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Trail’s Lounge is closing

Trail's Lounge Supper Club, your hometown supper club for 47 years (since August 1, 1977) will be closing and handing over to new owners. We will serve the menu for the last time Saturday, March 25th, 2023.


We're open March 15, 16, 17, 18, closed Sunday and Monday, and then open March 21, 22, 23, and 24, with the last night of service Saturday, March 25.


The bar opens at 4pm, serving dinner until 8:30 pm weekdays, and until 9:00 pm Friday & Saturday.


If you have a gift certificate - please be sure to use it by March 25th. Pass the word! 


Reservations would be much appreciated if you’re coming to dine.


Would you like to share a Trail’s Lounge photo, a memory, or send a message to Pat & Manoucher?
We have created a space to collect all the best wishes which we can later print into a book.

Here is the link : https://www.kudoboard.com/boards/vje8WhsG

You can put as little or as much as you like - a quick note to wish them well, a photo, share a story from over the years, share what the Trail’s meant to you and your family.


Trail's Lounge Supper Club is back - now open as usual, Tuesday to Thursday from 4:30 to 8:30 pm, Friday and Saturday from 4:30 to 9:00 pm.


See our daily menus on https://takeoutportage.com/listing/trails-lounge-supper-club/ and please call ahead to reserve if possible.


Thanks for your support and we hope to see you soon!

Portage resident Janice Rice-Smith Art show

Trails Lounge is displaying the oil paintings of Portage resident Janice Rice-Smith from May 6th to June 30th.  This exhibit may be viewed Tuesday through Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m. (closed Sunday and Monday) at Trail’s Lounge Supper Club, 125 Wauona Trail, Portage, WI.


Rice-Smith is a self-taught artist with no formal art training. She began drawing in grade school and painting at age 13.

Her work has been displayed at various gallery exhibits and art fairs. She resides at Swan Lake with her family enjoying the rural setting to inspire her painting. Her subjects include barns, wolves and country scenes.
She prefers blending the oil colors with her fingers. The resulting soft edges of her figures and landscapes evoke a peaceful mood.

If you are a local area artist interested in exhibiting your work at Trail’s Lounge, please contact Pat Madani at 608-742-2325.

Featured Artist - Mary Heinze

Mary Heinze is the featured artist showing her watercolor paintings at Trails Lounge in Portage from December 29-mid February.  Her 20+ watercolor paintings capture her life on the Heinze family dairy farm as well as portraits of family, friends, and architecture.

Below are her biography and a photo took at the opening of her exhibit.

After spending $25 in Christmas money on supplies, I started watercolor painting over twenty years ago.

I graduated from Kirkwood High School, St. Louis, Missouri, and then from UW-Madison in Home Economics Journalism, Foods and Textiles.

My only art classes were at the UW: Basic Drawing, Elements of Design, Art History and Creative Stitchery.

I have taught art classes at MATC-Portage and have sold my artwork for many years at the World Dairy Expo.

Presently, I participate in events at the Portage Center for the Arts and the Wisconsin Regional Arts Program (WRAP).  

I help out on our family farm with my husband, Tom, and son, Mark (Beth) Heinze.  I also have two daughters, Jen (Bradley) Martens and Julie McKibben as well as six grandchildren.

Mary Heinze