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Welcome to the Dane County Fair

Where the country meets the Capital city, and the fun never ends!

Join us at the Alliant Energy Center, July 19-23, 2017, for the Dane County Fair. With many new attractions and features, along with classic favorites, the Dane County Fair is your Ticket to Fun this summer.


Fair Admission includes FREE access to:

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Ken Notes: Welcome visitors!

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Opera in the Park 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 8 p.m. | Garner Park | Free Admission

Join us for the 16th year of a Madison summer tradition! Opera in the Park has become the very definition of what Madison Opera means to our community. In beautiful Garner Park, the stars come out in the sky, the light sticks come out in the audience, and singers from our upcoming season share their favorite opera and musical theater numbers, along with the Madison Opera Chorus and Madison Symphony Orchestra.

Come discover what happens when our community comes together around beautiful performances, beautiful music, and a beautiful summer night. 

Opera in the Park 2017 features:

Soprano
Cecilia Violetta López*
Mezzo-Soprano
Adriana Zabala                             
Tenor
David Walton*
Baritone
Will Liverman

Conducted by Joseph Mechavich


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Calendars - Things To Do in the Madison Area
MadisonNotes does NOT maintain a calendar because there are so many great ones already! Here are a few we like, many will allow you to submit your event.
Madison Magazine
Madison Uw
UWarts Edgewood Olbrich Parks
Visit Madison UW WORT

Monona
Yelp Downtown

Madison Area Chambers

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Ken Notes: FREE - If your calendar or chamber is not listed call 608-334-2174...

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Summer Restaurant Week 2017

Sunday, July 23 - Friday, July 28, 2017

Welcome All Food Lovers! Share your experience using #RWMadison!

Madison Restaurant Week has quickly become one of the city`s most popular culinary traditions. Thousands of area residents make their way to support the local dining community by exploring the newest restaurants and hitting up old favorites.

Mark your calendars for this year`s Summer Restaurant Week!

This semi-annual event is the perfect opportunity for food lovers to sample some of Madison`s finest local offerings. Starting at $25, participating restaurants offer a prix-fixe menu with 3 courses and 3 options of each course. Some restaurants offer a reduced menu for $15 for lunch. This year, some restaurants are also offering $30 and $35 dinner options....

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Ken Notes: A great reason to Visit Madison!!!

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American Girl Benefit Sale

July 22 – 23, 2017
SALE LOCATION:
8830 N. Greenview Drive, Middleton, WI 53562

The annual American Girl Benefit Sale attracts over 7,000 shoppers from all over the country and brings in nearly $1 million dollars each year. All funds raised go to support the exhibits and programs of Madison Children’s Museum and American Girl’s Fund for Children, which provides grants for charitable programs for children throughout Dane County.

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Ticket Information
About the Sale
Sale FAQ
Rules and Regulations
Other Activities at the Sale
Area Information – Visit Middleton
Hotel Information
Contact Us

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Venues - Madison Music and Theatre Venues

Overture
Entertainment


Alliant
Uw
Wisconsin Union






You Belong Here

Other Entertainment Venues in Madison

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UW Events ... More @ the link...

Saturday 9 p.m. Pat McCurdy  The Wisconsin Union

Sunday 5-6 p.m. Summer Sunday Concerts in the Garden  Allen Centennial Garden

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Ken Notes: Sooooo Much more at the link....

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Children`s Theater of Madison - The Wizard of Oz, Young Performer`s Edition

Thu, Jul 20 - Fri, Jul 21

The Playhouse: $8

Dorothy and her new found friends embark on a quest through the magical land of Oz.

Summer Stage at CTM features performances by students in our Educational Programs. (CTM’s professional Theater for Young Audiences season kicks off in October).

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Stay - Places to Stay in the Madison Area

Sponsoring Hotels and Lodging in the Madison Area



Madison Radison


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Places to Stay









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Other places to stay in Madison

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Flick & Float! Monona

Friday, July 21 - 7:00 - 10:30 pm

Back by popular demand, the Monona Community Pool will host two separate Flick ‘n’ Floats at the pool. There will be games and prizes for the kids, music for everyone, concession specials, and when the sun goes down, we’ll show a movie on our inflatable big screen! Flick ‘n’ Float movie nights require an admission fee of $2 per person or season pass.  


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Her Dream, A Pen and a Book

Broom Street Theater

1119 Williamson St.,
Madison
, Wisconsin 53703

Welcome to Cape Cache, a village cursed centuries ago to remain apathetic and complacent against both the trials and joys of the world. Along with this infliction came the mysterious Dreams, guardians from another world to inspire children as they grow up. With their guidance, everything should be in order – but the scales are tipped when families reject the Dreams, and the solemn Corvid swoops in to steal them away. Catry of Cape Cache and Todd the Dream set out to reunite a lost pair in a whimsical fantasy tale of goodwill, hope, and sacrifice....

     
 

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Places to Dine and Relax in the Madison Area
Supporting Restaurants and Pubs in  the Madison Area

Twist Bar & Grill
Your Soccer HQ



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All Restaurants









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All Madison Restaurants and Pubs

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Tonight!!! Concert on the Square

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Orchestral Fantasy Featuring WCO principal flute, Brandon LePage
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra presents the fourth Concert on the Square on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 7 PM to 8:30 PM on the King Street walkway. In case of rain, the concert will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2017.


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YOUR Lunchtime Live

7/18/2017 Mascot Theory

Grab a blanket, grab a co-worker, and grab some lunch and enjoy the show on the beautiful Capitol Square. These concerts will be Tuesdays at 12pm over the lunch hour, and will feature a different local band each week.

  • 7/25/2017 Driveway Thriftdwellers
  • 8/1/2017 Dave Hecht & Primitive Culture
  • 8/8/2017 Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo
  • 8/15/2017 The Tooles
  • 8/22/2017 The Big Payback
  • 8/29/2017 Joey Leone`s Chop Shop
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    Madison Notes Online Discounts - Coming Soon
    Soon visitors to Madison will be able to bring up online coupons for use in Madison. Promote your business to Tourists, EPIC Trainees, Badger Game Attendees, Students, Business Visitors, and so many more:
    • Buy One Get One
    • Out of Town Discount
    • Student/Senior Discount
    • Game Day Discount
    • Pay The Tip Discount 20%
    • Be Creative...

    Each coupon will cost $50.00 one time for set up and will last as long as you would like. Just email Coupon@MadisonNotes.com the details, we will set it up call you so you can see the finished product, and if you like it will post it online and send you an e-bill.

    Include in the email, Business, Discount or Promotion, expiration date if wanted and your contact info.  You will be billed once the coupon is reviewed approved and posted. Coupons will eventually be available to everyone at MadisonNotes.com/Coupons....


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    Madison Mallards vs. Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

    July 20, 2017

    Duck Pond at Warner Park

    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. 

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    Ken Notes: Been yet???

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    East Wash Jukes @ Capital Brewery

    July 20, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Locations: Capital Brewery
    7734 Terrace Ave
    Middleton WI 53562
    Tickets: Free

    https://www.eastwashjukes.com/

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    Restaurants From GMCVB
    Restaurants From:
    The Greater Madison
    Convention & Visitors Bureau


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    2017 Goals:

    MadisonNotes will advocate for:
    • Destination tourism (Plays, Events, Concerts, Etc.)
    • Regional, National and Global recognition of our restaurants, hotels, and venues.
    • A visitor and business friendly transit systems.
    • The cooperative use of venues to support conventions and other major events.
    • Downtown living for adults, from millennial`s to seniors.
    • Business travelers to extend their stay into the weekend or return visits.

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    Madison Theatre Companies
  • StageQ (Madison)
  • Strollers Theatre (Madison)
  • Madison Theatre Guild (Madison)
  • Encore Studio for the Performing Arts (Madison)
  • Four Seasons Theatre (Madison)
  • Broom Street Theater (Madison)
  • Undergraduate Theatre Association (Madison)
  • TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater (Madison)
  • Madison Savoyards, Ltd. (Madison)
  • Lamppost Players Children`s Theater (Madison)
  • Young Shakespeare Players (Madison)
  • Edgewood College Theatre (Madison)
  • Madison College Performing Arts (Madison)
  • University Theatre (UW-Madison) (Madison)
  • St. Bernard Players (Madison)
  • Music Theatre of Madison (Madison)
  • Opera for the Young (Madison)
  • Madison Opera (Madison)
  • Children`s Theater of Madison (Madison)
  • Playwrights Ink (Madison)
  • Kathie Rasmussen Women`s Theatre (Madison)
  • Forward Theater Company (Madison)
  • The Bricks Theatre (Madison)
  • Fresco Opera Theatre (Madison)
  • The Open Stages Project (Madison)
  • Are We Delicious? (Madison)
  • Madison Shakespeare Company (Madison)
  • Fermat`s Last Theater Company (Madison)
  • Know Better Productions (Madison)
  • Theatre Lila (Madison)
  • Mad Fools Guild (Madison)
  • Ark Improvisational Theatre (Madison)
  • Capital City Theatre (Madison)
  • Upstart Crows Productions, Inc. (Madison)
  • House Theatre Madison (Madison)
  • Left of Left Center (Madison)
  • Wilder Theater (Madison )
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