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Pioneer Drive Will Open for Festival

Road project is nowhere near complete, but road crews will make way for crowds, traffic as the Muskego Community Festival nears, and schedule provides plenty to do.

One of Muskego's road projects has seen Pioneer Drive off limits for through traffic since June, but even though road crews won't be finished with the job, city officials confirm there will be access during the Muskego Community Festival.

Adam Trzebiatowski with the city planner's office said that road crews will suspend work during the festival, which runs Thursday, August 23 to Sunday, August 26. Pedestrians and vehicles will be able to travel through the area, and some limited shoulder parking will be available.

Additional parking is also available on the City Hall grounds, along Racine Avenue, and at the Old Settlement Centre adjacent to the grounds.

Despite the construction, events will still provide plenty for festival goers to enjoy over its four-day run. Here is a run down of the scheduled events:

Thursday August 23, 2012

6:00 – 10:00 PM – Family Nite – Alcohol Free – Calkins Midway Wristband Special $16.00

6:30 PM – Muskego Teen Idol Semi-finals (Family Stage) Sponsored by Jim Haag Agency – State Farm Insurance

6:30 PM – Maxine’s Studio of Dance (Miller Lite Stage)

 

Friday August 24 - festival opens at 5 p.m.

5:00 PM – Opening Ceremony

5:00 PM – Friday night FISH FRY (Hawg City Grill – Food Court)

5:00 – 7:00PM – The Orphans (Food Court)

7:00 PM – Kohl’s Wild Theater presented by Zoological Society of Milwaukee (Family Stage)

7:00 – 11:00 PM – Rabid Aardvarks, 2012 WAMI Cover Band of the year (Miller Lite Stage)

7:30 – 11:30 PM – RhythmMethod (MGD Stage)

 

Saturday August 25 – Noon Opening

12:00 – 5:00 PM – Calkins Midway Wristband Special $16.00

3:00 – 6:00 PM – Anita’s Dance Company (Family Stage)

3:00 – 7:00 PM – Crossfire (Food Court)

7:00 PM – Muskego Teen Idol Finals (Family Stage), Sponsored by Jim Haag Agency – State Farm Insurance

7:00 – 11:00 PM – Georgia Overdrive (Miller Lite Stage)

7:30 – 11:30 PM – Mt. Olive, 2007 WAMI Cover Band of the year (MGD Stage)

 

Sunday August 26 - Noon Opening

11:00 AM – Festival parade honoring Muskego Woman’s Club; parade theme “Hometown of Happiness”

1:30, 3:00 & 4:30 PM – Nick’s Kids show (Family Area) Sponsored by Cousins Subs of Muskego

2:00 – 3:00 PM – Anita’s Dance Company (Family Stage)

2:00 – 4:15 PM – Kids from Wisconsin (MDG Stage) final performance for 2012 season Sponsored by InPro Corporation of Muskego

4:00 – 6:00 PM – The Groove Therapy Band (Food Court)

6:00 PM – Festival Closes

50/50 raffle Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Visit us at http://muskegofest.com for up to date activity & entertainment schedules.

 

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