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Top Things to Do on the Lakeshore This Weekend

The 2nd annual Windigo Fest is happening this Friday, Saturday & Sunday in historic downtown Manitowoc to celebrate all things Halloween. The fun kicks off Friday night with the opening Scarimonies at 5 pm with dancing witches…and live music all evening. Saturday features a pancake breakfast and dance-a-long, more dancing witches, an aerial performance a kids costume contest, lakeside luminaries, and live music all day and evening including music by Road Trip. The fun continues Sunday with more live music and dancing. And don’t forget about the historical cemetery tours on Saturday afternoon. It’s all happening in downtown Manitowoc on October 5th, 6th & 7th – you won’t want to miss it!

The Silver Creek Fish Boil & Steak Fry will be held Friday, October 5th from 4:30 to 8:30 pm at the Silver Creek Fire Station, located at 19th & Silver Creek Road.  Also available are hot dogs, desserts & refreshments.

Now’s the time to grab your family and head to Camp Sinawa – this Saturday, October 6th for the Fall Family Day from 10 am to 4 pm. There will be a scavenger hunt and nature hikes…wagon rides…a medieval re-enactment, face painting and a hiking challenge. When you get hungry, take a break to enjoy the hot dog & marshmallow roast. Keep the fun going for the family with pumpkin painting, digging in sand for treasures, learning how to make a nature critter and fishing in a faux fishing pond. Plus you have the chance to win in the 50/50 raffle! Cost is only $5 per person or $20 per car load. That’s this Saturday at Camp Sinawa, 9113 Sinawa Road in Valders!

The 7th Annual Geigel Car Show for InCourage Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center will be held October 6, from 12-3 pm at Geigel Acres in Manitowoc. Roy and Darlene Geigel put on this charity event each year to help raise funds for InCourage. Featuring dozens of classic cars, including several from Roy and Darlene’s personal collection, this is an event that car lovers shouldn’t miss. Entry is free for all who wish to attend. Food and drink will be available for a donation, and there will be several unique silent auction items available.

The Kellnersville Fire Department is celebrating 100 years of service to surrounding communities this year. The celebration will kick off with a parade starting at 11 am on Saturday, October 6. The parade will start at the west end of the village by Zeman Road and will follow Main Street ending at the fire station. After the parade, there will be food including chicken booyah, beverages, kids games, raffles and plenty of live music throughout the afternoon and evening. All activities are held at the fire station. Live Music Lineup: Mark Jirikovec Band 1 – 4 pm, Den Rohr & Ricky Dean 4 – 7 pm, and Blind Ambition 7 – 11 pm.

Come to the 8th Annual Zoobilee Fundraiser at Bruemmer Park Zoo at East 4280 County Road F, Kewaunee on Saturday, October 6th from 10 to 4.  Enjoy the kids activities including a kids costume contest, a teddy bear race, bounce house, mini golf, games & more.  There’s a car show from 10 to 2 and raffles all day.  Swing by for the pie eating contest at 1:30 and enjoy wagon rides throughout the afternoon.  Check out all the vendors and crafts and be sure to grab some burgers, brats and booyah when you get hungry.  Admission is free and all proceeds benefit the Bruemmer Park Zoo.

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