Chamber & Community Events as of: June 23, 2017

08-02 through 08-02 - Monthly Meeting of the Women's Affilaite Monthly Meeting of the Women’s Affiliate John's Bar on Madison Street. First Tuesday of every month except July. All members and interested parties are encouraged to attend. The Women’s Affiliate, founded by women business owners as an affiliated organization of the Chamber in the 1960s, invites women interested in promoting and enriching Beaver Dam to join their organization. Membership is only $20.00 per year, plus the cost of your meals at meetings. Fundraisers include the annual A Day In the Park Arts & Craft Fair hosted by the group each July in Swan Park, and afghan & fleece jacket sales year round. The Women's Affiliate hosts the largest handmade arts & crafts fair in the county on the second Sunday of July in Swan Park in Beaver Dam. The events is decades old. Every other month the meetings feature a speaker on a topic of interest to members. Meetings begin with cocktails at 6:00 pm and the dinner meeting begins at 6:30 PM. Contact the following for more information on membership in the WA: Evie (885-5388) or Gail (885-9767). womensaffiliate@gmail.com Any women interested are welcome to attend. First Tuesday of every month except July. Cocktails at 6, dinner meeting begins at 7. Fees: Meeting is free - Dinner is extra. Location: John's Bar - Madison Street, Beaver Dam Contact: - Womensaffiliate@gmail.com

04-06 through 12-28 - Homeschool Art Class Home School Art Class With Tami DeLisle For 1st grade through 12th. An art appreciation and skill building formatted class. Explore a famous artist each week and participate in an art making activity based on that artist. The projects are adapted to fit the needs and skill levels of each student. Held the first through fourth Thursdays of month. Depending upon registration and age students may be divided into two different time periods. Ages 6-11 meet from 1-2pm, ages 12 and up will meet from 2-3pm. Cost is $5 for members, $8 for non-members per session. Pay ahead or for multiple children and receive a discount. Contact us for pricing information. Fees: $5 for member, $8 for non-members. Discounts for Multiple Children Location: Beaver Dam Area Arts Association 1605 N. Spring St Contact: Jessalyn Braun (920) 885-3635 - bdaaa@seippelcenter.com

05-07 through 04-30 - American Legion Post 146 Bingo Bingo is held the First & Third Sunday of each month. Veteran's Center opens at 5:00 P.M. and starts selling cards at 5:30 P.M. Total of 17 games & #17 is the Progressive Blackout. Food & beverages are available. All ages are welcome. Under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. games start at 6:30 P.M. Fees: Games 1 thru 15 are sold as a package of 15 sheets-one for each of the games-Prizes range from $50 to $200 ($3, $7, $11 & $15)
Games 16 & 17 - Prize for game #16 is $250.00 and game #17 is the Progressive Jackpot ($1, $3, $6 & $9) Location: 300 Beichl Ave., Beaver Dam, WI No food or drink may be brought onto the premises. Contact: Contact Kathy O'Brion at 920-887-7777 or email at VetCenterMgr@BeaverDamAmericanLegionPost146.com - VetCenterMgr@BeaverDamAmericanLegionPost146.com

06-14 through 07-26 - Giant Games Join in on the giant-sized fun with over 10 games and inflatables to choose from! No need to register just drop-in for the FREE FUN and our staff will be there to show you how to play the games, assist where needed and maybe even take you on in a game! All Ages welcome. This is held prior to the Concerts in the Park. 6:00-6:45 pm Fees: FREE Location: Swan Park Mill St Shelter - corner of Mill St. and University Ave. Contact: City of Beaver Dam Community Activities & Services 920-887-4639 - bdcas@cityofbeaverdam.com

06-22 through 07-02 - BDACT + Little Shop of Horrors, musical This is an Area High School production Performances: +++ Special $5.00 VALUE Night Thursday June 22, 7:30pm. June 23-24, 29-30, & July 1 at 7:30 PM June 25 & July 2 at 2:00 PM MATINEES SYNOPSIS A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world. The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names 'Audrey II' - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination! One of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows, Little Shop Of Horrors the charmingly tongue in cheek comedy has been produced worldwide to incredible success June 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, & July 1 - 7:30pm/June 25 & July 2, 2pm Fees: $10, $12, $14
$5.00 Value night only Thursday, June 22. Location: Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre, 219 N. Spring St. Beaver Dam. Contact: David Saniter, 920-885-6891 - info@bdact.org

06-23 - Jam By the Dam Free Community concert series at Tahoe Park in Beaver Dam, sponsored by generous local businesses. Bring a picnic basket with food and beverage of choice, lawn chairs and listen to great music by the band Boombox. 7-10pm Fees: Free Location: Tahoe Park Contact: - drlharper895@gmail.com

06-26 - Chamber Golf Outing Premier business golf outing of the season, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; network with the business community in Beaver Dam for an all inclusive $100.00 per person which includes lunch, dinner, golf, cart, entry into all contests and more. Registration begins at 11:30 am, lunch at noon and a shotgun start at 1:00. For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 920-887-8879 or info@beaverdamchamber.com 11:30 am to 6:30 pm Fees: $100.00 per person which includes lunch, dinner, golf, cart, entry into all contests and more Location: Beaver Dam Country Club W8884 Sunset Drive Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber - info@beaverdamchamber.com

06-27 - BDLIA Board of Directors Monthly business meeting of the BDLIA board of Directors with time for public comments 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Quality Inn, 825 Park Ave, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-28 - Wine Tour 2017 Wednesday, June 28, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Downtown Beaver Dam Six location wine walk featuring the wines of 6 continents and 6 nations. Site Commitments for 2017 ? Watermark Center - ASIA - Japan ? Bullfrogs & Butterflies - AUSTRALIA - Australia ? Twisted Sister - AFRICA - South Africa ? American National Bank - EUROPE - Germany ? Inter-Quest - S. AMERICA - Chile ? McKinstry’s Home Furnishings - N. AMERICA - USA Advance Tickets $30 Day of Event $35 Tickets for sale at the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce, Food Pride & Piggly Wiggly in Beaver Dam. 5:30-8:30 pm Fees: $30 in advance, $35 at the door Location: Downtown Beaver Dam Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber (920) 887-8879 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

06-28 - Concert in the Park - FREE Enjoy the music of Elwood and the Eccentrics. Bench seating so bring your cushion or lawn chair. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to The Watermark, 209 S. Center St. FREE 7:00-8:30 Fees: FREE Location: Swan Park Band Shell - South University Ave. Contact: City of Beaver Dam Community Activities & Services - bdcas@cityofbeaverdam.com

06-28 through 07-02 - Walldogs Mural Festival Walldogs National Artists will descend upon Beaver Dam to paint 15 murals in five days from June 28-July 2nd. Between 150-200 artists will transform our downtown. Many events and activities are scheduled during those five days including live music, family events, art festivals, Ridikulous Days vendor event, luminaries, brat frys, a Gala and Auction, and ability to watch all murals from start to finish. All day Fees: The event is free for the public to watch any mural artists paint each murals. Some drop in activities may have a small fee (i.e. paint nights or food vendor booths), but most are open to the public at no cost. Location: Primarily in Downtown Beaver Dam at 15 locations. Maps will be provided at the Chamber office to guide guests and community members to each mural site. Contact: Kay Appenfeldt, mural co-chair, at (920) 887-1693. - mrmsapple@charter.net

07-05 - Concert in the Park - FREE Enjoy the music of the Beaver Dam Community Band. Concert title: Celebrate America. Bench seating so bring your cushion or lawn chair. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to The Watermark, 209 S. Center St. FREE 7:00-8:30 Fees: FREE Location: Swan Park Band Shell - South University Ave. Contact: City of Beaver Dam Community Activities & Services 920-887-4639 - bdcas@cityofbeaverdam.com

07-06 through 07-08 - Beaver Dam Lake Days Welcome to Beaver Dam Lake Days. For more than two decades Beaver Dam has come to Tahoe Park the second weekend in July for a family festival that includes music, food, entertainment and fireworks. It is a great opportunity to get together with old friends and to meet new ones. Take a look at the musical lineup and the schedule to plan your visits. The photo section includes pictures from previous festivals and will be sure to bring back memories of fun and laughter. We look forward to seeing you at Beaver Dam Lake Days. Thurs. 5pm-10pm/ Fri. 3pm-11:30pm/ Sat. 5am-Midnight Fees: $8.00 Cover Charge Location: Tahoe Park Beaver Dam,WI Contact: Carrie Sackett (920) 356-1711 - totalbusiness@sbcglobal.net

07-07 - Cardboard Boat Regatta Family and/or group event. Three person team creates and paddles a boat from supplied cardboard and duct tape. 4:30 to 8 pm Fees: FREE Location: Tahoe Park, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

07-08 - Pontoon Boat Rides on Beaver Dam Lake Narrated pontoon boat ride along the eastern shore of Beaver Dam Lake. 9 am to 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Tahoe Park, Beaver Da Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

07-09 - 'A Day in the Park' Arts & Craft Show 'A Day in the Park' Arts & Craft Show Over 200 vendors displaying & selling their crafts in beautiful Swan Park. Event held rain or shine. Food, beverages and ice cream are available on the grounds. Handicap accessibility available. 10 am to 4 pm Fees: FREE entry. Location: Swan Park Corner of Mill and S. University Contact: Women's Affiliate - womensaffiliate@gmail.com

07-12 - Community Concert - FREE Enjoy the music of the Mad Polecats. Bench seating so bring your cushion or lawn chair. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to The Watermark, 209 S. Center St. FREE 7:00-8:30 Fees: FREE Location: Swan Park Band Shell - South University Ave. Contact: City of Beaver Dam Community Activities & Services 920-887-4639 - bdcas@cityofbeaverdam.com

07-12 through 07-15 - BDACT: The Grunch, Musical. Tell-A-Tale, 3 to 5th graders. Show dates: July 12–-July 15 July12 & 14- 1:30 & 7pm / July 13 & 15 - 7pm This is Tell-A-Tale, 3 to 5th grade theater. Directed by Elisha Barundin, producer Margaret Sadoski, music director Brad Westergaard, choreographer Ashley Hale, & e-mail liaison Kelly Kuenzi.. Inspired by “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”, The Grunch tells the story of Rudy Grunch, a grumpy 6th grader who always feels like an outsider. When the entire school gets excited about the annual school musical, he comes up with a perfect plan to ruin it for everyone; he’ll steal the sets, costumes and lights the night before it opens. But will the spirit of theatre prevail? $7. tickets on-line www.bdact.org or Recheks Food Pride. 920-887-7675 Concessions will be sold. July 12 & 14 at 1:30 - 7pm / July 13 & 15 at 7pm Fees: $7.00 Location: Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre, 219 N. Spring St. Beaver Dam. Contact: David Saniter, 920-885-6891 info@bdact.org - info@bdact.org

07-12 through 07-15 - Plein Air Festival Plein Air Event - July 12th - July 15th Artists from all over Wisconsin are invited to participate in this four day outdoor plein air event. Areas of interest are: The beautiful facades of our historic buildings, landscapes, Beaver Dam Lake area and other waterways and other points of interest within city limits. Awards will be presented on Sunday, July 23rd during the opening of the Plein Air Art Exhibit along with a special Viewer’s Choice Award that will be voted by the public as best representation of Beaver Dam. Artists may participate in any or all days. Registration Fee: $40 per person (for any or all days of the event) Exhibit Opening, Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction Sunday, July 16th. Exhibit of Plein Air works will run from July 16th-July 23rd, if artists choose to exhibit their works at the Seippel Center for Arts otherwise unsold works may be taken on July 16th. Varies by Artist Fees: Free to view. Original works will be available for silent auction on Sunday July 16th. Location: Watch for artists throughout Beaver Dam Contact: Jessalyn Braun (920) 885-3635 - bdaaa@seippelcenter.com

07-12 through 07-16 - Plein Air Festival You are invited to participate in this four day long outdoor Plein Air event. We have many beautiful areas in Beaver Dam including our historic buildings, landscapes, parks, lake and other waterways. The event takes place beginning Wednesday, July 12th running through July 16th. You may paint any and/or all days. Viewing is free, July 12th -8am through July 16th -6pm Fees: Free to view. $40 for artists. Check the BDAAA website for more details and a prospectus. Location: Throughout Beaver Dam Contact: Jessalyn Braun (920) 885-3635 - bdaaa@seippelcenter.com

07-18 - BDLIA Summer Celebration Come by Boat or Come by Car to The Springs Pub & Grill Tuesday, July 18, 2017 5:00 to 8:00 PM Rain or Shine Enjoy a hamburger or brat and soda on us! Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase. Member get-together for fun, food and conversation. BDLIA Update & Presentations at 6:15 pm. Bring neighbors, friends and/or family members! Please RSVP by July 12th. Call 920-356-1200 ~ Email info@bdlia.org or download the form and mail. 5-8 pm Fees: Free Location: The Springs Pub & Grill N9070 Cty Rd FW Off of Cty Rd C or Cty Rd G (on north end of Beaver Dam Lake) Contact: Beaver Dam Lake Improvement Association (920) 356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

07-19 - Concerts in the Park - FREE Enjoy the music of the Loco Vocals, BDACT - Performer's Faforite Tunes. Bench seating so bring your cushion or lawn chair. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to The Watermark, 209 S. Center St. FREE 7:00-8:30 pm Fees: FREE Location: Swan Park Band Shell - South University Ave. Contact: City of Beaver Dam Community Activities & Services 920-887-4639 - bdcas@cityofbeaverdam.com

07-20 through 07-23 - BDACT: The Lion King Jr. Musical. A middle school production Middle School Production Check out times & dates. Evenings, & matinees. Show Dates: July 20 @ 7:00pm July 21 @ 1:30pm and 7:00pm July 22 @ 1:30pm and 7:00pm July 23 @ 1:30pm Performances: Held at the Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre which is located at 219 N. Spring St. in Beaver Dam. Director: Bryce Muenchow - bryce.muenchow@gmail.com BDMS Summer School Principal: Katie Hahn - hahnk@bdusd.org This production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI) New York, NY $7.00 Tickets. Soon on-line www.bdact.org or Recheks Food Pride. Concessions will be sold. July 20, 7pm /July 21,& 22, 1:30 & 7pm /July23, 1:30pm Fees: $7.00 Location: Beaver dam Area Community Theatre, 219 N. Spring St. Beaver Dam Contact: Bryce Muenchow, director. Bryce.muenchow@gmail.com - info@bdact.org

07-20 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Sale Fresh baked cookies for sale 8:00 to 3:00 Fees: 60 cents each cookie Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe' area and in the front lobby in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Hope Henschel - 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

07-22 - An Evening in Ireland Church Health Services (CHS) is excited to announce their fifth annual gala with an 'Irish' flavor for 2017. Join CHS for an Irish evening full of themed drinks, food, and live entertainment by the Drowsy Maggies! For your bidding pleasure, Auctioneer Jeff Kitchen will keep the action going with their live and silent auction. 6:00pm - 10:00pm Fees: $40.00 per person or $70.00 per couple Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7596 Hwy 33 Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Bev Beal Loeck (920) 887-1766 option 5 - bevb@churchclinic.org

07-25 - BDLIA Board of Directors Monthly business of the BDLIA Board of Directors with time for public comments 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Quality Inn, 825 Park Ave, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

07-26 - Concert in the Park - FREE Enjoy the music of the Beaver Dam Community Band - concert title: Flashback to the 80's'. Bench seating so bring your cushion or lawn chair. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to The Watermark, 209 S. Center St. FREE 7:00-8:30 pm Fees: FREE Location: Swan Park Band Shell - South University Ave. Contact: City of Beaver Dam Community Activities & Services 920-887-4639 - bdcas@cityofbeaverdam.com

07-28 - Jam By the Dam Free Community Concert held in Tahoe Park, sponsored by generous area businesses. Bring your picnic basket with favorite food and beverage, lawn chair and enjoy music by the band Cat 5 7-10pm Fees: Free Location: Tahoe Park in Beaver Dam Contact: - drlharper895@gmail.com

08-09 through 08-10 - Partners of BDCH Collective Goods Sale This is a sale of books and gifts and games . It formerly was Books Are Fun. 8/9/17 11:00 to 6:00 & 8/10/17 7:00 to 4:00 Fees: various prices Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital First Floor Conference Center Contact: Pam Pryme - 920-344-6041 - prymep@bdusd.org

08-17 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Sale Fresh baked cookies for sale 8:00 to 3:00 Fees: 60 cents per cookie Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe' area and in front lobby in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Hope Henschel - 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

08-25 - Jam By the Dam Free Community concert held in Tahoe Park sponsored by generous local businesses. Bring your picnic basket with your favorite food and drink, lawn chair and enjoy music by the Mark Croft Band . 7-10pm Fees: Free Location: Tahoe Park Contact: - drlharper895@gmail.com

09-13 - Uniform Sale sale of scrubs, shoes, & other accessories for health care employees 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fees: None Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital first floor Conference Center Contact: Betty Michael 920-885-5495 - gcmbam@yahoo.com

09-18 through 09-20 - The Nutman Sale He has small bags of candy, nuts, snacks, & chocolate for sale. 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital café area. Contact: Arletta Trejo 920-887-1422 - artrejo@charter.net

09-21 - Cookie Bake Freshly made cookies for sale. Several varieties 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of Gift Shop. Contact: Gail Henschel 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

09-22 - Pregnancy Support Center Fall Benefit Join the community as we raise money to help moms and babies in need in the county. Music, Silent and Live Auction, and Speaker 5 pm - 10 pm Fees: $40 pp or 2 for $75 Location: Beaver Dam Country Club Contact: Please call Krys @ 920-219-9351 - krys@pscdcsupport.com

10-07 - BDCH Craft Fair 30 Crafters, Bake Sale, & basket raffle Proceeds go to Employees Helping Employees Fund of the Hospital 9 to 2:00 Fees: $30 Booth rental
Basket raffle tickets - various quantities Location: BDCH 1st & second Floors, and Vita Park 1st floor. Contact: Betty Michael - 885-5495 - gcmbam@yahoo.com

10-16 through 10-17 - Jewelry & Accessory sale Jewelry and accessories - most at $6 each, but some are more. 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital first floor Conference Center Contact: Julia Lince 920-318-1158 - jlince@live.com

10-19 - Cookie Bake Sale Variety of freshly baked cookies 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Henschel 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

11-08 through 11-09 - Collective Goods Sale Formerly Books Are Fun They sell books for all ages, games and toys , gifts and miscellaneous items for all ages. 11:00 Am to 6:00 first day and 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM 2nd day Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital first floor Conference Center Contact: Pam Pryme - 920-344-6041 - prymep@bdusd.org

11-16 - Cookie Bake Sale Variety of freshly baked cookies for sale 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fees: NONE Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Henschel 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

11-16 - Partners Cookie Bake Sale Variety of freshly baked cookies for sale 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fees: None Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of Gift Shop Contact: Gail Henschel - 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

12-02 - Midwest Cream Cheese Competition Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese processing plants in the nation. Our dairy pride takes center stage as Beaver Dam annually plays host to the Midwest Cream Cheese Competition with Kraft products as preferred ingredients in any cream cheese recipe. Individuals that intend on competing in any of the Midwest Cream Cheese Competition’s annual contests must complete and submit this form to register their entry in the contests, must use Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese as an ingredient and must provide a physical example of the recipe to be judged on appearance and taste. Admission is FREE and the public is welcome to view the competition and stick around for some samples as each judging competition ends. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Fees: FREE Entry! Location: The Watermark 209 S. Center St. Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber - info@beaverdamchamber.com

12-04 - Tree of Lights Ceremony Tree of Lights lighting ceremony with a short program, including honoring families of Hospice program. 7:00 PM Fees: Campaign runs from November thru December. $5 suggested donation in memory or in honor of loved ones. Donation packets are available at front desk of Hospital. Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafeteria Area and outside. Contact: Gail Henschel - 920-887-1215 - hensch34@chrter.net

12-06 through 12-08 - The Nut Man Sale He sells small bags of nuts, candy, snacks and chocolate, with samples available 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café Area Contact: Arletta Trejo - 920-887-1422 - artrejo@charter.net

12-21 - Partners Cookie Bake Sale Variety of freshly baked cookies for sale 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Henschel - 920-887-1215 - Hensch34@charter.net

 

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