Spotlight: What’s Happening in Madison in November

November Events!

Henry Vilas Zoo - Painting for Penguins

Friday, Nov. 1 from 6pm-9pm Enjoy light refreshments as you stroll around the zoo after hours and view art created by local artists and some of our resident animals. Art is for sale. Tickets are on sale.

Monona Terrace Hosts: Winter Art Fair Off The Square

Sat. Nov. 9 & Sun. Nov. 10 Featuring over 135 Wisconsin exhibitors and a wonderful selection of art. square.html

Zoo Lights

Begins Nov. 29 – Dec. 29 from 5:30pm-9:00pm Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with one of Madison’s most unique events. Over 800,000 holiday lights throughout the zoo. Sip on hot chocolate and stroll through the zoo at night in this one of a kind festival of lights.

Cocktails in the Conservatory - Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Friday, Nov. 15, 7pm-11pm Sip cocktails in the tropical Bolz Conservatory and enjoy the beats of local DJs! All proceeds benefit the gardens!

Dane County Farmer's Market

Saturdays on the Square continue through Nov. 16 6:15am – 1:45pm, Downtown Madison

Festival Foods Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28 at 8am! 5-mile run, untimed 2-mile fun run, or an untimed 2-mile walk and is open to everyone of all ages and abilities. Don’t forget to bring your favorite cuddly companion for the 2-mile dog jog.

Hamilton - Presented by overture center and Broadway Across America

Tues. Nov. 19 – Sun., Dec. 8 tickets on sale.

Holiday Fantasy In Lights

Mid Nov. – Jan. 1, Olin Park, Madison.

60th Anniversary Concert: King & Country

Thursday, Nov., 7th at the Alliant Energy Center