Chamber & Community Events as of: March 28, 2020

02-29 through 03-29 - Fiber Arts Show The DCCA's traditional fiber show but this year's show is in memory of Nancy Zieman and featuring her work. We will have fiber art gift shop items by local artists AND from our sponsor, Firefly Fibers. The opening reception is Friday February 28th 6-8:30 pm and the show closes March 29th. Thursday & Friday 2pm — 5pm Saturday 11am — 5pm Sunday 1pm — 4pm Thursday & Friday 2pm — 5pm
Saturday 11am — 5pm
Sunday 1pm — 4pm Fees: Free Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Dodge County Center for the Arts 920.341.6278 - [email protected]

03-02 through 03-29 - Youth Art Month March is Youth Art Month. Art education helps students develop self-esteem, appreciation for the work of others, self-expression, cooperation with others, connections to the content areas and, critical thinking skills. Help us celebrate Youth Art month by participating in the 'art walk' to view local student artwork. The walk begins Monday, March 2nd and continues through Sunday, March 29th. Normal Business Hours Fees: free Location: Throughout Beaver Dam Contact: - [email protected]

03-28 - Silk Scarf Alcohol Ink Painting Workshops Silk Scarf Alcohol Ink Painting Workshops Saturday March 28th. Cost is $50, this includes materials. Registration must be received by March 21st. Students take home the silk scarf that they paint with alcohol ink. Natalia Novakovski is a Thiensville based artist who sells her scarves at art fairs and in gift shops for $53-$150. Two sessions. 12:30-2 and 2:30-4. Five people max per session. Fees: $50 includes materials Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave Contact: DCCA 920.341.6278 - [email protected]

03-31 through 04-02 - The Nut Man Sale Fund Raiser for Volunteers of Marshfield Medical Center Beaver Dam. Sells small bags of nuts, chocolate, candy and snacks. 9:30 to 2:30 Fees: various Location: Marshfield Medical Center Beaver Dam 707 S University Ave Beaver Dam, Wi Cafe' area by the windows Contact: Arletta Trejo 920-887-1422 - [email protected]

04-04 - Sportsmen's Rummage Sale Sportsmen's Rummage Sale. 12th annual event. A wide selection of new and used sporting equipment will be available.Everything for the hunter,trapper and fisherman.Items offered will include,but are not limited to, Rods,reels,fishing lures,knives,Guns, ammunition,archery equipment,decoys and collector items.Other larger items, such as, tree stands,boat motors,hunting tents,and boats have been offered at previous sales. 8:00 AM to 1:00 P.M. Fees: $2.00 entry fee on day of sale. Vendor cost is $20.00 for 8 ft. table inside. $15.00 for 6 ft. table inside. Rent 8 ft outside table for $15.00. Larger items, Boats A.T.V. etc. $15.00 per item. Location: Beaver Dam American Legion. 300 Beichl Avenue, Beaver Dam. Intersection of Beichl and Wayland Street. Across From Nancy's Notions Factory. Plenty of street parking available Contact: Interested sellers or sale questions: Harold Drake Phone (cell) 920-344-6443. Home 920-386-2831 E-mail: [email protected] - [email protected]

04-05 - Global Fair 2020 The Global Fair is a family friendly event organized by Wayland Academy, Beaver Dam Community Library and Moraine Park Technical College to celebrate and showcase our diverse cultural heritage. The goal of the Fair is to promote cultural awareness and understanding within the Beaver Dam area. The event will have a variety of Wayland student and community booths representing our cultural heritage, professional cultural entertainment, and dazzling activities for children. International food samples will be offered at several booths. Sponsored by Wayland Academy, Beaver Dam Community Library, and Moraine Park Technical College. 1 pm to 4 pm Fees: Free Location: Wayland Academy 101 N. University Contact: For more information contact Anita Streich at Beaver Dam Library at 920-887-4631 ext. 108 or Wayland Academy at 920-356-2120. -

04-07 - Elks Lodge Meeting The Beaver Dam Elks Lodge meets the first and third Tuesday each month except in July and August, third Tuesday only. Tue, Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm
Tue, Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm
Tue, Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm
Tue, Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm
Tue, May 5 @ 7:00 pm
Tue, May 19 @ 7:00 pm
Tue, Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm Fees: None Location: Chamber Board Room Contact: - [email protected]

04-13 through 04-14 - Jewelry & Accessory Sale Fund Raiser for Volunteers of Marshfield Medical Center Beaver Dam. Most items sell for $7 to $12. 8:00 to 5:00 for day 1 and 8:00 to 4:00 for day 2 Fees: various Location: Marshfield Medical Center Beaver Dam 707 S University Ave Beaver Dam lst floor Conference Center off Main Entrance Contact: Julia Lince 920-318-1158 - [email protected]

04-16 through 04-18 - DCCA Annual Book Sale Dodge County Center for the Arts 10th Annual Book Sale April 16th through 18th Books, audio books, tapes, DVDs, and more! Thursday, April 16th - 8 am to 6 pm
Friday - April 17th - 8 am to 4 pm
Saturday - April 18th - 8 am to noon Fees: Prices vary by item category. Most items $1 or less Location: Dodge County Center for the arts 130 W. Maple Ave Beaver Dam Contact: Dodge County Center for the Arts 920.341.6278 - [email protected]

04-17 through 04-26 - Death of a Salesman “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller at the BDACT Fine Arts Center, April 17-26 This Tony Award, Pulitzer Prize story by Arthur Miller revolves around Willy Loman, a failing salesman, whose quest for the “American Dream” kept him blind to the people who really loved him. This thrilling work of deep and revealing beauty is a classic American theater drama, revived on Broadway multiple times. April 17, 18, 24, 25, 7:30 PM/ April 19, 26, 2 PM Fees: TICKETS: $13, $18 & $20 at bdact.org or BDACT Box Office (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10 am – 7 pm 920-885-6891) or Rechek’s Food Pride (920-887-7675). Location: BDACT Fine Arts Center, 117 Maple Ave., Beaver Dam, WI. Surrounding parking on street and in lots plus parking for the mobility challenged next to the theater. Full handicap access. Contact: David Saniter, 920-885-6891 - [email protected]

04-18 - Painting Made Easy PAINTING MADE EASY DIRECTED BY ARTIST & CREATIVE DIRECTOR AMY MCPHERSON A once a month themed painting series, designed for beginners to advanced painters at the Dodge County Center for the Arts. In a two hour workshop, create a 12”x12” canvas acrylic painting honoring the month’s theme. Easy techniques with guided instructions that give each participant creative control of the own painting. A relaxing environment with classical music in the background. The project for April is 'April Showers' Skyscapes & Clouds Saturday, April 18th
1pm - 3pm Fees: $25 per workshop includes all supplies Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave Beaver Dam Contact: To Register: AMY MCPHERSON 1312 Wayland Street Beaver Dam, WI 53916 224.800.7773 [email protected] - [email protected]

04-18 - 44th Annual Wayland Academy Spring Gala & Auction Celebrating Wayland Traditions 44th Annual Spring Gala & Auction Saturday, April 18, 2020 The Spring Gala and Auction is Wayland’s most important and exciting fundraising event. Come together with parents, alumni, and other community members to celebrate our traditions while supporting our future-focused educational programming. Help support our mission in three easy ways: Become a sponsor Donate to the auction Attend the event 5:30 p.m. Fees: Individual tickets are $125
Table of eight is $900

This event is adults only please. Location: Lindsay Auditorium at Wayland Academy 101 N. University Ave., Beaver Dam, Contact: For details, please call 920-356-2120 and speak to co-chairs Kelly Neuert H`17 (ext. 244) or Kendall Vingua `02 (ext. 224). - [email protected]

04-23 through 04-25 - First Lutheran Church Annual Rummage and Bake Sale First Lutheran's 15th annual rummage and bake sale. Items include furniture, toys, linens, books, housewares, sporting goods, knickknacks and collectibles. All sizes of clothing-most are just $1! Thursday April 23, 8-6 PM; Friday April 24 8-5PM; Saturday April 25, 8-12 PM Fees: This event is free. Location: First Lutheran Church 311 W. Mackie St. Beaver Dam Please park in the parking lot behind the building and enter through the door marked "Sanctuary or Friendship Hall" Contact: Kathy at [email protected] Phone: 920-885-4497 - [email protected]

05-02 - John McGivern's 'Summer Stories' John McGivern, the Emmy Award winner and brilliant comedian and storyteller, presents “Summer Stories” at the BDACT Fine Arts Center, Kamps Auditorium, Saturday, May 2. McGivern, star of the popular “Around the Corner” PBS series, wholeheartedly engages audiences with reminisces about the best times of summer and feeling like a kid again. 2:00 and 7:00 PM Fees: Tickets: $32, $37, & $42 at bdact.org or BDACT Box Office (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10 am – 7 pm 920-885-6891) or Rechek’s Food Pride (920-887-7675). Location: BDACT Fine Arts Center, 117 W. Maple Ave., Beaver Dam, WI. Surrounding parking on street and lots plus parking for the mobility challenged next to the theater. Fully accessible. Contact: David Saniter, 920-885-6891 - [email protected]

05-16 - Painting Made Easy PAINTING MADE EASY DIRECTED BY ARTIST & CREATIVE DIRECTOR AMY MCPHERSON A once a month themed painting series, designed for beginners to advanced painters at the Dodge County Center for the Arts. In a two hour workshop, create a 12”x12” canvas acrylic painting honoring the month’s theme. Easy techniques with guided instructions that give each participant creative control of the own painting. A relaxing environment with classical music in the background. The project for May is 'Spring Harvest Berries' Saturday, May 16th
1pm - 3pm Fees: $25 per workshop includes all supplies Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave Beaver Dam Contact: To Register: AMY MCPHERSON 1312 Wayland Street Beaver Dam, WI 53916 224.800.7773 [email protected] - [email protected]

05-21 - Cookie Sale Cookie Sale is Back. Fund Raiser for Volunteers of Marshfield Medical Center Beaver Dam. Fresh baked cookies sell by the piece or dozens. Can buy in front of the Gift Shop or in the cafe' area by the windows. 8:00 to 3:00 Fees: various Location: Marshfield Medical Center Beaver Dam 707 S University Ave. Beaver Dam in cafe' area by the windows Contact: Gail Henschel 920-887-1215 - [email protected]

06-13 - Painting Made Easy PAINTING MADE EASY DIRECTED BY ARTIST & CREATIVE DIRECTOR AMY MCPHERSON A once a month themed painting series, designed for beginners to advanced painters at the Dodge County Center for the Arts. In a two hour workshop, create a 12”x12” canvas acrylic painting honoring the month’s theme. Easy techniques with guided instructions that give each participant creative control of the own painting. A relaxing environment with classical music in the background. The project for May is 'Spring Harvest Berries' Saturday, June 13th
1pm - 3pm Fees: $25 per workshop includes all supplies Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave Beaver Dam Contact: To Register: AMY MCPHERSON 1312 Wayland Street Beaver Dam, WI 53916 224.800.7773 [email protected] - [email protected]

 

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