5 Things To Do in Milwaukee This Weekend: Nov. 13-15

Looking for something to do this weekend? We have you covered.

1. Under African Skies at the UWM Manfred Olsen Planetarium


See stars, hear stories and learn cultural perspectives across the expansive continent in this series at the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium. Every Friday until Dec. 11, the planetarium will feature a different guest speaker who will talk about their country, culture and connections to the night sky. This Friday learn about Malawi with Dr. Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu, an Associate Professor in UWM’s College of Nursing. Tickets are offered at a pay-what-you-can scale.

2. Pudgie Pie Roasting at the Urban Ecology Center

SATURDAY FROM 12:30-2:30 P.M. | 1500 E. PARK PL.

For some fall family fun, head on over to the Urban Ecology center for Family Pudgie Pie Roasting. Bring a mask and a blanket and sit around the fire to toast some cheesy and sweet pudgie pies. Tickets are $11 or $15 (pick your price), and children three and under are free. Register beforehand to make sure you get a spot!

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3. Saint Kate Artist Talk – Maryam Ladoni


Sit down (from the comfort of your own home!) with artist Maryam Ladoni to learn about her photographic series “Cheltikeh” and her work in the exhibit “Making Room: Immigration, Migration, Identity” on display at the Saint Kate’s. Tickets for this virtual event are $10.

4. Afternoon Tea at the Pfister


Have you always wanted to go to a fancy tea party, full of elegance, local tea and views of our favorite city? Now you can! The Pfister is hosting Afternoon Tea now through January, where you can enjoy a “relaxing afternoon of grand elegance” in the 23rd floor lounge of the Pfister.  Attendees will be able to take in views of Milwaukee and Lake Michigan while sipping Rishi Tea and living their grandest tea party dreams. Tickets are $54 for adults and $29 for children, and reservations are required.

5. She Kills Monster with First Stage Theater


Missing the theater experience? First Stage Theater has got your back with their virtual production of She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms by Qui Ngyuen. Described as a comedic venture into the world of fantasy role-playing games, this dramatic comedy has a little bit of everything for everyone. Fans can stream starting this Friday, Nov. 13 and it will be available to stream until Nov. 22. Tickets are $12-37, depending on the number of viewers, and First Stage notes that this show is for ages 14 and up.



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.