Community Links

Performing Arts Center (PAC) of Wisconsin Rapids

The PAC has become the hub of performing arts events in the Central Wisconsin area and numerous national and international professional performing groups have appeared on its stage. The PAC has received rave reviews from performers and audience members alike for its outstanding acoustics.

1801 16th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

715-424-6763

eric.brittnacher@wrps.net

www.wrps.org/community/pachome.cfm

The Central Wisconsin Cultural Center

Join your friends in the CENTER of the arts. Some of this year’s CWCC classes include pottery, oil & watercolor painting, jewelry making, basket weaving, decorative furniture painting, digital photography and piano lessons.

240 Johnson Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

715-421-4598

cwcc@wctc.net

www.culturalcenterarts.com

Wisconsin Rapids Community Theatre, Inc

Community theater at it’s best! For a calendar of events, visit our website.

Gilbert & Jaylee Mead Auditorium, Centralia Center, 220 3rd Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

715-421-0435

www.wrctheatre.org

McMillan Memorial Library

Featuring the Adult Concert series, Monday Movie nights, Family Fun nights and Family films. Visit our web site for the complete schedule of events.

Meeting rooms for non-profit groups are available free of charge and can be reserved on our website.

McMillan Coffeehouse is now open 9 am to 1 pm.

Library hours are Monday – Thursday, 9 am to 8 pm; Friday, 9 am to 6pm; Saturday, 9 am to 5pm; Closed Sunday

490 East Grand Avenue, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

715-423-1040

www.mcmillanlibrary.org

Wisconsin Rapids City Band

The Wisconsin Rapids City Band provides musical entertainment for the central Wisconsin area and a performance outlet for area musicians.

Every Tuesday evening, from mid-June until mid-August, a one hour concert is performed by the Wisconsin Rapids City Band. Check our website for more band and concert details.

www.wrcityband.org

Pittsville Community Theatre

Offering Central WIsconsin residents the opportunity to participate in live theatre through summer productions and other related activities. To learn more, visit our web site.

Located in the Pittsville School Auditorium, 5459 Elementary Avenue, Pittsville, WI 54466

www.pittsvilleact.org

South Wood County Historical Museum

The Museum is located at 540 Third Street in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. We are open from Memorial Day through Labor Day, four days a week (Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday).

Our hours are 1 pm until 4 pm. Stop by and pay us a visit.

715-423-1580

www.swch-museum.com

Wisconsin River Papermaking Museum

The Wisconsin River Papermaking Museum focuses on papermaking history in the Wisconsin River valley and particularly history of the Consolidated Water Power & Paper Company which was headquartered in Wisconsin Rapids for over 100 years. Traveling exhibits about papermaking are also brought in.

Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 pm to 4 pm. No charge for admission.

730 First Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

715-424-3037

Historic Point Basse

Pointe Basse is home to a one-room school, a trader’s cabin, a blacksmith shop, working shed and ice house and the home of the first settlers of the area, the Wakely family. For a calendar of events, visit our web site.

PO Box 295, Nekoosa, WI 54457-0295

715-886-4202

www.historicpointbasse.com