Winterfest in Wausau is now including the Annual Ice Tee Classic. Mini-golf in the snow will be held at Yawkey Park (behind the Woodson YMCA) on February 8th. Show up at the Youth Lobby of the YMCA anytime during the event and you will be provided with a ball and a club, and fill out a raffle ticket to win ... Read More »
Category Archives: Central Wisconsin
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (October 19, 2016) – The Osthoff Resort, on the pristine shores of Elkhart Lake, ...
BY George Halas As the Beatles sang, “It was 25 years ago today Bob and Nate got the band to play.” ...
BY Blaine Schultz Mark Hillstrom has worn many hats over the years. You may recognize him behind the...
BY George Halas On Saturday, October 29th, at 7:30 p.m. at The Lawrence University Chapel, Peridot a...
BY Ben Rodgers Green Bay Fear is back this year at 1050 Bond St. in Green Bay scaring those brave en...
By Michael Casper Willy Porter is an extraordinary songsmith in the folk / bluesy vein whose lyrics weave tales you follow like on a pleasant walk. Native to Milwaukee, he thinks himself a ‘musical carny’ singing his soulful collection on stages around the world, pausing between tunes long enough to tell stories and improvise ditties. Willy: My folks were fairly ... Read More »
The dramatized story of the Salem witch trials, the Crucible, will be told by the UWSP Department of Theatre & Dance this month. Playwright Authur Miller created the play in 1953 and wrote the play McCarthyism emblem to the U.S. government blacklist of accused communists. The playright himself was questioned and convicted of “contempt of Congress” for refusing to identify ... Read More »
By James Moran Simpson’s Restaurant has been a Waupaca favorite since 1932. Family owned for three generations, this supper club located in Waupaca’s historic downtown features a traditional menu of lunch and dinner specialties rumored to be the best in Wisconsin. In addition to great food Simpson’s is recognized for offering 15 beers on tap, a great wine selection, the ... Read More »
By Gwen Fabbiano It’s Mardi Gras time, and the Wega Arts Festival is upon us. It’s third year will be the best yet, so make room on your calendar for the Saturday before Fat Tuesday, March 1st. Not only is this a big party, but it’s also the Wega Arts winter fundraiser, including games, silent auction and live auction. And ... Read More »
By Henry Robinson I had the opportunity to sit down with one of the big names in Midwest Music, Mark Joseph for a chat before he took the stage with band Down Lo at the UWSP Encore. Based in the Twin Cities, you can see Mark Joseph on stages across the country playing with the renowned band The Big Wu ... Read More »
By Dennis Riley I don’t know if America’s Superrich, Almost Superrich, Regular Run of the Mill Rich, or Merely Aspire to be Rich have been feeling extra nervous the past few weeks, but the two men who hold the arguably most powerful megaphones in the world – the Pope and the President of the United States – have forcefully questioned ... Read More »
An over-the-top evening of visual art, design, dance and theatre experiences will be held at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Saturday, February 1st. This year’s Arts Bash is proud to introduce a very special UWSP Theatre and Dance alum, Andrea Boehkle, as the emcee. You may remember Andrea from CBS’s Survivor or The Better Show. A Wisconsin native, Andrea ... Read More »
While eating out is always a wonderful experience, it can unfortunately also turn out to be an expensive one. This is where daily deals providers such as Groupon can really help foodies out. Great value offers on restaurants, cooking courses, wine and more can regularly be found among the amazing Groupon deals, so that you can enjoy eating and drinking ... Read More »
The outdoors takes Paul Klein back to the beginning moments that shaped him into the artist he is today. Growing up as a child he found refuge in the lakes and woods. “Working with a piece of wood makes me think back to those trees that grow out of the rocks along the lakeshore or just that special place that ... Read More »