Thursday

Jan
10
Thu
Ancient Survivors Art Exhibition @ Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts
Jan 10 – Mar 2 all-day

Come see a unique exhibit that pays homage to one of our beloved creatures of Lake Winnebago. This exhibition features sturgeon artwork, artifacts, and history. To help celebrate the weekend, artists and sturgeon enthusiasts will host this exhibit and panel discussion for an unofficial start to the Sturgeon Spectacular.  Beer, wine and other spirits will be available for purchase.

Exhibit Opens January 10th; Runs through March 2nd
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 10th, 6 – 8 PM

Panel Discussion: Thursday, January 31st; 6 – 8 PM

 

Jan
17
Thu
History of the Sturgeon Display
at the Fond du Lac Public Library @ Fond du Lac Public Library
Jan 17 – Feb 20 all-day

Come to the Fond du Lac Public Library for all the free, children’s and family activities they have in store for the Sturgeon Spectacular.   Come see the history of the sturgeon and spearing display on the first floor of the Main Library.

On display January 17th – February 20th

Feb
4
Mon
WISSA 2019 Ice & Snow Sailing World Championships @ 1/2 mile off shore from Sunset on the Water Grill & Bar
Feb 4 – Feb 10 all-day

Get ready for the pinnacle in ice and snow sailing. The Alliant Energy World Ice and Snow Sailing Championships come back to Fond du Lac in 2019. The event will be held on the southeast corner of Lake Winnebago and will feature racers from around the globe.  If you interested in competing, please visit WISSA 2019.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2019

Preparations and practicing for WISSA 2019
12:00-16:00 Registration at Race Headquarters for WISSA 2019
18:00 Opening Ceremony at FDL Yacht Club

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5

8:00-9:30 Registration
10:00 Skippers meeting at Race Headquarters
11:00 First possible warning signal for start
(lunch provided)

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6-FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8

10:00 Skippers meeting
11:00 First possible warning signal for start
(lunch provided)

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019

10:00 Skippers meeting at Race Headquarters
11:00 First possible warning signal for start
15:00 Last possible warning signal for start
18:00 Prize giving and Closing Ceremony at Hotel Retlaw
(lunch provided)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2019

Departure / Freestyle & Demo / Freeride at race site

Additional event programming will be published separately on event sites on the internet. The organizer has the right to change the schedule by announcing this in advance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb
7
Thu
Sturgeon Spectacular Welcome Reception @ Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come to celebrate winter and some really big fish with the organizers, sponsors, and community partners of Sturgeon Spectacular.  The public is welcome to join in on the fun and help us toast to the weekend.  Come take in the Ancient Survivors Art Exhibit, enjoy hors-d’oeuvres, listen to music and enjoy a cocktail or two inside in the warmth of THELMA or at the Ice Bar on the THELMA Plaza. Beer, wine and other spirits will be available for purchase.

Ancient Survivors Art Exhibit available for viewing – January 10 to March 2.

Doors open at 5 pm

Feb
9
Sat
Library Spectacular
at the Fond du Lac Public Library @ Fond du Lac Public Library
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come to the Fond du Lac Public Library for all the free, children’s and family activities they have in store for the Sturgeon Spectacular.  Make-and-take origami sturgeon in the Idea Studio, Sturgeon Trivia Hunt, History of the sturgeon display, Color-the-sturgeon station at Chapter 52 Bookstore and also a “Frozen” themed Escape room for families to enjoy.  You must register before the event, so don’t delay.  Come to the library to register starting Monday, January 28th.

Library hours: M – Thurs, 9am – 8pm / Fri, 9am – 6pm / Sat, 9am – 4pm

History of the Sturgeon Display: January 17th – February 28th
Make-and-take origami at Idea Studio: February 9th (Noon – 4pm)
Sturgeon Spectacular Trivia Hunt: February 5th – 11th
Color-the-sturgeon station @ Chapter 52 Bookstore: February 9th
Frozen Escape Room: February 9th (Registration for Escape Room opens January 28th)