Plan your visit
There’s plenty to do, see, and explore in the beautiful area of east-central Wisconsin where the Green Lake Festival of Music takes place each summer. Here are some resources to help you plan your visit.
Caestecker Public Library – 518 Hill St., Green Lake, WI 54941
Demmer Recital Hall – C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, Ripon College
Union St. and West Thorne St., Ripon, WI 54971
Evergreen Retirement Community – 1130 N. Westfield St., Oshkosh, WI 54902
First Congregational Church – 137 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901
First Congregational Church – 220 Ransom St., Ripon, WI 54971
Fond du Lac Public Library – 32 Sheboygan St., Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Oshkosh Public Library – 106 Washington Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901
Ripon Public Library – 120 Jefferson St., Ripon, WI 54971
Thrasher Opera House – 506 Mill St., Green Lake, WI 54941
Town Square Ballroom – 492 Hill St., Green Lake, WI 54941
Green Lake is a welcoming summer destination, with abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation, relaxation, casual and fine dining, gallery and art-show perusing, and of course, great music of many genres at the Thrasher Opera House, where select GLFM concerts take place.
Experience Ripon‘s charming and historic downtown and nearby attractions, including Ripon College, home to GLFM’s Chamber Music Institute and Choral Programs, and where several concerts are presented at the Rodman Center for the Arts.
Paine Art Center & Gardens is a preserved historic estate with a mansion and gardens. It includes public art galleries and botanic gardens on three acres, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Also worth visiting nearby
Art Preserve – John Michael Kohler Arts Center on the outskirts of Sheboygan is a stunning experimental space that houses a wide range of artist-built environments from around the world. The building itself is a structural marvel that opened in 2021.
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center in downtown Sheboygan is dedicated to promoting the works of self-taught and contemporary artists, with 8 galleries, two performance spaces, a cafe, a museum shop, and a drop-in art-making studio.
Trout Museum of Art in Appleton is a primary location for the visual arts in central Wisconsin, with three floors of galleries hosting 12-18 exhibitions a year, showing work by local, national, and international artists.