Johnsonville Brats, Dick Butkus and Mike Eruzione: Fun Events at Mariano’s Fresh Market

More fun events are kicking off the week at Mariano’s Fresh Market. Tattoo fun, jazz music, a Johnsonville bratwurst grilling event, and celebrity appearances by Dick Butkus and Mike Eruzione mark the fun starting Sunday.

Tattoo Fun! 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Jazz Music of Mike DeRose 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Johnsville Grilling Event 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Dick Butkus Celebrity Appearance 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Mike Eruzione 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Dick Butkus #51 (career stats) widely regarded as the greatest linebacker of his generation and of all time. Butkus starred as a football player for the University of Illinois and the Chicago Bears. He became a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979. He played 9 seasons in the NFL for the Chicago Bears. Dick Butkus also has quite a list of acting and appearances on

Mike Eruzione
(career stats) is an Italian-American former ice hockey player who was the captain of the 1980 Winter Olympics United States national team that defeated the Soviet Union in the famous Miracle on Ice game.

Eruzione retired from competition after the Olympics, despite contract offers from the New York Rangers, stating that he’d reached the pinnacle of achievement already. Eruzione then became a television broadcaster, grabbing the microphone at Rangers and New Jersey Devils games and for the NHL on USA Network, and going on to comment at five Olympic Games, working for both ABC and CBS.

See also …