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Taste of Islands 2018

Saturday, August, 25th

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate the close of the Live at Peck Pavilion series with a celebration of the music, food and culture of the Caribbean Islands. Featuring international artists Adonis Puentes and the Voice of Cuba Orchestra as well as local favorites De La Buena, the day will feature kids activities, art vendors and more!


3:00 pm – De La Buena
7:00 pm – Adonis Puentes & The Voice of Cuba Orchestra

Visual Art:
2:00 pm – 8:00 pm -  Taste of Islands Artist and Vendor Market
Artist and Vendor Submission Form:

Kids Activities:
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm -  Milwaukee Art Museum’s Kohl’s Color Wheels
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm -  Hands-On kids crafts
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Face Painting with Suzy Sparkles
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Half Twisted - Half Knot Balloons
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Lucky Diop African Drumming

Food & Drink:  
2:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Sazama’s River’s Edge Patio will have a tasty Caribbean inspired menu!

Back to School Supplies Drive!

In partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools, the Marcus Center is collecting school supplies for area students and teachers!
Drop off any items from the list below at our collection bin at the event. 
  • Backpacks
  • Folders
  • Notebooks
  • Scissors
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Rulers
  • Erasers
  • Glue sticks
  • Crayons
  • Markers

Teacher Supply Wish list:

  • Post it note super sticky easel pad 25x 30" (white)
  • Sharpies (chisel tip and fine tip)
  • Broom and dust pan
  • Timers
  • Zynergy Chime
  • Stickers
  • Prize box and assortment
  • Velcro fasteners
  • Book baskets
  • Blue painter's tape
  • Desk supplies---staplers, paper clips and binder clips

This show's performances are over.

Free Event

Marcus Center Grounds

Aug 25, 2018

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