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Boulder Junction Events

Head to Boulder Junction in the heart of Wisconsin’s Northwoods, and you’ll find a full calendar of events all year long, from holiday celebrations to live music to the annual Musky Jamboree—a weekend full of fun activities focused on northern Wisconsin’s most famous fish.


Note: Events are subject to change. Please contact the event organizer for information about a specific event.

North Lakeland Discovery Center: StoryWalk Trail Program- GROW How we get food from our Garden by Karl Beckstrand

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Ln, Manitowish Waters, WI, United States

Join a Discovery Center Naturalist as we reveal this month's book "GROW: How We Get Food from Our Garden."  In this fun story, a child and grandfather till, plant, and harvest fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs, and grains in a tongue twisting rhyming format. Please register the child/children names only.  These programs are free and are […]

North Lakeland Discovery Center: Naturally Creative- Nature Poetry and Journaling

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Ln, Manitowish Waters, WI, United States

Many poets and writers throughout history have been inspired by the beauty and intricacies of nature. Perhaps you have never tried your hand at nature journaling or poetry, but always wanted to try. If so, consider joining Naturalist Jenna in a nature journaling and poetry workshop to kick off North Lakeland Discovery Center’s Earth Week! […]

North Lakeland Discovery Center: Sustainable Living- Sourdough Potluck and Composting

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Ln, Manitowish Waters, WI, United States

We invite our fellow sustainable living enthusiasts and new sourdough masters to join us for a free Sourdough Potluck. Bring your best sourdough loaf or recipe, or another dish to share, and learn from our short presentation about the different types and methods of composting. Potluck treats and cash bar will begin at 5:00 PM […]

North Lakeland Discovery Center: Naturally Creative- Upcycled Threads

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Ln, Manitowish Waters, WI, United States

What better way to Celebrate Earth Day than making fun new things out of old clothes??  Join Naturalist Licia for this fun, family and earth friendly program where we will create 3 projects out of old clothes.  Licia will guide you through how to create a cute owl out of denim, and a tote bag […]

North Lakeland Discovery Center: Hiking Ecology Expedition- Tree Hike and Green Needle Trees

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Ln, Manitowish Waters, WI, United States

Join Naturalist Aidan on a tree adventure where you will learn how to identify common Northwoods trees, their unique adaptations and more!  We will also be brewing up some green needle tea and discussing the many health benefits that exist in the trees right outside our doors! Please bring appropriate hiking shoes. Registered participants will […]

North Lakeland Discovery Center: Naturally Creative- Scents of Spring, Making Candles, Soaps, & More

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Ln, Manitowish Waters, WI, United States

Join Naturalists Jenna and Licia for this fun and creative spring inspired workshop!  Each participant will be making an 8 oz soy candle, a bar of soap, body scrub, and lip balm- all with scents inspired by the incoming spring season! Pre-registration required by 4/26/24.  We will meet in the Forest Room on campus in our […]

North Lakeland Discovery Center: Hiking Ecology Expedition- Plum Lake Hemlocks Hike

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Ln, Manitowish Waters, WI, United States

Join local historian Jim Bokern and Naturalist Jenna Richardson on a fascinating hike through history in the Plum Lake Hemlocks Forest State Natural Area. We will explore the Milwaukee Road Railroad, state leased land and the people that lived in this area over a century ago and walk in their footsteps. This is an off […]

North Lakeland Discovery Center: Woods and Water Conference

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Ln, Manitowish Waters, WI, United States

 Join us for a gathering centered on partnerships and collaboration. Let's celebrate water, explore solutions, and stay informed about the science and research related to our Northwoods and treasured lakes. Watershed Partnerships Wake Boats Shoreline Restoration Aquatic Invasive Species Citizen Science Registration opens at 7:30 AM followed by an optional morning bog hike on Statehouse […]