Family Friendly activities for Saturday, Sept. 21

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SNC Day at St. Norbert College in De Pere.
SNC Day at St. Norbert College in De Pere.
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SNC Day: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Norbert College, De Pere. Three entertainement stages, children's activities, food, art and craft vendors, boat rides, horse drawn carriage rides, campus tours, strolling barbershop quartet and bagpipers, geocaching. Don Schneider Memorial 5K Challenge Run, 9 a.m. St. Norbert College football team vs. Ripon College, 1 p.m. (free admission). Boogie and the Yo-Yo'z, 10 a.m.-noon. Unity, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Big Mouth 3-5 p.m. Jerry Voelker and the Jolly Gents, 10-11 a.m. Frogwater Irish/Celtic acoustic grou, noon-2 p.m. Duck Creek Crossing Native American dancers and drummers, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sawdust Symphony American "New Grass Music," 10:30-noon. St. Norbert College's Knights on Broadway, 1-3 p.m. To register for 5K or more information,, (920) 403-3089.

Walk for Wildlife: 8 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m.-noon walk, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Visit live animal stations while walking 2.5 miles of scenic trails. Randy Peterson performs, 11 a.m. $10 age 13 and older ($15 with shirt), $5 age 6-12 or $7 with shirt. Age 5 and younger (no shirt), free. (920) 391-3671, (920) 391-3683.

Big Apple Fest: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oneida Apple Orchard, and Oneida Village property, one mile west of Green Bay on Wisconsin 54. Fall-themed family event featuring apple picking, horses, wagon rides, apple pie contest, food and craft vendors. Free admission. (920) 496-5020,

Family Fun Walk: 9:30 a.m., Children's Museum of Green Bay, 301 S. Washington St., Green Bay. Part of Nikoleodeon's Worldwide Day of Play. Face painting, photo booth, obstacle course, bubble stops, music and dancing. $12 per child (includes an adult), $6 per additional adult. (920) 432-4397,

SNC Family Weekend Concert: 7 p.m., Walter Theatre, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts, St. Norbert College, De Pere. Concert features the St. Norbert College Chamber Choir, Men's Choir and Women's Choir, conducted by Sarah Parks, assistant professor of music, and Michael Rosewall, associate professor of music, voice. The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Knight, assistant professor of music, and the Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Eric High, assistant professor of music, will also perform. The program includes works by a variety of composers. Free and open to the public. Holly Huntley, (920) 403-3112, or

Autism Awareness Walk: 7:30 a.m. check in, 8:30 a.m. 2.5-mile walk begins, Green Isle Park, 898 Greene Ave., Allouez. Water, snacks, inflatable bouncers, face painting, raffles. $20 per person.

Run or Dye 5K: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin fundraiser: 7 a.m., Lambeau Field, 1265 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay.

Bird Feeder Building Workshop: 10-11:30 a.m., Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, 2024 Lakeview Drive, Suamico. Construct your own fly-through bird feeder. $8 per kit. Supplies provided; bring a hammer. Registration requested, (920) 448-6242.

Peace Day event: 1-4 p.m., Harmony Cafe, 1660 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Local celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace, hosted by the Helfenstein Soup Council. DVDs shown: "Nuclear Teach In" by Nuke Watch, 1 p.m. "Helping Stone Family," 2 p.m. Followed by presentation of the PeaceOWL Award to Jody Figgins; meditation and mindfully walking "Peace Is Every Step," and Circle of Friends.

Sturgeon Bay Harvest Festival: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Third Avenue, downtown Sturgeon Bay. Car show, food, bands, DJs, children's activities and street dance. Sturgeon art auction. (920) 743-6246.

Door County Humane Society Open House: Noon-4 p.m., Door County Humane Society, 3475 Door County PD, Sturgeon Bay. Ribbon-cutting and tours, meet the staff. Light refreshments.

Bay East Animal Hospital Dog Wash and Silent Auction: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bay East Animal Hospital, 1475 Lime Kiln Road, Green Bay. Bay East Animal Hospital teams up with Brown County Sheriff Department's K-9 unit to raise money for the Vest-a-Dog program. Bake sale, caricature artist, local rescue groups. K-9 cop demonstrations. Concessions. Free admission. (920) 468-5800,

Countrycare Animal Complex Open House: 10 a.m., Countrycare Animal Veterinary Complex, 4235 Elm View Road, Green Bay. Tour the traditional and holistic veterinary complex. Prizes, tours, demonstrations. Cake and ice cream to celebrate the company's 15th birthday. (920) 863-3220,

Allouez Historic Home Tour: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tour homes at 2333 Jourdain Lane; 100 Rosemont Drive; 3755 S. Webster Ave.; 3207 S. Webster Ave., and McCormick Memioral Home, 212 Iroquois Ave. Allouez. Fundraiser for Historic Allouez Society and the Brown County Trust for Historic Preservation. $17 advance tickets available at Mariner Restaurant, Petal Pusher, Schroeder's Flowers, Twigs, The Village Grill. $20 at the door, if available. Email

Heart Walk: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. walk begins, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Choose a one-mile or three-mile route. Children's activities and ways to honor loved one who have suffered from heart disease and stroke. Walkers asked to register and collect donations. Register at

Abrams Day: Noon parade on Main Street, Abrams. Post-parade activities sponsored by The Friends of Abrams, at Flyway, 3080 Oconto County EE, Abrams: Bake sale, children's activities, raffles.

Art-Craftic On Broadway: 10 a.m.-5 p.m on Broadway; street closed to traffic between Walnut and Dousman streets. Explore local shops and restaurants. Live entertainment by Nicki Simms, noon-4 p.m. Do-it-yourself hand crafted arts and crafts made by local artists, for the "little artist" in all of us. Concessions, refreshments. (920) 437-2531,

Fall Fish Hike: 1 p.m. Meet at Christa McAuliffe Park, 3100 Sitka St., Green Bay. Join Charlie Frisk and Luxemburg-Casco High School students for a "kid focused" tour of Baird Creek, focusing on the biodiversity of the creek itself. Dress for the weather, and be prepared for hills and non-paved trails. Free and open to the public. Reservations requested for parties of six or more. (920) 328-3505,,

Bonduel Founders Day: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in downtown Bonduel. Arts, crafts, food vendors on Green Bay and First streets. Pie and cice cream social. Amish baked goods, cookie sale. Amish buggy rides. For reservations for an Amish Tour, call (715) 758-2718. Children's bouncer. 5K run/walk, 8 a.m. (715) 853-8578, or

2013 Fall Showcase of New Homes: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 4-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday Sept. 21-22, 26-29 at 40 newly constructed area homes. Sept. 27 is family night, children age 16 and younger admitted free. $10, free younger than age 2 if carried throughout home. $8 presale tickets available through Sept. 20 at Brown County Home Builders Association, 811 Packerland Drive, Green Bay, and other participating merchants. (920) 494-9020,

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