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Wisconsin Events for Friday August 23, 2019

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 Art Babies: C is for Cardinal
Friday, August 23, 2019. 10:30 am to 11:15 am. Bring little ones, birth-18 months, and discover the alphabet as envisioned by artist Kandis Vermeer Phillips in Flora, Fauna, Font. Bring your baby gear, including prams, strollers, front packs, and blankets. Free. Registration is required, as spaces are limited. Please call 715-845-7010 to register. Free. Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th Street, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Education, Museums [E-108815]
 Harry Potter Wizarding Academy
Friday, August 23, 2019. 8:30 am. Attention - all Harry Potter fans entering grades 3-8, it's time for you to get your Hogwarts letter! Revisit J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series in a fun, interactive, hands-on adventure at the first ever UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Wizarding Academy - Harry Potter Summer Camp! This one-day summer adventure will include all the usual shenanigans--Harry Potter trivia, Quidditch, a Nature walk and making your own sword! Parents are invited to come at 3:30 for the Wizard Awards! $70. UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, 1 University Drive, Sheboygan, Sheboygan County. Call 9206637337. Subjects: Kids, Schools, Education [E-108860]
 Lunch & Learn: Wisconsin's Great and Hidden Circus History
Friday, August 23, 2019. 11:45 am. At the turn of the last century, Wisconsin was home to more than 100 circuses including the great Ringling Brothers, an immigrant family who settled in the small town of Baraboo where their vast circus empire started as a simple one wagon show featuring only one animal, a blind hyena. Join renowned Milwaukee journalist and author Meg Jones to learn how Wisconsin became an epicenter for circuses. Museum Members $3 Non-members $5. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Avenue Milwaukee,, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143905730. Subjects: Education [E-108949]
 Events Spanning Multiple Days 
 Botanical Art Worldwide: America's Flora
Saturday, June 8, 2019 through Sunday, August 25, 2019. America's Flora is part of a global initiative focused on the manifold ways the lives of plants and people are intertwined. Curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists and the United Stated Botanic Garden, the exhibition is part of a worldwide project emphasizing the importance of conserving botanical diversity, increasing appreciation of the world's plants, and linking people with plants via botanical art. Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th Street, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Museums, Education [E-108764]
 Weather Tight Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 through Wednesday, August 28, 2019. 6:00 -8:30 pm. Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series- Weekly concert series on the Pewaukee Lakefront featuring bands from Southeastern Wisconsin. Live music - Cash bar Free. Lakefront Park, 222 W Wisconsin Ave, Pewaukee, Waukesha County. Subjects: Music [E-108398]
 Crivitz Flea & Farmers Market
Thursday, May 23, 2019 through Thursday, August 29, 2019. 8am to 2pm. Treasure seekers and bargain hunters...looking to go treasure hunting? Our market offers a wide variety of bargains, treasures, and unique items for everyone. We offer 15 Thursday-shows this year, including July 4th! Each offers a unique display of goods and services, including a variety of food concessions. Come join us at the Crivitz Flea & Farmers Market for Great Shopping, Great Food, and Great Family Fun and experience this Near North tradition for yourself! Free. Village of Crivitz, 800 Henriette Ave, Crivitz, Marinette County. Call 7158542030. Subjects: FleaMarkets [E-108461]
 Big Idea VIII: Pollinators
Thursday, June 27, 2019 through Saturday, August 31, 2019. The Big Idea: Pollinators will celebrate the seventh installment of this exhibition series, showcasing the work of Bruce-Guadalupe Elementary and Middle School and UCC Acosta Middle School students. Artwork demonstrates student's exploration of culturally relevant 'Big Ideas' or themes such as immigration, cultural identity, community, origin, perseverance, and emotions. Free. United Community Center / Latino Arts, Inc, 1028 South 9th Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143843100. Subjects: Art [E-108894]
 Carolyn's Caverns Tour
Saturday, May 18, 2019 through Saturday, August 31, 2019. 1 pm. Most weekends, some weekdays through summer. Tour size limited; please make reservation. Take a naturalist-guided tour of Carolyn's Caverns. Tour includes biology and geology of caves and opportunities for exploring. The cave is accessed by ladders. Temperatures are cool. Bring flashlight, expect to get dirty. Minimum age 5 years old. Minors must be accompanied by supervising adult. $8 per person. Ledge View Nature Center, W2348 Short Road, Chilton, Calumet County. Call 920-849-7094. Subjects: Education, Nature, OutdoorRec [E-108507]
 Carolyn's/Mothers Caves Tour
Saturday, June 1, 2019 through Saturday, August 31, 2019. 9 am. Some Saturdays through summer. Tour size limited; please make reservation. Take a naturalist-guided tour of Carolyn's Caverns and Mothers Cave. Mothers Cave is All Crawling. Tour includes biology and geology of caves. The cave is accessed by ladders. Temperatures are cool. Bring flashlight, expect to get very dirty. Minimum age 10 years old. Minors must be accompanied by supervising adult. $10 per person. Ledge View Nature Center, W2348 Short Road, Chilton, Calumet County. Call 920-849-7094. Subjects: Education, OutdoorRec, Nature [E-108508]
 Annie
Thursday, July 18, 2019 through Sunday, September 1, 2019. Seven shows weekly Wed - Sun. "The sun'll come out tomorrow!" America's favorite cartoon sweetheart is back in one of the most popular Broadway shows of all. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Annie is a delightful concoction of comic villains, cute little girls, gangsters, Presidents, billionaires, butlers and bums. This uplifting show about the triumph of hope in a time of economic and political upheaval is even more meaningful now than it ever was. Truly an inspirational show for audiences of all ages! Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County. Call 800-477-9505. Subjects: Musicals, Theater, Families [E-107756]
 Individual Expressions in Art
Friday, August 16, 2019 through Sunday, September 1, 2019. Wauwatosa Artists Workshop Grafton Arts Mill, 1300 14th Ave, Grafton, Ozaukee County. Call 262-377-3514. Subjects: Art [E-107632]
 Represent: Exploring Portraits from RAM's Collection
Sunday, January 20, 2019 through Sunday, September 1, 2019. 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. This exhibition features pieces that embrace the idea of a portrait as an investigation of character and situation, tangible details, and abstract elements. From self-portraits to works that encapsulate the essence of a subject through metaphor or emotion, these works encourage contemplation about how human beings understand one another as well as the world around them. Admission, $7 adult, $5 senior/student, Children 12 and under free. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art, Photography [E-108168]
 Bird Watching Hot Spot - Pleasant Valley Park, Milwaukee River
Monday, September 4, 2017 through Monday, September 30, 2019. 4:00 am - 10:00 pm. Pleasant Valley Park is on the West side of the Milwaukee River 10 minuets from downtown in the Riverwest neighborhood. Exceptional variety of birds and wildlife in a protected environmental corridor and flyway. Warblers, crane, blue bunting, orioel, owls,king fisher, herons,raptors,diving and dabbling ducks and other shore birds. Wildlife and plants include jack-in-the-pulpit, foxes, rusty patched bumble bee, mushrooms, fresh water clams and much more. Free!. Access: Pleasant Velley Park, 1229 E Concordia Ave Lat: 43.078678; Lon: -87.893450, 1229 E Concordia Ave, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Subjects: Birding, Walking, Wildlife [E-106345]
 Angell Park Flea Market
Sunday, May 5, 2019 through Sunday, October 6, 2019. 8am to 3pm. Angell Park Flea Market 2019 Season 1st Sunday of the Month. May thru October May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th, September 1st, October 6th, 2019 Rain or Shine. Covered Pavillion Hwy 19 and County N, South side of Sun Prairie, WI Everyone Welcome, Free Parking, Free Admission, Vendor Space Available Free. Angell Park Flea Market, 315 Park Street, Sun Prairie, Dane County. Call 608-347-5516. Subjects: FleaMarkets, Antiques [E-108499]
 From Schleisingerville to Slinger: 150 Years
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 through Saturday, November 2, 2019. open hours. This temporary exhibit will highlight businesses and events from the 150 years of Slinger, complementing the Village of Slingers' celebrations. Included will be Storck Brewery items, video clips and memories from residents and a Schaefer organ. For more information contact Janean Van Beckum, Curator of Collections and Exhibits at 262-335-4678. Included in museum admission fee or free with membership. The History Center Washington County, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Museums, Business, Historic [E-108455]
 Objects Redux: Clay, Glass, and Metal, 1960-1985
Sunday, August 11, 2019 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. As part of a series that showcases changes in studio craft in the last part of the twentieth century, this exhibition features clay, glass, and metal works made between 1960 and 1985. In some instances, multiple works by the same artist are shown in order to reflect how their work changed during a span of time when there was a lot of fluctuation in the field. Adults: $7 Seniors (62 and over) and Students: $5 RAM Members and Children (12 and under): FREE. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Museums, Galleries, Art [E-108789]
 Senior Beat: Diane Hesselbein
Monday, May 15, 2017 through Thursday, May 15, 2031. Our May guest is Diane Hesselbein, Assembly District 79 Representative, and her main topic will be the state budget. Representative Hesselbein is sensitive to the needs of senior citizens. She serves on the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, and is Vice-Chair for the Speaker's Task Force on Alzheimer's and Dementia. Watch Senior Beat all month: Tuesdays at 12:30pm, Wednesdays at 4:30pm, Fridays at 12:00pm, and Sundays at 4:30pm on Madison City Channel. Free. Madison Senior Center, 330 W Mifflin, Madison, Dane County. Call 608-266-6581. Subjects: Education, Seniors [E-105880]
 Third Annual Twin Triathlon
Saturday, August 26, 2017 through Tuesday, August 26, 2081. 8 am - 12 pm. 8 am registration; 9 am start; Noon Awards! Fun event is unique in the Northwoods-8K paddle on North Twin Lake, followed by a 16K bike ride, then a 5K run. Individual ($35), a family or a team ($90). Do one leg, or all three! Beautiful route, healthy fun for the whole family! Registration is encouraged; Participants who register after 8/5/2017 are not guaranteed an event t-shirt. It's fun and a unique event to cap out the summer! Info: Phelps Chamber of Commerce. $35. Phelps, 2429 Highway 17 North, Phelps, Vilas County. Call 715-545-3800. Subjects: Kayaking, Bicycling, Triathlon [E-106239]
18 Events
Be aware of last-minute changes and cancellations. Always call before you go!

 


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