Green Bay City Pages Highlights: May 12-19, 2022
A week of dino stomps, shark fins and food festivals
By Kira Doman
‘Our Aquatic Planet’ opening reception
Thursday, May 12
Artless Bastard, De Pere
The opening reception of Alhaitham Jassar’s solo exhibit – “Our Aquatic Planet” – which highlights the underwater world that inhabits earth, is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at Artless Bastard in De Pere.
Jassar’s art will be on display in the gallery until Saturday, June 11.
The opening reception has no cover charge, though a cash bar will be available.
Jassar will be in attendance to speak about his art.
Artless Bastard’s group show, “Floral & Botanicals,” will have its opening reception at the same time.
Heirloom Plant Sale
STEM Center UWGB, Green Bay
The Northeast Master Gardeners Association will be planted at the STEM Center at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) campus for its 22nd annual plant sale to help fund gardening projects in Brown County.
The sale, which starts at noon and runs May 12-14, will include vegetables, perennial flowers and herbs, as well as seeds to plant.
To get involved with the Northeast Master Gardeners, contact Eileen Rueden at [email protected]
Bends and Brews
Tuesday, May 17
Badger State Brewing, Green Bay
Jenstar Movement Studio will be at Badger State Brewing at 6 p.m. May 17 for guided yoga with a local brew on the side.
The 60-minute session at The Barrel Haus inside Badger State Brewery is $15, is for ages 21+ and includes one Badger State Beer.
Thursday, May 19
Ashwaubomay Lake, Ashwaubenon.
Food truck rally season kicks off at 4:30 p.m. May 19 at Ashwaubomay Lake.
A variety of food trucks – including The Dog House, The Dough Shoppe and Blue Suede Foods – along with live music to be featured at the outdoor festival.
The band ROCKER will perform classic rock hits starting at 5 p.m.
This will be the first of five Food-A-Fares during the summer season with an interchanging band and line of food trucks.
The events are free to attend for all ages.
Acoustic Endorphins and a welcome party
Thursday, May 19
Titletown Brewing Company, Green Bay
Acoustic Endorphins, known for its acoustic covers of current music, nostalgic ’90s, classic rock and country jams, will perform at 6 p.m. May 19, at Titletown Brewing Company for the Northshore Bank Welcome Party.
The event is meant to connect members of the Green Bay community to one another.
Samples from local restaurants will be at the event, as well as local vendors.
There is no cover charge to this event, and guests must be at least 21 to attend.
Green Bay’s Jurassic Park
Resch Center, Green Bay
The Resch Center will travel back 65 million years to the time of dino stomps and roars for the Dino & Dragon Stroll May 14-15.
The event features life-like animatronic dinosaurs, information about the creatures that once roamed the planet, interactive exhibits and live music.
Tickets start at $6.
Kira Doman is an editor and freelance journalist who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in the Spring of 2021.