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Holiday Shoppers Package
Comfort Suites

Rate: $95.00

Holiday Shoppers Special at Comfort Suites Appleton. Enjoy the convenience of the Fox River Mall adjacent to this Appleton, WI hotel.
Holiday Shoppers Special $95.00 Traditional King Suites / $105.00 Traditional Double Suites
Up to 6 people per roomAll Suites include sofa sleeperFree Drinks Monday - Saturday 5-7pm in Duffy's PubFree Breakfast Buffet each morningIndoor Pool, Whirlpool & Fitness CenterTry our Water Slide

Call today to reserve your Holiday Shopping Package (920) 730-3800.


Expiration: 01/07/2018


Shop, Wrap, & Wine!
GrandStay Hotel & Suites

Rate: $80.00

Shop, Wrap & Wine Package: Relax with a complimentary bottle of non-alcoholic champagne and 3 hours of free use of our board room for wrapping (based upon availability) at the GrandStay Appleton. Enjoy soaking in the wellness pool after all of that wrapping ladies. Please bring your own wrapping supplies.

  • Complimentary Hot & Cold extensive Breakfast Buffet· Lobby Bar
  • Free High Speed Internet
  • Wellness Pool & Whirlpool
  • Located within the Fox River Mall complex

Limitations: Tax not included in rate. One bottle of complimenary non-alcoholic champage per stay. Not valid with any other discounts. Must be booked in advance. Not valid during special events or home Packer Games. Based on availability.

Call 920.993.1200 today for reservations!


Expiration: 12/24/2017

Limitations:

Based upon availability. Not available over Packer home games.



Additional Information:

Book at http://www.grandstayhospitality.com/find-a-hotel/locations/appleton/deals.



Pumpkin Harvest Celebration

October 01, 2017 - October 31, 2017

Monday-Friday 10am-3pm
Saturday-Sunday 9:30am-4pm

Mulberry Lane Farm
W3190 County Road B
Hilbert, WI 54129

The farm is beautiful in fall and they are celebrating with their Pumpkin Harvest Celebration! Enjoy the pumpkin harvest by receiving a FREE pumpkin that U-pick right from the Pumpkin Patch as well as enjoy the hayrides around the farm! But first, ride a pony, milk a cow, catch a chicken, kiss a pig, cuddle a kitten.

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Greenville - 43rd Fall Craft Fair

October 01, 2017

9am-3pm

Greenville Lions Park
N1089 Municipal Dr,
Greenville, WI 54942

Handmade art and crafts, produce, bakery. Everything is handmade, homemade or homegrown. Inside and outside, very popular show! Rain or shine! Homemade sweet rolls, breakfast sandwiches, coffee for early a.m. setup & homemade soups, sandwiches, and desserts for lunch. Free admission.

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Jane Austen on Paper

October 05, 2017

Each session lasts two hours.Exact meeting times to be determined.To be placed on our contact list please call or email.
Cost: $25/person.

Paper Discovery Center
425 W. Water St.
Appleton, WI 54911

Enjoy creating your own Austen inspired Coptic stitched blank book while guided by a Regency character. This unique experienced is only offered at the Paper Discovery Center. Tailored to the needs of the adult female audience. Preregistration and prepayment are required. Limited to 8 people at each

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Jane Austen on Paper

October 06, 2017

Each session lasts two hours. Exact meeting times to be determined. To be placed on our contact list please call or email. Cost: $25/person

Paper Discovery Center
425 W. Water St.
Appleton, WI 54911

Enjoy creating your own Austen inspired Coptic stitched blank book while guided by a Regency character. This unique experienced is only offered at the Paper Discovery Center. Tailored to the needs of the adult female audience. Preregistration and prepayment are required. Limited to 8 people at each

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Lawrence University Artist Series: Jonathan Biss, Pianist

October 06, 2017

8pm

Lawrence Memorial Chapel
510 E College Ave
Appleton, WI 54911

Since making his New York City recital debut as a 20-year old in 2000, Biss has performed with the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Budapest Festival Orchestra, and many other of the world’s leading orchestras.

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Creepy Crawlies Halloween Event

October 06, 2017 - October 07, 2017

6-9pm daily

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
1305 Plank Rd.
Menasha, WI 54952

Activities for everyone include live owls, storytelling, and a horse pulled hayride lit by jack o lanterns.  Try our fun and spooky haunted trail. Little Spooks trail for kids 5 and under.

$10/person advanced purchase
$11/person online

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The Hallows

October 06, 2017

7pm-10pm

Memorial Park
1131 Tullar Road
Neenah, WI 54956

Join us if you dare for a haunted trail walk at Memorial Park. You don't know who or what you'll encounter as you maneuver yourself through the woods with only the light of a single lantern.
Tickets: $5

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Haunted Hayride - Cavanaugh Carriages

October 06, 2017 - October 07, 2017

Ticket sales Start at 6:30pm
First wagon leaves around 7:30pm

Cavanaugh Carriages
3910 Fairview Rd
Neenah , WI 54956

Check out the animals and Warm up by the Bonfire while you wait for your Hayride to our Haunted Woods and see what this year’s walk through has in store.
We have concessions Available for purchase in our ticket office/ party room.

Tickets
$10/ Age 12+
$5/ 11 and under with an Adult

Disclaimer: All Activities at Cavanaugh Carriages Are at your own Risk. This is an all ages event but please understand that this may not be suitable for some children. As part of your ride there is about a 1/3 mile of walking through the woods at night. Please understand that this event is outside and may require appropriate footwear.

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Pumpkin Hayride - Cavanaugh's Carriages

October 07, 2017 - October 08, 2017

10am-4pm


3910 Fairview Rd
Neenah, Wi 54956

Hayride to the Woods for a Walk
Visit And Pet Our Friendly Farm Animals
Pick Your Favorite Pumpkin From the Patch

Cost:
$8/ person ( 1 and under are free )
Includes Pumpkin

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The Hallows

October 07, 2017

7pm-10pm

Memorial Park
1131 Tullar Road
Neenah, WI 54956

Join us if you dare for a haunted trail walk at Memorial Park. You don't know who or what you'll encounter as you maneuver yourself through the woods with only the light of a single lantern.
Tickets: $5

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Children’s Day at the Haunted House

October 07, 2017

Noon-4pm

Neenah’s Old City Garage
333 West Cecil Street
Neenah, WI 54956

A child-friendly, lighted tour of the Haunted House including trick-or-treating, carnival games, face painting and visits from the fire department and local mascots



Tickets $5 for kids and adults

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Neenah Farmers Market

October 07, 2017

9am-Noon

Shattuck Park
210 E Wisconsin Ave
Neenah, WI 54956

Enjoy the picturesque, waterfront scene of Shattuck Park as you stroll through 40 vendors offering many flavors of the garden including vegetables from asparagus to zucchini and
everything in between. Other delicious items include season fruits, meats, farm fresh eggs, lamb meat and wool, bedding and house plants and fresh cut floral bouquets, sweet and sticky maple syrup and honey, crochet items, jewelry and so much more!

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Appleton Downtown Farm Market

October 07, 2017

8am-12:30pm

Downtown Appleton
College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Experience the area's largest Farm Market with more than 150 vendors selling fresh produce & flowers, exotic meats & cheeses, baked goods, specialty foods &handcrafted items along with live music!

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Steep Canyon Rangers

October 09, 2017

7:30 p.m.

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

A bluegrass band at their core, the Steep Canyon Rangers effortlessly walk the line between festival favorite and sophisticated string orchestra. It’s that mix of serious chops and good-natured fun that earned the Steep Canyon Rangers the Grammy ® Award for Best Bluegrass Album in 2013.

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Jane Austen on Paper

October 13, 2017

Each session lasts two hours. Exact meeting times to be determined. To be placed on our contact list please call or email.
Cost: $25/person

Paper Discovery Center
425 W. Water St.
Appleton, WI 54911

Enjoy creating your own Austen inspired Coptic stitched blank book while guided by a Regency character. This unique experienced is only offered at the Paper Discovery Center. Tailored to the needs of the adult female audience. Preregistration and prepayment are required. Limited to 8 people at each

See More

Youth Go's Haunted House

October 13, 2017

6pm-9:30pm

Neenah’s Old City Garage
333 West Cecil Street
Neenah, WI 54956

We are not afraid to mess with your senses or bring you scares. We have rooms full of youth that creep and crawl for your shrieks!  Our Haunted House is recommended for guests ages 10 and older; parents should use personal discretion. We are handicap accessible. $10 for adults and $5 for students.

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Haunted Hayride - Cavanaugh Carriages

October 13, 2017 - October 14, 2017

Ticket sales Start at 6:30pm
First wagon leaves around 7:30pm

Cavanaugh Carriages
3910 Fairview Rd
Neenah , WI 54956

Check out the animals and Warm up by the Bonfire while you wait for your Hayride to our Haunted Woods and see what this year’s walk through has in store.
We have concessions Available for purchase in our ticket office/ party room.

Tickets
$10/ Age 12+
$5/ 11 and under with an Adult

Disclaimer: All Activities at Cavanaugh Carriages Are at your own Risk. This is an all ages event but please understand that this may not be suitable for some children. As part of your ride there is about a 1/3 mile of walking through the woods at night. Please understand that this event is outside and may require appropriate footwear.

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Pumpkin Hayride - Cavanaugh's Carriages

October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017

10am-4pm


3910 Fairview Rd
Neenah, Wi 54956

Hayride to the Woods for a Walk
Visit And Pet Our Friendly Farm Animals
Pick Your Favorite Pumpkin From the Patch

Cost:
$8/ person ( 1 and under are free )
Includes Pumpkin

See More

Youth Go's Haunted House

October 14, 2017

6pm-9:30pm

Neenah’s Old City Garage
333 West Cecil Street
Neenah, WI 54956

We are not afraid to mess with your senses or bring you scares. We have rooms full of youth that creep and crawl for your shrieks!  Our Haunted House is recommended for guests ages 10 and older; parents should use personal discretion. We are handicap accessible. $10 for adults and $5 for students.

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Neenah Farmers Market

October 14, 2017

9am-Noon

Shattuck Park
210 E Wisconsin Ave
Neenah, WI 54956

Enjoy the picturesque, waterfront scene of Shattuck Park as you stroll through 40 vendors offering many flavors of the garden including vegetables from asparagus to zucchini and
everything in between. Other delicious items include season fruits, meats, farm fresh eggs, lamb meat and wool, bedding and house plants and fresh cut floral bouquets, sweet and sticky maple syrup and honey, crochet items, jewelry and so much more!

See More

Appleton Downtown Farm Market

October 14, 2017

8am-12:30pm

Downtown Appleton
College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Experience the area's largest Farm Market with more than 150 vendors selling fresh produce & flowers, exotic meats & cheeses, baked goods, specialty foods &handcrafted items along with live music!

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Downtown Appleton Craft Beer Walk

October 14, 2017

2:30-6pm

Downtown Appleton
10 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Enjoy a tasting tour of WI brewed beers at Downtown bars!  Register at your favorite watering hole for just $20 now. Then get ready to taste 2 beers at each location.  Brewery reps at each stop to educate participants about the styles & attributes of their beers.  Commemorative glass included!

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The St. Joe 5K Run/Walk - 24th Annual

October 14, 2017

8am Runners
8:05am Walkers

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

A One-Of-A-Kind 5K Course. The fast, mostly flat U.S.A.T.F. Certified St. Joe 5K Course for 2017 features the scenic Fall colors all along Jewelers Park Drive, Harrison Recreational (Asphalt) Trail, picturesque Bridgewood Golf Course, and the Bridgewood Recreational (Asphalt) Trail!

Particpants will recieve a goodie bag, t-shirt, and a chance to win door prizes!
Family Friendly...Strollers & Wagons Welcome.
Pet Friendly

The Big 5K After-Party Features A Fabulous Food Feast Buffet And Assorted Hot And Cold Beverages!

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Downtown Appleton - Fall into Fashion Ladies Day

October 14, 2017

Doors open at 9am for breakfast.
9:30am-5pm

Radisson Paper Valley Hotel & Conference Center
333 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

The Ladies Day Downtown in the spring has been so popular that we have added one in the fall complete with a Fashion Show, goody bag, raffles, and pastry bar for just $15. Activities & more!
After the Fashion Show, enjoy exploring the 60+ shops and 70+ pubs, clubs & restaurants many of whom will have special offers in your goody bag!
Participating Stores, ticket info and special offers will be available later. Please check back.

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14th Annual Fox Cities Choral Music Festival

October 17, 2017

7:00 p.m.

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

This annual festival will feature talented local students from Appleton North, Hortonville and Winneconne  high schools in a spectacular evening of music and will culminate in a finale by guest director Sandra Snow, professor of Choral Conducting and Music Education at Michigan State University.

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DIAVOLO 25th Anniversary Tour: L.O.S.T.

October 20, 2017

7:30 p.m.

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

DIAVOLO brings a full evening experience in two parts, L.O.S.T. features DIAVOLO’s newest works – “Cubicle” and “Passengers”– and boldly tackles the essence of what divides, unites and inspires us to rise.

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Youth Go's Haunted House

October 20, 2017

6pm-9pm

Neenah’s Old City Garage
333 West Cecil Street
Neenah, WI 54956

We are not afraid to mess with your senses or bring you scares. We have rooms full of youth that creep and crawl for your shrieks!  Our Haunted House is recommended for guests ages 10 and older; parents should use personal discretion. We are handicap accessible. $10 for adults and $5 for students.

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Haunted Hayride - Cavanaugh Carriages

October 20, 2017 - October 21, 2017

Ticket sales Start at 6:30pm
First wagon leaves around 7:30pm

Cavanaugh Carriages
3910 Fairview Rd
Neenah , WI 54956

Check out the animals and Warm up by the Bonfire while you wait for your Hayride to our Haunted Woods and see what this year’s walk through has in store.
We have concessions Available for purchase in our ticket office/ party room.

Tickets
$10/ Age 12+
$5/ 11 and under with an Adult

Disclaimer: All Activities at Cavanaugh Carriages Are at your own Risk. This is an all ages event but please understand that this may not be suitable for some children. As part of your ride there is about a 1/3 mile of walking through the woods at night. Please understand that this event is outside and may require appropriate footwear.

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Neenah Farmers Market Fun Day -BooFest

October 21, 2017

9am-Noon

Shattuck Park
210 E Wisconsin Ave
Neenah, WI 54956

Join us  at the Neenah Farmers Market for a spooktacular haunted afternoon at this Farmers Market wrap-up event! With activities for the whole family it will be a Boo-tastic event you won't want to miss! Costumes encouraged!

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Pumpkin Hayride - Cavanaugh's Carriages

October 21, 2017 - October 22, 2017

10am-4pm


3910 Fairview Rd
Neenah, Wi 54956

Hayride to the Woods for a Walk
Visit And Pet Our Friendly Farm Animals
Pick Your Favorite Pumpkin From the Patch

Cost:
$8/ person ( 1 and under are free )
Includes Pumpkin

See More

Youth Go's Haunted House

October 21, 2017

6pm-9:30pm

Neenah’s Old City Garage
333 West Cecil Street
Neenah, WI 54956

We are not afraid to mess with your senses or bring you scares. We have rooms full of youth that creep and crawl for your shrieks!  Our Haunted House is recommended for guests ages 10 and older; parents should use personal discretion. We are handicap accessible. $10 for adults and $5 for students.

See More

Appleton Downtown Farm Market

October 21, 2017

8am-12:30pm

Downtown Appleton
College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Experience the area's largest Farm Market with more than 150 vendors selling fresh produce & flowers, exotic meats & cheeses, baked goods, specialty foods &handcrafted items along with live music!

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Romp in the Autumn Swamp

October 21, 2017

3-7pm

Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve
4815 N. Lynndale Dr.
Appleton, WI 54913

Celebrate the Autumn season at Bubolz Nature Preserve during the 24th annual Romp in the Autumn Swamp.  The event will include tractor hay rides, trick-or-treat trail, face painting, Halloween games, and a bonfire with s’more making.

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Halloween Campground Walk

October 21, 2017

The Family Campground roads are CLOSED to motor vehicles from approximately 4 – 8 pm due to anticipated heavy pedestrian traffic.  The Friends of High Cliff will have concessions available adjacent to campground shower building from approximately noon to 7. 

High Cliff State Park
N7630 State Park Rd.
Sherwood, WI 54169

Campers traditionally decorate their campsites for Halloween.  Parking is available along the road entering the Family Campground, as well as the Horse/Bike Trail and Indian Mounds Trail lots.  The Friends of High Cliff will have concessions available in the campground from approximately noon to 7.

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Downtown Appleton Soup Walk - 9th Annual

October 21, 2017

Noon-4pm

Downtown Appleton
116 N. Appleton St.
Appleton, WI 54911

Try a taste of soup at different Downtown restaurants and vote for your favorite. Benefitting St. Joseph Food Pantry.

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Kid's Theatre Camp

October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017

Workshops and rehearsals will be Monday 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Wednesday 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Friday 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Showcase at 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 27

UW Fox Theatre
1478 Midway Rd
Menasha, WI 54952

Students grades 1-6 are encouraged to register. No advance preparation is necessary. Students will learn basic theatrical terms and practices in a fun, fast-paced workshop setting. The camp culminates in a final showcase Friday night at 7:00 p.m. 

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Youth Go's Haunted House

October 27, 2017

6pm-9:30pm

Neenah’s Old City Garage
333 West Cecil Street
Neenah, WI 54956

We are not afraid to mess with your senses or bring you scares. We have rooms full of youth that creep and crawl for your shrieks!  Our Haunted House is recommended for guests ages 10 and older; parents should use personal discretion. We are handicap accessible. $10 for adults and $5 for students.

See More

Youth Go's Haunted House

October 28, 2017

6pm-9:30pm

Neenah’s Old City Garage
333 West Cecil Street
Neenah, WI 54956

We are not afraid to mess with your senses or bring you scares. We have rooms full of youth that creep and crawl for your shrieks!  Our Haunted House is recommended for guests ages 10 and older; parents should use personal discretion. We are handicap accessible. $10 for adults and $5 for students.

See More

Children’s Day at the Haunted House

October 28, 2017

Noon-4pm

Neenah’s Old City Garage
333 West Cecil Street
Neenah, WI 54956

A child-friendly, lighted tour of the Haunted House including trick-or-treating, carnival games, face painting and visits from the fire department and local mascots.

Tickets $5 for kids and adults

See More

Pumpkin Hayride - Cavanaugh's Carriages

October 28, 2017 - October 29, 2017

10am-4pm


3910 Fairview Rd
Neenah, Wi 54956

Hayride to the Woods for a Walk
Visit And Pet Our Friendly Farm Animals
Pick Your Favorite Pumpkin From the Patch

Cost:
$8/ person ( 1 and under are free )
Includes Pumpkin

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Trunk or Treat - Encounter Church Kaukauna

October 28, 2017

11:00-1:30pm

Encounter Church
1008 Hyland Avenue
Kaukauna, WI 54130

Join us for our Trunk-or-Treat Family Event!
Trick-or-treat through the parking lot and enjoy kids games and activities. Hot dog and a drink for $1. All proceeds go to hurricane relief.

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Freaky 5K - YMCA

October 28, 2017

8am (Kids Run), 8:30am (5K)


Pierce Park

Appleton,

5K Run/Walk & Kids 1/4 mile Fun Run and Costume Contest!
Registration must be received before Oct. 18 to guarantee a t-shirt. Participants receive Chip Timing, refreshments include: coffee, cider, bagels, fruit cookies & cheese curds and Halloween Goodie Bag!

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Appleton Downtown Farm Market

October 28, 2017

8am-12:30pm

Downtown Appleton
College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Experience the area's largest Farm Market with more than 150 vendors selling fresh produce & flowers, exotic meats & cheeses, baked goods, specialty foods &handcrafted items along with live music!

See More

Jane Austen on Paper

October 28, 2017

Each session lasts two hours. Exact meeting times to be determined. To be placed on our contact list please call or email.
Cost: $25/person

Paper Discovery Center
425 W. Water St.
Appleton, WI 54911

Enjoy creating your own Austen inspired Coptic stitched blank book while guided by a Regency character. This unique experienced is only offered at the Paper Discovery Center. Tailored to the needs of the adult female audience. Preregistration and prepayment are required. Limited to 8 people at each

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Boo-Bash on the Farm

October 29, 2017 - October 30, 2017

Sunday and Manoday begins at 4pm4pm

Cavanaugh Carriages
3910 Fairview Rd
Neenah, Wi 54956

The First Annual Boo~Bash
This will be a fun event for the family
Hayride to the Woods for a Walk
Visit And Pet Our Friendly Farm Animals
Pick Your Favorite Pumpkin From the Patch, Trick or Treating in the woods, Pumpkin Painting & Decorating, Crafts, Games and more!

Cost:
$8/ person ( 1 and under are free )
Includes Pumpkin and Hayride

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Halloween at Funset Boo-levard

October 31, 2017

4pm-10pm

Funset Boulevard
3916 W College Ave
Appleton, WI 54914

Take the kids to Funset Boulevard for FREE Unlimited access to Bumper Cars, Carrousel, Playground & Train! Funset will also be offering 1/2 price admission to Laser Tag (must be 48' tall). Trick or Treating from 4pm to 7pm (while supplies last). See our facebook for more details!

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The Little Mermaid

October 31, 2017 - November 05, 2017

Oct 31-Nov 3: 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 4: 2:00 and 7:30 p.m.

November 5: 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

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

In a magical kingdom fathoms below, we meet Ariel, the little mermaid who is tired of flipping her fins and longs to be part of the fascinating world on dry land. Based on the Disney animated film, this beloved family classic is now on stage with all the songs you love. So dive on in!

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Lawrence University Jazz Series: Lizz Wright

November 03, 2017

7:30pm

Lawrence Memorial Chapel

Appleton,

Lizz Wright has been the recipient of nonstop critical acclaim and ever-increasing audiences ever since her Verve debut. she has worked with legendary jazz producer Tommy LiPuma on her debut album, Salt. It topped the contemporary jazz charts and became one of the most acclaimed albums of 2003, mixing standards with new material and styles ranging from gospel to soul to jazz to blues with ease. And her clear, deep voice and mature phrasing certainly belied her age (then 23).

Over her four albums (Salt, Dreaming, The Orchard and Fellowship) Wright has demonstrated she is a top-notch songwriter and also has the interpretive skills to become a premier popular song stylist.

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Lawrence University Jazz Series: Storms/Nocturnes with Lawrence University Jazz Ensemble

November 04, 2017

7:30pm

Lawrence Memorial Chapel

Appleton,

British saxophone legend Tim Garland, world-leading vibraphone virtuoso Joe Locke and recent Grammy nominee pianist Geoffrey Keezer create a unique three-way dialogue of captivating, immersive music. Bringing their different styles and backgrounds together, they create music that can be spacious or immensely complex, delicate but often approaching orchestral depth, and collectively find their way into a new mood or feel before the listener knows they have left the old one.

This enduring international alliance of jazz giants is celebrating its 10th anniversary with this album and concerts throughout Europe and the U.S.

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Houdini 10k

November 04, 2017

Race Starts at 9am

Downtown Appleton
10 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

This event, starting at Houdini Plaza in Appleton, will support local charities, and provide runners of Northeast Wisconsin with “Houdini-esque” start and finish line entertainment and a race distance that is great for runners of all ability levels.All participants will receive:An awesome t-shirt
Finisher Medal
Finish Line Buffet: Pig Roast, Build your own salad and chips!
Chip Timing
Street Entertainment
Heated tent at the finish line
and more!

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Light-Up Night

November 10, 2017

4-7pm
Lighting Ceremony at 6pm

Houdini Plaza
111 W. College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911

Fox Cities Building for the Arts, in partnership with Appleton Downtown, Inc., will kick-off the holiday season with downtown Light-Up Night. Join us in Houdini Plaza for family fun & a lighting ceremony at 6:00pm. 

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Downtown Appleton Window Walk

November 10, 2017

4-8pm

Downtown Appleton
10 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

After Light Up Night 'lights' the Downtown, stroll College Avenue and enjoy the windows decorated for the holidays!  Many businesses will be open with special offers and holiday refreshments for you too.  This evening's activities will put you in the holiday mood!

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Appleton North High School Artisan Craft Faire

November 11, 2017

9am-3pm

Appleton North High School
5000 N. Ballard Road
Appleton, WI 54913

Join us for the annual Appleton High School North Artisan Craft Faire. This is the premiere art event in the Fox River Valley with over 150 juried vendors.  All items are handcrafted and vendors are chosen by committee! 

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KANSAS Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour

November 11, 2017

8:00 p.m.

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

With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic of classic rock bands. Along with constant touring, KANSAS continues to remain a fixture of Classic Rock radio.

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Jane Austen on Paper

November 11, 2017

Each session lasts two hours. Exact meeting times to be determined. To be placed on our contact list please call or email.
Cost: $25/person

Paper Discovery Center
425 W. Water St.
Appleton, WI 54911

Enjoy creating your own Austen inspired Coptic stitched blank book while guided by a Regency character. This unique experienced is only offered at the Paper Discovery Center. Tailored to the needs of the adult female audience. Preregistration and prepayment are required. Limited to 8 people at each

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PJ MASKS LIVE!

November 19, 2017

3:00 p.m.

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

PJ MASKS LIVE: is a super-heroic, brand new live show, featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: The PJ MASKS! You've NEVER seen the PJ Masks like this before - leaping, flipping and climbing - live on stage!

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Downtown Appleton Christmas Parade

November 21, 2017

7pm

Downtown Appleton
10 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

The 47th Annual Downtown Appleton Christmas Parade. The largest nighttime Christmas parade in the Midwest. The parade begins at 7pm in downtown Appleton.
Santa Scamper 6:40pm

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Downtown Appleton Santa Scamper

November 21, 2017

6:40pm

Downtown Appleton
10 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Race Start: 6:40 p.m. at corner of State Street & College Avenue
The 1-mile run starts about 1/2 hour prior to the 45th Annual Downtown Appleton Christmas Parade and proceeds down College to Drew St., finishing at Jones Park. No roller blades. No pets please

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Turkey Trot- 10th Annual

November 23, 2017

8am

Radisson Paper Valley Hotel & Conference Center
333 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Shirts and bibs can be picked up at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel between 2-6pm on Wednesday, November 23 and beginning at 6:30 am on Thanksgiving Day

Start Time:
The Turkey Trot will start promptly at 8 AM with a Wave Start. Wave 1 is 5 mile, Wave 2 is 2 mile, and Wave 3 is the Dog Jog. Please line up in the appropriate wave. Slow movers and strollers are asked to line up near the back of their respective group.

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Downtown Appleton Small Business Saturday

November 25, 2017

All Day

Downtown Appleton
116 N. Appleton St.
Appleton, WI 54911

Pick up a Passport and have it stamped at businesses as you enjoy shopping in the unique clothing boutiques, great gourmet coffee shops, a huge variety of places to eat and fun entertainment options. Lots of special offers, refreshments and the opportunity to win gift certificates!

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One Man Star Wars Trilogy

November 25, 2017

4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

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

Charles Ross will stun and amaze you with his fun, energetic and extremely entertaining performance of One-Man Star Wars® Trilogy!

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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip davis

November 26, 2017

6:30 p.m.

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

Featuring dazzling multimedia effects, Mannheim Steamrollers presents an evening of classic Christmas hits! The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.

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A Very Neenah Christmas

December 01, 2017

6-8pm

Downtown Neenah
Wisconsin Ave. & Commercial St.
Neenah, WI 54956

Start the Holiday season with this Neenah tradition. Downtown store fronts are transformed into live mannequin displays featuring holiday and winter scenes. A wide range of events for the whole family, including a Rudolph Run, Santa, bell choir, horse drawn carriage rides.

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Children's Christmas Gift Workshop

December 02, 2017

10am - Noon
1pm - 3pm

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
1305 Plank Rd.
Menasha, WI 54952

Kids make 6 giveable gifts. Our volunteers wrap each gift. Cookies and Hot Cocoa are served. Advanced registration required. $10/child ($11 online)


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Explore the Fab Lab

December 06, 2017

4-5:30pm

FVTC DJ Bordini Center
5 North Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54914

This complimentary event is open to business professionals, entrepreneurs, inventors, students, teachers and 'creative souls'. Learn more about the FVTC Fab Lab machines such as 3D printing, laser cutting/engraving and other computer controlled machines used in industry as well as the average home.

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Christmas Stars 2017

December 07, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Dec. 7th 7-9pm
Dec. 8th 7-9pm
Dec. 9th 1-3pm and 7-9pm
Dec. 10th 1-3pm

Xavier Fine Arts Center
1600 W Prospect Ave
Appleton, WI 54901

A spectacular Broadway-style holiday-themed extravaganza featuring singers, dancers & actors ages five through senior citizen.  Over one thousand gorgeous costumes, beautiful sets, lighting & staging make Christmas Stars one of the Midwest’s premier holiday performances!

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Holiday Hayride

December 08, 2017

The first trip departs at 5:00pm
and the last trip of the evening leaves at 8:30pm.

Memorial Building/Smith Park
301 Park St
Menasha, WI 54952

Take a ride through the beautifully decorated streets of the Menasha Island! Visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, view the reindeer, and sample hot
beverages and cookies!

Eight rides will take off from the Memorial Building in Menasha. 60 Tickets for each ride will go on sale at the Parks and Recreation office beginning November 1 through December 8. Any remaining trip tickets will be sold at the Memorial Building on December 8 starting at 5:00pm on the date of the event. Latecomers cannot be
guaranteed a ride.
FEE: $2 per ticket
Ages two and under are free and no ticket is required.

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Makaroff Youth Ballet - The Nutcracker

December 16, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Dec. 16: 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 17: 1:00 p.m.

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

Watch in awe as talented local dancers tell the classic holiday tale of Clara’s adventures with the Prince and his army of toy soldiers, the Mouse Queen and the Sugar Plum Fairy, accompanied with live music by the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra and the Appleton Boychoir.

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Menasha New Year's Eve Celebration

December 31, 2017

10pm-12:30am

Curtis Reed Square

Menasha , WI 54952

24th Annual
Lith LIVE TV coverage from Curtis Reed Square • Downtown Menasha
Featuring Channel 5
FREE • Live Music • Giveaways • Midnight Ball Drop • Fireworks

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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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