Jamie and Craig Rogers of Rogers’ Creations will create a site-specific masterpiece for THELMA Saturday, June 2 as part of Fond du Lac’s Art All Around festival. They will be working on THELMA’s outdoor Plaza from 7 am until the start of the Kip Jones concert at 7 pm. Stop by to visit during the day and create chalk designs of your own, and come to the concert to see the finished Rogers’ product!
Rogers’ Creation: 7am – 7pm
Chalk-It-Up Interactive Display: 7am – 7pm
So much to do all day, including the ‘Your Face Here’ Popular Portraits, Life-size Board Games including the largest games of Candyland and Chutes & Ladders you’ve ever seen, Chalk-walk Boardwalk & Match Game, a caricature artist, face painter, and so much more. Help add your mark to the plaza with sidewalk chalk galore and win lots of fun prizes and free Art All Around T-shirts. See special guest times below.
Sunshine the Clown 10am – 2pm
Steve Ballard Caricature Art 10am – 2pm
Face painting by Glitterati 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm
Urban Art Designs* 2pm – 4pm
*Free T-shirts to the first 100 people, while supplies last!
Make sure to check out the Downtown Farmers Market and June Dairy Month Petting Zoo presented by Envision Greater Fond du Lac while in town.
Main Street Plaza (next to Chase Bank)
US Bank parking lot (access from Sheboygan or Portland Street)
Macy Street Ramp (access from Macy Street, north from Division Street)
Come see the beauty of Horicon Marsh and enjoy workshops, guided tours and art for all ages.
- Tour the nature center interactive museum displays
- Enjoy the art gallery which will include Audubon and Gromme prints, as well as other local nature photography
- View the 25-foot Horicon Mural Painting on display
Make and Take Nature Art Projects for kids – make a pinecone snowy owl, milkweed pod mouse or bark owl.
- Hike the trails and enjoy the art of nature
- Leave your mark at Marsh Haven Nature Center with sidewalk chalk art
Special Nature Art Walk – Saturday or Sunday at 1pm
Guided walk through the beautiful prairie and woods at Marsh Haven Nature Center with nature center director and Ecopsychologist, Renee Wahlen. Find interesting natural items, create art with nature as our guide, and leave the nature art for others to be inspired by. This one-hour program is included with the daily admission fee. Come dressed for hiking. Sturdy shoes, water, sunscreen and bug spray are recommended.
Marsh Haven Nature Center is on the north end of the world famous Horicon Marsh and is a non-profit, volunteer-supported nature center where all are welcome to come and appreciate the wonders and beauty of nature. Visitors often see numerous bird species, including a well-established Purple Martin colony. Wildlife may be seen while wandering through the woodland, prairie, or wetland trails on our 46-acres. Marsh Haven Nature Center also offers a bunkhouse and camping area for overnight group stays, a picnic shelter and campfire area, observation tower, a classroom, and indoor theater for presentations.
All included in daily admission. $2 for ages 15 and over, $1 for ages 14 and under. Art All Around Special available: One free admission with one paid admission.
For more information, go to www.marshhaven.org or call (920) 318-9518 or (920) 324-5818.
Presented by National Exchange Bank & Trust @ National Exchange Bank & Trust
National Exchange Bank & Trust presents the Downtown Fond du Lac Annual Petting Zoo. Come watch Nick’s Kid Show, “Addie” the Cow interactive milking cow display, help paint the June Dairy Month cow figurines, play lots of farm games or just come see all the animals. Lots of fun for the whole family. Don’t miss it!
Make sure to check out the Downtown Farmers Market while you’re here.
Celebrate the beginning of summer at the Galloway House and Village during our 2nd Annual Blossom Faire! Arts and Crafts vendors from throughout the Midwest will be gathering at the Village to sell their pieces of art, and the Fond du Lac County Historical Society’s Garden Gals volunteers will be selling plants and flowers from the Galloway Gardens.
For more information, click here
Come to the Plaid Squirrel Gallery & Gifts and Enjoy Art in the Garden on Saturday, June 2nd. Peruse through reclaimed, recovered and recycled pieces from all local artisans. Draw a random tag and receive a 5%, 10% or 15% discount on all Garden Art. Offer only available on Saturday, June 2nd (10am – 5pm). The Plaid Squirrel is also open Thursday/Friday (10am – 5pm) and Sunday (10am – 3pm)
Meuer Farm is starting its summer season with Art on the Farm! Artists will be here from 10:00am – 4:00pm and will offer demonstrations on how they create their art. The snack window will be open for food and drinks. Our Busy Bee Country Store opens for the season with whole grain flours, grass-fed beef, raw honey and more farm-fresh products. Enter to win our gift basket of Meuer Farm grown foods.
Melissa Norenberg of Artistic Designz (who has displayed her artwork in New York, Milwaukee, Door County, Green Bay, and Oshkosh) is coming to the Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac! Guests at the Museum will enjoy a display of her artistically upcycled furniture and watch the artist in action as she makes a one-of-a-kind piece for permanent display at the Museum. Children will paint alongside Melissa and create a masterpiece for the Museum as well.
Included with admission ($7 per person) or membership.
Call the Museum at 920-929-0707 or visit cmfdl.org for more info!
Presented by Waupun Fine Arts @ Waupun Public Library
Waupun Fine Arts is dedicated to supporting local art and artists of yesterday, today and tomorrow. Artists are encouraged to come together to spend some time working in an eclectic workshop each of their own making in the Community Room of the Waupun Public Library. You can see demonstrations and other celebrations of art. As part of this celebration, a silent auction will be held during the same times to benefit, REACH Waupun. For more information, please email email@example.com
The public is invited to visit the Creative Exchange Fine Art and Craft Workshop/Open House from 10 am to 4 pm held in the large conference room at the Waupun Public Library on Saturday, June 2nd from 10 am – 4 pm.
The public is invited to visit the Waupun Fine Art Gallery from June 2nd to July 31st to bid on their choice of fine art or fine craft in the Silent Auction and to view the entire Artist Exhibit.
Check out the LaClare Shoppe for Local Artisans on display. See and find craft greeting cards, ceramic ornaments, custom cutting boards, hand-crafted candles and much more. Receive 10% off all items in store. Receive half off Chef’s Choice Cheese Boards as well. Specials available Saturday, June 2nd.
Come and see how special Fair Trade art items are made and learn the stories of the artisans who make them. You can also try your hand at some of the art processes. Children and families can make their own Community Prayer Flag to be displayed outside Just Fare Market – Saturday, June 2nd (1 – 3pm). Take-home kits will also be available during the weekend. Enter to win The Art All Around the World Prize Basket when stopping in during Art All Around. Winner need not be present to win. The market will be open Thursday, May 31st – Saturday, June 2nd.
Come to Waupun to see one of the highest concentrations of public art per capita in the United States, thanks to one remarkable pioneer (Clarence Shaler) and the rich cultural inheritance left behind. The City of Sculpture proudly displays this timeless legacy for your viewing pleasure with eight beautiful sculptures placed within historic downtown and the surrounding area.
Free tours depart and return to Waupun Public Library
Tour times: 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm
(Please arrive 15 minutes beforehand to board the trolley)
Jones combines powerful vocals and thumping guitar into a one-of-a-kind show. Think Motown meets Nashville meets 90s pop with this Fond du Lac area favorite!
Our Chalk-All-Around event preludes the concert. Jamie and Craig Rogers of Rogers’ Creations will create a site-specific masterpiece earlier in the day as part of Fond du Lac’s Art All Around festival. They will be working on THELMA’s outdoor Plaza from 7 am until the start of the concert at 7 pm. Stop by to visit during the day, and come to the concert to see the finished product!
Concert begins at 7 pm
Bar opens at 6 pm