Special event permits approved by Health and Safety Committee
By Jalen Maki
Tomahawk Leader Editor
TOMAHAWK – The City of Tomahawk Health and Safety Committee approved five special event permit applications during its meeting at City Hall on Wednesday, March 1.
With the thumbs up from the committee, the permits will go to the City of Tomahawk Common Council for a final vote.
Roots for a Cure 5K Run/Walk
The Roots for a Cure 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for Saturday, May 6.
According to the permit application, the event will run from 10 a.m. to noon and will also feature an art show. Roughly 60 to 75 people are estimated to attend.
Participants will meet at Roots Salon, 1334 N. 4th St., and will make their way north to E. Mohawk Dr. before continuing east and returning to the salon.
All proceeds from the event will go to local cancer support group Ties That Bind Us.
Chamber’s Arts and Crafts Fair
The Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce is slated to bring back its Arts and Crafts Fair this summer.
The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, July 3 on the soccer fields at SARA Park, 900 W. Somo Ave.
The Chamber estimated that approximately 1,000 people will attend the event. At the time the permit application was submitted, food concession information was unavailable.
Brat Fry and Bonfire
A classic Chamber event is one step closer to being added to the 2023 calendar.
The Brat Fry and Bonfire, which for years has served as the kickoff for the Tomahawk Fall Ride, is scheduled to be held at the SARA Park boat landing on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Food concessions and alcohol sales will be available during the event, which the Chamber estimates about 500 people will attend.
Fall Ride Beer Tent and Music at SARA Park
The committee gave the green light to the Chamber and WaWui-sponsored beer tent and music at SARA Park during this year’s Fall Ride.
According to the permit application, the beverages and tunes will run from Thursday, Sept. 14 through Saturday, Sept. 16 during Tomahawk’s annual motorcycle rally.
Beer sales will be available from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day, with bands slated to play from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday; and from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
The Chamber’s annual Venison Feed is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on W. Wisconsin Ave. between S. Tomahawk Ave. and Railway St.
Free venison burgers will be served to hunters and others in attendance, and a request for a waiver of the city’s open intoxicants ordinance for the duration of the event will be requested.