What could be better than strolling down College Avenue in Downtown Appleton on a crisp fall day enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of autumn? Well, how about adding in the chance to taste delicious soups from different restaurants? And the opportunity to donate canned goods to the local food pantry and receive specials for doing so at participating retailers Oct. 12-19? And finally the chance to win great prizes by voting for your favorite soup Oct. 15-19 for a chance to win Downtown Appleton Gift certificates or tickets to the Fox Cities P.A.C.!
All of that awaits you at the 3rd Annual Soup Walk Event presented by Rasmussen College on Saturday, October 15 th. Spend your afternoon in downtown Appleton sampling delicious homemade soup created by some of the best chefs, in the area, right here on College Ave. Plus the Downtown Cool Trolley will be running from noon to 4 pm to help you get to all the restaurants!
Taste signature soups in different restaurants. The challenge is – can you choose your favorite? Here is the list of restaurants that are participating and what they will be serving: (East College to West College)
Fox Banquet Rivertyme Catering serving at the History Museum at the Castle-Mad Maude’s Marcella Bisque with homemade garlic butter croutons
Ladybugs Bistro– Split Pea & Ham Soup
Kangaroostaurant–Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Olde Town Tavern–Chili
Bazil’s Pub and Provisions – Tomato Basil
Josef’s Gyros–Mulligatawny (indian Nut) Soup
Green Gecko Grocer & Deli–Green Chili Beer Cheese Soup
CSI- Chicken Pot Pie Soup
Radisson Paper Valley Hotel -Black Bean Chili
Anduzzi’s Sports Club-Chicken Booyah
The Bar on the Avenue – Wisconsin Beer Cheese Soup
Spats – Pumpkin Bisque
Plus these Riverfront Trolley Stops:
Fratellos Waterfront Restaurant-White Chicken Chili
Atlas Coffee Mill-Chicken Gnocci
Stone Cellar Brew Pub – Coconut Carrot Ginger Soup (vegan)
Time: Noon to 4:00 p.m. Date: Saturday, October 15 th
Place to be: Downtown Appleton on College Ave.
Cost: $20 per person or 2 for $35!
Tickets can be purchased by credit card at: www.appletondowntown.org or by cash, check or credit card at 920-954-9112 starting Sept. 15
Retailers Accepting Canned Good Donations for St. Joseph Food Program and your votes include:
History Museum at the Castle, Dance!, Beatnik Betty’s Resale Butik, Studio 213, Just Act Natural, hey, daisy!, Lillians Shoppe, Corner Shoppe (inside Radisson), Angels Forever-Windows of Light, Globally Sound Fair Trade and the Paper Discovery Center.
You may also donate at the Downtown Appleton Farm Market on Saturday, October 15!