Downtown Events and Specials for September


Thursday Afternoon @ the Movies @ The Library Sept. 4, 4-6pm:

Featuring Very Young Girls. This film is intended for mature audiences. Optional discussion following the screening. Refreshments served. Free admission.


Papyrus: Paper’s Ancestor @ Paper Discovery Center Sept. 5, 10am-4pm:

Explore the history of ancient Egypt through papyrus. Get a closer look at papyrus samples, write in hieroglyphics, and more. ($3-12)

Teen/Tween Art Night @ Miativity Room Sept. 5, 6-8pm:

In-depth exploration of art taught by local artists tweens and teens can relate to. Create with your very own product or masterpiece. ($12)

Open Studio Hours @ Miativity Room Sept. 6, 9am-1pm:

$15 per person includes one canvas and access to all materials in studio. All ages and experience levels welcome.

Grandparents Weekend @ Trout Museum of Art Sept. 6-7:

* Grandchildren (under 18 years old) are FREE with paid grandparent admission

* Self-guided tour and gallery activity for kids

* Guided docent tour Saturday 11am-Noon

* Grandparent-led story stations inside the gallery

Downtown Appleton Farm Market  
on College Avenue Sept. 6, 8am-12:30pm: 

150+ vendors selling produce, flowers, meats, cheeses, baked goods, specialty foods and handcrafted items along with live music! Plus Special Features & food vendors in Houdini Plaza.  


Gulfstream Free Day @ Building for Kids Children’s Museum Sept. 7, 12-5pm:

Learn more about aviation, the Gulfstream company & enter to win a model jet airplane. Crafts, interactive aeronautic activities, and exhibit exploration are all free!


Creative Journey @ The Library Sept. 9, 10am-noon:

Today’s topic: “Got Magnets?”-Make magnets from your favorite images. Supplies provided. Suitable for teens-adults. Free.


Suess Stories @ Trout Museum of Art Sept. 9, 11am-noon:

Fun hour in the museum, Suess Story, and an art activity. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free with Museum Admission. Today: Gertrude McFuzz, 9/23 Bartholomew & the Oobleck, 10/7 The Shape of Me & Other Stuff and 10/21 TBA

Suess in the Studio Classes: Who-ville Creations @ Trout Museum of Art Sept. 9-25, 4-5:30pm:

Studio classes for ages 7-11. Class meets Tues. & Thurs. Create an imaginative Suess-style house & mug while learning the basics of hand-building with clay. Space is limited. ($65-$75) Register online.


Prevent Suicide Fundraiser @ Bad Badger Sports Bar Sept. 9, 5:30pm:

60% of the profits from that evening donated to Prevent Suicide Fox Cities. Plus Raffle & food sales. Donations also accepted. You must be 21 years old or over.

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There's so much to like about Downtown Appleton. Thanks to its 60+ distinctive shops ... 50+ casual, fine dining and ethnic restaurants... nearly 30 pubs, clubs and live music hot spots ... a leading performing arts center and world-class visual arts gallery ... family-friendly activities and attractions ... a variety of coffee shops and gathering places ... PLUS Northeast Wisconsin's best events, Downtown Appleton is a favorite destination for many -- and it just keeps getting better and better!

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