Grand Opera House

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Lunch Break Hustle 

Use your noon hour to the fullest at these events  Lunchtime Live! Concerts August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29  Enjoy acoustic music by local musicians on your lunch hour! Bring your lunch, grab takeout from a downtown restaurant or purchase on-site from local vendors. Some seating is available in the plaza or bring your READ MORE

Namaste in Nature 

Get your “om” on at these free outdoor yoga sessions Yoga in the Park August 7, 14, 21 & 28 Drop-in for a 60-minute all-levels class led by Empower Yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. 6pm. City Park, Appleton.  Yoga in the Park August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 Join READ MORE

Four Great Walks

Enjoy the great outdoors at these events Pages in the Park August 6 Enjoy a self-led story walk in the woods. Pages from a delightful picture book will be stationed along the stroller-friendly path to read together as you enjoy the beauty of nature. A craft related to the story will be available in the READ MORE

ARTicipation Week

Downtown Waupaca comes alive with art during ARTicipation Week, a week-long celebration of creativity from August 11–17. ARTicipation Week is presented by the Waupaca Community Arts Board (WCAB) and features daily events with local artists, workshops, presentations, projects, live music and more. Events throughout the week include the annual street dance on August 16 with READ MORE

Wild By Nature: Fox Cities Backpackers

Posted on Jul. 25, 2019 by Zack Dion

On the morning of Friday, June 21, I embarked on the risky journey of meeting a group of strangers I’ve never met before and spending the weekend with them on an island with few signs of life, including no electricity or vehicles of any sort. The supplies needed for the trip were securely stored in READ MORE

Love your Mother (Earth): An Introduction

Human-accelerated climate change is not something to be debated anymore. We have spent far too long making ourselves comfortable with the idea that climate change isn’t real so that we can excuse our personal lifestyles. Since the rise of capitalism and the industrial revolution, humans have been accelerating and changing the natural cycles of Earth’s READ MORE

New Face: Amy Davis, Appleton Boychoir

Posted on Jun. 18, 2019 by Zack Dion

The Appleton Boychoir welcomes Amy Davis as its new executive director starting in July, replacing Hilary Armstrong who is moving out of state for her husband’s job. Davis has volunteered with the Boychoir for the past five years as her son, Parker, progressed through the program; he graduated from the Boychoir in April. Davis earned READ MORE

Community: We’re All in This Together

Posted on Jun. 17, 2019 by Jacob Biese

Life with anxiety, simply put, is not a life of ease. There is endless beauty in this world; however our personal fears can withhold us from acknowledging them. These fears can lead to isolationism, regardless that it is essential that we gain new perspectives and form meaningful relationships. Our soul is not meant for self-service, READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Beaches

Posted on Jul. 1, 2019 by Jacob Biese

Sand, water, sun – nothing screams “summer” more than a lazy day at the beach. If you’re looking for a day of family fun in the sun, these nearby hotspots are for you.  Neshotah Beach, Two Rivers Neshotah Beach is a must for the activity-loving adventure seeker. This beautiful 50-acre sand beach borders Lake Michigan READ MORE