Spring is less than 3 weeks away! Here in Bay View, that means it’s time to get out, get active, and enjoy everything that our gorgeous community and surrounding area has to offer! Come out of hibernation! Enjoy the change of the seasons with some good eats, tasty drinks and good, old-fashioned family fun.  Check out our top five events you won’t want to miss during your stay in Bay View, all within 30 minutes or less of our hotel!

Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wine Tasting

When:  Thursday, March 15th from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.  (Registration Deadline: March 8th)

Where:  Bay View, WI

Come out and celebrate 50 years of producing some of the best wines in the United States at our Willamette Valley wine tasting.  Taste the fruits of the region that produces lush grapes tended by families who are passionate about making wine.  The tasting includes about 10 wines from the top wineries who handcraft their wines.  Information on the wines you taste will be provided in handouts. The cost includes a bottle of water, snacks to enjoy before and during the program, coffee, and a cold buffet (including meats, cheeses, fruits and veggies) that will be served around 8:30 p.m.  Contact the Bay View Community Center to register for this event.

Brunch with the Bunny

When:  Saturday, March 17th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  (Registration Deadline:  March 9th)

Where:  Bay View

Bring the family, and discover what the Easter Bunny left at our Bay View Community Center! Join us for a simple, family-friendly brunch and Easter Egg hunt to find eggs filled with all sorts of hoppin’ goodies. You and the kids will also have a great time knocking at each door to add to their bag of treats.  It’s like Springtime trick or treating!  All attendees will get to work on an art project and participate in a number of other exciting activities.  Plus, meet the Easter Bunny! Mr. Bunny will be hopping in to make a special visit after brunch, so be sure to bring your camera to snap a picture of your little ones with their magical friend.

Pop-Up Dinner with Skaliwags

When:  Thursday, March 22nd from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where:  LedgeStone Vineyards

Don’t miss the pop-up dinner at LedgeStone Vineyards later this month.  Chef Chris from Skaliwags will be rolling into the winery and cooking up an impressive selection for guests.  The amazing cook and entertainer will be creating five dishes featuring fresh ingredients and flavorful proteins.  LedgeStone will provide wine selections that will be artistically paired with Chef Chris’ courses to bring out the flavors in both the wine and the food.   Seats will be limited, so get your tickets today by calling the winery at 920-532-4384.

Badger State Girl Scout Cookie & Beer Pairing

When:  Thursday, March 22nd from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where:  Badger State Brewing Company

What’s better than Girl Scout cookies?  How about Girl Scout cookies and some of the best beer around!  Join in the fun of the 2nd Annual Cookie & Beer pairing with The Girl Scouts of the North Western Great Lakes, and enjoy a carefully chosen pairing of Badger State Beer with Girl Scout Cookies.  Flights include five 4oz glasses of assorted beers each paired with a different cookie.  Yum!

Make & Take Spring Craft

When:  Friday, March 23rd from 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  (Registration Deadline:  March 17th)

Where:  Bay View

Join the Bay View Community Center for a morning of family crafting.  Participants will work on one or two Spring craft projects that are sure to go great with your Easter and Spring decor you have ready to celebrate the change in season.  So, bring your little artists for some family fun!

The start of Spring is a time to celebrate.  So, gather your family and friends, and explore all of the excitement that our community has to offer!