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July 4, 2017
U.S. Independence Day
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.
July 8-15, 2017
ADGA National Show
American Dairy Goat Association (ADGA). We want to thank the members of the Volunteer State Goat Breeders Association for again serving as the host group for this great event. Since 1904 the American Dairy Goat Association has been serving the dairy goat industry. With over one million animals registered since the Association was organized, we are the largest and fastest growing dairy goat organization and registry in the United States. Whether you're thinking of acquiring your first dairy goats or are the owner of a commercial dairy, we hope that you let ADGA help provide the resources you need to be successful.
July 15, 2017 Annual Port Fish Day - Port Washington, Wisconsin
Nine service and fraternal organizations serve 10,000 pounds of deep fried cod the traditional Wisconsin Fish Fry style. Over 13,000 pounds of fried potatoes complement the fish. Huge parade, run, fireworks, five music stages, arts & crafts fair, classic car & custom rod show, water fight competition, "fish toss" competition and smoked fish-eating contest. (also: www.visitportwashington.com/events/ )
July 15-16, 2017 Old Fashioned Farm Fair - Mukuwonago, Wisconsin
Kids of all ages are invited to the fair to play old fashioned games like cloths pin in a bottle, needle in a haystack or participate in the ever-popular pie eating contest. Take a pony ride or train ride aboard the East Troy Electric Railroad. Enjoy the fair's farm-fresh roasted corn, grilled brats & hot dogs, ice cream in hand rolled waffle cones, caramel corn and much more.
July 8-10, 2016 44th Annual Trempealeau Lions Catfish Days
The Tempealeau Lions host this annual family event that has concessions, food & music and a carnival for three days. Other things available are: Bike tour, motorcycle tour, 5-10k walk/run, bass & walleye tournament, variety show, arts & crafts, flea market, car show, softball tournament, kids tent, volley ball tournament, parade and fire works.
July 21-24, 2016 Iron River Lions Blueberry Festival
Iron River, Wisconsin
Held at Moon Lake Park--rides, crafts, food, games, pie eating contest, parade and more.
July 23, 2016 Milwaukee Firkin Craft Beer Festival
More than 100 beers to sample, more than 40 cask conditioned ales, historic Milwaukee brewing exhibits, breweriana on display, beer historian Len Jurgensen, home brew sampling, and ArtMilwaukee beer inspired art.
July 23, 2016 Coon Creek Trout Fest - Coon Valley, Wisconsin
The festival will include fly fishing and tying demonstrations, lessons, a trout derby, quiet water sports, raffles, booths with artists, vendors, guides, crafts and food. There will also be a classic car show and musical entertainment throughout the day.
July 24, 2016 9th Annual Big Taste Milwaukee - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Attendees will enjoy all-inclusive food from twenty-plus Milwaukee area restaurants ... all while taking in spectacular views of Festa Italiana's finale fireworks display from the lakefront terrace at Pier Wisconsin. Milwaukee's top chefs will once again be dishing out small plate sample portions of their most popular menu items for you to indulge in.
July 29-31, 2016 German Fest - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Grab a stein and cool off with your favorite brew at North America's largest annually held German festival! Indulge in German cuisine and watch craftsmen demonstrate Old World artistry.
July 29-31, 2016 - Annual Taste of Wisconsin - Kenosha, Wisconsin
Eat! Drink! Repeat! Taste of Wisconsin brings the tastes, flavors and cultures of Wisconsin together in one amazing three-day celebration on Kenosha's breathtaking lakeshore. Savor the flavors of more than 40 specialty food and beverage vendors, all serving up true Wisconsin specialties to satisfy even the most discerning appetites! Also enjoy four stages of live music, culinary demonstrations, nutrition seminars, special exhibits and fun children's activities. FREE ADMISSION!
July 30, 2016 7th Annual Milwaukee Brewfest
Milwaukee will host the Annual Milwaukee Brewfest featuring over 100 breweries from all over the United States. Back by popular demand, the Milwaukee Brewfest will continue to have special German, Cider and Mead Rows! Enjoy live musical performances as well as great food from local restaurants and vendors. Milwaukee Brewfest takes place at the Old Coast Guard Pavilion of McKinley Park on Milwaukee's Eastside offering beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the McKinley Marina. The event will take place from 3PM-7PM, with VIP ticket holders allowed early admission at 2 PM to sample select limited edition and otherwise rare brews during that hour. General Admission Tickets: $45 in advance - $50 at the gate if still available VIP Tickets: $75 in advance.
July 26, 2014 Pollinators and More Festival
Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge, Wisconsin
Worldwide, roughly 1,000 plants grown for food, beverages, fibers, spices, and medicines need to be pollinated by animals in order to produce the goods on which we depend. Foods and beverages produced with the help of pollinators include: apples, blueberries, chocolate, coffee, melons, peaches, potatoes, pumpkins, vanilla, almonds, and more. In the United States, pollination by honey bees, native bees, and other insects produces $40 billion worth of products annually….That’s Why and More!!! So join us and find out more about pollination! On-going activities include: Native plant information, Prairie Moon Nursery | Beekeeper’s corner, Bob Hoffman | Local honey tasting samples | Beeswax and candle maker display, B & E Honey Bee Products | A visit by the La Crosse Area Bee Queen! | Make a hummingbird feeder | Make a bee craft | Pollinator posters and information | Bookstore with butterfly and native plant field guides | Butterfly tattoos | Much more!
(also poster: www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/PollinatorsandMorePoster.pdf )
July 13, 2013 Eagle River Area Festival of Flavors
Eagle River, Wisconsin
Showcasing Wisconsin products, local goods, culinary artisans, Wisconsin wineries and cheese producers. Plus, an expo of the healthful aspects of food and fitness. The festival is held annually in Eagle River, Wisconsin.
July 15, 2012 Day on the Farm - Cross Plains, Wisconsin
Learn about life on a sustainable family farm and enjoy a picnic-style lunch featuring farm-fresh ingredients prepared by local chefs who are partners to the Buy Fresh Buy Local program. The day will also include kids activities, chef demos, and educational talks about sustainable farming. Proceeds support REAP's efforts to build a regional food system that is healthful, just and sustainable.
July 20, 2010 The Bounty of Racine County - Racine, Wisconsin
Eat Right Racine hosts an educational expo with food tastings, children's activities and more.
July 24, 2010 Blueberry Blitz Festival - Merrill, Wisconsin
Organizers at Utech's Rainbow Dairy Goat Farm offer hay rides to view the 8,000 blueberry plants along with live music, goat cart racing & a blueberry picking contest.
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