|August Feature: Savor the SeasonGO!
Create sensory overload in the Stevens Point area. Indulge
your tastes at one of the local breweries
or by sampling distinct local fare
Use your hands to explore the Art Village
or the Children's Museum
. Open your eyes to the eclectic mix of art exhibits
. Discover the hush
of an audience enjoying a show. Start your sensory exploration here
Downtown Stevens Point
offers distinct flavors and smells to ring in the summer season. In
the historic public square, Corn on the Curb
held annually the first Saturday of August. It is a traditional corn roast with a seasoning of music and
family fun. If you're a little early, be sure to visit the Farmers Market, held
daily from May to October for over 150 years at the same location.
without a good brat in one hand and a cold beverage in the other? Add great
music and the best Wisconsin flavor hits its
peak. During Brews, Brats & Bands celebration held the 3rd
weekend in August at Brewery Park, the best summertime
flavors are easy to find.
more than good brews and brats? Mullins is known for 'the best cheese
curds around', celebrating their third generation in cheese making. Their gift
store offers over 75 different varieties of fresh made cheeses and a short
video about the cheese making process. Try to enjoying them fresh, when they are still warm, to hear the best squeak.
for something other than the traditional Wisconsin Fish Fry, but still want an
authentic Wisconsin supper club setting? Visit
Two Lakes Restaurant, to try the
famous drunken chicken and traditional Italian dinner, nestled in the
countryside between two lakes. Or, visit downtown Amherst
for a stroll along the Tomorrow
River and a number of
great dining choices. For a real family feel, try Ambrosia's or the Amherst Café or for a traditional supper club try the Tomorrow River Supper Club.
in Amherst, be
sure to visit the Tomorrow River Gallery and Gifts as they feature Liv Aanrud, a
local metal-sculpture artist, opening on August 8th. The gallery,
which features artwork from over 40 local artists, will be featuring the "Scrapper"
exhibit through August 23.
Then, remember the thrill of sitting in a dark theater
engrossed in the play and take
in opening night of the River Theatre Company's production of Doubt: A Parable,at the @1800 Theater, August 13-15. The play has won four Tony Awards and is recommended for adult audiences only.
If you're in the mood for a little lighter entertainment,
make sure to 'Be Good and Feel Good' at the Feel Good Festival with 3 days and 40 bands, complete with a 5K
Sundress Run, hula-hoop lessons and a 12-foot cow. Of course, if you are looking for a little more
quirky fun, be sure to sign-up to participate in PaddleQuest, a canoe race unlike any other. Teams enter into an ongoing epic and vie for the title
of "The Protectors of the Backwaters" and compete in trials of the
mind body and spirit, collecting as many tokens as possible. This race is truly
for all-ages and has had competitors aging from 18-60.
for a complete calendar of events for the area.
For free Stevens Point area travel information and planning guides, including event calendars, click here
or call 800/236-4636.
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|Planning a Visit?|
|The Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau operates a full service Visitor Information Center at 340 Division Street North, Stevens Point.
The Center offers information, maps, brochures, coupons, and more to enhance your stay. We are happy to help you plan your trip. Start planning online here.
|Traveling through the Stevens Point Area soon? Stop at the Visitor Information Center, 340 Division Street North, Stevens Point, to see these displays in July.
The Companion Shop is a specialty dog and cat store in downtown Stevens Point. They carry a wide variety of products to keep your furry friends healthy, active, comfortable and happy. Be sure to check out their unique homemade treats, including ice cream flavors just for them!
The Stevens Point Brewery is one of the nation's oldest continuously operated breweries, celebrating 150 years of brewing in 2007. Home to Nicholas C. Point and a wide variety of beer and specialty soda, they are open six days a week.