Winter Wellness Weekend: Shaking Off Those Winter Blues in Brown County

Generally winter is a time to stay indoors, especially for me. With the holidays over and nothing to keep me occupied, I can’t help but notice (and seriously dislike) the cold temperatures and dreary weather. If anyone gets the winter blues, it’s me.

However, winter doesn’t have to be a time to sit indoors just wishing away the days until spring arrives. There are still plenty of things to do during the cold winter months and ways to get some fresh air especially in Brown County!

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Warm Up From Within During Winter Wellness Weekend

By Guest Blogger: Lee Edgren
(Instructor/Owner of River Light Yoga;
Warm Up From Within Event Creator/Operator)

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to let out a big sigh of relief and enjoy a quiet moment for yourself. Warm Up From Within, January 16 -18, at the Brown County State Park, is an opportunity to do just that.

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Create It With Gingerbread Log Cabin Competition: You Have To See It To Believe It!

The holidays are a fun and festive time of year in Brown County. From a Christmas light parade and Santa sightings around the Village to holiday music shows and even old fashioned candlelight Christmas dinners, there’s something going on from Thanksgiving all the way to New Year’s.

Looking at the event calendar, packed full of holiday happenings, it’s clear that getting into the holiday spirit is pretty easy to do around here. One thing on the agenda that I knew I had to see for myself was the Create It With Gingerbread Log Cabin Competition. I had heard that this competition was unlike any other gingerbread competitions and featured some very intricate and seriously impressive creations.

While I didn’t catch the gingerbread competition awards ceremony on November 22, I was sure to head to the Brown County Inn a week or so later to check out the entries on display at the Gingerbread Log Cabin Exhibit.

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Q & A with a Magician

Rich Hill Magic & Fun Emporium may be new in town, but
this magician has been working his magic for years

Brown County is definitely full of unique shops, unlike those you would find anywhere else. From homemade candy to handcrafted pottery, you can find just about anything here. But, to Rich Hill, there just seemed to be something missing. And that something, in fact, was a magic shop.

Brown County adds new shop, Rich Hill Magic & Fun Emporium, to its eclectic collection of stores. From basic pranks to big scale stage illusions, this store is Brown County’s new one stop magic shop! Of course, naturally, I had to go check it out myself. Lucky for me, I was able to talk to Rich about his new shop and his passion for magic. Here’s what he had to say…

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