Selected Community Events
41st Annual North Central Wisconsin Antique Steam and Gas Engine Club Show
Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 24, 2014 Friday through Sunday
w465 co hwy H, Edgar, Wi 54426
antique steam and gas tractors, saw mill, threshing, flea market, live music, good food
Marathon County Genealogical Society
May 20, 2014 6:30pm
410 McIndoe Street, Wausau, WI 54403
Bring a story and a picture of a female ancestor. The stories will be published in our newsletter.
Shelley Green, 715-845-3891
POINT BASSE PIONEER FESTIVAL
Jun 7, 2014 - Jun 8, 2014 All Weekend
364 WAKELY RD, NEKOOSA WI 54457
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.
for more information go to historicpointbasse.com
TOM BREHMER 715-424-1656 PIERRE @SOLARUS.NET
Yellow River Echoes A Living History Event
Jun 21, 2014 10am - 4pm
8500 Cty RD U Danbury Wi
A living history event that recreates the historic 1802 to 1804 fur trade era. Re-enactors dwell in the Northwest Company and XY Company fur posts and Ojibwe Indian Village portraying voyagers, clerks and Native American lifestyles. Demonstrations and competitions. Cost $8.00 adults $6.00 6-12 yrs under 6 free
715-866-8890 Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park
Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park
May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014 10am - 4pm Both Days
8500 Cty RD U Danbury Wi
Opening Weekend activities include tours of historic 1802 Northwest Co and Xy Co fur trading posts, Ojibwe Indian Village. Fur Trade museum,Ojibwe exhibit,Logging museum, Blacksmith shop, Karlsborg school house, Plant Sale
Sue Long 715-866-8890
May 17, 2014 10am - 3pm
Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy. 13, Phillips, WI 54555
A look into the past in Price County & all that makes us who we are. Enjoy interactive history stations for the kids, tools & skills used by early Europe-an settlements in the area, an authentic Fur Trade Era re-enactor’s camp, ethnic food booths by area churches, stage performances with 5 hours of continuous traditional music, ethnic dancers & singers, musical instrument makers, storytellers, working blacksmith & demonstrations of many old skills, tools and weapons. And bring your favorite family heritage collection to share with others in a special section. Celebrate our collective heritage.
A great event for the whole family!
Sharyn Friedell, 715-339-7282, firstname.lastname@example.org