Latin Folk-Pop Performer Gina Chavez Coming to Tack

With her signature style of Latin folk-pop, Gina Chavez takes audiences on a high-energy journey through the Americas, blending the passionate sounds and rhythms of the region with tension and grace. Backed by a talented four-piece band, her current tour crisscrosses the country from New York’s Lincoln Center to Salt Lake City, Santa Fe and Boston, stopping for a...

Wood County Recreation Openings

February 1, 2019 The Wood County Parks and Forestry Department would like to give public notice regarding our Winter Recreation Openings! Snowmobile Trails: The SUNSET DRIFTERS snowmobile trails opened on Monday, January 28th at 3pm. Those are the only Wood County trails open at this time. All others will be reassessed after this weekend’s warm weather. Powers Bluff: OPENS TOMORROW, February 2,...

Snowmobile Trails Open

The Wood County Snowmobile Trail that is maintained by the Sunset Drifters will open at 3pm today, January 28, 2019. This club’s trail runs into Juneau County where they have already had an issue with snowmobilers going off the trails. STAY ON THE TRAIL or you will lose it. Our snowmobile clubs work long hours clearing, marking, signing and securing...

Iola Winter Carnival – Feb 1-3

The Iola Winter Carnival returns February 1-3 in Iola, Wisconsin! The event kicks off Friday with the annual fat bike race at 6pm. Saturday, the fun continues with ice sculpting (8am), ice fishing contest (9:30-2pm), a lutefisk supper and craft sale (1-6pm at Iola-Scandinavia High School), skijoring (1pm), Iola Twilight Snowshoe Racing (6pm). On Sunday, the Central USSA Ski Jumping event...

Christian Band to Play at the Tack

Explore - The community volunteerism and generosity of Bill and Linda Bauer are legendary to the village of Spencer and the surrounding area. For more than three decades they have gifted time, energy and resources to the many groups and projects they hold dear. Fifteen years ago the Bauers joined the Marshfield Hoedowners Square Dance Club in order to get...

Central Wisconsin Literacy Council Hosting Book and Bake Sale

Central Wisconsin Literacy Council will be hosting a Book and Bake Sale on January 18th and 19th 2019 from 8a-4p at St. John the Evangelist Episcopalian Church (320 S. Oak St. Wisconsin Rapids-Across from the post office). Genres available: • Fiction • Non-Fiction • Children’s Books • Cook Books • Educational Texts • Much more All proceeds go towards helping CWLC better serve your community!! The Mission of...

A Winter Walk on Rib Mountain

Rib Mountain in Wausau is Central Wisconsin's premier State Park that can be enjoyed in all four seasons. Though known for its skiing in the winter, it's also a great spot for a winter hike. There are many trails to choose from. At the top, for example, you'll be walking past gorgeous woods of birch, not to mention the many...

Illusions to Boggle the Mind: Exploring Op Art Master Victor Vasarely at Leigh Yawkey Museum

Need a free winter outing? How about a twist in perspective? The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum is currently exhibiting the extensive art of Op Art Master Victor Vasarely through February 24 from the collection of Herakleidon Museum in Athens. His bold and colorful 2-D geometric artwork appears to bulge and swell right off the page thanks to optical tricks of...

Bakerville Sno-Rovers Add New Groomer

Bakerville Sno-Rovers will have a new groomer on the trails this snowmobile season. The Ram Pickup was a much-needed addition to the club. “Some clubs use Tuckers (our orange groomer), some use tractors with tracks,” said Kevin McEwen, member. “The idea of using a really powerful pickup truck is fairly new one. The truck can't do everything a Tucker can, but...

Experience a Nineteenth Century Christmas at Historic Point Basse

Hollyday will take place this Saturday, December 15 from 1-5 p.m at the Historic Point Basse site in Nekoosa. Watch and help the citizens of Point Basse (dressed in period costumes from the 1840s-1860s) as they get ready for Christmas. Visit the historical buildings on the site and get a hands-on look at period life through crafts and demonstrations. Enjoy traditional...