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Rooted Spoon First Thursday Dinners

On the first Thursday of each month, Rooted Spoon hosts a multi-course dinner of local, seasonal ingredients, often with a special theme. ~$23pp



Willy St. Co-op Workshops

Willy St. Co-op has a plethora of classes on cooking and nutrition, plus free films, lectures and food demos. Check out their calendar for both East and West locations.

Madison & Middleton

Jun 03

A Night Out for Goodman

This 3rd annual fundraiser supporting Goodman Center programs features a long list of breweries and chocolatiers, live music, games, door prizes. 6-10pm. More info-->


Jun 04

Cows on the Concourse

Meet & greet dairy cows, baby calves - and their farmers! - at the Dane County Farmers' Market to kick off June Dairy Month. Free! More info.


Jun 04 - Jun 05

Great River Road Wine Trail June Bloom

Each winery on the Wine Trail will feature their award-winning wines and ciders paired with local foods designed with gourmet flair. Learn more>>


Jun 05

Feed the Need Tasting Event

Local area restaurants will join together to create delicious tasting menus and raise funds for River Food Pantry, Dane County's busiest pantry. East Side Club. Check back soon for link to more info.


Jun 09

Taste of the Coulee Region

Bringing together fabulous flavors of the Coulee Region in one great evening that will delight guests' palates with signature foods, beverages & sweets. 5:30-8pm. Learn more>>

La Crosse

Jun 10 - Jun 12

New Glarus Polkafest

3 day celebration of all things polka! FREE. Learn more>>

New Glarus

Jun 11

Side Pork Fest

Side pork cookoff, 5k/10k run, vendors, music. Family-friendly. All proceeds benefit local charities. FREE! More info

Sturgeon Bay

Jun 11

New Glarus Beer, Bacon & Cheese

Held during Polkafest, wristband holders get unlimited sampling of craft beer, specialty meats and artisan cheeses from 30+ vendors. 1-5pm. Learn more>>

New Glarus

Jun 18

Mad City Vegan Fest

Where curious omnivores to longtime vegans can enjoy delicious vegan samples & find information on protecting animals, the environment, and health. Alliant Energy Center. More info.


Jun 18

Leinie Lodge Family Reunion

Self-guided brewery tours, live music, cheese tasting, bratwurst lunch, and meet the Leinenkugel brothers. Learn more>>

Chippewa Falls

Jun 26

Bike the Barns Driftless

Bike through the hills of southwestern Wisconsin, visiting CSA farms and enjoying delicious food prepared by local restaurants along the way. This year's ride will begin in Viroqua, Wis. Learn more.


Aug 21

Yum Yum Fest

Enjoy the best food from 20+ chefs, sample wine and beer, great music. Proceeds benefit food education programs for children. Central Park. More info.


Sep 16 - Sep 18

Green County Cheese Days

One of the oldest & largest heritage fests in the US, honoring Swiss heritage, cheesemaking and dairying traditions of the area & more. Held bi-annually.


Sep 18

Bike the Barns

Ride to local farms around Madison with artisan food prepared by local chefs. Proceeds benefit FairShare CSA Coalition’s Partner Shares program. Learn more & register here

Dane County

Oct 09

Swiss Historical Village Harvest Fest

Cheese masters from around Wisconsin will make cheese using methods dating to the 1800s. Also old-time craft demos, sausage making, Swiss-inspired foods and more. Learn more.

New Glarus

Nov 12 - Nov 13

Great River Road Wine Trail Holiday Harvest Fest

Start your celebration of the season by enjoying holiday foods and wines along the Wine Trail! Learn more>>


Nov 26

Lunch with Santa

Back by popular demand, eat lunch and take a photo with Santa, craft extravaganza, movie, and kids go home with a goodie bag. 11:30-1:30. New Glarus Elementary. Learn more>>

New Glarus