Looking to get outside this weekend? Throw some music and art in the mix, and you’ve got the Why Not Wausau? music, arts and outdoor festival this Friday and Saturday, August 13-14. Tickets to the Granite Peak concert on Saturday are $20, but the Stay in Wisconsin blog wants to send you for free!
Here’s a quick breakdown of the festivities:
Friday, August 13: Free music in downtown Wausau at Downtown on the Square. Bring your pets (on a leash), your beverages and your lawn chair, and enjoy some great music from Ryan Flannery & the Night Owls at 6:30 and BlueHeels from 8:00-10:00. Check out the International Art Exchange gallery show downtown, featuring work from new and independent artists with fresh ideas. There is no admission fee to any of Friday’s events.
Saturday, August 14: An entire day of music at Granite Peak, with gates opening at 11:00 am. Line-up includes Trapper Schoepp & the Shades, Absinthe & the Dirty Floors, Farewell Milwaukee, Communist Daughter, The Daredevil Christopher Wright and headliners .357 String Band and STEEZ. Music continues to 10:00 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at whynotwausau.com, Inner Sleeve Records and Central Board Shop.
As always, you can find great places to stay and book a room in Wausau at wisconsinlodging.org!
OR! Why not win a free four-pack of tickets? Leave us a note in the comments section letting us know why not Wausau? Have you found yourself in Wausau and discovered a great place? Had a great meal? Stayed at a great hotel? Tell us about your favorite Wausau experience (or what you’d like to experience in Wausau) and we’ll pick a winner at random. Comments will be open through noon on Tuesday, August 10!
So let’s hear it… Why Not Wausau??
Special thanks to Flap Jack Creative for hooking up the free tickets!