Nordic Ski Club
of Milwaukee


Our current 4 month calendar: March thru June, 2016 Calendar of Events

The Nordic Ski Club of Milwaukee welcomes newcomers and prospective members to any of our events.

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The Nordic Ski Club will occasionally list events sponsored by other organizations. The Club and these other organizations are separate and distinct. The Club provides information without compensation about other events solely as a service to members or guests who may be interested in such outings. The Club has no control or voice in managing these events.  Members and guests should exercise their own judgment and participate in these events cautiously and at their own risk.

Upcoming events

    • Friday, June 03, 2016
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Steaming Cup, 340 W Main, Waukesha
    Meet your NSCM friends at The Steaming Cup, 340 W Main Street, Waukesha (on the corner of Main & Clinton).  Then venture out to explore the streets of Historic Downtown Waukesha, including 6 stages of live music, a variety of restaurants and unique shops.

    Waukesha is proud to be the hometown of guitar legend Les Paul--and has the honor of being a Gibson Company "Guitar Town".  June 3 is the first FNL of 2016, and will have special events & music featured.

    For more information, call or e-mail event leader Kayleen Kauffman at 262-549-2389 or

    • Saturday, June 04, 2016
    • 12:00 PM
    • Senor Tomas Restaurant, 150 North Ave, Hartland, WI
    Join Paul and Rita Keber on Saturday, June 4 for lunch followed by a hike on the Ice Age Trail thru the Village of Hartland, the first official Ice Age Trail Community.

    Meet at Senor Tomas Restaurant in Hartland at noon for lunch, located at 150 North Ave. After lunch we will hike on an easy, mostly level segment of the Ice Age Trail following the Bark River thru Hartland and possibly thru the Hartland Marsh. The hike will be anywhere between 3 ½ and 7 ½ miles depending on what people want to do. Park in the municipal parking lot just south of Senor Tomas (left turn off North Ave if you are heading south). If you just want to attend the hike, meet us in the municipal parking lot at 1 pm.

    Call Paul Keber at 262-547-4827 if you have any questions and to let him know if you are coming for lunch or just the hike.

    Directions: From the east, take Hwy 16 west to Hartland exit 183 (Cty KC, E). At the stop sign go straight on Cty E 0.6 miles, then turn left on North Ave and go south 0.3 miles to the entrance of the municipal parking lot.  From the west, take Hwy 16 east to Hartland exit 182. Turn right on North Ave and go south ¼  mile to the entrance of the municipal parking lot.
    • Sunday, June 05, 2016
    • 10:00 AM
    • 33905 31st St, Burlington, WI
    Join the Glacier State Paddlers for a fun day canoeing on the final stretch of the Fox River in Wisconsin before it enters Illinois.  Meeting at 10:00 am, the trip will begin at Cty JB about 5 miles southeast of Burlington on Hwy 83. Take the Burlington State Route 83 Bypass south of Burlington and exit on Hwy 83 heading south. Go south about 3.3 miles, and turn left (east) on Cty JB (31st St.). Go a short distance to a small parking lot on the right at the Fox River. We will follow the quiet, meandering Fox River through farmland for 10 miles to Fox River Park near the town of Silver Lake. Please bring a bag lunch, beverage, and gloves to protect your hands.

    Call Mike Craig, GSP trip leader and Nordic member, at 414-552-5011 to reserve a spot on the trip and to get trip details (where to meet, etc.). Identify yourself as a Nordic Ski Club member. Canoe rental cost will probably be $6.00 per person. Money should be paid directly to Mike. There is no fee if you have your own canoe or kayak. 
    • Saturday, June 11, 2016
    • 11:00 AM
    • 235 Bank St, Waukesha, wi
    Begin your summer season with food, friends and music at this fun Waukesha event. Fiesta Waukesha's mission is to promote multicultural awareness through a three-day music and cultural festival held on the banks of the Fox River. It is held beginning Friday late afternoon through Sunday evening, of the above weekend. The festival is free to the public and offers a wide variety of Hispanic entertainment, Latin American cuisine, amusement rides, children’s area and much more!

    We will meet at 11a.m. Saturday, on the north side of the Fox River across from the backside of the Waukesha Civic Theater. Follow this link or the map below to locate our meeting place and the surrounding area. See you there.

    Email Carol at for further information and so she and others may watch for you.

    • Thursday, June 16, 2016
    • 6:00 PM
    • Homestead Hollow, Lapham Peak State Forest, W329 N846 C, County Rd C, Delafield, WI 53018
    Join fellow Nordics for a fun-filled evening of music featuring Tom Klein (a.k.a. the Bike Doctor) and The Front sponsored by the Friends of Lapham Peak. Join us at the new picnic shelter by Homestead Hollow area. Brats and beer will be available for purchase. Cost: $10.00 for adults, 12-18 years $5.00; kids 11 and under are free. Proceeds from this event benefits snow making and other park projects.

    If you are available to assist for an hour or two, please contact Rita Keber or 262-547-4827 by June 13.
    • Wednesday, June 22, 2016
    • 6:00 PM
    • 1515–1555 Rivercenter Dr, Milwaukee WI
    What better way to enjoy an early summer evening than a twilight paddle on the Milwaukee River. Join other Nordics and Glacier State Paddlers members Wednesday evening on June 22 starting at 6:00 pm and ending at dusk. We’ll paddle the Milwaukee River through downtown Milwaukee and will end before it gets dark. We will be starting from Milwaukee River Landing in Schlitz Business Park, 1515–1555 Rivercenter Dr. Use River Center- surface parking lot (Near AZCOM,along the West side of the Riverwalk way).

    Let GSP trip leader Debbie Luetzow know you are attending by calling or texting her at 414-333-0064 or emailing her at She will call you back with trip details (where to meet, etc.). Identify yourself as a Nordic Ski Club member. If you need to rent a canoe, you MUST call Bill Ross at 414-332-1889. Canoe rental cost is an estimated cost of $2.00 per person for this trip. Money should be paid directly to Bill. There is no fee if you have your own canoe or kayak.
    • Saturday, June 25, 2016
    • 5:00 PM
    • 3245 S. 83rd St, Milwaukee WI 53219
    Join Bob and Katie Bivens for a relaxing bike ride and cookout on June 25.

    We'll ride through the parkway and on city streets to Humboldt Park, stop for refreshments of the foamy-top nature and then ride back.

    Meet at the Bivens, 3245 S. 83rd St at 5pm for a 5:30 departure on Saturday, June 25. The ride is about 15 miles round trip and we'll set an easy pace. Maps provided.

    After the bike ride, about 7:30 we'll have a cook out at our house. Bring your beverages and either bring a dish to share or kick in $5 towards the meat. We'll do a burger/chicken head count before the ride and then cook when we get back. We've done this several times with another club and it always works well. No need to RSVP unless you are coming just for the cookout. Questions, call Katie at 262-327-4899.
    • Friday, September 16, 2016
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • New Berlin Community Center, 14750 West Cleveland Ave, New Berlin
    Save the date!
    • Friday, October 21, 2016
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Greenfield Park Pavilion, 2028 S. 124th St., Milwaukee, WI 53227

    Annual Ski Trip Sign Up

    Includes a special music program featuring our talented members!
    • Friday, November 18, 2016
    • TBD
    45th-anniversary celebration for the club

    Save the date
    • Saturday, December 17, 2016
    • Weissgerber’s Gasthaus, Waukesha, WI

    Save the date for this popular Nordic Ski Club Holiday Party

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