A Campus for the Creative Spirit
A Note from our Executive Director
Greetings from LOLA Arts!

As we navigate through these challenging times, LOLA is dedicated to offering programming for one to explore and nurture their artistic inclinations. Please consider participating in our current offerings listed below and on our website. Share them with your friends!

LOLA is committed to supporting our local artists. Be sure to visit the Artistree Gallery, located in the LOLA Building, Thursday - Saturday 10 - 4.

Are there classes/events/programming that you'd like to see at LOLA? Send an email to LOLA with your suggestions.

Sadly, we had to bury the Zombie Crawl this year due to COVID. Please consider patronizing the establishments from our 2019 crawl (located at the bottom of this newsletter) this month as a way of thanking them for their past participation in our crawl.


Jennifer Anderson
Violin and Viola Lessons Now Available at LOLA
Professional Violin/Viola player Beth Hassler is now offering beginner to pre-professional music lessons at LOLA. She teaches classical, fiddle, jazz, or folk, depending upon the desire of the student. Hassler is familiar with many different methodologies and will work with each student to determine what approach works best for them.

Lesson Details: 

  • Students ages 5 and up welcome
  • No previous music experience necessary
  • Students will need to provide their own instrument
  • The cost is $140 for 8 lessons

Call LOLA office for more information/to register
LOLA Classes
October 22 - 24 The Acrylic Experience - Acrylic Painting Workshop w/ Kay Brathol-Hostvet
This workshop offers an overview of the possibilities of the versatile acrylic medium, as well as the choice of a concentrated focus for experienced painters. Beginners and those wanting a refresher will learn to mix colors and explore the various mediums.The class consists of exercises based on technical experimentation, responses to journaling, music interpretation and group discussions.

October 16 Acrylic Pumpkin Wood Plaques with Sue Schurch
Enjoy this beginner acrylic painting class. Paint your own version of these 2 pumpkins. The larger pumpkin plaque is 9 × 9″ and the smaller plaque is 5 × 5″. Sue Brucks-Schurch will help you mix colors. Each student will receive 2 wood burned plaques, ready to paint. No experience is necessary.

October 31 A Fall Scene Acrylic Painting Class with Lisa Krueger
Enjoy a fun day painting this unique acrylic scene complete with an October’s full moon. One tree stands out in all it’s brilliance and is sure to be the focal point of your painting. A fan brush as well as sponges are used to create texture in the trees and grass. This is a no stress class. Lisa Krueger will walk you through step by step. No experience is necessary.

November 13 Birch Trees and Night Scene Watercolor Class with Lisa Krueger
Join Lisa Krueger as she shares simple but effective ways to paint using watercolors. She will share techniques that will be used in creating colorful birches and a striking evening scene. During class time participants will have the opportunity to finish a few small paintings on Arches watercolor paper. All supplies will be provided. Beginners are welcome. Lisa strives to create a no stress and relaxed environment.

Dedication of Public Art Interactive Mural
On October 7th, the newest Land O' Lakes Public Art project was formally dedicated with help from Mrs. Benecke's 4K/5K multi-age class. (Land O' Lakes Elementary School) Students enjoyed decorating the animal cutouts with chalk. This interactive mural, created by LOLA in collaboration with the Land O' Lakes Public Art Committee, is for all ages to enjoy! Chalk is available for use in the chalk houses - Create, Share and Repeat!

LOLA's Reader's Theater Goes on Tour!
Join LOLA Arts Reader’s Theater on Sunday, November 8, 2 pm, at the Three Lakes Center for Arts venue in Three Lakes as Marie and Sal: A Retrospective, an original play by Cindy Pesek, fills your afternoon with laughter and tears, favorite musical numbers, and a good old fashioned life story.

Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance.

Marie and Sal: A Retrospective, is a love story. All love stories include laughter, happy times, misunderstandings, tragedy and crisis, complications and times of harmony. Marie and Sal have many decades of true love to sustain them, but is it enough to keep them together through Marie’s crisis of heart? What can Sal do or say to keep their marriage together? 
Zombie Crawl 2019 Stops

Please patronize these establishments this month and let them know you look forward to seeing them at the 2021 Zombie Crawl!

Open Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Call with your questions or visit the LOLA website for more great updates!