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The Kraut Fest kicks off on Thursday and wraps up on Sunday. Modern Day Romeos, Metal Men, Firehouse, Well Known Strangers, Blackbelt Theatre, Candlebox, and Bella Cain will be among the featured bands playing at the Caledonia-Mount Pleasant Memorial Park.

Kraut Fest started 52 years ago, ended 12 years ago because of lack of funding, and returned to Franksville last year.

Tickets cost $10 for general admission. Children 10 and under a free. Parking is $5. Admission for dad accompanied by children are free on Father’s Day.

Here’s the full line-up for Kraut Fest:

THURSDAY

4 p.m. Gates Open

5 p.m. School of Rock Shorewood on RASA Family Stage

6 p.m.  Announcement of 2016 Kraut Princess presented by Habush Habush & Rottier

6:30 p.m.  Announcement of 2016 Kraut Queen presented by Habush Habush & Rottier

7 p.m. Modern Day Romeos  on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

7:30 to 10 p.m. Teen DJ Tent with DJ Sweeny

10 p.m. Festival Close

FRIDAY

11 a.m. Gates Open

1 p.m. Bob Bohm Comedy & Magic Show on the RASA Family Stage

2 p.m. Listenting Party on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

3:30 p.m. Twang Dragons on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

4 p.m. Bob Bohm Comedy & Magic Show on the RASA Family Stage

5 p.m. Glen Gerard Hypnotist & Comedian on the RASA Family Stage

5:30 p.m. Rush Tribute Project  on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

6 p.m. Bob Bohm Comedy & Magic Show on the RASA Family Stage

7 p.m. Glen Gerard Hypnotist & Comedian on the RASA Family Stage

7:30 10 p.m. Teen DJ Tent with DJ Sweeny

7:30 p.m. Metal Men on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

9:30 p.m. Firehouse on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

9:05 p.m. 2016 Kraut Music Fest Fireworks Display, rain date Saturday June 18

11 p.m. Festival Close

SATURDAY

11 a.m. Gates Open

Noon Hammered Brass Band on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

1 p.m. Bob Bohm Comedy & Magic Show on the RASA Family Stage

2 p.m. 2016 Kraut Music Fest Celebrity Kraut Eating Contest on the RASA Family Stage

2 p.m. BRB Blues Rock Band on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

3:30 p.m. Mohr Avenue on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

4 p.m. Bob Bohm Comedy & Magic Show on the RASA Family Stage

5 p.m. The Spark on the Route 20 Outhouse Stage

5 p.m. Glen Gerard Hypnotist & Comedian on the RASA Family Stage

6 p.m. Bob Bohm Comedy & Magic Show on the RASA Family Stage

6:30 p.m. Well Known Strangers  on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

7 p.m. Glen Gerard Hypnotist & Comedian on the RASA Family Stage

7:30pm-10pm Teen DJ Tent with DJ Sweeny

8 p.m. Blackbelt Theatre on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

9:30 p.m. Candlebox  on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

11 p.m. Festival Close

SUNDAY

9 a.m. Car Show Lineup

10 a.m. Car Show Judging

11 a.m. Gates Open

Noon Bob Bohm Comedy & Magic Show on the RASA Family Stage

Noon  SIMO on Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

1 p.m. Car Show Winners Announced

2:30 p.m. 2016 Kraut Music Fest World Kraut Eating Contest

4:30 p.m. Bella Cain on the Route 20 Outhouse Main Stage

5 p.m. Bob Bohm Comedy & Magic Show on the RASA Family Stage

6 p.m. Glen Gerard Hypnotist & Comedian on the RASA Family Stage

9 p.m. END OF KRAUT MUSIC FEST. See you in 2017!

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