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Kraut Fest 2016 Entertainment Schedule

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, […]

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Ex Packer To Plate Up At Kraut Fest

Former Green Bay Packer Darryl Ingram plans to belly up to a plate full of sauerkraut in the kraut eating contest at Kraut Fest, which will be held June 16 through June 19. Originally from Texas, Ingram has called Racine home for the past 10 years. He owns a company called Videoscore, a company that helps high school […]

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Kraut Queen Contestants Needed

What is a Kraut Fest without a Kraut Queen? The 2016 event is in very real danger of not having a queen to crown unless interested candidates come forward in the next couple of weeks. Organizers say they’ve only received two applications for princesses but not a single application for queen. “It’s not a beauty […]

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2015 Kraut Fest a Success, Planning for 2016 Underway

By all accounts, the resurrection of Kraut Fest last month was a rousing success, and planning for 2016 is already underway. Joint Parks Director Jim Svoboda Monday told the Mount Pleasant Village Board that Kraut Fest raised over $67,000 free and clear for the joint park, and he wasn’t shy about admitting funding necessary maintenance […]

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Kraut Fest: Music Schedule

Want to know when your favorite band is playing at Kraut Fest? Check out their schedule. THURSDAY, JUNE 18th Route 20 Main Stage 4:30 pm – Nix 6:00 pm – The Lately 7:30 pm – Doghouse Flowers 9:00 pm – BODEANS Jagermeister Stage 2:30 pm – Ash Can School 4:00 pm – Sunspot 5:30 pm – Imperial Fall 7:00 pm […]

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Kraut Music Fest Prepares For Opening June 18

Kraut Music Fest will return after a 12 year hiatus starting June 18 at the Caledonia-Mount Pleasant Joint Park, 9416 Northwestern Avenue, and organizers expect about 60,000 to 80,000 people to attend the four day music festival. The event organizers have been hard at work upgrading the 52-acre park. Area businesses, Route 20 Outhouse owner Ray Stibek, […]

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Kraut Music Fest Hooks The BoDeans

The BoDeans will be kicking off the Kraut Music Festival, according to organizers of the four-day music festival. Originally, the band Los Lonely Boys were to kick off the festival, but they are now playing Friday night, said Niki Corbett, marketing director for Kraut Music Fest. But the band change isn’t the only addition to […]

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UPDATE: Caledonia Gives Nod For Kraut Fest Liquor Licenses

While the organizers of Kraut Fest haven’t formally applied for any liquor licenses, the Caledonia Village Board gave organizers a preliminary nod. Kraut Fest will return to the Caledonia and Mount Pleasant Memorial Park this summer, and organizers have an agreement with the Joint Parks Commission for a four-day music festival at the Mount Pleasant-Caledonia Park in Franksville. […]

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