Antigo Area Weekend Activities|
The annual Junior Women’s Club craft fair, a fall highlight, leads events across the northwoods this weekend.
The days ahead will also bring harvest festivals and dinners, entertainment and a rather different breast cancer fund-raising event at Exclusively Schroeder’s.
A look ahead, taken from the Antigo Daily Journal’s advertising columns, follows:
Eight-year-old Julianna Bauknecht, the founder of Caring Paws, an organization devoted to raising funds for the shelter, will host a “new item” rummage sale and raffle at the shelter, Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There will also be Peroutka’s hot dogs and homemade barbecues and children’s games.
Raffle items, with tickets priced at $1 each, include a lottery ticket basket, a waived adoption fee from the Langlade County Humane Society for an approved recipient, free grooming session at Pampered Paws in Antigo, dog toy basket, bowling party at North Star Lanes, and a charcoal grill package.
White Lake High School is celebrating homecoming this week, highlighted by tonight’s football game and Saturday’s dance.
The court includes King Dylan Korvela and Queen Lexie Kegley; Paige Clay and Gary Doemel, freshmen representatives; sophomore representative Dani Kubacki accompanied by senior Joe Kubacki in the absence of a sophomore football player; junior representatives Lizzie Schultz and Jake Wegner; and senior Princess and Prince Samantha Wickersheim and Brandon Helmer.
Today is Spirit Day, with an afternoon pep rally. At 7 p.m. the Elcho-White Lake Wolverines will play the Niagara Northern Elite in a gridiron contest. A bonfire will follow.
Saturday will feature the homecoming dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Cost is $3 for singles, $5 per couple and $2 for spectators. There will be a lock-in from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
The Antigo Junior Woman’s Club will present its 38th annual Craft and Trade Show Saturday at Langlade County Fairgrounds.
The show will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will be a raffle, bake sale, food and refreshments in addition to the wide variety of vendors.
Admissions are $2 at the door or $1 with donation of a non-perishable food item. Children under 10 are free with an adult.
SS. Mary and Hyacinth Catholic Church will hold its 13th annual Harvest Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the Third Avenue church.
Festivities kick off Saturday following the 4 p.m. Mass with a birthday bash for Rev. Dave Schmidt. There will be burgers, brownies, brats, baby reds and beer available for purchase along with complimentary birthday cake.
On Sunday, events will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will include a special welcome to Rev. Alvan Amadi together with a traditional sit-down dinner featuring tender roast beef with mashed potatoes and gravy, pork and sauerkraut, home-grown carrots and dessert along with apple or pumpkin pie for $8.50. A hot dog plate will also be available for $3.
Activity rooms will be open from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will include bakery and candy, Grandma’s Attic, Country Store, crafts, children’s games, Bangles and Beads, silent auction and more.
BRAS FOR A CAUSE
Exclusively Schroeder’s will celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Bras for a Cause, contest to choose the best blinged-out bra, through Oct. 25.
Get your decorated bra in now for a chance to win a $50, $25 or $10 gift card.
Voting continues through Friday, Oct. 25. Each vote costs $1, place five votes and get 20 percent off an item of your choice.
All the vote proceeds and 10 percent of Oct. 25 sales will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Celebrate the winners on Oct. 25 with bra cookies and pink wine.
Antigo High School will host its annual variety show tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Volm Theater. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Enjoy Comedy Night at Vickie and the Vets Saturday. Roger Radley is back with a new show. Tickets are $25 and include dinner from 6 to 7 p.m. with choice of prime rib or shrimp and the show at 8 p.m.
A benefit for Carmen Champion will be held Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m. at Bad Habit Bar in Neva. All proceeds will go into the Carmen Champion Trust, Jane Bessette, trustee.
North Star Casino will host Copper Box playing zydeco polka in the Groove nightclub tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Headquarters II is continuing its Saturday theme nights. This week is Mafia night and Monster Mash on Oct. 26.
Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “Prisoners,” rated R, “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2,” rated PG, and “Gravity,” rated PG-13.
“Prisoners” is being screened Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
“Meatballs” can be seen Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
“Gravity” is playing Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
North Central Sales Auctions will host an auction at the Norma Rabe home, W6940 Hwy. 64, Polar, on Sunday beginning at 11:30 p.m. There will be dozens of treasures, including antiques, collectibles, sporting goods, lawn and garden and clean household items.
A multi-family garage sale will take place on Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, at Shafel’s. Go three miles north of Antigo on Highway 45 and turn right on Highway I. Shafel’s will be the first place.
A moving sale will be held at 112 Sunset Drive today, Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Items include a riding lawn mower, electric start snowblower, entertainment center, tools, maple bunk beds, Christmas decorations and more.
St. Peter Lutheran Church on Highway S will host its annual harvest dinner on Sunday beginning at 11:30 a.m. The menu will include family-style turkey and dressinn and all the trimmings. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages six to 12. There will also be a harvest sale.
The Antigo Elks Lodge will host a spaghetti dinner on Monday, 5 to 7 p.m., at the lodge. Enjoy spaghetti with meat sauce, hot garlic bread, salad, ice cream, coffee and milk.
Celebrate Oktoberfest at Swartzendruber’s Supper Club through October. Authentic German food and beer will be served Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Antigo Visual Artists presents “Faces of ACT,” a selection of photos from Antigo Community Theater taken by Jim Martinsen in the AVA gallery now through Nov. 8. The exhibition may be viewed during regular Langlade County Historical Society Museum hours, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays.
The Woodson Art Museum in Wausau offers “Birds in Art 2013” on view through Nov. 10. Admission is free.
Faith United Church of Christ will continue is Four Seasons pipe organ concerts with Rob Perkins performing Friday Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.
The Antigo school district will host a transition fair for students with disabilities and their parents on Monday, 5 to 7 p.m., in the high school commons. Representatives from a variety of organizations will be on hand to discuss various services and resources available to help the students complete high school and pursue higher education. There will be a free baked potato bar and Culver’s custard along with door prizes.
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