Surf Atwater 2019
Aug
23
to Aug 24

Surf Atwater 2019

A Celebration on the Beach to Support Our Great Lake!

Join Surfrider-Milwaukee for the seventh annual Surf @Water, a celebration of Great Lakes surf culture on the beach in Shorewood, Wisconsin. This event is the premier fundraiser for Surfrider Foundation-Milwaukee.

FRIDAY EVENING EVENTS:


PICNIC ON THE LAWN

5:00pm- 10:00pm

After a day at the beach, we will have worked up an appetite, so head up the stairs with your picnic, or grab some delicious food from Tasty Cafe food truck.

SURF @WATER BOARDSWAP

5:00pm - 8:00pm

The board swap is open to veteran surfers, newbies, and anyone curious about our thriving local surf scene! Bring old and new boards to buy, sell, trade or display. Share surf stories and get stoked for our upcoming fall surf season.

MUSIC FROM OCEAN RUSH

6:45pm- 7:45pm

Grab your beach blanket, or your folding folding chairs, and enjoy authentic Hawaiian music performed by Ocean Rush. 

LAKEFRONT BREWERY SURFBOARD RAFFLE

8:00pm

Enter for your chance to win a custom hand built Migration surfboard. Donated to benefit Surfrider by our gracious longtime sponsor, Lakefront Brewery.

MOVIES ON THE BLUFF

8:00pm- 10:00pm

Find a spot on the grass and enjoy a selection of water based films handpicked for your enjoyment.
SATURDAY MORNING CEREMONY:

SUNRISE PADDLEOUT

5:30am - 6:30am

There is no better way to start your day - bring your watercraft and meet us at the beach at 5:30am. At 5:45am, we'll paddle out and celebrate the sun!

MINDFUL MOMENT

6:45am - 7:00am

Join local guide Joseph Piatek for a mindful moment of reflection on the sand and in the sun.

HAWAIIAN BEACH BLESSING by HALE O MALO

7:00am - 7:15am

Join us on the beach for a contemplation, discussion, and freshwater fellowship. Morning Ceremony Coffee and pastries will be provided by our friends at Colectivo Coffee.

BEACH CLEANUP

7:30am - 8:30am

Join us on the beach for contemplation, discussion, and freshwater fellowship. Morning Ceremony Coffee and pastries will be provided by our friends at Colectivo Coffee.

BEACH YOGA

9:00am - 10:00am

Shorewood resident and yoga instructor, Annie Melchior will be leading this year’s Surf @Water’s morning yoga session. This provides a great entry to a day of celebration, reflection and yes, relaxation.

PRONE PADDLEBOARD RACE

12:00pm

Bring anything that you can paddle for your chance to win the inaugural Surf @Water Prone Paddleboard Race!

SURF LESSONS

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Surfrider MKE is ready to teach you and your young ones to surf! Sign up, suit up, and get in the water! Teams of surf instructors will be available to help no matter your skill level. Boards will be provided by Lake Effect Surf Shop. Be sure to sign up for lessons at the tent at the bottom of the stairs. Sign-ups start at 11:00am.

COLECTIVO COFFEE SURFBOARD RAFFLE

5:30pm

Enter for your chance to win a custom hand built Migration surfboard. Donated to benefit Surfrider by our gracious longtime sponsor, Collective Coffee.

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Board Swap & Screening
Aug
3
5:00 PM17:00

Board Swap & Screening

Surfrider-MKE Inaugural Board Swap

(5-7pm) Atwater Elementary School Front Lawn | 2100 E. Capitol Dr., Shorewood, WI

Open to veteran surfers, newbies, and anyone curious about our thriving local surf scene! Bring old and new boards to buy, sell, trade or display. Share surf stories and enjoy killer cuisine from Taco King (No ticket needed for Board Swap).

Screening: Great Lakes, Bad Lines

(7-10:30pm) The Atrium, 2107 E. Capitol Dr, Shorewood, WI

Tickets: Presale $8, Door $10 (Includes Admission and Free Beer)

Great Lakes, Bad Lines: this film, focused on Enbridge Oil Line 5, is a proactive effort to raise awareness and provoke change. The narrative juxtaposes the dangers presented by the eroding pipeline and the magestic potential of Lake Michigan. Join in a post-film discussion about the film, enter the silent auction and surf-swag raffle, enjoy a cocktail from the bar, and music from DJ Ric Vespa.

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Surf @Water 2016
Aug
20
to Aug 21

Surf @Water 2016

Rain or Shine, Surf @Water will happen!

Join us for the 4th annual event on August 20-21 as we celebrate our lakes, our families, and your first wave! Please note the schedule and location changes this year.

JOIN US SATURDAY NIGHT 8/20 FOR MUSIC, RAFFLE AND SURF FLICKS!

(Event held at Shorewood High School North Gym: 1701 E Capitol Dr, Shorewood, WI 53211)

The evening's event will include traditional music from Ocean Rush, a raffle including a 9'6 custom shaped Colectivo surfboard by Migration surf, a Fyxation Pixel bike and lots of great surf themed swag. We will then screen a great lineup of surf themed short films.

JOIN US SUNDAY 8/21 FOR A DAY AT THE BEACH!

(Event held at Atwater Beach)

Our schedule includes a sunrise paddle session, beach yoga, a beach blessing, surf and SUP relay races, and surf and SUP lessons. Looks like we will have some waves this year! 

Special thanks to Colectivo Coffee Roasters and Lakefront Brewery for supporting this event.

For a schedule of the day's events, click below.

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Beach Cleanup
Jul
30
9:00 AM09:00

Beach Cleanup

Join us for a beach sweep and SUP! We will be cleaning up the beach and getting out on the water to enjoy the fruits of our labor. We will have stand up paddleboards -supplied by BIC-but feel free to bring your own gear. Hope to see you all there!

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Beach Cleanup
Jun
25
9:00 AM09:00

Beach Cleanup

Join us for a beach sweep and SUP! We will be cleaning up the beach and getting out on the water to enjoy the fruits of our labor. We will have stand up paddleboards -supplied by BIC-but feel free to bring your own gear. Hope to see you all there!

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Surfcraft & Draft
Aug
7
6:00 PM18:00

Surfcraft & Draft

Join us at Draft & Vessel for a special night of craft beer from Lakefront Brewery, local surf stories, and a celebration of our Great Lakes.  While you're enjoying your brew, meet the Surfrider - Milwaukee crew, buy some raffle tickets, and get a good look at one of this year's marquee raffle items: a custom-shaped, custom-graphic 9'6" Lakefront Brewery surfboard shaped by Tim Folkert of Migration Surf.  If you're lucky, you'll walk home with some surf swag and a Surfrider - Milwaukee membership packet! 

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Contained in Water: A Surf Photography Exhibition
Jul
24
8:00 PM20:00

Contained in Water: A Surf Photography Exhibition

Join Surfrider-Milwaukee on July 24th for Contained in Water: a Great Lakes surf photography exhibition at Colectivo in Shorewood. Curated by local photographer John Ruebartsch, this exhibition will feature the work of Kevin Miyazaki, Justin Beckman and other Great Lakes photographers.  Enjoy a glass of wine, check out our silent auction, and help Surfrider-Milwaukee preserve and celebrate our greatest resource – access to clean, fresh water.

This exhibition will be on display through August 24th.

Contained in Water comes to our community thanks to generous support from Colectivo Coffee Roasters and Shorewest Realtor Mary Wright.

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