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The Langlade County Fair overwhelms the calendar for the final full week of July, but there’s much more on the docket as well.

Check the fair schedule published on page two for a rundown of events at the annual exposition.

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

MUSIC IN THE PARK

After a break for the fair its back to usual for Antigo’s acclaimed Music in the Park, with concerts on Monday and Thursday at the City Park bandstand and on Tuesday at the Elcho Community Pavilion.

Monday’s show will start at 6:30 p.m. with Foxfire, sponsored by music donors. Pizza, pies and custard will be served by Of Chorus! members.

On Wednesday Fran the Piano Man will perform at 6 p.m. at the Elcho Community Pavilion, It will also include Elcho United Church of Christ’s ice cream social.

It’s back to Antigo Thursday for a 6 p.m. show by the PPK Celtic Christian Band with Scottish fiddle tunes, sponsored by the Antigo Optimist Club. There will be Optimist cheese curds, pies and custard.

Interested in participating in Music in the Park? Audition for Amateur Talent Night scheduled Aug. 23. Contact Moira Scupien at 715 350-1683 for information. Guidelines can be picked up on Facebook: Friends of Antigo Community Theatre, at Music in the Park, the public library and city rec office. Deadline is Aug. 6.

MORE MUSIC

Mole Lake Casino Lodge will cap a full July entertainment schedule with Lee Walker’s Country Music Showcase, Saturday at 8 p.m.

Visit Weezie’s in Jennings for its grand opening event on Saturday. The lineup is huge, and includes food and prizes and plenty of live music. Quarry Road will play from 2 to 5 p.m. followed by Brian Johnn from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Xsive Karaoke after that until close.

Held’s Bar, corner of Highway H, C and I, Deerbrook, plans a big weekend. It will host karaoke qualifying tonight starting at 9 p.m., with a chance to perform at the MC Country Fest MC Star Karaoke Contest on Aug. 10. On Saturday, stop by for an outdoor family movie night on the backfield at dusk. Bring lawn chairs.

DINING

Parsons of Antigo is celebrating its 82nd year in business on Saturday with a customer appreciation pancake breakfast. Serving will be from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Highway M, White Lake, will hold an all-you-can-eat fish boil on Friday, Aug. 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. Hot dogs and desserts will also be available. Tickets will be sold at the door and nonperishable food items accepted for the White Lake Area Food Pantry.

St. Wencel Catholic Church in Neva will hold a 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. Everyone is welcome.

Country Kitchen on Antigo’s north side is holding a country cookout for a limited time. Get a ribeye dinner with seasoned and diced potatoes and steamed broccoli. Remember that members of the military always get a 10 percent discount when they show their military ID.

PADDLEBOAT PANDEMONIUM

It’s Paddleboat Pandemonium time on Waterpower Lake.

The unusual afternoon of fun, featuring paddleboat and paddleboard races, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Sammy’s Bar and Grill and is a fund-raiser for the Elcho School scholarship fund.

Registration runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will be a decorated boat and board parade followed by races along with live music, raffles, food and lots of fun.

Paddleboats and boards will be available for racers or bring your own. Prizes will be awarded in youth and adult divisions and for best decorated boat or board.

ART SHOWS

Antigo Visual Artists is now showing Summer in the Northwoods in the gallery located in the Langlade County Historical Society Museum. It remains on display through Sept. 6.

Thirty-four selected artists and galleries from Vilas, Oneida, Iron, Lincoln and Langlade counties will open the doors to their private studios today, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily for the 19th annual Northwoods Art Tour. There is no admission charge for the self-guided tour. Colorful brochures are available at local chamber of commerce, area galleries and businesses, and may be downloaded at www.northwoodsarttour.com.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are Mission Impossible: Fallout, and Skyscraper, both rated PG-13.

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

SALES

Antigo Farmers Market, billed as the next best thing to owning a hobby farm, is at Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park, Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. It runs through Sept. 29.

There will be an auction by Col. Rene Brass on Sunday starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Jim and Jane Landru home, located eight miles south of Crandon on Highway M. Sporting goods, home collectibles, mowers, a boat, tools and more will all be sold. The home, with 20 acres, will also go on the block.

SPORTS

Hard to believe, but planning for fall high school sports has begun.

Antigo High School will hold its fall sports meeting on Monday with online registration starting at 4:30 p.m. in the library. There will be an overview and coach introductions at 5:15 p.m. in the Volm Theater followed by individual sport and coach meetings at 5:45 p.m.

Antigo American Legion Baseball is at state and Classic Hits 98.7 FM will be there. The action started this morning at 10 a.m. and the radio station, along with AM 900, will broadcast every game live from Mary Rountree Evans Park in Baraboo. The Typhoon are making its fourth consecutive state tourney appearance after a 10-4 season with a 19-8 record overall.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum is open Tuesday 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. Summer hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Old Corner School at Neva Corners offers a treasure trove of civic lessons, history, community lore and early life in Langlade County. It is open Sept. 1-3, noon to 4 p.m. Visits are also available by appointment. Call Peg Aulik at 715 623-4212.

Be part of Antigo’s best-kept secret, the internationally respected Raptor Education Group Inc. off West Rollwood Road. Tours are held Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children and groups are limited to 20. Make reservations at raptoreducationgroup.org or call 715 623-2563. Volunteer opportunities abound.

The raptor group is also holding a summer camp Aug. 6 through 10, with morning sessions from 9 a.m. to noon for first through third grade and afternoon programs from 1 to 4 p.m. for grades four through six. Each session costs $25 or $100 for all five. Call 715 623-2563 to register or for more information.

The Knights of Columbus will hold Fifth Sunday Corporate Communion on Sunday at 9 a.m. at Sts. James & Stanislaus Church, White Lake.

An electronics recycling event will take place Friday, Aug. 3 from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Merrill Festival Grounds. For details, call the Good News Project at 715 843-5985.

Arbutus Lutheran Church in Pearson will hold an outdoor worship service on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on the church grounds. A picnic lunch will follow.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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The Langlade County Fair overwhelms the calendar for the final full week of July, but there’s much more on the docket as well.

Check the fair schedule published on page two for a rundown of events at the annual exposition.

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

MUSIC IN THE PARK

After a break for the fair its back to usual for Antigo’s acclaimed Music in the Park, with concerts on Monday and Thursday at the City Park bandstand and on Tuesday at the Elcho Community Pavilion.

Monday’s show will start at 6:30 p.m. with Foxfire, sponsored by music donors. Pizza, pies and custard will be served by Of Chorus! members.

On Wednesday Fran the Piano Man will perform at 6 p.m. at the Elcho Community Pavilion, It will also include Elcho United Church of Christ’s ice cream social.

It’s back to Antigo Thursday for a 6 p.m. show by the PPK Celtic Christian Band with Scottish fiddle tunes, sponsored by the Antigo Optimist Club. There will be Optimist cheese curds, pies and custard.

Interested in participating in Music in the Park? Audition for Amateur Talent Night scheduled Aug. 23. Contact Moira Scupien at 715 350-1683 for information. Guidelines can be picked up on Facebook: Friends of Antigo Community Theatre, at Music in the Park, the public library and city rec office. Deadline is Aug. 6.

MORE MUSIC

Mole Lake Casino Lodge will cap a full July entertainment schedule with Lee Walker’s Country Music Showcase, Saturday at 8 p.m.

Visit Weezie’s in Jennings for its grand opening event on Saturday. The lineup is huge, and includes food and prizes and plenty of live music. Quarry Road will play from 2 to 5 p.m. followed by Brian Johnn from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Xsive Karaoke after that until close.

Held’s Bar, corner of Highway H, C and I, Deerbrook, plans a big weekend. It will host karaoke qualifying tonight starting at 9 p.m., with a chance to perform at the MC Country Fest MC Star Karaoke Contest on Aug. 10. On Saturday, stop by for an outdoor family movie night on the backfield at dusk. Bring lawn chairs.

DINING

Parsons of Antigo is celebrating its 82nd year in business on Saturday with a customer appreciation pancake breakfast. Serving will be from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Highway M, White Lake, will hold an all-you-can-eat fish boil on Friday, Aug. 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. Hot dogs and desserts will also be available. Tickets will be sold at the door and nonperishable food items accepted for the White Lake Area Food Pantry.

St. Wencel Catholic Church in Neva will hold a 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. Everyone is welcome.

Country Kitchen on Antigo’s north side is holding a country cookout for a limited time. Get a ribeye dinner with seasoned and diced potatoes and steamed broccoli. Remember that members of the military always get a 10 percent discount when they show their military ID.

PADDLEBOAT PANDEMONIUM

It’s Paddleboat Pandemonium time on Waterpower Lake.

The unusual afternoon of fun, featuring paddleboat and paddleboard races, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Sammy’s Bar and Grill and is a fund-raiser for the Elcho School scholarship fund.

Registration runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will be a decorated boat and board parade followed by races along with live music, raffles, food and lots of fun.

Paddleboats and boards will be available for racers or bring your own. Prizes will be awarded in youth and adult divisions and for best decorated boat or board.

ART SHOWS

Antigo Visual Artists is now showing Summer in the Northwoods in the gallery located in the Langlade County Historical Society Museum. It remains on display through Sept. 6.

Thirty-four selected artists and galleries from Vilas, Oneida, Iron, Lincoln and Langlade counties will open the doors to their private studios today, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily for the 19th annual Northwoods Art Tour. There is no admission charge for the self-guided tour. Colorful brochures are available at local chamber of commerce, area galleries and businesses, and may be downloaded at www.northwoodsarttour.com.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are Mission Impossible: Fallout, and Skyscraper, both rated PG-13.

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

SALES

Antigo Farmers Market, billed as the next best thing to owning a hobby farm, is at Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park, Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. It runs through Sept. 29.

There will be an auction by Col. Rene Brass on Sunday starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Jim and Jane Landru home, located eight miles south of Crandon on Highway M. Sporting goods, home collectibles, mowers, a boat, tools and more will all be sold. The home, with 20 acres, will also go on the block.

SPORTS

Hard to believe, but planning for fall high school sports has begun.

Antigo High School will hold its fall sports meeting on Monday with online registration starting at 4:30 p.m. in the library. There will be an overview and coach introductions at 5:15 p.m. in the Volm Theater followed by individual sport and coach meetings at 5:45 p.m.

Antigo American Legion Baseball is at state and Classic Hits 98.7 FM will be there. The action started this morning at 10 a.m. and the radio station, along with AM 900, will broadcast every game live from Mary Rountree Evans Park in Baraboo. The Typhoon are making its fourth consecutive state tourney appearance after a 10-4 season with a 19-8 record overall.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum is open Tuesday 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. Summer hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Old Corner School at Neva Corners offers a treasure trove of civic lessons, history, community lore and early life in Langlade County. It is open Sept. 1-3, noon to 4 p.m. Visits are also available by appointment. Call Peg Aulik at 715 623-4212.

Be part of Antigo’s best-kept secret, the internationally respected Raptor Education Group Inc. off West Rollwood Road. Tours are held Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children and groups are limited to 20. Make reservations at raptoreducationgroup.org or call 715 623-2563. Volunteer opportunities abound.

The raptor group is also holding a summer camp Aug. 6 through 10, with morning sessions from 9 a.m. to noon for first through third grade and afternoon programs from 1 to 4 p.m. for grades four through six. Each session costs $25 or $100 for all five. Call 715 623-2563 to register or for more information.

The Knights of Columbus will hold Fifth Sunday Corporate Communion on Sunday at 9 a.m. at Sts. James & Stanislaus Church, White Lake.

An electronics recycling event will take place Friday, Aug. 3 from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Merrill Festival Grounds. For details, call the Good News Project at 715 843-5985.

Arbutus Lutheran Church in Pearson will hold an outdoor worship service on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on the church grounds. A picnic lunch will follow.
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