CENTRAL CHAMBER CHORALE, INC.
Marshfield • centralchamberchorale.com
Central Chamber Chorale presents major choral literature from all musical periods during two annual concert series, spring and fall. Members are selected by audition.
CHESTNUT CENTER FOR THE ARTS
208 S Chestnut Ave, Marshfield
715-389-8999 • chestnutarts.org
Marshfield’s newest venue for performing arts, visual arts, and literary arts is located in a historic church building in downtown Marshfield.
CLARK CULTURAL ART CENTER
201 E 4th St, Neillsville
715-937-5411 • ccartcenter.org
The Clark Cultural Art Center (CART), Inc. is a nonprofit that promotes arts education; exhibitions of local, regional, national art; expressions and explorations of cultural diversity; and economic growth for the greater Clark County area.
2000 W 5th St, Marshfield
715-389-6500 • marshfield.uwc.edu
Located on the campus of UW-Marshfield/ Wood County, Gallery 450 is a showcase for Wisconsin artists and contemporary art through its Visual Arts Gallery.
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415 Fourth St, Wausau
715-842-0988 • grandtheater.org
The Grand Theater is a Grecian-revival structure representing a “grand” era for performing arts. The theater opened in 1927, and contains classic examples of colonnades, marble statues, and the original solid Bedford limestone façade. The Grand Theater brings a large variety of performances to its stage.
HELEN CONNOR LAIRD THEATRE
2000 W 5th St, Marshfield
715-389-6534 • marshfield.uwc.edu
The Helen Connor Laird Theatre is a 340-seat thrust stage theatre located in the Helen Connor Laird Fine Arts Building on the UW Marshfield/ Wood Cty Campus. It’s the primary venue for all performing arts on campus.
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M222 Sugarbush Ln, Marshfield
715-387-1653 • Jurustic.com
Jurustic Park is a display of ancient extinct creatures that inhabited the nearby McMillan Marsh during the Iron Age. They range from 6-in spiders to 45-ft, 4,000-lb flying dragons.
LEIGH YAWKEY WOODSON ART MUSEUM
700 N 12th St, Wausau
715-845-7010 • email@example.com
Start your adventure walking through the beautiful gardens filled with unique large and small scale animal sculptures before entering the museum. Enjoy art from around the world and ever-changing exhibitions showcased at the museum, as well as educational programs for all ages. The Woodson Art Museum is committed to always-free admission.
LUCILLE TACK CENTER FOR THE ARTS
300 School St, Spencer
715-659-4499 • lucilletackcenter.com
The LuCille Tack Center for the Arts houses an intimate 500-seat theatre and an art gallery immediately adjacent to Spencer High School. See our calendar of events section for events.
NEW VISIONS GALLERY
1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield • 715-387-5562
Located in the lobby of the Marshfield Clinic since 1975, New Visions Gallery presents a series of changing exhibitions from local, national, and international artists. The gallery also maintains the Robert and Barbara Bromberg collection.
SILVER DOME BALLROOM
Hwy 10, 5 miles W of Neillsville
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Opened during the Great Depression in 1933, this National Historic Site features a floating marble hardwood floor. The Silver Dome Ballroom is the only ballroom in existence with its original dance area still in operation.
STIERLE BIRD EXHIBIT
105 S Maple Ave, Marshfield • 715-387-8494
The Stierle Bird Exhibit, located in the Marshfield Public Library, features more than 400 birds representing 140 species and more than 2,000 bird eggs.
MARKET ON 6TH
113 W 6th St Marshfield
715-387-2000 • marketonsixth.com
Market on Sixth is a wine and cheese shop offering old and new world wines with a tasting room, cheese case, and monthly special events.
MUNSON BRIDGE WINERY
W6462 Bridge Rd, Withee
715-229-4501 • munsonbridgewinery.com
Munson Bridge Winery is located on the former Munson Farm in Clark County. The farm and home, built in 1914, are just down the road from the Munson Bridge that crosses the Black River.
W267 Panther Creek Rd, Chili • 715-683-2675
This state-of-the-art 2,000 cow dairy farm is family owned and operated since 1980. Learn how an aerobic digester produces methane gas that turns into electricity. Reservations are required for a two-hour tour.
1897 CLARK COUNTY JAIL MUSEUM
215 E 5th St, Neillsville • 715-743-2150
Tours available; open Memorial-Labor Day,
Sun 1-4 pm (call ahead)
The 1897 Clark County Jail Museum features the sheriff’s residence with period furnishings, art, and household objects. The attached jail, in use from 1897 to 1978, showcases vintage law enforcement and military items and records.
602 S Main St, Greenwood • 715-267-6205
Please call City Hall to arrange a tour.
This museum takes visitors back to the early 1900s with its collection of tools and equipment used in the early dairy and lumbering days. Other displays include miniature cars, coins, and stamps.
GOVERNOR W.H. UPHAM HOUSE
P.O. Box 142, 212 W 3rd St, Marshfield
715-387-3322 • uphammansion.com
This restored home of former Wisconsin Governor William Henry Upham highlights mid-Victorian architecture at its finest. The house serves as the center for North Wood County Historical Society activities and houses the society’s featured monthly exhibits. The Heritage Rose Garden features 32 varieties of roses with origins dating back to 200 A.D.
W7031 Ridge Rd, Neillsville
715-743-4224 • thehighground.org
Buildings are open daily 10am-5pm (yearround); park is open at all times and illuminated during evenings.
This 140-acre park has tributes honoring survivors as well as casualties of the Vietnam ar, WWI, and WWII. The park honors eterans for their service and is committed o healing and education. Nine tributes, four iles of walking trails, and the Timberframe nformation and Gift Shop are available to visitors daily.
LAIRD CENTER FOR
RESEARCH & EDUCATION
Marshfield Medical Center • 1000 N Oak Ave
800-422-4541 • marshfieldclinic.org
Few expect to find such a high tech, scientific center in the heart of America’s Dairyland. View the replica of Melvin Laird’s office, conference room, and memorabilia from his years in the Wisconsin State Senate, US Congress, and as Secretary of Defense. Reservations are required for a 1-hour guided tour.
LOYAL AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
501 E Elm Drive on Hwy 98, Loyal
The Loyal Area Historical Society has three museum buildings at 501 E. Elm Drive on Hwy 98: a replica of the Soo Line Railroad Station, a 1940 era gas station, and a third building that has the appearance of three separate buildings. The museum houses photographs and artifacts of earlier days, and a great deal of railroad history. Call ahead for tours.
MARSHFIELD CENTER FOR HISTORY
211 E 2nd St (lower level), Marshfield
The Marshfield Center For History currently features a special exhibit, “Lest We Forget”, a tribute to local military veterans and heroes.
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Area Historical Society
PITTSVILLE AREA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY MUSEUM & 1-ROOM SCHOOL
8256 Monroe St, Pittsville • 715-498-2913
This museum contains 21 small exhibits depicting life in the Pittsville area over the last 100 years and also contains a print archive. The school has been restored as accurately as possible to approximately 50-60 years ago and is open most Thursdays from 9am-12pm and 1-3pm from May-Sept.
US Hwy 10 & Cardinal Ave, Neillsville
608-253-3523 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Built in 1915, the one-room schoolhouse is located along U.S. Hwy 10 about 2 miles east of Neillsville. Admission is free and it is open to the public on weekends from May through Oct.
RURAL ARTS MUSEUM
506 N 2nd St, Colby
The former Colby Cheese Box Company building was the start of the Rural Arts Museum, which now houses stories, artifacts, and memories of central Wisconsin.
26 Hewett St, Neillsville
715-743-3346 • tuftsmansion.com
Built in 1885, the Tuft’s Museum is a throwback to a by-gone era and tells the story of the community of Neillsville. On the grounds is a carriage house, which is an example of Victorian architecture.
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Economic Dev. Corp.
This monument honors four chaplains who gave up their own life jackets and helped men into lifeboats when the U.S.S.
Dorchester was hit by a torpedo in the North Atlantic in 1943.
US Hwy 10, Neillsville • 715-743-3333
Chatty Belle, the world’s largest talking cow, is displayed here. Other displays include a collection of souvenirs, posters, and models of the 1964-65 World’s Fair.
WORLD’S LARGEST ROUND BARN
Central Wisconsin State Fair Park
513 E 17th St, Marshfield • 715-387-1261
Built in 1916 to house purebred animals, this barn is 150 feet in diameter and 70 feet high. The barn is used for a variety of community events and during the annual Central Wisconsin State Fair for its original purpose.
GEORGE W. MEAD WILDLIFE AREA
S2148 Cty Rd S, Milladore
715-457-6771 • meadwildlife.org
Open Mon-Thr 8-4:30, Fri by appt. Nestled in the valley of the Little Eau Pleine River, this wildlife area contains over 33,000 acres of wetlands, forests, and grasslands. There are over 80 miles of hiking trails and dikes as well as a seasonal 7.5 mile long bike trail. Mead offers hunting, trapping, biking, hiking, bird watching, and many more opportunities to truly provide visitors with a one-on-one nature experience.
Hwy 10, Neillsville
Located on 50 acres of woodland along the tumbling Black River, this area offers diverse vegetation, rock outcrops, a major waterway, and an abundance of natural history. The arboretum blooms with wildflowers each spring.
2000 W 5th St, Marshfield
715-389-6500 • marshfield.uwc.edu
The trails that wind through the 20-acre arboretum and the south and west ends of the UW-Marshfield/Wood County campus are open to the public for walking, cross-country skiing, and nature study.
WILDWOOD PARK & ZOO
608 W 17th St, Marshfield • 715-486-2056
Wildwood Zoo is a municipal zoo established in 1937. Located on 60 acres, Wildwood Park and Zoo is home to a variety of animals and birds from North America. The Sensory Gardens contain a variety of fragrant plants.
SPORTS & LEISURE
AMAZING GRAZING COWS
Various locations in Thorp
715-669-5371 • cityofthorp.com
The Amazing Grazing Cows are over 30 large, painted cow statues that act as a tribute to Thorp’s dairy and agricultural heritage. The engraved stones offer facts about the community. Download the map of “cow grazing locations” to visit each as you moo-ve around the city.
BRUCE MOUND WINTER SPORTS AREA
N791 Bruce Mound Ave, Merrillan
715-743-2296 • co.clark.wi.us/brucemound
Typically open mid-Dec to mid-March, depending upon conditions. Established in 1948, Bruce Mound offers premium snow conditions with lighted trails for night skiing, five snow tubing runs, nine slopes for skiing and snowboarding, and five lifts, with a rental shop, ski school, and a chalet.
HO-CHUNK GAMING: NEKOOSA
949 County Rd G, Nekoosa
715-886-4560 or 800-782-4560
Ho-Chunk Gaming: Nekoosa offers more than 600 slot machines, blackjack, poker, and bingo. Guests can visit the banquet hall or The Grille & Lounge.
LEVIS MOUND RECREATIONAL AREA
N1589 Fisher Ave, Neillsville
715-743-5140 • co. clark.wi.us
Clark County is proud to offer one of the finest non-motorized trail systems in Wisconsin. Levis/Trow offers more than 34 miles of trails perfect for cross country skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and snowshoeing. Winding through county forest, the area features sandstone bluffs or mounds - one of the unique, natural features trail users enjoy.
MARATHON COUNTY ATV TRAILS
715-261-1550 • co.marathon.wi.us
Marathon County offers the Burma Forest Trails and the Edgar to Fenwood trail, both of which are open to ATV/UTV riders. These trails are closed during fall hunting season.
MARSHFIELD COUNTRY CLUB
11426 Wren Rd, Marshfield
715-384-4409 • golfmcc.com
Home of the first golf shot ever struck in Marshfield, MCC is open to the public. It features a fun and challenging 18 hole golf course, driving range, and mini golf. In addition, MCC’s Bar & Grill offers up a variety of delicious appetizers, sandwiches, and pizzas.
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1500 S Vine St,
715-384-9425 • See us on Facebook!
Marshfield Curling Club was founded in 1976, and has an indoor rink open year round. Curling is a team sport. The ice is carefully maintained and always ready for the next bonspiel competition.
MARSHFIELD MOTOR SPEEDWAY
10853 Cty Hwy H, Marshfield
715-384-8325 • marshfieldspeedway.com
Marshfield Motor Speedway brings the thrill of high-speed asphalt racing to Central Wisconsin. The half-mile track features Carquest Super Late Model action on Saturday nights from mid-May to mid-September.
905 N Cedar Ave, Marshfield • 715-384-4642
Located at Braem Park on the corner of Ives and Cedar, the Skatepark is the place to be if you’re into skateboarding, rollerblading, and BMX biking.
PAWS ‘N PLAY -
S Peach Ave & E 21st St
Paws ‘N Play is a fenced in, off-leash dog park where dogs are welcome to exercise and play in a safe, clean environment. All dog owners and visitors are respectfully requested to obey all park rules and enforce good canine behavior.
POWERS BLUFF PARK
6990 Bluff Dr, Arpin • 715-421-8422
Powers Bluff Park, located in Arpin, includes 70 acres designated as State Natural Area and 80 acres included in the National and State Register of Historical Places. This is due to the Native American Dance Rings, Burial Grounds, and other features associated with the settlement at this location in the early 1900’s. During the winter Powers Bluff offers tubing, snowboarding, and downhill skiing
RIVEREDGE GOLF COURSE
10191 Cty Rd B, Marshfield
715-676-3900 • riveredgegolfcourse.com
RiverEdge Golf Course & Banquet Facility is an 18-hole public course situated around the Yellow River. The restaurant, also open to the public, offers a weekly Friday fish buffet and seasonal lunch menu. The banquet facility can accommodate up to 450 people.
SCHMEECKLE RESERVE VISITOR CENTER
2419 N Point Dr, Stevens Point
715-346-4992 • uwsp.edu
Open Daily 8-5; call ahead for holiday hours A part of the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, the Schmeeckle Reserve Visitor Center offers numerous opportunities including walking, jogging, bicycling, fishing, canoeing, picnicking, and winter recreation. The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame, maps, and more can be found at the Visitor Center.
SPRING LAKE SPEEDWAY
B4854 Cty Rd F, Unity
715-456-8686 • Visit us on Facebook
May 1-Oct 1: Friday evenings & some Saturdays Spring Lake Speedway (previously Central Wisconsin Raceway) features stock car racing, motorcycle racing, and other motorized events. Please watch our Facebook page for updates and events as they are scheduled.
SUNSET PINES RESORT
W9210 Rock Creek Rd, Willard
715-937-5109 • sunsetpinesresort.com
For the disabled or able vacationer in central Clark County, Wisconsin, this resort has three fully accessible and furnished 2 bedroom cabins with gas fireplaces, kitchenettes, full baths with wheel-in showers, TV/DVD/VCR, stereo, and are air conditioned and heated year-round. Hoyer Lifts and shower chairs are available upon request; other amenities include wooded nature trails, 4.5 acre stocked private lake, picnic shelter, paddle boat, row boat, and camp fire rings with firewood.
SUP THE RAPIDS
715-570-2989 • suptherapidsllc.com
Stand UP Paddleboarding offers a great way to entertain and take a history tour on the Wisconsin River. Along with selling and delivering SUPs, they have 13 boards to accommodate large groups. Consider SUP for entertaining out of town guests, birthday celebrations, date nights, or fun with friends.