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Happy Times Tours enlivens Mardi Gras
Happy Times Tours & Experiences wants to help you create your own Mardi Gras at home with virtual tours, a voodoo doll, food and beads ready for pickup Feb. 13 at Market Towne Square in West Allis. The package price is $139, serving four to six people, and includes specialty drink mixes, beignets mix, chicory coffee, pralines, Voodoo potato chips and a king cake. There’s also a behind-the-scenes New Orleans tour of floats and costumes, and access to Facebook live on Bourbon Street with Bloody Mary. Call to order, (414) 867-2727.
Stone Bank Farm Valentine’s dinner
Stone Bank Farm is offering a farm-fresh, three-course take-home dinner for two, with heating and plating instructions, a canape and chocolate mousse dessert. Dinner features vegetables from the farm, lightly smoked steelhead trout with potatoes, and slow roasted beef short rib with marinated mushrooms. The cost is $98 with pickup from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 12, Order online at: stonebankmarket.com
Village Cheese Shop Valentine specials
Add some cheese to your Valentine’s weekend with two specials ready for pickup in Wauwatosa. The Cheese Board special features five cheeses, three meats, accompaniments, chocolate treats and a bottle of Rosé for $65. Or if you prefer to turn up the heat on your cheese, the Fondue for Two special includes an instructional video, and features an authentic recipe with ingredients, and house dippers for $40. The pickup times for both specials are from 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 12 and 13. Call to order: (414) 488-2099.
Milwaukee’s Best Bloody Marys To Go
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation’s annual Milwaukee’s Best Bloody contest is carryout this year. Each ready-made box will include a combined 60 ounces of Bloody Marys, sample-size garnishes from Milwaukee-area bars and restaurants, local snacks, and admission to a comedy improv show to watch on Zoom. Pickup is from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 at the Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St. The deadline for ordering is noon Feb. 11. Order online at: glhf.org/events
Fein Brothers partners with Outpost
An increased interest in home cooking and shopper demand for local products has brought Fein Brothers’ smallwares to Outpost’s Bay View and Mequon store locations. Customers will now find everyday kitchen items, pizza accessories, baking and bar supplies, in the store aisles while they shop for groceries. Fein Brothers is a local food service equipment and supply dealer at 2023 N. King Drive. Learn more at: feinbrothers.com
Artist Call for Peeps Competition
The neon-colored chicks and bunnies are returning to the Racine Art Museum for the RAM 12th Annual International Peeps Art Competition, and artists of all ages are invited to submit their entry for the spring show. The exhibition opens March 25 and runs through April 10 and showcases the sugar-coated marshmallow Peeps in two- and three-dimensional mixed media works. For entry requirements and more information visit ramart.org.
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