5 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Week: Nov. 2-6

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1. Kwaktoberfest

WEDNESDAY AT 4 P.M.

Kwaktoberfest is a Belgian take on the German Oktoberfest. The event celebrates one of Belgian’s most eccentric beers, Kwak, and is brewed by the Bosteels Brewery. Enjoy a socially distanced, outdoor dining experience with heated tents and live music, fall food specials and giveaways on Café Benelux’s rooftop this Wednesday. Kwaktoberfest will be held at other dates throughout November as well. The schedule can be found here.

2. Grand Opening of The Truck Stop

WEDNESDAY FROM 3-9 P.M.| 707 E. BRADY ST. 

Celebrate the opening of The Truck Stop, and get a taste of food from Milwaukee’s #StreetChefs, the chefs behind the food trucks, Pig Tailz MKE and RollMKE. Their “Truck to Table” concept allows customers to either pick up food on-the-go, or dine inside the restaurant.

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3. ABV Social’s Brews and Tunes Wednesdays: Keanen Kopplin

WEDNESDAY FROM 6-9 P.M. | 11200 W. BURLEIGH ST. 

Take some time off from your week to relax, and enjoy some of ABV Social’s craft beer while listening to a live performance by Keanen Kopplin.

4. The Haunting of Sleepy Hollow Fall Floral Show

THROUGH SUNDAY | MITCHELL PARK HORTICULTURAL CONSERVATORY

The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, or “the Domes,” is hosting a floral exhibit until Nov. 8. Travel through the dark canopy of trees and plants, and enjoy the mysterious show about a Headless Horseman causing trouble for the people of Sleepy Hollow. The show features vibrantly colored flowers of bright orange, red, burgundy and purple, as well as poisonous plant specimens, such as Castor Beans, Oleanders, Foxglove and Deadly Nightshade. Regular admission fees apply, but is free for Friends of the Dome members.

5. Latino Arts, Inc. Pinto Con Tinto 

THURSDAY FROM 5:30-7 P.M. | 1028 S. 9TH ST. 

Join Latino Arts, Inc. for an art workshop that focuses on one of the Día de Los Muertos most notable artifacts: sugar skulls! Participants will be given step-by-step instructions on how to paint their own 3-D papier mache sugar skulls to take home. Tickets are $25 and include tapas, wine, beverages and all art supplies. Pre-registration is required and be purchased online.

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Skyler Chun is an editorial intern at Milwaukee Magazine. She is currently a sophomore at Marquette University studying Journalism and Digital Media.