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  • New interactive art wall put up downtown
    Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) worked with the town of Land O’ Lakes Public Art Committee to create an interactive children’s art wall on the side of the OPUS building located in downtown Land O’ Lakes.
    Artists Wendy Powalisz and
  • The Land O’ Lakes Historical Society will hold its 2020 annual meeting Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall. 
    Masks are required and social distancing will be observed. The meeting is open to the public.
    Election of
  • Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) is offering a four-day watercolor painting workshop with artist Jane Barnard this fall.

    Barnard’s Watercolor Energizer: Paint with Confidence workshop will be held Monday, Sept. 28, through Thursday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to
  • Creamery donates
    The Boathouse Grill and Creamery in Conover recently donated $200 to the Chain Skimmers water ski team. Funds were raised at The Creamery’s Boot Scootin’ Backyard Barbecue event held June 28. “This year has especially been hard for the Chain Skimmers due to the COVID-19 outbreak,” said Brittany Quaas-Clark. “Our team is a nonprofit organization that
  • Arts center welcomes new board member
    Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) recently welcomed its newest board member, Mary Anna Thornton.
    Thornton lives in Eagle River and works in the North Woods year-round as the camp director at Camp Nicolet for Girls. 
    Prior to making the move to Eagle River in 2020, she
  • Bible church holds its first baptism
    God’s Gathering Place bible church in Conover, held its first baptism celebration on Aug. 23 at Sugar Maple Lake in Phelps. 
    Tom and Debbie Sampolinski, along with their son, Michael, were all baptized during the service which was attended by a number of parishioners and
  • Area arts center sets alcohol ink, basket weaving, shadow box classes
    Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) welcomes artists to come and explore alcohol ink with artist Lisa Krueger, Friday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
    Students will be introduced to the techniques Krueger uses with inks on tile, Yupo paper and canvas panels. She also will demonstrate ways to move and manipulate the ink to
  • Ride without Leinie
    Although the annual Ride with Leinie was canceled this year, as were many events in the North Woods, one family of longtime supporters took to the Leinie ride trail Aug. 8, and enjoyed lunch and a few Leinenkugel’s brews at Forest Lake Country Store. Note that the man standing backward modified his Ride with Leinie shirt to reflect that this year was a “Ride Without Leinie.” The 10th Ride with Leinie will be held Aug. 7, 2021. —Contributed Photo
  • Reader’s theater performance, art classes on LOLA calendar
    Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) continues to schedule events and classes that accommodate today’s health and safety precautions, including the upcoming Reader’s Theater performance as well as many art classes this fall.
    LOLA’s Reader’s Theater group will
  • Solo show
    Last week, Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) invited singers/songwriters Troy Graham and Colton Ort to the Snowflake Car Park Concert to perform their old-time folk, traditional and blues music. Things didn’t go according to plan, as Ort was in self-quarantine due to COVID-19. Graham, who hails from Marquette, Mich., planned to have another young lady accompany him in Ort’s place, but
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