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Get the latest information on all there is to do this fall by using our calendar below. Search by date, category or keyword and find a uniquely Madison experience that will make your visit memorable.

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10-21-2014

Special Event

History Sandwiched In: Rethinking Jean Nicolet's Journey to Wisconsin

October 21, 2014
30 N. Carroll St., Madison, WI 53703
Wisconsin Historical Museum
12:15 to 1 pm
Special Event
Did the French explorer Jean Nicolet really don a Chinese robe when he arrived at Green Bay in 1634, thinking he had reached the fabled land of China? Join historian Patrick Jung and learn how this is just one of several ... 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 >

"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 >

3X Trivia with Veronica

Every Tuesday until March 31, 2015
117 S. Butler St., Madison, WI 53703
The Bayou: A New Orleans Style Tavern
From: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Ms. Veronica hosts an adult version of League Trivia. 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 >

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 >

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 >

10-22-2014

Special Event

Alcestis at American Players

October 22, 2014
5950 Golf Course Rd., Spring Green, WI 53588
American Players Theatre
Starting: 1:00 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 David F... more >

Spotlight Cinema

October 22, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
7:00 pm
Special Event
Photo credit MMoCA. This fall, MMoCA’s Spotlight Cinema will feature Madison premieres of eight critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary and narrative feature films. The series, which is curated by... more >

Spotlight Cinema

October 22, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Starting: 7:00 PM
Special Event
Photo credit MMoCA. This fall, MMoCA’s Spotlight Cinema will feature Madison premieres of eight critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary and narrative feature films. The series, which is curated by... more >

Willy Street Co-op Documentary Screening

October 22, 2014
2090 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704
Starting: 7:00 PM
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

"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 >

Ivory Room: Solo Show

Every Wednesday until March 25, 2015
116 W. Mifflin St. or 111 State Street, Madison, WI 53703
Starting: 8:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Join us nightly to request your favorite 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 & Wed nights. more >

Les Miserables

Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday until October 26, 2014
1131 Janesville Ave., Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Fireside Dinner Theatre
Seven shows weekly Wednesday through Sunday
Ongoing Events
Photo courtesy of The Fireside. The Fireside is proud to present the world’s longest running musical! LES MISERABLES has won 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical as well as over 100 international awards. Seen... more >

Live Irish Music Session with Madison's Best Irish Musicians

Every Wednesday until March 25, 2015
7 W. Main St., Madison, WI 53703
Brocach Irish Pub
Starting: 8:30 PM
Ongoing Events
Live Irish Music Session with Madison's best Irish musicians. 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 >

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 >

10-23-2014

Special Event

Alcestis at American Players

October 23, 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 >
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