There are a number of events coming up in October at the Owatonna Arts Center. Currently on display through the 29th are the paintings of Kristoffer West-Johnson who is an Owatonna native. There will be a public reception to meet the artist on Sunday, October 8 from 1-5PM.

Opening on Sunday, October 8 will be a unique showing. It's Paper Folk Art cutouts by Joy Jacobson. She is an 85 year old resident of Aitkin, Minnesota.

As of Monday morning there were only around a dozen tickets left for the Annual Fall Luncheon and Fashion Show. It begins with a lunch at the OAC at noon on October 11 followed by a fashion show. Tickets are on sale at the Arts Center.

Let's see we've got art, food, fashion and let's go for books. On Sunday, October 15 Owatonna native Scott Nylund who is known for designing dresses for Beyonce has recently completed an illustrated children's book. There will be a read of the book at the Owatonna Arts Center on that date starting at 2PM.

Musically, October 22 is the date for the Shattuck St. Mary Music Concert under the direction of Dr. Eric Olson. The free concert begins at 1PM.

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