Nightlife in Arlington

Wine Tasting for 2 or 4, or a Tasting Party for Up to 12 at Captain's Walk Winery (Up to Half Off)

Captain's Walk Winery

Downtown

$34 $17

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Taste small-batch varietals within a winery housed in a restored mid-19th-century home

"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus" at Meyer Theatre on Friday, October 24, at 8 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

"Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus"

Meyer Theatre

$54.75 $27

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Based on the hit book by John Gray, Peter Story's live performance elicits knowing laughter from both sexes

Performance and Dinner and Dessert for Two, Four, or Eight at Memories Dinner Theater (Up to 49% Off)

Memories Dinner Theater

Port Washington

$66 $40

Actors perform comedies, dramas, and musicals; guests enjoy dinner before the start of the show

Beer Tasting for Two or Three at Sir James Pub (Up to 50% Off)

Sir James Pub

Port Washington

$28 $14

Pairs or groups of three share pints and tasting bottles; every two weeks, 10 unique beers are featured

Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Chocolate or Cheese Platter at Northleaf Winery (Up to52% Off)

Northleaf Winery

Milton

$30 $15

Guests explore six wines paired with chocolates or cheese in the tasting room

Pub Food and Drinks for Two or Four or More or Takeout at Pumphouse Sports Bar & Grille (50% Off)

Pumphouse Sports Bar & Grille

Baraboo

$30 $15

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Juicy burgers crowned with cheese curds and bacon, brick-oven pizzas topped with taco fixings, and deep-fried Wisconsin mozzarella

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For more than 60 years, the Attic Theatre has culled the talents of local actors to stage thrilling community theater productions of classic and contemporary masterpieces. Featuring lines and lyrics penned by Fantasticks librettist and lyricist Tom Jones, I Do, I Do chronicles 50 years in the lives of married couple Michael and Agnes Snow with intimacy and poignancy. Audiences witness the lovebirds' wedding-night nerves, midlife crises, spats, and, ultimately, abiding love for each other while relishing tender tunes such as "My Cup Runneth Over," a song about Michael's tragically impaired depth perception. The original 1966 production earned multiple Tony nominations including Best Musical, and Robert Preston won Best Actor in a Musical. The Attic Theatre's production is directed by Julie Martin.

420 E College Ave
Appleton,
WI
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Patrons scan Gameday's menu to tempt their appetite with brews and sports-themed offerings including burgers, sandwiches, and wings while watching games on more than 50 high-definition TVs. Each morsel of traditional ($3.99–$13.49) and boneless ($4.49–$8.99) wings bathes in one of dozens of sweet or hot flavors, which cause mouths to whistle at a higher pitch with each increasing level of spiciness. Chefs sprinkle pepperoni, ham, and sausage on a Grand Slam pizza ($12.99). Fingers wrap around sandwiches such as an Ultimate BLT on grilled texas toast ($6.99) or the Philly Flyer ($7.49), which beckons chompers to dissect grilled sirloin and swiss cheese piled atop french bread. A Bambino burger's blue-cheese dressing ($5.49) tackles palates while salt and pepper shakers give bite-by-bite commentary. Patrons complement their eats with a selection of bottled and draft beers.

N225 Stoney Brook Rd
Appleton,
WI
US

The Wooden Nickel Sports Bar & Grill could easily throw out the tables and chairs, burn the menus, and close down the bar—even then, people would have plenty to do and see. While diners feast on burgers, they bask in the glow of televisions broadcasting sports from ESPN GamePlan, NFL Sunday Ticket, and Fox Sports Network. Trivia competitions bring friendly rivalries into the eatery on weeknights, where players can match minds to win free drinks and bragging rights at the next Mensa track meet. The kitchen's pub grub mixes well with draft and bottled beers, which wait in the wings to swoop in and extinguish thirst pangs or rinse burger residue from hands.

217 E College Ave
Appleton,
WI
US

Originally opened in 1927, the Genesee Theatre slowly deteriorated over the course of the century until its closing in 1989. But starting in 2001, a $23 million cash infusion from the city allowed 120 volunteers to restore the theater to its Gilded Age splendor. Its elegant trappings include authentic wall fabrics, an exact replica of the original marquee, and a 2,200-pound chandelier that gently spotlights the grand lobby and every audience member passing underneath to show how everyone is a star if you really think about it.

400 West College Avenue
Appleton,
WI
US

Menopause the Musical has painted a vivid, rib-tickling portrait of four women confronting the troubles of middle age for audiences in hundreds of cities all over the world. The show tells the story of four strangers, meeting by chance at a department-store lingerie sale, who begin to commiserate on the travails of menopause, including hot flashes, mood swings, and spontaneously breaking out in song-and-dance routines. Parodying a suite of hits from the '60s, '70s, and '80s, the musical's jaunty tunes encourage dialogue about women's health while eliciting copious chortles of recognition from guests.

400 West College Avenue
Appleton,
WI
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The scene at Deja Vu Martini Lounge is wild and fierce, blurring the lines between speakeasy, jazz club, and upscale lounge. More than 125 varieties of martinis—including specialties such as the seasonal pumpkin-spice martini—enhance the experience at this nighttime hot spot, alongside other inebriants such as wine and beer. Live music permeates the airwaves, and recorded hits from crooners such as Frank Sinatra and Marvin Gaye blend with classic decor to pay homage to yesteryear.

519 W College Ave
Appleton,
WI
US