Circus Parade & More This Weekend!

Circus Parade & More This Weekend!

Here’s what’s going on this weekend, July 24th-July 26, 2015!

On Friday night at Devil’s Lake State Park, you can join the naturalist for the Lawn Chair Bat Watch starting at 8:30pm.  This is fun, family event. The kids love it and NO, the bats don’t get in your hair!!  It’s a great time to bring a comfy lawn chair and watch the bats! You’ll park your chairs by the bat condo on Devil’s Lake’s north shore and watch the bats emerge from the houses. Check out some fun bat information and help your kids with bat scavenger hunt while they wait to the bats to emerge! Meet at the bat condo (near the north shore boat launch).

On Saturday, the city of Baraboo holds its annual circus parade in Downtown Baraboo starting at 2:00 pm, featuring wagons from Circus World’s collection and honoring Baraboo’s rich Circus Heritage.  Click here for more information.  Remember, this is a crazy, crowded event, you’ll want to get downtown early to get a good spot!

Meanwhile at Devil’s Lake State Park you can join the Madison Area Herpetological Society for a presentation on Wisconsin Reptiles and Amphibians from 11am to 2pm. Just head up to the park’s nature center located at the north end of the park to learn more about these misunderstood, yet amazing animals. Madison Area Herpetological Society will be on hand to provide a great hands-on presentation covering the difference between an amphibian and a reptile, what makes each group unique, and much more!

Big Band Dance Devil's Lake State Park

Big Band Dance Devil’s Lake State Park – Saturday Nite!

The big band dance starts at 7pm at the North Shore Chateau and the evening kayak tour starts at 7:30.  For more details on these and other weekend events at the park, just click over to our events calendar.

On Sunday at the park, the Friends of Devil’s Lake State Park will be hosting “Music In The Park” from 6 pm to 8pm outside the north shore Chateau.  Bring your lawn chairs and your favorite beverages and enjoy “Messin’ with the Blues” with Mark Tully. Tully plays traditional, bare-bones Mississippi Delta, Texas and Chicago-style blues from the likes of Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Son House, Robert Johnson, Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, Leadbelly and other blues legends.

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