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Big TAP ChautaquaFest
On September 19 , Big Top hosted its 4th annual Big TAP ChautauquaFest as a joint project of Big Top Chautauqua and the Ashwabay Outdoor Educational Foundation . Big TAP features craft brews , wine and spirits in the tent with local cuisine stationed along a trek that brings people up to the top of the ski hill . Crescent Moon and Hoff Stevens provided the musical entertainment . What a way to close out a great year .
Event Sponsors : Star Liquor , Star North of Cornucopia , Super H Foods , Northwest Beverages , Superior Beverages
Special Thanks : Kevin Hunt , Pat Hunt , Gary LaPean , Hauser ’ s Superior View Farm , The Pierce Family , Karlyn ’ s Gallery , Pike ’ s Bay Marina , Deepwater Grille , South Shore Brewery , Canal Park Lodge , AOEF Board of Directors , Big Top Board of Directors , Big Top and AOEF volunteers
Breweries & Distilleries : 3rd Shift , All Sisters Winery , Ballast Point , Bayfield Winery , Bell ’ s , Big Wood , Capital Brewery , Central Waters , Coney Island Hard Root Beer , Deschuette ’ s , Doane Beer , Dogfish Head , Forbidden Secret Mocha Cream , Goose Island , Gray ’ s , Great Dane , Leinie ’ s Harvest Shandy , Leinie ’ s IPL , Minocqua Brewing , New Glarus , O ’ so Brewing Co ., Perlick Vodka , Sam Adams Fall Collection , Schell ’ s , South Shore Brewery , Squatters Craft Beers , St . Ambroise Oatmeal , Uinta Brewing , Vikre Vodka and Gins , Wasatch Craft Beers , White Winter Winery
Fatty 5K Culinary Trek : 2nd Street Bistro , Ashland Baking Company , The Bayfield Inn , Benoit Cheese , Big Water Coffee , Bodin ’ s Fisheries , Coco ’ s Café & Bakery , Delta Diner , Erickson ’ s Orchard , The Fat Radish , Frankie ’ s Pizza , Good Thyme Catering , Happy Hollow Creamery , Harbor House Sweets , Legendary Waters Resort & Casino , Penokee Mountain Foods , Portside Restaurant , Sixth Street Market , Tetzner ’ s Dairy , Trinko ’ s Sausage , Upper Lakes Foods , The Village Inn
Shanties & Shipwrecks
Check out our newest album featuring the Blue Canvas Orchestra performing Shanties & Shipwrecks live at Big Top Chautaqua . The CD is available at www . shopbigtop . org

2015 by the numbers

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6 th Annual Big Top Idol

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Musical variety nights featuring our Blue Canvas Orchestra

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Guest artist shows featuring a total of 49 groups
Bluegrass Camp for Kids led by Barefoot Movement
Original Historical Musicals

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Free family workshops , outreach activities , exhibits & demonstrations

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Free family matinees & school day performances for area students
Blue Canvas Orchestra On Tour shows throughout Wisconsin
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Glorious summer nights under canvas and stars

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Weeks of Tent Show Radio reaching over 1,090,000 listeners
Happy concert-goers with warm and wonderful memories