For Immediate Release
DATE: Thursday, February 16th, 2017
CONTACT: Melissa Moore Baldauff, Director of Communications
County Executive Abele to Promote Pop-Up Beer Garden
at Whitnall Park Friday; Public Opening This Weekend
MILWAUKEE – In anticipation of the warm weekend, County Executive Chris Abele on Friday at 11:30 a.m., will announce a pop-up beer garden near Whitnall Park at the intersection of 92nd Street and West College Avenue.
Joining Abele will be Supervisor Steve Taylor, and Jeff Hamilton, President of Sprecher Brewing Co.
The “this-weekend-only” pop-up beer garden at Picnic Area #1 will be open Saturday and Sunday, from noon–6 p.m. Live music will be available both days from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Joel Leal will perform folk and experimental acoustic rock. Sunday, Heather Jean Maywood will perform a mix of contemporary country, folk, acoustic rock, and pop.
Twelve Sprecher tap beers and sodas will be on-tap at the Sprecher Fire Truck. Beverages will be served in souvenir glass pints and steins, with refills offered at reduced prices. Souvenir glassware can be reused at any of the Traveling Beer Garden stops.
The Whitnall Park location has been the most popular stop on the Milwaukee County Parks Traveling Beer Garden Tour. Returning for its fourth season, the tour will run from May 17 through Sept. 4.
For more information go to mkebeergardens.com.