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Forest Fest

Saturday 01 August 2015, 09:00am - 03:00pm
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Forest Fest
A Celebration of All the Forest Has to Offer!
FREE, Fun, Family event held the first SATURDAY of August each year

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Free family fun day celebrating all that the forest has to offer:
• Wood products
• Wildlife
• Water Resources
• Wilderness
• Recreational Opportunities

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Asplundh Tree Expert Company
Chippewa Valley Chainsaw Carver
Expera Specialty Solutions
First National Bank of Eagle River
Forager's Harvest
Georgia-Pacific Co.
Headwaters Chapter of Muskies, Inc.
Martin Sauer Trucking
Northwoods Children's Museum
Northwoods Shrine Club
Ponsse
Reinhart Foodservice, LLC
The Toy Shop
Timber Beast Sawmilling
Timber Valley, LLC
Vilas County News Review
We Energies Foundation
WI Department of Natural Resources
Wisconsin Public Service

Vendor booths • chainsaw-carving & logging demonstrations • Trout Fishing • educational exhibits & programs • horse-drawn wagon rides • children’s activities • hands-on demonstrations • Lumberjack breakfast • music

Enjoy stories and original songs by Bill Jamerson and music from “The Pinery Boys” - Journey back in time with these historical “edu-tainers”.

Forest Fest is a time for organizations with similar missions to unite for a day-long celebration and a chance to share their enthusiasm for this natural resource with the public. They are excited to share their craft, skills and experience with the materials that this natural resource provides.

Forest Fest will have a logging equipment demonstration, the UW-Stevens Point Timbersports Team, Ponsse Harvestor machine simulator, David Hedquist author of the book "Waterfalling in Wisconsin, The Complete Guide to Waterfalls in the Badger State", geocaching, live birds of prey, a children's fishing pond, foraging, tree identification, horse-drawn wagon rides, vendors, exhibitors, food, entertainment and more!

All you can eat breakfast starts at 8:00 served in the Dining Hall for $8.00. No food will be served in the dining hall after breakfast has been served, however it will remain open after breakfast to provide a restroom at that end of campus.

WHAT'S ON THE MENU?

Breakfast - $8/adult and $3/children (while supplies last)

  • Pancakes (Stovelids)
  • Syrup (Black Strap)
  • Potatoes (Murphys)
  • Sausage (Port Bellies)
  • Biscuits
  • Fruit (Logging Berries)
  • Coffee (Dishwater)
  • 1% Milk
  • Juice - Apple and Orange

Lunch -11:00 am to 2:30 pm CASH ONLY
Served in the BIG tent.

  • Hamburgers
  • Trig's Famous Smokehouse Brat
  • Hot dogs
  • Chips
  • Deep-fried corn
  • Gatorade
  • Watermelon Wedges (included with hamburger, brat, and hot dogs)
  • Bottled Water
  • Logs & Sawdust
  • Yellow and Chocolate Cake – FREE!

As a general rule adults can smoke on campus, but should not be visible to children.  We appreciate your consideration.

Parking is available along city streets, in the parking lot of city hall as well as the football field behind city hall.

No pets allowed.

Carry-ins allowed.

First Aid will be available at the information booth located right in front of the Education Hall building.

Save the date for next year's Forest Fest, Saturday, August 6, 2016!

Georgia-Pacific papermaking botth at Forest Fest, Trees For Tomorrow, Eagle River, Wisconsin Remme Tree Service showing your tree trimmers the safe way to climb at Forest Fest, Trees For Tomorrow, Eagle River, Wisconsin
Snorky demonstrating his logging skills at Forest Fest, Trees For Tomorrow, Eagle River, Wisconsin Wood artist at Forest Fest, Trees For Tomorrow, Eagle River, Wisconsin

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Location : Trees For Tomorrow
Contact : Kristine Greb

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