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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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Weekend Happenings

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Country Christmas Outdoor Drive-through Lights Display: Nov. 27-30, Dec. 5-31. Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee. Wisconsin’s largest drive-through holiday lights event features more than a million holiday lights along a mile-long trail that winds through the woods, Includes animated figures and holiday scenes. Call (262) 970-5398 for details. $15-$25. $15 per carload, $25 limo, mini-coach or large van. www.thecountrychristmas.com

 World’s Greatest Cookie Sale: Noon-4 p.m.  Nov. 28, Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee. Sale features homemade holiday cookies and baked goods in many varieties. Entertainment includes magic shows, cookie and cupcake decorating, face painting, holiday coloring contest and Santa and Mrs. Claus. Sale ends at 4 p.m. For more information on the World’s Greatest Cookie Sale, call Country Springs, (262) 547-0201 or visit thecountrychristmas.com/cookiesale. Free.

 German Christmas Market: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Nov. 28, 29 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30, Downtown Oconomowoc, 100 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. Celebrate Wisconsin’s heritage at this family festival that features heated tents, German beer, music, live bands, authentic German food, vendors, Santa and more. Free http://www.germanchristmasmarket.org. 

 Oconomowoc Winter Farmers Market: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 30, Oconomowoc Landscape Supply & Garden Center, County Road K, Oconomowoc. Features local seasonally grown produce and artisan food products.  www.oconomowoc.org.

Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon. 

 

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