(L, Y) 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - FRACTURED FAIRYTALES with Kelly Dwyer
. Artists’ Grove. An all ages creative writing workshop for aspiring Grimms led by published author Kelly Dwyer.
(V) 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. - NATURE HIKE & REFLECTIVE DRAWING WORKSHOP with Todd Persche. Meet at Festival entrance and proceed to Ice Age Trail. The Sauk County artist shares the inspiration he draws from nature as he leads participants on a short hike and sketching session.
(F, H) 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - 48 HOUR FILM PROJECT. Giese A-4 Lecture Hall. Dr. Frances Auld and her students screen and discuss their entry into this year’s Madison 48 Hour Film competition.
(L) - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. - ALZHEIMER’S POETRY PROJECT
with Gary Glazner. Rodems Room. Poetry reading and workshop designed especially for Alzheimer’s patients and their caretakers. *Program admission is free. Please pay Festival admission to attend other events.
(V/Y) 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - SUPER YOU SKETCHES by Rob Bottelson. Art Easel. Artist renditions of the superhero in you to take home. Tips appreciated.
(V) 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - FOUNDATIONS IN MIXED MEDIA with Jenny Quilty. Art Tent. All ages are invited to mix their materials and their metaphors with guidance from an award-winning artist. Feel free to take your creations home!
(C, H, L) 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - WISCONSIN’S LOCAL FOODS, PAST TO PRESENT with Terese Allen. T.N. Savides Library. Cookbook author Terese Allen
will explore the benefits and pleasures of eating locally, outline the myriad local foods initiatives around the state, and reveal the historical and cultural reasons why southern Wisconsin is at the forefront of today's local foods fervor.
(T/Y) 11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - STAGE III CHILDREN’S THEATRE
PERFORMANCE & WORKSHOP. R.G. Brown Theatre. Enjoy scenes from Charlotte’s Web, and then join the troupe on stage for theatre fun and games!
(L, Y) 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. - POETRY READING with Sherman Funmaker. Artists’ Grove. Funmaker and young writers from the Ho-Chunk Nation converse in verse.
(T,V) 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. -SCENE PAINTING WORKSHOP with Susan Attea
. Theatre Scene Shop.Learn to “paint the town” with theatrical scenic painter and set designer Susan Attea of Chicago’s RedBox Workshop.
(L, T, Y) 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - PLAYWRITING WORKSHOP with Richard Klein. Artists’ Grove. Professional playwright and teacher Richard Klein sets the scenes in a two-day workshop for aspiring young dramatists. *Recommended for middle and high school students.
(M/Y) 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. - YOU WRITE THE SONGS WORKSHOP with Justin Roberts and Liam Davis. Stich Music Rehearsal Hall. Grammy nominee and superstar of the indie family music scene, Justin Roberts and Not Ready for Naptime Player Liam Davis teach young songwriters how to get their groove on. *Designed for youth in grades 3-6.
Pre-registration for the Justin Roberts songwriting class at Summerset is strongly suggested to reserve your spot: $10 fee includes festival admission for the student participant.
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(V) 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - REPURPOSED BOOKS WORKSHOP with Rochelle Robkin. T. N. Savides Library.Bring in your old books and artist/teacher Rochelle Robkin will show you how to turn dog-eared pages into works of art.
(F, H) 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - BEHIND THE LENS with John Mossman
Giese A-4 Lecture Hall. Dr. Frances Auld interviews Sauk County-born film director, Mossman who will discuss and screen scenes from his work, including Into the Wake, the award-winning film he shot in Southern Wisconsin with the aid of Auld and her UW-BSC film students.
(V) 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - PERIPHERAL VIEW: A COLLABORATIVE, PANORAMIC SKETCH with Nancy Peidelstein and Cassandra Lytle. Art Easel. Gather three of your friends to create a panoramic landscape of the campus under the guiding hands of Sauk County artists Nancy Peidelstein and Cassandra Lytle.
(L, T) 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - SLAM POETRY PERFORMANCE by Gary Glazner
. Artists’ Grove. The Father of the Slam Poetry phenomenon returns with his high-flying rhymes.
(D/Y) 2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. - LITHUANIAN DANCE PERFORMANCE. R.G. Brown Theatre. Director Nijole Semenaite Etzwiler and her ensemble bring their lively dance celebration of Lithuanian culture to the indoor Summerset stage.
(T) 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - CAB THEATRE IMPROV. Artists’ Grove. The zany new theatre group performs hilarious skits on the fly.
(V) 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - PROGRESSION: AN INTERACTIVE PAINTING with Nancy Peidelstein and Suzanne Mailette. Art Easel. What can a community create together? Add your brushstrokes to this progressive painting with the aid of Sauk County Art Association experts.
(V, H) 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - ALEJANDRO ROMERO ARTIST RECEPTION: INTROSPECTIVES. Schwalbach Gallery. Romero’s paintings, murals and Byzantine mosaics grace public schools, art galleries, the Harold Washington Library, O’Hare Airport and now Summerset. The artist will speak about his approach to art and mingle with visitors.
(M, Y) 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - JUSTIN ROBERTS AND THE NOT READY FOR NAPTIME PLAYERS CONCERT
. Outdoor Main Stage. Watch out for the kiddie mosh pit that forms at Justin Roberts and the NR4NP’s concerts all over the country. The superstars of indie family music rock the house!
(M, Y) 6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. - STARS AT DUSK. Outdoor Main Stage. Talented students present an array of sparkling performances.
(C, M) 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - LATIN DINNER WITH SINGING WAITERS. Café and Balcony. Featuring a delicioso meal by chefs Susan Anderson and Michael Strozinsky and fabuloso entertainment by our Singing Waiters. *$20 ticket includes meal, entertainment and Summerset admission for Saturday. Reserve by July 15.(SOLD OUT second year in a row. Student Government is selling food available without reservations.)
(D) 7:30 - 8 p.m - SALSA DANCE LESSONS with Michael Etzwiler and Amy Torseth Teelin. Outdoor Main Stage. Learn to shake your hips to a Salsa beat with Bravo Dance Center experts!
(M) 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - MADISALSA!
Outdoor Main Stage. The hot, hot, hot Madison Salsa band sets the night on fire!
9:30 - 10:00 p.m. -
FIREWORKS. Summerset Hills. The Fourth of July Comes to Summerset! Weather permitting. The Baraboo Chamber of Commerce postponed fireworks to a later date.
(F) 10:00 p.m. - 12 a.m. - MAMBO KINGS: AFTER DARK CINEMA. Outdoor Main Stage. Musician brothers Cesar and Nestor leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, hoping to hit the top of the Latin music scene. Starring Armand Assante and Antonio Banderas. Rated R.