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Riverstone Restaurant to hold Irish dinner

Riverstone Restaurant in Eagle River will present a Chef’s Four Course Irish Dinner with beer and wine pairings Monday, March 17.

The dinner is by reservation only with gathering time and cash bar in the Stone Tavern at 5:30 p.m. Irish cheese will be served during this period.

Seating in the main dining room will begin at 6 p.m., and dinner will follow. Ron Meinholz will provide commentary on the wine and beer pairings.

The soup course is potato and leek soup with Irish soda bread and butter,

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:34 PM
 
History lives at Klondike
Wisconsin’s No. 1 family fun festival — Klondike Days — lived up to its Department of Tourism billing Saturday and Sunday with a variety of historical exhibits, activities and competitions at Rocking W Stables and the Northland Pines High School grounds in Eagle River. Above, Klondike spectators viewed fur trader-era items on display near the historic cabin.  —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH                  and RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:46 PM
 
History lives at Klondike
Wisconsin’s No. 1 family fun festival — Klondike Days — lived up to its Department of Tourism billing Saturday and Sunday with a variety of historical exhibits, activities and competitions at Rocking W Stables and the Northland Pines High School grounds in Eagle River. Here, six-year-old Jeremiah Kuehlman of Hayward grabbed some snowshoes at the rendezvous.  —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:45 PM
 
Sled dog rides
Wisconsin’s No. 1 family fun festival — Klondike Days — lived up to its Department of Tourism billing Saturday and Sunday with a variety of historical exhibits, activities and competitions at Rocking W Stables and the Northland Pines High School grounds in Eagle River. A?little cold didn’t bother these children who enjoyed a sled dog ride.                   —Staff Photos By           GARY RIDDERBUSCH                  and RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:44 PM
 
Poster contest
Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River recently held an awards ceremony for student winners of the Vilas County Land & Water Association’s annual poster contest. Winners included, from left, Steven Rieck, Kaylynn Haapala, Talia Doppke and Sara Szuta. Rieck and Haapala also won first place in the Regional event.             —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:39 PM
 
Bowl For Kids’ Sake kickoff event arranged March 7 in Rhinelander

Northwoods Branch of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin will begin its 2014 Bowl For Kids’ Sake season with a kickoff event Friday, March 7, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at The Days Inn, formerly Claridge Motor Inn, in Rhinelander.

The program will include remarks by former Big Sister Michelle Miller and a few rounds of “Family Feud” style information about Big Brothers Big Sisters’ fundraiser to be held April 4 at 6 p.m. at Hodag Lanes in Rhinelander.

Every year a new theme is chosen for the Bowl For Kids’ Sake event. This year it’s “A Bowl Through TV Land,” encouraging teams to dress up as characters from their favorite TV shows.

Bowl For Kids’ Sake will feature bowling,

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:38 PM
 
Pines lists new hours at field house

The Northland Pines High School has announced that it has changed the hours that its field house is open for public use.

New hours are from 5:30 to 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., when school is in session, and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. during the evening when there are no events scheduled in the field house.

Summer hours will remain the same, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The change in field house hours

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:38 PM
 
Café Accordion to perform
The Café Accordion Orchestra will perform at Nicolet College Theatre in Rhinelander Saturday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at nicoletlive.com. —Contributed Photo

The acclaimed Minneapolis-based Café Accordion Orchestra will perform at Nicolet College Theatre in Rhinelander Saturday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m., one week before their scheduled live broadcast on “A Prairie Home Companion” in St. Paul, Minn.

Café Accordion is known for their repertoire that draws inspiration from the French,

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:36 PM
 
Historic crafters
In addition to the abundance of outdoor activities, demonstrators and vendors also set up inside the Northland Pines High School field house during Klondike Days. Instructors from the Teaching Drum Outdoor School were on hand (above). —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:35 PM
 
Abrams?Brothers slated to perform in Eagle River

The Headwaters Council for the Performing Arts (HCPA) will host a performance by The Abrams Brothers Saturday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Northland Pines School Auditorium in Eagle River. Doors will open at 7 p.m. to allow attendees to choose seating.

With the release of their newest CD “Northern Redemption,” The Abrams Brothers — John, James and cousin Elijah — make a transition from the music of their roots to their own distinct sound.

“It's a combination of bluegrass, country and folk-rock that had the Canadian festival circuit up in arms over their potential,” raved Ken Wendt, season ticket chair for HCPA.

“The Abrams Brothers have been wowing audiences with their virtuoso playing

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:34 PM
 
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