Looking to expand upon 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle'? Get the ideas you need from the World's Largest and longest running renewable energy event, the Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair. Held each year on the third weekend in June, the event is fun for the whole family, featuring workshops, exhibits, demonstrations, and live entertainment.

Jump into these fun summer spots to find the perfect place to beat the heat.

1. Sunset Lake Park

On a hot summer day, Sunset Lake Park is the perfect spot for swimming in Portage County.

It’s summertime and many outdoor recreation enthusiasts are thinking about the best spots for kayaking or canoeing. The Stevens Point Area has a variety of paddling options, for beginner to advanced paddlers. These top 4 paddling routes will help to give a taste of what you can find in the region, for paddlers of all experience levels.

Push aside those mimosas and grab yourself a Bloody Mary. This past month I was on the hunt for the best Bloody Marys in the Stevens Point Area and boy, was that easy to do. I’ve narrowed it down to three places that are worth stopping at to try their Bloody Mary.

What is it?

Babblers Bike Fest is a new family-friendly event, to celebrate, recreate & advocate for all things bicycle. The event will be held on April 27, 2018, on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus. 

What can you do? 

Come to browse the vendor fair, listen to a bike advocate present on current biking issues, try out new bikes or participate in group rides (including a stop for lunch in downtown Stevens Point). Bringing the family? Don't miss the coloring contest, bike decorating and Kid's Bike Parade. 

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Looking for signs of spring, to help make this endless winter fade away?

Catch the early sounds of spring at the Schmeeckle Reserve. This 280-acre nature preserve on the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point campus is the perfect spring escape. With five miles of trails to explore, including picturesque boardwalks, it is the best spot to catch the early signs of spring. 

What do you call fake spaghetti? An im-pasta!

What did the tomato say to the other tomato during a race? Ketchup!

Ok, so we may need to work on our jokes a bit, but if you’re a fan of spending an evening full of belly laughs, knee slaps, and hanging out with friends then we have a lineup of some great comedy shows for you! (We promise their jokes are better than ours!) 

Looking for fun? There are so many events in the Stevens Point Area worth checking out – from the tried and true fairs and festivals with a side of live music – to the fun and quirky events you can only find here. Learn more about finding fun annual events in the Stevens Point Area, as John Mecure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio, uncovers where to find fun events in the Stevens Point Area with Melissa Sabel. 

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