Wisconsin Center tentatively schedules vehicle show, dance competition, volleyball tourney: Report

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Posted at 8:07 PM, Feb 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-11 21:07:51-05

MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Center may be back up and running soon with a variety of events including a recreational vehicle show, volleyball tournaments and dance competitions, our news partners at the Milwaukee Business Journal report.

The events are tentatively scheduled in the coming weeks, as the city loosens COVID-19 restrictions as vaccine distribution increases. The Center has been closed for such events for months due to the virus.

Wisconsin Center District president and CEO, Marty Brooks, said at a board meeting Thursday that the vehicle show and volleyball tourney would be held at the Center and the dance competition at the Miller High Life Theater, according to the BizJournal.

It won't be business as usual, yet. Capacity would be limited to 25 percent or 250 people, whichever is less, or the Center can have a coronavirus safety plan approved by the city, which would allow more people to attend.

“We have not booked any real activities for the first five or six months of this year,” Brooks said at the meeting, the BizJournal reports. “There are a number of events where we have safety plans submitted to the city for later this month, in March and in April.”

The Wisconsin Center has made a big impact in other ways during the pandemic. It hosted a space for election workers as they counted ballots last November, and was a place for vaccination efforts for people 65 and older.

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