Category Archives: Events

“Art Fest” at The Hairy Mosquito Trading co. (August 12 -13, 2023)

Aug 12th-13th – Unadvertised

Hours: 10am – 5 pm

“It is a favorite of Artists, Vendors and Craftsmen alike as the perfect venue to work and market their wares. Come enjoy live outdoor Music, Food, Artists/Craft/Vendors, Activities and more”

More info at The Hairy Mosquito

Shop Happy Hollow Glass online – anytime!

Texas Norml Puff n Putt – Willie Nelsons golf course -PCC – Spicewood, Tx.

The Great Folle Avoine Fur Trade Rendezvous

Thursday July 19th through Sunday July 23rd, 2023

10am – 4pm daily – Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park

The Historical Park is located near Danbury, Wisconsin on 80 beautiful wooded acres along the historic Yellow River.

​Sunday the 23rd
Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast

  • 8:15 am – 12:30pm

​ This is a living history site with two Fur Trade Posts; North West Company and XY Company, reconstructed on the site known to be active from 1802 to 1805.​ An Ojibwe Village offers insight into Ojibwe life during the time of the fur trade. Several museums, including a logging museum and one-room schoolhouse, showcase other aspects of Wisconsin and Burnett County history.

2023 List of Activities (subject to change, check back for additions)

  • Shooting Range (lower camp area)
       Competitions and Practice TBD
  • Hawk & Knife (near Indian Village)
       Ongoing Demonstrations and Practice
       Competitions TBD
  • Archery (near Indian Village)
        Ongoing Demonstrations and Practice
        Competitions TBD
  • Special Activities
       Kids Games
       Bead Pile
       Shadow Puppet Theater for Kids
  • On-Going Demonstrations and Activities
  • Trader’s Row
     Blacksmith,  Leather Garments, Sewing, Wood Carving, Native American Style beadwork, and more
  • Lower Camp
    Frontier Family Life
    Fur Trade Trapping and Hunting


General Admission (daily)

  • $10.00 Adults
  • $6.00 Children 5-11
  • Free for Children 4 and under and for Burnett County Historical Society members
  • $28.00 Family with 2 children 5-11yo
  • $8.00 Seniors, College Students and Military (active and veterans), ID is required

General Admission including (Sundays) Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast and Self Guided Tour of Fur Posts and Ojibwe Indian Village 10am – 3pm

  • $18.00 Adults (12 & older)
  • $10.00 Children (5-11)
  • Free for Children 4 and under
  • $13.00 Seniors, College Students and Military (active and veterans), ID is required

Artisan Festival & Rock N’ Gem Show @ The Hairy Mosquito Trading CO – June 10th/11th, 2023

The Hairy Mosquito’s Artisan Festival & The Rock N’ Gem Show (normally back-to-back weekends in June) will be combining into ONE Superior Event.”

Visit the official event page.

From your Host and Hostest Dale & Sara Fure – Dale’s Rocks & More!

“You are invited to join us at The Rock ‘N Gem & Artisan Show!! There’s Adventures for Everyone!! There will be over 65 vendors set up in an outdoor park-like setting, selling Everything Rock & Crystal Related! There will also be Many other Artisans that are offering their own personal creations just for you to choose from! Perfect for the weekenders going up north and coming home right on Highway 169! This FREE event is within an easy drive from the cities for a daytime family trip. We would love to see you there! It’s going to be amazing!”