Key Milwaukee

February 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. MILWAUKEE COUNTY FARMERS MARKET, every Saturday through April 30; Tommy Thompson Youth Center, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St. Apples, cheeses, farm eggs, baked goods, local meats and veggies. 8 a.m.-noon. 920-478-4277. EAST TOWN MARKET, second Saturday through May 14; Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Dr. Locally created art, fashions, jewelry, home goods, textiles, beauty and bath products as well as organic meats, cheeses and other foods. DOWNTOWN WALKING TOURS by Historic Milwaukee, "Skywaukee Walking Tour" through 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. GROUNDHOG DAY, Feb 2; Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd. Ceremony takes place at 10:30 a.m. in the zoo's Family Farm. 256-5412. TARGET FREE FIRST THURSDAY, Feb. 2; Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr. Admission to MAM is free for everyone on the first Thursday of each month, courtesy of Target. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 224-3200. HEADQUART ERS FOR IRISH ENT ERTAINMENT SCIENCE BAG LECTURE, Fridays, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m.; Room 137, Physics Building, corner of Kenwood Boulevard and Cramer Street. Interactive lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). "Math Puzzlers and Brain Ticklers" by UWM mathematician Bill Mandella. For ages 8 and older. STREETS OF OLD MILWAUKEE COME ALIVE, Feb. 3-4; Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St. Part of the Celebrations of Culture series. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. FAMILY FREE DAY AT THE ZOO, Feb. 4; Milwaukee County Zoo. GREAT LAKES PET EXPO, Feb. 4; Wisconsin Expo Center, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave. Newest pet products, Wisconsin's largest interactive reptile exhibit, and entertainment showcasing pets. Hundreds of animals available for adoption and educational seminars. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 840-7411. CEDARBURG WINTER FESTIVAL, Feb. 4-5; Historic Cedarburg, 20 minutes north of Milwaukee. See KEY Cover Feature, pages 8-9. STORY TIME IN THE GALLERIES, at 10:30 a.m., DROP-IN TOURS at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES at 1-3 p.m., Saturdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25; Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr. OPEN STUDIO at 10 a.m.-4 p.m., DROP-IN TOUR at 2 p.m.; Sundays, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26; Milwaukee Art Museum. MILWAUKEE/NARI SPRING HOME IMPROVEMENT SHOW, Feb. 9-12; Wisconsin Expo Center, State Fair Park. Newest products, trends, and services for the home in more than 700 booth spaces, plus national and local speakers and chefs, an outdoor living area, an interior design competition, and more. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 771-4071. County Clare Irish Inn & Pub LITTLE SWEETHEART DANCE, Feb. 10; Betty Brinn Children's Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave. 6-9 p.m. Reservations required. MUSKIE EXPO, Feb. 10-12; Wisconsin Products Pavilion, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St. Get a head start on summer fishing. Includes the world's largest traveling aquarium for demonstrating muskie lures. Don't miss the booth for Shumway Guide Service and Shumway Tackle line of muskie/pike baits developed by innovative guides with more than 45 years of combined experience. ( Noon-9 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. 608-445-4645, 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 WINTER CARNIVAL, Feb. 11; Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Rd., River Hills. Outdoor art-making, studio activities, tours and tree-walks, ice skating (weather permitting) and more. Watch or participate on foot, skis, snowshoes or skates (bring your own). 446-8794. See page 22. GOLDEN DRAGON CHINESE ACROBATS, Feb. 11; Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St. 286-3663. VALENTINE ICE CREAM SOCIAL, Feb. 11; Betty Brinn Children's Museum. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 47TH ANNUAL ST. MONICA SOCIETY ANTIQUE SHOW, Feb. 11-12; St. Monica's Donovan Parish Hall, 5635 N. Santa Monica

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