October 12, 2006

Around Wisconsin

Discover Some Wisconsin Fall Fun

The Faire on the Square is happening at Baraboo this weekend, and those crazy guys Da Yoopers are rockin' at the Stoughton Opera house. You still have time to enter your scarecrow in the Old Fashioned Scarecrow contest in Solon Springs, or board the Fall Dinner Train at the Mid-Continent Railroad in North Freedom. Be seeing you Around Wisconsin.

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Tomahawk Fall Ride

Faire on the Square | Da Yoopers in Concert | Sister Bay Fest | Fall Dinner Train

Scarecrow Contest | Sled Dog Symposium | Folk Art Festival | Commodore's Ball

Amcore Bank Faire on the Square in Baraboo

Tomahawk Fall Ride

October 14, 2006 Baraboo
The 19th Annual AMCORE Bank Faire on the Square is Saturday, October 14th around the square in Downtown Baraboo. The event, which runs from 9:00AM to 4PM, features 200 art and craft exhibitors, kid's activities, mouth-watering food on Eat Street, a bountiful Farmer's Market, live music stages and fun for the whole family! On the side stages, pianists, harpists, dulcimers, pan flutists and other solo performers will help set a relaxing tone to the event.

For more information call (608) 356-7995

Da Yoopers at Stoughton Opera House

Tomahawk Fall Ride

October 14, 2006 Stoughton
Fall marks the beginning of an important Wisconsin Season, it's time to gear up for deer hunting season! Who better to kick things off than Da Yoopers? Hailing from Northern Michigan's Upper Peninsula(known as the UP or Da Yoop), this group has been entertaining us with their comedy songs and performances since 1975 with favorites like "Second Week of Deer Camp," "Rusty Chevrolet" and "Deer Hunter's Widow." It's time to laugh and Da Yoopers are sure to make that happen!

For more information call (608) 877-4400

61st Annual Sister Bay Fall Festival

Tomahawk Fall Ride

October 13-15, 2006 Sister Bay
Friday festivities include a Fish Boil, Childrens Cake Walk, and a Bonfire By The Bay. Saturday: Pancake Breakfast, inflatable games, and the Fall Festival Parade. 12PM-4PM: Jerry Krueger Polka Band at Beach Park. 8PM-11PM D.J. Teen Dance at Village Hall. Sunday 10AM: Start of Fall Classic Run (5 & 10 Mile Run, 4 Mile Walk, and 1/2 Mile & "Junior Fall Classic"; for ages 4-10). Classic Auto Show and Arts & Craft Fair all weekend. Park And Ride - park at the Country Walk Shops or the Sister Bay Sports Complex and ride the Shuttle downtown.

For more information call (920) 854-2812

Mid-Continent Railway Fall Dinner Train - North Freedom

Tomahawk Fall Ride

October 13-14 North Freedom
Dining on a train is an instant mood maker. Relaxation, romance, reminiscence. Enjoy an evening of fine dining and elegance aboard vintage First Class cars built in 1914 and 1929. Converse over cocktails, followed by a savory multi-course meal prepared using authentic railroad recipes and served on real china. Choice of entrees to please any taste. Full beverage service is included, served to you by uniformed friendly staff. Trip lasts three hours. Seating is very limited and reservations are required. Patrons are asked to board 15 minutes before scheduled departure time.

For more information call (800) 930-1385

Old-Fashioned Scarecrow Contest in Solon Springs

Scarecrow Contest in Solon Springs Wisconsin

October 15-22, 2006 Solon Springs
NO FEE to enter! Scarecrows must be in place by October 14th and will voted on from October 15 through October 22 in three catagories: Children: Ages 10 and under, Children: Ages 11-16, Adults: Ages 16 and up. Prizes will be awarded at all levels. Voting will be by any visitor who stops by to view the scarecrows - they may cast their vote for their favorite in each of the age groups. Final tally determines the winner. Sponsored by A&J Northwoods Gifts and Crafts, 111852 South Long Lake Road.

For more information call (715) 378-4429

Apostle Islands Dog Sled Symposium

Sled Dog Symposium

October 21-22, 2006 Bayfield
Saturday October 21: Morning demonstrations and evening program open to the public. 4PM-5PM: A panel discussion and Q&A session with all the day's speakers. Also all day mushing workshops for novice to experienced mushers. Location: Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion in Bayfield. Sunday October 22: Dryland Training run north of Iron River, beginning with 7AM set up and instruction beginning at 8AM including dryland instruction, tips and equipment to try out. All sand trails with 1 to 7-mile dryland trail loops. Plenty of parking and help available.

For more information call (800) 262-4176

From The Land Folk Art Festival in Green Lake

Folk Art Festival in Green Lake, Wisconsin

October 21-22, 2006 Green Lake
A gathering of traditional crafts and skills. Saturday from 10-4 and Sunday from 10-3 on the Toll/Londowski Family Farm-one mile west of the Hwy 49/County Road J intersection. Experience knowledge and techniques given from the heart from people who truly enjoy what they do. Speakers both days. Baskets, bead art, wood carving & furniture, handmade soaps, pottery, rugs & weaving, jewelry & clothing, Pasture-fed beef, chicken, and lamb smoked meats, Dried plant arrangements, refreshments, face painting for kids, and more.

For more information call (920) 294-3029

4th Annual Commodore’s Ball in Manitowoc

Tomahawk Fall Ride

October 21, 2006 Manitowoc
The Commodore's Ball is an annual fundraiser for the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. The Ball is a fantastic evening of gourmet food and beverages, unique auction items, dancing and more. Individuals and businesses can get involved as sponsors, prize donors or attendees. Be sure to bid on some of the enticing auction items, because all proceeds support the Museum and its educational programs. An elegant evening of gourmet dining and fun! The ball will be catered by Courthouse Pub. Join the fun today! At the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, 75 Maritime Drive(the museum will be closed all day). 5:00PM.

For more information call (866) 724-2356

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The International Crane Foundation (ICF) works worldwide to conserve cranes and the wetland and grassland ecosystems on which they depend. It's the only place where you can see all 15 species of cranes. For more information call (608) 356-9462.

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Just because summer is over, that doesn't mean the show is over at Circus World Museum, featuring exhibits and programs. For more information call (608) 356-8341.

Circus World Museum

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