The DeForest Area Public Library’s Community Room was inundated by monarch butterflies last Tuesday evening.
Did you know the little town of Token Creek is home to one of the world’s top composers, and a nationally renowned festival is held there each summer? In fact, in 2019, the Token Creek Chamber Music Festival will celebrate its 30th year.
As winter settles over Wisconsin, the 26th annual Wisconsin Public Television Garden & Landscape Expo brings a bit of spring-like warmth to the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison Feb. 8-10. Event hours are: noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10.
Actor, musician, author and horse aficionado William Shatner will make his second appearance at Wizard World Comic Con on Sunday, Dec. 2 at the Alliant Energy Center, but in an exclusive interview, he talked about his acting, his recording of “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” and even his annu…
“It is possible to thrive despite being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes!” That’s a bold statement made by Dr. Eno Nsima-Obot, a board-certified primary care physician, popular speaker and trained professional life coach.
DeForest Area High School students will take the stage tonight and this weekend to perform in a musical about an ogre and his quest to rid his swamp of fairy tale creatures. There will be jokes, romance and a talking donkey – surely the production will entertain a variety of audience members.
Have you heard of Katherine Wright? Rose Wilder Lane? How about Harriet Hubbard Ayer or H.H. Bennett? These people who helped shape history, along with seven others, are all found in Wisconsin author, Lahna Anhalt’s new book, "Aunt Laura’s Attic: Short Biographies of Famous People You've Never Heard Of."
Author and hospital chaplain Kathy Collins will be easy to spot at the DeForest Area Public Library book event on Tuesday, Sept. 25. She’ll be wearing a necklace with a blue butterfly that signifies an important journey in her life.
It’s not surprising for a library to celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday, but the DeForest Area Public Library has celebrating Potter’s July birthday for 15 years running.
Not every author spends over 30 years thinking about a story, then researching and writing it, but that’s what Terri Karsten did prior to the release of her book about orphan trains, "When Luck Runs Out."
Imagine getting up before dawn to go out into the elements to capture morning landscapes. Nobody around, just you and your camera. To some, this scenario is likely farfetched, but for one DeForest resident, it’s his perfect moment.
As the first phase of renovations and additions to Fireman’s Park in DeForest wrapped up this year, village staff began thinking about programs and events for the new space. After talking with other recreation departments and witnessing successful beer gardens, DeForest’s public services staff began envisioning a new event that will make its debut next week – Brews and Bites.
It’s an iconic scene in America – a warm summer evening, a village park in full bloom, families, friends and music. And for the 26th year in a row, that sight is returning to DeForest.
Despite having to shuffle things around a bit due to DeForest’s ongoing redesign of Fireman’s Park, the area’s annual Fourth of July Celebration promises to pack in the same fun and excitement as in years past.
The unincorporated community of Token Creek is hoping to fill its downtown once again as the Token Creek Lions Club prepares to kick off its annual Independence Day celebration.
“Good-bye apron strings, I’ll hold your hand, as you spread your wings.”
Jimmy Brandmeier of Windsor penned these words five years ago in a song to his three daughters. With a career deep-rooted in the music industry, music was the most natural way for Brandmeier to share his deepest thoughts about life with his daughters.
Two local artists have had Bucky Badger on the brain for the past several months. Their work is included in the recently unveiled Bucky on Parade public art project, which features 85 life-size Bucky statues placed around Dane County.
Creative crafts, live entertainment, food and fellowship — if you're looking for any of these, chances are you will find it at the Dragon Art Fair this Saturday.