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Announcements  ~  2015

If you have an announcement that pertains to genealogy and/or the history of Price County or a family reunion that you would like others to know about, please contact the County Coordinator to have it posted here!

 

JANUARY

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

 

 

MARCH

       St. Urho's ~ St. Patrick's Day celebration        

 

DATE: MARCH 14 , 2015  [This annual event is always held the Saturday closest to March 17th]

 

TIME: Meal served 4:30 - 6:30 pm 

 

LOCATION: Brantwood Community Center, State Highway 8 & Stadium Rd, Brantwood, WI 54513

 

MENU: Corned Beef and Cabbage and Ham

 

PROGRAM:

- MUSIC

- GUEST SPEAKERS: TBA

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

     Phone: 715-564-2525

     Email: cen95870@centurytel.net

 

SPONSORED BY: Knox Creek Heritage Center

 

 

Join us for this rich cultural celebration!

 

APRIL

 

 

MAY

HERITAGE DAYS - GET HOOKED ON HISTORY

DATE:     May 16, 2015

TIME:   10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

LOCATION:   Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 S. Hwy 13, Phillips, WI

For more details please visit their website at: www.freindsoffredsmith.org

 

GERMAN SETTLEMENT BARN DANCE

 

DATE:   May 24, 2015

 

TIME:  7:00 p.m. - Midnight

 

 

LOCATION: Lind Farm, N1169 German Settlement Road, Spirit, WI 54513

 

(Directions from Ogema: East of Ogema on Hwy. 86, then south on 102, and east on YY to German Settlement Road; 3/4 mile north of Yesterday House and Liberty School.)

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

     Phone:715-564-3340

     Email: gshi@wildblue.net

 

 

 SPONSORED BY: German Settlement History, Inc.

                           Link: Barn Dance Information

 

 

JUNE

OLD TOWN HALL MUSEUM & GREENFIELD SCHOOL OPENS FOR SUMMER

DATE:   June 6 - Sept 7, 2015

TIME: Open Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

LOCATION: 7213 Pine St, Hwy 13, Fifield, WI

Website: http://pricecountyhistoricalsociety.org

48th Annual Catawba/Kennan Lumberman’s Day

DATE:   June 13 & 14, 2015

TIME:   Sat, 8:00 a.m. - midnight; Sun. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION:   Village of Catawba Park, N4568 High St, Catawba, WI

                    Kennan Memorial Park, W10309 Park Rd, Kennan, WI

VISIT THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR ALL THE DETAILS!

https://www.facebook.com/events/673435189360475/

CONTACT INFORMATION:

PHONE:   715-474-6626

EMAIL: parpart_kathy@hotmail.com or jokrell@centurytel.net

Jump River Valley Historical Museum Opens For the Summer Season

DATE:   June 13& 14 through August 22, 2015

TIME:   10 a.m.-3 p.m., 2nd & 4th Saturdays

LOCATION:   Catawba Town Hall, W9224 Hwy. 8, Catawba

The museum displays a variety of town & logging displays & artifacts covering the period between 1890-1940.

Permanent exhibits explore the history of lumbering in the area, farming, rural schooling, and homemaking.

Tours are also available by appointment.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phone:   715-339-2642
Website:  http://pricecountyhistoricalsociety.com
Email: koerner2@pctcnet.net

 

      32nd ANNUAL CZECH-SLOVAK FESTIVAL     

 

DATE: June 19-21, 2015

 

 

TIME: Fri 7pm, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm

 

 

LOCATION: Fri.- First Baptist Church, Phillips, WI

                  Sat -Phillips High School, 900 Flambeau Ave/Cty Hwy W, Phillips, WI 54555

 

 

VISIT THEIR FACE BOOK PAGE FOR ALL THE DETAILS!! www.facebook.com/Phillips CzechFest

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

     Phone: 715-339-4100

     Toll Free: 888-408-4800

     Email:  wdkm@aol.com

     Website:  http://czech-slovak.tripod.com

 

 

SCANDINAVIAN MIDSUMMER CELEBRATION

DATE:   June 27, 2015

TIME: 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Knox Creek Heritage Center, N4517 W. Knox Rd, Brantwood, WI 54513

ACTIVITIES:

Exhibits

Maypole

Bread Sale

Silent Auction

Music

Bonfire

TRADITIONAL SCANDINAVIAN DINNER AT 6:00 P.M.

Swedish meatballs, new potatoes, veggies, herring, and cheese and fruit for dessert.

Seven historic buildings which are part of the museum house displays that depict the history and culture of this area including school, logging, agriculture, and Co-op displays.

Gift shop available.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phone: 715-564-2520 or 715-564-2525

Email: cen73683@centurytel.net or mbraski@yahoo.com

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/knoxcreekheritagecenter 

 

JULY

 

8th ANNUAL ANTIQUE TRACTOR & EXPO

DATE:   July 11, 2015

 

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

LOCATION: Price County Fairgrounds, N9130 Forest Ln, Phillips, WI 54555

(Located approximately 1.5 miles east of Phillips on County Road H.)

 

NO ADMITTANCE FEE!

 

ACTIVITIES/DISPLAYS:

 

Antique Tractors from Numerous Areas and Several States

 

Wooden Tractors

 

Antique Toy Tractors for Sale

 

IH & Case Items for Sale

 

Antique Traps & Furs Display

 

Antique Bottles, Rolling Pins & Wrought Iron Items on Display

 

Antique Sock Knitting Machine

 

Antique Scrapbooking Designs

 

Antique Photo Display by Price County Historical Society

 

Finnish Artifacts on Display

 

 

TWO ANTIQUE BUILDINGS FILLED WITH MACHINERY & OTHER ITEMS

 

TRACTOR PARADE at 3:00 p.m.

Food and refreshments available on grounds by the 4-H Club!

 Live Music all day!

Vendors Welcome!

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Phone: 715-339-3761

Email: bekakrb47@gmail.com

Website: www.pricecountyantiqueassociation.org

 

 

SPONSORED BY: Price County Antique Association

 

57th ANNUAL PIONEER DAYS

DATE:   July 24 - 26, 2015

TIME: Fri, 4:30 p.m. - Midnight; Sat, 8:00 a.m. - Midnight; Sun, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Community Park, 301 N. Michigan, Butternut, WI

Website: http://www.butternutwi.com/

Email: chrisdon@pctcnet.net

 

GERMAN SETTLEMENT HISTORY PICNIC & OPEN HOUSE

DATE:   July 25, 2015

TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Yesterday House & Liberty School, N894 S. German Settlement Rd, Spirit, WI

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phone: 715-564-3299

Website: http://germansettlementhistory.org

Email: gshinc@centurylink.net

 

AUGUST

 

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

55th ANNUAL PRENTICE PROGRESS DAYS

DATE:  Sep 5 & 6, 2015

TIME:  

     Fri: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

     Sat: 9:00 a.m. -1:00 a.m

     Sun: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

     Monday raindate

LOCATION:  Lions Park, South Street, Prentice, WI 54556

ACTIVITIES:

Softball tournament

Log Loading Contest

Dance

Concessions

Arts & Crafts

Parade

Airplane Rides

Kid's Fishing Contest

Leo Heikkinen Memorial Golf Tournament

LIVE MUSIC!

Barbecued chicken dinners, pies and goodies and free throw contest; basketball tournament, genealogical research in the computer lab; historical display in the library.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phone: 715-428-2964

Website: http://vil.prentice.wi.gov

Email: clerk@vil.prentice.wi.gov

SPONSORED BY: Village of Prentice

 

 
A COUNTRY AFTERNOON

DATE:  Sept 12, 2015

TIME:  1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION:  Knox Creek Heritage Center, N4517 W Knox Rd, Brantwood, WI 54513

ACTIVITIES:

Baking contest and auction of entries: cake, cookies and bars, yeast breads, pies, other breads

Bread sale including homemade bread, Finnish style, multi-grain, cardamon braids and cinnamon rolls

Sale of crafts and other items including homemade soaps, jellies, jams and produce

Live Music provided by local musicians!

Cookout!

Raffle

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phone: 715-564-2520

Email: cen73683@centurytel.net or mbraski@yahoo.com

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/knoxcreekheritagecenter 

SPONSORED BY:  Knox Creek Heritage Center

Craft vendors and demonstrators are welcome at no charge!

OGEMA CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

DATE: Sept. 26, 2015

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - midnight

LOCATION: Elementary School, Town Hall & Depot, N1844 & N1859 School House Road, Ogema, WI 54459

ACTIVITIES:

Christmas Tree Contest

Parade

Tours of Ek Log Home Museum

Large arts & crafts sale & display

Open house/book sale/raffle at the public library

Flea market

Farmers market

Chicken BBQ at 11:15 a.m.

Food and refreshments

"Run to the Peak" race at Timm's Hill

Fireman’s Dance at the fire hall from 9pm-1am.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

     PHONE:  715-767-5989

 

OCTOBER

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

 

 

DECEMBER

 

FINNISH INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

DATE:   Dec 5, 2015

TIME:   2:00 p.m. - Dinner / 4:00p.m. Program

LOCATION: Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd, (Corner of Hwy 8 & Cty D) Brantwood, WI

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phone: 715-564-2520

Email: cen73683@centurytel.net or mbraski@yahoo.com

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/knoxcreekheritagecenter 

SPONSORED BY:  Knox Creek Heritage Center

 

 

 

Visit the following websites:

www.portalwisconsin.org

www.wisconline.com

www.pricecountyhistoricalsociety.com

http://www.travelwisconsin.com/Tours.aspx

http://www.pricecountywi.net/events/upcoming-events/

 

 

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