EVENTS

We host many great public events—check out what we have planned and mark your calendar. From holiday celebrations and special promotions to our live concert series during the summer, we host a variety of fun events throughout the year.

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SAT. AUG 6

7:30 PM

Bat Presentation

Come out and learn about bats with a WI DNR Cave & Mine Specialist for the WI Bat Program.

This hour long program will take place at the Amphitheater.  If we're lucky maybe we'll have some visitors join us from above at dusk!

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SAT. SEPT 3

10:00 AM

Ecology Hike

Learn about the late summer environment on the top of Rib Mountain with a gentle hike observing the rocky forests of the park and what's in them such as fungi, trees, and animals.

 

Meet at the trailhead near the concession stand.

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SAT. AUG 13

10:00 AM

History Hike

Friends Board member Wes Ebert will lead a hike from the Grouse Ln entrance to the old homestead location.  Join us as we walk and talk about the early settlement history in this area of the park.

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SUN. SEPT 11

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Snake Discovery

Come learn about reptiles with Snake Discovery!

 

This unforgettable educational program and optional hands-on interaction with the reptiles is being provided by the Friends of Rib Mountain State Park and WI DNR with funding support from the Friends of WI State Parks Incentive Grant.

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SAT. JUNE 25

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CAYLI BALLENGER & JORDAN MILES

Free ice cream for June Dairy Month courtesy of Marathon County Farm Bureau

SAT. JULY 16

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

RANDY SABIEN WITH YAZMIN BOWERS

& ED WILLET

 

SAT. AUG 13

THE STATION (FKA THOMPSON STATION)

Concert in the Clouds

Does it get any better than a concert at the Rib Mountain Amphitheater!

Details can be found in the Concert in the Clouds poster here.

Thank you to Wausau Bone and Joint for  sponsoring this fantastic event series!

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SAT. SEPT 17

11:00 AM

Raptor Education

Raptor Education Group Inc (REGI) will be teaching us about raptors in the Friends Gathering Space across from the Ranger/Visitor Station.  Come learn about these fascinating creatures and see them up close!

Another nature program made possible, in part, by the Friends of WI State Parks Incentive Grant.