Madison Events | 2021

Upcoming Events in Madison, WI

Jun
9
Parent & Baby Group
Becoming a parent is life changing. It can feel blissful, intimidating, easy, and hard. Connie Lambeth and Margaret Romano (two trained and experienced doulas, and parents!), facilitate a weekly paren...
Jun
9
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jun
11
Friday AM outdoor Musikgarten classes for ages 2-4!
Come on Fridays at 11:30 -12:00 and let your child explore the joy of music by playing drums, dancing with ribbons and a parachute, and much more! Adults can chat afterwards while kids play on our pla...
Jun
11
Beo String Quartet at the Memorial Union Terrace
Beo String Quartet embraces the breadth and depth of responsibility of being a 21st century quartet. By crafting original music and projects, engaging listeners through entertainment and thoughtful de...
Jun
11
Friday Flicks @ Fireman’s
DeForest Parks and Recreation presents Friday Flicks. A different themed movie will be shown on the big screen at Fireman’s Park The event will start at 5:30pm with food carts and yard games. Th...
Jun
12
Madison Take Steps – The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
We are 100% Committed to finding cures & 100% Committed to safely celebrating with our Take Steps Family this year. We can’t wait to offer a hybrid experience this year for Madison Take Steps on...
Jun
13
Paint Minecraft
A fun artshop for your kid/s to take the virtual world into reality. Register for an artsy bonding date with your munchkin here > https://forms.gle/X1D58MTUzFk1jUBh9 Items are sanitized and seated ...
Jun
14
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jun
15
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Gardening
Classes take place outdoors in the Children’s Kitchen Garden where participants listen to a story, water plants, dig in the soil, and engage in hands-on learning activities. Ages 2-5 years with ...
Jun
15
Family Night on Lake Mendota
Bring your family to the Memorial Union Terrace for a fun evening on the lake! Join our Outdoor UW paddling instructors for some awesome games, sightseeing, and paddling on Lake Mendota. Feel free to ...
Jun
16
Parent & Baby Group
Becoming a parent is life changing. It can feel blissful, intimidating, easy, and hard. Connie Lambeth and Margaret Romano (two trained and experienced doulas, and parents!), facilitate a weekly paren...
Jun
16
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Story + Stroll
Classes include a story, theme-related learning activities that engage your child while getting them ready for school, and stroll through the outdoor gardens or conservatory. Ages 2-5 years with an ad...
Jun
16
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jun
18
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Gardening
Classes take place outdoors in the Children’s Kitchen Garden where participants listen to a story, water plants, dig in the soil, and engage in hands-on learning activities. Ages 2-5 years with ...
Jun
18
Friday AM outdoor Musikgarten classes for ages 2-4!
Come on Fridays at 11:30 -12:00 and let your child explore the joy of music by playing drums, dancing with ribbons and a parachute, and much more! Adults can chat afterwards while kids play on our pla...
Jun
19
Bird Watching Tour at Pope Farm Conservancy
Bird-watchers and nature lovers, grab your binoculars and join Mike McDowell on an exciting birding excursion through Pope Farm Conservancy. Come see how the prairies and restored oak savanna at Pope ...
Jun
19
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Gardening
Classes take place outdoors in the Children’s Kitchen Garden where participants listen to a story, water plants, dig in the soil, and engage in hands-on learning activities. Ages 2-5 years with ...
Jun
19
Madison Jazz Festival: Donna Woodall
Savor the rich, smooth sounds of Milwaukee-based singer-songwriter Donna Woodall and her captivating, cool musical style “soulful folk.”
Jun
19
Madison Jazz Festival: Marquis Hill
Renowned trumpeter, breaking down the barriers that divide musical genres. Experience music without limits and witness the musical magic unfold.
Jun
21
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jun
22
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Gardening
Classes take place outdoors in the Children’s Kitchen Garden where participants listen to a story, water plants, dig in the soil, and engage in hands-on learning activities. Ages 2-5 years with ...
Jun
22
Family Night on Lake Mendota
A night filled with family fun on Lake Mendota with an Outdoor UW group experience instructor!
Jun
23
Parent & Baby Group
Becoming a parent is life changing. It can feel blissful, intimidating, easy, and hard. Connie Lambeth and Margaret Romano (two trained and experienced doulas, and parents!), facilitate a weekly paren...
Jun
23
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Story + Stroll
Classes include a story, theme-related learning activities that engage your child while getting them ready for school, and stroll through the outdoor gardens or conservatory. Ages 2-5 years with an ad...
Jun
23
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jun
23
Terrace Art Zone: Weaving
Learn to make a loom from recycled materials and use them to experiment with weaving textiles.
Jun
24
Cork ‘N’ Bottle String Band at the Memorial Union Terrace
Join us on the Terrace for live, local bluegrass music.
Jun
24
Cork ‘N’ Bottle String Band at the Memorial Union Terrace
Join us on the Terrace for live, local bluegrass music.
Jun
25
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Gardening
Classes take place outdoors in the Children’s Kitchen Garden where participants listen to a story, water plants, dig in the soil, and engage in hands-on learning activities. Ages 2-5 years with ...
Jun
25
Friday AM outdoor Musikgarten classes for ages 2-4!
Come on Fridays at 11:30 -12:00 and let your child explore the joy of music by playing drums, dancing with ribbons and a parachute, and much more! Adults can chat afterwards while kids play on our pla...
Jun
25
Fri-YAY! @ Fireman’s
Friday is here! DeForest Parks and Recreation encourages the community to come out and enjoy a night of live family friendly entertainment at Fireman’s Park. Food vendors will be onsite to purch...
Jun
27
All American Minis
Get out your red, white, and blue! If it makes you think of America, we will include it! Fun sets will include picnics with hot dogs and watermelon, red white and blue popsicles (let’s get messy...
Jun
28
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jun
28
Lakeside Cinema: “Finding Nemo” at the Memorial Union Terrace
Pull up a Terrace chair, grab a snack, and join us for Lakeside Cinema’s “Seriously Summer!” 2021 lineup.
Jun
28
Lakeside Cinema: “Finding Nemo” at the Memorial Union Terrace
Pull up a Terrace chair, grab a snack, and join us for Lakeside Cinema’s “Seriously Summer!” 2021 lineup.
Jun
29
Family Night on Lake Mendota
A night filled with family fun on Lake Mendota with an Outdoor UW group experience instructor!
Jun
30
Parent & Baby Group
Becoming a parent is life changing. It can feel blissful, intimidating, easy, and hard. Connie Lambeth and Margaret Romano (two trained and experienced doulas, and parents!), facilitate a weekly paren...
Jun
30
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Story + Stroll
Classes include a story, theme-related learning activities that engage your child while getting them ready for school, and stroll through the outdoor gardens or conservatory. Ages 2-5 years with an ad...
Jun
30
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jul
2
Friday AM outdoor Musikgarten classes for ages 2-4!
Come on Fridays at 11:30 -12:00 and let your child explore the joy of music by playing drums, dancing with ribbons and a parachute, and much more! Adults can chat afterwards while kids play on our pla...
Jul
2
Don’t Mess with Cupid at the Memorial Union Terrace
Join us for an Otis Redding and James Brown Dance Party.
Jul
5
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jul
7
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Story + Stroll
Classes include a story, theme-related learning activities that engage your child while getting them ready for school, and stroll through the outdoor gardens or conservatory. Ages 2-5 years with an ad...
Jul
7
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jul
9
Friday AM outdoor Musikgarten classes for ages 2-4!
Come on Fridays at 11:30 -12:00 and let your child explore the joy of music by playing drums, dancing with ribbons and a parachute, and much more! Adults can chat afterwards while kids play on our pla...
Jul
9
Friday Flicks @ Fireman’s
DeForest Parks and Recreation presents Friday Flicks. A different themed movie will be shown on the big screen at Fireman’s Park The event will start at 5:30pm with food carts and yard games. Th...
Jul
12
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jul
12
Lakeside Cinema: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” at the Memorial Union Terrace
Pull up a Terrace chair, grab a snack, and join us for Lakeside Cinema’s “Seriously Summer!” 2021 lineup.
Jul
14
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Story + Stroll
Classes include a story, theme-related learning activities that engage your child while getting them ready for school, and stroll through the outdoor gardens or conservatory. Ages 2-5 years with an ad...
Jul
14
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jul
15
Maxwell Street Days
Maxwell Street Days State Street’s Summer Sidewalk Sale Always the 3rd weekend in July. State Street, Madison, WI Rain or Shine More than 40 years of great bargains on clothing, jewelry, gifts, ...
Jul
15
The Handphibians at the Memorial Union Terrace
The Handphibians bring their traditional Brazilian music to the Terrace live on the UW Credit Union stage.
Jul
16
Friday AM outdoor Musikgarten classes for ages 2-4!
Come on Fridays at 11:30 -12:00 and let your child explore the joy of music by playing drums, dancing with ribbons and a parachute, and much more! Adults can chat afterwards while kids play on our pla...
Jul
18
Traveling Sacred Altar Box
An altar is a sacred space with meaningful and inspiring objects for you to reconnect with yourself throughout the day. They can be as simple or as extravagant as you choose; the most important thing ...
Jul
18
For Moms! Mindfulness Art: Zentangle
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns called tangles. You’ll likely leave with increased focus, creativity, an...
Jul
19
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jul
20
Family Night on Lake Mendota
A night filled with family fun on Lake Mendota with an Outdoor UW group experience instructor!
Jul
21
DigiMarCon America 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference
“DigiMarCon America 2021 is your chance to … – Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing, media and advertising industry. – Gain insi...
Jul
21
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Story + Stroll
Classes include a story, theme-related learning activities that engage your child while getting them ready for school, and stroll through the outdoor gardens or conservatory. Ages 2-5 years with an ad...
Jul
21
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jul
23
Friday AM outdoor Musikgarten classes for ages 2-4!
Come on Fridays at 11:30 -12:00 and let your child explore the joy of music by playing drums, dancing with ribbons and a parachute, and much more! Adults can chat afterwards while kids play on our pla...
Jul
23
Fri-YAY! @ Fireman’s
Friday is here! DeForest Parks and Recreation encourages the community to come out and enjoy a night of live family friendly entertainment at Fireman’s Park. Food vendors will be onsite to purch...
Jul
23
Steely Dane at the Memorial Union Terrace
Steely Dane is dedicated to faithfully reproducing the Steely Dan and Donald Fagen songbook.
Jul
26
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jul
27
Family Night on Lake Mendota
A night filled with family fun on Lake Mendota with an Outdoor UW group experience instructor!
Jul
28
Olbrich Botanical Gardens: Little Sprouts Story + Stroll
Classes include a story, theme-related learning activities that engage your child while getting them ready for school, and stroll through the outdoor gardens or conservatory. Ages 2-5 years with an ad...
Jul
28
Middle School Rowing Program
The Mendota Rowing Club, located in the heart of Madison at James Madison Park, is hosting a learn to row program for middle school students in 6th-8th grade. This program is ongoing all spring, summe...
Jul
30
Friday AM outdoor Musikgarten classes for ages 2-4!
Come on Fridays at 11:30 -12:00 and let your child explore the joy of music by playing drums, dancing with ribbons and a parachute, and much more! Adults can chat afterwards while kids play on our pla...

This is by no means a comprehensive list. If you know of any fun family activities or Madison events, please add it here.

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