September & October Ferry Schedule Updates

SEPTEMBER
Fridays, September 7, 14, 21 & 28
To Island: AM 7:30, 8:45, 10, 11, 11:45, Every half hour 12:30pm to 7pm, 8:30, 10 & 11 PM
To Bayfield: AM 7, 8, 9:15, 10, 10:45, 11:30, Every half hour 12:30pm to 7:30pm, 9, 10:30 PM

Saturdays, September 8, 15, 22 & 29  
To Island: AM 7:30, 8:45, Every half hour 10am to 4:30pm, 5:30, 7, 8:30, 10 & 11 PM
To Bayfield: AM 7, 8, 9:15, Every half hour 10am to 4:30pm, 5, 6, 7:30, 9 & 10:30 PM

Sundays, September, 9, 16, 23 & 30  
To Island: AM 7:30, 8:45, Every half hour 10am to 4:30pm, 5:30, 7, & 8:30 PM
To Bayfield: AM 7, 8, 9:15, Every half hour 10am to 4:30pm, 5, 6, 7:30 & 9 PM

OCTOBER
APPLE FESTIVAL WEEKEND
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5
To Island: AM 7:30, 8:45, 10, 11, 11:45, Every 1/2 hour from 12:30 to 10pm, 11 PM.
To Bayfield: AM 7, 8, 9:15, 10, 10:45, 11:30, Every 1/2 hour from 12:30 to 9:30pm, 10:30 PM.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6
To Island: AM 7:30, 8:45, Every 1/2 hour 10 to 4:30, 5:30, 7, 8:30, 10, 11 PM.
To Bayfield: AM  7, 8, 9:15, Every 1/2 hour from 10am to 4:30pm, 5, 6, 7:30, 9, 10:30 PM.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7
To Island: AM 7:30, 8:45, Every 1/2 hour 10am to 4:30pm, 5:30, 7, 8:30 PM.
To Bayfield: AM 7, 8, 9:15, Every 1/2 hour from 10am to 4:30pm, 5, 6, 7:30, * Extra scheduled trip @ 9 PM.

MADELINE ISLAND FAMILY FESTIVAL WEEKEND
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19
To Island: AM 7:30, 8:45, 10, 11, 11:45, Every half hour 12:30pm to7pm, 8:30, 10 & 11 PM
To Bayfield: AM 7, 8, 9:15, 10, 10:45, 11:30, Every half hour 12:30pm to 7:30pm, 9, 10:30 PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20
To Island: AM 7:30, 8:45, Every half hour 10am to 4:30pm, 5:30, 7, 8:30, 10 & 11 PM
To Bayfield: AM 7, 8, 9:15, Every half hour 10am to 4:30pm, 5, 6, 7:30, 9 & 10:30 PM

 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21
To Island: AM 7:30, 8:45, Every half hour 10am to 4:30pm, 5:30, 7, & 8:30 PM
To Bayfield: AM 7, 8, 9:15, Every half hour 10am to 4:30pm, 5, 6, 7:30, * Extra scheduled trip @ 9 PM.

Bayfield Apple Festival

October 5, 6 & 7, 2018

A celebration of the autumn harvest and Bayfield’s agricultural heritage, tour the orchards and wineries, peruse fine arts and crafts while sampling local foods at more than 60 food booths. Live music by the Blue Canvas Orchestra of Big Top Chautauqua and a carnival round out the offerings.

Special events include the crowning of the Apple Queen, and apple peeling contest and a Saturday evening fish fry at the historic Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion. The festival culminates with the Grand Parade, featuring a mass band with 400 participants playing On Wisconsin, marching down historic Rittenhouse Avenue, to Lake Superior. 

  • 55 years as one of Wisconsin’s premiere festivals, located on the shores of Lake Superior in Bayfield, Wisconsin, which is honored by the Chicago Tribune as the Best Little Town in the Midwest and Smithsonian Magazine as one of America’s Best Small Towns.
  • Touted by USA TODAY as one of the 10 Best Fall Harvest Festivals in the nations and by Wisconsin Trails Magazine as Wisconsin’s Best Festival.
  • 50,000+ visitors attend Apple Festival from throughout the Midwest.

 

 

Madeline Island Family Fall Festival ~ Saturday, October 20

Fun times are still ahead on Madeline Island!

Join us on Saturday, October 20  in downtown La Pointe for good ol’ family fun. Madeline Island Family Fall Festival is an annual event celebrating local art, fall colors and our community. The event features a farmer’s market, art vendors & food booths, artist demonstrations, vintage car show along with free activities for families including pumpkin decorating, birdhouse making, clown fun and a costume parade. Stop by local shops and restaurants to enjoy special activities and sales.

Click here for more inforamtiona and schedule of events.

 

Madeline Island Murals

Learn Madeline Island history while strolling downtown La Pointe.

The Angus Cheese House and Transportation murals are located at the Madeline Island Heritage Center, 273 Colonel Woods Avenue. The Peterson Night mural is located at Island Carvers,  N662 Main Street. The Poppy mural is located behind the Parkside Condominiums, Main Street across from Joni’s Beach.

The Angus Cheese House, Transportation Mural and Peterson Music Night Murals were supported by a grant from the La Pointe Center for the Arts and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin.  Additional funding  for the Peterson Night Mural was provided by Island Carvers.