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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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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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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Historic Water Vessel Pulled from Lake Mendota

By the Wisconsin Historical Society HISTORIC MOMENT: It may be the oldest completely intact water vessel known in Wisconsin, and it was pulled from Lake Mendota. Wisconsin Historical Society maritime archaeologists recovered a historic dugout wood canoe from the bottom of Lake Mendota today, just a few months after learning of its existence in June…

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Our Guide to Trick or Treating

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff   “Once a year When the leaves are brown October 31st rolls around Kids come out when the sun goes down You know they’re comin’ When you hear this sound   Trick or treat Trick or treat Give us something good to eat If you don’t hee hee hee We’ll…

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A Life in the Theatre at Nicolet College: Jim Nuttall Takes a Bow

By  K. Woodzick, Editor The Nicolet Players is a community theatre group that has existed in the Northwoods for over 50 years. Their home base is the Lakeside Center at Nicolet College. Over the years, hundreds of volunteers have acted, stage managed, designed and assisted the production of dozens of plays, which have delighted thousands…

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Second Annual Northwoods Film Festival: Celebrating Independent Filmmakers

By  K. Woodzick, Editor The Northwoods is a place that invites cinematic artistry. Films created here range from those shot by Bill Rebane at The Shooting Ranch in Gleason to Maria Bissell’s recently released How to Deter a Robber, which was filmed in Minocqua. Northern Wisconsin not only makes unique films; we celebrate them. The…

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Embrace the Original – The 2021 Summer Northwoods Art Tour

By the Northwoods News Staff Thirty-eight of the Northwood’s finest artists and galleries are welcoming visitors for a behind-the-scenes view of how their work is created during the 2021 Summer Northwoods Art Tour on July 23rd through July 25th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.   Awaken your sense of wonder and explore the…

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The Northwoods News Guide to Local Farmers Markets and Flea Markets

By Northwoods News Staff May is the time that hibernation ends, and the residents of the Northwoods wake up and welcome warmer temperatures. One of the many perks of living Up North is the abundance of Farmers Markets and Flea Markets. Here at Northwoods News, we have compiled a guide to help you navigate these…

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