September 16th thru October 8th: Annual FALL ART Show ~ ""WOW! Some of the Best of WOW", 11 AM - 3 PM on Saturdays and Sundays sponsored by Ho-Chunk Gaming Wittenberg and Walls of Wittenberg, Inc. Featuring the artwork of:
Jim Rowe III
We will again be a part of the Miles of Art tour on September 30th and October 1st from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artists and
demonstrations will be available during Miles of Art at the WOWSPACE.
Artists Sharon Feathers will be at WOW from 10 to 1 on Saturday - 9/30, Jim Rowe III Saturday from 1-3 and Sunday 2-4, Jim
Leuenberger both Saturday and Sunday from 10-5, Judy & Len Pubanz on Saturday from 10-5 and Jusy Pubanz again on Sunday from 10-5.
November 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. Crossroads Community Theartre presents "Southern Hospitality", the final play in the
Futrelle Family series by Jones, Hope and Wooten. Tickets will go on sale in October, and may be purchased at Your Community Shopper Office or by calling 715-253-3525.
November 25th, 2017 Wreath Decorating returns at the WOWSPACE from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also available
November 26th, December 3rd, December 9th and 10th from 11 to 3 pm. Decorated Wreaths will be available at our Christmas Craft Fair December 1st and December 2nd.
December 1st, 2017 a 7:00 p.m. (new time)- 3rd Annual
Community Christmas Tree Decorating and Lighting, help kick off the Holiday Season in the WOW Art Park where you can join in with the Choir and fill the art park with Christmas carols. Hot cider
along with cookies will be available for all.
December 1st from 3-8pm and Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 from 9-3pm Christmas Craft Sale, WOWSPACE. Start out your month with this fun craft and
bake sale, guaranteed to get your Christmas shopping off to a good start! Find gifts for family and fiends, baked goods to enjoy now or later, and a wreath to deck your halls.
Third Thursday Concert Series 2017
Third Thursday of the month from 6-8 PM in the WOW Art Park
Bring chairs, a picnic supper or snack and beverages to enjoy.
FREE ICE CREAM! Donations are always welcome.
In case of rain, concert will be held in the WOWSPACE.
- June 15th, 2017: Mark Harrod performed...our very own native of Birnamwood, he is described as a hybrid clone of
Matthews and Rob Thomas. Wonderful, he is arguably one of the most uplifting musical acts in
- July 20th, 2017: Yata, Sinz & Orfield...their music included folk- rock, jazz, country and blues.....enjoyed by all.
- August 17th, 2017:Mike McAbee...was back by populardemand.
This former Wittenberg resident had a mix of songs and listeners' favorites that provided us a lively evening of fun.
- September 21st, 2017: The Drovers... perennial local favorite played songs to
keep us dancing.
June 10th thru June 25th, 2017: "Emerging Talents IV," we celebrated the
refreshing artwork of Wittenberg-Birnamwood students, grades K - 12. This was the fourth year showcasing the talents of our district students. The special reception following the parade on
Sunday was attended by many of the studenta and their families.
April 22nd, 2017 thru May 14th, 2017 - "Artists' Free
Play V", welcomed art of every kind by any artist! This favorite show was composed of rich diverse art forms and brilliant artists. The show was judged by Kathryn Petke and as she explored the
exhibition she found such inventiveness and attentiveness to color, shape, line, pattern, and texture. Award winners were: Becki Frazier, Sarah Nerad, Jim H. Rowe II, Sharon L. Dowis and
Karen and Bill Miltenberger.
April 22nd, 2017 the Wine, Beer, and Cheese Gala was the
opening night of the “Artists’ Free Play V”. Fabulous food, winning wines and brewery-fresh beers were enjoyed by all. It was the perfect way to welcome
spring as attendees enjoyed an evening with friends and neighbors while perusing the art and listening to the lyrics of Mark Harrod.
February 24th & 25th and March 3rd & 4th, 2017: the Crossroads Community Theatre presented at the
WOWSPACE their annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, “Fishin’ For Trouble: A Whale of a Fateful Tale,” by Tony Schwartz and Marylou Ambrose. Each attendee attended the annual gala
fundraiser for the “International Feed the Whales Foundation!” Theatergoers and diners were surely entertained at each
February 11th, 2017 - Saturday: Midwest Dueling Pianos -
The Midwest Dueling Pianos packed the WOWSPACE in Wittenberg with their one of kind performance. It certainly was a good time and something that not many people in a
small town get to experience, we had to turn many away due to limited space. Adam and Kaleen had the audience laughing, singing and even got them out dancing. One highlight was Kaleen playing
the cup song with paper cups from the pantry cupboard. We hope to make this happen again at the WOWSPACE.
January 14th - January 29th, 2017
"Home Grown, Home Sewn" The quilt show returned in 2017! WOW sponsored a unique quilt and wall hanging show in January, featuring quilters from the
greater Wittenberg area. These local quilters were enthusiastic about sharing their skills and passion for their quilted masterpieces in the artistry of design, creativity, color, and detailed
sewing perfection. Twelve local quilters participated in this show, exhibiting over 40 quilts and wall hangings. A special “Thank you” to Dar Borchardt, Mary Beth Koeppel, and Margie Mech
for helping plan and implement the success of this show.
December 2, 2016 - Community Christmas Tree Lighting, lots of
people braved the cold temperatures to help kick off the Holiday Season in the WOW Art Park. The WBHS Choir voices filled the art park and hot cider along with cookies was available for
December 2 - December 3, 2016 Christmas Craft Sale, WOWSPACE. Lots of
folks completed their Christmas shopping At the craft sale along with purchasing some tasty baked goods and a wreath. Wreaths - This year only a limited supply
of lush wreaths artfully created by WOW Volunteers were available for sale at the Christmas Craft Sale. Plans are in the making for next season.
November 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2016 - Crossroads Community Theatre presented: "Christmas Belles" by Jones, Hope and Wooten. A
Southern-Fried Yuletide Comedy! It was spectular and a great way to get ready for the holiday season.
September 17 – October 9, 2016 - "A Decisive Slice
of Time, A Photographic Exhibition by Hans Schmitt", included “Miles of Art” weekend.
August 18, 2016 - The Drovers ~ Long-lived local band played all our favorites, even songs we could dance to! The art park was
filled with music and dancers!
July 21, 2016 - Paul Zopel ~ Smooth jazz tunes filled the air, most of them originals.
June 11 – July 3, 2016 “Emerging Talent III” WOW’s gallery
featured selected artwork from our local talented students.
June 16th, 2016 the art park hosted our very own local talent, Mike McAbee. Approximately 75 people came out to take advantagee of the weather, beauty of the Art Park and music. Mike
McAbee Grew up in Wittenberg, spent some time as a trucker, but now travels around the country playing his guitar and singing. Mike enjoys playing all types of music.
April 17th, 2016 thru May 8th, 2016 - "Artists' Free Play IV", A free art show, Saturdays and Sundays only, 11AM - 3PM. Click date for
April 16, 2016 Wine, Beer, and Cheese Gala, 7 – 10 PM
Opening night of the “Artists’ Free Play IV”. A jurored show. Click date for tickets and further details.
Feb. 26 & 27 and March 4 & 5, 2016 Crossroads Community Theatre Presented The Mystery Dinner Theatre “Last Call At Chez
Mort “by Lee Mueller. Click date for show and ticket details.