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Aug
11
Sun
Bristol Renaissance Faire Trip #2 @ Departing from Oak & Shield Pub
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am

Join us for our yearly field trip down to the Bristol Renaissance Faire—it’s tradition!
Get your tickets early to guarantee your spot on the bus!

August 11 is Steampunk Invasion weekend!

 

 

 

—Please read ALL the information below—

SEATING IS LIMITED! You must sign up and pre-pay online.

Trip Includes:
*Round trip transportation
*Admission to Bristol Renaissance Faire ($25.95 value)
*Hard Cider, Press, PBR, Miller Lite and water provided on the bus
*Memories and friendships for a lifetime!!!
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Departure:
Oak and Shield Gaming Pub
600 E. Ogden, Milwaukee WI 53202
August 11 at 10:00am SHARP (Do NOT be late…)
Rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing or your favorite lord’s/wench’s attire.
Arrival:
Bristol Renaissance Faire
Kenosha, WI @ 11:00am

Please note: we share our parking lot with Panera and Chipotle, who need those parking spaces for their customers. We appreciate you not using the lot to park for this trip. Street parking is available on Saturdays, however, it is 2-hour free parking. You *may* get a ticket if you don’t move your car. If you want to ensure you do not get a ticket, we recommend you take a Lyft/Uber to the bar, or park in a public lot.
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Return trip:
Departs: Bristol Renaissance Faire
Kenosha, WI @ 7:15 pm (Do NOT be late…)
Arrives: Oak and Shield @ 8:15 pm
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This will be a full 10-hour day—come prepared! We go rain or shine! Wear comfortable shoes, and stay hydrated!
Must be 21+ to attend

Cost of Trip:
Bus Trip Only: $28 + tax
Total Trip: Bus + Ticket Into Faire: $48 + tax

Pokemon League @ Greenfield
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am

Play the Pokemon Trading Card Game every Sunday at our Pokemon League. Battle other trainers in casual matches, and earn marks for each game played. Players can earn promo cards, cool Pokemon keychains, and nifty patches.
League usually runs until mid-to-late afternoon.

Gotta catch ’em all!

Find out more about this event on our Pokémon Events page.

HeroClix @ Mayfair
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm

Play with your favorite super heroes, sidekicks and villains at our HeroClix events! New players welcome!

New to the Game?
HeroClix is a collectible miniatures game that centers on the world of superhero comic books, especially the Marvel and DC Comics universes. Players construct teams of comic book heroes, villains, or characters from various video games series such as Street Fighter, Gears of War, and Halo and engage in a turn-by-turn battle on grid maps based on various storyline locations.

Magic – Commander @ Greenfield & North Shore
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm

Play Commander, the most popular multi-player format in Magic the Gathering! It’s also known as Elder Dragon Highlander or EDH.

Each player brings a Commander Deck. Players are placed into pods of 3-5 and there is one round of play. Everyone gets one pack of their choice for participating. The winner of the pod gets one more free pack!

Find Rules for Building a Commander Deck and Playing this Unique Format.

Miniature Painting Sundays @ Greenfield
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Paint miniatures in the company of others—and make use our supplies!

  • Bring a project to work on, or browse for one on the shelves when you arrive.
  • Exchange advice with other minis painters of all skill levels.
  • Come and go as you please. Feel free to stay for an hour one week and four hours the next!

We supply: Brushes, paints, pallets, paper towel, water cups, and primer upon request.

When done for the day, painters are asked to clean their brushes and pallets, and empty their water cups.

Any miniature priming will need to be done outside the store. In extreme warm or cold weather, we suggest priming miniatures at home beforehand, and in a well-ventilated area.

We’ll see you on Sundays!

 

KeyForge Casual Play @ Mayfair
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Get in some weekly KeyForge, every Sunday at our Mayfair location. Stop in any time between 2pm and 6pm to meet up with other local players and get in some games with your favorite decks!

 
This event will feature open play, and will be the regular meeting night for organized play events and leagues.
 
 
New to KeyForge?
KeyForge is the first-ever “Unique Deck Game,” meaning each of the game’s pre-built decks has been mathematically crafted to be completely one-of-a-kind among over 104 quadrillion possibilities.
 
Decks never change, so the real challenge of the game is to master your knowledge of the cards and outplay your opponent.
 
When you sit down to play a game of KeyForge, you and your opponent will assume the roles of a mighty Archons with their own unique name and symbol. Your path to victory is to gather Æmber, forge three keys and unlock one of the Crucible’s hidden vaults!
Commander at the Pub @ Oak & Shield Pub
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for a casual Commander format Magic: the Gathering event—Sunday afternoons at Oak & Shield Pub!

Upon arriving, you’ll be given a pod of players to join, and settle in for an afternoon of legendary creatures, unforgettable plays, and free-for-all fun!

Then, for anyone who wants to play more games, we’ll break into new pods and do it all over again!

One Drink/Appetizer Minimum Per Person
We’re proud to host public gaming events in our pub, and to offer free admission to those events.
Please help us continue to run these events with a minimum order of one drink or appetizer.
Event minimum orders are subject to an 18% gratuity. Find out more.

New to Commander?
You’re welcome to join us! The Commander format, also known as Elder Dragon Highlander (EDH) is a casual Magic format featuring some truly unique deckbuilding options.

In Commander, each player chooses a legendary creature as the commander of their deck. They then play with a 99-card deck that contains only cards of their commander’s colors. Also, other than basic lands, each deck can only use one copy of any card. During the game, you can cast your commander multiple times, meaning your favorite Legendary Creature can come back again and again to lead the charge as you battle for victory!

 

Service Industry Game Night @ Oak & Shield Gaming Pub
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm

Join our friends from Milwaukee Brewing Company, the Oak and Shield Staff and Board Game Barrister for a weekly Service (and Retail) Industry Game Night.

Sunday Specials begin at 2PM—listed below!

Beat the Brewery Rep
Join us once a month for our “Beat the Brewery Rep” Smash Bros challenges to get up to $50 of your tab covered from Milwaukee Brewing Company!

  • March 31st • 2PM Start
  • April 28th • 2PM Start
  • May 19th • 2PM Start

Sunday Specials

$1 off MKE Brewing Co Beers
Outboard | Louie’s Demise | O-Gii | Seasonal

$4 Fernet Shots

MKE Outboard & Bavarian Pretzel – $12
Choice of 2 dipping sauces:
Nacho Cheese, Cinnamon Butter,
Honey Mustard or Strawberry Preserves

Mix and Match Mini Apps – $3 Each or 4 for $10
Bacon Chicken in Little China
Eyeholes (Fried mac and cheese balls with Jalepeno)
Deep Fried Oreos
Jalepeno Poppers
Cheese Curds
Chips & Pico or Nacho Cheese

Aug
12
Mon
Miniatures Monday @ North Shore
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm

Frostgrave, Malifaux, Wild West Exodus, Wreck Age, Arena Rex, and more!

Pack your favorite miniatures games, and join us for this weekly casual gaming event.

All miniatures games are welcome, and we’ve already got players interested in a wide variety of games.

What do we play?

First Monday of each Month: Frostgrave
Second Mondays: Malifaux / Wild West Exodus
Third Mondays: Wreck Age
Fourth Mondays: Kill Team / Arena Rex
Fifth Mondays (when applicable): Players’ Choice!

New players welcome!
If you’ve never played a miniatures game, or you’re looking to try a new one, don’t hesitate to join us! Our players have more miniatures than they know what to do with, and they’re always happy to walk someone through a new game, or welcome a new player to the hobby as a whole.

 

We’ll see you out on the tables!

 

Dungeons & Dragons (Casual Play) @ North Shore
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm

Join our Monday night dungeon master for a Dungeons & Dragons campaign with old school flavor!

This campaign uses the 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons system and will take place in the world of Faerun.

Players will gather on a weekly basis (as they’re available) to tell a collaborative story, full of adventure, intrigue – and of course, dice.

We’ll see you on the tables!

From the Dungeon Master:
“I’m a friendly DM (not trying to kill characters) open to players of all experiences. I like to create a safe space for less hardcore players to be creative with their characters.”

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