Rhinelander area events
Saturday, Sept. 29
Beef-A-Rama: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Minocqua. Rump Roast Run, games, food, craft show, live music. Beef sandwich sales 10 a.m. until gone. Visit Beef-a-Rama.com for complete schedule and more information.
Hodag Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. through Oct. 15 at Pioneer Park. Buy local in-season food and make connections with the people who grow it. Meats, produce, cheese, bread and much more. Visit HodagFarmersMarket.com for more information.
Northwoods Fall Color Hike: 9:30 a.m., Lincoln County Forest. Hosted by Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance. Explore 4.5 mile loop along Heineman Road that follows several glacial summits with over 500 vertical feet of climbing; or explore 2.5 miles of the trail and be shuttled back. Moderate difficulty. Bring lunch and water; free and open to all. For more information and directions call 715-351-0107 or 715-551-1118.
Rhinelander Alumni Soccer Game: 12:30 p.m., Mike Webster Stadium. All RHS and Rhinelander Soccer Club veteran players, team parents, coaches and fans are welcome to play or cheer; game followed by socializing at Bucketheads after the varsity game at 7:30 p.m. For more information, email email@example.com or contact Gunnar Millot at 715-401-0891.
Heart for Music Festival: 3-11 p.m., Prairie Rapids Tavern, Tomahawk. Hear folks music to heavy rock. Fundraiser for local musician John Ramsey; chances to win guitars, lesson packages, c ash, tools, clothes and more. For more information, visit www.heartformusic.com.
Sunday, Sept. 30
The Table: 5:30 p.m., a free community meal, served at Saint Augustine’s Church in Rhinelander at 39 South Pelham Street. In case of questions call the church office 715-420-0066.
Monday, Oct. 1
Cranberry Bog Tour: 10 a.m.- noon; take a bus from the St. Germain Chamber office to Nokomis Cranberry Marsh. Cost is five dollars. For more information visit www.st-germain.com or call 715-477-2205.
Baby Storytime: 10:15 a.m. Mondays, Rhinelander District Library. Twenty-minute program designed for ages six months to two years; simple stories, fingerplays and music. Social/playtime follows. 715-365-1070 ext. 1073.
Old School Arts and Learning Center Open House: 4-6 p.m., Oct. 1-4. New location, Riverview Hall, 903 Boyce Dr., Rhinelander. Licensed after school and no-school care for ages five to 12, unplugged, hands on. For more information, contact Louise Perreault, 715-420-0300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mahjong: 1-4 p.m., Boulder Junction Public Library every Monday. Mahjong is a Chinese game played with tiles by four people around a table. Beginners welcome. Bring a set if you have one. For more information, 715-385-2050.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Music Garden: 5:30-6:15 p.m., Tuesdays through Nov. 6 at Crescent Elementary School music room. For ages birth to five years with an adult caregiver. Instructor is Tondra Koser from Family Resource Connection. $10/per family. Part of the School District of Rhinelander Community Education program. Pre registration is required by visiting the community section of the district website. Call Mike Cheslock if questions, 715-365-9745.
Technology Open House: 4:30-6:30 p.m., District Training Lab at Rhinelander High School. Free and open to anyone age 18 and over with questions about how to use technology, but pre registration is required by visiting the school district website, community section. Call Mike Cheslock if questions, 715-365-9745.
Thursday, Oct. 4
Fashion Show Fundraiser: Noon, Holiday Acres in Rhinelander. Hosted by Pelican Lake Women’s Civic Club. Silent auction, raffles and door prizes. Funds raised support scholarships, needs and welfare of community. For tickets and information, call 715-487-5564 or 715-966-3285.
Parent/Tot Time: 10 a.m., Thursdays, Rhinelander District Library. Twenty-minute program for ages two to three-and-a-half accompanied by an adult. Also Story Time at 10 a.m., Thursdays, Rhinelander District Library. A 40-minute program for ages three-and-a-half to six. Children gather for a simple craft following programs. 715-365-1070 ext. 1073.
Latin Film Series: 7-9 p.m., ArtStart, showing “Coco,” the story of a young boy who dreams of becoming a musician like his idol, which his family forbids. Watch as he embarks on a journey to unlock the real story of his family history. Admission by donation; cash bar. For more information, visit artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4238.
Saturday, Oct. 6
Wine and Beer Tasting: 5-8 p.m. at the Boulder Junction Community Center. Sponsored by the Friends of the Boulder Junction Public Library as a library fundraiser. Tickets include wine and beer tasting, appetizers, desserts and a free raffle ticket. For more information, call 715-385-2050.