Events Calendar


Leff's 5th Annual Fishing Derby
Feb. 13, 2016 (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 Fishing Derby will take place on Saturday February 13th 2016. You can fish either Lake Emily or Keyes Lake or both.
Derby starts at dawn and ends at 4:30pm. Enjoy the raffles-food-fun!

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Firefighters Ball
Feb. 27, 2016 (5:00 pm)


Location: Encore on Central - Nostalgic Ballroom, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Joe Witynski, 906-360-3221
Admission Fee: $5.00

February 27th, 2016 Next Myle Band will perform 8-12; Meat Raffles, 50/50's; Doors Open at 5pm. Admission $5.00 Come out and support our local Florence Volunteer Fire Department.

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Keyes Peak Snowmobile Hill Cross and Hill Challenge Races
Feb. 27, 2016 - Feb. 28, 2016 (10:00 am)


Location: Keyes Peak Ski Hill, 4960 Hwy. 101, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Lori Moore, 715-528-5377 ext#101
Admission Fee: $10

The MASTERS Keyes Peak Snowmobile Hill Cross and Hill Challenge (sanctioned races) will take place on February 27 and Feb 28, 2016 at Keyes Peak on Hwy 101, 4 miles south of Florence. Competition starts at 10am both days with gates open at 9am. A weekend pass is $10 with kids under 12 free.

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Keyes Peak Winterfest 2016
Mar. 5, 2016 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)


Location: Keyes Peak Ski Hill, Hwy 101 4 miles south of Florence, Florence, WI, 54121
Contact Name: Rick Knepper, 715-528-5999
Admission Fee: $15

The Annual Keyes Peak Winterfest event is on Saturday, March 5th at Keyes Peak Ski Hill 4 miles south of Florence on Hwy 101.

It only costs $15/person for a whole day of skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing and games ($5 for season pass holders). This price includes your lift ticket, rental equipment and the chance to take part in other fun activities. The event starts at 11:00 am and the lift ticket is good until hill closing at 9:00 pm. This is a great family value! Activities include lessons from professional snow carvers, snowshoes potato race, human bowling and guided snowshoe hikes on the new Chickadee Snowshoe trails.

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North Stars Garden Conference
Apr. 16, 2016 (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)


Location: Florence High School, 300 Olive Avenue, Florence, Wi
Contact Name: Kathy Bednarski, 715-528-4480
Admission Fee: $35.00

North Stars Garden Conference

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Sustainable Forestry Conference
Apr. 21, 2016 (7:30 am - 3:30 pm)


Location: Encore of Central, 740 Central Avenue, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Kathy Bednarski, 715-528-4480
Admission Fee: $35

Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference

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Florence Market Days
May 17, 2016 - Sep. 27, 2016 (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)


Location: Florence Town Park in front of Community Center on US 2, 749 Central Avenue, Florence, WI, 54121
Contact Name: Russ & Donna Malinowski, 715-528-3073
Admission Fee: free to public

Every Tuesday starting May 17th there will be a Market Day from 8am-4pm (weather permitting) in the park in front of the Florence Community Center through fall.

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Fireworks over Fisher Lake
July 4, 2016


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

Florence Volunteer Fire Department Fireworks over Fisher Lake

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Long Lake Fire Dept. Parade & Picnic
July 4, 2016 (12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)


Location: Long Lake, Long Lake, WI
Contact Name: Amanda, 715-674-2255
Admission Fee: FREE

Long Lake Fire Department will hold its annual Parade and Picnic on July 4th, 2016.

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Badwater Bass Tourney
July 16, 2016 (6:00 am - 2:00 pm)


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

This 4th 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 $2000 minimum pot. Soda and ice cream novelties will be available with other smaller snack food at the Badwater Ski-Ters concession booth. The place to be on July 16th is the Badwater Bass Tourney....... See you there!

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Spread Eagle Art Show
July 17, 2016


Location: The Chuckwagon, 760 FDR Lane, Spread Eagle, 54121
Contact Name: Audra, 715-696-6220
Admission Fee: Free

Spread Eagle Art Show at The Chuckwagon in Spread Eagle, Wisconsin

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Keyes Peak SummerFest & Pig Roast
Aug. 6, 2016 (12:00 am - 11:00 pm)


Location: Keyes Lake Park, 4960 County Highway 101, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Brent DallaGrana, 715-528-3272
Admission Fee: $7 (12 under fre

The 27th Annual Annual Keyes Peak SummerFest & Pig Roast is Saturday, August 6th from noon-11pm. Come enjoy great food and live music on Keyes Lake, 3 miles south of Florence on Hwy 101. The Steeno’s perform from noon-3, Wiskey Stil plays from 3 – 7 and the band OZ will rock from 7 until 11. Proceeds benefit Keyes Peak Ski Hill.

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Blue Ox Trail Riders Annual Poker Run
Aug. 6, 2016 - Sep. 4, 2016


Location: Tipler Trail Head on the Nicolet Trail
Admission Fee: FREE

The Blue Ox Trail Riders will be hosting the Annual Poker Run which will begin on August 6th, and end on September 4th. The event will take place at the Tipler Trail Head on the Nicolet Trail at 12 pm on Sunday September 6th. "Best 5 Card Hand"

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Aurora Mud Runs
Aug. 7, 2016


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. 26, 2016 - Aug. 28, 2016


Location: Florence County Fairgrounds

*1/3 mile south of US Hwy 2, 5505 County Hwy N, Florence WI, 54121
Contact Name: Jessica Klumpp, 715-528-4773

The Florence County Fair -- A Fair to Remember!
August 26, 27 and 28th, 2016

Visit us online for more information and new attractions at www.florencecountyfair.com

There is no admission fee. A $7.00 parking pass is required and is good for the entire weekend.

If you have questions, please e-mail florencecountyfair@hotmail.com or call 715-528-4773.

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Hunters All You Can Eat Chicken and Spaghetti Dinner
Nov. 17, 2016 - Nov. 19, 2016 (4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)


Location: Florence Community Center, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Greg Novak, 715-528-4267
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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Long Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary Pasty & Bake Sale
Nov. 18, 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)


Location: Long Lake Fire Hall, Long Lake, WI, 54542
Contact Phone Number: 715-674-2255

The Long Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary is selling Pasties and Baked goods from 9am until 2pm at the Long Lake FIre Hall as a fundraiser for their support to the Volunteer Firemen.


Christmas in Florence
Dec. 3, 2016 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)


Location: Town of Florence Community Center
and Rescue Hall, 749 Central Avenue, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Chris Knepper, 715-528-5477
Admission Fee: FREE

Florence, WI --- Christmas is coming; sooner than you think! It never fails, the holiday season sneaks up faster and faster each year. Before you know it, Christmas will be here, along with the last minute shopping. Why not avoid the crowds and a long drive and shop right here in Florence. On Saturday, December 3rd from 11 am until 4 pm the Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas Shopping Bazaar at the Florence Community Center in conjunction with the Annual Christmas in Florence event. The Bazaar features over 40 vendors including a variety of unique hand-made arts and crafts created by local artists. You can also have a cookie or grab a bowl of homemade Chili. Your children will love making hands-on craft projects with our FHS TORPEDOS students, play in the snow pile made by the Keyes Peak Ski Hill committee, sit on Santa's lap or hear a story from Mrs. Claus. The free horse drawn wagon rides are also very popular. This event is free and includes a chance to win many door prizes.

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