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5 things to do this weekend: June 28-30, 2019

Country USA, Oshkosh
The Country USA grounds in Oshkosh, June 20, 2017. (WLUK/Alex Ronallo)

1. Country USA kicks off this weekend

It's finally that time of year! The "CUSA" music festival is ready to rock this Thursday, June 27th-29th in Oshkosh. In addition to the all-star lineup, you can enjoy great food and drinks, shopping, and a unique camping experience.

To learn more about the lineup, tickets and other information, head to the Country USA website.

2. Have fun under the sun at Manitowoc's Beach Bash

Overlooking the beach front of Lake Michigan, you can enjoy live bands, carnival rides, games, entertainment, food and more at the Burger Boat Park in Manitowoc. Beach Bash runs this Saturday and Sunday, June 28th-29th.

Proceeds from the event benefit local youth sports. For more information, click here.

3. Historical Paranormal Investigation at Heritage Hill

Have eery fun investigating ghosts at Green Bay's Heritage Hill. Attendees will be accompanied by Paper Valley Paranormal Group and their Ghost Hunting equipment. Heritage Hill is said to be a very active haunted location!

Tickets to join the haunted fun start at $40.00. The event runs both Friday and Saturday, June 28-29th, from 7 p.m.-11:00 p.m. For more information, head to the Heritage Hill website.

4. Experience "A Mid Summer Night's Dream" in Whitney Park

Enjoy Theatre in the Park this Sunday, June 30th, as PlaybyPlay Theatre presents William Shakepeare's "A MidSummer Night's Dream."

The free event runs from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Dogs are welcome in the enclosed Whitney Dog Park. Bringing blankets and chairs is encouraged, as available seating will be limited. And don't worry about skipping dinner for this; food trucks will be on-site! For more information, click here.

5. Gaze at the Stars in Door County

This Saturday, June 29th, stargaze at Wisconsin's only designated dark sky park at Newport State Park in Ellison Bay. A telescope will be setup along with some other astronomers available to point out highlights in the night sky.

You are welcome to bring your own telescopes, binoculars, chairs and blankets. A red lens cover is recommended for flashlights or headlamps.

The event is set to begin at 9:30 p.m. In the event of rain, the stargaze will be rescheduled for the following night. For more information about Newport State Park's dark sky, click here. For additional information about this weekend's event, visit the Door County website.

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