Green Lake’s Kelsey Olmen Installs Little Free Library on Town Square Bike Garden

Green Lake’s Kelsey Olmen Installs Little Free Library on Town Square Bike Garden

Green Lake High School student and Girl Scout Kelsey Olmen recently installed a little free library outside Town Square Community Center. This new community resource was late last month as part of Kelsey’s project for the Silver Award, the highest award for a Girl Scout cadet.

The little free library takes the shape of a small, red wooden box in the middle of Town Square’s bike garden. People of all ages may take a book without having to worry about any costs or overdue fees, and in return, individuals may leave a book for others to read.

Win Bone-Chilling Prizes at Spooktacular Bingo

Win Bone-Chilling Prizes at Spooktacular Bingo

The Green Lake area’s biggest and spookiest Halloween Costume Party—Town Square’s Spooktacular Bingo—is scheduled for Saturday evening, October 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at 486 Hill Street in Green Lake. The otherworldly event has become a favorite way to celebrate Halloween, with awards for the most festive Halloween costumes, door prizes throughout the night, a 50-50 raffle and a chance to win the fang-tastic $600 progressive jackpot.

The Market at Town Square is Now Accepting Applications for the Fall Season

The Market at Town Square is Now Accepting Applications for the Fall Season

reparations are underway and applications are now being accepted for this fall’s Town Square indoor market. The market, which features growers and artisans from throughout the area, will run on a weekly basis from 9 am to 12 pm starting Saturday, November 3 through Saturday, December 15 at 492 Hill Street in Green Lake.

Arnold Grummer’s 2nd Annual Midwest Paper Fest to be Held at Town Square

Arnold Grummer’s 2nd Annual Midwest Paper Fest to be Held at Town Square

Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking will launch its second annual Midwest Paper Fest with an opening reception on Friday, October 5 from 6 -7:30 pm at Town Square. A juried exhibition will follow the reception, wherein the winners of this year’s Paper Fest will be announced. The catered event is free and open to the public.

Harvest Fest Boat Rides on Green Lake

Harvest Fest Boat Rides on Green Lake

Norton Boat Works of Green Lake is partnering with the nonprofit organization Green Lake Renewal to offer wooden boat rides on the Saturday of Harvest Fest, September 29, from 9 am to 3 pm. Boat rides are 20 minutes long and tickets will be sold at the wharf in Deacon Mills Park for $10 each. All proceeds will benefit Green Lake Renewal's Town Square Community Center.

Harvest Fest Bingo Returns with Plenty of Prizes for All

Harvest Fest Bingo Returns with Plenty of Prizes for All

A busy Harvest Fest Saturday in Green Lake will culminate in what has traditionally been Town Square’s most attended bingo game of the year, starting at 6:30 pm at 486 Hill Street. The evening includes several giveaways, individual game winners, door prizes, a 50-50 raffle, and a $500 progressive blackout jackpot for game 13.

A Bash to Remember

A Bash to Remember

In its second year, the summer party, sponsored by Green Lake residents Mike and Jill Havey, sets out to create a space of celebration for the entire community.

Green Lake area community members will be welcomed onto the streets of downtown Green Lake Saturday, Sept. 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. to enjoy live music, food and drinks from local eateries.

The event is a fund-raiser, but not in the traditional sense.

Audrey Bunchkowski Exhibit on Display Through September at Town Square

Audrey Bunchkowski Exhibit on Display Through September at Town Square

Artist Audrey Bunchkowski of Neshkoro will showcase her work in Town Square Community Center’s lobby gallery. The opening reception is set for Friday, September 7 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. The exhibit, including several pieces available for purchase, will be on display through September.

Green Lake BizStarts Offers a One-Day Business Basics Seminar

Green Lake BizStarts Offers a One-Day Business Basics Seminar

As part of its entrepreneurship support program, Green Lake BizStarts, the nonprofit community revitalization organization Green Lake Renewal is partnering with attorney Justin Sondalle, accountant Chris Taylor and retired insurance agent Phil Burkart to offer a business basics workshop on Wednesday, September 19 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in Town Square Community Center. The seminar is priced at $10 and is open to all aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners. 

Four-Week Stained Glass Workshop Back by Popular Demand

Four-Week Stained Glass Workshop Back by Popular Demand

Back by popular demand, artist Donna Marquart will be teaching a series of stained glass art classes on Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning September 4, 2018 through September 25, 2018 at Town Square Community Center in Green Lake. Participants of all skill levels can sign up for the four-week session for $100 per person, which includes most materials.

A River of Ginger Foxtale Flows On

A River of Ginger Foxtale Flows On

It all began with a blueberry soda that exploded all over the kitchen counters, leaving stained spots. Eventually transforming from live yeast in home brewing soda bottles that didn’t explode, to kegs inside of Green Lake’s Town Square, Foxtale is the area’s newest ginger beer brewing company.

Wasted Away Again in Margaritaville Bingo at Town Square

Wasted Away Again in Margaritaville Bingo at Town Square

The family-friendly, community-favorite game will feature a 50-50 raffle, door prizes, and special gifts sponsored by Goose Blind Grill and Bar. Bingo cards start at $10 each and are good for all games including the last blackout game for the progressive jackpot. Concessions, including soda, chips, beer, wine, and $2 Sheboygan hot dogs, will be available throughout the night. Doors open at 5:30 pm at 492 Hill Street, Green Lake.

2nd Annual Green Lake Community Street Bash

2nd Annual Green Lake Community Street Bash

The second annual Green Lake Community Street Bash is coming back to Downtown Green Lake on Saturday, September 1. The free event will take place overlooking the Green Lake Mill Pond on Water Street. Food trucks, street games and a cash bar will begin at 6:00 pm, with live music by the Davidson County Band from 7:00 – 10:00 PM. Special thanks to local philanthropists Mike and Jill Havey for sponsoring the community-scale party to benefit local nonprofit organizations.

Aerial Insectivores Presentation at Town Square

Aerial Insectivores Presentation at Town Square

The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club will host a special presentation about Aerial Insectivores on Wednesday, August 15 at 6:30 pm in Town Square Community Center. This promises to be a fascinating educational opportunity for nature-lovers in the Green Lake area. The event is free and open to the public.

Community Donates $95,000 Toward Mill Pond Terrace Project

Community Donates $95,000 Toward Mill Pond Terrace Project

More than 400 individuals expressed their continued commitment to the Green Lake area’s revitalization on Saturday, July 14, donating more than $95,000 toward the development of Mill Pond Terrace, as they gathered at the home of Joe and Tina Pregont for Green Lake Renewal’s annual White Hot Party.

Distinguished Artist Melissa Dorn Richards to Offer One-Day Workshop at Town Square

Distinguished Artist Melissa Dorn Richards to Offer One-Day Workshop at Town Square

Renowned artist Melissa Dorn Richards will be in Green Lake to share with participants the approach to her iconic blend of humor and abstract art at a one-day, all-day workshop on Saturday, August 11 from 10 am - 2 pm. The workshop is open to participants ages 16 and up and the registration fee of $90 includes a paint set, brush set, canvas and palette pad. Students are asked to bring their own sketchbook and colored pencils.

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $1,200 Progressive Jackpot

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $1,200 Progressive Jackpot

Amigos of the flamingo are invited to Pink Flamingo Bingo on Saturday, July 28 at 6:30 pm in Town Square Community Center. Players will be playing for the biggest progressive jackpot of the year of $1,200.

Exchanging a Food Truck for Four walls

Exchanging a Food Truck for Four walls

In between looking for a mop bucket and saying goodbye to the steady stream of satisfied customers, Matt Trotter, donning a well-worn Horseradish T-shirt that is less than 2 months old, sits down for what appears to be the first time that day…

Professional Development Workshop for Artists with Frank Juarez

Professional Development Workshop for Artists with Frank Juarez

This day-long program is aimed to assist emerging and established artists in creating a pathway to success. The workshop will cover topics on self- promotion, effective use of social media strategies, understanding the art market, strategic planning, and balancing studio time with business of art practices.