Old World Wisconsin Sleigh Ride
Old World Wisconsin Provides a Historical ‘Home for the Holidays’

The spirit of Christmas past is found through settlement-era buildings relocated from throughout the state.

Nourish Farms barn
A Landmark Farm Enjoys New Life as a Community Education Center with a Focus on Healthy Food

The Sheboygan Falls area comes together to create a space for growing, cooking, dining, learning—and getting some fresh air.

(Photo by Jeff Miller / UW-Madison)
Everyone Will Feel the Impact of Inflation at Thanksgiving. Some Will Face Food Insecurity Long Past the Holiday.

Groceries for those special dinners will cost more, putting everyday meals out of reach for a growing number of families forced to rely on food banks.

Farm dinner
By Design or Circumstance, Outdoor Dinners on Wisconsin Farms Grow in Number and Popularity

The scenery and fresh food were part of the appeal long before COVID provided a new appreciation for open-air dining.

(Photo courtesy Oktoberfest Chippewa Falls)
It’s Time to Put on the Lederhosen and Dirndls—Oktoberfest Is Here!

Wisconsin is filled with autumn festivals that celebrate beer, dancing, heritage, the harvest… or any other reasons to raise a stein.

Driftless Riverfront
Baraboo May Be Known for Its Circus History, but It Offers More Than 3 Rings of Other Day-Trip Activities

Apples—both fresh and fermented—are plentiful, along with shopping, dining, and recreational options.

Topminnow Pond
DNR Retirees and ‘Citizen Scientists’ Help Wisconsin Species to Survive and Thrive

Opportunities abound for help monitoring everything from birds and bees to turtles and toads. There’s also a new lake that someone will get to name.