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Mr. Wakely's Winter Feast

Saturday, February 15, 2020
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Nekoosa Area Senior Community Center
416 Crestview Lane
Nekoosa WI 54457-1556

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Robert and Mary Wakely, early central Wisconsin pioneers, were noted for their mid-winter parties held at their hotel located along the Wisconsin River just south of present day Nekoosa.

Today the Wakely's home is open as a living history center called Historic Point Basse. The Citizens of Point Basse, volunteers who operate the site, are keeping many of the early traditions alive including a fun filled dinner and dance called Wakely's Winter Feast. The 2020 edition will be held on Saturday, February 16th from 4 PM until 8 PM at the Nekoosa Area Senior Community Center. The evening will begin with the gathering, from 4 until 4:45 an informal time to enjoy some hot cider and snacks and renew old acquaintances and make new ones. At 5:00 a home cooked pioneer feast featuring domestic and wild game dishes will be served, including dessert. The evening will also include music and dancing.

Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door and are available at Family Natural Foods, and Beavers Variety Store or from any Citizen of Point Basse.

4:00 Gathering
Sausage, Cheese, Crackers, Apple Cider, conversation and a small program

5:00 Feast
Several Wild Game Dishes Vegetables
Homemade Desserts including Bread Pudding
More to come at a later date

More to come at a later date

Feast and Cotillion $20 in advance and $25 at the door
Tickets can be purchased at:

Family Natural Foods
Telephone: (715)423-3120
Located at 910 West Grand Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Beaver's Variety Store
Located at 410 Market Street
Nekoosa WI 54456

Jeff Clark & Associates, LLC
(715) 424-4101
Ask for Joni
Located at 3340 8th Sreet South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

For further information call (715)459-1722