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Make the Most of Fox Valley Restaurant Week 

Fox Valley Restaurant Week debuts on Thursday and participating restaurants are busy preparing for the event which runs through September 26. Twenty-six restaurants from around the Fox Valley will offer fixed-price, three-course meals for lunch and dinner, with $1 from each plate benefiting Volunteer Fox Cities, a nonprofit organization that connects volunteers to community needs. READ MORE

Fox Valley Restaurant Week Kicks Off September 20

A new and improved Fox Valley Restaurant Week will run September 20-26, offering attendees everything they love (like great food at killer prices) in addition to a new charitable component.  During the week, $1 from each plate served at participating establishments will support the general operations of Volunteer Fox Cities, a nonprofit organization that connects volunteers READ MORE

Lakeshore Artists Guild Hosts First Art Slam Manitowoc 

Posted on Sep. 7, 2018 by Sarah Wells

Art Slam Manitowoc, hosted by the Lakeshore Artists Guild, will debut September 14-16 and 21 with artists in all medias creating pieces inspired by downtown Manitowoc. Artists will have only two days to make their works outdoors in downtown Manitowoc.  “[The event] creates that energy and urgency of getting artwork done that weekend,” says Cheryl READ MORE

Snooze at the Zoo

The Oshkosh Parks Department will host their annual Snooze at the Zoo event on September 8 and 9. The family-friendly event allows attendees to camp out under the stars at the Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh with all of their favorite animals.   “This event is unique to sleep overnight at the zoo,” says Special READ MORE

Manhole Cover Madness

Future Neenah will be hosting Manhole Cover Madness, a first-time event for the whole community on Saturday, September 8, under the Winneconne Avenue overpass across from Washington Park in Neenah. This new event is a celebration of Neenah’s iconic manhole covers that are seen on streets around the world.  The event kicks off with a READ MORE

Must-See Art Exhibits

Don’t miss these art shows   Barbed Wire and Honey Thru August 17 This exhibit is the first chapter of The Sundog Letters’ “Experiment in Connection.” Each piece was inspired by handwritten letters from strangers. The artwork spans a vast range of mediums from ink painting, sculpture, conceptual contemplations and intricate installations. Feather and Bone READ MORE

Three Great Walks

Enjoy the great outdoors at these events Pages in the Park August 7 This self-led story walk in the woods features pages from a delightful picture book by Keiko Kasza along the stroller-friendly path to read as you enjoy nature. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner. Sponsored by the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library READ MORE

Language Arts: Literary Events

Unleash your literary love at these upcoming events Spoken Word Nights August 2, 16 & 30 Spoken Word is about bringing poetry to life through emphasis, intonation, inflection and performance. Emceed by Cujo, a spoken word/hip-hop artist. Open to the public. 7-8:30pm. Copper State Brewing Co., Green Bay. 489-8575.  Books & Brews August 9  This READ MORE

Loop the Lake

On June 23, the Cities of Menasha and Neenah will celebrate the grand opening of the Loop the Lake project, an initiative which will connect the trail networks between the two communities. Construction for Loop the Lake started in October 2017 on two bridges that connect the City of Menasha and Doty Island in Neenah READ MORE