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Scarecrow Fest set downtown Sept. 14

The fourth annual Scarecrow Fest sponsored by the Phelps Women’s Club will be held in Phelps Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visitors can see scarecrows and decorated pumpkins throughout town, and may enter their own creations or participate in the Largest Pumpkin Contest.

A craft fair is planned with a fine arts display. Several local artists and quilters will be displaying their works.

There will be music throughout the day presented

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 5:07 PM
 
Hometown Reunion planned
Planning to attend the Hometown Reunion will be Phelps graduates, front row from left, Adeline Somers Elverson, 96, graduated 1934; Mildred Klabunde Larson, 95, graduated 1936; and Ella Mustonen Davies, 93, graduated 1940; back row, Leonard Alinen, 93, graduated 1938; and John Caskey, 98, graduated 1933.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford

The Phelps Hometown Reunion for alumni, staff and anyone who has been involved with Phelps School is planned for Saturday, Sept. 14, in conjunction with Scarecrow Fest.

Tours will be available at the school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A buffet at Holiday Lodge for $25 a ticket limited to 150 people also will be offered.

A quilt raffle will be held with proceeds

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:25 PM
 
Historical museum sets antique show Sunday

The Phelps Historical Museum will hold an antique show and sale this Sunday, Sept. 1, at the museum off Highway 17 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Smokey Bear will make an appearance during an open house at the museum, while root beer floats will be served for guests.

Other attractions will include a CCC?Camp reenactment, ethnic foods, music, wine and cheese.

After Labor Day weekend, the Phelps Historical Museum will be open Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:25 PM
 
Museum plans open house Sunday

The Phelps Historical Mu­seum will hold an open house Sunday, Sept. 1, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Wine, cheese and other beverages will be offered at the museum.

Raffle tickets will be available to purchase for $2 apiece or three for $5. First prize is $1,000, second is $300 and third is $200. The drawing will take place at 4 p.m. at the museum.

At the downtown park area at 2 p.m. a re-enactment

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:25 PM
 
Snomo club sets brat fry

The Phelps Snowmobile Club will sponsor a brat fry, along with a pie and bake sale, at Trig’s in Eagle River Friday, Aug. 30.

The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. Proceeds will be used for Phelps area snowmobile trails.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:24 PM
 
Picnic in the Park raises $4,250 as more than 460 people attend
The Eagle II rescue helicopter from Green Bay made a surprise visit to the 16th annual Picnic in the Park. The helicopter, which hasn’t been able to make it to the event in past years, was arranged by NorthStar Health Systems.

More than 460 adults and children recently raised $4,250 at the 16th annual Picnic in the Park fundraiser event for the Phelps ambulance fund.

The event, sponsored by the Northwoods Living Care Foundation, was held at Wavering Park in Phelps and featured a chicken and ribs barbecue.

“In spite of the wind, we had no rain and

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 5:08 PM
 
Historical museum to hold open house

The Phelps Historical Museum will hold an open house Sunday, Sept. 1, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Wine, cheese and other beverages will be offered at the museum.

Raffle tickets will be available to purchase for $2 apiece or three for $5. First prize is $1,000, second is $300 and third is $200. The drawing will take place at 4 p.m. at the museum.

At the downtown park area at 2 p.m. a reenactment featuring

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 5:08 PM
 
Blood drive set Aug. 22

The Phelps community will hold a blood drive Thursday, Aug. 22, from 2 to 6 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, located at 4494 Town Hall Road in Phelps.

Advance donation appointments may be made by calling Lola at (920) 227-5561 or by visiting save3lives.org.

Walk-ins are welcome, but scheduling an appointment helps ensure a fast and convenient process.

Blood donors must be at least 17 years old or 16

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 5:07 PM
 
Schellgell to present dolls program

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans (LOLA) announced its upcoming 100 Days of Art classes and events for the month of August.

Wednesday, Aug. 14, Joanne Schellgell of Simple Life Antiques will present If Dolls Could Talk from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the LOLA Center for the Arts located at 4263 Highway B in Land O’ Lakes.

Schellgell has been making her bricolage art dolls for the past five years using found objects.

“It is her way of recycling, and repurposing every day items,”

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:22 PM
 
More than 200 attend August Fest
Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association members served a variety of food at the association’s annual August Fest. Two-hundred and   sixteen people attended the fundraiser event, and the funds will help the association work on lake improvements. —Photo By Sharon Gifford

The Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association recently sponsored its annual August Fest at Hillside Resort in Phelps, serving 216 attendees an all-you-can-eat feast of hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, fried fish, crayfish, gumbo, fries and coleslaw.

Laura Anderson of Hillside Resort organized and ordered the meal, while the Caskey family cooked, fried and served.

Disc jockey Dennis James

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:11 PM
 
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