Events Calendar

Author Event and Book Signing: Sins Of The Fathers
Sunday, July 10, 1:00-3:30 p.m.

The Old Firehouse and Police Museum is hosting a meet and greet event with Judith Liebaert, author of the recently released mystery novel, Sins Of The Fathers, inspired by a 50-year-old cold case in Superior, WI. Copies of the book will be available for purchase, or you can order your copy now at Amazon and bring it with for signing.  As always, the OFPM is free and self guided, so it is the perfect chance to see the museum and meet the author!
For more information, call 715-394-5712.

Fairlawn’s Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, July 20, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Bring the family to Fairlawn for some old-fashioned fun, including food at “yesteryear” prices, carriage rides, games, cake walk, music by the Fractals, and free group tours of the mansion (last tour leaves at 8 p.m.). Enjoy music by the Fractals! For more information, call 715-394-5712.

Mini-Golf for the Old Firehouse and Police Museum
Monday, August 22, 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Capt’n J’s Mini-Golf, next to the SS Meteor on Barker’s Island

Play a round of mini-golf and enjoy a hot dog, beverage, and chips at this great family event! Local firefighters and police officers will be available to talk to the kids and show them some cool equipment. All proceeds go to support the Old Firehouse and Police Museum. For more information, call 715-394-5712.

McDougall’s Dream
Saturday, September 24 from 1-8 p.m.

McDougall’s Dream is our annual gathering to raise funds for restoration and preservation of the SS Meteor. Daytime talks feature local maritime topics. Dinner, keynote speaker, and silent auction fill the evening. Reservations are recommended. For more information, call 715-394-5712.

Fairlawn Halloween Flashlight Tours
Saturday, October 29

and Sunday, October 30
Tours start at 7:30 p.m. each night

Tour the darkened mansion with flashlights and learn about the superstitious life of the Victorians. Tours leave every 1/2 hour beginning at 7:30 p.m. each evening (no reservations needed). Bring a flashlight! This tour is not recommended for children 5 years and under. Cost is $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors and college students, and $5.00 for kids age 6-17. For more information, call 715-394-5712.

Fairlawn’s Holiday Sampler
Thursday, December 1, from 5-8 p.m.

Our best party of the year! Enjoy a festive wine and beer tasting in the beautiful surroundings of this 1890s Queen Anne, lavishly decorated for the holiday season. The evening includes a gourmet buffet of savory and sweet holiday treats, music and a silent auction. Reservations are required.  For more information, call 715-394-5712.

Fairlawn’s Twinkling Tuesdays
Tuesday, December 13

Doors open at 6 p.m.
Take in the sparkle of the wonderfully decorated Fairlawn Mansion after dark at your own pace during these festive Tuesday evening open houses. Sample hot cider and seasonal treats as you explore all three floors of this beautiful home. Hosts scattered throughout the house share Victorian customs and stories.
Cost is $5.00 for adults; free for children 12 and under. For more information, call 715-394-5712.

Fairlawn’s Twinkling Tuesdays
Tuesday, December 20

Doors open at 6 p.m.
Take in the sparkle of the wonderfully decorated Fairlawn Mansion after dark at your own pace during these festive Tuesday evening open houses. Sample hot cider and seasonal treats as you explore all three floors of this beautiful home. Hosts scattered throughout the house share Victorian customs and stories.
Cost is $5.00 for adults; free for children 12 and under. For more information, call 715-394-5712.

Fairlawn’s Twinkling Tuesdays
Tuesday, December 27

Doors open at 6 p.m.
Take in the sparkle of the wonderfully decorated Fairlawn Mansion after dark at your own pace during these festive Tuesday evening open houses. Sample hot cider and seasonal treats as you explore all three floors of this beautiful home. Hosts scattered throughout the house share Victorian customs and stories.
Cost is $5.00 for adults; free for children 12 and under. For more information, call 715-394-5712.