July 20 , 2006

Around Wisconsin

Wisconsin Event Destinations
Welcome to the Around Wisconsin events newsletter. Need an excuse to enjoy yourself? Rock Fest in Cadott is expected to draw thousands of classic rock fans. The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration is coming up in Oshkosh, as well as a barnstormers tour in Baraboo. You can go to Pulaski and polka, polka, polka, or pig out on World Famous Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs, or join the 50th Muskie Jamboree in Boulder Junction. And that's only the beginning! Visit Wistravel.com to see what else is happening Around Wisconsin!

Cascade Falls, Wi

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Rock Fest 2006 | Baraboo Airshow | EAA AirAdventure | Pulaski Polka Days

Wisconsin State Fair | Laura Ingalls Day | Huck Finn Day | Muskie Jamboree

Rock Fest 2006 - Cadott, Wisconsin

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July 20 - 23 Cadott
For folks from all walks of life...from every corner of the world...Rock Fest in Cadott is the biggest music event of the summer! For some, it's a week long vacation...for others, it's an annual get together with a few thousand friends. Whatever your thoughts, this much is certain...Rock Fest is one of the nations premier outdoor music events. With a star studded lineup, lots of delicious food, and outstanding sponsor participation, you have the makings of memories that will last a lifetime.

For more information call 1-800-326-FEST

Baraboo - Dells Airshow and Fly-In

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July 21 - 23 Baraboo
Featuring the "Baraboo-Dells American Barnstorming Tour," this event will include static display and rides in vintage aircraft from the 1920s, '30s, and '40s. Daily aerobatic performers and airshow flight line seating. Vintage, Warbird and classic military aircraft displays, vintage bi-plane and helicopter rides. Skydiving demonstrations, food, beverages, airshow concessions, aviation art and community service display booths. Vintage cars and cycles. Family and kids' activities. Baraboo-Wisconsin Dells Municipal Airport, S3440 US HWY 12 in Baraboo. Friday, July 21-Sunday, July 23 from 9AM to 9PM.

 

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2006 - World's Greatest Aviation Celebration

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July 24 - 30 Oshkosh You gotta be there!
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2006 promises to once again live up to its billing as The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration. The awe-inspiring B1-B Lancer bomber will arrive on opening day of AirVenture. Additionally, this year features a one-of-a-kind reunion of the Allied Forces' big bombers - including B-17, B-24, B-25, and British Lancaster aircraft - all performing fly-overs and fly-bys with stunning pyrotechnics. And some of today's most awe-inspiring military aircraft - including the B-1B, C-17, F-16, FA-18, and A-10 - will also roar overhead.

 

Pulaski Polka Days

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July 20 - July 23 Pulaski
One of the largest annual Polish and polka fests in the Midwest Art & craft show Sat & Sun, Polka Mass and Lutheran Worship Service on Sun, parade Sun at noon. Campsites, fireworks, firemen's waterfights, food and fun. You don't have to dance to enjoy the various bands that play throughout the four day event. Polka Days attracts so many people because anyone can participate. Young, old, men and women can all have fun dancing, enjoying authentic Polish food, as well as looking through various displays of arts and crafts.

For more information call (920) 822-3869

2006 Wisconsin State Fair

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August 03-13 West Allis
The 2006 Wisconsin State Fair - come out and "Experience It!" Walk through the gates of the Wisconsin State Fair and enter a 200-acre playground of family-fun, animals, entertainment, food, shopping, and much more! Experiences can range from savoring a roasted corn-on-the-cob, flying down the Giant Slide on a burlap sack, spinning on the Tilt-A-Whirl in the Midway, cheering on your favorite Racing Pig, enjoying a palate-pleasing beverage at the Microbrew Tent, or rocking out to 30 FREE Stages of Entertainment.

For more information call (414) 266-7000

Laura Ingalls Wilder Day: Little House on the Prairie

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August 4 Eagle
Whether dressed in sunbonnets or britches, your kids will enjoy a day in the lives of the Ingalls family. A lookalike contest and old-fashioned spelling bee are among the many highlights. Old World Wisconsin. Event starts at 10:00AM and ends at 5:00PM.time.

Old World Wisconsin is the Midwest's largest outdoor museum of living history. It comprises an 1870s crossroads village and 10 ethnic farmsteads located on 576 acres of wooded hills in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.

For more information call (262) 594-6300

Huck Finn Day in Mercer

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August 5 Mercer
20th Annual Huck Finn Day at Rugger's Landing starting at 3PM. Kids games and canoe swamp, watermelon eating contests, tube races, karaoke and a whole lot of fun. The day starts with activities and games for children and plenty of food. At 5:00 pm, it is adult time, starting with the famous adult BOAT SWAMP, consisting of a boat, a team of four people, and buckets. At the sound of a horn, the fun begins. Water flys and the last boat floating is the winner. The evening continues with music and dancing.

For more information call (715) 476-2530

50th Annual Musky Jamboree in Boulder Junction

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August 11 - 13 Boulder Junction
This year, Boulder Junction - the Musky Capital of the World will hold the "50th Annual Musky Jamboree". The Musky Jamboree celebrates Boulder Junction's longstanding love for the toothy predator that inhabits the area's waters. Don't miss this full weekend of exciting events. Highlights include a Friday night "Street Party" with a live band and fireworks, historical day with a parade and kids activities on Saturday, and a full day of events and fun on Sunday, including an arts and crafts show with 170 vendors, the Musky Fun Run, an auto show, and more.

For more information call (800) 466-8759

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