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On Golden Pond

See times below

Bartell Theater, 113 East Mifflin St., Madison, WI 53703
On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson
Directed by Christopher Younggren
- a Co-Production with Silver Stages
Produced by Dana Pelebon

On Golden Pond focuses on aging couple Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on a lake called Golden Pond. During the year the story takes place, they are visited by daughter Chelsea with her fiancé and his son. The play explores the often turbulent relationship the young woman shared with her father growing up, and the difficulties faced by a couple in the twilight years of a long marriage.

Norman Thayer - J. Peter Shaw
Ethel Thayer - Louise Stout
Charlie Martin - Paul Lorentz
Chelsea Thayer - Jenny Maahs
Bill Ray - David Neuser
Billy Ray - Jack Innes

Show Dates:
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:00pm
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 2:00pm
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 7:30pm
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 7:30pm
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 2:00pm

Dana Pellebon, 608-575-1074

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Heritage Fest

1-4 pm

5682 Hwy 19, Waunakee, WI
The event features music by the Soggy Prairie Boys Blue Grass Band, free horse drawn wagon rides, kids’ activities, live farm animals, a prairie walk at 2 p.m., house tours, an old fashioned threshing demonstration plus hands-on food and craft demonstrations. Learn how to make sausage, butter, ice cream and apple-cider. See the wood stove in action. Other exhibitors include quilting, darning, blacksmithing, woodworking, barrel making, chair caning, spinning, laundry and house chores, weaving, beekeeping and gardening. New this year is an Activity Guide for Kids.

Cost is $5 per person.

Schumacher Farm Park is an 100-acre open-air museum and prairie conservancy dedicated to preserving the farm traditions of the 1920s and 1930s. It is run by the Friends of Schumacher Farm Park in cooperation with Dane County Parks and the Marcella Schumacher Pendall Trust.
Diane Schwartz

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Arboretum Walk: Arboretum Sampler

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
See what is going on in the restored woodlands, wetlands and prairies near the Visitor Center.
UW Madison Arboretum

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Arboretum Special Event: Native by Design: Gardening for a Sustainable Future

8:45 AM - 4:30 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Using the Arboretum’s Wisconsin Native Plant Garden as an outdoor classroom, workshops are combined with expert advice and living examples to guide those wishing to become successful native gardeners. Keynote is Your Role in Building Biological Corridors: Networks for Life by Dr. Doug Tallamy author of Bringing Nature Home. Pre-registration required. Fee: $60.
UW Madison Arboretum

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Monster Machines in Motion

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Silha Quarry - Corner of Wright Rd. & Delavan Dr. in Janesville, WI
Climb aboard massive quarry and construction equipment, ride on a backhoe or front loader, take a ride in your favorite monster truck or dig for diamonds. Food and kid's activities too. Proceeds benefit the Exchange Family Resource Center.
(608)314-9006 Ext 3

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Golfing for Greyhounds

Registration at 7am, Shotgun start at 8am

Door Creek Golf Course, 4321 Vilas Road, Cottage Grove, WI
A major fundraiser for Greyhounds Pets of America. We are an all volunteer group that finds loving forever homes for ex-racing greyhounds.

This is a very fun day where you can golf (all abilities welcome), learn about and meet greyhounds, bid on silent auction items and, win prizes.
Wendy Hecht and Gar Zibrowski

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Madison Symphony Orchestra - Orchestral Splendor Concert

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:30 PM Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8:00 PM Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Overture Hall
Conductor John DeMain and the musicians of the Madison Symphony Orchestra perform:
Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra, Martin’s Concerto for Seven Winds, and Saint-Saën’s Symphony No. 3.
Teri Venker, (608) 257-3734, tvenker@madisonsymphony.org

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Monastery Building Tours


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 mikesb@benedictinewomen.org.

Mike Sweitzer-Beckman, mikesb@benedictinewomen.org, 608-836-1631x124

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Harrisburg One-Room School Open House


E7646 County Road B, Spring Green, WI
Unique historical restored one-room school
Town of Troy memorabilia in the basement
Connie Sorg (608) 544-3375 sorgss@hotmail .com

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Green County Cheese Days

Throughout the day

A celebration of cheesemaking, dairy farming, and the Swiss traditions of Green County. September 19 - 21, 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the festival, which has taken place in downtown Monroe since 1914. Cheese Tent, Family Farm Adventure Tent, Cow Milking Contest, Old Time Copper Kettle Cheesemaking Demonstration, Arts & Crafts, Children's Parade, vendors, three entertainment stages (yodeling, alphorns, accordions, rock'n'roll, blues), dairy farm and barn quilt tours, brewery and distillery tours, food booths (deep fried cheese curds, gourmet grilled cheese, cream puffs, brats, cheesecake on a stick and much more) and Wisconsin's only parade led by a herd of Brown Swiss cows.
Green County Cheese Days, 1016 - 16th Ave., Monroe, WI 53566. 608.325.7771

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2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's


Monona Terrace Madison, WI
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 650 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.
Kari Paterson, (608) 203-8500, kpaterson@alz.org

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