With Spring Break just around the corner, Sunday, March 22 through Sunday, March 29, it’s time to start planning some things to do during break. It’s definitely a good idea to get some studying done during break, be sure to take some time to relax and enjoy spring break.
Check out things to do in Oshkosh and Wisconsin:
From now until June 14, the major exhibition at the Oshkosh Public Museum is made all out of LEGO pieces! The Art of the Brick exhibition features large sculptures and portraits pieced together by the iconic toy bricks. The man behind this exhibit is New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya. Visit the museum’s website for more information on hours and admission fees.
Located on the northeast corner of Lake Winnebago, High Cliff State Park is only about a 30-minute drive from Oshkosh. The park features hiking trails, a lookout tower and more. Weather conditions will dictate what visitors can or can’t do at the park, but it’s a nice place to enjoy the great outdoors.
Even though it’s technically off campus, downtown Oshkosh is only a few blocks away from UW Oshkosh and has some great places to see. There are numerous restaurants, bars, shops and cool buildings to visit.
Located in Appleton, the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is a great spot for theater and arts enthusiasts. During break, the Fox Cities PAC will holding a film festival and a production of Annie. Head over to the PAC’s website for more information.
There are thousands of things to do and see in Milwaukee, but one stop to be sure to make is the Milwaukee Art Museum. The museum and its iconic winged structure is home to many great exhibits. Although some galleries are currently closed due to renovations, there is still plenty to experience at the museum.
The Milwaukee Bucks basketball team is one of the few major sports teams in Wisconsin and the team is currently in season. The Bucks have a handful of home games during the UW Oshkosh spring break this year. There are almost always some types of discount ticket deals going on, so head on down to Milwaukee to cheer on the Bucks.
Located in Milwaukee’s East Side, the Oriental Theatre is an incredibly beautiful building. Built in 1927, the Oriental features three screens, an auditorium, a bar and concession stand. While the Oriental features primarily independent and art films, the theatre also screens various blockbuster films. Check out what’s playing now at the Oriental.
Another great part of Milwaukee is its Historic Third Ward district. Located in downtown Milwaukee, the Third Ward is home to many specialty shops, restaurants, galleries and other businesses. It’s the perfect spot to shop or grab a drink and something to eat.