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January 19, 2017

Alice in Dairyland Exhibit Opening at the Neville with AgStravaganza! Celebration
Green Bay, WI---January 19, 2017---Alice in Dairyland: Wisconsin’s Agricultural Ambassador opens Saturday, January 28th at the Neville with a special AgStravaganza! day-long celebration. 
Alice in Dairyland explores the iconic role Alice has played in Wisconsin’s agricultural history promoting a booming industry that provides $88 billion annually to our state’s economy.  Discover how Alice, her selection, her duties and the agriculture industry have changed since the first Alice was crowned in 1948.
Alice in Dairyland features Alice memorabilia, the evolution of agricultural products in Wisconsin, and interactive elements that are fun for the whole family!
To celebrate the opening of Alice in Dairyland and our partnership with Alice and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection and the 70th Alice in Dairyland Finals Committee, we’re hosting an AgStravaganza! on Saturday, January 28.   
Beginning with a ribbon-cutting at 9:15 a.m., guests will be able to visit with the current Alice in Dairyland, Ann O’Leary, the 56th Alice in Dairyland, Natalie Killion, and Neville Curator Lisa Kain.  Guests can also participate in activities including butter churning, butter sculpting and sampling with Great Harvest Bread Company, and more!  John Mitchell, producer, and former Green Bay Packer Chester Marcol will also be on hand to screen Cheeseheads: The Documentary
Please visit for addition information about Alice in Dairyland: Wisconsin’s Agricultural Ambassador and AgStravaganza! Alice in Dairyland the exhibit will be open through July 9, 2017.  This year, Brown County is hosting the Alice in Dairyland finals for the first time since 1978.  To learn more about the Alice in Dairyland Finals please visit
Funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Wisconsin Humanities Council supports and creates programs that use history, culture, and discussion to strengthen community life for everyone in Wisconsin.  AgStravaganza! is also supported by: BelGioioso Cheese Inc.,  Weise Brothers Farm, and Winona Foods, Inc. 
Submitted by:
Rachel Ott
Neville Public Museum Foundation
[email protected]
210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI  54303
(920) 448-7874

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