Blackhawk Woodcarvers Exhibit and Presentation...

Saturday, August 24, 2013 by

Saturday, August 24, 2013 Exhibit 10am – 3pm Kids Soap Carving 11am Presentation 1pm Come to Klehm’s Gallery for a special exhibit and presentation by the Blackhawk Woodcarvers. The exhibit will highlight different forms of wood carving with many examples sure to interest all ages. Kids will delight in using wood tools to carve soap with help from members of the Woodcarvers. At 1pm they will give a presentation talking about the wood carvings on display. The Blackhawk Woodcarvers is a local organization whose mission is to continue the old craft of woodcarving by encouraging anyone to seek and learn the art of carving. Cost: Included with Admission | FREE to Members Visit the Blackhawk Woodcarvers’ website and...

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Story Time & Fun with Two Toads Environmental Experience...

Saturday, August 17, 2013 by

Saturday, August 17, 2013 10am to 12pm This summer, kids will be captivated as volunteers read from nature themed stories in the Nancy Olson Children’s Garden. Each story will be followed up by a related activity with Jan and Mary from the Two Toads Environmental Experience. The fun can keep going when you pack a picnic lunch for the family.  Klehm has two picnic sites, one in the Children’s Garden. Cost: Included with...

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Common Ground

Sunday, August 11, 2013 by

Sunday, August 11, 2013 Gates open 4pm, Concert starts at 6pm Sit back and relax with a glass of wine as you enjoy an open-air concert in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden. Bring a chair, pillow or blanket and a picnic dinner. Free guest shuttle service to and from the parking lot is provided at no charge. Doors open at 4:00pm so you have plenty of time to explore the gardens and grounds before the concert starts. There will be food and drinks available for purchase by Calvanese Deli Italia and Javamania. All concerts are held outdoors so don’t forget the bug spray! Concerts are held rain or shine. We have a rain site, so no concert will be canceled. Common Ground is a funky dance band covering hits from the 50’s through today. This...

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Bonsai Society Exhibit & Class...

Saturday, August 10, 2013 by

Saturday, August 10, 2013 Exhibit 10am-3pm | Class 1pm Learn the history and philosophy of this elegant horticultural technique. Bill Horschke, president of the Rock River Bonsai Society will discuss the science of bonsai and explain how it includes more than just the small trees usually associated with this technique.  In addition to the class, the Bonsai Society will have an exhibit of Bonsai trees displayed in the Visitors Center along with information about the art of Bonsai and their club. The exhibit is included in the admission to Klehm grounds. Class Cost: Free to members, $5 public To register for the class, visit our Event Registrations...

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