Spring is in the air! Or, at least it will be soon. After all, Punxsutawney Phil said so. This means that Spring Break is also right around the corner. So we thought to share with you what’s happening in Central Wisconsin during this time. The options may interest you!
Marshfield Area Empty Bowls
All proceeds of the Marshfield Area Empty Bowls event go directly to Soup Or Socks. This is a volunteer-run food pantry and clothes closet dedicated to providing clothes and/or food, at no charge, for those in need throughout the greater Marshfield area. Here’s the details:
Location: Hotel Marshfield (Marshfield)
Cost: $5.00—$15.00 per person
March 17 -18
The Wizard of Oz
Enjoy a performance of The Wizard of Oz by the Marshfield Area Youth Actors.
Location: Chestnut Center of the Arts (Marshfield)
Cost: $12.00. Reserved seating only
The Dairy State Steel Guitar Show
This annual event is filled with local, regional and world renowned steel guitar players!
Location: Hotel Mead (Wisconsin Rapids)
Cost: $15.00—$25.00 per person
In case that groundhog was wrong, here are some options for enjoying the last of the winter season:
Lake Dexterville: As of 3/3/16, the ice was still 14 inches thick, and they’ve been catching blue gills, crappies, perch and bass.
Big Eau Pleine Reservoir: Here you’ll find blue gills, large-mouth bass and muskies under the ice!
Cross Country Skiing
Richfield Area Ski Touring Trail: Located 7 miles north of Pittsville on County Trunk Highway A, this trail offers a 1 mile, 2 mile or 5 mile marked trail in open fields, forests and across Puff Creek!
Who says education has to take a break? Here are some places that provide the best of both worlds:
Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum • Stevens Point
A great place where children and adults can play and explore together through hands-on investigation. This is for ages 6 months to 10 years of age.
The Highground Veterans Memorial Park & Learning Center • Neillsville
Located on 140 acres, this Memorial Park has several monuments, a dove effigy mound, meditation garden, hiking trails and a living tribute called The Gold Star. There is also a Learning Center which encourages veterans and families to share their experiences.
What’s a spring break in Wisconsin without cheese and desserts? Visit these Central Wisconsin businesses for some delicious snacks! Say Cheese!
Centrally located to all these exciting locations and events, Hotel Marshfield is the perfect place to relax, relish and recharge! We offer suites for the whole family or for those looking for an adult spring break getaway. Libby McNeill’s, our onsite restaurant and bar, has something for everyone to enjoy. Our outdoor courtyard offers a year-round whirlpool and sauna…perfect for curing the winter blues! Call 715.387.2700 to start your spring break planning!