Two Rivers Important Avenue seeks artists for summer time 2021 banner show

Two Rivers Main Street is looking for artists for banner projects

Two Rivers Main Street, a downtown not-for-profit revitalization organization, is looking for artists interested in having their art on display on Washington Street this summer.

The organization said in a press release that the art will be printed on banners that will be hung on the poles at the intersections of Washington Street from 15th to 21st Streets.

The project was carried out in Central Park in 2019. According to Two Rivers Main Street, the move of the banners to Washington Street is “an opportunity for more artists to get involved and get their creations more visible.”

“This is an opportunity for artists to show their work to the thousands of people who visit downtown Two Rivers each year for festivals, concerts and more,” the press release said. “Artists young and old are encouraged to take a canvas and create their entry.”

Interested artists can pick up their canvas at the Basil Ishkabibble Art Gallery, 1612 Washington St., Two Rivers. Seeds N Beans Nature Store at 1813 Washington Street, Two Rivers; or at the Two Rivers Main Street office in Two Rivers City Hall.

There is a $ 25 entry fee for adult artists and a $ 5 fee for students.

Finished artwork must be returned to one of the locations listed in this article before March 29th. The guidelines are online at

28 art works will be on display on Washington Street this summer. The winning pieces will be exhibited in Basil Ishkabibble’s art gallery from the beginning of April.

For more information, call Two Rivers Main Street at 920-794-1482 or email

Forst Inn is hosting open auditions for three upcoming productions

Forst Inn holds open auditions for

The Forst Inn Arts Collective in Tisch Mills is holding open auditions for three of its 2021 productions.

Auditions are open to everyone and, according to a press release, will mainly take place via zoom readings.

Anyone interested in auditioning should contact or on Facebook.

Auditions are held for these shows: “A Streetcar Named Desire”, “On Golden Pond” and the musical “Fun Home”.

Reading of the Zoom readings for “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “On Golden Pond” is scheduled to begin on February 8th. The casting will take several weeks. The auditions for “Fun Home” will start on March 1st.

The Forst Inn Arts Collective is a small, non-profit theater. The Forst cast members receive a small grant based on box office earnings.

Details on the auditions can be found at

Forst Inn holds open auditions for 'On Golden Pond'.

Family snowshoe hike, winter warm-up soup & cake sales in two rivers

Two Rivers Parks & Recreation shares information about the following activities.

  • Family snowshoe hike – A guided family snowshoe hike runs from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on February 13 on the tracks of the Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve, 3000 Hawthorne Ave., Two Rivers. The hike is for children from 4 years. Pre-registration is required through the Two Rivers Parks & Recreation department at 920-793-5593 or online at
  • Winter Warm-Up Soup & Bake Sale – The Two Rivers Senior Center is offering a winter warm-up soup and cake sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on February 12, while supplies last. Homemade soups are $ 7 a liter. Soups include white chicken chili, pea and ham soup, and stuffed pepper soup. Homemade baked goods are $ 1.50 each and include banana muffins and oatmeal candy bars. Pick-up is from the front window of the Two Rivers Senior Center.

Sheboygan Dumpster Rental for the opening of Manitowoc

Sheboygan Dumpster Rental, a division of Scotty Landscape Supply, will be on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at its Manitowoc location, 1539 N. Eighth St.

The event is public and takes place outdoors, with social distancing and masks or face protection required.

Participants can register for a door price. Two $ 25 gift certificates for Scotty Landscaping Supply, which opens in April, are being raffled.

Manitowocs Norstad Farms finished second in the Dairlyand Seed competition

Dairyland Seed recently announced the national and state winners for its annual Corn and Soybean Yieldmaster Contests.

Norstad Farms in Manitowoc took second place in the Wisconsin Early Corn Yieldmasters category. First place in this category went to Shallow Sales in Lena.

Dairyland Seed is a multi-channel brand owned by Corteva Agriscience serving farmers from Dakotas to Michigan and Indiana.