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Stories from Oshkosh’s Historic Past

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Stories from Oshkosh’s Historic Past

November 23, 2018

Local author Randy Domer’s newest book, We Shall Never Pass This Way Again, is another journey into Oshkosh’s historic and treasured past. Like his previous publications, Domer offers a diverse menu of historic treasures that will educate, inform and even surprise you. The Oshkosh Public Museum proudly presents a book talk event on Saturday, December 15, at […]

Scouts Salute to our Veterans

October 23, 2018

Special presentation by Lieutenant Col. Michael Hert, Julie Hert, and Captain Christian Hert. This event is open to the general public. Donation of $5 per person is appreciated Reception is at 5:30 pm and Presentation at 6:00 pm.

World War I Centennial Symposium

September 26, 2018

Explore the art, culture and history of World War I as the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh—in partnership with the Oshkosh Public Museum—commemorates the Great War’s centennial. A series of lectures will be held on the UWO campus each afternoon, followed by a special presentation at 6 p.m. nightly either on the Oshkosh campus or at […]

Final Day – 70th Anniversary Season!

September 19, 2018

Join us the last weekend of September as the 70th Anniversary Season of Ardy & Ed’s draws to a close. Savor one last frosty mug of root beer, enjoy your favorite sandwich or devour your final Turtle Sundae before the lights go out on our 2018 season! Final day of the season is Sunday, September […]

Grounds and Gears Veteran’s Benefit Car Show

September 19, 2018

Car show put on by the Beta Theta Pi to raise funds for the Oshkosh DAV Chapter. Featuring Military Vehicles. Food and drink provided by local businesses as well as a bake sale by Alpha Xi Delta. Free admission. Hours: 10am – 2pm  

EAA Celebrates Smithsonian Museum Day

September 10, 2018

Free admission to the EAA Aviation Museum is available on Saturday, September 22. Visit the museum’s impressive collection of warbirds and homebuilt and vintage aircraft. To reserve tickets*, please visit: SmithsonianMag.com/MuseumDay  To learn more about EAA and the museum, please visit: EAA.org/Museum *Tickets must be reserved in advance.

Museum Speaker: Chris Tucker

September 04, 2018

The Aviation Adventure Speaker Series welcomes New York air traffic controller Chris Tucker as he recounts his experience on what happened that fateful morning on September 11, 2001. Free admission for EAA members, $5 for nonmembers.  

Museum Speaker: Jerry McLaughlin

September 04, 2018

The Aviation Adventure Speaker Series welcomes Restoration Project Manager Jerry McLaughlin, who will present on the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum’s restoration of its B-17, City of Savannah. Learn how the museum and volunteers set out to raft the finest B-17 static display in the world. Free admission for EAA members, $5 for nonmembers.

Movie: “Flyboys”

September 04, 2018

As World War I rages in Europe in 1916, this 2006 movie tells the true story of Lafayette Escadrille and a handful of brave American soldiers who volunteer to join their French counterparts in fighting for freedom in a breathtaking war adventure. Free admission for EAA members, $5 for nonmembers.

UW Oshkosh and Art of the Great Depression

September 04, 2018

UW Oshkosh has an interesting connection to the Works Progress Administration, employing artists during the Great Depression. Come learn about this interesting connection and see a sampling of work from this era that is still in the University’s permanent collection. The Annex Gallery is on the second floor of the Arts and Communications Building at […]