Monthly Archives: July 2016

Tall Ships find Port in Green Bay


Nine ships are coming to the Port of Green Bay this August. Tall ships even. Schooners, Clippers, Galleons and more hearkening back to the golden age of sailing will be making a stop on their tour of the great lakes from August 5 to August 7. The nine ships are floating businesses under the banner of Tall Ships America. When ... Read More »

George Thorogood and the Destroyers Bad to the Bone at Waterfest!


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: George Thorogood and the Destroyers WHERE: Waterfest, Oshkosh WI WHEN: Thursday, July 21, 2016 Gates open at 5:45 PM COST: Reserved VIP $30, General Admission $20, Admission before 7PM $15, Admission before 6PM $10 INFO: The minute that veteran rocker George Thorogood hits the first chord on his guitar, the crowd goes crazy and ... Read More »

Kansas to ‘Carry On’ at Waterfest


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Kansas WHERE: Waterfest, Oshkosh WI WHEN: Thursday, July 14, 2016 Gates open at 5:45 PM COST: Reserved VIP $30/General admission $20/Admission before 7PM $15 INFO: Iconic American progressive rock band Kansas produced hits such as “Carry On Wayward Son,” “Dust in the Wind,” “Hold On,” “Song For America,” “All I Wanted,” “Play The Game ... Read More »

The Little Farmer Celebrates 150 Years!


BY Michael Casper Linda Beyer Struye is the fourth generation of apple growers on her farm and orchard located along the southeast shore of Lake Winnebago where on 139 acres, twenty acres of apples and twenty acres of pumpkins are grown every season. “My grandfather bought the land in 1866,” Linda began “he planted the first of the apple trees ... Read More »

48th Scandinavia Corn Roast Weekend


What: 48th Scandinavia Corn Roast Weekend Location: Ellison Memorial Park - Scandinavia, WI Dates: August 5-7, 2016 More Info: Since 1969, the Scandinavia Booster Club has presented the “Scandinavia Corn Roast.” The Scandinavia Booster Club actually was formed in 1927 as a community/civic minded organization. Incorporated in 1966 and receiving 501(c)(3) status in 1986, the purpose of the ... Read More »

The Way Walt Weiskopf Plays It


BY George Halas One of the musical highlights in a Wisconsin summer full of them is the scheduled appearance of Steely Dan and Steve Winwood at the BMO Harris Pavilion in Milwaukee on July 16th. The Inquisition suspects that there are many upsides to being Donald Fagen and Walter Becker; one is that after four decades of critical acclaim and ... Read More »

Postcard From Berwyn


BY Blaine Schultz What becomes a semi-legend almost? Eight albums, plus a handful of singles and compilation appearances in three decades, Chicago’s Green may be the best band you never heard of. Well you had your chance. You might even get another chance. On June 18th, Green performed at Wire in Berwyn, Illinois and aside from receding hairlines and greying ... Read More »

See the Midwest Mystic at the Time Theater July 13


The Root of Your Truth will be presented by Renee Beese on Wednesday, July 13 at 7 pm at the Time Community Theater 445 N. Main Street, downtown Oshkosh. The program is two hours of no BS life concepts disguised as entertainment and will include audience readings, questions and answers and a special “appearance,” with any long time spirits at ... Read More »

E.A.A 64 History and Innovation, Music and Fun


BY George Halas The E.A.A. Air Venture Oshkosh 2016 July 25th through the 31st, “brings airplanes and people together like no other place in the world.” The 64th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention, the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” will take place at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. “This is a mix of history and innovation,” said E.A.A. Communications Director ... Read More »

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