Community Events

 

COMING EVENTS

 

            114 Vinal Street, Downtown Wittenberg

 

Save The Dates!!!

 

 

WOW Presents “Fall into Art”

            Dates of show WOWSPACE

Sept. 21 – 22, 2019 11 AM – 3 PM

Sept. 28 – 29, 2019 11 AM – 3 PM

Oct. 5 – 6, 2019    Miles of Art weekend, 10 AM – 5 PM

More information to follow.

 

Emerging Talent VI

Saturdays and Sundays, May 25-June 9, 2019 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  WOWSPACE

Join us as we celebrate the refreshing artwork of Wittenberg-Birnamwood students, grades K-12. This is our 6th year showcasing the talents of our district students. A special reception is open to all on Sunday, June 9th following the Wittenberg Community Days Parade.

 

Second Tuesday Concert

Tuesday, June 11, 2019  6-8 p.m. WOW Art Park

Join us for our first concert of the summer! Sloppy Joe will entertain us tonight. As always, the Concert is free to the public, sponsored by Crossroads Community Theatre and Walls of Wittenberg! Bring chairs, a picnic supper or snacks and beverages to enjoy. Support the WASP Swimmers, who will be providing food for purchase. FREE ICE CREAM! Donations are always welcome. In case of rain, concert will be held in the WOWSPACE.

 

Second Tuesday Concert

Tuesday, July 9, 2019  6-8 p.m. WOW Art Park

Tonight we'll have a variety of favorites that will be sure to have you tapping your toes and humming along, as local band Quarry Road returns. As always, the Concert is free to the public, sponsored by Crossroads Community Theatre and Walls of Wittenberg! Bring chairs, a picnic supper or snacks and beverages to enjoy. Support Redeemer Lutheran Church, who will be providing food for purchase. FREE ICE CREAM! Donations are always welcome. In case of rain, concert will be held in the WOWSPACE.

 

Second Tuesday Concert

Tuesday, August 13, 2019  6-8 p.m. WOW Art Park

Tonight we'll have a variety of favorites that will be sure to have you grinning from ear to ear, as local band the Drovers return. As always, the Concert is free to the public, sponsored by Crossroads Community Theatre and Walls of Wittenberg! Bring chairs, snacks and beverages to enjoy. Support a local organization who will be providing food for purchase. FREE ICE CREAM! Donations are always welcome. In case of rain, concert will be held in the WOWSPACE.

                                

 

PAST EVENTS

 

Saturday, May 25, 2019  90th Birthday Celebration of Lois Smith-A celebration of her life and her contributions to our community. Over 100 people met at the Barber Shop at 2:30 p.m.  for the unveiling of our newest mural and then headed over to the WOWSPACE at 3 p.m. for refreshments.  Link to flyer

 

Spring Juried Art Show:  Artists' Free Play VII Saturdays and Sundays from April 27th, 2019 to May 12th, 2019  11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Many art lovers joined us at the WOWSPACE for this fabulous show.  Free Play means just that, whatever technique you prefer:  photography, painting, mixed media, printmaking, textiles, ..... The sky is the limit.  Community members were be amazed at the creativity and talent of our artists! The show opened during the Wine, Beer and Cheese Gala and then was opened to the public weekends through May 12th.

 

Friday, April 26th, 2019 -  Annual Wine, Beer & Cheese Gala  at 7:00 p.m. Thanks to all who strolled through our beautiful WOWSPACE with a glass of wine or beer in your hand, perusing a table filled with world renowed, as well as local cheeses, meats and hors d'oeuvres while live music from Jennifer Hesch filled the air.  You were surrounded by the latest WOW Art Show entitled Artists Free Play VII.  It was another fabulous show this year.  Sponsors for the gala included:  DuPont cheese, Inc., Lisa's Sweet Catering, Nueskes Applewood Smoked Meats, the Main Event, Fabiano Brothers, Wagner Shell Food Market our art partners and volunteers.  Your $25.00 tax deductible advanced  ticket was available from WOW members, Your Community Shopper, at Ticketbud.com or by calling 715-253-3525., $30.00 at the Door.

 

February 22nd & 23rd and March 1st & 2nd, 2019 Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - “Murder at the Tonylou Awards” by Tony Schwartz and Mary Lou Amborse on Fridays and @ the WOWSPACE.  About 50 people joined us each night at the WOWSPACE for a marvelous meal, mayhem, mystery, and of course a murder!  Several nights were sold out. This event has become an annual favorite for many area sleuths.  Tickets were $40 – purchased in advance by calling 715-253-3525 or by dropping by Your Community Shopper where you never know what famous actor you might bump into!

 

Friday, February 8th, 2019: DUELING PIANOS was held once again.  Another sold out event! The NorthEast WI Dueling Piano entertainers the N.E.W. PIANO GUYS will dazzled the attendees  with tunes from Billy Joel to Bon Jovi to Britney Spears to Buno Mars....perfect combination of concert, comedy & creativity!  This was a fundraiser for the Art Park and WOW  is very thankful for all those that supported our event.

 

January 19 - February 3rd, 201"The Art of the Quilter V - Stiches in Time" sponsored by Applewood Lane Alpacas and CWECoop. 4 awards were presented at the quilt show and 38 quilts submitted by 25 quilters were displayed at the show.

Carol Hauser of Green Bay received the Award of Excellence for her quilt titled On Ringo Lake.  It was selected by veteran award winning quilters from among the 38 quilts entered.  This award recognizes the high level of technical skill employed by this quilter in completing her quilt.

3 People’s Choice Awards were presented based on the approximately 180 votes cast by visitors to the show.  Visitors were asked to cast their ballot for the quilt which appealed to them most. First Place People’s Choice went to Bernice Hamilton of Pelican Lake for Memories of Friends.  This sampler quilt includes 70 different blocks and is intricately quilted by Debbie Weber. Second Place People’s Choice was awarded to Dar Borchardt of Wittenberg for her quilt titled Mom’s Quilt.  Cross-stitched blocks completed by Dar’s mother, Lucille Ryba, were machine pieced and hand quilted by Dar. Third Place People’s Choice went to Babette Zehren of Wausau for Cross-Country Skier.  This quilt incorporates cross-country ski race t-shirts, applique and American Birkebeiner/Kortelopet ski race bibs and truly honors her husband’s 37 years of fun and hard work as a skier.  Her quilt was machine quilted by Jan Meachen.

 

 

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