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Historic Point Basse Pioneer Festival

June 12, 2021 - June 13, 2021

Cooking on a wood stove in the house
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364 Wakely Rd - Nekoosa, WI 54457
Information: 715-459-1722

Event Date Detail
Jun 12, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021. Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm.

The Point Basse Pioneer Festival is the premier event at Historic Point Basse. Visit the site and participate in the activities of the day. Enjoy the demonstration of period crafts, eat period foods, enjoy period entertainment. The festival offers fun for the whole family; re-enactments, walking tours, music, ethnic dancing. Be a judge in the Iron Chef cooking contest. Purchase a bowl for $5.00 and then sample each chef’s entry. Judge which one is the best and then take the bowl home as a souvenir.

At the Point Basse Pioneer Festival, various demonstrators and crafters will be at the site. Re-enactors, craftsmen, and entertainers of the period mingle with the crowds.

The cost is $5.00 per adult and $2.00 per student.

  • History/Heritage Type
    • Re-enactments
    • Wisconsin History
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

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