Madison Weekend Fun: Legos, Art & Helping Others

Real Estate Agent with Liz Lauer & Associates

The smells of late fall are all around us from the scents of burning leaves and people having cozy fires in their fireplaces we can tell that Winter is close. There's still lots of activity around Madison this weekend so don't barricade yourself indoors yet.

Pizza and a Movie

MadCAP, Madison Creative Arts Program is having a fundraiser Kid’s Night Out this Friday November 14th 6-9. Event starts with a pizza party with activities and then watching Lilo & Stitch. MadCAP suggested donation of $20per child.

MadCAP Studios 214 N Henry St Madison Friday November 14th 6-9pm

Ain't No Party Like a LEGO Party

Madison’s Central Library is hosting a kids LEGO Party Friday November 14th 1 to 4pm. Watch the Lego movie and then participate in LEGO themed activities with crafts & snacks.

Central Library 201 W Mifflin St Madison Downtown

Friday November 14th 1-4pm


Support a Dream at American Family Children’s Hospital

Dream Fest is an event to raise money for the Children’s Hospital. Held at Dream Kitchen it’s an elegant cocktail affair to benefit the patients and families of the Hospital. Join them for an "Enchanted Evening of Giving" featuring a night of live music, food, drinks, cooking demos & raffles.

Dream Kitchen 5117 Verona Rd

Friday November 14th 7-10pm


Farmer's Market Moves Inside

Don’t forget this weekend is the 1st indoor Farmer’s Market of the season. Saturday November 14th at the Monona Terrace 7:30 to 12. Over 70 booths have been reserved so there should be plenty of fresh vegetables, meats, cheese, bakery, eggs, honey, maple syrup, and more to eat. So come indoors to enjoy warm temperatures, live music, and fun shopping. The Dane County Farmers' Market is your "farmer-fresh supermarket".

Monona Terrace

Saturday November 15th 7:30am-12pm


Great Art, Warmer Venue

It’s time for Winter Art Fair off the Square this Saturday & Sunday November 15 &16th 9-5. With over 144 Wisconsin exhibitors with a wonderful selection of pottery, paintings, fiber, glass art, wood, photography, jewelry, graphics, sculpture and more. In addition, on Saturday the art festival features a Silent Auction of artwork contributed by our exhibitors, part of the proceeds benefit the Youth Scholarship Fund. There will be a special Young Collectors' Corner where only children under twelve are admitted to purchase artwork of their choosing. Much of the art is the same as in exhibitors' booths but at a much reduced price. There will also be live music to enjoy while you shop.

Monona Terrace 1 John Nolen Dr Downtown Madison

Saturday-Sunday November 15 & 16th 9-5pm  

Stock the Shelves for Those In Need

It’s also the time of year to remember the less fortunate members of our community in Madison. Food pantries are stress at this time of year to keep their shelves full with the 2 major holidays coming up and just regular need. The Pantries need non-perishable food plus personal essentials items. Cash donations are also welcomed because it gives them the chance to purchase items they need at a discounted rate. Here are a few places that need donations.

Middleton Outreach Pantry at Middleton City Hall 7426 Hubbard Ave Middleton

PorchLight 306 N Brooks St Madison

Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center 953 Jenifer St Madison

Salvation Army Food & Personal Essentials Pantry 3030 Darbo Dr Madison

Aids Network Food Pantry 600 Williamson St suite H Madison

Goodman Center 149 Waubesa St Madison

Grace Episcopal Church 116 West Washington Madison

Helping Hands Outreach Ministry High Point Shopping Center #18 corner of D’Nofrio & Mineral Point Rd.  

For a full list of Panties in the area goto:Pantry List

For a full list of events goto: The Daily Guide 

Comments (1)

David Shamansky
US Mortgages - David Shamansky - Highlands Ranch, CO
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LOL You had my attention with Lego! My kid loves that and I think I should buy stock in Lego as God knows I have spent a small fortune on them!

Have fun

Nov 14, 2014 12:39 AM