Wednesday, September 16, 2020 / by Ryan Huemmer
Cottage Grove enjoys the benefits of a small community, as well as the metropolitan culture of nearby Madison only just minutes away. It has a village and township. The business community is supportive of a Buy Local Campaign bolstered by the efforts from the Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce. Citizens of all ages enjoy "Christmas in The Grove", "Marketplace Dayz" and "Night Golf" all promoted by the Chamber.
Cottage Grove has two public golf courses, The Oaks Golf Course and Door Creek Golf Course. Fireman's Festival brings people from all over on Father's Day weekend every year to enjoy live music, carnival rides, a parade, local baseball, horse pull and a morning run called Hot2Trot. Madison Rugby Sports Complex is home to Cottage Grove with two high-quality fields, pavilion, bleachers plus plans for a Clubhouse to include locker rooms, banquet hall, warming kitchen and covered balconies overlooking both fields. Glacial Drumlin State Trail is a 52-mile tr ...
Thursday, September 3, 2020 / by Ryan Huemmer
Waunakee bills itself as the “Only Waunakee in the World”. It’s just 5 miles north of Madison. Waunakee was recently named the second Safest City in Wisconsin in 2018 by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.
Six Mile Creek, the main waterway through the community, runs through the village on its way to one of Madison’s largest lakes, Lake Mendota. The Meadows of Six Mile Creek is an 18 hole public golf course that is challenging to say the least. Waunakee Village Park and Ripp Park tend to be the gathering spots for a lot of local events.
The mission of the Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce is to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Waunakee area so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper. Rex’s Innkeeper is a vintage supper club, Waun-A-Bowl is a family fun center with 16 bowling lanes and newcomer The Lone Girl Brewing Company has helped with the Main St revitalization project ...
Saturday, August 1, 2020 / by Ryan Huemmer
Marshall is 20 miles east of Madison in the northeast corner of Dane County.
It has a variety of recreational amenities and parks. Including the state ranked Bird’s Ruins Disc Golf Course, Charles Langer Family Park, Whistle Stop Campground and their nature based playground and facilities at Converse Park and Firemen’s Park. The Maunesha River runs through Firemen’s Park which offers residents and tourists the ability to canoe, kayak, softball, baseball and picnicking. Just outside of town, Little Amerricka, a small amusement park features 26 rides and attractions.
The Marshall Community Library offers a wide variety of programs and services for all ages.
The Marshall Fireman’s Picnic in September offers a fish fry, car show, live music, beer tent, tractor and truck pull plus raffle. Grab a drink at the Silver Fox, burger at the Badger Bar Pub, a pizza at Rusty’s Pizza and Grill or dinner at The Barrel Inn.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 / by Ryan Huemmer
Cambridge is southeast of Madison and lies in both Dane and Jefferson County. Downtown Main Street hosts many shops, boutiques and coffee shops. A beautiful backdrop for annual events and parades. The nearby countryside is filled with art studios, seasonal markets, museums, Cambridge Winery and Dancing Goat Distillery.
Lake Ripley, 420 acre lake, is great for swimming, kayaking, fishing and boating. Play tennis, volleyball, basketball, disc golf or just hanging out in the sun at Lake Ripley Park. Checkout the trails at CamRock or Glacial Drumlin. Purchase some local produce at the Farmer’s Market from June thru October or stop at Karbergs Apple Orchard for a pie or some cider.
The Cambridge Community Activities Program promotes life-long wellness and manages the Cambridge Community Pool.
The Hinchley's Dairy Farm has over 400 registered dairy cattle, milking about 240 every day of the year. Schedule a guided tour through a real, workin ...
Monday, July 6, 2020 / by Ryan Huemmer
Sun Prairie is a vibrant and thriving community located just east of Madison. The city benefits from its proximity to the Madison and the University of Wisconsin. It has become known in the region for its excellent parks and recreation programs, historic downtown, its exceptional public school system and redevelopment of the community.
Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival is every 3rd full weekend of August each year. There are a wide variety of family activities, stage shows, musical entertainment, mini-golf, a craft show, specialty attractions and a parade on Thursday night. Nearly 80 tons of sweet corn are served on the grounds over the weekend. The event is held at Angell Park and near Angell Park Speedway. The race track has a 1/3 mile dirt race track and it has been run by the Sun Prairie Fire Department since 1903. Racing occurs every Sunday approximately Memorial Day until Labor Day. Angell Park Speedway is in the top ten of all dirt race tracks across the country ...