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Explore and enjoy rhythm & music, performing arts, visual arts, art of food, art of fashion, and more. From virtual events to exciting walking activities and more, it will be full of creativity. See below for each month’s special features and what you can expect!
Annual Chalk Walk Competition!* Artists will register to complete chalk masterpieces up and down the sidewalks of College Avenue on Friday, July 17. Stroll the Ave later that evening to see the completed works. Watch for the People’s Choice Voting the following week on ADI’s Facebook page.
Creative Kids To-Go Kits on Friday, July 17 from 2-6pm: Need some more hands on projects for the littles in your life? Pick-up FREE to-go art kits that will include some great gems from our local partners. This month in your kit you can expect to find:
*Registration for kit pick up will be required this month. Limited quantity of kits available. How to Register for Kit Pick Up:
Downtown Story Walk with the Appleton Public Library - Details coming soon!
Additional details on the August event coming soon
New Mural! Watch from a far as Irineo Medina, local artist, creates a new masterpiece showing how Appleton Downtown Unites on South Appleton Street (east side of the Crazy Sweet building, across from Houdini Plaza). Work will begin Thursday, June 18 and continue into weekend (weather permitting). Click here for how to donate to Appleton Downtown Unites Fundraiser, where a portion of your donation will go towards this one-of-a-kind mural.
Creative Kids To-Go Kits on Thursday, June 18 from noon-4:30pm: Need some more hands on projects for the littles in your life? Pick-up FREE to-go art kits that will include some great gems from our local partners. This month in your kit you can expect to find:
*Only 100 to-go kits available, first come first serve
***KITS ARE GONE! WOW - kits were gone in a half hour! Based on the success of this first round of to-go kits, please continue to watch Appleton Downtown's Facebook page for dates on when we will do this again!***
Contactless pick-up will be available outside the Appleton Downtown Inc. Office (333 W. College Ave, Ste 100) from Thursday, June 18 from noon- 4:30pm & Friday, June 19 from 8:30am-3:30pm (while supplies last). Please practice social distancing by maintaining 6ft away from others and waiting your turn to pick up your bag from the table. Click here to view a map of the pick up location.
3rd Virtual Shop Hop – Thursday, June 18 from 6-8pm – click here to see how you can shop local and support downtown businesses!