Where to head for the weekend–our picks


Hoppy Easter, everyone! Jump into this holiday weekend’s activities with activities fun for the whole family! Here are the top picks from the Oshkosh Independent.

ONE. Easter Sunday isn’t complete without a tasty brunch! Come down to the Oshkosh Convention Center on Easter Sunday for an Eggstravagant Easter Brunch with delicacies from gourmet mac n’ cheese to a chocolate fountain. Additional children’s buffet will also be available. Event starts at 9:30 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. Adult tickets are $19.95. Children 4-12 are $9.95. Children three and under are free. Reservations are highly recommended. 2 N Main St.

TWO. For a more high-end brunch, come to Easter at the Garden. The Hilton Garden Inn will be hosting an eclectic brunch with fresh chef-made meals including Pepper Crusted Tenderloin, Made-to-Order Omelets, and Carrot Cake fit for the Easter Bunny himself! Event starts at 10:30 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. Advanced Reservation deadline is April 13 before noon. Adult tickets are $20. Children ages 5-12 are $12. Children four and under eat free. 1355 W 20th Ave.

THREE. The Backlot Comedy House hosts its weekly improv comedy night on Friday and Saturday! They know the improv game, but they don’t know the content. In this interactive improv night, the audience controls the comedy. You’ll only hear these jokes once so head on over for a night full of laughs! Event starts at 9 p.m. Event for ages 21 and older. 424 N Main St.

FOUR. Celebrate Good Friday with good music from the Reptile Palace. Enjoy live performances from B.U.D., This is Gonna Tickle, and No Times the Charm. Event starts at 10 p.m. 141 High Ave.

FIVE. For a more relaxed night, settle down with dinner and live music at Becket’s. See musicians Kyle Megna And a Monsoon perform on Friday and Mike Droho perform Saturday. Both events start at 8:30 p.m. 2 Jackson St.


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Hailey Lawrence

Hailey Lawrence is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin--Oshkosh. She is currently studying Journalism with an emphasis in Editing and International Studies with a dual emphasis in Global National Security and International Development. Hailey also writes for UWO's student newspaper, The Advance-Titan, as an opinion writer and for her sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, in their quarterly magazine.

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