Comedy Roast with Judges

12 Things To Do This Weekend: Dec. 27-30

There’s plenty to do in the last week of 2018.


Interactive Art Gallery
Are you a local artist wanting to meet other local artists? Then make sure you stop by Dream Lab this Sunday, December 30, for an interactive art gallery hosted by MKElinkup. You can rent wall space to showcase your art whether your an amateur or experienced artist.

Artists at Art Gallery
Photo courtesy of MKElinkup

Insult and Battery: Comedy Roast Battle
Watch local and regional comics roast each other this Saturday, December 29, at The Underground Collaborative. The night will end with a stand-up set from the battle’s winners.


Punk Rock for Socks
Support Robyn’s Nest – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and bring socks or cash to donate while jamming out to your favorite local punk bands. This 4th annual benefit show will take place Saturday, December 29, at Walker’s Point Music Hall.

Milwaukee Music Fest Vinyl and CD Show
Check out Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee Airport this Sunday, December 30, to buy some new LPs, 45s, CDs, and even get your hands on some rare performances on DVD.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean the holiday spirit has to end too — catch your favorite holiday band at Fiserv Forum this Sunday, December 30.

Get Lit Showcase
Looking for something to do between Christmas and New Years? The Get Lit Showcase aims to provide a networking environment for local artists, producers and DJs. Stop by the Riverwest Public House Cooperative this Friday, December 28, for live music, photos, networking and raffles. 

Artists Performing
Photo courtesy of Get Lit Showcase

Madonna vs. Lady Gaga
The “who’s better?” debate between Madonna and Lady Gaga will come to fruition this Saturday, December 29, at Mad Planet. Listen to music from the two pop stars all night and dance along to your favorite songs.


Puppy Social

Happy Hills Pet Training will help your puppy socialize with other dogs and become accustomed to new noises, objects and people this Saturday, December 29.

Two Puppies
Photo courtesy of Happy Hills Pet Training

Dog Days at Pabst
Pabst’s event page says it all — “Bring your pooch and we will bring the beer,” so make sure to stop by the Pabst Brewery and Taproom with your furry friend this Sunday, December 30.


Kwanzaa Celebration and Marketplace
Get in the spirit of Kwanzaa at this holiday marketplace this Saturday, December 29, at Northcott Neighborhood House. You can browse various vendors, artists, food and even catch some live performances.


Practicing for Peace Retreat
There’s no debate that there’s a lot of conflict in our world today, and the Shambhala Meditation Center of Milwaukee wants to do something about that. Stop by the Center between December 26-28 to help strengthen your own sense of peace through shamatha (“peaceful abiding”) and what the Center refers to as “compassion practice.”

Meditation Altar
Photo courtesy of Shambhala Meditation Center of Milwaukee


Frosty Free Week
Get the whole family together and make a trip to the Milwaukee County Zoo for the rest of Frosty Free Week, which lasts until next Tuesday, January 1.