Category Archives: Oshkosh

What Oshkosh Needs (part 1 of 11)


By Justin Mitchell Last December, the Oshkosh Scene partnered with twelve community partners to assemble a collection of views on what Oshkosh would look like in 2022. We considered it an alternative take on the traditional year in review that often happens around this time of the year. The response we received from the community was tremendous, no doubt due ... Read More »

New Releases – Hot Books for Every Age!


By Candy Pearson APPLE BLOSSOM BOOKS LLC By age group or genre, I have selected what I think are sure to be some of the most requested books this holiday season by the readers on your shopping list. Children’s picture books: 1. Snowflakes Fall by Patricia MacLachlan - Newbery Medalist MacLachlan and acclaimed illustrator Steven Kellogg pay tribute to the ... Read More »

Willow Tree Pottery


Marie Sawall runs Willow Tree Pottery, where she specializes in wheel-thrown stoneware and one-of-a-kind coffee mugs. Her interest lies in surface imprint and design, referencing her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Studio Arts with a major in printmaking and a minor in ceramics. Marie’s art is exhibited during Oshkosh Gallery Walks and at Avenue Art in Appleton. Marie is ... Read More »

Oshkosh’s Own Cranky Pat’s


By Justin Mitchell, Photos by Jennifer Newlin The family pizza affair that is Cranky Pat’s is now in their eighth year of service to the Oshkosh community, an achievement made possible by the significant dedication by owner Jason Baer, the tremendous staff who make you feel like a good friend, and the reliably great food. Continuing a tradition that started ... Read More »

Oshkosh Prog Rock At Its Finest!


By Anthony L. Montalvo I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with four of the six members from Bon Sage, a local band rooted in Oshkosh, with members from four cities. All donning leather jackets, sipping beers and old-fashioneds, in the growing light of Oblios, I conversed with Jason Bank (guitar, slide guitar, mandolin), Kyle Merckx (guitar, keys, theremin), ... Read More »

Diversity Movie and Discussion Events


By Janine Wright Friends are an important part of all of our lives. They help us learn important social skills like sharing and compromise. Friends also can help us expand our horizons by sharing differing customs, heritages, or language. Take a moment to think about your friendships. How many of your friends are of a different culture than you? How ... Read More »

Oshkosh All Stars – Part 2 of 2


By Ron La Point …Continued from Nov 2013 Sandy Padive in his book “Basketball’s Hall of Fame,” writes about George Mikan, whom he called the first of the great big men. “In 1946, George Mikan signed with the Chicago Gears of the NBL. The Gears were playing the team from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin team had a center named ... Read More »

December in Oshkosh is a Wonderful Time Of Year


By Jeff Potts Our “Event City” reputation typically conjures images of a hot summer day spent listening to music or exploring aviation but the holiday season also has Oshkosh busy with activity. We’re quickly approaching North Pole status for the amount of yuletide cheer a family can experience in Oshkosh. All of our major attractions are hanging their stockings, double ... Read More »

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