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Oconomowoc Community Center unveiling Feb. 7, see what's inside

Feb. 6, 2013

City of Oconomowoc - Come see for yourself the "wow" packed into the new 21,000-square-foot Community Center that offers stunning views of Lac La Belle.

The city officially unveils its new downtown jewel with a grand opening ceremony from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. A ribbon-cutting is planned for 5:30 p.m.

The new rec center is a far cry from the rundown facility that once stood down the road. Parks, Recreation and Forestry Director John Kelliher said on several occasions how the design of the new space was tweaked and retweaked to keep the entire community in mind.

Select our related stories to read about the makeup of the City of Oconomowoc's new center of attraction.

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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.

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