Plan a winter getaway to enjoy Wollersheim’s renown Port wines, bald eagle watching and fun in the snow Jan. 24–26, 2014.
Wollersheim Winery’s Port Wine Celebration is Jan. 25, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. See how Wollersheim makes its red and white Port wines, sample them and hear insights from winemaker Philippe Coquard. Enjoy live music and light refreshments. Admission is free.
Wollersheim’s vineyard along the Wisconsin River is one of seven designated eagle-viewing areas in Sauk Prairie.
Consider a guided eagle-watching bus tour at 10:00 a.m. Jan. 25, hosted by Ferry Bluff Eagle Council volunteers. Call the Sauk Prairie Chamber Of Commerce at 800-683-2453 to reserve a seat for $5.00 per person. The tours fill quickly, so call early.
You’ll find volunteers to answer your questions as you peer through the spotting scopes at the Ferry Bluff Eagle Council Overlook in downtown Prairie du Sac, Wis., on Saturdays and Sundays in January from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Located 15 miles northeast of Sauk Prairie, the Inn at Wawanissee Point is the closest bed and breakfast to Wollersheim Winery.
Book your favorite guest room today. Click on the Check Availability above or call us at 608-355-9899.
We have ample snow for terrific downhill and cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing around Wawanissee Point! Use our snowshoes to snow walk through our 42-acre winter paradise.
- Jan. 24, 2014: Photography By Mike Murray, exhibit opening at the River Arts Center in the Sauk Prairie High School, 105 Ninth St., Prairie du Sac, open school days 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. A self-taught, internationally award-winning field photographer of landscape and nature from Madison, Wis., whose work captures the beauty and mystery of Wisconsin’s outdoors. Visit to see his work of Devil’s Lake State Park. Admission is free. Exhibit details at www.riverartsinc.org and artist information here. Exhibit runs through March 1.
- Jan. 24, 2014: Hot, Hot, Hot by the Wisconsin Singers at the Al. Ringling Theatre, Baraboo, 7:00 p.m. A concert of American popular music from the last 40 years, with explosive song and dance, laugh-out-loud humor and big-band sound. Tickets $15.00 at www.alringling.com or by calling 608-356-8864, or at Corner Drug or by calling Don Finseth at 608-886-6801.
- Jan. 25, 2014: Bird Watching 101: Bird Songs, Devil’s Lake Sate Park, Baraboo, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Meet at the north shore’s Nature Center, five minutes west of the Inn. A winter afternoon learning who is signing in the woods. Call 608-356-8301 ext. 140 or e-mail [email protected] with questions.
- Jan. 25, 2014: Rope (1948) at the Al. Ringling Theatre, Baraboo, 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. A witty and suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock film starring James Stewart that turns Chicago’s infamous old Leopold-Loeb murder case into something approximating drawing-room comedy. Two Manhattan socialites murder their friend as an intellectual challenge to commit the perfect murder, then devise and elaborate and arrogant way to display the stuffed body at a dinner party. Tickets $7.50, matinee $5.00, at www.alringling.com or by calling 608-356-8864. Repeats Jan. 26 at 3:00 p.m.
- Jan. 25, 2014: Snowflake Ball sponsored by the St. Clare Hospital & Auxiliary at the Clarion Hotel Conference Center, 626 West Pine St./Hwy 12, West Baraboo, 7:00 p.m. Live music by Class Act. Spend an evening where everyone is king or queen. Tickets $25.00 by calling 608-356-1430 or at Unique Boutique at St. Clare Hospital or the Clarion.
- Jan. 25, 2014: Rodney Carrington at the Crystal Grand Music Theatre, Wisconsin Dells, 7:30 p.m. Comedian, actor and writer. Tickets at crystalgrand.com.