Category: Events

Earth Day and Record Store Day Represent the Modern Holiday

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, peace activist John McConnell…

Bird Tour to be Held This Week at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge

Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge along with the Oak Heritage Conservancy will host a birding tour on April 21st at 7:00am. Meet at the Big Oaks office to join biologists for an opportunity to possibly see some rare migratory birds of Indiana. Cost is $3.00 per person after viewing the safety briefing video. Big Oaks…

Today is National Beer Day and Here’s Why Some are Raising their Glasses

National Beer Day is celebrated in the United States every year on April 7, marking the day that the Cullen–Harrison Act was enacted after having been signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 22, 1933. Upon signing the legislation, Roosevelt made his remarked, “I think this would be a good time for…

Midtown Carriage Garages Cuts the Ribbon for their Downtown Madison Facility

Midtown Carriage Garages will be open February 1st. These garages will be used for storage for those Madison residents who do not have a garage. They are 20x30ft (or oversized garages) and come with their own code and remote control. This building represents the first committee voted on and approved downtown garages. They are located…

Mother’s Grilled Wings Joins Line-up for the 21st Annual Hot-Luck and Spicy Foods Marketplace

Organizers of the 21st annual Hot Luck and Fiery Foods Marketplace have a plan to put a little extra spice in the afternoon food demonstrations. The cooking demonstrations are a popular part of the annual event because they allow chileheads a close up look at the cooking techniques of the wide variety of spice merchants…