Special Events

Easter Egg Hunt

Optimist Club of Cottage Grove in conjunction with Parks and Recreation are offering their 11th Annual FREE Easter Egg Hunt. This event will be held on Saturday, April 4th at 10am SHARP. Bring your own basket and camera for the pictures with the Easter Bunny. Rain or shine.
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All Ages POSTPONED  10:00 a.m. FREE Northlawn Park  More Info Button

Bakers Battle

Location: Drumlin Residences, 107 E. Reynolds St., Cottage Grove
Registration Deadline for Bakers: 
 Age Date Day Time Cost Register/More Info
 All Ages POSTPONED Sat 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $25 Bakers
$5/person Taste Tester
up to $15/family
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MMoCA's Art Cart EXTRA!

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art's popular, free outdoor art program brings expert instruction and a relaxed attitude to art projects at parks, playgrounds, and beaches in Madison and Dane County in the summer. The program offers a variety of individual and group art projects planned for children ages three and above. All children should  be accompanied by a supervising adult. No pre-registration necessary.
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3+ 8/1  2:00-4:00 p.m. FREE Northlawn Park  More Info Button

Chalk Talk - Learn the Art of Sidewalk Chalk

Learn the grid drawing method to enlarge your original image and other great tips on the supplies and materials you will need to create a masterpiece. You'll even take home your very own small version of sidewalk art! This two-hour course will be a mixture of presentation, demonstration and hands-on learning. Co-op program with Waunakee Village Center.
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8+ 8/12  6:00-8:00 p.m. $14 Waunakee Village Center 2624  More Info Button

KUBB Tournament - All Ages!

Kubb provides fun for all ages, anyone can play and it's perfect for getting everyone outside and active! This team game is easy to learn, easy to set up and fun to play! Kubb is a Swedish Lawn game of skill and strategy, often is described as a combination of bowling and horseshoes. Toss the dowels underhand and topple your opponent's Kubb blocks. Topple all their blocks, then the king, and your team is victorious! Teams are 2-person minimum and 6-person maximum. Check-in, learn and practice from 9:00-9:45 a.m. Tournament Play at 10:00 a.m.
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All Ages 8/15  9:00 a.m. $30/team Northlawn Park 2502  More Info Button


Touch-A-Truck is a unique and interactive family event that allows those young and young at heart to see, touch, and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery. This FREE event will provide children with the opportunity to explore large vehicle types including those used by professionals in construction, public safety, transportation, tractors, and other industry. 
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All Ages 9/12  10:00 a.m. FREE Cottage Grove Elementary School Parking Lot  More Info Button

Warrens Cranberry Festival Trip

Join us as we travel to Warrens, Wisconsin to the world's largest Cranberry Festival! Once we arrive in Warrens you will be able to explore the Cranberry Fest grounds on your own. Be sure to bring spending money to make any purchases; Marsh tours are available at the Cranberry Fest and are $7 per person. A wide variety of American and Ethnic Foods can be found at over 100 different food booths. Shop at the 850 art and craft  booths, 350 antique and flea market booths, and over 100 farmer's market booths.
Age Date Time Cost Pick Up/Drop Off Location Code  More info
All Ages 9/26  8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. $30 210 Progress Dr. Front 2503  More Info Button