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Phipps Calendar Oct. 8-15

For more information, contact The Phipps Center for the Arts at (715) 386-2305, (715) 386-8409 (box office) or

'Fiddler on the Roof'

"Fiddler on the Roof," will be performed on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. Nov. 6-29 on the main stage. Tickets are $23 for adults and $16 for all students with a current ID, with a $2 discount for the opening weekend, and a $2 discount for seniors on the Sunday matinees.

'Private violin lessons

Private violin lessons for students ages 7-adult are offered throughout the year by Sarah Bertsch, (715) 381-5735.

Private voice lessons

Elizabeth Hawksford Schaefer offers private voice lessons for ages 12-adult. Adults and homeschooled teenagers are especially welcome to call for available daytime openings. For more information, call The Phipps center at (715) 386-2305, ext. 101.

Ballroom dance parties

Ballroom dance parties will be offered on Saturdays, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and Dec. 19 from 7-10 p.m. in the dance studio. Tom Larson will offer a ballroom and Latin dance lesson during the first hour. Dancers of all experience levels are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Admission is $12 per person.

Visual arts classes

Workshops for teens and adults

A workshop on Photoshop will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a fee of $114. This class will be held at the new facility for ArtReach Alliance, 224 North 4th Street in Stillwater, Minn. Students may register for digital photography classes either through The Phipps at or (715)386-2305, or through ArtReach Alliance at or 651/439-1465.

A one-day workshop Creative Cards for adults, will be offered Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a fee of $75, including most materials. Students are asked to bring watercolor paints, brushes, and one half-sheet (15" x 22") of #140 cold press watercolor paper.

Yoga classes

Vinyasa Flow yoga classes continue Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Beginning yoga is offered Tuesdays and Fridays, 9-10:30 a.m.

Classes are ongoing and may be taken at any time. Punch-cards may be purchased for $120 per 10 classes. Punch-cards are good for any of the three classes offered each week. Students only pay for the classes they attend. Students should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Tai chi classes

Tai chi classes will continue Thursdays, Oct. 8-Dec. 3, excluding Thanksgiving Day, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The fee for eight sessions is $96.

Photography club

The Western Wisconsin Photographic Club meets regularly at The Phipps. Photographers of all levels of ability and experience are invited to these meetings. For more information, contact Margaret Strehlo, (715) 386-5048.

Healing Arts at Hudson Hospital

Currently on display are the works of Judy Dannholz, Lindsy Halleckson, Margaret Holmes, Peter Landherr, Michael McGraw, David Mngodo, Joonja Lee Mornes, Odessa, Selene Plum, Teri Power, Jodi Reeb-Myers and Victoria Demos Stevens.

Gallery exhibit

A series of exhibitions featuring work by area artists Kristen Arden, Danelle Griner, Theresa Harsma, Pamelta Valfer and Kasey Westra is on view through October 24. Galleries hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday noon to 4:30 p.m., as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters.

The Gift Gallery

The Gift Gallery offers unique fine art and traditional crafts by noted area artists. Gift certificates are also available. Gift Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4:30 p.m.; as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters.