9 a.m. Registration
9:30 Chicken races
10:30 Chicken agility course
The third annual Great American Chicken Games will be held at CLUCK the Chicken Store on Saturday morning, August 25. You must register your chicken (sorry, no roosters) in advance. Winners will be awarded chicken feed from our co-sponsor, Nutrena Feeds.
Spring Music Series - Mike McCloskey
Longtime Madison-area musician Mike McCloskey is a singer/guitarist who has played thousands of live performances throughout Wisconsin, and Illinois both as an acoustic solo artist and with Madison WI area bands.His rich musical background has taken him from jazz standards to country, swing, folk, rock, Irish and blues.
Mike’s 2009 CD titled “Blues, Swings & Other Things” features an “All-Star Cast of Friends”. Thirty musicians who Mike has played music with over the years joined him on this four year project, including jazz violinist Randy Sabien, WORT radio’s mandolin virtuoso Chris Powers, seasoned string bass player Bruce Anderson and other top-notch musicians.
Everything you know to get into the wonderful world of chickens. What breeds are best, where to get them, what they eat, what it costs, how to build and design a coop and how to prevent what could go wrong. Presentation followed by Q&A. The class is free but space is limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register and reserve your plac
Spring Music Series - Jim White
Madison musician Jim White can be heard around town wielding nothing more than his acoustic guitar and a heartfelt mix of indie-folk and indie-pop tunes. These days, Jim continues entertaining crowds by sharing an eclectic mix of his favorite songs. From Ryan Adams to Justin Townes Earle, Dawes to Death Cab, there’s a little something for everyone.
Spring Music Series - Caravan
Caravan is an instrumental group based out of Madison, Wisconsin. They are primarily influenced by the legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt. The ensemble also pulls influences from jazz, swing, traditional Latin, Parisian waltzes, and other vintage-jazz sources. Expect a range of tunes from the “Hot Swing” repertoire, originals and standards done in uniquely arranged styles.