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It's a weekend filled with an unusual array of events.

A benefit art auction, car show, Petals for Paws fund-raiser and much more crowd the busy docket for the third weekend of August.

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

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Langlade County's summer Music in the Park series is in the home stretch, with concerts concluding at the end of the month. There's shows in Antigo, Elcho and White Lake next week.

On Monday, Slidin' on Ice will perform at the City Park bandstand in a show sponsored by Dede Cromer, Hot ham and cheese, pies and custard will be served by Tree Toppers 4-H Club.

On Wednesday music returns to the Elcho Community Pavilion with Bobby Vintage. The Elcho United Church of Christ Men's Club will serve food.

White Lake will also host Music at the Depot on Wednesday with Lovin' Country, sponsored by the White Lake Historical Society. Girl Scouts will serve pizza, pies and custard.

On Thursday, Max Koepke will perform at the City Park bandstand in a show sponsored by music donors. L.A. Arts plans pies and custard.

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.

MORE MUSIC

Debi's Northern Firelite, 216 s. Shore Drive, Pickerel, will hold a 50s 60s sock hop Saturday at 8 p.m. Gary Muench will be the deejay.

ART AUCTION

Own a piece of history at the benefit art auction hosted by Antigo Visual Artists, slated tonight at North Star Banquet Center.

The auction will be highlighted by work by nationally known local artists, Frank Vavruska and George Falkenhagen, including Mayan rubbings, sewerrealism and antiquities from the group's Vavruska collection.

There will also be donated artwork from AVA's award-winning artists, drawings and silent auctions. Viewing will be at 5 p.m., with the auction getting underway at 6 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit the Langlade County Historical Museum building fund and the museum's AVA art gallery.

CAR SHOW

The 34th annual Badgerland Classics & Customs car show and swap meet returns to Peaceful Valley Park on Sunday.

There will be classes for stock and modified autos and trucks, along with special divisions for Corvettes and motorcycles.

There will also be a food drive, raffle sponsored by Thrivent Financial to benefit Honor Flight, antique tractors on display, a craft fair and much more,

Activities run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In conjunction with the car show, Rick's 45 Roadhouse will hold a Hot Rods and Hogs Poker run on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring three canned goods for a bonus card.

FARM TO TABLE

Grandview Orchard & Nursery Stock will host the 2019 Harvest fir Our Youth Farm to Table on Saturday.

Enjoy a locally sourced Farm to table event prepared by local chefs Tanya Seldon and Amber Fick of Sweet Thyme.

A walking tour will be held at 4:30 p.m. and a social hour with music, hors d'oeuvres and specialty cocktails for purchase at 5:30 p.m.

The first course will be served at 6:30 p.m. with a bonfire from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County.

A very limited number of tickets are available at $100 per person. Call the Boys & Girls Club at 715 627-1389 to check for availability.

PETALS FOR PAWS

The Langlade County Humane Society's Petals for Paws fund-raiser will be held on Saturday, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at River Ridge Flower Barn, also known as Bula's Barn, located across from Riverview Golf Course off Highland Road.

There will be a “forget-me-not' prize garden, bucket raffles, 50/50 and live auction.

Volunteers will be serving brick oven pizzas and craft beer and wine will be available.

Admission is $10 and includes drink tickets.

SPORTS

The Antigo Dugout Club will remember another great year of baseball with an end-of-season celebration and raffle party, along with Legion fan appreciation and the alumni game, Saturday starting at 6 p.m. at Kretz Bros. Park. There will be refreshments and appetizers, drawings and more.

It's time to meet the Robins. The annual Red Robin football get-together will take place on Thursday at Schofield Stadium. Pre-game practice will be at 4:45 p.m. with introductions to follow. The cookout is slated for 5 p.m. and will include pulled pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and assorted beverages.

The eighth annual Puttin' Fore Pink four person golf scramble, open to men and women, will be held Friday, Aug. 23 at Bass Lake Golf Course, There will be a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, a prettiest in pink contest for men and women, putting contest, hole prizes, and dinner. Call the pro shop at 715 623-6196 today to register.

Fall bowling leagues are now forming at North Star Lanes. Meetings include Antigo USBC, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m.; Elks and Friends, Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m.; Northland Ladies, Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday Afternoon Ladies, Aug. 29, 12:30 p.m.; Saturday Night couples, Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m.; and Thursday Three-Person, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. Brunswick Demo Day will be Saturday, Aug. 24 , 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 715 627-4325 or stop in for details or to join a team.

KLOEHN BENEFIT

A benefit for the Kloehn family, facing some extreme medical challenges, will be held Saturday, 3 to 7 p.m., at Timber Haven Bar & Grill, Polar.

Todd Kloehn, of Elton, was recently diagnosed with Glioblastoma, an extremely aggressive cancer. He has already gone through one brain surgery and has started both chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

There will be a pig roast at 4 p.m., meat raffle at 5 p.m., and bean bag tournament at 6 p.m. The evening will also include prizes along with a 50/50 raffle.

Lyle and More will be offering live music and tap beer, slushies and snacks will be provided.

RELAY FOR LIFE

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life, an evening of celebration and remembrance, will be held tonight at Peaceful Valley Park.

Headquartered in the Heinzen Pavilion with the theme “Cruisin' for a Cure,” the Relay will begin at 3 p.m. with an opening ceremony, survivors lap and caregiver lap at 6 p.m.

The poignant luminary ceremony is slated for 10 p.m. The luminaria are specially branded bags purchased and decorated to honor or memorialize a loved one who has battled cancer. They will be placed around the walking path and as darkness sets in at dusk, the bags will be filled with votive candles.

Throughout the evening there will be live music, food and entertainment. Activities will also include a silent auction, box car races, and, in keeping with the cruisin' theme, a “Dude Looks Life a Carhop” contest.

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 “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” rated R, and “the Angry Birds Movie 2,” 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.

THEATER

Antigo Community Theater will hold auditions for its fall musical, The Secret Garden,” on Tuesday between 6 and 8 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church. Production dates are Nov. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 and 9. It's a large cast so roles are available for all ages. Be prepared to move and sing. For more information, e-mail actantigo@gmail.com or call Director Molly Gums at 715 216-2118.

SALES

Schroeder's is continuing its furniture and fixtures sale through the weekend. Get 25 percent off all furniture in the store. The tent sale has also been extended, with an extra 20 percent off in the greenhouse and clearance section.

HIDDEN ROCKS

C.A.R.E. TimeBank continues to hide 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 the end of the month. 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 1994 is holding its 25 year reunion today and Saturday. Classmates will get together tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Farmers Home. Dinner is Saturday at 7 p.m. at Luigi's.

Aspirus Langlade Hospital is continuing its 2019 Heart Healthy Grocery Store Tours on Tuesday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Pick 'n Save. Registered dietitian Carolyn Kelk will lead the free tour, but space is limited and advance registration is required. Call 715 623-9873.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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It's a weekend filled with an unusual array of events.

A benefit art auction, car show, Petals for Paws fund-raiser and much more crowd the busy docket for the third weekend of August.

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

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Langlade County's summer Music in the Park series is in the home stretch, with concerts concluding at the end of the month. There's shows in Antigo, Elcho and White Lake next week.

On Monday, Slidin' on Ice will perform at the City Park bandstand in a show sponsored by Dede Cromer, Hot ham and cheese, pies and custard will be served by Tree Toppers 4-H Club.

On Wednesday music returns to the Elcho Community Pavilion with Bobby Vintage. The Elcho United Church of Christ Men's Club will serve food.

White Lake will also host Music at the Depot on Wednesday with Lovin' Country, sponsored by the White Lake Historical Society. Girl Scouts will serve pizza, pies and custard.

On Thursday, Max Koepke will perform at the City Park bandstand in a show sponsored by music donors. L.A. Arts plans pies and custard.

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.

MORE MUSIC

Debi's Northern Firelite, 216 s. Shore Drive, Pickerel, will hold a 50s 60s sock hop Saturday at 8 p.m. Gary Muench will be the deejay.

ART AUCTION

Own a piece of history at the benefit art auction hosted by Antigo Visual Artists, slated tonight at North Star Banquet Center.

The auction will be highlighted by work by nationally known local artists, Frank Vavruska and George Falkenhagen, including Mayan rubbings, sewerrealism and antiquities from the group's Vavruska collection.

There will also be donated artwork from AVA's award-winning artists, drawings and silent auctions. Viewing will be at 5 p.m., with the auction getting underway at 6 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit the Langlade County Historical Museum building fund and the museum's AVA art gallery.

CAR SHOW

The 34th annual Badgerland Classics & Customs car show and swap meet returns to Peaceful Valley Park on Sunday.

There will be classes for stock and modified autos and trucks, along with special divisions for Corvettes and motorcycles.

There will also be a food drive, raffle sponsored by Thrivent Financial to benefit Honor Flight, antique tractors on display, a craft fair and much more,

Activities run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In conjunction with the car show, Rick's 45 Roadhouse will hold a Hot Rods and Hogs Poker run on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring three canned goods for a bonus card.

FARM TO TABLE

Grandview Orchard & Nursery Stock will host the 2019 Harvest fir Our Youth Farm to Table on Saturday.

Enjoy a locally sourced Farm to table event prepared by local chefs Tanya Seldon and Amber Fick of Sweet Thyme.

A walking tour will be held at 4:30 p.m. and a social hour with music, hors d'oeuvres and specialty cocktails for purchase at 5:30 p.m.

The first course will be served at 6:30 p.m. with a bonfire from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County.

A very limited number of tickets are available at $100 per person. Call the Boys & Girls Club at 715 627-1389 to check for availability.

PETALS FOR PAWS

The Langlade County Humane Society's Petals for Paws fund-raiser will be held on Saturday, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at River Ridge Flower Barn, also known as Bula's Barn, located across from Riverview Golf Course off Highland Road.

There will be a “forget-me-not' prize garden, bucket raffles, 50/50 and live auction.

Volunteers will be serving brick oven pizzas and craft beer and wine will be available.

Admission is $10 and includes drink tickets.

SPORTS

The Antigo Dugout Club will remember another great year of baseball with an end-of-season celebration and raffle party, along with Legion fan appreciation and the alumni game, Saturday starting at 6 p.m. at Kretz Bros. Park. There will be refreshments and appetizers, drawings and more.

It's time to meet the Robins. The annual Red Robin football get-together will take place on Thursday at Schofield Stadium. Pre-game practice will be at 4:45 p.m. with introductions to follow. The cookout is slated for 5 p.m. and will include pulled pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and assorted beverages.

The eighth annual Puttin' Fore Pink four person golf scramble, open to men and women, will be held Friday, Aug. 23 at Bass Lake Golf Course, There will be a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, a prettiest in pink contest for men and women, putting contest, hole prizes, and dinner. Call the pro shop at 715 623-6196 today to register.

Fall bowling leagues are now forming at North Star Lanes. Meetings include Antigo USBC, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m.; Elks and Friends, Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m.; Northland Ladies, Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday Afternoon Ladies, Aug. 29, 12:30 p.m.; Saturday Night couples, Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m.; and Thursday Three-Person, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. Brunswick Demo Day will be Saturday, Aug. 24 , 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 715 627-4325 or stop in for details or to join a team.

KLOEHN BENEFIT

A benefit for the Kloehn family, facing some extreme medical challenges, will be held Saturday, 3 to 7 p.m., at Timber Haven Bar & Grill, Polar.

Todd Kloehn, of Elton, was recently diagnosed with Glioblastoma, an extremely aggressive cancer. He has already gone through one brain surgery and has started both chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

There will be a pig roast at 4 p.m., meat raffle at 5 p.m., and bean bag tournament at 6 p.m. The evening will also include prizes along with a 50/50 raffle.

Lyle and More will be offering live music and tap beer, slushies and snacks will be provided.

RELAY FOR LIFE

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life, an evening of celebration and remembrance, will be held tonight at Peaceful Valley Park.

Headquartered in the Heinzen Pavilion with the theme “Cruisin' for a Cure,” the Relay will begin at 3 p.m. with an opening ceremony, survivors lap and caregiver lap at 6 p.m.

The poignant luminary ceremony is slated for 10 p.m. The luminaria are specially branded bags purchased and decorated to honor or memorialize a loved one who has battled cancer. They will be placed around the walking path and as darkness sets in at dusk, the bags will be filled with votive candles.

Throughout the evening there will be live music, food and entertainment. Activities will also include a silent auction, box car races, and, in keeping with the cruisin' theme, a “Dude Looks Life a Carhop” contest.

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 “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” rated R, and “the Angry Birds Movie 2,” 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.

THEATER

Antigo Community Theater will hold auditions for its fall musical, The Secret Garden,” on Tuesday between 6 and 8 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church. Production dates are Nov. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 and 9. It's a large cast so roles are available for all ages. Be prepared to move and sing. For more information, e-mail actantigo@gmail.com or call Director Molly Gums at 715 216-2118.

SALES

Schroeder's is continuing its furniture and fixtures sale through the weekend. Get 25 percent off all furniture in the store. The tent sale has also been extended, with an extra 20 percent off in the greenhouse and clearance section.

HIDDEN ROCKS

C.A.R.E. TimeBank continues to hide 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 the end of the month. 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 1994 is holding its 25 year reunion today and Saturday. Classmates will get together tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Farmers Home. Dinner is Saturday at 7 p.m. at Luigi's.

Aspirus Langlade Hospital is continuing its 2019 Heart Healthy Grocery Store Tours on Tuesday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Pick 'n Save. Registered dietitian Carolyn Kelk will lead the free tour, but space is limited and advance registration is required. Call 715 623-9873.
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