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If you're looking for things to do in Madison, WI, this spring--indoors and out--keep connected with our events calendar. Simply search by date, category, or keyword to discover “don’t-miss” Madison experiences.

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04-27-2015

Special Event

MCM Open Mondays

Recurring monthly on the last Monday until April 27, 2015
100 N. Hamilton St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Children's Museum
From: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Special Event
Photo courtesy Madison Children's Museum. The museum is OPEN the last Monday of each month through April, and on Mondays when MMSD schools are closed. more >

Ongoing Events

"Music Is..." Art Exhibit

Recurring daily until April 30, 2015
610 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
From: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Ongoing Events
In 2013 and 2014 Mike Anderson assisted the UW-Madison School of Music in a project to update their photo library. Many of these images were used to revise the School of Music website. During this time Mike was invited ... more >

04-28-2015

Special Event

Abraham Lincoln in Song

April 28, 2015
30 N. Carroll St., Madison, WI 53703
Wisconsin Historical Museum
From: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Special Event
The month of April marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination. The life of Abraham Lincoln spanned a period of change, growth and struggle in our young nation, and the music of his era moving... more >

Content Marketing to Grow Your Business with Spencer Smith and Jenna Atkinson

April 28, 2015
One N. Pinckney, Madison, WI 53703
DreamBank
From: 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Special Event
Learn what content to produce and how to best publish it, how to use content as an inbound marketing vehicle and how to get "buy-in" from other members of the team. If you’re a business owner that wants t... more >

Content Marketing to Grow Your Business with Spencer Smith and Jenna Atkinson

April 28, 2015
One N. Pinckney, Madison, WI 53703
DreamBank
From: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Special Event
Learn what content to produce and how to best publish it, how to use content as an inbound marketing vehicle and how to get "buy-in" from other members of the team. If you’re a business owner that wants t... more >

Early Music Ensemble

April 28, 2015
Mosse Humanities Bldg., Madison, WI 53706
UW-Madison School of Music
Starting: 8:30 PM
Special Event
Jeanne Swack, director. A concert of Baroque music with period instruments and voices. more >

Ongoing Events

"Geeks Who Drink" Trivia

Every Tuesday, Thursday until September 29, 2015
115 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Buck & Badger
Starting: 8:30 PM
Ongoing Events
Join us for trivia night, complete with prizes and drink specials. This night is a lot more entertaining than other trivia nights with rounds such as name that tune, picture rounds, and the questions are really funny. &... more >

"Music Is..." Art Exhibit

Recurring daily until April 30, 2015
610 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
From: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Ongoing Events
In 2013 and 2014 Mike Anderson assisted the UW-Madison School of Music in a project to update their photo library. Many of these images were used to revise the School of Music website. During this time Mike was invited ... more >

Shifting Gears Exhibit: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 10, 2015
30 N. Carroll St., Madison, WI 53703
Wisconsin Historical Museum
From: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Historical Museum. Travel through 130 years of Wisconsin cycling history in the new exhibition Shifting Gears: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling. Showcasing the crucial role that Wi... more >

StoryBook: Narrative in Contemporary Art

Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until May 17, 2015
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Tuesday-Thursdays 12-5 pm, Friday 12-8 pm, Saturday 10 am-8 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm
Ongoing Events
The current exhibitions on view at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art are Storybook: Narrative in Contemporary Art, and Eric and Heather ChanSchatz: 22nd Century.  more >

04-29-2015

Special Event

Bicycling for the Earth and Your Health

April 29, 2015
330 Femrite Dr., Monona, WI 53716
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
From: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Special Event
To celebrate Earth Month and Monona's Year of the Bike, the Aldo Leopold Nature Center is capping off a ‘Green Living Month’ theme in our indoor exhibits with a fascinating talk on the benefits of biking. The... more >

Health and Wellness Presentation

April 29, 2015
One John Nolen Dr., Madison, WI 53703
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
From: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Special Event
Obesity is a growing epidemic in the US today. Many individuals dealing with weight issues are lured into trying fad diets marketed by the weight loss industry. Today individuals without weight issues also try these diets... more >

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Recurring daily until May 01, 2015
800 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706
Memorial Union
Starting: 7:30 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Skot Weidemann. Join us as we close our season in style with the blockbuster hit “Legally Blonde”! From a beloved film to a darling of Broadway, University Theatre is proud to bring this mu... more >

Longenecker Horticultural Gardens Tour: Early Spring-flowering Woody Ornamentals

April 29, 2015
1207 Seminole Hwy., Madison, WI 53711
UW-Madison Arboretum
Starting: 7:00 PM
Special Event
This free garden tour, led by Michael Jesiolowski, Horticulturist, will include the yellow and Little Girl Series magnolias, early lilacs and rhododendrons, and other spring flowering plants. more >

UW Jazz Orchestra with UW Honors Jazz Band

April 29, 2015
925 Bascom Mall, Madison, WI 53706
Starting: 7:30 PM
Special Event
Johannes Wallmann, director The UWJO workshops and performs music ranging from the classic big band repertoire to contemporary and cutting-edge concert jazz music by today’s leading jazz composers. They are joined... more >

Ongoing Events

"Music Is..." Art Exhibit

Recurring daily until April 30, 2015
610 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
From: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Ongoing Events
In 2013 and 2014 Mike Anderson assisted the UW-Madison School of Music in a project to update their photo library. Many of these images were used to revise the School of Music website. During this time Mike was invited ... more >

1 Million Cups Madison

April 22, 2015
201 W. Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703
Madison Public Library
From: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Ongoing Events
1 Million Cups is a free, weekly opportunity for local entrepreneurs and startups to engage. Its name is based on the idea that it takes one million cups of coffee to launch a startup. Each Wednesday morning, a startup p... more >

All Shook Up

Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday until June 07, 2015
1131 Janesville Ave., Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Fireside Dinner Theatre
Arrival times 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, 5:00 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Ongoing Events
No tight pants, no kissing and no loud music. Those are the rules in a small Midwestern 1950’s town until a stranger arrives and turns everything upside down. Enjoy laughs, romance, and a host of favorite Elvis clas... more >

Shifting Gears Exhibit: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 10, 2015
30 N. Carroll St., Madison, WI 53703
Wisconsin Historical Museum
From: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Historical Museum. Travel through 130 years of Wisconsin cycling history in the new exhibition Shifting Gears: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling. Showcasing the crucial role that Wi... more >

StoryBook: Narrative in Contemporary Art

Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until May 17, 2015
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Tuesday-Thursdays 12-5 pm, Friday 12-8 pm, Saturday 10 am-8 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm
Ongoing Events
The current exhibitions on view at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art are Storybook: Narrative in Contemporary Art, and Eric and Heather ChanSchatz: 22nd Century.  more >

Traditional Irish Music Jam Session

Every Wednesday until September 30, 2015
7 W. Main St., Madison, WI 53703
Brocach on the Capitol Square
Starting: 8:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Live Irish Music Session with Madison's best Irish musicians. more >
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