Activities and events taken from http://www.ocontocounty.org/events/. and our Spur of the Moment Ranch area news for 2019.
April 20th – Lakewood
Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
Easter egg hunt at the Lakewood Town Hall starting at 11:00am and for children from the ages of 4012. Contact Sandy for more information at 715-276-3377. Sponsored by the McCaslin Lioness.
May 7th – McCaslin Lioness Spring Fashion Show – A fun evening that sells out quickly! Cocktails, dinner, door prizes, raffles and great fashions from local shops! Located at Waubee Lake Lodge in Lakewood starting at 5:00pm. Please contact Cyndi for more information at 715-276-3473.
May 17-19th – Amoterra’s Wellness Fair
Come join us for a weekend of fantastic mini-samplings of holistic treatments and wellness sessions, mini-classes, and more! Mini-sample sessions include massage, energy work including Reiki, intuitive readings, spiritual counseling, reflexology, crystal healing, intuitive painting, and more! In addition, several of our practitioners have also made themselves available for private, individual full sessions at reduced rates.
A wide variety of products, including gemstones, jewelry, candles, soaps, essential oils, and more will also be available for purchase! Fri & Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-2pm. All located at the Townsend Town Hall. For more information call 715-276-6650.
May 25th – Oconto Falls – Dash O.F. Color
Dash O.F. Color is a non-timed 5K run/walk that is fun for the entire family! People of all ages will enjoy a stroll through town while they get covered with color! Run/Walk will start at 9am at Memorial Field in Oconto Falls (601 E. Central Ave). Contact Stephanie 920-604-4020.
May 26th – Townsend – Cabin Fever Meltdown
Food, refreshments, music, raffles and fun at the Sunset Bar & Grill in Townsend starting at noon. Contact Tom for more information 715-276-7007.
May 26th – Lakewood – McCaslin Lioness Fair
Come and kick off the summer in the Northwood’s starting at 10:00am-3:00pm at the Lakewood Town Hall. There is something for everyone at this fun event. Enjoy a family fun day featuring a variety of vendor booths, independent crafters, a silent auction, raffles, kids’ games, bouncer and great food. Free admission. For more information contact 715-850-2210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 27th – Mountain Memorial Day Parade – The parade starts at the Old Mountain School House and proceeds down Cty Hwy W starting at 12:00pm.
June 6th – Townsend -Old Town Hall Bar & Restaurant Annual Pig Roast
Annual pig roast at Old Town Hall Bar & Restaurant in Townsend. ATV ride with the Red Arrow Snowmobile ATV Club. Meat raffles throughout the day. For more information call 920-960-6823.
June 15th – Annual Nicolet Walk/Run – Walk around Maiden Lake in the heart of the Nicolet Forest, Mountain, WI. Proceeds from this event will be donated to our local volunteer emergency services. Since the event began we have donated over $83,250. Venue located at 15618 Maiden Lake Road (Nicolet Plastics). For more information contact: 715-276-4200 or visit www.nicoletwalkrun.com.
June 22nd – Lena – 8th Annual Family Farm Day
This is a FREE event! No admission or parking fees! Bring the whole family! Enjoy baby animals, kid’s train rides, pasture walks, Organic Valley and Organic Prairie Products, and much more! Starting at 10:00am-3:00pm at 6366 Fredrickson Road, Lena. Activities include: Pasture walks, hay rides, local food vendors, organic valley products, homemade ice-cream, square-foot & container gardening, bee-keeping, butter making, horse wagon rides and more! For more information, call 920-834-4587 or visit www.norskfarm.com.
June 28th – Oconto Falls – Summer Sunset Concert Series – Music by the River featuring Subject 2 Change
Pull up your lawn chair and relax by the river as you enjoy your top tunes performed live by area bands. Music will continue until the sun sets over the Oconto River. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase on the grounds. No carry-ins. Located at the East Side Beach from 6:00pm-9:00pm in Oconto Falls. For more information go to www.ocontofallschamber.com.
June 30th – Mountain Fireworks Celebration – The day starts with a craft fair at 10:00am, horseshoes at 10:00am, pool tournament at 11:00am, DJ music from noon to 7:00pm, Just Havin Fun Band from 7:00pm to 11:00pm with fireworks at dusk! Food, fun, refreshments, meat wheel and bouncy houses for the kids! All located at the Bill Lazansky Community Building in Mountain.
July 4th – Gillett Civic Club 4th of July Celebration – Annual celebration at Zippel Park in Gillett. Antique, classic car and truck show, parade, fireworks, live music, food and refreshments. Fireworks on the 4th at dusk! For more information call Stu at 920-373-1050. Find us on Facebook!
July 4th – Fireworks Extravaganza – Fireworks at dusk at the ball park in Townsend!! Parade starting at noon with floats, bands and prizes (Ruth at 715-276-9563) Kid’s games starting at 5:00pm at the ball park for ages 12 and under. Food and refreshments served on the grounds. Arts and Crafts at the Townsend Fire Garage from 10:00am-4:00pm. For more information contact Janet at 715-276-6427.
July 4th – Breeds Sportsman’s Club Parade – Starting at the Breed Family Park in downtown Breed at noon. Music, food and refreshments on the grounds with kid’s bike giveaways and meat wheel. Contact Arnie at 920-842-4419
July 11th – Watermelon Eating Contest – Join in some good old-fashioned fun! Kids up to 12 years of age can compete in the watermelon eating contest! Starting at 1:00pm at the Lakewood Memorial Park and Pavilion. Prizes awarded. Please contact Dave for more information at 715-276-6678.
July 13th – 15th – Lakewood Mardi Gras
July 19th-22nd – The Dastardly Doctor Devereaux – Wabeno Area Players presents “The Dastardly Doctor Devereaux”. For more information go to www.wabenoareaplayers.org. $15 per ticket at the Wabeno High School, 4325 Branch Street, Wabeno.
July 21st – Doty Fire Department Picnic – Come have some fun with us from 11:00am-8:00pm! Music, food, ice cream, raffles and corn hole tournament. Proceeds to be used to purchase new equipment for the department. All located at the Doty Fire Department and Town Hall on Hwy T.
July 28th – Annual Wienerfest North – Starting at 11:00am-7:00pm at the Lakewood Pavilion. All proceeds go to benefiting troops & veterans. Honor guard presenting colors at noon. Please come rain or shine and help support our troops and veterans. For more information contact Sandy at 715-276-2582.
August 4th – Lakes Country Arts & Crafts Show – 280 booths occupied by 215 vendors all offering original work starting at 9:00-3:00pm! Free admission to event. Food and refreshments will be available on grounds at the Lakewood Town Hall and Activity Center in Lakewood. For more information contact 715-276-3956. Please no pets allowed. Sponsored by the McCaslin Lions.
August 4th – Luau on the Beach – Come join in the fun! Paddle boat races with a twist. Registration for races begins at 3:00pm, races start at 4:00pm. 2 person teams are $10 per person – 100% payout. Boats are provided. Karaoke on the beach from 6:00pm-11:00pm with a limbo contest at 9:00pm. Bring your own lawn chair and have a great time! All at Birch Hill Resort in Townsend. For more information please call Dawn at 715-276-6195.
August 4th – Schoolhouse Bar Annual Corn Roast – Come on out for some “recess”. Live music, serving brats, burgers and your favorite cold beverages. Free corn starting at noon at the Schoolhouse Bar in Mountain.
August 18th – Hidden Bear Trail ATV Club Fundraiser – Held at Animal’s Bear Trail Inn from noon to 6:00 pm. Animal’s Bear Trail Inn is located at the corner of Hwy 64 & Hwy T in Mountain WI (Township of Doty). The event will include over 100 – $1.00 meat raffles with 3 prizes for each raffle. There will also be a Gun Raffle, 50-50 raffles and other raffles throughout the day. The HBT ATV Club will also be serving great food cooked by our own chef’s Dave & Con-Bon. There will also be refreshments served outside throughout the event. At 6:00 pm we will be drawing the winner of our cash raffle. These cash raffle tickets can be purchased prior to the event at Animal’s Bear Trail Inn, Halfway Bar in Mountain, The School House Bar & Grill in Mountain and at Anderson’s Supper Club in Lakewood or by contacting Jim Wisneski, Secretary HBT ATV club at 920-562-7872 or via email at email@example.com. Last year’s grand prize for the cash raffle was $4000.00 with a total payout of $12,250.00. There is a limited amount of tickets, tickets go on sale in the beginning of April. The fundraiser is open to the public. If you would like to join the HBT ATV Club please visit our website at www.hiddenbeartrailatvclub.com.
August 19th – St. Mary’s of the Lake 22nd Annual Parish Picnic – Start your day with our outdoor polka mass at 10:00am in the grounds behind the church then follow the Marosek Brothers band over to the Lakewood Pavilion for a day of fun! Raffles, games, brats, burgers, nachos, cotton candy, ice cream cones and our famous booyah and Fr. Philip’s Famous Egg Rolls. Dance to the music, enjoy a bite to eat and enjoy this great day of family fun. Starting at 11:00am-4:00pm at the Lakewood Pavilion.
August 25th – 5th Annual Pork’n Beans Invitational Mini Golf Outing – Registration starting at 11:00am at the Sleepy Hollow Mini Golf Course in Townsend, shot gun start at noon. Raffles and refreshments. 2 per teams, $25 per team. Pre-register by calling 715-276-6195. Dinner, more raffles and fun after golf at My Bar/Birch Hills Resort in Townsend. In memory of Terry Rank.
Fall 2018 – Taste of Oconto County – 26th Annual tasting event starting at 1:00pm-4:00pm at Romy’s Holiday Inn in Kelly Lake. Purchase your ticket at the door and receive a complimentary wine glass! Once inside, try samples from area businesses and restaurants. Bucket raffles, 50/50 raffles, paddle wheel and silent auctions will be held throughout the day. Contact Debbie at 920-848-6368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 1st – Annual Red Arrow Snowmobile Clun Corn Roast – Annual corn roast at the Old Town Hall Bar and Restaurant in Townsend. Free sweet corn, meat raffle, food, beverages, big ticket raffle drawings and music. For more information visit www.redarrowtownsend.com.
September 1st – Riverview Fire Department Corn Roast – Free corn all day! Fun for the kids and adults with food, bucket drops, spin the wheel and music! Located at the Fire Department, 15408 WI-32, Mountain. Contact the Fire Department at 715-276-9069.
September 2nd – Lakewood Firefighter’s 33rd Annual Picnic – Music, food, raffles and free sweet corn! Starting at noon till 8:00pm at the Lakewood Pavilion. For more information call Randy at 715-276-7222.
September 15th – Festi-Fall – Celebrate fall in the Northwoods! Music, crafts, food, vendors throughout the Town of Lakewood. For more information contact Cyndi at 715-276-3473 or email email@example.com.
October 13th – Oktoberfest – Begins at 11 AM with crafters and Beer Garden at the Crooked Lake Community Center, 15445 Cty Hwy W. There will be minnow races for young and old, free pumpkin decorating for the children, free hay rides through picturesque Crooked Lake and a meat raffle that begins at 1:00. A delicious dinner which includes, roasted pork, stuffing, sauerkraut, applesauce, German potato Salad, baby red potatoes, marble rye bread and black forest cake will be served from 1 – 5. Throughout the day, music will be supplied by the local favorite disc jockey, Whitey. Bring your lederhosen and come join in the fun. For more information call Cassie at 715-276-6196.
November 15th-18th – A Deadly Habit: The Superbowl Massacre – Wabeno Area Players presents “A Deadly Habit: The Superbowl Massacre”. For more information go to www.wabenoareaplayers.org. $15 per ticket at the Madonna Hall, 1793 Elm Ave, Wabeno.
November 25th – Lakewood Christmas Tree Lighting – Join us for the lighting ceremony of the Christmas tree in Lakewood. Takes place on Hwy 32 and St. Mary’s Road in Lakewood. Hot chocolate and caroling!
December 1st – Riverview Christmas Tree Lighting – 30+ lighted trees adopted by local businesses with many of the trees complete with decorations. Inside the community center the children are welcomed into a winter wonderland called Santa’s Village where they can share their Christmas list with Santa. Free ice skates available for use on the family rink, dependent upon weather. All starting at 4:00pm-7:00pm at the Town of Riverview Community Center. For more information call 715-850-1473.