Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour XVI
Noon – 4 p.m.
Forest Hill Cemetery, 1 Speedway Rd., Madison, WI
Join us for the 16th annual Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour, held at the beautiful Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison. During the 90-minute walking tour, local actors dressed in period attire portray four Civil War-era characters buried at Forest Hill. The tour also features discussions about the cemetery’s rich history and unique gravestone art. Tours leave every 20 minutes beginning at noon.
Adults $5 / Children $2
*Note: In the event of inclement weather, the tour will be rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 19.
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
German Immigration Tour at Pope Farm Conservancy
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Pope Farm Conservancy, 7440 West Old Sauk Road, Middleton, WI 53593
Join Antje Petty from Max Kade Institute as she leads us an educational adventure at Pope Farm Conservancy about the story of German Immigration to our area in the 1850-1870's. You will learn how they got here, and how they developed a new community in America. The tour is FREE and no registration is necessary.
Contact: Mel Pope
Phone: (608) 620-3306
Monastery Building Tours
Date(s): 7/27/2014 Date(s): 9/21/2014 Date(s): 10/17/2014 Date(s): 12/14/2014
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI
Tour our ‘green’ monastery building, dedicated in November 2009, and certified by the US Green Building Council in 2010 at the platinum level, with 63 out of a possible 69 points on the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) New Construction-v2.2 scale. Learn about geothermal heating and cooling, renewable resources, daylighting, photo voltaic cells, rain gardens, pervious concrete, green roofs, solar tubes and much more! A $5 donation per person is requested for tours with our trained tour guides, and tours last about 90 minutes with Q&A.
Tour dates and times coming up in 2014:
• Sunday, July 27, 2014; 10:30 am; with Neal Smith
• Sunday, September 21, 2014; 10:30 am; with Bill Rosholt
• Friday, October 17, 2014; 10:00 am; with Mark Hanson
• Sunday, December 14, 2014; 10:30 am; with Neal Smith
For more information, contact Mike at (608) 836-1631 x124 or email@example.com.
Mike Sweitzer-Beckman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 608-836-1631x124
Earth, Wood & Fire Art Studio Tour
Date(s): 10/25/2014 Date(s): 10/26/2014
10 am to 5 pm
Prepare yourselves for new experiences in pottery, wood, textiles, painting, rural scenery, creative people, vivid culture, and big inspiration at the Earth, Wood and Fire Artists Tour on Sat 10/25 & Sun 10/26 from 10 am to 5 pm. It's a self-guided driving tour.