Chamber & Community Events as of: December 19, 2018

11-17 through 12-24 - Holiday Gift Gallery Shop the BDAAA 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. Friday & Saturday from 10:30 am to 6 pm
Sunday from noon to 3 pm. Fees: Free to view. Prices on items vary. Location: Beaver Dam Area Arts Association 305 S. Spring St. Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: BDAAA (920) 356-5043 - info@bdaaa.org

12-01 through 12-19 - 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 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

12-20 - Partnert of BDCH Cookie Sale Sale of a variety of freshly baked cookies 8am - 2pm Fees: $6.50 per dozen Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café and Main Lobby Contact: Gail Hope Henschel - hensch34@charter.net

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: Beaver Dam Ford Dealership Contact: Contact Gina Staskal 920-960-1821 -

12-29 - Event Invitation: BDACT Fine Arts Center Grand Opening Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 3:30 PM – 5 PM Beaver Dam Fine Arts Center; 117 West Maple Ave. in Beaver Dam 3:30 pm to 5 pm Fees: 0 Location: BDACT: The New Fine Arts Center, 117 West Maple, Beaver Dam, WI Contact: David Saniter, 920-885-6891, info@bdact.org - info@bdact.org

12-31 through 01-01 - Loco Vocals New Year's Eve Celebration LOCO VOCALS NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION SHOW DATE: December 31 - 9:00 pm - 12:15 am TICKETS: $35 includes appetizers. Cash bar will be available. Tickets will be available online or at Rechek's Food Pride. LOCATION: BDACT Fine Arts Center located at 117 West Maple Ave. 9pm to 12:15 am Fees: $35. per person Location: The new BDACT Fine Arts Center 117 w. Maple Ave. Beaver Dam, WI Contact: David Saniter, 920-885-6891 - info@bdact.org - info@bdact.org

01-03 through 01-05 - BDACT Fine Arts Center: Auditions for the play Rumors Auditions Dates and times are: THURSAY Jan 3rd from 6pm-8pm SATURDAY Jan 5th from 10am-12pm 5 men 5 women Show dates are as follows: Preview night Wed. March 6 at 7:30pm Shows: Mar 8, 9, 15, 16 at 7:30pm and Mar 10 & 17 at 2:00pm. Synopsis: At a large, tastefully appointed Sneden's Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken and wife Chris must get 'the story ' straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusion and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity. Characters: Chris Gorman Ken Gorman Claire Ganz Lenny Ganz Ernie Cusack Cookie Cusack Glenn Cooper Cassie Cooper Officer Welch Officer Pudney Director: Alec Parsons (608) 617-5161 Producer: Diane Rabehl (920-296-3172) Jan 3, 6 to 8 pm / Jan 5, 10 am to noon Fees: 0 Location: BDACT Fine Arts Center, 117 W. Maple Ave. Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Alec Parsons 608-617-5161 - Director Diane Rabahl 920-296-3172 - Producer - info@bdact.org

01-11 - Downtown Beaver Dam Inc Annual Meeting Annual review of DBDI events, announcements and board update 8 a.m. Fees: Free Location: The Watermark, ANB A & ANB B 209 S Center Street Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Parking and entrance on Riverside of building Contact: Mike Wissell - President - ekb418@charter.net

01-30 through 02-01 - The Nutman Sale Partners of BDCH sponsored nut, candy, snacks and chocolate sale. Fundraiser and proceeds go to the Hospital. 9:30 Am to 2:30 PM Fees: Various prices Location: In Beaver Dam Community Hospital cafe' area Contact: Arletta Trejo 920-887-1422 - artrejo@charter.net

02-02 - 'June's Got the Cash' presented by the Beaver Dam Community Hospital Foundation June's Got the Cash is a musical tribute to American Country Music icons Johnny Cash and June Carter. Performing nationally, what started off as a simple tribute band has now blossomed into a traveling musical theater show. All shows are scripted with classic country comedy bits, historical stories, vintage costumes and songs performed off of Cash's hit collection of music from the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's and on! Watch as Johnny and June take the stage and have you believing they still exist! Come 'Walk The Line' with America's Sweethearts and enjoy watching the recreation of the famous country duo as they take you on a journey back in time! June's Got the Cash has performed for thousands of theaters, festivals, libraries, casinos, music halls and concert venues across the Midwest covering over five decades of music in the past 10 years! Sit back and enjoy the toe tapping popular songs like Jackson, A Boy Named Sue, Folsom Prison Blues, Ring of Fire, Hone of the Blues, I've Been Everywhere, Get Rhythm, Walk the Line, Rock Island Line, I Got A Woman, Daddy Sang Bass, Ghost Riders in the Sky and many more! June's Got the Cash - The Midwest's favorite and most popular Johnny Cash and June Carter Tribute Show! 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. shows Fees: $25 General Admission Tickets Location: Beaver Dam High School Auditorium 500 W Gould St Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: 920.887.4851 - bdchfoundation@bdch.org

02-06 - Free seminar for river & lake property owners Dodge Co. Healthy Soils/Healthy Waters Alliance to host free seminar for river & lake property owners Dodge County residents are invited to attend a free seminar for lake and river property owners, Wednesday, February 6, 6-8 pm. The event will be held at the Bayside Supper Club, Beaver Dam and is hosted by the Dodge County Healthy Soils/Healthy Waters Alliance. Speakers include popular national lecturer Steve Groff from the Chesapeake Bay watershed and Green Lake County’s shoreline expert Lisa Reas. All who are interested in better water quality for lakes and rivers should attend the February 6 free seminar which will be held at Bayside Supper Club. Please RSVP by February 1st by contacting the BDLIA. 6 pm to 8 pm Fees: Free Location: Bayside Supper Club, W9231 Cty Road G, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920.356.1200 - info@bdlia.org

02-23 - 3rd Annual Youth Expo This event offers entertainment, games and lots of interactive booths where businesses and organizations can highlight their services and the youth of our community can get a taste of things they can get involved with in our area. This event is for all ages with something for everyone. 10:00am - 2:00 pm Fees: This is a free event. Food is available for purchase. Location: BDCAS in The Watermark 209 S. Center St Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Joan Hohenstein, Activities Specialist at BDCAS, 920-887-4639 x107 or email jhohenstein@cityofbeaverdam.com - jhohenstein@cityofbeaverdam.com

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. - doandgo@charter.net

 

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