Wednesday, June 19
Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Baseball Game
7:05 pm • Witter
Field (521 Lincoln St, Wis. Rapids) Join us as the Rafters play the Wisconsin Woodchucks. Look for special
appearances from the Cranberry Guy, Cranberry Princesses and Rosco.
Grand Avenue Artists at
Ongoing • McMillan Memorial Library (490 E Grand Ave, Wis. Rapids) For the
entire month of June, feast your eyes on creative artwork in air conditioned comfort in the McMillian Memorial Library Multi
Purpose Room and glass display cases. Rain or shine, you will enjoy the colorful paintings, baskets, pottery, jewelry,
photography and more!
Thursday, June 20
Lunch by the River
11:30 Am-1 Pm • Veterans’ Park (E. Grand Ave. & 2nd St., Wis. Rapids) Hosted By Heart
Of Wisconsin Chamber Of Commerce. Join Your Family And Friends For Lunch, Fun, And More.
5:30 pm • Downtown Wis. Rapids (between Jackson St. & Grand Ave. bridges)
Sponsored by Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce. Purchase your cranberries now for the Great Cranberry Drop.
You could win $500, $150 or $50 cash. Tickets are $5, 3 for $10 or 7 for $20 and can be purchased at the Heart of Wisconsin
office. Come see the river of red!
Grand Cranberry Art Walk
4 pm - 7 pm Come
stroll along Grand Avenue while enjoying new and exciting artwork from area artists including watercolors, ceramics, jewelery,
oils, photography and more!Stay and relax for Cinema Under the Stars.
Downtown Classic Cinema Under the Stars
pm-Movie End • West Grand Ave., Downtown Wis. Rapids) Plan to join us for the 7th season of Downtown Classic Cinema!
Families, friends and kids of all ages will enjoy this classic animated, star filled cast. Join us at 7:30 pm for a free concert
with the movie following at dusk. Bring lawn chairs - free admission!
Friday, June 21
Dairy & Berry Breakfast
6am -10:30 am • Lincoln High School (1801 16th St. S., Wis. Rapids)
Hosted by the Agri-Business Committee of the Heart of WI & LHS FFA Chapter Enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes
served with sausage, cranberry juice, an ice cream sundae, coffee and milk. We’ll also serve fresh cheese curds, cranberry
syrup and “Sweetened Dried Cranberries.” A petting zoo and exhibit booths are also featured. Bring your camera
for photo opportunities. A local dairy farm tour will tale place on a first come, first serve basis for 45 people. A bus will
leave Lincoln High School at 9:10 am and return by 11 am. $2 per person, children 10 and under are free. Reserve a spot, call
Chamber Office at 715-423-1830 or Mike Sabel at 715-422-5387.
10:30am-12:00pm • Glacial Lake Cranberries After the breakfast, venture
out to cranberry country to take a guided tour of a historical cranberry marsh, led by a real owner. View the beautiful blossoms
and learn how cranberries got their name!
Mid-Summer Night's Dream Golf Outing and Dinner
Start at Noon, Dinner at 7:00 pm • Bull's Eye Country Club Hosted by the Cultural Center. Enjoy
a day on the course and an evening of elegance with live entertainment and delicious cranberry cuisine.
Paint the Town Pink
7:00 pm -11 pm • Hotel Mead Live Music, band TBA... eat, drink,
dance and dunk "local celebrities" into a tank of floating berries! Admission is $4, but wear pink and pay only
Golden Sands Cranberry Cup
Gates open 4:30pm, Time Trials 6:30pm,
Racing at 7:45 pm Join the fun with a Cranberry themed night at Golden Sands, racing excitement, great refreshments
and cranberry games.
Festival Eats & Treats
9 am - 3 pm • Witter Field
(8th St. S. & Apple St., Wis. Rapids) You will find something to satisfy every appetite with the assorted food and beverage
selections available. Many vendors featuring cranberry treats! Adjacent to the Arts, Crafts & Cranberries Fair.
Arts, Crafts & Cranberries Fair
9 am - 3 pm • Witter Field (8th St. S. & Apple
St., Wis. Rapids) Hosted by The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce. Free outdoor craft show, rain or shine. Family
friendly (no pets) event highlighting our unique agricultural heritage. Featuring woodcrafts, framed art, jewelry, candles,
pottery and cranberry themed products.
2nd Annual “Cruise-In” Car Show
am - 3 pm • Witter Field (8th St. S. & Apple St., Wis. Rapids) Hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter
101 – Wis. Rapids Car Show - Dash Plaques to all participants. No entry fee. Food available on grounds - vendors too.
9 am - 3 pm • Witter Field (8th St. S. &
Apple St., Wis. Rapids) Rides, Games and Inflatables Carnival open Friday Night, all day Saturday, and Sunday after the Parade!
Grand Ave. Artists
9 am - 3 pm • Witter Field (8th St. S. & Apple St., Wis. Rapids)
Hosted by The Grand Ave. Artists. Enjoy viewing local art work from the Grand Avenue Artists under the Big Tent. Search out
your favorite artist and embrace the new and exciting creations or discover a new and upcoming artist.
19th Annual SWC YMCA Triathlon
9 am Race Time • Red Sands Beach (Lake Wazeecha,
Wis. Rapids) Hosted by South Wood County YMCA One of the premier tri’s in Wisconsin,
this course is a scenic delight for avid tri-athletes and those new to the sport! 1/4 mile lake swim/14.5 mile bike ride/3.7
mile run (mostly shaded trail, some pavement). Post race food/beverage, t-shirt, raffle prizes and overall/age/group
awards. Triathlon is held in the adjacent park, campground and beach areas. Compete as an individual or as a team!
9 am - 6 pm • Urbans Greenhouse (6293 Hwy 34, Rudolph)
Our Garden Party is a celebration of getting dirty. We have a fun filled day of workshops, speakers, food, arts & crafts.
Check our website for more information. http://www.urbansgreenhouse.com/
Cranberry Blossom Quilt Show
10 am - 3 pm • Witter Field Warming
House (8th St. S. & Apple St., Wis. Rapids) Hosted by Material Girls Quilt Club Viewers choice quilt
show of members’ bed quilts & wall hangings. Pincushion display. Members’ block challenge, antique quilt corner.
Admission $1. Proceeds to fund palliative care quilts for Riverview Hospital.
Cream Social & Cranberry Exhibit
11 am - 3 pm • South Wood County Historical Museum (540 3rd St.
S., Wis. Rapids) Stop by for a free scoop of ice cream while enjoying the blossoming grounds and exhibits, including the history
of local cranberry harvesting.
Dream Catcher Gallery Cultural Event
at 11 am, Cultural Event at 1 pm • Dreamcatcher Gallery(1750 West Grand Ave., Wis. Rapids) Event to include
Native American dancers and drummers, tipis, fry bread, and native vendors, a wood carver and Jam Alpaca ranch with alpacas
and spinning demos.
7 pm - 11 pm • Bull’s
Eye Country Club (2800 Ridgewood Tr., Wis. Rapids) Dance the night away with music by The Downtowners from 7:00 pm - 11:00
pm. Cash bar. Admission $10. A limited number of tickets will be sold, first come first serve. Call Bull’s Eye Country
Club for tickets (715-423-2230)
Sunday, June 23
Rapids Firefighters’ Celebration
8 am - 9 pm • Grand Rapids Lions Club (2411 36th
St. S., Wis. Rapids) Hosted by Grand Rapids Vol. Fire Department The day starts with a Pancake breakfast 8-11;
Lunch at noon; afternoon music by Bob Danczky & the Polish Memories 1-4:30 pm. The evening music by Boogie &
The Yo-Yo’s 5-9 pm. Fun rides for the children all day. Raffle drawing - need not be present to win.
Kids’ Fishing Contest
9 am - noon • East River
Bank (2nd St. S.& Maple St., Wis. Rapids) Sponsored by Wisconsin Rapids Professional Police Association. Fishing
contest open to kids 14 and under. Prizes will be awarded in various categories and the first 50 kids will receive a door
Cranberry Blossom Fest Parade
12:30 pm • Downtown Wisconsin
Rapids Participants and spectators will gather downtown for a parade along East Grand Avenue from 11th St. over the Grand
Avenue Bridge and continuing along West Grand Avenue to the J.C.Penney parking lot at the Rapids Mall. Featuring the UW Marching
***Events Subject to Change***