What: Downtown Kenosha Pop-Up Beer Garden

Where: Simmons Island Beach, 5001 Fourth Ave.

When: The eight-day events is Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 8-11 and 15-18. It is open 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, 2 to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Admission: Free, except for the VIP Tent ($40 admission; ticket required)

First weekend’s schedule:

Thursday (Aug. 8):

Food Truck Takeover, 4 to 9 p.m.

Private Beach Party with four-course dinner from Sazzy B (ticket required; $100 cost)

Artisan Market, 4 to 9 p.m.

Music by Crawford’s Daughter Band, 6 to 9 p.m.

Rock painting on the beach, 4 to 9 p.m., along with volleyball and other games

Friday (Aug. 9):

Twilight Market, 5 to 10 p.m.

Comedian Dobie Maxwell, 6 to 7 p.m.

Music by The Grateful Deadliners, 7 to 9 p.m.

Music by the Ivy Ford Band, 9 to 11 p.m.

Activities on the beach, 2 to 11 p.m., volleyball, kite flying, Ultimate Frisbee

Blue House Book Fundraiser, 6 to 11 p.m. in the VIP Tent

Saturday (Aug. 10):

Kids Yoga on the Beach, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gretchen Covelli will lead 20-minute classes, starting on the hour.

Children’s author, 2 p.m., a reading on the beach

Fashion show, 3 p.m., featuring styles from local boutiques

Twilight Market, 5 to 11 p.m.

Music by DJ RMP, 3 to 6 p.m.

Music by 3 A.M. Saints (Daniel Thompson), 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Music by The Rotten Bros Trio, 9 to 11 p.m.

Evening activities on the beach, bonfires and Sazzy B’s sangria (8 to 11 p.m.); sunset drum circle with Stolfe’s Portside Percussion

Sunday (Aug. 11):

Kids Yoga on the Beach, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gretchen Covelli will lead 20-minute classes, starting on the hour.

Kenosha Public Library’s Bookmobile, noon to 3 p.m.

Kids Circle Activities, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., includes sand castle building, book reading

Dance in Motion, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., dancing on the beach

Health and Family Market, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with crafters, artisans and holistic healing products

Open Mic, 3 to 6 p.m.

Music by The Rotten Bros Duo, 6 to 9 p.m.

Service Industry Night, 5 to 9 p.m., with special discounts for “our locals who make downtown Kenosha tick”

Second weekend’s schedule:

Thursday (Aug. 15):

Food Truck Takeover, 4 to 9 p.m.

Private Beach Party with four-course dinner from Binanti’s Taste of Italy (ticket required; $100 cost)

Artisan Market, 4 to 9 p.m.

Music by Twanshui, 6 to 9 p.m.

Rock painting on the beach, 4 to 9 p.m., along with volleyball and other games

Friday (Aug. 16):

Twilight Market, 5 to 10 p.m.

Music by The Oscillators, 6 to 8 p.m.

Music by Landline: Live Alternate Jukebox, 8 to 11 p.m.

Activities on the beach, 2 to 11 p.m., volleyball, kite flying, yard games

Drag Show Bingo, 6 p.m., hosted by Miss Kenosha Pride; free to play; prizes will be awarded

Saturday (Aug. 17):

Kids Yoga on the Beach, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gretchen Covelli will lead 20-minute classes, starting on the hour.

Children’s author, 2 p.m., a reading on the beach

Brews and Yoga on the Beach, 4 p.m., taught by Conella Mullins (adults only)

Twilight Market, 5 to 10 p.m.

Music by Bill’s Little Big Band, 2 to 5 p.m.

Music by the Jill Plaisted Band, 5 to 8 p.m.

Music by Triad, 9 to 11 p.m.

Evening activities on the beach, bonfires and Sazzy B’s sangria (8 to 11 p.m.); sunset drum circle with Stolfe’s Portside Percussion

Sunday (Aug. 18):

Kids Yoga on the Beach, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gretchen Covelli will lead 20-minute classes, starting on the hour.

Adult Yoga on the Beach, 11 a.m., taught by Conella Mullins

Kenosha Public Library’s Bookmobile, noon to 3 p.m.

Kids Circle Activities, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., includes sand castle building, book reading, water safety demonstration, fishing demonstration, lawn games

Health and Family Market, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with crafters, artisans and holistic healing products

Open Mic with Shane Madsen, 3 to 6 p.m.

Music by Ben Mulwana, 6 to 9 p.m.

Service Industry Night, 5 to 9 p.m., with special discounts for “our locals who make downtown Kenosha tick”

More information: www.downtownkenosha.org/beer-garden/

PHOTOS: Lincoln Park Live: Betsy Ade & the Well-Known Strangers

Betsy Ade & the Well-Known Strangers — a band made up of Ade on vocals, Cameron Fair on cello and piano, Brittany Lumley playing multiple instruments and backing vocals, Roger Gower Jr. on drums, John Kulas on the bass and Joe Adamek on lead guitar — played a two-hour set at the latest installment of Lincoln Park Live in Lincoln Park, 6900 18th Ave., on Tuesday, July 17.

Here are a roundup of photos of the band performing at the event. 

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