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Sussex fireworks planned

June 23, 2014

The Fourth of July falls on a Friday this year, making for a three-day weekend for many. Want to celebrate? Here's a list of what you can find locally. Check out for a more complete list with events in other communities as well.

Village of Butler

Parade: 2 p.m. July 4, starting at St. Agnes Church parking lot, 12801 W. Fairmount, and continuing east on Hampton Avenue to 127th Street, finishing at Frontier Park, 5301 N. Park Drive. Children and families are encouraged to join the event.

Village of Sussex

Kiddie parade: 9:30 a.m. July 4

Parade participants march west on Main Street to Sussex Village Park. Participating children will enjoy ice cream, games and crafts upon arrival at the Village Park on Maple Avenue.

Fireworks: 9:30 p.m. July 4 at Lower Frontier Park off Custer Avenue, Sussex

Menomonee Falls

Parade: 7 p.m. July 3, starting at Elm Street, continuing southeast on Appleton Avenue to Menomonee Falls High School, W142 N8101 Merrimac Drive.

Fireworks: Dusk, July 3 at Menomonee Falls High School

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Weekend Happenings

Featured this week:  

German Christmas Market: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Nov. 27-28, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 29, Downtown Oconomowoc, 100 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. Features more than 30 outdoor vendor huts, indoor retail vendors, huge fire pit for gatherings, heated tents with music and German food plus indoor bier garten serving German beer, fresh gluhwein and other food and drinks. There will also be a heated Santa for photos and gingerbread decorating for kids.

Friday Live: 2:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Bucky’s Lakeside Pub and Grill, N50 W35016 Wisconsin Ave., Okauchee. Features Augie’s Blues Explosion.


Ichiro Suzuski Solo Acoustic Guitar: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 28, Mama Ds Coffee, 104 W. Main St., Wales. 

Joe Hite: 8 p.m. Nov. 28, Ward’s House of Prime — Delafield, 515 Wells St., Delafield.

All weekend happenings