In the MOOOOO-D for Beef-A-Rama!
Beef-A-Rama time! - photos Minocqua Chamber of Commerce, 2015
Is that the irresistible scent of roasting beef juices is filling the air in Minocqua? You bet - it’s Beef-A-Rama weekend in Minocqua. Starting today, festivities start at 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in Torpy Park with live music by The Lincoln Boys.This launches the 52nd celebration of beefy sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the glorious roasts as businesses compete for the coveted awards.
Things shift into high gear Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. with shuttles running from Lakeland Union High School, Hribar Corporation and MHLT elementary School and street closures beginning at 7:30 a.m. Streets will reopen at 5:00 p.m.
T.J. Murtaughs brings out their lucky charm!
Below is the huge list of events occurring throughout the Minocqua area:
7am: Rump Roast Run Registration at the American Legion Hall
7:30am: Street Closure Begins
7am-8pm: Shuttles Run ($3 fee per car) from Lakeland Union High School, Hribar Corporation & MHLT Grade School
8:15am: Calf Mile
9am: Lakeland Rotary's Rump Roast Run
9am-3pm: Live Radio Broadcast by WRJO at Torpy Park
9am-11:30am: Live Music Bernie Thompson at Torpy Park
9am-5pm: Prime Choice Craft Show on the lower level of Torpy Park
9am-5pm: Official Beef-A-Rama apparel sales at Torpy Park
9am-9pm: Official Beef-A-Rama can Coozie sales at Torpy Park, Rotary Beer Garden on Chicago Street, T-Murtagh’s Pub and Eatery and Otto’s Beer and Brat Garden
10am-9:00pm: Lakeland Rotary Beer Garden on Chicago Street
10am-9:00pm: Minocqua Lions Club at Torpy Park
10am-5pm: Official Beef-A-Rama Sandwich Sales at Torpy Park
10am-12pm: Live Music Brian McLaughlin at the Rotary Beer Garden on Chicago Street
10am-2:30pm: Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce Beef Raffle Ticket Sales Downtown Minocqua
10am-3pm: Kids’ Games, Bouncy Houses, and Face Painting in lower level of Torpy Park
10am-4pm: Kraft’s Kuddly Kritters Petting Zoo at Veterans Park
10am-5pm: Twisted Widdlin’ Fool chainsaw carving exhibition
11am-8:30pm: Minocqua Lions Club Corn Roast and Beer Tent at Torpy Park
10am: Sandwich Sales Begin Torpy Park & Chicago Street
11am-1pm: Kids’ Activities at Redman Realty on Oneida Street
11am-1:45pm: Judging of the Beef along Oneida Street
11am-2pm: Torpy Park Cow Pie Plop & Mechanical Bull sponsored by Lakeland Hawks Ice Arena on Island City Ice Cream’s lawn
11:00am: Beef Eating Contest at Torpy Park sponsored by Associated Bank at Torpy Park
Noon-2:15pm: Live Music by The Lincoln Boys at Torpy Park
Noon-4:00pm: Live Music by Failure 2 Launch at the Rotary Beer Garden on Chicago Street
2:15pm: Parade of Beef down Oneida Street from Redman Realty to Torpy Park
3pm: Awards Ceremony and Raffle Drawing at Torpy Park
5pm: Street Open to Traffic
5:30-9:00 pm: Live Music Refuse to Rust sponsored by the Minocqua Lions Club at Torpy Park
5-9:00pm: Live Music Whitehouse Players at the Rotary Beer Garden on Chicago Street
For a more comprehensive description of these events, please visit the Beef-A- Rama website. Have a wonderful time - there is something for everyone in the family. Enjoy!