Event Calendar for Rhinelander, WI
Festivals, fairs, tournaments and more
Donít miss the many events happening in the Rhinelander Area throughout the year. Hodag County offers fishing tournaments, music festivals, unique community celebrations, live performances, farmers markets, fall festivals and other one-of-a-kind events happening throughout the year. Popular annual events in the Rhinelander Area include the Hodag Home Show in March, the Art Fair on the Courthouse Lawn in June, the†Hodag Country Festival and the Rhinelander School of the Arts in July, the Oneida County Fair in August and the Rhinelander Hodag Musky Challenge in September.
School of the Arts at Rhinelander
Saturday, July 19, 2014 – Wednesday, July 23, 2014
8:30am – 6:00pm
James Williams Middle School, 915 Acacia Lane, Rhinelander, WI 54501
School of the Arts is coming to Rhinelander for its 51st year!†Take risks, stretch, and grow in a safe, comfortable community. For more than 50 years, SOA has provided creative nourishment to the thousands of artists and seekers-poets, painters, novelists, cooks, and performers-who have come through its doors to satisfy their curiosity and cultivate their muses.
Discover a talent you didn’t know you had, nurture one you’ve been neglecting, or try anything that strikes your fancy in this warm, welcoming place. Registration is still open so sign up today!†More information and workshop registration
Oneida County Fair
Thursday, July 31, 2014 – Sunday, August 3, 2014 Pioneer Park, Rhinelander, WI
Come celebrate the 118th year of the Oneida County Fair!†The Fair offers family fun and entertainment for all ages, including a variety of live music, games, education, 4-H and open class exhibits, carnival rides and great food. †Best of all, admission is free! Find all the Oneida County Fair information you need as well as volunteer sign-up on their website†www.oneidacountyfairwi.com
See you at the Fair!
WILD Hodag Mini-Triathlon
Saturday, August 23, 2014 – Saturday, August 23, 2014 Holiday Acres Resort, 4060 S Shore Dr, Rhinelander, WI 54501
Challenge yourself on†this 300yrd swim, 10k bike (off-road) and 5k run course among the woods & waters of the scenic Northwoods. Proceeds benefit W.I.L.D (Wise Intentional Leadership Development) to further youth leadership skills internationally and locally.
The Color Dash 5K
Saturday, August 23, 2014 – Saturday, August 23, 2014
8:00am – 12:00pm
Rhinelander High School, 665 Coolidge Ave, Rhinelander, WI 54501
This fun, family friendly experience is for walkers, runners, and people of all ages, shapes and sizes. The dash is not timed – it’s more about sharing memories, laughing, and getting colored like a bag of SkittlesThe dash will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin, and money raised will fund matches between Northwoods ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’!
So, invite your family and friends to run – or volunteer to be a Dasher Splasher, Registration Jedi, Trash-Cleaning Ninja, or Water-Station Guru!
Friday, August 29, 2014 – Saturday, August 30, 2014 Downtown Rhinelander
Join us for the Second Annual PotatoFest†in downtown Rhinelander! The festival is a spud-filled day of activities such as a parade, a French Fry Frenzy, the YMCA Couch Potato Race, Litíl Miss and Litíl Mr. Tator Tot Potato Sack Outfit Contest, a potato salad cook-off and so much more. There is a historic and education component, food vendors and live music throughout the afternoon into the evening providing entertainment for all ages.
Full event information and updates are available from event host Downtown Rhinelander, Inc
2014 Rhinelander Toyota Hodag Musky Challenge
Friday, September 19, 2014 – Sunday, September 21, 2014
Come to Rhinelander for the ever-popular Rhinelander Toyota Hodag Musky Challenge! Choose from 5 different lake groups to reel in the Northwoods’ biggest musky and win thousands of dollars. New for 2014, every musky caught has the chance to win you money! Full event information and registration below – sign-up today!
Sponsored by Rhinelander Toyota, Shoeder’s RV & Marine and Rollie & Helen’s Musky Shop