Calendar of Events

Looking for something fun to do? Downtown Appleton has a wide variety of events and activities for you and the whole family to enjoy!  See the calendar and listings below for details!  Looking for a good deal while you're Downtown?  Check out our Specials Calendar for special savings at a variety of Downtown businesses!


Ongoing Special Exhibits:
Light Up The Fox Historical Light Display near Atlas Coffee Mill now-Feb. 6, 2015

Neon: Darkness Electrified @ History Museum at the Castle Nov. 12-Fall 2015:
Features 30 vintage neon advertising signs from local collector Jed Schleisner. Explore the history & science behind the glow of the tubes. ($)

Holiday Traditions at the Trout Museum of Art Dec. 16-Feb. 1, 2015:
A diverse collection of menorahs & nativity scenes offering a unique perspective on how the holidays are celebrated in cultures around the world. FREE and Open to the Public.

Lawrence University Wriston Art Center Galleries Jan. 16-Mar. 15:
Wisconsin Wolf Stories in Leech Gallery
Sarah Gross: Continental Drift in Hoffmaster Gallery
Jason Yi: Terraform in Kohler Gallery
Heads Up!: Visualizing the Past through Ancient Coins in Quick Print Study Room

Lawrence Unviersity Wriston Art Center Galleries Jan. 16-Mar. 15:
Wisconsin Wolf Stories in Leech Gallery
Sarah Gross: Continental Drift in Hoffmaster Gallery
Jason Yi: Terraform in Kohler Gallery
Heads Up!: Visualizing the Past through Ancient Coins in Quick Print Study Room

Group Tours provided by The History Museum at the Castle:
The Crescent City (1.5 hours)
Walking Tours
Historic Pub Crawl (2 hours)
Houdini's Appleton-Simply Illusion?  (1.5 hours)