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5 Best Events January 2020: A Small Trickle of Life

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We ended 2019 with a bang! Northeast Wisconsin had so many neat events to end the new year – from themed parties, dueling pianos, and even fireworks displays! January is always an interesting time of year, as everyone’s agendas are all over the place. It seems to be a quieter month for Northeast Wisconsin, but have no fear…. these events are worth checking out.  

Who’s on Fifth?

When? Friday January 3, 2020 at 9:00 PM

Where? Fifth Ward Brewing Company, Oshkosh

Cost? FREE

Free entertainment, provided by the rapidly growing comedy scene in the Fox Valley – this is a must to check out. There are comedians coming out from all over Wisconsin to bring you some belly aching laughs – you know, the good kind! Pair these with a Fifth Ward Beer, and you’re in for a unique evening.

Fox Cities Roller Derby

Fox Cities Roller Derby
Credit: Fox Cities Roller Derby

When? Saturday January 4, 2020 at 6 PM

Where? Menominee Nation Arena, Oshkosh

Cost? In advance – $15 adults, $10 for kids (Tickets Here)

Have you seen roller derby in action yet? This is your chance! Such a unique sport with an amazing community behind it. Check out Venture Wisconsin’s in depth interview with Fox Cities Roller Derby here and go check them out at Menominee! This could be a great excuse to grab dinner at the new Maple Pub!

Stand Up Comedy Show at ABF

When? Thursday January 9, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Where? Appleton Beer Factory, downtown Appleton

Cost? $10 now, $15 at the door, or $45 VIP for TWO people! *

Hilarious stand up comedy, amazing craft beer, and some of Appleton’s tastiest food options are on the agenda for what is more than likely going to be a chilly evening. This show will be one you don’t want to miss and it is located in a place with such good atmosphere – you are bound to have a good time. Tickets can be found at www.abf.comedy.brownpapertickets.com

*VIP includes up – close seating, a gourmet flatbread pizza (ABF has amaaazing flatbread pizzas, seriously) & 1 craft beer for EACH person.

Beer & Cheese Bus Trip

When? Saturday January 18, 2010 – Sunday January 19, 2020

Where? Trip leaves from Wis DOT Park and Ride 44-02

Cost? $219 (Tickets Here)

Did Santa leave some extra cash laying around? Are you looking for an excuse to celebrate Valentine’s Day early? No matter the reason, this beer and cheese bus trip is a unique opportunity to bond with a loved one and meet others who share similar interests – all while indulging in some amazing food! This is an overnight bus trip. Guests will be staying at the beautiful Paradise Shores 4 in Lake Holcombe, Wisconsin. On the way, the bus will be stopping at Union Star Cheese Factory and Point Brewery. After Point Brewery, guests will arrive at Paradise Shores 4 where a beautiful banquet dinner will be provided. After dinner, a comedy show will begin – this is something you don’t want to miss!

After some good laughs and a full belly, enjoy a peaceful night’s rest at Paradise Shores 4 and get ready for breakfast. From there, the bus takes off for Leinenkugel’s Brewery, followed by Marieke Gouda Cheese Factory.

You’ll be home before sunset!

Indoor Rummage Sale and Craft Fair

When? Saturday January 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Where? Sunnyview Expo Center

Cost? $2 Admission (Portion goes to Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Center)

What a neat way to spend a Saturday in the middle of winter – doing a summer activity! This event will get you out of the house and acquainted with new items you just didn’t know you needed. Not only will there be items from personal sales, but also crafts, antiques, collectibles and overstock / close out items. Grab a friend, grab your kids (ages 10 and under are free) and check out this special event!

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