Key Milwaukee

September 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. TEN CHIMNEYS ESTATE TOURS, through Nov. 10; Ten Chimneys, Genesee Depot. Offers guests a virtually barrier-free tour of an estate replete with original furnishings and overflowing with the romance of the Golden Age of Theatre. Highly-trained docents share stories that interpret not only the estate, but also the lives of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. 10 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. 262-968-4110. MILWAUKEE RALLY, Aug. 30-Sept. 3; Four Metro Milwaukee Harley-Davidson dealers and the Harley-Davidson Museum participate in the annual event that brings Harley-Davidson riders to Milwaukee from throughout the country. Special events planned every day. MILWAUKEE RALLY AT SUBURBAN MOTORS HARLEY- DAVIDSON, Aug. 30-Sept. 2; Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson, 139 N. Main St., Thiensville. 8/30, 6:30 p.m. kick-off ride to bike night at Harley-Davidson Museum; 8/31, 4-8 p.m. Fish Fry & Bike Night at Suburban Motors, live music 4-8 p.m.; 9/1, burn out competition, custom bike show, live music, dealer ride; 9/2, Family Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 262-242-2464. SENIOR CELEBRATION, Aug. 31; Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001, N. Bluemound Rd. Guests 55 and older are admitted free. (parking not included.) 256-5412. WISCONSIN HIGHLAND GAMES, Aug. 31-Sept. 2; Waukesha Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road (Highway FT), Waukesha. THIRD WARD ART FESTIVAL, Sept. 1 & 2; Historic Third Ward. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 120 juried artists, food & live music. REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENCAMPMENT AND REENACTMENT, Sept. 1-2; Ozaukee County Pioneer Village. Saukville. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 262-377-4510, 262-377-8432. MAXWELL STREET DAY, Sept. 2; Fireman's Park, Washington Ave. north of downtown Cedarburg. Antiques, collectibles, crafters and fine artists. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. 262-377-8412. TARGET FREE FIRST THURSDAY, Sept. 6; Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 224-3200. PANTHERFEST, Sept. 7; UW-Milwaukee campus and Marcus Amphitheater (Summerfest Grounds). UWM's biggest event of the year for students, staff, faculty and friends of the university. 5 p.m.-midnight. OKTOBERFEST, Sept. 7-8, Sept. 14-15, Sept. 21-22, 28-29; running the four weekends after Labor Day, Friday and Saturday of each weekend; Heidelberg Park behind Bavarian Inn, 700 W. Lexington Ave., in Glendale. Annual celebration by United German Societies of Milwaukee. 5 p.m.-midnight Fri., 4 p.m.- midnight Sat. 964- 0300. PARAMOUNT BLUES FESTIVAL, Sept. 7-8; Lime Kiln Park, Grafton. See page 22. 12 MILWAUKEE RIVER CHALLENGE, Sept. 15; Milwaukee and Menomonee rivers, downtown Milwaukee. College and club rowing teams compete. 271-6560. INDIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL, Sept. 7-9; Henry Maier Festival Park (Summerfest grounds). See page 41. FAMILY FARM WEEKEND, Sept. 8-9; Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd. 33rd FRANK MOTS INTERNATIONAL KITE FESTIVAL, Sept. 8-9; Veterans Park on Milwaukee's Lakefront north of the Milwaukee Art Museum. Grand launch of 500 kites at noon. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. STARVING ARTISTS' SHOW, Sept. 9; Mount Mary College, 2900 N. Menomonee Rover Pkwy. Over 200 artists offering works priced at $100 and under. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 256-1254. AMERICAN IDOL LIVE 2012! Sept. 11; BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. Fourth St. Hit tour to showcase this season's talented top 10 finalists. HIDDEN RIVER ART FESTIVAL, Sept. 14-16; Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield. See KEY Cover Feature, pages 8-9. ELEPHANT APPRECIATION DAY, Sept. 15; Milwaukee County Zoo. Colorful crafts, behind-the-scenes tours of Elephant Barns and elephant talks and presentations. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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