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  • Art Fair on the Courthouse Lawn

    Posted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    When: June 13, 2015 – June 13, 2015 from 9:00am  –  3:00pm

    Headquarters: Oneida County Courthouse

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    Join us for the 29th annual Art Fair on the Courthouse Lawn.  The event includes over 100 arts and crafts vendors, kids activities, plenty of food and entertainment.

    We have plenty of room for vendors in the show and we want you to participate!  We just need your application and payment plus a few photos of your items and showing yourself creating them.

    Applications will be posted in Spring 2015.

    If you have any questions give us a call at 715-365-7464.  We hope to see you on June 13th!

  • Hodag Hops & Vines

    Posted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    When: April 25, 2015 – April 25, 2015 from 4:00pm  –  8:00pm

    Headquarters: Quality Inn

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    Join us for the 2015 Hodag Hops and Vines MicroBrew and Wine Tasting.  Sample dozens of craft beer and wine samples, plus taste delicious offerings from Rhinelander area restaurants.  Live music and raffles will also be included in the fun.  Tickets will be available for purchase online -as well as at the door.  Tickets purchased after 5pm Friday April 24th will be $25.  Location will be The Quality Inn in Rhinelander.

    For more information please call the Chamber at 715-365-7464.

  • 2015 Hodag Home Show

    Posted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    When: March 21, 2015 – March 22, 2015 from 10:00am  –  4:00pm

    Headquarters: Rhinelander High School


    The Hodag Home Show is the first home show in the Northwoods and you don’t want to miss it!  From construction companies, to plumbing and heating, to financial services and more businesses in the Northwoods will gather for a weekend that will help you line up all you need for your spring and summer projects!

    Make sure to sign up now for your booth space to make sure you have access to thousands of potential customers during the weekend.

    The Hodag Home Show will be held at Rhinelander High School from 10am to 4pm on Saturday and 10am to 3pm on Sunday.

    For more information call the Chamber at 715-365-7464.

  • Chamber Annual Dinner

    Posted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    When: January 22, 2015 – January 22, 2015 from 6:00pm  –  9:00pm

    Headquarters: TBA


    Join us as we look back on 2014 and celebrate the accomplishments of our members and the Chamber.  We will award Community Volunteer of the Year, Retail Business of the Year, Tourism & Convention Business of the Year, and Business, Professional & Industrial Business of the Year.  Nominations for these awards are now being accepted.

    The evening will also include live entertainment, raffles and a dessert auction.  We are also looking for businesses to decorate the tables.  If you are interested in participating in any of these items please contact the Chamber.

  • 2015 Hodag Musky Challenge

    Posted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    When: September 25, 2015 – September 27, 2015

    Headquarters: Rhinelander Ice Arena


    We look forward to seeing many fisherman in Rhinelander for the ever-popular Hodag Musky Challenge! Choose from 5 different lake groups to reel in the Northwoods’ biggest musky and win thousands of dollars. Every musky caught has the chance to win you money!

    More information coming soon.

  • Congratulations to our contest winners!

    Posted on Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    hiking3We’re pleased to announce the winners of our “Rhinelander is Picture Perfect” Photo Contest and the Boom Lake Log Jam Photo Contest.

    The grand-prize winner is Jay L. from Milwaukee. His photo, “Mom and son riding the trails near Long Lake,” earned the most votes from our fans, so he wins a stay at Holiday Acres and a $250 prepaid credit card.

    Jill H. from Janesville received the most votes in the Fun on the Water category for her photo, “Fishing on Lake Mildred.” She will receive a $100 prepaid credit card.

    Casey H. of Rhinelander earned the most votes in the Events category for her photo of the Boom Lake Log Jam. She also will receive a $100 prepaid credit card.

    Thank you to everyone who submitted photos in the “Rhinelander is Picture Perfect” Photo Contest, and a special thank you to everyone who voted for their favorites!

    And congratulations to Saydee T. of Rhinelander, who won $250 as the grand-prize winner of our Boom Lake Log Jam Photo Contest.

  • 2014 Rhinelander Toyota Hodag Musky Challenge – Registration

    Posted on Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    September 19-21, 2014 – Rhinelander, WI

    Online registration for this event is now closed. If you would like to register for the 2014 Rhinelander Toyota Hodag Musky Challenge, please attend the registration and rules meeting tonight from 6pm-8pm at the Quality Inn in Rhinelander. For more information call the Rhinelander Area Chamber at 715-365-7464. Thank you!

  • The Color Dash 5K

    Posted on Monday, July 21, 2014

    When: August 15, 2015 – August 15, 2015 from 8:00am  –  12:00pm

    Headquarters: 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!

  • PotatoFest

    Posted on Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    When: August 29, 2014 – August 30, 2014

    Headquarters: 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, Lit’l Miss and Lit’l 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

  • School of the Arts at Rhinelander

    Posted on Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    When: July 19, 2014 – July 23, 2014 from 8:30am  –  6:00pm

    Headquarters: 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