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Events in Madison | July 16-19, 2015

by Christina Otten | Jul 16, 2015
It's already the middle of July! IMG_9680Things are really picking up here in good ol' Madison. This weekend is filled with awesome things to do from the Dane County Fair to Bret Farve playing in our own Camp Randall. Check out the BCycle-friendly events below. 
PS, this week not all of the events are free; most, but not all! 
THURSDAY | July 16, 2015

Dane County Fair 
Cost: See here for pricing.
Time: All day!
Location: Alliant Energy Center (1919 Alliant Energy Way)
Nearest BCycle Station: Sheraton Hotel (1702 Rimrock Road)
“For over 160 years, the Dane County Fair has been a family destination for people in the Dane County area.”

Bluegrass Series – Boo Bradley 
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 Start Making Sense (Talking Heads Tribute)
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: Mr. Twin Sister with Moon King
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)
“Long Island natives, Mr. Twin Sister draws their influences from chillwave, indie pop and disco genres. The quintet has been compared to Portishead and Cocteau Twins.”


FRIDAY | July 17, 2015
Dane County Fair 
Cost: See here for pricing.
Time: All day!
Location: Alliant Energy Center (1919 Alliant Energy Way)
Nearest BCycle Station: Sheraton Hotel (1702 Rimrock Road)
“For over 160 years, the Dane County Fair has been a family destination for people in the Dane County area.”

Madison Maxwell Street Days 
List of Vendors Click Here 
Cost: Free to walk around!
Time: 8am – 6pm
Location: State Street
Nearest BCycle Stations: Check out our Station Map to find one

of our many stations near State Street
“More than 40 years of great bargains on clothing, jewelry, gifts, artwork, sporting goods, books and more, plus fabulous food from nearly a hundred State Street and Capitol Square.”

Behind the Beat: Johannes Wallmann and FUNtet 
Cost: FREE
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)
“In twelve years in New York City, and five years in Oakland, Califorina, the German-born, Vancouver Island-raised and now Wisconsin-based pianist Johannes Wallmann has established himself as a skilled and creative composer of complex yet highly engaging music. In the fall of 2012, Dr. Wallmann moved to Madison, Wisconsin to become Director of Jazz Studies at UW Madison’s School of Music.”

WUD Music Presents: The Vespers
 with Ida Jo
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)

“Made up of two sibling duos, the Cryar Sisters and the Jones Brothers, the Vespers are an americana band from Nashville, TN. Their sound consists of a variety of acoustic instruments and dazzling vocal harmonies.”
SATURDAY | July 18, 2015
Hilldale Farmer’s Market

IMG_9565Cost: 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.”

Dane County Farmer's Market
Cost: FREE
Time: 6am - 2pm
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)
“Visit the "The Largest Producer-Only Farmers' Market in the U.S.”!”

Madison Maxwell Street Days
List of Vendors Click Here 
Cost: Free to walk around!
Time: 8am – 6pm
Location: State Street
Nearest BCycle Stations: Check out our Station Map to find one of our many stations near State Street
“More than 40 years of great bargains on clothing, jewelry, gifts, artwork, sporting goods, books and more, plus fabulous food from nearly a hundred State Street and Capitol Square."

2nd Midwest Mustache and Beard Wearer's Championship
Cost: FREE spectation
Time: Begins at 1pm
Location: Orpheum Theater (216 State Street)
Nearest BCycle Stations: W. Mifflin @ Central Library (126 W. Mifflin Street)
"Remington Presents: 2nd Annual Midwest Mustache and Beard Wearer’s Championships.$25 for competitors, spectators are free! All proceeds from ticket sales benefit Gilda’s Club."

Dane County Fair 
Cost: See here for pricing.
Time: All day!
Location: Alliant Energy Center (1919 Alliant Energy Way)
Nearest BCycle Station: Sheraton Hotel (1702 Rimrock Road)
“For over 160 years, the Dane County Fair has been a family destination for people in theDane County area.”

WUD Music Presents: The Oh My’s with Me eN You
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)
“The O'My's are the new sound of Chicago Soul. Rising stars in the midst of a Chicago music and cultural renaissance, The O'My's have recorded and shared stages with Chance the Rapper, Wyclef Jean, ZZ Ward, Ab Soul, Twista, NoName Gypsy, Mick Jenkins, Save Money, Yo Yo Ma, and Kids These Days. A multi instrument, multi-ethnic crew, The O'My's are led by co-founders and songwriters, singer/guitarist Maceo Haymes and keyboardist Nick Hennessey. Local hip hop collective Me eN You to open.”


SUNDAY | July 19, 2015
Dane County Fair 
Cost: See here for pricing.
Time: All day!
Location: Alliant Energy Center (1919 Alliant Energy Way
Nearest BCycle Station: Sheraton Hotel (1702 Rimrock Road)
“For over 160 years, the Dane County Fair has been a family destination for people in the Dane County area.”

Madison 
Maxwell Street Days
List of Vendors Click Here
Cost: Free to walk around!
Time: 10am – 5pm
Location: State Street
Nearest BCycle Stations: Check out our Station Map to find one of our many stations near State Street
“More than 40 years of great bargains on clothing, jewelry, gifts, artwork, sporting goods, books and more, plus fabulous food from nearly a hundred State Street and Capitol Square.”

Brett Farve’s Legends Game 
Cost: Tickets range from $35 - $55
Time: Beings at 4pm
Location: Camp Randall Stadium
Nearest BCycle Station: S. Breese @ Camp Randall (92 S. Breese Terrace)
“Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre will take the field once again to celebrate his induction into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame.”

WUD Music Presents
Shamir w/ DJ Radish
Cost: FREE
Time: 8pm – 11pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)
“Shamir is an American singer-songwriter from Las Vegas, NV. His countertenor voice leaves listeners stopped in their tracks, waiting for more."

Happy riding! And as always, #ridethered

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