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Events In Madison | July 9-12, 2015

by Christina Otten | Jul 09, 2015
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Happy almost weekend fellow BCyclers! Here is the low-down on all things happening this weekend near a B Station. They are FREE, super fun, and easy to BCycle to...what could be better?

THURSDAY | July 9, 2015

Terrace After Dark: Bluegrass Series
 -Northern Comfort
Cost: FREE
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)

"
Enjoy this weekly tradition of bluegrass and Americana on the Terrace."

Concerts on the Rooftop with Madison County
Cost: FREE
Time: 7pm - 9pm; Bar opens at 6pm
Location:  William T. Evjue Rooftop Garden (One John Nolen Drive) 
Nearest BCycle stations: E. Wilson & MLK (38 East Wilson Street), W. Wilson & MLK (22 West Wilson Street)

“A truly unique Madison experience!  Enjoy spectacular local bands accompanied by the best views in the city!  Concerts on the Rooftop offer a wonderful opportunity for networking after work, or kicking back with friends and family.”

WUD Music Presents: The Mighty Fox with Tail Walker
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)
"Mighty Fox isn't just a musical project but rather a journey. As an up-and-coming group based in Chicago that has already gotten industry professionals stirring, it's clear that this project is more than just a "band" but rather a way of life for the musicians involved."


FRIDAY | July 10, 2015
Behind the Beat Crooked Country
Cost: FREE
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)

Friday Live Music & Fish Fry on the Plaza
 with Mike McCloskey
Cost: FREE
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Location: The Edgewater (1001 Wisconsin Place)
Nearest BCycle station: W. Gilman @ Peace Park (229 W. Gilman St)

“Friday Fish Fry on The Plaza, need we say more! Join us on The Plaza every Friday and enjoy great fried fish, fabulous views, and live music. In the event of rain, music will take place in The Boathouse.”

WUD Music Presents
: Devil's Fen
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)
"Devil's Fen relishes in improvisation, while staying grounded in melody, harmony, and groove. To see them live is to experience something new each time, whether it 

be four-part vocal harmonies or heavy hitting guitar leads."


SATURDAY | July 11, 2015
Dane County Farmers Market 
Cost: FREE
Time: 6am - 2pm
Location: Wilson Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd  ***Notice: Different location this week due to Art Fair on the Square
Nearest BCycle stations: W. Wilson & MLK (22 West Wilson Street); E Wilson & MLK(28 East Wilson Street)
“Visit the "The Largest Producer-Only Farmers' Market in the U.S.”!”

Yoga on The Plaza
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9am
Location: The Edgewater (1001 Wisconsin Place)
Nearest BCycle station: W. Gilman @ Peace Park (229 W. Gilman St)

"Start your Weekend with a Stretch! The Edgewater Spa & Wellness Center features FREE Yoga on the Plaza Instructed by SamaPatti Specializing in Balance & Equilibrium. Practice Wellness on the Water at The Edgewater."

Art Fair on the Square
 
Cost: FREE
Time: 9am - 6pm
Location: Capitol Square
Nearest BCycle stations: S. Hamilton & W. Main (103 South Carroll Street), Wisconsin & East Mifflin (117 Wisconsin Avenue), E. Doty & S. Pinckney (242 South Pinckney St), W. Mifflin @ Central Library (126 W. Mifflin Street)

With its mix of music, entertainment, and outdoor dining, as well as more than 450 artists exhibiting paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, jewelry, handmade clothing and accessories, and fine craft, the fair draws nearly 200,000 visitors to Madison's Capitol Square." 

Hilldale Farmer’s Market
 
Cost: FREE
Time: 7am - 1pm
Location: Hilldale Shopping Center
Nearest BCycle Station: Hilldale North (726 N. Midvale Blvd.)

Located at the rear of our shopping center where Segoe Road meets Heather Crest, you'll find a wonderful selection of local food purveyors with a delightful array of fresh fruit, vegetables, baked goods, cheese, plants, flowers and more.”


WUD Music Presents
Jacob Powell 
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)

"Lawrenceburg, TN native Jacob Powell began his college career in pursuit of a pre-med degree. Then, as he began playing shows in bars around Tennessee Tech's campus, he 180'd his career goals. Now he charms fans around the country with his song
"Koozie" - a lighthearted salute to that neoprene sleeve -- among many others."

Mad Fresh Court '15 - Madison Bike Polo Tournament
Cost: FREE spectating
Time: Begins at 10am
Location: Reynolds Park (851 East Dayton Street)
Nearest BCycle Station: E. Gorham & N. Brearly (988 E. Gorham St.)

"Players from Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, Wausau and Minneapolis are getting together to shred the courts and support the awesome Bike Polo scene in Madison!!  If you haven’t seen a Bike Polo match- this is your chance to experience a s
uper fun time with high energy action packed play!!!  Annnnnd… there will be plenty of NessAlla Kombucha available to quench your thirst!!  Come on out for a super great time!!! OH!! It’s Family friendly too- bring your kids- they’ll have a blast!!"


SUNDAY | July 12, 2015
Yoga on The Plaza 
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9am
Location: The Edgewater (1001 Wisconsin Place)
Nearest BCycle station: W. Gilman @ Peace Park (229 W. Gilman St)

"Start your Weekend with a Stretch! The Edgewater Spa & Wellness Center features FREE Yoga on the Plaza Instructed by SamaPatti
 Specializing in Balance & Equilibrium. Practice Wellness on the Water at The Edgewater."

Art Fair on the Square 
Cost: FREE
Time: 9am - 5pm
Location: Capitol Square
Nearest BCycle stations: S. Hamilton & W. Main (103 South Carroll Street), Wisconsin & East Mifflin (117 Wisconsin Avenue), E. Doty & S. Pinckney (242 South Pinckney St), W. Mifflin @ Central Library (126 W. Mifflin Street)
"With its mix of music, entertainment, and outdoor dining, as well as more than 450 artists exhibiting paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, jewelry, handmade clothing and accessories, and fine craft, the fair draws nearly 200,000 visitors to Madison's Capitol Square." 

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Enjoy your weekend! And as always, #ridethered.

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