129th Annual Silver Mine
Enjoy the peaceful tranquility of a rustic setting in the countryside between Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls. No traffic, no distractions, no one to care for except yourself. Whatever your craft or hobby, relax and cultivate your creativity in the inspiring environment of an outdoors setting. The verdant woodlands seen through the expansive windows of our crafting retreat center's workrooms will stimulate your creative spirit. Whether you enjoy quilting, scrapbooking, stamping, card making, beading, or crafting of any type, the important essentials are provided. So, sit back and do what you love to do best. Our crafting retreat center is designed with you in mind. Take advantage of the full inventory of crafting supplies provided for you to use. Unload your supplies easily using the drive-ups to the retreats' main or lower levels. Spread out your project on one of the large craft tables in our spacious work areas. Arrange the tables to accommodate your group whether you craft as teams sharing tables or individuals where each member uses their own table. Getting hungry? Dine in. Have a picnic! Each building has a full kitchen stocked with all the utensils and cookware you need. Feel like dining out? Our Wisconsin crafting retreat center is only minutes away from great restaurants in Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls. While you're out, explore the area. West Central Wisconsin has a lot to offer in entertainment and events. Wind-down on one of the large wrap-around, covered porches. Enjoy the quiet solitude and beautiful colors of a Wisconsin sunset. Later on, reconnect with your friends in the great room. Sink into a comfortable sofa or an oversized chair in front of the fireplace. Make some popcorn, open a bottle of wine, pop in your favorite chick flick. Share memories; create new ones. Enjoy comfortable beds, fully furnished with clean sheets, pillows, and comforters! Wildwood Lodge offers accommodations for 21 people; Wildwood Cabin for 12. Both the lodge and cabin have fully handicap accessible bedrooms and bathrooms. You can be assured of a restful night's sleep in the quiet countryside.