The Big Green Sustainable Music Festival will launch its premiere event from noon to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Sunset Park in Kimberly. The proceeds from the event will benefit Sustainable Fox Valley, a local nonprofit organization that promotes self-reliant local economies and a healthy natural environment. The festival includes local food, local marketplace, speakers and exhibits. Admission is $10 and tickets are available now at www.thebiggreenfest.com. Vendor, sponsorship, volunteer and exhibit opportunities are available. Contact Autumn Hill at [email protected] or call (920) 788-1111.
- Tuesday, Aug. 7: The Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County will present “Cash Flow: The Secret to Success” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. as a part of its Speaker Series. The event is designed to help small business owners and people who are interested in starting a business understand topics such as leasing versus buying, how to improve cash flow, and the difference between cash flow & profits. The discussion will be presented by Jeff Dewane of Kroening, Stangel, Swetlik & Zinkel and will be held at the EDCMC’s office at 202 N. 8th Street, Suite 101 in Manitowoc. To register, contact Melissa Franz at [email protected] or (920) 482-0540.
- Wednesday, Aug. 15: The Women Leaders & Entrepreneurs Series will host the presentation “It’s in the bag – the origins of Chaumé” by Mollie Thirey and Amanda Rhodes, the creators of the handbag company. The free event will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Appleton Yacht Club. To register, visit http://womenleadersseries.eventbrite.com/.
- Tuesday, Aug. 14: The Fox Cities Chamber Golf Scramble will be held at the Butte des Morts Country Club. To accommodate an overwhelming response, the golf outing is running a double shotgun at 8:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. Only the 8:30 a.m. tee time, with a scramble format, is available. Cost is $150 per golfer, $600 for a foursome or $800 for a foursome plus hole sponsorship. Visit www.foxcitieschamber.com to register.