- 🥳 Megan H’s Game Night at Black Locust Cafe
Welcome to Another BLACK LOCUST CAFÉ GAME NIGHT! August 24th / 6pm- 10pm+ ————————————————————GAMES- Please feel free to BYO Games. You can also grab all the games you want from MadisonTap... Everyone would pull the Games over to the front Café Area so they can get some bodies in there w/some spillover into MadisonTap. ———————————————————— THE CAFÉ (Front Area) They have Individual Tables and Chairs so we can Have Individual places to play (And just not at one table.)They also have Booths ———————————————————— FOOD - Please Don’t Bring In Any Food! Food available is from MadisonTap & Black Locust Café. You might be able to request a gluten-free or vegan option with some of the food (Ask the server) ————————————————————DRINKS- Drinks will be available from: -Black Locust Cafe (espresso drinks, juices, tap beer, wine, mixers) -MadisonTap (tap beer, bottles & cans, more wine selection, better cocktails) ————————————————————PARKING Parking ramp is at the South Livingston ramp linked here: https://cityofmadison.com/parking-utility/garages-lots/south-livingston-street-garage Event Parking is $8 You may need to move your car after 2 hrs if you park before 6p in most areas. Unless, The signs say something Different... Please check the Signs!😊 2hr Parking except for Sat&Sun 2hr Parking except Sunday’s Free parking after 6pm ———————————————————— The Café area Is the only area we are to play til the Café closes around 10p. After that we can use the other areas (Madison Tap/ Robinia Courtyard) I’m planing to stay til 10pm unless people want stay later. ———————————————————— Remember: Please update your RSVP. Can’t Come? Cancel that way waitlist people can come in your place. If you are a No show and don’t cancel. You may be blocked from similar events. ———————————————————— Thanks to: Jon Reske & Armando Magaña -For Giving us the Space to Play! Ross-For letting me Schedule this Event on his Account. Hope to see you all there & 🥳 Enjoy! -Megan H
- Escape in Time, Escape Room Experience Meetup #2
PLEASE READ EVERYTHING - PREPAYMENT REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT! 8/5/19 Update: I've booked the room for Alien Autopsy at 7:30pm on August 23rd. We had a great time last time, so I'm hosting another event at Escape in Time on the west side of Madison. https://www.escapeintimemadison.com/ I picked up a Groupon again and have a couple replay tickets, so all who are coming can enjoy at a discounted rate. I'm reserving for 6 and we'll split the cost, so that would be about $18/person including tax, instead of the normal $32/person with tax. Groupon deal only includes Alien Autopsy, Captain's Cove, Eat or Be Eaten, and Water Landing. We did Captain's Cover last time so the choices this time will be: Alien Autopsy has times at 7:30pm or 9:30pm. Eat or Be Eaten has times at 7:30pm or 9:30pm. Water Landing 6pm, 8pm, or 10pm I'm thinking probably a 7:30pm or 8pm would be best. They recommend arriving about 15 minutes early to sign waivers and receive orientation. Please comment which room and time you'd like to do. I'm thinking Alien Autopsy at 7:30pm If people are interested, we can go to Schwoegler's before the event to have a get-to-know-each-other, and maybe some food or a couple drinks again. ALL RVSP'S WILL BE REQUIRED TO EITHER SEND ME PAYPAL OR PAY ME IN PERSON BEFORE THE EVENT (unless you have a replay ticket). I will send a private message to arrange payment after you RSVP. Last time I hosted I had attendees pay me day of the event, but I had a couple people drop out last minute, and I had to scramble to find replacements. So that's why I'm requiring payment upfront this time. If you don't respond to set up payment and/or don't send payment, you will be removed off the RSVP list.
- Jazz at Five 2019 - Free - Brew City Big Band
Let's enjoy the next free Jazz at Five performance! Jazz at Five performances take place on the outside stage at 100 State Street—right at the top of State Street where it meets the Capitol Square. We'll meet on the Capitol Square lawn at the map pin. I'll bring a blanket to put down to hold some space for us, but feel free to bring your own blanket or chair as well. Bring cash to purchase food or beverages, or bring your own (including alcoholic beverages) to enjoy or share. The main Brew City Big Band performance starts at 6:30pm. The Brew City Big Band is a local 22-piece big band that performs the musical styles of legendary big band leaders. Their showcase features a wide variety of genres including swing, Latin, Polka, jazz, and waltz. A music sample is on the Jazz at Five website. https://www.brewcitybigband.com/home https://www.facebook.com/Brew-City-Big-Band-45258500638/ I'll be there earlier to enjoy the DB Orchestra starting at 5:00pm. So, feel free to plan on coming down earlier if you desire. The DB Orchestra is a local band out of UW Madison that features elements of Doo-Wop groups, marching bands, and jazz ensemble. A music sample is on the Jazz at Five website. https://www.thedborchestra.com/ More details about the event including parking can be found at the following links. http://jazzatfive.org/ - Main page http://jazzatfive.org/home-live-2019-3/#august-21 - Brew City Big Band
- La Kitchenette Brunch Meetup
Update: I've called and secured a reservation for 7 people at 10 am this Sunday. I've been looking for a French cafe in Madison for ages and finally stumbled upon La Kitchenette. This place has an extensive menu: facebook.com/pg/lakitchenettemadison/menu/ including crepes, salmon, croq' monsieur, salads, french toast, etc. I'm looking forward to getting to try this place. I will call tomorrow to attempt to book a reservation for this Sunday around 11 am. If I can't book for this Sunday, I will try to get more information to determine an appropriate number for the event size. For now, I'm going to keep it at 6 people in total.
- Guided Conservation Park Tour at Cherokee Marsh North Unit Meetup
I hosted one of these in the past for Prairie Ridge Park and absolutely enjoyed the experience. I've checked out Cherokee Marsh Park South before to do photography and saw cranes, turkeys and a variety of birds. Based on the park reviews the North unit is just as scenic. The site information about this tour is at this link: https://www.cityofmadison.com/calendar/conservation-park-tour-cherokee-marsh-north-2 Based on the provided information this will be a casual walk that is guided. The tour will happen rain or shine so bringing an umbrella may be a good option if you're interested. I will keep the predicted weather updated on here to help. The chance of rain is currently less than 20% at this point with the predicted temperature around the high 60s.
- Let's see a Mallards Baseball Game Meetup!
I'm interested in seeing a Mallards baseball game before the season is over. The last home game of the season is tomorrow according to their website. At this point, I have purchased a ticket online for section 102 Row 5 Seat 10. If you're interested in joining then you can use this link to get a ticket in section 102 Row 5 Seats 3-18. This is the site location where you can pick up your ticket: https://madison-mallards.northwoodsleague.tv/SingleGame/Tickets/SelectSeats/872 Seats are $14.75 after a processing fee which is pretty decent for being close to the action. The game starts at 6:35 pm and the Mallards are playing against the Wisconsin Rapid Rafters.
- Trivia Meetup at Tangent Bar
I miss doing trivia and want to host at Tangent Bar this time. Here is a link with more information for the event: http://www.wipremiertrivia.com/event/700-tangent-2-3-4-2-2-4/ I'm planning on arriving a little before the trivia start time of 7 pm to help get our team together in one place to be ready for questions. For those interested in food and drinks here is a food menu: https://tangentmadison.com/dinner-menu/ and a drink menu: https://tangentmadison.com/drink-menu/ Parking: After 6 pm there is usually a lot of parking available along East Washington. Be sure to read the signs when you park.
- Chocolaterian Last Minute Brunch
Here is a copy of the location and brunch menu: https://goo.gl/search/Chocolaterian+Cafe+6637+University+Ave 📍 Chocolaterian Cafe 6637 University Ave (608)[masked]https://www.chocolateriancafe.com/brunch-menu/ Brunch Menu - Chocolaterian Cafe