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Fall Picnic

September 7 — 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Photo of fall picnic with tent and lake in background.

To kick off the academic year and welcome everyone back to campus, the La Follette School is hosting our annual fall picnic for all La Follette School students, staff, faculty, and faculty affiliates on Thursday, September 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Join us as we welcome new students, connect with classmates and colleagues, and make new connections. We will gather on the hill overlooking Lake Mendota between the Washburn Observatory and the La Follette School, which is located at 1225 Observatory Drive.

No registration is required, but please email Brittney Mitchell with any dietary restrictions you may have. Free parking is available after 4:30 p.m. along Observatory Drive (Lot 26) and in Lot 34 between Elizabeth Waters Residence Hall and Tripp Residence Hall (Map). Several bus routes including the 7, 38, 80, and 81 close to the La Follette School.


September 7
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Washburn Observatory
1401 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI United States
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La Follette School of Public Affairs
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Ways to attend:
In-person only