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Adult Swim: Sustainability Sideshow 2016

Hey, Mooch! Hear this Ballyhoo!

Join us for a unique twist on Adult Swim!  Our fourth annual green-themed carnival highlights the lighter side of sustainability through carnival games, upcycled fashion and art, carnival-inspired local food, live music and more.

The Sustainability Sideshow is a joint fundraiser for Sustain Dane and Madison Children’s Museum. $20 advance/$25 day of event ticket includes hors d’oeuvres and a signature shot.

No zamps for punks – strictly 21 & up.

Eats: Rooftop Grown Hors D’Oeuvres,  Artisinal Cotton Candy, Epicurean Popcorn Bar

Booze: Each ticket includes a signature shot from The Roman Candle; beer and other grown-up beverages available for purchase

Tunes:  Forward! Marching Band, Active Percussion Duo, Recycled Bag Orchestra, and more!

Skill Joints: Confession Booth, Quick Draw with Green-Living Models, B-Cycle Races, Plinko, Trashion-Making and Trashion Fashion Show, Jar of Worms, Heirloom Cornhole, Sustain-a-Note Contest, Hippie Xmas Fishing Hole, and more!

Insect Feast: ($20 add-on ticket): an intimate four-course candlelit meal in our Rooftop Clubhouse featuring edible insect delicacies and drinks. Limited tickets; seatings at 7:30 and 9 p.m. Check out the menu! 

Ticket Details Price
General Admission Includes activities, hors d’oeuvres and a signature shot $20 advance; $25 day-of
Insect Feast Four-course meal featuring edible insect delicacies and drinks. Seatings at 7:30 & 9 p.m. SOLD OUT

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