Monthly Archives: September 2015

Kids & Crafts


The Family Fun and the Arts & Crafts areas are Octoberfest destinations in their own right When you’ve had all the food and beverage you care to consume (for now anyway), there’s still a lot to see and do at Octoberfest. Start with the Arts & Crafts Show, which stretches along College Avenue from Durkee Street to Lawe Street, with ... Read More »

Melodic Convergence


With five stages featuring more than 20 acts, plus a bevy of street performers, Octoberfest is bound to be a feast for the music lover’s ears Appleton’s Octoberfest music extravaganza begins Friday night, along with the License to Cruise classic car show, and kicks into high gear on Saturday morning when the 484th Army Band Ensemble and the Bobby Evans ... Read More »

A Mile of Fun for Foodies


Octoberfest offers an almost endless variety of food to choose from Just try to walk away from Appleton’s Octoberfest hungry. It’s not going to happen. There will be 100 different food vendors lining College Avenue, with choices ranging from finger foods to sandwiches and burgers to funnel cakes and bakery to ethnic foods of all varieties. And while you’re satisfying ... Read More »

Roll Out the Barrels


If you can’t find a beer you like at Octoberfest, you’re not looking hard enough Like its German cousin, Appleton’s Octoberfest is a bacchanalian celebration of beer and the 2015 event promises not to disappoint even the most ardent beer connoisseur. According to Tricia Schwartz, marketing manager for Wisconsin Distributors, “Octoberfest will feature nine different craft beers embracing a wide ... Read More »

The Philadelphia Story Sweeps into St. Norberts Campus


BY Patrick Mares In celebration of their 30th season, Green Bay’s Evergreen theater group is starting off their fall season with a classic, Audrey Hepburn cinematic vehicle, The Philadelphia Story. The filmed version has a 100 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, citing a “witty script, excellent direction and lead performance,” and critic consensus labels it an “unqualified classic.” It ... Read More »

What is Evergreen Theater?


BY Patrick Mares Evergreen is a community theater organization in the Green Bay area intended to offer an alternative to the now 80 year old vanilla Green Bay Community Theater chapter. 30 years ago the organization was founded to offer the bay area something different. According to their president, Kathy Treeankler, they wanted to share, not just classic shows, but ... Read More »

The 10th Harvest for Parallel 44 brings Harvest Fest!


WHAT: Annual Harvest Fest WHEN: Saturday, September 12, 2015, Noon to 6 p.m. WHERE: Parallel 44 Vineyard and Winery, N2185 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Kewaunee, WI. You’re invited to celebrate the upcoming grape harvest at Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery by attending their annual Harvest Fest, slated for the afternoon of Saturday, September 12. The winery is located in the burg ... Read More »



By James Page, Game of the Month: InnoGames Player’s Page: InnoGames Summer has come to a close and as the days grow shorter there seems to be less time to devote to leisure activities. A full length game can require multiple days to complete and one cannot advance too far into the storyline without devoting several hours each session ... Read More »

A Summer of Old Friends


BY John Price-Kabhir; the Buddhist Adviser I’m not seventy yet, but I’m inching my way. As of two years ago, I became the oldest male in six generations on my father’s side. They all died before age fifty-one, owing to bad hearts. I most definitely thought I’d join that group, but here I am. I thought I’d never reach the ... Read More »

Reverend Raven at Chain O’ Lakes Blues Fest


The Rev and his Chain O’ Smokin’ Altar Boys Deliver the Blues BY Michael Casper Michael: Tell me about the Altar Boys. Reverend: They’re a talented group of musician friends of mine. The current version of the band includes Westside Andy who is an incredible harmonica player, and I’m honored he’s with us. M: Danny Moore has been around a ... Read More »

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