Category Archives: Waukesha Events

Cooking Demonstrations at the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books at UW-Waukesha

Just a heads up that the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books is being held this weekend (June 18-19, 2010) at the UW-Waukesha campus.  As part of the event there will be an outdoor cooking stage on Saturday. Here is the schedule of cooking events:

10:00am – 10:50am
Cooking Stage German Milwaukee: Its History, Its Recipes – Trudy Paredis
11:00am – 11:50
Cooking Stage Eating Locally: Making the Most of Fresh Wisconsin Veggies – Danielle Pacha
1:00pm – 1:50pm
Cooking Stage Using and Preserving Summer Herbs – Lori Fredrich
2:00pm – 2:50pm
Cooking Stage Thai Appetizers – Somchintana Thongthew
3:00pm – 3:50pm
Cooking Stage Smart 4 Your Heart – Margaret Pfiefer
4:00pm – 4:50pm
Cooking Stage Treat Your Pooch – Kate Bauman

For those who follow food blogs, Lori Fredrich (who is doing the Summer Herb demo) is the co-author of the always impressive Burp! Where Food Happens blog.

The Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books is a free community-wide event organized by the UW-Waukesha Foundation in cooperation with community groups that include the Waukesha County Federated Library System, the Waukesha Public Library, the Literacy Council of Greater Waukesha and Martha Merrell’s Bookstore.  

For more information, click here or read the Freeman article about the event.

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Bike To Work Day Events in Waukesha

Sonia Dubielzig and Ron Stawicki, two local bicyclists and bloggers, have organized Bike To Work Day events in downtown Waukesha this Friday. Sonia and Ron both blog over at the new Bike Waukesha  and Ron has his own great blog, Ronsa, which documents rides and post ride meals at Waukesha restaurants.  According to the Freeman the events on Friday include free coffee and food from Cafe de Arts from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. with goodie bags and available mechanics from Cyclesmith.  After work from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., there will be raffles and socializing time at Cafe de Arts.  While you are downtown be sure to check out the Friday Night Live stages downtown.

 

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