Key Milwaukee

October 2015

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

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12 Oktoberfest in Cedarburg Oktoberfest in Cedarburg bursts with gemuetlichkeit from 11am-8pm on Saturday, Oct. 10, and 10am–5pm Sun- day, Oct. 11. The free admission event is sponsored by BMO Harris Bank and Johnson's Sausage Shoppe. A huge tent in the Commu- nity Center Parking Lot, W63 N641 Washington Ave., covers bands, dance floor and tables, lending a true Oktoberfest feel. Live music plus German foods and beers add to the fun. The live Glockenspiel Show (Cuckoo Clock) reap - pears every two hours. Silly contests include Best Lederhosen/Dirndl, Sauer- kraut Eating and a German Spelling Bee – from Ault to Zither (A-Z). For car buffs, members of the Milwaukee Region Porsche Club of America display cars on Sun- day, noon-3pm Arts will be highlighted all weekend long at a number of venues. For more information, visit Grafton Pumpkin Festival The free, annual Grafton Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 17 at Paramount Plaza kicks off a day that includes Pumpkin- Cross Bike Races and much more. Family-friendly activities on Saturday Include a pancake breakfast, scavenger hunt, kids entertainment galore and a photo booth. On the pump - kin side, there is pumpkin bowling, painting and lighting at 6 pm. From 6:30-8:30 pm, the musical line-up takes a more grown-up focus. PumpkinCross Bike races are 10:30 am-4 pm at Lime Kiln Park. Fabled among "cy - clo-cross" racers, the course involves repeated laps on a short course featuring pave- ment, wooded trails, grass, steep hills and more. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Grafton is located 20 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee. For more information and up- dates, visit and Pet Parade Brady Street's annual Pet Pa- rade on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 11am-3pm welcomes pets of F E S T I V A L S | C E L E B R A T I N G T H E H A R V E S T Cedarburg's Oktoberfest • Grafton's Pumpkin Festival Pet Parade • Milwaukee Public Market's Harvest Festival

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