Happy Holidays!

Thank you for your generous support this past year! Wishing you a joyous, healthy and festive season!


Northwoods Arts Council

“Bringing the Arts to Life” 2019 Events

Friday, July 12 & Saturday, July 13: Josh Duffee and his Big Band will return for a two-day music festival, “The First Ladies of Song.”  This year, the popular annual event will pay tribute to the iconic female vocalists of the Big Band Era, including Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Peggy Lee and Anita O’Day.  Audience-favorite instrumentals will also be performed.  Concerts will be performed at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the Hackensack Community Building. 

 • Saturday, August 10:  The Northwoods Art and Book Festival will feature artists, authors and author presentations in the Hackensack Community Building, UCC Church, and along Lake Avenue East.  The 2019 festival will be “bigger, better and new!” The popular attractions of exhibits, food and music will return, joined by exciting new activities for all members of the family.   The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.