Archives: July 2014

Women of EAA soar to new heights

The average person may have limited knowledge on women in aviation, but within the industry, there are plenty of women active in the community. From pilots, heads of corporations and visitors from across the globe, EAA’s AirVenture 2014 proved to be home to women from all different career fields, interests and experiences. Visitors from all READ MORE

Camping in the North 40 at EAA’s AirVenture

Several aviation enthusiasts have settled into the North 40 campground for this year’s EAA AirVenture. Showing it’s possible to do more with less, the campers have pitched their tents under the wings of their small planes. The camping at North 40 fosters a sense of comradery and community. Enthusiasts come to meet fellow aviators who READ MORE

Become part of the art at Art at the Park

Art at the Park in Appleton turns 54 this year, but each summer event coordinators create new events to keep people coming back. An attraction this year is a community art project which involves constructing a two-story papier-mâché Dr. Seuss hat to tie in “Under the Hat!,”The Trout Museum of Art’s up-coming exhibit.   Emma READ MORE

Take a dip at an area swimming spot

The long-awaited Wisconsin summers are short-lived, but they can get hot and muggy. The Fox Cities area has many solutions for those who need a cooling off as public pools, lakes, and beaches can be found throughout the area. You can stay refreshed while enjoying a beautiful day outdoors at any of these nearby facilities. READ MORE

City bands uphold their tradition in Fox Cities

Local city bands know a thing or two about dedication. The Appleton City Band and Neenah Community Band have entertained the Fox Cities for more than 150 years combined. During this time, the efforts of several individuals have organized the ensembles and maintained their success in the local community. Appleton City Band Organized during World READ MORE

A shopping trip through time

  The saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” has never been truer. In recent years, second-hand shops, antiquing and vintage or retro-inspired clothing has become something of a fad. Vinyl record sales have soared within a declining market for physical music. Shoppers embraced the nostalgia and rich history associated with antiques and vintage READ MORE