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2015 Winter Festival will be held on January 10th. Check back for more details.

A bus will be available to shuttle attendees between the Visitor Center (VC) and the Stark Township Building. Activities subject to change due to weather conditions.

2014 Financial Sponsors

Friends of the KVR

Wildthings Fur Co.

Citizens First Bank - Viola

KVR Horsepower

La Farge State Bank

Driftwood Inn

La Farge Truck Center

Nuzum Building Supply

Premier Coop

Rockton Bar

2014 In-Kind Sponsors


Ho-Chunk Nation

Kickapoo Coffee

La Farge Fire Dept.

La Farge Lions Club

Town of Stark

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
 Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center (VC) & Exhibits open

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Kickapoo Silent Auction – Kickapoo Silent Auction – Bid on Kickapoo Valley goods & services. Proceeds benefit the KVR Education & Events Program:  VC Lobby

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Ho-Chunk Nation History & the Creation of the KVR:  Ciporoke (round dwelling) North of VC; Top of Each Hour
T Snow Carving Demo – Martino Studios: North of VC
T Chainsaw Carving Demo – Aaron Nemec: Northeast of VC
T Horse-drawn Bobsled Rides – West of VC
T Tri-state Alaskan Malamute Club Sled Dog Race & Weight Pull @ End of Corps Rd.
T Snowshoe Exhibit – Ken & Michelle Workowski of The Nature of Things:  VC Deck
T Skating, Sledding, Skiing and Snowshoeing – Some equipment available for use
T Concessions by La Farge Child Care Center & Brewdog:  VC Meeting Room
T Concessions La Farge Schools Booster Club @ Stark Township Building S3803 Corps Rd.

10:00 – 10:30 AM
Ice Caves Presentation @ Stark Township Building S3803 Corps Rd.

10:30 – 11:30 AM
NEW! Fox Ecology – David Drake, UW-Madison Professor:  VC Classroom
T NEW! Archery Instructional Workshop – Garage & Shooting Range
East of VC

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Ice Cave Guided Hike (difficult hiking, steep, slippery) – Chuck Hatfield & Colin Belby @ Stark Township Building S3803 Corps Rd.

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Face Painting for Kids – La Farge High School Art Students:  VC Lobby

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Chili & Bread Contest Sampling $4/Bowl & Ballot (Chili Rules / Bread Rules)– La Farge Lions Club: VC Exhibit Area

12:30 – 1:30 PM
Children’s Stories & Craft (3-6 yrs w/parent) – Meaghan Gustafson:  Ciporoke (round dwelling) North of VC
T NEW! Archery Instructional Workshop – Garage & Shooting Range East of VC
1:00 – 2:30 PM (Auction Bill)
Kickapoo Quick Auction
– Bid on Kickapoo Valley goods & services. Proceeds benefit the KVR Education & Events Program. Auctioneer – Bonita Dorschied:  VC Lobby
T Chili and Bread Winners Announced:  VC Lobby

1:30 – 2:30 PM
NEW! Kids Animal Signs Hike – Nicholas Gale:  Meet on VC Deck
T NEW! Kids Interactive Snow Sculpture Decorating:  North of VC

2:30 – 3:30 PM
T NEW! Wisconsin's Prickly Rodent - The Porcupine – Britt Searles, WI DNR @ Stark Township Building S3803 Corps Rd.
Mutt Sled Ride – You bring the dog and child, we provide the sled & harness. Some dogs will be available for use. @ End of Corps Rd.
T Snowshoe Hike – Ken Workowski (some snowshoes available): Meet on VC deck

4:00 – 7:00 PM @ La Farge Community Center
T Dinner & Barn Dance sponsored by Driftless Folk School. $2-$15/person. 

5:00 – 9:00 PM @ Wildcat Mountain State Park
T Candlelight Hike/Ski – Torch lit trails, warming fires and hot chocolate
T Winter Astronomy – Viewing and interpretation of the night sky


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