6 Things To Do In Milwaukee This Weekend: July 10-12

There are some great events to fill up your Milwaukee weekend.

1. #SaveOurStages Radiothon

FRIDAY, JULY 10 AT 5 P.M.

In partnership with the National Independent Venue Association, radio station FM102.1 will broadcast live for 24 hours from the empty stages of music venues throughout Milwaukee, including Shank Hall, Cactus Club, and the Rave/Eagles Ballroom. The radiothon will raise funds for these venues — tune in to support the local music industry and #saveourstages.

2. Moving to Mars

FRIDAY, JULY 10 AT 7 P.M.

In this virtual program, the director of UW-Milwaukee’s planetarium will tell us about NASA’s goal to send humans to Mars. Designed for people ages 5 and up, this event is great for families. Just be sure to register in advance on the UWM website.

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3. Nō Studios Unplugged with Ben Harold & The Rising

FRIDAY, JULY 10 AT 7 P.M.

Ben Harold is a singer-songwriter with influences of folk, rock and soul — the band is a 2020 nominee for the Wisconsin Area Music Industry New Artist of the Year. Tune in to his livestream performance at Nō Studios this Friday on Facebook.

4. #ReviveLiveMKE Chicken Wire Empire

FRIDAY, JULY 10 AT 8 P.M.

The Pabst Theater Group is opening at 25% capacity for the latest installation of the #ReviveLiveMKE series: Chicken Wire Empire, a bluegrass band from right here in Milwaukee. Tickets for the live concert can be purchased on the Pabst website. If you’d rather stay home, you can also watch a livestream of the performance for free online.

5. How to Train your Dragon-Fly!

SATURDAY, JULY 11 AT 11 A.M.

Complete with insect-themed trivia and a craft, this virtual program about dragonflies is a great way to spend some family time this weekend. The event is free, and you can register on the Urban Ecology Center’s website. 

6. Baby Goat Yoga at Pabst Brewery

SATURDAY, JULY 11 AT 9:30 A.M.

What better way to destress after a long week than with these adorable baby goats from Platinum Sky Farms? MKE Yoga Social is hosting an outdoor goat yoga session at Pabst Brewery — capacity is limited due to the coronavirus, so be sure to register in advance!

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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.