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Friends of Retzer Nature Center’s Scarecrow Lane

Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St,, Waukesha

Visit Retzer Nature Center for a fun, self-guided walk around Scarecrow Lane on the Blue Trail to enjoy the unique scarecrows displays and changing colors of autumn. Find the scarecrows on the west end of the Learning Center building, near the Children's Garden, and loop to the Retzer pond. (Woodchipped trails with some sloped terrain.) See below for "Build-A-Scarecrow" information! […]

Free
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Story Hike at Retzer Nature Center sponsored by Bridges Library System

Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St,, Waukesha

Set out on the Orange Trail to read the book, 'Little Acorn,' while exploring the woods and prairies of Retzer Nature Center. Recommended for all ages. This family-friendly event is free and completely self-guided. The hike is on the Orange Trail and is about .75 mile long. Please note: The trail is not fully paved and is not lit after […]

Free

Takeout Imagination Station at Oak Creek Library

Oak Creek Library 8040 S 6th St, Oak Creek

When you register for this Take Out program, you will receive materials to create a pretend play Pumpkin Patch. This program is geared toward children ages 3-6. Only one family member needs to register. We'll provide the themed materials, you provide the glue, scissors, crayons, and your imagination! Registration is required.

Free
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Open Play at We Rock the Spectrum

We Rock the Spectrum - Milwaukee 140 E Rawson Ave Suite 314, Oak Creek

We offer Open Play daily, which is when children are welcome to enjoy full use of our sensory-safe gym with parent supervision. Our gym features therapy equipment, an arts & crafts area, a calming room, and more.  Monday-Friday: 9am-6pm  Saturdays: 9am-1pm  Sundays: 1230pm-4pm   Pre-book online: https://www.werockthespectrummilwaukee.com/open-play/. For children of all ages, for two hours. $12 per […]

$12
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Make it! Steam Kits | Mequon Library

Frank L. Weyenberg Library 11345 N Cedarburg Rd, Mequon

Brown bag activity to-go! Each kit includes most items needed to complete a project or simple experiment at home! This fall, Make It! STEAM Kits will be available on the 3rd Saturday of the month for pick-up at the library! STEAM Kits are intended for early elementary aged children and their caregivers to work on […]

Free
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Fall Storywalk with the St. Francis Library

St. Francis Civic Center 3400 E Howard Ave, St. Francis

Enjoy a story outdoors! A StoryWalk® is a picture book that is taken apart and presented page by page throughout a trail. Enjoy "The Secret Life of Squirrels: Back to School" by Nancy Rose all autumn along the Nojoshing Trail (behind the St. Francis Civic Center).

Free
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Fall Harvest Train at East Troy Railroad

East Troy Railroad 2002 Church Street, Mukwonago

The East Troy Railroad Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to engaging visitors in the heritage of electric interurban railways and trolley systems through restoration, preservation and operation of historic equipment. We maintain and operate our historic railroad cars on track completed by The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company (TMER&L) in 1907. […]

$15.00
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Halloween Glow at Racine Zoo

Racine Zoo 2131 North Main Street, Racine

Enjoy an enchanting Halloween experience from the comfort of your own vehicle! Upon entering the Zoo at the 200 Goold Street entrance gate, wind through a dedicated lighted pathway past delightfully decorated trees, charming characters, a broad tunnel with an incredible show of dynamic designs, and more. The dazzling light displays are perfect for kids […]

$5
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Beyond Van Gogh

Wisconsin Center 400 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee

Due to overwhelming demand, Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience has been extended through October 31st! Runs daily with extended weekend hours. Tickets at vangoghmilwaukee.com

$23.99
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MLES Pumpkin Train Night Run | Milwaukee Light Engineering Society

Milwaukee Light Engineering Society 2620 Country Aire Dr, Cedarburg

Date: Friday, & Saturday, October 1 & 2, 2021 Location: Railroad Park All members and the public are welcome to enjoy a day of train rides. Public attendees will be asked to sign in before taking any train rides. This is a family friendly event. There is an admission price of $5 per person. Once […]

$5
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Fondy Farmers Market

Fondy Farmers Market 2200 W Fond Du Lac Ave, Milwaukee

The Fondy Farmers Market is a century old market and Milwaukee’s largest and most diverse farmers market, as well as the springboard for Fondy’s healthy food efforts. Tens of thousands of shoppers visit the market each year — primarily drawing from Milwaukee’s North Side, while welcoming visitors from across the region. Fondy proudly accepts SNAP […]

Free
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West Bend Farmers’ Market

Old Settlers Park 200 N Main St, West Bend, WI 53095, USA

The Downtown West Bend Farmers' Market, brought to you by the Downtown West Bend Association, features over 80 vendors.  It is one of the largest markets in Wisconsin and was voted as a must see market by Vogue magazine in 2014! The market is located in the heart of Downtown West Bend and runs for 23 […]

Free
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Brookfield Farmers Market

Brookfield Farmers Market 16900 Gebhardt Rd, Brookfield

Saturday Mornings May through October 7:30am-12:00 pm in the Front lot of Brookfield Central High School Come and meet our local farmers and producers. All the products they sell are grown or produced in Wisconsin. We invite you to come and explore all that the market has to offer. 

Free
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Germantown Farmers Market | All Ages

Germantown Village Hall N112W17001 Mequon Rd, Germantown, WI 53022, USA

Come enjoy the freshest locally grown vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, maple syrup, cut flowers, potted plants, candles, natural stone jewelry and much more!

Free
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Port Washington Farmer’s Market

Town Dock Port Washington'

The Port Washington Farmers’ Market is celebrating its twentieth year in continuous operation! Located at the Town Dock, it is a busy place on Saturday mornings when tents pop up like mushrooms as farmers and other vendors set up for the market. The market is open every Saturday, rain or shine, from June through November, […]

Free
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Tosa Farmers Market

Tosa Farmers Market 7720 Harwood Avenue, Wauwatosa

Tosa Farmers Market is an open-air market that brings the best of our area's locally-grown, fresh produce and food products crafted by local artisans directly to the people of Wauwatosa and surrounding communities. The market opens every Saturday from 8am – Noon, June 5 through October 16, 2021.

Free
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Waukesha Farmers Market

Waukesha Farmers Market 125 W St Paul Ave, Waukesha

The Waukesha Farmers' Market is an open-air, producer-only public market that operates every Saturday from the first week in May through the last week in October. the market runs from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, rain or shine.

Free
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New Berlin Farmers Market

New Berlin Farmers Market 15055 W National Ave, New Berlin

Saturday Mornings May through October 8am-12:00 pm at the City Center, 15055 W. National Ave., New Berlin

Free
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Oak Creek Farmer’s Market

Drexel Town Square 361 W Town Square Way, Oak Creek

With a nod to Oak Creek’s agricultural roots, the Oak Creek Farmers Market offers the best of a classic farmer’s market while being located in a contemporary community gathering space. Our wide-open market offers locally grown farm fresh foods, such as vine-ripened produce and fruits, cheeses, eggs, meats, honey, and flowers. Seasonal items, such as […]

Free

Open House at Greendale Fire Department

Greendale Fire Department 5911 W Grange Ave, Greendale

The Greendale Fire Department is once again opening its doors to the community for its annual Open House during Fire Prevention Month! Education and fun for the entire family including; Flight for Life Helicopter arrival and Presentation (noon-1pm), Hands on CPR & Fire Extinguisher training, Jaws of Life and New LUCAS Device demos, Firefighter ‘Cliffhanger’ […]

Free

Craft Saturday at Brookfield Library

Brookfield Public Library 1900 N Calhoun Rd, Brookfield

Stop in for fun, Grab N Go seasonal craft for your kids! The Harnischfeger room will be available for attendees. All ages. While supplies last.

Free
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Be A Maker: SPOOK-tober at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Betty Brinn Children's Museum 929 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee

Reduce, reuse, recycle! Join us to make unique costumes and accessories. What pretend character or creature can you imagine for Halloween this year? The Be A Maker space hours of operation, facilitated programs and related activities are subject to change. Exhibit sponsor: The Teerlink Family

$11

Social Justice Story Time at Wauwatosa Library

Wauwatosa Public Libary 7635 W North Ave, Wauwatosa

This family story time brings social justice issues to the level of children using picture books. We hope this story time can act as a moment to begin discussions about these important topics among families. This program for families with children of all ages.  October's theme is immigrants and refugees. Please call the Children's Dept […]

Free
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NEIGHBOR art studio – Little Explorers: Art & Sensory Class

NEIGHBOR art studio 2201 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee

We're back with our most popular class! :) We've revamped this hands on class to accommodate our current COVID safety measures. Our Little Explorers class includes: - a personal sensory box to play with while at the studio - 1 individual art project to be brought home - 1 collaborative project Parent attendance and supervision […]

$24
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Little Leapers at Sky Zone Trampoline Park – Greenfield

Sky Zone Trampoline Park - Greenfield 4940 S 76th Street, Greenfield

Are you looking for the perfect recipe for fun with your little one? Take an indoor park, add trampolines, stir in some energy, and top it off with plenty of bouncing. That's what you'll get during Little Leapers at Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Greenfield, WI. Little Leapers creates a safe play area for you […]

$9.99
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Washington Park Community Fishing Club

Urban Ecology Center Washington Park 1859 N. 40th Street, Milwaukee

Learn to catch the big one at Washington Park! Fishing for all with limited guidance from UEC staff and volunteers every Wednesday and Saturday through November. All equipment provided.

Free

Open Climb | Riveredge Nature Center

Riveredge Nature Center 4458 County Hwy Y, Saukville

Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth and adults, age 7 and above, with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed toe shoes […]

$22

Community Day Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (Hybrid)

Haggerty Museum of Art 1234 W Tory Hill St, Milwaukee

Join us for this fun, FREE, all-ages exploration of the María Magdalena Campos-Pons exhibition "Sea and Self" Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Create art. Meet our Community Partners. Enjoy live music! Discover new ways to engage with the museum!

Free
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Pumpkins in the Pines | Lammscapes

Lammscapes 2708 Sherman Rd, Jackson

Fun fall activities for families of all ages! Hayrides to the pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, scarecrow stuffing, and enchanted garden walks Saturdays & Sundays 10am – 4pm! Sept 25 & 26, Oct 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23 & 24, 30 & 31

$1
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Fall Fest at Basse’s Taste of Country Farms

Basse's Taste of Country Farm 3190 County Road Q, Colgate

Start your family traditions and come explore Happy Jacks Pumpkin Land at Basse’s for our ever improving Pumpkin Festival in Colgate, Wisconsin. Only 25 minutes north west of Milwaukee. Enjoy our pumpkin patch to pick-your-own perfect pumpkin, challenge yourself in our 8 acre corn maze, and enjoy many new and fun filled family activities during […]

$12.99
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Tinker Lab & Craft Studio at Field Workshop

Field Workshop 5686 S Broad St, Greendale

Field Workshop is a family-friendly creative art studio and tinker lab where all ages can explore their creative side through creative play, art projects, classes, and education programs. A 2,700 square foot creative playground packed with materials for the creative mind.  Rotating stations and project inspiration ensure there is always something to pique the imagination. Get […]

$12

Children’s Show at Waukesha Charles Horwitz Planetarium

Horwitz - DeRemer Planetarium (Retzer Nature Center) S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukehsa

All shows are held at the Horwitz -DeRemer Planetarium located inside the Retzer Environmental Learning Center. Registration preferred.  If seats are available you can purchase them online before 9:00 am the day of the show. Walk-ins are welcome.

$5
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NEIGHBOR art studio – Sensory Baby: Art & Sensory Class

NEIGHBOR art studio 2201 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee

For all caregivers with littles who are sitting up - age 18 months! Spend 1x1 time with your baby amongst friends and neighbors :) We'll explore a variety of baby safe materials through group play, individual art making, and sensory boxes. This is as much for the adults as it is for baby! Please be […]

$24
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Public Animal Feeding at Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park

Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park 1500 E Park Place, Milwaukee

Have you ever seen a snake unhinge its jaw to eat a rat? Or a frog grab a cricket with its sticky tongue? Come join our Public Animal Feeding Program to experience all of this and meet our Native Wisconsin Animal Ambassadors. This is a free event. Donations appreciated.

Free

Halloween Art Walk in South Milwaukee

European Beer Gardens 1022 Madison Ave, South Milwaukee

The South Milwaukee Art Collective's Art Walk is back and spooooookier than ever!   Bring the whole family to enjoy a day of local art, great food, and more Halloween fun! European Beer Gardens will have 10 craft beers on tap so you can sip while you shop. We'll also have ghoulish games, music, and […]

Free
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Word with a Bird | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Meet in front of the Visitor Center for a visit with one or two ambassadors from the Raptor Program! This program will take place entirely outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read the current mask policy before participation. Free with membership or admission.

Free

Spider Web Walk | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

October is the best time to admire your favorite eight-legged friends. Join Naturalist Emily Leonard on a not-so-spooky hike around Schlitz Audubon. During this program, learn all about spiders and some of their creepy, crawly relatives. Then hunt for spider webs and finish with a craft! This program is designed for all ages. This program […]

$10
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Family Open Swim at Swimtastic- Franklin

Swimtastic Swim School - Franklin 9702 W Airways Ave, Franklin

Jump-in and practice those swim skills with the whole family during open swim. (No instruction.) Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm At Swimtastic, our family swimming pool is available for open swim time! This is a great family bonding activity that is fun for everyone. Not only will your kids have a […]

$5.00

Open Gym at Salto Gymnastics (1st Grade & Up)

Salto Gymnastics Center (Brookfield) 21950 Doral Road, Waukesha

Brookfield location only Ages: first grade through high school Admission    $12.00 Salto Team Members  $8.00 You must have a signed waiver to participate. Participants are recommended to wear a face mask.  Please bring your own water bottle. Our bubbler is available to refill bottles only, no drinking from it. We also have some water available to […]

$12
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Hamilton (Opening Weekend)

Marcus Performing Arts Center 929 N. Water Street, Milwaukee

HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. With book, music, and lyrics […]

$49

Autumn Hike at HAWS Schallock Center for Animals

HAWS Schallock Center for Animals W330 S1205 County Rd C, Delafield

Take a walk through the woods with us to see the changing colors and learn how to identify a tree by its leaves.

$10
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Open Play | Infinite Gymnastics

Infinite Gymnastics 8989 N 55th St, Milwaukee, WI 53223, USA

For kids who want to PLAY (not work on gymnastics) Parents sign in and drop off. $10 Member | $15 Non Member

$10

Clue at Milky Way Drive-In

Milky Way Drive-In Movie Theater 7035 S Ballpark Drive, Franklin

The Milky Way Drive-In represents nostalgia and innovation, delivered to you in a safe and exciting package. With a top of the line 40-foot LED wall, we have a crystal clear image day or night. Need food and beverages? No skates are needed for our carhop concession service, it’s delivered to you by golf cart! […]

$35
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Boo at the Zoo: Drive Thru! at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee County Zoo 10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee

In 2021, Boo at the Zoo will once again be a re-imagined 1.5-mile drive-thru Halloween experience. Guests will ride on Zoo pathways through themed areas, carved pumpkins, light shows and enjoy Boo at the Zoo all from the comfort of their cars. New this year! Guests can trick-or-treat from their vehicles! Tasty treats will be […]

$50
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Legends and Lore at Old World Wisconsin

Old World Wisconsin W372 S9727 Hwy 67, Eagle

Troves of supernatural tales brought to Wisconsin over the generations come to life at this always spooky, sometimes scary, Halloween event. Eerie tales lurk in the dark, as legends and lore come to life in the woods of Wisconsin. Troves of supernatural tales brought to the state over the generations come to life as you explore […]

$13.99
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Parents’ Night Out at Field Workshop

Field Workshop 5686 S Broad St, Greendale

Kids age 5+ can enjoy 2 hours of all Field Workshop has to offer while parents enjoy an evening out! Menu: hot dog, chips, fruit, drink. Cost: $25.00/person. Registration required. Take advantage of our special sibling discount and receive 15% off! Use the coupon code SIBLINGS at checkout. MKE With Kids readers receive 10% off with […]

$25.00
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Parents’ Night Out at Altius Gymnastics

Altius Gymnastics Academy 9670 S Franklin Dr, Franklin

Get your kids moving at Altius Special Events! Parents' Night Out is co-ed and non-members are welcome. Each PNO features themed games and activities, along with bucket rides, trampoline, and obstacle courses. All activities are closely supervised by our instructors. Cheese pizza and a sports drink beverage are provided for dinner. Drop off/pick up: Please […]

$40
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Open Gymnastics | Infinite Gymnastics

Infinite Gymnastics 8989 N 55th St, Milwaukee, WI 53223, USA

For kids who want to practice gymnastics (not play). Parents sign in and drop off. $10 Member | $20 Non Memnber

$10
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Hamilton (Opening Weekend)

Marcus Performing Arts Center 929 N. Water Street, Milwaukee

HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. With book, music, and lyrics […]

$49

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