6 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Week: July 27-31

True crime, an outdoor movie and more this week in Milwaukee.

1. Hometown Homicide: Local Mysteries

MONDAY, JULY 27 AT 8:30 P.M.

If you’re a true crime fan, you won’t want to miss this episode of the Investigation Discovery show. The episode tells the story of the five family members who were murdered in northern Wisconsin in 1991 — you can read more about the case and what to expect from the episode here.

2. Alice’s Garden Artisan Markets

TUESDAY, JULY 28 FROM 4-8 P.M.

Drop by Alice’s Garden Urban Farm to shop for local products and food or take a free yoga or meditation class. Masks are required, and guests should make sure to practice social distancing while shopping.

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3. Milwaukee History Tour with the Milwaukee Kayak Company

TUESDAY, JULY 28 FROM 5:15-8 P.M.

Get out of the house and onto the water with this kayak tour on the Milwaukee River, led by the Milwaukee Kayak Company and the Milwaukee Historical Society. Be sure to register in advance and come prepared with a water bottle, sunglasses and lightweight clothing you wouldn’t mind getting a little wet.

4. Myles Hopper Virtual Event

TUESDAY, JULY 28 FROM 7-8 P.M.

In this Zoom event hosted by Boswell Books, Shorewood author and anthropologist Myles Hopper will discuss his memoir, My Father’s Shadow. You can pre-register and purchase a copy of the book on Boswell’s website.

5. Harry Potter Trivia with Quizmaster Trivia

THURSDAY, JULY 30 FROM 8-9:15 P.M.

Potterheads, this one’s for you. Quizmaster Trivia is hosting its third virtual Harry Potter trivia, complete with 60 questions to test your knowledge of the books and movies. For instructions on how to register and play, click here.

6. Drive-In Movie Night: Barbarella

THURSDAY, JULY 30 AT 8:30 P.M.

Head over to Kochanski’s Concertina Beer Hall this Thursday to catch a screening of the 1968 sci-fi film Barbarella, starring Jane Fonda. Popcorn is available and admission is free, but donations are encouraged.

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Elizabeth Johnson is an editorial intern at Milwaukee Magazine and a journalism major at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.