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2017-18 Washington County Visitors Guide www.visitwashingtoncounty.com 20 West Bend C o m m u n i t i e s o f W a s h i n g t o n C o u n t y ATTRACTIONS Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm & Market 2970 Mile View Rd., West Bend, WI 53095 262-338-3649 www.Meadowbrookfun.com Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm and Market has been a family destination farm since the 1960s. They have a petting area and Safari Trail through the animal/bird parks featuring emus, rheas and many other creatures! Offering wagon rides, pic- nics plus small and large group tours from May through October 31. Daily wagon rides all of October to pick your own pumpkins, or get one already picked. They grow 40 acres of pumpkins and 23 varieties. Their specialty is fall entertain- ment with a family friendly Kid's Maze and a semi-scary, 6 acre Creepy and Haunted Cornfield. The cornfield is an extensive art gallery of Halloween. Full of artistic creepy creatures, scary scenes, sound effects and action creatures by day with much scarier things at night! Weekend eve- ning bonfires and live actors to terrorize the guests. School, scout and youth group tours always welcome as well as company picnics, meetings, gatherings and youth group bonfires. They will tailor your event for your needs. November and December they make their own wreaths and decorations and carry some of the freshest, nicest looking Christmas trees available for that pick your own feeling. Experience Meadowbrook spring, summer, fall and right through the holiday season. Visit them often! Museum of Wisconsin Art* 205 Veterans Ave., West Bend, WI 53095 262-334-9638 www.wisconsinart.org The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) explores the art and culture of Wisconsin. Situated in a stunning space along the Milwaukee River, MOWA is one of the top museums of regional art in the United States, with almost 5,000 works of contemporary and historic art by more than 350 artists. Through rotating exhibitions and educational programs, MOWA provides an innovative forum for the culturally engaged. MOWA provides unique opportunities for artists to ignite their creative spark and hone their skills. With one visit to the museum, you are a member for one entire year for as little as $12. PERFORMING ARTS University of Wisconsin - Washington County* 400 S. University Dr., West Bend, WI 53095 262-335-5200 www.washington.uwc.edu Take advantage of the many unique and affordable cultural opportunities at UW-Washington County! In addition to the- atrical productions, the Fine Art series includes visiting artists in a variety of genre. Courses in arts, music, photography theatre and music are also available – for credit or audit. Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/uwwashingtoncounty CHURCHES Community Church* 2005 S. Main St., West Bend, WI 53095 262-338-0725 www.westbendchurch.org Sunday Service 9am & 10:45am Nursery offered at both services Sunday School: Children & Adult 9am Youth Group: Wed. 7-8:30pm Pastors: Doug Jerred & Mark Trinkl Emmaus Bible Church (IFCA) 220 N. 6th Avenue, West Bend, WI 53095 262-334-4177 www.emmausbiblechurch.net Pastor Ron Risse Join us Sunday 9:00am for Family Bible Hour; 10:15am Worship Service AWANA Pre-K to 6th Grade Cubbies, Sparks, and Truth & Training Girls and Boys meet from 6:10 to 8:00pm Monday nights. 7th-12th Grade Trek and Journey/ Teens meet from 6:00pm to 8:00pm every 2nd Wednesday & every 4th Friday of the month. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church & School WELS Pastor Robert Hein & Pastor John Paustian 777 S. Indiana Ave., West Bend, WI 53095 262-334-7881 www.goodshepherdwels.org Worship Service: Sat. 5pm; Sun. 8am & 10:30am Summer: Thurs. 6:30pm; Sun. 8am & 10am Handicap accessible. Christ centered education offered Preschool-Eighth Grade. St. John's Lutheran Church* 809 South 6th Ave., West Bend, WI 53095 262-334-4901 www.stjohnswestbend.org Pastor: Jeff Dorth Worship: Saturday-6pm, Sunday-8am, 930am & 11am, Wednesday-6pm Christmas Eve-11am family service, 1pm & 3pm traditional service Christmas Day-930am Communion Service, New Years Eve-6pm Communion Service COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION Downtown West Bend Association* 215 N. Main St., Ste. 109, West Bend, WI 53095 262-338-3909 www.downtownwestbend.com If you're searching for great food by award winning chefs, a summer concert series featuring modern rock, pop and country, picturesque shopping and beautiful hand crafted items, or how about a farmer's market that was mentioned in Vogue magazine, visit downtown West Bend and find out why it is the place to shop, the place to dine, the place to be! The Threshold, Inc 600 Rolfs Ave., West Bend, WI 53090 262-338-1188 thresholdinc.org The Threshold is a long-standing, well- respected local service provider for people with intellectual and physical disabilities of all ages. Our trusted, dedicated staff of 115 care for 950 people with disabilities annually. Threshold is a place where every person we serve has the opportunities, choices and support to live fulfilling lives. * Business is a WCCVB Partner 253504017 1414 E. PARADISE DR., WEST BEND C ALL 262.335.1535 P H I L O S O P H Y d a y s p a Our mission: Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities For over 50 years, The Threshold has been committed to providing meaningful service options that meet individual needs and promote independence, employability and inclusion in the community. For more information or to volunteer, email: info@thresholdinc.org, call or go to their website, Facebook or YouTube. 600 Rolfs Avenue West Bend, WI 53090 P: 262-338-1188 / F: 262-338-9453 www.thresholdinc.org 252967001

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