Family Farm Weekend at the Zoo

Start: 9/06/2014 9:30 AM
End: 9/07/2014 3:00 PM

The Milwaukee County Zoo invites families to come to the Family Farm Weekend, sponsored by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, September 6 and 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Most of the day’s activities will be in the Zoo’s Northwestern Mutual Family Farm, the last working farm in the city of Milwaukee, complete with dairy cows and a milking parlor. Get the full farm experience by taking part in milking demonstrations, milk sampling, games, pedal tractor-pull contest, and even a milk chugging contest. Throughout the grounds look for some great infographics and take your picture at the photo booth provided by WMMB.  Alice in Dairyland, the state’s agriculture ambassador will also visit on Sunday from 9:30 to 11:30.

For additional information, please contact the Public Affairs and Services Division at 414.256.5466 or go to: http://www.milwaukeezoo.org/events/

All activities are free with regular Zoo admission.

Location:  Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 West Blue Mound Road, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53226

Milwaukee County Zoo
10005 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA

Wisconsin Women Cheesemakers

Start: 9/16/2014 7:00 PM
End: 9/16/2014 9:00 PM

In the past 10 years, more than a dozen women have entered the Wisconsin cheesemaking scene, winning awards and changing the face of American artisan cheese. On Tuesday, September 16, 7:00 p.m at the Firefly Coffeehouse in Oregon, taste and hear the stories of four of the best women-inspired cheeses. Class is limited to 22 attendees and includes a glass of wine, beer or beverage.

Offered by Wisconsin Cheese Originals. Cost is $22.

For more information about this and other classes and to register for classes visit www.wicheesefest.com/store/cheese-classes.

Firefly Coffeehouse
114 N. Main St.
Oregon, Wisconsin USA

Amuse Bouche Cheeses at Firefly Coffeehouse

Start: 10/14/2014 7:00 PM
End: 10/14/2014 9:00 PM

Looking for the perfect appetizer? Look no further than artisan cheese combined with original ingredients. On Tuesday, October 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Firefly coffeehouse in Oregon, learn how to make and taste four unique one-bite appetizers using artisan cheese. Class is limited to 22 attendees and includes a glass of wine, beer or beverage.

Offered by Wisconsin Cheese Originals. Cost is $22.

For more information about this and other classes and to register for classes visit www.wicheesefest.com/store/cheese-classes.

Firefly Coffeehouse
114 N. Main St.
Oregon, Wisconsin USA

Cheesecake and Dessert Cheeses

Start: 11/13/2014 7:00 PM
End: 11/13/2014 9:00 PM

On Thursday, November 13 at the Firefly Coffeehouse in Oregon, start the evening with cheesecakes made locally. Then continue with tasting and learning about cheeses perfect for dessert. Learn how to make a cheese board for the end of your favorite meal. Class begins at 7:00 p.m. and is limited to 22 attendees. Cost includes glass of wine, beer or beverage.

Offered by Wisconsin Cheese Originals. Cost is $22.

For more information about this and other classes and to register for classes visit www.wicheesefest.com/store/cheese-classes.

Firefly Coffeehouse
114 N. Main St.
Oregon, Wisconsin USA

Ultimate Wisconsin Cheddar Throwdown

Start: 12/09/2014 7:00 PM
End: 12/09/2014 9:00 PM

A new era of Wisconsin cheddar has emerged in the past decade with more cheesemakers moving to artisan aged and bandaged cheddars. On Tuesday, December 9, come to the Firefly Coffeehouse in Oregon at 7:00 p.m. and taste three aged cheddars from one to 15 years, as well as a reserve bandaged cheddar. Class is limited to 22 attendees and includes a glass of wine, beer or beverage.

Offered by Wisconsin Cheese Originals. Cost is $22.

For more information about this and other classes and to register for classes visit www.wicheesefest.com/store/cheese-classes.

Firefly Coffeehouse
114 N. Main St.
Oregon, Wisconsin USA