Community calendar from 10/11/11 to 10/18/21

* Community events *

Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 13thNS 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Wed) & October 15NS 13: 00-15: 00 (Fri), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. We ask everyone who wants to use the food pantry to wait in the car or outside and a volunteer will give you instructions on how to service. Our monthly donation focus in October is on the holidays: cranberry sauce, gravy, box filling, pineapple (in juice). Further information can be found at:

Shared pantry in Elcho October 11thNS & 18th OctoberNS 2.30 p.m.-4.30 p.m. (Mon.), October 13thNS 4-6 p.m. (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Individuals are given a food checklist and can indicate their choices and then submit the list. Food will be distributed based on availability and the number of family members. Note that the pantry is not open on public holidays or days when schools are closed due to snow. (715) 275-5010.

AVA Autumn’s Blessings Art Show September 22nd – November 18NS 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Langlade County Historical Society Museum, 404 Superior St., Antigo. The AVA Autumn Blessings Art Show takes place at the AVA Gallery in the Antigo / Langlade County Historical Society Museum. The art gallery is open during the museum opening. September Museum opening times are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The winter opening times start in October. The winter opening times are Thursday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop by and browse the gallery. Further information can be found at

Coffee and conversation at Langlade County’s Senior Citizens’ Center October 11thNS – 15th OctoberNS (Mon-Fri) 9-11 a.m. Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5NS Ave., Antigo.

Mah Jong at the Langlade County Senior Center October 11thNS & 18th OctoberNS 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5NS Ave., Antigo.

Owl-O-Ween tours 12th of OctoberNS, fifteenNS & 16NS (Tuesday in October and select Fridays and Saturdays) 4:30 pm-6:00pm Raptor Education Group, Inc., N2160 W. Rollwood Rd., Antigo. In October, treat yourself to a trick or treat and meet some of the most mysterious creatures of the night in Wisconsin! Discover folklore, myths and legends that associate owls, crows and vultures with this spooky season! Come early and paint pumpkins with us and enjoy warm cider and hot cocoa! USD 12 per adult and USD 8 per child 12 and under. 16: 30-17: 00: Pumpkin painting (optional), 5-6pm: Owl-O-Ween Tour. Pre-registration NECESSARY! Register online at or give us a call 715-623-2563.

Knitting and Crocheting at the Langlade County Senior Center October 13thNS 10-11: 30 a.m. Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5NS Ave., Antigo.

Bingo at the Langlade County Senior Center October 13thNS 1:30 p.m. Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5NS Ave., Antigo.

Langlade County Cards, Cribbage and Dominoes Senior Center October 14thNS 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5NS Ave., Antigo.

Pickerel Area 50+ Club Potluck October 14thNS At noon St. John Lutheran Church, Pickerel. The Pickerel Area 50+ Club meets for a potluck meal. The Ukulele Club provides entertainment.

Stone soup band in the senior center 15th OctoberNS 2-4 p.m. Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5NS Ave., Antigo.

Crossroads Community Theater Presents – Eat, Drink and Be Murdered (An Irish Family Feud) 15th OctoberNS & 16NS Doors open at 7 p.m. The WOWSPACE, Vinal Str. 114, Wittenberg. Presale tickets only. Tickets are $ 12 per person. Available from cast members, Hanke’s Sentry Foods, or by calling 715-253-3525.

Antigo Junior Women’s Craft Sale October, 16thNS 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Langlade County Fairgrounds, Multipurpose Building, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. The show will include 142 rooms with unique artisans and vendors. There will also be cake sales, food and refreshments. Entry is $ 2 at the door or $ 1 with a non-perishable food donation. Children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets for the raffle are $ 1 each or 6 for $ 5. The prizes include: quilt, basket with various gift cards, various gift certificates, and various baskets.

Doty’s Dusty Dog Dryland Race October, 16thNS-17NS 9 am-6pm Doty Town, 14504 Cty. Rd. T, mountain. Doty’s Dusty Dog Dryland Race will take place in Doty town from October 16-17, 2021. The race starts on Saturday at 9 a.m. and ends on Sunday at 6 p.m. This is a premier dryland racing event with rig, kickbike, bikejoring and canicross. This event is free for spectators.

Trick or Treat Corn Maze October, 16thNS 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Schairer’s Autumn Acres, 194 Western Ave., Birnamwood. There are treats for the children at each of the 10 checkpoints in the maze. More information is available at

Doomed Pines Haunted Event October, 16thNS 7:00 p.m. to midnight N1385 Cty. Rd. D, Antigo. The Perdition Pines Haunted Event welcomes its guests for its 4th dates are: October 16thNS, 23approx, 20NS & 6th NovemberNS 7:00 p.m. to midnight; Oct 31NS 7-11pm & November 7thNS 7-10.30 p.m. Children’s day is October 23approx 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. General admission is $ 10 and VIP admission is $ 20. 100% FREE PARKING. From our parking lot you have a short walk to the main event and our attraction. We apologize for the inconvenience; This event / attraction is not barrier-free. All of our guests have to walk, stand and be well balanced to get through successfully. Buy tickets or get more information at

Trinity Lutheran Church in Merrill Blood Drive October 17thNS 8 am-1.30pm Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 N. State St., Merrill. To plan your lifesaving donation, please call Jean at (715) 536-4715. In order to keep our donors apart, we ask that you register in advance. This blood donation campaign is carried out in collaboration with the Community Blood Center

*To meet*

City of Antigo Park, Cemetery and Recreation Committee meeting on October 11thNS 5:30 p.m. City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.

Antigo Optimist Meeting October 13thNS Noon until 1 p.m. Michaels Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. Check the website for information on lunchtime meetings and speaker updates. The meetings take place every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Social distancing is practiced. Virtual meetings are also possible. Please email the President of Optimist for information on virtual meetings: [email protected] The website provides information on lunchtime meetings and speaker updates at:

Joint Antigo Council meeting on October 13thNS 6:00 p.m. City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.


AA support group (open) October 13thNS, October 17thNS (Wed & Sun) 7:00 p.m. 1005 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.

Anonymous narcotics October 11thNS, 12th of OctoberNS, 15th OctoberNS & October, 16thNS (Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat) 7:00 p.m. 1005 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.

Overeaters Anonymous October 11thNS & 18th OctoberNS (Mondays) 7-8pm SS. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 Third Avenue, Antigo. Contact: Rose Marie, 715-623-2128.

Self-help group for healthy respect 12th of OctoberNS 10:30 am – noon AVAILABLE Shelter, Antigo. If you are interested, please call or email. Contact: Roberta Darling at 715-623-5177 or email: [email protected]

Weekly Griefshare Grief Support Group October 11thNS-December 20NS (Mondays) 5: 00-6: 30pm Peace Lutheran Ministries, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Get help and encouragement after a loved one dies. Griefshare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life. We know it hurts and we want to help. In person: Enter the Fellowship Hall through the doors on 8NS Avenue.; Zoom / Online: Pre-registration, call the office at 715-623-2200. Pastor Dan Kohn and Sarah Stoehr will be moderators.

Use the outreach house October 13thNS 11 am-2pm Avail Outreach House, 814 6NS Ave., Antigo. The Avail Outreach House is now open to the public every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. We have men’s, women’s and children’s clothing. We also have household items, baked goods and more. For more information, please call Jillian at 715-623-5177.

Children’s clubs in the Antigo Community Church October 13thNS 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Antigo Community Church, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo. One Way is for grades K-2 and CrossTrainers is for grades 3-6! Everyone is welcome to take part in the fun games, songs, Bible stories, and small group lessons. We can’t wait to find out more about Jesus with everyone every Wednesday this year at the Quest Center! For more information, call 715-627-2805.

REALIFE student service October 13thNS 7.30pm-8.30pm Antigo Community Church, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo. REALIFE is designed to be a safe place where Junior & Senior High students (grades 7-12) can invite friends to join in a night of encouragement, fun, and community. At REALIFE we will introduce the gospel to the students and teach it to be used in life. We will play games, make ice breakers, worship, teach and interact in small group conversations. For more information, call 715-627-2805.

If you would like to include an upcoming event or ongoing group activity, please email the information to [email protected]

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