FREE ADMISSION & PARKING!
Live Music. Great Food. All the Arts. All Weekend Long. Events for All Ages.
FRIDAY CONCERT with WAMI Best Vocalist Sexy Ester 7:30 p.m.
Friday Night Arts ExtravaGALA!: Invitation Only ($150+ donors will be added to exclusive list) 6:00 p.m. - gala guests have access to exclusive entertainment and gourmet small plates & drinks to kick off this year's festival in a true arts appreciation event. Donors, artists, and volunteers gather to celebrate all that it takes to bring interactive, multi-disciplinary arts programming to Baraboo and Sauk County.
SATURDAY Festival 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Workshops, concerts, events, and so much more! Enjoy programming for ALL ages and all ability levels in music, theatre, dance, visual art, writing, film, literature, and culinary arts. Food and drink are available throughout the weekend. After dinner at 7 p.m., the award-winning The Big Payback funk/rock band will get you out on the dance floor sooner than you ever thought possible..More detailed programming, including presentations by illustrator Anne Horjus and musician Mike Powers, TBA.
HAVANA in BARABOO: SATURDAY PROHIBITION PARTY 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. $30.00
Buy your tickets early for our always-sold-out special Summerset Dinner. Only 120 seats are available, and we've sold out all three years of the festival. Enjoy Cuban-themed food, exclusive musical entertainment that will keep you smiling, and all the fun of a prohibilition party! Come formal or casual - gowns or guyabera shirts! $30.00 per person
-FUNDRAISER PRICE- If you'd like to support Summerset at the same time as enjoying this fabulous dinner & entertainment, purchase a $50.00 or $100.00 reservation for the dinner and receive one free drink of your choice (2 if you go for the $100 level) as a small gesture of our appreciation. You will also receive a donor acknowledgement letter for your tax records for any amount over $30. Dinner donations directly support festival expenses.
SUNDAY Festival 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. - (Brunch is optional; general festival admission is FREE)
MADHATTER'S SUNDAY BRUNCH: $15.00/adult; $10/child
Bring your hats and have an artist help you decorate them, and enjoy a delightful outdoor Sunday brunch with chamber music provided by Madison's Arbor Ensemble. Please make brunch reservations by July 20 so that we can ensure that we have ample food for all.
Round out the weekend with more workshops, concerts, events...and send the festival off with a final concert just before dinnertime. During the day, 2x-Grammy nominee Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players children's musical artists are giving quite a performance for us! Two years ago, fans traveled from Chicago, Iowa, Madison, and Milwaukee just to hear them play for only $5.00. The final concert of the day features some of our own talent, jazz and rock musicians from UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, led by MTV-award-winning music professor Claude Cailliet (leader of the popular band MadiSalsa).More detailed programming TBA.