CENTER ST. DAZE & ART CART RACE Saturday, September 20, 11AM-7PM on Center St. between Humboldt & Pierce St. Center St. Daze is coming up – the last street party of the season. There are several opportunies to join in on the Fall Fun, so read on… 1. ART CART RACE, 10:30-12:30: For the first time, Art Cart Race, sponsored by the Riverwest Artists Association, will be held in conjunction with Center St. Daze. In the past, it’s been held with ArtWalk, but most artists were unable to participate because they had to be in their studios (also see Mark Lawson’s article & John Ruebartsch’s photos in the September RW Currents). This year it’s open to anyone who wants to give it a go. Several Center St. Businesses have committed to sponsoring a cart: Uptowner, Onopa, Fuel Cafe, River Horse, Jackpot, Quarters, UPROC, and Breakaway Bicycle Courier. HOW TO ENTER: Cart must have a human rider. Cart should be created, not pre-made. No entry fee. Call Sparky for info at 264-4797. 10:30 – Registration by Onopa 11:00 – Race Starts Race Course: Fratney to Bremen St. Run in heats, 2 at a time. Start/Finish Line: @ Center & Fratney, 1 lap down to Bremen and back again. 2. BICYCLE SCAVENGER HUNT, 12:30=1:30PM: Back by popular demand, Wayne Wallner of Breakaway Bicycle Courier is coordinating the Bicycle Scavenger Hunt. HOW TO ENTER: Entry fee $5.00 (includes t-shirt). NOON – Registration at alley by Fuel Cafe. 12:30-1:30 – Scavenger Hunt (start/finish at Bremen & Center). 3. OUTDOOR POOL TOURNAMENT/BENEFIT, 1:00-5:00 PM: Outdoor Pool Tournament in front of the Uptowner to benefit the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic. Sponsored by Steve Johson of Uptowner with pool tables provided by Mitchell Novelty. HOW TO ENTER: Register at the Uptowner on September 20th. Time: 1-5PM Entry Fee $20.00 4. HOW TO GET A BOOTH: If you have a product (food or merchandise), service, or organization you’d like to promote, email Tess at for an application or stop in at the Uptowner on Humboldt & Center. OTHER INFO ABOUT CENTER ST. DAZE: ================================= CENTER ST. WILL BE CLOSED: >From 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Saturday, September 20th. No parking will be allowed on Center St. between Humboldt & Pierce St. during that time. Thanks for your cooperation. CAPOEIRA BATUQUE STREET RODA, 1:00-3:00 PM: Afro-Brazilian martial arts from 1-2PM, followed by a Drum Circle until 3PM, at Bremen & Center, by UPROC. For more info contact Marco at 688-7748 (Mark Kessenich). JACKPOT: Belly Dancers & lessons, Tarot Card Readers (inside), IWW, Green Party, and Peace Action Voter Registration. SKATEBOARD DEMOS: 12:30-6PM Sponsored by UPROC. On Center St. in enclosed area between Bremen & Weil. For more info, call UPROC at 264-5009. STAGES & BANDS: UPTOWNER – 3D, Brian Damage, Voot Warnings, Uptown Savages. ONOPA – Salt Creek, others? RIVER HORSE – Riverwest Accordion Club, Eric Blowtorch & The Inflammables, The Mercuries, Trolley or Nice Outfit. QUARTERS – INSIDE: Vegas, Floor Model, Osiris Pickup Truck, Self Righteous Brothers, Mahoganey Throttle. OUTSIDE: Chop Top Tornadoes, Dr. Chow’s Love Medicine. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: (Runs from 11AM-7PM) 10:30 – Registration, Art Cart Race (Fratney St./at Onopa) 11:00-12:30 – Art Cart Race (between Fratney & Bremen) NOON – Registration, Bicycle Scavenger Hunt, alley next to Fuel Cafe 12:30-1:30 – Bicycle Scavenger Hunt, start @ Bremen & Center 12:30-6:00 – UPROC Skateboard demos (between Bremen & Weil) 1:00-3:00 – Capoeira Batuque Street Roda (Bremen/by UPROC) 1:00-5:00 – UPTOWNER Outdoor Pool Tournament (Humboldt)3:00 SPONSORS: Fuel Cafe, Uptowner, Onopa Brewing Co., River Horse, Foundation, Quarters, UPROC, Riverwest Artists Association, Lakefront Brewery, Riverwest Currents, onMilwaukee.com, High Spirits Consulting, Breakaway Bicycle Courier, Mitchell Novelty, Riverwest Properties.
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