TweetBienvenue à Bastille Days, the largest outdoor French festival in North America. Hosted in Downtown Milwaukee July 11-14, this celebration honors France’s Independence Day. Bastille Days, brought to us by the East Town Association and located in Cathedral Square Park celebrates 32 years of Francophile fun in 2013. It offers four stages, and is renowned […]
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Shorewest Weekend Preview: Celebrate All Things French at Bastille Days
Summerfest, the World’s Largest Music Festival, Starts Today!
TweetSummerfest, Milwaukee’s 11-day music festival, opens today at noon. With 11 stages and over 800 acts, this year’s Summerfest is sure to please the nearly 900,000 people who will visit the festival. Hosted at Henry Maier Festival Park, the fest sprawls over 75 acres of beautiful lakefront scenery. There are some great attractions new to […]
Guest Blogger: Sneak Peak Behind Milwaukee’s Normally Closed Doors
TweetToday we have a blog post from Shorewest agent Pat Tasker on a great event — Doors Open Milwaukee. Read the post below and check out her blog Suburbs of Greater Milwaukee. – Have you ever wondered just what’s inside the Rockwell Clock Tower, below the decks of the Dennis Sullivan Schooner, what’s in the […]
Watertown’s 26th Annual Riverfest – August 9-12
TweetWatertown is hosting its annual Riverfest and is celebrating 26 years of rides, fireworks, various attractions and delicious food. Located at Riverside Park in Watertown, Wisconsin, there is plenty of fun to be had all throughout the weekend. Some of the special roving acts this year include a profession chalk artist, mime, magician, fire swallower […]
57 New Foods at the Wisconsin State Fair
TweetWisconsin State Fair starts today — Thursday, August 2 — and one of the first things people ask about is what’s new on the fair menu this year. Past years have featured food hybrids such as chocolate dipped bacon and cheeseburgers with a Krispy Kreme doughnut bun. Some of the more buzz-worthy food items include […]
Free Summer Concerts Series – July 2012
TweetSummer is in full swing, and it’s a great time to enjoy outdoor summer concerts. Here’s a great list of the different venues offering free live music throughout the week.
Milwaukee County Parks – What Is New This Summer?
TweetMilwaukee County Parks have always had lots to offer, and this year there is a refreshing addition at Estabrook Park near Shorewood. An old fashioned German Biergarten has opened, operated by Hans Wisgerber III, owner of the Old German Beer Hall downtown! Beer Gardens were a popular community gathering space in Milwaukee parks in the […]
MIAD Student Alumni Art Sale, October 20-22 / Gallery Night and Day Oct. 21-22
TweetI know I have written about the Gallery Night and Day activities in the Third Ward, but I don’t believe I have mentioned the MIAD Student Alumni Art Sale, which takes place the same weekend. I became aware of it last year, and I’m not sure if that was the first year or not. It […]
Beer Weekend-Oktoberfests in Milwaukee
TweetWhether its Laverne & Shirley working at the brewery, the Hamms bear at the land of sky blue waters, or the argument of “tastes great – less filling,” beer definitely has a deep rooted history in Milwaukee! This weekend, Oktoberfests in Milwaukee won’t be too hard to find or celebrate! There are several different Oktoberfest […]
Menomonee Falls Safety Fair 2011 This Saturday!!
TweetThe Village of Menomonee Falls will hold its Annual Falls Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday, September 10. The Safety Fair will take place at the Menomonee Falls High School, located at W142N8101 Merrimac Drive in Menomonee Falls. The Fair will include Fire Apparatus displays, Police displays, games, Sesame Street Puppet […]