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Milwaukee Events and Pfister Events

    November 2012    

Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
Location: Pere Marquette Park
Time: 6:00 - 6:30

Kick-off the holiday season with the annual Holiday Lights Festival. Don’t miss the big reveal, when the switch is flipped and dazzling lights illuminate the park. Enjoy live music, a visit from Santa, a dynamic fireworks show and free hot cocoa and cookies!

After the big reveal, families can hop aboard the Jingle Bus, free on kick-off night, to view all of downtown’s lighted scenes. The festival continues through December 31.

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Cookie Contest!

November 20 - December 10, 2012
Location: Enter on Facebook

Submit your favorite cookie recipe for a chance to win over $800 in fabulous prizes including...

Overnight stay at one of the Milwaukee Marcus Hotels
Dinner for two at one Marcus Restaurant
One-on-One Instructional Workshop with a Marcus Pastry Chef
$150 Pick ’N Save Gift Card

AND, Selected cookie recipe will be featured in Marcus Restaurants in January

AND, Marcus Restaurants will also deliver 500 cookies made from the winning recipe to Hope House.

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Thanksgiving Brunch & Overnight Package

November 21 - 22, 2012
Location: The Pfister Hotel
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Phone: (414) 273-8222

 Traditional Thanksgiving Brunch in a grand, elegant, Pfister Ballroom setting, and an overnight stay.

Celebrate all there is to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. In addition to luxurious accommodations for one evening, you will also receive Brunch for Two on Thanksgiving Day in one of the Pfisters glorious ballrooms.

Based on availability. Does not include tax or gratuity. Valid Wednesday or Thursday evenings, November 21 and 22, 2012 only. Thankgiving Brunch is on Thursday, November 22nd from 10am - 2pm.
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A Mason Street Grill Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 22
Location: Mason Street Grill
Phone: 414.298.3131

 If you’re looking for a change from the traditional Thanksgiving fare, try the wood-grilled steaks and seafood at The Mason Street Grill. A special Thanksgiving prix fixe menu will also be available.

Private dining rooms are available to accommodate families from 6 to 60. For reservations call 414.298.3131, or email privatedining@marcushotels.com

Mason Street Grill SAMPLE Thanksgiving Menu

Course One
Zenith Squash Soup with Candied Pecans
Mason Street Chopped Salad

Course Two
Amish Heritage Roast Turkey, Giblet Gravy
Sage Stuffing with Sausage and Wild Mushrooms
Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Maple Syrup, Marshmallow Brulee
Green Beans with Hazelnuts, Bacon, and Brown Butter
Prime Rib of Beef, Jus Natural, Fresh Horseradish
Yorkshire Pudding
Golden Mashed Potatoes
Broccoli Rabe with Olive Oil and Roasted Garlic

Course Three
Pumpkin Cheesecake, Butterscotch Whipped Cream
Double Chocolate Cake

Adults $ 35.00
Kids 12 and under $ 12.95 (features a Fresh Fruit Parfait as a first course)

Additional Children’s items available ala carte $ 6.50 each
Twin Mini Cheeseburgers, Sweet Potato Chips
Chicken Fingers with French Fries
Pasta with Marinara, Cheese, or Butter

Based on availability. Reservations recommended for dining room. Private Dining Room experiences must be booked 72 hours in advance.

Pfister Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 23, 2012
Location: The Pfister Hotel
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Phone: 414-273-8222

 Friday, November 23rd, 5pm-6:30pm with the official lighting at 5:30pm.
Open to the public, Complimentary parking with purchase.

Join us at The Pfister for our Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Watch the rapt expression on young and old alike as Santa officially lights The Pfister holiday tree. Sip hot cocoa, eggnog and bubbles while nibbling on a holiday treat. To help those in need within our community, we will be collecting food for Hunger Task Force. To contribute, please bring a non-perishable food item. HungerTaskForce.org

For details, contact the Pfister at (414) 273-8222
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A Christmas Carol

Thursday, Nov. 29 - Monday, Dec. 24, 2012
Location: The Pabst Theater
Time: Varies

This Dickens Classic will touch your soul and brighten your holiday season!

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The Pfister Hotel's downtown Milwaukee location is ideal for experiencing the city's many delights.

Milwaukee is famed for its festivals, especially during summer. The Summerfest Grounds host the summer’s biggest parties, and no matter what time you arrive, you’ll hear the buzz about the festivities. After all, it’s the world’s largest music festival featuring 11 days of renowned entertainment on 12 music stages, as well as great food and drink. Top acts play the open-air Marcus Amphitheater with views of Lake Michigan.

Browse the Historic Third Ward’s antique shops and art galleries. Known for great festivals, great beer brewing and great people, Milwaukee offers countless options.

Sports fans will feel an affinity for Milwaukee. Catch a baseball game at Miller Park, where the Milwaukee Brewers play in a sleek retractable-dome stadium. Visit the Bradley Center for major sports and entertainment events including the cutting edge ice hockey of the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals, pro soccer of the Milwaukee Wave, and the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.

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