5 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Week: Aug 10-13

Irish Fest, history exhibits, drive-in movies and more this week in Milwaukee.

1. Double Feature at the Milky Way Drive-In

TUESDAY AT 6:30 P.M. | 7035 S. BALLPARK DR., FRANKLIN

You can catch two movies for the price of one this Tuesday at the Milky Way Drive-In. On the docket at 6:30 p.m. is I Love You Man and at 9:15 p.m. the feature will be Step Brothers. 

2. Wisconsin Funnies: Fifty Years of Comics

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY FROM 4-10 P.M. | 139 E. KILBOURN AVE.

Saint Kate is home of an exhibit that highlights Wisconsin’s history in comics. There are nearly 200 works by more than 30 artists featured in the display. According to the listing, the exhibition pairs hand-drawn original art with printed material such as comic books, alternative weekly newspapers and other collectibles and ephemera.

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3. Red Cross Blood Drive at Bounce Milwaukee

WEDNESDAY FROM 1-6 P.M. | 2801 S. 5TH CT.

There is always a need for blood donations, and the latest drive will be at Bounce Milwaukee this week. All donors will receive a $10 Bounce Milwaukee gift card. The Red Cross has implemented temperature checks and antibody testing as an added precaution due to the ongoing pandemic.

4. Milwaukee Baseball History Exhibit

THURSDAY AT 10 A.M. | 839 N. 11TH ST. 

The Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear has baseballs, bats, jerseys, programs and more on display at this exhibit. You can also watch rare videos of the Milwaukee Brewers at Brochert Field and the Milwaukee Braves at County Stadium. 

5. Milwaukee Irish Fest at Home

STARTS THURSDAY | VIRTUAL EVENT

While the festival can’t be in person this year, there is still a celebration happening online. There will be segments featuring music, cooking, culture and more. The festivities are free, but donations are encouraged. 

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Allison Garcia is the Digital Editor for Milwaukee Magazine.