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Community Christmas Tree Lighting

December 2, 2022

7 p.m.

WOW Art Park

 

Help us start the holiday season as we light our Community Christmas Tree in the Art Park. Refreshments and Caroling fun for all!

Christmas Craft and Bake Sale

Friday, December 2, 2022 from 3-8 p.m. and

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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 friends, and baked goods to enjoy now or later!

Walls of Wittenberg Presents

“The Art of the Quilter IX – Sew Inspired - 2023”

Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

 January 21  and 22, January 28 and 29,  February 4 and 5, 2023

 

Quilters near and far! We invite you to participate in our 9th open quilt show at the WOWSPACE in Wittenberg, WI.   This is a non-juried, non-judged show.  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place People’s Choice awards and an Award of Excellence will be given.

The 2023 show will feature:

  • 40+ quilts on display
  • a featured antique quilt
  • an interactive HST quilt block display/tutorial
  • a selection of gently used quilting books and magazines available for a free will offering 

 Show admission is FREE.

Please join us in once again making this one of the best attended shows at WOW.

 

Click here for complete show requirements.

 

Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the 2022 Quilt Show awards!

 

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Past Events

Tom Walchesky, Brian Butheinz, Roger Bloemers, Hans Schmitt, and Brent Zeinert

 

Fall Art Show

WOW presented – 5 Photographers, “Life Through the Lens”

 

“Life Through the Lens” was presented by five photographers who were invited to participate in WOW’s annual fall show.  Those sharing their amazing talents were Roger Bloemers of Wausau, Brian Gutheinz of Bowler, Hans Schmitt of Birnamwood, Tom Walchesky of Howards Grove, and Brent Zeinert of Wittenberg.  

 

Contrary to what many people think, photography is much more than snapping a pretty picture, and this was certainly proven by the 50 pictures that were entered for this juried show.  Each photographer brought 10 of his best for the exhibit in the WOWSPACE gallery.  The judge for the show was Curt Knoke who is a retired professional photographer.

 

Roger Bloemers won the Best of Show for his “Milkyway Over New Hope”; Hans Schmitt won the Award of Excellence for his, “Order & Chaos”; Tom Walchesky won an Honorable Mention for his “Friday Night Lights”; and Roger Bloemers won an Honorable Mention for his “A Walk in the Fog”.

 

All five photographers were present for the Grand Opening afternoon September 17th greeting guests and enjoying good photography conversation among themselves.  Refreshments were also served, compliments of Nueske Meats, Wagner Shell, and fresh apple cider from Kelly and Dan Kapitz.

 

Thank you to all who visited and supported WOW’s fall show, “Life Through the Lens”.

 

Continuing shows were Saturdays & Sundays, September 18th – October 2nd, 11 AM – 3 PM. 

 

This show was sponsored by WOW and Cirrinity.

Tuesday Concert in August

Music by The Drovers

August 16 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Art Park

Food sold by The Homme Foundation

Wittenberg Historical Society

Sunday July 24 at 1:00.

RURAL SCHOOLHOUSES that became the present day Wittenberg Birnamwood School District

This event was brought to you by the Wittenberg Area Historical Society and was held at the WOWSPACE. Memorabilia, Photos, MEMORIES and STORIES.

Second Tuesday Concert in July

Music by Open Tab

July 12 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Art Park

    Emerging Talent VIII  2022 

Show dates:  Saturdays & Sundays,

May 28-29, June 4-5, June 11-12, 11AM – 3PM

 

As in the past shows, the Witt-Birn District students put on another delightful show with over 100 pieces of art on display, from grades K – 12.  The art was chosen by the three district art teachers-Naomi Engleke, Diana Wendler, and Keven Brunett-over the course of the 2021-2022 school year, putting aside pieces chosen to be included in the spring show.

 

The show extended for 3 weekends with the culminating weekend part of the Wittenberg Community Days, with over a dozen of the participants riding on the WOW wagon in the parade.  A reception at the WOWSPACE Gallery was enjoyed by all, supporting, congratulating, and picture taking of the lucky participants!   The creativity and talent of these students are always refreshing and enjoyed by all who visit!

 

Refreshments were donated by Lisa’s Sweet Shoppe and Catering, and the show was sponsored by WOW and Cirrinity. 

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre! March 25th & 26th and April 1st & 2nd. Meal was catered by 2510 Restaurant (glazed pork tenderloin or baked cod). Tickets were $45, available at Hanke's Sentry, from cast members, or by calling 715-253-3525. Doors opened at 5:30, dinner at 6:00 pm. A great time was enjoyed by all (including the cast members!)

Walls of Wittenberg

“The Art of the Quilter VIII – Quilty as Charged”

Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

 January 22  and 23, January 29 and 30,  February 5 and 6, 2022

 

Quilters, thank you for participating in our 8th open quilt show at the WOWSPACE in Wittenberg, WI.   This was a non-juried, non-judged show. 

 

The 2022 show featured:

  • 40+ quilts on display
  • a featured antique quilt
  • a disappearing quilt block display/tutorial
  • a selection of gently used quilting books available for a free will offering 

Show admission was FREE.

Thank you once again for making this one of the best attended shows at WOW.

 

Awards - 2022

Art of the Quilter VIII – Quilty as Charged

 

4 Awards were presented at the Art of the Quilter VIII – Quilty as Charged quilt show at the Walls of Wittenberg WOWSPACE.  43 quilts were displayed at the show which ran for 3 weekends.  The show included the quilted creations of 26 different quilters from 18 different cities as well as 2 antique Grandmother’s Flower Garden creations.

 

Rose Grych of Wausau, WI received the Award of Excellence for her quilt titled My Fresh Cut Flower Garden.  Rose’s quilt was a colorful wool applique embellished with intricate embroidery.  This award recognizes the high level of technical skill and difficulty employed by the quilter.  The recipient is chosen by local quilt club quilters with entries in the show.

 

3 Peoples’ Choice awards were presented based on votes cast by visitors to the show who were asked to vote for the quilt or quilts which appealed to them the most. Each visitor was allowed 3 votes.

 

1st place went to Marge Beine of Hatley, WI for Purple Elephant.  Marge used paper piecing techniques to create the mosaic effect.

 

2nd place was awarded to Victoria Reigel of Birnamwood, WI for Friendship, Memories and Hope (Camp Toad). Her quilt commemorates the life and love of her husband and gives praise to how women often bless the lives of other women.

 

3rd place was awarded to Barb Boettcher of Crivitz, WI for My Quilt of Life.  Incorporating a sampler of colorful pieced blocks of varying sizes appliqued with silhouettes in black, her quilt commemorates many significant events that have made up her life thus far.

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