Key Milwaukee

July 2018

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

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Page 8 of 71 9 game. In the past, mascots have included Milwaukee Admirals' Roscoe, UWM's Pounce, Milwaukee Wave's Brad Beach and Milwaukee Bucks' Bango. The 2018 Culture Pavilion theme is "German Inventions." Visitors will be surprised to learn how very German the most trivial things in your daily life are. Some examples include the computer, the television, the automobile, MP3- format and beer. See local and international musicians perform at the Musik Garten Stage as well as a marionette puppet show and travel films. On Saturday, don't miss the Trachtenschau display of traditional clothing, German Fest Parade at 4pm, Mardi Gras showcase of costumes and Greater Model T Ford Club display. On Sunday, the rollicking 13th annual Dachshund Derby at 1pm includes a costume contest. A worship service at 10:30am on Sunday morning is celebrated in English and German and features a 120 member chorus. DINING - Bratwurst, potato pancakes, bienenstich (German coffeecake filled with a special custard and topped with almonds and honey), kasseler rippchen (smoked pork chops), sauerbraten (marinated beef), kirschtorte (Black Forest cherry cake) and spanferkel (roasted whole pig) are among the favorites. DRINKING - Wein-Bauer Inc. & Schlink Haus, official wine of German Fest, offers tastings. At the Niche Schnapps' Garten, savor spirits from some of Germany's oldest and most renowned distillers. Barenjaeger, the original German honey liqueur, is the official spirit of German Fest, also available is Feigling, a brand of naturally-flavored fig liquor. FOOD AND DRINK ARE ALWAYS A HIGH POINT This competition brings the top professional and collegiate lumberjack athletes in the country to Wisconsin for the first time in its 33rd season. Thrilling and grueling chopping and sawing competitions take place at the BMO Harris Pavilion. The series airs on ABC in the fall, with re-airs on ESPN, ESPN2 and NBC Sports. Friday, July 27: Professional Qualifiers Event, 5-10pm Saturday, July 28: Championship Event 1-2:30pm, Women's Professional Championship 3:30-7:20pm, Men's Professional Championship 1st round – underhand, standing block, stock saw 2nd round – single buck, springboard Final round – hot saw Sunday, July 30: Collegiate Championships 1:30-3pm, Collegiate Championship 3:30-7pm, Champion's Trophy Qualification S T I H L T I M B E R S P O R T S ® 2018 Men's and Women's U.S. Pro and Collegiate Championship.

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