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Holy Name SummerFun

Jun 6, 2014 - Jun 8, 2014 All Weekend

Wausau, WI
Holy Name of Jesus Parish is hosting our annual SummerFun festival. Friday 5-11, Saturday 3-11, and Sunday 11-4. Live music includes Frontier Friday and Copper Box Saturday. Huge country store, Food Stand, Cheese curds, Bingo, Games, and Raffle prizes totaling $5000! For more information find us on Facebook


Yellow River Folk Music Fest

Jun 28, 2014 11am - 7pm

Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park 8500 Cty Rd U Danbury Wi
Three stages with continuous music all day. Performers include Grammy award winning Okee Dokee Brothers, Monroe Crossing, Mc Kinnis Kitchen, Duck for the Oysters and more.Food, drink, arts, crafts, vendors. Adults $20, Children(6-17)$10, under 6 free


26th Annual Polka Fest

Apr 26, 2014 1pm - 9pm

Jump River Community Ctr. Jump River, WI
Bands: The Polish Connection, Cynor

Mary Spieles 715/427-3645


Jun 7, 2014 - Jun 8, 2014 All Weekend


Come and celebrate our heritage at the annual Point Basse Pioneer Festival the weekend of June 7-8. Explore the home of Robert and Mary Wakley (c. 1840) check out the log barn, blacksmith shop, carpenters shop,a working ice house, the fur trade cabin, 1 room school and lots more. Visit the camps of the many re-enactors who will be there to demonstrate the life of the early settlers to central Wisconsin. Historic Point Basse is a living history center dedicated to education. Come and spend the day, there will be many events you can participate in. Food and beverage are available. if interested in participating as a re-enactor please contact Tom Brehmer.
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20th Annual Wisconsin Rapids Children's Festival

Apr 26, 2014 10am - 3pm

Lincoln High School, 1801 16th St So, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
We are celebrating Children Around the World at the 20th annual Wisconsin Rapids Children's Festival! This FREE event offers a fun day of hands-on activities to children age toddler to 10 years old.

Kim Gachnang, 715-451-1005,

Taylor County Lions & Lioness Maple Fest

Apr 26, 2014 8am - 4pm

Taylor County Fair Grounds, Medford WI at the intersection of highways 13 & 64
Taylor County Lion/Lioness Maple Festival
The Lions and Lioness Clubs of Taylor County come together to celebrate the values of our “state tree”, the sugar maple and showcase it’s prominence in Taylor County.
On April 26th, 2014 at the Taylor County Fairgrounds, in Medford Wisconsin, located at the intersection of state highways 64 and 13, the Lions & Lioness, along with support from Wisconsin Department of Tourism, Taylor County Tourism and the Medford Hotel-Motel room tax, will be highlighting their second annual Taylor County Lions & Lioness Maple Fest.

A full day of festivity: 8 AM- 4 PM
Pancake Breakfast: Jones Sausage & ham, with pancakes 8 AM-11 AM
Vendor Exhibits with focus on Maple products
Service and Product exhibitors
Syryczuk Chainsaw sculpting-Door prize will be the finished sculpture
Maple Syrup Judging
Maple Baking & Cooking Contest
Cooking with Maple demonstration
Antique tractor & Equipment display
Historical Museum: 9 AM- 3 PM
Maple Syrup Production demonstrations: all day
“Little Red Wagon” parade by 4th thru 6th grade classes of Taylor County
Children’s Face painting/Children’s Pedal Pull/Children’s Scavenger Hunt
Youth archery demonstration & tournament
Youth Photo Contest
Bean Bag Tournament
Maple flavored Root beer floats with Moosie’s Ice Cream
Food Stand: Chicken & Pork with a touch of Maple; homemade French fries & deep fried cheese curds
10 AM- 4 PM
Beverage Stand: Wine, Beer, Soft drinks and perhaps a touch of Maple Flavor

300-Sugar Maple trees to be given away, while they last
Door Prizes throughout the day
Mr. Concertina: 9am-Noon & “The Wise Guys”: Noon-4pm
Guest appearances:
Onsite broadcast by Bob Bosold from WAXX 104.5
Pork Chop Jones: Jones Dairy Farms of Fort Atkinson WI “Maple Sausage”
The Pine Line Marathon, 400 runners will compete and test their endurance

Sponsored by Lions/Lioness Clubs of Taylor County, Medford Hotel-Motel room tax, Taylor County Tourism & Wisconsin Department of Tourism

Sue Breneman

Assumption High Schools -Royal Event

May 18, 2014 11am - 4pm

Assumption High School, 445 Chestnut Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Fun for the whole family. Food Fair, entertainment, kids midway and inflatables, petting zoo,
crafters, and more!!

Lorna Holewinski 715-422-0914