South Central WI Archive
February 2016

February 2016

February is the shortest month of the year, but you wouldn’t know it by all our great state packs in these 29 days. Every few issues, we like to remind you of what’s in our own backyard, and all that Wisconsin has to offer — especially in the winter.

Below are just a few of the many events found on TravelWisconsin.com this month:

Feb. 5 through Feb. 7: Scandihoovian Winter Festival

“Cabin fever? Sick of winter? Then bring your family and friends; join the fun, and shake off the winter blues at the Mount Horeb Area Scandihoovian Winter Festival in and around Mount Horeb. Location: Mount Horeb.

Feb. 12 through Feb. 14: Fire & Ice

“Starting on Friday, witness professional carvers turn blocks of snow into impressive sculptures!” Location: Sturgeon Bay.

Feb. 14: Downtown Appleton Death by Chocolate

“Downtown Appleton’s local restaurants feature their tasty chocolate treats. Tickets are just $20 per person but quantities are limited!” Location: Appleton.

Feb. 20: Candlelight Ski Night

“Cross country ski a one or two mile trail through a winter wonderland illuminated by glowing candles. For non-skiers a .75 mile lighted trail is available for hiking and snowshoeing.” Location: Chippewa Falls.

Get out and enjoy February in Wisconsin!

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