Events in the North Woods

Our Events in the Northwoods is posted on our website in the Adventure Area marked Events. Here are some of the favorites for 2018. There is no reason to stay home in the winter, granted the weather has been a little brutal but hibernating is not the answer. Come and join us, check out some of our great winter events, book a weekend or a few days at the ranch. Getaway, curl up around the fireplace, read a good book, order a Winter Snuggler to keep you warm. See you soon. 

Activities and events taken from and our Spur of the Moment Ranch area news for 2018.


January 6th – Everbreeze 32nd Annual Fish-O-Ree 13755 Lake Shore Lane in Mountain, for fun day filled with cash prizes, fishing prizes, raffles, food and refreshments. Contact 715-276-7585 for more information. 


February 3rd – Annual “FarFromSnoozin” Bed Races on the Ice at Birch Hills Resort, 16688 Nicolet Road, Townsend. The most fun you can have in your PJ’s. For more information Contact Dawn at 715-276-6195.

February 3rd – 4th – Doty Dog Days of Winter Sled Dog Race and Festival, held at Doty Town Hall, 14899 County Road T, in Mountain, WI.  check the link for more information. Photo courtesy of Aladino Mandoloi. 

February 11th – SIMPLY STEISAND featuring Carla Del Villaggio. Carla Del Villaggio is a multiple award-winning tribute artist entertaining audiences from Miami to Las Vegas to New York City presenting the music of the Greatest Star, the incomparable Barbra Streisand. From the hair down to the trademark nails, wearing meticulously detailed replicas of iconic concert gowns, Carla is Simply Streisand in every way. This amazing artist recreates the excitement and high energy vocals of Streisand’s most powerful numbers, while singing with the beauty and purity of sound essential for the ballads so closely associated with this greatest of all singing actresses. Mark your calendar for this “MUST SEE” event! Located at the Falls Area Performing Arts Center starting at 2:00pm, $40 per ticket.

February 17th – Annual Red Arrow Fish a Ree. 11AM to early evening. Fish Contest, Big ticket raffle, food, beverages, meat raffle and music.  Family friendly event.  Fishing contest-any fish caught within 20 mile radius of Townsend and caught the day of the event.  Event is held at the Townsend Town Hall.

February 17th – Wheeler Lake Ice Fisheree. Join us on Wheeler Lake for the annual Fisheree! Starting at 8:00am till 6:00pm at the Big Bay next to the boat landing on Wheeler Lake.  Fishing registration starts at 8:00am and activities start at 10:00am with live music by Chad Demuse and Paul Hanna from 11:00am to 6:00pm. $10 entry fee for fishing winning categories include: $100 longest northern, $100 longest combined 5 northern, 6 random $100 prizes cash raffle.  Tickets can be bought day of event or at local area restaurants.  Food and refreshments will be served.  This event is fun for all ages, lots of raffles and located on the snowmobile trail.

February 22-25th – Funny Little Thing Called Love. Wabeno Area Players presents “Funny Little Thing Called Love”. For more information go to $15 per ticket at the Madonna Hall, 1793 Elm Ave, Wabeno.

February 24th – Annual Turkey Bowling. At the Riverview Town Hall/Fire Department starting at 12:00pm. Get your 4 person teams registered, any age can bowl. Pre-register for $25 per team before February 15th at Mulligan’s or Half-Way Bar or $30 per team after February 15th.  Enjoy chili, sandwiches, beverages, raffles and more throughout the day! Ice grippers are encouraged.  For more information please contact Karen at 920-323-0336.

February 24th – 25th – Breeds Sportsman’s Club Fish Jamboree. Saturday from 11:00am-6:00pm and Sunday from 10:00am-4:00pm at the Breed Community Center, 11155 Highway 32. Fish prizes, cash raffles, meat wheel, food, refreshments and more at the grounds! Contact Arnie at 920-842-4419.


March 17th – Celebrate Spring Spaghetti Dinner – Held at the Crooked Lake Community Center 15445 Cty Hwy W, Crooked Lake, WI 54114.  Begins at 4 pm and ends at 7 pm.  Includes all you can eat spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, bread sticks, dessert bar, coffee and milk.  Exciting and unique bucket raffles and a separate money tree raffle.  Wine and beer will be sold separately.  Cost for the dinner is $9.00, ages 5-12 is $4.00 and age 4 and under is free. For more information call Cassie at 715-276-6196.

March 24th – Red Arrow Dinner-Play – Red Arrow Dinner-Play at Waubee Lake Lodge.  Entertainment provided by Let me be Frank Productions. This year the play will have a “Northwoods Logging theme”.  Watch for details

March 31st – Children’s Easter Egg Hunt – Annual Easter egg hunt at the Lakewood Town Hall.  Starting at 11:00am and for children from the ages of 4-12. Contact Sandy for more information 715-276-3377. Sponsored by the McCaslin Lioness.

April 29th – Dorf Kapelle Dinner & Show – Celebrate the finest authentic folk music of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic with Director Ernie Broeniman and DORF KAPELLE!  Back by popular demand, this exceptional instrumental ensemble captures the traditional ethnic style of the typical European Village Band with its riveting polkas, waltzes, and marches. You’ll have a chance to join Dorf Kapelle as they invite you to sing along with some of their favorite songs!  Mark your calendar for this exciting afternoon of great music, food, and friendship.  This event also includes chances to win great prizes in numerous bucket raffles and a 50/50 raffle.  Seating is limited – Advanced ticket sales only at $45 each. Located at Romy’s Holiday Inn in Kelly Lake starting at 1:00pm.