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We have so much to be thankful for this weekend! From unique holiday experiences to Black Friday events to spice up your holiday shopping excursions, here are our top picks: 1. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer The Musical (First Stage) November 25 – December 24, 2022Admission: Starting at $28.50 First Stage welcomes back this live, musical...
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Milwaukee is lit. Literally. We found Tree Lightings happening all over the city to dazzle you and your family. They are listed in chronological order and by month, for maximum busy-parent convenience. November Tree Lightings 1. 109th Annual City Christmas Tree Lighting November 18th from 5:00-7:00 pm. in the “Cheer District” Website Milwaukee’s official city...
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Milwaukee’s official city Christmas tree will have a new home this year. In years past, the tree was set up at Milwaukee’s City Hall or in Red Arrow Park, but this year it has moved to the ‘Cheer District’ outside of the Fiserv Forum. The tree will be lit up and on display starting Friday,...
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Harley-Davidson Museum Milwaukee Wisconsin
Veterans Day is this Friday, November 11, 2022, and many local businesses are offering veterans free admission, free meals, and more on this special day: 1. Beyond Monet Beyond Monet: The Immersive Experience will offer free admission to veterans and active-duty service members on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. The exhibition at the Wisconsin Center features...
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Candle Hike in Milwaukee
Photo from Lapham Peak Friends. Grab your warmest clothes and experience the dark winter in a whole new light. These candlelight hikes around Milwaukee are sure to be a memorable experience for the whole family: 1. Candlelight Walk for Kids at the Urban Ecology Center Saturday December 10th, starting at 4:00 p.m. Bundle up and...
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From epic light installations to gingerbread creations, The Corners of Brookfield announced its lineup of holiday activities for 2022. Beginning Nov. 23 through Dec. 22, community members are encouraged to write a letter to Santa and deposit it in the North Pole mailbox in Market Square.   From Saturday, Nov. 26 through the New Year,...
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Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is celebrating the cultures, creativity and contributions of Indigenous peoples from around the state and the country with special events and programs throughout November for Native American Heritage Month (NAHM). Potawatomi Hotel and Casino is sponsoring all NAHM activities and promotions at MPM, including free admission for Wisconsin tribal members November...
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Milwaukee With Kids is proud to partner with Bayshore to help spread the word about their holiday events this year. Bayshore recently announced its 3rd annual Season to Sparkle Holiday Celebration on Friday, November 18th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in The Yard. This year the celebration will include lively entertainment from the Tracy Hannemann...
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Black Cat Alley is hosting Halloween on Milwaukee’s East Side on Saturday, October 29th with a series of activities planned in, and around, the alley.  Beginning at 9 AM, local East Side businesses are celebrating Halloween with a series of family friendly fun including build-your-own scarecrows, children’s costume contest at Crossroads Collective Food Hall, a...
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Nightmare Before Christmas
For just the right amount of spook, head to these local Halloween displays. This list includes some of the best decorated houses in the Milwaukee area, and most are totally free to drive by or walk through. Plus, many are designed and created by local residents. Happy Halloween! Sponsored By: 1. The Nightmare Before Christmas...
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