Monthly Archives: May 2013

May Calendar of Events for the Lake Petenwell Area

A lot is happening during the month of May in the Lake Petenwell area.  Enjoy all that the area has to offer as we move into spring.

May 4-5

Adams Flea Market,  8am – 4pm.  556 S. Main St., Admission is free.  Go to

May 4th

Gilbert Brown Fundraiser  9am,Football camp and 11:30am ATV Poker Run, Pineland Camping Park, 916 Hwy 13 Arkdale. Call 608-564-7818 or go to

May 11th

International Migratory Bird Day  7am., Necedah National Wildlife Refuge N11385 Headquarters Rd., Necedah.

May 11th & 12th

Adams Flea Market,  8am – 4pm. Admission is free.

May 11th

Dutch Oven Cooking   10am – 3pm Sandhill Wildlife Area, 1715 County Hwy X, Babcock.  This workshop focuses on the use of Dutch ovens, and participants eat what they cook. Cost of $20 includes meal , refreshment and recipes.  Call 715-884-2437

May 17th to 19th  

Camp Douglas Armed Forces Day,  7am – 11:30am, Nelson Park and downtown Camp Douglas. Features a carnival, live music, little Miss and Mr. Pageant, Car Show, Craft Show, Softball Tournament, Parade, Fireworks, and much more. $25 or $20 with Military ID. Call 608-427-1381 or

May 17th

Military Night & Veterans Memorial Race, gates open at 4:30pm with time trails at 6:30pm and racing starting at 7:45pm. Golden Sands Speedway, 10992 Hwy 54, Wisconsin Rapids.. All Veterans and active military personnel receive free grandstand admission with Military ID.  Call 715-423-4660 or

May 17th – 19th

Petenwell Muskey Challenge.  Tournament held on Lake Petenwell and the Wisconsin River. Entry fee is $220 per boat. Friday night registration/ rules meeting is required. Call 715-424-0452

May 18th & 19th

Adams Flea Market,    8am – 4pm. Admission is free.

May 18th

Master Gardeners Home GrownPlant Sale,  9am – Noon. Witter Field in Wisconsin Rapids. Choose from a variety of healthy plants, including annuals, Perennials and shrubs. Many plants are donated from the Master Gardeners own stock. Call 715-421-8440

May 24th

Grass Grinder Golf Scramble,  Shotgun start at noon. Lake Arrowhead, Pine Clubhouse, 1195 Apache Ln., town of Rome. Event includes golf, dinner, & raffles. The public is invited. 715-325-2968

May 25th 

Focus on Photography Program. 8am, Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, N11385 Headquarters Rd., Necedah. Call 608-565-2551 or go to

May 25th – 27th   

Adams Flea Market,  8am – 4pm. Admission is free.

May 25th

NYAT (Not Your Average Triathlon)  The Lure Bar & Grill and Barnum Bay Marina, 1735 Archer Ln. town of Rome. Includes, 1 to 3 mile walk, 1 to 3 mile kayak and 10 mile bike ride. Choose one, two or three events. Benefits the Lester Public Library of Rome. Register at

May 25th 

Monthly Wine Club  4pm, Lake Arrowhead, Pine Clubhouse  1195 Apache Ln., town of Rome. Public is Welcome to attend. Call Jennifer Wolfe at 715-325-3480

May 25th 

Live Music 6:30 – 10:30pm  Lake Arrowhead, Pines Lounge 1195 Apache Ln., town of Rome. Public is welcome.

May 30th 

Aqua Skiers Show 6:30pm  Wisconsin River site, ½ mile south of Anchor Bay. The theme is “The Hatfield’s and McCoy’s 2013.

May 30th

Heart of Wisconsin Comedy Sports Night  7pm, Wild Horse Banquet Hall, 9031 Cty Rd WW, Kellner. The three player exhibition match features an hour of fast-paced improvisational comedy games and scenes all based on audition suggestions and participation. Ticket cost $15 in advance or $20 at door. Dinner and show for two Costs $55

May 30th

Kickoff Party – Pizzazz N’ Jazz  6pm, Lake Course Pavilion, 1472 Apache Ave. town of Rome. Public Welcome.