Open 7 Days a Week (except some holidays)
At the top of Wisconsin,
on the shores of Lake Superior
29270 County Highway G
Ashland, WI 54806
Do you have a hard question about the economy? Or about the Fed’s recent interest rate hikes? Curious about what the Minneapolis Fed does within the Federal Reserve System?
Here is your chance to join a dynamic, no-holds-barred conversation with Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari about these very topics and more. President Kashkari is a member of the Federal Open Market Committee, where the Fed sets interest rates. He will give brief remarks, moderated by Mary McPhetridge, executive director of the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce, followed by an open-mic Q&A with the audience. Registration is required, please see https://frbminneapolis.cvent.com/c/express/a1f2c54f-9863-46b0-a0e7-b8edc54aa4df for information.
In partnership with: Ashland Area Development Corporation, Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce, Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation and Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau
Come and screen the new GLIFWC short video series and the latest video production on the Gurnoe Decision. Learn about the rich history of Anishinaabe treaties and the warriors that stood up to defend them. Students and youth are highly encouraged to attend. Contact Dylan Jennings with questions at (715) 682-6619.
Discover which plants to use for springtime rejuvenation and vitality! Also planting by
the Lunar energies and how the medicinal plants are different than garden
vegetables. Presented by Lucy Jackson, traditional herbalist of Angelica Bear Herb Farm and sponsored by the Friends of the Center.
There’s nothing like the thrill of that first tug on your fishing line—you have to feel it for yourself! If your kids want to learn to fish, come join us for “Kids Fishing Day” on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The event runs from 9 am to 1 pm. Be sure to arrive no later than 12 noon to allow enough time to complete the learning stations and fishing at the pond. Experienced anglers and biologists are on hand to share their fishing tips and techniques. Equipment is provided, but you can bring your own pole if you want. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all persons should dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. This event takes place rain or shine and is FREE and FUN for families! Fun activities and prizes for everyone!
Julie Fox, Regional Tourism Specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Tourism will be presenting a customer service session for area hospitality organizations. After the class is finished, we’ll be kicking off the summer season with a picnic sponsored by the Friends of the Center and Ashland/Bayfield Tourism. RSVP required by June 9th by leaving your name and business name on voicemail at 685-2660 or by emailing [email protected], or by responding to an Evite that you may have received.
In 2016 the National Park Service (NPS) spent over $800 million on contracts! NPS has a broad range of requirements ranging from construction services to outerwear. At this unique workshop, your business will have the opportunity to meet with and learn from the National Park Service Midwest Region contracting officials. You will also have the opportunity to network with other businesses either currently doing work with the federal government or are interested in contracting with the government.
Wisconsin has four national parks; the Apostle Islands (located just north of Ashland), Ice Age scenic trail, North Country scenic trail and the Saint Croix scenic riverway. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has three National Parks: Isle Royale, Pictured Rocks Lakeshore, and the Keweenaw National Historic Park. Join the National Park Service as well as Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) representatives to take advantage of this unique opportunity! https://www.wispro.org/events/doing-business-with-the-national-park-service-3/
Hors devours and refreshments will be served from 6-7 before the evening
This exhibit featuring hand-woven portraits by Mary Burns will be on display
June 7 through October 1, 2017. Through hand-woven jacquard weavings, the
Ancestral Women Exhibit honors and celebrates elder women, one
from each of the 12 Native American tribes in Wisconsin.
John Olson, retired WDNR Furbearer Specialist, will discuss the life and ecology of Wisconsin’s largest northern furbearers— bobcats, coyotes, wolves, black bears, cougars and lynx— and exhibit pelts and other artifacts. John has been engaged in wildlife management for over 40 years. His work has included programs involving bald eagles, common loons, ospreys, black bears and wolves. In the 1990’s John began his work in furbearer management. This promises to be an informative and exciting hands‐on presentation.
Sponsored by the Friends of the North Pikes Creek Wetlands and the Friends of the Lincoln Community Forest
Come be a part of history at the 32nd annual Northwoods Sleigh and Cutter Rally! Ride on replica sleighs from the 1800s, with the help from beautiful horses from the region! This event is free to the public. There will be free sleigh rides sponsored by Northern State Bank from 11 am – 12:30 pm and the parade will start at 1:00 pm. There will be concessions for sale.