THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Event Calendar

Feb
13
Sun
Brunch and a Band @ Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wrapping up the Sturgeon Spectacular weekend, join us for THELMA’s Brunch and a Band on Sunday, February 13 at 11 am. Enjoy music by The Pineapple Hunks! Drink specials and food are also available for purchase. FREE admission to attend! Enjoy a delicious brunch available for purchase from Mila Vanilla Crepes.

 

Food from Mila Vanilla Crepes

Music by The Pineapple Hunks

 

Date: Sunday, February 13
Time:
11 AM – 2 PM
Price/Tickets: 
Food and drinks available for purchase.
Location:
Fountain City

   
Mar
20
Sun
Sliding Into Seniorhood Play Reading
Mar 20 @ 2:00 pm
Staged play reading at by playwright Kim E. Ruyle

May be an image of textThe paths of six intriguing characters intersect as they navigate the unpredictable and challenging twists and turns of aging. On the slide into seniorhood, they encounter relationships and experiences, some painful, some sensual, and some just downright silly. When all is said and done, will they find that life has left them with anything more than simple memories?

The play was the Grand Winner of 2020/2021 Original Playwrights Full-Length Competition (Shawnee Playhouse/Pennsylvania Council of the Arts) and was produced in Pennsylvania in September.
Date: Sunday, March 20
Time:
2 PM
Price/Tickets: FREE
Location: Cafe 1906
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
Jun
30
Thu
Good Morning Bedlam | Thirteen Thursdays
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm

Thirteen Thursdays: Summer Concert Series

Good Morning Bedlam has become an innovative force in the midwest folk scene. Their shows are known for their contagious energy, with members careening about the stage. With tight soaring three part harmonies, and thumping kick-drum, they captivate their audience night after night. Every song is a unique twist on what is generally dubbed as folk music. “We want to surprise our audience from song to song. Rather than creating our music to fit a genre, we allow it to be an outpouring of our own stories and unique sound,” says Isaak, frontman of GMB. You will be treated to a haunting waltz, whistling, jazz scatting, and the euphoria of the violin melodies.

When it comes to their lyrical storytelling, Isaak says, “We’re desperate to connect to people through the common human experiences that we write about and the exuberance of our live show. People have a lot of choices of how they’ll kick-back, so we intend to deliver a show where they can be free–to share in whatever they need to–joy, grief, anger, gratefulness, or bedlam!”

Band Information HERE | Band Videos HERE

Date: Thursday, June 30
Time: 
7 PM
Bar Opens: 6 PM
Price/Tickets: Free Admissions. Donations accepted at the gate.
Location: Plaza and Sheboygan Street
Jul
7
Thu
Alex Wilson Band | Thirteen Thursdays
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm

Thirteen Thursdays: Summer Concert Series

Alex Wilson grew up in a family of talented musicians. His album “Tell Me Why” has been released on “Rathskeller Records”. Playing 150+ shows annually for the last two decades, this musician is a force to be reckoned with. A versatile musician, Alex effortlessly switches between genres. He plays everything from sweet Beale Street blues to West coast swing. From hard Texas grinders to stone cold Chicago grooves with a feeling that’s said to be timeless. Alex’s style and tasty originals matched with his undeniable stage presence and unmistakable guitar style will drive you to the dance floor.

His long-awaited and freshly nominated debut CD, Tell Me Why, has been released on “Rathskeller Records”. To say that Alex Wilson is one to look out for down the road is an understatement. Taking the Midwest by storm, this young musician is a force to be reckoned with.

Band Information HERE

Date: Thursday, July 7
Time: 
7 PM
Bar Opens: 6 PM
Price/Tickets: Free Admissions. Donations accepted at the gate.
Location: Plaza and Sheboygan Street
Jul
14
Thu
Boombox | Thirteen Thursdays
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm

Thirteen Thursdays: Summer Concert Series

You LOVE 80’s Pop, and you LOVE 80’s Rock — so, why should you have to choose? BoomBox plays them BOTH! BoomBox is a TOTALLY TUBULAR 80’s Band playing all your favorite songs from the BEST music decade EVER! With RAD musicians hailing from Washington, D.C., to Washington, Indiana, and spanning all the way to Central Illinois. This premier retro party band has a history of entertaining audiences of all ages! BoomBox plays the biggest variety of 80’s hits from Prince to Poison, and from Madonna to Joan Jett (and everything in between).

BoomBox 2021 shows included The Du Quoin State Fair, The Illinois State Fair in Springfield, The Kansas State Fair, Cubby Bear Wrigleyville-Chicago, The Heath Harvest Festival, Casey Popcorn Festival and The Ford Town USA Celebration, just to name a few! When you come to a BoomBox show, dress in your favorite 80’s attire, or come as you are, just come ready to party like it’s 1984!

Band Information HERE

Date: Thursday, July 14
Time: 
7 PM
Bar Opens: 6 PM
Price/Tickets: Free Admissions. Donations accepted at the gate.
Location: Plaza and Sheboygan Street
Jul
21
Thu
Pineapple Hunks | Thirteen Thursdays
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm

Thirteen Thursdays: Summer Concert Series

If you enjoy funk, pop, and alternative rock, then the hunks are for you! Based out of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the Pineapple Hunks are made up of 6 musicians including Seth Woods, Rogie Ventura, Tim Heinen, Meg Riley, Alex Scholz, and Connor Grundman. All they ask is that you have a good time groovin’ along with us!

Band Information HERE

Date: Thursday, July 21
Time: 
7 PM
Bar Opens: 6 PM
Price/Tickets: Free Admissions. Donations accepted at the gate.
Location: Plaza and Sheboygan Street
Jul
27
Wed
Ordinary Days
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm

From one of musical theatre’s most exciting new composers comes Ordinary Days, a refreshingly honest and funny musical about making real connections in the city that never sleeps (but probably should at some point).

Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs. Through a score of vibrant and memorable songs, their experiences ring startlingly true to life. Ordinary Days is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.

PURCHASE TICKETS:
Wednesday, July 27 @ 7:30 PM
Friday, July 29 @ 7:30 PM

Saturday, July 30 @ 2:00 PM
Saturday, July 30 @ 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 31 @ 2:00 PM