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Santa is here, there and everywhere starting this weekend.

The Jolly old Elf arrived in Antigo on Wednesday night, capping a day of festivities, and he's got a very busy schedule for the 18 days leading up to Christmas Eve.

It's also the weekend to enjoy the Blue Canvas Orchestra at the Volm Theater, the Mattoon Christmas parade and much more.

Indeed the northwoods is flooded with Christmas happenings, so let's get started looking at what area advertisers are suggesting.

SANTA

Santa is taking up is regular hours at the Langlade County Historical Society Museum starting Saturday.

He'll be available for visits from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, sitting in his big red chair.

Then he takes a break, returning Friday, Dec. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15, 1 to 4 p.m.; weeknights Dec. 16, 18 and 19, 6 to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 21, 1 to 4 p.m.

Santa is coming to the village of Aniwa on Sunday. He'll be visiting the Community Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by for some crafts, cookies and juice.



BLUE CANVAS ORCHESTRA

The acclaimed Blue Canvas Orc
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Christmas comes to Antigo on Wednesday.

The annual chili cookoff and Christmas paradeâ€a true highlightâ€leads the events calendar as December and the holiday season arrives with a roar.

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

PARADE AND CHILI

The 22nd annual chili cookoff takes place Wednesday starting at 8 a.m. throughout the downtown. There are categories for traditional and roughneck varieties and everything must be prepared on the street.

Free samples will be handed out after 5:30 p.m. and awards and prizes presented.

As the chili gets consumed, stop by Yesterday's Sign Park for the community tree lighting at 6 p.m.

Santa will arrive in Antigo at the annual community Christmas Parade, which gets rolling at 6:30 p.m. Theme is “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree.”

AVA RECEPTION

Stop down at the Langlade County Historical Society Museum for Antigo Visual Artists' holiday arts and crafts sale now through Dec. 28. There are truly unique items you'll find nowhere else, produced by AVA artists of all ages. Most are priced under $100 and many under $50.

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It's not quite Christmas but for hunters and shoppers it comes close.

The opening weekend of the gun deer season will send hunters into the woods and bargain lovers into the stores, with only a brief pause on Thursday for Thanksgiving traditions.

And local retailers are responding with deals on everything from dining and crafts to new side-by-sides and trucks.

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

CRAFT SHOWS

Colleen's Craft Shed, 517 Clermont St., will hold a holiday open house on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be candle specials along with hand-sewn Raggedy Annies, primitive and seasonal items, raffles and free cookies and coffee.

Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 Fifth Ave., plans its Christmas bazaar on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bakery, crafts, gifts, Christmas Past and more will be available. Enjoy barbecues and baked potatoes with toppings for lunch.

North Star Lanes on Antigo's north side will host its annual widows weekend holiday craft and vendor show on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come for the shopping and enjoy cookies and the hot chocolate bar.

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There's a winter chill in the area, a sign that the northwoods is racing towards the holiday season.

The calendar shows it too, with the first of the holiday bazaars and the Peace Lutheran gala combining with a host of other events for a very busy weekend.

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

DIAMOND TRIBUTE

North Star Lanes presents Eric Diamond, Wisconsin's favorite Neil Diamond tribute and nostalgia show, tonight.

The music begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door.

PIANO GUYS

N.E.W. Piano Guys will bring their dueling pianosâ€Wisconsin-styleâ€to the Mattoon Community Hall on Saturday.

N.E.W. Piano Guys is Wisconsin's very own dueling piano entertainment, with a combined entertainment experience that covers practically every music genre. Their request-driven show incorporates comedy improvisation to create a one-of-a-kind experience.

Admission is $15 and tickets are available at Mattoon Market, Gilbert's Sentry and from Quinn Novy at 715 216-2792. They may also be reserved at lovemattoonpianoguys.bpt.me/.

SHINING THE LIGHT


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Solve the murder at Gladstone High and support the Langlade County Humane Society this weekend.

Saturday's murder mystery dinner is among the highlights of the first weekend of November, which also includes the opening of Antigo Community Theatre's musical production, “The Secret Garden.:”

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

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER

Langlade County Humane Society presents a 1980s Prom Murder Mystery Dinner on Saturday at “Gladstone High,” located at North Star Lanes.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with the mystery beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m.

Put on your thinking cap and your best 1980s prom garb and bring your guy, gal or group of friends. Enjoy the interactive and entertaining murder mystery experience while making a positive impact on the animals at the shelter.

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Advance tickets are available at the animal shelter and North Star Lanes.

SECRET GARDEN

Antigo Community Theatre will present “The Secret Garden” beginning today.

The abridged, family friendly length of the original, award wi
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