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November 2017 Activities


Wisconsin Science Festival

November 2 – November 5

·       Cost: Free with exception of a few events that have a small fee for materials

·       Location: 30 different venues in the Madison area

·       This annual festival includes over 100 events. There will be hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, workshops and more! Visit their website for more details.


Saturday Science: Mars In Madison

Saturday, November 4    

·       Cost: FREE!

·       Time: 10am-12pm

·       Location: Town Center of the Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St, Madison

·       Explore Mars and Earth and think about how life would be different (or possible?) if we went to Mars.


Halloween Candy Trade-In Party

Saturday, November 4

·       Cost: Free!

·       Time: 9:30-11:30am

·       Location: UnityPoint Health – Meriter, 345 W. Washington Ave #100, Madison

·       Don’t let your extra Halloween candy go to waste! Donate your candy to the U.S. Troops through Operation Gratitude, and get a chance to win fun prizes. The more candy, the better your chances are of winning!


Wisconsin Men’s Basketball

·       Home Games:

11/5 – 4pm, 11/10 – 6pm, 11/12 – 5pm, 11/16 – 7:30pm, 11/24 -8 pm


Warner Family Fun Night

Friday, November 10

·       Cost: $5 per family

·       Time: 5:30-8:30pm

·       Location: Warner Park Community Recreation Center, 1625 Northport Dr, Madison

·       Visit their website to see activities.

·       Kids age 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult.


Wisconsin Football

·       Home Games: 11/11 – 2:30pm, 11/18 – TBA


Dane County Farmers’ Market

Saturdays until November 11

·       Time: 6:15am-1:45pm

·       Location: Capitol Square, Madison

·       This is the largest producer-only Farmers’ Market in the country. All items are produced by the members behind the tables, with approximately 300 vendors throughout the year.


Kids In The Rotunda


·       Cost: FREE!

·       Time: 9:30am, 11am & 1pm

·       Location: Overture Center, 201 State St, Madison

·       A wide variety of shows that will engage, educate, and entertain the whole family. Shows are ideal for children ages nine and younger and their families.


Holiday Fantasy In Lights

Nightly starting November 18

·       Cost: FREE!

·       Time: Lights go on at 4pm

·       Location: Olin Park, 1156 Olin-Turville Ct, Madison

·       Drive through the park and enjoy this annual light display. This is the 29th year!


Zoo Lights At The Henry Vilas Zoo

Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sundays Starting November 24

·       Cost: $7 per person, Children under 3 Free

·       Time: 5:30-9pm

·       Location: Henry Vilas Zoo, 702 S. Randall Ave, Madison

·       Enjoy a warm beverage as you stroll down candy cane lane and enjoy the festive sights and sounds.


Fall Festivities:

Corn Mazes and Apple Orchards

·       Appleberry Farm, Cross Plains

·       Door Creek Orchard, Cottage Grove

·       Green’s Pleasant Springs Orchard, Stoughton

·       Mayr Family Farm, DeForest

·       Treinen Farm, Lodi


Open Gym Options in Dane County:

·       Legacy Academy – Fitchburg

·       Madtown Twisters – East & West Madison

·       PlayN Wisconsin – Middleton

·       Pump It Up – Fitchburg

·       Rockin’ Jump – Madison

·    Sky Zone – Madison

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