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Spring has sprung across the northwoods, with motorcycle rides, sporting events and plenty of activities to please every taste.

A look ahead, taken from the Antigo Daily Journal’s advertising columns, follows:

SPRING RIDES

Rick’s 45 Roadhouse will host its fourth annual spring ride Saturday at noon. There will be bike blessing with Rev. Charles Hoffmann at 3:30 p.m.

Veterans of America, MC invites everyone with trucks, cars or bikes to the fourth annual Armed Forces Day ride on Saturday leaving from Bad Habit Bar in Neva. Registration is at 11 a.m. with the ride at noon. There will be live music by Siren, free food, raffles and drawings. All proceeds will go to local veterans.

ENTERTAINMENT

Antigo High School choirs will present their spring concert, “At the Movies,” on Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Volm Theater. It will feature songs from the James Bond movies as well as “Brave,” Funny Girl” and “West Side Story” and selections from the conference music festival where both groups received straight first-place ratings. A reception will follow. Tickets are $1 for students and $2 for adults.

Headquarters II hosts karaoke at 9 p.m., along with two-fers, every Thursday. There’s also happy hour every weekday, 3 to 6 p.m. Get ready for live music with Hyde tonight and beer pong on Saturday.

Bad Habit Bar in Neva will feature live music with the great local band “Siren” Saturday starting at 8 p.m.

SPORTS

Riverview Golf Course will begin league play after Memorial Day. Men’s 9-Hole League starts May 29 and Couple’s League on June 3. Sign up now at 715 623-2663.

Red Robin Baseball will host family day at Kretz Park on Saturday, when Antigo takes on Mosinee in an 11 a.m. match-up. There will be deals on hot dogs, burgers and popcorn along with raffles and drawings. There will also be player and parent introductions and a chance to meet the Red Robin mascot.

The state Department of Natural Resources will offer a variety of free fun days, with no registration required, on June 1 and 2. Hit an ATV trail, enjoying fishing, or try out a state trail fee-free with no license required that weekend. On June 2, admission fees will also be waived in state parks.

It’s barely spring but the Antigo Gridiron Club is already thinking about fall football. The club will meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Schofield Stadium.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “Star Trek Into the Darkness,” “Iron Man 3,” both rated PG-13.

Screenings for both movies are Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9:15 p.m., Sunday through Thursday at 5:30 and 7:45 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

CLEAN-UP DAYS

The town of Rolling will host a special clean-up on Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, at the town hall. Acceptable items include normal bagged household garbage, furniture, mattresses, old clothes, and household metal items such as wash machines and dishwashers. There will be a charge for tires. Non-acceptable items include appliances that contain Freon, building demolition materials, yard waste, boats, batteries, waste oil, liquid petroleum products, microwaves, computers, televisions and hazardous waste.

SALES

Everyone is invited to Spring Valley Elementary School’s vendor fair and art show will be held Tuesday, 3 to 7 p.m., in the school’s gymnasium. Vendors will include Tupperware, Wildtree, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One, Scentsy, Forward Photography, Lia Sophia, L’Bri, Miche, Value Denim, Arts E Nature, Uppercase Living and Paparazzi. There will be face painting and kids’ activity tables. The event is sponsored by the Spring Valley Parent-Teacher Organization. Each vendor will donate a portion of their profits to the school.

Phlox Art Glass Studio, located two miles north of Phlox on Highway S, will hold its spring open house on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be new designs and gifts for weddings, birthdays, graduation, confirmation and more. There will also be creative designs to add sparkle to any garden.

The final chapter in the history of the Wolf River Lodge at Langlade concludes Saturday. Staff from Silver Birch Ranch, which purchased the aging facility early this year, are conducting an “everything goes” estate sale at the lodge through today, offering a mix of antiques, treasures and perhaps some items that fall into the more mundane category. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, or until everything is gone.

Langlade Hospital Auxiliary is holding its annual garage sale today and Saturday, at W9515 Hwy. F, east of the hospital. Watch for the balloons. There will be something for everyone.

A huge garage and moving sale will be held Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 1335 Western Avenue, just south of the Highway 64 bypass. Clothing, household items, toys, a fishing boat and a speed boat will all be sold.

A neighborhood sale is being held today until 7 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mach’s, located at 3276 Hwy. HH, and Mach/Musolff, 4779 Hwy. G. Rare furniture, plants, power tools, clothing, sporting goods and much more will be sold.

Cali’s multi-family garage sale takes place today until 7 p.m. and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 712 Second Ave. Bring an item for the shelter and receive 50 cents off your purchase. There will be bikes, skates, roller blades, a Barbie car, dolls, children’s books, household items, decorative seasonal items and much more. Cali will be serving lemonade.

A rummage sale will be held today until 7 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, at the Rolling town hall located on Highway G. Tons of name brand children’s and adult clothing, Coach purses, Barbie items, a Playstation 2 with controllers and games, books, furniture and much more will be offered.

DINING

Antigo Elks Lodge will present Ladies Night Out on Wednesday. There will be a social hour at 5 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. along with door prizes and raffles. The menu will include garden salad, bacon-wrapped filet mignon with crab sauce, baked potato, steamed green beans and a special dessert.

A brat and hamburger fry to benefit Wyatt, three-year-old grandson of Mary and Bill Burt, will be held Friday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wagner’s Shell on Antigo’s south side. All proceeds will go to support Ataxia-Telangiectasia research and Wyatt and his family.

Vickie and the Vets will be serving its monthly barbecued ribs special tonight, 4:30 to 8 p.m.

OTHER EVENTS

Antigo Visual Arts presents the printmaking art of “Jim Rowe: A Hometown Treasure” in the gallery at the Langlade County Historical Society Museum through May 30. The gallery is open Thursdays through Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Whimsical & Wild bentwood and screenprints are on display through June 16 at the Woodson Art Museum in Wausau. There is always free admission.

McDougal’s Farm will have its unique greenhouse open for two weekends only, May 17-19 and 24-26 featuring a wide variety of organically grown plants. There will be door prizes given away daily and, on Sundays, a free growing and drying herbs workshop at 1 p.m. The greenhouse is located at W10835 Bluebell Rd., Deerbrook. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

WiseMama’s presents “Awaken Your Senses with Essential Oils” on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Chiropractic and Wellness. Dr. Amy Stuber will lead the discussion. It is free and open to the public. Please RSVP at 715 623-5481.

A farewell party for George and Sylvia Cross, proprietors of The Palace of Mirrors will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Upham town hall in Summit Lake. Coffee and dessert will be served.

The Antigo school district will hold its recognition social on Wednesday at Swartzendruber’s Supper Club. Social hour and a hors d’oeuvres buffet begins at 5 p.m. with recognition at 6 p.m. Retirements, 25-year employees and outgoing board members will all be honored.


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