Barrels & Bites


Live music, food, drinks and fun are all planned for the first “Barrels & Bites” hosted by the UW-La Crosse Alumni Association.

The “filling and fulfilling night” is planned from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in the Cleary Alumni & Friends Center, UW-La Crosse, 615 East Ave. N.

The event will include wine, whiskey and food from various La Crosse-area vendors including: The Crow, Elmaro, Pearl Street Brewery, Grizzly’s and more. Audio Jack will provide live music. The event also features a historical display about barrel-making from Wisconsin’s Hess Cooperage barrel-making factory. Other highlights include a bottle-pull raffle and bidding on silent auction items. Admission includes a commemorative tasting glass and keepsake photo-strip from a photo booth.

Advance registration is $40 and $35 for UWL Alumni Association members. Register in advance at:

The day of the event, admission is $50, $45 for Alumni Association members. Get more information from the Alumni Association at 608.785.8489. 

If you go—       

What: Barrels & Bites

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 17

Where: Cleary Alumni & Friends Center, UW-La Crosse, 615 East Ave. N.

Admission: $40; $35 for UWL Alumni Association members in advance. Day of the event: $50, $45 for Alumni Association members

Cleary Alumni & Friends Center

Five Fall Favorites in La Crosse County

If you haven’t experienced the fall season in La Crosse County, you need to add it to your bucket list. The changing colors of the trees that cover the bluffs make for a beautiful sight. Not to mention the area boasts a variety of apple orchards and...

Pantizke at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway

By: Paul Reichert Another warm night greeted race fans at the LaCrosse Speedway, but cooler and smarter heads would prevail in the heat of battle in tonight's racing action. Steve Carlson may have a stranglehold on the NASCAR Late Model championship race,...

5 Things to Know: Wrench & Roll Collective Bicycle Tours

By: Sara Walters There are two things that are hard to miss when you travel to La Crosse County—its beauty and its active communities. Views always consist of not just awesome bluffs and rivers, but also hikers, bikers and paddlers enjoying the terrain. Matt Christen...

Page 1 of 13012345...102030...Last »