Grand Opera House

History

Year After Year

Local holiday rituals stand the test of time. Small or big, public or private, the arms of the Fox Cities’ clock tick to the rhythm of annual holiday traditions, some that are more than half a century old while others barely a baker’s dozen. As this magical time of the year draws near, we’ve highlighted READ MORE

Peeking Behind the Glass

Fox Cities museums keep history & heritage alive. With art museums, historic homes, universities and other institutions offering thousands of displays annually, the Fox Cities area showcases several exhibitions for anyone who wants to see history and heritage in two and three dimensions. “I’d hazard a guess that many people don’t realize how many museums READ MORE

Taking Direction: Community Theater

While Community Theater troupes warm up each summer for a season of storytelling, the casts and companies have a tale of their own. Not until you’re seated do you begin to comprehend the true tenor of ‘community’ in Community Theater. Filing in around you are your neighbors, colleagues, librarians, dentists, doctors and youth. Once the READ MORE

Winds of Change

Most people know Little Chute as “the city between Appleton and Kaukauna.” This year, the community has its sights set on the sails and vanes of a new downtown Dutch windmill. The new attraction, set to open to the public this summer, will heighten the village’s heritage and has the residents and business owners of READ MORE