Walls of Wittenberg Presents
“The Art of the Quilter VI – Keep Me In Stitches”
Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 – 3:00, WOWSPACE
January 18 and 19, January 25 and 26, February 1 and 2
Quilters, we invite you to participate in our 6th 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 will be given. An Award
of Excellence will be awarded to one quilter as determined by a committee of local quilters.
The 2020 show will feature a guest speaker/quilt appraiser, Honor Quilt
display and a selection of gently used quilting books and back issue quilters’ 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
Click here for entry information and registration requirements.
Christmas Crafts and Bake Sale-WOWSPACE
Friday, December 6, 2019 3-8 p.m.
Saturday, December 7, 2019 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
We started out the month of December with a wonderful craft and bake sale. Many found gifts for family and friends, baked goods to enjoy, and a wreath to deck the halls!
Community Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 7 PM WOW Art Park
Thanks for helping us start the holiday season as we lit our Community Christmas Tree in the Art Park. Refreshments and Caroling made it fun for all! And we enjoyed a visit from Mr. Santa Claus
WOW Presents “Fall into Art”
Dates of show WOWSPACE (Saturdays and Sundays)
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
An amazing fall show was appreciated by many at the WOWSPACE – “Fall into Art.” The show featured 6 artists, exhibiting
their artistic talents in a variety of mediums, including photography by Jim Leuenberger, painting by Carmen Duran, textile art by Jean Sredl, metal sculpture by David Windey,
ceramics by Hilary Rinke, and wood by Scott Lawton. Each brought his/her own
uniqueness, eye catching beauty and charm to their art, just waiting to be enjoyed and maybe purchased!
The Miles of Art weekend, sponsored by Ho-Chunk Gaming Wittenberg, was an exciting time as many of the artists were on site to talk
with visitors, share their experiences, stories, and expertise. Miles of Art weekend, part of the Shawano County Art Tour, Saturday and Sunday, October 5 & 6 had extended hours, 10 AM
– 5 PM.
Second Tuesday Concert
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 6-8 p.m. WOW Art Park
The Silhouettes had a beautiful summer night to play some country music as well as rock ‘n’ roll oldies in the art park. Their various
instruments included guitar, steel guitar, mandolin, drums, and bass. There was alot of tapping going on!
Check back in 2020 for our 2020 schedule of concerts in the park!
Second Tuesday Concert
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 6-8 p.m. WOW Art Park
We enjoyed a variety of favorites that had us grinning from ear to ear as local band the Drovers returned. As always, the Concert was free to the
public, sponsored by Crossroads Community Theatre and Walls of Wittenberg! The Homme Foundation provided food for purchase. ICE CREAM Was FREE! Many thanks to those who made donations.
Second Tuesday Concert
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6-8 p.m. WOW Art Park
A large crowd enjoyed a variety of favorites that had you tapping your toes and humming along, as local band Quarry Road returned. As always, the
Concert was free to the public, sponsored by Crossroads Community Theatre and Walls of Wittenberg! People brought chairs, a picnic supper or snacks and beverages to enjoy. Thank you to those who
supported Redeemer Lutheran Church, who provided food for purchase. FREE ICE CREAM was enjoyed by many! Thank you to those who made donations. We were thankful that the rain held off until the
concert was over!
Second Tuesday Concert
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6-8 p.m. WOW Art Park
Our first concert of the summer was well attended. Sloppy Joe was very entertaining. As always, the Concert was free to the public, sponsored by
Crossroads Community Theatre and Walls of Wittenberg! People brought chairs, a picnic supper, snacks or beverages to enjoy. Thanks for supporting the WASP Swimmers, who provided food for purchase.
FREE ICE CREAM was enjoyed by many! Thank you to those who made donations which are always welcome.
Emerging Talent VI
Saturdays and Sundays, May 25-June 9, 2019 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. WOWSPACE
Thanks to all who joined us as we celebrated the refreshing artwork of Wittenberg-Birnamwood students, grades K-12. This was our 6th year showcasing the talents of our
district students. A special reception was open to all on Sunday, June 9th following the Wittenberg Community Days Parade.
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
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, 2019 "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.