Nov 19 - Nov 20
Art of the Land is one of TLC’s biggest fundraisers of the year, and celebrates the beauty of nature and open spaces. This juried event features the works of regional artists and artisans who draw their inspiration from the local landscape. The event includes artwork, photography contest, live music, appetizers, raffle prizes and much more! Thirty percent of art sold supports The Land Conservancy of McHenry County’s mission to preserve our scenic, natural and agricultural lands.
Oct 9 - Oct 10
Art in the Garden: A Grassroots Art Fair Goes Wearable will be on: October 9th and 10th!
Find my booth 9/26, 10/3, 10/24, 10/31 at Crystal Lake’s newest weekend attraction, the Open Air Farmers Market+ At The Dole brings the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers & delicacies to Northern Illinois June through October. includes: Live Acoustic Music, Local Artists/Artisans, Children’s Activities, Food Trucks Featuring Brunch/Lunch Fare, A Bar Offering Brunch Beverages, Coffee Drinks and More for a relaxing Sunday..Winter Market Dates to be announced!
Cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Master gardener annual conference at MCC. This will be my 5th year vending my garden & nature inspired artisan jewelry at this event. I am a Master Gardener besides my studio practice, & I find inspiration in all things about gardening & the natural world❤️
WillOaks Studio is a proud Woodstock Small (Micro?!) Business. But thanks to our active local events calendar AND my big presence on the World Wide Web, being SMALL is a pretty BIG deal! And I love the holiday season, so come visit me, & find extra special OOAK gifts (for yourself too,❤️)
On the day after Thanksgiving, we turn on about a million little white lights all over the Woodstock City Square. Drop in for our Mingler at Mixin Mingle & begin some extra special Christmas Shopping from some of the Shop Small area businesses! ❤️WillOaks Studio will have a creative mixture of artisan jewelry & gifts, all hand crafted here in Woodstock ❤️ Visit me there!
Nov 8 - Nov 9
Main annual fund-raiser (& a very fun, artsy, gala event) for the Land Conservancy of McHenry County
♻️12th Annual Green Living Expo♻️ Learn about the latest in sustainable living, get ideas for energy saving, shop for green gifts, and take in fun, educational exhibits. ⭐️Find me on the Expo’s ArtWalk!⭐️
Oct 18 - Oct 20
Luckily it’s 3 days long because there is just so much to see & do on the 32nd Annual Autumn Drive. Find a map on their website & find me at STOP #1 with my collection of WillOaks Studio handmade enamels, jewelry & gifts.
Gardenfest is a one day event with vendors, presentations & workshops. It’s an effort shared by MCC & U of I Master Gardeners, as a celebrated affair to kick off the gardening season. I will display a collection of my pieces with nature and garden themes. My new pieces for Spring & Summer 2019 will debut at Gardenfest. For more information, email email@example.com or call (815) 479-7570
11/29, Thursday, Ladies Night Out at 5-9 pm https://www.mixinmingle.com/calendar-woodstock-il/woodstock-ladies-night-out-2018 Ladies Night Out is the most happenin' event of the year on the Woodstock Square. Hundreds of women from near and far come out to the shops and restaurants in this popular holiday outing.
To celebrate the warmth and magic of Woodstock's annual Lighting of the Square tradition (attended by thousands), Mixin Mingle is hosting a mingler featuring unique finds from community businesses. The event will be open from 5pm-9pm, and you can watch the Lighting of the Square in front of our store at 7pm. Shop here for original art jewelry by WillOaks Studio for holiday giving & beautiful wearing!
Nov 15 - Jan 5
The best art gallery in the area to shop for special gifts, wearable art & jewelry! Find art to give in every media including special holiday decorations cards & gift wrap! 11-15-18 to 1-5-19
Nov 9 - Nov 10
“Art that reflects or is inspired by the local landscape and all it provides.” Experience two nights of exceptional artwork, beautiful photography, live music and more, all in support of land preservation in McHenry County! WillOaks Studio has a booth display at Art of the Land and a portion of all sales will benefit The Land Conservancy
An annual Green Living Expo at McHenry County Community College which includes a curated selection of arts & crafts booths. Learn about the latest in sustainable living, get ideas for energy saving, shop for green gifts, and take in fun, educational exhibits. WillOaks Studio will be selling hand crafted, OOAK art jewelry, inspired by nature, wonderful for giving & beautiful for wearing!
Solo exhibition of handmade paper sculpture and wearable art jewelry by Karen Stahlecker aka WillOaks Studio. The theme & inspiration for these two bodies of work are the natural world.
Fair Diddley is an annual Woodstock craft fair that fills the town square with arts & crafts vendors. Concurrent indoor booths are at Mixin Mingle (in my case, I do not have a tent booth BUT all will be beautiful inside-find me there!!!
Find very special one of a kind gifts made by local makers!
Sep 9 - Sep 10
Our annual "Open Studio" tour, centered in Woodstock & extended county wide. As a "charter member" of the self-guided tour, one weekend a year, I transform my live-in art studio into an art gallery featuring my jewelry, prints, paintings & blank cards. Sponsored & organized by the WPBW, this event is a fundraiser for local causes.