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Events

Upcoming events for Lark.

Austin BBQ Dinner
Jun
19
6:30 PM18:30

Austin BBQ Dinner

This year's inspiration trip for our team is to Austin, TX. We'll be trying out some of the best BBQ in the country and coming back ready to rock out the smoked meats. Texas BBQ means beef, so be prepared for a hearty three-course meal including brisket.

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Mother's Day Brunch
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Mother's Day Brunch

Show Mom some love by taking her to Lark for Mother's Day. We will have our full Sunday brunch menu with cocktails and coffee from Collectivo. We will be posting additional specials soon.

Email info@larkjanesville.com or call (608) 563-1801 for reservations.

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Ocho de Mayo Dinner
May
8
6:30 PM18:30

Ocho de Mayo Dinner

Okay ... we're a few days late, but not a platter short. We're celebrating the wonderful cuisine of Mexico with a special four-course dinner. Our culinary team is busily throwing around their ideas from family recipes and traditional favorites. We will post a menu closer to the event.

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Locations Wine Dinner
Mar
13
6:30 PM18:30

Locations Wine Dinner

Travel the world through your wine glass. Locations by Dave Phinney of Orin Swift Cellars features wines designed to express the best characteristics of noted wine regions from around the world. We will be featuring their wines from New Zealand, Spain, France and California in a special four-course international dinner.

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Cocktail Basics Class
Feb
16
1:30 PM13:30

Cocktail Basics Class

Learn the basics of making a classic craft cocktail at home from our beverage manager Billy Burg. Billy will teach you when to shake and stir, the basics of cocktail equipment, a history of popular spirits, and some recipes to impress your friends. Class comes with lots of opportunities to sample and snacks.

Limited to 10 bar stools. Tickets available here.

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Basic Cocktail Class
Jan
12
1:30 PM13:30

Basic Cocktail Class

Back by popular demand. Learn the basics of making a classic craft cocktail at home from our beverage manager Billy Burg. Billy will teach you when to shake and stir, the basics of cocktail equipment, a history of popular spirits, and some recipes to impress your friends. Class comes with lots of opportunities to sample and snacks.

Limited to 10 bar stools. Class is $50, due at the day of class. Please call (608) 563-1801 or email info@larkjanesville.com to reserve your seat.

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New Year's Eve
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve

Spend your New Year’s Eve with us. We will be offering our full regular menu as well the specials below and a champagne welcome cocktail. All bottles of wine will be 30% off. Tables available for two-hour increments starting at 4 p.m. Call (608) 563-180 or email info@larkjanesville for a reservation.

Specials:

Salmon Oscar
Crab salad, shallots, breadcrumbs and parsley with green beans and beurre blanc

Surf & Turf
6 oz. beef tenderloin, lobster lollipop, rosemary-braised fingerling potatoes, chive and champagne sauce

Pork Chop
McKenna Farms chop with apples sautéed in bourbon maple syrup, balsamic confit onions, farro

Beet Wellington (vegetarian)
Balsamic red wine reduction, arugula and buttermilk salad

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Holiday Cocktail Class
Dec
8
1:30 PM13:30

Holiday Cocktail Class

Be the host with the most during the holiday season by serving Tom & Jerry, hot buttered rum and other winter favorites. Lark's Bar Manager Billy Burg will step you through making delicious seasonal drinks, providing recipes, snacks and samples throughout this fun afternoon. Class is $50 and seating is limited to 10 bar stools.

Call (608) 563-1801 or email us at info@larkjanesville.com to reserve your spot.

SOLD OUT

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Prohibition Repeal Day Dinner
Dec
5
7:00 PM19:00

Prohibition Repeal Day Dinner

Celebrate the end of Prohibition with a 1920s-themed night of classic cocktails and swanky supper club fare. Costumes optional.

Menu

Welcome Cocktail
Mary Pickford: Rum, pineapple, maraschino liqueur, grenadine

First Course
Relish Board with pickled vegetables, pate, house-made bread
Buster Brown: Whiskey, lemon, ginger, orange bitters

Second Course
Lark Wedgie: Our take on a Wedge Salad with house-made bacon, Blue Paradise blue cheese, candied walnuts, bib lettuce
South Side: Gin, lime, simple, mint leaves

Third Course
Prime Rib with rosemary mashed potato, au jus, seasonal vegetable
Ward 8: Rye, lemon, orange juice, grenadine

Fourth Course
Cheesecake with blackberry sauce
Pink Lady: Gin, Applejack, lemon, grenadine, egg white

$75 per person for four courses and cocktails. Doors open for open bar at 6 p.m. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. To reserve your spot, call 608.563.1801 or email info@larkjanesville.com.

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Holiday Cocktail Class
Dec
1
1:30 PM13:30

Holiday Cocktail Class

Be the host with the most during the holiday season by serving Tom & Jerry, hot buttered rum and other winter favorites. Lark's Bar Manager Billy Burg will step you through making delicious seasonal drinks, providing recipes, snacks and samples throughout this fun afternoon. Class is $50 and seating is limited to 10 bar stools.

This class is SOLD OUT. Please look at the other dates for open spaces.

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Holiday Cocktail Class
Nov
24
1:30 PM13:30

Holiday Cocktail Class

Be the host with the most during the holiday season by serving Tom & Jerry, hot buttered rum and other winter favorites. Lark's Bar Manager Billy Burg will step you through making delicious seasonal drinks, providing recipes, snacks and samples throughout this fun afternoon. Class is $50 and seating is limited to 10 bar stools.

Call (608) 563-1801 or email us at info@larkjanesville.com to reserve your spot.

SOLD OUT

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Holiday Cocktail Class
Nov
17
1:30 PM13:30

Holiday Cocktail Class

Be the host with the most during the holiday season by serving Tom & Jerry, hot buttered rum and other winter favorites. Lark's Bar Manager Billy Burg will step you through making delicious seasonal drinks, providing recipes, snacks and samples throughout this fun afternoon. Class is $50 and seating is limited to 10 bar stools.

SOLD OUT

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Dinner Most Fowl
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Dinner Most Fowl

We’re celebrating local chicken, duck and MacFarlane’s amazing pheasant with this four-course dinner featuring local, seasonal ingredients.

Our special guests will be Dori and Bill MacFarlane of MacFarlane Pheasants, who will talk about running America's largest pheasant farm just down the road from us.

Each of the following courses will be paired with wine.

First Course
Pheasant and Leek Pasty with Watercress Salad

Second Course
Roasted Duck with Lentils on Carolina Gold Rice with Braised Kale and Au Jus

Third Course
Brick Chicken Thigh Marsala with Molasses-Caramelized Pine Nuts

Dessert
Bittersweet Chocolate Pie

Doors open at 6 p.m. for cash bar. Dinner begins at 7 p.m.

Dinner is $60 per person with wine pairing. Call us at 608.563.1801 or email info@larkjanesville.com to reserve your seat.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for cash bar. Dinner begins at 7 p.m.

Dinner is $60 per person with wine pairing. Call us at 608.563.1801 or email info@larkjanesville.com to reserve your seat.

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Harvest Wine Dinner
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Harvest Wine Dinner

Join us for a delicious four-course dinner featuring the meats and produce of area farmers and outstanding wine from around the world. Wine experts Matt Lyne of General Beverage Co. and Chris Walhardt of Purple Feet Wines will pair three courses with two wines that are very different expressions of the same grape(s). 

Menu
First Course 
Brisket tamale with roasted poblano & sweet potato, and chorizo spiced cured egg yolk.
Wines: El Esteco Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina, 2015
Mollydooker Cabernet Sauvignon, Australia, 2016

Second Course
Rushing Waters Trout “en papillote” with fennel, onion, grapes and harissa butter
Wines: J Hofstetter Meczan Pinot Nero, Italy, 2016
Genhricke Pinot Noir, Carneros Sonoma, 2014

Third Course
Berkshire pork and beef stew with root vegetables
Wines: Cantele Primitive, Puglia, 2016
Ghost Pines Zinfandel, Sonoma/San Joaquin, 2015

Fourth Course
Roasted Apple Panna Cotta
Wines: Albert Bichot Chardonnay Bourgogne Vieilles Vignes, 2015 
Duckhorn Chardonnay, Napa, 2015

Doors will open for cocktails and socializing at 6 p.m. Dinner will start at 7 p.m. Dinner with wine is $60 per person. To reserve your spot, please call (608) 563-1801 or email info@larkjanesville.com.

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Bourbon Tasting & Cocktail Class
Oct
13
1:30 PM13:30

Bourbon Tasting & Cocktail Class

It's iconic American. It's delicious and there are so many great small batch brands to try. Bar manager Billy Burg will highlight some exceptional bourbons in a tasting and show you how to make some classic bourbon cocktails. Snacks and fun included.

Class is $60 per person and seating is limited. Reserve your barstool today at info@larkjanesville.com or call (608) 563-1801.

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Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters
Sep
22
1:30 PM13:30

Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters

Not too long ago, about the only bitters you could find were Angostura. Now there are literally dozens of different options available. Learn how bitters can take your cocktails from good to great in this fun class with beverage manager Billy Burg.

Class is $50 per person including snacks. Call (608) 563-1801 or email info@larkjanesville.com to reserve your bar stool.

SOLD OUT

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Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters
Sep
15
1:30 PM13:30

Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters

Not too long ago, about the only bitters you could find were Angostura. Now there are literally dozens of different options available. Learn how bitters can take your cocktails from good to great in this fun class with beverage manager Billy Burg.

Class is $50 per person including snacks. Call (608) 563-1801 or email info@larkjanesville.com to reserve your bar stool.

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Best Dram Dinner Ever
Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

Best Dram Dinner Ever

Do you love Scotch? Well, this dinner is going to be one for the ages. Scotch expert Monique Huston, National Director of Spirits for the Winebow Group, will be bringing some of the best scotches from her travels to share with us. She's bringing two fairly rare and difficult-to-obtain scotches per course. Seriously. And we're pairing it with an amazing dinner that can stand up to all that scotchy goodness. We're not exaggerating when we say it will be the best dram dinner ever. 

Dinner is $100 per person. Reserve your spot by calling (608) 563-1801 or emailing info@larkjanesville.com. Seating is limited. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for cash bar. Dinner starts at 7 p.m.

Menu

1st course
Foie gras tart with haystack onion crust, cherry compote

Scotch pairings:  That Boutiquey Secret Distillery #1 9 Year
                               Signatory Glenturret 29 Year
2nd course
Lamb lollipops with mint chutney served on herbed couscous with Bodacious balsamic- marinated cherry tomatoes

Scotch pairings:  Wolfburn Inaugural Release
                               That Boutiquey Tobermory 21 Year
3rd course
Beef Wellington a la Lark with braised osso bucco in puff pastry with blue cheese polenta, braised heirloom vegetables and raspberry demi glace

Scotch pairings:  Signatory Glenlivet 21 Year
                               Ballechin Manzanilla 11 Year
4th course
Dark chocolate doughnut holes filled with coffee ganache served with hazelnut ice cream and blueberry anglaise

Scotch pairings:  Signatory Tamdhu 9 Year
                              That Boutiquey Islay Distillery #2 25 Year

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Yum Yum Fest 2018
Aug
19
3:00 PM15:00

Yum Yum Fest 2018

Lark is proud to be one of three non-Madison restaurants participating in THE MOST DELICIOUS DAY OF THE SUMMER!

Admission includes access to 30 of the Madison area's best chef's and restaurants, music by DJ Radish, entertainment provided by Underground Aerial, coloring book pages, hands-on activities by the Discovery Building about the science of food, yard games, and of course, the most delicious day of the summer. Small plates are $5 per plate and beer, wine and cocktails will be available for purchase.

Yum Yum Fest is a joint effort between the Madison Area Chef’s Network and Breese Stevens Field. Last year 29 local and regional restaurants participated in Yum Yum Fest. In 2017, the organizers donated $10,000 split between the Community Action Coalition Double Dollars Program and The River Food Pantry. 2018 charities will be announced at a later date.

Children 12 and under are free!

This is a ticketed event that sells out every year. Buy your tickets here

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Rum Tasting & Cocktail Class
Aug
11
1:30 PM13:30

Rum Tasting & Cocktail Class

Rum, rhum, cachaca ... there's a wide variety of flavors from heavy spice and caramel to funky vegetal that encompass the world of rum spirits. Try a variety of rums from around the Caribbean and South America and learn how to make some tasty cocktails with our bar manager, Billy Burg.

Class is $50 per person and includes snacks. Call (608) 563-1801 to reserve your bar stool.

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