Events, Programs, & Tours
Learn about Portage County's History through a unique experience! We offer various fun and interesting opportunities to interact with our history at our sites and around the county.
Historic Downtown Stevens Point Walking Tours
This one hour tour begins and ends at the Stevens Point Area Visitors Center on select dates between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Learn about the people, architecture and events that shaped the city.
History Pub Crawls
This 21+ tour will take you to four Downtown Stevens Point establishments to learn about the tavern culture of years gone by, while also enjoying a complimentary adult beverage. Stops on this year's tour include Guu's on Main, Top Hat Bar, Caravan Wine Shop, & Great Northern Distillery.
Point Brewery History Tours
Learn about the history of one of the nation's oldest breweries as you tour the brewery itself! Includes complimentary Point Beer and Soda samples and a free history gift.
Heritage Days Music and History Festival
Historical Education Programming Series
Every month, discover a new perspective on Portage County's history through our Talking Points Historical Education Programming Series. This series, provided free to the public, looks to tell the impactful and diverse stories of this place we call home.
Join us for a monthly family-friendly open house at the Historic Firehouse No. 2 in Stevens Point! Firehouse Fridays, presented by the Legacy Group with KPR Brokers, will take place the second Friday of each month, June, July, and August. Soda from Point Brewery will be available for purchase, Smokehouse BBQ Food Truck will be on site, and live music will fill the air while you check out a museum all about Stevens Point's firefighting past. FREE ADMISSION!
June 9th's musical guest will be ELSKA from Minneapolis. They'll help you ring in the weekend with acoustic covers and originals.
July 14th's musical guest will be the Foragers strumming out bluegrass tunes.
August 11th's musical guest will be announced soon!