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Fall Gallery Night in downtown Oconomowoc on Friday, Nov. 2

Oct. 31, 2012

Warmer temperatures are forecast for Friday offering a good opportunity to take a stroll through downtown Oconomowoc during Downtown Oconomowoc Merchants Association's Fall Gallery Night XXXIV from 5 to 9 p.m.

Along with local wares and specials offered Friday will be artists at participating downtown businesses. These include wildlife artist Bill Koelpin Jr. at Sherpers, water color artist Bonnie Konitzer at Alterations & Fine Tailoring, multimedia ironwork artist and sculptor Christina Graziano at Whelans Coffee & Ice Cream. Whelans will also have face painting from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Other artists announced are watercolorist Kathleen Jahn at May's Garden Center, artwork by Silver Lake Middle School students will be on display at Jennifer & Co. at 123 E. Wisconsin Ave. Beverly Designs will feature Esther Ann Brown's "Re-Creations" of vintage hats, Brown will also show different ways to wear scarves and silk flower pins. Ambiance Salon will host a Wish Party.

Also returning is the popular free carriage rides through downtown sponsored by First Bank Financial Centre. Free fire safety is offered by Snyder Insurance. The business is giving away free smoke detector batteries.

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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.

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