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5 things to do this weekend: January 24-26, 2020

Winterfest on Broadway welcomed people to downtown Green Bay Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. (WLUK/Jessie Basinski)


1. Winterfest on Broadway

Outdoor activities in downtown Green Bay right on Broadway! Support local businesses as you stroll the streets of the Broadway District, 25 Broadway businesses will be offering store specials and activities! There will be an outdoor Winter Market during the event with different goods and products available for purchase!

Just a few of the things going on include a Soup Stop, visit non-profits in the Winter Marketplace, Mimosa Bar, participate in mini-winter and Valentines projects, and live music! Non-profits will offer activities for visitors to participate in. The event takes place this Saturday, January 25th from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. For Facebook posts on all the things happening at Winterfest, click here, and for a printable event map, click here!

2. The Home Expo

Get in the home expo mood this weekend at the KI Convention Center! There will be exhibitors of all home needs, including everything you need to build or improve your home with furniture, flooring, decks, cabinets and counter-tops, window treatments, landscaping and so much more!

Tickets for adults are $5, and kids get 16 and under get in free! The expo runs from Thursday, January 23rd - Sunday, January 26th. For details and information, head to the Brown County Builders Association website.

3. Winter Celebration at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens

Celebrate the winter season at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens this Saturday, January 25th! There will be indoor and outdoor activities including: a short guided winter hike, winter games, winter crafts, enjoy hot cocoa and discover how plants survive winter!

This free family-friendly event runs from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. For more information, head to the Green Bay Botanical Gardens website.

4. Astor Wine Tasting & Art Auction with Chef Ace

Celebrate award-winning food and wine at the Historic Martin House with Chef Ace Champion, host of CW's "Cook Like A. Champion"! ANA's fundraiser will also include a Silent Auction. Located in Green Bay, the Astor Wine Tasting & Art Auction will take place this Saturday night from 7-10. Ticket sales are limited, for more information click here!

5. Vacation Destination

Cure your cabin fever with Vacation Destination in downtown Appleton this Saturday, January 25th!

You can win prizes by collecting stamps at participating businesses as the dress up in destination themes and offer themed activities or refreshments. Prizes include: tickets to Noah Arks, Milwaukee Zoo, Six Flags... and even Bike to the Beat registrations, a $50 gas card and the ultimate "Staycation" Prize!

Your passport to this event costs just $5, with proceeds going towards Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. For a list of participating businesses and more information, click here!