Key Milwaukee

July 2017

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

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12 FAIRS & FESTIVALS u June 28-July 2/July4- July 9 (closed July 3) Summerfest The world's largest music festival. (See p. 10). Summerfest Grounds u July 3, 11am Fireworks Kite Festival Veterans Park u July 13-16 Bastille Days Visit America's largest French festival. Cathedral Square Park u July 13-16 Cirque Italia Water Circus Combines acrobatics, dance, contortion, and even high-performance BMX and roller-skating. Mayfair Mall, Macy's Parking Lot, Wauwatosa u July 19-23 Waukesha County Fair The oldest fair in Wisconsin, celebrating 175 years with barnyard animals, crafts, food, farm displays and the midway. Waukesha Expo Center u July 21-23 Festa Italiana Henry W. Maier Festival Park u July 22 Firkin Fest Choose from 50 ales and ciders and enjoy an afternoon in the park. Cathedral Square Park u July 22, noon-10pm African Cultural Festival African music, drumming, dancing, food. Free with a donation of non- perishable food for the Hunger Task Force. Brown Deer Park, Picnic Areas 2,3,4 &5 u July 28-30 German Fest (See p.8) Henry W. Maier Festival Park u July 28-29 Taste of Lake Country Local restaurants sell signature food items, local musicians rock out and local artists display their work. Pewaukee Lakefront u July 29, 11am-midnight Brady Street Festival See local bands play on 4 stages. Brady Street u July 29 Milwaukee Brewfest Taste a limitless spread of beers, meads, ciders and wines. McKinley Park OUTDOORS u July 3 U.S. Bank Fireworks Enjoy an incredible hour long, multi-act show over the lake. Milwaukee Lakefront u July 4, 9:15pm Fourth of July Fireworks Waukesha Expo Center u July 8 Insane Inflatable 5K Run Waukesha Expo Center u July 15, 10am-12pm Permaculture Farm Tour Riveredge Nature Center u July 15 Garfield Avenue Blues, Jazz, Gospel & Arts Festival Garfield Avenue u July 15-16, 10am-4pm Milwaukee Air & Water Show (See p. 17) Lakefront u July 15, 6-8pm Evening Kayak at Ackerman's Grove County Park Riveredge Nature Center u July 23, 5-7pm Kayaking at Mauthe Lake State Park Riveredge Nature Center EXHIBITS u Through July 9 Quilt National '15 Works demonstrating traditional quilting methods to those expanding the boundaries by utilizing the newest materials and technologies. Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts H A P P E N I N G S Urban sculpture installation enhances Wisconsin Avenue Sculpture Milwaukee, an outdoor urban sculp- ture experience in downtown Milwaukee, is on view through Oct. 22. Featuring 22 sculptures by 21 artists, the pieces are positioned along Wisconsin Avenue from 6th Street to O'Donnell Park. Free to the public. The installation includes internationally renowned artists. Santiago Calatrava

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