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Beef - A - Rama

Sep 27, 2014 9am - 8pm

Downtown Minocqua, WI

This outlandishly fun, world-renowned Northwoods event is in its 50th year. Oneida Street will be turned into a pedestrian mall for the day with over 50 businesses cooking roasts on the street. Torpy Park, on the edge of downtown Minocqua, will be bustling with artisans and crafters, children’s games, and live music. At 2:15 p.m. the famous Parade of Beef begins with roasters proudly wheeling and carrying their roasts down the street to Torpy Park. Live music acts including Usual Suspects and Hip Pocket will round out the day’s festivities. For a complete schedule of Beef-A-Rama activities and more information please go to

Beth Wetzler
Community Events Coordinator
Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce
715-356-5266 ~

St. John International Foof/Fall Festival

Sep 7, 2014 10am - 5pm

Langlade County Fairground Hwy 45 Antigo WI
Win a 2014 Ford Escape or $15,00 cash. Raffle tickets available on site. Drawing at 5:pm
Numerous International Food Booths
Live entertainment
Games and fun for the kids
Free Admission! All are welcome!

Sheryl Perkins 715-623-5474

Fall Family Festival on Grandparents' Day

Sep 7, 2014 11am - 2pm

Mead Wildlife Area Education & Visitor's Center; S2148 County Hwy S; Milladore WI 54454
Animal & nature Crafts, wildflower & butterfly walk, live animal presentation with Dino Tlachac from nature's Niche; scavenger walk & more

Lorraine Michalski

Cranberry Fest

Oct 4, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014 Saturday 9am - 4pm, Sunday 9am - 3pm

Vilas County Fairgrounds and Downtown Eagle River
Everything cranberry and more! From fresh cranberries, craisins, delicious foods, pastries, and warm autumn drinks to homemade goods, arts and crafts, clothing and music. This annual festival draws nearly 50,000 people. As a special bonus our significant area forest are usually at "peak color" during this ever-popular fall season event.

Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce, 800-359-6315


Aug 30, 2014 All Day

Downtown Rhinelander, Wisconsin
The festival is a spud-filled day of activities such as a parade, a French Fry Frenzy, the YMCA Couch Potato Race, Little Lit’l Miss and Lit’l Mr. Tator Tot Potato Sack Outfit Contest, a potato salad cook-off and so much more. There is a historic and education component, food vendors and live music throughout the afternoon into the evening providing entertainment for all ages.

Downtown Rhinelander, Inc.

Irish Fest

Sep 6, 2014 All Day

Bringing cultural Irish festivities to Central
Wisconsin. We have Irish bands, dancers,
and workshops. Day time bike ride. This is
our second annual Irish Festival.

Irish food and drink will be available for

See website for full details:

Jill Mabry