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Adult Swim: Winter is Coming [SOLD OUT]

November 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Whole Museum

Advance tickets for this event are now sold out.

50 additional tickets will be released at the door
at 8 p.m. on November 2.

Don’t miss out — tickets for our December 14 event, Adult Swim: Holidays on Hamilton are on sale now!

Join us for a celebration of the harvest & high fantasy!

There’s a chill in the air and (pumpkin) heads are rolling. We’re getting into the spirit of the darkest time of the year with a celebration of our favorite high-fantasy book/TV series and also all things yummy and harvest-related!

  • 6:30-7 p.m.: Pop Goes Medieval: Panel Discussion with UW Professors Thomas Dale, Martin Foys, and Scott Mellor, exploring topics such as: How medieval is GOT and modern fantasy?; the eclecticism of the visual images and architecture; and potential Nordic influences for GOT.
  • 7-7:30 p.m.: SCA Combat Demonstration, Log Cabin back lot, weather permitting.
  • Grand Exposition with Perfumes of the Ancient World, Textile Art Demonstrations, Heraldry, and Combat Armaments
  • 8-9:30 p.m.: Marvel at the Ice & Fire All-Star Variety Show, featuring Bardic Circle songs, Shuvani Tribal Bellydance, and Sockrates Sock Puppet Carnival of Morals and Logic
  • Make Game of Thrones Snowflakes, Stamped Leather Bracelets, Dragon Eggs, and Harvest Crowns
  • Snap a souvenir selfie in the photo booth
  • Challenge your friends to a house scavenger hunt or catapult target challenge
  • Learn the art and craft of mead-making
  • SOLD OUT: Pewter Pendant Workshop, 7:30-9:30 p.m.: Need a talisman for luck or a token of house allegiance? Etch a custom mold and then cast a pewter pendant of your own design, to wear or carry for fair fortune. $10 per person for one pendant and neck cord; this premium craft add-on does not include event admission. Quantities limited.

Enjoy drinks, snacks, and artisanal pizza from the Roman Candle and grown-ups only playtime within the museum!

You must be 21+ years-old to attend Adult Swim. Photo ID required.

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Come see why Adult Swim is one of Madison’s favorite night-out activities.

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