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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
Winter’s chill may have arrived a bit early, but the weekend event calendar sizzls sizzles across the region.

See details of all the Halloween activities on today’s front page. A look at other events, including a tribute to veterans, dining opportunities, and a great adult comedy from Antigo Community Theater,taken from the Antigo Daily Journal’s advertising columns, follows:


All are invited to join in a special program honoring veterans on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. at Vickie and the Vets, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary clubhouse, at 1216 Elm St.

Gary Hartl will be master of ceremonies. There will be an opening ceremony with color guard, USO show by Trillium of Minocqua, fallen comrade table, memorabilia booths and raffles. Featured speakers will be Jim Campbell representing the Never Forgotten Honor Flight, 35th District Rep. Mary Czaja and 12th District Sen. Tom Tiffany.

Enjoy a soup and sandwich special for $6

All proceeds will benefit Never Forgotten Honor Flight.


Grandview Orchard is hosting an after-the-harvest celebration on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Orchard off Highway F.

The festival is designed to celebrate 55 years of being in business and reward customers for their loyalty. Get apple cider for $5.55 a gallon; enter to win $55.55 for a 55 cents donation; and buy Wealthy, McIntosh, Haralsons or Cortlands for the 1958 price of $1.45 a half-peck plus 55 cents, with your $5.55 purchase of any variety.

Also available for sale will be Ourada’s potatoes, Hofrichter’s pumpkins, squash and other vegetables.

Refreshments will include baked apples with toppings served by the Antigo FFA Chapter, apple pie and ice cream and catering by the Nueske’s food wagon.

The Stone Soup Brothers will perform from 1 to 5 p.m. and there will be opportunities to meet a real celebrity, Johnny Appleseed. A Halloween costume parade and judging contest is slated for 4 p.m.

Activities include an apple pie baking contest; demonstrations of cider-making, tree-grafting and apple grading; guided walking tours to the scenic lookout; petting zoo, and apple guessing contest


Exclusively Schroeder’s is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Bras for a Cause, contest to choose the best blinged-out bra today with special prices, bra cookies and pink wine.

Each vote for the best blinged-out bra costs $1. Place five votes and get 20 percent off an item of your choice. All the vote proceeds and 10 percent sales will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation.


Antigo Community Theater will present “Mid-Life? The Crisis Musical” dinner theater on Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 2 and 3 at the Edison Club.

Diner seating on Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 will be at 6 and 7 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m. The Nov. 3 show will be an afternoon performance with dinner at 4 and 5 p.m. and the show at 6 p.m.

The dinner and show, offering a full buffet, is $25 per person. There are also a limited number of show-only tickets available for $10. Get your reservations now at Neve’s Floors to Go & Furniture.


North Star Mohican Casino at Bowler will host Led West playing a variety of music in the Groove nightclub tonight and in the bingo hall Saturday at 8 p.m.

Headquarters II is continuing its Saturday theme nights. This week is Monster Mash.


Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are “Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa,” rated R, and “Gravity,” rated PG-13.

Screenings for both movies are 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.


Lange Auction will conduct an auction on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at W17330 Church Road, Birnamwood. There will be real estate, personal property, shop equipment and much more available.


A youth hoops clinic is slated Saturday for girls and boys in kindergarten through fourth grade in the Antigo Middle School gymnasium. Sign-up for girls ages kindergarten through fourth grade and boys, K-2, starts at 8:30 a.m. with the clinic to follow. Sign-up for boys grades three to four will be at 10 a.m. followed by the clinic. A total of six Saturday clinics will be held. Fee is $25 per person or $35 per family.

There will be tryouts for the fifth through eighth grade boys traveling teams on Tuesdays in the multi-purpose room at the Middle School, fifth and sixth grade hit the hardwoods at 6:30 p.m. with seventh and eighth grade at 7:15 p.m.

Country 106 radio will have a live broadcast of the Antigo Red Robins WIAA Division 3 football playoff tonight. The Robins take on Waupaca, at Waupaca, at 7 p.m. Pregame begins at 6:30 p.m.


The Knights of Columbus Hall will be serving chicken dinners on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get two pieces for $6 and four pieces for $8. Both come with all the trimmings.

Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club will serve its monthly dinner, open to the public, on Wednesday beginning at 5 p.m. Enjoy a roast ham dinner with mashed potatoes, carrots, salad bar, dessert and beverage in the Jack LaMar Pavilion.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church in White Lake will host its annual harvest dinner on Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The menu will include pork, beef, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, salad bar and dessert. Cost is $8 for adults and $3 for children under 13. Those under 3 may eat free.

The Antigo Elks Lodge will have ladies night out on Thursday. Come in a costume for a chance to win prizes. Social hour will be at 5 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. The menu will include breast of chicken over penne pasta with garlic sauce, vegetable medley, tossed salad, parmesan breadsticks and Witch’s Hat ice cream for dessert.

The Edison Club Event Center now offers Friday night fish frys, featuring choice of haddock, shrimp, steak and shrimp, tenderloin or pizza. Serving starts at 4:30 p.m.

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Swartzendruber’s Supper Club through the end of the month. 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 its Four Seasons pipe organ concerts with Rob Perkins performing tonight at 7 p.m.

Come celebrate the completion of the fourth Habitat for Humanity home completed in Antigo on Saturday at an open house and program hosted by Thrivent Builds, Mid-Wisconsin Chapter and Thrivent Financial Rep. Gary Kieper. The home, with unique concrete construction, is located at 156 Berner St. Dedication and blessing will take place at 2 p.m. with the open house to follow until 5 p.m.

Northwoods Country Store, Aniwa, is celebrating its one-year anniversary on Saturday. There will be free coffee and homemade donuts and a free bag of pancake mix or paring knife with a $15 purchase. Lots of new items will be on display including baking mixes, New Roots coffee, Deluce Snak-Ens Mix, Happy Shapes cereal, buckwheat flour, Radiatore pasta and more. Saturday hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Forest County Potawatomi will host a job fair on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Executive Building off Everybody’s Road, Crandon. Dress for success and bring a resume. Come and see what the Potawatomi’s 35-plus departments have to offer.

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612 Superior Street
Antigo, WI 54409
Phone: 715-623-4191
Fax: 715-623-4193
Mail to: Fred Berner
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612 Superior Street,
Antigo, WI 54409
Phone: 715-623-4191
Fax: 715-623-4193
Mail to: Fred Berner
MapOnUs Location: (local)

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