Key Milwaukee

February 2012

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

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BE SURE TO MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND PLAN TO ATTEND CEDARBURG'S UPCOMING FESTIVALS. 27th Annual Strawberry Festival June 23-24 Strawberry Festival is all about the "Arts on the Avenue" arts and crafts shows, the Plein Air Painting competition and of course, everything strawberry. Cedar Creek Winery highlights Strawberry Blush wine and delicacies include strawberry shortcake, strawberry slush, chocolate-covered strawberries and even strawberry brats. Lots of kids activities, strawberry contests and live music are planned. compete in the Little Red Riding Hood Weight Pull Competition 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Grown-up fun is on tap Saturday at "Cool Brews & UnCultural Night with Pat McCurdy," with sampling of assorted specialty beers and appetizers from area restaurants 6-7:15 p.m., followed by the music and comedy of Pat McCurdy at the Cedarburg Cultural Center at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door, $24 or $14 for concert only. Sunday morning, enjoy the Goldilocks and the Three Bears Pancake Breakfast at the Community Center, 8 a.m.-noon. At 10:30 a.m., the "under 7 set" ventures outdoors to hunt for treats during the Little Red Hen Egg Hunt. The Shops of Cedar Creek Settlement will have live family folk music with Fox and Branch, Saturday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 12-3 p.m. Free goodie bag treats add to the fun. Cedar Creek Winery offers wine sampling and the Anvil Pub & Grille features an outdoor "snow bar" and chili bar. Throughout Cedarburg, merchants will feature special crafts, live music and family activities. Harris Bank is the premier sponsor. For more information, phone 262-377-9620 or 888-894-4001 or visit 40th Annual Wine & Harvest Festival Sept. 15-16 Wine & Harvest Festival highlights include a farmer's market, "Arts on the Avenue," Cedar Creek Winery's award-winning wines, scarecrow contest, Giant Pumpkin Regatta, live bands, food courts, grape stomping, hayrides and other great family fun. 5th Annual German Festival Oct. 13-14 German Festival celebrates the heritage of Cedarburg's founding fathers. Crowds gather for authentic German bands and dancers, live Cuckoo Clock shows and contests (think Wife Carrying, Outhouse Racing and Beer Carrying). German foods, desserts and specialty beers are a highlight, as well as a Merchant's Marketplace. On Sunday morning, an ecumenical worship service is open to all. For more information about the festivals, phone 262-377-9620 or 888-894-4001 or visit For more information about Cedarburg, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 800-237-2874, 262-377-5856 or visit 9 Photos by Mark Bertieri,

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