Every week, we highlight 5 interesting events, activities, initiatives, or unique happenings around the Greater Green Bay community (in no particular order). Things to do in Green Bay this week:

1 – Brown County Fair, Thursday August 17th through August 21st, Brown County Fairgrounds, DePere, WI

The Brown County fair returns this week complete with Demolition Derbies, Magic Shows, Kids activities, LIVE Music, PRCA Rodeo, animals, and rides as stable as Ryan Leaf during a locker room interview. A great chance to see the hard work and effort put in by local 4-H members as well as enjoy some unique entertainment like Tractor Pulls and cattle roping. Kid and family friendly, take part in the fun. Full schedule available at:




$9.00 advance tickets available beginning July15th – August 16th at: D & G Restaurant (Greenleaf), Larry’s Piggly Wiggly (De Pere), Dicks Family Foods (Wrightstown), Festival Foods (Green Bay, De Pere, Suamico), Country Visions Cooperative (De Pere), Bridgeport Gas Station in Wrightstown, Cellcom (Bellevue, Pulaski & De Pere), Super Ron’s (Pulaski), or by mailing a check to:

PO BOX 472
DE PERE, WI 54115

AT THE GATE: $12 Daily, $5 on Sunday
Children 3 and under are FREE at the Gate. A ride pass for children 3 and under is available at Fair Office for $5.00.

2 – West Side Home Security and Defense Expo, Wednesday, August 17th, 7:00 to 9:00 pm, at Southwest High School.

In response to area break-ins in the last year, the MacArthur Heights N.A. Security committee, along with King of Arms N.A., is hosting a Home Security and Defense Expo. Over 20 selected vendors will have booths of Home Security and Defense products and services in the atrium at Southwest High School. There will be several 20 minute presentations and demonstrations. The Green Bay Police Neighborhood Watch coordinator will talk about how to form a neighborhood watch. The GBPD K-9 unit will show their dog handling. Free popcorn and water (while supplies last) and a Bake Sale. Raffle of Home Security & Defense products donated by vendors. Please share with your neighbors and friends! All are welcome. Free!

3 – Candlelight Yoga, Sunday, August 21st, 8:30 t0 9:30 pm, Bay Beach Amusement Park

End your weekend with a tranquil and relaxing Yoga class by candlelight and watch your stresses melt away. An intimate hour long yoga session, illuminated by candles at dark, will be held behind the pavilion at Bay Beach. All ages abilitiy levels are welcome to participate. Donations for the class are greatly appreciated! ($2 suggested donation)

4 – Doggie Dip 2016 – Saturday, August 20th, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Ashwaubomay Lake, Ashwaubenon

Bring your favorite pooch to the beach for a refreshing afternoon of swimming! The day after the “human swimming season” is over, Ashwaubomay will be turning the lake over to our 4-legged friends for a 3-hour doggie dip.

The event is being EXPANDED this year, look for new activities such as the ‘Petcasso’ painting station, pet swimsuit competition, food, raffle baskets, and more!

All dogs MUST have a paper copy of their current rabies vaccination in order to enter lake area. Entry fee is $5 per dog.

5 – 2016 Current Kickball Classic, Saturday, August 20th, 10 am to 2 pm, Riverview Park, Green Bay

Kickball is back and there is still time to register your team! The tournament will be hosted on all five diamonds at Riverview Park in Allouez. Off-field entertainment will be provided to make this a fun and enjoyable day for players and spectators alike. Concessions will be available.

A team registration fee of $200 is required for each team. This event will occur rain or shine. No refunds. Individuals interested in playing on a team but unable to secure a full team may register as free agents for $20.

This is a co-ed tournament. A team shall be composed of 10 players, minimum of five women if playing 10 players and four women if playing eight players.

Please note this is not a double elimination tournament, rather, teams will play their first two games and based on scoring criteria outlined in the rules will be seeded in the final championship and consolation games. See tournament rules for complete details.

Additional details and requirements will be sent to registered team captains including:

Team registration form requiring team name and co-ed roster of 10 players. Rosters must be submitted no later than Friday, Aug. 12, 2016.

All registered players must be 18 years of age to participate and submit a completed liability waiver. Waivers are due at the time rosters are submitted.

Individual registrants will receive a complimentary “Current Kickball Classic” T-shirt. Shirt sizes must be submitted with the team roster.

Proceeds from this event will be used to support programming offered by Current to attract, engage, develop and retain young talent in Greater Green Bay.

Posted By: Brian Danzinger