THURSDAY, AUG. 25
Bucky visits Park Avenue
Discover household enjoyable this Thursday on the south aspect on the UW South Madison Partnership’s third annual Group Celebration. Head on right down to The Village on Park, 2238 S. Park St., between 4 p.m. and seven p.m. to see artwork from Lilada Gee, discover good eats at a meals truck, meet new UW-Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin (pictured)and extra! Chancellor’s remarks start at 4:30 p.m. and meals can be accessible by 5:30 p.m. — simply in time for Bucky Badger to make an look.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, AUG. 26-28
Out of this world
“The sky is the restrict” this weekend on the annual Middleton Good Neighbor Competition at Firemen’s Park, 7400 Lee St. in Middleton. From a parade and carnival to reside music and good meals, the festivities are enjoyable for the entire household. Benefit from the space-themed occasion whereas taking part in Bingo or strolling by way of the artwork and craft truthful. The occasion kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. There isn’t any price to enter. Proceeds go to native service golf equipment and nonprofits.
SUNDAY, AUG. 28
Stroll this manner
Again in particular person for the primary time since 2019, the main breast most cancers group’s annual fundraiser returns to the Alliant Power Middle’s Willow Island, 1919 Alliant Power Middle Approach, on Sunday. The Extra Than Pink Stroll, a more moderen incarnation of Race for the Remedy, raises cash for the Susan G. Komen group, which helps breast most cancers outreach, analysis and sufferers. Gates open at 7 a.m., and the opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m. Register on-line, and test the web site for extra actions scheduled all through the week, together with Sunday breakfast simply for individuals who’ve survived or are at present dwelling with breast most cancers, and a digital “stroll the place you might be” possibility for these trying to keep away from crowds.
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, AUG. 25-28
Picnic within the oaks
The primary hints of fall are within the air, however the summer season isn’t over till the revelers collect beneath the oak bushes within the one-block park for Orton Park Competition. Now on its 57th 12 months, this 12 months’s fest options bands from close to and much – together with Ahead! Marching Band, Blair Crimmins and The Hookers, and Pimps of Joytime – together with an array of meals, drink and crafts distributors. Don’t miss the youngsters’ video games, the public sale (4 p.m. Saturday) or the tree-suspended trapeze work of Cycropia Aerial Dance (Friday and Saturday nights). The music begins round 5:15 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and at midday on Saturday and Sunday.
TUESDAY, AUG. 30
Madison writer John Galligan has a brand new installment in his crime thriller sequence that includes Wisconsin sheriff Heidi Kick. In his fourth Kick novel, “Unhealthy Day Breaking,” Kick has to take care of a mysterious cult that units up store in her jurisdiction, and take care of a harmful secret from her previous. The guide doesn’t come out till Sept. 13, however Galligan will signal copies at a particular in-person occasion at Thriller to Me, 1863 Monroe St. at 6 p.m. Tuesday on the retailer, in addition to being livestreamed.