Results tagged with 'Wisconsin State Fair'
Published Nov. 12, 2014
This afternoon, the Wisconsin State Fair began its call for entries for the second annual Wisconsin State Fairtastic Poster Art Competition. The contest, open to all interested Wisconsin artists age 18 and older, is currently accepting postmarked or hand-delivered first draft submissions through 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15.
Published Oct. 2, 2014
Most remember that the Green Bay Packers used to play some of their home games in Milwaukee, but did you know that this tradition went on for over 60 years and was played at four different locations? In fact, the threat of moving the team to Milwaukee permanently was the impetus for the construction of Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Its one of the reasons why tonight's game against the Minnesota Vikings is a "gold game" for Milwaukee season ticket holders.
Published Aug. 12, 2014
Less than 24 hours after closing its gates for 2014, the Wisconsin State Fair tallied up and released its final numbers for this year's edition. The results equal out to yet another year of big numbers and broken records.
Published Aug. 9, 2014
For 90 years, the Wisconsin State Fair has sold cream puffs. For the first time ever, executive Chef Brian Frakes offered the creamy pastry at The Pfister Hotel's cafe. Recently, seven OnMilwaukee.com employees tried both puffs and picked their favorite.
Published Aug. 6, 2014
For the past three years, I participated in the cheesy baked potato contest at the Wisconsin State Fair. This year, I decided to switch it up, and try the cream puff eating contest instead.
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Kids From Wisconsin is looking for ... well, more kids from Wisconsin.The popular summertime musical troupe currently has 33 open positions for dancers, vocalists and band members, male or female, between the ages of 15 and 20.The KIDS FROM WISCONSIN show troupe has been entertaining audiences al...
Wisconsin is known for dairy and beer. It is also a well known fact that at the Wisconsin State Fair has creative uses for bacon. Our fair has had chocolate covered bacon on a Crispy Creme doughnut sandwich. I've never been a lover of fatty cured strips of meat. None the less peopl...
Wednesday August 8th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL I’m tiptoeing through treacherous tulips these days. Each and every choice I make is crucial to the big picture, and there are no clear cut answers. Part of being a one man band is keeping it all together and moving forwa...
Tuesday August 7th, 2012 – Green Bay, WI/West Allis, WI I’m angry with myself. I should have stayed home and got some much needed work done, but I had to take time off to go see the Packers practice. Was it fun? Well, kind of I guess - but at what cost? My friend Mark ...
Thursday August 13th, 2009 - Brookfield, WI Today was a test of my patience, but I think I passed. I don’t think it was an A+ but that doesn’t matter. What’s important is I didn’t flunk. I’m not perfect yet but at least I can see improvement. There was a ...
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