The Highground Honors Veterans with Remembrance Ceremony

Ceremony Pays Tribute to Wisconsin Veterans Killed and Missing in Action Veterans Day is a time to remember and appreciate those who serve, and those who have died or are missing in action. Join the Highground’s annual Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday, November 11. Beginning at noon, over 2,000 names will be read and honored with the toll of the Liberty...

Watch Dryland Sled Dog Racing at Willow Springs Garden

Dog Racing Uses Rigs, Bicycles, and Harnesses Across Short Distances UPDATE: This event has been cancelled. Dog racing isn’t limited to the Iditarod. In fact, there are dog mushers throughout the Midwest United States, and Canada. Join Willow Springs Garden for their 2017 Dryland Sled Dog Race managed by the Wisconsin Trailblazers Sled Dog Club on November 11 and 12. Mushers will...

Learn to Make Lamp Basket at Lucille Tack Center for the Arts

Craft Unique Accessory for Home Décor Submitted to EXPLORE - Learn how to weave a Nantucket lamp base and create a unique accessory for your home décor. Veteran basket weaver Shirley Mount will teach class participants how to make a Nantucket-style lamp base at the Lucille Tack Center for the Arts in Spencer on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 5-9 p.m. Some...

Farm Tech Days Seeking Vendors, Stage Bookings for Family Living Tent

Sign Up for Booth at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Submitted to EXPLORE - Educational groups, arts & crafts vendors and other companies or organizations that have interest in exhibiting at next year’s Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Wood County can now sign-up for a booth in the show’s Family Living Tent. Committee members in charge of organizing the three-day outdoor farm...

Tour Breweries of the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective

Local Tastes In and Around Stevens Point Breweries, wineries, distilleries…all can be found within a half hour’s radius of each other in the Stevens Point area. The following six businesses are part of the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective, which encourages visitors and residents to sample the business's local flavors. Make a day of it sampling and touring the facilities that...

Lil’ Ole Winemaker Shoppe a Stop for Hobbyists and Special Occasions

For the wine enthusiast, Lil’ Ole Winemaker Shoppe in downtown Wausau is a must-stop. Selling all kinds of local home and gift items, wine and beer-making supplies, vinegar and oils, cheese, and of course, wine, the business is a one-stop shop for special occasions and hobbyist wine-makers. First established in 2001, today it is owned by Brian and Sue Larson. The...

Farm Tech Days Highlights Importance of Farming in Wood County

Farming Important for Overall Economy. by Michelle Tesmer - Local residents Daryl and Brenda Sternweis, Ken and Joellen Heiman, Kelvin and Marilyn Heiman and their families will host the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin in 2018 as Wisconsin Farm Technology Days comes to Wood County. Living in the midst of a farming community, the importance of what farming does for the...

Experience the Origins of Rock ‘n’ Roll at Lucille Tack Center Concert

Submitted to EXPLORE - Memphis is alive with a new genre of music—not quite rockabilly, not quite swing—the newspapers are calling it Rock ‘n' Roll. Only one man in the nation seems to have his finger on the pulse of this nationwide phenomenon, Sam Phillips, owner of the small Sun Records. The LuCille Tack Center for the Arts in Spencer...

Experience Fall Colors at Powers Bluff County Park

County Park an Important Cultural Location While it’s known for its tubing hills during the winter, Powers Bluff also offers a quick, scenic tour of the fall colors. The park located southwest of Arpin is the 13th highest elevation point in Wisconsin. Ride up the hill and park, then check out the top of the nearby tubing hill for a breathtaking,...

Dairy Plant with Local Tie is Sole Supplier of Culver’s Cheese Curds

National Cheese Curd Day Celebrated During October Fans of cheese curds will want to celebrate National Cheese Curd Day, a holiday which takes place October 15 as declared by Culver’s restaurant. With 17.7 million orders of cheese curds served by Culver’s in 2015 alone, the side order proves to be a popular choice for those wanting to get a taste of...