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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 - June 03, 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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Searching for Excellence

September 09, 2017 - February 11, 2018

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10AM–4:30PM
Wednesday 10AM–4:30PM
Thursday 10AM–4:30PM
Friday 10AM–4:30PM
Saturday 10AM–4:30PM
Sunday 1–4:30PM


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

Searching for Excellence an exhibit exploring how collectors assist museums with building collections. See work by Dale Chihuly, Paul Stankard, Lino Tagliapietra and many more contemporary artists. Free admission for everyone always.

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Square Dancing for Fitness, Fun and Friendship

September 10, 2017 - January 21, 2018

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. for September 10 and 17

6 p.m. - 7 p.m. each Sunday afterwards

Community Care Center
3375 W. Brewster
Appleton, WI 54914

Learn to dance, get some exercise and have fun with the Romeos and Calicos Square Dance Club every Sunday this Fall and Winter.

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Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

October 27, 2017 - May 31, 2018

Fridays- 5:30pm and 6:15pm
Saturdays- 5:30pm and 6:15pm
Sundays- 10:00am and 10:45am

Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel
1000 Cameron Way
Neenah, Wisconsin 54956

Come enjoy a relaxing horse-drawn wagon ride around the Bridgewood Resort grounds and golf course every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Cost is $10/person (children under 2 years are free)

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Winter 2018 Exhibitions

January 12, 2018 - March 09, 2018

Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm

Saturday, Sunday, Noon-4pm

Wriston Art Center
613 E. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54912-0599

Exhibitions: Through the Lens: Recent Acquisitions in Photography- The Light in Cuban Eyes: Selections from the Madeleine P. Plonsker Collection of Contemporary Cuban Photography- Pulped Under Pressure

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I

January 23, 2018 - January 28, 2018

Jan. 23 - 26: 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 27: 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 28: 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
400 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Set in 1860’s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. 

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Rhythms & Brews at Riverview Gardens

January 24, 2018

7-8:30pm

Wednesdays: November 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, December 6, 13, 20, 27, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23

Stone Arch at Riverview Gardens
1101 S. Oneida St.
Appleton, WI 54914

Mile of Music, along with Stone Arch Brew House present Rhythms & Brews at Riverview Gardens, a FREE mid-week concert series, featuring popular artists from past Mile of Music Festivals, sprinkled with a few acts you don't know, but you should!

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Symphony on the Rocks featuring Vic Ferrari

January 25, 2018 - January 27, 2018

1/25 7:30pm
1/26-27 8pm

Waverly Beach
N8770 Fire Lane 1
Menasha, WI 54952

Vic Ferrari's Symphony on the Rocks is a high-powered rock show featuring the biggest hits of classic rock with a symphony twist.

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Eagles Days

January 27, 2018

All Day

1000 Islands Environmental Center
1000 Beaulieu Ct.
Kaukauna, WI 54130

Join us for the 4th Annual celebration of the Bald Eagle. Activities will include eagle observations, presentations, hands-on activities and a craft for the kids. Watch our Facebook page and website for more details.

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Fox Cities Visitor Guide

Fox Cities Visitor Center

3433 W. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54914

800-236-6673

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