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Some of our state's most recognizable landmarks are found in Madison, including the state capitol, with its striking resemblance to our nation's capitol, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Spend a Saturday morning strolling the farmers' market on the capitol square, or take in a Badger football game at Camp Randall.

Just west of Madison, the region takes on a different flavor, say of mustard, cheese and microbreweries. In Middleton (a Madison ‘burb), there's the world famous mustard museum.

To the south, New Glarus, America's “Little Switzerland,” the New Glarus Brewing Company is a favorite stop.

In Monroe, cheese makers with gold medal pedigrees abound.

History buffs, art lovers, and antique enthusiasts will surely find themselves drawn to Mineral Point, the first city in Wisconsin to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

In Spring Green, enjoy Shakespeare under the stars at the American Players Theatre. This area also claims Frank Lloyd Wright as its native son, with the Taliesen Estate nearby.

On the region's east side, there's the Horicon Marsh, a birding mecca much like the everglades, and home to blue herons, egrets and nearly 300 other species of birds.

To the south, Lake Geneva is a favorite haunt for well-heeled travelers who like to bask in the sun, spend a day cruising the lake, then take a driving tour past regal mansions.

Events within the Southern Gateway region:

Clay in May

Event City: Mineral Point
Event Details:
Mineral Point Potters offer throwing demonstrations, kiln and studio tours, and time to meet and talk with the artists. A wide variety of useful and distinctive pottery is available for sale.
Event Dates:
Jan 01, 2009 to Jan 01, 2020

Event Time:
10:00

Event Contact Phone:
608 987 3201

Event Web Site:
www.clayinmay.com/

Madison Area Events & Things To Do

Event City: Madison
Event Details:
See Madison Area Events = www.cameorose.com/events.html and 101 Things To Do = www.cameorose.com/Madison101Wisconsin.html
Event Dates:
Aug 11, 2009 to Aug 11, 2019

Event Web Site:
www.cameorose.com/

Waukesha Friday Night Live

Event City: Waukesha
Event Details:
Waukesha Friday Night Live runs every Friday from June until October. Over the course of the 18 week event, Friday Night Live hosts nine stages of entertainment, over 70 musicians and entertainers, and dozens of downtown businesses are open to offer food, candies, drinks, artwork, and more. Thousands of people come to Friday Night Live every year, and what started out as an idea over a decade ago has blossomed into a great event in the greatest city in Wisconsin — Waukesha!
Event Dates:
Jul 25, 2014 to Sep 26, 2014

Event Time:
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Event Web Site:
http://www.waukeshafridaynightlive.com/

Civil War Wisconsin, Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

Event City: Eagle
Event Details:
Experience the profound impact the Civil War had on Wisconsin's soldiers and civilians as you explore life on the home front, in the camps and on the battlefield.
Event Dates:
Aug 01, 2014 to Sep 02, 2014

Event Time:
10:00

Event Contact Phone:
262-594-6300

Event Web Site:
oww@wisconsinhistory.org

Vintage Base Ball Match: Eagle Diamonds vs. Chicago Salmon at Old World WI

Event City: Eagle
Event Details:
Grab your spot on the Ward School Field hill to witness the Chicago Salmon challenge the Eagle Diamonds. Old Fashioned Base Ball!
Event Dates:
Sep 14, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

Event Time:
1:00 p.m.

Event Contact Phone:
262-594-6300

Event Web Site:
oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org

French Canadian Christmas Event, Dinner & Bed and Breakfast Package

Event City: Baraboo
Event Details:
Ticket price includes site admission, French Canadian dinner and entertainment. Sponsored by the Old World Wisconsin Foundation. Site open noon to 4:00 p.m. Dinner event on Saturdays and Sundays at 4:30 p.m.. Matinee on Sunday, 12/7/14 at 12:30 p.m. Add an overnight stay at Eagle Centre House Bed and Breakfast and save up to $45 on the package!
Event Dates:
Dec 06, 2014 to Dec 14, 2014

Event Time:
4:30 p.m.

Event Contact Phone:
262-594-2922

Event Web Site:
friendsoww.org
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