Calendar of Events

Ongoing Activities:

X NEW: The Chamber will sponsor Flea Market Fridays each week in Presque Isle from 8am-2pm through the summer.

May 24 thru September 1st
The Presque Isle Lions sponsor a “Kids Fishing Contest.” Starting sunrise on May 24th and ending sunset September 1st, held on all the lakes of Presque Isle. Register fish at Up North Sport & Gifts. Release of all fish is encouraged. Free lure with each fish registered. Contact Up North Sport & Gifts 715-686-2636

May 25 to September 7, Every Sunday at 6pm
Winegar American Legion Post 480 sponsors Bingo every Sunday from May 25 to September 7 at 6pm. Join us at the Legion Post 11662 County Highway W.


X Chamber sponsored event

Calendar of Events 2014

January 18, Saturday 
Sno-Bunnies Breakfast Buffet & Winter Raffle Drawing held at Sky View Lodge.  All you can eat, full breakfast with fresh cooked potatoes.  8:30 -11:30am. All proceeds go to maintain the trails. Call Sky View 715-686-2928 www.sno-bunnies.com

February 16, Sunday 
Sno-Bunnies Breakfast Buffet at the Bear Bar, all you can eat, full breakfast with fresh cooked potatoes. 8:30-11:30 am. All proceeds go to maintain the trails. Call Bear Bar at 715-686-2808. www.sno-bunnies.com

X February 22, Saturday
Winter party held at Pipke Park. Join us for Bonfire & S'mores, Skating, sledding, "Frozen Open" Golf Tournament, Slingshot Snowballs, and refreshments. Noon - 4pm. Call the Chamber for more information 715-686-2910 www.presqueisle.com  

April 1, Tuesday
Lioness Election Day Bake Sale held at the Community Center from 7am-5:00 pm.

April 26, Saturday
Lion’s Live Lobster/Prime Rib Dinner at SkyView. Watch the Lions cook the Lobster in an outdoor kettle. All proceeds used for local Lion's projects. 4-9pm. For tickets call 715-892-9539 or  715-686-2558.

X May 1 through June 30
Artists Interactive Exhibit held at the Presque Isle Community Library. Presque Isle Chamber will be hosting a gallery event featuring local artists, whose work will be on display for both months. M-W-F 10am-4pm; T-TH 4-9pm; Sat 10am-noon. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

 May 9-10
Annual Birding Festival at North Lakeland Discovery Center. Friday welcome reception 5:30-7:30 pm. Saturday keynote speaker, birding treks, breakfast, lunch 6 am-4 pm.  Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910.  www.discoverycenter.net

May 9-10
Denim & Dessert will put on another Readers Theater in May: "Return to Calamity Gulch" More information to follow.

WalleyeMay 16 - 18 
X Chamber Annual Walleye Tournament. Headquartered at the Presque Isle Community Center with registration at 10am on Friday. Fishing on five lakes. Friday Noon-8pm; Saturday 7am-noon; 3pm-8pm and Sunday 7am-11am. Cash prizes and fish fry lunch included. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910
   Walleye Tournament Greeting Letter
   Registration   
   Rules

May 19, Monday
Beautification Committee Garden Class with naturalist, John Bates at Presque Isle Community Center from 7-9 pm. We will take a short hike to see wildflowers and see migrating birds. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

May 26, Monday
Memorial Day Service at Presque Isle Cemetery, 11am and Winchester Cemetery at 11:30. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

June 7-8, Saturday, Sunday
Wisconsin’s Free Fun Weekend is June 7-8, 2014, with state residents and visitors alike able to enjoy free fishing, free admission to state parks and forests, free state trails, and free ATV riding on public trails open to the use. Read More

June 16, Monday
Beautification Committee Garden Class. Field trip to Winkler's Northern Exposure Greenhouse. Meet at Winkler's, Boulder Junction at 7 pm. 

June 18, Wednesday
Heritage society vintage Cottage Walk. Meet at the Presque Isle Community Center for a brief introduction of the days stops.  Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910 Cancelled

X June 18, Wednesday
Artists Interactive Exhibit Open House and Hands-on Art Demonstrations held at the Community Center from 10:00-3:00pm. Try your hand at pottery, wood turning, painting, fiber art (embellishments and machine felting), painting on glass, basket making and more. Refreshments. Art for sale. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

June 25, Wednesday
Presque Isle Lions will be holding a Lake Superior Whitefish Boil at Pipke Park from 4-8 pm. Please call for advance tickets at 715-686-2558. Limited tickets will be sold. Free - under 10; 10-16yrs old- $7; Adult - $15.

June 29-30
Presque Isle Community Library Annual Book Sale at the Community Center, Saturday, June 28, 9:00am-4:00pm and Sunday, June 29 from 11:00am-3:00pm. Call the Presque Isle Community Library 715-686-7613

X June 29, Sunday
Last Wilderness Fun Run/Walk at Skyview from 9:00 am. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910
Last Wilderness Run Letter 

Last Wilderness Run Application 

X June 29, Sunday
Chamber 37th Annual Country Fair held on Main Street Presque Isle, 10-4pm. Stroll up and down Main Street and enjoy an old fashioned country fair atmosphere with music, games, arts and crafts and much, much more. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910
Country Fair Artisan Letter
Country Fair Application Form
Country Fair Rules of Entry

June 29, Sunday
Presque Isle Beautification Committee Annual Plant Sale at the Community Center from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Get potted plants or plants dug for you from our gardens. All proceeds go to beautify our town. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

X July 4th, Friday 
Chamber Bike & Buggy Parade: Children of all ages decorate bikes and enter them in the parade. Ribbons awarded to all. Main Street, 6:30pm. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

July 4th, Friday
Winegar American Legion Post 480 July 4th Celebration at Winegar American Legion, Serving food from 4 pm. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

July 4th, Friday 
4th of July Town Fireworks at dusk. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

July 19, Saturday
Lions Logger Pancake Breakfast at the Community Center from 8:00-11:00 am. Enjoy a great breakfast while supporting the local community.  Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

July 21, Monday
Beautification Committee Garden Class at the Presque Isle Community Center from 7-9 pm. Ian Shackleford, Botanist will give us information about non-native invasive plants in our area. Call the Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910

July 23, Wednesday 
Heritage Society Luncheon & Garden Walk at the Community Center 10:00am. Visit area gardens, enjoy a great lunch, and ask the gardeners questions. Call Peg 715-686-2481

July 25-27 
Northwoods Art Tour. The Northwoods Art Tour is a self-guided tour of 32 artists' studios and artist owned galleries, many of which are rarely open to the public. The artists provide demonstrations from 10 AM to 5 PM daily during the three day tour, with many of them inviting visitors to participate in the art making process. Artwork is for sale at every location. For more information or a brochure, contact Riverrun Center for the Arts, 715-277-4224, riverrun@newnorth.net, or go to the art tour website at www.northwoodsarttour.com.

August 1,2
Lion/Lioness Rummage Sale held at the Presque Isle Community Center from 9am-4pm. Great deals, silent auctions! Call Ramona (715) 686-2409

August 1,2 & 7,8,9
 Oktoberfest at Carlin Club Lodge call 715-686-2255

August 3, Sunday
Fireman’s Picnic & Parade at the Fire Barn and on Main Street. There is a great parade led by the American Legion with a float competition, starting at 12 noon. Enjoy soda, beer, brats, corn, and a live band. Proceeds go to the Fire Dept.

August 9, Saturday
St Rita’s Annual Spaghetti Dinner held at the Community Center, 4:30-8:30pm. Call Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce 888-835-6508.

August 11-15, Monday-Friday
Summer Art Camp is for children and adults. Held at the Community Center each day for 2 sessions, 9-noon & 1-4pm. The end result is a collaborative installation to be displayed at the Fine Art Show. To register call Kay 715-686-7946 www.pifinearts.com

August 16, Saturday
Winegar American Legion Post 480 holds a Community Corn Roast starting at 2pm.  Call Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce 888-835-6508.

August 17, Sunday
Presque Isle Fine Art Show will be held at the Community Center, 10-3pm. Fine Art and Fine Crafts are displayed in the gallery with many items for sale. You will find exceptional regional art, great food, fine wines, entertainment and a collaborative exhibit. Artist’s vendor booths line the park outside. Call Kay 715-686-7946. www.pifinearts.com

August 18, Monday
Beautification Committee Garden Class at the Presque Isle Community Center at 6:30 pm to car pool. Meadow magic in Presque Isle, a local meadow 5 years in the making. Call Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910.

September 15, Monday
Beautification Committee Garden Class at the Presque Isle Community Center from 7-9 pm. Join Kae Nilsson from Floral Consultants when she shows us the basics of using native & greenhouse flowers to make fresh arrangements. Bring your own container. Call Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce 888-835-6508.

X September 28, Sunday
Chamber "Wild Game Cook-Off" held at the Community Center, food served at noon. You won’t find wilder cooking anywhere! Call Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910.

October 4, Saturday
Legion Post Closing Party: Noon - close, raffles, silent auction, food & beverages. Call 715-686-2541

October 10-12 
Northwoods Art Tour. The Northwoods Art Tour is a self-guided tour of more than 30 artists' studios and artist owned galleries, many of which are rarely open to the public. The artists provide demonstrations from 10 AM to 5 PM daily during the three day tour, with many of them inviting visitors to participate in the art making process. Artwork is for sale at every location. For more information or a brochure, contact Riverrun Center for the Arts, 715-277-4224, riverrun@newnorth.net, or go to the art tour website at www.northwoodsarttour.com where a brochure can be downloaded.

X October 31, Friday
Spooktacular Halloween! From 5-7pm Trick or Treat at local businesses and residences.

November 1, Saturday
Lioness Christmas in November held at the Community Center from 10-3pm, featuring handcrafted seasonal items and fresh green Christmas Boughs. Soup and Sandwich lunch served until 2 pm. Call Ramona (715) 686-2409.

X December 19, Friday
Christmas Event held at the Presque Isle Community Center and on Main Street. Enjoy a sleigh ride, caroling, advent walk and a wonderful children’s party with a special visit by Santa. Sleigh ride starts at Thoma’s at 6pm sharp. Co-sponsored by the Presque Isle Chamber, Lions, and the Presque Isle Community Library. Call Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce 715-686-2910.