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Summer Festivals Northeast Wisconsin

Guide Summer Festivals in Northeast Wisconsin {2019}

With so many small communities that make up the Fox Valley, we have the opportunity to take advantage of all the great summer festivals and celebrations spanning across our area. It seems like each year, the festivals get bigger and better. Get ready because the 4-month long kick-off starts this weekend. Go Valley...

Mulberry Lane Farm

Have you ever been out Mulberry Lane Farm? The petting farm is located just 3 miles east of Sherwood. It is one our family's favorite spots. Not only is it educational but its fun as you get up close and personal with goats, lambs, chicks, ducks, kittens, horses and...
Things to do with kids in appleton

25+ Things to do with Kids in the Fox Valley this Summer!

The there are so many awesome things to do with kids in the Fox Valley. The communities tucked away along the river have so much fun to offer families. Explore one of the many nature centers. Learn new things from a diverse selection of museums. Visit an open gym...
Appleton Public Library

Appleton Public Library

The Appleton Public Library is located downtown Appleton and a couple blocks from College Avenue. The most well know family-friendly features of this library are the reading train and the beautiful green space but here are some other fun things you may not have known. There are also other...

12 Beaches in Northeast Wisconsin

These beaches are about 1 hour away (or so) depending on where you live in the Fox Valley. They are in no particular order. Be sure to check beach conditions before you leave to ensure they are open. If anyone has any pictures of the beaches they would...
Kid Friendly Nail Salons

Kid-Friendly Nail Salons

Whether it is for a birthday, special occasion, or mommy and me day, getting pampered is often the first choice for moms and littles alike. We rounded up some local businesses for when a mani/pedi sounds like the perfect way to celebrate. Check out these kid-friendly nail salons in...
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Family Art & Crafts Studios – Northeast Wisconsin

Birthday parties, rainy days, mom night out or special dates ... these arts and crafts studios are perfect places for your family and kids to get the creative juices flowing. We have rounded up our suggestions on places to go.   Rooster Dreams Drawing, Painting, Arts and Crafts Classes & Studio for...
Who Framed Roger Rabbit: The Art of Classic American Animation

See, Think, Wonder – Preparing Your Kids for an Art Museum Experience This Summer

Research shows that arts-based education can wire the brain for creativity in ways we are only beginning to understand. Are you looking for fun ways to engage your kids in art this summer? If you answered yes, then start planning a trip to The Trout Museum of Art. Purpose Before your...
Mini Golf

Mini Golf in Northeast Wisconsin

Mini golf is a time-tested fun thing to do for families with kids of all ages. Most mini golf spots have clubs sized to even our toddlers to put alongside the bigger kids and adults. There are lots of great places to find a perfect course for your family...
summer movies

Kids Dream FREE Movies {2019}

American Family Kids Dream Summer Movie Series Beat the hot summer days on Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays at 10am from June 16th through August 14th, 2019 for your favorite family-friendly movies for FREE (download 2 FREE tickets here.) or for just $3 without! This summer, there are added Saturday showings...