Chamber & Community Events as of: March 29, 2017

03-08 through 03-31 - Annual Area High School Art Show Featuring students from: Beaver Dam, Cambria-Friesland, Columbus, Central Wisconsin Christian, Dodgeland, Fall River, Randolph and Wayland Academy. 1-4 pm or by appointment Fees: FREE Location: BD Area Arts Association 1605 N. Spring St. Beaver Dam Contact: (920) 885-3635 - bdaaa@seippelcenter.org

04-01 - Wayland Academy Open House Wayland Academy is pleased to introduce students and families from Beaver Dam and throughout the region to Wayland's college preparatory program and beautiful campus. This is your chance to meet faculty, take a campus tour, learn about financial aid and scholarships, Continental Breakfast will be served from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. Open House activities include: Personal campus tours with a Wayland student A preview of Wayland's challenging curriculum and supportive atmosphere Question & Answer sessions with faculty, students, and parents of current Wayland students Admission interviews Class visits Lunch in Pickard Dining Hall To reserve your space please call 920-356-2120 x.237 or email: admission@wayland.org. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fees: Free Location: 101 N. University Ave., Beaver Dam Parking available on the circle drive, or in the back parking lot off of Franklin St. Contact: admission@wayland.org or 920.356.2120 x.237 - admission@wayland.org

04-07 through 04-08 - The Wheelhouse, live concert WHEELHOUSE Friday and Saturday, April 7 & 8 at 7:30 pm Tickets: $10, $15, & $17 will be available online at this website- www.bdact.org or at Rechek's Food Pride in Beaver Dam.  920-887-7675  Performances will be held at the Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre located at 219 N. Spring St.   WheelHouse is a nationally touring Americana and bluegrass band hailing from Madison, Wisconsin. As a full-time working band they perform over 220 shows per year and have garnered attention from national labels. Featuring three and four part harmonies, fiddle and guitar leads, and driving rhythm of the upright bass WheelHouse brings an energy and attitude unique to themselves.   WheelHouse also owns their own brand of whiskey appropriately named WheelHouse Whiskey, which can be found throughout southwestern Wisconsin. Concessions & adult beverages will be available. 7:30pm Fees: $10 - $15 - $17 Location: Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre 219 N. Spring St. Beaver Dam, WI 920-885-6891 Contact: David Saniter, 920-885-6891 - info@bdact.org

04-08 - Sportsmen's Rummage Sale 9th annual Sportsmen's Rummage Sale. New and used sporting equipment for sale.A large selection of Guns, ammunition,archery, Rods, reels, baits,clothing,boating,And much more. Some larger items such as A.T.V's,Boats,And ice shelters may also be available. 60 tables of merchandise last year. 8:30 A.M. Until 1:00 P.M. Fees: $2:00 Entry fee on the day of the sale. Vendor space available,$15.00 for 6 foot table inside or for 8 foot table outside. 34 inside tables available and 30 tables available outside. Location: John's 1201 Madison Street Beaver Dam Contact: Sponsored by the Dodge County Sporting /Conservation Alliance. Contact: Harold Drake 920-386-2831 or cell 920-344-6443 to reserve vendor space or questions about the sale. - drakegerth@charter.net

04-10 - Moms' & More Night Out Please join us for the 3rd Annual Mom’s & More Night Out held at Central Wisconsin Christian in the new Cornerstone Learning Center on Monday, April 10th from 6-8pm. This open house will offer many local vendors with displays and door prizes. Come for a night of friends, fellowship, and fun. Central Wisconsin Christian is located at 301 Fox Lake Rd. Waupun, WI. All women are welcome! 6-8PM Fees: Free Location: Central Wisconsin Christian School 301 Fox Lake Rd Waupun, WI 53963 Contact: Kim Greenfield 920-324-4233 ext 329 - momsnightout@centralwisconsinchristian.org

04-10 through 04-12 - The Nutman Sale Sells small bags of nuts, Chocolates, snacks and candies. Proceeds go to BDCH Foundation 9:30 to 2:30 Fees: cost of items purchased Location: BDCH Cafe' Contact: Arletta Trejo - 887-1422 - artrejo@charter.net

04-13 - Human Trafficking Awareness Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery that occurs in every state, including Wisconsin. According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC), 63 human trafficking cases were reported in Wisconsin in 2016. These cases affected men, women, and children. Join us for a presentation and discussion with Tracy Scheffler, Founder of 5-Stones Beaver Dam. Learn why human trafficking awareness and prevention matters in Dodge County and what we, the members of this community, can do to help. We hope to see you there! 6:30-7:00PM Registration, 7:00-8:00PM Event Fees: $0 - free! Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7596 Highway 33 East, Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Dodge County Women's Club - info@dodgecountywomensclub.com

04-15 - Easter Egg Hunt Youth ages 2-12 are invited to participate in an Easter Egg Hunt at Peace Lutheran Church, 400 Hillcrest Drive in Beaver Dam on Saturday, April 15 at 1:00 pm. 1:00 pm Fees: Free Location: Peace Lutheran Church 400 Hillcrest Drive Beaver Dam, WI Contact: 920-887-1272 - peacelutheran@bdpeacelutheran.org

04-17 - Dodge County Concert New Odyssey 30 guys, 30 Instruments New Odyssey (3 Guys-30 Instruments) is a cover band from Chicago playing all types of music from across the decades including today’s top hits. These songs are performed on 30 different musical instruments including a pocket trumpet, accordion, sousaphone, melodica, banjo, and bass trumpet. The key to making every performance a memorable experience is a combination of fun, audience interaction, offbeat light humor, attention–to-detail arrangements and an all-age appeal. Your grandparents will have as much fun as your kids! Thursday, March 2, 2017 Fees: Annual membership. General admission if space available for $15. Location: Beaver Dam High School Auditorium Contact: Rodney Binder 920-219-9523 - rodneybinder@charter.net

04-18 - Leadership Beaver Dam Alumni Event Leadership Beaver Dam Alumni Association Presents Thomas Thibodeau Distinguished Professor of Servant Leadership Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:30-9:00 am at the Watermark Tom Thibodeau will demonstrate how putting others first translates into sustainable and successful business. Tom’s electrifying presentation style and captivating story will have you laughing, thinking and eager to put what you’ve learned into practice right away. Topics covered: -Recognize the relationship between leadership, power and authority -Understand the characteristics of an effective leader -Apply the theories of leadership and service -Discover your purpose and your mission This free event is open to the public and being sponsored by Leadership Beaver Dam: A small contribution is encouraged at the door. Light breakfast will be provided SPACE IS LIMITED! Please RSVP by 4/5/17 to: Info@beaverdamchamber.com or by phone at 920-887-8879 7:30 am to 9:00 am Fees: FREE

A small contribution is encouraged at the door. Light breakfast will be provided Location: The Watermark 209 S. Center St Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber (920) 887-8879 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

04-19 - Living with Dementia: Focus on Safety Family Caregivers, Community Members & Professionals. Topic discussions on Driving & Dementia by Steven Pazynski of the motor vehicles dept. Wandering and Dementia: Programs & Resources, Alzheimer's Assoc., Aging & Disability Resource Center, Beaver Dam police Power of Attorney for Health & Finances - Lauren Hamvas, Attorney 8:45a registration - 12pm Fees: Free - Pre-registration required by April 7th - Limited Seating
by email @ dementiaconcerns@gmail.com or call ADRC @ 920-386-3580 Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital - McClure Conference Room 707 S. University Ave Contact: Dementia Concerns Coalition/ADRC 920-386-3580 - dementiaconcerns@gmail.com

04-20 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Bake Cookies are baked and sold by Partners of BDCH 8:00 to 3:00 Fees: cost of cookies bought Location: BDCH Cafe' area Contact: Gail Henschel - hensch34@charter.net

04-20 through 04-22 - 12th Annual Rummage & Bake Sale 12th Annual Rummage and Bake Sale. The bake sale is Thursday only, shop early for the best selection and all baked by our church members. April 20, 21 from 8 a.m to 5 pm. Bag sale is on Saturday the 22nd from 8 a.m. to Noon. On Saturday Thrivent Financial will be selling fresh cookies. Food stand will be available Thursday and Friday. Johnsonvile Brats and sloppy Joes along with chili and other goodies. If you have any items to donate for the sale they can be dropped off anytime during normal church hours. However, we will only accept donations on Monday and Tuesday the week of the sale. April 20, 21 from 8 - 5 April 22 from 8-noon Fees: FREE Location: First Ev. Lutheran Church 311 W. Mackie St. Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: - churchoffice@firstluthbd.org

04-22 - 41st Annual Spring Gala & Auction 41st Annual Spring Gala & Auction at Wayland Academy- The Spring Gala & Auction is Wayland Academy’s largest fundraising event of the year and an important source of revenue for the Academy. 5:30pm - 8:00pm Fees: $125.00 per person or table of eight for $900.00 Location: Wayland Academy Lindsay Auditorium 101 N. University Avenue Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Wayland Academy (920) 356-2120 ext. 200 - slevey@wayland.org

04-24 through 04-25 - Partners of BDCH Jewelry & Accessory Sale Sell jewelry, accessories, Badger & Packer items, etc. Items cost from $6 to $10 Day 1 - 8 to 5:00 & Day 2 8 to 4:00 Fees: cost of items purchased Location: BDCH Conference Center Contact: Julia Lince - 318-1158 - jlince@live.com

04-25 - BDLIA Board of Directors Meeting Business meeting of the BDLIA Board of Directors with time for public comment 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Quality Inn, 825 Park Ave, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

04-29 - YMCA 'Back to the 80's!' Fundraiser Put on your 80's best and join us for a totally rad 80's party! This years fundraising event features: • Live and Silent Auctions • 50/50 Cash Raffle • Casual attire; 80's theme is optional Proceeds for this years event will go towards: • Financial Assistance Program • New Playground Equipment A cash bar will also be available. 5:30pm - 10pm Fees: Tickets are available at the YMCA of Dodge County for $20 per person. Location: Chapel of the Archangels - 839 Madison Street , Beaver Dam Contact: For more information contact Kristin Fabisch at the YMCA of Dodge County 920.887.8811 or kfabisch@theydc.org - kfabisch@theydc.org

04-29 - Charleston House Spring Craft Fair 2nd annual Spring Craft Fair open to the community. Vendors & Crafters welcome! Come enjoy wine tasting, Mother's Day, Easter & Graduation gifts & more! Luncheon Available 11am-3pm Fees: Admission and Vendors are Free.
Vendors reserve your Booth Space by calling Kim see info for contact. Location: Charleston House 104 Fakes Ct. Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Kim Hackett, Activities Director 920-356-9818 xt 206 - Kim.Hackett@LandmarkSeniorLiving.com

05-05 through 05-14 - BDACT - The Odd Couple, comedy play. SHOW DATES:  May 5, 6, 11, 12, & 13 at 7:30 pm May 7 & 14 at 2:00 pm    TICKETS: $10, $15, & $17 on sale online at the PURCHASE TICKETS button at the top of this web page or at Rechek's Food Pride in Beaver Dam.  920-887-7675.  NOT YET ON SALE    Winner! 1965 Tony Award, Best Author of a Play Nominee! 1965 Tony Award, Best Play   THE ODD COUPLE Directed by Trevor Kastein Produced by Ron Wilkie and Beth Jewell. This classic comedy play opens as a group of guys assemble for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it's no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger, who has just been separated from his wife. Depressed and tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds, Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the clean freak and the slob ultimately decide to room together with hilarious results as The Odd Couple is born.  The movie version starred the comedy duo of Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon.  The popular 70s sitcom based on the play starred Jack Klugman and Tony Randall.  Concessions, & adult beverages available. May 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 at 7:30pm May 7, 14, at 2:00pm Fees: $10, $15, $17 Location: Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre 219 N. Spring St. Beaver Dam, WI. 53916 Contact: David Saniter 920-885-6891 info@bdact.org - info@bdact.org

05-09 - May Breakfast Network Learn How Your Business Can Profit In A Blue Zone Make the healthy choices the easy choices for your patrons and be profitable! Tracy Rose currently serves as one of two Organization Leads for Blue Zones Project – Dodge County. For Tracy, being a part of Blue Zones has been a dream come true. Two years ago she picked up Dan Buettner’s book “The Blue Zones Project: 9 Lessons for Living Longer from the people who’ve lived the longest,” and imagined how amazing it would be to be involved with a project that incorporates the “perfect storm” of influence between physical health, healthy behaviors and environment. Since all engagement with Blue Zones is voluntary, Tracy will provide concrete examples of how local businesses who implement Blue Zones philosophies can save money, increase revenue and improve profitability. If you want a healthier happier workforce and bottom line, you won’t want to miss the May Breakfast Network! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 7:30 am to 9:00 am Fees: $13 which includes a hot meal from Old Hickory Location: Old Hickory Golf Club - W7596 Hwy 33, just east of Beaver Dam and west of Horicon Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce (920) 887-8879 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

05-18 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Sale Fresh baked cookies for sale 8 - 3:00 Fees: 60 cents per cookie Location: In Café area and in front lobby in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Hope Henschel 920-887-1215 - hensh34@charter.net

05-30 - BDLIA Board of Directors Meeting Monthly business meeting of the BDLIA Board of Directors with time for public comment 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Quality Inn, 825 Park Ave, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

05-31 through 06-02 - Partners of BDCH Nut Man Sale SALE OF NUTS, CANDY, SNACKS AND CHOCOLATES IN BAGS 9:30 to 2:30 Fees: various prices for various items Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe' area Contact: Arletta Trejo - 920-887-1422 - artrejo@charter.net

06-03 - Fish 'n Fun Fun and educational day for kids age 4 to 12 to learn the basic of fishing. Must be accompanied by an adult. 8 am - 3 pm Fees: FREE lunch and rods and reels Location: Edgewater Park, Beaver Da Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-04 - BDLIA Fishing Tournament Bass and walleye fishing tournament 5:30 am to 1:30 pm Fees: $50 per person/$100 per boat Location: Waterworks Park, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-10 - The Great Beaver Paddle Festival All day festival with demos, seminars, boat rentals, paddle trails, concessions and entertainment 9 am to 3 pm Fees: FREE Location: Waterworks Park, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-15 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Sale Fresh baked cookies for sale 8:00 to 3:00 Fees: 60 cents each cookie Location: The Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe' area and in the front lobby in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Hope Henschel - 920-887-422 - hensch34@charter.net

06-16 through 06-17 - Relay For Life of Beaver Dam Area Relay For Life is an American Cancer Society family friendly event to finish the fight against cancer! There are activities for children of all ages, silent auction, contests, games, food, and much more! It is a time for the community to come together to Celebrate cancer survivors, Remember those who are no longer with us because of cancer, and to fight back about this horrible disease! Join us to help finish the fight, so no one has to hear the words 'you have cancer'. 6pm-8am Fees: Relay For Life is a free family friendly event that is open to the public! Location: Beaver Dam High School 500 Gould Street Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Leann Tramm beaverdamrelay@gmail.com 920/344-0644 - beaverdamrelay@gmail.com

06-16 - Golf Fore Homes Please join us for Golf Fore Homes, a charity Golf Scramble benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Washington and Dodge Counties. Your participation helps us fulfill our mission to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. All proceeds of this event will be used to offset the costs needed to build homes. 8:30 AM Fees: Lunch & Auctions/Raffle................................................$25
Bogey (1 Player).........................................................$100
Par (1 foursome)........................................................$400

Sponsorship:
Best in Show Beverage Cart/Sign...............................$500
Birdie - (1) Foursome Tee/Green Sign on course.......$450
Eagle - (1) Foursome Tee Sign on #10 Hole with additional Tee/Green sign on course..........................$550
Albatross - (2) Foursomes Tee Sign on course, Tee Sign on #1 Hole, Additional Tee/Green sign on course....$1000 Location: Horicon Hills Golf Course 3000 S. Main St. Horicon, WI 53032 Contact: Lisa Disch-Johnson (262)338-0690 dodlisahfh@gmail.com - dodlisahfh@gmail.com

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

06-27 - 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 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

07-07 - 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

07-20 - 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

07-28 - 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

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

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

 

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