Justin Vernon returns to Oxbow The Oxbow Hotel is bringing back Bon Iver-front man and part-owner of the hotel Justin Vernon for two more Lock Inn events on Thursday, Sept. 13, and Tuesday, Nov. 20. Lock Inn events feature Vernon and his bandmate Sean Carey, performing live music during a six-course dinner created by The Lakely’s chef Nathan Berg. Musical performances by Vernon’s friends are also expected to take place, according to a news release from the hotel.
The Swampers salute farmers CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa Falls-based theatrical collective known as the Swampers will pay tribute to farmers in its latest production, “The Farmer Feeds Them All,” which the group will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 S. High St. The musical chronicles the joys and hardships of life on a family farm in Wisconsin, dating from pioneer families in the mid-1800s to the present. The show features an
Local business holds art reception An artists’ reception for the exhibit “Art Cartel” will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Tangled up in Hue, 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B. The exhibit features work by artists Brian Duerkop, Josh Dolan-Neill, Trevor Ostendorf, Mariah Knepper, Benny Haas and Steve Bateman. The reception will feature live music, snacks and the opportunity to meet the artists as well as a theatrical performance by Barebones Theatre beginning