Rookery Pub Fine Dining
This Week's Fresh Fish UN-Fry

Alaskan Halibut

pan seared with a tomato citrus glaze

and capers over rice pilaf


Thursday thru Labor Day Weekend...or until it sells out (call ahead to reserve)


Live Outdoor Music

This Sunday Afternoon at the Rookery


 Ric Gillman Bruce Bowers

Barefoot Wonder

Ric Gillman, Madeline Island, WI

Bruce Bowers, Washburn, WI


It's 2 for 1 this Sunday at the Rookery! Two of the Chequamegon Bay area's finest musicians. One great performance. Together on our outdoor music stage.


If you're a regular visitor to the Lake Superior Big Top Chautaqua you'll no doubt recognize the name, Bruce Bowers. But not only is Bruce the talented fiddle player for the Blue Canvas Orchestra, the Chautauqua house band. He's also the father and occasional musical duo partner of Yazmín, a frequent performer on the Rookery stage. In that capacity he's already performed here twice this summer.


This weekend Bruce returns to the Rookery with his friend and fellow artist Ric Gillman, an amazing 6 and 12 string guitarist from Madeline Island. Ric has recorded, played, and toured with some of the music industry's best regional and national talents.


Ric and Bruce began their musical partnership just last summer. And one of their very first performances together was right here at the Rookery. As for the duo's chosen name, Barefoot Wonder? Well, you'll just have to show up this Sunday and check out the why for yourself.


As always the Rookery grill fires up at 1:30 and the music begins at 2. There's no cover charge though gratuities for the musicians are most appreciated.


Ric Gillman & Bruce Bowers as Barefoot Wonder. This Sunday. Live. Outdoors. Only at the Rookery!



Last Saturday for Lunch


While the Rookery's Sunday afternoon music series and patio grill menu will continue on right through the end of September, the upcoming Labor Day weekend marks our final lunch service on Saturday. 11:30 to 2:30. We hope to see you then!


Meanwhile the Rookery will continue to be open 7 nights for dinner all the way through October 14. After that date we'll resume our Thursday thru Monday schedule once again until next summer (with the exception of being open nightly between Christmas and New Year's Eve).

Summer Dining HoursRookery Pub Fine Dining

DINNER 7 nights (thru Oct 14)
Serving from 5 PM 'til last reservation (recommended)Cable Nature Lodge
Bar opens 4 PM

11:30 - 2:30 (thru Labor Day)
SUNDAY PATIO GRILL - Featuring Live Outdoor Music
1:30 - 4:30 (thru September)


Wineaux WEEKDAYS (Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday) - 1/2 price bottles of wine

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