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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

ADAMS COUNTY

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ADAMS COUNTY

MAY 25:

Not Your Average Triathlon, The Lure Bar & Grill, 1735 Archer Lane, town of Rome. Individuals can participate in a 3- to 10-mile bike ride, a 1- or 3-mile walk or run, and a 1- or 3-mile canoe or kayak ride. Registration forms are available online at romepubliclibrary.org. 715-451-1389.

JUNE 2:

Motorcycle Hill Climb, Dyracuse Park, town of Rome. Watch as motocross riders attempt to climb the very vertical course. 715-325-8014, 715-325-8013, ramc@rapid angels.com, rapidangels.com.

ADAMS COUNTY DESTINATIONS PETENWELL AND CASTLE ROCK LAKES Two of the best-kept secrets in Wisconsin are Petenwell and Castle Rock lakes, the second- and fourth-largest inland lakes in the state, together covering more than 60 square miles. In Adams County, the shores of Petenwell and Castle Rock Lake are dotted with public launch sites, and visitors can enjoy water-skiing, swimming, sailing and boating on its beautiful blue waters. Spectacular sunsets await along the many miles of wooded shoreline. For the angler, there are walleye, northern pike, bass and perch lurking just beneath the surface.

ROME Located on the northern border of Adams County and the edge of Petenwell Lake, the town of Rome offers myriad recreation choices and scenic country vistas. ATV riding and camping are among the many activities summer visitors to Rome can enjoy. Highway 13 south of Wisconsin Rapids and north of Friendship.

ROCHE-A-CRI STATE PARK The 300 foot sandstone mesa, from which the park derives its name, once was an island in glacial Lake Wisconsin. The summit, now accessible by a stairway of solid white-oak planks, offers a breathtaking, 120-mile panorama. The varied terrains of the 425-acre park, include grasslands, open cliffs, pine barrens, oak forest, prairie and the meandering Carter Creek. Roche-A-Cri State Park offers 42 wooded campsites. There are toilets, water and picnic tables. The park has four miles of marked hiking trails. 1767 Highway 13 in Friendship.


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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

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JUNE 8:

Jet ski races, Petenwell Lake. The Great Lakes Water Cross Jet Ski Races will be held for the first time this summer on this date, with races also planned for June 29, July 20 and September 1. greatlakeswatercross@live.com, greatlakeswatercross.com.

JULY 13:

Taste of Rome, Alpine Village Business Park, town of Rome. Enjoy a parade, crafts, music and, of course, food. 715-325-8013, romewi.com.

AUG. 18:

Corn-N-Tater Fest, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Grand Marsh Lions Park, Highway E, Grand Marsh. Enjoy roast beef, sweet corn and baked potatoes. Bingo, rides, crafts, music and a flea market are also planned. 608-339-7657.


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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

ASHLAND COUNTY

JUNE 22:

Superior Vistas Bike Tour, 7:30 a.m., Thompson’s West End Park in Washburn. Ride scenic, paved, low traffic roads. The tour features loops of 13-, 19-, 34-, 52-, 70-, a 40-miles out and back and a century (100-mile) ride. This is a fully-supported ride with route map, support vehicles, and food/beverage stops en-route and at the finish. 800-284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net, superiorvistas.org.

JULY 4:

4th of July Celebration and Ice Cream Social, Ashland. Enjoy ice cream on the Court House Lawn from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At 11 a.m., there will be a parade, followed by a carnival, a concert at Memorial Park, Fire Run and fireworks over Chequamegon Bay. 800-284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net, visitashland.com.

JULY 19-21:

Ashland Bay Days Festival, Friday, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bayview Park on East U.S. Highway 2 in Ashland. This festival along Lake Superior includes arts and crafts, food, entertainment, Sprint Triathlon, Strong Man and Bam-Bam Contest, cardboard boat races, pie-eating contest, 5K and 10K fun run and walk and a Battle of the Bands. 800284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net, ashlandbaydays.com.

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Apostle Islands Inline Marathon and ALMT (a little more than) Half Marathon, 8:30 a.m., Madeline Island. The race is held on Madeline Island, one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. A better venue for eye candy is hard to find. You will skate through beautiful forest and along breathtaking Lake Superior panoramas. 800-284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net, apostleislandsinline.com


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AUG. 16-18:

Manomin Pow Wow, Bad River Reservation. 800-284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net, visitashland.com.

ASHLAND

WATERFALLS

Lake Superior’s Hometown is the ‘Historic Mural Capital of Wisconsin,’ a title that brings in tourists from all around to see these life-sized murals on the sides of historic brownstone buildings in an eight-block area. 800-284-9484, visitashland.com.

Enjoy outstanding Waterfalls at Copper Falls State Park in Mellen. Visitors to Ashland County will also find scenic waterfalls at Morgan Falls. 715-274-5123, dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/ name/copperfalls.

An archipelago of 22 islands located just one half-hour north, and part of the Apostle Island National Lakeshore. 715-7793397, nps.gov/apis/index.htm.

MADELINE ISLAND Rich in beauty and possessing a unique atmosphere, visitors reach the island aboard one of the ferries of the Madeline Island Ferry Line. 715-747-2801, madelineisland.com.

Ashland County Fair, Fairgrounds in Marengo. The fair features a carnival, games, 4-H exhibits, a tractor pull, animals, softball games and food. 800-284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net, visitashland.com.

SEPT. 7:

Mural Fest and Classic Car Show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., downtown Ashland. Take a tour of Ashland’s murals and check out the Classic Car Show on Main Street. 800-284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net, ashlandbaydays.com.

SEPT. 27, 28:

Red Clay Classic, ABC Raceway, South of Ashland. Enjoy racing action at these WISSOTAsanctioned stock car races. 800-284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net, abcraceway.com.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

CLARK COUNTY

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CLARK COUNTY JUNE 14-16:

Dorchester Days, Dorchester. The weekend includes the Wisconsin State Championship tractor pull, mini-rod pull, truck pull, carnival, softball tournament, horseshoe tournament, charcoal chicken dinner on Sunday, kiddie parade, street dance, food and refreshments. 715-654-5006.

JUNE 21-23:

Willard Polka Fest and Rummage Sale, Friday 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Willard Community Center and West Side Hall. Enjoy polka music and shopping all weekend. Friday $7, Saturday $12 and Sunday $10. 715-267-6639.

JULY 12-14:

Owen Junior Fair, Millpond Park, Owen. The Fair offers carnival rides, music, bingo, a city wide garage sales, volleyball tournaments, fire dept. water fights, raffles, antique tractor pull and ATV pull. Fireworks will be part of the Fair at dusk on Saturday with a parade and chicken dinner on Sunday. 715229-2404.

JULY 19-21:

Colby Cheese Days, Colby. This event features a cheese run, cheese curd throwing contest, parade, amusement rides, free Colby cheese, ATV and tractor pulls. Participants race in Chariots of Cheese 5k/10k races and 1 mile kids run. 715-223-4435, chariotsofcheese.org, worldchampionshipcheesecurdthrow .com.

AUG. 16, 17:

The Highground’s Annual Ride to Remember Motorcycle Rally, opening ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Neillsville. Motorcycles will join the procession at the WCCN Pavilion to meet at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park. Located on Highway 10, 3 miles west of Neillsville. 715-743-4224, thehigh ground.org.

AUG. 23-25:

Loyal Corn Fest, Loyal. This event features horseshoe tournaments, horse, truck and tractor pulls, Spanky’s Run/Walk 5k and 10K, a carnival, live music, food including Loyal’s renowned corn on the cob. The festival hosts one of the area’s best parades including favorites Steady Eddie and Travis, Guinness Book of World Records stilt walkers. 715-255-8772. For Run/Walk information, call 715-255-9441.

SEPT. 6-8:

Granton Fall Fest, Granton. This community festival, celebrated since 1951, is focused on children and family activities including games, carnival, softball tournament, flower show, mini-rod pull, tractor pull, music and a parade on Sunday. 715-238-7440.

SEPT. 18-21:

Central Wisconsin Horse Sale, Clark County Fairgrounds, Highway 10, Neillsville. Wisconsin’s largest horse sale, including horse equipment, machinery and horse-drawn vehicles, all classes of horses and mules available. Antiques, collectibles, Amish quilts, crafts, furniture, wagons and more will be sold. 715-238-8088, centralwihorsesale.net.

OCT. 5:

Oct. 5: Thorp Pumpkin Fest, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., downtown Thorp. This family event includes pumpkin carving, hay rides, farmer’s market and more. Enjoy many cultural activities amid the color of the season. 715-669-5371.


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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

CLARK COUNTY

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CLARK COUNTY DESTINATIONS THE HIGHGROUND The Highground in Neillsville is a 146-acre manned veteran’s memorial park that pays tribute to the dead, and honors the survivors, their service, and their sacrifice. Open to visitors year-round. The pavilion originally served as the main entrance and basic exhibit for the State of Wisconsin at the 1964 and 1965 New York World’s Fair in Flushing Meadow. An information center is open daily from 10 am-5 pm. www.thehighground.org

MUNSON BRIDGE WINERY Located on the former Munson Farm in Withee, the farm and home are just down the road from the Munson Bridge that crosses the Black River. Relax by the family pond and enjoy one of the many specialty wines made from fresh local ingredients such as: raspberry, elderberry, boysenberry, plum, blackberry, crabapple, cranberry, maple syrup and more. munsonbridgewinery.com.

LAKE ARBUTUS/HATFIELD – RECREATIONAL AREA Enjoy the 835 acre lake with 9 miles of shoreline, sandy beaches for swimming, play areas for the kids, great boating, skiing and fishing awaits you. This is a resort haven with many accommodations to suit your stay. Immediate access to camping, cabin rentals, motel and ATV trails. The dining accommodations are also a delight. Check out the giant flea markets and craft sales throughout the summer, within walking distance. Visit Levis/Trow Mound Recreational Area for great hiking and biking trails or take the family roller skating at the newly renovated Lake Arbutus Pavilion. Fun for the entire family!

MUSEUMS The 1897 Clark County Jail Museum, the Reed School, Tufts’ Mansion, O’Neill Manor, Silver Dome Ballroom as well as several historic downtowns and local Historical Society Museums are worth a visit. clarkcountytourismwi.org

LEVIS MOUND, TROW MOUND TRAILS The Levis Mound and Trow Mound recreational trail in southern Clark County features 25 miles of mountain bike trails offering riders a variety of terrain, from easy wooded singletrack to technical pitches. The trails also feature views of the surrounding 133,000 acre county forest. The trail system began as a cross-country ski trail and has grown to over 30 kilometers of expertly groomed trails for cross-country skiing. These trails also offer snowshoers and hikers miles of trails to explore. Facilities include a chalet, running water, campsites and restrooms.

THE HIGHGROUND The Highground in Neillsville is a 146-acre manned veteran’s memorial park that pays tribute to the dead, and honors the survivors, their service, and their sacrifice. Open to visitors year-round. The pavilion originally served as the main entrance and basic exhibit for the State of Wisconsin at the 1964 and 1965 New York World’s Fair in Flushing Meadow. An information center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. thehighground.org


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IRON COUNTY JUNE 7-9:

MAY 23-27:

28th annual Memorial Day ATV Rally. Enjoy more than 200 miles of ATV and UTV trails on Wisconsin's largest trail system. Register for the rally and receive a poker run sheet, as well as a limited edition Memorial Rally bandana and a free Iron County ATV map. Pre-registrants will receive entry into a raffle. 715-561-4334 or 715-476-2389.

3rd Annual Rollin Iron Bike Fest, Hurley. Find adventure at the 3rd Annual Rollin Iron Bike Fest. Meet your friends or make new ones as you enjoy one of the friendliest bike fests around. Enjoy great food including a pig roast, cold drinks, street bands and a poker run. 715-561-4334.

JUNE 8:

JUNE 9:

Lupine Junefest, Mercer. Ride in bike tours of 10-, 26-, 28- or 50-miles, a classic car show, a craft and flea fair, silent auction, music, food and beverages. There will be a pre-event meetand-greet on June 7. 715-476-2389.

Turtle River Canoe Challenge, Mercer. Participate in canoe and kayak races, browse paddle sports equipment at this inaugural event. There will be a pre-event social and check-in on June 8. 715-476-2389.

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IRON COUNTY

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

JULY 26:

Blacksmithing event, Hurley. Watch demonstrations of raw iron hammer and anvil work at the Iron County Historical Society Museum. Furniture, ornaments and decorations will be created with tools from 200 years ago. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 715-561-2244.

JULY 27:

Kimball Centennial Pork and Beef Roast, Town of Kimball. The town celebrates 100 years with food, entertainment and fun at the Kimball Community Center. 3 p.m. 715-561-2344.

AUG. 2-4:

Iron County Fair, Saxon. The Fair features carnival rides, horse events, firemans’ competitions, music, food and exhibits. 715561-5780.

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IRON COUNTY DESTINATIONS ODONATA ART STUDIO Featuring artists’ work from around the region, naps for the Northwoods Art Tour from July 26 to 28 are available at the studio which is located at 4774 N Hwy 51 South, Mercer. northwoodsarttour.com.

IRON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM Located at 303 Iron Street in Hurley, view iron and timber displays as well as artifacts from the old synagogue and other area churches, clothing and the clock tower. Discover a model train running through a version of early Hurley. Free admission. 715-5612244, ironcountymuseum.org.

FLAMBEAU TRAIL Follow the footsteps of Native Americans, voyagers and first settlers as they journeyed through Iron County on the famous Flambeau Trail. Learn how transportation, via this ancient “woodland highway” and later by railroad, opened up northern Wisconsin to new settlers and development. ironcountywi. com/?110680.

N th W dC t North Wood County Historical Society Governor William Upham Mansion 212 W 3rd St Marshfield WI 54449 715-387-3322 Office hours 9:00AM -1:00PM Daily Museum Tours Wednesday & Saturday 1:30 - 4:00PM

AUG. 10:

Mercer Lions Duck Race, 1 p.m. Rugger’s Landing in Mercer. Stop in for your chance to win cash prizes. 715-583-4578.

Educational non profit organization & historical archive serving Marshfield and the surrounding area. WI-5001647092

AUG. 7:

Mercer Loon Day, downtown Mercer. This is your opportunity to act a little “looney.” Enjoy arts and crafts, food and a loon calling contest. A street dance will be held on from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 6. 715-476-2389.

Dairyfest Pie & Ice Cream Social June 8th . Victorian Christmas Exhibit December 7th and 8th


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Summer Events Huge 2nd Annual Central Wisconsin Community Garage Sale Saturday June 1

9am - 4pm

Free Admission Outside on the Midway Marathon Park, 1201 Stewart Ave., Wausau.

A fun day of bargain shopping - food - entertainment- Free shredding of personal documents by Cintas Document Management 5 box maximum.

Strawberry Craft & Gift Festival Sat & Sun May 25 & 26

9:30am - 4:30pm both days

Fairgrounds - Hwy 70 W & Sundstein Rd. Eagle River, WI

100’s of mid west craft and gift artisans. Huge strawberry shortcake & other strawberry delicacies. Entertainment. Free Admission.

Watermelon Days Craft & Gift Festival

JUNE 22:

Fri, Sat & Sun July 5, 6 & 7

Summer Solstice, Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort, White Lake. Enjoy live music, fire, catapults/trebuchets, cinnamon buns and coffee along some of the favorite trails in Langlade County. Events include a midnight ride on Friday night, a cinnamon bun ride on Saturday morning and a scavenger dash on Saturday. 715-8823502, lambatrails.com, info@bearpawoutdoors.com.

Fri & Sat 9:30am - 4:30pm • Sun 10am - 3:30pm

Fairgrounds - Hwy 70 W & Sundstein Rd. Eagle River, WI

Good Food, Free Watermelon, Free Admission Artisans from throughout the mid west selling, and demonstrating the absolute newest in folk art, country and fine crafts.

Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday –Saturday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Convenience Store Hours 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. 7 days a week

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Apple Harvest Craft & Gift Show Sat & Sun August 31 & September 1

9:30am - 4:30pm both days

Fairgrounds - Hwy 70 W & Sundstein Rd. Eagle River, WI

Apple Pie, Ice Cream & More - the newest in fall & winter items. Free Admission.

Art World 2013

Sat & Sun September 7 & 8

Marathon Park, 1201 Stewart Ave.

Sat 9am - 5pm • Sun 9am - 4pm

Wausau Expo buildings will be crammed full of fine crafts, art and gifts for fall, winter and the upcoming holiday season. Good food and picnic table seating.

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JULY 4:

Fourth of July parade and fireworks, parade begins at 7:30 p.m., Antigo. Enjoy the holiday while watching the parade along 10th Avenue. Fireworks to follow at 9:20 p.m. at the Antigo High School. 715-623-4134, info@antigochamber.com, antigochamber.com.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

JULY 13:

Splash-N-Dash, Veterans Memorial Park at Jack Lake, Deerbrook. The Antigo Swim Club presents an aquathon event that includes a half-mile ‘splash’ in Jack Lake, followed by a 5k trail ‘dash’ through the woods. splashndash.antigo@gmail.com, tandhtiming.com.

JULY 24-28:

Langlade County Youth Fair, Langlade County Fairgrounds, Antigo. This fiveday event features live music, shows, a midway, animal sales and judging, a demolition derby, stock car racing and tractor pulls. langladecountyfair.com.

AUG. 7-11:

Fuddfest Country Music Festival, Deerbrook. Enjoy five days country music and entertainment with local and national acts. 866-770-FUDD, fuddfest.org.

SEPT. 7:

Wolfman Triathlon, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. A unique, off-road triathlon in the beautiful Wolf River area. The race consists of 3 segments, including a 3-mile river race on class 1 and 2 whitewater, a 12-mile mountain bike ride on single and double track course on the Nicolet-Roche trail system and the Bear Paw system with a river crossing and a 3-mile trail run on the banks of the Wolf. A post-race party at Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort will include a pig roast, awards and prizes. info@wolfmantriathlon.org, wolfmantriathlon.org.

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SEPT. 21:

Lakes and Leaves Bike Ride, Summit Lake Park, Summit Lake. Join us for a ride through the spectacular fall scenery. The ride features four different route lengths, 6-, 18-, 38- and 76-miles. 715-623-4134. antigochamber.com.

SEPT. 21:

Fly-In Air Show, 9 a.m., Langlade County Airport, Antigo. Pancake and waffle breakfast from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., free Young Eagle flights for first-time flyers ages 8 to 17. Lunch served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The show will feature a bounce house, flight simulator, raffles, games, face painting, ice cream and more. Air show at1 p.m. with aircraft on display. Pilots and kids eat free.

LANGLADE COUNTY DESTINATIONS ICE AGE TRAIL Dust off your hiking boots and head to Langlade County. Boasting 50 miles of the thousandmile Ice Age Trail you can get a taste for the Trail on any of fi ve segments that run through the county.

MOCCASIN LAKE TRAIL At 5.5 miles long, the Moccasin Lake Trail is used both for hiking and horseback riding in the summer months. Located west of Elcho, this area features a variety of rolling terrain, and is highlighted by two river basins. Facilities include a parking area, restrooms, warming shelter with firewood and tables. From Antigo, travel north on Highway 45 for approximately 18 miles. Next, turn left onto Enterprise Lake Road. Then, go west on Moccasin Lake Road to Bear Road. Finally, go south on Bear Road for one mile to the trail head.


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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

LINCOLN COUNTY

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PRAIRIE TRAILS PARK Merrill’s newest park is located near the corner of Highway G and Highway K along the Prairie River. This 99-acre park features 2.5 miles of pedestrian trails along the Prairie River, which is a Class "A" trout stream. The park features a scenic overlook, outdoor education pavilion, boardwalk, bridge, two canoe landings, a handicap accessible fishing pier and parking.

COUNCIL GROUNDS STATE PARK Located along the Wisconsin River, this park offers something for almost everyone. The 508-acre park offers a variety of activities and sights year round. There are 55 campsites with showers and flush toilets and 19 sites with electricity. There is a 217-foot beach with plenty of room for swimming and sun bathing. Numerous trails and picnic sites can also be found at Council Grounds. 715536-8773


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Main Street Memories Car Show, 10 a.m., Tomahawk. A full day of children’s events will be on Saturday, including vintage motorcycles and a skate board competition at Pride Park. The show features more than 300 meticulously restored hot rods, classics and muscle cars competing for trophies and cash prizes. Free. 715-453-1090, director@tomahawkmainstreet.org, msmcarshow.weebly.com.

JUNE 7-9:

Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo, Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Merrill. The event features a full schedule of rodeo events. Tickets can be charged to a credit card at the Merrill Chamber of Commerce. 877-907-2757, wisconsinriverprorodeo.com.

JUNE 9: JULY 4: JULY 17-21:

June Dairy Breakfast, MARC, Merrill. Enjoy waffles and sausage for breakfast. Learn about dairy farms, see animals and more. 715-5369474.

Lincoln County Fair, Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Merrill. The Fair features music, animals, rides, food and more. Plenty of fun available for the whole family. lincolncofair@gmail.com, lincolncofair.com.

Fireworks, MARC, Merrill. Enjoy a fireworks display at dusk.

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Tomahawk Fall Ride, downtown Tomahawk. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts journey to Tomahawk for live entertainment and the newest Harley-Davidson motorcycles, as well as raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. tomahawkfallride.com.

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SEPT. 14:

Racers in eight classes kick up dirt at the track in a 300’ mud pit in Gleason. Races planned for June 15, July 13, Aug. 17 and Sept. 14. 715-8733436.

Pork in the Park, Merrill. Sample many different rib flavors in one location.

Merrill Airport Days, Merrill. Browse many types of aircraft and visit a flea market. Skydiving demonstrations and food are also available at the event. 715-536-2024

DISCOVER LINCOLN COUNTY Psychic Faire

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MARATHON COUNTY JUNE 14:

Summer Kick-Off Celebration, Oak Island Park, Wausau. Kick off the summer with live music, activities, food and an outdoor movie on a giant inflatable screen at dusk. 715-843-0748, wausau areaevents.org.

JUNE 15-30: JULY 4-7:

Badger State Games. Wisconsin athletes will participate in sports including archery, sporting clays, duathalon, martial arts, swimming and bowling. 715-355-8788, badgerstategames.org.

Fourth of July Celebration, Marathon Park, Wausau. Enjoy carnival rides, games, live entertainment, food, and fireworks. Free admission. 715-842-2688, wausau areajaycees.org.

JULY 12-14:

Canoe Slalom Nationals and North American Championships, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Whitewater Park, downtown Wausau. Witness open canoe slalom racing at its finest along the challenging whitewater of the Wisconsin River. The Championships will feature nearly 40 different classes of boats and competitors. 715-203-1279, wausauwhitewater.org.

JULY 13-14:

ChalkFest, 400 Block, Wausau. Downtown Wausau will be transformed by artists of all ages and their colorful pastel art drawings. Artists of all levels of ability are encourages to participate. 715-843-0748, wausauareaevents.org.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

JULY 30-AUG. 4:

Wisconsin Valley Fair, Marathon Park, Wausau. Nightly entertainment in our grandstand features a variety of national music acts. The Fair also offers a demolition derby, carnival rides and exhibits. 715-261-1539, wisconsin valleyfair.com.

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AUG. 9-11:

Little Bull Falls LogJam Festival, River Park, Mosinee. Step back in time and enjoy Mosinee's rich logging history along the Wisconsin River. The Festival will feature live entertainment, historical displays, lumberjack shows, artisans, vendors, food and refreshments. The weekend also includes canoe races, the Little Bull Falls Woodsman 5k Run/Walk and fireworks. Free admission. 715-693-4330, logjamfestival.org.

AUG. 16, 17:

Big Bull Falls Blues Fest, Fern Island Park, Wausau. Blues Fest features national and regional acts, a beer garden and festival-style foods. Be prepared to show age identification on-site. Lawn chairs permitted. No carry-ins. No pets. 715-843-0748, wausauareaevents.org.

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MARATHON COUNTY DESTINATIONS WOODSON HISTORY CENTER AND YAWKEY HOUSE MUSEUM Home to the Marathon County Historical Society, the Woodson History Center is a brick home built in 1914 with a rich history. Today it contains a library and archives, artifacts and exhibits. Across the street lies the Cyrus and Alice Yawkey house, a 1900/1901 Classical Revival styled house. It features beautiful stained glass windows, art glass lighting fixtures and many original Yawkey furnishings. A small entrance fee is charged for non-members of the Society. A formal garden, complete with pergola, pond and fountain is open to the public from April to October.

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4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION Marathon Park Wausau GOOD EATS AT OUR FOOD STAND!

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Sunday July 7 Opens at Noon

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Class of 62 Band With Buddy Holly Tribute 8 pm

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A & P Enterprises 12-7 Family Day 20 tickets $10 or $1.00 each 7-cl Regular Pricing

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ONEIDA COUNTY

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

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ONEIDA COUNTY JUNE 9:

Art Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., downtown Rhinelander. This event will be held on the lawn of the Oneida County Courthouse. There will be dozens of art and craft vendors, entertainment, food and more. 715-365-7464, explorerhinelander.com.

JULY 11-14:

Hodag Country Music Festival, Rhinelander. 30,000 music fans enjoy four days of big-name country music acts. This year’s lineup includes Big & Rich, Dierks Bentley and Gretchen Wilson. 715-369-1300, hodag.com.

JULY 26-28:

Wooden Boat Show, Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Minocqua. View more than 50 boats, as well as ‘wooden’ cars. A wooden boat parade will be followed by a water ski show. 715-453-4511, minocquawoodenboatshow.com.

HODAG Rhinelander is a city of about 7,700 people in Oneida County and is home to a fabled beast called the Hodag, which can be seen around the town. Visitors can get their picture taken with a sculpture of the creature when they stop at the Visitor Center on Highway 8. 715-365-7464, explorerhinelander.com.


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AUG. 31:

Nicolet Wheel-A- Way, Don Burnside Park, Three Lakes. This ride sends bikers through the Nicolet National Forest. This fun cycling event is not a race, but rather a scenic tour along an 18-mile or 36-mile route. 715-546-3344, threelakes.com/wheelaway.

SEPT. 27, 28:

Beef-A-Rama, Friday 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Minocqua. This event features a day full of activities, including cook-offs, live music, a Parade of Beef and the Rump Roast Run. The day’s festivities end with beef sandwiches at Torpy Park. 800-44NORTH, beef-a-rama.com.

ONEIDA COUNTY DESTINATIONS WISCONSIN RIVER CRUISES Ride down the majestic Wisconsin River on a 76-foot, two-story excursion boat called the Wilderness Queen. Sightseeing tours out of Rhinelander run from May through October, with dinner cruises on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the summer. 715-369-7500, wisconsinrivercruises.com.

WILLOW FLOWAGE A great fishing spot in Oneida County, the Flowage covers 4,200 acres and provides anglers with great opportunities to hook musky, panfish, bass, pike and walleye. Four boat landings provide access. Take Highway 8 west from north of Tomahawk, then head north on Willow Road. dnr.state.wi.us/lakes/lakepages/LakeDetail.aspx?wbic=1528300

KOVAC PLANETARIUM Frank Kovac spent more than a decade building this facility near Rhinelander. The two-ton, 22-foot diameter, electrically driven globe planetarium shows every star – painted by hand by Frank himself – in Wisconsin’s night sky. 715-487-4411, kovacplanetarium.com; open 7 days a week

ONEIDA COUNTY COURTHOUSE Built in 1910, the Courthouse in Rhinelander is famous for its Tiffany glass dome. The building was designed by a Manitowoc architect and was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1981. 715-369-6157, co.oneida.wi.gov.


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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

PORTAGE COUNTY

Walk Wisconsin, 8 a.m. start, Pfiffner Pioneer Park, Stevens Point. Walk Wisconsin offers a non-competitive setting to celebrate healthy lifestyles. The event is held on the Green Circle Trail, offering 1/4, 1/2 and full marathon distances, and providing comfort and nutrition stops along the way. 715-344-2556, walkwisconsin.com.

JUNE 4-6:

Riverfront Rendezvous, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Pfiffner Pioneer Park, Stevens Point. Live music is featured daily at the Rendezvous along with food and refreshments. Free. 715-346-1531, stevenspoint area.com/edetails.cfm?eventID=120.

JUNE 21-23:

Midwest Renewable Energy Fair, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Renew the Earth Institute, Custer. The Fair transforms rural Central Wisconsin into the global hot spot for renewable energy education, bringing more than 20,000 people from nearly every state and around the world. As the nation's longest running energy education event of its kind, it features exhibitors, workshops, a Clean Energy Car Show, Green Home Pavilion, Green Building Demos, entertainment, keynotes, food and local beer. 715-592-6595, midwestrenew.org.

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JULY 27:

Celebrate Plover, 9 a.m. to midnight, Lake Pacawa Park, Plover. Help celebrate Plover at this family-friendly event featuring a craft, farmer and flea market, a food court and live music featuring Double Tap from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Grand Union from 8 p.m to midnight. 715-345-5258, http://www.ploverwi.gov

AUG. 9-11:

20th Annual Midwest Recumbent Rally, Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., downtown Stevens Point. This is the World's Largest Recumbent Bike Rally. Registration and check in on Friday, along with an ice cream ride and ice cream social. Saturday’s schedule includes a morning tour, test rides, swap meet, lunch and self-guided tour. Sunday’s schedule features a breakfast buffet, super tour and lunch. 715-341-2453, hostelshoppe.com.

AUG. 23, 24:

Bluegrass in the Pines Festival, noon to midnight, Rosholt Fair Park, Rosholt. The Festival includes old-time music, dancing and picking sessions. 715-884-6996, highwatermusic.com/ bluegrass-in-the-pines.html.

AUG. 24:

Amish Quilt, Craft and Furniture Auction, Amherst Fairgrounds, Amherst. Hundreds of quilts and wall hangings, crafts, furniture, flea market and bake sale. Large selection of Amish-made quality goods. 920-450-1843, www.maderauction.com.

AUG. 31-SEPT 1:

Riverfront Jazz Festival, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Pfiffner Pioneer Park, Stevens Point. Drop in for the largest outdoor jazz festival in central Wisconsin, featuring great music and fine dining. 715-345-2976, riverfrontjazzfestival .com.

SEPT. 21:

Art in the Park, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pfiffner Pioneer Park, Stevens Point. Art in the Park Stevens Point is a gathering of artists and crafts people displaying their work on sale or are demonstrating their craftsmanship. Children can participate in artistic projects and grown-ups can experience and purchase art. 715-344-8901, artintheparkstevenspoint.org.

THE GRAIN CIRCLE TRAIL AND CENTRAL WISCONSIN’S ALE TRAIL Explore the flavors of craft brewing in Portage County. You’ll experience both the history and future of brewing at four distinct breweries. Tours are available Monday through Saturday at the Stevens Point Brewery, Friday and Saturday evenings at the Central Waters Brewing Co. and Saturdays at O’so Brewing Co. Kozy Yak tours are available by request during normal business hours. pointbeer.com, osobrewing.com, centralwaters.com, kozyyak.com.

SEPT 21-22:

Dozynki Harvest Festival, Saturday noon to 8 p.m., Sunday noon to 6 p.m., downtown Stevens Point. Enjoy music from a variety of polka bands along with Polish and American Food, a farmers market, Polish crafts and demonstrations, arts and crafts. There’s also a Polka Mass with dance and refreshments to follow on Sunday. downtownstevenspoint.com.

PORTAGE COUNTY DESTINATIONS UWSP MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY A free museum on the campus of the University of WisconsinStevens Point features exhibits of wildlife and geology from around the world. The museum is open Monday through Thursday 7:45 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 7:45 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. during the school year and is located a short drive off of Highway 39/51. Free. 715-346-2858, uwsp.edu/cols-ap/museum/Pages/default.aspx.

STEVENS POINT SCULPTURE PARK Set on 20 acres along the Green Circle State Trail, the Park features works from local, regional and national artists along a trail that passes through a variety of landscapes, including pine forests and wetlands. Open Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. stevenspointsculpturepark.org.


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4th Annual Antique & Tractor Expo, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Price County Fairgrounds, N9130 Forest Lane, Phillips. Antique machinery, 80-plus tractors, a steam engine display, oat threshing and baling demonstrations. Some of the oldtime craft demonstrations include a sock knitting machine and small rug weaving loom. Free. 715-339-3761, 715-428-2315, wawho14 @pctcnet.net.

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Putt Run Motorcycle Fundraiser, registration at 9 a.m., the ride begins at 10:30 a.m., Merri Cassidy’s Saloon, N14023 W. Central Ave., Fifield. Ride through the scenic Northwoods along with a 50/50 raffle and drawings for various prizes at each stop. All makes of motorcycles and all types of vehicles are welcome. Cars and trucks are also welcomed. Proceeds go to a local non-profit organization. 715-762-0073, 715-762-2815, peterson030@centurytel.net

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AUG. 3:

Northwoods Classic Car Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tourist Park, 50 Sherry Avenue, Park Falls. Winners will be named in a variety of categories. Enjoy music from the 50s and 60s. 715-762-2467, 877-762-2703, chamber@ parkfalls.com, parkfalls.com.

PRICE COUNTY DESTINATIONS FLAMBEAU TRAIL SYSTEM The 70-miles of trails that wind through the ChequamegonNicolet National Forest are used by ATVs, UTVs and off-road motorcycles, as well as mountain bikes, horses and other non-motorized activities. The trail system is highlighted by rolling terrain, tree-lined corridors, wooden bridges, and vistas overlooking bogs and lakes. Along the trail there are several points of interest including the Sailor Lake Campground, Smith Rapids Covered Bridge, Round Lake Logging Dam, and Camp Nine Springs. pricecountywi.net/recreation/ atv.

HIGH POINT TRAIL The Trail at Timm’s Hill County Park is a shared use trail used by bikers and hikers. The trail consists of narrow single track over rolling terrain. There are some steep hills on this trail. The trail climbs to the lookout tower at the top of Timm’s Hill, the highest geographical point in Wisconsin.

KIMBERLY-CLARK WILDLIFE AREA This 8,700 acre property located 12 miles west of Phillips in Price County consists of bracken fern grasslands, upland aspen/fir, northern hardwoods and tamarack/black spruce bog. This wildlife area has 3 nesting pairs of osprey and an active eagle nest. This DNR property is primarily managed for sharptail grouse, deer, turkey and bear. You may also see wolves, coyotes, badgers, foxes, sandhill cranes and numerous other bird species.

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AUG. 21-25:

Price County Fair, Phillips. $9 admission covers all entertainment, including carnival rides and parking. The Fair features 4-H displays, animal barns, live entertainment, concessions, exhibits and more. 715-339-6268, pricecountyfair.com, pricecountyfair@yahoo.com.

SEPT 21:

Ruffed Grouse Festival, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., downtown Park Falls. Community-wide activities to celebrate the vast outdoor resources and heritage of the area. Outdoor enthusiasts share their collections of furs, traps, guns and more; demonstrations & lessons of outdoor sporting and recreational skills, pumpkin decorating, pie eating, petting zoo, homegrown market & craft fair, ATV activities and “October Fest” foods. 715-762-2703, 877-762-2703, chamber@parkfalls.com, parkfalls.com.

SEPT. 28:

Fall Harvest Festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., downtown Phillips. The Festival features an arts and craft fair, live music, food, sidewalk sales and a farmers market. 715-339-4100, 888-408-4800, pacc@pctcnet.net, phillipswisconsin.net.

The roadways through the county consist of lightly traveled state, county and forest roads, which provide pictureperfect scenes. Although a tour is great any time of the year, the fall colors in Price County are too breathtaking to miss and what better way to see these vibrant colors than through an auto, motorcycle or bicycle tour of the area. Price County’s fall colors begin to show in early September with peak color occurring around October 1 each year.

FLAMBEAU RIVER The North and South Forks of the Flambeau River offer excellent canoeing and kayaking adventures. As the Flambeau rambles along, the river features waters from whitewater to slow, with gentle curves and pools. There is a stretch for every paddler, young and old, beginner or expert. Guide, rental and shuttle services are available to assist in trip planning. Because of the length of the Flambeau River. paddleflambeau.com.


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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

JULY 28:

Medford Lions Great Rubber Duck Race, Medford City Park. 715-785-7573.

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TAYLOR COUNTY DESTINATIONS CHEQUAMEGON NATIONAL FOREST The Chequamegon National Forest covers one-third of Taylor County. The forest provides hunting opportunities for big game, upland game birds, waterfowl and small game. Fishing for trout or other game fish is plentiful as well as opportunities to encounter many rare species of fish, wildlife or plants. And if you are into camping, picnicking and swimming, the Forest has a lot to offer, too. fs.usda.gov/cnnf.

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JUNE 8, 9:

Northcentral PRCA Rodeo, Brecke Rodeo Grounds, west of Medford on Highway 64. Food, beverages, events all day with music at night. 715-6782286.

JUNE 9:

Town and Country Dairy Breakfast, 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Taylor County Fairgrounds at the corner of Highways 13 and 64. 715-7482896, 715-748-3270.

W7969 Park Road, Westboro. The Mondeaux Dam and Flowage were built in the 1930s. In succeeding years, the 400-acre recreation area developed in the surrounding northern hardwood forest. It quickly became one of the best birding locations in the region. From Medford travel north 15 ½ miles on Highway 13, west on Highway D 6½miles, then south 1 mile on Forest Road 104 (Mondeaux Drive) to the entrance of the recreation area. Park in the paved parking lot. The recreation area offers; Camping, Swimming, Boat Launch and Nature Trails. 715-748-4875.

JUNE 15, 16:

Gilman June Dairy Days. This event features a car show and swap meet, pirate-themed triathlon, softball tournament, a dairy breakfast on Saturday and a chicken barbecue on Sunday. 715-447-8147, gilmanwi.com/junedairydays.

JULY 4:

Strawberries and Cream Festival and Fourth of July Celebration, Medford City Park. Enjoy live music, games, a parade, food and refreshments. The fireworks display will begin at dusk. 715-748-2626.

JULY 25-28:

Taylor County Fair, Taylor County Fairgrounds at the corner of Highways 13 and 64. The Fair offers youth projects and animal judging, live music, a carnival, food, a demolition derby, truck and tractor pulls and more.

JULY 27, 28:

Northcentral Classic Car Show, Medford City Park. Food and refreshments are available at the show. 715-678-2561.

AUG. 9-11:

Ice Age Days, Rib Lake. This event features a carnival, food, games, music, a car show and a parade at 1 p.m. 715-748-3132.


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VILAS COUNTY

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013

JUNE 8:

Great Northern Beer Festival, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Hi Pines Campground, 1919 Highway 45, Eagle River. Featuring microbrews and craft beers from more than 20 breweries along with samples from the Northwood's Lush, Inc. home brewers club. 715-891-0421, greatnorthernbeerfestival.com.

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JUNE 8, 9:

Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe and Kayak Race, 9 a.m., Rohr’s Wilderness tours, 5230 Razorback Road, Conover. This twenty-six mile canoe and kayak race is held on the headwaters of the Wisconsin River to benefit the American Brain Tumor Association. 715-547-3639, rwtcanoe@nnex.net, rwtcanoe.com.

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JULY 13:

Blues Breakdown Music Festival, noon to 10 p.m., 5352 Park St., Boulder Junction. This new music festival features performances from some of the top blues artists in the Midwest, including performances from The Lately, the Tallan Noble Latz Band, Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo, the Sena Erhardt Band and the Nick Moss Band. 715-385-2400, boulderjct.org/events/boulderjunction-blues-breakdown.

JULY 20:

Artarama, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Riverside Park, Eagle River. Browse and buy art from 115 vendors and a variety of media. Artwork will be judged at this event with live music and a silent auction also planned. 715-525-2100, artarama-er.com.

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AUG. 11:

Musky Jamboree, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Street and Highway M, Boulder Junction. The Jamboree is held throughout downtown Boulder Junction. Festivities include the Musky Fun Run, a car show, more than 150 arts and crafts booths, food, a casting contest for kids, flea market, live entertainment and more. 715-385-2400, boulderjct@boulderjct.org, boulderjct.org/events/musky-dayjamboree.

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AUG. 14:

Paul Bunyan Fest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wall Street and Railroad Street, Eagle River. This festival is held in downtown Eagle River and features chainsaw carving, live music and more than 75 arts and crafts booths. 715-4796400.

AUG. 16-18:

National Championship Musky Open, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Vilas County Fairgrounds, Highway 70 West, Eagle River. Eagle River hosts the largest amateur Musky Tournament drawing more than 1,100 anglers from all over the world. 800-359-6315, info@eagleriver.org, muskyopen.com.

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Wild Rice Fest, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 602 Peace Pipe Road, Lac du Flambeau. This event is held in downtown Lac du Flambeau and begins with a 5K run/ walk at 9 a.m. along with wild rice harvesting demonstrations, wild rice and fry bread cooking contest, a pie-eating contest, Pow Wow, health fair, arts and crafts, traditional Native American food and games for kids. 715-588-3346, lacduflambeauchamber.com.

VILAS COUNTY DESTINATIONS THE NORTH LAKELAND DISCOVERY CENTER The Discovery Center located in Manitowish Waters, offers great public ecology programming, including nature hikes, educational programs and more. A 12-mile trail system provides opportunities for hiking, biking, wildlife observation and winter activities. 715-543-2085, discoverycenter.net.

GEORGE W. BROWN JR. MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTER This museum in Lac du Flambeau celebrates the Northwoods’ Native American culture with unique displays and historical artifacts, including a 24-foot Ojibwe dugout canoe and a replica of a French fur-trading post. The museum is located at 603 Peace Pipe Road, Lac du Flambeau and is open from mid-March to mid-November, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on select Saturdays.

FISHING SEMINARS THE NORTHWOODS CHILDREN’S MUSEUM This museum in Eagle River offers hands-on exhibits, educational programs, and special events throughout the year. Found at 346 W. Division St., Eagle River, the museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. 715-479-4623, northwoodschildrensmuseum.com.

Boulder Junction fishing guides offer free fishing seminars throughout the summer. The seminars are held at the Boulder Junction Community Center on Sundays at 7 p.m. beginning on June 16. 715-385-2400, boulderjct.org.


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Dairyfest, various locations in Marshfield’s downtown and Marshfield Fair Park. Cows are at the heart of this festivalfull of carnival rides, vendors, contests, entertainments, and a parade. 715-384-3454, visitmarshfieldwi.com.

JUNE 8:

Pie and ice cream social, 10:30 a.m., Governor William Upham Mansion, Marshfield. This event takes place during the Dairyfest weekend in Marshfield. A pair of bands will provide the entertainment at one of Marshfield’s oldest mansions. Free. 715-387-4512. Wood County offers visitors a variety of activities at any of our 7 recreational parks, 3 rivers, many lakes, 38,000 acres of county forest land, and 18,500 acres of Wood County State Wildlife Area.

CAMPING North Wood County Park 7500 Park Lane Arpin, WI 54410

South Wood County Park 6411 South Park Road Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Dexter Park 8200 State Highway 54 Pittsville, WI 54466

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The Wood County Park & Forestry Department has seven shelter buildings available for rent. The shelters are located in the South Wood County Park, Nepco County Park, North Wood County Park, Dexter Park and Powers Bluff Park. Wood County Park and Forestry

JUNE 14-16:

Zoofest, Friday 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wildwood Zoo, Marshfield. Live music and a petting zoo are among the features of this event. Camp at the Zoo for $12 per person. A $5 donation suggested for families for Zoofest. 715-384-4642 extension 0, ci.marshfield.wi.us/parksrec/?id=12433

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JUNE 20-23: Cranberry Blossom Festival, various locations, Wisconsin Rapids. Enjoy the weekend in the blossoming community of Wisconsin Rapids. Arts and crafts, kid’s games, great food, film festival, parade and more. 800-554-4484, blossomfest.com.

WOOD COUNTY DESTINATIONS SOUTH WOOD COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM The home turned museum that houses the South Wood County Historical Museum was built in 1907 and originally named Shadowlawn. The house was built along Third Street in Wisconsin Rapids with 230 feet of frontage on the Wisconsin River. The South Wood County Historical Society, and Museum, works to preserve the history of the south Wood County area. The Society owns and maintains a museum in Wisconsin Rapids as well as maintaining an archives. swch-museum.com/

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