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Trekking the Andean Highlands of Cusco Peru presented by Sacred Travels

Thursday, March 7 from 5 PM - 6:30 PM

Trekking the Andean Highlands of Cusco Peru and other experiences of my ancestral homeland with Vic Villacrez of Sacred Travels.
-View slides and video of Vic's recent treks into the highlands of the Peruvian Andes.
- What is Conscious Adventure Tourism and how does it help the planet.
- Delve into the culture, beliefs, and mythology of the indigenous people of the Andes.
- Discover Sacred Travels and join our upcoming journey to Apus Salkantay in Summer 2024.
- Learn what is the best gear for the Andes, how to prepare and what to expect in the Andes.
- Meet guides Abby and Ulises Via Zoom from the Andes
- Explore the Sacred Valley-Machu Picchu-Cusco and more
Sacred Travels is a U.S. based travel agency specializing in helping those seeking a once in a life trip to Peru. So, get ready to “Free Your Spirit to Find Your Soul”.
Limited Space Available.
If interested in attending, please RSVP Vic at:


Classic Cars on State

Saturday, June 1st from 10 AM - 3 PM

One of Madison's finest downtown summer traditions, the 15th Annual Classic Car Show will be held Saturday, June 1st. This free event spans 6 blocks of State Street in Downtown Madison.
This is a family friendly event that offers an opportunity to see cars from across the decades and talk directly with the car owners. Car enthusiasts can also explore the histories and unique characteristics of the classic cars.

2024 Art Fair on the Square

July 13 at 9 AM - July 14 at 5 PM

One of the Midwest’s most popular and highly regarded outdoor celebrations of the arts will return to the Capitol Square as MMoCA presents the 66th annual Art Fair on the Square.
With its mix of music, entertainment, and outdoor dining, as well as over 500 artists exhibiting paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, jewelry, handmade clothing and accessories, and fine craft, the fair draws nearly 200,000 visitors to Madison’s Capitol Square.
Artist applications are due March 5. Learn more about the Art Fair and application process at

Maxwell Street Days - State Street's Summer Sidewalk Sale

July 18 at 9 AM - July 21 at 5 PM

Hot Deals During the Hot Days -
Maxwell Street Days Returns with the BEST Deals of the Year!
Downtown Madison businesses are excited for the biggest and best shopping event of the year – Maxwell Street Days Summer Sidewalk Sale!
This year’s event, now in its 47th year, will take place on State Street in downtown Madison, WI. The event once again expands to 4 days and runs July 18-21.
Dates and Times for 2024 Maxwell Street Days:
Thursday, July 18 from 9am-6pm
Friday, July 19 from 9am-6pm
Saturday, July 20 from 9am-6pm
Sunday, July 21 from 10am-5pm
“We always enjoy connecting with the community as we showcase our unique offerings at reduced prices for this outdoor annual event. It’s also a great way for us to highlight our historical downtown shopping district.” shared Amy Moore, owner of Little Luxuries.
The community is invited to enjoy deep discounts, expanded outdoor café dining experiences, live music, special activities and much more on State Street. State Street will be closed to all bike and bus traffic.
Each year more than 60 businesses participate. has the complete list of participants.
About Maxwell Street Days:
For 40 years, Maxwell Street Days has provided bargains, culinary delights and music for more than 30,000 annual attendees. This annual Summer Sidewalk Sale on State Street in downtown Madison, WI, takes place the 3rd weekend in July. Why is there a “Maxwell Street Days” on State Street? Maxwell Street in Chicago, IL, was home to a famed outdoor market and “urban bazaar” from 1871 to 1994. In 1975, Martin's, a Madison, WI, clothing store and tailor shop, founded an outdoor sidewalk sale to showcase the State Street shopping district, starting Madison's very own “Maxwell Street Days” tradition.
About Greater State Street Business Association:
Maxwell Street Days is organized by the Greater State Street Business Association (GSSBA) with support from Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID). GSSBA membership is open to all businesses and property owners located on State Street, the Capitol Square, and one block off in either of these two areas.