Feb 7 & 8
Get ready for two very special nights of entertainment! The Plymouth Arts Center proudly presents KEITH ABLER WITH A LITTLE (Lotta) HELP FROM HIS FRIENDS, Friday and Saturday February 7th and 8th, 2020, at 7:30pm. This show is a fundraiser for the Arts Center with all funds benefiting the Plymouth Arts Center and its ongoing mission, which is: To Enliven the spirit of our community and to Enrich the lives of all by providing diverse experiences in the arts! Tickets for reserved table seating are $30 per person and includes one complimentary martini or glass of wine, or a beer. To order tickets, please visit the Plymouth Arts Center, 520 E. Mill Street, Downtown Plymouth, WI or call 920.892.8409. Tickets are also available online: www.plymoutharts.org
This show is generously sponsored by Sargento, Meyer Motors, Tricor Insurance, Love 98.5fm Radio Station, Dr. Frank & Cheryl Gatyas, Dr. Josef & Stephanie Gatyas, Dan & Barb Garton, Conrad & Barb Barrows, Paul & Kathy Sartori, BMO Harris Bank, and the Wisconsin Arts Board.
Keith’s inaugural Plymouth Arts Center show, entitled “Live Art,” was presented in 2001. Since that time, Keith Abler and Friends have generously presented numerous fundraising concerts including a 2018, PAC 25th Anniversary Concert, “An Evening with Keith Abler & Friends..Pilgrims & Pirates, Love @ 25.” Performers for the 2020 concert are Keith Abler, Luke Abler, Brian Augustine, Larry Baldock, Frank Gatyas, Cindy Howley, Bob McManus, Amy Schmidt, John Stoll, Judy Abler-Hughes, and Terry Abler.
Keith Abler, is a vocalist, songwriter, and instrumentalist who has been composing and performing music since 1966. In the late-’60s-early-’70s he recorded with the Love Society and Phase III bands before releasing his solo debut album, “Pilgrim,” in 1975. In 1974, the Sunblind Lion 6-piece rock band formed, and between 1974 and 1980, they recorded and released “Observer,” “Above and Beyond,” and “Live Lion.” Keith wrote or co-wrote all of the material for the band Gilbert & the Pirates’ 1996 album “Go Easy,” 2001 self-titled solo album “Keith Abler,” 2005 “Live at the Plymouth Art Center,” and a compilation album, “The First 30 Years,” released in 2007. Over his long musical career, Keith has performed with various other groups such as, Les Sax and His Musical Pirates, KEBO, The Tiki Bar Six, Dingo Abler & the Barnico Bills, Flashback, and several more of Les consequence. He has recorded and released eleven CDs of his original compositions in addition to the recent Sunblind Lion albums, “The Sanatorium,” (2017) and “Live Lion 2” (in 2018). He currently performs locally and regionally with the bands, the Abler Boys, an acoustic duo with his son Luke, SkyHouse, and Sunblind Lion. He sings for many weddings, bar mitzvahs, and funerals. He’s also a part-time member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Folk Group and the Youth Theatre Company.
The Plymouth Arts Center is a non-profit community arts center founded in 1993 to promote and nurture the visual and performing arts in all of Western Sheboygan County and beyond. The Arts Center hosts a vibrant schedule of events including…. fine art exhibitions in Gallery 110 North, live musical and theatrical performances, art classes for all, chartered bus trips, and special annual events, such as, the Cheese Capital Jazz & Blues Crawl for the Arts, Northern Moraine Spring Art Tour, Paint the Towns En Plein Air, and the nationally acclaimed, “Sartori Big Cheese Drop!” The PAC serves as an unique backdrop for private parties, meetings and community events. New members are always welcome. Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm; Sat-Sun. Noon to 3pm; or by special appointment. Closed on Mondays and Holidays.
Friday, May 7, 2021
Art, All Ages
PLYMOUTH, WI- The Plymouth Arts Center will open a new art exhibit in its Gallery 110 North on Friday, May 7th. “Alive in the Arts” is the organization’s 26th annual juried exhibition showcasing Wisconsin Fine Artists. Juror Bonnita Budysz was the juror for this year’s 26th annual competition. Bonnita reviewed artwork from artists living and working throughout the state of Wisconsin. The public is invited to view the exhibition beginning Friday, May 7th. The opening reception will be held from 5-7pm with live musical entertainment and complimentary appetizers. There will be a cash bar. Guests are required to follow PAC guidelines posted at our entrances and on our website when visiting the gallery, and gift shop. “Alive in the Arts” will be on display through August 6, 2021. The show is generously underwritten by Wisconsin Bank and Trust, 20/20 Visions, Dr. Sharon Roberts and Dr. Brad Wicklund, and Conrad and Barbara Barrows.
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Community Event, All Ages
Please join us for the Plymouth Gateway Arch Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Celebration! The Plymouth Advancement Association, in partnership with the Plymouth Arts Center, Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, and Plymouth Historical Society, invites the community to attend “From Cheeseville to the Cheese Capital of the World.” This celebration to dedicate the Plymouth Gateway Arch and restored Railroad Trestle, will be held in historic downtown Plymouth, Wisconsin, Saturday, May 29th from 10am to 3pm (with a rain date of Sun. May 30.) Admission for this fun, family event is free.
Sargento, Bank First , McKenzie Financial , Huberty , Cow Country Radio Station , SUPPORTING SPONSORS , Antoinette’s Casual Dining , The Cheese Counter , Deo’s Pizzeria & Pub , Knosh Eatery & Catering , Quit Qui Oc Golf Club & Restaurant , Inn on Hillwind B & B , Parker John’s BBQ & Pizza , Blind Horse Restaurant & Winery , Lake Street Cafe , The Hub Coffeehouse & Studio Cafe , The Fig and the Pheasant , Red Shorts Cafe ,
June 4-5, 2021
Art, All Ages
Click Here for a Printable PDF Spring Art Tour Guide More than 40 artists at 16 different venues await you this spring for the 7th Annual Northern Moraine Spring Art Tour. You’ll have a chance to meet painters, potters, furniture makers; fiber, glass, metal and leather artists, photographers and more. There will be demos, door prizes, and the opportunity to purchase original, fine art directly from the artists who created it. Admission is free!