For 87 years, every Tuesday night in the summer, bicycle racers have thrilled spectators at the Washington Park Velodrome in Kenosha. Producer Nancy Camden went to see the riders race around the oval track.
For nine days, 160 local and national artists paint Cedarburg during the town’s annual Plein Air Event. It’s the state’s largest gathering of artists. Producer Nancy Camden went to discover the appeal of painting outdoors.
Wisconsin’s landscape is dotted with spectacular geologic formations. Producer Nancy Camden happened on one in Richland County where she met Marilyn Rinehart and Angie Kauffman who walk us through time at Pier Natural Bridge Park.
For more than forty years, Wisconsin-born artist Dennis Pearson’s brightly-colored “Beasties,” fiberglass make-believe animals, have been spreading cheer in yards around Wisconsin. Producer Nancy Camden found out the story behind the beasts.
When Ernie Winger of Mequon died, his legacy became what happens under a tree across from his garage. His family and neighbors gather there to share the long and continuing swapping tradition of Ernie’s Free Tree. Nancy Camden has the story.