Third Thursday Theater @ Essenahus, May 19th!

Practice makes perfect and the Wabeno Area Players know that is true!


Here’s a glimpse from Monday night’s rehearsal for this Thursday Theater’s “A Little Night of MURDER, MAYHEM, and MIRTH” It is going to be a great evening of fine food and entertainment!

Make reservations now for the May 19 performance at the Essenhaus. Dinner at 5:00-6:30PM; show at 7:00PM. Call 715-889-1179

Dinner Saturday April 9

Chef’s Table

Bison Marrow Cultivateur

Bay Scallops in Garlic Lemon Butter

Tasting summer salad

Smashed Root tower

Grilled Asparagus

Chateaubriand, with creamy Truffle Sauce

Homemade Gelato


All this and the musical mastery of Ken Dennison will make this Saturday night complete!

Call for more information and reservations:

715 889 1179

Chef’s Table: Saturday, March 18

Saturday March 18 at the Big Easel

A Chilean Table


This Saturday’s Chef’s Table will take you from Pintxos to Dessert!

Pintxos Cangreo Real/King Crab
Pintxos Murano/Lamb
Tapas de Ensalada

Carnitas De Cerdo with Arroz y Coliflor, Verduras a la Parrilla

Chipotle Brownies con Mango

Call for more information and reservations:

715 889 1179

Saturday is MARDI GRAS @ The Big Easel

This Saturday night at the Big Easel it’s Mardi Gras time!!!!

Shrimp Etouffee!!

A Mardi Gras odyssey with Shrimp or Mufaletto Po Boy Sliders…Southern Salad…Etouffee with choice of Andouille or Shrimp…Corn Maque Choux…Corn Bread…Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce…plus our regular selections…

Music provided by the amazing Chicago based JEFF BROWN!!!

Sunday brunch at the Essenhaus 10:30-1:00…begniets for the day

Valentine’s Saturday is quickly filling up…if you want an evening you won’t soon forget…call!

Call 715-889-1179 for reservations

 Call for more information and reservations:

715 889 1179

February 18-21 @ The Essenhaus “Just Desserts”

February 18-21…Mark your Calendars…Murder Most…

Just Desserts
One of the contestants at this year’s bake-off has decided to let Judge Cogsworth judge a “dessert-to-die-for.” But who did in the cantankerous Judge Cogsworth (Bob Brown)…? Was it Edna Mae Carter (Wendy Richards), the spinster librarian or Miss Peabody (Carol Bartlein), the bake-off organizer, or Margaret Mason (Linda Zuleger), the wealthiest woman in town, or Scooter Bright (Lori Mattern), the town’s flirt? Attend a performance of Wabeno Area Players’ “Just Desserts” and find out!


All performances at the Essenhaus: February 18, 19, 20, dinner served 5:00- 6:30 PM, show @ 7:00 PM AND February 21 MATINÉE, doors open at 1:30 PM with sweets and savories at the table, show @2:00 PM.
Call 715-889-1179 for reservations

 Call for more information and reservations:

715 889 1179

Saturday January 30 Chef’s Table

Saturday January 30 at the Big Easel

Chateaubriand graces our Chef’s Table this Saturday….all inclusive culinary experience will delight you from Salad to Dessert….Chateaubriand with Creamed Truffle Sauce, Smashed Roots…House Made Buttermilk Sorbet…turning Winter into Wonder!

Mighty Michael Magee will be delighting us with his awesome musical talents!

mike magee

Sunday, January 31– at the Essenhaus…come check out our new additions to our Brunch Menu!

Call for more information and reservations: 715 889 1179