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Archives: September 2016

Escape Party

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Need to get away from it all? Head to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan tomorrow, Saturday, October 1 for an artful escape from reality. The event is meant to feel like a mini-vacation, allowing guests to abscond the pressures of 21st-century living through new exhibitions, live music, musings, food, libations and more. READ MORE

Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra turns 50

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Fifty years ago, a group of teachers and students came together to form a community orchestra. Now, after a half-century of bringing classical music to the Fox Cities area, the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra is set to celebrate its landmark anniversary in style. Esteemed guest artists Edgar Meyer, Eileen Ivers and the legendary Itzhak Perlman READ MORE

Bazaar After Dark: An Open Air Night Market

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Come nightfall on Wednesday, September 28, Wisconsin Avenue in Appleton will look a little different. The street, from Oneida to Drew, will be closed to vehicular traffic for the Valley’s first open air night market. Bazaar After Dark, sponsored by Tundraland, will feature diverse food and art vendors as well as live music and performances. READ MORE

Octoberfest 2016

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An event that has made its presence known in the Fox Valley, Octoberfest returns for its 35th year on September 23 and 24 in downtown Appleton. Octoberfest features music, vendors, booths, volunteerism, philanthropy and fun. The weekend kicks off with the annual License to Cruise classic car show on Friday evening and continues with a READ MORE

Rent a Ukulele

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The Neenah Public Library, in partnership with Heid Music, has established a ukulele lending collection. Library patrons are now able to check out one of eight ukuleles for four weeks at a time, the same as they would a book or DVD. The ukulele kits include a Kala soprano ukulele, a gig bag, an electronic READ MORE

Learning the Land: Why it Matters

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As we’ve seen in this blog series, learning about the geology of an area can reveal fascinating secrets and intricate associations between ancient processes and modern civilization. Not only that, it allows us to gain a deeper understanding of the world around us, and how billions of years of geologic change have shaped the planet READ MORE

Catalyst: A Creative Encounter

The Watermark in Green Bay is the venue for Catalyst.

An immersive art experience – not just a show – is coming to The Watermark in Green Bay on September 10 from 5-9 p.m. Catalyst will be a sensory event unlike any other, with spontaneous performances and show elements popping up all around you. There is no schedule or program, so be ready to go READ MORE

To Infinity–And Beyond!

Posted on Sep. 6, 2016 by Katie Nelson
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All across the country, stores are putting up Valentine’s Day decorations, which can only mean one thing: It’s almost September. Summer is just about over. Today is my last day as a Fox Cities Magazine Editorial Intern, and this week I’ve been finishing up my last few assignments, packing for study abroad, and reminding myself that READ MORE