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Utilize our events calendar below to find summer activities like outdoor concerts, farmers’ markets, and guided garden tours. Simply search by date, category or keyword, and discover unique Madison experiences.


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05-28-2015

Special Event

DREAM BIG - Bloom Where You are Planted with Annemarie Maitri

May 28, 2015
One N. Pinckney, Madison, WI 53703
DreamBank
From: 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Special Event
Before she created Bloom Bake Shop, Annemarie Maitri was just a woman with big dreams scribbled on random pieces of paper. Today, she’s living out her purpose baking delicious desserts from scratch , passionately so... more >

Greenway Station Farmers' Market

Every Thursday until October 08, 2015
1650 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562
From: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Special Event
Greenway Station makes it easy to enjoy farm fresh goodness throughout the growing season. Shop the Greenway Station Farmers' Market every Thursday, rain or shine, for locally grown fruits, vegetables, and flowers, plus h... more >

Madison Mallards vs. Wisconsin Woodchucks

May 28, 2015
2920 N. Sherman Avenue, Madison, WI 53704
Starting: 6:35 PM
Special Event
The Madison Mallards are a summer collegiate baseball team playing in the 18-team Northwoods League. The club draws over 6,000 fans per game at the "Duck Pond" at Warner Park on Madison's north side.  more >

Westmorland Neighborhood Historic Architecture Walking Tour

May 28, 2015
3742 Speedway Rd., Madison, WI 53705
From: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Special Event
Photo credit: Madison Trust for Historic Preservation. The Westmorland neighborhood was first platted as farmland in 1916, and expanded through 1960. Westmorland features cutting-edge housing options of the p... 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 >

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 >

Kilkenny Traditional Irish Music

January 29, 2015
1611 Aspen Commons, Middleton, WI 53562
Claddagh Irish Pub
From: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Traditional Irish band Kilkenny performs at the Claddagh restaurant/pub in Middleton every Thursday. Food and drink specials. more >

Live Music: Johnny Chimes

Every Thursday until September 24, 2015
117 S. Butler St., Madison, WI 53703
The Bayou: A New Orleans Style Tavern
From: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Ongoing Events
Johnny will play great NOLA music to enhance your dinner/happy hour experience at the Bayou. more >

Madison Trees

Recurring daily until June 26, 2015
610 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53703
The Lowell Center - Conference & Lodging Facility
From: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Ongoing Events
John Murray Mason presents a personal photographic journey through four seasons and 15 years in an exhibit displaying the tranquility and bleak beauty of trees in black and white. His collection of photographs features sp... 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 >

05-29-2015

Special Event

Edi Rey Y Su Salsera

May 29, 2015
800 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706
Memorial Union
Starting: 9:00 PM
Special Event
Salsa band playing genres of Latin music including Salsa, mambo, merengue, cumbia y cha-cha-cha. Schedule may change. See website for latest updates. more >

ENDURANCE - Lunch Time Yoga

May 29, 2015
One N. Pinckney, Madison, WI 53703
DreamBank
From: 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Special Event
Feel happier and healthier with this relaxing, body-strengthening yoga session in DreamBank’s inspiring space! Led by Cindy Weber, owner of Cinergy Fitness, this bi-weekly class offers a unique opportunity for your ... more >

Friday Live Music & Fish Fry on The Plaza

Every Friday until August 28, 2015
1001 Wisconsin Pl., Madison, WI 53703
From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Bill Fritsch. Every Friday enjoy great fried fish, fabulous views, & live music. See website for the weekly performance schedule. more >

Ongoing Events

Live Traditional Irish Music: The Currah

Every Friday until September 25, 2015
7 W. Main St., Madison, WI 53703
Brocach on the Capitol Square
From: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Enjoylive traditional Irish music with The Currach. more >

Madison Trees

Recurring daily until June 26, 2015
610 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53703
The Lowell Center - Conference & Lodging Facility
From: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Ongoing Events
John Murray Mason presents a personal photographic journey through four seasons and 15 years in an exhibit displaying the tranquility and bleak beauty of trees in black and white. His collection of photographs features sp... 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 >

05-30-2015

Special Event

Bounce and not Break 5K

May 30, 2015
8312 Forsythia St., Middleton, WI 53562
Keva Sports Center
8:00 am Registration 9:00 am Race Start
Special Event
The unique Inflatable 5K course put's a twist on your typical 5K. With a course full of various bouncing elements, obstacle courses and a giant inflatable finish, this race is fun for all ages! more >

FAMILY EVENT - Come with Me to See the World

May 30, 2015
One N. Pinckney, Madison, WI 53703
DreamBank
From: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Special Event
Follow along with Rooster from Eric Carle’s beloved book, Rooster’s Off to See the World, as he leads us around the world through stories! Edie Baran, local creative arts teacher and storyteller, will guide yo... more >

King Street Historic Architecture Walking Tour

May 30, 2015
Approx. 125 S. Webster St., Madison, WI 53703
From: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Special Event
Photo credit: Madison Trust for Historic Preservation. Here is where Madison began and where it reinvented itself through the years. In humble log cabins, cast-iron storefronts, and art deco skyscrapers, early busi... more >
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