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Museums, farmers markets and nature trails open for spring

April 27, 2009 12:27 p.m. | Art

Spring Gallery Night: 5 to 9 p.m. May 1, downtown Oconomowoc.  Specials from local businesses and a chance to bid on an artist-decorated Adirondack chair.  262-567-7114.

"Mother of All" Art Crawls: 4 to 10 p.m. May 2, downtown Waukesha. Art gallery exhibitions and special events at cafes and shops. 262-542-1522.

"Poetic Captured Reflections" and "Soulful Inspirations": May 1-3, Lakes Gallery of Fine Art, N76-W31428 Highway VV, North Lake. Collaborations of artists Anne Wall and Holly Kallie with poet Christina M. R. Norcross, 262-966-1804, www.lakesfineart.com.

Annual Student Exhibit: (through May 22), Fine Arts Center Gallery, Southview Hall, UW-Waukesha, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha. 262-521-5445.

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Making the world a better place through fundraisers, benefits and celebrations of nature

April 20, 2009 12:28 p.m. | Art

"The Art of the Frame": April 24-26, Gallery 1, 507 E. Broadway, Waukesha. 262-542-6010.

Art Guild of Menomonee Falls: artist reception 6 to 7 p.m. April 24, North Junior High, N88 W16750 Garfield Drive, Menomonee Falls. 414-719-6613.

Going Public: School District of Waukesha Secondary Art Teachers: (through April 30), Taylor's People's Park, 337 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-522-6868.

Life and Landscape in China: Anne Wall, photography: (through April), The Oconomowoc Gallery, 157 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-567-8123.

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Spring cleaning and other weekend things to do

April 13, 2009 12:07 p.m. | Art

"The Art of the Frame": April 17-19, Gallery 1, 507 E. Broadway, Waukesha. 262-542-6010.

Going Public: School District of Waukesha Secondary Art Teachers: (through April 30), Taylor's People's Park, 337 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-522-6868.

John Scotello: (through April 19), Fine Arts Center Gallery, Southview Hall, UW-Waukesha, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha. 262-521-5445.

Life and Landscape in China: Anne Wall, photography: (through April), The Oconomowoc Gallery, 157 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-567-8123.

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A Holiday Bazaar and Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 2, at St. Jerome Parish School, 1001 S. Silver Lake St. The bazaar will feature handcrafted items, a raffle and Sweet Shop treats. A luncheon, which includes a beverage and dessert, will be $7 and served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. Admission is free.
The Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets Doo-Wop Quartet will entertain from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at St. Olaf’s Church, Highway O and Roosevelt Road in the town of Ashippun. Cost is $20 adults in advance, $25 at the door if seats are available. Call (414) 651-3915 for tickets.
A Supreme Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at St. Bruno Church, 266 W. Ottawa Ave., Dousman. Breakfast includes pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs, hash browns, orange juice and coffee.Proceeds to benefit charities in the Dousman area. Hosted by the Dousman Knights of Columbus Council 6436 with the Dousman Masonic Lodge 315. Cost is $7 adults, $3 children under 10.
The Oconomowoc Winter Farmers Market will open for the season and celebrate five years starting at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Oconomowoc Landscape Supply and Garden Center in Oconomowoc. From 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. will be a ribbon cutting; 10:15 to 10:30 a.m. will be birthday cake cutting and presentation by Alice in Dairyland. The market will be open 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through March 2015, except Nov. 30 and Dec. 28. For more information, visit www.oconomowoc.org.

Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon. 

 

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