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Dec. 2022

Midsummer Festival of the Arts 2023 – Call for Artists

Dec. 15, 2022 @ 8:00 am - Mar. 1, 2023 @ 11:55 pm
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States

Interested in being an artist at the Midsummer Festival of the Arts? Applications are now being accepted–from December 15, 2022, through March 1, 2023. Acceptance notifications will be sent to artists April 4, 2023. Artists must apply through ZAPPlication (https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=10971) This year’s festival will be July 15-16. The event will feature up to 100 juried artists including returning award winners from last year. The Arts Center will also host an emerging artist area for up to five artists, offering an…

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Jan. 2023

Eagle Days

Jan. 28 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
1000 Islands Environmental Center,
1000 Beaulieu Court, Kaukauna, WI 54130 United States

7:00 – 8:30 AM – Sunrise Eagle Viewing* Sunrise is at 7:16 AM and it is a great time to catch some of the best eagle activity. Meet at 1000 Islands (Fishing Pier or Nelson Overlook) or at Alhstrom-Munksjo’s Technology Support Center on Thilmany Rd (North side of river). Naturalists and/or volunteers will be at these viewing sites to assist you in spotting and observing Eagles along with answering your Eagle questions. Note: Volunteers will be available at the viewing…

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TOWARD HARMONY WITH NATURE

Jan. 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Culver Family Welcome Center,
625 Pearl Ave, Oshkosh, WI 54901 United States
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Join Wild Ones Fox Valley Area for the 26th Toward Harmony with Nature conference. Keynote speaker, Stanley Temple, Professor Emeritus in the Dept of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at UW Madison, will highlight Aldo Leopold’s concept of “land health”, a central goal of a “land ethic” for living sustainably on Planet Earth. Special guest speaker Jennifer Wilhoit, PhD will speak on “Native Species and Ecotones: We Can’t Do Without Them.” She will give an overview of ecotones and their importance…

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Winter Family Fun Day

Jan. 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mosquito Hill Nature Center,
N3880 Rogers Road, New London, 54961

Winter Family Fun Day Saturday, January 28 12:00 – 3:00 PM Admission $10 per car load Join us for some family-friendly activities at our annual fun day in the snow. Participate in the exciting Family Olympics challenge for fun and prizes. Play a round of human foosball. Young children will enjoy sliding down the otter slide and making a winter craft; everyone will like the leisurely snowshoe walk. Warm yourself by the campfire and roast some marshmallows. Hot food and…

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Winter Family Fun Day

Jan. 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mosquito Hill Nature Center,
N3880 Rogers Road, New London, 54961

Winter Family Fun Day Saturday, January 28 12:00 -3:00 PM Admission $10 per car load Join us for some family-friendly activities at our annual fun day in the snow. Participate in the exciting Family Olympics challenge for fun and prizes. Play a round of human foosball. Young children will enjoy sliding down the otter slide and making a winter craft; everyone will like the leisurely snowshoe walk. Warm yourself by the campfire and roast some marshmallows. Hot food and beverages…

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Bike The Hill

Jan. 28 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mosquito Hill Nature Center,
N3880 Rogers Road, New London, 54961

Here’s your chance! Our First Fat Bike Race at The Hill 2:00pm, Saturday, January 28, 2023 $50 includes t-shirt and refreshments after the race All proceeds go to support Mosquito Hill Nature Center 1 hour race, 2.1-mile course Race Classes are Under 16 Tires must be at least 3.7” wide & Over 16 years old No E Bikes-Fat bikes only Outagamie County Parks Department prohibits the use of bikes on its trails, including at Mosquito Hill Nature Center. This is…

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5 Year Anniversary Celebration

Jan. 28 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mondo! Wine Bar & Retail,
220 W. College Ave., Appleton, Wisconsin, WI 54911

Join us to celebrate this milestone anniversary! Enjoy a special menu featuring the 5 best-selling glass pours in both the white and red categories. Plus, we will have the 5 best-selling pizzas available as well. What are they? The suspense is killing us! Actually, it’s not, we know what they are, but you will have to show up to find out so all the suspense is in your court.

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Lighthouse Big Band: Jam Session

Jan. 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every 0 days until February 2, 2023
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts,
51 Sheboygan St, Fond du Lac, WI 54935 United States

LIGHTHOUSE JAZZ WORKSHOP PRESENTS “STUDENTS’ JAM” A Jazz Jam Session For Students featuring the rhythm section of the WAMI Award winning Jazz Orgy Jam session: an often impromptu performance by a group especially of jazz musicians that is characterized by improvisation (2022 Merriam-Webster, Incorporated) Jazz is a music born of spontaneous composition (improvisation) and the exchange of musical ideas in these impromptu sessions. Older musicians would share their ideas with younger players, helping them to learn the music (rarely written…

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Botanic Garden

Jan. 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day for 4 days
Tarlton Theatre,
405-409 West Walnut Street, Green Bay, WI 54303 United States

Written By Todd Logan Performed By: Kelli Strickland & Noah Simon Performances: January 25 – 7 PM January 26 – 7 PM January 27 – 7 PM January 28 – 7 PM January 29 – 2 PM BOTANIC GARDEN, a funny, poignant drama, is about a fifty-something widow, Kate Goodman, who is desperate to get out of a first date. She turns to the one person who can help: her deceased husband, Jake. The play intersects the present with “flashbacks”…

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Kent Rader- Baby Boomer Comedy

Jan. 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Grand Oshkosh,
100 High Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901 United States
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‘The World’s Cleanest Comedian’ WANT TO EXPERIENCE A NIGHT OF COMEDY YOU CAN RELATE TO? Check out the Baby Boomer Comedy Show! In this hilarious 90-minute event, fellow baby boomer and veteran comedian Kent Rader hits all the familiar topics you’re dealing with… family, kids, work, do-it-yourself projects, dieting, aging and all… and he does it with clean humor that’s an overall hit.

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Exhibits

Apr. 2022

In the Adjacent Possible

Apr. 5, 2022 @ 10:00 am - Mar. 26, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States

In the Adjacent Possible is a response to sociologist Ruha Benjamin’s suggestion to “imagine and craft the worlds you cannot live without, just as you dismantle the ones you cannot live within.” Each of the five artists’ installations provides a vantage point for viewing the many potentialities that lie just beyond what we know. They READ MORE

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May. 2022

Creative! Growth!

May. 21, 2022 @ 10:00 am - May. 21, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States

Creative! Growth! will be the first exhibition to consider the history of Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California. Founded in 1974 by artist Florence Ludins-Katz (1912–1990) and her psychologist husband Elias Katz (1913–2008), Creative Growth emerged from the larger social, cultural, and political narratives associated with the Bay Area in the late 1960s and READ MORE

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Aug. 2022

Sarah McEneaney and Lydia Ricci: The Extra Ordinary

Aug. 23, 2022 @ 10:00 am - Feb. 26, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until February 26, 2023
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States

August 23, 2022–February 26, 2023 Over the past two years, we have all been forced to reevaluate our domestic surroundings as sources of encouragement, delight, and, curiosity that we once sought elsewhere. Artists have always drawn inspiration from their homes. Sarah McEneaney and Lydia Ricci mine the objects and events that animate and populate their READ MORE

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Oct. 2022

SPACES Spotlight: Vollis Simpson

Oct. 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am - Feb. 19, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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October 2, 2022– February 19, 2023 In the mid-1980s, retired repairman Vollis Simpson (1919–2013) began using his collection of old farm equipment to construct monumental whirligigs in the fields around his Lucama, North Carolina, home. The site became a tourist attraction, enticing visitors to his rural property. In 2010, the nearby town of Wilson announced READ MORE

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Oct. 2022

Sky Hopinka: I’ll Remember You as You Were, Not as What You’ll Become

Oct. 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - Feb. 19, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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An elegy to the late Native American poet Diane Burns, Sky Hopinka’s I’ll Remember You as You Were, Not as What You’ll Become is a meditation on mortality, reincarnation, and the forms the transcendent spirit takes while descending upon landscapes of life and death The film continues Hopinka’s exploration of the ways his indigenous homeland, READ MORE

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