Get ready to go back to school in Madison

Is it really back to school already?! Gear up for the fall with these local back to school events.

Madison East High School

Check out the progress on Madison East’s construction project. | Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The fall semester begins on Tuesday, Sept. 5 for the Madison Metropolitan School District and Wednesday, Sept. 6 for UW-Madison. Gear up for school at these local events.

MMSD Library Discovery Fair | Wednesday, Aug. 16 | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Calling all librarians. Use this as an opportunity to network with fellow librarians and meet book/tech vendors.

Back to School Bash | Thursday, Aug. 31 | Chazen Museum of Art, 750 University Ave. | 3-5 p.m. | Soon-to-be Badgers and local Madison students are welcome to stop by for tote bag decorating and a UW scavenger hunt.

Back to School Bevs and Breakfast | Tuesday, Sept. 5 | 7:30-10:30 a.m. | Lone Girl Brewing, 114 E. Main St., Waunakee | Stop by after dropping the kids off on the first day of school to celebrate commiserate with other parents.