5 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Week: Oct. 26-29

It’s Halloweek in Milwaukee! Here are some fun things to do this week.

1. Milwaukee Film Festival Watch Party

MONDAY AT 7 P.M. | VIRTUAL

Over at MilMag, we’re really excited about the Milwaukee film festival. That’s why we decided to host our own watch party with our editor team to view Stage: The Culinary Internship. Find us on Twitter where we’ll be chatting about the film.

2. Encountering the Status Quo: A History of Protest in Art & Design

TUESDAY 7-8 P.M. | VIRTUAL

Join the Milwaukee Jewish Museum and Dr. Margaret Schmitz to learn about how visual culture and the history of protest art and design are alive today. Explore different artists throughout time who have used art as responses to world crises, such as Picasso’s “Guernica” and other pieces. This night of education and art is free open to the public.

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3. Bikes & Brews: Creatures of the Night

THURSDAY AT 4:30 P.M. | 3700 W. PIERCE, MENOMENEE VALLEY

In the last event of the series, the Urban Ecology Center’s Bikes & Brew: Creatures of the Night will be an engaging bike ride accompanied with art, animals and history. And of course, there will be plenty of ‘brew’ to sip as well! Participants must be at least 21 years old to register and tickets are $20-30.

4. Halloween Week at AJ Bombers

MONDAY-SATURDAY 11 A.M. – 9 P.M. | 1247 N. WATER ST.

Calling all Halloween-lovers and food connoisseurs! AJ Bombers is hosting Halloween Week with spooky décor and delicious specials. Dress up in a costume and they’ll even have some “drool-worthy” prizes for you.

5. “Hallowings Pumpkin Festival” Carve and Display Event

TUESDAY-THURSDAY 4-8 P.M. & WEEKEND TIMES VARY | 5798 BROAD ST., GREENDALE

If you’re looking for some Halloween fun this week, Greendale Gazebo Park is hosting the event for you! Pick a pumpkin in the pumpkin patch and carve it with provided tools to add it to the lighted display on the gazebo. Then, head over to pumpkin bowling and gourd golf for some friendly competition. Throughout the week enjoy live music in the Gazebo and enjoy food, ice cream and beverages as well.

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Brianna Schubert is an editorial intern at Milwaukee Magazine. She is studying journalism, psychology and Spanish and is in the Honors College at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.