Archives: November 2012

Weekly Round-Up

Santa’s workshop shindig, the whiskey spirit, what’s up at the gallery walk and an e-book blog are all in this week’s round-up… Let’s talk about art, baby. Take a tour of lights next Thursday. Attend Santa’s Workshop at Fox River Wood Shop on December 3. The New Leaf Winter Farmers Market starts tomorrow. Check out READ MORE

Santa on the Sea

Santa Claus will be making his annual return visit to the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay to gather gift requests from area children. He will welcome children aboard the Tug John Purves, the Museum’s 93-year-old in-water exhibit, from 10am–1pm on Saturday, December 1.   The event will be held in conjunction with the READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

Chinese calligraphy, a new ice rink, a big, bad burger and a tasty home tour are all in this week’s round-up… Avenue Art is hosting its Holiday Open House tomorrow with lots of festive decorating ideas (and a nice discount on purchases). Brush up on your Chinese calligraphy skills. Green Bay’s Ameriprise Ice Rink opens READ MORE

Local Shopaholic: Mayo or Bust

Sonia takes a trip to The Free Market in Appleton to try the vegan version of her favorite condiment… Have you heard the news? Eating organic is not only healthier for our bodies but also the environment too. So is eating vegetarian occasionally. Now it may seem that it’s just another ploy or fad to READ MORE

Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War exhibition

Lawrence University will host a traveling exhibition that examines how President Abraham Lincoln used the U.S. Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War: the secession of Southern states, slavery and wartime civil liberties. The 1,000-square-foot exhibit, “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” will be on display on the second floor of READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

Rainy day drinks, Thanksgiving assistance, photo attire tips and a boat-load of food pics are all in this week’s round-up… The stylish folks at Kim Thiel Photography explain how to look lovely in your family photos. Some fascinating lectures are taking place as part of UWFox Valley’s Scholar Series. Great drink recipes for a rainy READ MORE

Through the Lens: Portraits

For the longest time, portraits were the hardest pictures for me to take. Mainly because growing up, my idea of what made a good portrait was formed from my mother straining to get all of her six young kids kicking and screaming to hold still for a Christmas card picture. Now with Photoshop she can READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

Seasonal displays, a pasta trilogy, food with heart and a holiday cooking class are all in this week’s round-up… Too soon? The Downtown Appleton Indoor Winter Farm Market kicks off tomorrow. Congrats to Sangria’s Mexican Grill and their enchilada soup being voted first place in the 2012 Soup Walk. Thanksgiving take-out is a brilliant invention. READ MORE