THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Event Calendar

Jan
10
Fri
Driveway Thriftdwellers & Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers
Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Driveway Thriftdwellers have emerged as a top original act in Wisconsin’s Country and Americana music scenes. They will perform with the Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers with original songs doing a refreshing brand-new take on old-time country. Their music recalls classic hillbilly music, while bringing a distinctly modern and lively touch to the Americana genre.
Friday, January 10
Concert begins at 8 pm
Bar opens at 7 pm
 
Tickets
Standing Room Only $5
General Seating $20 ($12 for Members of THELMA)
Bistro Table for Four $120 ($72 for Members of THELMA)
Pub Table for Two $75 ($45 for Members of THELMA)
Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

View Great Hall room layout HERE.

Feb
15
Sat
Nikki Hill
Feb 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Those who have seen Carolina girl Nikki Hill sing agree—this isn’t just another newcomer on the scene, this is a ‘whiplash’ moment.
 
With a no-filter energy, and explosive live show, she delivers a sound that will make you believe in rock ‘n’ roll again! Nikki’s unique voice with raw rock and soul dynamics mixed with the strength, passion, and honesty of blues shouters of the past, steers the driving guitar and a tight rhythm section, to create a breath of fresh air with their fast forward approach to American roots music.
 
Her enthusiasm for music is simply contagious! One club advertisement called Nikki “The Southern Fireball”, “the New Soul Sensation”, “amazing R&B Shouter”, and even “the new Queen of Rock n’ Roll”.
 
If you haven’t heard of her yet, prepare for your ‘whiplash moment’—you have been warned.
 
Saturday, February 15
Concert 8 pm
Bar opens 7 pm
 
Tickets
Standing Room Only $10
General Seating $25 ($15 for Members of THELMA)
Bistro Table for Four $145 ($87 for Members of THELMA)
Pub Table for Two $85 ($51 for Members of THELMA)
Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

No other discounts apply

 

View Great Hall room layout HERE.

Feb
21
Fri
Eric Jacobson Quartet
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
In collaboration with the Fond du Lac High School, attend our jazz night with the Eric Jacobson Quartet!

As a performer, teacher and clinician Eric Jacobson is in high demand. Eric has performed with Grammy Award Winners Phil Woods, Benny Golson, Brian Lynch, Tito Puente Jr. and Eric Benet. Eric has had the privilege to perform and study with well known jazz artists such as: David Hazeltine, Joe Farnsworth, Jim Rotondi, Tim Hagans,Willie Thomas, Slide Hampton, Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen. Eric studied trumpet under the infamous Johnny Hemkes throughout his High School years in Racine, WI.

Eric toured the world in 2010-2013 with Milwaukee’s local soul band “Kings Go Forth” but now stays a bit closer to home and is a top call trumpeter for high profile gigs in Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago. He recently performed in the windy city at the Green Mill with the Chicago Yestet and at Andy’s Jazz Club with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra and We Six. He frequently plays with the popular Milwaukee-based Latin band De la Buena.

Since 2010, he has been the trumpeter with the Conservatory’s resident jazz sextet We Six, providing fiery solos and contributing arrangements and original compositions to the band’s repertoire. Eric has also been busy in the recording studio. He recently recorded for Johannes Wallmann “The Sweet Minute Big Band” and Willy Porter’s CD Human Kindness. Watch for Eric’s latest CD as a leader, Discover, to be released under Brian Lynch’s jazz label Holistic MusicWorks.

“Eric is the real deal! – a truly world class jazz trumpeter with a gift to inspire, motivate and teach students of all ages with dramatic results. By sharing his own passion for the music with his students, he instills that “fire in the belly” that makes great musicians; and in instilling a love of practice and a robust work ethic, he equips his students with the tools to excel for a lifetime. And most important, he provides a compelling example of excellence for his students by his own brilliant playing.

Friday, February 21
Concert at 7:30 pm
Bar opens at 6:30 pm
 

Tickets

Bistro Table for Four $120 ($72 for Members of THELMA)

Pub Table for Two $75 ($45 for Members of THELMA)

Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

No other discounts apply

 

View Great Hall room layout HERE.

Eric Jacobson Quartet will be hosting a clinic with students February 22 at the Fond du Lac High School.

As Artist in Residence for the Wisconsin Conservatory’s Jazz institute program, I’ve witnessed at a first hand the development of Eric’s students and marveled! Students of his are now making outstanding careers in top universities and conservatories, including in my own jazz trumpet studio at the Frost School Of Music, University Of Miami.

The word is out in the jazz world about the accomplishment of Eric Jacobson as both player and educator, and he’s making that world a better place with his great work!”

Mar
5
Thu
Pops Concert
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Pops Concert

Marian University and the UW Oshkosh – Fond du Lac Campus Collegiate Wind Ensemble will gather for their annual Pops Concert at THELMA!

This free concert will include selections that are sure to please everyone! From classic rock ‘n roll like Johnny Be Good and Wipe Out, to Stars and Stripes Forever, they will be sure to put a smile on your face and a bounce in your leg! Have a drink and kick back for an evening of Classics!

Bring your friends and come early, the bar will open at 6:30!

 
Thursday, March 5
Concert 7:30 pm
Bar opens 6:30 pm
 
Free Admission

View Great Hall room layout HERE.

Mar
22
Sun
Sonora Winds
Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

***This concert has been POSTPONED*** We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for understanding.

 

Sonora Winds is a Twin Cities-based woodwind group that performs actively and enjoys playing rarely-performed music for winds.

They formed in 2016 with the goal of bringing accessible, lesser-known music to audiences through transformative performance experiences. Sonora Winds wants their patrons to discover and re-discover works that are worth hearing, but got lost in the midst of standardized performance programs. The group embarked on a recording project supported in part by grants from the Polish American Institute of Minnesota, and the Twin Cities Polish Festival to bring to the forefront lesser-known and some never recorded chamber music by Polish composers. The project brought three different instrument combinations onto one recording. The CD has been released this fall 2019 by MSR Classics Discover label. Following the recording, the group concentrated on programming in different venues across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Recently, Sonora was a recipient of a Travel Grant from University of Minnesota to tour Texas. At the same time, the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council supported Sonora’s community engagement efforts through Arts Project Support Grant to create a chamber concert series in retirement communities across St. Paul. Sonora Winds have been invited to perform at Chamber Music America’s Conference 2020 in NYC.

Sunday, March 22
Concert at 2 pm
Bar opens at 1 pm
 
General Seating $20 ($12 for Members of THELMA)
Bistro Table for Four $120 ($72 for Members of THELMA)
Pub Table for Two $75 ($45 for Members of THELMA)
Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

No other discounts apply

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Great Hall room layout HERE.

Mar
27
Fri
Listening Party & The Oxleys
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
***This concert has been POSTPONED*** We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for understanding.
Two performances in ONE night! Listening Party will perform from 7 – 7:45 pm. The Oxleys perform at 8 pm!
Listening Party, a 2018 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) nominee for Bluegrass/Americana, have found a place in the original music scene around the Midwest with their soulful stage presence and infectious melodies. The trio out of Milwaukee, WI present a fresh brand of Americana music that feeds from folk, classic rock, soul and bluegrass. Singer-songwriter Weston Mueller, a Northern Wisconsin native, leads the group with “every note full of expression and feeling” (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel). Complemented by multi-instrumentalists, Joshua Hester and Jacob Wood, each song paints a portrait of the groups varying musical backgrounds.
The Oxleys: Hailing from the lakeside city of Milwaukee, WI, The Oxleys formed in 2016 and have since left their footprints over much of Wisconsin. Fueled by their passion for performing and storytelling, The Oxleys are currently touring the Midwest full-time sharing their experience through their songs. The acoustic duo digs into their roots and breaks into the genres of Country and Americana.
Friday, March 27
Concert at 7 pm
Bar opens at 6 pm
Tickets
General Seating $20 ($12 for Members of THELMA)
Bistro Table for Four $120 ($72 for Members of THELMA)
Pub Table for Two $75 ($45 for Members of THELMA)
Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

No other discounts apply

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View Great Hall room layout HERE.

Apr
9
Thu
Virtual Benefit Concert with Kyle Megna and Ross Catterton Duo
Apr 9 @ 8:00 pm

Tune into our Facebook Live Video this Thursday, April 9 at 8 pm with Kyle Megna and Ross Catterton from Kyle Megna and The Monsoons for a Virtual Concert!

Now more than ever, it’s so vital for us to stay connected and support the musicians who bring us so much delight. Since it will be a bit until we can gather again, we are bringing the arts to you!

We’ve brought Kyle Megna and Ross Catterton on from Kyle Megna and the Monsoons to put on a live stream show just for YOU.

We encourage you to donate to our “virtual tip jar.” All proceeds will go to THELMA. As a non-profit organization, specializing in gatherings, we rely on our events, memberships, donors and patrons. We need your support now more than ever so that we can come back and continue our mission with our amazing programming, music and art.

If you are unable to donate at this time, we completely understand and just want an opportunity to provide some happiness in this very difficult time in the world.

Thursday, April 9
Concert at 8 pm

DONATE with Paypal

DONATE with Credit Card

 

May
14
Thu
Pop Up Benefit Sale
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Support the arts with our carry out benefit sale May 14 from 4 – 7 pm in THELMA’s front lobby! Pick up drinks at THELMA to enjoy our Virtual Facebook Concert at home with Thieves of Hearts starting at 8 pm!

** FREE THELMA water bottle with alcohol purchase!
** MEMBERS: Get a free month of membership with any purchase! (One order per person)
** One $10 THELMA Gift Certificate hidden inside a six pack of beer!
** FREE THELMA SUNGLASSES with THELMA t-shirt purchase! $20 ($18 for members)

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Purchase a Creative Six Pack of beer! Creative six packs include painted carriers that can be framed as art!

$18 for six packs of: Coors Light, Bud Light, Miller Lite, O’Douls,
Pabst Blue Ribbon.

$22 for six packs of: Corona, Stella Artois, Spotted Cow, Moon Man,
Guinness.

$25 to build your own six pack!

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Or purchase from our Wine List!

Red:
$22 14 Hands Cabernet
$22 14 Hands Merlot

$30 Crusher California Red Blend
$32 Joel Gott Cabernet
$32 Seven Hills Merlot

$32 La Crema Pinot Noir
$35 Northstar Merlot
$32 H3 Chevaux Blend

White
$22 Benvolio Pinot Grigio
$22 14 Hands Chardonnay
$22 Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling
$22 Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc

$32 Terra d’Oro Moscato
$32 Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc
$32 Cambria Chardonnay
$32 Landmark Vineyard Chardonnay
$32 A to Z Oregon Riesling

$35 Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay
$35 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

THELMA T-shirts: Limited sizes available. Women/men sizing. Women’s sizes run small. Colors: Green, Pink, Blue.

Pre-orders encouraged but not required. Pay when you pickup in front lobby. Must show ID. Call us at 920.921.5410 or email [email protected] with your order. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Social distancing will be required. Pick up and go. No drinking on premise.

All proceeds will go to THELMA. As a non-profit organization, specializing in gatherings, we rely on our events, memberships, donors and patrons. We need your support now more than ever so we can come back to continue our mission with our amazing programming, music and art.

Thank you for your support!

 

Virtual Benefit Concert with Thieves of Hearts
May 14 @ 8:00 pm


 

Tune into our Facebook Live Video Thursday, May 14 at 8 pm with Thieves of Hearts for a Virtual Concert!

Now more than ever, it’s so vital for us to stay connected and support the musicians who bring us so much delight. Since it will be a bit until we can gather again, we are bringing the arts to you!

We’ve brought this husband and wife duo on to put on a live stream show just for YOU. Thieves of Hearts is the pairing of Chrissy Dzioba Clobes of The Whiskeybelles, and Barracuda, with Mike Clobes of Bella Cain, and The Hot and Dirty. With a diverse musical background they are stealing the hearts of many. Thieves of Hearts brings you a story of love and passion through music. Just as love comes in many different forms so does their music!

We encourage you to donate to our “virtual tip jar.” All proceeds will go to THELMA. As a non-profit organization, specializing in gatherings, we rely on our events, memberships, donors and patrons. We need your support now more than ever so that we can come back and continue our mission with our amazing programming, music and art.

If you are unable to donate at this time, we completely understand and just want an opportunity to provide some joy in this very difficult time in the world.

Thursday, May 14
Concert at 8 pm

DONATE with Paypal

DONATE with Credit Card

 

May
21
Thu
Pop Up Blowout Benefit Sale
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Support the arts with our carry out blowout benefit sale May 21 from 4 – 7 pm in THELMA’s front lobby! Pick up drinks at THELMA to enjoy our Virtual Facebook Concert at home with Kovalence starting at 8 pm! 

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SLASHED PRICES!

Purchase a six pack of beer! 

$12 for six packs of: Coors Light, Bud Light, O’Douls,
Pabst Blue Ribbon.

$18 for six packs of: Corona, Stella Artois, Spotted Cow, Moon Man.

$20 to build your own six pack!

We are sold out of Miller Lite and Guinness.

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Or purchase select bottles of wine starting at $15!

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Spend $25, receive a FREE THELMA Goody Bag
(includes sunglasses, water bottle, cell phone wallet, magnet)

Spend $50, receive a Goody Bag and a THELMA t-shirt

 

THELMA T-shirts: Limited sizes available. Women/men sizing. Women’s sizes run small. Colors: Green, Pink, Blue.

Pay when you pickup in front lobby. Must show ID. Call us at 920.921.5410 or email [email protected] with your order. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Social distancing will be required. Pick up and go. No drinking on premise.

All proceeds will go to THELMA. As a non-profit organization, specializing in gatherings, we rely on our events, memberships, donors and patrons. We need your support now more than ever so we can come back to continue our mission with our amazing programming, music and art.

Thank you for your support!