The Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce and Cranberry Growers Association are kicking off the Cranberry Growing season on Friday, July 12. Free, one-hour tours will be offered every Friday through Oct. 4.
These tours will begin at the Manitowish Waters Community Center. The tour is held rain or shine, pre-registration is not required and all ages are welcome. The educational tour includes a short video, cranberry juice/craisin samples, prize drawings, information display and Q&A. Then, follow a guide in your own vehicles to the Vilas Cranberry Company Marsh (12825 Alder Lake Road) for an up-close look at the marsh.
For information about the start of cranberry harvest and availability of fresh cranberries, call Cranberry Square gift shop at 715-543-2778 or visit the shop at 12825 Alder Lake Road.
For all Manitowish Waters Area information, visit www.ManitowishWaters.org or call 715-543-8488.