20 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Weekend: March 4-6

1. Marquette Radio’s Battle of the Bands

FRIDAY AT 7 PM | MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY UNION SPORTS ANNEX

This year’s Battle of the Bands concert will highlight five local and/or Marquette University student bands: Lunde, Break Room, Chocolate in Your Pocket, Marbleteeth and Seethruskin. There will be a panel of guest judges that will choose the winner of the battle, who will get to open for MUR’s Spring Concert headliner.

2. Space Night

FRIDAY AT 7 PM | UWM MANFRED OLSON PLANITARIUM

Enjoy a night of indoor stargazing, space trivia and treats! There will be two stargazing shows at 7 and 8 pm along with trivia starting at 7:30 pm The event is free to the public.

3. Sports Card Show

SATURDAY AT 9 AM | SALVATION ARMY COMMUNITY CENTER

The Midwest card show is stopping in Oak Creek this weekend. The event will feature vintage sports memorabilia with 68 dealers and 108 tables. A $1 donation to the Salvation Army is required for admission.


Celebrate the Unity Awards!

We’re honoring the individuals and organizations who have invested their energy, talent, and resources to make our city more equitable and inclusive for all on March 3 at the Latino Arts United Community Center.

CLICK HERE TO GET TICKETS!


4. Milwaukee County Zoo Family Free Day

SATURDAY AT 9:30 AM | MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOO

Enjoy family fun at the Milwaukee County Zoo for Family Free Day sponsored by North Shore Bank and Fox6 News Milwaukee. All visitors receive free zoo admission, but the parking fee remains.

5. Brewery YOGA

SATURDAY AT 9:30 AM | CENTRAL WATERS MILWAUKEE

All levels are welcome for Saturday morning yoga at Central Waters’ new Milwaukee brewing facility. A single session is $25 and includes both yoga and a beverage. After yoga, participants can enjoy a freshly brewed Central Waters Beer. Participants must be 21+.

6. Candle Making

SATURDAY AT 10 AM | ARTS @ LARGE

Want to learn how to transform ordinary candles into extraordinary ones? Artist Kalumet King is hosting a workshop to teach others how to pour and set candles and paint pre-molded candles. Participants will receive two candles and an at-home candle making kit.

7. The Shamrock Shuffle

SATURDAY AT NOON | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

Celebrate St. Patricks’s at the 13th Annual Shamrock Shuffle! Milwaukee’s largest St. Patrick’s celebration will benefit the Hunger Task Force, Special Olympics Wisconsin and other local charities. It will also feature the 8th annual Irish Jig Jog 4K at Veterans Park. The event is 21+ and tickets include a Shamrock Shuffle T-shirt, a passport lanyard for food and drink specials, no cover charges at bars and more.

8. Get Lucky Waukesha Art Crawl

SATURDAY AT 4 PM | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

The 119th Waukesha Art Crawl will include 10 different galleries around the Waukesha area. The crawl will also have fine art, artists, music, businesses, antiques, gifts, food, drinks and more. It’s presented by Waukesha West End Artists to support downtown Waukesha.

9. Milwaukee Ballet’s Momentum

SATURDAY AT 4 PM | WE ENERGIES FOUNDATION PERFORMANCE STUDIO

Milwaukee Ballet’s second company is putting on their biggest show of the season and it’s opening weekend. The show will feature both classical and contemporary dance. Tickets are $35.

10. A Winter Soiree

SATURDAY AT 7 PM | SHARON LYNNE WILSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Celebrate the 20th birthday of the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts at their Winter Soiree! Guests can enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres from Saz’s, live music and dancing with The 5 Card Studs, auctions, raffles and more! Single tickets are $125 to support the mission of the Wilson Center.

11. Russian Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake

SATURDAY AT 7:30 PM | RIVERSIDE THEATER

Russian Ballet Theater presents a new production of Swan Lake. The show will feature dancers from nine different countries including Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Armenia, Japan, Italy, Poland, Slovenia and Kyrgyzstan. Tickets range from $39 to $89. Doors open at 6:30 pm

12. Girls & STEM

SUNDAY AT 9 AM | DISCOVERY WORLD

The interactive event wants to inspire girls to envision themselves as engineers, designers, scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs and the leaders of the future. Participants will include the American Heart Association, Girl Scouts of Eastern Wisconsin, Society of Women Engineers-Wisconsin Section and more. Admission is $20 for adults and $16 for children.

13. Bridal Show

SUNDAY AT 10:30 AM | SHERATON HOTEL BROOKFIELD

Planning a wedding? Meet 50+ local vendors and get exclusive discounts at Luxury Bridal Expo’s show to get ready for the special day.

14. The Breath of Life

SUNDAY AT 3 PM | ST. MONICA PARISH

Bel Canto Chorus presents The Breath of Life! Accompanied by piano, percussion and strings, the concert will explore the journey from life to death, and ultimately, rest and everlasting peace. Tickets range from $16 to $30.

15. Downtown Dog Park Fundraiser

SUNDAY AT 6 PM | UW PANTHER ARENA

Attend the Milwaukee Admirals game and help support a new dog park all in one. Part of the proceeds from each ticket sale will support the fundraising efforts for downtown Milwaukee’s first dog park. Bring your furry friend with for $5. Human tickets are $16.

16. Sam Weber’s Get Free Tour

SUNDAY AT 7 PM | ANODYNE COFFEE ROASTING CO

Sam Weber, known for his an eclectic range of roots, Americana, improvisational music and jazz influences, is on tour and coming to Milwaukee! Matthew Fowler and Tom West will be special guests. Tickets bought in advance are $10 and tickets sold at the door will be $12. Doors open at 6 pm

17. Greater Milwaukee Auto Show

ALL WEEKEND | WISCONSIN CENTER

This weekend is the last weekend of the Greater Milwaukee Auto Show. The show features new and innovative vehicles in downtown Milwaukee and allows visitors to get behind the wheel of the latest models. Tickets are $12 for adults 13 and older, $10 for senior citizens and $6 for children. On Sunday, children 12 and under are free.

18. Mama Tried Motorcycle Show

ALL WEEKEND | THE EAGLES BALLROOM

Presented by Harley Davidson, the Mama Tried Motorcycle Show will feature over 100 different motorcycles from builders of all calibers. With 30 sponsors, the 2022 indoor invitational connects builders to fans and riders.

19. Milwaukee RV Show

ALL WEEKEND | STATE FAIR EXPOSITION CENTER

Head to the Milwaukee RV Show and learn all there is to know about the RV lifestyle. There will be over 200 RV’s from Wisconsin dealers all over the state. Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and free for children.

20. Pretty Woman: The Musical

ALL WEEKEND | UIHLEIN HALL MARCUS CENTER

Based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, Pretty Woman: The Musical will be in Milwaukee all week. The musical stars Broadway superstar and Tony Award-nominee, Adam Pascal as Edward Lewis and rising star, Olivia Valli as Vivian Ward. Tickets for the 2 hour and 35 minute show start at $35.






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