Chamber & Community Events as of: December 09, 2019

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]

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]

11-22 through 12-21 - STOCKING STUFFER! 20TH ANNUAL WBEV/95X STOCKING STUFFER PROGRAM Listen for your chance to become a stocking stuffer. Call or email Lezli at 920.887.9595 or [email protected] With your generosity the children of Dodge County will have Christmas this year. November 11th through November 29th The Stocking Stuffer Tree is at SLUMBERLAND (beginning November 18th) so stop in and pick a stocking from the tree. Drop off your (unwrapped) gifts at the Radio Station during regular business hours (8:30am-4:30pm) Fees: Location: Drop off your (unwrapped) gifts at the Radio Station during regular business hours (8:30am-4:30pm) Contact: Call or email Lezli at 920.887.9595 or [email protected] -

11-22 through 12-22 - Holiday Gift Gallery Shop the Dodge County Center for the Arts Holiday Gift Gallery for a local, handmade, one-of-a-kind gift (or maybe just something for yourself!). We are working to be open for extended hours and make shopping easier. Check our website and Facebook page for updates. Opening Reception November 22nd, 6-9 pm
Exhibit Dates November 23rd-December 22nd 11am to 5 pm Fees: Free to view. Prices on items vary. Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: DCCA (920) 341-6278 - [email protected]

12-10 through 02-04 - Drivers Education Classes December 10, 12, 17, 19 2019, January 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, February 4 2020 BEAVER DAM Tuesday/Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm. This is the FULL 30 hour in-person class. There is no online involved in this particular class. 6:30pm-8:30pm Fees: $380- 30 hours class and behind the wheel. Location: Bestway Driving Academy 1807 N Center Street, Suite 102 Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Michael Pulice Bestway Driving Academy 1807 N Center Street, Suite 102 Beaver Dam, WI 53916 920-887-7727 - [email protected]

12-11 - Sportsman's Expo & Gun Show Bayside Supper Club, W9231 County Highway G, Beaver Dam, WI just west of Madison Street at the south end of Beaver Dam Lake The event runs from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ; featuring new and used hunting, fishing and camping equipment and more. Dealers welcome; Vendor tables available $15 each. Admission: $3 adults; 13 & Under FREE. Sportsman's Expo Raffle: 1st Prize: $400.00 Gift Certificate to Holliday Food & Sport, Waupun. Certificate good toward fishing tackle, firearms, ammunition, compound bows and crossbows, optics, electronics, hunting accessories, outdoor apparel, and/or firearms repair. Call the Chamber today at 920-887-8879 or email us at [email protected] Fees: $3 for adults
$13 and younger are free Location: Bayside Supper Club-W9231 Co Rd G, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce (920) 887-8879 - [email protected]

12-11 - Dodge County SHRM Monthly Program Meeting Dodge County SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) monthly program topic is 'Avoiding the Pitfalls of OSHA Recordkeeping - Don't do this!', as presented by Leslie Ptak. Lunch is served at 11:30am and program is 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Drop in charge is $35. RSVP to [email protected] Lunch served at 11:30am Fees: $35 for drop in. Or memberships available. Location: Old Hickory Golf Club Contact: Questions or RSVP to [email protected] - [email protected]

12-12 - Painting Made Easy PAINTING MADE EASY DIRECTED BY ARTISTS & CREATIVE DIRECTOR AMY MCPHERSON A once a month themed painting series, designed for beginners to advanced painters. 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. $25.00 per Workshop Supplies Included Saturday, November 16th 2pm - 4pm “Fall Harvest” Thursday, December 12th 6pm - 8pm “Crystal Holiday” New Year’s theme to be announced Thursday, December 12, 2019
6-8 pm Fees: $25 per workshop includes all supplies Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave Beaver Dam Contact: Contact Amy McPherson at 224.800.7773 to register for classes - [email protected]

12-12 - Christmas Party & Cookie Exchange | Dodge County Women's Club Join us for a fun evening of holiday music, sweet treats, and great company. We'll get into the holiday spirit with entertainment provided by S4 Saxophone Quartet and continue the celebration with our annual cookie exchange. Bring two dozen samples of your favorite holiday treat and share the recipe with all of us. All recipes will be posted to our website following the event for continued enjoyment and holiday baking inspiration. In an effort to bring smiles to all of the children in the community this holiday season, we ask that you please bring a toy or cash donation for the Dodge County Toy Bank. We hope to see you there! Registration: 6:30-7:00pm, Event: 7:00-8:00pm Fees: $0 Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7596 WI-33 Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Julie Sena 920-885-6090 - [email protected]

12-12 through 12-14 - A Holiday Variety Show: In Hein Sight - Walk This Way IN HEIN SIGHT – WALK THIS WAY - With Host Judy Hein A family friendly night of music, comedy, and fun! Inspired by The Carol Burnett Show, this unique, locally flavored show is an entertainment mix of songs, dance, games, puppets, and much more to brighten your Christmas season. 7:30 PM, Dec. 12 - 14; 2 PM matinee, Dec. 14 Fees: $11, $16, $18, all reserved seating. Tickets at www.bdact.org; Rechek’s Food Pride (920-887-7675) or BDACT Fine Arts Center Box office at 117 W. Maple Avenue, Beaver Dam, open Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 AM – 7 PM (920-885-6891) Location: BDACT Fine Arts Center, 117 W. Maple Ave., Beaver Dam, WI Contact: David Saniter, [email protected]/ 920-885-6891 - [email protected]

12-13 - Men's Night @ The Holiday Gift Gallery Don’t know what to get that special someone? Come on over to the DCCA for our first annual Men’s Night. Each unique gift is hand made by local artisans. Our helpful volunteers will be happy to point you towards a gift that is sure to impress.  We have price points for every budget! Refreshments and fun are on the agenda. 5 pm to 7 pm Fees: Free & Open to the public Location: Dodge County Center for the Arts 130 W. Maple Ave Beaver Dam Contact: DCCA 920.341.6278 - [email protected]

12-14 - 31st Annual Cookie Walk St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will host their 31st ANNUAL COOKIE WALK on Saturday, December 14th 8am St. Mark’s, 700 East Mill Street, Beaver Dam $8.50/lb. If you don’t have time to bake, come make your baking dreams come true when you fill your own box with holiday treats. 10% of proceeds benefit the Dodge County Food Pantry Fees: $8.50/lb. Location: St. Mark’s, 700 East Mill Street, Beaver Dam Contact: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church- 885-3536 -

12-18 - Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce Christmas Cash Raffle Christmas Cash Raffle is going on through Wednesday December 19th through Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce. The cost is $5 for one ticket or $20 for 5 tickets. This is a 50/50 cash raffle where the winner has won an extra $1,000 for Christmas Shopping each of the last few years. Purchase your tickets at the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce, or at the services desks of Piggly Wiggly and Rechek's Food Pride. Fees: $5 for 1 or $20 for 5. Location: Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce 127 S. Spring St Contact: Alison Wolf- 887-8879 - [email protected]

12-19 - Holiday Open House Come enjoy holiday merriment with entertainment, refreshments, crafts and cheer! 4pm-8pm Fees: The event is free and open to families of all ages Location: The Seippel Center for Music and the Arts at 1605 North Spring Street in Beaver Dam (next to Culvers and across from Animart) Contact: Chelsey Seippel 415-299-2957 - [email protected]

12-19 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Sale This is the last Cookie sale before Christmas. Cookies are fresh baked and sold for $7.70 per dozen. There are several flavors available. This is a fund raiser for Partners of Beaver Dam Community Hospital 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fees: $7.70 per dozen Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe' area and front lobby. 707 S University Ave Beaver Da Contact: Gail Henschel - [email protected]

12-24 - Elks Christmas Basket Assembly Assembly will begin about 8:00 am and usually wraps up before noon. Hosted by the Elks club. Christmas food Baskets are made and delivered to those less fortunate in and around Dodge County. Help is needed with both assembly and Delivery. If you can make is please arrive by 8:00 am to help. If you can't help on Christmas Eve morning but would like to donate to the cause, you can contact Gina Staskal 920-960-1821 8:45-noon Fees: None Location: Summit Ford- 100 Summit Drive, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Rob Radig- [email protected] -

12-30 - Culver’s Fundraising Night Come support Beaver Dam’s gymnastic team, the Fearless Flyers!! The Fearless Flyers Booster club will be hosting a fundraising event to help cover the cost for the gymnasts competition fees. Have a family night out for dinner at Culver’s on December 30, from 5:00-8:00. Fees: Location: Culver’s Beaver Dam 1601 N. Spring St. Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Contact Email* [email protected] Contact Name* Traci -

 

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