JULY 6, 13, 20 AND 27
Boogie down with the four-legged ones! The Milwaukee County Zoo brings in local bands for evenings with with the animals. Each night has a theme; the participating bands are Mission Accomplished, Downtown Harrison and Dirty Boogie. You get all this and more at a reduced admission price!
Start your weekend early with this Mequon concert series. The festivities kick off Thursday with a tribute to Bruce Springsteen and continue for four packed days with Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye and Aaron Tippin on Friday, and 38 Special and Night Ranger on Saturday. The weekend closes with Danny Gokey – yes, from “American Idol” – on Sunday.
Once billed as the “world’s largest one-day outdoor fish fry,” this massive event pairing fried fish and live music now extends over two days in picturesque Port Washington.
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Rides in a historic Milwaukee streetcar or a newly restored Silverliner car are just part of this celebration of electric railroading history.
Consider this run on the Milwaukee Mile racetrack your State Fair preview. A cream puff and a ticket to this year’s fair await at the finish line, providing an incentive to pick up your pace.
Head to Henry Maier Festival Park for the beer, but stay for the dancing. The polka bands here are seasoned pros, and the Bavarian pretzels are good, too. Prost!
The Milwaukee Art Museum Garden Club is participating in Open Days, a national program through the Garden Conservancy (mamgardenclub.org). Three picturesque gardens will be on display July 30-31 in Bayside and River Hills. For a more personal tour on July 10, check out the not-so-secret Riverwest Secret Garden Tour, which takes you through the yards of gardeners in the neighborhood (riverwestsecretgardentour.com).