May 23, 2024

UPDATE: Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau

Community Blast

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Concerts by the Lake Sponsorships Available

Last Sponsorship Available: Andy Noyes, Tuesday, June 25

The Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau has one last sponsorship to fill. Please contact Carol if you are interested in sponsoring Andy Noyes. Andy's music is fused with influences that welcome fertile Country Blues, Celtic dance rhythms, and Afro-Caribbean groves that affirm life itself.

Concerts by the Lake are held in Memorial Park in Bayfield every Tuesday and Thursday, June 18 - August 29, starting at 7:00 p.m.

A special THANK YOU, to the Bayfield Inn for sponsoring Thursday night Concerts by the Lake.  

There will be four performances on Thursday, July 4 leading up to the fireworks show at dusk to encourage people to spend even more time in Bayfield during the holiday.  

Our goal is to provide expanded entertainment in the heart of Bayfield during the summer months that supports our community and generates tourism. Your support for Concerts by the Lake ensures we can create the best experience for our community and visitors! 

Why support Concerts by the Lake: 

  • Exposure - Concerts by the Lake draws a crowd of between 100-400 people per concert, plus added advertising opportunities *see below*
  • Enhance your image - Community involvement and event association has been proven to enhance the image of businesses in the area. 
  • Fun - Concerts by the Lake has been a staple summer event for community members and visitors! Celebrate knowing that you are the one making it happen!

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • Mention/Tag on the Bayfield and the Apostle Islands Social Media
  • Sponsor name on Concert by the Lake event 
  • Business name mentioned in Concerts by the Lake Radio Advertising with Heartland Communications. 
  • Sponsor name mentioned during the concert 
  • Sponsor name on flyers/signage around town

Please contact Carol Fahrenkrog to sign up for a sponsorship:, 715-779-3335. 

Sponsorship Opportunities
2024 Concert Lineup

Garden Talk with Larry Meiller and Vendor Expo

Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion

2 E. Front Street

Bayfield, WI

Friday, May 31, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Doors Open at 10:30 a.m.

The 22nd annual Bayfield in Bloom events will start with a live Wisconsin Public Radio broadcast of Larry Meiller's Garden Talk on Friday, May 31. Join the studio audience at the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion. The event is free.

This year we will have a few vendors and information booths set up in the pavilion to browse before and after the show.


Stay after the show and meet with Larry Meiller at the pavilion. 

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Blessing of the Fleet

2023_Blessing of Fleet

Bayfield Memorial Park

2 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

Sunday, June 2, 1:00 p.m.

History comes to life with the traditional Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony on Sunday, June 2, 2024, at 1:00 p.m., as commercial fishing boats, tugs, powerboats, sailboats, excursion crafts, kayaks, and rowboats parade through Bayfield’s City Harbor.

As they pass by the tip of the pier, clergy from the Apostle Islands community will grant each vessel a blessing for safe passage and a prosperous season on Lake Superior.

Sign up your boat to be part of the fleet at the link below.

Sign Up Your Boat

Bayfield In Bloom Garden Tour

Saturday, June 8, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Visitors will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the plants at some of Bayfield’s finest gardens. Whether an amateur gardener or a professional horticulturist, you are sure to enjoy these self-guided walking tours.

*Garden Tour maps are now available at the Bayfield Chamber.*

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Donate to the Bayfield 4th of July Fireworks Fund


The City of Bayfield is no longer able to host Bayfield's 4th of July Fireworks. The Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau was asked to consider taking over the fireworks for future shows starting this year. Understanding the benefits to community members and visitors, our Board of Directors decided to continue this long-standing tradition.

Please consider helping us raise the funds needed to ensure Bayfield has a spectacular fireworks show in 2024 and into the future!

Bayfield will have a day of celebration with Concerts by the Lake, which will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end right before the fireworks. 

Donations can be mailed to the Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau, PO Box 138, Bayfield, WI 54814, or dropped off at 42 S Broad Street.

Chamber Offices Closed Memorial Day

The Bayfield Chamber office will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

Thank you to all who have served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms.

The Visitor Center is open 24/7 for those who would like to grab brochures.

Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau

Member Submissions

Hoops Fish Markets & Dockside Opening for Season

Hoop's Dockside Fish Market

207 Wilson Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3438

Thursday, May 23, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

May 23 - Hoop's Fish - Markets will open for the season! We'll be fully stocked and ready to serve you fresh and smoked fish. Fish caught daily!

Saturday, May 25, 6:30 p.m.

Rock the Dock with Lawless (70-80's rock)! The first of our live music series of the season. Great music, food, beverages, and fun! . Let's get this party started!

**If the weather doesn't cooperate, the music will be delayed until Sunday, May 26.**

Grand Opening of Hoop's Fish - Dockside (a short walk down the driveway between the fish market and the USCG Bldg). We will be open seven days a week (weather dependent). Enjoy fish & chips, beverages, music, and the sounds and views of beautiful Lake Superior!

First Meeting of the Good Food Alliance

Bayfield Carnegie Library

37 N. Broad St.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3953

Thursday, May 23, 5:00 p.m.

Calling all Foodies and Foodie-hopefuls! Love to cook and/or want to learn more? Let's come together to share a passion for healthy eating, as well as tips, recipes, and techniques.

This initial meeting will lay the groundwork for this year-long program (funded by a Round-Up co-op grant) - find the best days and times to gather, collect ideas about the direction of the group, and discuss potential activities. Participants to this first meeting are encouraged to bring a potluck item to share.

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Flower Tortilla Class

Chequamegon Food Co-Op

700 Main St. W.

Ashland, WI

(715) 682-8251

Thursday, May 23, 5:00 p.m.

Signup for our flower tortilla class. Take tortillas up a notch and see how easy it is to make a better tortilla. We will fill these with the perfect blend of veggies for getting your summer recipe down and ready.

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"Poetry and the Natural World" - Zoom Event with U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón

Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

Northland College

1411 Ellis Ave.

Ashland, WI

Thursday, May 23, 6:45 p.m.

U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón will be reading poems and having a conversation about the connection of poetry, nature, and climate change with former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kimberly Blaeser.

Limón was appointed by the Librarian of Congress for a two-year second term, expiring in April 2025. One of her poems will be engraved on the Europa Clipper. The live event will be in Madison and the local big-screen Zoom event allows viewing without going to Madison. Book sale and refreshments.

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We're Open All Memorial Day Weekend

Bayfield Winery and Blue Ox Cider

87380 Betzold Rd.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3274


Daily 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

We will be open every day including Monday during the holiday weekend from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday we will be releasing the new batch of Bourbon Barrel Ginger Cider! This is one of our most popular ciders. If you haven't had it before, come on by to try some.

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Buy 1lb of Fudge, Get 1/2lb Free

Sweet Sailing

120 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3682

Friday, May 24, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 25, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Come get your favorite Sweet Sailing fudge and maybe try something new! Buy 1lb, get 1/2lb FREE.

Memorial Day Weekend Sale

Brownstone Centre

121 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5571

Friday, May 24, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 25, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Stroll in for this kicking great deal. 25% off Keen's, Memorial Day Weekend only.

New Garden Decorations at Eckels

Eckels Pottery and Fine Craft Gallery

85205 Hwy 13

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5617

Friday, May 24, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 25, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 26, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Spring has sprung - our garden accessories, bird feeders, planters, bird baths, and wind spinners are all here! Summer hours are here, too!


Monday - Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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4th Annual Sound Cheq Music Fest Kicks Off This Friday in Washburn

The StageNorth Groundlings

123 Omaha St.

Washburn, WI

(715) 373-1194

Friday, May 24, 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 25, 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 26, Noon

Multiple Event Locations

4th Annual Sound Cheq Music Fest runs May 24th, 25th & 26th, featuring 47 bands at five great Washburn venues, StageNorth Theater, Firehouse Bar, South Shore Brewery, 211 Martini, and The Snug. Fan favorites like Saints Of Circumstance, The Ringtones, Strange Brew, Nice Grass, Deja Bleu, Champagne Glitter Train and many more are back!

Get your wristbands for just $25 at Day passes are available the day of the event for $10. Sign up to volunteer and get a free pass!

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Adventure Club 5 Year Anniversary Party

Adventure Club Brewing

35265 S Co Hwy J

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-1010

Friday, May 24, 2:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Celebrate 5 years of delicious local beers at Adventure Club Brewing's Anniversary Party. There will be music by Idle Rose from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. and Noble Falconer from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. The good folks from Superior Tacos will be serving up their tasty menu. We will also be unveiling a special brew to commemorate the occasion - enjoy an experience that goes beyond the conventional boundaries.

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Church of Cash: Johnny Cash Tribute

Legendary Waters Resort & Casino

37600 Onigamiing Dr.

Red Cliff, WI

(800) 226-8478

Saturday, May 25, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Live Entertainment Church of Cash "World Class Johnny Cash Tribute"

No Cover Charge

21+ Event

Cash Bar

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Flower Moon Specials

Crystalline Healing

20 N. 1st St.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 661-3113

Saturday, May 25, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lots of new items in the shop for your awakening journey! Chakra candles, aromatherapy sprays, crystal pendants, oracle cards, herbal teas, flower essences and an abundant array of healing stones.

Stop by the shop or visit us online to book an intuitive card reading to align with your soul's highest path and anchor in your dreams for the months ahead. The full flower moon is encouraging us to grow joyously toward our inner light and invite grace into our lives. We are here to support you!

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Express Admissions Event

Northwood Technical College

2100 Beaser Ave.

Ashland, WI

Monday, June 3, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Visit Ashland Student Services to learn about different programs, get a tour of campus, apply, complete your admissions meeting, or even register for fall classes. Student Services at Northwood Tech’s Ashland campus will have evening hours one Monday a month throughout the summer. Stop in to see how we can help you take the next step!

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Food Truck This Sunday at Copper Crow

Copper Crow Distillery

37395 State Hwy 13

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-0275

Sunday, May 26, Noon - 4:00 p.m.

This Sunday, May 26, The Egg Roll Chick will have her food truck at Copper Crow Distillery from noon to 4:00 p.m., serving various styles of Egg Rolls, Mac and Cheese, and Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches. You don't want to miss this opportunity!

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New Hours at Pier Plaza and Hiring

Pier Plaza

1 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3330


Tuesday-Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Friday - Saturday 11:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 26 3:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 4, Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Hiring a Front Desk Associate ASAP- flexible schedule-includes weekends- Great way to promote beautiful Bayfield and all it has to offer? Join our crew. Please apply or inquire by emailing us

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Community Pancake Breakfast

Bethesda Lutheran Church

109 S. 6th Street

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5611

Sunday, May 26, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Please join us on Sunday for our last pancake breakfast before our summer hiatus. All are welcome. There is no charge for the meal and no donations will be accepted.

Worship is at 8:30 a.m. and of course, all are welcome!

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Holy Eucharist for Trinity Sunday

Christ Episcopal Church

125 N. 3rd St.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-3401

Sunday, May 26, 10:00 a.m.

Our new priest Father Mark Ricker will explain the Trinity in word and song as Bayfield also celebrates Spring in color and warmth. Whoever believes in Him will have eternal life with the Father. The Spirit of our Lord is evidenced here on Earth with our demonstrations of love and care for the Bayfield community. All are welcome to hear and learn in the safety of an all inclusive church of kindness. Handicapped entrance at rear of building.

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Sunday Worship Services & Fellowship

Bayfield Presbyterian Church

306 Washington Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5490

Sunday, May 26, 10:00 a.m.

The mission of the Bayfield Presbyterian Church is to glorify God. Through active ministries, we aspire to create a welcoming harbor for all, and to serve as a lighthouse guiding us toward the love and compassion of Jesus Christ. Join us for worship, stay for fellowship following the service.

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Memorial Day Services

DuWayne Soulier Memorial VFW Post 8239

Bayfield, WI

Monday, May 27, 9:00 a.m.

Ceremony at St. Francis Church Cemetary in Red Cliff

Monday, May 27, 11:00 a.m.

Ceremony at Madeline Island Town Dock in LaPointe

Monday, May 27, 11:30 a.m.

Memorial Day Remembrance Walk and Ceremony at MIHPA Veterans Memorial Garden on Madeline Island.

Hauser's Annual Red Barn Plant Sale

Hauser's Superior View Farm

86565 Cty Hwy J

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5404

Monday, May 27, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hauser's Bare-Root Perrenial Sale ends May 27th! It's your last chance this spring to purchase bare-root perennials from Hauser's Superior View Farm!

The bare-root sale will end May 27, but Hauser's will still have an assortment of potted perennials, annuals, vegetables, and herbs, in our retail greenhouse along with potting soil, compost, and fertilizers for your gardens.

Open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. through May and then 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. starting June 1st.

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Coming Up in June at the Washburn Cultural Center

Washburn Cultural Center

1 East Bayfield St.

Washburn, WI

(715) 373-5591

Join us at WCC for these upcoming arts and cultural events!

Monday, May 27, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Monday Night Life Drawing Group. Clothed Yoga Poses

Monday, June 3, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Nude Figure Study Poses

Tuesday, June 4 - Saturday, June 29

Upcoming Exhibition:"Variations: Fiber Art 2024" Gallery hours are TBA. The Opening Reception is Thursday, June 6, 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 6 - Saturday, June 8

Plein Air of Washburn Festival (PAW Fest) Cosponsored by WCC, CBAC & Ghost Ship Gallery

Saturday, June 8, Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Northern Crafters Meet-Up

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Take-Out, Classes and Catering

Cooking with Lars

85195 Hwy 13

Bayfield, WI

(406) 570-3518

Take-Out (*pre-order now):

Monday, May 27 - Italian Beef Sandwich

Monday, June 3 - Trout Burger

Monday, June 10 - Veggie Burger

Monday, June 24 - Thai Beef Salad 

Classes (*pre-register now):

Thursday, May 23 - Flour Tortillas

Thursday, May 30 - Fish Cakes

Thursday, June 6 - Bagels

Thursday, June 13 - Paella on the Grill

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

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Bayfield Community Emergency Awareness Day

Bayfield Fire and EMS

801 Washington Ave.

Bayfield, WI

Wednesday, May 29, 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Bayfield Fire and EMS are hosting an emergency awareness day with demonstrations. Participants will learn valuable life-saving skills, such as how to use a fire extinguisher, an AED (automated external defibrillator), CPR, and how to control bleeding.

These sessions are free and open to the public. Employers and employees are encouraged to attend, and business owners are encouraged to bring their first aid kits and emergency plans for review. Fire and EMS personnel will be on hand to answer questions.

Sessions will be held at the Fire/EMS hall at 801 Washington Avenue in Bayfield. People can stop by anytime from 9:00 a.m. - Noon to learn these skills.

Community partners include Bayfield Community Ambulance, Bayfield Recreation and Fitness Resources, and the Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau.

Gaylord Nelson Garden Volunteer Spring Prep

Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

415 Washington Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 449-6900

Wednesday, May 29, 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Help beautify one of Bayfield's most historic gardens and honor the memory of Gaylord Nelson at the same time.

Hope to see you there. Bring your garden gloves and tools if you have them. Refreshments will be provided.

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New Hours and Grand Opening Celebration at the St. James Social

St. James Social

200 Rittenhouse Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 513-6780


Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday Coffee Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The St. James Social has new and extended evening hours—now open five nights a week!

Saturday, June 1, 7:00 p.m.

We are having a party and warmly invite you to join us for our official Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, June 1, 2024. The event is open to the community beginning at 7:00 p.m. and will feature live music, merriment, and light bites.

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Bayfield Area Trails World Trails Weekend Celebration

Bayfield Area Trails

(541) 542-3079

Saturday, June 1, 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Event Location: Les Voight State Fish Hatchery, 83875 State Hwy 13, Bayfield, WI

Join Bayfield Area Trails on June 1 to celebrate our local trails, dedicate the new Pileated Woodpecker Trail, learn about the ecology of the Pikes Creek area, and help chart the future for the area's trails.

For early risers, join Neil Howk & Ted May for a 7:00 a.m. bird hike. Tour the hatchery throughout the day. Gather with friends over baked goodies & coffee (or tea).

On June 2, we will host a 7:00 a.m. bird hike and a dedication at 3:00 p.m. to the Big Ravine Headwaters Trail. More info on website.

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June Customer Appreciation Dairy Day

Benoit Cheese Haus

23920 County Hwy F

Ashland, WI

(715) 476-2561

Saturday, June 1, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Bring the whole family and celebrate you, our amazing customers! We’ll be having lots of in store specials, cheese prizes, giveaways, games, and discounts! Enjoy some tasty treats, plus WIMI Radio will be here grilling some of your favorites from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The WIMI Prize Wheel spins with lots of giveaways at 1:00! Now for the Big News! We’re we are hosting a parade starting at 3:00 p.m.! Come collect candy and cheesy prizes from some cool local peeps & businesses!

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Kids Fishing Day

Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

29270 County Hwy G

Ashland, WI

(715) 685-2644

Saturday, June 1, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join us on Saturday, June 1st for Kids Fishing Day, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center.

This free event is full of family fun! Fishing rods and bait are provided. There will be drawings and prizes throughout the event. Register at the door, 9:00 a.m. - Noon.

For more information, click the link below or call 715-685-9983. The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center is located at 29270 County Highway G, just two miles west of Ashland. We hope to see you there!

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June Artist Reception at the LPC Gallery

La Pointe Center for the Arts

796 Main Street

La Pointe, WI

(715) 747-3321

Saturday, June 1, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Join us for the LPC June Artist Reception featuring: Smith Patterson – photography; Miles R. Turner – ballpoint pen drawings; and Robert Teisberg – wood passions.

June 2: Write & Share Free Writing Workshop ·

June 18: Madeline Island Book Club - On the Streets of Bayfield Click our website link to view all events. Learn about ways to support the arts on Madeline Island:

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Continuing Full Keel Anniversary Festivities


101 West Bayfield St.

Washburn, WI

(715) 209-4057

Now - Saturday, June 1

Celebrate Full Keel Coffee’s 2nd anniversary with us!!! 15% off of all Full Keel Merchandise! Stop in AdventureUS to find the perfect merch to represent Full Keel Coffee. Includes sweatshirts, travel mugs, hats, t-shirts and more! Excludes bags of coffee. Anniversary SALE 15% off all Full Keel Merchandise NOW to Saturday June 1st ONLINE use code: FULLKEEL24


Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Online Anytime

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Invitation for Volunteer Opportunities

Bayfield Heritage Association

30 N. Broad St.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5958

Tuesday, June 4, 10:00 a.m. - Noon

The BHA 2024 season is almost here! We invite you to join fun-loving individuals who enjoy sharing the rich history of the Bayfield area through striking exhibits each summer.

Our Docent Orientation is Tuesday, June 4th, from 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Come join us, learn, and see if you'd like to guide our visitors for 3 hours each week. Whether you were born here, moved here, or are a summer resident, BHA has a place for you! We will wrap up the session with refreshments and conversation.

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Plein Air Festival of Washburn

Chequamegon Bay Arts Council

1 East Bayfield St.

Washburn, WI

Thursday, June 6 - Saturday, June 8

Featuring outdoor demonstrations and open-air painting sessions in various local landscapes, the Plein Air of Washburn Festival is a non-competitive and community-building painting festival that welcomes artists of all levels to learn, collaborate, and share their plein air experience and knowledge.

Participants will express their appreciation for the Chequamegon Bay’s natural topographies and built environments through outdoor painting. Please check out the link for the complete schedule of this free event!

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One Year Celebration of Sweet Fern Apothecary

Sweet Fern Apothecary

229 W. Bayfield St.

Washburn, WI

(715) 812-1200

Saturday, June 8, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

I can't believe it has been a year!! Come celebrate with us at Sweet Fern apothecary. We will have Tea - hot and iced, Mocktails, and other fun tasty treats. There will be a raffle for cool herbal goodies 15% off in-store all-day.

Save the Date and come Celebrate with us!

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KP Paint Party - Choose Your Design at Lupine Fest

KP Paint Party

(715) 209-0155

Saturday, June 8, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Event Location: Cornucopia Community Center

Paint for Fun! A great event to share with friends and family. Step by Step instruction is similar to paint by numbers with the design pre-drawn on a wood canvas. Pick from 10 different designs and choose different paint colors or go with the original paint palette. All materials needed are provided. A free gift is also included!

You can purchase food and drink at the Lupine Festival in the Village of Cornucopia. Limited space is available. Secure your spot at the link below.

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Golf: Fore the Greater Good

Apostle Islands Chequamegon Bay Area Community Fund

PO Box 332

Bayfield, WI

(218) 726-0232

Friday, June 14, 10:00 a.m.

We are excited to bring back the Apostle Islands-Chequamegon Bay (AICB) Area Community Fund's event Golf: Fore the Greater Good Tournament for its second year!

We look forward to your support and encourage you to join us Friday June 14, 2024 at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club (3000 Golf Course Rd. Ashland, WI).

AICB Area Community Funds’ mission is to enhance the quality of life for our communities, forever. We are local volunteers, making grants to our communities in response to our area’s pressing needs.

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Dandelion Days 2024 Video

Spoons for the People

(850) 322-9797

Saturday, June 22, 10:00 a.m.

Event Location: Legion Park, Washburn

Dandelion Days 2024 is happening all day on June 22nd in Legion Park Check out the linked video to learn more about the festival and how you can become a donor or sponsor for this magical event! Video link:

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100 Who Care Ashland and Bayfield Counties

Northlakes Community Clinic

7665 US Highway 2

Iron River, WI

(715) 792-5534

Saturday, July 13

NorthLakes Community Clinic sponsors the 100 Who Care giving circle.

The members nominated 501c3 organizations in the arts category. The top three organizations were Native Expressions Dance & Drum Troupe, WOJB, and StageNorth Groundlings. Congrats to all!

At the last event, the organization with the most member votes was Native Expressions Dance & Drum Troupe. They receive $12,000. If you would like to give to the community in an impactful way, please consider joining us.

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American Family Insurance - The Overland Agency

American Family Insurance

409 W. Bayfield St.

Washburn, WI

(715) 373-5112

I'm so excited to share that I'm the new owner of the American Family Insurance Agency in Washburn, WI! My commitment is to ensure you have the right coverage and peace of mind, knowing that you and your loved ones are protected. I'm here to answer any questions you may have, review your current policies, and assist you in finding the best options available. I'm licensed in WI, MN, and IL. Please reach out!

Three New Classes in June

Bayfield Recreation and Fitness Resources

140 S. Broad St.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 779-5408

Wednesdays 3:30 - 6:45 p.m.

Makers Space for youth 7-12 years old with a parent in building

Wednesdays 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Deep Water HIIT - arrive before 6:00 p.m. to get your floatation belt.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 - 8:45 a.m.

Classic Silver Sneakers - a fitness class for the true beginner (low intensity)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

Circuit - cardio and strength building for older adults(medium intensity)

All classes included in your membership or day pass Youth Swim Lessons - Register Online Youth Sailing Lessons - Register Online

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Open For Winter Bookings

Wolfsong Adventures in Mushing

86990 S. Pratt Rd.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 209-4551

Wolfsong Adventures in Mushing is now open for this upcoming winter. Our calendar is up and running!

Book online at to get your choice spot. We fill fast!

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Publications Available Through Bayfield County Tourism

Bayfield County Tourism

117 E 5th Street

Washburn, WI

(715) 373-3491

Lots of brochures are available from Bayfield County Tourism including the 2024 Visitor and Recreation Guide as well as Waterfalls, Hiking, Biking, Scenic Byway and more. Order yours now and share with friends and family when they visit!

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Enjoy Weekly Specials at Harbor Table

Harbor Table

130 Harbor View Dr.

Washburn, WI

(715) 373-5492


Tuesday - Saturday, 3:00 - 10:00 p.m. (Bar)

Tuesday - Saturday, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Restaurant)

Sunday, Noon. - 8:00 p.m. (Bar)

Sunday, 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Restaurant)

Tuesday, indulge in our T-Bone steaks for $22 and pair it with $2 beers.

Wednesday is Wing & Baked Potato Buffet night, only $18 with 25% off wines.

Thursday, let our talented chefs surprise you with their Chef's Choice special while enjoying all-day Happy Hour.

Friday is Fish Fry night with a variety of options and $7 classic old fashioned.

Saturday evening, treat yourself to our savory Prime Rib.

Sundays, enjoy Sliders and Fries for just $14 with $6 select cocktails.

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Position Opening: CORE Food Pantry Manager

CORE Community Resources

257 Manypenny Ave.

Bayfield, WI

(715) 209-2145

CORE Community Resources is seeking a Food Pantry Manager. This person will be responsible for coordinating the operations of the food pantry, including but not limited to the packing and distribution of food shares, the coordination of volunteers, and the record keeping of volunteers and recipients.

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Wild Pursuits Boat Charters is Open for the Season

Wild Pursuits Boat Charter

Pike's Bay Marina

Bayfield, WI

(507) 398-8678

Are you ready for a Lake Superior adventure exploring the beautiful Apostle Islands? We are happy to announce the start of the 2024 season with new tours, a new boat, and expanded hours!

Wild Pursuits is collaborating with several local businesses to offer something for everyone! Please check out the website for a listing of new tours & collaborations with Bodins Fisheries, Guided Resilience, Bell Street Gallery, Bayfield Winery, Harbor House Sweets, Wild Rice Retreat, & Island View Lodging.

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Painted Pottery Makes a Perfect Father's Day Gift

Kiddiwink Kids

108 W. Bayfield St.

Washburn, WI

(715) 812-1121

Father's Day is just around the corner and painted pottery makes the most thoughtful and unique gift!

Kiddiwink Kids has reservations available Wednesday through Saturday to paint the perfect Father's Day gift. Take-home pottery painting is also available. Stop in to inquire or reserve your time online at Keep your eyes open for a few "paint with me" classes for weekends in early June! Details coming soon!

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Refer a Friend and Get $25 off your Summer CSA!

Bayfield Foods Farmers Cooperative

Washburn, WI

(218) 409-6406

Help us spread the good word about good food! Refer a friend and you BOTH get a $25 credit towards your Summer CSA!

Pick up available in 13 cities and towns in Northern WI and the Twin Ports including Bayfield, Cornucopia, La Pointe, Washburn, and Ashland!

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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

May 27 - ARB, 5 p.m. 

May 28 - Planning Public Hearing & Mtg., 5:00 p.m. 

June 3 - Harbor Commission, 3:30 p.m.

June 3 - Fire Department, 5:30 p.m.

June 6 - Parks & Rec., 8:00 a.m.

June 11 - Special Plan Commission, 3:30 p.m. 

June 12 - Public Works, 10:00 a.m.

June 12 - Common Council, 4:45 p.m.

June 19 - Library, 4:00 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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The Community Blast is sent on Thursdays and contains pertinent local business and community information and news such as grand openings, hot deals, new business items or services, fundraisers, etc. The deadline for inclusion in the Community Blast is Wednesdays at noon. Only Chamber Members can submit to the email blast.

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