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AFS citrus sale

The Oconomowoc chapter of AFS Intercultural Programs USA is holding its annual Florida citrus sale fundraiser through Nov. 9. Boxes of Florida citrus include Indian River ruby red grapefruit, navel oranges, tangelos and mixed grapefruit and oranges. Pick up orders at Oconomowoc High School loading dock (door 18) from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. To order citrus, contact Karen Gould at 262-567-3964 or Stephany Freedman at 920-988-0303.  For information, visit

Farmers market

The Oconomowoc Summer Farmers Market will take place from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 22, in the South Municipal Parking Lot behind 175 E. Wisconsin Ave.

Brat shack

The Oconomowoc Piggly Wiggly fundraiser brat shack is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature Kids of Deaf Adults Saturday, Oct. 22 and Global Student Leader Summit Sunday, Oct. 23.

Pancake fest

Lord of Life Lutheran Church will host its annual Pancake Fest from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. There will also be a bake sale, craft sale, silent auction, raffles and more. Tickets available at church office and at the door. For information, call 262-567-0804 or visit

Okauchee Halloween parade

The Okauchee Lions Club Halloween Parade will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, starting at the Okauchee Legion and finishing at Holy Trinity Lutheran School gym where there will be a costume contest with prizes, candy and ice cream. For information, visit

Halloween at the YMCA

Halloween at the YMCA at Pabst Farms will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Dining in the Dungeon from 5 to 7 p.m. (cost: $4 preregistration; $5 at the door for walking taco meal with fruit and water). Costume contest, crafts, inflatables and more from 6 to 8 p.m. and swimming from 8 to 9 p.m. For information, call 262-567-7251 or visit

Artist reception

The Center for Life Enrichment Founders' Gallery art exhibit features Oconomowoc artist, Anne Raskopf through Nov. 30. An artist reception will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Gallery viewing is available during Cafe LaBelle hours from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Twenty percent of art sales benefit the Center for Life Enrichment, located at 1306 W. Wisconsin Ave. For information, visit

Herbal potions class

A free Herbal Potions class will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, Bock Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, 888 Thackeray Trail, #206. Suitable for all ages and featuring stories and demonstrations of herbs from history and fiction, including herbs mentioned in the Harry Potter series, the Bible, pop culture and more. Reservations encouraged, call 262-567-1309 or visit

Ixonia Halloween

The Ixonia Lions Club Halloween parade will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, followed by trick-or-treating until dusk. For information, call 262-567-3842 or visit

Oconomowoc Halloween parade

The Oconomowoc Lions Club will host its annual Halloween Parade at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Line-up for the parade at 3 p.m. The parade route has changed: start of parade will be at Fowler Park, proceed down Oakwood Avenue to round-about, right at round-about down Wisconsin Avenue, ending at Village Green where the Lions Club will provide a free hot dog meal for anyone watching or participating in parade. Cash prizes for best costumes and floats. For information and to register float, contact Rich Schulte at 262-567-5411.

Oconomowoc trick or treat

The Oconomowoc Chamber Business Trick-or-Treat will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, downtown Oconomowoc and outlying shopping districts, including Pabst Farms Market Place, Whitman Park, Summit Market Place, K-Mart Plaza, Watertown Center, Prairie Creek Shoppes, Brown Street Market, Mueller Square, Oconomowoc Lakes Plaza, Summit Point. Look for the pumpkin flyer in windows. For information, call 262-567-2666 or visit The City and Town of Oconomowoc will hold neighborhood trick or treat from 6 to 8 p.m.

Understanding diabetes

Understanding Diabetes presentation will be at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, Draper Hall at Aurora Medical Center Summit, 36500 Aurora Drive. Light breakfast served at 8 a.m. Presented by Timothy Yao, Physician Assistant. For information and to register, call Trish Golden at 262-434-1248.

Center for life enrichment

Paint and Create class takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, Center for Life Enrichment, 1306 W. Wisconsin Ave. Professional artist Lee Hayden will teach participants step-by-step painting. Cost is $30; paint supplies and canvas included. Bring a smock. Beverages available for purchase. For information and to register, call 262 354-1375 or e-mail

Fall gallery night

The Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association will sponsor its annual Fall Gallery Night from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, downtown Oconomowoc. For information, visit

Charitable Hops

Charitable Hops fundraiser will host Home Crafted Beer Tasting to benefit Blessings in a Backpack at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, Oconomowoc Community Center, 220 W. Wisconsin Ave. There will be live music by The Stangs, silent auction and light food offerings by Reveres of Delafield. Online event reservations at


Holy Trinity Lutheran, Senior Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. Reformation Festival Service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, followed by potluck dinner; LYA and Bible study held at 9 a.m.

HCI Sale fundraiser, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, Shorehaven Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1305 W. Wisconsin Ave.

GFWC Oconomowoc Junior Woman's Club's 45th Anniversary Reunion and Celebration, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, Oconomowoc Community Center, 220 W. Wisconsin Drive. or

Lake Country Orchestra, Celebrate the Harvest Fall Concert, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, Oconomowoc Arts Center. Tickets: $6-$12; 262-560-3172 or

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