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Holiday Concert Series 2019

Sundays in December

2 p.m.

Warm up the winter day with festive holiday music during Olbrich's Holiday Concert Series.

$2 Suggested Donation

Donations are greatly appreciated and help to keep the gardens a free source of education and inspiration for everyone!


Central Midwest Ballet AcademyDecember 1

Central Midwest Ballet Academy


Central Midwest Ballet Academy's The Little Matchstick Girl is a family friendly performance based on Hans Christian Andersen's classic story. With a narrator to help audiences follow along, the dancers are sure to entertain with their enthusiasm and energy.

Recognized for their excellence, our dancers are excited to help you kick off your Holiday Season celebrations!



December 8

Yid Vicious

Yiddish Folk

Yid Vicious

Madison's homegrown Klezmer band Yid Vicious has been engaging and delighting audiences throughout the Midwest and beyond since 1995. Klezmer is Yiddish folk music, music for dancing and celebrating, combining old world folk traditions with contemporary musical influences.

Join Yid Vicious at the Olbrich Holiday Concert series for a unique blend of traditional and contemporary klezmer, including instrumental dance hits and Hanukkah favorites.


Suzuki StringsDecember 15

Suzuki Strings

Youth Violins

Since 1990, Suzuki Strings of Madison has provided children of all ages quality, comprehensive musical instruction through the violin. By helping to foster a positive environment and working relationship between the teacher, child, and parent, students learn the tools for success and well-being that last a lifetime. Suzuki Strings of Madison offers children of all ages musical instruction on the violin using the Suzuki method.




Gerri DiMaggioDecember 22

Gerri DiMaggio

Jazz & Latin Music

Gerri DiMaggio will be performing a delicious banquet of holiday songs spiced with selections from the great American songbook and sultry Brazilian sambas.









Madison MaennerchorDecember 29

Madison Maennerchor

Choral Music

Founded in 1852, the Madison Maennerchor is the second oldest German singing organization in the United States, and the oldest in Wisconsin. Our goal is the perpetuation of choral music, both German and American, German culture, and Gemuetlichkeit.





2019 Presenting Sponsor - Thank yoU!

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Also at Olbrich


Cocktails in the Conservatory | Friday, November 15

Holiday Concert Series | Sundays in December at 2 p.m.

Member Preview: Holiday Express | Friday, December 6

Holiday Express Flower & Model Train Show | Daily, Dec. 7 - Dec. 31

Rainforest Rhythms | Friday, January 24

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719