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Schedule Set for 60th South Shore Frolic

June 29, 2009

The 2009 South Shore Frolic "60th Anniversary"

 

What started out in 1948 as a Bay View neighborhood event has grown and perpetuated into a three day, county wide, and sixty year existence. That event, of course, is the South Shore Frolic, for the fourteenth year under the auspices of the Bay View Lions Club.

 

The dates of the 60th South Shore Frolic are July 10-11-12 with all festivities at South Shore Park in Bay View. For years, the Frolic has been at the center of family reunions, parties, and celebrations - often by generations of South Shore families that use the event to bring family and friends back together.

 

The frolic features "something for everyone" as this year the entertainment menu includes a fish fry, a great parade, featuring the University of Wisconsin marching band, music all three nights, arts and crafts show, classic car show, a “Saws for a Cause” exhibit, a “movie on the beach” (Hotel for Dogs – rated G), a wide variety of food, free games for kids and, of course, those famous Frolic "Atomic" fireworks.

 

Dave Reszel, publicity chairman and MC for the Frolic said "we're a working class person's festival where a family can enjoy the lake view, music, fun, food, games, classic cars, crafts, and fireworks, - in a laid back atmosphere." "For thousands of southern Milwaukee County residents, it wouldn't be summer without the South Shore Frolic."

 

"The support from throughout the south shore area and from our corporate sponsors - plus the dedication of the Bay View Lions Club membership enables us to put "Bay View" and the "Frolic" on the map and remain part of Milwaukee's summer calendar each year," noted Reszel. This year's event will again attract 60-70,000 people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE BAY VIEW LIONS CLUB PRESENTS:

THE 60TH SOUTH SHORE FROLICS

JULY 10TH, 11TH, & 12TH, 2009

IN BEAUTIFUL SOUTH SHORE PARK

“60 minutes of fireworks for the 60th South Shore Frolic”

 

Friday, July 10th

Fish Fry ………. ………………………………………...………………………. 4:00p.m.- 9:00p.m.

Milwaukee Art Museum presents: A Mobile Art Experience……………….. 4:00p.m.- 9:00p.m.

“Saws for a Cause” wood-carving extraordinaire………………………......... 4:00p.m.- 9:00p.m.

Music by Doo-Wop Daddies w/Sam McCue…………………………………... 5:00p.m.- 9:00p.m.

“Movie on the Beach” – Hotel for Dogs – rated G……………………………. About 9:00p.m.

FIREWORKS BURST!......................................................................................... About 10:30p.m.

 

Saturday, July 11th

PARADE: Sponsored by the Braeger Automotive Group……………………. 11:00a.m.

Parade starts at S. Kinnickinnic Ave. & E. Conway St. (3 blocks south of Lincoln Ave.)

proceeds south to South Shore Park. Followed by the University of Wisconsin

marching band’s famous 5th quarter presentation.

“Saws for a Cause” wood-carving extraordinaire………………………......... Noon- 10:00p.m.

South Shore Idol Karaoke competition (hosted by Kim Marie)…………….. 2:00p.m.- 4:00p.m.

Free Kid’s Games on the Hill with Lion LuRae……………………………… 3:00p.m.- 4:00p.m.

South Shore Idol Karaoke finals……………………………………………… 4:00p.m.- 5:00p.m.

Music by RHYTHM METHOD………………………………..……………... 6:00p.m.-10:00p.m.

ATOMIC FIREWORKS by Bartlotta “the best”…………………………..… 10:00p.m.

 

Sunday, July 12th

14th Annual Arts Festival Sponsored by Bay View Arts Guild……………… 10:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.

14th Annual Classic Car Show ………………………………………………… 11:00a.m.- 3:00p.m.

Music by FORGE FIRE w/Tom Trisco………..……………………………… 1:30p.m.- 5:30p.m.

Free Kid's Games on the Hill with Lion LuRae.……………………………... Noon - 3:00p.m.

“Saws for a Cause” wood-carving extraordinaire………………………......... Noon - 4:00p.m.

AUCTION: “Saws for a Cause” on the main stage…………………………. 4:00p.m.- 6:00p.m.

Music by MT. OLIVE………..………………………………………………… 6:00p.m.-10:00p.m.

ATOMIC FIREWORKS by Bartlotta “the best”………………………..…… 10:00p.m.

 

Visit our website:

www.south-shore-frolics.com

 

Over 25 Food and Merchandise Vendors All 3 Days!!!

 

Come Down and Help Support

Milwaukee's Original FREE Festival and the Bay View Lions Club!!

 

 

Fireworks Displays All 3 Nights!

 

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