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News & Notes, Nov. 20

Nov. 20, 2012

Drive-thru food drive at State Fair Park

West Allis - The Hunger Task Force and CBS 58 will hold a Thanksgiving food drive-thru Nov. 21 at the Wisconsin State Fair parking lot near the Pettit National Ice Center.

George Webb's restaurant will provide coffee for morning donors and Panera Bread will give cookies to lunchtime donors and goodie bags throughout the day. Local mascots will help receive donations.

Fair fun on sale for holiday gifts

West Allis - The Wisconsin State Fair Park is again offering several ways to warm up someone's holiday season with the gift of the State Fair.

The 2013 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will be Aug. 1 through 11. Fair admission for $5, half the gate admission, is available along with $8 SpinCity Ride & Game 16-ticket sheets (50 percent savings). A six-pack cream puff certificate is $15, or $9 off the price of individually purchased cream puffs during the fair.

This year for a limited time, Bundles of Fair Fun will be sold for $45. They include four fair admission tickets and vouchers for 32 SpinCity tickets, a six-pack of cream puffs and a Fair Deals Bargain Book. All of these items cost $100 if purchased during the fair.

Holiday offers are available online at WiStateFair.com. Fair tickets and SpinCity ticket vouchers can be purchased via "Print@Home" or mail-order options.

Cream puff six-pack certificates and Bundles of Fair Fun are only available via mail-order.

No shipping or service fees will apply to any "Print@Home" or mail-orders. Mail-Order purchases must be made by Dec. 19. "Print@Home" fair tickets and SpinCity ticket vouchers will be available through Dec. 31.

New this year, the fair ticket office will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays through Dec. 19 except for Thanksgiving and the following Friday.

School band wins $1,000 drawing

Greenfield - Don and Robb Hensiak, owners of Griddlers Café, presented a $1,000 Cascio Music shopping spree to the Greenfield Middle School band.

Griddlers Café celebrated its first anniversary in October and customers entered their favorite music program into a drawing for the gift card.

House of Harley looking toward 2013 events

Greenfield - The House of Harley, 6221 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield, is working on three events planned for next year.

They are its Indoor Custom Bike Show on Jan. 25 and 26; its 21st Annual Spring Bike Show, May 18; and the 2013 Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Milwaukee Rally, Aug. 28 to Sept. 2.

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