Wine, Beer and Cheese Gala Saturday, April 21, 2018 ~ 7- 10 PM Fabulous Food, Winning
Wines and Brewery-Fresh Beers will abound at this annual event. It is the perfect way to welcome spring as you enjoy an evening with friends and neighbors. We open the
Spring Art Show tonight. Tax deductible tickets are available for $25 in advance by calling 715-253-3525. Live music by Dawn Marie Metzger, craft beers sponsored by
Fabiano Brothers and wines by Wagner's Shell Food Market.
Spring Art Show – Artist Freeplay VI Saturdays and Sundays, April 22 – May 13 ~ 11AM – 3PM
A Welcome to art of every kind by any artist! This favorite show features a wide, eclectic collection of artwork by a variety of area artists. The show opens during
the Wine, Beer and Cheese Gala then is open to the public weekends through May 13th.
“Emerging Talent V" Saturdays and Sundays, June 9th – 24th ~ 11AM-3PM Join us as we celebrate the refreshing artwork of
Wittenberg-Birnamwood students, grades K – 12. This is our 5th year showcasing the talents of our district students. A special reception is open to all on Sunday, June
10th following the Wittenberg Community Days Parade.
SECOND TUESDAY Concert Series: Bring your chairs, a picnic supper or snack and beverages to enjoy
on the 2nd Tuesday of June, July and August at 6:00 p.m. FREE ICE CREAM! In case of rain, concert will be held in WOWSPACE. Performers
for June 12th will be The Allen Brothers Band, July 10th will be the Quarry Road Band and August 14th, 2018 will be The Drovers.
September 15th thru October 7th: Annual FALL ART Show ~ TBD
from 11 AM - 3 PM on Saturdays and Sundays
October ......the Crossroads Community Theartre presents to be determined.
December 7th from 3-8pm and Saturday, December 8th, 2018 from 9-3pm Christmas Craft Sale, WOWSPACE. Enjoy this fun craft and bake sale,
getting everyone's Christmas shopping off to a good start! Finding gifts for family and friends, baked goods to enjoy and a wreath to deck their halls.
December 7th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. - 4th Community
Christmas Tree Decorating and Lighting, helped kick off the Holiday Season in the WOW Art Park where many community members join the Choir and fill the art park with Christmas carols. Hot cider along
with cookies will be served.
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
December 1st from 3-8pm and Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 from 9-3pm Christmas Craft Sale, WOWSPACE. The month started out with this fun craft and
bake sale, getting everyone's Christmas shopping off to a good start! Finding gifts for family and friends, baked goods to enjoy and a wreath to deck their halls.
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.
November 25th, 2017 Wreath Decorating returned at the WOWSPACE.
November 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th, 2017 the Crossroads Community Theartre presented "Southern Hospitality", the final play in
the Futrelle Family series by Jones, Hope and Wooten. Lots of laughs were enjoyed by all!
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. Featured the artwork of:
Jim Rowe III
We were once again part of the Miles of Art tour on September 30th and October 1st. Artists and demonstrations werel
available during Miles of Art at the WOWSPACE where we had over 200 visitors.
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.