The Bay Area Film Society (BAFS) is a nonprofit arts organization serving the Chequamegon Bay area on Lake Superior’s South Shore. BAFS provides opportunities to discover, cultivate, and amplify diverse voices of filmmakers who tell their stories to a wider public. Proudly screening at Superior Cinema since 1997.
For years, the all-volunteer Washburn Area Historical Society has been providing a place for local people to donate all sorts of items of historic significance for preservation and sharing with the general public at their museum. They have a sizable, varied collection of historical treasures housed in our archives and available for viewing.
The Washburn Valhellers Snowmobile Club is a non-profit organization comprised of volunteers dedicated to the sport of snowmobiling. They help to promote and create winter time tourism and recreation opportunities through the maintenance of local snowmobile trails in and around the Washburn area. Information about joining the organization is available on their website.
Come to the Washburn Public Library where you can relax and read, use our public access computers, research, or take your time selecting items to take home. The mission of the library is to provide the residents of Washburn and surrounding community quality books, media and programs that serve their informational, educational and recreational needs.
The Washburn Lions Club, with over 1.4 million members, is a global service organization that supports local, state, and international projects. With over 1.4 million members, the club provides services such as glasses, eye exams, and school supplies for children in the Washburn School District. The Lions Club also sponsors several local events like Superior …
The mission of the Washburn Heritage Association is to enrich the community through compelling storytelling, historic preservation of buildings, and by sharing the unique cultures that shaped Washburn’s legacy over time. Through thoughtful preservation, they promote and rehabilitate critical buildings and land for continued use so that future generations can learn about and enjoy the …
Housed in the historic 1890 brownstone Washburn Bank building, the Washburn Cultural Center has art galleries, public and private meeting spaces, the Washburn Area Historical Society Museum, an antique store, an art and gift shop, and the Vinyl Vault, the South Shore’s only record store. Hours of operation vary by season.