FDL Guide 2020
27 Autumn Art on the Marsh HORICON
18 Monsters on the Marsh WAUPUN Visit in costume for games, a scavenger hunt, cupcake decorating, a hike through the haunted woods, and more. Takes place at Marsh Haven Nature Center. 23-24 Halloween Candlelight Cave Tour CHILTON Enjoy a family-oriented evening visiting Ledge View Nature Center’s trails and caves by candlelight and meet some unusual personalities with strange stories. NOVEMBER 7 Holiday Wonder Art & Craft Show FOND DU LAC A quality show featuring handmade gifts and home-decorating ideas.
21 Sigma Holiday House FOND DU LAC
Located on the marsh, this arts and crafts fair helps you experience autumn in Wisconsin with over 115 booths of beautiful handmade crafts.
Artisans from near and far offer their unique and trendy creations in an inviting atmosphere where the excitement of the upcoming holiday season can be found. 26-Jan 1 Lakeside Park Holiday Lights & Lightshow FOND DU LAC Lakeside Park on picturesque Lake Winnebago shimmers with thousands of lights, animated scenes, and heartwarming holiday music.
OCTOBER 9-10 Rural Arts Roadtrip CALUMET COUNTY
Embark on a self-guided road trip to bask in the fall colors on rural roads and scenic small towns with over 50 eclectic artists represented.
DECEMBER 1-4 Avenue of Angels Christmas Celebration WAUPUN
16-17 Waupun Community Players Production WAUPUN Will take place at the Waupun City Hall Auditorium.
The festival includes holiday music, Festival of Trees, Santa Claus, readings, a family fun night, a dance recital, and more! 4-6 Dickens of a Christmas Weekend RIPON Ripon’s downtown is dense with twinkling lights and living windows, carriage rides, live music, and holiday cheer along with an Enchanted Forest and Living Nativity to delight visitors from everywhere! 5 Holiday Parade of Lights FOND DU LAC Join us as we celebrate the 2020 Christmas Season with the Christmas Parade of Lights as it makes its way down Main Street in Downtown Fond du Lac and ends at Veterans Park, where Santa will deliver his holiday greeting and light his very own tree! 6 Christmas at Marsh Haven WAUPUN Spend some family time and enjoy Marsh Haven Nature Center at a relaxed winter pace with hiking, snowshoeing, exploring, holiday shopping, sleigh rides, and more. 11-12 Cristo Rey Ranch Live Nativity MT. CALVARY Here’s your chance to see for yourself a Live Nativity with a reenactment of Jesus’ birth with actors and animals. 31 N.Y. Eve Chilly/Chili Run/Walk FOND DU LAC A family fun run/walk including lots of chili and food, beverages, awards, and fun, fun, fun!
13-14 Christmas in the Village RIPON
17-18 Central WI Gun Collectors Gun Show FOND DU LAC
Kick off the holiday season and discover Ripon’s unique shops and restaurants during the annual Christmas in the Village, where you will find unique gifts, clothing, jewelry, furniture, and more!
Buy, sell, or trade old and modern guns and accessories at the largest gun show in Wisconsin.
Downtown Fond du Lac Farmers Market 920-322-2006 DOWNTOWNFDL.COM Wednesdays (June 3–Sept 30) 11am–2pm • Main Street Plaza (Intersection of Sheboygan & Main) and Saturdays (May 9–Oct 31) 8am–12pm (Sheboygan to Western) Gallery Night Downtown Fond du Lac TOURTHETOWNFDL.COM Jan 24, Mar 27, June 5, Aug 21, Oct 9, and Dec 11: 5–9pm 11 Thursdays of Summer Concert Series Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts 51 Sheboygan Street 920-921-5410
Music Under the Stars Mondays at Buttermilk Creek Park June 8–Aug 24 Buttermilk Festival Wednesdays at Buttermilk Creek Park June 10–Aug 26 Concerts In the Park 2020 West End Park 200 Beaver Dam Street, Waupun WAUPUNFINEARTS.ORG Food & Beverages starting at 5:30pm Concert at 6:30pm Thursdays July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
Waupun Farmers Market 111 E. Main Street 920-324-3491 WAUPUNCHAMBER.COM Saturdays June 6–Sept 26 • 8am–12pm FINE ART EXHIBITS (continuous bi-monthly) Waupun Fine Art Gallery 123 Forest Street (inside Waupun Public Library) 920-324-7925 WAUPUNFINEARTS.ORG
THELMAARTS.ORG June 11–Aug 27
Buttermilk Creek Park 700 S. Park Avenue 920-907-7678 FDLSYMPHONICBAND.ORG
*Dates, times, and locations are subject to change. Please visit fdl.com to keep up to date on changes and additions to the calendar.
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