will host free, community screenings of the 2015 PBS Frontline documentary Being Mortal.

Shows are slated Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Matsche Community Center and Village Hall, Birnamwood; Wednesday, Oct. 4, 5:30 to 7;30 p.m., Palace Twin Theater in Antigo; and Tuesday, Oct. 10, 6 to 8 p.m., Elcho High school small theater.

After the screening, audience members can participate in an interactive discussion. Several Aspirus physicians and advance practice providers will be available to answer questions and participate in a follow-up discussion.

SPORTS

North Star Lanes is holding youth league sign-ups on Sept. 29, 4 to 7 p.m. There are leagues for grade school through high school ages. Enjoy free bowling the night you sign up.

The Thirsty Bird Bar & Grill at North Star Lanes is the place for football fans. Watch all the Packer and Badger games on the huge 136 inch HD television or one of the other large sets spread throughout the bar and lounge. There are also drink specials.

Riverview Golf Course is having a 55th anniversary membership drive. Get three-year memberships through Dec. 31, 2020 for only $49 per year. Call 715 623-2663 for details.

Bass Lake Golf Course is having a fall four-person scramble on Sept. 30. For details, call the pro shop at 715 623-6196.

SALES

There will be a Col. Rene Brass Auction on Sunday starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Jim Stromer estate, 619 Arbutus Point Lane, Pickerel. A pontoon boat, lawn tractor, woodsplitter, snowmobiles, motor bike, tools, sporting goods, home and collectibles and more will be sold. The log home will also be offered at auction.

Antigo United Methodist Church will hold its annual goods and services auction and lunch on Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.

It’s a Packer Party Weekend at Schroeder’s. Check out the great Packer selection at the southside store, sample some tailgate goodies and enter to win a drawing for game tickets.

C.A.R. Thrift Shop is holding a 25 cent appreciation sale through the end of September. All profits go directly back into the community. The sale is a way of saying thanks for the tremendous support.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum remains 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 White Lake Area Historical Society operates the Depot Museum and Historical Center in White Lake. Hours are Wednesdays and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment.

Faith United Church of Christ will host a program with Rev. Wes Jesra on Monday at 6 p.m. He will discuss his experiences in Greece last January.
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