when: July 10th - 13th where: Madison's Central Park, S. Ingersoll St. details:How do Madisonians celebrate Bastille Day? How else? With great music, great food and plenty of beer. The Fête de Marquette three-day music fest, now in Madison’s new Central Park, promises a line-up of international musical acts including groups from Quebec, New Orleans, Paris, Algeria and Haiti.
La Fete de Marquette, Madison’s marquee summertime spectacular on the isthmus is July 10th through the 13th and you must be there! Why?
To witness the heart-pounding, foot-stompin’ sounds of Raw Oyster Cult featuring HBO’s Treme star Jon Gros, legendary guitar wizard Anders Osborne and many more French and Louisiana-based artists!
Need another reason? Heartland Credit Union PRESENTS “Hooray for Heartland Happy Uour” on Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 when all beers and wine are just $2!
Reason three: fabulous food, colorful arts and crafts and, new this year, Mallatt’s Pharmacy presents the Big Top with scintillating electronic music all weekend AT the 2014 La Fete de Marquette Thursday through Sunday, July 10 to 13.
Reason four: free admission! It’s all there for you at Madison’ s new Central Park two blocks south off east wash on south Ingersoll . La Fete de Marquette is presented by the Willy Street Coop and sponsored in part by Don Miller Subaru, and the Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream –Madison made, family owned, super premium ice cream. ooo-la-la!
FRIDAY, JULY 11ÂÂ Le Nuit des Etoiles (Night of the Stars)
105.5 Triple M broadcasting live from 6-10pm
4:30 – 6:30 ÂÂ Heartland Credit Union Happy Hour (Open to All)
Presented by the Heartland Credit Union andÂÂ sponsored by Brother’s Main, Lakeside Reality and Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream.ÂÂ For all guests:
* ÂÂ Free party snacks
* All Beers and Wine, $2
* ÂÂ Ferris Wheel Rides, $2,
Le Bistro Tent
4:30 ÂÂ ÂÂ ÂÂ Johnny Chimes (Madison)
5:30 ÂÂ La Vent du Nord (Quebec)
7:30ÂÂ ÂÂ Dengue Fever (Cambodia/Los Angeles)
9:30 ÂÂ Raw Oyster Cult (Louisiana) – featuring former members of the Radiators and HBO Treme starÂÂ Jon Gros
Mallatt’s Pharmacy Presents the BIG TOP – Discotheque Night
5:00 ÂÂ Maura Dillon
6:00 ÂÂ Lovecraft
7:00 ÂÂ Tinhead
8:30 ÂÂ Niki Kitz
9:30 ÂÂ Mark Farina
SATURDAY, JULY 12ÂÂ Le Jour de Louisiane (Louisiana Day)
105.5 Triple M broadcasting live from 5-8pm
Le Bistro Tent
12:30 ÂÂ ÂÂ Robin Pluer with Mrs. Fun (Milwaukee)
2:15 ÂÂ ÂÂ Mama DigDown’s Brass Band
Main Stage (presented by the Overture Center)
3:15 ÂÂ Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas (Louisiana)
5:15 ÂÂ Shannon McNally Band featuring Cindy Cashdollar (Louisiana)
7:15 ÂÂ Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys (Louisiana)
9:30 ÂÂ Anders OsborneÂÂ (Louisiana)
Mallatt’s Pharmacy Presents the BIG TOP – Masquerade
3:00 ÂÂ Kids’ Masked Ball & La Petite Parade withÂÂ Nick Nice
4:30 ÂÂ Kids’ Masked Ball Parade with Mama Digdown’s Brass Band
5:00 ÂÂ JP Blanchet
6:00 ÂÂ Masked Ball withÂÂ DJ Umi, Dustin Zahn (7:30), Charanjit Singh (8:30) and Derrick Carter (9:30)
SUNDAY, JULY 13 Le Jour du Monde (World Day)
Le Bistro Tent Acoustic Cafe with Jonathan & Kitty broadcasting live from 9:30a-12:30p
10:00 ÂÂ Breakfast begins
Enjoy a quiche breakfast, sides and beverages served by a wait staff at elegant tables while listening to:
10:15 ÂÂ Shannon McNally and Cindy Cashdollar
11:30 ÂÂ Steve Riley
12:45 ÂÂ Fishtank Ensemble
1:45 ÂÂ Limanya Drum & Dance Ensemble (performing on the Great Lawn)
Main Stage (sponsored by the Overture Center)
2:30 ÂÂ Naila (Paris)
4:00 ÂÂ HK et Les Saltimbanks (France/Algeria)
6:15 ÂÂ Emeline Michel (Haiti)
8:30 ÂÂ Marcia Ball (Texas)
when: Saturday, July 19th 10:00am - 11:00am, Registration 9:00am-9:50am where: McKay Nursery (750 S. Monroe St., Waterloo, WI) what: The Reverse Lottery to determing the winner of the $5000 McKay Makeover Competition! Names of those invited will be pulled at random until we have one name left in the bucket and that person will be selected as the winner! (Winner must be present to win)
when: August 14-17th where: Angell Park, near the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway N. what: Join Heather Moore on Sunday, August 17th from 12p-2pm at Corn Fest in Sun Prairie. Come on down and eat corn, listen to the live music, and have an Ice cold beverage with family and friends.
when: Sunday, November 2nd where: Alliant Energy Center (1881 W Expo Dr, Madison, WI 53713) what: Obedience, Agility, Rally, Free style demonstrations; Parade of pure bred dogs; Parade of rescued dogs; Vendor booths; over 100 different breeds of pure bred dogs and much, much more!