MilwaukeeJobs.com Presents Live at Peck Pavilion series closing with all day free entertainment event on Marcus Center Grounds
Closing celebration set for Saturday, August 27!
MILWAUKEE, WI (Tuesday, August 16, 2016) – The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce additional schedule information for the Live @ Peck Pavilion closing celebration, Taste of Islands. Planned as a mini festival celebrating the music, food and culture of Jamaica, Taste of Islands will be presented on the Marcus Center grounds on August 27 from 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm.
3:00 pm – UNITY The Band
7:00 pm – Natty Nation
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Hands-on kids crafts
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Paint (and Drinks) with ARTE Bar & Painting Lounge. ARTE of the Wauwatosa Village will offer open canvas painting for $5 (not including beverage). They will have step by step instructions to help you create your own masterpiece!
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Hands-on kids activities
3:00 pm, 4:00 pm & 5:00 pm –Jamaican Jamboree: Caribbean Stories, Rhythm and Rhyme! (Multi-Lingual Storytelling)
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Face Painting with Suzy Sparkles
Food & Drink
4pm, 5pm & 6pm: School of Rum featuring rum tastings of Appleton Estate Rum from Jamaica and Great Northern Distilling of Wisconsin. First come, first served and space is limited.
2pm – 10pm Sazama’s River’s Edge Patio will be serving select Jamaican dishes, with full bar service plus Saz’s festival food favorites.
All performances and interactive experiences (with the exception of Paint+Drink) are free.
Artist vendors will be on site with original work available for purchase. Sazama’s River’s Edge Patio will be providing authentic food and beverages that will be available for purchase all day. No carry in food or beverages are allowed.
Marcus Center’s Peck Pavilion features fixed seats in a covered pavilion along the beautiful Milwaukee Riverwalk. Event is presented rain or shine.
More information found on the Marcus Center website at MarcusCenter.org.
“Live here. Work here.” That’s what MilwaukeeJobs.com is all about; helping people find rewarding careers, where they live. It’s about connecting people with a better job to provide them with a better life; it’s about helping an employer find that “right” person to make their team complete; it’s about helping the people around you, right here in your community. Today, MilwaukeeJobs.com is part of a network of more than 600 employment and diversity web sites that provide services to thousands of employers throughout the United States.
ABOUT THE MARCUS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Established in 1969, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is the premier performing arts community gathering space in Southeastern Wisconsin. As the Marcus Center moves into its 47th year, it continues to build bridges between diverse members of our community through high-quality arts entertainment in the region and the state. The touring Broadway series, sponsored by Associated Bank, is recognized as bringing the best of Broadway entertainment to Milwaukee for the past 20 years and provides opportunities to educate, entertain and engage audiences. The Marcus Center is also the home to the Milwaukee Symphony, Milwaukee Ballet, Florentine Opera, First Stage plus a variety of other important community and family events throughout the year. For more information about events visit the Marcus Center website at www.MarcusCenter.org. The Marcus Center is a private non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation and is a dedicated veterans memorial in Milwaukee.
Press Releases by Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
The 2013 Tony® Award-Winning Broadway Musical RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA Comes to the Marcus Center in Milwaukee from March 28-April 2Dec 6th, 2016 by Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
Tickets on sale this Friday, December 9
Premieres in Milwaukee on January 3-8 at the Marcus Center. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 18.
Tickets for Exclusive Preview Night of the China Lights are on sale now at the Marcus Center Box Office!Aug 8th, 2016 by Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
Thursday, September 29 at the Boerner Botanical Gardens
“Broadway Balances America” Series to Highlight THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ in First EpisodeAug 2nd, 2016 by Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
Exclusively on The Balancing Act®. Monday, August 8th at 7:30 am (ET/PT)
Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience Comes to the Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall! Thursday, October 6Aug 1st, 2016 by Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
“Rave On is the best Buddy Holly show out there” - Tommy Allsup, Grammy award winner and Buddy Holly’s lead guitarist
ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole.