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“Getting up early to see the snow near the lighthouse without other people around is a magical experience,” says Bonnie Auxier of Neenah. Auxier captured this image of Neenah’s Kimberly Point Lighthouse just as a morning storm approached. “Living in the Fox Cities, we are fortunate enough to experience the beauty and artistry of all READ MORE

Jingle All the Way 

Music to evoke the holiday spirit  Appleton Boychoir: A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols December 1 The magnificence of Christmas will be once again discovered in one of the Fox Valley’s most beloved events. The Appleton Boychoir trebles along with the rich adult sounds of the MasterSingers combine to celebrate the advent and birth READ MORE

Digital Music Library

Appleton Public Library cardholders will soon be able to download original local music through FilpSide, a digital music program that launched this fall.  The goal of the program is to represent the Fox Cities music scene, as well as showcase artists who had their start in the region. Current Fox Cities artists and those with READ MORE

Three Festive Exhibits

Celebrate the holidays at these upcoming exhibits Merry-Time Festival of Trees November 10-December 11  Joyously celebrate the holidays by enjoying dozens of beautifully decorated Christmas trees scattered throughout the museum’s galleries. Every tree will go home with a lucky winner in our Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle! Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay. 743-5958. Nutcracker READ MORE

Fox Valley Roots Music Festival 

A new festival showcasing local musicians and businesses will debut in Appleton. The festival kicks off with a pre-party starting at 9 p.m. at The Cold Shot on November 8 and concludes on November 11 with an after-party brunch, hosted at Menasha’s The Source Public House. Musical performances will take place 11 a.m. until 2:30 READ MORE

The Place We Call Home

On a perfect fall day, photographer Cathy Donker took this photo of abandoned railroad tracks over the Fox River in Appleton. “I love how the sun brings out the colors of the foliage in the background, while the leaves in the foreground are a telling sign of what’s soon to come,” Donker says. “Fall is READ MORE

On Stage: Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”

Just in time for Halloween, The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on the UW-Green Bay campus will host a one-night production of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” on October 26.  This stage adaptation by Aquila Theatre Company celebrates the 200th anniversary of Shelley’s chilling 1818 novel. Aquila Theatre Company is based in New York and is READ MORE

You’re the One

By Emily Anderson You. You have cancer. Breast cancer. The C word. A super scary C word, because it’s often accompanied by that D word. Not that you believe it. How can you have cancer? You hear about it all the time, but it always happens to other people. But now you’re one of them. One READ MORE

Fox Cities Dates: Volunteering

Posted on Oct. 13, 2018 by Sarah Wells

Hello Passionate People of the Fox Cities and Beyond, Let’s talk about volunteering. It might be a helpful tool on your resume for getting into college or showing a prospective employer how altruistic you are. For others, it could already be apart of their schedules. However much or little you volunteer, it’s time to look READ MORE

Shall We Dance?

Eight community members will hit the dance floor on October 27 for the 11th annual Shall We Dance event. The dance competition fundraiser benefits the Sexual Assault Crisis Center-Fox Cities which provides free crisis intervention, advocacy and counseling for people affected by sexual trauma and exploitation. Each of the community members have been partnered with READ MORE