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Events in Madison | August 6-9, 2015

by Christina Otten | Aug 06, 2015

  Man oh man, has it been a beautiful week! Let's hope that the beauty continues into the weekend. Need something to do...for free?...that you can BCycle to? Feel free to check out the events below. Discover Madison the best way possible...by riding the red!


Thursday | August 6, 2015 IMG_9993
Bluegrass Series - Sortin' the Mail
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.”

WUD Music Presents: IshDARR & Webster X w/ Noname Gypsy 
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)
“IshDARR and Webster X are both up and coming rappers outside of Milwaukee. Noname Gypsy is a female lyricist from the southside of Chicago.”


Friday | August 7, 2015
Lunch Time Yoga 
Cost: FREE
Time: 12pm – 12:45pm
Location: One N. Picnkney , Madison, WI 53703
Nearest BCycle Stations: E. Doty & S. Pinckney (242 South Pinckney St.); Wisconsin & E. Mifflin (117 Wisconsin Avenue).
“Led by Cindy Weber, owner of Cinergy Fitness, this bi-weekly class offers a unique opportunity for your dreams and yoga practice to merge – a combination designed to help you achieve a renewed attitude of mindfulness and gratitude. No worries if you are a yoga newbie – we’ll teach you the basics and provide a yoga mat for you!

Behind the Beat Cork N Bottle 
Cost: FREE
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)
“The Cork n'Bottle String Band is a six-member bluegrass band from Madison, Wisconsin. The band formed in 1996, taking their name from a local liquor store on East Johnson St.”

Dane Dances
Time: 5:30 - 9:30pm
Location: Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
Nearest BCycle Station: W. Wilson & MLK (22 West Wilson Street), E. Wilson & MLK (38 East Wilson Street)
“Monona Terrace is thrilled to again serve as the home of Dane Dances! This summer music series is of Madison’s most popular summertime events! Great dancing, eclectic food and the opportunity to connect with other people from diverse backgrounds draws anaverage of 3,000 people to the rooftop every Friday evening in August. These special concerts were created to help break down racial barriers and bring people of all backgrounds together for a night of free entertainment and dancing.”


WUD Music Presents: Pat McCurdy 
Cost: FREE
Time: Begins at 9pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)
“Pat McCurdy is a musician who hails from Milwaukee and is finding a small but growing cult following across the country. He writes all his own songs, in a variety of styles. One person has said that it is "good drinking music." It's really kind of hard to pin down; if you have a good description, let me know. His main appeal is to the college crowd, but it is not unusual to see others not fitting this stereotype enjoying his music.”


Saturday | August 8, 2015
Dane County Farmers 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.”!”

Hilldale Farmers 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: Ha Ha Tonka w/ The Sharrows
Time: Begins at 9pm
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
Nearest BCycle Station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)“Ha Ha Tonka are an indie/southern rock band originally formed in West Plains, Missouri and currently signed to Bloodshot Records out of Chicago, Illinois. The band is named after Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Camdenton, Missouri”.


Have a wonderful weekend! Happy riding, and always, #ridethered.Screen Shot 2015-08-06 at 10.16.31 AM

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