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The Day Ahead, Feb. 15: Garden Expo, Icicle Festival, Madison Weavers, Nikki Lane

The Capital Times

Spring in February

There’s snow on the ground but the Alliant Energy Center will be in bloom for the 22nd annual Wisconsin Public Television Garden Expo Friday through Sunday at the center’s Exhibition Hall, 1919 Alliant Energy Way. Hours are 3-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. See the latest innovations in lawn and garden tools along with seminars, workshops and demonstrations. New this year will be the Garden Expo Farmers’ Market in the Exhibition Hall Atrium from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8 a day or $7 in advance or $17 for a three-day pass.

Wigardenpo.com | 262-5256

Turn on the A&C

Artists from Wisconsin and Minnesota will show and sell their art work at the 29th annual Madison Weavers Guild Fine Art & Craft Show at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Fiber, pottery, paintings, leather, jewelry, stained glass and mixed media pieces will be available for sale.

Madisonweaversguild.com | 231-2952

Icicle Festival

Eat flavored snow. Skate on a toddler ice rink. Learn about or be a penguin and see how solar energy works. It’s all happening at the Icicle Festival Saturday and Sunday at the Madison Children’s Museum, 100N. Hamilton St. Hours are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The festival is free with the $8 admission charge.

Madisonchildrensmuseum.org |256-6445

A retro-country songstress

Nikki Lane has been compared to everyone from Loretta Lynn and Nancy Sinatra to Zooey Deschanel in She & Him. She’ll bring her twangy, alt-country songs to the High Noon Saloon, 701 E. Washington Ave., at 8 p.m. on Sunday. Nashville songwriter Jonny Fritz and Wisconsin native Hugh Bob (of Hugh Bob and the Hustle) will open. Tickets are $10 ($12 at the door).

High-noon.com

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