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Be Local program encourages shopping in Oconomowoc

Jan. 7, 2013

The Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce's Be Local program will hold its monthly Shop Second Saturday event Jan. 12 at participating businesses.

The Shop Second Saturday program creates greater visibility for Be Local businesses and offers customers who make purchases at Oconomowoc Be Local businesses the chance to win drawings for special prizes.

A gift drawing is held after each Second Saturday event. Customers who make a purchase from Be Local businesses during the Shop Second Saturday event can complete a special prize drawing entry form. Customers must complete the prize form completely for eligibility. Each monthly winner will be drawn on the third Wednesday.

Winners will be contacted and their name will be placed on the Chamber website and submitted to area newspapers. All gifts will be donated by the Be Local/Shop Second Saturday participants.

December winners for Shop Second Saturday prize drawings were: Books & Company, Christy Buchta and Stacey LaFlamme; Tropitana, Kristi Schultz; Vino Etcetera!, Natalee Kingman; and Willows Gallery, Cindy Meckl.

For more information, contact the Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce at (262) 567-2666 or visit www.oconomowoc.org for a list of participating businesses.

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Weekend Happenings

Featured this week:  

Spring Gallery Night: 5-9 p.m. May 1, Downtown Oconomowoc. Shops stay open late hosting artists, live music and carriage rides throughout downtown.

Indie Bookstore Day: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. May 2, Books & Company, 1039 Summit Ave., Oconomowoc. Celebrate the day with food, activities, live music, giveaways and a visit from book character Froggy. Free.

HAWS Pet Walk and K-9 Karnival: 9 a.m. May 2, Sussex Village Park, Main Street and Weaver Drive, Sussex. Pets and their people can walk the trails and run the agility course, watch a demo by the Waukesha County K-9 Unit, enter the raffle and participate in contests together at the event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pet microchips and nail trims will be available for a small donation. Sponsored by the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County and the Friends of HAWS.

 

Summer Farmer’s Market: 7:30 a.m. May 3, Oconomowoc Summer Farmers Market, Municipal lot, Cross and Collins Street, Oconomowoc.

Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon. 

 

All weekend happenings.