The annual Fighting Bob Fest featuring "progressive speakers, networking opportunities and entertainment" takes place next week.
The fest launches with a Reclaiming Our Democracy kick-off on Sept. 6 at the Barrymore Theater, 2090 Atwood Ave., Madison.
The 7 p.m. event features Bernie Sanders, Ed Garvey, Jim Hightower, John Nichols, Ruth Conniff, Will Durst "and friends."
Tickets cost $10.
For more, go to www.barrymorelive.com.
On Sept. 7, the festival takes place at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison.
As many as 10,000 activists may attend the biggest annual gathering of progressives in the nation.
Speakers include Tammy Baldwin, Ruth Conniff, John Bonifaz, Ellen Bravo, Will Durst, Bill Fletcher Jr., Ed Garvey, Jim Hightower, Mike McCabe, Barbara Miner, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, John Nichols, Mark Pocan, Chris Taylor, Scot Ross, Bernie Sanders, Paul Soglin, Gordon Thayer and Mike Wiggins.
To register, go to https://theprogressive.wufoo.com/forms/fighting-bob-fest/.