Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some highlights from Madison Magazine's Weekend 608.
Thursday, September 4th:
- Go Pack Go! Catch the first Green Bay Packers game of the regular season at one of Madison’s many bars and restaurants screening the game. Use our dining guide to find a spot that’s right for you. madisonmagazine.com/diningguide
- Get lost in the hypnotic melodies from electropop duo Sylvan Esso (of which one half, Nick Sanborn, hails from Middleton) at the Majestic. The show is sold out, but you can catch Sylvan Esso at Milwaukee's Pabst Theater on Friday if you didn't score tickets. majesticmadison.com
- In StageQ’s Standards of Care, a therapist’s relationship with one of her transgender clients becomes more and more complex. Catch it at the Bartell Theatre. Through September 20, stageq.com
Friday, September 5th:
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- Attend Rhumba 4 Rainbow at UW Union South to support the Rainbow Project’s efforts to prevent child abuse. There will be a salsa competition, silent auction, food and more. rhumba4rainbow.org
- Get your groove on with the Minnesota bluegrass jam band Trampled by Turtles at Overture Center. overturecenter.com
Saturday, September 6th:
- It’s your last chance to check out three exhibits at the Overture Galleries: From Farm to Fork; Plain Nature, Playful Nature; and The Printed World: Artists as Visual Ecologists. Through September 7, overturecenter.com
- Enjoy craft beer and cocktails from local breweries, bars and distilleries and food from Tipsy Cow (plus tunes from the Whiskey Farm) at the second annual Dilly Dally festival on the Karben4 lawn. dillydallymadison.com
- Head out to Larson Acres farm in Evansville for the first ever Wisconsin Farm to Table Dinner. Chef Tyler Sailsbery from Whitewater’s acclaimed restaurant The Black Sheep will prepare the meal. Farm tours begin at 5 p.m., with dinner serviced at 7 p.m. wifarmtotable.com
Sunday, September 7th:
- Sample treats from more than thirty top local chefs and enjoy music from four bands at the inaugural YumYum Fest at Central Park, put on by the Madison Area Chef Network. yum2fest.org