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“The Lion King” Returns

“The Lion King” will return to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center this month, making this the third time the show has been performed at the P.A.C. A popular show, the P.A.C.’s Director of Marketing and Communications Tricia Witt says she expects a full house every single night of the show’s three-week run. “Thousands of READ MORE

1st Annual Bubolz Brew Ski

The Bubolz Nature Preserve is hosting its 1st Annual Bubolz Brew Ski on February 15th. This event combines beautiful winter scenery with samples from local breweries, wineries and craft cocktails as well as entertainment inside “The Lodge,” Bubolz’s new environmental center. “The Brew Ski is the perfect winter happy hour,” says Bubolz Development Manager Nicci READ MORE

Listening Party

Must see music this season Jazz at the Trout: Katie Ernst January 17 Jazz at The Trout Season IX celebrates “Women do Jazz,” featuring the virtuosity and versatility of the women of jazz throughout the season. Opening performance, 6:30pm. Concert at 7:30pm. The Trout Museum of Art, Appleton. 733-4089. Kathy Mattea January 19 Grammy Award-winning READ MORE

Exhibit Focus: Menominee Clans Story

A new longterm exhibit on the Menominee Clans Story is coming to the Oshkosh Public Museum’s Winnebago Room this spring. The exhibit features more than 30 meticulously hand-carved and painted wood figures created by Menominee elder and traditional craftsman James Frechette Jr. The figures, which stand between 12 and 20 inches high, and the setting READ MORE

De Pere Public Art

De Pere residents and visitors may have noticed that downtown got a little more colorful recently. Five murals were completed this summer as part of Definitely De Pere’s Downtown De Pere Mural Project. The project’s goal is to create public art that celebrates the city’s history, reflects its current culture or points to its future READ MORE

The Place We Call Home

Four limestone columns were salvaged from the former First National Bank building on Main Street in downtown Menasha before it was demolished in 2014. The century-old columns have been repurposed at a waterfront park on Menasha’s Mill Street. Tom Lange took this photo of the park on New Year’s night in 2018 as the much-touted Super 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

Fox Cities Dates: Introduction

Posted on Jul. 30, 2018 by Sarah Wells

Dating. Did you get scared reading that word? Did you break out in a nervous sweat? Or rather, did you smile as you thought of a special person in your life? Or remember great memories? Maybe you read it, chuckled and thought, “Dating, what’s that?” Ah, the many feelings and questions about dating. One thing READ MORE

Home Pride

Assisting more than 1,000 families each month, the Appleton Housing Authority (AHA) ensures that all who live in our community have an affordable, sanitary and safe place to call home. The AHA is currently hosting a T-shirt and sticker decal fundraiser through their non for profit, Neighborhood Housing Inc, in an effort to raise both READ MORE