Trying to plan a weekend getaway for this Fall? How about coming to Oshkosh the weekend of of October 20-22? Everything is walkable from Brayton B&B. Leave the car parked all weekend and celebrate Fall Fest on the Fox.
Starting off on Friday is the 13th annual Friday Fish Fry on the Fox. The Fish Fry on the Fox is a community celebration featuring an all-you-care-to eat buffet dinner, live jazz, caricature artist, horse-drawn tours of campus, face painting and so much more.
Tickets for the fish fry may be purchased online at www.uwosh.edu/fallfest. Tickets are $10/advance & $12/door for adults; Beverage, gratuities, tax and included. Free parking at the Blackhawk Commons, UW Oshkosh from 4:00-7:00 PM.
Afterwards why not walk down to the Time Theater where admission is free for a series of classic horror films from 8:00-11:00 PM.
Saturday morning is the Oshkosh Saturday Farmers Market. With over 130 vendors every Saturday morning. There is a wonderful variety of products from fresh fruits and vegetables (exotic and heirloom), fish, meats, sausage, jerky, poultry, cheeses, eggs, honey, cut flowers, perennials, shoots, prepared foods including egg rolls, kettle corn, hot dogs and brats, crepes, breads and bakery, chocolate covered soy beans, and crafts. All from 8:00-12:30.
Starting at 9:00 until 4:00 PM is the 8th annual Dragonboat Race and Festival. This is a FREE family festival at the Leach Amphitheater and Riverside Park. Watch 40-foot long canoe-like boats race down the Fox River. Family festival includes live performances every hour, arts and crafts, family activities, caricatures, concessions and more.
Sunday, awake at your leisure to a full breakfast. Not ready to go home? Hop on a bus just blocks away and let Ratch and Debs Pizza shuttle you to Green Bay to watch the Packers. It is away game against Cincinnati but you can hang out at the Curling Club and watch the game while they feed you in the comforts of big screen televisions and cozy chairs. All for $30.00 per person. Call for more details and reserve your room and space on the bus.