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Things to do in the evenings during the week in June

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Things to do in the evenings during the week in June

Hello! I travel to Madison often for work and finally decided to bring my fiance with me on this trip. He is just going to relax in the hotel during the day, but we want to try & find some fun things to do in the evenings (I am free around 3pm). We will be there mid-June. I read the post on here for beer & cheese tours- which sound so fun- but they are all on Fridays or close before 4pm. I haven't been able to find any that are open, even just for early evenings. Does anyone know of any beer or cheese tours, or anything other than just restaurants and bars that we can do when I get off work every day? Thanks so much for your help.

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1. Re: Things to do in the evenings during the week in June

June is by far the best month to be here. You can rent bikes and ride around Lake Monona, since it gets dark so late, or walk one of the many bike paths for a while. You can bike out to and then walk out on Picnic Point.

The University sometimes has interesting things scheduled at the Memorial Union or Union South after work. www.union.wisc.edu/titu/

Also, there are early evening programs at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery: …wisc.edu/home/…events-home.cmsx

Otherwise, you can wall climb or bowl at Union South, or just hang out and people watch on one of the terraces at either of the Unions.

The Arboretum often has evening classes or walks through the grounds: http://uwarboretum.org/events/

Or you can take a mini-course at the Union - sailing and windsurfing are big in June http://www.union.wisc.edu/minicourses.htm

You can also contact the brew pubs that we have in town - Ale Asylum and Vintage are my favorites - and see whether they have any special events while you are here. At the very least, if you go on a week night, you will probably find a bartender who is willing to discuss how the various beers are made and let you taste a sample of all of them.

For cheese, go to Fromagination on the Capitol Square. They will let you sample, and they may know of a cheesemaker who will give you a tour "after hours."

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2. Re: Things to do in the evenings during the week in June

Thank you for those great ideas... I have a lot of research to do! :)

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3. Re: Things to do in the evenings during the week in June

Try American Players Theatre for an outdoor play. You can picnic on the grounds and the performances are world class. http://americanplayers.org/

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