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Going Out: Weekend highlights

Wisconsin State Journal

By Andrea Zani

In a sure sign of spring, Canoecopia 2015 and Bike-o-Rama come to the Alliant Energy Center this weekend, with everything for paddlesports and bicyling enthusiasts.

Canoecopia has canoes, kayaks, related equipment and clothing for sale, as well as more than 100 paddling-related clinics, speakers and seminars. Hours are 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Exhibition Hall. Cost is $15 per day or $25 for a weekend pass. On the Web: canoecopia.com.

Bike-o-Rama, in the Arena building and New Holland Pavilion 1, features thousands of new bicycles and accessories. Hours are noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. On the Web: bikeorama.com.

Alliant Energy Center parking is $7 per day, or $19.50 for a weekend pass. On the Web: alliantenergycenter.com.

Pi Day

Saturday is Pi Day at the Madison Children’s Museum, and this year it’s even more special, as the date — 3-14-15 — represents the first five digits of the mathematical constant. Come to the museum when it opens at 9:26 a.m., wait for 53 seconds and celebrate even more of pi: 3.141592653 are the first 10 digits.

The museum is marking Pi Day with a variety of special activities, plus museum admission is $3.14 all day. On the Web: madisonchildrensmuseum.org.

On a related note, Middleton’s Hubbard Avenue Diner, 7445 Hubbard Ave., is celebrating Pi Day with slices of pie for $3.14 as well as pie giveaways. On the Web: hubbardavenuediner.com.

Women in Film

Meet local independent female filmmakers at the Women in Film Wisconsin showcase and fundraiser, 2 p.m. Sunday at High Noon Saloon, 701 E. Washington Ave. Admission is $5. On the Web: high-noon.com.

— Andrea Zani

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