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Festival of Spring

May 16, 2015 Oshkosh WI Admire and acquire some beautiful annuals and perennials at the Paine Mansion and Gardens annual Spring Plant Sale. The sale features more than 150 vendors of original art, fine crafts, plants and garden supplies. The Paine’s Spring Plant Sale offers thousands of plant…

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OSHKOSH RACE WEEKEND

April 18-19, 2015 Oshkosh Convention Center Lace up your running shoes! Oshkosh is hosting some fun spring races and there’s something new happening this year. The Oshkosh Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay and 5k will take place on April 19 at the Oshkosh Convention Center. The marathon is a new…

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Spring birdwatching in Oshkosh

[caption id="attachment_81637" align="alignright" width="400"] Photo taken by Ray Pan[/caption] This a beautiful time of year to go birding in Oshkosh. As the temperatures warm and the days grow longer, surprises spring from the prairies and marshes around Oshkosh. This is a season when sparrows…

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Spring Shopping in Oshkosh

Yes, that beautiful time of year has finally arrived - shopping for apparel doesn’t have to involve shopping for wool or down. The latest spring fashions are in. Oshkosh is well-known as a shopping destination. Many people start their shopping trip at the Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh. This popular mall…

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Beautiful Winter Walks

Oshkosh is a city that’s great for walkers year-round. This activity is perfect for nature lovers. Surrounding wildlife areas provide excellent habitat and ensure that there are always lots of beautiful birds to see in and around Oshkosh. During the winter, wild spaces are absent of foliage and it’s…

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Battle on Bago

The last weekend of February, thousands will head onto frozen Lake Winnebago chasing big dreams. Feb. 27, 28, 2015 Oshkosh WI The eighth-annual Battle on Bago fishing tournament takes place Feb. 27 and 28 and features more than $250,000 worth of prizes. The biggest fish will bring bragging rights…

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Amazing airplanes:

The rare and beautiful residents of the EAA AirVenture Museum have a story to tell. The history of aviation is as beautiful as it is fascinating. Immerse yourself in the wonder of this history with a visit to the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh. The museum features one-of-a kind beauties like the…

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Sturgeon Spearing in Oshkosh

This Valentine’s Day, thousands of fishermen will try to make a date with a monster. Feb. 14, 2015 Oshkosh WI The annual sturgeon spearing season kicks off on Lake Winnebago, drawing fishermen from around the region and beyond. Lake Winnebago becomes a sea of shanties for this festive annual event…

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The New Year, a new you: get fit, have fun in Oshkosh

Get 2015 off to a healthy start in Oshkosh. Wisconsin’s Event City offers lots of fun ways to get moving this winter. From cross country skiing to sledding, there’s plenty to do outside in Oshkosh. Here are some fun ideas, and an estimate of how many calories you can burn while you’re enjoying the…

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The Value of Wisconsin’s Event City

What sets Oshkosh apart? It might seems obvious, but as we start a new year, it’s probably good to remember what sets us apart from the competition and think about what the Wisconsin’s Event City brand means. Here are a couple of things to consider: Events: The Oshkosh area holds more than 1,000…

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