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Autumn arrives in the northwoods this weekend, bringing an international food festival, Oktoberfest in Post Lake, dog-powered sports in Pearson and much more.

Here's a look at events, taken from the Antigo Daily Journal advertising columns..

INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL

St. John Catholic Church will host its International Food Festival on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose building at the Langlade County fairgrounds. Admission is free.

The day will kick off in the dairy pavilion with a Polka Mass celebrated at 9 and 11 a.m. with Rev. Matt Simonar and music will be provided by the Maroszek Brothers.

At 10 a.m. the International Food Court and all the booths, and raffles will open in the multi- purpose building. The fare will include:

â€America: Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, homemade potato chips, coffee and long johns prepared by Scott and Mary Henricks, Dennis Baginski and Midge and Jim Tatro.

â€Canada: Canadian meat pie with gravy, chicken stew and Labatt beer prepared by Diane Noskowiak.

â€Czech Republic: Dixie Lunch kolaches, chicken booyah by Larry and Sue Steckbauer and Roger Jarek.

â€Ethnic desserts: French Cajun bread pudding, China almond cookie, German Black Forest cake, Hawaii mocha lava cake, all by Lana Gray; and American pie by Mike and Pam Heinrich.

â€Germany: Dumpling, kraut and gravy prepared by Dr. Kori and Heather Krueger.

â€Greece: Bill and Jane Martine's famous Greek salad and breadsticks and baklava prepared by Paul and Shelly Payant and Dick and Mary Hilger.

â€India: Church curry and lemon rice prepared by Drs. Noel and Lakshimi Deep.

â€Ireland: Corned beef and cabbage, root vegetable soup, bread pudding with hard sauce prepared by Kevin and Laura McKenna.

â€Italy: Pasta with family marinara sauce and homemade meatballs prepared by the Fittante family.

â€Mexico: Nacho chips and cheese, supper nacho sampler, homemade guacamole and chips prepared by Julie and Herman Basuki and George Garcia.

â€Poland: Creamy cheese potato soup, Polish Reuben casserole, meat perogie with caramelized onions and bacon, Tyskie beer prepared by Kathy, Bruce and Jody Baginski.

â€and Patty Levis' Sweet Shoppe with ice cream sundaes, root beer floats and banana splits.

Live entertainment with the “Lovin Country” band, featuring Don and Rosie Malitz, will kick off at 1 p.m.

Throughout the day there will be 50/50 raffles and silent auctions. The day will culminate at 4 p.m. with the drawings, including a Packer, Badger, Brewer neon sign, money raffle, and a “money cake” made out of rolled up real paper currency in various denominations.

The final drawings starting at 4:15 p.m., are for a freezer full of meat, John Deere zero turn lawn mower, and, at 4:30 p.m., the 2018, GMC Terrain SLE with cooperation of Quinlan's Equipment Inc.

OKTOBERFEST

Everyone will be a little bit German on Saturday, when Post Lake holds its second annual Oktoberfest celebration.

Hosted by the Post Lake Improvement Association, the fun will run from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Community Center at the corner of Highway K and Post Lake Drive.

Come hungry for German dishes, sausages, desserts and Oktoberfest beer and wine. There will also be music by the Quarry Road Band, games, contests, raffles and prizes.

DOG-POWERED SPORTS

The Langlade County Sled Dog Club presents “Dog-Powered Sports 101,' a free event, on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Boy Scout Camp, Highway T, Pearson.

Learn how to team up with your dog for fun and fitness. There will be free instruction from dog-powered sports enthusiasts on everything from using your dog to bike, scooter and cart to ski sled or run.

It is open to all ages and all dogs.

HOMECOMING

Elcho and Antigo will both celebrate their homecomings starting on Monday, with dress-up days, pep rallies, and more,

Antigo's theme is “The Happiest Game on Earth.”

Highlights include powderpuff football on Thursday at Listle Field, followed by a community pep assembly at Schofield Stadium.

Coronation of the king and queen will take place on Friday, Sept. 28 at a school pep rally at 2 p.m. The parade through downtown will follow at 4 p.m. and then the Robins will take on the Wausau East at 7 p.m.

The student homecoming dance is slated for Saturday, Sept. 29, 7:30 to 11 p.m., in the commons.

Elcho's activities will include a Friday, Sept. 28 parade followed by a pep rally and Saturday, Sept. 29 gridiron match-up against the Northern Elite.

In conjunction with homecoming, the Antigo High School class of 1948 will hold its 70th class reunion on Thursday at Vickie and the Vets. Social will be at 11 a.m. with dinner at noon.

The class of 1959 will hold its annual class get-together on Saturday at Swartzendruber's Supper Club. It opens with a meet and greet at 4;30 p.m. with dinner from a select menu at 6 p.m.



CAR SHOW COOKOUT

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

The family night of fun will include concessions, a bounce house, games and more.

Youngsters will be asked to vote for their favorite vehicles with trophies awarded based on their votes.

To show a car, truck or motorcycle, just show up at the event.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “The Predator,” and “The Nun,' both 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 the end of the month.

Grandview Orchard, located on Highway F east of Antigo, is now open. It offers pick-you-own apples on weekends, cider, homemade apple pies and caramel apples, mums, and locally-produced products. Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides on Oct. 6 and 20. Fall hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

North Central Sales Auctions LLC will host its annual fall consignment auction on Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. at “The Block,” located at the corner of Highways 52 and 45, Aniwa.

An estate furniture sale will be held Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 409 Edison St. A like-new sofa and love seat, matching wing back chairs, coffee and end tables, king-sized and other beds, lamps, metal desk and filing cabinets and much will be available.

The Community association of retirees Thrift Store is having a 25 cent sale on clothing and shoes through Sept. 28. Store hours are weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum will switch to its winter hours beginning Oct. 1. They are 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. Hours are Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Care Partners Country Terrace Assisted Living will hold a free open house celebration on Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at its facility at 1415 10th Ave. There will be burgers, brats, hot dogs, side dishes and refreshments along with music provided by the Spring Brokers. Meet the new director and check out the new patio.

Aspiring Women at Aspirus Langlade Hospital will hold a free seminar, “Navigating the Lunch Line,” on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the conference rooms. There will be appetizer samples and a presentation on tips and tricks, basic to the basics, water, and real life options for brown-bagging it. Seating is limited to call 1-800-847-4707 to register. Men and women are invited to attend.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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Autumn arrives in the northwoods this weekend, bringing an international food festival, Oktoberfest in Post Lake, dog-powered sports in Pearson and much more.

Here's a look at events, taken from the Antigo Daily Journal advertising columns..

INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL

St. John Catholic Church will host its International Food Festival on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose building at the Langlade County fairgrounds. Admission is free.

The day will kick off in the dairy pavilion with a Polka Mass celebrated at 9 and 11 a.m. with Rev. Matt Simonar and music will be provided by the Maroszek Brothers.

At 10 a.m. the International Food Court and all the booths, and raffles will open in the multi- purpose building. The fare will include:

â€America: Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, homemade potato chips, coffee and long johns prepared by Scott and Mary Henricks, Dennis Baginski and Midge and Jim Tatro.

â€Canada: Canadian meat pie with gravy, chicken stew and Labatt beer prepared by Diane Noskowiak.

â€Czech Republic: Dixie Lunch kolaches, chicken booyah by Larry and Sue Steckbauer and Roger Jarek.

â€Ethnic desserts: French Cajun bread pudding, China almond cookie, German Black Forest cake, Hawaii mocha lava cake, all by Lana Gray; and American pie by Mike and Pam Heinrich.

â€Germany: Dumpling, kraut and gravy prepared by Dr. Kori and Heather Krueger.

â€Greece: Bill and Jane Martine's famous Greek salad and breadsticks and baklava prepared by Paul and Shelly Payant and Dick and Mary Hilger.

â€India: Church curry and lemon rice prepared by Drs. Noel and Lakshimi Deep.

â€Ireland: Corned beef and cabbage, root vegetable soup, bread pudding with hard sauce prepared by Kevin and Laura McKenna.

â€Italy: Pasta with family marinara sauce and homemade meatballs prepared by the Fittante family.

â€Mexico: Nacho chips and cheese, supper nacho sampler, homemade guacamole and chips prepared by Julie and Herman Basuki and George Garcia.

â€Poland: Creamy cheese potato soup, Polish Reuben casserole, meat perogie with caramelized onions and bacon, Tyskie beer prepared by Kathy, Bruce and Jody Baginski.

â€and Patty Levis' Sweet Shoppe with ice cream sundaes, root beer floats and banana splits.

Live entertainment with the “Lovin Country” band, featuring Don and Rosie Malitz, will kick off at 1 p.m.

Throughout the day there will be 50/50 raffles and silent auctions. The day will culminate at 4 p.m. with the drawings, including a Packer, Badger, Brewer neon sign, money raffle, and a “money cake” made out of rolled up real paper currency in various denominations.

The final drawings starting at 4:15 p.m., are for a freezer full of meat, John Deere zero turn lawn mower, and, at 4:30 p.m., the 2018, GMC Terrain SLE with cooperation of Quinlan's Equipment Inc.

OKTOBERFEST

Everyone will be a little bit German on Saturday, when Post Lake holds its second annual Oktoberfest celebration.

Hosted by the Post Lake Improvement Association, the fun will run from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Community Center at the corner of Highway K and Post Lake Drive.

Come hungry for German dishes, sausages, desserts and Oktoberfest beer and wine. There will also be music by the Quarry Road Band, games, contests, raffles and prizes.

DOG-POWERED SPORTS

The Langlade County Sled Dog Club presents “Dog-Powered Sports 101,' a free event, on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Boy Scout Camp, Highway T, Pearson.

Learn how to team up with your dog for fun and fitness. There will be free instruction from dog-powered sports enthusiasts on everything from using your dog to bike, scooter and cart to ski sled or run.

It is open to all ages and all dogs.

HOMECOMING

Elcho and Antigo will both celebrate their homecomings starting on Monday, with dress-up days, pep rallies, and more,

Antigo's theme is “The Happiest Game on Earth.”

Highlights include powderpuff football on Thursday at Listle Field, followed by a community pep assembly at Schofield Stadium.

Coronation of the king and queen will take place on Friday, Sept. 28 at a school pep rally at 2 p.m. The parade through downtown will follow at 4 p.m. and then the Robins will take on the Wausau East at 7 p.m.

The student homecoming dance is slated for Saturday, Sept. 29, 7:30 to 11 p.m., in the commons.

Elcho's activities will include a Friday, Sept. 28 parade followed by a pep rally and Saturday, Sept. 29 gridiron match-up against the Northern Elite.

In conjunction with homecoming, the Antigo High School class of 1948 will hold its 70th class reunion on Thursday at Vickie and the Vets. Social will be at 11 a.m. with dinner at noon.

The class of 1959 will hold its annual class get-together on Saturday at Swartzendruber's Supper Club. It opens with a meet and greet at 4;30 p.m. with dinner from a select menu at 6 p.m.



CAR SHOW COOKOUT

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

The family night of fun will include concessions, a bounce house, games and more.

Youngsters will be asked to vote for their favorite vehicles with trophies awarded based on their votes.

To show a car, truck or motorcycle, just show up at the event.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “The Predator,” and “The Nun,' both 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 the end of the month.

Grandview Orchard, located on Highway F east of Antigo, is now open. It offers pick-you-own apples on weekends, cider, homemade apple pies and caramel apples, mums, and locally-produced products. Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides on Oct. 6 and 20. Fall hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

North Central Sales Auctions LLC will host its annual fall consignment auction on Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. at “The Block,” located at the corner of Highways 52 and 45, Aniwa.

An estate furniture sale will be held Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 409 Edison St. A like-new sofa and love seat, matching wing back chairs, coffee and end tables, king-sized and other beds, lamps, metal desk and filing cabinets and much will be available.

The Community association of retirees Thrift Store is having a 25 cent sale on clothing and shoes through Sept. 28. Store hours are weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

OTHER EVENTS

The Langlade County Historical Society Museum will switch to its winter hours beginning Oct. 1. They are 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. Hours are Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Care Partners Country Terrace Assisted Living will hold a free open house celebration on Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at its facility at 1415 10th Ave. There will be burgers, brats, hot dogs, side dishes and refreshments along with music provided by the Spring Brokers. Meet the new director and check out the new patio.

Aspiring Women at Aspirus Langlade Hospital will hold a free seminar, “Navigating the Lunch Line,” on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the conference rooms. There will be appetizer samples and a presentation on tips and tricks, basic to the basics, water, and real life options for brown-bagging it. Seating is limited to call 1-800-847-4707 to register. Men and women are invited to attend.
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