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Oct. 2017

CAPITOL 2017-18 Baileigh Industrial Marquee Season offers a variety of high-quality programming

Oct. 26, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - Apr. 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Capitol Civic Centre,
913 South 8th Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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It’s time to experience a live performance at the Capitol; 2017-18 Baileigh Industrial Season offers a variety of high-quality programming The Capitol Civic Centre’s 30th season announcement has created quite the buzz throughout the community and beyond. Not only are people excited for the return of the Garth Neustadter Trio in December, early sales indicate that all six shows have equally-strong appeal. The 2017-18 Baileigh Industrial Marquee Season opens with a hot night of rock at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday,…

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Nov. 2017

Fox Valley Chorus Open House

Nov. 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - Jan. 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week until December 9, 2017
Grace Lutheran Church,
900 N. Mason St., Appleton, WI 54914 United States
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Learn the basics of 4 part acapella harmony! The Fox Valley Chorus is offering the unique opportunity to sample our fun hobby with no obligation. A series of five Tuesday evening classes beginning on November 7th culminates in a performance with the chorus on Saturday, December 9th at 2pm and 7pm.

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Nutcracker in the Castle

Nov. 29, 2017 - Jan. 20, 2018
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until January 8, 2018
Paine Art Center and Gardens,
1410 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901 United States
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The Paine Art Center and Gardens presents the scenes of the beloved Nutcracker story within the historic estate. 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 elaborately decorated rooms with a mesmerizing array of sights, sounds and surprises! There are three different ways to experience Nutcracker in the Castle: Self-Guided Tours, Candlelight Tours and Guided Tours. Each style of tour is offered…

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Holidays on the Rails

Nov. 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Jan. 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until January 7, 2018
National Railroad Museum,
2285 S Broadway, Green Bay, WI 54304 United States

You are invited to the National Railroad Museum for a seasonal educational event, featuring activities to make your holiday jolly. Holidays on the Rails is ideal for children in pre-K through 2nd grade to share in the magic of the season. We explore the decorated trees, the big trains, listen to stories, play games, do crafts, decorate cookies, take a train ride, and visit with Santa. Visitors move between numerous activity stations, each featuring interactive, hands-on holiday experiences. Plan for…

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Jan. 2018

Where are You From: Writing Poetry About Place

Jan. 13 @ 1:00 pm - Jan. 20 @ 4:00 pm
Neenah Public Library,
240 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah, WI 54956 United States

Wisconsin poet laureate Karla Huston discusses the special significance of place in writing poetry. See millwriters.org for more information.

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Singing Valentines

Jan. 18 @ 8:00 am - Feb. 14 @ 8:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until February 14, 2018

Say “I Love You” with a song! The Fox Valleyaires Barbershop Chorus suggest a “Singing Valentine” for that special someone or group. A quartet dressed in tuxedos will appear at work, home school, or at your favorite restaurant throughout the Fox Cities area. The quartet will arrive announced and search out the recipient who will be serenaded. They will sing a choice of two songs, present a long-stemmed rose, a valentine card, and take digital picture of the event. Times…

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Eagle Day

Jan. 20
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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10:00 AM-4:00PM: View eagles from inside the Paper Discovery Center while browsing through the history of the paper making industry. Presentations will also be given throughout the day. Reduced admission. *10:30 AM & 1:30 PM: “WEC Energies Group – Raptor Success Story” Join Mike Grisar, Principal Ecologist for WEC Energies Group and researcher, Greg Septon as they recount how one man’s love for peregrines and an environmentally sound utility company teamed up to restore peregrine and other raptor populations. *12:00 PM…

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Scouts Program: Sky Is The Limit Tiger Scout Adventure

Jan. 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States

Tigers will spend the morning exploring the museum while learning about the stars and constellations. Lots of hands-on fun. Preregistration and prepayment required. Fee for each program is $8 per scout. Siblings over the age of 6 may attend for $8/child, but they must be registered in advance. These programs are not appropriate for children under age 6, and they should not attend. Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Contact Carol at carol@paperdiscoverycenter.org.

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Soap Making

Jan. 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ledge View Nature Center,
W2348 Short Road, Chilton, WI 53014 United States

Learn how to make soap and make some to take home. All materials supplied. Limit 15 people. Preregistration required.

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Eagle Days Along the Fox

Jan. 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Neenah Public Library,
240 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah, WI 54956 United States

The Fox River Valley is a wintering site for hundreds of eagles. This was not the case not so long ago due to DDT and other contaminants. The first wintering eagle along the Fox was observed in 1982 and since that time the number of wintering and resident eagles has increased tremendously. The Neenah Public Library will be celebrating Eagle Days Along the Fox with the following programs: 10:00 am: Preserving Our Watersheds with Kelly Reyer, Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance 11:30…

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Oct. 2017

VOLUMES: STELLA WAITZKIN

Oct. 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - May. 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until May 20, 2018
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Stella Waitzkin (1920–2003) fashioned her own personal vision, composing an art environment in her small fourth floor apartment at the Hotel Chelsea. Rita Barros has documented the vibrant and ever evolving spirit of the hotel, a haven for creatives of all walks including Beat writers, musicians, filmmakers, and visual artists. Her photographic response to Waitzkin’s READ MORE

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Oct. 2017

MYTHOLOGIES: EUGENE VON BRUENCHENHEIN

Oct. 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - Jan. 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until January 14, 2018
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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This exhibition takes an unprecedented, sweeping view of Von Bruenchenhein’s oeuvre, casting a contemporary lens on his paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, and poetry. Michelle Grabner, Brett Littman, Lisa Stone, and Arts Center Curator Karen Patterson address pivotal moments in Von Bruenchenhein’s career that encompass architecture, botany, invention, and love.

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Oct. 2017

SOREHEAD HILL: JESSE HOWARD

Oct. 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - Jan. 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until January 14, 2018
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Jesse Howard (1885–1983) was known for the large environment of painted signs he created at his homestead in Fulton, MO, which he named Sorehead Hill. His signs bear traces of his varied life experiences, including interpretations of biblical verse, political commentary, and his low opinion of vandals who stole his signs. For this exhibition, writer/curator READ MORE

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Nov. 2017

Beyond Words: The Art of Regional Children’s Book Illustration

Nov. 4, 2017 - Feb. 14, 2018
Miller Art Museum,
107 S. 4th Ave, Sturgeon Bay , 54235
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The Miller Art Museum announces the opening of “Beyond Words: The Art of Regional Children’s Book Illustration” —presented in partnership by Lois Bauer, Dennis and Bonnie Connolly, Door County Medical Center, The Townsend Foundation, MMG Foundation, Inc., Camilla Nielsen, and George and Kristi Roenning— a multi-faceted exhibit designed to educate, arouse curiosity and engage the READ MORE

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Nov. 2017

THINGS ARE WHAT WE ENCOUNTER: DR. CHARLES SMITH

Nov. 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - Jan. 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until December 31, 2017
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Site-specific architecture by artist Heather Hart has been created to house and interact with twenty iconic sculptures from Dr. Charles Smith’s African American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archives.

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