11 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Weekend: October 15-17


1. National Cheese Curd Day

FRIDAY | ALL OVER

Friday is National Cheese Curd Day, and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate. Culver’s offers a One-Day-Only CurderBurger, an April Fool’s joke that has kind of become a dream come true. Lakefront Brewery also offers special flavors for the day, including:

🧀 Churro Curds with Caramel Sauce
🧀 Garlic and Parmesan curds with marinara dip
🧀 Bloody Mary Curds w / Beer Chaser Dip
🧀 Beer-battered curds with garlic ranch
🧀 Frozen cheese curds
🧀 Roasted Poutine

2. Wauwatosa Farmer’s Market

SATURDAY FROM 8:00 AM TO NOON | 7720 HARWOOD Avenue.

Run by a non-profit organization in Wauwatosa, Tosa Farmers Market is home to all kinds of produce and goodies from local farmers and artisans. This Saturday will be the last opening day this year as we all prepare for colder weather in Wisconsin.

3. Community day at the Haggerty Art Museum

SATURDAY FROM 10AM TO 2PM | HAGGERTY MUSEUM OF ART

The Haggerty Museum of Art is offering a free celebration of Hispanic culture this Saturday. Guests will visit the museum María Magdalena Campos-Pons: Sea and Self exposure. Participants can listen to music by De La Buena and participate in a multimedia art project throughout the day.

4. MKE Night Gallery

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY | SEVERAL LOCATIONS

You’ve heard of hop bars and The Hop, now get ready for a hop gallery! This event opens the doors to some of Milwaukee’s best art galleries and stores. With over two dozen galleries and even more restaurants around Milwaukee, the event is sure to introduce you to some of Milwaukee’s top emerging artists.

5. Harvest quarter party

FRIDAY AT 6 PM | GRAND LAC DISTILLERY

Celebrate the change of seasons and a great cold fall beer with Great Lake Distillery and Lakefront Brewing this Friday. Enjoy the Limited Edition Pumpkin Seasonal Spirit and Barrel Aged Pear Brandy, accompanied by music from Gin Mill Hollow and High & Rising.

6. Pumpkin contest at the St. Ann Center

SATURDAY 11:00 AM-2: 00 PM | 2540 AVENUE DU NORD.

Stop by the St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care-Bucyrus Campus for a free pumpkin for the kids. During your stay you can enjoy apple cider and a Halloween photo booth for kids.

7. Hamilton

ALL THE WEEKEND | MARCUS CENTER

opening weekend of Hamilton is sure to be busy, however, this musical is worth the crowds and the wait in line. Any performance of the award-winning Broadway musical that you attend is sure to be unforgettable.

8. Light up the dark towers

SELECT FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS IN OCTOBER | PABST HOUSE

Experience the Pabst Mansion in spooky glory this weekend. Tours are run with the entire mansion dimly lit, which is sure to put you at ease as you wander through the hidden passages and low levels of the mansion.

9. Shaking limbs day

SATURDAY FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM | BRASSERIE MEETING PLACE

Join Gathering Place for another block party as they celebrate the return of their hit beer Limb Shaker. Enjoy great food from Shorty’s Grilled Cheese and Rose Gold’s Bistro and music from JazzMen MKE.

ten. Public animal feed

SATURDAY FROM 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM | URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER

Witness the circle of life in person at the Urban Ecology Center during this drop-in event on Saturday. Watch workers at the Urban Ecology Center feed their residents turtles, snakes, salamanders and fish!

11. Moms, mosses and mushrooms

ALL THE WEEKEND | MITCHELL PARK DMES

Enjoy a complete overview of all mushrooms in the Mitchell Park Domes pop-up mushroom gallery. Plus, stop by the flower dome for a large assortment of brightly colored mum flowers.






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