when: April 26th & 27th where: Galena River Bank, Galena IL 61036 what: Civil War encampments are back in town. Swarms of 1860’s blue and grey uniformed soldiers will blend once again into the historic skyline of Galena, IL.
The busy schedule calls for military drill in the morning, a battle in the afternoon, a parade in between. Civilians in period-correct attire will grace the camp in living history fashion. The public is invited to watch the proceedings of camp life, observe medical technology of the time and witness the re-enactment of the Siege of Vicksburg (MS), then relax and enjoy a classic Sanitary Fair.
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when: April 27th, 5:00pm where: Warner Park (2930 N. Sherman Ave. , Madison , WI53704) what: PurpleStride Madison is a family-friendly 5K run and 2-mile walk around the picturesque Warner Park. It is an event that unites the community by raising awareness and support for the fight against pancreatic cancer. The run/walk will take participants on a journey filled with hope and inspiration starting and ending at the Duck Pond. There will be children's activities, entertainment, refreshments and more. There is something for everyone. PurpleStride Madison is sponsored in part by First Weber Group.
Start time 9am
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Warner Park, 2920 N. Sherman Ave., Madison, WI 53704
$25 pre-event for Adults, $30 day of; Youth 3-12 $10 pre-event, $15 day of
Contact Diane Jensen 608-849-4661
when: Saturday, May 3rd - 8:30am - 11:00am where: SVA Certified Public Accountants (1221 John Q Hammons Drive, Madison, WI 53717) what: Join the BBB in honoring National Secure Your ID Day with SHREDFEST!
Did you know that protecting your identity is largely in your own hands?
56% of identity theft victims traced the theft to something that was stolen from their own possession. So here’s the first rule: If you don’t need it, destroy it! The BBB is here to help.
Bring up to 3 paper bags of documents (up to 50 lbs) and we’ll shred it for you - on the spot, for free! What should be shredded? Old checks, junk mail, bank and credit card statements, old tax returns and receipts, among many other things. For a records retention schedule, a list of items that should be shredded, or information about ShredFest, go to www.wisconsin.bbb.org/shredfest
when: Saturday, May 3rd (9am - 6pm) & Sunday, May 4th (10am - 4pm) where: Alliant Energy Center (1919 Alliant Energy Center Way) what: The Madison Antiques Show & Sale returns to the Exhibition Hall May 3-4. The show will be offering antiques in Pottery, Mission, Victorian, Deco, Stoneware, Cutglass, Art Glass Primitives,Americana, Coin-op Native American, Furniture, Sporting, Toys, Paper, Advertising, Oil Painting, Folk Art and MORE! Admission is good for both days. Antiques Appraisals will be offered (no coins, weapons or jewelry) from 1PM-4PM on Saturday and 12PM to 3PM on Sunday. Cost is $1 each with a 2 item limit (smalls only). This is a verbal appraisal only.
when: May 23 - 25 where: Stonefield (12195 Hwy Vv, Cassville, WI 53806)
what: Step back into the 1800s and experience the Wild West with a Vernian twist at the Stonefield historic site. Steampunk villians, lawmen, horses and heros, we'll have it all! From shottouts to saloon girls, square dancing to Grand Balls, come play at historic Stonefield and experience an Old West Steampunk Festival that will be like nothing you've ever seen. Experience the fusion of the Wild, Wild West combined with the ingenuity of Steampunk. More Info Here
when: Saturday, June 7th 10am-3pm where: State Street what: Cars on State Classic Car Show
State Street, downtown Madison Wis.
100 classic cars and trucks on State Street from the UW campus to the State Capitol!
when: June 10th - June 15th where: Overture Center (201 State Street) what:
A heart-warming tale of loyalty and friendship, and winner of FIVE 2011 Tony Awards®, War Horse tells the story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. When Joey is sold to the cavalry and shipped from England to France, he is soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land. But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness that is currently playing to packed houses in London and around the world. At its heart are astonishing life-sized puppets created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, that bring to life breathing, galloping, charging horses strong enough for men to ride.
June 15 - Join Heather Moore at the Opening of Copp's New Store
when: June 14th where: Copp's New Store (Located along Cottage Grove Road on the East Side of I 39-90, along County Road BB) what: Join WOLX's Heather Moore at the Opening of a new Copp's Store in the Grandview Commons development!
when: Monday, July 7th 4pm - 12am where: Badger Bowl (506 E Badger Rd) what: Save the Date! One Night Only! A Benefit at Badger Bowl with all donations benefitting local charities! Tenant Appreciation from 4pm-8pm & Music from 8pm-Midnight!