Blooming Butterflies at Olbrich Gardens!
10-4 every day.
Enjoy the Bolz Conservatory with HUNDREDS of butterflies all over or stoll through the outdoor gardens with your “passport” so the kiddos can earn a FREE cone from Michael’s, just down the road.
Tickets $5 ages 13 & up
$3 ages 3 – 12
Free: ages 2 and under
Free: Olbrich Botanical Society members
Dane County Fair
Make sure you check out the 4 H exhibits, and come see me at the Tupperware booth inside!
See more HERE
**Most Community Public Pools are now open as school is out!
Saturday, July 21st
11th annual Opera In The Park!
8PM, Garner Park in Madison (runs 2-2.5 hours)
Think Concerts In The Square but listening to amazing singers and getting a sneak peak at the upcoming season. You can start putting blankets/chairs etc down at 7PM.
See more HERE (rain date is Sunday 7/22)
The Dane County Farmer’s Market on the Square!!!!
Squeaky Cheese Curds, Baked goods, spring produce AND the beautiful downtown Madison – what more could you ask for?
Chemistry Fun at UW Space Place
Space Place family workshops are offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. for children ages 6-10 and their parents. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required for any of the workshops but attendance is LIMITED to the first 50 people. This weekend: Sink or Float: experiments on surface tension.
Space Place is at 2300 S Park St, in the Villager Mall, just north of the Beltline Highway.
Visit the UW Geology Museum
1215 W. Dayton St., 262-2399, http://www.geologymuseum.org/ (Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.) —Besides its extensive mineral, rock and fossil collections behind glass, kids can touch rocks from a time when there were volcanoes in Wisconsin, see rocks and minerals that glow, and stand under huge mastodon tusks. Great for those like my daughter who want to be a Paleontologist!
Sunday, July 22nd
How about cooling off at the Middleton Splash Pad?
6300 Mendota Ave, 10am-7pm and FREE!
It’s a fully accessable water playground. See more HERE
The Memorial Union Terrace
They always seem to have something fun going on there – music, Babcock ice cream, etc and there is no charge!
Last time we went there were FREE crafts, a GIANT inflatable Bucky, Balloon animals and an outdoor brat stand (not FREE).
Look for the big orange chair and turn it into a photo-op like we did with Miss Sarah and the peanut of Ashely from Coupons for Wisconsin already this summer!
Kid’s Bowl FREE is up and running for the summer! Check more out HERE. This is a nice ting to have, just in case the weather is less than nice out.