Off-Site Adventures

Explore local destinations and take short day-trips with The Landing.

For more information on any of the programs you see below, please call 715-841-1855 or e-mail memberservices@thelandingwausau.com 

Day of Scenic Serenity: Cruise, Lunch, Garden Splendor & Shopping

Friday, July 25th- The Landing Shuttle Departs at 9:30am

Clearwater, WI

Let's load The Landing Shuttle for a trip to Clearwater, WI. Attractions include:

  • 90-minute Narrated Boat Tour on the Chain O' Lakes in Waupaca
  • Lunch at The Clearwater Resturant
  • Shopping at Cottage Garden Farm Gift Shop

Cost includes everything listed above except what you purchase at The Garden Farm & drinks on cruise.

NOTE: This program is already filled, but we ask that you add yourself to the waitlist to gauge interest in repeating this program. You will not be charged until you are officially registered for the program. Please call the front desk to be put on the waitlist. 

  • Facilitator: Dave Landretti
  • Cost: $65
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Out and About with Jon O. 

Groups Meet at 9:00am at walk/hike location

Join Jon on one or all of his walking & hiking adventures for July.

Wednesday, July 25th: Sunnyvale County Park
Monday, July 29th: Bluebill Bay County Park

See flyers for more details.

  • Facilitator: Jon Oestriech
  • Cost: FREE
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Let's Go Up North- Eagle River & Minocqua Shuttle Trip

Tuesday, July 23rd- Meet at The Landing at 8:10am

Eagle River & Minocqua WI

Let’s Load the shuttle at the Landing at 8:10am and leave for Eagle River at 8:20am. We will enjoy the morning shopping on your own or with a friend, eating, and creating memories. We will eat lunch at Friendship House Family Restaurant. On your own, not included in price of trip.

We will then load the shuttle & head to downtown Minocqua. Boutiques, antiques, or sweet treats...your visit isn't complete without a treasure from the Minocqua Area. We will load the shuttle at 4:00pm and head back to the Landing. Estimated arrival time at Landing is 5:30pm

  • Facilitator: Karen Juedes
  • Cost: $25
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Golfing Social at Trapp River Golf Course

Wednesday, July 24th at 1:00-3:00pm

Trapp River Golf Course | 243125 County Road WW, Wausau, WI

Attention golfers- let's get together and golf 9-holes at Rib Mountain Golf Course.

  • Facilitator: Bill Olson
  • Cost: Golfer pay golfing fees at course
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
  • Rain Date: Wednesday, June 12th
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Ho-Chunk Gaming Casino Trip

Friday, July 26 at 1:15pm

Meet at The Landing Atrium

Join in the fun on thse monthly shuttle trips to Ho-Chunk Gaming in Wittenberg on the last Friday of each month.

  • Facilitator: Kathryn Boettcher
  • Members: Free
  • Registration Required - Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Wine Walk with Appetizers at Willow Springs

Tuesday, July 30th- Meet at Willow Springs at 11:30am

Willow Springs | 5480 Hillcrest Dr. | Wausau, WI

Let’s meet at Willow Springs to walk the grounds to 5 different locations, for a unique appetizer and a different wine to taste.

This event will help you experience and see all the History Willow Springs has to share. A must-see event.

  • Facilitator: Peggy Griffin
  • Cost: $20
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Madison Garden Market & Capital Tour

Wednesday, July 31st- The Landing Shuttle
Departs at 6:30am

Madison, WI

Take a ride on The Landing Shuttle to Madison, WI to visit the Madison Farmer's Market and tour the State Capital Building. More information below. Registration Deadline: July 19th

  • Facilitator: Jon Oestreich
  • Cost: $25
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Ironbull: Pontoon Rides

Tuesday, August 6th & Thursday, August 8th

Wausau Country Club | 208 Country Club Rd, Schofield

Join Bill Bertram or Jeff Stubbe on one of our Annual Pontoon rides.

Note: Please only register for ONE ride or ONE Waitlist. See flyer for full details.

Registrations can only be made with Landing Staff

 

  • Facilitator: Bill Bertram
  • Cost: $5
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Willow Springs: "It's Fair Time"

Tuesday, August 7th- Meet at Willow Springs at 11:30am

Willow Springs | 5480 Hillcrest Dr. | Wausau, WI

This is an interactive program. We will have a "Fair" of our own. Come and create your own Fair Exhibt. The 3 categories for you to bring an exhibt items are:
a) photography, b) Flower, c) Baking. We will have a show, judging and ribbon awards- YOU are the judges.

Lunch will follow with FAIR FOOD! Corn dogs, chese curdsm gyro's, hamburgers, baked potato, cream puffs, ice cream, lemonade, root beer and a bag to popcorn to take home.

  • Facilitator: Peggy Griffin
  • Cost: $20
  • Registration Required | Registration Deadline: July 31st
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Railroad Museum & Green Bay Botanical Gardens Tour

Friday, August 9th- Meet in The YMCA Lobby at 7:25am

Green Bay, WI

“All Aboard!”  The National Railroad Museum offers train rides, the train is pulled by a diesel locomotive.  Each ride takes about 25 minutes and covers two miles.  After the train ride, we will go on tour of the National Railroad Museum.  The Museum provides unique & dynamic learning opportunities through the preservation of railroad objects, engaging exhibits, and innovative programs.  The museum is the only Congressionally designated national-status railroad museum in the United States

We will then enjoy a ‘hobo lunch’ wrapped in a bandana for added ambience of the history of railroads.  After lunch, we will load the shuttle and head to Green Bay Botanical Gardens for a “Botanical Wonders Tour”.

Explore our most popular garden spaces while your guide highlights current blooms, the Garden’s history, and unique features. This tour travels on paved and mulched paths.  1.5 to 2 hours and .75 to 1.5 mile walk on paved and mulched paths.  PLAN ACCORDINGLY FOR THE WALK around the garden, wearing comfortable shoes.

We will leave the gardens about 3:15 and return to The Landing about 5:00pm.

  • Facilitator: Halle Veenstra
  • Cost: $75
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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August Shopping Trip to Fox River Mall

Tuesday, August 13th- The Landing Shuttle Departs at 9:30am

Appleton, WI

Bard The Landing Shuttle for a shopping trip to Appleton. Bus departs The Landing at 9:30am and will depart the Mall at 2:30pm.
Cancellations after August 9th will not receive a refund.

  • Facilitator: Halle Veenstra
  • Cost: $22
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Social Singles: Hoehn's Huddle

Tuesday, August 13th at 3:00-4:30pm at Hoehn's Huddle

840 Grand Ave, Schofield

Meet other singles at our Monthly Social Singles event at Hoehn's Huddle. Enjoy good coffee and good conversation.

  • Facilitator: Mary Jindrich
  • Cost: FREE
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Out and About with Jon O. 

Groups Meet at 9:00am at walk/hike location

Join Jon on one or all of his walking & hiking adventures for July.

Wednesday, August 14th: Smiley Walk- Coates Lane
Wednesday, August 20th: Doepke Recreation Area
Wednesday, August 28th: Bluebill Bay County Park

See flyers for more details.

  • Facilitator: Jon Oestriech
  • Cost: FREE
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Golfing Social at Tribute Golf Course

Wednesday, August 15th at 1:00-3:00pm

Tribute Golf Course | 1001 Golf Club Rd, Wausau

Attention golfers- let's get together and golf 9-holes at Tribute Golf Course.

  • Facilitator: Bill Olson
  • Cost: Golfer pay golfing fees at course
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
  • Rain Date: Wednesday, June 12th
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Brewers Trip 2024

Thursday, August 15th- Lamer's Bus Departs at 7:15am

Brewer's American Family Field

Let’s hop aboard a comfortable Lamer’s Motor Coach Bus and head to the Brewer’s American Family Field to watch the Brewer’s Play the Los Angeles Dodgers!

  • Facilitator: Barb Tesch
  • Cost: $125
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Willow Springs: "A Day at the Beach Tea Party"

Tuesday, August 20th- Meet at Willow Springs at 11:30am

Willow Springs Garden | 5480 Hillcrest Dr. | Wausau, WI

Let’s enjoy a beach themed Tea Party! Take it a fun step further, and dress for a breach party. 

To kick off the event we will start with a Beach themed craft that you will make followed by lunch. We will enjoy beach themed sandwiches, mini salads, desserts and of course something special to bring besides tea. 

  • Facilitator: Peggy Griffin
  • Cost: $20
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Day of Scenic Serenity: Cruise, Lunch, Garden Splendor & Shopping

Thursday, August 22nd- The Landing Shuttle Departs at 9:30am

Clearwater, WI

Let's load The Landing Shuttle for a trip to Clearwater, WI. Attractions include:

  • 90-minute Narrated Boat Tour on the Chain O' Lakes in Waupaca
  • Lunch at The Clearwater Resturant
  • Shopping at Cottage Garden Farm Gift Shop

Cost includes everything listed above except what you purchase at The Garden Farm & drinks on cruise.

NOTE: This program is already filled, but we ask that you add yourself to the waitlist to gauge interest in repeating this program. You will not be charged until you are officially registered for the program. Please call the front desk to be put on the waitlist. 

  • Facilitator: Dave Landretti
  • Cost: $65
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Dinner Club!

Thursday, August 22nd at 5:30-7:30pm

Velveteen Plum | 1520 Elm St, 5th Floor, Wausau

Join us for Dinner Club at The Velveteen Plum. Experience Wausau 5 floors up on our huge rooftop patio. Enjoy full-service dining, cocktails, an extensive wine list and the best views in the City.

  • Facilitator: Mary Jindrich
  • Cost: FREE- You are responsible to pay for your own meal
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Edgar Steam Show with The Landing!

Friday, August 23rd- Meet in The YMCA Lobby at 9:15am

Edgar, WI

Started in 1974, the Edgar Steam Show has continued to provide history & education for the surrounding communities. Known for one of the largest flea markets, with rows and rows of flea market stands to browse through the large array of historic & newer tractors. We will spend 4 hours at the show. There will be ample amount of walking and lunch and anything purchased is paid by the participant.

  • Facilitator: Dave Landretti
  • Cost: $30
  • Registration Required: Registration Deadline: August 12th
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Axe Throwing for Fun!

Thursday, August 29th- Meet at 4:00pm

Section 715 Throwing Co. | 227075 Rib Mountain Dr. Wausau

Have you ever thrown an axe? Well now's the time to come out and give it a shot or to hone your skills. Axe throwers benefit from axe throwing by achieving better coordination, agility, strength & endurance. All these skills are necessary to throw an awe towards a target. Gather for Dinner (Pay your own) at El Mezcal following.

  • Facilitator: Lynn Balz
  • Cost: $27
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Ho-Chunk Gaming Casino Trip

Friday, August 30th at 1:15pm

Meet at The Landing Atrium

Join in the fun on thse monthly shuttle trips to Ho-Chunk Gaming in Wittenberg on the last Friday of each month.

  • Facilitator: Kathryn Boettcher
  • Members: Free
  • Registration Required - Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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Fireside Theatre Presents: Miracle of 34th Street

Thursday, December 5th- Lamers Bus Departs at 7:15am

Fort Atkinson, WI

Join us for our Annual Trip to the Fireside Theatre for the musical "Miracle on 34th Street." Jump aboard the comfortable Lamers Motor Coach and enjoy snacks on the bus. Upon arriving to Fireside you will have time to visit some of their spectacular gift shops before having lunch as a group at 11:15am. Show starts at 1:30pm. From there, we will load the bus for home with a quick stop in Westfield for dinner.

Registration Deadline: November 4th

  • Facilitator: Amber Pender
  • Cost: $175
  • Registration Required
  • Visit our Member Service Desk & Sign Up!
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