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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 »

Kitsune Kon Spells Geek Oasis this July

Kitsune Kon Bluescreen

Kitsune Kon (pronounced kit-soon-nay con) is Green Bay's own video game, comic and geekery convention. For those wondering what that means Mike Nettekoven, the con's public face tells us that for geeks, “When you come to Kitsune Kon it's like returning home.” Whether you're into American science fiction and fantasy, Japanese animation, or one-off's like the BBC's Dr. Who; the ... Read More »

Octoberfest Stays Current


Technology Makes it Easy to Navigate the Mile of Fun Pleasing a crowd of 100,000 people may seem like an impossible task, but that is the aim of the tireless Octoberfest committee. When so much is at stake for the more than 100 local non – profit organizations that benefit from food and beverage sales, it’s important to plan a ... Read More »

The Soundtrack of Octoberfest

Music captivates the crowd

Talented Bands Keep the Crowds Happy Along with the luscious scents of sizzling bratwursts and fresh kettle corn, you will be struck by the sounds of Octoberfest the moment you get near College Avenue.  An impressive variety of bands will take turns giving people reasons to rock, dance, swing, or sway. Eric Stadler is the Entertainment Director for Octoberfest.  He ... Read More »

License to Cruise – Celebrating 50 Years of the Mustang


Don’t kick yourself on September 27 when you realize you missed out on a chance to get up close to hundreds of show – worthy classic cars along a College Avenue that is closed to regular traffic. Instead, mark your calendar for Friday, September 26 and stroll down each side of the Ave to soak in the atmosphere and feast ... Read More »

Small Town with a Big Heart Celebrate Amherst on September 13

Hip Pocket, a 10-piece band, plays a variety of classic rock, R&B and contemporary hits.

By Merry Dudley The Tomorrow River community of Amherst invites you to bring the family to its 5th annual Celebrate Amherst River Fest on Saturday, September 13. In honor of this event, Main Street will be shut down to traffic so vendors can set up their booths on the street. A sampling of the items offered at these booths include ... Read More »

Going Back to the 1960s for Some Good Clean Fun


By Donna Fischer It’s time for a little 1960s throwback in the way of an exuberant musical called, “Suds.” This comical soap opera will light up the Jane Bergstrom Fine Arts Educational Center at St. Mary Central in Neenah June 19th through the 21st.   The musical comes your way thanks to the talent and hard work of American Soapbox ... Read More »

Street Music Week


By Audrey Hendrickson June 9-13 will mark Appleton’s second annual Street Music Week, an event that fills College Avenue with music and entertainment to benefit Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin (FAEW). Each day of the week, performers of all types and stripes will busk and collect donations between noon-1 PM. Event organizer Audrey Hendrickson believes the variety of entertainment is one ... Read More »

NIGHT RANGER Rocks the TCX Main Stage at Walleye…!


  BY Michael Casper Night Ranger’s beginnings are traced to the San Francisco Bay area in the early 80’s when bassist Jack Blades, drummer Kelly Keagy, and guitarist Brad Gillis started as a hard rock trio called “Stereo.”  Not long thereafter they added keyboardist Alan Fitzgerald, and another guitarist, Jeff Watson, and changed their name. They cut several albums, shot ... Read More »

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