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5 things to do this weekend: February 14-16, 2020

Both the Ariens sledding hill and skating rink are a few of the activities offered for those who come to Titletown District, January 16, 2018, (WLUK/Lauren Kalil)


1. Arctic Blast: An Ice + Music Festival at Titletown

This weekend, head to the Titletown District for the first ever Arctic Blast Ice and Music Festival! The district will become a magical ice wonderland. Illuminated ice sculptures galore, a live DJ and drums duo performance and even a couple ice bars! And of course, it wouldn't be a blast without numerous ice games throughout Titletown! Join in the fun this Friday and Saturday night, February 14th-15th from 6-9! For more information, head to the Titletown website!

2. Craft for a Cause

This Sunday, February 16th, you can craft- for a cause, by creating warm clothing and bedding for the pets of homeless individuals in the area. So grab your sewing machines and tools for your choice of crafting and head to The Eclectic Market in the Broadway District of Green Bay from noon to 5 p.m.

If you just can't wait to get started no worries- you can get to it right away. Donations of fleece, yarn and old sweaters will be accepted. For more information on Craft for a Cause, click here!

3. Rails & Ales Brewfest

Support the National Railroad Museum with it's annual Brewfest! This Saturday, February 15th, from 6-9 p.m., attendees can sample craft beers, regional wines and local food- while surrounded by massive historic trains! While enjoying the views and the foods, you can do your part in helping the museum by playing games or participating in the exclusive auction trips!

Tickets to this event start at just $38, $20 of which is a tax-deductible donation! For tickets and information, head to the National Railroad Museum website.

4. Lavender Mission Field pop-up shop

Taking place at Nardi's Affogato Bar this Saturday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., is the Lavender Mission Field pop-up shop. Their focus is supporting Growing Resiliency, empowering at-risk youth through education. The Lavender Mission Field is a lavender farm specializing in fresh and culinary lavender, as well as lavender products.

Nardi's Affogato Bar will make a delicious honey lavender geltato and lavender latte's during the event. You can even try your luck at winning a lavender satchel, and if no good no worries- they will also be available for purchase. A portion of the proceeds sold will go to Growing Resiliency.

For more information on the event and cause, click here!

5. SECURA Fine Arts Exhibit

This Saturday, February 15th- it's opening night for the 40th Annual SECURA Fine Arts Exhibition at the Trout Museum of Art in Appleton. The exhibit features the work from 90 of Wisconsin's most talented visual artists! While enjoying the displays of art, attendees can enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

The event kicks off at 5 p.m., while the gallery will be on view through April 5th, 2020. For event details and the lineup of artists, head to Trout Museum's website.

6. Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Head to Oshkosh this weekend to show your support and raise funds for Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes! The Polar Plunge will take place Friday and Saturday at Menominee Park- Miller's Bay. From plunging, to 5k's and even live music- there's tons of fun to be had while helping raise funds! For a complete event line up, head to the Polar Plunge Wisconsin website.