Spring Events

March

  • Irish Wake, March 15, 2014-Downtown Waupaca- Annual event which includes singing, poetry reading and toting a message-filled coffin throughout the streets of Downtown Waupaca with stops at local establishments. www.waupacaarts.org
  • St. Patrick's Day Grand Parade and Irish Fest, New London, March 2014 - Wisconsin's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade with marching and bagpipe bands (over 100 units in total!) Festivities begin when the Leprechauns change the town's name to "New Dublin" for the week. Irish caroling, music, food, entertainment and spirits! Bring the family for this week long celebration of New London's strong Irish heritage. For more information please call: (715) 982-5822 or www.newdublin.com

April

  • Spring Fun Extravaganza, April 12, 2014-Fox Valley Technical College, Waupaca. Take up to 4 classes from 20+ hands on workshops and seminars for under $25. Tons of fun and many classes to choose from. (715) 942-1700, www.fvtc.edu/waupaca
  • Waupaca's Art Show, April 27-May 2, 2014- Artists from the upper Midwest, Wisconsin and the local area take part in this juried show at the Waupaca EXPO, near the intersection of Hwy. 10 and 54 on the west side of Waupaca.  www.fineartsfestival.org

May

  • RMC Fun Run, May 3, 2014, Waupaca, Annual 1 mile and 5K fun run/walk.
  • WI Veterans Home Open House and Old Car Show, King/Waupaca, May 18, 2014 - a full day of activities includes an old car show, military vehicles, tours, excursions on the Chain O' Lakes, band concerts, food and refreshments.  (715) 258-4247, www.WVHKing.com.
  • Memorial Day Programs, Rotary Riverview Park, Waupaca & Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, May 26, 2014 , Memorial Day Observance, flags displayed on over 5,000 graves, picnic, musical celebration and more.

*Dates subject to change please call for more information*