Seeing Green

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Hiking – by Thomas Eddy, Adjunct Biology Professor, Botanist, and Author who advocates for Wisconsin natural areas

Walk. Saunter. Stroll. Ramble. Wander. Mosey. Amble. Meander. Hike. Visitors can do all these and more while enjoying the picturesque trails and boardwalks established in and around the Green Lake area. Many of my favorite area trails are compiled in a...

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Biking – by Todd Sharp, avid cyclist and, his weekly “Prune” column in the Green Laker offers readers a cheerfully skewed perspective on the aging process

I've pedaled through the Colorado Rockies, the New York Finger Lakes, the Natchez Trace, the peanut country of Virginia and many roads between. The familiar route around Green Lake is one of the finest I’ve ever taken. Out here, the tranquil farm roads provide...

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Sail Away By Gretchen Z. Feeney

When I think of summer in Green Lake, I think sailing. For many, summer is a time to get away, but I like nothing better than to spend my summer here in Green Lake and on the water. For generations, sailing on Green Lake has been a family...

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Paddleboarding, by Thom Lemmenes, Owner of Pierless Boat Rentals

Looking for a healthy, inexpensive way to get a new perspective on Green Lake? I wholeheartedly endorse stand-up paddleboarding. It’s a great full-body workout, it gives you a wonderful opportunity to take in the beautiful shoreline of Green Lake, and hey, you might wind up on next year’s cover! Good...

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Golf – by Todd Weir, President of the Green Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Owner of Pinnacle Plumbing, LLC

I am very fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of Wisconsin. Green Lake has in its immediate surroundings four stunning courses that provide 99 holes of wonderful golf. The city of Green Lake is home to...

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Coming to Green Lake….BATTLE OF THE BANDS!

Come join us down at Deacon Mills Park for a rockin’ bonanza of fun tunes, good food and cold drinks! Taking place on August 15, 2015 from 3:00 pm until 10:00 pm…hear six bands compete for $2000 cold, hard cash and...

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2015 Concerts in the Park Lineup!

There’s nothing better than being able to hang out at Deacon Mills Park in the warmth of summertime!  Listening to live music, being by the lake, and enjoying a snack or refreshment – doesn’t sound like there’s a better way to spend a Wednesday night! Starting June...

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Alive Inside- Thrasher Opera House

Can music unlock memory? Come to the Thrasher Opera House in Green Lake on Thursday, May 7th, to view the film, “Alive Inside”. Sponsored by Kindred Spirits and Evergreen Retirement Community, the film will be followed by a Question & Answer session with Music and...

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Katherine Vergos, the Green Lake Area Young Professionals, and Community

Last night, I was so lucky to be able to attend a Green Lake Area Young Professionals Event at the new Ripon Medical Center.  At the event “young at heart” professionals had the opportunity to network, eat some delicious food, and hear a...

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Green Lake Chamber of Commerce is Seeking New Vendors for the Green Lake Farmers Market

Beginning on May 22nd and running through October, the Green Lake Farmers Market runs Friday afternoons from 3:00-6:30 at Playground Park.  For the 2015 season, the Green Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking to expand...

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Workshop Wednesday at Pick N Save- Ripon

Bake Flat Breads with Anna O. in the deli at Ripon’s Pick N Save at either 4:30pm or 6:30pm on Wednesday, March 18th.

Workshop Wednesdays at Ripon Pick N Save

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015, the Ripon Pick N Save will host a cake decorating workshop with Shae Stangl at 4:30 and 6:30 pm. Two different workshops, to learn some tips and tricks of...

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