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Learn about dog powered sports, visit a benefit to aid a local man, and sample some international fare this weekend in Langlade County.

The first week of autumn is packed with activities, with sports, sales, parties and more filling the docket.

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

INTERNATIONAL FOOD FEST

Treats from across the world, coupled with music and a chance to win cash and prizes, will mark the International Food Festival on Sunday.

Hosted by St. John Catholic Church, the event will be held from at the Langlade County Fairgrounds. There is no admission charge.

The day will kick off at 8:30 a.m. with breakfast. There will be Masses in the dairy pavilion at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., both with special music.

International food booths open at 10 a.m. with a variety of ethnic food and beverages from America, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Canada, Mexico and Poland.

Games for the youngsters begin at 11 a.m. At noon, live entertainment will begin with Don and Rosie Malitz and Lovin’ Country, The Sunday NFL football games will be shown on the flat screen TV in the beer garden. Raffles and a silent auction will run throughout the day.

Drawings will begin at 4 p.m. with the grand prize drawing for the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox at 4:30 p.m.

DOG POWERED SPORTS

Grab your canine best friend and head out to Pearson on Saturday for Dog Powered Sports 101, a day of fun and activity for dogs and their human buddies.

Hosted by the Langlade County Sled Dog Club, the free educational event will open at 9 a.m. at MaKaJaWan Boy Scout Camp, 6730 Highway T, Pearson.

Information will be available about necessary equipment and where to find it, how to get a dog to perform in harness, safety on the trail and care of the canine athlete. Knowledgeable dog handlers will be on hand to help start training the dogs.

Saturday’s activities are free and set up to be flexible, with on-going interactive sessions in the morning. After lunch, equipment and reliable trained dogs will be available for anyone wishing to try their dog or dogs in harness.

Other features include a flea market for dog related items, continental breakfast, home cooked lunch service and vendor displays.

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION

It’s customer appreciation weekend at Schroeder’s.

Events kicked off earlier today with free baked potatoes and toppings served until 2 p.m.

On Saturday, stop by for the fall style show at 11 a.m., with free giveaways and drawings for gift cards and a fall basket.

All weekend long get 20 percent off clothes, shoes, accessories and jewelry. And 10 percent of the weekend proceeds will be donated to support relief efforts for hurricane victims. Additional free-will donations will also be collected.

PARTIES, BENEFITS

A fund-raiser to help Mike Whitt, who is fighting esophageal cancer, will be held on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. at Quinn’s Bar in Neva. There will be a spaghetti dinner and raffles along with silent and live auctions. Enjoy music with Lyle and More, with special guest Ryan Freeman.

Just Rita’s third anniversary will take pace on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. at Not Bob’s Bar, Highway 45 S. There will be live music by Sundowners starting at 7 p.m. The day will also include drink specials, food and fun.

St. Joseph Holy Family Parish of Phlox, along with the Polar Recreation Ball Park, will hold its annual Pumpkin-Halloween Party on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ball park on Highway S. There will be games, prizes and pumpkins for the youngsters along with hot dogs, barbecues and beverages. Halloween costumes are optional. Bring your favorite dish to pass.

DINING

Stop by the Antigo Elks Lodge on Monday for a spaghetti dinner to benefit Antigo Pride. Cost is $7 per person and carryouts are available.

Swartzendruber’s Supper Club hosts burgers and beer night every Wednesday. Enjoy a bottle of Miller along with a specialty burger, including a Bacon Blue Burger, featuring a hamburger patty with blue cheese crumbles, Nueske’s bacon and tomato.

Timber Haven Bar and Grill in Polar is now offering a Sunday breakfast buffet, with serving from 8 a.m. to noon. There are also Packer game specials, with a penalty pool, touchdown shots, raffle prizes and drink deals. Chicken dinners are served from noon to 9 p.m.

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 Wednesday, 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

The Antigo Gun Show will take place next weekend, Oct. 6-8, at the Langlade County Fairgrounds. Buy, sell or trade new and used firearms, ammunition, knives, re-loading supplies and much more.

North Star Lanes is holding youth league sign-ups tonight, 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 will hold its fall scramble and horse race on Sunday with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Sign up in the pro shop.

Riverview is also 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 Saturday. For details, call the pro shop at 715 623-6196.

SALES

A moving sale will be held today until 4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, at the former Cocktail Cage, W6499 Groth Rd., Polar. A four-wheeler, hot tub coolers, small freezer, banquet table and chairs, and much more will be available.

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 has switched to winter hours. It is open Thursday through Saturday, 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. Winter hours are Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment.

Get involved and help save a life. Aspirus Langlade Hospital, in conjunction with the Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin, will hold a blood drive on Monday, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the hospital conference room. Walk-in donors are always welcome. Call the blood center toll free at 1-866-566-5900 for more information.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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Learn about dog powered sports, visit a benefit to aid a local man, and sample some international fare this weekend in Langlade County.

The first week of autumn is packed with activities, with sports, sales, parties and more filling the docket.

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

INTERNATIONAL FOOD FEST

Treats from across the world, coupled with music and a chance to win cash and prizes, will mark the International Food Festival on Sunday.

Hosted by St. John Catholic Church, the event will be held from at the Langlade County Fairgrounds. There is no admission charge.

The day will kick off at 8:30 a.m. with breakfast. There will be Masses in the dairy pavilion at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., both with special music.

International food booths open at 10 a.m. with a variety of ethnic food and beverages from America, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Canada, Mexico and Poland.

Games for the youngsters begin at 11 a.m. At noon, live entertainment will begin with Don and Rosie Malitz and Lovin’ Country, The Sunday NFL football games will be shown on the flat screen TV in the beer garden. Raffles and a silent auction will run throughout the day.

Drawings will begin at 4 p.m. with the grand prize drawing for the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox at 4:30 p.m.

DOG POWERED SPORTS

Grab your canine best friend and head out to Pearson on Saturday for Dog Powered Sports 101, a day of fun and activity for dogs and their human buddies.

Hosted by the Langlade County Sled Dog Club, the free educational event will open at 9 a.m. at MaKaJaWan Boy Scout Camp, 6730 Highway T, Pearson.

Information will be available about necessary equipment and where to find it, how to get a dog to perform in harness, safety on the trail and care of the canine athlete. Knowledgeable dog handlers will be on hand to help start training the dogs.

Saturday’s activities are free and set up to be flexible, with on-going interactive sessions in the morning. After lunch, equipment and reliable trained dogs will be available for anyone wishing to try their dog or dogs in harness.

Other features include a flea market for dog related items, continental breakfast, home cooked lunch service and vendor displays.

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION

It’s customer appreciation weekend at Schroeder’s.

Events kicked off earlier today with free baked potatoes and toppings served until 2 p.m.

On Saturday, stop by for the fall style show at 11 a.m., with free giveaways and drawings for gift cards and a fall basket.

All weekend long get 20 percent off clothes, shoes, accessories and jewelry. And 10 percent of the weekend proceeds will be donated to support relief efforts for hurricane victims. Additional free-will donations will also be collected.

PARTIES, BENEFITS

A fund-raiser to help Mike Whitt, who is fighting esophageal cancer, will be held on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. at Quinn’s Bar in Neva. There will be a spaghetti dinner and raffles along with silent and live auctions. Enjoy music with Lyle and More, with special guest Ryan Freeman.

Just Rita’s third anniversary will take pace on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. at Not Bob’s Bar, Highway 45 S. There will be live music by Sundowners starting at 7 p.m. The day will also include drink specials, food and fun.

St. Joseph Holy Family Parish of Phlox, along with the Polar Recreation Ball Park, will hold its annual Pumpkin-Halloween Party on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ball park on Highway S. There will be games, prizes and pumpkins for the youngsters along with hot dogs, barbecues and beverages. Halloween costumes are optional. Bring your favorite dish to pass.

DINING

Stop by the Antigo Elks Lodge on Monday for a spaghetti dinner to benefit Antigo Pride. Cost is $7 per person and carryouts are available.

Swartzendruber’s Supper Club hosts burgers and beer night every Wednesday. Enjoy a bottle of Miller along with a specialty burger, including a Bacon Blue Burger, featuring a hamburger patty with blue cheese crumbles, Nueske’s bacon and tomato.

Timber Haven Bar and Grill in Polar is now offering a Sunday breakfast buffet, with serving from 8 a.m. to noon. There are also Packer game specials, with a penalty pool, touchdown shots, raffle prizes and drink deals. Chicken dinners are served from noon to 9 p.m.

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 Wednesday, 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

The Antigo Gun Show will take place next weekend, Oct. 6-8, at the Langlade County Fairgrounds. Buy, sell or trade new and used firearms, ammunition, knives, re-loading supplies and much more.

North Star Lanes is holding youth league sign-ups tonight, 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 will hold its fall scramble and horse race on Sunday with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Sign up in the pro shop.

Riverview is also 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 Saturday. For details, call the pro shop at 715 623-6196.

SALES

A moving sale will be held today until 4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, at the former Cocktail Cage, W6499 Groth Rd., Polar. A four-wheeler, hot tub coolers, small freezer, banquet table and chairs, and much more will be available.

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 has switched to winter hours. It is open Thursday through Saturday, 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. Winter hours are Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment.

Get involved and help save a life. Aspirus Langlade Hospital, in conjunction with the Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin, will hold a blood drive on Monday, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the hospital conference room. Walk-in donors are always welcome. Call the blood center toll free at 1-866-566-5900 for more information.
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