February 22, 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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Member Submissions

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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Upcoming Events at the Bayfield Carnegie Library

Bayfield Carnegie Library

37 N. Broad Street

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3953

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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Rug Sale

Sweet Sailing

120 Rittenhouse Avenue

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3682

Friday, February 23, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Indoor rugs, outdoor rugs, door mats... if it's under your feet they are 20% off. Stop in and see what we have to offer.

Make a Glass Paperweight Class

Scarlet Fire Glassworks

123 W. Bayfield Street

Washburn, WI

(715) 600-1199

Friday, February 23, 3:30 p.m.

There are a limited number of spots still available to register for making a glass paperweight happening this Frida at 3:30 p.m.

Learn about the magic of glassblowing during this small group, hands-on experience and end up with a beautiful glass paperweight! Sign up for this class today at scarletfireglassworks.com to reserve your spot!

If you can't make it, you can still join in on the fun as there are also a few spots available to make a glass flower this Saturday, February 24 at 1:00 p.m.

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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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Fish Fry Day at the Fat Radish

The Fat Radish

905 West Bayfield Street

Washburn, WI

(715) 373-2005


Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sunday Brunch, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday: Fish Fry Day

Saturday Night Special: Seafood Wellington & Wild Rice Pilaf, Grilled Asparagus

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Stunning Shoulder Brooch Coming soon to Something Vintage Jewelry

Something Vintage Jewelry

33 N. First St. Suite 101

Bayfield, WI

(310) 873-8198

Friday, February 23

This exquisite panther shoulder pin dazzles with clear rhinestones and emerald eyes. Its gold-toned, articulated body adds a playful touch, perfect for runway fashion. Wear it on your lapel, shoulder, or as a choker necklace for versatile elegance.

As a special treat, we invite you to join our SVJ Gift $25 Certificate giveaway drawing on Friday, February 23, 2024. To enter, simply subscribe to our newsletter on our website and follow us on Instagram.

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2024 Dart Tournaments: Feb. 23 and 24

Legendary Waters Resort & Casino

37600 Onigamiing Drive

Red Cliff, WI

(800) 226-8478

Friday, February 23, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 24, 11:00 a.m.

Friday, February 23

$10 Open In - Double Out - Split Bull + $1,000 = 100% Payback

7:00 p.m. Start

Saturday, February 24

$20 Chicago-Style - 501 - Cricket + $3,000 = 100% Payback

Registration Begins 11:00 a.m.

Team Draws 1:00 p.m.

First Darts Thrown 1:15 p.m.

Winner's Bracket Best of 5 or Race to 3 Loser's Bracket Best of 3

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Saturday at The Backstage: Michael Perry & Mary Cutrufello

The Backstage

84810 State Hwy 13

Bayfield, WI

(715) 373-5552

Saturday, February 24, 7:00 p.m. Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.

Big Top Chautauqua Presents: Dinner and a Show at The Backstage!

Put a Wisconsin farm boy & volunteer firefighter turned bestselling author & songwriter onstage beside an East Coast Yale grad who earned her chops in FedEx trucks & Texas honky-tonks & you’ve got the Mike & Mary Situation. Great food, full bar, music, stories, & lots of fun!

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Free Knitting Lessons

Brownstone Centre

121 Rittenhouse Avenue

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5571

Saturday, February 24, 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

If you're interested in learning to knit, come see us Saturday. Please call and reserve your time. Invite a friend!

Sunday Brunch Buffet

Harbor Table

130 W. Harbor View Dr.

Washburn, WI

(715) 373-5492

Sunday, February 25, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join us Sunday, February 25, for our first monthly all-you-can-eat brunch buffet - featuring delicious breakfast foods and sweet treats. $24 per person - includes a mimosa or sparkling NA juice.

Also features $15 build-your-own Bloody Mary bar.


11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. brunch buffet

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. bar service

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Holy Eucharist and A Journey With Jesus

Christ Episcopal Church

125 N. 3rd Street

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3401

Sunday, February 25, 10:00 a.m.

Pastor Nancy Hanson will underline the teachings of Jesus this Sunday with musical assistance by Pianist Julie Poepping.

Our understanding of His life is often stated as "why doesn't God fix all of this?" Why do we suffer? Yet the God we worship lays down His life for the sake of our own: true discipleship means we carry our own crosses with the strength in worship and community. "(F)or what will it profit them to gain the whole world and forfeit their (eternal) life?" Come to find answers.

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Second Sunday in Lent & Monday Board Games

Bayfield Presbyterian Church

306 Washington Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5490

Sunday, February 25, 10:00 a.m.

Join us for the Second Sunday in Lent. 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.

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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Community Pancake Breakfast and Sunday Morning Worship

Bethesda Lutheran Church

109 S. 6th St.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5611

Sunday, February 25, 8:30 a.m. (Worship)

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Pancakes)

This Sunday is our monthly free community pancake breakfast. All are welcome. No donations will be accepted.

We hope you will consider joining us for our worship service at 8:30.

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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 26 - Coconut Chicken Curry 

Classes (*pre-register now):

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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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.

Tuesday, March 5, 11:00 a.m. - Noon

Join us for an hour of Bingo with the kids from Bayfield's Head Start. We'll have snacks, coffee, and prizes to share!

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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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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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Polar Plunge and Long Jon Color Run

Bayfield Recreation and Fitness Resources

140 S Broad St

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5408

Saturday, March 2, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

This winter has left a lot to be desired from winter sports. And while nothing will replace the powdery snow-covered trails and hills, we do have a fun way to round out your winter. Not only is this a fun way to enjoy the weekend, this is a major fundraiser for the Rec Center and helps us to continue our programming for the community!

The 18th Annual Polar Plunge is a social event to get out and enjoy the lake, see great costumes, and raise money for your favorite non-profit or school group.

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Now Hiring: Stewardship Intern for Summer of 2024

Landmark Conservancy

10 N. First Street

Bayfield, WI

(715) 235-8850

Deadline: March 8

Are you a college student or a recent graduate looking to gain hands-on experience in the conservation field?

Landmark is seeking a passionate, skilled, and dynamic individual to join our conservation team this summer to work out of our Bayfield office. They will assist with various stewardship projects on our northern suite of conservation land. Duties will primarily be in the field, with up to 25 percent of time spent in an office setting.

Application deadline: Friday, March 8.

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Great Summer Shows Added Weekly

Big Top Chautauqua

32525 Ski Hill Rd.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 373-5552

Great summer shows are being added weekly! Join our email list to be the first to know.

Umphrey's McGee, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Arrival From Sweden: The Music of Abba, Andrew Bird and Nickel Creek, Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Drifters, The Platters & Cornell Gunter's Coasters, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Gaelic Storm, Graham Nash!

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Over 1,343 Items Repaired & Out of Landfills


101 Bayfield St.

Washburn, WI

(715) 209-4057

We finally ran the numbers and are thankful for another great year offering Repair Services and keeping items out of the landfill. We couldn’t have done it without YOU - thank you for valuing repair.

We’d love for you to spread the word ~ enjoy a FREE cup of coffee with every 5 business cards you’re willing to pass along!

Zipper Repair ( jackets, boots, you name it) * Patching Services * Canvas Repair * Buckles * and MORE! Downtown Washburn AND mail services. See more on our website.

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The Art of Cornucopia Artist Susan Woodbury

Artists Squared Gallery

631 W. Bayfield Street

Washburn, WI

(952) 923-5222

March Hours:

Friday, Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Weavings and Found Art Constructions, “Paint Sticks,” will be featured at Artists Squared Gallery in March.

Susan’s versatility as an artist is evident in her small weavings, beautifully crafted and presented, mounted for wall display. Susan has also created unique “found art” constructions in her series of wall art “Paint Sticks”, made from wooden stirring sticks left behind after painting theater sets.

The gallery will be open during March on Fridays from Noon-5:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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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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Manypenny Bistro Weekly Specials

Manypenny Bistro

201 Manypenny Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 913-0303


Daily 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join us for these weekly specials.

Monday: $8 Dollars Specials - Chicken Tenders & Fries, Spicy Tenders & Fries, wings, gyro, any burger on the menu.

Taco Tuesday: Taco Trio $10, Beef Chimichanga $12, 10" Taco Pizza $11 and Fry Bread Taco $10

Wednesday: 14" One Topping Pizza for $10

Thursday: Half Priced Burgers All Day, dine-in and take-out.

Friday: Fish Fry for $15.99

Saturday: Prime Rib $24.99

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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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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