Events: September 13-19
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- The Cap Times Idea Fest. Speakers, panels and presentations. Monday through Saturday, with both in-person and virtual events. $10 general admission, $60 VIP admission.
- Madison Bike Week through Saturday. Classes, rides, Madison Bike Center open house.
- Bicycle Film Festival. All week. Features films with connections to cycling. Virtual. Tickets $10+.
- Maria Bamford at Comedy on State. Five show times Thursday-Saturday.
- Tom Segura at the Overture Center. Shows on Wednesday and Thursday.
- Willy Street Fair. Saturday and Sunday. Food, art, music and more. Free.
Monday, Sept. 13
- Flu shot clinic for UW students and staff at Union South. 8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.
- Author Conversation: Cassandra Khaw and Fonda Lee. Organized by A Room of One’s Own. 6 p.m. Virtual.
Tuesday, Sept. 14
- Future of Telehealth panel hosted by Wisconsin Health News. 12 p.m. Virtual. Free.
- Stand Up for Kids fundraising event benefiting Canopy Center. $35 per person, $500 for table. 6:30 p.m. Proof of vaccination required for entry.
- Guest presentation: "A Tour of the Universe: You Are Here" at UW Space Place. 7 p.m. Virtual and in-person. Free.
- Harry Potter-themed trivia at The Rigby. Starts at 7 p.m. Costumes earn extra points. Free.
- Cap Times Live: Proud Parents livestream. 7:30 p.m. Virtual. Free.
Wednesday, Sept. 15
- Social Media Breakfast Madison virtual meeting. Influencer Marketing 101: A Panel Discussion. 8 a.m.
- Webinar: "How to Better Serve Families Involved in the Criminal Justice System" with the UW Institute on Research in Poverty. 1-2 p.m.
- Madison Night Market along State Street and Gilman Street. Art, food, vendors, music. 4-9 p.m.
- Goodman Center CEO Letesha Nelson in conversation with Brenda Gonzalez, UW director of community relations. Light appetizers, soda and a cash bar. 5-7 p.m. Free.
- Ashley McBryde with Ray Fulcher at the Sylvee. Doors 6:30 p.m., show 8:00 p.m. $22+.
Friday, Sept. 17
- Music on the Rooftop with Junebug at Madison Children’s Museum. Program gives toddlers and preschoolers the opportunity to sing, dance, explore instruments, and play. 10:00-10:30 a.m.
- 350MKE Fridays for Future protesting at the intersection of Wells Fargo Bank and Chase Bank. 12-1 p.m.
- Movies in the Park: “Tom & Jerry” at Galaxy Park. 6 p.m. Free.
- Disability Pride Madison presents: Anita Cameron! 6-7 p.m. Virtual. Free.
- “New Order” screening at Vilas Hall. "One of most intense, shocking, and controversial films in recent memory, New Order depicts a mass uprising against Mexico’s 1%." Hosted by UW Cinematheque. 7 p.m. Free.
- “Black Panther” screening at Delta Beer Lab. 7:30 p.m. Free.
- Dyke Dive Pop-Up Bar at The Wisco. All Queers and queer allies are welcome. Proof of vaccinations are required. 9 p.m.- 2 a.m. $5-10 sliding scale.
- The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Crucible, featuring the cast of Madison's Velvet Darkness. Doors at 11:30 p.m., show at midnight. $8.
Saturday, Sept. 18
- Wisconsin's Best Bloody Mary Fest at Yahara Bay Distillers. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets $20+.
- Barks, Beats & Brews adoption event with Underdog Pet Rescue at Kessenich's Ltd. Food trucks, beer, coffee, and adoptable pets. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Movies in the Park: Who Framed Roger Rabbit at High Point Park. Free. 6 p.m.
- HUMP! indie porn film festival. Films are “made by real people for real people.” In-person and virtual elements. Screenings start at 7 p.m. $20+.
- Mad Laughs comedy show at Boss Mead Hall. 7:30 p.m. $10.
- Full Moon Night Walk at UW Arboretum. Free, no registration required. 7:30-9 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 19
- Nature Hike at UW Arboretum. 1-2:30 p.m. Learn about the land; plants, animals, and fungi; phenology; and ecological practices and concepts. Free, no registration required.
- Ben Folds at the Sylvee. Doors 6:30 p.m., show 8:00 p.m. $35.
- Viva Mexico Festival at Breese Stevens Field. Celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day hosted by La Movida 94.5FM/1480AM and Mid-West Family Broadcasting. Car caravan parade, food, dance, and music. 1-10 p.m.