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10-30-2014

Special Event

Alcestis at American Players

October 30, 2014
5950 Golf Course Rd., Spring Green, WI 53588
American Players Theatre
Starting: 7:30 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Carissa Dixon. The last time APT took on a Greek, it was named Production of the Year by The Wall Street Journal. Alcestis revisits that extraordinary conflux of 5th and 20th Century poetry, as Da... more >

Found in Translation

October 30, 2014
800 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706
Starting: 6:00 PM
Special Event
Co-chief Art Critic for The New York Times, Holland Cotter was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2009. He has been particularly influential in introducing contemporary art from India and China to American audie... more >

Taste Traditions of Wisconsin: Haunted Wisconsin

October 30, 2014
30 N. Carroll St., Madison, WI 53703
Wisconsin Historical Museum
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Special Event
Delight in spooky tales and spine-tingling stories of Wisconsin’s most haunted locations with Michael Norman, author of Haunted Wisconsin. From Wisconsin’s most famous haunted house, Summerwind, to the Ridgew... more >

Willy Street Co-op Documentary Screening

October 30, 2014
2100 Bristol Street, Middleton, WI
7:00 p.m.
Special Event
The Willy Street Co-op presents A FREE DOUBLE FEATURE SCREENING OF "THE FIRST FORTY"  documenting the first 40 years of the Willy Street Co-op.  more >

Ongoing Events

"Geeks Who Drink" Trivia

Every Tuesday, Thursday until March 26, 2015
115 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Buck & Badger
Starting: 8:30 PM
Ongoing Events
Join us for trivia night at two exciting State St. bars, complete with prizes and drink specials. Buck & Badger: Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:30pm; Capital Tap Haus: Sundays 8pm. This night is a lot more entertaining ... more >

"Geeks Who Drink" Trivia

Every Monday, Thursday until March 30, 2015
107 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Capital Tap Haus
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 >

"The American Landscape: Seven Perspectives" art exhibit

Recurring daily until October 31, 2014
610 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53703
The Lowell Center - Conference & Lodging Facility
Ongoing Events
Exhibitors include Carl Bowser, Wayne Brabender, Marcia Getto, James Meldrum, Don Mendenhall, David Peterson, and Paul Thoresen. more >

Dueling Pianos

Every Tuesday, Thursday until March 31, 2015
116 W. Mifflin St. or 111 State Street, Madison, WI 53703
Starting: 9:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Dueling Pianos non-stop entertainment! Join us nightly request songs and sing along! Perfect for your special occasion or for just a night you won't forget! Dueling Pianos Thurs-Sat nights, solo all request shows Tues &am... more >

Fitchburg Center Farmer's Market

Every Thursday until October 30, 2014
5511 East Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg, WI 53711
From: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Local Places, Welcoming Faces. Great selection of seasonal produce, bakery, meats, fresh flowers, perennials, herbs, soaps, pasta, poultry, preserves, and honey from local Wisconsin growers/vendors. New this year wil... more >

Live Music: Johnny Chimes

Every Thursday until March 26, 2015
117 S. Butler St., Madison, WI 53703
The Bayou: A New Orleans Style Tavern
From: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Ongoing Events
Tickling the ivories in the NOLA way. more >

Meriter Hospital Farmers' Market

Every Thursday until October 30, 2014
202 S. Park Street, Madison, WI 53715
3pm - 6pm
Ongoing Events
Photo courtesy Meriter. Stop on by Madison's newest farmer's market, located outside the main entrance of Meriter Hospital. Come get fresh delicious produce from Madison's multi-cultural farm incubator, the Farley ... more >

Old Sugar Distillery Free Tasting and Tour

Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday until March 28, 2015
931 E. Main St., Ste. 8, Madison, WI 53703
Old Sugar Distillery
Thursdays and Fridays 4-10pm, Saturdays noon-10pm
Ongoing Events
Come visit Old Sugar Distillery in downtown Madison. Less than a mile from the Capitol, Old Sugar Distillery produces world class spirits using many local ingredients. Tours are free and last about ten minutes. You can... more >

Photo Midwest Festival Art Exhibit

Recurring daily until October 31, 2014
702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
From: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Ongoing Events
Photo courtesy Pyle Center. A collaboration of prints for PhotoMidwest. Featured groups are Human Interest, Black and White, Travel Interest, and Women's Interest. more >

Powwows: Performing Identities

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until November 15, 2014
30 N. Carroll St., Madison, WI 53703
Wisconsin Historical Museum
From: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Powwows provide an opportunity to unite people in celebrating, preserving, and sharing Native American heritage. They are a time for singing, dance competitions, feasting, honoring relatives, visiting with family and frie... more >

Segway Tours

Recurring daily until October 31, 2014
Downtown Madison, Madison, WI 53703
All American Segway
Ongoing Events
Photo courtesy All American Segway. Different guides tours are available everyday. Check out our website for information and booking instructions. more >

Stepping On Falls Prevention Program

Every Thursday until November 13, 2014
6408 Copps Avenue Monona, Monona, WI 53716
From: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Ongoing Events
Meriter-UnityPoint Health’s Stepping On Program empowers older adults to carry out health behaviors that reduce the risk of falls. This community-based workshop is offered once a week for seven weeks using adult edu... more >

Tour Frank Lloyd Wright's Unitarian Meeting House, A National Historic Landmark

Recurring every week day until October 31, 2014
900 University Bay Dr., Madison, WI 53705
Weekdays 10:30 and 2:30
Ongoing Events
The Unitarian Meeting House was completed in 1951 and was designated by the AIA as one of Frank Lloyd Wright's top 17 buildings in 1961. It had a major and lasting impact on church architecture and was designated as a Nat... more >

10-31-2014

Special Event

Baby's First Halloween

October 31, 2014
100 N. Hamilton St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Children's Museum
From: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Special Event
Photo courtesy of Madison Children's Museum. Join us for a Halloween party for our youngest visitors! Visit our photo booth to join our costume contest, and join us for a costume parade with live music through th... more >

Experience Madison College Events

Every Friday until November 14, 2014
1701 Wright St., Madison, WI 53704
Madison College
12:00-4:00 PM
Special Event
Get started on your journey at Madison College! Attend an Experience Madison College event at our Truax Campus to explore your options. All events begin at 12:30 p.m. Please arrive between 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. to chec... more >

Hilldale-O-Ween: No Tricks, Just Treats!

October 31, 2014
702 N. Midvale Blvd., Madison, WI 53705
Hilldale Shopping Center
From: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Special Event
For our smallest visitors, up to age 7.  Most retailers hand out candy or toys to children dressed in costume. Children must be escorted by a parent or guardian.  more >

Ongoing Events

"The American Landscape: Seven Perspectives" art exhibit

Recurring daily until October 31, 2014
610 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53703
The Lowell Center - Conference & Lodging Facility
Ongoing Events
Exhibitors include Carl Bowser, Wayne Brabender, Marcia Getto, James Meldrum, Don Mendenhall, David Peterson, and Paul Thoresen. more >

Dueling Pianos

Every Friday, Saturday until March 28, 2015
116 W. Mifflin St. or 111 State Street, Madison, WI 53703
Starting: 8:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Dueling Pianos non-stop entertainment! Join us nightly request songs and sing along! Perfect for your special occasion or for just a night you won't forget! Dueling Pianos Thurs-Sat nights, solo all request shows Tues &am... more >

Live German Music at Essen Haus

Every Friday, Saturday until March 28, 2015
514 E. Wilson St., Madison, WI 53703
Essen Haus German Restaurant
Starting: 8:30 PM
Ongoing Events
Photo credit Alex Lahti. Dance the night away to live bands performing spirited German drinking hall songs at the Essen Haus! Live music most Thursdays, and every Friday and Saturday. Check our website for performa... more >
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