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Wausau’s Winter Fest Has Activities for Everyone

Badger State Games and Brew Fest Part of Weekend Wausau’s annual Winter Fest returns this year with mostly-free, fun activities that offer something for everyone. Kids will enjoy face painting, crafts from the movie “Frozen,” and storytime. Foodies will want to check out the mac-n-cheese tasting and hot chocolate. Those craving excitement can participate in the fat tire bike demos and...

Lucille Tack Center Welcomes Public to Fiery Variety Show

Kamikaze Fireflies Performed on America's Got Talent Submitted by Lucille Tack Center - Most people have never known anyone who has taught himself to eat fire. It’s not surprising, though, to learn that creating and doing new things is the motivation that nudges Rob Williams out of bed every morning. That need to create eventually led Rob to combine talents with acrobat...

Guu’s on Main Has Historic Touch in Downtown Stevens Point

Bar Features 40 Beers on Tap Located conveniently in downtown Stevens Point, Guu’s on Main is a casual bar known for its nightlife and wide range of tap beers. (Click to learn more about downtown shops like Gepetto’s and Sugar Doll) Most of Guu’s forty tap beers come from Central Wisconsin from breweries like O’so, Central Waters, and Point, but also a...

Outdoor Ice Skating Opportunities in Wausau

For outdoor ice skating enthusiasts, Wausau currently offers four outdoor ice skating rinks. Three are operated by the the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department and each come with warming houses and night lighting. Bring a pair of skates or rent them, and hit the rinks for free. Note that rinks close when air and wind temperature drops to -20. Skate in...

Badger State Games Events Come to Marshfield

RiverEdge Golf Course to Host Snowshoe and Cornhole Championships By Molly Schecklman - Winter is in full swing in Wisconsin, and that means the Badger State Games are quickly approaching. With most of the events for the games being held in Wausau, Marshfield is home to the annual snowshoeing event and now the inaugural cornhole bag toss. “Marshfield benefits by hosting...

Where to Tube in Central Wisconsin

Tubing Locations for a Winter Outdoors by Molly Schecklman - With winter in full swing in Wisconsin, the activities that follow the weather are starting to commence. Central Wisconsin is home to many snow tubing hills that offer a wide array of runs. Now go put on your winter gear and hit the runs for some family fun. Cover Photo: Bruce...

Winter Activities on the Green Circle Trail

Ski, Snowshoe, Snow Bike and More in Stevens Point The Green Circle Trail in Stevens Point isn't just a great bike route in the summer—sections of it can also be used for winter sports like skiing, snowshoeing, and snow biking. The Iverson and Plover River segments of the 27-mile recreation trail are two sections that provide groomed skiing. The scenic Plover...

Powers Bluff Campaign to Expand Outdoor Recreation

Long-Range Plan Aims to Protect Natural and Cultural Areas Powers Bluff County Park is known for its tubing in the wintertime and other outdoor activities. In the future, it will be able to offer even more. Currently, the Wood County Park and Forestry Department is undergoing a $4.56 million dollar capital campaign to expand and improve recreation at the park. The...

LuCille Tack Center for the Arts Welcomes Comedy Improv Group

Sketch Comedy Theater Origin of Superstars Submitted to Explore - John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Myers, Tina Fey… What do all of these people have in common? Besides being synonymous with Saturday Night Live, they all got their start at the Second City. Since opening its doors in Chicago on a snowy December night in 1959, the Second City has become...