Leaf It To Rusk

Leaf It To Rusk

Leaf It To Rusk is an annual fall weekend sponsored by the Greater Ladysmith Area Chamber of Commerce with events throughout Rusk County. The kick-off is Friday evening with a beer, wine & cheese event followed by various events throughout Saturday and Sunday.

Events include: chairlift rides at Christie Mountain, horse drawn wagon rides at the reclaimed Flambeau Mine, activities at Toad House, guided hikes in the Blue Hills, foot and bike races, Ladysmith area garage sales, and events downtown, including a car & tractor show, live local music, and more!

EVENTS

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Felsenmeer Guided Hike

Event Location: Blue Hills

The Felsenmeer is a German word meaning “sea of rocks.” There are several of these formations in the area, but the most famous is in the Blue Hills which was created at the time of the last glaciation. The Felsenmeer is 82 feet deep and about 1,000 feet long.

$10/person due by September 21st

Sack Lunch is Included.

Limited to 20 people.

The Hike is approximately 3 miles round trip. Appropriate clothing and footwear are required. The hiking terrain is uneven, hilly, and may be slippery.

For more details contact the Greater Ladysmith Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-532-7328 or manager@ladysmithchamber.com.


Beer, Wine & Cheese Tasting Event

Join the Chamber for a fun-filled evening to kick-off our Leaf it to Rusk weekend! 

Event Location: Colonial Nursery

Cost: $20.00 (advance tickets);
$25 (from Sep. 27 to event) – Purchase tickets in advance at LadysmithChamber.com or in person at the Rusk County Visitor’s Center (205 W 9th St S, Ladysmith). Tickets can also be purchased at the door that night.

Come and enjoy samples of locally made craft beers, wines from Infinity Beverages, appetizers, Wisconsin sheep milk cheese samples, and delicious appetizers from Maple Hill Farm.  Enjoy some free casino games with prizes sponsored by Today’s Professionals!

For more details contact the Greater Ladysmith Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-532-7328 or manager@ladysmithchamber.com.

Must be 21 to attend.

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County Wide Garage Sale

Get your bargain hunting boots on, and check out a few of the garage sales going on around the county. There are three dozen sales happening on Saturday! Plan your route with our convenient maps and sale location list.

Rusk County Map

City of Ladysmith Map

List of Garage Sales