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August 2014

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  • Aug 19 - Oct 3 Plymouth - Women Who Run With Scissors Art Quilt Exhibit . This new exhibit features the works of artistic quilters. The colorful works of this group of quilters are representative of the diversity available in their chosen art form, both in message and medium. Plymouth Arts Center, 520 E. Mill. For more information call (920) 892-8409.
  • 21 - 22 Appleton - St. Vincent de Paul Rummage Sale. The St. Vincent de Paul Rummage Sale is filled with bargains! Huge outdoor selection of furniture, clothing, toys, and much more! 30% off all store merchandise! 1924 W. College Ave.. For more information call (920) 739-1679.
  • 22 - 24 West Bend - Germanfest. Come to West Bend for their 29th Annual Germanfest. Event will feature continuous music including Rebel Grace Saturday night at 8 PM and so much more! 215 N Main St. Event starts at 10:00AM and ends at 11:00PM. For more information call (262) 338-3909.
  • 23 Dane - Team Hope-Madison. This 5K run/2K walk benefits Huntington's Disease patients in the area. Course administered by Race Day Events and top male and female run finishers recognized. $5 Walk donation and $30 Run pre-registration. Light snack and silent auction/raffle will follow. All participants will receive a T-Shirt. Vilas Park-702 Randall Ave,. For more information call (414) 588-6109.
  • 23 Harshaw - Hiawatha-Bearskin Trail Dedication. The Hiawatha-Bearskin Trail merge dedication event takes place on August 23rd, 2014. Join in celebration with state and local officials to dedicate this trail extension. The two trails will merge to give outdoor enthusiasts over 30 miles of trails from Tomahawk to Minocqua! Food is provided. Oneida Cty Rd K and Bearskin Trail. Event starts at 9:00AM and ends at 11:00AM. For more information call (715) 356-5266.
  • 23 Milwaukee - The American Road Sampler Series: Route 66. Take a nostalgic journey through the highways and byways of bygone American culture. This three-part series includes talks by noted experts, a walking tour of the American Road exhibit, and complimentary tastes from the road. Harley-Davidson Museum/400 W. Canal St.. For more information call (414) 287-2789.
  • 23 Mount Horeb - Donald Park Walk. Join the Dairyland Walkers on the Donald Park Walk, a 5K/10K starting from Delma's Shelter at the Pop's Knoll entrance to the county park. The 5K/10K weaves woodlands, wetlands, prairie, and rock outcroppings. 1945 Hwy 92. Event starts at 8:00AM and ends at 3:00PM. For more information call (608) 756-1599.
  • 23 Wisconsin Dells - The Moody Blues Live at Crystal Grand Music Theatre. See The Moody Blues live at the Crystal Grand Music Theatre in Wisconsin Dells! Crystal Grand Music Theatre, 430 West Munroe Avenue,. Event starts at 8:00PM. For more information call (800) 696-7999.
  • 26 - 28 Hartford - Irish Dance Workshop. Come and Learn Irish Dance! No experience is required in this easy workshop. Participants will get to experience both the solo and ceili dances of Ireland and will leave with a taste of technique. Registration fee is $5 or two canned good items that will be donated to the food pantry. 147 N Rural St. For more information call (262) 670-0560.
  • 28 - 31 Milwaukee - Custom Bike Show Weekend. The H-D Museum Custom Bike Show. One of the biggest bike shows in the U.S., showcasing the best of Harley-Davidson custom culture. Harley-Davidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St.. For more information call (414) 287-2789.
  • Aug 29 - Sep 1 Johnson Creek - Labor Day Sidewalk Sale at JCPO. Johnson Creek Premium Outlets invites you to enjoy the last sidewalk sale of the season where you will find extraordinary savings of 25% to 65% on your favorite brands from Banana Republic Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Coach, Direct Tools Factory Outlets, Eddie Bauer, Gap Outlet, and more. Johnson Creek Premium Outlets, 575 W. Linmar Lane. For more information call (920) 699-4112.
  • 29 Prentice - Neon Glow Fun Run. Put on a bright white/neon shirt, stack up with LED glow-sticks, and join Wisconsin's original nighttime 5K Fun Run! Live music will be offered after the 5K for an evening of fun! Prentice Pines Golf Course, 403 Center Street. Event starts at 8:15PM. For more information call (608) 807-0776.
  • 29 - 31 Shell Lake - Town & Country Days. Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Shell Lake with street dances, food booths, sports contests, tractor pull, kiddie and grand parades, flea market, sailing regatta, games, contests, arts & crafts and fly-in breakfast. Downtown Shell Lake. For more information call (715) 468-7289.
  • 30 Baraboo - A Night out with The Jimmys . Enjoy the sound of high-spirited jazz and blues with A Night out with... The Jimmys! Join us on Saturday, August 30 for a fun(d)raiser for the Al Ringling Theatre in beautiful downtown Baraboo. Dinner and soft blues with Tully at 6:00 pm, includes dancing and music by The Jimmys after dinner. Cash bar is available. Money raised during this event goes towards helping restore the Al Ringing Theatre to its old glory! Baraboo Arts Banquet Ctr., 323 Water St.. For more information call (608) 356-8864.
  • 30 - 31 Eagle River - Apple Harvest Craft and Gift Festival. 25 year old festival in busy resort area in Northern WI. A good buying show on this Labor Day weekend. Approx. 9,000 buyers in the two days. Fairgrounds, Hwy. 70. For more information call (715) 675-6201.
  • 30 Manitowish Waters - Northwoods Bad-Dash. The Northwoods Bad-Dash is a 4-mile adventure run! The course features 12 obstacles, including a mud crawl, cargo net & fish crib climb and much more! MW Community Center, 4 Airport Road. For more information call (715) 543-8488.
  • 30 Milwaukee - Comedic Release Vol 3. The comedic release show is Milwaukee's only local comedy show to be recorded live and released on CD! Come be a part of a truly unique and special evening that will forever be part of comedy history! 161 W Wisconsin Ave. For more information call (614) 205-9862.
  • 30 Prairie du Sac - Cow Chip 5K and 10K Run/Walk. The Sauk Prairie Community Club is sponsoring this year's Cow Chip 5K and 10K Run/Walk. Maps of the race are available online. Small registration fee required. Marion Park, Corner of Grand Ave. and 4th St.. Event starts at 8:00AM.
  • 30 Wisconsin Dells - Michael McDonald + Toto Live at Crystal Grand Music Theatre. See Michael McDonald + Toto live at the Crystal Grand Music Theatre in Wisconsin Dells! Crystal Grand Music Theatre, 430 West Munroe Avenue,. Event starts at 8:00PM. For more information call (800) 696-7999.
  • 31 Balsam Lake - Labor Day Weekend Ski Show. The Balsam Lake Water Ski Show Team is excited to perform the Labor Day Weekend Ski Show at 6:00pm on Sunday, August 31st, 2014 in front of Paradise Landing Restaurant. Paradise Landing, 264 County Road I. Event starts at 6:00PM. For more information call (612) 730-4286.
  • 31 Minocqua - Minocqua No Frills Marathon. The race will begin at 7am at Nokomis Community Park, 20 miles south of Minocqua, and follows the Bearskin Trail back to finish at the trail head behind the Minocqua Post Office. The No Frills Marathon is proud to be a certified qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. Bearskin Trail. Event starts at 7:00AM. For more information call (715) 356-5266.
  • 31 West Bend - Wheels on Main. Come to West Bend for their 4th Annual car show. There will be over 20 categories including best in show,awards for 1st and 2nd place, live music, food and retail vendors. 215 N Main St. For more information call (262) 338-3909.

  • Earlier events that run through August:

  • Jan 11 through Dec 31 Kenosha - "Seeing the Elephant" A 360 Degree Movie Experience. The Civil War Museum is one of just a handful of venues nationwide implementing 360 degree movie technology. "Seeing the Elephant" a term Civil War soldiers used to say they saw battle, uses the new high-tech digital movie experience to allow visitors a glimpse at the "Elephant." Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave Kenosha, WI 53140. For more information call (262) 653-4140.
  • Feb 28 through Jan 31 Oneida - World War I Exhibit. This exhibit highlights the involvement of the Oneidas who served in World War I. W892 Cty Rd EE. For more information call (920) 869-6539.
  • May 15 through Sep 25 Milwaukee - Bike Night. Every Thursday Night, All bikes unite at the Harley-Davidson Museum. Harley-Davidson Museum. For more information call (414) 287-2789.
  • May 22 through Aug 28 Crivitz - 2014 Flea & Farmer's Market. Thursdays and July 4th only. 8am - 4pm. Arts & crafts, antiques & collectables, wood products, vegetables, canned Items, plants and more! There is something for everyone! Come visit local businesses and chat with our vendors. For vendor info please call Barb at (715) 854-2030. Across from the Village Hall-800 Henriette Ave. For more information call (715) 854-2030.
  • May 24 through Oct 4 Coloma - Coloma Craft & Flea Market. Shop for crafts, antiques, collectibles, flea market items, seasonal organic produce, baked goods and more. Sale dates: May 24, June 7, June 29 (Sunday of Chicken Chew festivities), July 5, Aug 2, Aug 30 and Oct 4(Coloma Fall Festival downtown). Food and beverage available. Market sponsored by Coloma Area Historical Society. Coloma Community Park, 232 S. Front St. For more information call (715) 228-2109.
  • May 24 through Oct 25 West Bend - Downtown West Bend Farmers Market. Over 65 vendors with fresh vegetables, herbs, cheese, eggs, fruit, bakery, flowers, hone, jams, soap, entertainment and much more! Downtown, 215 N Main St. Event starts at 7:30AM and ends at 11:00AM. For more information call (262) 338-3909.
  • May 26 through Sep 1 St. Germain - St. Germain Flea & Farmer's Market. Held from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the St. Germain Community Park every Monday (Memorial Day through Labor Day) rain or shine. Presented by the St. Germain Fire Department Association. New for 2014, a farmer's market will be held in conjunction with the flea market! St. Germain Community Park, Hwys. 70 & 155. For more information call (715) 891-7333.
  • Jun 5 through Aug 28 West Bend - Music on Main. The place to be every Thursday night from 6:30 to 9:30 pm is Downtown West Bend. Free Admission, live music, food & beverages. 215 N Main St. For more information call (262) 338-3909.
  • Jun 9 through Sep 27 Kenosha - Festival of Cartooning. A must see for all ages, the Kenosha Public Museum is hosting the first gallery show of comic art for the Kenosha Festival of Cartooning! Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave.. For more information call (262) 653-4140.
  • Jun 9 through Aug 25 St. Germain - St. Germain Bingo. Bingo! Exciting games of Bingo are held at the St. Germain Community Center every Monday at 7:00 PM. Food is provided for this fun, family-friendly bingo event. St. Germain Community Center, 545 Hwy. 155. Event starts at 7:00PM. For more information call (715) 477-2205.
  • Jun 14 through Sep 1 Milwaukee - The American Road Exhibit. "Road Trip!" These words conjure all sorts of imagery, vivid memories, and nostalgia. Opening June of 2014, the Harley-Davidson Museum's special exhibition The American Road traces the rise of the road trip as an American ritual. Harley-Davidson Museum. For more information call (414) 287-2789.
  • Jul 3 through Aug 22 Plymouth - Mill Street Live Musical Series in Plymouth. A live musical show not to be missed. Your favorite music from the past five decades performed by the most talented singers and dancers in the area. 8 shows throughout July and August. Tickets in advance or at the door. Plymouth Arts Center, 520 E. Mill St.. For more information call (920) 892-8409.

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