Community Calendar: Holiday markets, food distribution, COVID-19 testing | Instant News


Superior: North Country Holidays: Market & Musical Revue runs from noon to 10pm. The holiday craft market runs from noon to 5pm with music from Aaron Tank from 1-4pm. There will be more than 20 local vendors on hand. The North Country Holiday Revue runs from 6-10pm, featuring music from local artists. Admission to holiday entertainment events is $ 7 for general admission and $ 50 for a reserved table under a heated tent. Participants were asked to maintain 6 feet of social distancing, wash their hands in the wash area, use provided hand sanitizer, and look after children, cats and dogs tied to their desks.

Iron River: Second Harvest Food Bank, Northern Lakes will provide free lunchboxes through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program from 10-11am at Sungai Besi Community Center, 8275 E. Mill St., and 1-2 pm at Bayfield County Garage, 311 S. First Ave. E., Washburn. Boxes will be distributed in low-contact and drive-thru formats. Face mask is required. There are no income or residence restrictions. This program provides mixed dairy, meat and cheese products from US farmers.

Ashland: Free COVID-19 drive-thru trials will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ashland County Highway Garage, 3918 State Highway 13.

Superior: The Fraternal Relief Society Thaddeus Kosciuszko (Polish Club) meets at 6:30 pm at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1710 N.12th St.

Superior: The free COVID-19 drive-thru trial will take place at the AMSOIL Distribution Center, 1101 Susquehanna Ave., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Superior: The Superior Douglas County YMCA will host blood donations in partnership with the American Red Cross from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donated blood will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies. No appointments will be accepted. Donors must first register by visiting redcrossblood.org and typing 54880 in the “Find a Blood Drive” box in the top right corner of the page.

Superior: The Friends of Superior Public Library will hold their annual Merry Little Christmas Book Sale from noon to 5pm today and 10am to 1pm Saturday at the Superior Public Library. Masks and social distancing will apply. The library will be open to buyers of book sales only during the sale; no library services will be available. A limited number of buyers will be allowed to enter at any one time.

Bayfield: Free COVID-19 drive-thru trials will take place at Red Cliff Clinic, 36745 Aiken Road, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Superior: The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department will host a free virtual winter concert featuring a symphony band and percussion ensemble at 7:30 pm. Register online at https://cvent.me/0ln0W1 for free video links to the show. Call (715) 394-8115 or email [email protected] for more information.

Iron River: Free COVID-19 drive-thru trials will take place at Iron River Community Center, 8275 Mill St., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Superior: Find Art in Nature with Lake Superior Estuarine Research Reserve staff 1-3 p.m. at Wisconsin Point. Educational events for grade 6-8 students; register on www.lakesuperiorreserve.org.

Superior: Junk and Disorderly on the South Side, 6004 Tower Ave., will host the Mistletoe Market from 9am to 4pm. The outdoor market will feature local vendors, makers and bakers; holiday music; and drinks.

Tuesday, December 1 to Sunday, December 6

Superior: Fairlawn Mansion hosts a virtual Holiday Sampler fundraiser, complete with live music, silent auctions and adult drinks. The auction is quietly opening on December 1. On December 3, Thirsty Pagan Brewery will donate $ 1 from every pint sold to the Fairlawn Mansion. Also on December 3, there will be a private Facebook Live concert from 6: 30-8: 30pm featuring Nick and Ren from One Less Guest. Buy tickets online at www.superiorpublicmuseums.org. Go to “Book Your Tour Today” and select “Nick and Ren from One Less Guest Concert”. It costs $ 15 for general admission or $ 40 VIP, which includes a signed copy of their first album.

Saturday, December 5

Superior: The UW Alumni Association of Excellence will host a virtual Holiday Ball. Social events will start at 17:30, followed by live programming from 18:00. There is no fee to attend the event, but a credit card is required to register. Participants will be able to bid on silent auction items and donate to the university. Attendees can also purchase meals from Chartwells caterers prior to the event.



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