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Posted on July 6, 2017 by Dan Meyer

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Your Oconto datebook

Oconto County Historical Society Art Show
July 22-August 6
The 14th Annual OCHS Art Show exhibits art from anyone connected with Oconto County, covering nearly every medium imaginable. Although there are occasionally exceptions, the hours for the exhibit usually coincide with the museum hours. 12–4pm, Beyer Home Museum.

077-OCT-TubingCrivello’s 13th Annual Tubing Event
August 5
BYOT – Bring Your Own Tube (or other flotation device, if you prefer). The 13th annual tubing event on the Oconto River is complete with DJ entertainment. Transportation to the drop-off site is provided, followed by 3-4 hours of relaxed floating along the river. 11am, Crivello’s.

Oconto County Historical Society Cemetery Walk
September 21-22
The Cemetery Walk is the only time of the year when seeing historical figures alongside their own graves isn’t terrifying. Groups are guided from grave to grave by lantern-bearing guides, meeting various historical figures from the area. 6pm, Oconto Catholic Cemetery.

Harvest Fest
September 30
Nestled between the shores of Lake Michigan and the beautiful forests of Northern Wisconsin, it’s hard to imagine Oconto not having a fall celebration. The festival lives up to expectations, offering crafts, produce, and music. The celebration is a great event for all ages. 9am–-3pm, Pecor Street.

Trail of Terror
Fridays and Saturdays, October 8-28
There’s no better way to get the best bang for your buck from any Halloween scares than by going somewhere you’ve never been before. The Trail of Terror is the largest haunted trail in the state and will send shivers down your spine all the way home. 7–11pm, 4295 County Highway J.

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