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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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Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

June 30, 2018 - January 06, 2019

Open during normal Museum Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 11am-4pm


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

Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame is the most extensive and comprehensive exhibition featuring America’s most popular sport ever to tour. Organized by the Pro Football Hall of Fame in association with NFL Films, the exhibit presents a panoramic view of the story of professional football—from its humble beginnings in the late 19th century to the cultural phenomenon it is today—and brings together an extraordinary collection of artifacts, while creating an unforgettable interactive experience.

This exhibition anticipates the Green Bay Packers' 100th anniversary and is a cornerstone event in the multi-year celebration of the Hall of Fame’s 50th anniversary.

Admission:
$15 for adults
$10 for Youth (ages 17 and under)
Children 5 and under FREE

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Perthshire Paperweights Collection

September 28, 2018 - September 20, 2020

Tu - Sa 10am-4:30pm
Su 1-4:30pm
Closed Mondays

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

View more than 900 weights from the renowned Scottish paperweight maker, Perthshire. This exhibit is the first showing of the gift to Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass from the collection of Les and Angie Smith.

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Edward S. Curtis: Sacred Legacy

September 29, 2018 - December 17, 2018

Museum Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday 12pm-4pm
Closed Mondays

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

Edward Curtis built his first camera at the age of 12 and embarked on his lifelong photographic career. 150 years later, we are proud to bring this unprecedented, comprehensive photographic record by Curtis and his native co-creators of an important era in American history.

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Christmas Store grand opening

October 01, 2018 - December 29, 2018

Regular Store hours are 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Northland Mall
900 W. Northland Avenue
Appleton, WI 54914

Join us for the Grand Opening of the St. Vincent de Paul Appleton Christmas Store on October 1! Visit us anytime during the Holiday season through December 29.

By purchasing items from the Christmas Store and Tree Land, you support St. Vincent de Paul’s mission of helping people in need in our community. 

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Pictures With Santa at Fox River Mall

November 10, 2018 - December 24, 2018

Regular Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 12:00 PM-8:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM-6:00 PM

Special Hours:
Monday – Saturday (12/15-12/22): 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
Sunday (12/23): 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
Christmas Eve (12/24): 9:00 AM-6:00 PM

Fox River Mall
4301 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Appleton, WI 54913

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Get into the festive spirit by making a trip to visit the big guy at Fox River Mall!

The kids will love having the chance to tell Santa Claus what’s on their wish list; plus, your pictures will make for excellent holiday cards!

Skip the line by making reservations to see Santa. Reserve Monday – Wednesday through December 5 and save $5 on your photo package. Plus, receive a FREE personalized video with any purchase of a premium photo package.

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Pet Photos with Santa at Fox River Mall

November 12, 2018 - December 17, 2018

Monday ONLY: 5-8pm thru Dec. 17

Fox River Mall
4301 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Appleton, WI 54913

Join us for Pet Night every Monday from 5 – 8 p.m. through December 17. Bring your furry friends in for a pic with Santa, because pets are family too! Capture a special moment with your dog or cat to cherish for years to come.

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Sharper Edges: Women Working on the Edge of Glass

November 17, 2018 - February 17, 2019

Tu-Sa 10am-4:30pm

Su 1-4:30pm

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

This exhibit examines select female artists speakingwith distinct viewpoints on social issues of politics, gender biases, stereotypes, and environmental concerns.

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Rhythms & Brews at Riverview Gardens

November 21, 2018 - May 01, 2019

WEDNESDAY'S ONLY 7:00-8:30pm

Stone Arch at Riverview Gardens
1101 S. Oneida Street
Appleton, WI 54915

Rhythms & Brews at Riverview Gardens returns for a third season beginning Wednesday, November 21 and running through Wednesday, May 1 at Stone Arch at Riverview Gardens. Nicolet Bank is the presenting sponsor of the 2018-19 season of Rhythms & Brews, which will stage 24 FREE original music shows.

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Hearthstone Victorian Christmas (Daytime)

November 23, 2018 - January 13, 2019

THURSDAY - SATURDAY
10 AM - 3:30 PM

SUNDAY
1 PM - 3:30 PM

Hearthstone Historic House Museum
625 W. Prospect Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Enjoy that special holiday feeling with every step as you tour the superbly restored Victorian splendor at Hearthstone during the Christmas season. Go back in time with decorated Christmas trees and other special decorations that evoke the spirit of the first Christmases at Hearthstone in each room.

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Hearthstone Victorian Christmas

November 23, 2018 - January 13, 2019

Daytime Tours
Thursday-Saturday: 10am-3pm
Sunday: 1pm-3:30pm
(Monday-Wednesday Closed

Special nighttime lighted tours with music and costumed characters:
Friday Evenings in December 6-8pm (12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28)



Hearthstone Historic House Museum
625 W. Prospect Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911

Join us for this popular annual tradition at Hearthstone, featuring elaborate decorations planned around a central holiday theme.  We invite you to fill your senses with the sights, sounds, smells, and textures of Christmas in our beautifully restored 1880's mansion.

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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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