What in the World is Winter in the Woods…Besides THIS Weekend?!

Hiking, running, beer, yoga, wellness, whiskey, swing dancing, wine, aromatherapy, art…like any of these things? Then you will like Winter in the Woods! Brown County’s first big event of 2017, Winter in the Woods is your chance to unwind from the holidays, recharge for the new year, and break up the boring winter blahs!

Sound like fun? Well you’re in luck, because Winter in the Woods is coming up really soon…THIS weekend to be exact!

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Sure you may have heard of Winter in the Woods on Facebook or in an email recently, but what the heck is it anyways?

621631_581338021882199_1911956932_oChock full of great events and activities, Winter in the Woods not only is perfect for getting out and getting some fresh air, but it’s also a fun way to experience Brown County’s nature, adventure, entertainment, and of course it’s down-home rustic charm!

You can run, you can walk, you can relax, you can drink, you can dance…you can do so much more! The combination for fun is endless on January 13-15! You don’t have to sit at home and be bored this January. Make your Winter in the Woods experience as high-powered or laid-back as you would like and head to Brown County this weekend for a wintertime getaway that you can personalize just the way you want! Yoga-Facial-Massager-Toner

With so many great activities to choose from, Winter in the Woods is more than just one day of fun…it’s a whole weekend! Better reserve your cozy cabin or book a room at one of Brown County’s unique hotels and inns today!

Check out the weekend’s itinerary of events below. Click on each activity to learn more and to get your tickets! Life’s better in the woods…come see for yourself this weekend!

Friday, January 13:

Winter Bliss Wellness Retreat
Abe Martin Lodge (in the Brown County State Park)
$90 – $100
Relax, get inspired and nurture your whole being with woodland walks, fireside contemplations and over a dozen wellness offerings going on all weekend long.

Bourbon Experience
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Bear Wallow Distillery
$50/Sold Out
Enjoy dinner while you learn the history of bourbon! See how Bear Wallow Distillery makes its bourbon and sample different styles including Gnaw Bone Bourbon and Liar’s Bench Rye Whiskey.

 

Saturday, January 14:

Frosty Trails 5 Mile Run
10:30 a.m. start time
Brown County State Park
$25 registration fee
A challenging 5.2 mile run on the scenic trails of the Brown County State Park.

Winter Hike
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Brown County State Park Recreational Building
$1 plus park gate fee of $7 or $9
Hike on one of two self-guided trails at the Brown County State Park; starting points at the Nature Center and Recreational Building. DNR interpreters will greet hikers with winter wildlife facts and local Boy Scout Troop 190 will prepare s’mores.

Salt Creek Sip N’ Stroll
2 p.m.
Salt Creek Winery
$10 / 21 and over event
Sample wines at Salt Creek Winery before taking a leisurely 2-mile stroll along the Salt Creek Trail. After your stroll enjoy your favorite vino in a souvenir glass.

The Deep Forest De-Stress
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
The Robinwood Studio (44 West Franklin Street)
Free
Enjoy fireside crafts, free tea samples, and aromatherapy in the heart of the Village. Stop in anytime between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Warm up with Whiskey Cocktail Class
3:30 p.m.
Out of the Ordinary
$25 / 21 and over event
Wilks and Wilson will show you how to make winter cocktails using Bear Wallow Distillery’s craft bourbon while you enjoy appetizers provided by Out of the Ordinary. Stick around for free all ages swing dance lessons starting at 5:30 p.m.!

Swing Dance Lessons
5:30 p.m.
Out of the Ordinary
Free
Try your hand (and feet) at swing dancing! Free one hour instruction to prepare for an evening of dancing.

Bourbon Experience
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Bear Wallow Distillery
$50/Sold Out
Enjoy dinner while you learn the history of bourbon! See how Bear Wallow Distillery makes its bourbon and sample different styles including Gnaw Bone Bourbon and Liar’s Bench Rye Whiskey.

Winter Bliss Wellness Retreat
Abe Martin Lodge (in the Brown County State Park)
$90 – $100
Relax, get inspired and nurture your whole being with woodland walks, fireside contemplations and over a dozen wellness offerings going on all weekend long.

 

Sunday, January 15

Yoga on Tap
11 a.m.
Big Busted Bar
$20
Enjoy a slow flow yoga class that will leave you rejuvenated, not drained. Afterwards, get your quaff on with a pint of Big Woods beer in a souvenir glass.

Salt Creek Sip N’ Stroll
2 p.m.
Salt Creek Winery
$10 / 21 and over event
Sample wines at Salt Creek Winery before taking a leisurely 2-mile stroll along the Salt Creek Trail. After your stroll enjoy your favorite vino in a souvenir glass.

Winter Bliss Wellness Retreat
Abe Martin Lodge (in the Brown County State Park)
$90 – $100
Relax, get inspired and nurture your whole being with woodland walks, fireside contemplations and over a dozen wellness offerings going on all weekend long.

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