25 ways to beat the Winter Blues in Downtown Appleton

1. Check out the Wildwood Film Festival and enjoy over two dozen films showcasing Wisconsin talent!  Feb. 19 & 20

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Screen Shot 2016-02-17 at 4.10.06 PM2. Help solve the Mystery at the Mansion at the Hearthstone Historic House Museum Feb. 19 & 20.


3. Join us for Leap Local on Feb. 29th with deals so big, they only happen every 4 years!  Feb. 29

4. Enjoy a beer tasting at one of the local pubs! 

Print5. Take in a show at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center-from Symphony shows to Broadway shows to the Price is Right, there is something for everyone!

6. Get in the mood for spring by viewing Shifting Gears A Cyclical Exhibit at the History Museum at the Castle.

7. Take a painting class at Pinot’s Palette or The Traveling Palette.

8. Enjoy a delicious meal from one of the many restaurants Downtown.

Holiday-PlacePin-2015alternate-blue snowfl9. Try out a new hairstyle at one of the salons.

10. Enjoy live music at a variety of coffee shops, bars, or performance stages.

11.  Expand your palette by trying a new ethnic meal.

12. Go old school and play Skeeball or shuffleboard.

13. Learn to play an instrument at Heid Music.

14. Visit the library and check out a new book.

15. Relax with a massage from one of our spas.

16. Enjoy Spring Fling at 16 businesses on March 11 & 12.

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17. Appreciate the art at the Trout Museum of Art, Wriston Gallery, Coventry Glassworks, The Draw or Foxley’s Gallery.

18. Fire some glass, paint pottery, or create a mosaic masterpiece at The Fire

19.  Act like a kid again with your favorite youngster at the Building For Kids Children’s Museum.

20.  Buy yourself a new fashion accessory.

21. Discover a new favorite wine at a tasting.

22.  Enjoy the beauty of fresh flowers at Charles the Florist.

23. Buy a new candle in a spring scent.

24.  Sign up for Mini Golf On the Town at one of the 27 participating bars on sale in mid March.

25.  Buy a ticket for Ladies Day Downtown on sale April 1.

Think Spring!  It will be here soon.