news September 2011

September 27, 2011
On Friday, October 7th from 6 to 11 p.m. and Saturday, October 8th from 2 to 11 p.m., Old Town Lansing will transform into a two-day, German celebration, complete with polka music, authentic beer, food and entertainment. Now in its sixth year, the Old Town Commercial Association (OTCA) presents Mid-Michigan’s largest German-style Oktoberfest.
September 16, 2011
LANSING, Mich. - A sale of original woodblock prints to benefit Japan's Tsunami Victims created by artists from around the world. The Baren Forum, an on-line resource connecting Woodblock print artists from around the world (www.barenforum.org/japan) is raising money to benefit Japan as they recover from the March 11, 2011 tsunami and earthquake.
September 16, 2011
Turnder-Dodge House will be presenting a large collection of art works dating from the 18th-20th century, which have been donated as a fundraising project to benefit the organization. Included in this show and sale are prints, oil paintings, drawings and lithographs which include but are not limited to Japanese woodblock prints, Chinese paintings, 18th century English architectural prints, and also feature is a selection of antique and collectible jewelry, silver, glass, books and small furniture items.
September 9, 2011
LANSING, MI. – The Old Town Commercial Association (OTCA) announced a new program earlier this week called Art Spot, a public art series that will turn what is currently a public and private alley used for parking and pedestrians into an outdoor gallery. “This is a project that the Design Committee and several property owners in the community have been passionate for some time,” said Brittney Hoszkiw, executive director of the association.  Now, through a grant through the Capital Area Community Foundation, those plans will become a reality.
September 7, 2011
Friday October 7 from 6 to 11 p.m. and Saturday October 8 from 2 to 11 p.m., Old Town will transform into a two-day, German celebration, complete with polka music, authentic beer, food and entertainment. Now in its sixth year, the Old Town Commercial Association (OTCA) presents Mid-Michigan’s largest German-style event.
September 7, 2011
 It’s September and BluesFest is back again to bring Mid-Michigan another exciting free two day music festival. Every year the Old Town BluesFest attracts 15,000 attendees from across the city, state and region.