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There's plenty going on in the Fox Cities every month of the year. The events calendar is packed with live Broadway Theater, art exhibits, family events, community festivals, or museum exhibits. Come see all that's happening!

If you are an event organizer and would like to submit information to our Events Calendar, please complete our event submission form.

Nearby CommunitiesThe Nearby Communities include the City of Seymour, the Towns of Freedom and Mackville and the Villages of Black Creek, Shiocton and Wrightstown. These communities are located outside of our Fox Cities, but offer many fun, family-friendly annual events.

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Play: The Golden Age of Toys

August 18, 2016 - August 31, 2018

11am-4pm Tuesday through Sunday

History Museum at the Castle
330 E. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Explore the history of classic and locally-made toys in a whimsical exhibit about the golden age of toys. Play offers children, parents, and grandparents an opportunity for intergenerational learning and fun!

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Asylum Out of the Shadows Exhibit

November 18, 2016 - September 30, 2018

Tuesday - Sunday 11am-4pm

History Museum at the Castle
330 E. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Features the history of the Outagamie County Asylum.
It focuses on the people who lived and worked at the facility.
The exhibit shows the evolution of mental health treatment going back more than a century.

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Ann Herzog Wright: The Artist's View

March 02, 2017 - June 25, 2017

Sunday: Noon-4pm

Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm

Thursday: Open until 8pm, except during special events

Trout Museum of Art, The
111 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

From sculptures and watercolor to hand-colored etchings and pastel, The Artist's View features artwork by Ann Herzog Wright. The works in the exhibit are tied together by the theme of the simple things, including landscapes, birds, cows and other elements in nature. 

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Family Swim

March 18, 2017 - June 11, 2017


Swimtastic Swim School
1420 University Drive
Menasha, WI 54952

Every Saturday & Sunday March 18- June 11. Swimtastic Swim School's Family Swim is entertainment for the whole family! Get wet under our palm tree shower, relax in our 90-degree pool, and have a blast going down our water slide! It is summer year around at Swimtastic!

$27/family or $10/person.
New clients call today for a FREE one-time Family Swim Pass!

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From Skin to Canvas

April 03, 2017 - May 31, 2017

Mon-Wed 9:30a-6p
Thurs 9:30a-7p
Fri 9:30a-6p
Sat 9:30a-4p

The Hang Up Gallery of Fine Art
204 W Wisconsin Ave
Neenah, WI 54956

An exhibit showcasing fine art by tattoo artists Shawn Buss, Grayson Hill-Boll, Clifford Cox and more!

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Quantum: An Installation of Glass, Light and Sound

April 23, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Tue-Sat - 10am-4:30pm
sunday - 1-4:30pm

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
165 N. Park Ave
Neenah, WI 54956

Quantum is an exhibition that recalls that sense of wonder and more, in a total environment or installation. Created by Jon Clark, Angus Powers and Jesse Daniels; this glass, light and sound filled environment suggests their response to the power and intimacy of such a moment in nature and how this experience changes with time.

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Spring Baby Farm Animal Tours

May 03, 2017 - May 31, 2017

Wed-Fri 10am-1pm
Sat-Sun 10am-3pm

Mulberry Lane Farm
W3190 County Road B
Hilbert, WI 54129

Spring comes to life at the farm.  Baby chicks, baby ducklings, baby kid goats, baby lambs, baby piglets, baby calves, baby ponies, baby kittens, baby bunnies... oh baby, do we have babies!
Milk a cow, ride a pony, enjoy a hay ride, catch a chicken, kiss a pig, cuddle a kitten and more!

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Congressional Art Competition

May 06, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm, Thursdays until 8pm except for special events, Sunday noon-4pm

Trout Museum of Art, The
111 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

The 2017 Congressional Art Competition, hosted by Congressman Gallagher, provides an opportunity for students to display their work in a professional gallery setting and to participate in a juried art exhibition. The Trout Museum of Art is pleased to be the venue for this exhibition.

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Spark! Artful Journaling

May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017


St. Paul Elder Services
316 E. Fourteenth St
Kaukauna, WI 54130

SPARK! is a program for caregivers and loved ones living with memory loss where participants engage in lively discussions, art making, and multi-sensory activities. Each one hour program is led by a specially trained museum educator and concludes with coffee and conversation.

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May 22, 2017


History Museum at the Castle
330 E. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Doors open at 6pm  $7.00 per person Presented in partnership with the Packerland Theater Organ Society.

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Fox Cities Visitor Guide

Fox Cities Visitor Center

3433 W. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54914


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