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Announcements  ~  2011

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 19 , 2011  [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

 

GERMAN SETTLEMENT BARN DANCE

 

 

DATE:   May 29, 2011

 

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.

 

 

 

JUNE

11th Annual All Schools Reunion

 

DATE:   June 11, 2011

TIME:   Noon

LOCATION:   Municipal Building, W4508 High Street, Catawba

                                                         This is a social event with an historic twist!

All students of the 12 southwestern Price County rural schools are invited to a potluck meal followed by an informal program.

Displays

Speakers

Sharing of memories

CONTACT INFORMATION:

PHONE:   715-339-2642
EMAIL:    koerner2@pctcnet.net

The event is sponsored by the Jump River Valley Historical Society.

44th Annual Catawba/Kennan Lumberman’s Day

 

DATE:   June 11 & 12, 2011

TIME:   3 p.m. Sat.; 9 a.m. Sun.

LOCATION:   Catawba & Kennan Parks

Saturday at Kennan Park:

   3-D Archery Shoot, Am. Leg.

   Cash bingo

   Mini Rod pull,

   Oldies softball and a dance.

Sunday at Catawba:

New Hope Church service

Parade 10:30 a.m. followed by concessions, BBQ chicken

Historic town hall open

Horseshoe/softball tourneys

Logging contests

Kids’ games

Live music

Queen Coronation

Raffle drawing 4 p.m.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

PHONE:   715-474-6626

 

Jump River Valley Historical Museum Opens For the Summer Season

 

DATE:   June 11 & 12 through August 27, 2011

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

 

 

      27TH ANNUAL CZECH-SLOVAK FESTIVAL     

 

 

DATE: June 17-19, 2011

 

 

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

 

 

ACTIVITIES:

Friday/7:00 p.m.

 

Lidice Memorial Service

 

  Saturday & Sunday

 

WISCONSIN STATE CZECH-SLOVAK QUEEN PAGEANT

·  ENTERTAINMENT

KOLACHE CONTEST

·  ETHNIC FOOD

 

Saturday: Polka Mass-Sat.

Sunday: Polka Service

 

Sunday/11:00 a.m: Pork & sauerkraut dinner Sun. at 11 a.m.

 

·  BAKERY SALES

·  ARTS & CRAFTS

ANTIQUE MACHINERY DISPLAY

DEMONSTRATIONS

VENDORS

LIVE MUSIC

BEER GARDEN

·  AND MUCH MORE!

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

     Phone: 715-339-4100

     Toll Free: 888-408-4800

     Email:  wdkm@aol.com

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

 

 

MIDSUMMER CELEBRATION

 

DATE:   June 25, 2011

TIME: 4:00 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.

Plus, see the 6-week exhibit of "Private Soldies" from the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

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: paulsyl@centurytel.net

 

 

JULY

 

3rd ANNUAL ANTIQUE TRACTOR & EXPO

 

DATE:   July 9, 2011

 

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 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:

 

Anyone wishing to display or demonstrate may contact  Bev at:

     Phone: 715-339-3761

     Email: dabkbrayton03@pctcnet.net

 

SPONSORED BY:

Price County Antique Association

 

Fifield's 100+35 Year Centennial Celebration

DATE:   July 9 & 10, 2011
TIME:   Sat. 10 a.m. – midnight; Sun. 7:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
LOCATION:   Movrich Park, Willow Avenue or Hwy. 70, Downtown Fifield
ACTIVITIES:

Saturday:

Arts and crafts fair

Food & beverages

Bake sale

Kids’ games

Duck race

Raffle

Fireworks at dusk and live music.

Sunday:

Breakfast at Congregational Church

Church service at 9 a.m. at Movrich Park

Lawn mower races begin at 1 p.m.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

PHONE:   715-762-2467/4066/661-2990
WEBSITE:  http://www.tn.fifield.wi.gov/events_detail.asp?eventid=282&locid=144
 

PCHS ANNUAL SOCIAL

 

DATE:   July 17, 2011

 

TIME:   10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

LOCATION: Price Count Historical Society, Hwy 13 & Pine St, Fifield, WI

 

ACTIVITIES:

Old Town Hall Museum & Greenfield School Museum opens!

 

              Lunch served

 

            Pie social & bake/candy sale 

 

          Expanded displays of antiques & demonstrations

 

         Live music!

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Anyone wishing to display their antiques or do a demonstrate may contact  Bev at:

     Phone: 715-339-3761

     Email: dabkbrayton03@pctcnet.net

 

Some displays and demonstrations will be outdoors so

people should be prepared to bring their own tables &/or canopies.

 

 

 

AUGUST

 

WISCONSIN CONCRETE PARK CELEBRATION

 

 

DATE: August 13, 2011

 

TIME: Noon - 4:00 p.m.

 

LOCATION: Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236, S. Hwy 13, Phillips, WI 54555

 

A celebration of the arts in a park setting!

 

Fun for the whole family!

 

Kids’ activities

 

Park tours

 

Live music

 

Silent auction

 

&

 

Concessions

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

     Phone: 715-339-4505
     Toll Free: 800-269-4505
     Email: tourism@co.price.wi.us

     Website:  http://www.friendsoffredsmith.org/index.html

 

SPONSORED BY: Friends of Fred Smith

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

PRENTICE PROGRESS DAYS - 50th CELEBRATION

DATE:  September 2 - 3, 2011

TIME:  

     Fri: 5:30 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: 715-428-2861

SPONSORED BY: Village of Prentice

 

YESTERDAY HOUSE & LIBERTY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

 

DATE: Sept 4 - 5, 2011

TIME:  Sun: Noon -5:00 p.m.

          Mon: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION:   Cty. Rd. YY & German Settlement Road, Spirit, WI 54513

ACTIVITIES:

Yesterday House is a log house built in 1886 and is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Liberty School was built 1919. Furnished with antiques, they offer a wonderful insight into the area's pioneer history. A Machine Shed is a new addition to the exhibit.

BARN DANCE

Dance in the haymow with music provided by a DJ.

Silent auction ends at 10 p.m.

Free refreshments of pie, ice cream and beverages.

The Yesterday House, Liberty School and Machine Shed will be open to visitors during the dance.

This is a fundraiser for German Settlement History, Inc.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

     PHONE: 715-564-3299
     EMAIL: gshinc@centurylink.net 

SPONSORED BY: German Settlement History, Inc

 

A COUNTRY AFTERNOON
 

DATE:  Sept 10, 2011

TIME:  Annual Meeting at Noon

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: paulsyl@centurytel.net

SPONSORED BY:  Knox Creek Heritage Center

Craft vendors and demonstrators are welcome at no charge!

 

OGEMA CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

DATE: Sept. 24, 2011

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

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:  715-767-5836 or 715-767-5461

 

 

OCTOBER

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

 

 

DECEMBER

 

 

 

 

Visit the following websites:

www.portalwisconsin.org

www.wisconline.com

www.pricecountyhistoricalsociety.com

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

 

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For more information about any of the Knox Creek Heritage Center events or to schedule a visit to the museum:

 

·         Write: Knox Creek Heritage Center, N4517 West Knox Road Brantwood, WI  54513;

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·         E-mail: Marcella Braski at: cen95870@centurytel.net;

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·         Call any of the following Board of Directors:

Marcie Braski: 715-564-2525

Deon Sarkkinen: 715 - 564-2294

Virginia Petermann: 715 -767-5402

Janet Helander: 715 - 564-3185

Steph Braski: 715- 657-0656

Kevin Wollemann: 715 - 428-2261

Shirley Maki: 715 - 224-2592

Sylvia Wollerman : 715 -564-2520

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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