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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Knick Knack Pattywhack, Give Thrifty Drifter a Call

By Casey Reeves, Northwoods News Digital Journalism Intern While on a recent trip to Eagle River, I decided to kill some time by going shopping at a couple of local stores. I was with my boyfriend and we decided to drive around town until we saw a place that caught our eye. As soon as…

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Preview of Up North Beerfest 2021

It’s back!  The Eagle River Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2021 Up North Beerfest on Friday, June 11th and Saturday, June 12th at the Hi-Pines Campground. The Friday night event is already sold out, so don’t wait to get your tickets for Saturday. On Saturday, the event will be held from 2:00 to 6:00…

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The Northwoods News Memorial Day Weekend Guide

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff “Remember your teammates who paid the ultimate price; but also be thankful you’re still alive. Have gratitude for the fact you live in America and enjoy the freedoms our fallen warriors fought for.” – Jack Murphy, Retired 5th Special Forces Group, This Memorial Day, You Should Have a BBQ On…

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Craft a New Tradition at a Northwoods Festival

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff “Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbors into dialogue, they increase creativity, they offer opportunities for civic pride, they improve our general psychological well-being. In short, they make cities better places to live.” -David Binder, in his TED Talk, “The Art Festival Revolution”     The Northwoods is a place rich…

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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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Manito Art League Offering Scholarships

Manito Art League Scholarships are available for anyone living within or attending an accredited school within a 70-mile radius of Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, a college student, or an adult 18 years or older interested in any of the fine arts, such as the following: Animation Architecture Art…

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Celebrating Wayne Valliere

Local artist Wayne Valliere is being honored by mulitple outlets. The National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with the National Council for the Traditional Arts, will present “The Culture of America: A Cross-Country Visit with the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows,” on March 4th at 8:00 pm (Eastern time). Join storyteller Queen Nur as she…

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Pandemic Portraits Art Project at Nicolet College

Information provided by Nicolet College Arts Pandemic Portraits will challenge you to express your creativity inspired by the challenges and change of this past year. We’ll collect your artwork, poetry, or anything that you can fit onto a 4×6″ card and mail. Once we receive your piece, we’ll display it virtually before gathering the installation…

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Call For Artists: Mural Project Commemorating Women’s Right To Vote

Joint Media Release by Arts Midwest and CREATE Portage County Are you an artist or team interested in creating murals in Portage County, Wisconsin inspired by a diverse group of historically significant women that commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment? Arts Midwest and CREATE Portage County are seeking artists for a new mural project…

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