Chelea’s Blog

3 Ways to Embrace October in Hayward, WI

Anne of Green Gables said, “I’m so glad that I live in a world where there are Octobers.” I would have to agree! In Sawyer County, the leaves are bright oranges and reds and the air is getting crisp with fall weather. Hayward has gotten into the spirit with the Chequamegon Fat Tire Fest and…

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Farmer’s Market is Full of Fun and Flavor

It’s impossible to get the “Monday Blues” in Hayward. There’s too much fun going on to realize it’s even a Monday! Whether you’re soaking up the sun out on the lake or shopping downtown, there’s something for everyone. I’ve written about all the action going on at the Flea Market, so if you haven’t checked…

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Shopping and Swimming

One of the best parts of living in Hayward is when family comes up to your neck of the woods and getting to show them around. Last week, my aunt and young cousins came and visited us for a few days. I was armed with a list of all the things to do in Hayward,…

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Lumberjack Show Spectacular!

Fred Scheer’s Lumberjack Show is a must when you visit Hayward, Wisconsin! Home to the World Lumberjack Championships, the demonstration embraces Hayward’s history with an entertaining show featuring some of the same events as the championship. With popcorn in hand, a friend and I went to a show on Monday. Growing up in Hayward, we…

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Ladies Night Out!

Stone Lake was the place to be last Thursday night! It was host to Ladies Night Out, a night for women to shop and talk, while enjoying a variety of refreshments. My mom, along with a couple of friends, and I began our night at Stone Lake Lumber, where my mom promptly began to shop…

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Musky Fest is a Must

Everyone who grows up in Hayward has a memory of Musky Fest. From riding the Dizzy Dragons as a child to shopping the booths along Main Street, it’s been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember. Now as a young adult, I can enjoy the best of both worlds. The…

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Tales from the Trail

I have a secret. I’ve lived in Hayward, Wisconsin for my whole life and I have never been out on the ATV trails. I don’t know how I missed that wonderful opportunity, but now at twenty years old, I finally went flying through the woods in a side by side with Donny Mrotek. And it…

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Monday Flea Market: Something for Everyone

June is here and Hayward is in full bloom. The resorts are ready for visitors, the stores look bright and shiny, and the Monday Flea Market is in full swing. I went yesterday and was surprised by just how many vendors there were and the sheer variety of what was for sale. They had everything…

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Welcome Summer!

In the last week of May, you can begin to see the town of Hayward perk up its ears at the word “summer” and start pacing by the front door, ready to be let out. The streets are being painted, flower baskets are being hung, and everyone is preparing for the wonderful onslaught that is…

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