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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

Featured this week:  

The Art of the Bicycle: Dec. 17-20, Delafield Arts Center, 719 Genesee St., Delafield. Diane Lehman, Peter Kudlata and Wheel & Sprocket. Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday: 11am-4pm; first and third Saturdays of each month: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and by appointment. Free. http://www.delafieldartscenter.org/.

Country Christmas Outdoor Drive-through Lights Display: 5-9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 5-10 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and holidays through Dec. 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 http://www.thecountrychristmas.com.

Nutcracker Ballet: 7 p.m. Dec. 19; 1 p.m., 7 p.m. Dec. 20; 2 p.m. Dec. 21, Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 East Forest Street, Oconomwoc. Mainstage Academy of Dance performs this beloved Tchaikovsky ballet, a holiday classic the whole family will enjoy. Visit www.theoac.net for more information or tickets. $14-$16 http://www.wedancemainstage.com 

Tom Heideman’s Swamp Party: 9:30 p.m. Dec. 20, Delafield Brewhaus, 3832 Hillside Drive, Delafield. For more information call (262) 646-7821.

Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon. 

 

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