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5 things to do this weekend: August 30- September 1, 2019

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Fox Jazz Fest was held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (WLUK/Chris Schattl){ }

1. 25th Annual Fox Jazz Fest

The 25th Annual Fox Jazz Festival is taking place this Labor Day weekend at Jefferson Park in Menasha.

This year will showcase national and local jazz artists, students and professors. Enjoy jazz entertainment, local food and craft beer, as well as educational jazz clinics and improvisational workshops. The festival runs August 31st-September 1st. For more information, head to the Fox Jazz Fest website.

But that's not all, following the event on Saturday is an after party Jam Session at Gibson Music Hall! The "All Ages" jam session will include many local talented improvisers, guest artists and a talented house band. For more information, click here.

2. Marvel Trivia Bar Crawl in Green Bay

The biggest Marvel Party ever is crawling through the streets of Green Bay this Saturday, August 31st! There will be trivia at 4 bars with 100 unique trivia questions. You can play with a team of friends in the battle for the grand prize! There will also be a costume contest and an after party!

For more information on participating venues and more, head to the Crawl With Us website.

3. Kites Over Lake Michigan

It's a bird, it's a plane... no, it's -- kites?! Head to Neshotah Beach in Two Rivers this Labor Day weekend for one of the largest kite festivals in the Midwest! Enjoy displays of giant show kites of every kind, stunt teams performing aerial ballet with kites, as well as colorful ground displays and children's activities.

The event runs Saturday and Sunday, August 31st- September 1st. At dusk on Saturday night Sky Lanterns will be released, followed by a fireworks show. Sky Lanterns are available for sale at the beach, and are 100% biodegradable. Lanterns with metal wires and candles will not be allowed. For more information, click here.

4. Sheboygan, Shawano and Calumet County Fair

'Tis the season of fairs in Northeastern Wisconsin! The Sheboygan County fair runs from Thursday, August 29th- September 2nd. The Calumet County Fair runs Friday, August 30th-September 2nd. And the Shawano County Fair runs from August 28th-September 2nd.

A lot happening at on at all three fairs this Labor Day weekend. From Demolition Derby to live music performances; there's plenty of entertainment you won't want to miss. For more information on each of the fairs, head to the Shawano County Fair website, Calumet County Fair website and the Sheboygan County Fair website.

5. Marina Fest in Sister Bay

The 3 day Marina Fest returns to Sister Bay this weekend! Farmers Market, craft fair, live music, vintage boat show, fireworks and more begin this Saturday, August 31st and run through Monday, September 2nd. For more information, head to the Sister Bay Marina website.

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