Community Events

 

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January 19 - February 3rd, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays only 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  "The Art of the Quilter V - Stiches in Time" sponsored by Applewood Lane Alpacas and CWECoop. 

Quilters, we invite you to participate in our 5th open quilt show at the WOWSPACE in Wittenberg, WI.  As in previous years, this is a non-juried, non-judged show.  A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place People’s Choice will be awarded. New this year, an Award of Excellence will be awarded to one quilter as determined by a committee of award winning quilters.

The 2019 show will also include a featured quilt which was shown at the Chicago World’s Fair, a guest speaker/trunk show,  weekly demonstrations of quilt techniques and/or projects, and a selection of gently used quilting books and back issue quilters’ magazines available for a free will offering.  Please join us in once again making this one of the best attended shows at WOW.

 

Past Events

December 7th and December 8th, 2018 The Christmas Craft Fair filled the WOWSPACE! The space was filled with Christmas shoppers shopping all of our unique, one-of-a- kind gifts along with delicious baked goodies!  Enjoy our cozy and relaxing WOWSPACE environment as you browse and shop for those Special People on your Christmas List!!!   Outdoor Christmas tree lighting will be at 7:00 P.M. in the WOWSPACE Art Park with beautiful Christmas music provided by the Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School Carolers.

 

December 7th, 2018 we enjoyed our 4th Community Christmas Tree Decorating and Lighting event at the WOW Art Park where many community members joined in on our Outdoor Christmas tree lighting and the beautiful Christmas music provided by the Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School Carolers. Not sure the hot cider really warmed Santa nor anyone else up from the frigid temperature but the chidlren still enjoyed chatting and receiving a brand new book from Santa with a goodie bag!

 

September 22nd thru October 7th: “The More the Merrier” -- 

This exceptional fall show featured a variety of talented artists and their artwork:  painting – Alan Clough and Judy Pubanz, glassblowing – Hilary Rinke, fiber art – Jean Sredl,  jewelry – Angie Hendrikson, photography -  Jim Leuenberger and Focal Point Camera Club, graphite pencil – Emilee Lund, pottery, ceramic tiles, and woodworking – Carol and Bill Strand. The show was included in the Miles of Art weekend, October 6th and 7th, and was sponsored by Ho-Chunk Gaming, Wittenberg.....the WOWSPACE was booming with lots of first time visitors who simply could not get over the beauty of our gallery!

 

October 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th ~ 7:00 p.m. the Crossroads Community Theartre presented "Love Thy Neighbor" and I believe you could hear the audience laughing in Shawano!  It was well attended and enjoyed by many.

 

SECOND TUESDAY  Concert Series held on June 12th, July 10th and August 14th brought music to the art park by The Allen Brothers Band, Quarry Road and The Drovers.  These WOW sponsored concerts brought in lots of new faces and several of the largest attendee groups ever....moving to Tuesdays was a great idea!

 

“Emerging Talent V" Saturdays and Sundays, June 9th – 24th ~ 11AM-3PM  The refreshing artwork of Wittenberg-Birnamwood students, grades K – 12 was celebrated and showcased the talents of our district students!  What talented students we have.

 

Wine, Beer and Cheese Gala was held Saturday, April 21, 2018 -   Fabulous Food, Winning Wines and Brewery-Fresh Beers were all enjoyed with friends and neighbors.  Thank you for the music Dawn Marie Metzger, craft beers sponsored by Fabiano Brothers and wines by Wagner's Shell Food Market!

 

Spring Art Show – Artist Freeplay VI  took place place April 22 to May 13, it was the largest juried art show ever....74 entries.  The show displayed art of every kind.

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre:  'Eat, Drink, and Be Murdered (An Irish Family Feud)" took place on  February 23rd & 24th and March 2nd & 3rd. The crowd was served a marvelous meal and mayhem, mystery, and of course a murder took place! This event has become an annual favorite for many area sleuths.....check back for the events for Fall and 2019.

 

"DU EL I NG Pianos” Saturday, February 3, 2018  was sold out again this year! The weather was not cooperative but it didn't stop the attendees from getting there or enjoying themselves.  Adam and Vince enlightened and entertained all throughout the evening with comedy and music from classic rock to the 80’s hits to modern hip hop

 

January 13 - January 28th, 2018 "The Art of the Quilter: IV" sponsored by Applewood Lane Alpacas  was our 4th open quilt show combining color, design, creativeness and stitchery into beautiful quilted masterpieces was outstanding and well attended. About 150 votes were cast for the People's Choice Awards and 1st place went to Judy Groshek, Hatley - for "Autumn Glory", 2nd place to Lori Lutzow, Antigo - for "Garbage Can Pineapple" and 3rd place went to Sue Nordwig, Leopolis - for "Legacy Quilt".  Be sure to come next year to cast your vote!

 

December 1st, 2017 a 7:00 p.m. (new time)- 3rd Annual Community Christmas Tree Decorating and Lighting, helped kick off the Holiday Season in the WOW Art Park where many community members joined the Choir and filled the art park with Christmas carols. Hot cider along with cookies were served.

 

 

Prior Years