A midwinter oasis for people ready to venture out and dig their hands in the dirt. Now in its 26th year, this three-day event celebrates the latest trends in gardening, landscaping and edibles, and attracts more than 20,000 people from across the Midwest. Join other gardening enthusiasts to share ideas, gain inspiration and create something new. Join this fun-filled bus trip Passengers arrive at the front door, of the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Meals are on your own.
Sat. / Feb. 9, 2019 / 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Leave UW-Stevens Point at Wausau approx. 7 a.m.; return approx. 8 p.m.
Expo admission & transportation / $69
Join UW-Stevens Point at Wausau Continuing Education and the Wisconsin Institute for Public Police and Service (WIPPS), as we collaborate on a one-of-a-kind visit to our state’s capitol. Stops include tours of the Wisconsin State Historical Society, the Overture Center, the University of Wisconsin- Madison, the State Capitol and a possible reception at the Governor’s residence. Trip includes transportation, overnight accommodations and majority of the meals. Due to the personalized experience this trip offers, space is limited.
Geology lecture, hike around Devils Lake and picnic lunch!
Join us for an educational lecture, adventurous hike around Devils Lake State Park and picnic lunch. A Geology lecture about the unique and beautiful area of the state park will be held on the Wausau campus on Wed., May 1. Hikers to Devils Lake State Park will depart from the Wausau campus at 7 a.m. on Wed., May 15. A simple lunch will be provided. Note: The hike involves vigorous hiking, including up and down a steep hill.
Lecture: Wed. / May 1 / 7 – 8 p.m./ Lecture UW Center for Civic Engagement / Sonnentag Room /$19 (Lecture only - Lecture is FREE to College of Emeriti members. Members must register!)
Lunch and Hike: Wed. / May 15 / 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Depart from UW-Stevens Point at Wausau, 7 a.m. / $99 (includes lecture)
Washington D.C. – The Best of Our Nation’s Capitol
UW-Stevens Point at Wausau’s Continuing Education and the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS) have partnered with travel experts, Road Scholar, to take this trip to a higher level. Discover D.C. through expert-led exploration of Capitol Hill, the memorials and topical issues. Take in the beauty and visit three Smithsonian museums and a live show at a local theater! Complete the trip with a one-of-a-kind Wisconsin experiences and activities! Due to the personalized experience that this trip offers, space is limited.