Chamber & Community Events as of: August 22, 2019

05-01 through 10-31 - Beaver Dam Farmers Market 2019 Farmers Market Season is May 1st thru Oct. 30th, every Wednesday & Saturday, 8 am to Noon, no canceled days, rain or shine! Located in the Heritage Village Parking Lot, Beaver Dam,Wisconsin. Local Farmers-Vendors selling Flowers/Vegetables Plants (early season), fresh Homegrown Vegetables, Fresh Herbs, Homemade Crafts, Homemade Soaps, Fresh Eggs and much more. the 1st Farmers Market is Wednesday, May 1st, 8 to Noon. Every Wednesday and Saturday starting at 8am-Noon Fees: Location: Heritage Village Shops and Professional Center 1645 N Spring St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: -

07-17 through 12-31 - Art Club at the Dodge County Center for the Arts Art Club at the Dodge County Center for the Arts. This is a non-instructional, informal drop-in, chance to meet and work with other artists in the community. Please bring your own supplies. We encourage, but you are not limited to oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastels, mixed media, pencil and pen & ink. You must be a member of the Dodge County Center for the Arts to attend. Every Wednesday from 1-4 pm. Fees: Free, but you must be a member of the DCCA.

Bring your own supplies. Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave Beaver Dam Contact: Betsy Lampert 920-885-0388 - [email protected]

08-15 through 09-20 - Plein Air Festival Join the Dodge County Center for the Arts as we invite members to a Plein Air Festival from August 15th through September 20th, 2019. Artists will have plein air art in the DCCA during the days, and will also be in the community painting from August 15th through August 17th. This is an opportunity for those who are curious and future artists to see artists at work. Each painting will also be shown in our gallery along side their other works. Thursday & Friday 3 pm - 6 pm
Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday noon - 4 pm Fees: Free & open to the public! Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave. (former Bank Mutual Building) Contact: 920.341.6278 - [email protected]

08-22 - 58th Annual Corn Roast The Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce and Mayville Engineering Company invite the public to come and enjoy ripe ears of corn dripping with butter, and all the brats, beer and/or soda you want at Beaver Dam's 58th annual Corn Roast! Attendees will enjoy all-you-care-to-eat ripe ears of corn dripping with butter, fresh brats, beer and /or soda at this annual event! We'll have games of chance and live entertainment from John Stano. Make this your company or family Summer Picnic for one low per person price! Volleyball Fun! Again this year, Corn Roast attendees have open use of the Tower Lanes volleyball courts; first come, first served for court use; donations for play per person will be accepted and donated to a local charity. Tickets available at Beaver Dam Piggly Wiggly, Rechek's Food Pride, Tower Lanes and the Chamber The 58th Annual Corn Roast sponsored by Mayville Engineering Company and is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Fees: Tickets are $10 per person in advance ($12 day of the event)

Tickets for Children 3 - 12 years old are $5 Children 2 and under are Free Location: TOWER LANES IN BEAVER DAM 1660 N. Spring Street Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce 920.887.8879 - [email protected]

08-23 - Rockin Paws - Concert in the Park Bring your leashed dog, a chair and a blanket and enjoy a summer evening of live music in the park with your 4-legged and 2-legged friends. Food and Beverages will be available for purchase. Concerts will be at Crystal Lake Park. 2:00-10:00pm Fees: Free! Location: Crystal Lake Park (W8061 Brookwood Cir, Beaver Dam, WI 53916) Contact: - [email protected]

08-23 - Jam By The Dam Bring your picnic basket filled with food and beverages of choice, a lawn chair and listen to great music with your family and friends at Jam by the Dam! One Louder, an 80's Classic Rock Band will be playing! Concerts will be held at Tahoe Park. On rainy nights, Friday night concerts will be at The Watermark, 209 S. Center St. 7:00-10:00pm Fees: Free! Location: Tahoe Park 96 La Crosse St Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: - [email protected]

08-24 - Beaver Dam Raceway – IRA Sprints, MSA Sprints, and Legends IRA sprints, MSA Sprints and Legends Please change the Pit gates open at 3:30, Main gate at 4:30 and Racing at 6:30 no qualifying time please and thank you Fees: General Admission Prices: Adults $25 and Students 6-12 $10

Pit Pass: $25 IRA Member or $35 for Non Members

Contact the Track at (920) 887-1600 for VIP Table Availability – Only $125.00 in advance!! Location: Beaver Dam Raceway- N7086 Raceway Rd, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Beaver Dam Raceway- (920) 887-1600 -

08-24 - Flea Market and Craft Fair Find rare collectibles, unique decor, vintage tools, and much more at the Dodge County Flea Market and Craft Fair. Shoppers search for treasures to keep, resell or repurpose in the mostly outdoor market (indoor space available, held rain or shine). 8 AM to 2 PM Fees: Vendors should contact Maggie Drewa (volunteer with Frosty’s Fosters) to reserve booth space, contact information on Fairgrounds website. Location: Vendors sell a variety of items including; lawn art, rummage, handmade crafts, woodworking, thrift, collectors, and direct sales of many types. FREE Admission and FREE Parking! Contact: Coordinated by volunteers of the non-profit Frosty's Fosters Animal Rescue group - [email protected]

08-26 through 10-13 - Swan City Ice Skaters Learn-to-Skate Session 1 The Beaver Dam Swan City Ice Skaters will be offering fall Learn-to-Skate classes starting on August 26. Classes are open to ages 3 and older with two days to choose from, Mondays from 5:45-6:15 p.m. and Wednesdays from 6:15-6:45 p.m. New Skaters can also take advantage of our BOGO sale. Sign up for session 1 and session 2 is free, allowing you to skate from August 26-Dec. 11 for less than $5 per week. Class fees include practice ice time and skate rental. Monday evening adult lessons are also available. Register at www.swancityiceskaters.org 5:45-6:15 Fees: $65 class fee includes 7 weeks of skating lessons (14 weeks for beginner skaters), practice ice and skate rental. Location: Beaver Dam Family Center 609 Gould St Beaver Dam, WI Contact: www.swancityiceskaters.org - [email protected]

08-27 - Square Dance Lessons Bob Asp calling squares and Ray Steinich cueing rounds 7:00 - 9:30 Fees: $7.00 per dancer Location: Trinity United Methodist Church 308 Oneida St, Beaver Dam WI Fellowship Hall on lower level Contact: Gary Willard cell: 920 821 3230 - [email protected]

08-29 - Bike Clinic The Beaver Dam Police Department and BDCAS are teaming up to help kids and adults get their bikes licensed this summer. Officer Jones will share safety tips, license bikes and have free bike locks for those who need them. You will also learn how to properly lock your bike up. The program is for ages 3+ on Thursday, August 29th from 1:00-2:00pm at Lakeview Park. 1:00-2:00pm Fees: Free! Location: Lakeview Park 1010 W Burnett St Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: - [email protected]

08-29 - Celebrate Beaver Dam Please join us in highlighting the achievements in Beaver Dam through Phase 1 of Blue Zones Project Dodge County. Celebrate with us starting at 5 P.M. in the lobby of the Middle School as local organizations feature their programs and opportunities. We will shift into the auditorium at 5:30 with a lighthearted, celebratory program and guest speakers. This feel-good event of the summer will be something you won't want to miss! Free appetizers from our Blue Zones Approved restaurants will be enjoyed along with giveaways (including 1 $100 Rechek's gift card!) Fees: Free Location: Beaver Dam Middle School 108 4th St Beaver Dam, Wisconsin 53916 Contact: Blue Zones Project of Dodge County- (920) 342-2479 -

08-29 - WBEV/95X Green Bay Bus Trip PACKERS vs. CHIEFS Thursday, August 29th, 7pm, Lambeau Field, Green Bay Package includes: Reserved ticket for the game; 3 hour tail gate party at Bart Starr Plaza; (All you can eat and drink. Includes beer, soda, food and entertainment); Round-trip motor coach transportation from Beaver Dam. 2pm: Bus leaves Slumberland parking lot

4pm: Arrive at Tailgate party

7pm: Game Time Fees: $109.00*(plus 5% sales tax)

Upgraded tickets: add $35/10-yard line; $75/25-50-yard line

Stop in at the Radio Station to reserve your spot TODAY! Location: 100 Bill McCollum Way Beaver Dam WI 53916 Contact: Phone: (920) 885-4442 -

08-30 - Bike Clinic The Beaver Dam Police Department and BDCAS are teaming up to help kids and adults get their bikes licensed this summer. Officer Jones will share safety tips, license bikes and have free bike locks for those who need them. You will also learn how to properly lock your bike up. The program is for ages 3+ on Friday, August 30th from 1:00-2:00pm at Swan Park. 1:00-2:00pm Fees: Free! Location: Swan Park Beaver Dam WI 53916 Contact: - [email protected]

08-31 - Beaver Dam Raceway – 6 Division Racing Modified, Sport Modified, Grand Nationals, Street Stocks, Legend and Dirt Devils Pits Open 3:30PM Main Gate Opens 4:30PM Racing at 6:30PM Fees: $25 a car load or $13 for Single Adult
(Car Load must have everybody seat belted in) Location: Beaver Dam Raceway: N7086 Raceway Rd, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: (920) 887-1600 -

09-07 - Nation of Patriots Tour Homecoming Celebration Immediately following the NoP Tour Homecoming Parade, there will be a ceremony, food, drink and live music in Beaver Dam's Swan Park to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the NoP Tour organization. There will be fees for food and beverage booths but the music will be performed at no charge to the public. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Fees: Free and open to the public. Location: Swan Park, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Swan Park is formed by the square of S. University Street, Mill Street, Vita Avenue and South Street. Contact: Bill Sherer, Founder and Executive Director - [email protected]

09-07 - Nation of Patriots Tour Homecoming Parade The three month journey of the American Flag crisscrossing the lower 48 states will return home to Beaver Dam on Saturday September 7th with a parade of motorcyclists as an 'honor guard'. This year marks the 10th anniversary of this fundraising event whose sole goal is to enhance the lives of wounded veterans and their families. The parade will also feature local representatives of the branches of the U.S. military. For more information on the Nation of Patriots Tour go to www.nationofpatriots.com/. Noon to 1:00 pm Fees: Free event for the public. Location: Downtown Beaver Dam Contact: Bill Sherer, Founder & Executive Director - [email protected]

09-08 through 03-08 - Square Dance Lessons Square dancing is a unique group dance that is a stimulating and mentally challenging activity for couples, singles and families. Each dancer needs to learn roughly 69 calls and be able to execute them as they are called by the caller. Tom Nickel, a Local Square Dance Caller, will lead you through the calls to BE a MAINSTREAM DANCER. Sunday Evening 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fees: The first lesson is free, thereafter $6.00 per person.
(Tom will keep instructing until all can dance at the Mainstream level. This usually takes about 20/24 weeks) Location: Willson Elementary School Cafeteria 405 W. 3rd Street Beaver Dam WI Enter playground/parking lot from West Street Contact: Bob or Bonnie Sweeney phone: 920-386-2951 or Janet Willard [email protected] - [email protected]

09-10 - Square Dance Tom Nickel calling the squares, with Kathy Nickel cueing the rounds. 7:00 to 9:30 Fees: $7.00 per dancer Location: Trinity United Methodist Church 308 Oneida St. Beaver Dam WI Fellowship Hall on lower level Contact: Gary Willard iPhone: 920 821 3230 - [email protected]

09-11 - Dodge County SHRM (Society For Human Resource Management) Kickoff Event Dodge County SHRM is a professional organization dedicated to advancing Human Resource professionals in the Dodge County area. This event is a kickoff for anyone interested in learning more about the organization and what it has to offer. This is a free networking event with appetizers and door prizes available. 4pm to 6pm Fees: This event is free Location: Old Hickory Golf Club, Beaver Dam WI Contact: Contact Dodge County SHRM at [email protected] to RSVP - [email protected]

09-11 - PRN Scrub sale There are many designs of scrubs (clothing) and shoes for health care employees, 7:30 to 3:30 Fees: various Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital 707 S University Ave Main floor conference center Contact: Betty Michael 885-5495 - [email protected]

09-12 - Dodge County Women's Club | Guided Tasting & History of Wine Presentation Riverfront Wine Bar will kick off the 2019-2020 event season with a presentation on the history and science of wine. After learning about its history, they will guide attendees through the basics of a wine tasting, where you'll get to taste a selection of Riverfront Wine Bar's wine offerings. We hope to see you there! Note: All event participants must be 21+ and will be asked to present a valid ID. Registration: 6:30-7:00pm, Event: 7:00-8:00pm Fees: $0 - free! Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7596 WI-33, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Julie Sena [email protected] 920-885-6090 - [email protected]

09-14 - Beaver Dam Pepper Festival The Beaver Dam Pepper Festival promotes the cultivation and use of an heirloom pepper plant of Hungarian origin that found its way to Beaver Dam in the very early 20th Century and was propagated here with its seeds sold throughout the United States for decades. This pepper plant in America has always been known as the Beaver Dam Pepper. Start the morning off with Apple/Pepper Pancakes! Other pepper infused food options will be available throughout the day including catfish bites, Beaver Dam pepper pasta, ribs, a pie social and more! A chili cook off, raffles and entertainment will be part of the festivities. Admission is free! 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Fees: Free entry to event. Cost to enter the Chili Cook Off is $5.00 per entry. Location: The Beaver Dam Pepper Festival is located in the parking lot of the Park Village Shopping Center, just northwest of the Highways 151 and 33 Interchange, in Beaver Dam. Contact: Diana Ogle, Event Organizer, at 920.382.6453. - [email protected]

09-19 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Sale Fresh cookies of various flavors are sold individually or by the dozen. 8:00 to 2:00 Fees: $7.50 per dozen Location: Beavers Dam Community Hospital 707 S University Ave main lobby or in cafe' area. Contact: Gail Henschel 887-1215 - [email protected]

09-20 - Wine Tour Eight location wine walk in downtown Beaver Dam featuring the wines of 6 continents and 7 nations including a Wisconsin wines only stop. Each stop provides 4 or more wines to taste and a paired cheese. All patrons receive a souvenir wine glass and event program. 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Fees: Advance tickets are $35.00 per person, or patrons can purchase the Half Case Special - $175.00 for six tickets.
Night of event ticket price is $45.00 per person. Location: All participants must start the event at the Beaver Dam Chamber, 127 S. Spring Street. Other locations include: Twisted Sisters, La Mia Boutique, Bullfrogs & Butterflies, Firefly Fibers, Las Dos Chicas Boutique, McKinstry’s Home Furnishings and Design Plus Embroidery. There will be a post event raffle drawing at Riverfront Wine Bar at 8:30 pm. Contact: Contact Alison at Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce at 920-887-8879 or [email protected] - [email protected]

09-21 - Flea Market and Craft Fair Find rare collectibles, unique decor, vintage tools, and much more at the Dodge County Flea Market and Craft Fair. Shoppers search for treasures to keep, resell or repurpose in the mostly outdoor market (indoor space available, held rain or shine). 8 AM to 2 PM Fees: Vendors should contact Maggie Drewa (volunteer with Frosty’s Fosters) to reserve booth space, contact information on Fairgrounds website. Location: Vendors sell a variety of items including; lawn art, rummage, handmade crafts, woodworking, thrift, collectors, and direct sales of many types. FREE Admission and FREE Parking! Contact: Coordinated by volunteers of the non-profit Frosty's Fosters Animal Rescue group - [email protected]

09-24 - Square Dance Don and Doug Sprosty calling the squares, with Doug Sprosty cueing the rounds. 7:00 - 9:30 Fees: $7.00 per dancer Location: Trinity United Methodist Church 308 Oneida St., Beaver Dam WI Fellowship Hall on the lower level Contact: Gary Willard iPhone: 920 821 3230 - [email protected]

09-25 through 09-27 - The Nutman Sale This is a fund raiser for the Partners of Beaver Dam Community Hospital. On sale are nuts, snack, candy and chocolates in small bags. 9:30 to 2:30 Fees: various Location: 707 S University Ave In cafe' area by the windows. Contact: Arletta Trejo 887-1422 - [email protected]

09-28 - An Evening With Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson reenactor, Steven Edenbo, in a one-man show featuring a biographical monologue and a Q&A session with the audience. 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Fees: $15.00 General Admission

$10.00 Student Admission

$20.00 VIP includes: reserved seating area, meet and greet with Thomas Jefferson and photos with Thomas Jefferson. Location: Chapel of the Archangels 839 Madison Street Beaver Dam, Wisconsin 53916 Contact: Cassel Villarreal at [email protected] - [email protected]

09-28 - Don Reilly 5k Run/Walk & 10k Run The Don Reilly Race the Parks Cardiac Run/Walk is now in its 13th year of honoring the memory of Don Reilly, increasing awareness of heart disease and raising funds for heart-related community programs. The 13th Annual Don Reilly Cardiac Run/Walk will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, Sept. 28 beginning at 8 a.m. by the family of Don Reilly. Registration begins at 7 a.m. The importance of preventing and managing heart disease is a cause dear to the family of Don Reilly, and all proceeds of the event will benefit the Beaver Dam Community Hospitals Foundation, Inc. Automated External Defibrillator and Cardiac Rehab funds. Awards are given to the top male and female finishers in the 10k and 5k runs and finisher medals will be given to all 10k and 5k runners and 5k walkers. There is no age limit, but bikes, roller blades, 'heelies,' and skateboards will not be permitted. Complimentary refreshments will be available for participants after the race. To register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/WI/BeaverDam/DonReillyRacetheParks10K5KRun5KWalkKidsFunRun. Contact the BDCH Foundation at 920-887-4851 or Pat Reilly at 920-686-8080 with questions. Contact Information Pat Reilly 920-686-8080 Registration at 7 a.m. - Race begins at 8 a.m. Fees: Registration $35.
Day of registration $40. Location: Swan City Park, Beaver Dam Contact: Contact Information Pat Reilly 920-686-8080 - [email protected]

10-05 - Partners of Beaver Dam Community Hospital Craft Fair About 30 vendors selling all homemade items. About 30 baskets in a raffle & a bake sale by the Partners 9:00 to 2:00 Fees: Various Location: Beaver Dam Hospital 707 S University Ave First and second floors of the hospital, cafeteria area of hospital and first floor of the Vita Park Offices. Contact: Arletta TRejo 887-1422 - [email protected]

10-19 - Flea Market and Craft Fair Find rare collectibles, unique decor, vintage tools, and much more at the Dodge County Flea Market and Craft Fair. Shoppers search for treasures to keep, resell or repurpose in the mostly outdoor market (indoor space available, held rain or shine). 8 AM to 2 PM Fees: Vendors should contact Maggie Drewa (volunteer with Frosty’s Fosters) to reserve booth space, contact information on Fairgrounds website. Location: Vendors sell a variety of items including; lawn art, rummage, handmade crafts, woodworking, thrift, collectors, and direct sales of many types. FREE Admission and FREE Parking! Contact: Coordinated by volunteers of the non-profit Frosty's Fosters Animal Rescue group - [email protected]

 

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