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The return of Paddleboat Pandemonium the annual WAMfest in Wabeno, Sustainable Farm Tour and much more will mark a very busy Saturday in the northwoods.

The continuing Music in the Park series, two benefit golf outings and much more also crowd the docket.

A look at events, featuring Antigo Daily Journal advertisers, follows:

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Langlade County's summer Music in the Park series will have another busy week.

On Monday, the acclaimed MLC Blues will perform at the City Park bandstand in a show sponsored by Johnson Electric Coil Inc. Barbecued chicken/venison sandwich plates, pies and custard will be served by the Antigo Garden Club.

On Wednesday, music returns to the Elcho Community Pavilion with Fran the Piano Man in a show sponsored by the Elcho Parent-Teacher Organization.

It's back to the City Park bandstand on Thursday with Dig Deep playing classic rock. The concert is sponsored by the Antigo Daily Journal. Sloppy joes, hot hogs, root beer floats, pies and custard will be served by volunteers from Antigo United Methodist Church.

Now that August has arrived, concerts start at 6 p.m. Food is served at 5:30 p.m.

In case of rain, Antigo concerts are moved to the Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park and White Lake's are relocated to the Lake Pavilion. Elcho's venue allows concerts rain-or-shine.

PANDEMONIUM

The Elcho School Scholarship Fund will hold its fifth annual Paddleboat Pandemonium fund-raiser on Saturday at Sammy's Bar and Grill on Waterpower Lake.

Registration opens at 11 a.m. with the races starting at 1 p.m. New this year, paddleboats will be provided so no need to bring your own. Cost is $20 per two-person team.

Also new is s costume contest. Theme is a movie or TV show with ocean/lake/river theme, The costume parade will precede the start of races at 1 p.m.

Following the competition, there will be live music with Still Reckless from 4 to 8 p.m. Throughout the day there will be raffles, food, refreshments and plenty of fun.

WAMFEST

Wabeno Art and Music Fest, also known as WAMFest, is slated for Saturday in downtown Wabeno.

Throughout the day, there will be live music on the band shell, outdoor painting competitions, art for sale, arty activities for youngsters and food and drink offerings. Folk Art Market artists will also display and sell their art creations.

New and returning musical artists performing on the band shell include Unwound, Living Room, Heather Styka, Jeff Brown, Cheri and Paul, John Staney, Gregg Tallier, Woodland Sky hoop dancers and Kinsella Irish Dancers.

At 8 p.m., Conscious Pilot performs on the band shell with players from Wisconsin's elite ensembles that include The Groove Hogs, Separate Ways and Short Stuff

An art walk at 11:45 a.m. will kick off this year's WAM Fest. Featured artist is Chad Forrest of Mountain, who has a photography and fine art design business.

The event has a 50-50 raffle and traditional and unique food and drink offerings.

 WAMFest is sponsored by Friends of Wabeno, Wisconsin Arts Board, The National Endowment for the Arts, Forest County Tourism Commission, WXPR Public Radio and many local businesses.

FARM TOUR

The second annual Langlade County Sustainable Farm Tour, featuring an opportunity to discover the potatoes, dairy, fruits, veggies, and meats produced in Langlade County, will be held on Saturday.

Sponsored by a grant from the Wisconsin Farmer's Union, everyone is invited to tour Canopy Gardens, Grandview Orchard, Igl Farms, McDougal's Farms, and the Organic Valley dairy farm operated by the Bures family. There will be time to visit three of the five choices.

The guided walking tours, appropriate for people of all ages, start at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. at each farm. The farmers ask that you arrive 10 minutes prior to the tour, so the tours can start on time.

Tickets for the day are $5 per person and can be purchased at any of the farms on the day of the event or in advance at Sweet Thyme or Natural Living.

GOLF

The Antigo Lions Club will hold its third annual golf outing, “Goal for Blue Line,” on Saturday at Bass Lake Country Club. The four-person scramble will have a shotgun start at 2 p.m. The event will include nine holes with golf cart, dinner and entertainment. Tickets are $65.

The Langlade County Tavern League will hold a golf outing fund-raiser on Monday at Bass Lake Country Club. There will be a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start for the four-person scramble, hole prizes and raffle. Tickets are $70 each, including 18 holes and dinner, or $25 for the prime rib dinner only.

HISTORY, THE ARTS

Antigo Visual Arts is celebrating “Summer in the Northwoods,” with an exhibit now on display in the AVA art gallery in the Langlade County Historical Society Museum. The show is available for viewing during regular museum hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. It will hang until AVA's fall show opens Sept. 14.

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.

The Old Corner School at Neva Corners has a treasure trove of civic lessons, history, community lore and early life in Langlade County. It is open from noon to 4 p.m. on holiday weekends. It is also available by appointment. Call Peg Aulik at 715 623-4212.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “The Lion King,” rated PG, and “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shawn” rated PG-13.

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

SALES

Schroeder's on Antigo's south side is holding a “Bargains & Bubbly” sale through Sunday. Get 10 percent off new fall items and 30 to 80 percent off items in the tent sale located in the greenhouse. It gets even better, with an extra 20 percent off dot sale in the greenhouse.

HIDDEN ROCKS

C.A.R.E. TimeBank is again hiding painted, numbered rocks around town, redeemable for cash and prizes from participating businesses.

Volunteers are hiding eight to 10 of the painted and numbered rocks each week through August. Anyone finding a painted numbered rock with TimeBank or TB on it can redeem it with Randy at Antigo Resale Frontier Shop at 815 Fifth Ave. The shop is open weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon. There are some $20 rocks, $10 rocks and $5 rocks, in addition to gift certificates, meals, cones and pizzas.

REGI TOURS

Raptor Education Group Inc. offers tours on Tuesdays, Thursdays and select Saturdays through August. Look a bird of prey in the eye and discover their unique adaptations and powerful beauty.

Cost is $8 per person and $5 for children 12 and under.

There are only 20 spots per tour and preregistration is required. Register online or call 715 623-2563.

OTHER EVENTS

The Antigo High School class of 1966 will hold its third annual luncheon on Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m. at Vickie and the Vets.

The North Woods Inn in Pickerel is offering a dinner comedy show on Saturday, There will be live music starting at 4 p.m. along with the famous illusionist Gizmo and comedy with Sonya White and Jamie Cruz. Reservations are required. Stop in or call 715 484-3522.

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. Call the blood center toll free at 1-866-566-5900 for more information. Walk-in donors are always welcome.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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The return of Paddleboat Pandemonium the annual WAMfest in Wabeno, Sustainable Farm Tour and much more will mark a very busy Saturday in the northwoods.

The continuing Music in the Park series, two benefit golf outings and much more also crowd the docket.

A look at events, featuring Antigo Daily Journal advertisers, follows:

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Langlade County's summer Music in the Park series will have another busy week.

On Monday, the acclaimed MLC Blues will perform at the City Park bandstand in a show sponsored by Johnson Electric Coil Inc. Barbecued chicken/venison sandwich plates, pies and custard will be served by the Antigo Garden Club.

On Wednesday, music returns to the Elcho Community Pavilion with Fran the Piano Man in a show sponsored by the Elcho Parent-Teacher Organization.

It's back to the City Park bandstand on Thursday with Dig Deep playing classic rock. The concert is sponsored by the Antigo Daily Journal. Sloppy joes, hot hogs, root beer floats, pies and custard will be served by volunteers from Antigo United Methodist Church.

Now that August has arrived, concerts start at 6 p.m. Food is served at 5:30 p.m.

In case of rain, Antigo concerts are moved to the Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park and White Lake's are relocated to the Lake Pavilion. Elcho's venue allows concerts rain-or-shine.

PANDEMONIUM

The Elcho School Scholarship Fund will hold its fifth annual Paddleboat Pandemonium fund-raiser on Saturday at Sammy's Bar and Grill on Waterpower Lake.

Registration opens at 11 a.m. with the races starting at 1 p.m. New this year, paddleboats will be provided so no need to bring your own. Cost is $20 per two-person team.

Also new is s costume contest. Theme is a movie or TV show with ocean/lake/river theme, The costume parade will precede the start of races at 1 p.m.

Following the competition, there will be live music with Still Reckless from 4 to 8 p.m. Throughout the day there will be raffles, food, refreshments and plenty of fun.

WAMFEST

Wabeno Art and Music Fest, also known as WAMFest, is slated for Saturday in downtown Wabeno.

Throughout the day, there will be live music on the band shell, outdoor painting competitions, art for sale, arty activities for youngsters and food and drink offerings. Folk Art Market artists will also display and sell their art creations.

New and returning musical artists performing on the band shell include Unwound, Living Room, Heather Styka, Jeff Brown, Cheri and Paul, John Staney, Gregg Tallier, Woodland Sky hoop dancers and Kinsella Irish Dancers.

At 8 p.m., Conscious Pilot performs on the band shell with players from Wisconsin's elite ensembles that include The Groove Hogs, Separate Ways and Short Stuff

An art walk at 11:45 a.m. will kick off this year's WAM Fest. Featured artist is Chad Forrest of Mountain, who has a photography and fine art design business.

The event has a 50-50 raffle and traditional and unique food and drink offerings.

 WAMFest is sponsored by Friends of Wabeno, Wisconsin Arts Board, The National Endowment for the Arts, Forest County Tourism Commission, WXPR Public Radio and many local businesses.

FARM TOUR

The second annual Langlade County Sustainable Farm Tour, featuring an opportunity to discover the potatoes, dairy, fruits, veggies, and meats produced in Langlade County, will be held on Saturday.

Sponsored by a grant from the Wisconsin Farmer's Union, everyone is invited to tour Canopy Gardens, Grandview Orchard, Igl Farms, McDougal's Farms, and the Organic Valley dairy farm operated by the Bures family. There will be time to visit three of the five choices.

The guided walking tours, appropriate for people of all ages, start at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. at each farm. The farmers ask that you arrive 10 minutes prior to the tour, so the tours can start on time.

Tickets for the day are $5 per person and can be purchased at any of the farms on the day of the event or in advance at Sweet Thyme or Natural Living.

GOLF

The Antigo Lions Club will hold its third annual golf outing, “Goal for Blue Line,” on Saturday at Bass Lake Country Club. The four-person scramble will have a shotgun start at 2 p.m. The event will include nine holes with golf cart, dinner and entertainment. Tickets are $65.

The Langlade County Tavern League will hold a golf outing fund-raiser on Monday at Bass Lake Country Club. There will be a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start for the four-person scramble, hole prizes and raffle. Tickets are $70 each, including 18 holes and dinner, or $25 for the prime rib dinner only.

HISTORY, THE ARTS

Antigo Visual Arts is celebrating “Summer in the Northwoods,” with an exhibit now on display in the AVA art gallery in the Langlade County Historical Society Museum. The show is available for viewing during regular museum hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. It will hang until AVA's fall show opens Sept. 14.

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.

The Old Corner School at Neva Corners has a treasure trove of civic lessons, history, community lore and early life in Langlade County. It is open from noon to 4 p.m. on holiday weekends. It is also available by appointment. Call Peg Aulik at 715 623-4212.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “The Lion King,” rated PG, and “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shawn” rated PG-13.

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

SALES

Schroeder's on Antigo's south side is holding a “Bargains & Bubbly” sale through Sunday. Get 10 percent off new fall items and 30 to 80 percent off items in the tent sale located in the greenhouse. It gets even better, with an extra 20 percent off dot sale in the greenhouse.

HIDDEN ROCKS

C.A.R.E. TimeBank is again hiding painted, numbered rocks around town, redeemable for cash and prizes from participating businesses.

Volunteers are hiding eight to 10 of the painted and numbered rocks each week through August. Anyone finding a painted numbered rock with TimeBank or TB on it can redeem it with Randy at Antigo Resale Frontier Shop at 815 Fifth Ave. The shop is open weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon. There are some $20 rocks, $10 rocks and $5 rocks, in addition to gift certificates, meals, cones and pizzas.

REGI TOURS

Raptor Education Group Inc. offers tours on Tuesdays, Thursdays and select Saturdays through August. Look a bird of prey in the eye and discover their unique adaptations and powerful beauty.

Cost is $8 per person and $5 for children 12 and under.

There are only 20 spots per tour and preregistration is required. Register online or call 715 623-2563.

OTHER EVENTS

The Antigo High School class of 1966 will hold its third annual luncheon on Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m. at Vickie and the Vets.

The North Woods Inn in Pickerel is offering a dinner comedy show on Saturday, There will be live music starting at 4 p.m. along with the famous illusionist Gizmo and comedy with Sonya White and Jamie Cruz. Reservations are required. Stop in or call 715 484-3522.

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. Call the blood center toll free at 1-866-566-5900 for more information. Walk-in donors are always welcome.
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