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Customer Appreciation Day at Associated Bank
Customer Appreciation Day at Associated Bank @ Associated Bank
Dec 1 all-day
Coffee and cake will be provided all day at the Associated Bank  in Mercer. For more information please call 715-476-3545.
Christmas For the Town 4:00 pm
Christmas For the Town @ Manitowish Waters Community Center
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm
Christmas For the Town @ Manitowish Waters Community Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
SANTA’S CHRISTMAS FOR THE TOWN – Sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce. Starting at 4pm – come enjoy making some Christmas Crafts with the Camp Jorn Staff. Fill your stomach with hot dogs, chili, hot cider & Christmas cookies baked by MW Lioness. Santa and Mrs Claus arrive at 5pm, so you won’t want to miss giving him your Christmas list. Enjoy an outdoor Christmas light display at 6pm – lite by Santa Claus! Held at Manitowish Waters Community Center.   OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING – to follow Santa’s Christmas for the Town – Held at Koller Park starting at 6pm with a Bonfire, Christmas Caroling, Hot dogs, Chili, Cookies and more. Christmas Tree Lighting by Santa at 6:30pm.  
Old Fashioned Christmas Tree Lighting 6:00 pm
Old Fashioned Christmas Tree Lighting @ Koller Park
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Old Fashioned Christmas Tree Lighting @ Koller Park | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING – Sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce. Held at Koller Park starting at 6pm with a Bonfire, Christmas Caroling, Hot dogs, Chili, Cookies and more. Christmas Tree Lighting by Santa at 6:30pm.
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Holiday Home Tour & Luncheon 10:00 am
Holiday Home Tour & Luncheon @ Little Bohemia
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Lioness Club. Tour MW area homes decorated for the holiday season and enjoy lunch & raffles at Little Bohemia. 10 am – 2 pm.
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Create Art – Manitowish Waters 10:00 am
Create Art – Manitowish Waters @ Manitowish Waters Community Center
Dec 5 @ 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 6:00 pm
Planning Commission Meeting @ Manitowish Waters Airport
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm
 
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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Dec 6 @ 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.  
Brown Bag Moose Mania 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Moose Mania @ Koller Memorial Library
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Moose Mania @ Koller Memorial Library  | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Moose are an uncommon but charismatic mammal of the Northwoods with amazing adaptations and behaviors that make them a unique ungulate species. Join us to learn all about them! Program held at the Manitowish Waters Frank B. Koller Memorial Library             Wednesday, 12-1pm               Donations appreciated
Yoga at NL School 4:00 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 7 @ 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!
Chamber After 5 5:00 pm
Chamber After 5 @ The Lodge at Manitowish Waters
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Chamber After 5 @ The Lodge at Manitowish Waters | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
MANITOWISH WATERS CHAMBER AFTER 5 Thursday, December 7 – 5PM The Lodge, To The Nines, The Spa, Cabin Coiffure & The Lake House – catered by Smokey’s The Lodge, To The Nines, The Spa, Cabin Coiffure & The Lake House have partnered with the MW Chamber of Commerce to host a Chamber After 5. . The Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce sponsors these Chamber After 5 events to promote our great businesses and non-profit organizations in the community. In addition to raffles, delicious food and beverages – there will be opportunities to do some holiday shopping! Complimentary appetizers catered by Smokey’s and beverages will be available starting at 5pm. Be sure to get your raffle ticket to win some great prizes. Proceeds from this Chamber After 5 raffle sales will go to a local non-profit organization. This event is open to the public and we look forward to seeing you at the December Chamber After 5!        
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Build a Winter Wreath 10:00 am
Build a Winter Wreath @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Build a Winter Wreath @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Build a Winter Wreath Get ready for the season and join Judy from JJ’s Acres as we construct high quality, 24 inch outdoor wreath. We will use at least three different types of conifers, designer bows, and other decorations to make beautiful winter wreaths! Pre-registration required by 12/6             Saturday, 10-11:30am             $30/wreath
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Stitch in Time 9:00 am
Stitch in Time @ Community Center
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 13 @ 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
Dec 13 @ 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
Dec 13 @ 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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Christmas Bird Counts 3:26 pm
Christmas Bird Counts
Dec 14 @ 3:26 pm
Christmas Bird Counts
  Christmas Bird Counts Join the Discovery Center Bird Club and Naturalist John Bates in this wonderful citizen science activity focused on monitoring the abundance if our winter resident birds. This is a great activity for beginner and experienced birders alike. Counts will take place in Minocqua (December 14th) and Manitowish Waters (December 16th). Call ahead for details.
Nibbles N’ Knowledge: The World of Wildfires 5:00 pm
Nibbles N’ Knowledge: The World of Wildfires @ Camp Jorn YMCA
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nibbles N' Knowledge: The World of Wildfires @ Camp Jorn YMCA | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Nibbles N’ Knowledge: The World of Wildfires Kevin Burns and Steigerwald from Treehaven …description to come. 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 12/12 Program held at Camp Jorn YMCA Thursday, 5pm-7pm $15 ($12 members)
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Christmas Bird Counts 3:26 pm
Christmas Bird Counts
Dec 16 @ 3:26 pm
Christmas Bird Counts
  Christmas Bird Counts Join the Discovery Center Bird Club and Naturalist John Bates in this wonderful citizen science activity focused on monitoring the abundance if our winter resident birds. This is a great activity for beginner and experienced birders alike. Counts will take place in Minocqua (December 14th) and Manitowish Waters (December 16th). Call ahead for details.
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Create Art – Manitowish Waters 10:00 am
Create Art – Manitowish Waters @ Manitowish Waters Community Center
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 20 @ 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
Dec 20 @ 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
Dec 20 @ 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 Board Meeting 8:30 am
Chamber Board Meeting @ TBD
Dec 21 @ 8:30 am
Chamber Board Meeting @ TBD
The Chamber Board meets monthly – normally on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Location is typically the Manitowish Waters Community Center – however please call to verify – as this time/date/location is subject to change.
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Marvel in Manitowish Waters
Marvel in Manitowish Waters
Dec 26 – Dec 31 all-day
Count down to the New Year in Manitowish Waters with low/no cost, family-fun, indoor/outdoor activities during the holiday week regardless of the weather conditions! Activity locations vary throughout the town based on participating organizations. Past activities included story hour, crafts, horse-drawn wagon rides through the Discovery Center, live music, dances, snowshoeing, ice skating, nature-based activities, and New Year’s Eve celebrations with fireworks. 715-543-8488, www.ManitowishWaters.org
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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Dec 27 @ 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.  
Interpretive Snowshoe 1:00 pm
Interpretive Snowshoe @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Dec 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Interpretive Snowshoe @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Interpretive Snowshoe Get to know the trails from an interpreter’s ecological lens and through the eyes of an animal…you never know what we will find! Meet at the Discovery Center Nature Nook. Space is limited; advance registration is appreciated. Wednesday, 1-3pm $7 ($5 members) 
WinMan Wednesday’s 6:00 pm
WinMan Wednesday’s @ WinMan Trails
Dec 27 @ 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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Free Snowshoe Day 9:00 am
Free Snowshoe Day @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Free Snowshoe Day @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Free Snowshoe Day Snowshoes available for complimentary onsite use.  Enjoy the crisp air, sights of nature, and celebrate the holiday season!  Snowshoes are limited and available on a first come first served basis.  Please check them out of the Nature Nook. Thursday, 9am-4pm 
Chili Cookoff 11:00 am
Chili Cookoff @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Dec 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Chili Cookoff @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Chili Cook-off The annual chili cook-off will be held during our Family Fun Day.  Contact the Discovery Center for more information and to sign up your entry (free to enter)!  Join us from 11am-1pm to taste and vote for your favorite!  We will provide all the fixings!  Up for grabs is the prestigious “Wooden Spoon” award! Please sign up your entry by 12/26. Thursday, 11am-1pm $5 chili lunch ($3 children 6 and under)
Winter Family Play Day 11:00 am
Winter Family Play Day @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Dec 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Winter Family Play Day @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Winter Family Play Day As part of the “Marvel in Manitowish,” we will host a number of free drop-in activities that are fun for the whole family, including winter scavenger hunts, snow critter building, crafts, and horse-drawn sleigh rides sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce. Chili cook-off lunch available for $5. (V) Thursday, 11am-2pm
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Candlelit Snowshoe 5:00 pm
Candlelit Snowshoe @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Dec 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Candlelit Snowshoe @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Candlelit Snowshoe Enjoy an evening snowshoe hike on the Discovery Center’s 2-mile snowshoe trail with beautifully lit luminaries paving the way. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow ours for $3/pair (limited quantities available).  Join us for hot chocolate, s’mores, and a bonfire following your hike! Friday, 5-7:30pm $6 per person
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