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Wisconsin Events for Monday October 16, 2017

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 Horse Power Healing Center -- Horses for Heroes
Thursday, May 11, 2017 through Thursday, October 19, 2017. 6 pm - 7:30 pm. A program on Thursday evenings for active military personnel, veterans and their families. Participants do not need to have any horse knowledge; lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of the veterans. HPHC believes veterans have more than paid their dues with their service and offers this program free of charge. Individual private lessons are available at a discounted rate of $25 per hour. free. Horse Power Healing Center, S 101 W 34628 County Road LO, Eagle, Waukesha County. Call 262-594-3667. E-mail: info@horsepowerhealingcenter.com Web: www.horsepowerhealingcenter.com Subjects: Horses, Military [E-105683]
 Horse Power Healing Center -- Horses for Hope
Monday, May 8, 2017 through Friday, October 20, 2017. A program for children and adults who have been given a terminal medical diagnosis. The participants in "Horses for Hope" may visit the farm and meet the horses. If they are able, they can learn to ride a horse. There are no fees charged for the participants in this program. If an individual is unable to come to the farm, HPHC will bring the horses to visit hospitals, hospice centers and nursing homes. free. Horse Power Healing Center, S 101 W 34628 County Road LO, Eagle, Waukesha County. Call 262-594-3667. E-mail: info@horsepowerhealingcenter.com Web: www.horsepowerhealingcenter.com Subjects: Horses [E-105682]
 Single Day Events 
 Knit and Lit Book Club
Monday, October 16, 2017. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. A social club -- a combination book club and stitchery group. All new and experienced knitters (crocheters too) are invited to join us for crafting and a chat about " The Knitting Diaries" by Debbie Macomber. 20 spots! Please register in advance with the library. Alice Baker Memorial Public Library, 820 E. Main Street, Eagle, Waukesha County. Call 262-594-2800. Subjects: Books, Crafts [E-105538]
 Meditation at Monona Terrace
Monday, October 16, 2017. 12 pm - 12:45 pm. Touted by attendees as our most impactful program, spending even a few minutes in meditation can reconnect you with a sense of calm and inner peace. Free. Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive, Madison, Dane County. Call 608-261-4000. Subjects: Health, Community [E-106274]
 Events Spanning Multiple Days 
 Roust About
Monday, October 9, 2017 through Wednesday, October 18, 2017. 7pm & 2pm. Historical fact & fiction blend together to resurrect the stories of 5 unknown circus performers who met their fate when an American military train plowed through a circus train outside of Chicago in 1918. Auditions: Thurs., Sept. 7 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at UW Fox Theatre. Be prepared to read from the script and dress for movement. As the show is about circus people if you have a special skill we want to see it! $12 - Student/Senior 60+, $15 - Adult. UW Fox Theatre, 1478 Midway Rd, Menasha, Outagamie County. Call 920-832-2857. Subjects: Theater [E-106133]
 Crawl Cave Tour
Saturday, September 16, 2017 through Saturday, October 28, 2017. 9 am. Some Saturdays. Call for schedule. Take a naturalist-guided tour of Carolyn's Caverns and Mothers Cave. Mothers Cave is ALL CRAWLING. Includes biology and geology of caves and opportunities for exploring. Caves are accessed by ladders. Temperatures are cool. Bring flashlight, plan on getting very dirty. Recommended minimum age 8 years old with parent. All minors must be accompanied by supervising adult. Tour size limited; please make reservation. $10 per person. Ledge View Nature Center, W2348 Short Rd, Chilton, Calumet County. Call 920-849-7094. Subjects: Environment, Nature, OutdoorRec [E-106220]
 Cameron Park Farmers Market
Friday, May 5, 2017 through Sunday, October 29, 2017. Fri 4 pm - 8 pm; Sat 8 am-1 pm. Cameron Park Market, located in the heart of downtown La Crosse, offers a unique mix of produce, flowers, baked goods, meats, dairy, canned goods, other food, crafts, art, and also features free live music, and free yoga classes from local yoga studios. Friday evening from 4pm to 8pm (or dusk, whichever earliest), May - October Saturday morning 8am - 1pm, May - October We operate a Winter Market on select Saturdays November - January,from 10am - 1pm. 2017 details will be posted in September. Cameron Park Farmers Market, King Street, between 4th and 5th, La Crosse, La Crosse County. Call 6084336708. Subjects: Food, FarmMarkets, Families [E-105737]
 Elvis Lives
Thursday, September 14, 2017 through Sunday, October 29, 2017. Seven shows weekly Wed - Sun. 250,000 Elvis Lives fans can't be wrong. The King of Rock 'n' Roll lives on in an unforgettable live musical journey across Elvis' life. His iconic style, embraced by many of today's artists, continues to intrigue audiences of all generations. Featuring champions and finalists from Elvis Presley Enterprises' worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, a live band, and exciting singers and dancers; audiences "Can't Help Falling in Love" with this phenomenal theatrical concert experience. $70.95 plus tax and processing for dinner and show. Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County. Call 800-477-9505. Subjects: Theater, Music, Rock [E-104742]
 Guys and Dolls
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 through Sunday, October 29, 2017. 7:30 pm. This celebrated musical comedy follows two small-time gamblers as they pursue love and luck, from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana., Cuba. This granddaddy of American musicals has it all - show-stopping numbers, a timeless story, and some of the best show tunes ever, including "Luck Be a Lady," and "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat." It's a sure bet you'll leave the theater with a smile on your face! Visit our website to purchase tickets. Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Quadracci Powerhouse), 108 E. Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-105996]
 Clark County's "Bloomin' Greenhouse Tour"
Saturday, April 15, 2017 through Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Clark County's self-guided "Bloomin' Greenhouse Tour" meanders along scenic country roads and through quaint communities to 40+ greenhouses. Follow the map to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of each greenhouse. Come anytime spring, summer or fall, we have plenty for all. April - October, 2017 For a brochure listing of greenhouses, please call 715-255-9100, or visit our website, or Facebook. Free. Located throughout Clark County, 301 N Main St, Loyal, Clark County. Call 715-255-9100. Subjects: Festivals, Gardening, Sales [E-105448]
 Cave Tour
Sunday, September 3, 2017 through Sunday, November 5, 2017. 1 pm. Most Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm. Call to confirm schedule. Take a naturalist-guided tour of Carolyn's Caverns. Includes biology and geology of caves and opportunities for exploring. Caves are accessed by ladders. Temperatures are cool. Bring flashlight, plan on getting dirty. Recommended minimum age 5 years old with parent. All minors must be accompanied by supervising adult. Tour size limited; please make reservation. $8 per person. Ledge View Nature Center, 1 m. south of Chilton between Hwys. G and 57 (via Irish Road), W2348 Short Rd, Chilton, Calumet County. Call 920-849-7094. Subjects: Nature, Environment, OutdoorRec [E-106219]
 The Who & The What
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 through Sunday, November 5, 2017. 7:30 pm. Growing up Muslim with her close knit family in Atlanta, Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between her modern life and traditional heritage. When her conservative family discovers her controversial manuscript, they all must confront the beliefs that define them. The Who & The What is a look at a family divided by faith, bonded by love, and searching for truth in contemporary America. Visit our website to purchase tickets. Stiemke Theater, 108 E Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-106002]
 U-pick apples
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 through Wednesday, November 15, 2017. 10 am-5 pm daily. Want the freshest apples available? Pick them yourself! We have several acres of trees with more than twenty varieties of apples for you to pick. We also have pre-picked bags available Taste some of our delicious, seasonal baked goods in the orchard bakery. Enjoy a selection of pies, cookies, cupcakes, crisp, and more! We also offer fresh pressed apple cider in season. Check our facebook page or web site for updates and current events. Rush River Orchard and Bakery, W4616 County Road G, Ellsworth, Pierce County. Call 715-531-3381. Subjects: Agriculture, FarmMarkets [E-106247]
 ACT Test Prep Course
Saturday, October 14, 2017 through Saturday, November 18, 2017. 8:15-11:30am. This unparalleled ACT test preparation course readies students for all four sections of the ACT test, plus the optional writing section. Students take official, retired ACT pre- and post-tests to determine strengths and weaknesses. $185. 1725 State Street, La Crosse, La Crosse County. Call 608-785-6500. Subjects: Education [E-106254]
 75 at 75: Significant Works from RAM's Collection
Sunday, September 17, 2017 through Sunday, January 7, 2018. This exhibition highlights 75 works from RAM's collection. How has the museum acquired almost 10,000 works and built the largest collection of contemporary craft in America? What kind of life have these images and objects lived before coming to RAM? Chosen based on the interesting stories they can tell about artists, donors, care and conservation, or acquisition, these works also showcase the growth of a major museum collection over 75 years. Tues-Sat 10AM - 5PM Sun 12PM - 5PM Closed Mon Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-105846]
 Paul Smith: Masters of Craft
Sunday, September 17, 2017 through Sunday, January 7, 2018. This exhibition offers an intimate look at major figures in contemporary craft. For over thirty years, Paul J. Smith, Director Emeritus of the Museum of Arts and Design, took casual portraits of artists as he encountered them in various settings including in their studios. With an atypical twist of having the emphasis on the artist directly and not the work itself, these photographs reflect the personalities and individuality of makers who shaped the field in the twentieth century. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-105847]
 Variations on a Theme: Vessels from RAM's Collection
Sunday, July 16, 2017 through Monday, January 22, 2018. The second in a series of exhibitions surveying the landscape of craft through theory, design, and history. The 50 plus examples on display in this exhibition-made of clay, glass, and metal and pulled from RAM's extensive holdings of contemporary craft-underscore the idea that there are many ways to interpret or investigate what a vessel could or should look like. Includes the work of artists such as Ralph Bacerra, Kim Cridler, Ruth Duckworth, Gustavo Perez, Ann Wolff, and Betty Woodman. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-105754]
 Small Gifts from Big Donors - Part 3
Sunday, October 8, 2017 through Sunday, February 4, 2018. Small Gifts from Big Donors is an exhibition series that focuses on the small-scale gifts of twelve significant contributors to what has become America's largest collection of contemporary craft. Throughout 2017, selections from their donations will be featured, with four donors being represented at a time. With this exhibition, visitors are offered a "snapshot" of RAM's collection through individual works no larger than 13 x 13 x13 inches each. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-105848]
 Karen Johnson Boyd: From the Vault
Friday, August 4, 2017 through Friday, July 27, 2018. Karen Johnson Boyd was an advocate for and collector of art who had a strong affinity for contemporary American craft. This Windows on 5th installation pays homage to her role in establishing RAM's craft collection by featuring large-scale ceramic work that she donated to the museum over the years. With works presented as if being pulled from crates or out of storage, this exhibition offers a playful take on building a collection, honoring a donor, and managing works of art. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-105755]
 Souvenir
Friday, September 8, 2017 through Monday, November 5, 2018. 7:30 pm. Eccentric Manhattan socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, "people may say I can't sing, but no one ever said I didn't sing." And, oh, did she sing - often and loudly, but rarely on key. Her recitals brought her a legion of die-hard fans, and she capped her improbable career with a Carnegie Hall concert that famously sold out in two hours. Souvenir is a charming and hilarious musical comedy that reminds us that can achieve anything when you set your mind to it. Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Stackner Cabaret), 108 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-105992]
 Getting To Zero One Person At A Time World AIDS Day
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 through Saturday, December 1, 2018. 9am til 3pm. YWCA FREE HIV/STI Testing Free Contraceptives Insurance Assistance & Enrollment Prevention Education Community Resources Giveaways FREE. YWCA, 1915 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-269-8282. Subjects: Health [E-102947]
 Senior Beat: Diane Hesselbein
Monday, May 15, 2017 through Thursday, May 15, 2031. Our May guest is Diane Hesselbein, Assembly District 79 Representative, and her main topic will be the state budget. Representative Hesselbein is sensitive to the needs of senior citizens. She serves on the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, and is Vice-Chair for the Speaker's Task Force on Alzheimer's and Dementia. Watch Senior Beat all month: Tuesdays at 12:30pm, Wednesdays at 4:30pm, Fridays at 12:00pm, and Sundays at 4:30pm on Madison City Channel. Free. Madison Senior Center, 330 W Mifflin, Madison, Dane County. Call 608-266-6581. Subjects: Education, Seniors [E-105880]
 Third Annual Twin Triathlon
Saturday, August 26, 2017 through Tuesday, August 26, 2081. 8 am - 12 pm. 8 am registration; 9 am start; Noon Awards! Fun event is unique in the Northwoods-8K paddle on North Twin Lake, followed by a 16K bike ride, then a 5K run. Individual ($35), a family or a team ($90). Do one leg, or all three! Beautiful route, healthy fun for the whole family! Registration is encouraged; Participants who register after 8/5/2017 are not guaranteed an event t-shirt. It's fun and a unique event to cap out the summer! Info: Phelps Chamber of Commerce. $35. Phelps, 2429 Highway 17 North, Phelps, Vilas County. Call 715-545-3800. Subjects: Kayaking, Bicycling, Triathlon [E-106239]
23 Events
Be aware of last-minute changes and cancellations. Always call before you go!

 


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