Category Archives: Appleton – Fox Cities

The Vulgar Boatmen and Walter Salas-Humara


BY Blaine Schultz In the 1980s, a Florida college professor (Robert Ray) and some of his students formed a band. One of the students (Dale Lawrence) moved back to his home state of Indiana where he formed a working version of the band. The pair continued to collaborate, exchanging cassettes via the mail. In 1985 co-founder Walter Salas-Humara left the ... Read More »

Toto Headlines Waterfest 2016 Finale!


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Toto WHERE: Waterfest Concert Series, Oshkosh WI WHEN: Thursday, September 1, 2016 Gates open at 5:30 PM COST: Reserved VIP $40, General Admission $20, Admission before 6 PM $15 INFO: The music of Grammy award-winning rock band Toto blends touches of rock, progressive rock, jazz, pop, R & B, and funk. Having grown up ... Read More »

Fond du Lac Eye Doctor Provides Solutions for Vision Problems


Few industries have seen as much change and innovation as has the eye care industry. Dr. Stephen Dudley, of OptiVision Eye Care located on Pioneer Drive in Fond du Lac, continues to offer new and innovative services while continuing to provide the best in quality eye care to his patients. NEW AND IMPROVED CATARACT SURGERY MULTIFOCAL IMPLANTS Until recently, cataract ... Read More »



Celebrates Two Years of Farm-to-Table Success Committed to serving fresh, natural and locally-sourced food, The Source Public House will celebrated its 2nd anniversary this past July 24. Having opened in 2014, The Source Public House was one of the first farm-to-table restaurants in the area, supporting local farms and food suppliers with 86 percent of its vendors located within 100 ... Read More »

Molly Ringwald Sings Jazz at the Gerold


Molly Ringwald is getting back to her roots. Ringwald started performing with her pianist father’s jazz band when she was three. Molly Ringwald, star of Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club and other eighties movies, some of them deservedly cult favorites, is back to singing again and touring the country with her world class jazz trio. On October 8th, Molly ... 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 »

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