Winter Adventures bring a whole new perspective to the north woods. There is snowmobiling, cross country skiing, skating, ice fishing, ice fishing tournaments for the competitive adventurers, as well as quirky small town events sure to bring smiles and belly laughs to all those who watch or participate. Or if you just want to get away, curl up by a warm fire, drink some hot chocolate or a hot toddy, and immerse yourself in that book that you’ve been meaning to read check out… Spur of the Moment Ranch, LLC http://www.spurofthemomentranch.org/cabins/ as your lodging choice this winter. Specials run from now until end of April. Instead of locking yourself away until spring, try embracing the season, winter adventures await you and your friends and family.
FEBRUARY WINTER ADVENTURES
February 4 and February 5, 2017 – Red Arrow Fish-O-Ree (Townsend) Visit http://redarrowtownsend.com/ for more information.
February 4, 2017 – Farfromsnoozin Bed Races (Townsend) – North side of bridge on Townsend Flowage, For a video from previous races, check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JiZxUw3P-MI . Bed races at Birch Hills Resort in Townsend. For infor call 715-276-6195 or visit www.birchhillsresort.com.
February 11, 2017 – 53rd Annual Trump Lake Fish-O-Ree (Wabeno) – The 53rd Annual Trump Lake Fish-O-Ree will be held on February 11, 2017. Visit www.trumplake.org for more information.
February 11, 2017 – Townsend Volunteer Firefighter’s Sweetheart Dance (Townsend) Sponsored by and held at the Townsend Fire Department. Food refreshments and fun starting at 11:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Townsend Town Hall.
February 18, 2017 – 35th Annual Crooked Lake Volunteer Fire Department Fish-o-Rama (Crooked Lake) 8 AM-4 PM, Crooked Lake Community Building.
February 18-19, 2017 – Red Arrow Snowmobile ATV Club 42nd Annual Fish A Ree. The event will be held at the Townsend Town Hall located on HWY 32 in downtown Townsend. There will be a Fishing contest both days with prizes awarded in four categories. DJ Music, Food, Meat Raffles, liquid refreshemnts, and a big ticket raffle with lots of prizes. Saturday the event will run from 11 AM to 6 PM and Sunday from noon to 4 PM. All ticket drawings will be held at 3:30 on Sunday. The public is invited to come and join the fun. Contact: Gary 920-960+6823.
February 25, 2017 – 7th Annual Turkey Bowling on Ice (Riverview) 5 miles north of Mountain. Bowling on ice with frozen turkeys! There will be meat raffles, gift certificates, food, fun and music. Held at the Town of Riverview Ice Rink and enclosed pavilion, 15471 State HWY 32. For additional information please contact Karen, 920-323-0336.
February 25-26, 2017 – Doty Dog Days of Winter at Doty Town Hall. Upwards of fifty sled dog teams hailing from throughout the Midwest and beyond will converge on the Town of Doty for the Inaugural running of the Doty Dog Days of Winter, sled dog Race and Winter Festival. Races will start at 10:00 AM on Saturday and 9:00 AM on Sunday and continue throughout the day. Race start and finish is located at the Doty Community Center, 14899 County Road T, Mountain, WI 54149. Location is 1 mile North of State HWY 64 on County Road T. For more information contact Bob at 715-276-2320.
MARCH WINTER ADVENTURES
March 4, 2017 – Outhouse Races (Chute Pond) – Sign up by noon, races at 1 PM. 3 person teams, kids, adults, women, seniors. 13755 Lakeshore Lane, Mountain, WI, 715-276-7585.
March 4, 2017 – Pan Fish Derby (Waubee Lake) – Register Friday night or Saturday Morning starting at 8 AM. Contest ends at 3 PM. 18524 Powers Lane, Waubee Lake, 715-276-3582.
March 12, 2017 – Daylight Savings Time Begins
March 11, 2017 – Bear Paw Sugar Bush First Tap (Bear Paw Scout Camp) – Bear Paw Scout Camp, 14000 Bear Paw Camp Lane, Mountain, WI. For more information click http://www.bpsc.org/?page_id=151 or call (715) 276-6167.
March 17, 2017 – Bear Paw Sugar Bush STEM Weekend (Bear Paw Scout Camp) – Bear Paw Scout Camp, 14000 Bear Paw Camp Lane, Mountain, WI. For more information click http://www.bpsc.org/?page_id=151 or call (715) 276-6167.
March 18, 2017 – Bear Paw Sugar Bush One Day Program (Bear Paw Scout Camp) – Bear Paw Scout Camp, 14000 Bear Paw Camp Lane, Mountain, WI. For more information click http://www.bpsc.org/?page_id=151 or call (715) 276-6167.
March 30, 2017 – Bear Paw Sugar Bush STEM Weekend (Bear Paw Scout Camp) – Bear Paw Scout Camp, 14000 Bear Paw Camp Lane, Mountain, WI. For more information click http://www.bpsc.org/?page_id=151 or call (715) 276-6167.
APRIL SPRING ADVENTURES
April 1, 2017 – Bear Paw Sugar Bush All Day Program – Bear Paw Scout Camp, 14000 Bear Paw Camp Lane, Mountain, WI. For more information click http://www.bpsc.org/?page_id=151 or call (715) 276-6167.
April 1, 2017 – Hidden Bear Trail ATV Club Fun Day (Mountain) – 1-6 PM, Riverview Town Hall, 15406 Highway 32. Raffles, 50/50, food, beverages. Proceeds offset cost of ATV signs needed to open all Riverview Town Roads for ATV/UTV travel. http://hiddenbeartrailatvclub.com/
April 22, 2017 – Fashion Show (Lakewood) – 530 PM, Waubee Lodge, County F. Purchase tickets at Picket Fences in Lakewood or any McCauslin Lioness member.
April 22, 2017 – 11th Annual Spring Variety Show (Townsend) – 1:30 PM & 7 PM performances. Local acts, great fun. Proceeds go to help fund the local food pantry. For questions call Sue Rapp at 715-276-7317 or Ruth Benoit 715-276-9563.