Music is in the air in Green Lake and you can catch it at many different locations in Green Lake. Enjoy live music at local restaurants/bars and other public venues, including Thrasher Opera House. The historically restored Thrasher, brings Green Lake Wisconsin patrons quality programming from music and theater to opera and dance. The Green Lake Festival of Music, an organization rooted in Green Lake since 1979, brings world-class artists from throughout the US and abroad to both the Thrasher and Ripon College. Every Wednesday in Summer, you can head to Deacon Mills Park to experience Green Lake’s Concerts in the Park. Showcasing a wide range of musical styles, from classic rock to the exhilarating brass and drums of the University of Wisconsin marching band, there is truly something for everyone.
The art community in Green Lake, Wisconsin is thriving with many art galleries, shops, classes and shows. Many talented artists call Green Lake home. You can find their art at one of the local art galleries or see it on display at the Green Lake Fine Art Show, which happens every August. This elite show draws hundreds of artisans to Green Lake, Wisconsin annually and provides a great opportunity to view and purchase unique pieces. All that art may inspire you to pursue your own passions for art and Green Lake offers that too. Many art and education opportunities are available at Town Square, Green Lake’s community center. Town Square offers classes for all ages and interests including painting, sewing, woodworking, papermaking, photography and so much more. The Caestecker Public Library provides further opportunities for the arts and entertainment. Catch an author’s lecture or enroll in one of the many classes they offer all year long.