5 dates to keep your brain and body fit

Trivia, crafting and more
5 dates to keep your brain and body fit
Photo courtesy of Revel

In Madison, you can find ways to keep your brain and body active even in the dead of winter.

Every night of the week, there is league trivia somewhere in the Madison area. Get a group of couples together for a fun weekly date with your friends. One of the most popular spots is Echo Tap & Grill on Thursdays, but get there early to secure a table. 554 W. Main St., leaguetrivia.com

You can still work on your short game when there’s snow on the ground by mini golfing at Vitense Golfland‘s indoor course. Experience some of your favorite Madison sites through the 18-hole course. 5501 Schroeder Rd.

Get crafty at Revel, the drop-in DIY space. Not only do they have special crafting events throughout the month, but at the craft bar, both men and women can find a fun project to work on together or separately. 107 N. Hamilton St.

Embrace the cold at Madison Winter Festival on Feb. 3-4. Grab a date and run the Frosty 5K, carve snow structures, cross-country ski, play ice hockey, sled and ice skate. winter-fest.com

Take an artistic class together at Wheelhouse Studios at the Wisconsin Union. Throughout the month of February, there are classes for dance, screenprinting, art, cooking and more. 800 Langdon St., lower level