Northeast Wisconsin
August 2015

August 2015

We know it’s going to inevitably happen each year, and indeed it has happened again: the first part of the always anticipated summer has flown by. While back-to-school promotions and autumn events are beginning to pop up, we shouldn’t fast forward too much. We still have the delightful month of August to savor the last warm days of the season.

Wisconsin packs in a lot of fun events and happenings during this time, and we’ve scoured Travel Wisconsin to compile a list of some of our favorite below.

  • Mile of Music – Appleton – Aug. 6 - 9
  • Dane Dances – Madison – Aug. 7
  • Classic & Wooden Boat Festival – Sturgeon Bay – Aug. 7 and 8
  • Wild West Days – Viroqua – Aug. 14 - 16
  • Wisconsin Farm Technology Days – Sun Prairie – Aug. 25 -27
  • Manitowoc County Fair – Manitowoc – Aug. 25 – 30

Visit www.travelwisconsin for great photos and descriptions, plus even more great activities for August and the coming months. We hope you check them out and enjoy all our great state has to offer!

The Nature’s Pathways Team

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