Key Milwaukee

January 2012

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

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SPECIAL EVENTS Complete address of sites and phone numbers are listed with first mention. Telephone Area Code 414 unless shown otherwise. Please confirm events when possible; listings are subject to change. DOWNTOWN WALKING TOURS by Historic Milwaukee, "Skywaukee Walking Tour" Jan. 7-May 26, 1 p.m. Saturday, explore the early history of Milwaukee as seen through the skywalk system. All tours start at Shops of Grand Avenue, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., statue on ground floor atrium beside TJ MAXX. For other tours and starting points visit 277-7795. WINTER FEST 2011, through Dec. 31; Frontier Airlines Center. Activities, games, rides, photo opportunities, skating, movies, life size snow globe photo opportunity, and entertainment. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 12/31 (Doors re-open at 6:30 p.m. for Radio Disney's Family Fun New Year's Eve). HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS, Dec. 31; Bradley Center, 1001 N. Fourth St. 1 & 6 p.m. games are traditional family activities on New Year's Eve. 85th season of basketball entertainment. MILWAUKEE HOLIDAY LIGHTS FESTIVAL, through Jan. 1; Downtown Milwaukee. Cathedral Square Park, N. Jefferson and E. Wells St.; Pere Marquette Park, W. State and Old World 3rd St.; Zeidler Union Square, W. Michigan St. between 3rd and 4th St. 220-4700. M&I BANK HOLIDAY DISPLAY, through Jan. 2; M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank Lobby, 770 N. Water St. Popular holiday display HEADQUART ERS FOR IRISH ENT ERTAINMENT WONDERFUL WORLD OF WEDDINGS, Jan. 7-8; Wisconsin Expo Center, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave. Bridal-related products and services. Latest fashions and what's new. Two fashion shows daily. Prizes, gifts and handouts. 262- 367-5500 County Clare Irish Inn & Pub TRIBUTE TO THE VALLEY, Jan. 14; Riverside Theater, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. A tribute to Pine Valley, celebrating 41 years of "All My Children." See your favorite stars unscripted. Get the facts, personal scoop, hear off-camera secrets and never-been- told stories. Take part in a question and and answer session, AMC trivia and more. 286-3663. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, Jan. 15; Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. 1 p.m. MAM AFTER DARK: HOT, HOT, HOT, Jan. 20; Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr. Enjoy music by Cache, one of Milwaukee's hottest bands, as you dance the night away. 5 p.m.–midnight. 224-3200. Milwaukee's Premier Public House for Irish Hospitality Luxurious Double Whirlpool Rooms Perfect for corporate as well as individual Irish Pub & Restaurant featuring contemporary as well as traditional Irish fare. 1234 N. Astor St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 414-27-CLARE 14 GHOST HUNTERS LIVE, Jan. 20; Riverside Theater. MONSTER JAM, Jan. 20-21; Bradley Center, 1001 N. Fourth St. Watch Monster Trucks perform jaw-dropping freestyle tricks as drivers compete to win in Milwaukee. 7:30 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Sat. MILWAUKEE BOAT SHOW, Jan. 20-29; Wisconsin Expo Center, Wisconsin State Fair Park. 616-447-2860. GALLERY NIGHT & DAY, Jan. 20-21; See pages 12, 36. featuring life-sized Steiff stuffed animals. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The lobby will be closed at 5 p.m. on Jan. 2. BLIZZARD OF ART SHOW & SALE, through Jan. 3; Cedarburg Cultural Center, W62 N547 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. RED ARROW PARK ICE SKATING, continuing as weather permits; 920 N. Water St. Milwaukee County's "Slice of Ice" rink is open. No charge for skaters with own skates. Skates may be rented for $8. For hours and updates, MILWAUKEE COUNTY WINTER FARMERS MARKET, Saturday mornings through April 14, no market Dec. 31; Tommy Thompson Youth Center, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St. 30 weekly vendors who live within 90 miles of Wisconsin State Fair Park offer high quality fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, poultry and dairy products. Local food vendors also bring a wide variety of freshly baked goods, jams, cider, honey, maple syrup, sorghum, sauces and soups, as well as delicious ethnic cuisine. 8 a.m.-noon. TARGET FREE FIRST THURSDAY, Jan. 5; Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr. Admission is free for individuals and families. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 224-3200. HOME BUILDING AND REMODELING EXPO, Jan. 5-8; Frontier Airlines Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. Gather ideas on landscaping, remodeling, and home products, look at the latest land developments in the area, get to know a variety of home builders and do some research.

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