Good times throughout the year

From festivals to fishing tournaments, Rusk County knows how to have a good time. Browse this calendar to see what’s happening.

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July 19 - July 21

Let your imagination take over as you create works of art with chalk! This sidewalk art festival takes place during the Mardi Gras and is sponsored by the Fine Arts Center & Gallery and the Rusk Area Arts Alliance. The registration deadline is July 17 at 5pm. You can register by mail, by calling 715-403-1418, or by grabbing a form at the Fine Arts Center. Registration on the day of the event costs $25, but if you preregister the cost is only $15! Your registration fee includes a space reservation and a box of sidewalk chalk.

You must be 12 years old to participate. Children under 11 years old can participate in the Children's ChalkFest area from 10am-4pm during the weekend; no preregistration required for this age group! Prizes include t-shirts and chalk, and gold coins for the first 10 kids under 12 years old. The winner will be announced on Facebook and in the Ladysmith Newspaper!

ChalkFest will begin at 8am on the 19th and end at 4pm on the 21st.


Ladysmith, WI 54848 United States