February 15, 2024

Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau

Community Blast

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Snowy Traditions Start in Bayfield

Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau

42 S. Broad St.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3335

January 22 - March 10

Experience the inaugural winter celebration in Bayfield as 'Snowy Traditions Start in Bayfield' takes center stage from January 22nd to March 10th, 2024!

Be part of history as local businesses come together for the first time to offer exclusive winter deals, creating an enchanting experience for visitors. Embrace the snowy wonderland of Bayfield, Wisconsin, and indulge in special offers crafted to make this inaugural event an unforgettable winter affair.

Click the link below to browse deals and offers from lodging, to dining, outdoor and cozy winter experiences!

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Thursday Trivia and Valentine Date Night Feb. 16

The Bayfield Inn

20 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3363

Thursday, February 15, 6:00 p.m.

Free Trivia Fun Thursdays in The Lounge!

Wrangle a team of 1-4 people. Register at 6:00 p.m. Game starts at 6:30 p.m. Prizes for weekly Top 3 Teams! Ends March 14.

Friday, February 16, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Valentine's Date Night at the Lakeside Dining Room. Dinner & Drink Features + Full Menu Reservations accepted! Call 715-779-3363. Visit FB event page for more info!


Breakfast | Thur-Sat. 7:00-11:00 a.m. and Sunday 7:00 a.m. -Noon.

Lunch | Thu-Sat. 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Lounge Menu | Wed-Sat. 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Wed: Chicken Night, Thu: Tex-Mex & Trivia

Dinner Menu | Fri & Sat 5:00-8:00 p.m. Fri: Fish Fry, Sat. Steak Night

*No Dinner Saturday, February 17*

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Extended Hours at Mt. Ashwabay, Friday and Monday

Mt. Ashwabay

32525 Ski Hill Rd.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3227

Friday, February 16, 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Monday, February 19, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mt Ashwabay has great Alpine Ski Conditions so, we are extending our hours this weekend!

Come on up, get outside, and have some fun up at Mt Ashwabay! We look forward to seeing you!

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Aphrodisiac Chocolate Making This Friday

Sweet Fern Apothecary

229 W Bayfield St

Washburn, WI

(715) 209-5190

Friday, February 16, 6:00p.m.

Combining Chocolate and Aphrodisiac herbs into delicious truffles amplifies the sensation of love, passion and desire. Chocolate releases serotonin in the brain, which is what occurs when we feel love. In this class, you will learn about aphrodisiac herbs from Clinical Herbalist, Erica Macrum. We will go through the process of making truffles; hand rolled and hard shell filled with ganache. Everyone will leave with a box of chocolates

Cost: $55 Includes supplies

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Earring-Making Workshop at Wild Rice Retreat

Lake Superior Scandinavian

204 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(218) 428-5109

Friday, February 16, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Event Location:

Wild Rice Retreat

84860 Old San Rd.

Bayfield, WI

Cara from Lake Superior Scandinavian will provide instruction, design guidance and all materials to make your very own pair of custom earrings!

Additionally, we will have a Lake Superior Scandinavian POP-UP SHOP where all attendees receive 25% off Lake Superior Scandinavian earrings, necklaces, rings, and bracelets.

Pre-order dinner from Wild Rice Retreat by calling (715) 779-0178. Delicious drinks will be available for purchase during the event.

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Cheers to Friday: Win a gift to explore our world of timeless vintage elegance

Something Vintage Jewelry

33 N. First St. Suite 101

Bayfield, WI

(310) 873-8198

Friday, February 16

What is the difference between Vintage Jewelry and Antique Jewelry?

“Anything 20 years or older qualifies as Vintage jewelry.”

“Antique jewelry is any jewelry that is over 100 years old.”

As a special treat, we invite you to join our SVJ Gift $25 Certificate giveaway drawing on Friday, February 16, 2024. To enter, simply subscribe to our newsletter on our website and follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

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Visit us at Ashland's BATB Winter Market


101 Bayfield St.

Washburn, WI

(715) 209-4057

Saturday, February 17, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Ashland Marina

301 Ellis Ave. N

Ashland, WI

Join AdventureUs and Full Keel Coffee at Book Across the Bay’s Winter Market. We always love a chance to have pop-up shops in Ashland as well as connect with new, friendly faces.

Special Deals - Hot Coffee - Sewing Repair Questions and Drop-offs welcome Sledding hill, kids activities, craft market, food vendors, fire pits and more!

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Powerful Crystal Towers + Crow Tarot Card Reading + Meditation

Crystalline Healing

20 N 1st Street

Bayfield, WI

(715) 661-3113

Saturday, February, 17 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Step into the power of Crystal Towers which represent protection and strength. Towers direct energy inward or outward. Great for healing work & room clearing when releasing or enhancing energy.

Still on sale 25% off Beth is offering Walk in Crow Tarot Readings 3 or 4 card $59 Sat 2/17 11-4pm

Sunday Meditation Circle

Join us on Sundays 5:00-6:00 p.m. for a meditation circle. All welcome., No cost (715) 661- 3113 for info.

PEACE, LOVE, and JOY Namaste

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Rabbit, Bird & Bear Soft Opening

Rabbit, Bird & Bear: Art & Gifts

222 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(218) 626-7831


Wednesday - Saturday, Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Rabbit, Bird & Bear is pleased to announce that we are opening our gift shop this week at our Bayfield location.

Our hours in February will be Wednesday - Saturday from Noon to 5 PM with extended hours beginning in March.

Come see the incredible artwork, including two original Rabbett Strickland paintings. We carry Wild Rice, Maple Syrup, Hot Sauces and more all produced by regional Indigenous food producers.

We also have a great selection of body care products and so much more!

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Holy Eucharist: Pray with Us This Lent

Christ Episcopal Church

125 N. 3rd Street

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3401

Sunday, February 18, 10:00 a.m.

Please again welcome Mother Susan Sommers who will begin our Lenten Season with a reflection on Jesus' 40 days in the wilderness.

As He faced the ordeal, we too look at our own 'wilderness'--selfishness, pride, prejudice, betrayal, material desires, depression--and know our need for connection to each other and to God. We can defeat darkness with God's light. Join us in the fight this Sunday.

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Sunday Worship Services & Monday Board Games

Bayfield Presbyterian Church

306 Washington Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5490

Sunday, February 18, 10:00 a.m.

Our services of worship are open to everyone. We seek to practice the same kind of hospitality that our Lord has shown us. Join with us as we worship God together. Stay for fellowship following the worship service.

Mondays, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

We are opening our Fellowship Hall on Monday afternoons for board gaming and social gatherings. The church will provide coffee, a warm space, and maybe some light snacks. We’ll start at 2:00 p.m. and run until about 5:00 p.m.

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Sunday Worship

Bethesda Lutheran Church

109 S. 6th St.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5611

Sunday, February 18, 8:30 a.m.

Please join us for worship this Sunday morning. All are welcome!

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Upcoming Events at the Bayfield Carnegie Library

Bayfield Carnegie Library

37 N. Broad Street

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3953

Monday, February 19, 5:00 p.m.

"This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate" documentary screening and discussion. Meal provided. Food at 5:00 p.m. film at 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 20, 5:00 p.m.

"The Power of Pleasure" (by Adrienne Maree Brown for Yes! magazine) article discussion. Paper and digital copies are available at the front desk.

Thursday, February 22, 6:00 p.m.

"An Evening with Constance Bell" Presentation on her solo circumnavigation of Lake Superior by kayak.

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Take-out, Classes, and Catering

Cooking with Lars

85195 State Hwy 13

Bayfield, WI

(406) 570-3518

Take-out (*pre-order now):


Monday, February 19 - Trout Burger

Monday, February 26 - Coconut Chicken Curry 

Classes (*pre-register now):

Tuesday, February 20 - Bagels (full)

Thursday, March 7 - Sauces

Thursday, March 21 - Grilled Flatbreads


Schedule your small party event! Visit our website for details. THANK YOU!

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Harbor House Sweets Closed for Seminar

Harbor House Sweets

127 W. Bayfield St.

Washburn, WI

(715) 373-0565

Monday, February 19 and Tuesday, February 20

Harbor House Sweets will be closed Monday, February 19 and Tuesday, February 20. We will be out of town for a seminar.

Winter Hours:

Monday - Tuesday, 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 7:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Thursday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Sunday - Closed

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Bulk Buys - Next Delivery Feb. 21

Bayfield Foods

PO Box 412

Washburn, WI

(218) 409-6406

Wednesday, February 21

Bayfield Foods Bulk Buys is the bulk buying club for everyone! Stock your pantry, fill your freezer, and support regional food systems! No minimum, no commitment.

New Bulk Buy Items:

Micro Greens Single variety 154 gram bulk bag - $13.86.

Add some pizzaz to your salad or nibble on as a healthy snack! Pea, Sunflower, Broccoli, Radish, Kale, Red Cabbage, Mild, or Spicy. Want regular deliveries of local food instead? You can still sign up for the bi-weekly Cool Season Grocery CSA (through May)!

Drop Sites in Bayfield, La Pointe, Washburn, Ashland, Iron River, Superior, and Duluth

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Community Meal - Swedish Meatballs

Chequamegon Food Co-op

700 W. Main St.

Ashland, WI

(715) 682-8251

Thursday, February 22, 4:00 -6:00 p.m.

We'll have sides of gravy, mash potatoes, hot vegetables and a biscuit. Call to reserve your meals or signup and pay on our website link. $10

Saturday, February 24, 10:00 a.m.

Join us as we take a little deeper dive into coffee. We'll be covering the origin of the coffee plant, agronomy, regional differences, cultural responses, roasting and a brief bit on brewing as we sip on some delicious coffees.

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BAFS Presents "The Persian Version"

Bay Area Film Society

PO Box 11

Ashland, WI

(715) 292- 4913

Friday, February 23, 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Join us at the historic Bay Theater for "The Persian Version." This film was the 2023 Audience Award winner at Sundance last January. It is a mother-daughter dramedy, centering around life in a big Iranian family. This one is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!


Bay Theatre

420 Main St. W.

Ashland, WI

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Upcoming Shows at The Backstage

The Backstage

84810 State Hwy 13

Bayfield, WI

(715) 373-5552

Don't Miss These Upcoming Dinner & Show Nights!

Saturday, February 24: Michael Perry w/Mary Cutrufello

Sunday, March 10: The Henhouse Prowlers

Friday, March 15: A Musical Tour of Ireland

Saturday, March 23: Erik Koskinen

Saturday, Apr. 6: Chastity Brown

Open Mic Nights Every Wednesday 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Summer shows at The Tent are being released as they come! Get on our email list or check the website.

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Luster: A Spirit Free Shindig

Core Community Resources

257 Manypenny Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3457

Friday, February 29, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a night of seriously good Mexican street food, other yummy fare, and a few equally amazing spirit-free libations.​All are welcome at this family-friendly event.

There will be free lemonade, chips and salsa to share. Proceeds from these events are used to support ongoing CORE programming. Please stay home if you are feeling sick or have had a known exposure. Presented with support from our friends at Broad Street Brokers, LLC.

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Get Ready to Freeze Your Glass Off

The Creamery Bar

31 S. First St.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3363

Friday, March 1, 6:00 - 11:00 p.m.

This is The Winter Fest kick-off event, Freeze Your Glass Off! Friday, March 1, 2024. Join us for a full night of free fun!

4:00-6:00 p.m. Happy Hour ($1 off all drinks)

6:00 p.m.-Close drink specials

6:00-7:00 p.m. free chili bar (while supplies last)

7:00-8:00 p.m. free bingo (with prizes!)

8:00-11:00 p.m. free live music by Danny Blake & Friends

*must be 21+

Winter Hours:

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m.

Monday-Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Friday: 3:00 p.m.- 1:00 a.m.

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 a.m.

HAPPY HOUR: Monday-Friday, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

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Call for Artists - CBAC Spring Show "Let 'R Rip"


PO Box 25

Washburn, WI

(715) 308-3282

Deadline to Submit: March 1

Open to All Artists — You may submit up to 3 pieces of artwork for a fee of $25. At least one piece should be for sale. The Washburn Cultural Center receives 35% commission for artwork sold during the exhibition.

Please bring your artwork and payment to the Cultural Center on February 29 or March 1 between Noon and 4:00 p.m.

The Show will be on display at the Washburn Cultural Center starting March 6. A reception with light refreshments will be held at the Cultural Center on Thurs., March 7, from 5:00 -7:00 p.m.

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Swim Lessons are Open

Bayfield Recreation and Fitness Resources

140 S Broad St

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5408

Swim Lessons are Open! Learn life-saving skills and have fun in the water! Four sessions over four weeks.


Little Fish - 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.


Big Fish - 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Level 1 - 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Level 2 - 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Level 3 - 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Level 4 - 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

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Manypenny Bistro Weekly Specials

Manypenny Bistro

201 Manypenny Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 913-0303

Join us for these weekly specials.

Monday: $8 Chicken Tenders, Spicy Tenders, Wings, Gyro, Burgers.

Taco Tuesday: Taco Trio, Beef Chimichanga, Taco Pizza and Fry Bread Taco

Wednesday: $10 14" One Topping Pizza

Thursday: Half Priced Burgers

Friday: Fish Fry

Saturday: Prime Rib

Game Day Specials: Buy any 20" Pizza, get 10" Pizza fries for free

Yoga Classes + More at Blu Studio + Wellness

Blu Studio + Wellness

40 S. 2nd St. Suite 102

Bayfield, WI

(715) 209-5553

Can't get out and ski or spend time on the ice? BLU has some great options for you!

Join a yoga class! Monday Nights at 5:45 p.m. we offer VINYASA FLOW w/ Christine, Thursdays nights join for 5: 45 p.m. SLOW FLOW with Marie, and Subtle to Strong Yoga with Darcy at 9:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays!

Book a Holistic Facial and pamper yourself! You know you deserve it! Get yourself scheduled with Darcy for a 1:1 Nutritional Consult and have the support you need to start to take better care of you!

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February Hours at Pier Plaza

Pier Plaza

1 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3330

Wednesday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Shrimp Night: 4:00 p.m.-Close Beer Battered or Sauteed Shrimp in Garlic White Wine, Choice of: Fries & Coleslaw OR Side Salad $16.99

Thursday, Pasta and Wine 4:00 p.m.-Close

Chefs Choice Pasta & 1/2 Priced Bottled Wine

Friday Night Fish Fry 4:00 p.m.-Close-Voted Top 10 Wisconsin!

Saturday, 11:00 a.m.- Close- $ 5.00 Mimosas ALL DAY and chefs' choice specials!

Everyday 3:00-6:00 p.m. Buy 1 Get 1 ½ Priced On all Appetizers! Everyday Lunch Specials, and Homemade Soups and Desserts!

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Hiring - Bayfield Wine and Spirts Reopening

Bayfield Wine & Spirits

13 S. 2nd Street

Bayfield, WI

(952) 237-1100

Bayfield Wine & Spirits seeks a dynamic individual to join our team at an exciting new store. The store will feature a thoughtfully curated selection of wines, spirits, gourmet cheeses, charcuterie, and grab-and-go food.

Compensation & Schedule: $25/hour, flexible hours, and store discounts.

To apply, please send your resume and a note to Frank@Apostle22.com with the subject line "Retail Associate." Or call (952) 237-1100.

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Wild Rice is Now Hiring

Wild Rice Retreat

84860 Old San Rd.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-0178

We are growing our team at Wild Rice Retreat! Join the team at the #3 Best Resort in the Midwest and help us provide kind, caring, world-class service in a beautiful environment.

We are looking for full-time Room Attendant and Guest Experience Team Members. Wild Rice offers medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as 401k , paid-time off, daily staff meals and hotel discounts across the country.


We Howling Love You Sale: 20-30-40% Off

Howl Downtown

100 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5561

Starting Feb 1st, we're having a huge 20/30/40 sale at both shops (and online).

Spend $200 and get 20% off, $300 and get 30% off, or $400 to get a whopping 40% off! Includes skis and snowshoes, winter apparel and accessories.

Use Codes HOWL20, HOWL30, AND HOWL40 at checkout for online orders, or get the savings in person! *some items are not included ask us for more details

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Windseeker Turns Five

Windseeker Rentals

PO Box 1005

Bayfield, WI

(715) 513-6540

Five years ago two friends came together over a shared love of our special Bayfield area and decided to start a collection of beautifully curated vacation homestays.

This women-owned business built from the ground up has survived a pandemic, hosted over 7,335 guests, 3,240 vacation stays, created local jobs and built a dedicated team of amazing humans who continue to serve as the premier vacation stay portfolio of over 30 properties in our unique destination! Thank you so much for your support!

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City of Bayfield Updates

City of Bayfield

125 South First Street

Bayfield, WI

Phone: (715) 779-5712

Fax: (715) 779-5094

Emergencies: (715) 373-6120 or 911

City Hall Office Hours:​

​​Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday: Closed

February 20, 2024 - Public Works, 9 a.m. 

February 21, 2024 - Library, 4 p.m. 

February 21, 2024 - Council, 5:30 p.m. 

February 26, 2024 - ARB, 5 p.m.

February 27, 2024 - Planning, 3:30 p.m.  

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Other Bayfield Area Links

Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce

Bayfield County Tourism

Cornucopia Business Association

Iron River Area Chamber of Commerce

Madeline Island Chamber of Commerce

Port Wing Business Association

Washburn Area Chamber of Commerce

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