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Here is your Feb. 8, 2013 e-UPDATES!

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Downtown Appleton Events Not to be Missed!
Downtown Appleton Farm Market* Inside City Center Sat. 9am-12:30pm:
Fifty vendors selling fresh produce, exotic meats & cheeses, baked goods, specialty foods and handcrafted items every Saturday through the end of March.  Plus enjoy special programs and free newspapers.  
Farm Market Vendor list is available to download at
Feb. 9:  Sweet treats and gifts!
Feb. 16:  First ever Kids' Market!  Check it out!  
Death By Chocolate Feb. 14, 4:30-8:30pm:
Downtown Appleton becomes a dessert-lovers' paradise as local restaurants feature their tasty chocolate treats. Buy a ticket to allow you to taste a treat at 20 different locations! Vote for your favorite and be eligible for fabulous prizes! Tickets just $20 each or 2 for $35.  On sale now online, in our office at 116 N. Appleton St or by phone at 920-954-9112.  We expect to sell out, so buy yours today!

Downtown Appleton Events & Promotions! 

The Kiss Event at Avenue Jewelers Today-Feb. 14:
Save 25%-40% on a great selection of jewelry! (Excludes Pandora & previous sales. Other restrictions also apply.) Pick out your chocolate "Kiss" to reveal your discount! 

Valentines Day Ballroom Workshop at the YMCA Feb. 10, 1-3pm:
Focus on ballroom dance styles of Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz with a bit of Latin for sizzle. Singles welcome, but there's no guarantee of a partner.

Books Build Better Brains at the Library Feb. 11, 2 or 7pm:
Program with Q&A by Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, faculty at UW Madison and champion of the value of literacy for long-term learning and overall well-being.

Edison's Birthday Celebration at Stone Cellar Restaurant Feb. 11, 5-6:30pm:
Enjoy free birthday cake, happy hour prices & greeting by Edison enthusiasts.
Creative Journey at the Library Feb. 12 & 19, 10am-noon:
Explore your Creativity! 2/12: Anniversary Party & Brainstorming Session (bring a dish and ideas to share). 2/19: Book-based Bookmarks (art activity).
Fat Tuesday Celebration at Spat's Feb. 12, 11am-9pm:
Serving a special cajun menu with alligator, crawfish etouffee, Jambalay, Gumbe & more.  Dine in or order to go. 
Woodwind Care & Cleaning Clinic at Heid Music Feb. 13, 5-5:30pm:
Topics will include pull through swabs, pad savers, neck and mouthpiece savers, pad dryers, and moisture prevention measures. 
Bully Documentary Screening & Discussion at the Library Feb. 14, 6-8pm:
Take an intimate look inside the lives of bullied students as they face daily harassment designed to tear them down. Free admission.
Lawrence University Presents America's Music Series: Latin Rhythms from Mambo to Hip-Hop Feb. 14, 6:30-8:30pm:
Third of six weekly interactive public programs examining uniquely American musical genres through documentary film excerpts & discussions.Free and open to the public. 
Breakfast with Maisy at Building For Kids Children's Museum Feb. 16, 8-10am:
Enjoy a hot catered breakfast, meet Maisy & listen to reading of the book, Maisy,
Charley and the Wobbly Tooth by author-illustrator Lucy Cousins! ($6/member & $10/non 920-734-3226 x15)
February Potluck at the Thompson Community Center Feb. 18, noon-2pm:
Featuring Ted Young with a variety of music. Cost $2 and a dish to share.  Register at the Thompson Community Center or call 225-1700 

For more information, check our Events and Specials calendars!

Many Downtown night spots offer special features each day of the week including Ladies Night Out, Live Quizmaster Trivia, Can Stacking, "SIN" Nights, Chef Tasting Menu and more!

Downtown Appleton Live Music and Shows
Music Specials at Deja Vu Martini Lounge:
Open Mic Night Mon. at 8pm, Live Band Karaoke Tues. at 8pm, Funk Night every Wed.  Plus live at 9pm   2/7 Miss Molly, 2/8 Whiskey Sours Band, 2/9 Brass Differential, 2/14 Sly Joe and ONE Smooth Operator, 2/15 Kyle Magna and the Monsoons and 2/16 Charles Walker Band  
Saturday Karaoke at Sangrias Mexican Grill with Frankie G, 9pm - Close.  


Geoff Landon Live at CU Saloon Feb. 8, 9pm.
Attic Theatre at Thompson Community Center Feb. 8, 9, 15 &16, 7pm and Feb. 10, 2pm:
You Know I Can''t Hear You When the Water is Running a comedy series of three One Act Plays. ($15 Tickets available at The Thompson CC or call 920-734-7887)
Open Mind Night at Harmony Cafe Feb. 15, 6-9pm:
Similar to open mic featuring music, poetry, dance and more, but with add a catalyst for community activism through the arts. Share your art & learn about issues!
Spirited Songs: A Celebration of Choral Music at the Fox Cities P.A.C. Feb. 9, 7pm:
Featuring the Appleton Boychoir, Lawrence Academy Girl Choir and the White Heron Chorale in a rare ensemble performance.
Green Apple Folk Music Society Open Jam at Harmony Cafe Feb. 10 & 17, 2-4pm:
Acoustic stringed instruments strongly encouraged for all styles of folk music.
Music @ the Library Feb. 10, 2-3pm
Featuring a Fox Valley Symphony Brass Quintet. Families welcome. Free.

Music Row at Harmony Cafe Valentine's Day edition Feb. 14, 6-9pm:
Artists will play their best love songs and a few of their uniquely styled love song covers ! Artisits include Darrian Kaye, John Lambert, Be Alford and more!
L.A. Theatre Works' Pride & Prejudice at the Fox Cities P.A.C. Feb. 14, 7:30pm:
Tickets start at $20 or buy a chocolate, wine & comedy package for $45


Appleton Rock School Performance at Harmony Cafe Feb. 14, 7-9pm:
Take part in a performance based music school that provides music lessons taught in a full band setting & offers students the opportunity to perform real concerts.

LU Opera: "Albert Herring" Feb. 14,15 & 16 at 7:30pm and Feb. 17 at 3:30pm:
Benjamin Britten's lively, poignant comic opera follows a timid "mama's boy" as he comes of age in small-town England. Stansbury Theatre ($5-10 920-832-6479)


Paul Collins Beat with Rev. Norb & the Onions at Chadwick's Bar Feb. 14, 7:30pm:  ($8 cover at the door) 


LU Lunar New Year Celebration at Warch Campus Center Feb. 16, 6-9pm:
A family-friendly celebration of the Asian new year including dance, songs, Korean calligraphy & a photo booth with Asian costumes. Free and open to the public.

Young Men's Chorus Festival at West High School Feb. 18, 7-8:30pm:
200 singing men from East, North, and West High Schools join the pure treble voices of the Appleton Boychoir!  ($10-15)
Coupons for Downtown Businesses are available to download on the Appleton Downtown website!  Check it out and then enjoy your savings!
The reconstruction of Houdini Plaza has begun!  Watch for progress updates!