The Valley Review’s Weekly Rundown provides all you need to start your week right — a touch of history, some info on what Mother Nature has in store and a game plan to make good use of your down time.
Here’s your rundown for Nov. 4-11.
This week in Fox Valley history:
40 years ago: “Apocalypse Now” began its run at the Marc 1-2 on Oneida St. on Nov. 9, 1979. Those looking for some lighter fare could take in the roller disco film, “Skatetown USA” at Cinema 1 on Wisconsin Ave.
Jazz vocalist Carmen McRae performed on Nov. 9, 1979 at Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Earlier that day, Milwaukee Brewers hurler Jerry Augustine had a meet-and-greet with fans at the Kimberly Shopko store.
50 years ago: New York improv group, The Fourth Wall, performed at UW-Fox Valley. Those heading to the show could’ve made it a date night. Tippy’s Taco House on Richmond Street in Appleton advertised a $1.95 Mexican Buffet.
Hahn’s Lanes had three games for a buck as its Sunday morning bowling special whereas Sabre offered two hours of bowling for at $1 per person as its Sunday morning special.
This week in weather:
There’s a chance of rain and snow on Monday morning and snow is likely on Tuesday night into Wednesday. A high temperature of 41 degrees is expected Monday and its downhill from there. A high of just 28 degrees is expected on Thursday while overnight temperatures will fall to 15 degrees on Thursday night.
Things to do this week:
The NBA G-League Wisconsin Herd tip off their 2019-20 season on Friday night at Menominee Nation Arena in Oshkosh. They open with the Windy City Bulls at 7 p.m.
Did you ever want to take in your favorite game show live in person? Well, come on down. The Price is Right Live will take place on Friday night at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center.
There may be snow on the ground, though Downtown Appleton has you covered if you’re still looking for locally produced food. The indoor farm market takes place at City Center on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Bundle up and head to Downtown Menasha on Saturday for food, drinks, live music and unique entertainment. Bazaar After Dark will arrive for a 2019 curtain call on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.