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Thursday, May 18 4:00-8:00 PM
also: Thursday, June 8 4:00-8:00 PM
The Bodega, a free public market, returns to historic Breese Stevens Field. - A growing vendor lineup, an increased investment in entertainment and a wide variety of food carts will highlight the 2017 series.
The Bodega features farmers, artisans, antique dealers, and craftsmen selling locally sourced goods and produce. Far from an average farmers market, The Bodega will also feature live music, new interactive displays, a 60’ inflatable zip line and free yard games to ensure a family-friendly event for all. A wide variety of local beers and wine will also be available for purchase.......more
Sunday, May 21, 2017, 2-6pm
Isthmus presents Madison’s finest food cart festival in downtown’s Central Park. Join us from 2-6 p.m. for a taste of new and favorite food cart fare, street food samples from the Culinary Ladies Collective, musical entertainment by Mike Carlson and a selection of craft beer in the sun.
Ticket price includes entry & unlimited samples from over 30 carts. Beer will be available for purchase, served by Badger Honor Flight......more
Ken Notes: This may be the perfect event, Madison has some of the best food carts in the nation.
Ken Notes: FREE - If you are not listed call 608-334-2174...
5.20.2017The most unique event in Madison
The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation invites you to attend the Spring Gala, our 20th annual fundraiser, at the Wisconsin State Capitol on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Formal attire. Fine dining. Live music and dancing between the four arches in the rotunda. Don’t miss out on the most unique event in Madison! All proceeds help WWHF reach over 5,000 women with 6 statewide programs found in all 72 counties of Wisconsin.
WWHF is a 501(c)3 statewide nonprofit organization that provides health services and education for women and families.
Our mission is to innovate, impact and improve women’s health.
Open Mic NightWednesdays | May 17th - Aug 30th
May 19th | 9pm to 11:55 pm
A Musical Romp in the Swamp
Fri, May 12 - Sun, May 21
Nominated for 3 Tony Awards this whimsical show follows two friends — the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad — as they celebrate their differences and discover just how much caring and fun you can squeeze into every season of the year. Part vaudeville, part make believe, all charm. Children and adults alike will enjoy this enchanting musical....
Saturday, 9 am - 4:30 pm
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra celebrates Edo de Waart’s eighth and final season with the orchestra. Under de Waart, the renowned MSO has enjoyed sold out concerts, critical acclaim, and a celebrated performance in Carnegie Hall. This concert will feature principal cellist Susan Babini on the cello, and will be de Waart’s final Madison performance with MSO.
The program for the concert is as follows:
Mozart - Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527...more
Bloch - Schelomo: Hebraic Rhapsody
Elgar - Symphony No. 1 in A-flat major, Op. 55
Ken Notes: We need a battle of the symphony`s... de Waart vs. DeMain batons to the death!!
Friday, May 19, 2017 12:00 PM
Annual WLEM Ceremony honoring Wisconsin law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. The Memorial is located on the Capitol Square in Madison, WI (Corner of Pinckney Street and Mifflin Street)
Ken Notes: Thanks to all our officers and staff!
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.First Congregational United Church of Christ
con vivo!...music with life, concludes their 15th season with a chamber music concert entitled “Czech Mix” on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1609 University Ave. across from Camp Randall. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Orange Tree Imports: 1721 Monroe St., or at the door for $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for seniors and students.
Maestro John DeMain will conduct 14 musicians for con vivo!’s spring concert, “Czech Mix.”
con vivo! is a professional chamber music ensemble comprised of Madison area musicians assembled from the ranks of the Madison Symphony Orchestra, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, and various other performing groups familiar to Madison audiences...
Ken Notes: Maestro DeMain conducting a chamber group will be special...
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Start Date: 5/19/2017Jurassic Quest is a Dinosaur Adventure for the whole family. The main exhibit features over 80 realistic, life-size animatronic dinosaurs. Interact with, learn about and even ride a few of these creatures. Lots of fun activities for kids of all ages, including fossil digs, “Dino Bounce” area, face painting, Dino crafts and much more!
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