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A Victorian Swan on Water Bed and Breakfast
1716 Water Street
Stevens Point, WI, 54481, USA
(715) 345-0595

Stevens Point Summer Activities

JUNE

Hiking and Biking

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June 5-8 2014 Special Olympics State Summer Games UWSP.608-222-1234

JUNE 7, 2014  Walk Wisconsin  Full Marathon 8am, Half Marathon 11am, Quarter Marathon 12:30pm Pfiffner Pioneer Park, 1100 Crosby Ave., Stevens Point 715-344-2556  ActivePortageCounty.com

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GREEN CIRCLE TRAIL  The best kept secret of the area is our wonderful biking 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. This is a great hiking experience. Maps are available.

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.

STANDING ROCKS COUNTY PARK   Trails for hiking and moutain biking, disc golf course ant a target archery course.  A pass is required for all users., available at the trail head.  715-346-1433

 

HISTORY

Portage County Historical Society

HERITAGE DAYS  at Heritage Park   June 21 & 22 2014

Nine  historical buildings will be open to the public with docents in attendance.

Have lunch on the lawn complete with homemade pies.

Heritage Park is located on the corner of Washington and Willow in Plover.  www.pchswi.org

AREA MUSIC

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS  - Stevens Point City Band   JUNE 4- AUGUST 9  7-8pm Pfiffner Pioneer Park

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  • Stevens Point Sculpture Park - Jacob Brault

AREA ART

SCULPTURE PARK

STEVENS POINT SCULPTURE PARK 900 N. Second St. 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. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.stevenspointsculpturepark.org.

RIVERFRONT ARTS CENTER 1200 Crosby Avenue. Changing exhibits by area and regional artists. Free admission. Tues-Fri. 11am to 5pm. Sat. and Sun. 11 am to 3pm. 715-343-6251

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Midwest Renewable Energy Association

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The Association holds its Energy Fair June20-22 2014 in Custer Wisconisin, promoting renewable energy, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. Great food and entertainment surrounded by rolling hills, lakes, trout streams and beautiful woodlands. wwwmidwestrenew.org

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JULY

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July 3-5 2014 RIVER FRONT RENDEZVOUS   Annual 4th of July Festival.  Pfiffner Park.  Bands, Boat Parade, Fishing Tournament, Fireworks Saturday Night, Food, Refreshments, Kids Day and much more. Located along the Wisconsing River adjacent to Historic Downtown Stevens Point. 715-346-1531


Golfing in the area

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We are blessed with two wonderful golf courses:

SentryWorld  - which is under reconstruction during 2013 will be completeted by 2014. Their three restaurants that range from fine to caual dining will be open. 715-345-1600

Wisconsin river Country Club  An 18-hole course that winds around the scenic Wisconsin River. Numerous water hazards, gorgeous trees and challenging sand traps make up a competitive layout. The Country Club offers a fully stocked pro shop, bar and grill, driving range an practice green 715-344-9152  

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July 10-13  2014    Annual Iola Old Car Show and Swap Meet in Iola,Wisconisn. Largest in the Midwest.

 

July 15-18   38th Annual National Wellness Conference,  a week of the latest in wellness and health promotion for both professionals and communit member. Held on the UWSP Campus.

AUGUST

    Riverfront Art Center
    http://stevenspoint.com/index.aspx?nid=170 | http://bit.ly/Zk6sVL


 Annual Recumbent Bike Rally    Amherst
    http://www.hostelshoppe.com/ | http://bit.ly/14KMWCv

   4th Annual Bluegrass in the Pines Festival    Rosholt Fair Park
    http://highwatermusic.com/bluegrass-in-the-pines.html | http://bit.ly/13Z5wrj

    Riverfront Jazz Festival    Pfiffner Pioneer Park
    http://www.riverfrontjazzfestival.net/ | http://bit.ly/ZEB3WU

Summer Berry Picking

ALTENBURG'S COUNTRY GARDENS 7020 Plover Rd (Highway 54) Wisconsin Rapids 715-421-2943

A family farm where you can pick your own strawberries and enjoy a tractor ride to the berry patch. Picking every day at 6:30a.m. starting June 4  and other times are subject to picking conditions.  Call ahead to check.  www.AltenburgsFarm.com

FARMER'S MARKETS

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FARMER MARKET ON THE PUBLIC SQUARE since 1853. Open daily from spring to fall

MARKET ON STRONGS Avenue, downtown. Open on Saturdays 9am to 1pm. Call Raikowski Farm 715-457-3491

  • Raspberry picking

LAKEVIEW BERRY FARM 1280 Lakehurst Rd, Mosinee, Wi 54455 715-457-2704 (farm)

Raspberries come in 12 varieties, and this family farm welcomes you to also pick blueberries, currents and currents. Open 7 days a week, July through November.www.lakeviewberryfarm.com --lakeview@hotmail.com

CHET'S BLUEBERRY FARM  Cty Rd J and 9th St. Custer 54423, 715-340-4989

Eight different varieties of blueberries on 12 acres. The farm has a well-groomed picking filed, lots of parking and restrooms.  Season starts in July until mid-August - call for picking times

 

Music, Movies -- Church and City Picnics

CITY BAND CONCERTS in Pfiffner Park every Wednesday at 7PM. Bring your own seating..

 ST BARTHOLOMEWS CHURCH PICNIC  August , 8am to 6pm 715-344-3003

SACRED HEART CHURCH PICNIC  August , 7376 Church Street, Custer, Wi 715-592-4221