Jan. 18
Madison Capitols vs. Dubuque
Veterans Memorial Coliseum (1919 Alliant Energy Center Way)

More info: www.madcapshockey.com

The Madison Capitols play host to Dubuque at 6:05 p.m. Thursday at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Tickets cost $15.25-$23.50.

For nearby places to eat or drink, use the "Alliant Energy Center" check box on the EAT or DRINK pages.

Jan. 19
UW Basketball vs. Illinois
Kohl Center (601 W. Dayton St.)

More info: uwbadgers.com

After two weeks on the road, UW returns home to play host to Illinois at 8 p.m. Friday at the Kohl Center. Televised on FS1.

For places to grab a bite or a drink before or after the game, use the "Kohl Center" check box on the EAT or DRINK page. For shuttle service, use the "Kohl Center Shuttle" check box on the DRINK page. For places to catch the action, use the "Watch the Game" check box on the DRINK page.

Jan. 20
Lily's Luau
Union South (1308 W. Dayton St.)

More info: www.lilysfund.org

The final Lily's Luau, an annual fundraiser for epilepsy research, takes place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Union South. Enjoy food, live music and an auction. Tickets cost $50 by Jan. 7, $60 after.

Jan. 20
Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest
Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall (1919 Alliant Energy Center Way)

More info: www.isthmusbeercheese.com

Sample hundreds of beer and cheese from dozens of vendors at the annual Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Exhibition Hall. Tickets cost $50-$85.


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