Ah, spring is finally in the still-somewhat-nippy air and April’s Madison entertainment calendar proves it. Sure, we're headed for some April showers this month, but don't let that stop you from getting out and enjoying some of this month's amazing events. 

April 1

Spring Fling

We LOVE free events, especially when they’re family-oriented and this one is a must-attend. On April 1 (no fooling!) the Crowne Plaza (4402 E. Washington Ave. in Madison) hosts the Spring Fling, a day full of shopping for crafts from more than 50 vendors. You’ll find jewelry, makeup, body products and more. Parking is free too and you’ll receive a free carnation, be entered in free gift bag and spa/massage raffles too. This event happens from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and…

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A couple of weeks ago we featured three stunning Madison country clubs and the homes that surround them. As promised, here’s part two. If you long to live on or near a golf course in Madison, read on.

Bishops Bay Country Club

Named among Wisconsin’s Top 10 Private Golf and Country Clubs, Bishops Bay in Middleton should be at or near the top of the list for avid golfers seeking a new home. Actually, anyone that longs for the rolling green vistas a golf course provides would do well to look at homes for sale near Bishops Bay Country Club.

Bishops Bay opened in 1995, offering golf with a backdrop of spectacular views of both the capitol and Lake Mendota. The 18-hole course features 7,160 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. But…

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It’s a rare person that looks the nine-to-five routine in the face every day and doesn’t occasionally experience at least a twinge of escapism. If you relate to this and have toyed with the idea of working for yourself, have you considered becoming a real estate agent?

Agents come from all walks of life, from teachers to nurses, police officers and more. The rewards of a career in real estate sales can be tremendous, and not just financially. Being able to wave goodbye to your boss, set your own hours and even work from home in your jammies if you want just can’t be beat. Throw in the ability to make your own business decisions and help consumers through a complicated process and it’s easy to see why so many Americans seek a career in the real…

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Things to Do in Madison WI in March


There's a lot going on in and around Madison this March -- take your pick from the events below and get out and have some fun!

Through March 7

The Turn of the Screw

“The Turn of the Screw” is an English chamber opera composed by Benjamin Britten, based on the novella by Henry James, and performed by UW-Madison University Opera. Held downtown at the Carol Rennebohm Auditorium (925 Bascom Mall), you can purchase your tickets online, here.


March 10, 11, 17 and 18 and 31

Madison Capitols Hockey

You’ll have several chances to catch live hockey action this month as the Madison Capitols take on the Sioux City Musketeers on March 5 and then the Tri-City Storm on the 11th. Get tickets for the former here and the latter here. Or, you…

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