Upcoming events, in all categories, in and around Madison, Wisconsin.
Oct 21, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tenant Resource Center fundraiser with celebrity chefs. Donations benefit Housing Crisis Fund.
Food & Drink, Fundraisers
Oct 21, 2016 5:30 PM
'80s cocktails with author Andre Darlington, seatings at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30 pm. $12.
Food & Drink, Wisconsin Book Festival
Clases en espanol, viernes a las 5:30 pm. $35 por 10 clases.
Health & Fitness
UW Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) & Wisconsin Book Festival events, 10/20-22, Overture Center-Promenade Hall. Free.
Isthmus Picks, Spoken Word, Wisconsin Book Festival
Fiction by Allison Slavick, Richard Borovsky, Lange Allen, poetry by Karen Loeb, Janet Leahy, Nancy Bauer-King.
Books, Wisconsin Book Festival
Overnight stay for ages 5 & up plus family. $55. RSVP: vilaszoo.org/sleepovers.
Kids & Family
Oct 21, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Oct 21, 2016 6:00 PM
Alternate universe animated fantasy depicts a sort of steampunk France in 1941, in which a teenage girl seeks her missing scientist parents. PG, 2015.
Informal gathering with international students, 6 pm Fridays. Free.
Discussing "Under the Harrow."
Discussing "Wisconsin on the Air: 100 years of Public Broadcasting in the State that Invented It."
Oct 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Oct 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Enjoy the museum kid-free, with "Wonka Wonders" theme, experiments, crafts, chocolate. $15 ($12.75 adv.; 21+ only).
Oct 21, 2016 6:30 PM
A strange being lurks in the Amazon jungle, and scientists want to bring it back to civilization; you can guess how this ends up for everyone. NR, 1954.
Black story hour with Candace Patterson.
With DJ Boyfrrriend, Sola. $12 ($10 adv.; ages 18+).
Isthmus Picks, Music
$12 ($10 adv.; ages 18+)
Oct 21, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Appalachian. $5 donation.
Oct 21, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
New Orleans piano. Fridays. Free.
Oct 21, 2016 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Haunted house, 6:30-11 pm Thursdays and 6:30 pm-midnight Fridays & Saturdays through 10/29 and 7-10:30 on 10/31, 5305 Hwy. M, Westport. $29.95/$24.95.
Halloween, Recreation & Games
Oct 21, 2016 7:00 PM
Screening of PBS documentary about Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton," plus talk by "Alexander Hamilton: From Obscurity to Greatness" editor John P. Kaminski. Free.
Four Lakes Wildlife Center fundraiser, 7-10 pm on 10/21 & 28 and 4-6 pm (ages under 12) & 7-10 pm, 10/15 & 22, Dane County Humane Society. $10 ($5 ages under 12).
Halloween, Kids & Family, Recreation & Games
While not exactly a horrible movie, this fifth installment of the prehistoric buddy comedy may be the series' extinction-level event. PG, 2016.
Kids & Family, Movies
The story of a very important night for the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, 7 pm on 10/14-15 & 21-22 and 2:30 pm, 10/23, Watertown Players Theatre. $16 ($12 adv.).
Theater & Dance
Discussing "Scriptorium: Poems," her new book.
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