Social Activities
Cindy Hummer

cindyPayment Options for all events (unless otherwise noted):

1. Online Registration with Credit Card payment
2. In person with completed Event Coupon and credit card or check
3. By mail, send completed Event Coupon with check to Event Leader


Eat & Drink with Fellow Vagabonds

Milwaukee: 8-9 am every Saturday for breakfast at Genesis Restaurant, Beloit Rd. & 108th St. Good food, talk and fun. New and prospective members welcome.


Menomonee Falls: 8:30 am, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, in a “private room” at Ally’s Bistro, N72 W13350 Lund Ln., Menomonee Falls on the corner of Appleton and Good Hope Rd. (enter from either).

Contact Bonnie Lemmer with questions at or call her at 262-370-6673.


Racine/Kenosha: 9 am, Saturday, Oct. 12 at Meli Cafe, 1158 Prairie Dr. Exit Hwy. 20, east (Washington Ave.) toward Racine. Turn north on Prairie Dr. Just past the Harley store, New and prospective members welcome. Contact Carol Gavigan, 262-632-1922.


FISH FRY, October 11
Drinks 5:30-6:30 pm, Dinner @ 6:30 pm
18025 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield
Enjoy the Special Menu (which includes several varieties of fish, plus) RSVP for joining us to Sally Borchardt, or leave a message at 414-349-9359 by October 10th before 5 pm


Wed., October 23, 5–7 pm
5080 S. 108th Street, Greenfield
No RSVP required. • See you there!


Event Coupons here pdf>>


Scrabble – Mon., October 7 & 21
American Legion Post 3245 N. 124th St., Brookfield
Cost is $1, plus beverage Bring your Scrabble board and dictionaries. Questions? Call Carol Palmert at 262-366-5080 or Lynn Kozlowski at 414-545-2208.



Sculpture Walking Tour – Tues., October 8 • 9:15 am
Milwaukee Art Museum
Join the Milwaukee Art Museum Docents to learn 22 unique works of art as we stroll up Wisconsin Avenue to view the third annual urban sculpture gallery. We will walk from the Art Museum to the corner of 6th and Wisconsin Avenues and return. The walk is a little over a mile in each direction and we will be strolling at a leisurely pace. This is a standing tour with nowhere to sit down during the tour. After the walk, we will enjoy lunch on your own at a nearby location. Tour is rain or shine.

registerMeet in Windhover Hall at the Art Museum at 9:15am. Tour starts at 9:30 am. Cost is $18. Sign up online or mail event coupon with check payable to VSSC to Barb Schumacher, 1264 Kavanaugh Pl., Wauwatosa, 53223. Questions? Call Barb at 414-305-1060.

Event Coupons here pdf>>


Tues., October 8 & 22 • 6 pm

American Legion Post, 3245 N. 124th St., Brookfield
Cost is $1, plus beverage Call Dick Kowalski at 414- 416-3009. Dominoes or cribbage questions? Call Gerry Botticchio at 414-425-3911.


The Revolutionists Sun., October 13 • 2 pm
Next Act Theater 255 S. Water St., Milwaukee
registerFour women struggle to keep their heads in this bold, female-powered comedy set during the French Revolution. Join us for this fun show that manages to raise questions, challenge assumptions, and move hearts without warning. Cost is $37. We will meet for lunch prior to the show at a place to be announced later. Sign up online or mail check payable to VSSC to Lavonne Grenlie, P.O. Box 1043, Brookfield, 53008. Questions call Lavonne at 262-542-2004.


Chasing Rainbows Fri., October 18 • 7:30 pm
WI Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee
registerEnjoy over 40 songs and life events that follow the highs and lows of Judy Garland. Cost is $28. Deadline is Oct. 8th. Sign up online or mail a check for $28 payable to VSSC to Gerry Botticchio, W124 S6488 Hawthorne Rd., Muskego, 53150. Questions, call Gerry at 414-425-3911.


Last Journey of the Season (Wait-List Only) Sun., October 20 • Drinks 4:30-5:30 pm, Dinner 5:30 pm
The Edgewater Supper Club 3522 County Rd K, Jefferson
The Edgewater Supper Club is a rustic farm to table restaurant located between Jefferson and Fort Atkinson along the beautiful Rock River. Its history dates back to the 1920’s when it was a gambling hangout for the Canadian Mob. All meals need to be prepaid (tax and tip included).

registerBeverages to be purchased at the bar and any additional menu items, such as dessert, are on your own. All meals come with a relish tray, potato or vegetable, soup or salad, and bread. King Prime Rib - $41; Shrimp - $33; Salmon - $28; ½ Roast Chicken - $23. Sign up online or mail your event coupon and check payable to VSSC to Kaye Bires, 3519 Nagawicka Rd., Hartland, 53029. Questions? Call Kaye & Erv Bires at 262-367-5545.


Discover Glassblowing – Sat., November 16 – Open Oct 1
Square One Art Glass, 5322 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee
You asked for it, so we’re offering it again – an opportunity for you to create your own glassblown masterpiece! There will be 2 morning sessions: 9:30 am and 11:00 am and if needed, an afternoon session starting at 12:00. You can choose to make an ornament $45 or a bowl $55. An ornament shape may be round, elongated or flattened. For both the ornament and bowl, select your colors from a variety of color mixes or up to 2 colors. Then you’ll work individually with an experienced glassblower to turn a molten blob of clear glass into a work of art. When you’re not blowing glass you can watch others create their pieces or you can relax in the adjoining lounge or patio.

registerSome refreshments will be available. Stay all day or once you have created your ‘one of a kind’ you can go on with your day. Walk away with something that you can display and proudly say ‘I made that’! Sign up online or mail your completed event coupon and check for $45 or $55 made out to VSSC to Gail Lofgren, N77W5446 Bywater Ln, Cedarburg, WI 53012. Note on your signup which session time you would prefer. Scheduling will be done on first come, first served basis. Questions? Call Gail Lofgren at 262-377- 4396 or Joanne Katrosits at 262-532-0446.


Those Were the Days – Fri., November 22, 7:30 pm
WI Lutheran College, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
William Florian will mesmerize you with the music of the 60’s. He weaves songs, stories, and humor as he presents the songs of Peter, Paul & Mary, John Denver, The Mamas and the Papas and other well-known groups of the Era

registerParking next to the structure is free. Free refreshments will be available during intermission. Deadline is November 12. Cost is $28. Pay online or send a completed event coupon & check payable to VSSC to Gerry Botticchio, W124 S6488 Hawthorne Rd., Muskego, 53150. Questions, call Gerry at 414-425-3911.


Branson On the Road – Christmas Style
Tues., December 10
Palace Theater – Wisconsin Dells
This Christmas Style show is thru Badger Tour & Travel. Enjoy not only the expected Christmas music, old country favorites and amazing instrumental abilities but also plenty of hilarious comedy every step of the way. $104 includes bus transportation to the Dells, lunch, show and gratuities.

registerDeadline is Wed,. December 4. Pickup locations: College Ave. SW P&R 8:00 am, estimated return time 7 pm, Watertown Plank P&R 8:30, return 6:30 and East Towne Mall JC Penny in Madison 9:45, return 5:15 pm.Sign up online or mail completed event coupon and check payable to VSSC to Gerry Botticchio, W124 S6488 Hawthorne Rd., Muskego 53150. Questions call Gerry at 414-425-3911.


Milwaukee Bucks Game Mon., January 20, 4 pm, Opens October 1
Spend the MLK Holiday with the Bucks!
Come see the Milwaukee Bucks play against the Chicago Bulls on Monday, Jan. 20th at 4pm. We have reserved a block of tickets in the Upper and Lower Bowl sections. You will be sitting among your Vagabond friends! Possibility of a Fiserv Forum tour may be available to those that are interested. More details will be available at a later date.

registerTickets for Upper Bowl are $32 in Section 233, tickets for Lower Bowl are $63 in Section 121. Deadline December 15th. Please sign up online or send your completed event coupon and check payable to VSSC to Jean Dueling at 1530 Golden Drive, Hubertus, WI 53033. Tickets will be distributed at the January 8th Vagabond meeting. If you would like your tickets mailed, please send a SASE to Jean or include a SASE with your mail order. Questions? Contact Nancy Mathews, #414-491-6500.



CHICAGO HOLIDAY BUS TRIP – 2019 Sat., December 7
Open Now – Closes November 20
Don’t miss this great trip. It is always so much fun and a good way to get in the mood for Christmas. Vagabonds are welcome to bring 1 guest to join them. Check out the web site of the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau and order a tourism booklet at For those that register early, I will forward an email of things to do in Chicago from the Tourism Bureau. See museums, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, China Town, ethnic neighborhood tours, theaters, shopping on the Magnificent Mile and the Christkindl Market. Lots of new stuff to do especially relating to 2019-20 Architectural biennial event thru Jan. 5.

Three pick up/drop off points at Park ‘n Ride lots: Goerkes Corners at 8 a.m., State Fair at 8:30 a.m. and College Ave. Northeast Lot at 9 a.m. Drops off/pick up points in Chicago are the Sheraton hotel and two museums. We’ll leave Chicago at 7:00 pm. More information will be sent to you approximately two weeks prior to the trip. If we have an “almost full” bus we will serve a hot breakfast sandwich, Danish and juice in the morning; snacks, beer and wine on the way home.

registerRegister online or send your completed event coupon and check for $28.00 payable to VSSC to Bonnie Lemmer, N90 W17492 St. Thomas Dr., Menomonee Falls, 53051. If you do not use your email you must enclose a self-addressed, STAMPED envelope with your event coupon if you want to receive the Chicago trip packet of information. Questions?? Call, text or email Bonnie at 262-370-6673 or Cancellations will not be accepted after November 20. Register early as the bus fills up quickly.


The Band’s Visit
Sun., December 1, 1 pm, Milwaukee PAC
929 N. Water St., Milwaukee
The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is the winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history. It is also a Grammy Award® winner for Best Musical Theater Album. In this joyously offbeat story, set in a town that’s way off the beaten path, a band of musicians arrive lost, out of the blue. Under the spell of the desert sky, and with beautiful music perfuming the air, the band brings the town to life in unexpected and tantalizing ways. Even the briefest visit can stay with you forever. This performance is without an intermission. Orchestra seats are $61. We will meet at Water Street Brewery at 11am for lunch/brunch and distribution of tickets. Don’t delay. Limited ticket availability. registerSign up online or mail your completed event coupon & check payable to VSSC to Nancy Burkhardt at 2973 N. 88th St., Milw. 53222. Questions? Call 414-771-9684.


Christmas Caroling and Dinner Party
Monday, December 2, 5 PM

The Vagabonds will gather for Christmas Caroling at Luther Manor, 4545 N. 92nd St., Wauwatosa with dinner to follow at Alioto’s, Mayfair Road and Burleigh. Parking for the caroling can be found at the lot in front of the Lippold Faith and Education Center. Enter north driveway. After an hour of singing, we will meet at Alioto’s for socializing and a wonderful dinner and party at 6:45. The caroling itself is free, so come to sing even if you can’t attend the dinner. If you cannot attend the caroling, you can just sign up for the dinner.

Price of the dinner is $27 that includes tax and gratuity. Dinner choices are: Baked Stuffed Pork Chop with Brown Gravy and Applesauce, Baked Stuffed Chicken with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Baked Cod with tartar sauce and lemon wedge. All dinners include Salad, Whipped Baked or Buttered New Potatoes, Italian Bread, Dessert, Coffee or Tea.

registerSignup online or mailed your completed event coupon, check payable to VSSC and Dinner Choice to Carrie Zimmer, W140 N7250 Lilly Rd., Menomonee Falls, WI  53051. Questions? Call Carrie at 262-253-1056.


We are always looking for great photos of our members enjoying activities and you are our best source! Send your high resolution (largest) photos to Jeff White at so they can be uploaded to the website and used in the Life when we have space. Also send your photos to Joyce Szulc,, to post on the Vag Facebook page.