Thursday, August 8, 2013

Spooner Advocate- Springbrook/Trego Column- August 8,2013

Hello there friends- I can not believe that it is already August. Wow! It will be time to get back to school soon. Are we ready for that yet? I would have to say a BIG NO!! I would like to say a big Congratulations to my niece Felicia Davis who is having her graduation party this coming weekend!I still find it so hard to believe that she is old enough to be graduating! Where has the time gone? I am proud of you Sqeek! I know you will rock in whatever vocation you decide to go into! Remember we are here to help you out anyway we can! Namekagon Congregational church would like to invite the whole famly to come to Vacation Bible School! The adventure starts with Noah's Ark on August 11 from 6:30-8:00 pm, August 18th from 6:30-8:00pm Joe and the Giant Musky finishing up with How Much God Loves You on August 25 from 6:30-8:00pm.We would like to welcome Pastor William Handy from Ashland to our little corner of the world. We appreciate your service! If you any questions please give Nancy a call at 715-635-8080. Remember this is set-up for the whole family to come and spend time together learning about God. August is here! Happy Birthday to all the August birthday people. I have to say a BIG Happy Birthday to my daughter who will be 17 on the 15th. I can't believe it has been that long since she was a little baby! The time sure does fly. I hope everyone has a wonderful birthday and we love you! Pure Water Days Quilt Show is August 10 from 9:00 am-4:00pm and August 11 from 10:00am -4:00pm. Its held at the Chippewa Falls Senior Center 1000 E Grand Avenue, Chippewa Falls, WI. Admission 1 day for $3.00 or 2 day pass for $4.00. New local Cooperative Artist Gallery, Art Market 63 has opened at 42790 Hwy 63 South. It’s just 1 mile south of Cable on Highway 63 in the bright red building with plenty of parking. Hours are: Thursday through Monday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday noon to 4 pm. Art Market 63 is cooperatively run by local artists who are members of the Cable Hayward Area Arts Council (CHARAC). The members display and staff the gallery on a rotating schedule. The cooperative provides CHARAC artists a place to show, sell and demonstrate their work. Media includes photography, watercolor, other media paintings, jewelry, handcrafted knives, leather goods, fiber art, vintage handcrafted handbags, wood carving, garden art, fused and stained glass, and more! Everything has been created by local Northwood’s artists! Planned Events: Second Annual CHARAC Art Crawl Friday through Sunday August 9, 10 and 11, 2013 Plan to visit individual local artist’s studios (40) from Springbrook, Stone Lake through Hayward and up to Cable and Drummond. Web: August 25, 2013 is the closing of bidding and the reception for the Gallery on Main Street banners that are currently on display on street lamps in Cable, Wisconsin. Web: Stay tuned for further workshops, classes, demos, and Christmas in Cable. You don’t want to miss it! Any questions can be directed too: Phone: 715-413-0927 E-mail: Northwestern Wisconsin has artists that are hidden in the Woods! Art Market 63 and CHARAC allow the rest of the world to appreciate the creativity and talents of these local artists. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College has there class schedule available. August 8-GLIFWC Traditional Foods class held at the college 5-8 pm on August 9- Farmers Market at the IGA parking lot from 10-2 pm, August 14- HazMat for Maintenance & Electrical/HVAC in the College Auditorium 8-4:30 pm also a class on making Porky Roaches in the Cultural Center from 9-3pm, August 19- Webinar on Drying Foods at home Room 507 from 12-1pm, August 20- Hands-On Pickles/sauerkraut from 5-8 pm at the college kitchen, August 21-Solar Dehydrator Make & Take 9-3pm held at the farm.Please call Amber or e-mail her if you plan to attend a class, we need to have enough food and supplies. New vendors are always welcome to start selling at the LCO Farmers Market, its held every Friday from 9-2 pm at the IGA store on Hwy K. Please call Amber Marlow at 715-634-4790 ext 156 let her know that you will be setting up to sell your goods. You can also reach her at Things to put on your calendar ... Sawyer County Fair is August 15-18th. Fairgrounds office -715934-2721 if you need a Exibitor's handbook or have questions. Also A great family event to go to...The Twilight Garden Tour at the Spooner Ag Station. Tuesday August 20 from 4 pm til dusk. There will be a silent Auction, Hayrides, Veggie tasting and Grilling, live music from Second Wind String Band. Questions- 715-635-3506 Springbrook Day at the VFW Post 10568 Canteen, August 31- they open at noon. There is a turkey shoot form 1:00-3:00pm, Pig roast with sweet corn from 3:00- 5:00pm- tickets for adults $8.00 pre-bought- $10 at the door, ages 6-12 $5.00 and Age 5- under ar FREE! Their is also a bounce house, pie contest by the Red Hat ladies and of course music from 5 pm until? Soupstock V will be held- Sunday September 29 from 8:30-5 pm at the Anathoth Community Farm- east of Luck, WI. Local Food, Local Art, Local Music! Featured Speaker John Peck, Family Farm Defenders. Questions 715-790-9177 or www.NWRFN.ORG Have a great week and keep on smiling!

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