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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Art Outdoors & Artist Auction!

66 days old

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Activity: Arts and Crafts
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Calling all artists and nature lovers! Join us to create and donate an 8x10-inch piece created plein air at the park-there is shelter in case of rain.  Then enjoy a reception and refreshments where your piece will be sold. Download a registration from the Bong Naturalist Association website [exit DNR].

All proceeds benefit the park. Meet at the Visitor Center. Artists create artwork 1-4 p.m. Reception and Auction 4:30-6 p.m.


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Richard Bong SRA information

Once designated to be a jet fighter base, Richard Bong State Recreation Area is fittingly named after Major Richard I. Bong, a Poplar, WI native who was America's leading air ace during World War II. The air base was abandoned three days before concrete was to be poured for a 12,500-foot runway. Local citizens had the foresight to protect this open space for future generations.


Mailing Address: 26313 Burlington Rd., Kansasville, Wisconsin 53139

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Wednesday, October 10, 2018