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    Winter Wonderland in Wisconsin

    Discover Winter Realms, Ice Castle An immersive winter experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Lake Geneva Tickets online: https://www.winterrealms.com/winter-realms-lake-geneva/ 6 Best Ski Resorts in Wisconsin For beginners to seasoned skiers and snow boarders. https://www.snowpak.com/wisconsin/best-ski-resorts Tyrol Basin Ski, Snowboard, Tubing. Slopes in Mount Horeb https://tyrolbasin.com/ Outdoor Ice Skating, Cross-Country Skiing & Winter Fun Cityofmadison.com/parks The Edgewater hosts an outdoor Ice Rink with view of the Capitol. Fire pits. Food and more. https://www.theedgewater.com/ 12th Annual Frozen Assets FestivalEdgewater & Lake Mendota Free Family Friendly events, 5k race and more. https://www.cleanlakesalliance.org/frozen-assets/ Your guide to sledding slopes in Madison and surrounding communities https://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/sleddinghill  FREE FISHING WEEKEND JAN. 20-21, 2024 On Free Fishing Weekend, you…

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    November Fun!

    Canoeing & Kayaking in Wisconsin- learn more on resorts, trails, rentals, waterways, bring your own equipment and more visit: https://www.travelwisconsin.com/things-to-do/outdoors/water-activities/canoeing-kayaking   Holiday Fantasy Light Display, Olin Park opens November 11 Visit: https://fantasyinlights.com/   34th Annual Winter Art Fair Off the Square, Sat. Nov. 11 & Sun., Nov 12- Monona Terrace Convention Center Hosting over 135 artists / vendors. http://www.artcraftwis.org/winter-art-fair-off-the-square.html   Devil’s Lake State Park- the most famous park in Wisconsin! Hiking, spectacular scenery and more! www.Devilslakewisconsin.com   Henry Vilas Zoo Lights November 24 – December 30 Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays Entrance times from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. Gates close at 9pm.  Experience the Zoo after hours under the glow of…

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    Enjoy the Fall Season!

    Wisconsin Fall Color Report  travelwisconsin.com/fall-color-report Devil’s Lake State ParkHiking, camping, fishing, spectacular bluff scenery, food stands and more. Devilslakewisconsin.com  Henry Vilas Zoo- Free AdmissionVisit the Polar Bears, Lions, Children’s Zoo, Carousel, Train rides and more! https://www.henryvilaszoo.gov/ Madison Parks HayridesEnjoy a hay wagon ride, pulled by a tractor in Elver, Olin, Warner Parks and Cherokee Marsh with scenic tours of the parks. https://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/reserve/hayrides.cfm Appleberry FarmCome visit the orchard for fresh picked apples and delicious cider, feed the chickens, sit by the duck pond, and enjoy hayride. www.theappleberryfarm.com Door Creek OrchardChoose from a variety of produce, including apples, grapes, and pears and specialty goods like cider, honey, and wool. www.doorcreekorchard.com Eplegaarden OrchardTake…

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    Fun in the sun!

    Fourth of July Fireworks Show-stopping, heart-pounding, fantastic fireworks! All over the state you’ll find communities showing off their spirit with awesome fireworks shows – https://www.travelwisconsin.com/article/fairs-festivals/fourth-of-july-in-wisconsin-top-10-fireworks-displays Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Presents 40th Season of Concerts on the Square https://wcoconcerts.org/concerts-tickets/concerts-on-the-square  Home Garden Tour- Olbrich Garden FRI, JULY 7, 2023 – SAT, JULY 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Olbrich Botanical Gardens presents six garden sanctuaries in the wooded Village of Shorewood Hills. Many gardens incorporate hardy native plants, focus on pollinator friendly flowers, and offer bird habitats. https://www.olbrich.org/calendar/home-garden-tour-2023 Your festival event guide for the Madison, Wisconsin Area, including Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Rock, and Sauk Counties. https://festivalguidesandreviews.com/wisconsin-festivals/madison-festivals/ Overture Center…

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    Area Holiday Traditions

    Holiday Express-Olbrich Botanical Gardens Dec. 3-Dec. 31, 10am-4pm Enjoy large scale model trains chugging through a festive scene of hundreds of poinsettias & fresh evergreens. https://www.olbrich.org/events/holidayexpress.cfm Visit the Wisconsin Executive Residence Free tour, encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. Register online for a 30-minute tour. https://wisconsinexecutiveresidence.com/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=788233&module_id=410963 Henry Vilas Zoo Lights Now – Dec. 30, Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  5:30pm-8:30pm Enjoy time at the zoo under the glow of almost a million lights! General Admission Tickets, children 3 and under are free. https://www.henryvilaszoo.gov/home/lights/ The Nutcracker- Holiday Classic Madison Ballet Overture Center For performance dates and tickets: https://www.madisonballet.org/the-nutcracker-2022 Holiday Fantasy In Lights…

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    What’s Happening Around Madison

    Dane County Farmers Market Saturdays on the Square Starting April 16 thru Nov. 12 6:15am-1:45pm On the Capitol Square, Downtown Madison https://dcfm.org/markets/saturday-on-the-square   Kids In The Rotunda- Overture Center Offering in-person and Live Stream Performances https://www.overture.org/programs/kids-in-the-rotunda   American Players Theater -Spring Green Full line-up of Plays including Love’s Labour’s Lost by William Shakespeare Art in the woods installations throughout the grounds July-October Midsummer Music and Tours  https://americanplayers.org/   Devil’s Lake State Park Hiking, camping fishing, spectacular scenery, and more! Devilslakewisconsin.com     Biking in Madison Parks Biking in and around Madison, Adventure Trails, Mountain Biking and more https://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/biking   Ice Age Trail – Runs through 30 counties https://www.iceagetrail.org/ice-age-trail/   Get Ready…

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    Your Neighborhood Farmers’ Markets

    Dane County Farmers’ MarketSaturday on the Square, April 16 – Nov. 126:15am-1:45pmhttps://dcfm.org/markets/saturday-on-the-square Hilldale Farmers MarketHilldale Shopping CenterWed. and Sat, May 7 -Oct 298:00am to 1:00pmhttps://hilldale.com/about/farmers-market/ Northside Farmers’ MarketNorthside Town CenterSundays 8:30am-12:30pm May 8- Oct 23 www.northsidefarmersmarket.org/ East Side Farmers’ MarketMcPike Park, 202 S. Ingersoll St., MadisonTuesdays: 4:00pm-7:00pmApril -Octoberhttp://www.eastsidefarmersmarket.org/ Westside Community Market750 University Row, UW Health Digestive Health Parking LotSaturdays, April 16-Nov. 127:00am-12:30pmwww.westsidecommunitymarket.org/ Fitchburg Center Farmers’ MarketAgora Pavilion – 5500 East Cheryl Parkway May–OctoberEvery Thursday 3pm–6pmwww.fitchburgmarket.com Full list of local farmers markets:https://www.cityofmadison.com/live-work/neighborhoods/farmers-markets Madison offers over 4000 community garden plots:https://danegardens.net/

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    Wisconsin’s Winter Wonderland!

    Just Because It’s Winter Doesn’t Mean We Can’t Play Outside! From Ice Fishing and Ice Climbing to SnowShoeing and Mini-Golfing,  3D Snowflake Making, Free Snowshoe Rentals, Frozen Luminaries,  and so much more. Not up for the tundra? No worries! We also have movies, art projects, live music, and more for you to enjoy.    Dane County Farmers’ Market IndoorsSat., Jan. 8 – Sat. April 9th, Garver Feed Mill 8amhttps://dcfm.org/fresh Frozen Assets FestivalDaily Events Jan. 31-Feb 5https://www.cleanlakesalliance.org/frozen-assets/ NARI Remodeling ExpoJan 29-30, Madison Marriott Convention Centerhttps://nariexpo.com/show-information/ Winter Carnival-MadisonPresented by: Wisconsin Union Feb. 7-12 Wisconsin Fishing ExpoFebruary 25- Feb 27Alliant Energy Center, Madisonhttps://wifishingexpo.com/ Play Madison ParksIce Skating, Cross-Country skiing, Disc Golf, Sledding Hills,…

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    Madison is Magical During the Holidays!

    Holiday Fantasy in Lights, Madison Tradition. Dusk till Dawn at Olin Park, Drive-thruhttp://www.fantasyinlights.com/ Henry Vilas Zoo Lights Now- Dec. 30th https://www.henryvilaszoo.gov/home/lights/ Holiday Song Walk – Olbrich Botanical Gardens Featuring local musicians offering a GPS activated Holiday Song Walk featuring a mix of holiday classics and original tunes as you work through the many gardens that you can listen to on your phone or headphones. Through the month of December. Learn more http://www.olbrich.org/events/holidayconcert.cfm A Madison Symphony Christmas- Fri. Dec. 3 – Sun., Dec 5Beginning with caroling in the lobby, and ending with the entire audience singing your Christmas favorites, this beloved Madison tradition launches the holiday season with our company of…

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    Your Neighborhood Farmers’ Markets

    Dane County Farmers’ MarketStarting June 19 back on the Capitol SquareDay: SaturdaysTime: 6:15am-1:45pm, on the Capitol Squarewww.dcfm.org Fitchburg Center Farmers’ MarketLocation: Agora PavilionDay: Thursday’s, now -Oct.Time: 3-6pmwww.fitchburgmarket.wordpress.com Greenway Station Farmer’s Market, MiddletonLocation: 1650 Deming Way, Parking Lot Greenway StationDay: Thursday’s, now- Oct.Time: 8am-1pmVisitmiddleton.com/farmers-market-guide Hilldale Farmers MarketLocation: Hilldale Shopping Center-parking lot behind L.L. Bean, off of Segoe Rd.Days: Wed and Sat.Time: 8am-1pmwww.hilldale.com Northside Farmers’ MarketLocation: Northside Town Center, 1865 Northport Dr., MadisonDay: Sundays, now-Oct. Time: 8:30am-12:30pmNorthsidefarmersmarket.org Westside Community Market Location: UW Health Digestive Health CenterDay: Saturdays, now-Nov. 6Time: 7am-12:30pmWestsidecommunitymarket.org