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The first Sustainable Farm Tour, an event with big potential, the final week of Music in the Park, and much more fill the docket for the upcoming days in the northwoods.

Those cleaning out their garages and basements will want to visit the Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep on Saturday morning, and celebrate the job being done that evening at Weezie's in Jennings, which will host live music.

There's also lots of golf, plans for bowling, and much more in the days ahead.

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

SUSTAINABLE FARM TOUR

The first Sustainable Farm Tour, featuring six local operations devoted to providing delicious potatoes, dairy, fruits, veggies, maple syrup, and meats, will take place on Saturday in Antigo and Deerbrook.

Tours will take place at 9 and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at each farm. Participants are asked to arrive 10 minutes prior to the start.

Tickets for the day are $5 per person and can be purchased at Sweet Thyme, Green Hen, and Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center and at each of the farms the day of the event.

Participating farms include Bures Family Organic Dairy Farm, located at N6071 Rosedale Rd, Deerbrook; McDougal's Farm, W10835 Bluebell Rd, Deerbrook; Canopy Gardens, located at N3000 Orchard Rd, Antigo; Igl Farms, W9689 Cherry Rd, Antigo; Grandview Orchard & Nursery Stock, W8086 County Rd F, Antigo; and Tapped Maple Syrup, located at N6590 County Rd V, Deerbrook.

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Antigo's acclaimed Music in the Park series is coming to a close, but not before a splashy finish.

The week kicks off on Monday at the City Park bandstand with Bear Creek Band playing at 6 p.m. in a show sponsored by Cousineau's. Triple Progress 4-H will serve ham sandwich plates, pies and custard at 5 p.m.

On Wednesday, head to Elcho for Music at the Pavilion. Bobby Vintage will be playing at 6 p.m. with the Elcho Men's Club serving food at 5 p.m.

The series concludes for the year on Thursday at the City Park bandstand with Ramblin' Fever at 6 p.m. Kretz Lumber is the sponsor. Antigo Community Band will serve pizza, pies and custard at 5 p.m.

MORE MUSIC

The Bobby Evans and the Alimony Band, one of the best in the Valley, will come up to Weezie's Bar at Jennings on Saturday. It will be an outside show, running from 5 to 9 p.m.

TRYOUTS

Antigo Community Theatre will hold tryouts for its fall production, “Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy, on Monday.

Auditions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Calvary Lutheran Church. Production dates are the first two weekends in November at the Volm Theater.

There are a variety of singing parts for both men and women and anyone high school age and older may try out. At the auditions those trying out should be prepared to read from a script, to move and sing but no extra preparation is needed. Those not wanting to be on stage should consider helping with the behind the scenes with set building, costumes, make-up, publicity, program and other duties.

For more information contact Moira Scupien by calling or texting at 715-350-1683 or e-mail actantigo@gmail.com.

SPORTS

The seventh annual Puttin' for Pink men's and women's four-person golf scramble will take place Friday, Aug. 24 at Bass Lake Golf Course. Call the pro shop at 715 623-6196 to register by Thursday. Dinner will follow the event.

Bass Lake Golf Course will host the Bass Lake Bash, with a nine-hole golf event, dinner, build-your-own bar and patio party after dinner, on Saturday. Golfing includes three holes of scramble, three holes of best ball and three holes of alternate shot with prizes on every hole. Dinner includes grilled hamburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches and real mashed potatoes with all the fixin's. For more information of reservations, call 715 623-6196 or go to golfbasslake.com.

It's time to think about fall bowling leagues. North Star Lanes offers a variety of leagues, including three member teams, meeting Aug. 30 at 7 p.m.; Elks and Friends, Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m.; Northland Ladies, Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday afternoon ladies, Aug. 30, 12:30 p.m.; and Saturday night couples, Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m.

ART SHOW

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.

AVA is also looking for entries for its Autumn's Blessings Art Show Sept. 14 through Nov. 28. Deadline for entries is Aug. 31. Entry forms are available at the gallery.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “the Meg,” and “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” both rated PG-13, and “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” rated R.

For showtimes, go to 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.

The Rolling Stone Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District will hold a rummage sale today and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Rolling DStone Building, corner of East Shore Road and Pickerel Lake Road in Pearson. It repeats next weekend, with the 35th annual Labor Day picnic on Sunday, Sept. 2.

CLEAN SWEEP

Langlade County will host a Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep on Saturday, 8 to 11 a.m. at the Langlade County fairgrounds.

No preregistration is required for household hazardous waste. Agricultural waste such as farm pesticides and fungicides will also be accepted free of charge but pre-registration is required. There will be a fee and pre-registration needed for small business waste such as solvents, chemicals and pesticides.

There will also be free medication disposal. Fluorescent bulbs and lithium batteries will be accepted for a small fee.

Do not bring latex paints, motor oil or electronic waste.

To pre-register or for more information, contact the Land Conservation Department at 715 627-6292.

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.

Peace Lutheran Church will hold outdoor worship Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the City Park bandstand. A church picnic will follow at 11:30 a.m.

The Lutheran Laymen's League will host a brat fry on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Polar Recreation Park on Highway S. Enjoy brats and hamburgers for $2.50; hot dogs, $2; homemade pies, $2; and pie ala mode, $2.50. Proceeds will be used to help defray shipping costs for the Orphan Grain Train Mission Project.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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The first Sustainable Farm Tour, an event with big potential, the final week of Music in the Park, and much more fill the docket for the upcoming days in the northwoods.

Those cleaning out their garages and basements will want to visit the Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep on Saturday morning, and celebrate the job being done that evening at Weezie's in Jennings, which will host live music.

There's also lots of golf, plans for bowling, and much more in the days ahead.

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

SUSTAINABLE FARM TOUR

The first Sustainable Farm Tour, featuring six local operations devoted to providing delicious potatoes, dairy, fruits, veggies, maple syrup, and meats, will take place on Saturday in Antigo and Deerbrook.

Tours will take place at 9 and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at each farm. Participants are asked to arrive 10 minutes prior to the start.

Tickets for the day are $5 per person and can be purchased at Sweet Thyme, Green Hen, and Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center and at each of the farms the day of the event.

Participating farms include Bures Family Organic Dairy Farm, located at N6071 Rosedale Rd, Deerbrook; McDougal's Farm, W10835 Bluebell Rd, Deerbrook; Canopy Gardens, located at N3000 Orchard Rd, Antigo; Igl Farms, W9689 Cherry Rd, Antigo; Grandview Orchard & Nursery Stock, W8086 County Rd F, Antigo; and Tapped Maple Syrup, located at N6590 County Rd V, Deerbrook.

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Antigo's acclaimed Music in the Park series is coming to a close, but not before a splashy finish.

The week kicks off on Monday at the City Park bandstand with Bear Creek Band playing at 6 p.m. in a show sponsored by Cousineau's. Triple Progress 4-H will serve ham sandwich plates, pies and custard at 5 p.m.

On Wednesday, head to Elcho for Music at the Pavilion. Bobby Vintage will be playing at 6 p.m. with the Elcho Men's Club serving food at 5 p.m.

The series concludes for the year on Thursday at the City Park bandstand with Ramblin' Fever at 6 p.m. Kretz Lumber is the sponsor. Antigo Community Band will serve pizza, pies and custard at 5 p.m.

MORE MUSIC

The Bobby Evans and the Alimony Band, one of the best in the Valley, will come up to Weezie's Bar at Jennings on Saturday. It will be an outside show, running from 5 to 9 p.m.

TRYOUTS

Antigo Community Theatre will hold tryouts for its fall production, “Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy, on Monday.

Auditions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Calvary Lutheran Church. Production dates are the first two weekends in November at the Volm Theater.

There are a variety of singing parts for both men and women and anyone high school age and older may try out. At the auditions those trying out should be prepared to read from a script, to move and sing but no extra preparation is needed. Those not wanting to be on stage should consider helping with the behind the scenes with set building, costumes, make-up, publicity, program and other duties.

For more information contact Moira Scupien by calling or texting at 715-350-1683 or e-mail actantigo@gmail.com.

SPORTS

The seventh annual Puttin' for Pink men's and women's four-person golf scramble will take place Friday, Aug. 24 at Bass Lake Golf Course. Call the pro shop at 715 623-6196 to register by Thursday. Dinner will follow the event.

Bass Lake Golf Course will host the Bass Lake Bash, with a nine-hole golf event, dinner, build-your-own bar and patio party after dinner, on Saturday. Golfing includes three holes of scramble, three holes of best ball and three holes of alternate shot with prizes on every hole. Dinner includes grilled hamburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches and real mashed potatoes with all the fixin's. For more information of reservations, call 715 623-6196 or go to golfbasslake.com.

It's time to think about fall bowling leagues. North Star Lanes offers a variety of leagues, including three member teams, meeting Aug. 30 at 7 p.m.; Elks and Friends, Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m.; Northland Ladies, Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday afternoon ladies, Aug. 30, 12:30 p.m.; and Saturday night couples, Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m.

ART SHOW

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.

AVA is also looking for entries for its Autumn's Blessings Art Show Sept. 14 through Nov. 28. Deadline for entries is Aug. 31. Entry forms are available at the gallery.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “the Meg,” and “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” both rated PG-13, and “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” rated R.

For showtimes, go to 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.

The Rolling Stone Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District will hold a rummage sale today and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Rolling DStone Building, corner of East Shore Road and Pickerel Lake Road in Pearson. It repeats next weekend, with the 35th annual Labor Day picnic on Sunday, Sept. 2.

CLEAN SWEEP

Langlade County will host a Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep on Saturday, 8 to 11 a.m. at the Langlade County fairgrounds.

No preregistration is required for household hazardous waste. Agricultural waste such as farm pesticides and fungicides will also be accepted free of charge but pre-registration is required. There will be a fee and pre-registration needed for small business waste such as solvents, chemicals and pesticides.

There will also be free medication disposal. Fluorescent bulbs and lithium batteries will be accepted for a small fee.

Do not bring latex paints, motor oil or electronic waste.

To pre-register or for more information, contact the Land Conservation Department at 715 627-6292.

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.

Peace Lutheran Church will hold outdoor worship Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the City Park bandstand. A church picnic will follow at 11:30 a.m.

The Lutheran Laymen's League will host a brat fry on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Polar Recreation Park on Highway S. Enjoy brats and hamburgers for $2.50; hot dogs, $2; homemade pies, $2; and pie ala mode, $2.50. Proceeds will be used to help defray shipping costs for the Orphan Grain Train Mission Project.
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