2018 Wisconsin Land Trust Days Kick-Off Event

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Ice Age 60th Anniversary Celebration

August 10, 2018
3 PM - 9 PM

Hosting Land Trust: Ice Age Trail Alliance

Zander Park
H.M. Zander Community Nature Park
1847 Bourbon Road
Cross Plains, WI 53528

Join us as we celebrate 60 years of the Ice Age Trail Alliance and its work building, stewarding, protecting and promoting more than 1,000 miles of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. The celebration takes place at Zander Park in Cross Plains, where the Ice Age Trail Alliance is located.

It's a celebration of the Ice Age Trail. It's a celebration of community. It's a celebration the work of Wisconsin's Land Trusts.
The event starts at 3 PM on Friday with a variety of activities hosted by our vendors. It's your opportunity to learn more about the Ice Age Trail, Trail Building, Wisconsin's Land Trust Days, and many partner organizations that support nature and environmental activities. Visit each tent to learn more about resources, family-friendly activities and educational information in your area.

Later in the evening, join us for dinner. You can reserve your seat at the COMMUNITY DINNER with a $25 non-refundable ticket. There is also special pricing for children. (Please note, this event is limited to 300 guests.)

If you are interested in volunteering at the Mobile Skills Crew Project during Ice Age Trail Days, August 8-12, click HERE to learn more.


3 – 6 PM

Ice Age Trail Allliance partners provide fun and informational activities. Come and learn about the resources in your area at this Free event.
Be sure to visit the Wisconsin Land Trust Days tent and pick up your Wisconsin Nature Guide.

5:30 PM

Celebration Program
Welcome remarks from the Ice Age Trail Alliance
Land Trust Days Kick-Off

6 – 9 PM

A community dinner at Zander Park in downtown Cross Plains. If you are interested in #HavingFunOutside you are part of the Ice Age Trail community. To enjoy the dinner prepared by local chef, the cost is $25. Please register here.

The Alliance is partnering with local farmers and businesses to host a farm-to-table dinner, live music, refreshments, and, of course, birthday cake.
The farm-to-table community dinner will be served 6 – 7:30 PM with music to follow.
Six Chips Catering will be creating a delicious menu featuring:

  • Organic poultry from StoneHaus Farm
  • Coho salmon from Sitka Salmon
  • Organic vegetables from Vermont Valley Community Farm
  • Esser's Best beer

We're hoping for beautiful summer weather, so please bring your water bottle, insect repellent, sunscreen, and a hat.

If you're joining us for dinner, bring your ticket and a chair or a blanket, so you can relax and enjoy the music after dinner.
And... don't forget to bring your smile!

Special notes: The Ice Age Trail Alliance loves dogs, but we ask that you leave them home for this event.
Visit the Ice Age Trail Alliance to learn more about Ice Age Trail Days. And let's #HaveFunOutsideCelebrate.


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