Fall Colors at Powers Bluff

Powers Bluff and surrounding area are worth a drive this week to view the gradually peaking fall colors of 2018. Here's a peek from this weekend: http://explorecentralwisconsin.com/experience-fall-colors-powers-bluff-county-park

Wood County Parks and Forestry Department Closing ATV Intensive Use Area This Weekend

Explore - The Wood County Parks and Forestry Department will be closing the Wood County ATV Intensive Use Area Saturday, October 6 and Sunday October 7, 2018 for the two day youth deer hunt. There will be no ATV riding allowed until Monday, October 8, 2018. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Wood County Parks...

Stevens Point Planetarium Offers Free Public Programs on Sundays

Learn More About the Night Sky and Astronomy Through UWSP Public Programs Curious about the night sky? Take advantage of UW-Stevens Point’s free public programs at the Allen F. Blocher planetarium, which cover a range of topics that appeal to all ages. Open during the regular academic year, the facilities are open on Sundays to the public. See the list...

Lucille Tack Center to Welcome Helen Welch for ‘The Carpenters’

There’s a reason why Richard Carpenter, himself, gave Helen Welch his blessing to create SUPERSTAR: The Songs, The Stories, The Carpenters. The show is not a tribute act. Rather, it is a one-of-a-kind ‘docu-musical’ featuring this internationally acclaimed and Grammy nominee, as well as world-class musicians along with fascinating and rare backstage stories about the number one selling act...

The Highground 30th Anniversary Activities

Don’t miss the activities taking place this weekend at The Highground, a place for healing and respite for veterans of all wars. The 155-acre park, located a few miles west of Neillsville off of Highway 10, is celebrating its 30th anniversary September 21-22. Some highlights include a parade, fireworks, and UH-1H Huey helicopter landing. View a complete schedule below and...

Manitowoc Minute’s Charlie Berens to perform at UW-Stevens Point

Explore - Comedian, host, actor and Emmy Award-winning journalist Charlie Berens, creator of the popular “Manitowoc Minute” video series, will bring his “Oh My Gosh Tour” to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point this fall. The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in the Dreyfus University Center Laird Room, 1015 Reserve St., Stevens Point, sponsored by Centertainment...

Roche-A-Cri State Park: Petroglyphs and a View

Roche-A-Cri State Park is located about a mile and a half north of Friendship, WI. Though small, the park is home to its coolest attraction: Native American petroglyphs and pictographs, not to mention more modern graffiti. There's a parking lot near to the side of the mound that hosts these markings. Since prehistoric times, this rock wall has been used...

Wood County Beaches to Close for Season

Explore - The Wood County swim beach areas will close for the season on Tuesday, September 04, 2018. We hope that you have enjoyed the beaches this year and we hope to see you again next year. Other park areas remain open thru October 31, 2018. For more information on fall camping and shelter rentals, contact us at (715) 421-8422,...

45th Annual Edgar Steam Show

Tractors, live music, and a flea market make for a fun family outing in North Central Wisconsin. The 45th Annual Edgar Steam Show will take place this weekend, August 24-26, and attracts tens of thousands of people. Hosted by the Antique Steam & Gas Engine Club, the show begins at six each morning and ends with live music each night...

Rabbit Rock a Fun Stop off Highway 13

No, it doesn’t look like a rabbit - at first glance. In fact, visitors won’t likely be able to see any resemblance between Rabbit Rock and its namesake, but the attraction still a fun stop to see if you can find the resemblance. Located off of Highway 13, this rock formation is one of over twenty in Adams County and...