Dane County is currently in Phase 2 of a structured re-opening, with many businesses operating at 25 to 50 percent capacity. Please check with individual businesses before visiting.

Read More

Madison Navy Week

  • Presented By: Navy Office of Community Outreach
  • Dates: July 13, 2020 - July 17, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Navy Office of Community Outreach

Given the challenge of social gatherings presented by COVID-19, this event will be done largely online via Facebook Live, Zoom, local media, and social media platforms, in partnership with several organizations throughout the Madison area.

Below is a tentative schedule and sampling of some potential featured events. More details coming soon.

Monday, July 13: The Great Lakes Region’s Connection to the United States Navy

  • Naval History and Heritage Command  - WI and the Navy
  • All about the USS Milwaukee - Presentation and virtual tour
  • Navy Band Great Lakes - Online meet and greet with the  musicians of Navy Band Great Lakes
  • “Ask a Sailor Anything” - Interview with a sailor from the Madison area currently serving

Tuesday, July 14: Learning with the Navy

  • Music class - Masterclasses taught by the talented musicians of Navy Band Great Lakes
  • STEM Comes to Life - Robotics demonstration with the Explosive Ordinance Division
  • “How to Pack a Parachute” - Virtual demonstration presented by the Navy’s Leap Frogs
  • Predicting the Weather - Meteorology and Oceanography Command Class
  • Math and STEM - Virtual class presented by the US Naval Academy STEM Center

Wednesday, July 15: Business and Leadership

  • Flag Officer Welcome - Virtual meet and greet with Madison Navy Week’s Flag Officer, Rear Admiral Ed Anderson
  • “The Navy the Nation Needs” - Video presentation and Q&A
  • Local connections - Virtual meetings with Rear Admiral Ed Anderson, elected officials, and local business leaders
  • Doing Business with the Department of Defense - Workshop presented by the Navy Office of Small Business

Thursday, July 16: Hometown Heroes

  • USS Wisconsin - Presentation and virtual tour presented by Naval History and Heritage Command & Wisconsin Veterans Museum
  • Local Connections - Video greetings from local sailors currently serving
  • About the Madison NOSC - Presentation and virtual tour

Friday, July 17: Navy Careers

  • “Day in the Life”  - Interview with a local sailor currently serving
  • Protecting our Seas  - Environmental Stewardship in the US Navy
  • Who drives? - Underwater Navigation and Oceanography class
  • We’re All Navy - Personal stories from sailors serving as culinary specialists, public affairs officers, engineers, nurses, pilots, and more
  • US Naval Academy - Admissions Q & A