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Wonders of Wisconsin Tent

Date: Tuesday, August 20th - Sunday, August 25th
Times: See each event below.
Location: WOW Tent between the Lang 4-H and the Expo I buildings.
Theme: Bats, 'Bots and Butterflies
Visit the Wonders of Wisconsin Tent to learn about these topics and make cool crafts!

Come visit the Wonders of Wisconsin Education Tent this year. Our theme this year is "Bats, 'Bots, and Butterflies." We are proud to be able to present the traveling exhibit "Pollinators: Little Helpers, Big Results," curtesy of the Paly Foundation based in Scottsdale, Arizona. This exhibit and our children's area, "Farmer for a Day" will be available all days of the fair from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Daily Schedule

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20TH

Wood County Farm Bureau Day!

Come celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau and learn what your county farm bureau has to offer. Special invitation to educators.
Special guest: Sydnie Paul, 2019 Honey Bee Queen

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21ST

Denise Larson - Butterfly enthusiast will be on hand to educate you on how to raise monarch butterflies

Samoset Council STEM trailer will be at the tent and giving robot demonstrations

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22ND

Bats In Wisconsin

Presented by Pam Resech - Senior Natural Resource Educator
Bureau of Wildlife Management/Division of Lands
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Mead Wildlife Area
12 noon to 7 PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24TH

Marshfield Monarchs

Come see the butterfly house and learn about these beautiful butterflies from our local experts.
Educational booth: 11 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm
Butterfly houses: 11 am to 8 pm

INCREDIBLE BATS

INCREDIBLE BATS
Friday, August 23rd
Shows at 4:00 PM & 6:00 PM
Meet & Greet from 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Sharon and Dan have been promoting bat education in the Midwest since 1996. Their goal as bat educators is to inform people about the many benefits of bats.

Over the years they have owned multiple different animal to include reptiles, amphibians, and skunks, and have traveled all across Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, West Virginia, Virginia, and Ontario, Canada


For more information, click on Incredible Bats above.

WOW Build-a-Bot Contest

For more information or for an entry form, click the links below (coming soon).
First Place: $50.00
Second Place: $25.00
Third Place: $10.00

Sponsored by Schaefer's Evergreen Cheviot.

"MR. SCIENCE"

"MR. SCIENCE"
Sunday, August 25th
Shows at at 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM

Larry Scheckel grew up on a family farm in the hill country of southwestern Wisconsin, and has been named Tomah Teacher of the Year three times and received the Presidential Awardee at the state level for six years. He is the recipient of the Tandy Award, Kohl Award, Wisconsin Physics Teacher Award, Health Physics Society Award, Ron Gibbs Award, and Excellence in Science Teaching Award.


For more information about Larry, click on "Mr. Science" above.
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