A Victorian Swan on Water

A Special Place - A Wonderful Escape

Things To Do

Summer

Summer

Art | Music | Theatre

Art

Gallery Q Artists' Cooperative
1108 Main St., Stevens Point

Scarabocchio Art Museum
800 Main St., Stevens Point
Open Monday – Thursday 10am-4pm

Riverfront Arts Center
Open Tuesday – Sunday. Free

Stevens Point Sculpture Park
Open seven days a week. Free
Artwork from local, regional and national artists on 20 acres. Towering pines along a stream and through wetlands allow you to discover the unique connection between nature and art. This connects with the Green Circle. 

Music

Stevens Point City Band Concerts
Wednesdays, June 7 – August 2, 2017, 7pm
Pfiffner Pioneer Park Bandshell

Rising Star Mill
June 17, 2017, 7pm – Art Stevenson & Highwater
July 22, 2017, 7pm – Bill & Kate Isles
August 19, 2017, 7pm – The David Story Jazz Trio
Nelsonville

Riverfront Rendezvous
June 30 – July 2, 2017
Pfiffner Park
Bands, food, fishing tournament, fireworks Saturday night, and more.


Beer | Wine | Spirits

Explore the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective. Visit, tour, and sample at craft breweries, wineries and a distillery in the greater Stevens Point Area.

Stevens Point Brewery, Stevens Point

Sunset Point Winery, Stevens Point

O’so Brewing Company, Plover

Great Northern Distillery, Plover

Central Waters Brewing Company, Amherst

Kozy Yak Brewery & Winery, Rosholt


Spas

Qi Garden Salt Spa
3916 Water Street, Stevens Point
Wisconsin’s first salt spa, 100% natural, drug-free treatment for respiratory problems, asthma, sinus, allergy, COPD, eczema, insomnia, and stress.

The Wellness Spa
3916 Water Street, Stevens Point
Therapeutic massage, facials, nail care and elegant spa treatments.


Outdoor Activities | Events

Walk Wisconsin
June 3, 2017
Full Marathon 8am | Half Marathon 11am | Quarter Marathon 12:30pm
Pfiffner Pioneer Park

Special Olympics State Summer Games
June 9-11, 9am-5pm
UW-Stevens Point

MREA Energy Fair
June 16-18, 2017
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association holds its Energy Fair in Custer, Wisconsin, promoting renewable energy, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. Great food and entertainment surrounded by rolling hills, lakes, trout streams and beautiful woodlands.

Iola Car Show
July 6-8, 2017

Annual Midwest Recumbent Rally
August 4-6, 2017


Summer Berry Picking

Altenburg's Country Gardens
7020 Plover Rd (Highway 54), Wisconsin Rapids 
Picking every day at 6:30 am starting June 4, other times are subject to picking conditions. Call ahead to check – 715.421.2943. 

Lakeview Berry Farm
1280 Lakehurst Rd., Mosinee
715.457.2704
Blueberries, currants, and 12 varieties of raspberries. Open 7 days a week, July through November.

Chet's Blueberry Farm
Cty Rd J and 9th St., Custer
Eight different varieties of blueberries on 12 acres. The season begins in July and runs until mid-August. Call 715.340.4989 for picking times.

Farmers Markets

Stevens Point Farmers Market
On the Square
The longest running farmers market in the state of Wisconsin is open every day except Sunday from May through October.  

The Market on Strongs
1332 Strongs Avenue, Stevens Point
Raikowski Farm's naturally-raised meats, seasonal produce, eggs, honey, and canned goods.

Altenburg's Country Gardens
7020 Hwy 54 East, Wisconsin Rapids


Hiking | Biking

Green Circle Trail
The best-kept secret of the area is our wonderful biking and hiking trails. The Trail goes right past the Victorian Swan, one of the few places where the trail is on the sidewalk. This scenic route circles the city, is 30.5 miles long, following the Wisconsin and Plover Rivers and is broken up into 14 connecting segments. Free parking, restrooms, and cold water are available at the Schmeeckle Visitor Center where staff is available every day from 8 until 5. You can start anywhere and there is parking available in several places. Maps are available.

Schmeeckle Reserve
UW-Stevens Point Campus
Five miles of trails for walking, bicycling and wildlife watching. Home to the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame and Green Circle Trail headquarters.

Tomorrow River State Trail
Eighteen miles of nature between the Village of Plover and Scandinavia. The trail is open to bicyclists, hikers, and horseback riders.

Ice Age Trail
Portions of this continuous 1,000-mile footpath travel through Portage County, including diverse landscapes and geological features. Educational resource linking history and cultures within Wisconsin.

Standing Rocks County Park
Trails for hiking and mountain biking, disc golf course, and a target archery course. A pass is required for all users, available at the trailhead. 

Portage County Parks
Explore some of the other parks Portage County has to offer.


Golfing

SentryWorld Golf Course
Newly renovated 18-hole premier golf course. Check out the flower hole and their three restaurants.

Wisconsin River Country Club
An 18-hole course that winds around the scenic Wisconsin River. The Country Club offers a bar and grill and a pro shop.  


Fishing

"On the River" Guide Service
715.343.0373
Ron Schwarz, DNR licensed fishing guide 

Kenny Wallock's Professional Guiding
715.341.5811, cell 715.322.0038 
Specializing in Wisconsin River flowage fishing and scenic cruises including shore lunches.  


Autumn

Autumn

Art | Music | Theatre

Art

Art in the Park Stevens Point
September 16, 2017, 10am – 4pm
Pfiffner Park

Hidden Studios Art Tour
October 6-8, 2017, Friday/Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm
A tour of working studios in Central Wisconsin. 

Birds in Art
September 9 – November 26, 2017
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau

Gallery Q Artists' Cooperative
Main Street, Stevens Point

Scarabocchio Art Museum
Main Street, Stevens Point
Open Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm

Riverfront Arts Center
Open Tuesday thru Sunday. Free

Stevens Point Sculpture Park
Open seven days a week. Free.

Music

Riverfront Jazz Festival
September 2-3, 2017
Pfiffner Pioneer Park Bandshell

Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra
October 14-15, 2017
@1800 Theater, Stevens Point


Beer | Wine | Spirits

The River Run
October 14, 2017
Central Waters Brewing Company

Wines of the World
October 20, 2017
Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center

Explore the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective. Visit, tour, and sample at craft breweries, wineries and a distillery in the Stevens Point Area.

Stevens Point Brewery, Stevens Point

Sunset Point Winery, Stevens Point

O’so Brewing Company, Plover

Great Northern Distillery, Plover

Central Waters Brewing Company, Amherst

Kozy Yak Brewery & Winery, Rosholt


Spas

Qi Garden Salt Spa
3916 Water Street, Stevens Point
Wisconsin’s first salt spa, 100% natural, drug-free treatment for respiratory problems, asthma, sinus, allergy, COPD, eczema, insomnia, and stress.

The Wellness Spa
3916 Water Street, Stevens Point
Therapeutic massage, facials, nail care and elegant spa treatments.


Outdoor Activities | Events

Farmers Markets

Stevens Point Farmers Market
Downtown – On the Square
The longest running farmers market in the state of Wisconsin is open every day except Sunday from summer through fall.  

The Market on Strongs
1332 Strongs Avenue, Stevens Point 
Raikowski Farm's naturally-raised meats, seasonal produce, eggs, honey, and canned goods.

Altenburg's Country Gardens  
7020 Hwy 54 East, Wisconsin Rapids 
Pick-your-own pumpkins, fall fun on the farm, corn maze, hayrides, "spook house". Fall produce and decorations. End of September through October 31  Monday - Saturday 9 am to 6 pm. Sunday 11 to 5. Call for special fall events. 

Hiking | Biking

Green Circle Trail
The best-kept secret of the area is our wonderful biking and hiking trails. The Trail goes right past the Victorian Swan, one of the few places where the trail is on the sidewalk. This scenic route circles the city, is 30.5 miles long, following the Wisconsin and Plover Rivers and is broken up into 14 connecting segments. Free parking, restrooms, and cold water are available at the Schmeeckle Visitor Center where staff is available every day from 8 until 5. You can start anywhere and there is parking available in several places. Maps are available.

Schmeeckle Reserve
UW-Stevens Point Campus
Five miles of trails for walking, bicycling and wildlife watching. Home to the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame and Green Circle Trail headquarters.

Tomorrow River State Trail
Eighteen miles of nature between the Village of Plover and Scandinavia. The trail is open to bicyclists, hikers, and horseback riders.

Ice Age Trail
Portions of this continuous 1,000-mile footpath travel through Portage County, including diverse landscapes and geological features. Educational resource linking history and cultures within Wisconsin.

Standing Rocks County Park
Trails for hiking and mountain biking, disc golf course, and a target archery course. A pass is required for all users, available at the trailhead. 

Portage County Parks
Explore some of the other parks Portage County has to offer.

Golfing

SentryWorld Golf Course
Newly renovated 18-hole premier golf course. Check out the flower hole and their three restaurants.

Wisconsin River Country Club
An 18-hole course that winds around the scenic Wisconsin River. The Country Club offers a bar and grill, and a fully-stocked pro shop.                                  

Fishing



"On the River" Guide Service
715.343.0373
Ron Schwarz, DNR licensed fishing guide

Kenny Wallock's Professional Guiding
715.341.5811, cell 715.322.0038
Specializing in Wisconsin River flowage fishing and scenic cruises including shore lunches.


Winter

Winter

Art | Music | Theatre

Art

Gallery Q Artists' Cooperative
Main Street, Stevens Point

Scarabocchio Art Museum
Main Street, Stevens Point
Open Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm

Riverfront Arts Center
Open Tuesday thru Sunday. Free

Stevens Point Sculpture Park
Open seven days a week. Free

Music

Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra
December 2-3, 2017
@1800 Theater, Stevens Point


Beer | Wine | Spirits

Explore the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective. Visit, tour, and sample at craft breweries, wineries and a distillery in the Stevens Point Area.

Stevens Point Brewery, Stevens Point

Sunset Point Winery, Stevens Point

O’so Brewing Company, Plover

Great Northern Distillery, Plover

Central Waters Brewing Company, Amherst

Kozy Yak Brewery & Winery, Rosholt


Spas

Qi Garden Salt Spa
3916 Water Street, Stevens Point
Wisconsin’s first salt spa, 100% natural, drug-free treatment for respiratory problems, asthma, sinus, allergy, COPD, eczema, insomnia, and stress.

The Wellness Spa
3916 Water Street, Stevens Point
Therapeutic massage, facials, nail care and elegant spa treatments.


Outdoor Activities | Events

Skiing
Cross-country skiers are offered more than 36 miles of trails. Beginner to expert trails are found at Iverson Park, Plover River Trail, Schmeeckle Reserve, and Standing Rocks. For information on snow conditions, please contact the Portage County Parks Department at 715.346.1433 or City Parks at 715.346.1531.

Downhill Skiing
Standing Rocks County Park, for more information call 715.346.1433.

Sledding
Iverson Park Winter Sports Area - Hillcrest Drive in Stevens Point. There are four sled and saucer hills, one hill specifically for children under 6. Two toboggan slides, a warming house, ice-skating and groomed cross-country ski trails. Dependent on weather conditions. 

Sleigh Rides
Wild West Campground & Corral
9495 Hwy 54, Amherst
Call 715.824.5112 to confirm trail conditions. 

Snowshoeing

Green Circle Trail

Standing Rocks Park

Tomorrow River State Trail

Ice Skating
Goerke Park
1100 Minnesota Avenue

KB Willett Arena
1000 Minnesota Avenue
Call 715.346.1576 for time and dates.


Allen F. Blocher Planetarium
Public programs on Sundays at UWSP
715-346-2139 Free admission.


Spring

Spring

Art | Music | Theatre

Art

Arts Walk
May 19, 2017, 5-8pm
Downtown Stevens Point

Rising Star Mill
Annual Art Show and Sale
May 28 & 29, 2017, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
Nelsonville

Gallery Q Artists' Cooperative
Main Street, Stevens Point

Scarabocchio Art Museum
Main Street, Stevens Point
Open Monday thru Thursday 10am-4pm

Riverfront Arts Center
Open Tuesday thru Sunday. Free

Stevens Point Sculpture Park
Open seven days a week. Free

Music

Tomorrow River Concerts
John Smith – March 11, 2017, 7:30 pm
Mike Dowling – April 8, 2017, 7:30 pm
Lettie Jensen Community Center, Amherst

Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra
Concert IV – A Notable Feast
April 22-23, 2017, Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 4pm
@1800 Theater, Stevens Point

Monteverdi Chorale Spring Concert
April 29, 2017, 7:30pm
April 30, 2017, 3pm
Holy Spirit Parish, Stevens Point

Theatre

UWSP Theatre & Dance
The Miracle Worker
March 3-5, 9-11, 2017; Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm
Blood Wedding
May 5-7, 10-12, 2017; Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm
Noel Fine Arts Center – UWSP

Danstage 
April 7-10, 13-15, 2017; Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm
Noel Fine Arts Center, Jenkins Theatre – UWSP


History | Culture

Portage County Cultural Festival
May 6, 2017, 10am-5pm 
SPASH, Stevens Point 

Mural of the Rivermen of the Wisconsin River. Look for other murals throughout downtown Stevens Point.


Beer | Wine | Spirits

Point Bach Run
March 4, 2017, Noon
Stevens Point Brewery

Taste of Wine & Cheese
April 8, 2017, 7pm
Noel Group Hangar – Stevens Point Municipal Airport 

Explore the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective. Visit, tour, and sample at craft breweries, wineries and a distillery in the greater Stevens Point Area.

Stevens Point Brewery, Stevens Point

Sunset Point Winery, Stevens Point

O’so Brewing Company, Plover

Great Northern Distillery, Plover

Central Waters Brewing Company, Amherst

Kozy Yak Brewery & Winery, Rosholt


Spa

Qi Garden Salt Spa
3916 Water Street, Stevens Point
Wisconsin’s first salt spa, 100% natural, drug-free treatment for respiratory problems, asthma, sinus, allergy, COPD, eczema, insomnia, and stress.

The Wellness Spa
3916 Water Street, Stevens Point
Therapeutic massage, facials, nail care and elegant spa treatments.


Outdoor Activities | Events

Hiking | Biking

Green Circle Trail
The best-kept secret of the area is our wonderful biking and hiking trails. The Trail goes right past the Victorian Swan, one of the few places where the trail is on the sidewalk. This 30.5-mile long scenic route circles the city, following the Wisconsin and Plover Rivers and is broken into 14 connecting segments. Free parking, restrooms, and cold water are available at the Schmeeckle Visitor Center where staff is available every day from 8 until 5. You can start anywhere and parking available in several places. Maps are available.

Schmeeckle Reserve
UW-Stevens Point Campus
Five miles of trails for walking, bicycling, and wildlife watching. Home to the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame and Green Circle Trail headquarters.

Tomorrow River State Trail
Eighteen miles of nature between the Village of Plover and Scandinavia. The trail is open to bicyclists, hikers, and horseback riders.

Ice Age Trail
Portions of this continuous 1,000-mile footpath travel through Portage County, including diverse landscapes and geological features. Educational resource linking history and cultures within Wisconsin.

Standing Rocks County Park
Trails for hiking and mountain biking, disc golf course, and a target archery course. A pass is required for all users, available at the trailhead. 

Portage County Parks
Explore some of the other parks Portage County has to offer.

Golfing

SentryWorld Golf Course
Newly renovated 18-hole premier golf course. Check out the flower hole and their three restaurants.

Wisconsin River Country Club
An 18-hole course that winds around the scenic Wisconsin River. The Country Club offers a bar and grill, and a fully-stocked pro shop. 

Fishing

"On the River" Guide Service
Ron Schwarz, DNR licensed fishing guide 
715.343.0373

Kenny Wallock's Professional Guiding
715.341.5811, cell 715.322.0038 
Specializing in Wisconsin River flowage fishing and scenic cruises, including shore lunches.