FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 7:30 P.M. | THE LAUGHING TAP
Queens-born comedian Hari Kondabolu is headlining The Laughing Tap this weekend. Kondabolu is one to watch, and his resume is extensive: The Late Show, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel and Comedy Central have all seen his routine. Tickets start at $20.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY | THE BINDERY
This long anticipated mini symposium will bring together a line-up of talented Jewish writers for a weekend of conversation and readings. Originally planned for September 2020, the free event includes panel discussions on the poetry & poetics of Jewish Soviet Émigrés and writing with/in Jewish texts, as well as several readings.
FRIDAY AT 7:30 P.M. | BRADLEY SYMPHONY CENTER
A semi-staged adaptation of the outlandish tale of Peer Gynt, a hopeless yarn-spinner who lies and sneaks his way through many misadventures, will show at the Bradley Symphony Center this weekend. With just eight actors, a puppet, some props, and the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, it will be a modern take on the original Norwegian play.
4. Beer Yoga
SATURDAY AT 10 A.M. |DEAD BIRD BREWING
Beer yoga led by MKE Yoga Social will make a stop at Dead Bird brewing this Saturday. Dead Bird’s location is relatively new to town, and enjoys a spacious warehouse vibe with picnic tables, vintage games and some serious natural light. After your flow, enjoy a complimentary beer and maybe even stay a while for a plate of vegan nachos.
5. Sour Fest
SATURDAY AT NOON | MOBCRAFT BEER
Join MobCraft beer and other local breweries for the 4th annual Sour Fest featuring wild and sour beers on tap and sampling sessions. Tickets include a commemorative taster glass and unlimited samples of sour beers from craft breweries like Radix Fermentation, The Fermentorium, Third Space Brewing and more.
SATURDAY AT 1 P.M. | GREENFIELD PARK
After a pandemic-induced hiatus from in-person races, the Shamrock 5K is in full swing. Show up early for drinks at the beer garden before gearing up in some heavily branded race swag. Registration includes a long sleeve tech shirt, a custom pint glass and, of course, a finisher medal that doubles as a bottle opener.
SATURDAY AT 1 P.M. | RIVERWEST CO-OP
Come bearing vegan chili and compete for the honor of representing the Riverwest Co-op at the WMSE Chili Cookoff coming up this April. Whether you go for black tie or cosplay, chili chefs should bring their creative A game to win the presentation and spectacle vote. For $5, anyone can attend and enjoy all you can eat chili and cast a vote.
SATURDAY FROM 1 P.M. TO 3 P.M. | SCHLITZ AUDUBON NATURE CENTER
Grab the family for a hike and self-guided adventure at Schlitz Audubon this Saturday. Using a GPS, hikers will search for coordinate points, answer some questions and learn fun facts about the property. Will your family find all of the coordinates in time?
SUNDAY AT 5 P.M. | NO STUDIOS
If you’re watching the Oscars this weekend, cast your vote from this rooftop black tie party at the No Studios Skyline Bar + Lounge. For $30, gain access to the celebrity experience complete with a red carpet, specialty cocktails, light hors d’oeuvres and a view of the Milwaukee skyline.
SUNDAY AT 6 P.M. | THE PABST THEATER
Go back in time this Sunday at The Pabst Theater, with a note-for-note tribute to The Beatles’ greatest hits from Abbey Road & the Rooftop Concert. Rain’s tour includes just one night at each stop, and tickets start in Milwaukee at $39.50.