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RHINELANDER AREA  EVENTS
 
     
JANUARY 14th SNOWSHOE HARE RACE. Location:  Holiday Acres Resort On Lake Thompson 715-362-4841
     
FEBRUARY 18th 21st ANNUAL ICE FISHING DERBY.  Location: Forsyth Sunlite Resort On Lake George 715- 362-2195
     
MARCH 11th ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE.  Location: Downtown Rhinelander
25th HODAG SNO-TRAIL ICE GOLF TOURNAMENT.  Location: Fisher's on Lake George 715-362-3691
APRIL 1st CASINO TRIP Leaves From: Beechcomber Lounge on Clear Lake. Destination: Harris, MI 715-362-6471
     
MAY 6th OPEN FISHING SEASON.
17-20th JAZZ CAMP.  Location: Holiday Acres Resort On Lake Thompson 715-362-4841
  27th MUSKY SEASON OPENS
27-28 STRAWBERRY CRAFT & GIFT FESTIVAL.  Location: Eagle River
  27th WAGON & TRAIL RIDES opens for season.  Location: Lake George
  27th HOLIDAY STABLES opens for season. 
JUNE 10th ANNUAL COURTHOUSE ART FAIR.  Location: Rhinelander 9-pm
16-17 CRANDON BRUSH RUNOFF ROAD RACES.   Location: Crandon, WI 715-478-2222
   
JULY 4th 4th OF JULY PARADE.  Location: Rhinlender
4th BOAT PARADE AND 4TH JULY CELEBRATION.  Location: Lake George
  13-16 HODAG COUNTRY FESTIVAL. Location: Rhinelander  715-369-1300
     
AUGUST 25th WILD HODAG TRIATHALON.  Location: Holiday Acres Resor on Lake Thompson 715-369-1500
SEPTEMBER MUSKY CHALLENGE.
17th RUFFED GROUSE SEASON closes Jan. 31, 2017.  For more info visit www.dnr.wi.gov
  13-17 TOMAHAWK FALL HARLEY RIDE.  Location: Tomahawk, WI
OCTOBER   CLORAMA
7-8th CRANBERRY FEST  9am - 3pm Location:  Eagle River
NOVEMBER 4th CASINO TRIP. Leaves From: Beechcomber Lounge on Clear Lake. Destination: Harris, MI 715-362-6471
25th DEER GUN SEASON OPENING.
  25th BARZARS/HOLIDAY SHOPPING OPEN HOUSES
     
DECEMBER 3rd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE AND TREE LIGHTING.   Location: Downtown Rhinelander 5-7pm
3rd HODAG SNO-TRAILS OPEN FOR THE SEASON.
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25th DEER GUN SEASON OPENING.
  25th BARZARS/HOLIDAY SHOPPING OPEN HOUSES
25th DEER GUN SEASON OPENING.
  25th BARZARS/HOLIDAY SHOPPING OPEN HOUSES
   
RHINELANDER AREA ACTIVITIES

Hunting and Fishing:

Hunters and Fisherman, check out our outdoor sporting page where you will find information on hunting and fishing guide services, bait shops and sporting goods within the Rhinelander area. More info.


Summer Activities:
 
Wisconsin River Cruises: Enjoy a relaxing cruise down the beautiful Wisconsin River aboard the Wilderness Queen. Whether you're enjoying the fabulous food on our sunset dinner cruise, celebrating a special event, or just relaxing on a sightseeing cruise to enjoy the wildlife, you will have an unforgettable experience. Our friendly staff will serve you with the utmost of attention and you will learn many interesting details about the Wisconsin River. More info.
 
Geocaching: The Rhinelander area has over 400 geocaches located within a 15 mile radius, so take the family and experience the fun and excitement of geocaching in the Rhinelander area. Geocaching kits are available for rent at Holiday Acres Resort and other sporting outlets. To check out the area for caches: More info.
 
Winter Activies:
 
Don't forget the winter silient activities in our resort area such as snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and ice fishing. They are all within the immediate resort area.

Golf Courses:
 
For those of you who are golf enthusiasts, this page will give you a brief description of the Rhinelander area golf courses.

Attractions and Amusements:
 
Camp 10 Ski n Snowboard: Open early December - Mid March. Call for ski hours. Camp 10 Ski n Ski boards has it all: 11 runs, chair lift, two T-Bar lifts, beginner tow, ski and snowboard rentals, night skiing and boarding, ski, snowboarding, and telemark skiing, ski school lessons. Camp 10 Ski Patrol, cafeteria and a nice family atmosphere. Located in Rhinelander.715-362-0506. More info.
 
Elmer's Fun Park: Elmer's Fun Park has something fun for the whole family. The park features wet & wild bumper boats, three exciting tracks of go-kart racing, and saddle horses to take you on scenic river trail rides. Open May-September, call for hours.  More info.
Downtown Farm and Flea Market: Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the parking lot between Courtney and Anderson Street in downtown Rhinelander.  For more information call 715-362-7374
Hawks Nest: Canoeing, kayaking, rafting and tubing are available at all 4 locations, Lake Tomahawk, St. Germain, Eagle River, Manitowish Waters. 800-688-7471 More Info.
Hodag Farmer's Market: Running since 1995, the Hodag Farmers’ Market is a local food market. All goods sold are produced locally by the person selling them. Open every Saturday from early June until mid October. 8 am to noon. Call 715-362-5930 for more information.

Hodag Lanes: Your Local Community Entertainment Center in Rhinelander: Open 7 days a week year round! 20 lanes with automatic scoring. Bowling special's on different nights of the week. More info.
Hodag Water Shows: Visit Hodag Water Shows and watch thrilling choreographed water-skiing acts. Hodag Water Shows are performed every Wednesday and Sunday nights at 7:30 PM at Hodag Park on Boom Lake in Rhinelander. Admission is free and concessions are available. Call 715-362-0625
 
Holiday Stables: Located at 4005 Old Farm Road, Rhinelander. Guided horseback rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Wagon rides by appointment. Longest, most scenic rides in the north. Great family fun. Open from late May to September, 7 days a week, 9 am to 6 pm. Call 715-362-1881. More info.
 
Lake Tomahawk Snowshoe Baseball: Looking for something unique to do?  Check out this great game of snowshoe baseball.  More Info.

Lake of the Torches Resort Casino: Wisconsin's premier resort and casino is located in Lac du Flambeau in Northern Wisconsin. Come and explore our many amenities and attractions, including nearly 900 slot machines (which have been voted best in the Northwoods) and 8 Blackjack tables, craps and a venue for big-name entertainment acts, bar and restaurant.
1-800-25-TORCH. More info.
 
Lumberjack Shows: Located in Woodruff. Share the Experience! World champion competitors at Fred Scheer's Lumberjack Show offer spectators a unique blend of Wisconsin lumbering history, world class competition and plenty of hilarious comedy. Truly this is a one-of-a-kind family show guaranteed to please young and old alike. More info.
 
Music Concerts: Located outside the Riverwalk Centre along the Wisconsin River in Rhinelander. Performances in the band shelter. Thursday evenings, June through August 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
 
Tommy O's Northernstars Playhouse: Located 10 miles south of Minocqua on Hwy. 51 in Hazelhurst. The Playhouse is an indoor theater presenting entertaining musicals, side-splitting comedies and much more. The resident company is comprised of professional actors from across the country. 715-356-0003. More info.
 
Rhinelander's Ice Association: Open Skate times is for the public and all RIA members and for children to learn to play hockey or skate. There will be no sticks or pucks. The Rhinelander Ice Association is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to improving and expanding hockey and figure skating in the Rhinelander area. More info.
 
Rhinelander Area Flea Market and Craft Show: Every Wednesday until after Labor Day at Rhinelander Ice Assoc. located on Hwy 17 North.  For more information call 715-362-0055.
 
Rouman Cinema: Is a ten screen movie theater located on Lincoln Street by Kohl's in Rhinelander. Looking forward to that new movie you heard so much about? Want to find out the latest from Hollywood about new movies, well you have come to the right place. Check our website for the latest in movie trailers. More info.
 
St. Germain Firefighters Assoc. Flea market and Craft Show: Open Rain or Shine! Open every Monday from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Giant Covered Pavilion with lots of Vendors. Average of 430 Vendors each week. Food Concessions by the St. Germain Lioness Club and Various food wagons. Free admission. Lots of Free Parking. Hours 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Located at the intersection of Highway 70 and Highway 155.
 
Settler's Mill Adventure Golf and Frozen Custard: A most picturesque and challenging 18 hole mini golf course. Located in Minocqua. Rippling streams, waterfalls, and rock formations surround beautiful landscaping. 715-356-9797. More info.
 
Three Lakes Winery: Nestled in Three Lakes against the Nicolet National Forest and surrounded by the world's largest chain of inland lakes, Three Lakes Winery offers its premium fruit and berry wines - an a whole lot more. More info.
Waswagoning: Built on 20 acres along the shore of beautiful Moving Cloud Lake on the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation, Was-Swa-Goning was the Ojibwe name of our whole area. The French name of our whole area. The French fur traders called it Lac du Flambeau (Lake of Fire) when they saw the torches on the lakes as the Ojibwe speared fish at night. A unique learning experience for the entire family. The only village of its kind in the Northwoods. More info.
 
 
Parks, Museums, Planetarium, Zoos:
 
George W. Brown, Jr. Ojibwe Museum & Cultural Center: Lac du Flambeau's George W. Brown, Jr. Ojibwe Museum and Cultural Center offers visitor tours, videos, and beautiful dioramas depicting the four seasons of Ojibwe life as it has been lived here for centuries. 715-588-3333.  More info.
 
Rhinelander Logging Museum: One of Rhinelander's main attractions with displays of century old logging memorabilia, a blacksmith shop, cook shanty and bunkhouse, narrow gauge steam engine, and much more. Bring the kids and come to the logging museum to see how the name 'lumberjack' came about. The museum is the oldest and most authentic museum in the Midwest. A great way to start your Northwood's vacation. Admission is free, however donations are welcomed. More info.
 
Rhinelander School Museum: The one-room school was built in the early 1900's in the Town of Newbolt. The school building has been restored so that today's children and adults can see what school was like in the rural areas years ago. More info
 
CCC Museum: CCC stands for Civilian Conservation Corps. The museum provides a fascinating glimpse of the CCC work camp experience by using photographs, personal memorabilia, uniforms, work tools, emblems, jewelry, papers, and an actual barracks replica. More info.
 
Laona Railroad Museum: Welcome to the Laona Railroad Museum and Model Railroad Layout. Come see The Depot, The Model Railroad Display, The Railroad Museum, and ride the Locomotive. These are just a few of the many attractions to see and experience at the Laona Railroad Museum. More info.
 
Northwoods Children Museum: The Northwoods Children's Museum located in Eagle River is a dynamic educational facility based on the idea that children learn best by doing, not viewing. The Museum provides hands-on exhibits and programs that make learning fun. The Museum is open year round. 715-479-4623. More Info.
 
Northwoods Wildlife Center: The mission of the Northwoods Wildlife center is to care for injured and orphaned wildlife. Visitors are welcome. Guided tours begin every half hour. Freewill donations are accepted. Located in Minocqua. More info.
 
Peck's Wildwood Wildlife Park & Nature Center: Looking for an unforgettable family adventure? Visit the one and only Northwoods zoo. Peck's Wildwood is home to over 500 animals and birds including; wolf, black bear, elk, bobcat, buffalo, deer, mountain lion, tiger, wallaby, emu, ring-tailed lemur, African spurred tortoise, eagle, birds of the world, and much more! Located in Minocqua. 715 356-5588 More info.
 
Ride the Lumberjack Special Steam Train: Located in Laona. Visit a whole other world. Travel 100 years back in time to the early logging days in Wisconsin. More info.
 
Kovac Planetarium: Take a cosmic journey next time you’re in Hodag Country. The Kovac Planetarium is a one-of-a-kind globe-style planetarium displaying a complete replica of the night skies. More info.
 
Nature Trails: 
 
Long Lake Nature Trail: For a refreshing walk in Rhinelander that will take you away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Near Long Lake, close to Clear Lake, Lake George and Lake Thompson. More info.
 
Bearskin & Hiawatha State Trail: Two rail trails total 25 miles: Hiawatha Tail runs 6 miles north from Tomahawk, Bearskin Trail 18 miles from County Road K to Minocqua. More info
 
Bearskin State Park Trail: The Bearskin State Park Trail consists of 18 miles of abandoned railroad grade. It stretches between Minocqua and County High K in Oneida County. More info.
 
Washburn Lake Trail: Thanks to a variety of terrain, the Oneida County Forest trails have long been popular with cross country skiers. More info.
 
Canoe and Kayak: The Northern Wisconsin area has a wonderful variety of canoeing and kayaking rivers. From any of our resorts, you will be able to plan and enjoy this wonderful outdoor activity. More info.
 
Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail: is  mapped auto trail that reaches into every area of the state. Full-color viewing guides with maps and descriptions of every site leads the nature traveler to warblers, shorebirds, eagles, loons, cranes and all manner of mammals found in some of the states premier wildlife venues. Outstanding natural resources make this an exceptional trail. More info.
 
Area Services:
 
Area Airport: Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport: Located in North Central Wisconsin, two miles west of the City of Rhinelander, on the north side of U.S. Highway 8. Our Airport is the largest airport serving Oneida and the surrounding counties. Parking is available at $6.00 per calendar day. For more information contact the airport at 800-225-2525 or go to: More info
 
Churches:  Click to view pdf. of local church worship and mass schedules.
 
Hosptial: Ministry, Saint Mary's Hospital. Location: 2251 N. Shore Drive.  Ministry Health Care Walk-In-Clinic. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.- 12:20 p.m. No hours on Sunday and limited hours on holidays. Call 715-361-2000. More info.
 
Shoeder's Marine: Located on Hwy. 17 in Rhinelander. Boat and snowmobile rental - 715-365-7722. More info.
 
YMCA of the Northwoods: Located at 2003 Winnebago Street East, Rhinelander. Features warm water family pool with slide, hot tub, sauna, full size gymnasium, fitness center with indoor track and generation center with pool table, ping pong, football, computers with internet access, television, video games, and more. Day and week passes available. 715-362-9622.
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