September 19th – Lakewood Festi-Fall Celebrate fall in the Northwoods! Music, crafts, food vendors throughout the Town of Lakewood. Live performances and over 45 vendors with unique crafts/ produce starting at 9:00am-4:00pm. For more information, call 715-276-3473 or email northernperks@ yahoo.com.
September 26th – Oconto Harvest Fest Crafts, seasonal produce, kids’ activities, food and music fill the downtown area of Oconto from 10:00am3:00pm. Main Street will be closed off from Huron Ave to Millidge Street. No admission for public to attend. For more information, contact Kathy at 920-835-5348. Sponsored by the Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce.
September 19th – Mountain Duck Races Located at the Everbreeze Resort. Tickets are sold at many local businesses before the day of the race and can also be purchased the day of the race at the Breeze. Purchase a duck for $5 and you have a chance to win $500! The fun begins at 2:00pm with music, food, refreshments, and raffles. The race itself begins at 4:00pm. You do not have to be present to win.
September TBD – Oconto Oconto Lions Fundraiser Packer Party Tailgate-style food/prizes at $10 per person from 11:00am to 4:00pm at the Oconto Legion Golf Course, 532 Jefferson Street, Oconto. For more information, contact Gary Zahn at 920-835-2647. Proceeds to benefit local Lions and State charities.
September 26th – Lakewood Toys for Joy Ride Motorcycle, car, truck ride sponsored by Prospect Lodge that benefits local children through the Christmas Heart Tree program at the Lakewood Super Valu. Participants are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy, or a $15 entry fee. The ride goes about 75-100 miles stopping at 2-3 places along the way before heading back to Prospect Lodge for a meal and raffles. For more information, please call 715-276-7222. September 26th – Oconto Falls Run for the Trails Starting at 8:00am at the ST Paper Stadium, 210 N Farm Road, Oconto Falls. The Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 5th annual Run for the Trails. Event includes a timed 1/2 Marathon run, 10K run & 5K run or walk through beautiful Oconto Falls. The 1/2 Marathon and 10K courses will wind through the beautiful wooded trail, scenic neighborhood roads and riverfront views. Proceeds from this event go to the Run for the Trails Fund, which will be used to create & maintain a recreational trail system throughout the Oconto Falls area. To register online visit www.runsignup.com/runforthetrails.com. For more information, visit OcontoFallsChamber.com or call 920-846-8306.
October – Chase Revenge Returning in October 2019 to the Chase Stone Barn, 8246 County Hwy S, be ready to be taken out of your comfort zone as you walk through the 6,000 sq. feet attraction featuring an indoor waiting/holding area with 4 screen video walls. You will be set loose through the 115-year-old barn and travel through multiple rooms with terrifying consequences. Revenge is for the true horror fanatic. For more information, go to revengehaunt.com.
October 10th – Crooked Lake Oktoberfest Begins at 11am 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 hayrides through picturesque Crooked Lake and meat raffle that begins at 1:00pm. A delicious dinner that includes roasted pork, stuffing, sauerkraut, applesauce, German potato salad, baby red potatoes, marble rye bread and black forest cake will be served from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Throughout the day, music will be supplied by local favorite disc jockey, Whitey. Bring your lederhosen and come join in the fun! For more information, call Cassie at 715-276-6196. October 17th – Mountain Oconto County Handicapped Citizens Halloween Party Starting at 11:00am till 3:00pm at the Bill Lazansky Building in Mountain. Music, dancing, lunch and costume judging! For more information, call 715-276-7008.
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September 25th-27th – Townsend 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 9am2pm. All located at the Townsend Town Hall. For more information, call 715-276-6650.
October 3rd – Townsend Fall Color Ride with Red Arrow Snowmobile ATV Club and Corn Roast Hosted by Old Town Hall Bar & Restaurant The Old Town Hall Bar and Restaurant, 17767 State Hwy 32, in Townsend is having their annual Family Fun Booyah Day. Booyah will be ready at 4pm and will be free. Here’s your chance to get some of the best Booyah in the Northwoods! Old Town Hall has invited the Red Arrow Snowmobile ATV club to hold a meat raffle and fall color ATV/UTV ride that day. The ATV/UTV fall color ride will leave the Old Town Hall at 9:30 that morning and will return before 2pm. At that time, Red Arrow will start the all meat raffle fundraiser. Proceeds from the meat raffle will go directly towards maintaining grooming equipment and improving trails in the Townsend area. Red Arrow is responsible for about 65 miles of snowmobile trails and 15 miles of ATV/UTV trails, including the Nicolet State Recreational Trail through Townsend. Everyone is welcome to attend.
October – Abrams Trail of Terror Discover the terror that looms in the northern woods of Wisconsin. The longest haunted trail in Wisconsin with over 20 acres of eerie woodland. The trail is open in October. Located at 4295 County Hwy J, Oconto. For more information, go to www.TrailOfTerrorWI.org. October TBD – Oconto Falls Treat and Greet Halloween event at HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, 855 S. Main Street. Open to all ages! Tour our campus and learn more about our services. Kids can trick-ortreat throughout the hospital. Refreshments served. Costumes encouraged.
October 29th – Mountain Sweet Street Held at the Mountain Community Center from 5:30pm6:30pm. All children are welcome. There’s trick-ortreating, hot dogs, picture taking, and seeing your friends! Anyone wishing to pass out treats is asked to come between 5pm and 5:15pm to get set up. October 31st – Townsend McCaslin Lioness Children’s Halloween Party Starting at 4:30pm-6:00pm at the Townsend Town Hall. Join us for treats and costume judging. November 19th-22nd – Wabeno Four Old Broads Wabeno Area Players presents Four Old Broads: retired burlesque queens take a sassy seniors’ Caribbean cruise. Need we say more?! For more information, please call 715-473-5466 or go to wabenoareaplayers.org.