Civil War encampments, period reenactments, and French fur trapper rendezvous are a common scene during the Wisconsin summer. One such festival that caught our attention was the Little Bull Falls Logjam in Mosinee, WI.
Cornucopia, WI has the distinction of being the northernmost zipcode in the state of Wisconsin. Located up on the western edge of the Bayfield peninsula, the little town would easily be missed if you blinked while speeding along highway 13. I don’t recommend blinking, but instead slow down and check the town out.
We headed out to Stratford Heritage Days today for some cultural fun. The schedule was filled with dancing demonstrations from around the world, music, historical cemetery tours, a small carnival, car show and a bit of food. The historical museum was also open for a peek. As we wandered towards the carnival we were greeted […]
Wausau, Wisconsin’s whitewater park has had a long and varied history. Created in the mid 70’s, it was at the time one of a few whitewater courses in the world located within a city center. Over the years professional whitewater competitions have become more and more technical and Wausau’s course has been overshadowed by larger […]
Has your mind started wandering and looking for signs of warmer weather? If you are starting to plan your summer activities be sure to stop by the Wisconsin Fairs website to check out the schedule of fairs for the summer. Not all the entertainment information has been updated yet, but the 2011 dates have been added. […]
Getting into the Halloween spirit this time of year can be pretty easy. There’s just something spooky about trees with no leaves swaying back and forth in the howling wind. With Halloween itself falling on a Sunday, there are lots of opportunities around the state to take in an entire weekend of ghostly fun. Fish […]
The turning of the leaves not only signal the arrival of fall, but also the coming of the Oktoberfest celebrations. Oktoberfest, the traditional German fall festival often consists of German brass bands, seasonal beers, and traditional German food. I also consider Oktoberfest to be a family event and many of the bigger Oktoberfest celebrations cater […]
Bagpipers on parade is all good and well; but if you want a really good time watching men in skirts, head on over to the Waukesha Expo Center this weekend for the Wisconsin Highland Games. At least a dozen bagpipe bands will be competing at the event, but the big draw this weekend is the […]
Keep those festival tweets and and emails coming. Here is the list of festivals that we have gathered for this coming weekend, August 27 – 29, 2010. If you want to see your festival listed on our weekly list, please click on the contact button at the top of the page and leave us a […]
This weekend, August 27-28 is the 9th annual Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival. Located in Superior, WI at Barker’s Island, the festival is one of the few dragon boats races in the United States. This festival, organized by the Superior and Harbortown Rotary clubs features over 80 teams that will compete in the dragon boat […]