Event Calendar

Events in the next 3 days

  1. Icebox Days

    International Falls, MN Jan 17 - Jan 20

    In this far-north town, there will be smoosh races, frozen turkey bowling, a toilet-seat toss, boot hockey and fireworks. On Saturday, there's the annual Freeze Yer Gizzard Blizzard Run.

  2. Bald Eagle Watching Days

    Prairie du Sac, WI Jan 18 - Jan 19

    This town along the Wisconsin River, next to a hydroelectric plant, offers guided bus tours, live birds of prey programs and kids' activities. At 1 p.m. Saturday, rehabilitated eagles will be released in VFW Park.

  3. Eagle-watching festivals

    Around the region, Jan 18 - Jan 20

    Town on rivers where eagles gather in winter offer live bird presentations, guided tours and cultural activities.

  4. Heikki Lunta Winter Festival

    Negaunee, MI Jan 18 - Jan 19

    This town just west of Marquette pays tribute to the Finnish snow god with a Friday-evening parade, fat-tire bike race and, on Saturday, ski-jumping, luging open to the public and Yooper Feats of Strength, including toast-eating, human foosball and turkey bowling, followed by a bonfire, fireworks and music.

  5. Candlelight ski/snowshoe/hike

    Around the region, Jan 18 - Jan 19

    There's nothing better than skiing (or snowshoeing or hiking) through a twinkling forest or across a luminary-lined lake. There's usually a bonfire and hot chocolate to enjoy afterward.

  6. Silver Mine Ski Jumping Championships

    Eau Claire, WI Jan 18 - Jan 19

    Watch top skiers from North America and Europe compete at Silver Mine Hill.

  7. Winterfest

    Mackinaw City, MI Jan 18 - Jan 19

    In this town on the Mackinac Straits, there's a snow-sculpting competition, sleigh rides, a poker run and outhouse races.

  8. Back to Hack Winter Festival

    Hackensack, MN Jan 18 - Jan 20

    The festival in this Brainerd Lakes town on the Paul Bunyan State Trail features snow sculpting, an ice-fishing contest, penguin plunge, kids' games and Saturday fireworks.

  9. Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest

    Madison, WI Jan 19

    A celebration of Wisconsin's greatest products at Alliant Energy Center, with plenty to sample. Tickets sell out, so buy early.

  10. Bald Eagle Appreciation Days

    Keokuk, IA Jan 19 - Jan 20

    In this Mississippi River town, there's live-eagle presentations, Native American activities, demonstrations and viewing on the river.

  11. Bald Eagle Watch

    Dubuque, IA Jan 19

    Live-eagle programs and free trolley rides from the Grand River Center downtown to the National Mississippi River Museum and Lock & Dam 11.