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Archives: November 2016

A Historic Holiday: 5 Old-Time Events

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Step back in time with these history-infused happenings. Deck the Halls Experience the historic Sawyer home decorated in its holiday splendor. The life-size Christmas Village exhibit windows will delight with a wonderful display of festive holiday decor, and the center will showcase the incredible “Biggest Little Show” wooden toy circus made in the 1940s. Nov 19-Dec READ MORE

Nutcracker in the Castle: 10th Anniversary

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Celebrating 10 years of delighting audiences, the Paine Art Center & Gardens in Oshkosh presents the scenes of the beloved Nutcracker story within the historic mansion. From the opening party scene with a giant Christmas tree to the magical Land of Sweets and the enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy, the tale unfolds throughout more than 20 elaborately decorated READ MORE

Asylum: Out of the Shadows

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The History Museum at the Castle in Appleton will open an unprecedented exhibit on November 17. “Asylum: Out of the Shadows” will be the first attempt by a Wisconsin museum to interpret the evolution of treatment for people with mental health problems. The exhibit will explore behavioral and mental health told through the history of READ MORE

Tempest Coffee Collective opens in Appleton

Posted on Nov. 2, 2016 by Hibah Ansari
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It’s that time of the year when the leaves are crisper, the air is cooler and coffee just tastes better. This fall, the hottest place for a handcrafted cup is Tempest Coffee Collective, Appleton’s newest coffee shop opening November 17 in RiverHeath’s new apartment and retail development, Prairie, just beside the Fox River. Stephan Witchell, READ MORE