We know how to throw a party! We’ve been doing this since 1809….there is ALWAYS something to do when you come to Madison. There are home tours, music events, garden tours, holiday events, arts/crafts shows, 5Ks, car shows, food & wine tastings – just to name a few.

Our largest events include RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival, Madison Regatta, Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues, Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art, Soup, Stew, Chili & Brew Festival and Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes.

 

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November 2017

Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

November 24 - November 25
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$20

Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5.  Sponsored by the Visit Madison, 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956.

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Nights Great Cookie Caper

November 24 - November 25
Madison Visitor’s Center, 601 W. First Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Fridays and Saturdays tour weekends, at the Visitors Cener, times TBD Purchase homemade cookies and treats.  All proceeds benefit local charity.

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Festival of Trees & Host of Angels

November 24 - December 24
Lanthier Winery, 123 Mill Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Free

10am-6pm November 24 - December 24; extended hours until 8pm during Thanksgiving weekend and first weekend of December. A forest of glittering, gleaming trees.  Children must be accompanied by adult.  Midwest's largest private collection of angels.

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Fourth Friday Downtown

November 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map
Free

Participating stores have extended hours, music, fun. 5pm-8/9pm

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December 2017

Nights Great Cookie Caper

December 1 - December 2
Madison Visitor’s Center, 601 W. First Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Fridays and Saturdays tour weekends at the Visitors Center.  Time TBD.   Purchase homemade cookies and treats.  All proceeds benefit local charity.

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Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

December 1 - December 2
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$20

Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3pm-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5. Sponsored by the VisitMadison, Inc., 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956.

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Scrooge Macbeth

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - December 2 @ 5:00 pm
Democratic Headquarters, 408 E. Main St. United States + Google Map
$10.00

By special arrangement with Heuer Publishing, LLC Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This takes the meaning of "the show must go on" to a whole new level. When food poisoning sidelines most of the cast on opening night, the actors who remain standing present a collision of everything Christmas and everything Shakespeare! December 1 & 2 at 7pm at Democratic Hdqtrs.

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7th Annual Christmas Craft Show

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Brown Gym, 100 Broadway St
Madison, 47250 United States
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Free

Annual Christmas show featuring hand-crafted decorations and gifts, plus food and a live music performance by Madison Community Band featuring Christmas music. For more info 812-265-4758.

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A Very Merry Madison Christmas Parade

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map
Free

Annual Christmas parade.  Downtown Madison begins at Jefferson, ends at Mill Street.

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Scrooge Macbeth

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Democratic Headquarters, 408 E. Main St. United States + Google Map
$10.00

By special arrangement with Heuer Publishing, LLC Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This takes the meaning of "the show must go on" to a whole new level. When food poisoning sidelines most of the cast on opening night, the actors who remain standing present a collision of everything Christmas and everything Shakespeare!

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Scrooge Macbeth

December 3 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Democratic Headquarters, 408 E. Main St. United States + Google Map
$10.00

By special arrangement with Heuer Publishing, LLC Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This takes the meaning of "the show must go on" to a whole new level. When food poisoning sidelines most of the cast on opening night, the actors who remain standing present a collision of everything Christmas and everything Shakespeare! Sunday Matinee at 2:30pm at Democratic Hdqtrs.

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Sugarplum Celebration

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lanthier Winery, 123 Mill Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Free

12pm-2pm  A "sweet holiday vision" dancing with complimentary samples of fudge, cookies, candies and sugarplums.  Families welcome.

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Behind the Scenes Tour

December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$5 - $12

Exclusive look into all the nooks & crannies.  Tour goers should be prepared to climb stairs & walk on uneven surfaces.  $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children (3-17), 812-273-0556 There will not be a standard 4 p.m. tour.

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February 2018

Red Herring

February 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Elks Lodge, 1251 W. Main St. United States + Google Map
$30.00

By special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Three love stories, a murder mystery, and a nuclear espionage plot converge in this noir comedy about marriage and other explosive devices. Dinner Theater at the Elks Lodge, 1251 W. Main St. February 16 and 17

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Red Herring

February 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Elks Lodge, 1251 W. Main St. United States + Google Map
$30.00

By special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Three love stories, a murder mystery, and a nuclear espionage plot converge in this noir comedy about marriage and other explosive devices. Dinner Theater at the Elks Lodge, 1251 W. Main St. February 16 and 17

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Red Herring

February 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elks Lodge, 1251 W. Main St. United States + Google Map
$30.00

By special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Three love stories, a murder mystery, and a nuclear espionage plot converge in this noir comedy about marriage and other explosive devices. Dinner Theater at the Elks Lodge, 1251 W. Main St. Sunday Matinee

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June 2018

Always a Bridesmaid

June 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10.00

By special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Four friend have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom: to be in each other's weddings...no matter what. More than thirty years later, these Southern friends-for-life are still making "the long walk" for each other, determined to honor that vow. June 8 & 9 at the Jefferson Co. Historical Society's History Center

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Always a Bridesmaid

June 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10.00

By special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Four friend have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom: to be in each other's weddings...no matter what. More than thirty years later, these Southern friends-for-life are still making "the long walk" for each other, determined to honor that vow. June 8 & 9 at the Jefferson Co. Historical Society's History Center

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Always a Bridesmaid

June 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
$10.00

By special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Four friend have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom: to be in each other's weddings...no matter what. More than thirty years later, these Southern friends-for-life are still making "the long walk" for each other, determined to honor that vow. Matinee at 2:30pm  at the Jefferson Co. Historical Society's History Center.

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October 2018

Tri Kappa Tour of Homes

October 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$15 - $18

Biennial tour of Historic sites in downtown Madison. Hours Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday, 12pm-5pm. Adults $18, children(5-10) $7.

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Tri Kappa Tour of Homes

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$15 - $18

Biennial tour of Historic sites in downtown Madison. Hours Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday, 12pm-5pm. Adults $18, children(5-10) $7.

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Tri Kappa Tour of Homes

October 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$15 - $18

Biennial tour of Historic sites in downtown Madison. Hours Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday, 12pm-5pm. Adults $18, children(5-10) $7.

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