Key Milwaukee

January 2018

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

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12 EVENTS u Through Jan. 7 A Grand Avenue Christmas Pabst Mansion u Through Jan. 7 Naughty or Nice Holiday Floral Show at The Domes Mitchell Park Domes u Jan. 1, noon Polar Bear Plunge Crowds watch as crazies break the ice and go for a winter swim. Bradford Beach u Jan. 1, 2pm Polar Bear Dip Jackson andLake Sts., Port Washington Lakefront u Jan. 1, 11am - 5pm Cool Fool Kite Festival Free hot chocolate, coffee, and snacks. Veterans Park u Jan. 14, 1pm 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Highlights youth who interpret Dr. King's works through music, dance, art, speech and writing. Marcus Center u Jan. 14, 3-6:30pm Light up the Garden & Lynden by night 3 pm lantern making workshop, 5 pm lantern- lit walk through the garden, ends with a bonfire and hot cider. Lynden Sculpture Garden u Jan. 13 Yule Ball An enchanted Harry Potter themed evening makes partygoers feel like they are dancing the night away at Hogwarts. Turner Hall u Jan. 14 Samson Stomp & Romp This popular race honors one of the most famous zoo residents, Samson, the silverback gorilla (1950-1981). Milwaukee County Zoo u Jan. 18 Ex Fabula New Year Spectacular: Break Free An evening of true and personal stories told by community members for this noncompetitive curated Slam. Turner Hall u Jan. 19-20 A Toast To Winter: MKE Ice Bars Three hand-carved ice bars made with 150 blocks of ice weighing 23 tons at St. Paul Fish, Café Benelux, and The Wicked Hop. Each bar will have a signature ice feature. Ice carving by Guinness World Record holder Max Zuleta of Art Below Zero. Historic Third Ward u Jan. 26-28 Waukesha JanBoree (See p. 8) Waukesha u Jan. 27 8th Annual Winter Carnival Outdoor art-making, studio activities, tours and tree-walks, plus other winter activities, ice skating, painting the pond, cross- country skiing and snowshoeing (weather permitting.) Lynden Sculpture Garden u Jan. 27, 6–9pm Candlelight Ski/Hike Ski, hike or snowshoe by candlelight on a one-mile trail. Then, enjoy a bonfire. Lapham Peak u Jan. 28 Milwaukee's 12th annual Chili Bowl More than 50 area restaurants compete for Milwaukee's best honors. Attendees sample more than 75 varieties of chili. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino g HAPPENINGS HAPPENINGS The best of what's on, what to do, and where to go in Milwaukee. Polar Bear Plunge Small Works, Lynden Sculpture Garden

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