Weekend Events

Chazen Museum of Art
Oct. 23 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Oct. 24 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.), 750 University Ave.

Visit the free museum any time and see the Roger Ballen Photography exhibition.

Dane County Farmers Market
Oct. 24 (6 a.m. to 2 p.m.), Capitol Square

Visit the largest producer-only farmers’ market in the country to find goods such as vegetables, jams, honeys, cheese, breads, and more. Open rain or shine.

Outdoor UW
Oct. 23 (12-6:30 p.m.), Memorial Union

Rent a stand-up paddleboard, canoe, or kayak and explore Lake Mendota.

University Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Oct. 23 (7 p.m.), Oct. 24 (7 p.m.), Music Hall, 925 Bascom Mall 

Mozart and da Ponte’s masterpiece of comedy and intrigue, the opera shows the two geniuses at the height of their powers. Tickets $25.

Wisconsin Science Festival
Oct. 22-25 (all day), Discovery Building

This free, statewide science festival will feature several members of the UW-Madison Chemistry Department.

Photo credit: Jordan Richmond