Wisconsin's Elkhart Lake

2012 Guide for Visitors

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12 Shops and Galleries From unique collectibles and gifts to souvenirs, Elkhart Lake shops and galleries offer visitors an interesting and diverse shopping experience. Artisan Studios Abler Art Glass Gallery 16205 Little Elkhart Lake Rd; Kiel (920) 894-7391 www.ablerartglass.com A contemporary gallery of creative concepts in glass, with works by the Ablers and more than 60 other artists. Tour the landscape gallery outdoors. Restoration, designing and custom glass services available. Open Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., or by appointment. Drees Woodcarving Studio N7776 Little Elkhart Lake Rd.; Elkhart Lake (920) 876-2823 The production studio of Jan Drees features many sizes of hand-carved figures with specialty Santas and St. Nicks, also concrete garden ornaments and stand-alone statuary. Open by appointment. Egress Etch 111 S. East St.; Elkhart Lake (920) 876-3200 www.egressetch.com Learn the art of glass etching at Egress Etch. Beginner and advanced classes are available by appointment. Group rates for parties in your home make an affordable and entertaining event for your guests, too! Call to order custom etching stencils and supplies for glassware, windows...anything glass! Unique sculptures are on display to enjoy and to purchase at many of Elkhart Lake's fine galleries. Two Fish Gallery & Sculpture Garden 244 E. Rhine St.; Elkhart Lake (920) 876-3192 www.twofishgallery.net Set in an early 20th century Arts and Crafts style bungalow surrounded by gardens, the gallery features fine art and fine craft by regional and ETC…A Collection of Artists 16205 Little Elkhart Lake Rd., Kiel (920) 894-7391 www.ablerartglass.com Come and experience this gallery showcasing artwork in a variety of media. A division of Abler Art Glass Gallery. Open Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 4p.m., or by appointment. national artists. Showcasing special exhibitions and classes, the gallery and gardens are open year-round with extended summer and holiday hours. Open Friday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., and by appointment. Legendary Gambling A became the accepted standard in the state and, for all of its resort charm, Elkhart Lake became touted as a gambler's paradise. The popularity of the slot machine among resort visitors took the village by storm. With the Roaring Twenties came an influx of roulette and poker at four well- established Elkhart Lake area gambling halls. The end of this legendary era was signaled when, after years of lax enforcement, Elkhart Lake's infamous Paddock Club was raided and gambling equipment destroyed. www.elkhartlake.com s a popular tourist destination in the early 1900s, Elkhart Lake could not escape the wave of illicit gambling. Illegal gambling

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