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Spring, summer and fall ATV trails have opened across Langlade County, and there's pent-up demand due to a wet spring that created a late start.

The very busy weekend will also bring the Aspirus Hospital Auxiliary's big fund-raiser, family bike ride as part of Stand for Children's Day, great car deals at the CoVantage Loan Rally and opening of the new Antigo Visual Artists summer show.

There's even more as well. A look at events, taken from the Journal's advertising columns, follows:

TRAILS OPEN

The county's ATV and UTV trails opened at noon today.

Riders should expect early season conditions with trails in generally fair to good condition. Use caution as some areas may still be wet and trail work is ongoing.

For further updates call the county's forestry office at 715 627-6300 or visit www.langladecounty.org.

DENIM & DIAMONDS

It will be a day for “Denim and Diamonds,” together with thousands of dollars in raffles and prizes, Saturday at North Star Lanes.

Aspirus Langlade Hospital Auxiliary has created a new event for its 2019 fund-raiser, with proceeds supporting equipment needs for the hospital's emergency department.

It promises to be a gala affair, open to men and women, beginning with registration at 5 p.m.

A buffet meal will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a live auction slated at 6:30 p.m.

Raffle drawings will begin at 8 p.m. with the silent auction concluding at 8:30 p.m.

There will be games, raffles and a cash bar. Suggested attire is “jeans and jewels.”

There is no admission fee, with the buffet dinner priced at $8.

Auxiliary volunteers have outdone themselves with the enormous array of silent and live auction items, baskets and raffles.

LOAN RALLY

CoVantage Credit Union's annual loan rallyits only sale this yearcontinues through Saturday at the Langlade County Fairgrounds.

Participating dealers include Brickners of Antigo, Langlade Ford, Parsons of Antigo and Quinlan's Equipment. They will be bringing their inventories of new and used cars, trucks, SUVs, campers and lawn equipment.

There will be on-the-spot financing, rates as low at 2.86 percent and no payments for 90 days.

The rally continues until 7 p.m. this afternoon and returns Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

AVA RECEPTION

Antigo Visual Arts will celebrate “Summer in the Northwoods,” opening Saturday with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the AVA art gallery in the Langlade County Historical Society Museum.

Wine, courtesy of bbJacks will be served along with a selection of Antigo's own Sartori cheeses. Finger foods, prepared by the artists will also be available.

Reception visitors will have the opportunity to cast their vote for their favorite piece of art. AVA artists will also be voting on their favorite piece. Both the People's Choice and Artist Choice winners will receive a ribbon and cash award. Ribbons and cash awards will also be awarded for first, second, and third place. Honorable mention ribbons may be awarded at the discretion of the judge.

Cindy Louise Brown is judging the show.

The show will hang until AVA's fall show opens Sept. 14.

BAZAARS, SALES

The annual Mach/Musolff Garage Sale, featuring five families at two location, takes places today until 4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Locations are 244768 and 244450 County Road HH, south of the HH and G intersection. There's tons of stuff.

McDougal's Farm LLC is open for two weekends only, today through Sunday and again May 24-26, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It's got a bit of everything, including bedding flowers and baskets, cooking and tea herbs, garden vegetables and more. Workshops will include a look at herb gardens tonight at 6 p.m. and harvesting the power of herbs on Saturday at 6 p.m. It's located at W10835 Bluebell Road. Visit mcdougalsfarm.com for directions and details.

The Greater Mattoon Area Historical Society is collecting unwanted firearms and other outdoor equipment as a fund-raiser toward creating the new museum. Donated items will be sold to collectors or at auction, with items of historical value kept as artifacts. Check the website at www.mattoonhistory.com or call 715 623-4513 or 715 489-3647 for more information.

SPORTS

The Antigo Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold a general meeting for anyone interested in fishing, whether for trout or game fish, on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Game On. Guest speaker will be Taylor Curran, a fisheries technician with the Antigo Department of natural Resources. All types of fishing will be addressed. The public is invited.

The Antigo Polar Bears continue the 2019 Baba schedule on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. when it takes on Birnamwood at Kretz Bros. Park. Games continue on most Sundays through Aug. 4.

A Brewer raffle fund-raiser for the Noboken School Forest Environmental Education and Community Center is now underway. Prize is four Brewer tickets for the June 8 afternoon game versus the Pittsburgh Pirates, a $50 gas card, small cooler, drinks, snacks and Brewer gear. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20 and the drawing will be held on May 24 on the WATK Breakfast Club. Tickets are available at all district school offices and central office.

Planning is underway for summer football. Strength and conditioning class starts on June 10 and a free youth football camp will be held June 11 through 13. There will be a mini-camp for grades nine through 12 on July 15-18. A mandatory parent/guardian and athlete fall sports meeting will be held on July 31 starting with online registration at 4:30 p.m. First day of practice is Aug. 6.

Plan now for the summer gymnastics camp on July 8 through 12. Registration deadline is June 28. Visit agcaymnastics@yahoo.com for details.

Kools Klubb's Thursday Night Volleyball League will start May 29. Six-person teams are signing up now at 715 623-6302.

Volunteers for Kettlebowl ski hill and cross country trails will hold their annual meeting on Wednesday at Timber Haven in Polar. The board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. with the general meeting at 6:30 p.m. Interested in volunteering? Come to the meeting. Pizza, snacks and soda will be provided.

The Antigo Area ATV/UTV Club will hold a membership meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Timber Haven in Polar. The family ride being planned for Saturday, June 29 will be discussed.

LIVELY ARTS

Enjoy the lively arts this spring in Antigo, including concerts, exhibits and more.

Upcoming events include the AHS choir concert tonight at 7 p.m.; Middle School choir on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Volm Theater; and Bill Staines concert on May 31 at 7:30 p.m. ay Bula Barn.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “A Dog's Journey,” rated PG, along with “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu,” rated PG.

For showtimes and a full movie listing, go to www.antigotheatre.com, Facebook Palace Theater or check the movie line at 715 627-0222

CLEAN-UPS

Spring clean-up days continue throughout the area. The schedule includes:

Town of Polar, May 18 through 25, Wednesdays, 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon, at the recycle center on Polar Road.

The clean-ups are generally designed for household waste along with items such as furniture, mattresses, and some appliances.

The cleanups do not accept building demolition materials, electronics and items containing Freon. There are charges for some items.

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 Society is in the midst of a major fundraising campaign to install an elevator and make other necessary and aesthetic improvements. Stop by the museum to pick up a brochure.

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.

Faith United Church of Christ will hold a brat and pie sale on Friday, May 24 at Lakeside Market. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

CoVantage Credit Union plans a public informational seminar on nursing home and estate planning on Thursday in the lower level community room. There will be sessions at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Call 715 627-4336, extension 2288 to register.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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Spring, summer and fall ATV trails have opened across Langlade County, and there's pent-up demand due to a wet spring that created a late start.

The very busy weekend will also bring the Aspirus Hospital Auxiliary's big fund-raiser, family bike ride as part of Stand for Children's Day, great car deals at the CoVantage Loan Rally and opening of the new Antigo Visual Artists summer show.

There's even more as well. A look at events, taken from the Journal's advertising columns, follows:

TRAILS OPEN

The county's ATV and UTV trails opened at noon today.

Riders should expect early season conditions with trails in generally fair to good condition. Use caution as some areas may still be wet and trail work is ongoing.

For further updates call the county's forestry office at 715 627-6300 or visit www.langladecounty.org.

DENIM & DIAMONDS

It will be a day for “Denim and Diamonds,” together with thousands of dollars in raffles and prizes, Saturday at North Star Lanes.

Aspirus Langlade Hospital Auxiliary has created a new event for its 2019 fund-raiser, with proceeds supporting equipment needs for the hospital's emergency department.

It promises to be a gala affair, open to men and women, beginning with registration at 5 p.m.

A buffet meal will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a live auction slated at 6:30 p.m.

Raffle drawings will begin at 8 p.m. with the silent auction concluding at 8:30 p.m.

There will be games, raffles and a cash bar. Suggested attire is “jeans and jewels.”

There is no admission fee, with the buffet dinner priced at $8.

Auxiliary volunteers have outdone themselves with the enormous array of silent and live auction items, baskets and raffles.

LOAN RALLY

CoVantage Credit Union's annual loan rallyits only sale this yearcontinues through Saturday at the Langlade County Fairgrounds.

Participating dealers include Brickners of Antigo, Langlade Ford, Parsons of Antigo and Quinlan's Equipment. They will be bringing their inventories of new and used cars, trucks, SUVs, campers and lawn equipment.

There will be on-the-spot financing, rates as low at 2.86 percent and no payments for 90 days.

The rally continues until 7 p.m. this afternoon and returns Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

AVA RECEPTION

Antigo Visual Arts will celebrate “Summer in the Northwoods,” opening Saturday with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the AVA art gallery in the Langlade County Historical Society Museum.

Wine, courtesy of bbJacks will be served along with a selection of Antigo's own Sartori cheeses. Finger foods, prepared by the artists will also be available.

Reception visitors will have the opportunity to cast their vote for their favorite piece of art. AVA artists will also be voting on their favorite piece. Both the People's Choice and Artist Choice winners will receive a ribbon and cash award. Ribbons and cash awards will also be awarded for first, second, and third place. Honorable mention ribbons may be awarded at the discretion of the judge.

Cindy Louise Brown is judging the show.

The show will hang until AVA's fall show opens Sept. 14.

BAZAARS, SALES

The annual Mach/Musolff Garage Sale, featuring five families at two location, takes places today until 4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Locations are 244768 and 244450 County Road HH, south of the HH and G intersection. There's tons of stuff.

McDougal's Farm LLC is open for two weekends only, today through Sunday and again May 24-26, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It's got a bit of everything, including bedding flowers and baskets, cooking and tea herbs, garden vegetables and more. Workshops will include a look at herb gardens tonight at 6 p.m. and harvesting the power of herbs on Saturday at 6 p.m. It's located at W10835 Bluebell Road. Visit mcdougalsfarm.com for directions and details.

The Greater Mattoon Area Historical Society is collecting unwanted firearms and other outdoor equipment as a fund-raiser toward creating the new museum. Donated items will be sold to collectors or at auction, with items of historical value kept as artifacts. Check the website at www.mattoonhistory.com or call 715 623-4513 or 715 489-3647 for more information.

SPORTS

The Antigo Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold a general meeting for anyone interested in fishing, whether for trout or game fish, on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Game On. Guest speaker will be Taylor Curran, a fisheries technician with the Antigo Department of natural Resources. All types of fishing will be addressed. The public is invited.

The Antigo Polar Bears continue the 2019 Baba schedule on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. when it takes on Birnamwood at Kretz Bros. Park. Games continue on most Sundays through Aug. 4.

A Brewer raffle fund-raiser for the Noboken School Forest Environmental Education and Community Center is now underway. Prize is four Brewer tickets for the June 8 afternoon game versus the Pittsburgh Pirates, a $50 gas card, small cooler, drinks, snacks and Brewer gear. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20 and the drawing will be held on May 24 on the WATK Breakfast Club. Tickets are available at all district school offices and central office.

Planning is underway for summer football. Strength and conditioning class starts on June 10 and a free youth football camp will be held June 11 through 13. There will be a mini-camp for grades nine through 12 on July 15-18. A mandatory parent/guardian and athlete fall sports meeting will be held on July 31 starting with online registration at 4:30 p.m. First day of practice is Aug. 6.

Plan now for the summer gymnastics camp on July 8 through 12. Registration deadline is June 28. Visit agcaymnastics@yahoo.com for details.

Kools Klubb's Thursday Night Volleyball League will start May 29. Six-person teams are signing up now at 715 623-6302.

Volunteers for Kettlebowl ski hill and cross country trails will hold their annual meeting on Wednesday at Timber Haven in Polar. The board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. with the general meeting at 6:30 p.m. Interested in volunteering? Come to the meeting. Pizza, snacks and soda will be provided.

The Antigo Area ATV/UTV Club will hold a membership meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Timber Haven in Polar. The family ride being planned for Saturday, June 29 will be discussed.

LIVELY ARTS

Enjoy the lively arts this spring in Antigo, including concerts, exhibits and more.

Upcoming events include the AHS choir concert tonight at 7 p.m.; Middle School choir on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Volm Theater; and Bill Staines concert on May 31 at 7:30 p.m. ay Bula Barn.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “A Dog's Journey,” rated PG, along with “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu,” rated PG.

For showtimes and a full movie listing, go to www.antigotheatre.com, Facebook Palace Theater or check the movie line at 715 627-0222

CLEAN-UPS

Spring clean-up days continue throughout the area. The schedule includes:

Town of Polar, May 18 through 25, Wednesdays, 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon, at the recycle center on Polar Road.

The clean-ups are generally designed for household waste along with items such as furniture, mattresses, and some appliances.

The cleanups do not accept building demolition materials, electronics and items containing Freon. There are charges for some items.

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 Society is in the midst of a major fundraising campaign to install an elevator and make other necessary and aesthetic improvements. Stop by the museum to pick up a brochure.

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.

Faith United Church of Christ will hold a brat and pie sale on Friday, May 24 at Lakeside Market. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

CoVantage Credit Union plans a public informational seminar on nursing home and estate planning on Thursday in the lower level community room. There will be sessions at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Call 715 627-4336, extension 2288 to register.
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