Island Happenings for 2022

 
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Upcoming Events


February 2022

 

February 8 - February 16 
Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, 2206 West Harbor Road
Washington Island, WI 54246 United States

 

A week long celebration of ice and snow with food, fun, adventure and entertainment. Sponsored by the Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, the event calendar is anchored in several main events which include:

– The annual Chili Cook Off this year will be held at K.K. Fiske on Main Rd. Register at Nelson’s on the day of the event; $5.00 for sampling all the entries or just the one you like best! The Chili Cook Off is a judged event with cash awards for the top 3 entries!

Photo Contest – Your photo stories of people, places and wildlife on Washington Island. The Photo Contest is a judged event with cash prize awards for each category!

– the Washington Island Lion’s Club Fish Derby. Anglers who dare to adventure onto the ice to “get the big one”; Cash prizes to the top category winners. Community Bingo party with more prizes! At Nelson’s Hall. Register with the Lion’s Club – call the Chamber for contact information: 920.847.2179.

Added each year is a “surprise” event. Add local food specials at our family owned eateries, fabulous bake sales( fundraisers sponsored by the WI Schools), musical entertainment, an Island Players performance and your travels will be complete.

For more information call: The Washington Island Chamber of Commerce at 920.847.2179 or send us an email (click on “Contact Us” on this website).



June 2022

WIAA Sponsored Art Classes

June 5 - June 24
Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, 2206 West Harbor Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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W.I. Art Association Sponsored Art Classes: Watercolor with Cathy Meader.

 

 

Open House at Art and Nature Center

June 13
Art & Nature Center, 1799 Main Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Open House at Art and Nature Center.

  

Sól Grass Music Festival – June 17-18, 2022

 

June 17 - June 18
Washington Island Campground, 745 East Side Road
Washington Island, WI 54246 United States
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Sol-Grass-Music-Festival-event

 

The 2022 Sól Grass Music Festival line-up includes some of Wisconsin’s most popular classic and progressive bluegrass bands

The Friday music line-up starts at 4:00 pm and ends that evening at midnight. Saturday’s music kicks off at 3:00 pm and ends at midnight. However, the evening does not end there. Festival goers are encouraged to bring their instruments and enjoy spontaneous jams with fellow campers and band members. Even if you do not play an instrument, you will enjoy the late night music scene.

For more info or to purchase tickets, please visit the festival website today: www.solgrassmusicfestival.com.

 


 

Maritime Museum Annual Grilled Whitefish Dinner

June 24
Jackson Harbor Maritime Museum, 45.399566, -86.855289
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Maritime Museum Annual Grilled Whitefish Dinner.

 

 

American Legion Fish Boil at Legion Hall

June 28
American Legion Post 402, 1254 Main Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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American Legion Fish Boil at Legion Hall.

 

 

Friends of Rock Island Picnic

July 2nd @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rock Island, 1924 Indian Point Rd (Ferry)
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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FORI will host our annual cookout near the Boathouse at Rock Island State Park. Lunch will be available for purchase from 11am until we sell out. Park merchandise will be on sale too. A silent auction will be held in the Boathouse to help raise funds for park and lighthouse maintenance projects.

 

 

Upcoming Events

July 2022


 

 

Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Washington Island Fire Dept.

July 4 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Washington Island Fire Department, 910 Main Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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W.I. Fire Department Pancake breakfast. Held at the Fire House (Airport & Townline Rds) from 7 – 10 am. Equipment on display. Funds will help pay for future equipment. Cost is 

 

 

Fireworks at the Ball Park

July 4 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, 2206 West Harbor Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Island Fire Works sponsored by the W.I. Fire Department. Location is at the W.I. Baseball Field (Main Rd.). Fireworks Display begins @ Dusk (approximately 8:30 pm). Free will offerings accepted and the “boot” will be passed by firefighters. Your donations for the fireworks display will be gratefully appreciated!

 

 

Art-in-the-Park sponsored by ANC

July 09 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Art & Nature Center, 1799 Main Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Art in the Park and Ice Cream Social Saturday, 11 am- 3 pm; Art and Nature Center (Main Rd & Jackson Harbor Rd.) Art activities for kids and adults of all ages. This years menu includes: monoprinting, sponge painting, watercolors, wood building, collage, face painting and more. Ice cream, brats, hotdogs and sodas available to purchase. Free admission to the Art and Nature Center for the day.

 


 

Lion’s Club Fly-In Fish Boil

July 11 ($12)
Washington Island Airport, 1535 Airport Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Fly-in-Fish-Boil @ the W.I. Airport (Airport Rd.). Sponsored by the WI Lions Club. Fly, ride or walk to the W.I. Airport 11 am – 3 pm; planes on display, hayrides, music and an authentic W.I. Fish Boil dinner with locally caught Whitefish. Adults $12.00 / $5.00 kids.

 

 

International Food Festival sponsored by Women’s Club

July 23 (admission)
Community Center, 910 Main Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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International Food Festival sponsored by Women’s Club.

 

WIAA-sponsored Red Cup Art Show Reception

July 23 - August 6
Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, 2206 West Harbor Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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WIAA-sponsored Red Cup Art Show Reception

 

 

Rec Center 10K Run, 5K and 2K Walk/Run


More questions?  Email us at: manager@moslingreccenter.org, or call 920-847-2226.

The Island Rec Center is located at 1777 Lakeview Road (P.O. Box 68), Washington Island, WI  54246.  Manager: Katie McGrane

 

Washington Island Music Festival

July 26 - August 06 (admission for most events)
Trueblood Performing Arts Center, 870 Main Rd
Washington IslandWI 54246United States
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Upcoming Events

August 2022

 

Scandinavian Dance Festival

August 6 (admission)
Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, 2206 West Harbor Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Scandinavian Dance Festival.

 

 

Under the Big Top

August 06 (admission)
Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, 2206 West Harbor Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Under the Big Top, event sponsored by the Washington Island Music Festival.

 

Island Fair

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm ($1.00)
Washington Island School, 888 Main Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Island Fair sponsored by the W.I. Lions Club. Located on the W.I. School Grounds on Main Rd. $1.00 admission. Parade @ Noon / Bingo @ 1pm / Raffle @ 3pm; Food Stands, beer and soda, games, Fair exhibits ( Cash Prizes ) in Gym.

 

Under the Big Top Flea Market

August 14
Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, 2206 West Harbor Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Under the Big Top Flea Market sponsored by Lions Club.

Find out more » (info from 2018)

 

WIAA Annual Fall Show Opening Reception at ANC

August 14 - September 10
Art & Nature Center, 1799 Main Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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WIAA Annual Fall Show Opening Reception at ANC

Find out more » (info from 2018)

 

DEATH’S DOOR BARBEQUE

August 26 - August 27
Washington Island Airport, 1535 Airport Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Come to beautiful Washington Island for the 9th official Death’s Door Bar-B-Q at the Washington Island Airport. Presented by the Washington Island Ferry Line and the Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, the Death’s Door Bar-B-Q is a KCBS-Sanctioned Competition with 100% Certified Judges and $7,500 in Prize Money. Just picture yourself crossing the beautiful Porte De Mort passage (Death’s Door) connecting the waters of Lake Michigan and Green Bay, to the unspoiled beauty…

 

Upcoming Events

September 2022

American Legion Fish Boil at Legion Hall

September 3 (admission)
American Legion Post 402, 1254 Main Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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American Legion Fish Boil held at the Legion Hall on Washington Island.

 


 

Upcoming Events

October 2022

 

 

 

Fall Fun Fest and Cider Pressing Party

October 8 - October 9
Washington Island Farm Museum, 1675 Jackson Harbor Road
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Fall Fun Fest and Cider Pressing Party at the Washington Island Farm Museum.

 

Fall Harvest Dinner

October 8 (admission & reso required 920-847-2341)
Trinity Lutheran Church, 1763 Town Line Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Fall Harvest Dinner at the Lutheran Church.

 

Fire Department Open House and Raffle

October 8
Washington Island Fire Department, 910 Main Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Fire Department Open House and Raffle at the Fire House.

 

Upcoming Events

November 2022

 

Veterans Day Program

November 11
American Legion Post 402, 1254 Main Rd
Washington Island,WI54246United States
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Veterans Day Program directed by the American Legion.

 

 

 

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