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September 2013

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Harvest Fair at State Fair Park means fun for families THE 20TH HARVEST FAIR at Wisconsin State Fair Park, Sept. 27-29, features free admission and live entertainment, plus plenty of activities for the entire family. New attractions this year include Tiny Tot Acres and Harvest Garden Chalk Drawing in the Natural Resources Park. A robotics competition takes place inside the Exposition Center and the Natural Resources Park also features an antique tractor display and Bighorn Forge Blacksmith demonstrations. The Great Lakes Timber Show features Axe Throwing, Antique Logging tools, log rolling, chainsaw carving, crosscut sawing, modified chainsaw cutting, audience participation and lots of humor. The Zoozort Live Animal Show includes tortoise and a kangaroo along with other interesting animals. (Both shows are presented at scheduled times.) Amusement rides, a pumpkin patch, pony and camel rides, pumpkin bowling, scarecrow making, a kiddie tractor maze and more are available for families. Most activities require the purchase of tickets at ticket booths located throughout Harvest Fair. Tickets cost $1 each and the number of tickets required per activity varies. Plenty of food and beverages are available 40 for purchase, including Elegant Farmer Apple and Pumpkin Pies. Kids will want to pick up a FREE Harvest Fair Bingo Board at one of the Fair Information Centers and travel through Harvest Fair collecting stamps. Across, Up & Down, Diagonal or 4-corners will win a prize in the Family Activity Center. The preliminary schedule of entertainment includes the Whiskey Belles at 6 p.m. and The Lost Trailers at 8 p.m. on Friday night, Radio Disney at 1:30 p.m. and Paul Revere and the Raiders at 4 and 8 p.m. on Saturday and Cook & Belle at 1 p.m. on Sunday. State Fair Park is located at 640 S. 84th St., West Allis. Parking is $5 per vehicle/motorcycle and available by entering the Fair Park at Gate 1 on Greenfield Avenue or heading northbound on 84th Street from Greenfield Avenue and entering at Gate 4 or Gate 5. Parking also is available via Gate 6 on South 84th Street by the Pettit National Ice Center or Gate 8 on South 76th Street. Hours are 5-11 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat. and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Info on times, pricing, parking and more is at

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