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Live After 5: Free Music  

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Celebrate the end of the work day at these evening concerts that don’t cost a penny. Live! From Hydro Park June 7–August 9 This series features local music acts with an opening performance by Appleton Rock School students each week. Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30pm. Hydro Park, Downtown Kaukauna. 766-6300. Concerts in the Courtyard May 31–August 30 Up-and-coming READ MORE

Native American Celebration

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The Menominee and Oneida Nations invite you to the historic Charles A. Grignon Mansion in Kaukauna for a day of Native American dancing, crafts and food on June 24. Grab your lawn chairs and make your way down to the Mansion to see the Menominee Woodland Boys & Girls Club perform dances featuring traditional stories READ MORE

Wonderland: Photographs by Kirsty Mitchell opens at The Paine

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The fantastical world of lush England woodlands will be making its way to the Paine Art Center and Gardens in Oshkosh. “Wonderland: Photographs by Kirsty Mitchell” will showcase large-scale photographs of theatrical characters set against elaborate scenes bursting with colors of the passing English seasons. Mitchell is an award-winning photographer and fashion designer from Surrey, READ MORE

2017 Butterfly Festival

Posted on Jun. 13, 2017 by Dan Meyer
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There are rarely opportunities to see hundreds of butterflies in one location, but Appleton’s City Park will provide that opportunity in one of the most visually striking events of the season. On June 17, Parent Connection will be holding their ninth annual Butterfly Festival which kicks off at 9 a.m. With fun activities such as READ MORE

Green Bay Night Market debuts in July

Posted on Jun. 8, 2017 by Hibah Ansari
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Nightlife in Green Bay just got a little stranger. On Broadway Inc. is launching a new night market series this July where weird is welcome. The series, called igNight Markets, are scheduled for July 15, August 19 and September 16. Locations will rotate throughout unusual niches in Green Bay’s Broadway District. Brian Johnson, executive director READ MORE

Bike Week 2017

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A sampling of events celebrating Bike Week 2017. Poetry Ride May 13 Get a head start on Bike Week by joining Fox Cities Cycling Association to hear about the Public Works Poetry program and then a ride to see poetry locations around town. Casual pace ride for all ages and abilities. 1–2:30 p.m. Appleton Public READ MORE

Bazaar After Dark: Round Two

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Back by popular demand, Bazaar After Dark will be returning for a second time on April 29 for a night of offbeat art, intriguing performances and delicious food. The spring festival will be held on Second and Third Streets in downtown Kaukauna and will run from 5 to 10 p.m. Bazaar After Dark is a READ MORE

Mile of Music: The First 50

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Photography by Graham of Graham Images & Photography Mile of Music organizers announced “the First 50″ artists who will perform at this year’s festival, occurring August 3-6. The announcement took place April 20 during a special event at OuterEdge Stage in downtown Appleton. The original music festival showcases hundreds of artists with musical backgrounds from READ MORE

Stacks & Steeples

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Stacks & Steeples, a new original music series, is rooted in Green Bay’s history of blue collar work ethic and “drive to create something when we want it,” says Brian Simons, lead instigator of Stacks & Steeples and Brown County Library executive director. “If you look at Green Bay’s skyline, it’s smokestacks and church steeples,” READ MORE