Tons of Events this weekend in Central and North Central Wis.

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff

Families in northcentral Wisconsin will have a ton of choices for events to take part in the weekend of August 15 to August 17. Below are a list of activities by county.

Adams County

Saturday, August 16 at 6 p.m.
Lake Camelot Frolic
Food, live music (8-midnight), fireworks (dusk) & refreshments Shermalot Ski Team.
Shows noon & 6 PM

Sunday, August 17 11 a.m. To 4 p.m.
Annual Grand Marsh Corn-N-Tater Fest
Grand Marsh Lions Park
County Rd E
Roast beef, sweet corn, baked potatoes and more. Bingo, kids rides, crafts, music, flea market.

Clark County

Saturday, August 16 – Sunday, August 17
Ride to Remember Motorcycle Rally
Starting at various locations in the state.
Opening Ceremony at 5:30 pm on Friday. Motorcycles will join the procession at the WCCN Pavilion to meet at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park. Located 4 miles west of Neillsville on US Hwy 10. Call 715-743-4224 or visit

Langlade County

Saturday, August 16
Free Golf Lessons from a PGA professional for youth ages 12 to 18 from noon to 3 pm.
Call 715-623-6196 to sign up
Bass Lake Country Club
W10650 Bass Lake Road, Deerbrook

Duck Derby
Sunday, August 17 from 11 a.m. To 3 p.m.
Sixth Avenue Bridge in Peaceful Valley Park
1 duck - $5, six - $15, 12 - $25
Race course is 100 feet long
50% of jackpot payback
Duck tickets can be purchased up to the start of the final heat

Lincoln County

Chalk Art at Normal Park
Saturday, August 16, 2014 12:00 Noon - 4:00 PM
Artists of all ages, professional and greenhorn during the Art/craft Festival.
No fee to artists, areas of sidewalk will be assigned to participants to create their own fanciful chalk drawing. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards will be handed out to the best drawing. For more information, please visit

Marathon County

Blues Fest
Friday, August 15- Saturday, August, 16
Click here for a full list of events and ticket information.

Athens Fair
Thursday, August 14 to Sunday, August, 17
Parade Sunday at 1 p.m.
Click here for a full list of events and ticket information.

Weston Community Fun Day/Open House at Highland Community Church
Saturday, August 16 11am - 2pm
6615 Cty Rd. J Weston WI
Fun Free Family Day including
*Bounce houses
*Kid games and Face Painting
*Free Brats/Hot dogs/Dessert
*Building Tour

Jazz in the Gardens
Sunday, August 17 at 4 p.m.
Monk Gardens, Wausau
Fischer Family Jazz. The afternoon will feature diverse styles to create a festive and fun atmosphere--a joyful, yet relaxed way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Portage County

B3 Bike Ride
Saturday, August 16 at 7 a.m.
110 mile ride - $89 day of event per rider
60 Mile ride - $69 day of event
The B3 Bike Ride is a 110 mile single day loop ride from the Stevens Point Brewery in Stevens Point, WI to the Red Eye Brewing Company in Wausau, WI to the Central Waters Brewing Company in Amherst, WI and back to the Stevens Point Brewery. Riders must be able to fix their own flats and basic bike problems, as well as finish the entire ride in approximately 9 hours. The B3 Biking Ride provides an opportunity to not only experience the exceptional biking and scenery of central Wisconsin but to also enjoy some of central Wisconsin’s finest beers. Registration fee includes ride support, food stops, and a post ride celebration at the Stevens Point Brewery.

Oneida County

Saturday, August 16 11 a.m. To 2 p.m.
Kids Fest (Ages 2-12)
Save More Market Place, Hwy 51, Minocqua
Bounce house, games, rootbeer floats, cookie decorating and face painting.
Hot dogs will be served for the kids

Hazelhurst Lions Flea Market / Craft Show
Hazelhurst Ball Park
Saturday, August 16 - Sunday August 17, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by Hazelhurst Lions Club
Farmers market, craft show, flea market and silent auction.

Wood County

Kid's Expo
Saturday, August 16 10am - 5pm, and Sunday, August 17 11am - 4pm
Marshfield Mall, 503 E. Ives St.
Sat, August 16, 10-5pm:
- 10am Free Rum Punch & Catch of the Day, Fire Truck Tour, Police Auxiliary Fingerprinting, Free Face Painting, Bouncy House, Vendors, Free Games & Prizes by Rasmussen College, Family Resources
- 10am Minecraft Steve is at LT's Smokehouse
- 11am Back to School Runway Fashion Show
- 1pm FREE Treasure Hunt with MN JACK SPARROW
- 3pm Pirate Costume Contest
- 4pm Fencing Demonstration by UW-Marshfield
Sun, August 17, 11-3pm:
- 11am Free Rum Punch & Catch of the Day, Tropical Island Bouncy House, Vendors, Free Face Painting, Free Games & Prizes by UW Marshfield & by Rasmussen College, & Family Resources
- 11am Minecraft Steve is at LT's Smokehouse
- 11am-4pm - Free Petting Zoo
2pm Pirate Costume Contest

Waushara County

Waushara County Fair
Waushara County Fairgrounds, Wautoma
Thursday, August 14th through Sunday, August 17th
Click here for a full list of events.

Vilas County

National Championship Musky Open
Registration Opens at 5pm on August 14th
Headquarters located at the Vilas County Fairgrounds
The largest amateur Musky Tournament in existence. This extremely popular annual event draws anglers from all over the world. In 2013 a record number of 1,222 anglers participated. Prove your skill or just come along for the fun. This is a great family oriented tournament from the expert anglers to the little ones.
Everyone is welcome to participate.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the discussion rules.

powered by Disqus
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 271424741 -
Gray Television, Inc.