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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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Junk in the Trunk Group Rummage Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 25, St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. Over 30 families selling new and used items. Fundraiser for the eighth grade Washington D.C. trip this spring. www.stjerome.org/index.php.
Petlicious Annual Halloween Costume Contest: 12-2 p.m. Oct. 26, Petlicious Dog Bakery & Pet Spa, 2217 Silvernail Road, Waukesha. For Elmbrook Humane Society. Judging for best pet/owner theme, best pet costumes also dog food demonstrations, treats for dogs and humans, doggy ice cream, raffles, rescue groups and vendors. $5 donation (262) 548-0923.
Kinder Oktoberfest: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 25, Fowler Lake Park, N Oakwood Ave, Oconomowoc. Event is a celebration of German culture and cuisine and includes live music, games, and German treats such as brats, sausages, pretzels.
International Food Festival/Dinner: 4:30-7 p.m. Oct. 25, North Prairie United Methodist Church, 107 N. Main St., North Prairie. Sample seven ethnic foods. Dinner includes pie and beverage German potato salad and red cabbage, pasta shells, Greek salad, curry chicken, Swedish meatballs, pasties and pollo guisado. $10 adults, $9 seniors.

Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon. 

 

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