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Winter Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting:
Wednesday, September 27th
Red’s Big Bear Lodge • Social Hour at 5:30
Dinner at 6p.m. Featuring a Mexican Taco Bar
$10 per Person… Please RSVP (Click here for form)  


January 6-8: Tuscobia Winter Ultra Marathon… Checkpoint at Ojibwa Park
January 7: One Day Ice Fishing Tournamant (Bass & Northern) Sponsored by Pat’s Landing
January 17: FREE Community Dinner at Winter Fire Hall, Harvest of Friends  4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
January 21: Dantzman Memorial Ride at the Wannigan, Winter Huskies Snowmobile Club
January 29: All Women Ice Fishing Fundraiser on Moore’s Bay/Chippewa Flowage. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For info contact Deer Run Resort: 715-462-3276


February 4: Draper Cabin Fever Reliever at Draper Town Hall, Draper Community Club 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
February 4: Flambeau State Forest Candlelight Ski
at the Flambeau Hills Trailhead off Hwy W  6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
February 11: Beissel’s Big Boyz Toyz Vintage Snowmobile Ride at Winter Huskies Snowmobile Groomer Shed 10 a.m.
February 18: Lanes & Links Turkey Bowling and Snow Golf, Sponsored by Pat’s Landing
February 21: FREE Community Dinner at Winter Fire Hall, Harvest of  Friends   4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
February 25: Winter Huskies Snowmobile Club Fishery and Radar Runs,  MK’s Rustic Inn: Fishing Contest at 7 a.m.  Radar Runs at 11 a.m.


March 4: Southern Sawyer County Sports Club Ice Fishing Contest at MK’s Rustic Inn on Lake Winter
March 4: Winter Huskies Snowmobile Club Shandley Memorial Ride
March 4: Patti’s on 70 Wild Game Feed 2p.m. to 7 p.m.
March 21: FREE Community Dinner at Winter Fire Hall, Harvest of Friends
March 25: Winter Area Lions Club Annual Spaghetti Feed at The Wannigan ~ 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


April 15: Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Winter School, sponsored by the Winter Warrior PTO & The Sawyer County Gazette  10 a.m.
April 18: FREE Community Dinner at Winter Fire Hall, sponsored by Harvest of Friends
April 22: Winter Garden Club Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show at The Wannigan.
April 22 & 23: Winter Archery Club Spring Shoot: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sat. and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun. at the Archery Club on Lagoon Rd.
April 27, 28 & 29: Winter Greenhouse Bareroot Sale – Season Opener
25% off all bareroot stock – Coffee & cookies will keep you warm all day. Experts from Bailey Nurseries will be on hand to answer questions Thursday morning.
All greenhouses are open and ready to shop.


May 6: Annual Winter Volunteer Fire Department Smelt Fry at the Winter Fire Department Hall.
May 6: Draper Community Club Derby Day
May 11-14: 33rd Annual Treeland Challenge Walleye and Bass Catch & Release Tournament on the Chippewa Flowage, For tournament rules and registration information contact Treeland Resort: 715-462-3874 • http://www.treelandresorts.com
May 14: Winter Archery Club Kids’ Day: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Archery Club on Lagoon Rd.
May 13 & 14: Winter Greenhouse Mother’s Day Sale 8:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m both days. Lots of gift ideas and inspiring plant displays. Greenhouses are full to the brim with flowers, gifts, sweet fragrances and color. 20% off all 12” Petunia Baskets! ‘The Sprouts’ Kids Club workshop 10 am both days. ‘Plan or Plant a Pizza Garden’ Please RSVP on the Winter Greenhouse website in advance.
May 20: Winter Greenhouse Open House -8:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m. Lots and lots of sales. This day only! Free refreshments and Hors d’oeuvres.
For the kids: a Fairy Treasure Hunt in the garden ‘The Sprouts’ Kids Club workshop at 10 am. ‘Bugs & Bennies’ A tour in the insect world.
Please RSVP on the Winter Greenhouse website in advance.
May 27, 28, & 29: Winter Greenhouse Memorial Day Weekend Sale 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. NOW is the time to plant your flower beds and veggie garden! Great selection of edibles. Bring your family along.
May 27: Winter Public Library Annual Book Sale
May 27:  Annual Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Faire Main Street, Winter and the Annual Winter Area Lions Car Show at Winter School parking lot.
2017 Spring Fling Vendor Registration Form


June 1: Winter Public Library Annual Comprehensive Summer Reading Program Begins- Toddlers-12th Grade
June 2-4: Southern Sawyer County Sports Club Armed Forces FishFest check-in at Doc Smith Park
June 3: Annual Northern Tournament, 4 Wheelin’ Warriors ATV Club at the Fishtrap Cove Resort, Winter. 8 a.m.
June 9-11: 34th Annual Last Frontier Musky Tournament
June 10 & 11: Winter Greenhouse Miniature Garden Party 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Both Days Join the annual tradition of planting a miniature planter, fairy garden or terrarium. Both days we start at 11:00 am Bring your own container or select one from our shelves. Cost is $10. That incl. potting soil, mulch, moss and pebbles. ‘The Sprouts’ Kids Club workshop at 10 am both days. ‘Fairy Fun’. Please RSVP on the Winter Greenhouse website in advance of both workshops.
June 17: Winter Lakes Alliance Kids Fishing Tournament, Flats area on Railroad Street/Lake Winter Road  10 a.m. – Noon
June 21: Winter Greenhouse Girl’s Night Out, Invitation to some fun at ‘Winter, Women & Wine Bottles’. Join a make and take workshop composing a ‘Succulent Wine Bottle Planter’. Listen to a talk with TV show host Arlena Schott about ‘What’s Trending in the Garden’. Time for some shopping and special sales. Cost for attending is $20. Bring along a food dish and something to drink for a potluck. More info on our website and in e-newsletters. Please RSVP on the Winter Greenhouse website in advance.
June 25: Southern Sawyer County Sports Club Senior Day Pontoon Ride and Chicken Dinner Feed at Fishtrap Cove.


July 4:  July Jubilee Event: Main Street Parade, Food, Fun, Fireworks & Games at Doc Smith Park sponsored by the Winter Area Chamber of Commerce.
SSCSC Chicken Dinner & Cash Raffle at Doc Smith Park and Annual Barbeque Rib Dinner at the Tuscobia ATV Clubhouse next to Doc Smith Park.
2017 July Jubilee Vendor Registration Form             2017 July Jubilee Parade Registration Form


July 15: 4-Wheelin Warriors Minnow Races at the Rum Shack, Draper
July 29 & 30: Winter Greenhouse Summer Color 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Both Days  Discover the inter-connectedness of nature with naturalist and writer Emily Stone at the ‘Wood Wide Web’ walk’ at 11 am Saturday. Special sales and refreshments.‘The Sprouts’ Kids Club field trip at 9:30-10:30 am on both days. ‘
Harvest time in the veggie garden’. Please RSVP on the Winter Greenhouse website in advance.


August 12: Ojibwa Annual Canoe Race starting at The Wannigan
August 12: Annual Winter Area Rummage Rama:  Community Wide Garage Sale Event Sponsored by the Sawyer County Gazette
August 18, 19 & 20: Radisson Annual Harvest Fest in Radisson
August 26 & 27: Winter Archery Club 3-D Shoot: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sat. and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun. at the Archery Club on Lagoon Rd.
August 27: Southern Sawyer County Sports Club Senior Day at MK’s Rustic Inn (715) 266-2171.


September 1, 2 & 3: Exeland Trout Festival
September 2: ATV Pull and Swap Meet, Tuscobia ATV Club at Doc Smith Park
Sept 2 & 3: Winter Greenhouse Autumn Splendor 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Both Days. Fall is on its way and so are the huge fall mums. Add some color to your yard with perennials and grasses. Special sales and refreshments all weekend. ‘The Sprouts’ Kids Club workshop at 11 am both days. All about bulbs and planting bulbs. Please RSVP on the Winter Greenhouse website in advance.
September 3: Draper American Legion Annual Turkey Shoot at Legion Hall in Draper.
September 7-9: Lake Chippewa Flowage Musky Hunt
September 15-17: Last Frontier Fall Musky Tournament- Bucktail Lodge
September 16: Winter Area Lions Club Septemberfest Beer and Wine Tasting Event at The Wannigan, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
September 28-30: 2nd Annual Treeland Premier Fly Fishing Championship
September 30: 4-Wheelin Warriors Fall ATV Ride


October 15:Winter Greenhouse Closes for the Season.


November 25: Homespun Holidays Arts & Crafts Show at Winter School & the Annual Cookie Walk at the First Presbyterian Church in Winter.
Homespun Registration form 2017


December 20: Winter Public Library Patron Appreciation Day