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Annual Chicken Dinner 12:00 pm
Annual Chicken Dinner @ Our Lady of the Peace Church
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Enjoy your time at the Annual Chicken Dinner at Our Lady of the Peace Church! $12.50 per plate,  plates for kids 12 years of age or under is $7.00! This afternoon Chicken Dinner is fun for the whole family. If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Our Lady of the Peace.  (715) 543-8428
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Bird Club Meeting and “Owl Pellet Discovery” Presentation 6:00 pm
Bird Club Meeting and “Owl Pellet Discovery” Presentation @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bird Club Meeting and “Owl Pellet Discovery” Presentation @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Join the Discovery Center Bird Club for a presentation at 7:00 pm by Discovery Center Naturalist Licia Johnson entitled “Owl Pellet Discovery”. Owls need to regurgitate pellets of the indigestible bits of their prey and dissecting these pellets can give scientists an accurate record of what owls eat. Join us and find out what we can learn from pellets as you dissect one of your own! This will be preceded by a business meeting at 6:00pm. All Welcome. Free
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Create Art – Manitowish Waters 10:00 am
Create Art – Manitowish Waters @ Manitowish Waters Community Center
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Create Art - Manitowish Waters @ Manitowish Waters Community Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
  A group of artists have come together to offer an free “open studio” to area artists, visitors and whoever loves being creative. The “studio” will be held at the Manitowish Waters Community Center on the first and third Tuesday each month from 10 – 3 (with exceptions for official town business and other regularly scheduled events).  This informal group welcomes all and provides a venue for people to share their creative energy. Each person should bring projects and supplies for art projects that they are want to work on or are wanting to start.  Participants MUST bring floor and table protection (tarp, drop cloth, plastic sheeting – anything that will totally protect the tables and floors).  Bring a lunch to stay for the whole day or stay for just a few hours.     2017 dates  January 3 and 17 February 7 and 21 March 7 and 21 April 18 May 2 and 16 June 6 and 20 No July Dates August 1 and 15 September 12 and 26 October 3 and 17 November 21 December 5 and 19  
Planning Commission Meeting 7:00 pm
Planning Commission Meeting @ Manitowish Waters Airport
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Mah Jongg – The Dragon Ladies Mah Jongg is the American version of the Chinese tile game. The Dragon Ladies are meeting at the Koller Library every Wednesday morning at 9am. New players are welcome to join. This is the perfect game to exercise your mind.   No sign-up necessary.  Just show up! More parking is available at the Community Building.  
Manito Art League Workshop 10:30 am
Manito Art League Workshop @ Manitowish Waters Community Center
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Manito Art League Workshop @ Manitowish Waters Community Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
The Manito Art League offers monthly workshops from May through October. These workshops include programs offered by members and guest artists and cover a wide variety of interests. Workshops are held the first Wednesday of the month, following the Art League meeting, at the Manitowish Waters Community Center on Hwy 51 at 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM (Bring a lunch if you want)! They are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Free to Art League Members and $10 for non-members
Yoga at NL School 4:00 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
YOGA at North Lakeland School All levels Vinyasa Flow Wednesday’s 4pm to 5pm Please call/text Elizabeth Gering in advance to reserve your spot – 715-297-1601                                    
Ride & Rosé 6:00 pm
Ride & Rosé @ WinMan Trails
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm
Ride & Rosé @ WinMan Trails | Wisconsin | United States
Ladies! We are going to be starting a special women’s biking group for WinMan Wednesday this summer. While you might love a good shred with the gentlemen, sometimes you might just want to cruise and then drink rosé around the fire. Never tried mountain biking? We will give you some basic skills to have a fun ride. Don’t have a bike? We have limited bikes available for your use – however please send us a email to ejgering@gmail.com if you would like to reserve a bike. Come around 6pm for tips and tricks, the ride will leave the parking lot at 6:30pm. Hope to see you there!  
WinMan Wednesday’s 6:00 pm
WinMan Wednesday’s @ WinMan Trails
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm
WinMan Wednesday's @ WinMan Trails | Wisconsin | United States
Group ride and social. All mountain bike riders of all abilities are welcome to join us. Ride starts at 6pm at the main trailhead…. followed by a 7pm bonfire and socializing. Please message us on Facebook with any questions – WinMan Trails.  
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Book Club Meeting 3:00 pm
Book Club Meeting @ Koller Library
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm
Book Club Meeting @ Koller Library  | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
The book club meets the first Thursday of each month at 3:00pm. Everyone is welcome to join!
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Boulder Junction Walleye Classic
Boulder Junction Walleye Classic @ Boulder Junction Township Lakes
Oct 6 – Oct 7 all-day
Boulder Junction Walleye Classic @ Boulder Junction Township Lakes
North Woods Art Tour
North Woods Art Tour
Oct 6 – Oct 8 all-day
10 am – 5 pm daily. Held throughout the Northwoods communities, enjoy a self-guided tour through the back roads of the Northwoods to the studios and galleries of area artists. View artists at work and make purchases on site. Brochures with maps are available to download at www.northwoodsarttour.com or pick one up at the Chamber office.
FREE Cranberry Marsh Tours at Cranberry Square 10:00 am
FREE Cranberry Marsh Tours at Cranberry Square @ Cranberry Square
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am
FREE Cranberry Marsh Tours at Cranberry Square @ Cranberry Square | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
FREE CRANBERRY MARSH TOURS Held every Friday at 10 am. NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED A 1-hour tour, rain or shine! ALL TOURS, starting Sept 8, will begin at Cranberry Square on Alder Lake Road) Tour includes a video, cranberry samples, prize drawings, educational display and Q&A; then motorcade in your own vehicle to the Vilas Cranberry Company marsh for an up-close look at the bogs – blooming, growing or being harvested – depending on the time of year visited. All ages welcome, pre-registration not required. Sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Cranberry Growers Association and the Manitowish Waters Chamber.  
Full Moon Canoe 6:30 pm
Full Moon Canoe @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Come explore Rest Lake by canoe with a full moon to light the way. You will enjoy the sounds and feel of the water at night, we will listen to Loons, and cruise the shadowy shoreline. This will be a unique sensory and natural experience. Pre-register by 10/4, limited space is available. Canoes/PFDs provided.
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Cranberry Cooking Contest 8:30 am
Cranberry Cooking Contest @ Manitowish Waters Community Center
Oct 7 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Cranberry Cooking Contest @ Manitowish Waters Community Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Cooking Contest Information – enter for a chance to win an airplane ride over the cranberry bogs!!!! Cooking Contest Information – 2017
Cran A Rama 2017 9:00 am
Cran A Rama 2017 @ Manitowish Waters Community Center
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cran A Rama 2017 @ Manitowish Waters Community Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
                Celebrating the start of our fall color and cranberry harvest season in Manitowish Waters! From 9am to 3pm you can enjoy your day with an arts and craft fair, Lioness bake sale, fresh cranberry sales, self-guided fall color tours, cranberry samples and more! Craft Show Information: Craft Show Vendor Letter 2017 Craft Show Vendor Application   Cooking Contest Information – enter for a chance to win an airplane ride over the cranberry bogs!!!! Cooking Contest Information – 2017 FREE TOURS FOR CRAN A RAMA Saturday, October 7   ~ CRANBERRY MARSH TOURS ~   Buses leave from the Community Center every half-hour 9 am to 2:30 pm These one-hour round-trip tours are FREE courtesy of the MW Chamber & the MW Cranberry Growers Association   ~ PONTOON CRUISES ~Drive to the Blue Bayou Inn…about 2 miles south of the MW Community Center Board the pontoons from the restaurant’s docks on Manitowish Lake Cruises will leave every half-hour from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm Each cruise lasts approximately 45-60 minutes Sponsored by the MW Lakes Association
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Stitch in Time 9:00 am
Stitch in Time @ Community Center
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Stitch in Time @ Community Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
    Stitch-N-Time meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month, through May, from 9am-3pm at the MW Community Center.  Come and go as you please during these days. This is open to crafters of any sort, or just come and observe. Bring a bag lunch. Contact Eliz Sykes at 715-543-8372 with any questions.  
MW Town Board Meeting 7:00 pm
MW Town Board Meeting @ MW Town Hall
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Regularly scheduled Town Board meeting. Meeting agendas are posted 48 hours prior to the meeting on the bulletin boards at the Town Hall, Lakeland Hardware, and Little Star Garage.
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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Mah Jongg – The Dragon Ladies Mah Jongg is the American version of the Chinese tile game. The Dragon Ladies are meeting at the Koller Library every Wednesday morning at 9am. New players are welcome to join. This is the perfect game to exercise your mind.   No sign-up necessary.  Just show up! More parking is available at the Community Building.  
3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off at Associated Bank 11:00 am
3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off at Associated Bank @ Associated Bank
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday November 10th 3rd Annual Chili Cook-off at the Associated Bank 11am to 4pm. Winner receives a $50.00 donation to the Mercer Food Pantry. Donate a non-perishable food item, vote and have fun!  715-476-3545 5260N Hwy 51, Mercer, WI.
Yoga at NL School 4:00 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
YOGA at North Lakeland School All levels Vinyasa Flow Wednesday’s 4pm to 5pm Please call/text Elizabeth Gering in advance to reserve your spot – 715-297-1601                                    
Nibbles N’ KNowledge: Wisconsin’s Architects – A Glacial History of the Northwoods 5:00 pm
Nibbles N’ KNowledge: Wisconsin’s Architects – A Glacial History of the Northwoods
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Vilas County is home to one of the world’s largest concentrations of freshwater lakes. How did our landscape become so unique? Join us with Tom Fitz, Professor of Geology at Northland College, to travel back into time over 25,000 years ago to when glaciers sculpted the land to become what we see today. An evening of delicious nibbles and expanding your knowledge. Cash bar and complimentary appetizers from 5-6pm, program from 6-7pm. Pre-registration required by 1/9 Program held at Camp Jorn YMCA Thursday, 5pm-7pm $15 ($12 members)
Ride & Rosé 6:00 pm
Ride & Rosé @ WinMan Trails
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm
Ride & Rosé @ WinMan Trails | Wisconsin | United States
Ladies! We are going to be starting a special women’s biking group for WinMan Wednesday this summer. While you might love a good shred with the gentlemen, sometimes you might just want to cruise and then drink rosé around the fire. Never tried mountain biking? We will give you some basic skills to have a fun ride. Don’t have a bike? We have limited bikes available for your use – however please send us a email to ejgering@gmail.com if you would like to reserve a bike. Come around 6pm for tips and tricks, the ride will leave the parking lot at 6:30pm. Hope to see you there!  
WinMan Wednesday’s 6:00 pm
WinMan Wednesday’s @ WinMan Trails
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm
WinMan Wednesday's @ WinMan Trails | Wisconsin | United States
Group ride and social. All mountain bike riders of all abilities are welcome to join us. Ride starts at 6pm at the main trailhead…. followed by a 7pm bonfire and socializing. Please message us on Facebook with any questions – WinMan Trails.  
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Nibbles N’ Knowledge: The World’s Most Beautiful Harvest 5:00 pm
Nibbles N’ Knowledge: The World’s Most Beautiful Harvest @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nibbles N’ Knowledge: The World’s Most Beautiful Harvest @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
One of only three fruits native to North America and Wisconsin’s state fruit, the cranberry plays an important role in our local and regional culture. David Bartling, a fourth generation grower at Bartling’s Manitowish Cranberry Company in Manitowish Waters, will bring you through the seasons on a cranberry bog. From early spring mornings, to cold winter days, growing the tart, red berry is a year-round commitment that creates what some call “the world’s most beautiful harvest”. An evening of delicious nibbles and expanding your knowledge. Donation bar and complimentary appetizers and desserts from 5-6pm, program from 6-7pm. Pre-register by 10/11.
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FREE Cranberry Marsh Tours at Cranberry Square 10:00 am
FREE Cranberry Marsh Tours at Cranberry Square @ Cranberry Square
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am
FREE Cranberry Marsh Tours at Cranberry Square @ Cranberry Square | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
FREE CRANBERRY MARSH TOURS Held every Friday at 10 am. NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED A 1-hour tour, rain or shine! ALL TOURS, starting Sept 8, will begin at Cranberry Square on Alder Lake Road) Tour includes a video, cranberry samples, prize drawings, educational display and Q&A; then motorcade in your own vehicle to the Vilas Cranberry Company marsh for an up-close look at the bogs – blooming, growing or being harvested – depending on the time of year visited. All ages welcome, pre-registration not required. Sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Cranberry Growers Association and the Manitowish Waters Chamber.  
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Van Vliet Hemlock State Natural Area Fall Color Hike 9:00 am
Van Vliet Hemlock State Natural Area Fall Color Hike @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Van Vliet Hemlock State Natural Area Fall Color Hike @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Join a Discovery Center Naturalist as we go out and explore the trails at the beautiful Van Vliet Hemlock SNA. Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the beautiful colors this wonderful forest has to offer. Limited space available so please pre-register by 10/12. Meet at the East trailhead. If you would like to carpool please meet at 8:30 am at the Discovery Center. This opportunity is sponsored by the Friends of Van Vliet Hemlocks and is open to the public at no cost.
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Create Art – Manitowish Waters 10:00 am
Create Art – Manitowish Waters @ Manitowish Waters Community Center
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Create Art - Manitowish Waters @ Manitowish Waters Community Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
  A group of artists have come together to offer an free “open studio” to area artists, visitors and whoever loves being creative. The “studio” will be held at the Manitowish Waters Community Center on the first and third Tuesday each month from 10 – 3 (with exceptions for official town business and other regularly scheduled events).  This informal group welcomes all and provides a venue for people to share their creative energy. Each person should bring projects and supplies for art projects that they are want to work on or are wanting to start.  Participants MUST bring floor and table protection (tarp, drop cloth, plastic sheeting – anything that will totally protect the tables and floors).  Bring a lunch to stay for the whole day or stay for just a few hours. 2017 dates  January 3 and 17 February 7 March 7 and 21 April 18 May 2 and 16 June 6 and 20 No July Dates August 1 and 15 September 12 and 26 October 3 and 17 November 21 December 5 and 19  
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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Mah Jongg – The Dragon Ladies Mah Jongg is the American version of the Chinese tile game. The Dragon Ladies are meeting at the Koller Library every Wednesday morning at 9am. New players are welcome to join. This is the perfect game to exercise your mind.   No sign-up necessary.  Just show up! More parking is available at the Community Building.  
Yoga at NL School 4:00 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
YOGA at North Lakeland School All levels Vinyasa Flow Wednesday’s 4pm to 5pm Please call/text Elizabeth Gering in advance to reserve your spot – 715-297-1601                                    
Ride & Rosé 6:00 pm
Ride & Rosé @ WinMan Trails
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm
Ride & Rosé @ WinMan Trails | Wisconsin | United States
Ladies! We are going to be starting a special women’s biking group for WinMan Wednesday this summer. While you might love a good shred with the gentlemen, sometimes you might just want to cruise and then drink rosé around the fire. Never tried mountain biking? We will give you some basic skills to have a fun ride. Don’t have a bike? We have limited bikes available for your use – however please send us a email to ejgering@gmail.com if you would like to reserve a bike. Come around 6pm for tips and tricks, the ride will leave the parking lot at 6:30pm. Hope to see you there!  
WinMan Wednesday’s 6:00 pm
WinMan Wednesday’s @ WinMan Trails
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm
WinMan Wednesday's @ WinMan Trails | Wisconsin | United States
Group ride and social. All mountain bike riders of all abilities are welcome to join us. Ride starts at 6pm at the main trailhead…. followed by a 7pm bonfire and socializing. Please message us on Facebook with any questions – WinMan Trails.  
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Chamber After 5 at Rustic Roadhaus 5:00 pm
Chamber After 5 at Rustic Roadhaus @ Dorner's Big Bear Hideaway
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm
Chamber After 5 at Rustic Roadhaus @ Dorner's Big Bear Hideaway | Boulder Junction | Wisconsin | United States
MANITOWISH WATERS CHAMBER AFTER 5  Thursday, October 19 – 5PM The Manitowish Waters Chamber invites you to the October Chamber After 5 on Thursday, October 19 at The Rustic Roadhaus. Appetizers and a cash bar will be available starting at 5pm. Be sure to get your raffle tickets to win some great prizes. Proceeds from this Chamber After 5 raffle sales will go to the Manitowish Waters Lioness to help “Seeing for Lelyn”….Lelyn is a Mercer resident and was born on February 15th,2013. He was born with an extremely rare genetic eye disorder called Anophthalmia.  Anophthalmia means the absence of one or both eyes, in Lelyn’s case he was neither. This event is open to the public and we look forward to seeing you there! Mark your calendars now for our upcoming Chamber After 5 events: ~ Thursday, November 2 – Manito Art League
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Mercer Muskie Madness
Mercer Muskie Madness
Oct 20 – Oct 21 all-day
Fish 10 lakes surrounding Mercer, WI. Part of proceeds to benefit Wounded Warriors in Action and Camp Ryan Adams. For more info go to Mercermuskiemadness.com or thegatewaylodge.com
Wolf Howl 7:00 pm
Wolf Howl @ NLDC
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wolf Howl @ NLDC | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Begin this program by learning about the ecology and adaptations of wolves as well as their history and current status in Wisconsin. Following this short presentation, travel to wolf territory and perform a survey by howling at wolves. Transportation provided. Space fills quickly for this popular program so register now!
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Pumpkin Painting Party 12:00 pm
Pumpkin Painting Party @ Rustic Roadhaus
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm
Join us Saturday October 21st Rustic is hosting a Pumpkin Decorating party! For Kids 10 and under, parent must be present. $10.00 a child, Pizza and soda included. Yes parents can also decorate their own pumpkin too. You bring your own pumpkin we supply the decorations.  Paint, stickers and candy so it might be a little messy. Must reserve your seat no later than Friday October 13th, so we can make sure we have enough for everyone.
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Stitch in Time 9:00 am
Stitch in Time @ Community Center
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Stitch in Time @ Community Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
    Stitch-N-Time meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month, through May, from 9am-3pm at the MW Community Center.  Come and go as you please during these days. This is open to crafters of any sort, or just come and observe. Bring a bag lunch. Contact Eliz Sykes at 715-543-8372 with any questions.  
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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Mah Jongg – The Dragon Ladies Mah Jongg is the American version of the Chinese tile game. The Dragon Ladies are meeting at the Koller Library every Wednesday morning at 9am. New players are welcome to join. This is the perfect game to exercise your mind.   No sign-up necessary.  Just show up! More parking is available at the Community Building.  
Yoga at NL School 4:00 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
YOGA at North Lakeland School All levels Vinyasa Flow Wednesday’s 4pm to 5pm Please call/text Elizabeth Gering in advance to reserve your spot – 715-297-1601                                    
WinMan Wednesday’s 6:00 pm
WinMan Wednesday’s @ WinMan Trails
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm
WinMan Wednesday's @ WinMan Trails | Wisconsin | United States
Group ride and social. All mountain bike riders of all abilities are welcome to join us. Ride starts at 6pm at the main trailhead…. followed by a 7pm bonfire and socializing. Please message us on Facebook with any questions – WinMan Trails.  
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46th Annual Kornstalk Karnival 5:00 pm
46th Annual Kornstalk Karnival @ North Lakeland School
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
46th Annual Kornstalk Karnival @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Sponsored by the North Lakeland School Parent- Teacher Committee, the public is welcome to enjoy a kid’s costume parade, concessions & treats, raffles and a gymnasium filled with old fashioned carnival games. 5 – 8pm at North Lakeland School. 715-543-8417, www.nles.us   Kornstalk Flier 2017 for community
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Trick or Treat Time 12:00 pm
Trick or Treat Time
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Trick or Treat Time
  TRICK-OR-TREAT AT MANITOWISH WATERS BUSINESSES Dress up and enjoy tricks & treats at local businesses, 12 – 2 pm.
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