Southern Wisconsin Parrot Head Club

Welcome to our beach house on the web!

We meet at 7:30PM on the last Wednesday of the month in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr), and have Social Happy Hours once a month -- see the calendar for this month's Happy Hour location!

Sunday, December 3, 2017

2017 LOCS Holiday Party - 12/13 at Angelo's!

The Annual LOCS Holiday Party is coming up at 6:00PM on December 13th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

Please bring cash to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank and supplies for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (click for the Wish List).

Bring a Buffett or tropical gift valued at $15-$20 if you wisht to participate in the the gift exchange! Handmade and creative gifts encouraged! Bring small bills or jokes if you want to steal someone else's loot!

Schedule

  • 6:30pm - Drinks / Happy Hour
  • 7:00pm - Food
  • 7:30pm - Gift Exchange

This event is, unfortunately, members-only, but it's never too late to send in a membership form!

Save-the-dates:

Sunday, November 12, 2017

November Monthly Meeting 7pm on 11/29 at Angelo's!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up soon!  We're meeting at 7PM on Wednesday November 29th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

Dues are long overdue, If you haven't paid, don't forget to bring your checkbook!

It's election time!  We'll be having elections at the meeting for President Elect, Treasurer, and Communications!  Currently Sammi, Rick and Jon (respectively) are running unopposed.  Email Lynn at election@locs-buffett.org if you are interested, or come to the meeting and make an announcement!  See the Bylaws for more information on the positions.

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Events and "Save-the-dates":

Save-the-dates:

Monday, November 6, 2017

November Happy Hour - 11/9 at Thirsty Goat!

Our November Happy Hour is coming up Thursday (11/9) at Thirsty Goat (3040 Cahill Main -- Formerly Casa Del Sol).

Join us for socializing, food and drinks starting around 6!

Public, current, past and future members are always welcome!

Save-the-dates:

Sunday, October 22, 2017

October Monthly Meeting 7pm on 10/25 at Angelo's!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up soon!  We're meeting at 7PM on Wednesday October 25th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

Dues are long overdue, If you haven't paid, don't forget to bring your checkbook!

It's coming up on election time!  We'll be having elections at the November meeting (11/29) for President Elect, Treasurer, and Communications!  Email election@locs-buffett.org if you are interested, or come to the meeting and make an announcement!  See the Bylaws for more information on the positions.

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Events and "Save-the-dates":

Save-the-dates:

Monday, October 2, 2017

6th LOCS Chili Cook-off - October 13th!


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Friday, October 13, 2017
6:30 P.M.

Margaritas, Bud Light,
 Oktoberfest and IPA provided!


What to bring:
Chili/Soup or appetizer or dessert to pass
and If You Prefer your own brand,
Beverages of your choice

**Prizes for soups or chili!

Hosted by Cary and Brenda McNatt
in Fitchburg (Email us if you need the address!)


RSVP  via email by October 11, please!

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Fall Highway Cleanup 9/23 and Monthly Meeting 9/27

The Fall Highway Cleanup is coming up this weekend!

On Saturday, 9/23, meet at 10AM at Morgan's in Pine Bluff, 8640 W Mineral Point Rd, corner of Mineral Point (Cty S) and County P.

In the event of rain, we will still clean. If there is lightning, we'll reschedule.

Bring work gloves, long pants and boots are recommended because it can be muddy along the road. You never know, you might find the lost shaker of salt and get a prize!

On it's heels, Wednesday 9/27 is the next Monthly Meeting!  

We're meeting at 7PM on Wednesday September 27th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

Dues are overdue, don't forget to bring your checkbook!

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Save-the-dates:

Thursday, September 14, 2017

September Happy Hour Friday, Pub Plunder Saturday!

Just a reminder that the September Happy Hour is coming up FRIDAY, September 15th!  

We'll be meeting for a pot-luck near Michael's tree in Baxter Park (777 Englehart Dr, Madison), the tree is on the West end of the park, near the intersection of Englehart Dr and Ward Ct. Bring your own food and drink (and chair), and little extra to share!

We'll be meeting around 5:30 to catch the sun, but don't worry if you can't come until a bit later!

When the light and temperature fade from the park, we'll retire to Gwen's house (right around the corner) for campfire and s'mores! Send us a message to info@locs-buffett.org if you need Gwen's address and directions!

In case of rain, Gwen reports she has a good screen porch and living room that she'll trust us in!

Hot on it's heels, SATURDAY, September 16th is the Annual Pirate Pub Plunder on the square, starting at 6PM at ARRRRgus!

Time to dust off your best piratey attire and have another pub crawl! As always, bring 10 dubloons (which, amazingly have a 1:1 exchange rate with US Dollars) to donate to the Dane County Humane Society and to get beads. And be prepared to solicit donations from people who are wondering what we're all about.

Possible/Likely stops**:

Arrrrrrrrr!!!!!!

As always, subject to change due to:

  • Getting lost
  • Getting held up at any particular bar
  • Deciding we don't want to stay at a particular bar
  • Getting distracted and going into other places by accident
  • Sea monsters

Pay attention to the LOCS Facebook Page and the Pirate Pub Plunder Event if you are looking for us..  until we start to forget to update it!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

August Monthly Meeting 7pm on 8/30 at Angelo's!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up soon!  We're meeting at 7PM on Wednesday August 30th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

Dues are overdue, don't forget to bring your checkbook!

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Events and "Save-the-dates":

Save-the-dates:

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Monday, August 7, 2017

August Happy Hour - 8/10 at Silver Eagle!

Our August Happy Hour is coming up Thursday (8/10) at Silver Eagle Bar and Grill (5805 Monona Dr -- next to Angelo's!).

Join us for socializing, food and drinks starting around 6!

Public, current, past and future members are always welcome!

Save-the-dates:

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Monday, July 31, 2017

Captain and the Kids Fundraiser Saturday!

Join Loyal Order of the Caribbean Soul at Nau-Ti-Gal as we welcome Banana Wind for the Captain and the Kids Fundraiser benefitting REACH-A-Child!

When: Saturday, August 5th 5:30-9:30
Where: Nau-Ti-Gal, 5360 Westport Rd (Madison)

What:
  • Music from Banana Wind!
  • Games - limbo contest, bag toss, pick-a-duck and more!
  • Raffles - Silent auction and 50/50 for REACH-A-Child!
  • Drink and Appetizer Specials all night!

Why:  REACH-A-Child is a Madison-based, non-profit whose mission is to provide First Responders with REACH BAGs filled with books in drawstring backpacks to help comfort children-in-crisis.

How: Bring a children's book to donate at the door, and cash for games, raffles and more!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Summer Highway Cleanup and July Monthly Meeting - 6PM 7/26 at Morgan's

Our next monthly meeting and summer highway cleanup is at 6:00PM on July 26th at Morgan's in Pine Bluff, 8640 W Mineral Point Rd, corner of Mineral Point (Cty S) and County P. We'll meet in the parking lot at 6:00, clean up the highway and follow with a short meeting at the bar. Arrive early for a drink before we clean!

In the event of rain, we will still clean. If there is lightning, we'll meet and reschedule cleaning.

Bring work gloves, long pants and boots are recommended because it can be muddy along the road.

If you find the shaker (of salt -- maybe not full) turn it in for a free drink!

Save-the-dates:

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:


Monday, July 17, 2017

Christmas in July 2017

LOCS Christmas in July returns Saturday, July 22nd from 2PM to whenever it ends at Debbie and Terry's house in Cottage Grove!

Bring: a dish to pass, a lawn chair, and whatever drinks you desire.

Gift Exchange (optional): Bring a Buffett or tropically-themed gift in the $15-20 range (points for creativity, no, you can't just bring a bottle of Captain Morgan's).

RSVP ASAP via the Facebook event or to info@locs-buffett.org!

Save-the-dates:

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Captain and the Kids Fundraiser!



Join Loyal Order of the Caribbean Soul at Nau-Ti-Gal as we welcome Banana Wind for the Captain and the Kids Fundraiser benefitting REACH-A-Child!

When: Saturday, August 5th 5:30-9:30
Where: Nau-Ti-Gal, 5360 Westport Rd (Madison)

What:
  • Music from Banana Wind!
  • Games - limbo contest, bag toss, pick-a-duck and more!
  • Raffles - Silent auction and 50/50 for REACH-A-Child!
  • Drink and Appetizer Specials all night!

Why:  REACH-A-Child is a Madison-based, non-profit whose mission is to provide First Responders with REACH BAGs filled with books in drawstring backpacks to help comfort children-in-crisis.

How: Bring a children's book to donate at the door, and cash for games, raffles and more!

Saturday, July 8, 2017

July Happy Hour - Thursday at North of the Bayou!

Our July Happy Hour is coming up Thursday (7/13) at North of the Bayou (802 Atlas Ave, formerly Talula's, near the intersection of Cottage Grove Rd and Stoughton Rd).

Join us for socializing, food and drinks starting around 6!

Don't forget that Christmas in July is coming up 7/22 at Terry and Debbie's House, start working on your gifts!   Details coming soon.

Public, current, past and future members are always welcome!

Save-the-dates:

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June Monthly Meeting and SCOTT KIRBY - 6/28 at BRINK LOUNGE!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up NEXT WEEK!  We're meeting at 7PM on Wednesday May 31st at The Brink Lounge (5801 Monona Dr)!

There will be a social half-hour at 6:00 (AN HOUR EARLY!), followed by the meeting at 6:30 because starting at 8, Scott Kirby is playing the the Night Club ($15 at the door)!

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Events and "Save-the-dates":

Save-the-dates:

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Take a Stake in our Waters - June 17th!

It's time for the annual Dane County Take a Stake in our Waters (formerly Take a Stake in the Lakes)!  We'll be meeting on Saturday, 6/17 at Goodland Park on Lake Waubesa (near Christy's Landing) at 10AM.

Bring work gloves, rakes (heavy duty garden rakes are best) and shoes to get wet.

We will have t-shirts, water and maybe some drinks for the workers.  Cleanup usually takes about 1 1/2 hours or so, then we head to Christy's for lunch.

Save-the-dates:

  • 6/23 - Don Middlebrook at Doc's On The Fox (MAPA)
  • 6/24 - Banana Wind at Nau-Ti-Gal
  • 6/28 - June Meeting and Scott Kirby at Brink Lounge
  • 7/22 - Christmas in July at Terry and Debbie's House!
  • 11/1-5 - 26th Annual Meeting of the Minds!

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Buffett Concert Watching Party 6/10 at Mary's!

There's no concert at Alpine this year, so we'll be gathering at Mary's house to watch the Frisco, TX show on Margaritaville.TV and having our own tailgate!

Tailgating starts at 6:30, Mary will provide rocks margaritas and some snacks, please bring finger food to pass and some drinks to share!  Concert starts at 8!

Questions (or need Mary's address)?  Email social@locs-buffett.org!

Current, past and future members are always welcome!

Save-the-dates:

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Sunday, June 4, 2017

June Happy Hour - Thursday at Christy's Landing (and watching party this weekend)!

Our June Happy Hour is coming up Thursday (6/8) at Christy's Landing! (2952 Waubesa Avenue, on the West shore of Lake Waubesa)!

Join us for socializing, food and drinks starting around 6!

Don't forget that the Frisco, TX Watching/Listening party is Saturday (6/10) at Mary's house!

Public, current, past and future members are always welcome!

Save-the-dates:

  • 6/23 - Don Middlebrook at Doc's On The Fox (MAPA)
  • 6/24 - Banana Wind at Nau-Ti-Gal
  • 6/28 - June Meeting and Scott Kirby at Brink Lounge
  • 7/22 - Christmas in July at Terry and Debbie's House!
  • 11/1-5 - 26th Annual Meeting of the Minds!

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May Monthly Meeting 7pm on 5/31 at Angelo's!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up soon!  We're meeting at 7PM on Wednesday May 31st in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Events and "Save-the-dates":

Save-the-dates:

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:


Monday, May 8, 2017

May Happy Hour - Thursday 5/11 at McGovern's!

Our May Happy Hour is coming up Thursday (5/11) at McGovern's Club in Sun Prairie (818 West Main Street)!

Join us for socializing, food and drinks starting around 6! 

Public, current, past and future members are always welcome to join in Happy Hour festivites!

Save-the-dates:

  • Memorial Day Weekend - Sandbar Camping on WI River!
  • 6/8 - June Happy Hour (TBD)
  • 6/10 - Jimmy Buffett Watching/Listening Party (Frisco, TX show) at Mary's House
  • 6/23 - Don Middlebrook at Doc's On The Fox (MAPA)
  • 6/24 - Banana Wind at Nau-Ti-Gal
  • 6/28 - June Meeting and Scott Kirby at Brink Lounge
  • Early July - save for Christmas in July!
  • 11/1-5 - 26th Annual Meeting of the Minds!

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:


Friday, April 28, 2017

Spring Highway Cleanup RESCHEDULED to 5/7

The spring highway cleanup is RESCHEDULED to SUNDAY May 7th! We're meeting at 3:00PM in the parking lot at Morgan's in Pine Bluff, 8640 W Mineral Point Rd, corner of Mineral Point (Cty S) and County P.

We're hoping to hit the road at 3:00, so arrive a little early to get your bags and orange vest (and Bloody Mary from the bar if they're open early)!  After we'll stick around for some dinner and drinks.

Bring work gloves, long pants and boots are recommended because it can be muddy along the road.

In the event of rain, we will still clean. If there is lightning, we will reschedule.

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Save-the-dates:

  • 4/28-5/7 - Madison Craft Beer Week
  • 5/6 - Alzheimer's Association Blondes vs Brunettes!
  • 5/11 - Happy Hour at McGovern's in Sun Prairie
  • Memorial Day Weekend - Sandbar Camping on WI River!
  • 6/10 - Jimmy Buffett Watching/Listening Party (Frisco, TX) at Mary's House
  • 6/23 - Don Middlebrook at Doc's On The Fox (MAPA)
  • 6/24 - Banana Wind at Nau-Ti-Gal
  • 6/28 - June Meeting and Scott Kirby at Brink Lounge
  • Early July - save for Christmas in July!
  • 11/1-5 - 26th Annual Meeting of the Minds!

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

April Member Meeting 4/26, Spring Highway Cleanup 4/29

Our next monthly meeting is coming up next week!  We're meeting at 7PM on April 26th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

Following right on it's heels, our spring highway cleanup is coming up Saturday April 29th! We're meeting at 10:00AM in the parking lot at Morgan's in Pine Bluff, 8640 W Mineral Point Rd, corner of Mineral Point (Cty S) and County P.

We're hoping to hit the road at 10:00, so arrive a little early to get your bags and orange vest (and Bloody Mary from the bar if they're open early)!  After we'll stick around for some lunch and drinks.

Bring work gloves, long pants and boots are recommended because it can be muddy along the road.

In the event of rain, we will still clean. If there is lightning, we will reschedule to Saturday 5/6.

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Save-the-dates:

  • 4/28-5/7 - Madison Craft Beer Week
  • 5/6 - Alzheimer's Association Blondes vs Brunettes!
  • 5/11 - Happy Hour at McGovern's in Sun Prairie
  • Memorial Day Weekend - Sandbar Camping on WI River!
  • 6/10 - Jimmy Buffett Watching/Listening Party (Frisco, TX) at Mary's House
  • 6/23 - Don Middlebrook at Doc's On The Fox (MAPA)
  • 6/24 - Banana Wind at Nau-Ti-Gal
  • 6/28 - June Meeting and Scott Kirby at Brink Lounge
  • Early July - save for Christmas in July!
  • 11/1-5 - 26th Annual Meeting of the Minds!

Upcoming Madison-area festivals with live music:

Sunday, April 9, 2017

April Happy Hour - Thursday 4/13 at Me and Julio!

Our April Happy Hour is coming up Thursday (4/13) at Me & Julio in Fitchburg (2784 S Fish Hatchery Rd -- formerly La Paella, Continental ... )!

Join us for socializing, food and drinks starting around 6! 

Public, current, past and future members are always welcome to join in Happy Hour festivites!

Save-the-dates:

Monday, March 20, 2017

March Monthly Meeting 7pm on 3/29 at Angelo's!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up next week!  We're meeting at 7PM on Wednesday March 29th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Events and "Save-the-dates":

Save-the-dates:


Sunday, March 5, 2017

March Happy Hour - Thursday 3/9 at PaintBar Madison!

Our March Happy Hour will take place at PaintBar Madison and will support the Blondes vs Brunettes Madison flag-football game and the Alzheimer's Association.

This Happy Hour is a bit different than most - you have the option to eat + drink or you can eat, drink + paint!

It's $35 to paint, with 50% of the proceeds going to the Alzheimer's Association and you can register through this link: https://app.getoccasion.com/p/n/te4yap-g Space is limited!

If painting isn't your style, join us for food + drinks. There's plenty of open seating and PaintBar Madison has agreed to dontate 10% of our food + beverage proceeds to the BvB cause! You can view their menu here: http://paint-bar.com/home/menu/madison

Public is welcome to join in Happy Hour festivities!  The party starts around 6 and the painting starts at 7!

Save-the-dates:

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

February Monthly Meeting - 7PM on 2/22 at Angelo's!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up ON NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY!  We're meeting at 7PM on Wednesday February 22nd in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

A board meeting with precede the social half-hour, starting at 6:30.

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Events and "Save-the-dates":

Save-the-dates:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

I Shot Six Holes in My Freezer 2017 - February 11th!

Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at Comfort Inn and Suites in Newville!
11102 Goede Road, Edgerton, WI, 53534
Call 608-884-2118 and ask for "Madison Parrot Head Club" rate!

Sunday, January 22, 2017

January Monthly Meeting - 7PM on 1/25 at Angelo's!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up next week!  We're meeting at 7PM on Wednesday January 25th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

The agenda will be posted when it's available! If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Events and "Save-the-dates":

Save-the-dates:


Disclaimer

The terms Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville, Parrot Head(s), Parrothead(s), Parrot Head Club, Parrothead Club and PHC are registered trademarks of Margaritaville Inc. Our Parrot Head Club is recognized by Jimmy Buffett, but is not directly associated with any of his business interests, MCA Records, Island Records, Margaritaville Records, Mailboat Records or HK Management. Members recognize and comply that Mr. Buffett's name, song titles, lyrics are all registered trademarks and should not be used for the pursuit of profit. Additionally, members accept that the SWPHC and it's officers are not responsible for any behavior or action of it's members that may result in legal action, injury, and loss or damage of personal property.

The Southern Wisconsin PHC is also not responsible for members who experience: Loss of memory, loss of a weekend, an obsession with dressing like a pirate, loss of money in pursuit of the perfect margarita, sunburns, an obsession with Mardi Gras beads, public drunkeness, public nudity and any consequences of the aforementioned actions, including marriage, pregnancy and death.

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