Selected Community Events
46th Annual Gem and Mineral Show
Jul 18, 2014 - Jul 19, 2014 Friday 10am - 6pm, Saturday 9am - 5pm
Lakeland Union High School, Minocqua, WI
Theme: Wonderful World of Crystals
The popular “Kids Store”, Gems, Beads, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Speakers, Silent Auctions, Door Prizes, and Demonstrations.
Several geologists will be onsite to help identify
minerals and stones.
Northwoods Wildlife Center will promote wildlife education
Northwoods Children’s Museum will have children activities
Pattie Hartmann 715-477-2519
Northwoods Resource Expo
Mar 13, 2014 9am - 3pm
Do you have questions and don’t know who to ask?
Find your answers at the Northwoods Resource Expo on Thursday, March 13, 2014. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Forest County Potawatomi Rec Center located at 5442 Everybody’s Road in Crandon. Sponsored by the Forest County Potawatomi Community, the event is free and open to the public.
Vendors and resources available at the Expo will include:
• Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment & Information
• Aging Disability Resource Center (ADRC): In-home Waivers, Senior Care, and Prescription Coverage
• Elder Benefits Specialist: Power of Attorney Health Care, Last Dispositions, Living Wills
• Economic Support: Badgercare/Medicaid
• Forward Service: Wisconsin Works (W2) Info
• Health & Wellness Center: Diabetes Info, Blood Pressures and Blood Sugars
• NEWCAP: Fuel Assistance, Food Pantry, Community Health
• Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and IRS: Income Tax Preparation, IRS Tax Info
• Green Bay Vets: Counseling Services and General Info
• Forrest County Potawatomi Human Resources: Current Job Postings & Applications
• Financial Information & Service Center (FISC): Financial Counseling
• Forest County Potawatomi Child Care: Child Care Provider Info
• ICW: Foster Care Info
Please call (715) 478-4707 with any questions you may have.
Winda Collins, 715-478-7436
Ladies Lifestyle Expo
Apr 22, 2014 5pm - 9pm
Smith Center, 1100 Marc Drive, Merrill, WI 54452
This is the 7th annual Ladies Lifestyle Expo. There will be over 45 vendors on site displaying their products. This is a cash and carry event. Door open at 5:00, Hair and Fashion Show will be presented by The Fresh Boutique and Waves Full Service Salon. Food and drinks will be available through Merrill Youth Hockey. All proceeds to benefit a non-profit organization. The Ladies Lifestyle Expo is presented by Marshfield Clinic and Blooming Wishes LLC.
Dawn Smith - 715-536-7313
Bridal Fantasy Expo
Mar 30, 2014 11am - 3pm
We will have dozens of vendors on hand for brides to help make those important decisions for their special day. Free admission. Fasion and hair show by Lund and Taylor and Utopia Salon at 1:30. Cake dive at 2:45.
Dawn Smith - 715-536-7313
2014 WPS Farm Show
Mar 25, 2014 - Mar 27, 2014 9am - 4pm Tuesday & Wednesday, 9am - 3pm Thursday
EAA Grounds, Oshkosh, WI
The 54th annual WPS Farm Show is set for the EAA Grounds in Oshkosh on March 25, 26, and 27. The annual show attracts about 20,000 visitors to the three day agricultural expo that features demonstrations of the latest farm technologies and equipment and boasts a wide range of agricultural services.
"We expect about 465 exhibitors demonstrating their wares in about 430,000 sq. ft. of exhibits," said Rob Juneau who manages the show for WPS. "It's an awesome must-see display of the latest ag technologies. The goal is to have active farmers attend and see what's new in an effort to provide solutions to help them improve their overall operations, whether big or small," according to Juneau. "Admission is free," added Juneau. There is a $3 fee for parking.
Juneau expects to see farmers and agricultural professionals from all over Wisconsin, the UP, Minnesota, Illinois and even Canada. Some of the show features include: ventilation systems, lighting, watering equipment, milking and barn equipment, seed, feed and fertilizer, manure handling, livestock, field machinery and parts, tractors and essential farming equipment.
Minocqua Home, Lifestyle and Recreation Show
Mar 29, 2014 9am - 5pm
Lakeland Union High School
The Minocqua Home, Lifestyle and Recreation Show is organized by the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce with the help of media partners WRJO and WERL. This one day event will inspire homeowners, outdoor enthusiasts, those interested in health and lifestyle issues along with folks looking for something new to do in the area. The show will have dozens of exhibitors featuring the latest products and trends, as well as an impressive lineup of demonstrations and short seminars.
There will be entertainment and concessions. Be sure to bring your aluminum cans for recycling as Boy Scout Troop #564 will be outside of the high school ready to collect them.
Mark the date on your calendar and plan to attend what is sure to be a great event. Stay tuned to Minocqua.org for updates and details on home show activities, demonstrations and seminars
Minocqua Area Chamber Of Commerce
Hodag Home Show
Mar 22, 2014 - Mar 23, 2014 Saturday 10am - 4pm, Sunday 10am - 3pm
Rhinelander High School. 665 Coolidge Ave., Rhinelander, WI
The Hodag Home Show is the first home show in the Northwoods and you don’t want to miss this! From construction companies, to pluming and heating, to financial services and more businesses in the Northwoods will gather for a weekend that will help you line up all you need for your spring and summer projects!
Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce
Medford Quilt Show
Mar 15, 2014 - Mar 16, 2014 Saturday 10am - 4pm, Sunday 10am - 2pm
Medford Area High School Medford Wisc
100s of Quilts created by area quilters, Wallhanging and Misc items all judged
by you the viewer. Feature category for 2014 is Applique (hand or machine) quilts. 20+ Quilting Vendors, demos, great food and fun for all ages.
All free to the public, donations appreciated.
Betty Herrell 715-360-2674