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A fun, safe, and free event for all. Kids 12 and under can march in costume, decorate bikes or wagons--anything non-motorized. This is a parade by children for children. Parade line up starts at 5:15PM at Houdini Plaza, the parade starts 6:00PM, and there is a family event from 7:00-8:00PM at City Park.
Join The Building for Kids at the Children’s Village during the Juneteenth Celebration! Children's Village full of storytelling, games, arts and crafts brought to you by: Appleton Parks & Rec Department, Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley, YMCA of the Fox Cities and The Building for Kids Children's Museum. Juneteenth begins at 1:00PM and is free to the public.
Join us for fine art and craft, family-friendly entertainment, local food, music and more.
Fine arts festival to support programming at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum. Browse and buy art work from more than 60 high-quality artists or just come to enjoy the food and music at Riverside Park in Neenah.
Bring your father and friends to Ashwaubomay lake for Father's Day. All Dad's swim FREE with a paid child admission. Regular admission fees apply.
Walk into the middle of a Laura Ingalls Wilder’s classic Little House book during Laura Ingalls Wilder Days. Participate or watch over 20 activities from Laura’s books including: chores on the farm, historical games, a school lesson, bullet making, blacksmithing and historical meal preparation. Boys and girls are invited to dress as Laura, Nellie or Almanzo for the annual costume contest.
Meet our special guest Dean Butler, Almanzo Wilder and Alison Arngrim, “Nellie” from the hit television show “Little House on the Prairie". For more details go to heritagehillgb.org.
Ever wonder where you come from, what your roots are or who your ancestors were? On Sunday July 14th join visitors of all ages to learn some of the answers to these questions. Visit with local groups, enjoy ethnic foods, and participate in hands on activities related to the Scandanavian heritage of Northeast Wisconsin. Want to be part of this event? Please contact Rhonda Matzke or Sue Storzer at (920)448-5150.
Be sure to attend the next Heritage Sunday, taking place on August 11th to enjoy foods and activities related to the area's Irish heritage!
Join us as we celebrate America’s birthday. Enjoy all the festivities of an old fashioned Fourth of July celebration. This will be a day filled with games, speeches, a parade, food, and patriotic music!
It is the 150 year anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. See it come alive at Heritage Hill! Interact with Union Regiments from Wisconsin and Confederate soldiers and civilians. Watch a daily battle complete with period canons and muskets. A special treat for the youth is an opportunity to become a soldier for a part of the day while marching and training with the reenactors.
Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Meet Abraham Lincoln and learn about the decisions that he had to make leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg and hear his authentic rendition of the Gettysburg Address. Special guest, Fritz Kline, considered one of nation’s foremost Lincoln actors has been seen in the New York Times, on the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, National Geographic Television, C-Span, USA Today and across Europe through VIDICOM of Hamburg.
Gnome Games will set up a re-creation of the Battle of Gettysburg on a miniature battlefield with toy soldiers.
Ever wonder where you came from, what your roots are or who your ancestors were? On June 9, join visitors of all ages to learn some of the answers to these questions. Visit with the local groups celebrating the European and Native American heritage of the region. Taste food from the different ethnic groups and see displays relating to the heritage of the area.
Also, be sure to visit us on July 14 to celebrate the Scandanavian heritage of the region, and on August 11 to discover more about the area's Irish heritage.
Heritage Hill remembers America’s War Veterans and pays tribute to all members, past and present, of the United States Armed Forces. A day filled with patriotic music, speeches, poems, and ceremonies to honor those who have, and still are serving our country.
The day will begin at 10am as local veterans and our historic Fort Howard Soldiers conduct a memorial service at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of Camp Smith.
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