2018 WISCONSIN - January & February 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event
(see also: 2017 )
January 20, 2018
Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest
Hundreds of Wisconsin-made craft beers and artisanal cheeses will be served in one location for an all-you-can-sample celebration of the state's finest. Taste your favorites, try new things, and find out everything you've been missing from the best craft brewers and cheese makers from across Wisconsin.
January 21-23, 2018 Wisconsin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Conference
Learn about cover crops with FairShare's Claire Strader, along with a variety of other topics, such as the Food Safety Modernization Act, Apple Disease Management, and Winery Topical Discussions.
January 30-February 1, 2018 Annual GrassWorks Grazing Conference
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
GrassWorks is a membership organization that provides leadership and education to farmers and consumers for the advancement of managed grass-based agriculture to benefit present and future generations.
February 2-3, 2018 2nd Annual Organic Vegetable Production Conference - Madison, Wisconsin
February 9-11, 2018 Madison Garden Expo - Madison, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Television’s Garden Expo is a midwinter oasis of people ready to get their hands dirty gardening. This is a three-day event celebration that features the latest trends in gardening, landscaping, and edibles. FairShare will be tabling all three days, so come stop by to say hello! We will be selling our cookbooks, tea towel sets, and have information about Community Supported Agriculture in Madison.
February 9-11, 2018
Central Wisconsin Deer & Hunting Expo
February 10, 2018
Death By Chocolate
Spend your Valentine's afternoon, 4:30pm - 8:30pm, in downtown Appleton sampling scrumptious chocolate desserts whipped up by some of the best chefs in the area, right here on College Ave. For only $20, you will be able to taste unique desserts and drinks in 18 different restaurants, bars and coffee houses. And the Downtown Trolley will be running to make your travel to each location easier!
February 14, 2018 - VALENTINE'S DAY - Nationwide
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 15-18, 2018 - 56th Annual Spring Home Improvement Show
Milwaukee/NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Join us for the Annual Spring Home Improvement Show, the largest remodeling show in the area. Let the most qualified and reliable in the home improvement industry help you discover your home’s potential. With a Milwaukee NARI member, you can expect quality and reliability. At Wisconsin State Fair Park.
February 17-18, 2018 Cedarburg Winter Festival - Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Festivities will take place throughout the heart of Cedarburg on Washington Avenue from 8am to 9pm on Saturday, and 8am to 4pm on Sunday. Activities include Ice Carving Contest, Camel Rides, Egg Hunts, Sledding, Ice Skating, Old-Fashioned Dog Pull. Chili Contests at the Community Center, Cedar Creek Settlement will feature live music, Winter Festival Grand Parade and much much more!
February 17-24, 2018 - National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 17-25, 2018 Downtown Kenosha Restaurant Week
Discover a delectable dining scene near the breathtaking shores of Lake Michigan in Downtown Kenosha! Enjoy nine days of culinary adventure as you explore an array of restaurants offering delicious multi-course meals at tasty savings! Special fixed price menus are offered for Breakfast ($10), Lunch ($10) and Dinner ($20 & $30), and Sweets & Treats specials too! It's the perfect opportunity to explore new places to dine, or enjoy old favorites for a great deal! No tickets, passes or coupons are required… just visit any (or all) of the participating restaurants and ask for the Restaurant Week menu. Then sit back and savor the flavors of Downtown Kenosha!
February 18, 2018 15th Annual Darlington, Wisconsin FFA Alumni Farm Toy Show - Darlington, Wisconsin
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Darlington High School, 11838 Center Hill Rd. For more info call (608) 574-2520.
February 22-24, 2018 Annual Organic Farming Conference
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Wisconsin-based Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), the conference is celebrated as the foremost educational and networking event in the organic farming community.
February 24, 2018 Annual Frozen Tundra Wine Fest
CANCELLED. Due to the unpredictable nature of the Wisconsin weather in February, the size of the crowd and the concern for public safety, we will be not hosting Frozen Tundra Fest in 2018. This was not an easy decision to make and we are reevaluating details regarding the annual event.
February 24, 2018 16th Annual Hops and Props - Oshkosh, Wisconsin
An elegant evening event of gourmet beer tasting that raises funds for the Experimental Aircraft Association's education and preservation programs.
February 24, 2018 11th Annual Chamber Beer Tasting
New London, Wisconsin
We will showcase over 75 beverages including; regional and international beers, unique wines and specialty beverages. Tickets include; a commemorative souvenir glass, hors d’ oeuvres, sampling of all beverages, and live music.