Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts

Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts (THELMA) is a premier venue offering unparalleled access to music, film, classes, and art exhibits with a stunning backdrop for corporate meetings, weddings, and other social gatherings.

The cornerstone of the Arts and Entertainment District in Downtown Fond du Lac, THELMA is a regional venue for high-profile concerts, exhibits with prominent artists, and independent films. Impeccable interior design, expanded art classrooms, improved guest amenities, and professional service set THELMA apart in the region.

THELMA is an impressive feature in the heart of the city's Downtown with majestic pillars, a grand staircase, and the perfect blend of the historic and the modern. Whether it's relaxing or watching a film on the spacious outdoor plaza, or listening to an intimate concert in The Great Hall or a major concert in the street, you will want to visit again and again.

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51 Sheboygan Street, Fond du Lac, WI


Downtown Spear the Beer Specials presented by Lakefront Brewery

Downtown Spear the Beer Specials presented by Lakefront Brewery

Friday, February 8, 2019 - Sunday, February 10, 2019

Purchase a commemorative Sturgeon Spectacular mug at Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts all weekend – while supplies last (must be 21 years or older).   You can then use that mug to “Spear the Beer” and other drink specials at participating downtown locations. 

No alcohol consumption or possession will be allowed outside of each establishment or event space.

Various bars throughout downtown Fond du Lac (must present mug at time of purchase)

Participating Locations:

Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts – 51 Sheboygan Street (Mug Purchase Location)
2.0 AleHouse – 65 N. Main Street
Fat Joe’s – 15 W. Division Street
Coliseum – 91 S. Main Street
Slim & Chubby’s – 109 S. Main Street
O’Davey’s Pub – 36 4th Street
Ziggy’s Pub – 213 S. Main Street
Green Dragon Brewpub – 156 Western Avenue
Third and One – 2 N. Main Street
The Warehouse – 211 S. Military Road

Note: Times and specials may vary by location.

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Sturgeon Spectacular Kick-Off Celebration & Concert

Sturgeon Spectacular Kick-Off Celebration & Concert

Friday, February 8, 2019

The Sturgeon Spectacular kicks off at Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts with live music by Copper Box.  Registration will be open for the 2019 Sturgeon Queen.  New this year, hang out at the Ice Bar on the Plaza, watch the snow sculptors get started or come inside and grab a drink. Drinks will be available for purchase.  Food options will also be located at the event site.

Doors and Bar Open at 5 PM
Live Music starts at 6 PM

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