5 things to do this weekend: August 9th-11th

Hot air balloons featured at the festival, August 12, 2017. (WLUK/Lauren Kalil)
Hot air balloons featured at the festival, August 12, 2017. (WLUK/Lauren Kalil)


1. Hot Air Balloon Fest Seymour

The 19th Annual Burger Fest Balloon Rally is taking place this weekend August 9th and 10th. The event includes food, 50/50 Raffle, children's activities and of course, hot air balloons!

Beginning at 6 a.m., many balloons will begin ascending over Seymour. And at 8:00 p.m., there will be a Hot Air Balloon Glow at dusk! For more information, head to the home of the hamburger website.

2. Pulling for Honor 2019

The fundraiser returns to Appleton's International Airport this Saturday, August 10th. The plane pull competition includes teams of up to 20 people, competing to pull a 200,000 lb cargo plane 12 feet the fastest.

This year's goal is to raise $85,000 to benefit Old Glory Honor Flight. The trip enables 100 veterans to visit their memorials in Washington D.C., and receive a grand welcome home. For more information, head to the Appleton International Airport website.

3. Ashwaubenon BLAST 2019!

The fun returns to Ashwaubomay Park Saturday, August 10th. Activities include a car show, food, kiddie carnival, bounce houses, face painting & balloon animals and free swimming at the lake! The event also includes music performed by 3rd Degree, Doo Wop Daddies and The Cougars!

For more information, head to Ashwaubenon's website.

4. The (h)ART of Green Bay

Support local artists at the Eclectic Market on Broadway this Saturday, August 10th from noon-4 p.m. Shop local arts and crafts while enjoying music performed by The Tighty Whiteys. There will also be baked goods in the pop up cafe, benefiting the Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary.

For more information on the event, or for the opportunity to display your work, head to the Eclectic Market's Facebook page.

5. Bourbon and Blues

If you're a whiskey enthusiast and lover of live music, this is one party you won't want to miss. The Howard in Oshkosh is continuing its whiskey series this Saturday, August 10th. Enjoy VIP tasting, music and an after party in The Lanes! Music will be performed by Boulevards, Son Little, Mayaeni and Twelve'len.

Fore more details on the event and tickets, head to The Howard's website.