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Volume 9, Number 1 July 27, 2008     

Other things to do in Oshkosh
We know you’re in town for AirVenture, but there are plenty of other things to do on your down time in Oshkosh.
  • Oshkosh Public Museum: History exhibits and hands-on activities. Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sunday 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Paine Art Center & Gardens: World-class art collections and hands-on activities for children, housed in a 1920s mansion with 3 acres of gardens. Tuesday - Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Oshkosh Community Playground "Little Oshkosh": A 30,000-square-foot community-built playground on the lakeshore of Menominee Park. Features a lighthouse, castle, airplane, gardens, and more. Open daily until 11:00 p.m.
  • Oshkosh Community Children’s Zoo, located in Menominee Park: Open 7:00 a.m. to dusk. Free admission.
  • The Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh: More than 48 stores to choose from! Featuring the Gap, Old Navy, American Girl, Bath & Body Works, Tommy Hilfiger, Eddie Bauer, Polo Ralph Lauren, Lands’ End, and more!
  • Settler’s Mill Miniature Golf Course, located directly next to The Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh: Open Sunday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., Friday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Grand Opera House: A restored 1883 Victorian theater featuring a variety of entertainment and events year-round.
  • Gallery Walk through historic downtown Oshkosh: First Saturday of every month from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Waterfest Concert Series: Vince Vance & The Valients/Boogie and The Yoyoz/Herman’s Hermits performing Thursday, July 31, at the Leach Amphitheater, Riverside Park. Gates open at 5:45 p.m.
  • Oshkosh Public Library: An original 1900 building plus the 1994 expansion. Kidspace for young children. Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Historic Morgan House: This Queen Anne-style home features original woodwork, wallpaper, and fireplaces. The museum is home to the Winnebago County Historical and Archeological Society. Open Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Sundays 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. from June through August.
  • Oshkosh Marcus Theatre: Showing the latest box office hits seven days a week!

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