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Midwest Renewable Energy Fair

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

This weekend will mark the 22nd year of the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair held in Custer, WI.  With over 275 exhibitors, featuring clean energy products and sustainable living, as well as over 200 workshops, everything from introductory level to advanced hands-on education regarding solar, wind, green building, local sustainable food and so much more.  With such a spotlight on fuel consumption and gas prices, there is also a Clean Energy Car Show featuring exhibitors and demonstration vehicles. Green Building demos displaying sustainable building techniques in action, along with Green Home Pavilion emphasizing building and remodeling in a sustainable way.  There will be keynote speakers and music , sustainable tables, chef demos, and a farmer’s market to help bring sustainability to your own dinner table.  There will be great food available, even local beer.

Check out their website for more information and ticket prices! Manawa is only 38 minutes from the action at the Energy Fair, we still have rooms available, contact us today!

Musical Musings in Manawa

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

 

Sunday, June 26 · 12:00pm – 3:00pm

 

Steingraber’s Ponds

N7098 Bestul Rd.
Manawa, WI

 
 

More Info
Little Creek Music Festival 2011
(Welcome to Haystock)
June 25 & 26
Steingraber’s Ponds
Saturday Trail Ride 1:00 Music 6:00

Yesterday Revisited
50’s-60’s-70’s music
Free Will Donation to Pay for the Bands
(No pets in the music area, must be leashed in the pet area)

Sunday 12:00
Loose Strings … Bluegrassfolkswing
Deep-Fried Grass…Good Time Bluegrass Music

Music also by Jeanne Bauer and Tammy Drath

Bring your own Chairs
Food and Beverage Available
(Carry-ins allowed)
Brought to you by: Tony Bauer Productions & Stein-Ray Farms
For more information call
(920) 596-3607 or (920) 538-2072
(e-mail steinray@wolfnet.net)
(For directions MapQuest N7098 Bestul Rd. Manawa, WI)

Go Pack Go

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Vince LombardiIt’s true..the Packers upcoming schedule has been released and there are 8 home games to celebrate! It is unusual that the Pack is playing on Christmas as well as New Years Day. Listed below are the games we have to look forward to at home!  In making your reservations for Packer games, always remember that Lindsay House Bed & Breakfast is approximately an hour from Lambeau Field. We are all about accommodating you with an earlier breakfast so you can get out the door and to the stadium to enjoy your tailgating experience!  Call us and make your reservations for your next Packer Game experience!

September 8th    New Orleans

October 2nd         Denver

October 16th        St. Louis

November 14th    Minnesota

November 20th    Tampa Bay

December 11th     Oakland

December 25th     Chicago

January 1st           Detroit

Waupaca Fine Arts Festival Art Show

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Mar´s Craters 2006-sold

On April 30th between 7 and 10 p.m. The Waupaca Art Show will have its opening premiere, at the Waupaca Expo Center.  There will be a cash bar, appetizers and music by 3 clowns/no circus. A free will offering can be given at the door to help offset costs of the event.  The art show will be held May 1st 1 to 7 p.m. , May 2nd – May 5th (Mon-Thur) 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and May 6th (Fri) 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Artist reception

Monday, April 25th, 2011

 

Tomorrow River Gallery

The Tomorrow River Gallery will be hosting a reception for the Artists listed below on Friday evening, May 13th from 5-7 pm. The public is invited to attend to meet the artists and enjoy their work. The show will run from May 14th through June 5th, and can be viewed during regular business hours at the Gallery at 182 S Main St, Amherst, WI.

Sherry Zei, of Almond is an avid gardener. She loves flowers, plants and greenery of every hue and texture. According to Zei, “I took years of watercolor classes and had trouble translating my love of the outdoors in an acceptable way. I finally determined that I was a “colorist”. I love color and its changes due to light and texture, so I pursued that direction in my painting. That shift along with finding a style that worked for me has allowed me to develop several images that I feel conveys that sense of love for nature that I feel so strongly. I taught Art for 36 years in Wisconsin, and now that I have retired, I am passionately pursuing gardening, biking, kayaking and my own artwork. My work includes silk painting, oil portraits and watercolor”

Susan Peskie Groshek, New Hope Artist is new to the Tomorrow River Gallery this spring. In her own words, she describes her passion for her art. “My drive and energy towards my art has always been focused on nature and its wonderful lighting. I have always enjoyed working with pastels, mostly because they allow me to work ‘en pleine’ (working outdoors) which invigorates me to see nature at its best. My drawings include scenes from the Great Lakes, flowers from Wisconsin, as well as orchids of Florida and numerous landscape’s. My most recent work features waterscapes created during a visit to the Gulf of Mexico this past winter. “Now that I have a newly established art studio in New Hope Township, I look forward to creating works with the excellent north lighting we have here in Wisconsin.”

John Morser, a Stevens Point photographer, is a native Milwaukee-an who discovered film development at the age of 14. After a successful career in the visual arts and retirement from teaching Political Science at UW-Stevens Point in 2002, he discovered digital imaging. Since then he has been doing studies of patterns and light, of natural and urbanscape’s in Ireland, New England, New Mexico, Iowa, the UP and Wisconsin. His most recent work has been in color, but black and white prints still hold his heart.  Morser shares that his practices are more “intuitive than reasoned or reflective. While this has allowed a continual “joy of discovery”, of seeing things not “seen” by me before, it does hinder my discussion of what I do, or why I did a particularly thing in any set of circumstances. While some of my work is planned, arranged and constructed in the studio, the bulk of my work is not, and the reasons I created a particular image are often not very clear to me.

Southwest Cooking Class

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

An update to our post for our Southwest Cooking Class….we are full up! We have had alot of excitement about the class, my friend Pat will be arriving on Friday and then let the games begin.  We will have our “action plan” in place and will be eager to get rolling on Saturday at 4 p.m. The musical trio Ivory Winds has agreed to come and play for us, they will be starting at 5:15 ish (the ish gives us a window of time(;) !  So looking forward to spending time with Pat in the kitchen and enjoying the laughter of the ladies who are attending the class.

A classic Tom Sawyer experience?

Monday, March 28th, 2011

AbandonedDo you remember when Tom Sawyer sold his friends on the idea of helping him whitewash the fence?  You will have your chance to live that “sawyer like” experience on Saturday April 9th at Gunner’s Great Garage right here in Manawa.  Shane Hanke- who runs Shane’s Classic Sports Cars at the Garage will play the role of Tom Sawyer, only instead of a fence, you will be learning how to detail with a wide variety of products and techniques Shane’s white Triumph TR7 that is in need of a little TLC. Shane and the crew (which certainly could include you and your friends) will be cleaning the TR7 with Meguiars Clay Bar and other cleaning and polishing products they have been testing. 

Dave Collard of Diamond Dave’s Detailing in Green Bay, WI, has offered to lend his professional assistance in overseeing the “whitewashing” operation as well as sharing some of the techniques they use in house at his shop. This is a rare opportunity to learn some trade secrets before the old car show season is upon us.  Gunner’s Great Garage will supply clay bar, wax, polish, towels and tools to add to your “hands on” experience.  With any luck and Diamond Dave sharing his knowledge and experience…Shane’s Triumph will indeed be just that.

The “hands on” seminar is free and refreshments will be served. Just call Gunner at 715-281-5925 or Shane at 715-281-1089 to let them know you’re planning to be there. It’s Saturday, April 9, at 9 A.M.

Don’t miss it.

Southwest Cooking Class part dos

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Homemade EnchiladasOnce again our Inn will be featuring my good friend Pat Latch and her love of southwest cuisine on Saturday April 16th beginning at 4 p.m.  This time we will be featuring chicken enchiladas, a tasty and Pat assures me an easy recipe…that she is well known for.  Putting together guacamole in a new way, and a new spin on pico de gallo. Add in some liquid libation to wet your whistle, and you have the recipe for a fun way to learn. Space is limited and  again the cost will be $35, this year each participant will have a goodie bag to take home with them to enjoy!

Big Whopper Weekend

Friday, March 18th, 2011

 

This weekend long event is held at Riverside Park in New London.  Compete for prizes while fishing for walleye, northern and black pike.  Enjoy food, beverages and a weekend full of live entertainment.

Moon Madness at Mosquito Hill

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Can You Hear Me Major Tom?????An informative 2 hour program especially for families will explore all about our only natural satellite ,the Moon and will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mosquito Hill Nature Center on Friday, March 18th.  Through hands-on activities many questions will be answered, learning has never been so much fun.  Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for students, or $12 per family.  Please register by March 15th, by calling 920-779-6433.

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