Events Calendar


Sis's Florence County Fair Smear Tournament
Jan. 23, 2019 (5:00 pm)


Location: Florence County Community Center, 749 Central Avenue, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Shelly VanPembrook, 715-528-3595
Admission Fee: $10.00 per perso

Sis's Florence County Fair will be again be having their Smear Tournament on January 23rd, 2019 at the Florence Community Center.

Registration begins at 5:00pm
Tournament starts at 6:00pm

Prizes awarded for 1st through 5th places
4 Point Smear Game $10.00 per person

Beer, soda and sandwiches available for purchase. No carry-ins please

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Roberts Memorial Ski Race & Lessons
Jan. 26, 2019 (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)


Location: Keyes Peak Ski Hill, 4960 Hwy 101, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Lori Moore, 715-528-5377 Ext#101
Admission Fee: $10- $20 max/fam

Roberts Memorial Ski Race at Keyes Peak (located 3 miles south of Florence on Hwy. 101)
Saturday, January 26, 2019. Ski instruction in the morning. Optional timed runs on a NASTAR course in the afternoon. All participants ages 6-17 will be awarded medals. ONLY $10 includes lessons, lift ticket, ski rentals if needed and a chance to race the course if you want to. $20 maximum per family.

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Chili Ski-In February 2nd, Lauterman Trail
Feb. 2, 2019 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)


Location: Lauterman Trail Highway 70, Highway 70, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Lori Moore, 715-528-5377
Admission Fee: FREE

The Friends of the Wild Rivers Interpretive Center as well as the USFS will host their annual Chili Ski In. The snow conditions have started off well this year, so lets hope for more snow! This event will take place at the Lauterman Shelter located 9 miles west of Florence on Hwy 70. Mark your calendar for February 2nd, 2019. Use this link for Lauterman information http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cnnf/recarea/?recid=27945

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Roadhouse 139 Annual Ice Fishing Derby on Long Lake
Feb. 2, 2019 (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)


Location: Long Lake and Roadhouse 139, 3322 Hwy 139, Long Lake, Wisconsin, 54542
Contact Name: Dawn Lord, 715-674-4576

Roadhouse 139 Annual Ice Fishing Derby on Long Lake will take place on February 2nd, 2019. Entry fee is $8 and you can sign up until noon that day. Measure all fish on the lake from 8am - 4pm. Proceeds go to Long Lake Association. Punchboard raffles start Friday night and go until board is done.

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Leff's Annual All Lake Fishing Derby
Feb. 16, 2019 (5:00 am - 4:30 pm)


Location: Keyes Lake, 5050 Keyes Lake Drive, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Leff's Bar, 715-528-5151
Admission Fee: $5.00

LEFF's Annual All Lake Fishing Derby will take place on Saturday February 16th 2019. You can fish any Florence County water.
Derby starts at dawn and ends at 4:30pm. $5.00 entry fee with 100% payout. Entrance fee can be paid until noon on February 16th. Enjoy the raffles-food-fun!

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Sis's Florence County Fair Smear Tournament
Mar. 9, 2019 (5:00 pm)


Location: Florence County Community Center, 749 Central Avenue, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Shelly VanPembrook, 715-528-3595
Admission Fee: $10.00 per perso

Sis's Florence County Fair will be again be having their Smear Tournament on March 9th, 2019 at the Florence Community Center.

Registration begins at 5:00pm
Tournament starts at 6:00pm

Prizes awarded for 1st through 5th places
4 Point Smear Game $10.00 per person

Beer, soda and sandwiches available for purchase. No carry-ins please

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Sustainable Forestry Conference
Apr. 4, 2019 (7:30 am - 3:30 pm)


Location: Encore of Central, 740 Central Avenue, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Sabrina Leffler, 715-528-4480
Admission Fee: $30 per person

Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference

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Fireworks over Fisher Lake
July 4, 2019


Location: Fisher Lake, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Joe Witynski
Admission Fee: Free

Florence Volunteer Fire Department Fireworks over Fisher Lake

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Badwater Bass Tourney 2019
July 13, 2019 (6:00 am - 2:00 pm)


Location: Vagabond Park, Florence, WI, 54121
Contact Name: Lori Moore, 715-528-5377
Admission Fee: $75/boat

This Annual Bass Fishing Tournament at Vagabond Park on Twin Falls Flowage is sure to become a summer favorite. Either a Wisconsin or Michigan fishing licence can be used for this tournament. The tournament registration begins at 5am with a 6am start time. Weigh in is scheduled for 2pm. The cost is $75/boat with a 50 boat maximum so register early. There is a $2400 minimum pot. The place to be on July 13th is the Badwater Bass Tourney....... See you there!

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Keyes Peak Summerfest & Pig Roast
Aug. 3, 2019 (12:00 pm - 11:00 pm)


Location: Keyes Lake Park, 4960 County Highway 101, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Brent DallaGrana, 715-528-3272
Admission Fee: $8 (12< free)

The Annual Keyes Peak Summerfest & Pig Roast is Saturday, August 3rd from noon-11pm. Come enjoy great food, fireworks and live music on Keyes Lake, 3 miles south of Florence on Hwy 101. Proceeds help fund equipment and other improvements at Keyes Peak Ski Hill.

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Aurora Mud Runs
Aug. 4, 2019


Location: George Weber Memorial Park, 54121
Admission Fee: $5.00

Aurora Mud Runs held at George Weber Memorial Park

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Florence County Fair
Aug. 23, 2019 - Aug. 25, 2019


Location: Florence County Fairgrounds
*1/3 mile south of US Hwy 2, 5505 County Hwy N, Florence WI, 54121
Contact Name: Jessica Klumpp, 906-282-9152
Admission Fee: $5 for 13+

The Florence County Fair -- A Fair to Remember!
August 23, 24 and 25th, 2019

Visit us online for more information and new attractions at www.florencecountyfair.com
There is a $5.00 admission fee for ages 13 and up. Children 12 and under are free. Admission fee covers the full weekend.
If you have questions, please e-mail florencecountyfair@hotmail.com .

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Classic Car, Motorcyle & Tractor Show
Aug. 25, 2019 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)


Location: Florence County Fair Park
1/3 mile South of US 2 in Florence, WI, 5505 County Highway N, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Jessica Klumpp, 906-282-9152
Admission Fee: $5.00

Classic Car, Motorcyle & Tractor Show
Florence County Fair on August 25th, 2019

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Hunters All You Can Eat Chicken and Spaghetti Dinner
Nov. 21, 2019 (4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)


Location: Florence Community Center, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Greg Novak, 715-927-3339
Admission Fee: $8.00 Adults

The Hiram D. Fisher Masonic Lodge #222 with be having their Annual Masonic Scholarship Fundraiser.
A Hunter's Dinner. All You Can Eat Chicken and Spaghetti. Please join in for delicious food and at the same time help the Masonic Lodge #222 give the most beneficial gift of scholarships to our young citizens of this area.
Kids 12 and under are only $5

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10th Annual Christmas in Florence
Dec. 7, 2019 (10:00 am - 3:00 pm)


Location: Florence High School, 425 Olive Avenue, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Rick Knepper, 715-528-5999
Admission Fee: FREE

Click here for vendor application and rules

Florence, WI --- On Saturday, December 7th from 10 am until 3 pm the Chamber of Commerce is hosting 9th Annual Christmas in Florence at the Florence High School gym and cafeteria. There will be over 90 vendors in the gym offering a large variety of unique hand-made arts and craft items as well as other gifts for sale to help you with your Christmas shopping. There are many activiites for kids. Sitting on Santa's lap is always a big hit as well as listening to stories from Mrs. Claus. They arrive at 10:30am. Your children will love making free Christmas craft projects with our FHS TORPEDOS students. Homemade Chili, Christmas cookies and other delicious food items will be for sale in the cafeteria. This event is free and includes a chance to win many door prizes.

Performances in the auditorium are:
10:30-11am FHS Drama Club
11-11:30am FHS Jazz Band
12-1:00pm UP Dance Academy
1:15-2:15 Carolyn Jo and Company
Plus the FHS Show Choir will be caroling around the school

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