THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Event Calendar

May
1
Sun
Celebrate Membership May!
May 1 – May 31 all-day

CELEBRATE MEMBERSHIP MAY!

Sign-up for a new membership during this month of May and you will receive 3 MONTHS FREE with the code “MEMBERSHIPMAY”.

How to use the code:

  1. Go to the Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts Website.
  2. Click on the ‘Support’ – ‘Membership’ tab.
  3. Choose your desired membership level.
  4. After selecting your membership level scroll down to the bottom of the page. Fill out the necessary information then select ‘Add to Cart’ when finished.
  5. In the ‘Discount Code’ section enter in the code ‘MEMBERSHIPMAY‘. Finish filling out the necessary information and proceed to ‘Check Out’.

Membership Perks:

As a member, you receive 40% off concert tickets, discounts on classes and films, first notice on performers and classes, first chance to purchase tickets, 10% discount on THELMA merchandise, opportunity to display art with Member Spotlight, and are listed in our Annual Report.

JOIN NOW to get access to May’s members-only perks including:

  • FREE Members-only tote bag (available at THELMA’s front desk)
  • FREE Exclusive Membership May Gathering on Thursday, May 26 @ 6 PM – 8 PM (Registration Required)
  • And check your mail all month long for weekly raffles to win gifts THELMA merchandise and other prizes!
Jun
17
Fri
Makers Market
Jun 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

THELMA’s Makers Market is an outdoor and indoor market featuring  local vendors with fine art, handcrafted goods, vintage finds, boutique items, lifestyle goods, and more. We handpick a variety of artists, dreamers, and collectors and gather them all in one place for a unique shopping experience!

The Makers Market is on June 17, 2022 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, taking place during the Annual Downtown Fond du Lac Wine Walk. More information about the Wine Walk HERE.

Date: Friday, June 17
Time:
4 – 8 PM
Price: FREE and Open to the Public
Location: Plaza and Sheboygan Street

Get Downtown FDL Wine Walk Ticket HERE

Vendor Information:
Event Date: Friday, June 17 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts
Applications Open: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 10:00 AM CST
Applications Due: Friday, May 27 at 11:59 PM CST
Notification of Acceptance: Friday, June 3

Jun
29
Wed
Game Night | Charades **CANCELLED**
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Life is just better with games…if you’ve ever become bleary-eyed over a Monopoly game or screamed in anguish during charades, then you know exactly what we’re talking about. Join us once a month for games night open to all ages! Round up some friends and come down to play some classics.

 

Guests are welcome to bring their own snacks and THELMA will offer a cash bar!

 

Date: Last Wednesday of the Month (March – November 2022)
Time:
6 PM – 8:30 PM
Price/Tickets:
$5 Suggested Donation
Location:
Cafe 1906
Aug
10
Wed
Art of Community: Speaker Series | Individual Wellness
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Art of Community is an interactive, educational speaker series that gives our community the knowledge, tools, and resources to move towards being well individuals in a well community. The facets of wellness for individuals, families, community, and our environment will be explored in talks given by inspiring, knowledgeable leaders in our community. Each talk with partner with a community organization to share the spotlight on the wonderful work being done all around our great area.
This month, we are featuring Kaitlyn Kenealy! Winner of numerous awards, including Woman of Achievement 2022, Young Professional of the Year 2021, Brainz Magazine 500 Global List 2021, SHEro 2021, and Woman of Vision and Courage 2012–2013, Kaitlyn Kenealy is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and holds degrees in History and Women’s Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and Counseling (Community and Mental Health). As a psychotherapist, she specializes in trauma and PTSD, domestic violence, sexual abuse, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem. Kaitlyn is direct, solution-focused, and passionate about removing barriers to getting individuals and families the services they need. In addition to her private practice, Kaitlyn is proactively involved with many mental health services and outreach programs. Her podcast, Teatime with the Psychos, aims to break the stigma surrounding mental illness. Kaitlyn has also written her first book titled, “Healing is Messy AF”.

Elizabeth Nelson is the Executive Director for NAMI Fond du Lac and will be providing further information about NAMI FDL Services and Programs.

Date: Wednesday, August 10
Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Price/Tickets: Free Admission (Donations Appreciated)
Location: Cafe 1906
Sep
14
Wed
Art of Community: Speaker Series | Family Wellness
Sep 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Art of Community is an interactive, educational speaker series that gives our community the knowledge, tools, and resources to move towards being well individuals in a well community. The facets of wellness for individuals, families, community, and our environment will be explored in talks given by inspiring, knowledgeable leaders in our community. Each talk with partner with a community organization to share the spotlight on the wonderful work being done all around our great area.

Speakers: Kelly Lamb, Programs and Communications Senior Manager of Children’s Museum FDL/ Kimberly Oreck, Executive Director, Lisa Wolter & Sara Mauthe, Parent Educators for the Family Resource Center of Fond du Lac County Inc.

Kelly will be sharing about the Friends, Fish and Feelings (Protective Behaviors) Program and Tashi Deley (honoring the greatness in others) Programs developed at Children’s Museum FDL. Kimberly, Lisa and Sarah will be discussing parenting in today’s world and where to find resources in our community. What classes are available in our community and where do you find one when help is needed?

Community Partners: Amber Kilawee of Comprehensive Service Integration and Robyn Wise of SPROUT (a division of CSI)

Date: Wednesday, September 14
Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Price/Tickets: Free Admission (Donations Appreciated)
Location: Cafe 1906
Sep
22
Thu
2022 Windy Dinner
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

We invite you to join us for an evening of fun while supporting the arts in Fond du Lac! THELMA’s 21st Annual Windy Dinner fundraiser will include a catered dinner, silent & live auction, cash raffle, live entertainment, and the presentation of the James C. Hubbard Windy Award. All of the proceeds for this event go toward THELMA programming. Paul Thelen, an individual who has made a positive impact on THELMA and the Fond du Lac community, has been chosen to receive this year’s James C. Hubbard Windy Award. We hope to see you at THELMA on Thursday, September 22 at 5 PM!

REGISTRATION EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 | RESERVE A TABLE HERE

TIMELINE
Cocktail Hour | 5 PM
Sit-Down Dinner from Shully’s | 6 PM
Live Auction | 7 PM
Presentation of James C. Hubbard Windy Award | 7:30 PM
Cash Raffle Drawing | 7:45 PM
Afterglow with Music from D. Willy & The Souvenirs | 8 PM – 10 PM

Oct
7
Fri
The Farm Dinner | Family Style Farm-to-Table Dinner *SOLD OUT*
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Farm Dinner was dreamt up so members of our community could sit down and share a meal with the farmer who grew the food that made their meal; to have a delicious, welcoming way for people to know and care about where their food comes from and what nourishes us as a community.

In collaboration with the acclaimed Cellar District, join us for this unique event and enjoy a cocktail hour from 6-7 PM and get to know your famers and community before a family style dinner is served from 7-9 PM! Our farmers and vendors will not only be sharing their delicious ingredients but their stories and ways you can find or support them after you part for the evening. Listen to the fun folk sounds of Northsoul while you get to know our farmers and enjoy their delicious dinner!

Cellar District is known for revolutionizing the way people experience dining out. They take pride in their ability to discover some unique ways to combine local, fresh ingredients and the dining experience as a whole. We couldn’t be more excited to partner with them to to bring this experience to our community.

Participating farmers include Springdale Farm, Rose 23 Cattle Co, Park Ridge Organics, Siren Shrub Company, North Road Flower Farm, Tom Dooley Apple Orchard, LaClare Creamery, Dalla Terra Pasta, Red Barn Family Farm, & Thunderbird Bakery!

Limited tickets available. $50 per seat. Includes family style meal, one free drink, & live music by Northsoul!

RESERVE A SEAT **SOLD OUT**

 

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

 

Oct
12
Wed
Art of Community: Speaker Series | Community Wellness
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Art of Community is an interactive, educational speaker series that gives our community the knowledge, tools, and resources to move towards being well individuals in a well community. The facets of wellness for individuals, families, community, and our environment will be explored in talks given by inspiring, knowledgeable leaders in our community. Each talk with partner with a community organization to share the spotlight on the wonderful work being done all around our great area.

Speakers: Amber Bodart of Downtown FDL Partnership with special guest representative from Salute the Troops and Craig Molitor of Destination Lake Winnebago Region

Amy and her Salute the Troops guest will be talking about the Farmer’s Market and how it brings the community together, and about the positive effects of growing community gardens. Craig will be discussing the Community Identity Project which entails the art of placemaking as well as a Community Wide Customer Service training program, and the belief that a community must be a great place to live in order for it to be a great place to visit.

Community Partners: Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership and Destination Lake Winnebago Region

Date: Wednesday, October 12
Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Price/Tickets: Free Admission (Donations Appreciated)
Location: Cafe 1906
Nov
9
Wed
Art of Community: Speaker Series | Environmental Wellness
Nov 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Art of Community is an interactive, educational speaker series that gives our community the knowledge, tools, and resources to move towards being well individuals in a well community. The facets of wellness for individuals, families, community, and our environment will be explored in talks given by inspiring, knowledgeable leaders in our community. Each talk with partner with a community organization to share the spotlight on the wonderful work being done all around our great area.

Speaker: Andy Devries, Owner of 23 Rose Cattle Co in Rosendale, WI

Please meet Andy Devries of 23 Rose Cattle Co, a beautiful family farm located in Rosendale, Wisconsin. They raise cattle, pork and chickens with the goal to provide the highest quality products to their local community. They started their farm so they could have a connection to their food and the land it was raised on, and they are excited to share that journey with you.

Community Partners: Land & Water Conservation Department FDL & Envision Agri-Business Council

Date: Wednesday, November 9
Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Price/Tickets: Free Admission (Donations Appreciated)
Location: Cafe 1906

Nov
12
Sat
Holiday Makers Market
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

THELMA’s Holiday Makers Market is an indoor market featuring local vendors with fine art, handcrafted goods, vintage finds, boutique items, lifestyle goods, and more. We handpick a variety of artists, dreamers, and collectors and gather them all in one place for a unique shopping experience! This market is perfect to get your holiday shopping done while supporting local artists.

The Holiday Makers Market is on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, taking place during the Annual Downtown Fond du Lac Wine Walk. More information about the Wine Walk HERE.

Date: Saturday, November 12
Time:
11 AM – 5 PM
Price: FREE and Open to the Public
Location: Plaza and Sheboygan Street

Get Downtown FDL Wine Walk Ticket HERE

Vendor Information | APPLY HERE
Event Date: Saturday, November 12 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts
Applications Open: Monday, September 26, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Applications Due: Friday, October 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM
Notification of Acceptance: Tuesday, November 1, 2022