2022 Haunted Houses and Frightfully Fun Happenings

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff   The Northwoods has its share of odd, haunted and creepy happenings. From the ancient Anishinaabe specter of winter starvation and greed, the Windigo, creepy cryptids of lumberjack lore, herds of “ghost” albino deer, abandoned haunted mansions, ghosts of gangster raids, local paranormal investigators, UFO sightings and encounters, to the…

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Trick-or-Treating 2022

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff   We’ve checked every cobweb, frighteningly freaky corner and coffin to bring you this list of free, public Halloween parties and trick-or-treating events for children. Residential trick-or-treating in most locations is on Monday, October 31st starting at 4:00 pm, although some locations start as early as Friday, October 28th.  WJFW-TV…

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See the Colors of Nature and Art During the 2022 Fall Northwoods Art Tour

Autumn Birch by Dave Miess, Lac du Flambeau.   By Kathy Cutforth, Correspondent   Beginning Friday, October 7th and continuing through Sunday, October 9th, visitors will drive the backroads to visit art galleries and rarely opened home studios in Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties. Artists at 37 locations will demonstrate their art in multiple mediums…

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CT’s Deli has Something for Nearly Everyone

By Kathy Cutforth, Correspondent My husband Dave and I frequently say to each other, “It’s a CT’s Deli sort of day!” This means that we want to get out of the house for a bit and order something we both like: an old favorite for him and lots of flavor for me. It was a…

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TEDx Returns to Nicolet College

By Kathy Cutforth, Correspondent Nicolet College in Rhinelander will host its second TEDxNicoletCollege event on Friday, September 30th from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Lakeside Center. Ten speakers from a variety of backgrounds will give short presentations on the theme Origin Stories: Reflections from Our Northwoods Community.   TEDx is an independent, licensed,…

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Take a Hike in the Northwoods

Tips and Guides By Kathy Cutforth, Correspondent The Northwoods offers a variety of hiking trails to suit every taste, from easy walking paths to backwoods hiking requiring a map and compass. Fall can be an especially beautiful time to take a hike. Track the changing colors at the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Fall Color Report.…

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2022 Summer Northwoods Art Tour

The Summer Northwoods Art Tour is happening July 22nd through July 24th.  This year, 38 of Northern Wisconsin’s finest artists will participate in the Summer and Fall tours, opening the doors of their studios and galleries to the public. From the Northwoods Art Tour website: Awaken Your sense of Wonder and explore some of the…

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Celebrate the 4th Up North

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff July 4th is just around the corner, and that means the Northwoods is gearing up to celebrate Independence Day! Our staff has compiled a list of all the festivities taking place in the Northwoods this Independence Day weekend. We wish you a fun and safe holiday. Send us your best…

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Sorgel Fine Arts Gallery Open in Three Lakes

Submitted by Collette and David Sorgel Collette and David Sorgel recently were excited to bring their passion for art to the area and share it with others by opening the art gallery. Collette Sorgel, who has been President of Three Lakes Center for the Arts for the last few years, understands the retail art trends…

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