Archives: April 2013

Off and Running

Editorial intern and running enthusiast Sara will take you through the best running trails the Fox Cities has to offer in her new blog series… When I started running cross-country in 7th grade, I became surprisingly in love with the sport. I never would have guessed that I would stay on the team every year READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

A historical open house, a new emporium, free pretzel opportunities and a fermentation celebration are all in this week’s round-up… Learn about the lost art of fermenting foods at Natural Healthy Concepts in Appleton on May 2 at 5:30pm. Discover Appleton at the Appleton Historical Society’s first open house at Atlas Coffee Mill on Sunday. READ MORE

Spring Tree Spree

Jump start the beginning of a new season with some outdoor spring cleaning. Volunteers will be able to lend a hand at the 20th Annual Arbor Day Spring Tree Planting and Park Cleanup at High Cliff State Park on April 27 from 9am–1pm. The number of trees planted each year ranges anywhere from 12 to READ MORE

Intern Intro Blog: Meet Alyssa!

Name: Alyssa Villaire Age: 21 Hometown: Fond du Lac, WI Education: Lawrence University ’14 Favorite thing about the Fox Cities: There is such a strong artistic community in the Fox Cities, which I didn’t realize when I first arrived at Lawrence University as a freshman in 2010. The Dirt! Favorite quote: “Our life is frittered READ MORE

Art in Bloom

For the fourth consecutive year, the Art from the Gardens exhibit will be on display at the Jack Richeson School of Art & Gallery in Kimberly from April 9 through May 18. Organized by the Richeson Co., Appleton’s Trout Museum of Art and the art critique group Designing Women, this exhibit provides an opportunity for READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

A mobile boutique, a recipe revealed, restaurant week and a charitable antique show are all in this week’s round-up… An antique show benefiting the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region. Clothing and accessories boutique hey, daisy is hitting the road in their new “style shed.” Zuppas shares their most requested recipe 13 READ MORE

A ROARing Good Time

Returning to the home of its 2007 Wisconsin premiere, the eagerly anticipated production of Disney’s The Lion King is parading to Appleton’s Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (P.A.C.) from April 9–May 5. The two and a half hour production features award-winning costumes, designers and the famous musical score by Elton John and Tim Rice. Tara READ MORE