There is something about pairing together upbeat live music from some of Milwaukee’s finest local artists, delicious craft beer from the Third Space Brewery, and a picturesque sunny afternoon with blue skies above and gentle clouds sweeping by that allow us all to take a pause, revel in the moment, and forget about the rigors of life for a while. After a year largely devoid of music and social gatherings there was a lot to be joyful about at the Third Space Brewery’s 5th Anniversary celebration on September 25th, a zero waste event produced by Rock the Green. Folks of all ages were seen with bright smiles on their faces, tapping feet to great tunes, and clinking recyclable glassware with each other, enjoying a bit of frivolity and lighthearted revelry together. Best of all, not only were people able to enjoy themselves with old friends and new, but also folks were able to learn about many ways they can be part of the solution to make our planet a better place for all by being environmentally-minded citizens.
Third Space Co-Founder and President Andy Gehl was overjoyed with how well the event ran. “It felt amazing to see so many people having such a great time in our beer garden again! It was a great christening of our new extended beer garden space too. With so much unique outdoor space it felt both Covid-safe and an intimate live music experience all at the same time. We were incredibly pleased with the event and excited to see so many people who may not have been to Third Space before.
Partnering with Rock the Green for the Third Space 5 Year Anniversary Celebration paired perfectly together, especially given Gehl and his brewery’s commitment to sustainability. “One of our goals at Third Space has always been to be good members of our community and minimizing our impact on the environment is a big part of that. Additionally, while we have a great tap room and beer garden business, we are first and foremost a production brewery and that means we can create a lot of waste, as many manufacturing businesses do. We are consistently looking for ways we can minimize that waste and ways to make positive impacts on the environment in other ways to help offset the negative impacts inherent in ou