The Shawano area is opening its doors and inviting visitors to get a glimpse of local artists at work, as well as colorful murals, barn and community quilts, and fall foliage. The fourth annual “Shawano Country Miles of Art” is a fall celebration of the arts and nature throughout Shawano and Menominee Counties (Shawano Country) in northeastern Wisconsin October 4 and 5, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event will include free, self-guided tours of area artists’ studios. Most of these studios are open only for this event, providing a unique opportunity to meet the artists and purchase their work. Host artists include David Aschenbrener, David Rand Memorial site, and Simon Levin. Other locations on the tour include the WOWSPACE Gallery in Wittenberg, Old Feed Mill on Pleasant Street in Gresham and the Yoga Room & Art Gallery, also in Gresham. Two additional locations feature American Indian and other area artists. The College of Menominee Nation's Cultural Center is hosting 9 artists and will have traditional foods. Woodlands Studio in downtown Shawano will feature 3 artists from the Grignon family and a guest photographer.