Mark calendar for St. Francis Days

Aug. 22, 2011


The 47th St. Francis days is coming up Labor Day weekend, Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 1-4 at Milt Vretenar Municipal Park, 4230 S. Kirkwood Ave.

Free parking, free entry & free entertainment.

To keep this a free event, no carry-ins of food and beverage per municipal code 12.10 (8).

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The lineup includes:

Thursday, Sept. 1

St. Francis Association of Commerce food concessions

The 4th two buck Chuck Barker Miller Lite Nite

6:30pm - Random Maxx nominee of five WAMI awards

Friday, Sept. 2

South Woods of Cudahy boiled shrimp dinner

5 - 7 p.m. two-for-one Lite and MGD mention our Clipper Magazine ad

7 p.m. - Tony Rocker tribute to Elvis

6:30 p.m. - Rebel Grace Midwest's newest country band

Saturday, Sept. 3

11 a.m. - The city's largest parade

Route: west on Howard; south on KK; east on Lunham

1 p.m. - Rustbelt Boys rocking the socks off of rockabilly fans

5 - 7 p.m. two-for-one Lite and MGD mention our Clipper Magazine ad

South Woods of Cudahy barbecued baby back rib dinner

6:30 p.m. - Love Monkeys defying description and other things

8 p.m. - Pat McCurdy more than a show, it's a family reunion

Sunday, Sept. 4

10 a.m. - 2.5 mile walk to the Days for Health; meet at City Hall

11 a.m. - Polka Mass with Jeff Winard featuring the Rev. Karl C. Acker

noon - Jeff Winard classic polka music ala Frankie Yankovic

12:30 p.m. - Tom Anthony putting the style and joy back into music

1 p.m. - eighth Gary Tekamp horseshoe tournament

5 - 7 p.m. two-for-one Lite and MGD mention our Clipper Magazine ad

6 p.m. - Medicine Brook bluegrass, American roots music

6:30 p.m. - Rhythm Method a sound and visual experience

Music on the Move interactive fun zone unlimited play wristband specials Thursday and Friday, $10; Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. until close, $15. Repeat customers bring wristbands from previous day and receive a new wristband for $10.

Saturday and Sunday, St. Francis Association of Commerce sponsored petting zoo, pony rides, and a tiger.

Meet Miss St. Francis 2011 Tonya Popowski.

Helicopter rides and Sky Knights skydiving exhibition.

Note: everything is subject to change

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