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41st Annual North Central Wisconsin Antique Steam and Gas Engine Club Show

Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 24, 2014 Friday through Sunday

w465 co hwy H, Edgar, Wi 54426
antique steam and gas tractors, saw mill, threshing, flea market, live music, good food


Living River Quartet - The Reason Tour

May 2, 2014 7pm, Doors Open at 6:30pm

Highland Community Church 1005 N. 28th Av. Wausau
Come hear songs from their new project "The Reason". Their music is a blend of contemporary praise and worship, gospel and a capella styles. Concert begins at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Admission is free. A love offering will be taken to support Living River. Please join us!

Debra Schonscheck 715-842-5683

Holy Name SummerFun

Jun 6, 2014 - Jun 8, 2014 All Weekend

Wausau, WI
Holy Name of Jesus Parish is hosting our annual SummerFun festival. Friday 5-11, Saturday 3-11, and Sunday 11-4. Live music includes Frontier Friday and Copper Box Saturday. Huge country store, Food Stand, Cheese curds, Bingo, Games, and Raffle prizes totaling $5000! For more information find us on Facebook


Girls Night Out - Derby Style

May 4, 2014 5pm - 8pm

Wausau Country Club, Schofield, WI
Grab your gal pals and join us for Girls Night Out - Derby Style, a fundraiser for local Blessings in a Backpack programs. The event features live music by Chad Brecke, Derby Hat making, raffle prizes and silent auction, delicious food, "horse racing", goody bags and a photo booth.

Margaret P'ng, 715-298-1915,

Saratoga EMS "Ride 4 Life"

Jul 26, 2014 Registration 10am, Ride Leaves 11am

Saratoga Town Hall (1120 Hwy 73 So.) Wisconsin Rapids, 54494
When: Saturday July 26th, 2014

Where: Saratoga Town Hall
(1120 Hwy 73 South, W.R.)

Registration 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Ride Leaves at 11:00 A.M.

*$15 Per Person/Includes 1 raffle ticket
for $100 at end of ride

Music By:
Running with Scissors
7 p.m.-11 p.m.

*Food *Refreshments *Raffles

Ride is going to Wild Cat Mountains. Ride is leaving at 11:00am and should return to town hall 5/6pm. Please come support a local first responder group help raise money to purchase new supply to help better the community as the health field is always improving with technology. Running with Scissors is a band out of Madison, Wisconsin. They play a mix of music.

Come support a good cause and have a good time!!

Samantha Heeg

Benefit for Breanna Zajackowski

Apr 26, 2014 2pm - 8pm

Homestead, 8507 Hwy 52, Wausau, WI.
musie by the Benaszeski Brothers Band, raffles, games and food

Greg or Mary Ann 715-842-8737

Live Your Faith Live

May 2, 2014 Doors open at 6pm, Event at 6:30pm

The Performing Arts Center of Wisconsin Rapids
An evening of fun and music with Christian Comedian Daren Streblow and recording artist Jason Gray. Tickets are just $5.

Jodi Lubeck St.Lukes Lutheran Church 530 10th Ave N Wisconsin Rapids, WI 715-423-5990

Yellow River Folk Music Fest

Jun 28, 2014 11am - 7pm

Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park 8500 Cty Rd U Danbury Wi
Three stages with continuous music all day. Performers include Grammy award winning Okee Dokee Brothers, Monroe Crossing, Mc Kinnis Kitchen, Duck for the Oysters and more.Food, drink, arts, crafts, vendors. Adults $20, Children(6-17)$10, under 6 free


Mack Bailey Concert

May 4, 2014 7pm

Chequamegon High School Auditorium ParK Falls WI
Woods & Waters Fine Arts Council presents Mack Bailey: the next great singer in folk music. Mack has sung with the Limeliters as well as John Denver during his career. He writes much of his own music and shares numerous stories of his musical career. This concert is the final one in the 2013-2014 concert series and is free with the purchase of a 2014-2015 concert series ticket.

Karen Smart
Woods & Waters Fine Arts Council advertising co-chair

26th Annual Polka Fest

Apr 26, 2014 1pm - 9pm

Jump River Community Ctr. Jump River, WI
Bands: The Polish Connection, Cynor

Mary Spieles 715/427-3645

Old Time Plow Days

May 4, 2014 9:30am - 6pm

W10353 Cty. I, Antigo, WI 5 miles north of Antigo, Just follow the signs
See Antique tractors plowing, Old Machinery Displays, Crosscut Sawing Contest, Kids Activities, Food & Refreshments, Live music by "Gary's Basement Band" RAIN OR SHINE VENDORS WELCOME

Barb Igl 715-218-0536 or check our web site

Caribbean Market - hosted by Good News Project

Jun 14, 2014 11am - 3pm

Wausau - 400 Block downtown
Experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the Caribbean, along with live music and activities for the family. Browse through the vendors selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, spices, sauces, fabrics, baskets and more. Wander downtown and visit many local businesses that are offering Caribbean-inspired items in their stores.
This event is open to the public with no admission charged.

Toni Schmitt Project Manager - Good News Project - 715-843-5985

Ali Amr, “Qanun” Player and Vocalist to Perform on April 25 at the UWMC Auditorium

Apr 25, 2014 7pm

University of Wisconsin-Marathon County Auditorium, 518 S 7th Ave, Wausau, WI 54401
Ali Amr, an award-winning qanun performer and vocalist, will be performing at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County Auditorium on April 25 at 7:00 pm. The qanun is a traditional Middle Eastern instrument, similar to a hammered dulcimer, zither, or autoharp. Ali has explored a variety of musical genres and has developed a unique style that combines traditional Middle Eastern music with elements of hip hop, jazz, and soul. He has been recognized with numerous national and international awards. A graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston he now resides in New York City and tours with his own group, “The Experiment."
The concert will be held in the UWMC Auditorium at 7 pm on April 25, 2014. Tickets are $10 ($15 after April 15). Tickets can be purchased by contacting Connie Nikolai ( or Darlene Kalfahs at 920-734-3797, or at

Co-sponsored by Companion Synod/Global Mission Task Force – ECSW and the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy & Service (WIPPS).

Connie Nikolai (

Art & More on the Lakeshore

Jul 5, 2014 9am - 4pm

Elk Lake Park, Phillips, WI
41st annual art & crafts show & sale all art made by the artist selling them. Music, & food at a park by the lake.

J Kozak 715-332-5297

Taste of the Town

Aug 9, 2014 5pm - Dusk

Pfiffner Pioneer Park, 1110 Crosby Avenue, Stevens Point
Taste of the Town is a fundraiser that benefits one to one youth mentoring. This event includes tastes of food and drink from area businesses. The food is served from 5-7:30pm. Includes a Chef Demonstration along with a live auction, champagne raffle and live music. Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door. For more information go to or call 715-341-0661.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Wisconsin

1st Annual Martinis in May

May 3, 2014 6pm - 9pm

Whitetail Inn, 9038 Hwy. 70, St. Germain, WI 54558
Join us on May 3rd from 6 PM to 9 PM at the Whitetail Inn when the Northwoods will send their best bartenders to compete in the 1st Annual Martinis in May competition! Light hors d’ oeuvres and live music will be provided by Tony Ocean. Sample & vote on Martinis in the following categories: Best Original Martini (Vodka/Gin) and Most Creative Martini. Hosted by the Whitetail Inn. Sponsored by the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce, Three Olives Vodka and R&B Bottled Water. Advance tickets can be purchased at the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce or at Whitetail Inn: $20.00 per person; $10.00 for designated driver. You can also reserve your tickets at: Tickets purchased at the door: $25.00 per person. All monies raised goes to the St. Germain Community Development Fund.

St. Germain Chamber of Commerce
715-477-2205 or

Our lady Queen of Heaven Spring Concert

Apr 24, 2014 6:30pm

Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church, 750 10th Ave, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Spring Concert

Lorna Holewinski 715-422-0914

KIDS from Wisconsin

Aug 2, 2014 7pm

Edgar Auditorium Edgar WI
The KIDS from Wisconsin are returning to Edgar on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 7:00pm. While new to some people from Edgar when they visited us last August, the KIDS were organized in 1969 and have traveled the State each summer performing at many fairs, conventions and festivals. Annually these talented, young people from across Wisconsin audition for this popular group. The concert theme may change each year but the singing and dancing skills remain incredible. Tickets are $20 each. Reserved seating is again available through; search Edgar or KIDS from Wisconsin. Depending on advanced sales, remaining seats for general admission tickets may be available but a sellout crowd is expected.

Mark Lacke

Homegrown Talent

Apr 27, 2014 1pm

Edgar Auditorium Edagr WI
This is a concert demonstrating a variety of adult talent with ties to the Edgar area. With a little country, folk, some jazz, brass, pop, even Elvis and opera selections we are planning a Sunday afternoon to delight all. The program will boast adults who are no strangers to the stage as they have composed, performed, toured, recorded, won awards … the whole gamut.

Mark Lacke