Area Events

Area Events


August 8, 2015 – Wisconsin’s longest running marathon, The Paavo Nurmi Marathon is known for the course that runs through forests and fields, along rivers and lakes, numerous hills and elevation changes and passing a cemetery or two!!!!  Beginning in the quiet village of Upson, Wisconsin on the 2nd Saturday of August for the past 45 years and ending on Hurley’s famous Silver Street participants are greeted and encouraged along the way by hundreds of volunteers.For more information Contact the Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce at (715) 561-4334  or email rita.franzoi@yahoo.com

 

August 13th to 16th – The 94th Annual Gogebic County Fair is right around the corner. This year there are lots of new rides and events. Come watch the Pony Pulling Event, take part in the Livestock Auction, or just enjoy the rides. For more information, please visit http://www.gogebiccountyfair.com/

 

September 4th – 6th Can-Yak! Love fishing? Love paddling?  Here’s an event that combines our love of canoes, kayaks and fishing—right here in Wisconsin’s Favorite Outdoor Playground—Mercer! There is a free fishing & paddling trade show on Saturday so you can see the latest and greatest that manufacturers have to offer, demos and workshops by experts who can teach you how to get the most out of your gear. Sunday promises to be quite entertaining with the final fishing day wrapped up by an awards banquet and special drawing for wounded warriors from all walks of life and….wait for it….Yes, thats right! a live preformance by fishing legend/blues band extraordinaire Joe Butcher and the Top Raiders! For more information please visit http://can-yak.com/

 

September 5th, 2015 –  Enjoy Hurley’s Italian side as we celebrate Festival Italiano. FUN FOR EVERYONE!! Live Music and Street Dancing, Jaws of Life Demonstration, Craft Show, Outdoor Dining, and Children’s Activities – Something for Everyone! Located in Downtown Hurley on Silver Street from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM. For more information please contact the Hurley Area Chamber of commerce at (715) 561-4334