South Central WI Archive
October 2015

October 2015

It’s officially fall!

Back in August, Nature’s Pathways scoured Travel Wisconsin to find some of our great state’s best kept secrets and end-of-summer events.

Now with autumn-colored leaves swirling, crisp air biting our cheeks and hearty meals surrounding us at every turn, we’ve done it again. Some of our favorite October happenings are right in our backyards!

  • Craft Beer, Cheese & Chocolate Pairing — Thursday, Oct. 8 — The East Side Club, Monona
  • Haunted Hearthstone Tours — Fridays, Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30 — Hearthstone Historic House Museum, Appleton
  • NEW Zoo Boo — Friday and Saturdays: Oct 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23 & 24 — NEW Zoo, Green Bay
  • Applefest — Saturday, Oct. 10 — Central Park, Two Rivers
  • Downtown Appleton Soup Walk — Saturday, Oct. 17 — College Avenue and the Riverfront, Appleton
  • GLEAM, Art in a New Light — Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays until Oct. 30 — Olbrich Botanical Gardens & Bolz Conservatory, Madison

For details and full descriptions, and to discover even more Wisconsin has to offer this month, visit http://www.travelwisconsin.com.

The Nature’s Pathways Team

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