7 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Weekend: May 14-16

Plant sales, shipwreck exploration and more this weekend in Milwaukee.

1. Present Music’s May 14th (FREE) Virtual Concert

FRIDAY AT 7:30 P.M. | ONLINE

Present Music is hosting their Hootenanny Hall of Fame, which recaps the most recent season. The show pulls moments from 14 online shows Present Music has put on since last April. The group says that the pandemic “brought out the best (and weirdest) in us.” There will be music, dance, art, poetry, humor and community. 

Free

   

2. South Shore Garden Club Plant Sale Fundraiser

SATURDAY FROM 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M. | 4507 S. 6TH ST.

Looking for a new houseplant or maybe something to add to your garden? Head over to the South Shore Garden Club this weekend. If you bring a flyer with you then a percentage of your purchase will be donated to support the club’s efforts in the community.

Free

3. Café Shambhala

SATURDAY FROM 9-10:30 A.M. | ONLINE

To combat stress and improve your mental health, meditation is a great option. While not for everyone, if you are exploring practices to calm the mind and help deal with stress, maybe meditation is for you. Café Shambhala conducts guided meditation followed by a reading and group discussion over zoom.

Free

4. Lake Michigan Wreck Diving with Shipwreck Explorers

SATURDAY AT 8 A.M. AND SUNDAY AT 3 P.M. | LAKE MICHIGAN

Do you want to go searching for the history and wreckages of the past? You can dive to the depths of Lake Michigan and see the Milwaukee Car Ferry, the Prins Wilhem and Dredge to name a few. You may not find buried treasure, but you will see the past like not many have seen before.

$135 per day

5. MMCM

SATURDAY AT 7:30 P.M. | ONLINE

Matthew Michael and Christina Marie are a musical due that got together in 2017. They have performed across the US but have a special connection to the midwest and their roots from the “heartland” of the country. Known for their first collection of songs in July of 2020. Tune in for some good midwestern music on Facebook or YouTube.

6. Milkweed and Native Plant Sale

SUNDAY FROM NOON-3 P.M. | 9480 W. WATERTOWN PLANK RD.

Who doesn’t love wildflowers? They are beautiful and monarch butterflies love them as well. If you want to see the fabulous flutters of the miraculous monarch then stop by and pick up some plants for $3 and up. You can also grab a “caterpillar care package” for our pre-metamorphosized friends.

Free

7. Free Live Step By Step – Frida Skull

SUNDAY AT 1 P.M. | ONLINE

Break out your easel and brushes, because the Farmhouse Paint Bar and Banquet Hall is going to take you step-by-step on how to paint a Frida Kahlo Skull. You will need: yellow, red, blue, white, black and brown paints. You will also need a medium round or flat paintbrush, a small round or flat paintbrush and a fine round brush.

Free.

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