Attend Mixin’ It Up For Charity to support Camp Hometown Heroes
Band Together for Nicolet Unified School District Foundations
The UW-Madison Marching Band has performed its famous “Fifth Quarter” to appreciative audiences all over the country, including at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena three years in a row. The incomparable UW Band will be marching lockstep in Milwaukee’s North Shore on March 10, as it performs songs from its famous Fifth Quarter and more in the Nicolet High School gymnasium. This second “Band Together” concert is being hosted to support the four school district foundations in the North Shore: Fox Point-Bayside, Glendale-River Hills, Maple Dale-Indian Hill and Nicolet High School. In 2011, the “Band Together” concert raised over $20,000 for the schools.
The “Community Tailgate” will take place before the concert. In addition to refreshments available for purchase, the event will feature a silent auction, an instrument “Petting Zoo” hosted by Brass Bell, and performances by local school bands. A push-up contest featuring Bucky Badger will take place during intermission.
The public is encouraged to join in this family-friendly afternoon of music, fun and community spirit.
WHEN: Sunday, March 10; Tailgate and silent auction begin at noon, Concert begins at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale, WI 53217
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at any of the four district schools or can be purchased via PayPal by going to http://www.nicolet.k12.wi.us/people/foundation.cfm and clicking on the “DONATE” button. (Please note, tickets purchased online are $11 to cover fees and handling.)
For more information, please visit the Band Together Facebook page here.
Randy Sprecher featured on NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me”
NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me” is taping Thursday night at the Riverside Theater and they’re featuring a special Glendale guest: Randy Sprecher!
On Saturday, November 17, Sprecher Brewery is hosting a Listening Party and Meet & Greet with Randy at the brewery. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with the show airing 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on WUWM. A Q&A with Randy will be held after the listening, followed by a tour and tasting. Free bagels while they last; samples after the tour. Cost is $5.00 and reservations are required. Call 414.964.2739 for more info.
Celebrate the Season at Bayshore Town Center
Bayshore Town Center: Great Pumpkin Event & Trick Or Treat
On Friday, October 26th, put on your Halloween costume and head to Bayshore Town Center for the Great Pumpkin Event & Trick Or Treat! Look for the stores and restaurants at Bayshore with the pumpkin sign in the window. All children in costume can begin trick-or-treating at 6pm (while supplies last).
Come see the Town Square pumpkin patch, hear a spooky story from a story teller, enjoy cider from Caribou Coffee and try some yummy gelato from La Coppa!
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Hop on a FREE Hay Ride! Pick up and drop off are in front of the Rotunda (across from Alterra)
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Say hi to spooky stilt walkers all around Bayshore!
6:45 – See Danceworks perform a Monster Mash! in the Town Square.
For more information, visit www.bayshoretowncenter.com.
Sprecher’s Oktoberfest Available Now
Oktoberfest, the Gold Medal winner at the 2009 U.S. Beer Open in the Oktoberfest/Marzen category, is available now at fine establishments that serve Sprecher products. Traditionally brewed to celebrate the harvest season, this reddish-brown lager has a rich caramel character and a long flavorful finish. Its delicious malty sweetness is nicely accented by a slightly fruity bouquet and a mild hop flavor.
For more information, visit www.sprecherbrewery.com.
Eat. Drink. Think Pink. at Bar Louie
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Bar Louie at Bayshore wants you to Eat. Drink. Think Pink. to help fight the disease. On October 18, Bar Louie will be donating 25% of all food sales throughout the day to the National Breast Cancer Charities of America. The event will also feature three Signature Pink Cocktails: Tickled Pink, The Diva and Louie’s Cosmo.
Join Bar Louie at Bayshore for Eat. Drink. Think Pink. to support a great cause! For more information, please visit www.barlouieamerica.com.
Hilton Milwaukee River and The Anchorage undergo improvements
Michael Dietrich, General Manager of The Hilton Milwaukee River and The Anchorage, recently announced the conclusion of their initial phase of improvement projects, designed to enhance both the hotel and restaurant. This project began in late Summer of 2011, and while some of the Hilton Milwaukee River’s enhancements have been much more dramatic and immediately visible, others have been more subtle and behind-the-scenes.
To date, the property has:
- Upgraded guestroom televisions to deluxe 37-inch flat screen models
- Installed new carpeting and wallpaper in all of their guestroom wings and public corridors
- Upgraded the complimentary WI-FI system
- Refurbished The Anchorage with a fresh decor and new menus for lunch and dinner service
- Installed in-guestroom safes
- Added a Gift Shop/Sundries area to the lobby
- Implemented a complimentary weekday Happy Hour Hors D’Oeuvres Reception in The Anchorage
- Repaved the parking lot
The property has also made improvements to the river-side patio, adding new furniture and heat lamps in preparation for appreciating the “Fall Colors” al fresco. Weekday drink specials in The Anchorage are also featured, such as half-price wines by the glass or bottle on Thursdays.
Additionally, the hotel and The Anchorage are beginning to accept reservations for this season’s Holiday Receptions, catering groups from 2 to 225 guests! Contact the Sales & Catering Office at 962-6040 for more details, specials, and availability.
Solly’s Grille featured on the Travel Channel’s “Burger Land”
In the Travel Channel’s new show “Burger Land,” George Motz travels the US to sample the country’s best burgers. He’ll visit the burger joints that have stood the test of time, as well as some of the newcomers.
Recently, George visited Glendale’s own Solly’s Grille to try the famous Butter Burger! Be sure to visit www.travelchannel.com for more information on Burger Land.