This is one of those weekends in Madison - and there
are more of them every year - where there's so much
good stuff going you can only hope to budget your
It starts Friday evening with the annual Rock for
Respite benefit at the Majestic Theater.
The event is a fundraiser for Gio's Garden, a therapeutic
respite center for special needs kids, started by
Gio's mom, WISC TV anchor Charlotte Deleste.
So obviously we're talking about family here.
But we're also talking about a really valuable community
Saturday features more music…a lot more.
Two hundred and fifty-eight amateur and professional
musicians will perform for free all over Madison during
Make Music Madison.
Music is a huge part of Madison's future…and Make
Madison Music continues to be at the heart of it all.
Saturday is also the annual Juneteenth Day celebration
of the day the last slaves learned of the signing
of the Emancipation Proclamation.
It's a day of history, culture, art, food and yes,
Should be a great weekend.
Hope it doesn't rain.