The Wilderness Act: A Wisconsin Retrospective

By Guest Blogger Mike Link On April 9 I stayed at the Rittenhouse to deliver an address at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center on the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.  This is a very significant legislative action which, like the Endangered Species Act, recognized the value of life beyond the human species.  Periodically … Read More

November 1-2, 2013: Red Wine Weekend at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Get ready for the 15th Annual Red Wine Weekend taking place November 1-2, 2013. Celebrate the fall season with fine red wines, delicious food, and exceptional lodging in Bayfield, WI.  A series of events will be held at Le Chateau, a sister property of Old Rittenhouse Inn, and the historic Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse … Read More

Free Summer Concerts by the Lake in Bayfield

Don’t miss one of the summer’s premier events, Concerts by the Lake, a free concert series held in Memorial Park and hosted by the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau. This year, the Chamber of Commerce has expanded the series to 10 concerts and added professional sound and lights for each show. Concerts run … Read More

Adventure Sailing Trips In Bayfield, Wisconsin

The sailing season is in full swing, and we’ve seen some beautiful boats out on the bay and in the harbors. Bayfield is the Gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore on Lake Superior, and many sailing enthusiasts consider the area to have some of the best sailing and recreational boating opportunities in the world. … Read More

“Bayfield In Bloom” May 17 through June 16

It’s been a long winter in the northland, and we are excited for the annual “Bayfield In Bloom,” a celebration of all things Spring! The event kicks off this week, and runs from May 17 to June 16. What better way to start off than with live Wisconsin Public Radio show broadcasts? WPR brings its … Read More