Here’s a short list of festivals and events that are happening around Wisconsin this weekend. Help me expand this list; I know that there are more events out there that what I’ve got listed. If I missed anything please drop me a note in the comments section.
This event caught me by surprise until I saw the big ad in this week’s City Pages. Lake of the Torches Casino in Lac du Flambeau is hosting the Great Northwoods Fish Fry Fest on Friday and Saturday August 13 -14. Some of the events for this weekend include a fish fry cookoff, entertanment by […]
The annual Pure Water Days event is sure to please everyone in the family. Join us August 12-15 to celebrate 34 years of festive fun. Events include: fireworks, a bowling tournament, “last call” sale at Leinie’s, library team trivia contest, petting zoo, festival at the market, softball tournament, run/walk race, a kids parade and annual […]
Wisconsin Rapids, a community long hit hard by the decline of the paper industry is looking for any way to turn its fortunes around. Fortunately, it has seem to struck gold in the form of a black and white lady with big eyes. The creator of Betty Boop, animator Grim Natwick, was born in the […]
A fair is just not complete without food-on-a-stick. And the Wisconsin State Fairis Utopia for those craving the rush of the latest food-on-a-stick delicacy. The folks at the fair have been kind enough to supply the list for your culinary scavenger hunt. Here are a few highlights: Apple Pie (Deep Fried) Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Tempura […]
A big part of our cultural heritage is eating. It’s even better when you can combine eating with drinking beer and partying. A food festival meets the bill. Most small town communities have festival that celebrates this or commemorates that. The Wisconsin State Journal takes things a bit further and lists the top five food […]
In the heart of Wisconsin’s driftless area lies the nooks and crannies of the Kickapoo Valley. Just east of the valley is the small community of La Farge. Home of Organic Valley Coop, the community is also the location for the 7th Annual Kickapoo Country Fair. From the website: (www.organicvalley.coop/kickapoo/) Now in its seventh year, […]
Elmwood must be in a bit of a vortex, or maybe a wormhole. Their UFO Day lasts for a full weekend. The list of events includes a greased pig contest, bed race, street dances, Tractorcade, community thrift sales, car and truck show, medallion hunt, coronation of Miss Elmwood, and, of course, the UFO Grande Parade. […]