Thinking about New Year’s Eve? Madison always has something happening and since New Year’s Eve is on a Tuesday this year, that could mean extra days off from work for you to celebrate! The Speckled Hen Inn Bed and Breakfast is offering a NYE 2-night discount of 15% and if you book 2 nights or more, you’ll also receive a complimentary bottle of wine or champagne. And we’ll be providing our signature multi- course breakfast the entire 6 day weekend (Friday through Wednesday) so hurry and BOOK NOW before it’s too late!
Are you so tired of winter’s snow and cold that you have decided that winter really is for the birds? Watching our feathered friends at the bird feeder is one way to make the short winter days seem even a bit shorter and there are a few ways that you can expand that joy of bird watching in the winter months. Read on! If cabin fever hasn’t set into your home, there are many Wisconsinites that would like to know your secret. It’s the time of year when many have stopped watching the weather forecast knowing that one thing is certain. It’s going to be cold. The excitement of freshly fallen snow has disappeared. Winter sports have become commonplace. So,
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Madison WI will be celebrating winter at Madison Winter Fest on February 18-19 on the capitol square in downtown Madison. Events begin on Friday and continue through Sunday. There are all kinds of things to get involved in as a participant or a spectator. Watch ice carving and snow sculpting. It is not the olympics but there will be running and racing and snowboarding and tubing and shoeing and xc skiing and just a grand winter fun time. If you get chilled you can pop into the Wisconsin State Historical Society Museum on the Capitol Squate for a viewing of their Odd Wisconsin display.