Investing in events & experiences to connect people to community

Check out our upcoming experiences or scroll below to learn more about how CREATE contributes to a thriving Portage County. For a comprehensive calendar of events in Portage County, visit the Stevens Point Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

ANNUAL EXPERIENCES

ARTSWALK & MASS GUITAR INCIDENT

downtown storefronts become art galleries for the night

The Comedy Show

an annual comedy fundraiser featuring chicago's the second city

CRAFTED

a social tasting experience that pairs local beers with innovative street food

DRAW

a social figure drawing workshop that features themed models

FIRE WORKs

a community gallery and art exchange lit by bonfire with brick-oven pizza

48-Hour Film Festival

a challenge to write, shoot, edit, and score a film in one weekend

PHANTOM GALLERY PARTIES

pop-up galleries take over unique locations announced the night before

POETRY SLAM

local poets perform original works as part of riverfront rendezvous

RIVERFRONT JAZZ FESTIVAL

a weekend festival at the bandshell features world famous jazz musicians

SPECTRAL MICROCINEMA

a series that screens the best in experimental film

TRIVIA UNPLUGGED

an old-school, device-free trivia contest that relies on wits alone

WHITE DINNER

a dinner en blanc at the pfiffner building to kick off the summer


EXPERIENCE INCUBATION

If you have ideas for new experiences that will contribute to the vitality of our local culture, email us and let us help you make that idea a tradition. We also work with local businesses to facilitate social experiences designed not only to build morale within that company but to contribute to the greater sense of place within Portage County. Contact us if you are interested in developing such programming for your employees.