Enjoy the Fourth of July celebrations in Chetek with an array or activities for all ages including the Chamber of Commerce beach party; softball tournament; Independence Day parade; kids activities and movie night; craft show; car show; Hydroflites ski shows; and more! Visit www.cheteklibertyfest.org for more details!
Check out area shops for their new spring inventory and get entered to win!
The Angler’s Widow event starts on Monday, April 29, at participating retail businesses. For every $5 you spend, shoppers will receive an entry form for a chance to win one of four gift baskets. Sign-up lasts through Saturday, May 4. Participating businesses include Candy Corner & Creations, Carpe Diem, CJ Conner Art Studio, It’s My Lucky Day Unique Boutique, Just Imagine Floral & Treasures, Off “R” Rockers, Sheila’s Home Décor & More, The Pine Lodge and Whimsical Wares.
Open house will be Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stop in to see the new spring inventory and displays.
(courtesy of the Chetek Alert
Run with the pros on the S&R Towing sanctioned track and get your speed up on the big Gilligans scoreboard or challenge your sled & your friends on the Jerry’s Tree Service & 24 Hour Towing Fun Run Track.
There’s also the Midwest Dental Kid’s Games, Pokegama Lakeside beer tent and the A&A Haulers Bikini Run Fundraiser.
Murphy Dam Picnic Area
Join us on snowshoes for your choice of 1, 3 or 7 miles through a Winter Wonderland. New this year is an interpretative scenic stroll. Before taking to the trail enjoy snacks and a hot drink while socializing and making new friends around the bonfire.
- The Murphy Flowage Recreation Area is on Rusk County Hwy “F” eight miles south of Birchwood - For those traveling from Rice Lake or Weyerhaeuser, the Recreation Area is 4.5-miles North of the junction of Counties “O” and “F”
Ice fishing anglers of all ages will head to the chain of lakes for the 19th annual Chetek Hydroflites Water Ski Show Team Ice Fishing Contest Saturday, Feb. 9, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the entire Chetek Chain of Lakes.
Over $15,000 in Raffle Prizes!!!
Raffle tickets: $5 each or 5/$20
GRAND PRIZE: HENRY BIG BOY .44 MAG
2nd Prize - Louisiana Pellet Grill from AJ’s Maytag of Prairie Farm
3rd Prize - Mission MXB-360 Crossbow from Mathews
4th Prize - Mathews Creed Bow
5th Prize - ION X 40V 8” Auger from Ardisam
6th Prize - Vexilar FL-20 Pro Pack II
7th Prize - ION 8” Ice Auger from Ardisam
8th Prize - Eskimo Fatfish 949 Pop-up Shelter from Ardisam
9th Prize - Barney’s Meats $250 Gift Certificate
10th Prize - Skidsteer Rental for a Day from Barron Supply
11th Prize - Dine-in once per month for a year at Gilligans
12th Prize - 1-day Pontoon Rental from Lake Country Marin
Adult Fishing Contest
Northern Pike • Bass • Panfish • Walleye
Prizes in all categories to 3rd Place
Kids Fishing Contest
Northern Pike • Bass • Panfish
Ages 14 and Under