The ABCs of Surviving Winter in Downtown Appleton

Winter means many things here in Downtown Appleton! Don't let the cold keep you cooped up with a case of cabin fever.  Take a look at the ABCs of Surviving Winter here in Downtown Appleton and stay involved with our great community all winter long!

A=Angels. Although the holiday season is over, the angels will remain up through the winter so enjoy!

B=Boots. So many styles to choose from and keep your feet and legs warm with!

C=Comfort. Whether that means coffee, candles, or a comfy new chair or couch, we’ve got it.

D=Death By Chocolate. Buy your ticket for the 14th annual chocolate extravaganza on Valentine’s Day featuring tastes from 19 chefs!

E=Ethnic Restaurants. Enjoy foods from more than 12 nationalities at the variety of restaurants.

F=Farm Market. Featuring fresh vegetables, meat, dairy, baked goods, specialty foods and crafts every Saturday morning inside City Center.

G=Games. With a video game store (Sidequest Gaming) and a board game store (Boardlandia), you’re sure to find one perfect to pass the time.

H=History. Learn a little something about local history (and have fun doing it) at the History Museum at the Castle.

I=Ice Cream. Enjoy the latest “sweet treat” at Crazy Sweet with unique combinations of candy & ice cream or the decadent Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream at Acoca Coffee.

J=Jewelry. 4 shops dedicated solely to jewelry and many more boutiques offering complimentary necklaces & earrings.

K=Kindness. Local shop owners aim to please!

L=Library. Stop by and check out the latest book or digital recording.

M=Massage. Treat yourself to relaxation at one of six spas!

N=Nails. Don’t forget to show a little love to your digits with a manicure and or a pedicure.

O=Options. One of the best things about Downtown, options for shopping, dining, relaxing, creating, learning, living….

P=Performing Arts Center. Enjoy Broadway Shows, Arts Alive! Shows, concerts and individual performers including comedians and more in a world class facility!

Q=Quiet. Stroll the streets and enjoy the relative peace on a snowy evening.

R=Riverfront. Spend some time enjoying the beauty and if you’re lucky, you’ll see one of the local eagles fishing.

S=St. Patrick’s Day. A variety of bars and restaurants here are making plans to help you celebrate in Irish style!

T=Trout Museum of Art. Hosting traveling exhibits, the permanent collection, and other displays plus showcasing works created by regional artists.

U=Unique Boutiques. With more than 60 shops, enjoy the retail experience as you find your one-of- kind (or one of a limited kind) treasure!

V=Vacation Destination. "Travel around the world" on Jan. 28 when you visit 26 businesses featuring destinations with decorations, refreshments, special offers and more. Enter to win fabulous & "Staycation" prizes.

W=Warm Up. With 7 coffee shops, take advantage of the opportunity to meet friends and unwind.

X=Xylophone. Heid Music offers musical instruments, lessons, accessories and sheet music of all types.

Y=Yoga. 5 studios offer classes so you can offer sun salutations and more.

Z=Zippety Do Da. Each day is getting a little longer and Spring will be here before we know it!

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