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Orton Park Festival 2010!

Orton Park Festival August 26-29, 2010 Orton Park, Madison, WI Although summer is nearing an end and schools will soon be starting a near year, you still have opportunity to fully enjoy your summer right here in Madison! This weekend is the Orton Park Festival presented by the Marquette Neighborhood Association.  This year will be the annual festival's 45th year and will feature a diverse lineup of performances.  The Orton Park Festival has purpose of creating and growing community and friendship.  The festival is free of charge, but funds raised throughout the festival will go to implement community projects and organizations. What is a festival without music?  Well we are in luck because Orton Park Festival will feature a great lineup of music and other performers.  The schedule for the four day event is as follows. Thursday, August 26th Family Night (Ice Cream & Soft Drinks for sale):
  • 6:30 p.m. - Daithi Wolfe & Company
  • 8:00 p.m. - Cycropia Aerial Dance Theater
Friday, August 27th
  • 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. - International Dinner with Vendors
  • 5:45 p.m. - The Tony Castañeda Latin Jazz Sextet
  • 6:45 p.m. - MNA Auction
  • 7:15 p.m. - Razia Said (NYC/Madagascar)
  • 8:45 p.m. - Cycropia Aerial Dance Theater
Saturday, August 28th
  • Noon - Whitney Mann
  • 1:30 p.m. - Robert J and the Rowdy Prairie Dogs
  • 3:00 p.m. - Cris Plata and Extra Hot
  • 4:15 p.m. - MNA Auction
  • 5:15 p.m. - Monika and Christian Nieves (Puerto Rico)
  • 7:00 p.m. - The Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • 9:00 p.m. - Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble
Sunday, August 29th
  • 9:00 a.m. - Jazz Brunch with The Randall Harrison Trio
  • 11:30 a.m. - The Rohnalleros
  • 1:00 p.m. - The Getaway Drivers
  • 2:00 p.m. - Orton Cake Walk
  • 2:30 p.m. - Kings Go Forth
  • 3:45 p.m. - MNA Auction
  • 4:45 p.m. - The Rousers
  • 6:45 p.m. - Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women
So if you are in Madison this weekend and looking for a fun way to spend a late August weekend, head to Orton Park!  More info!


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