Things To Do This Weekend: Nov. 8-11

There’s lots to celebrate this Veterans Day weekend.



On Friday, November 9, indie sensation AJR will make their third appearance at The Rave/Eagles Club. The talented trio brings a mix of dubstep, trap, indie and electro-pop that will keep you dancing all night long.

UWM Orchestra Presents Beethoven Symphony #9

This Friday, November 9, the UWM Orchestra and choir will perform Beethoven’s legendary 9th Symphony. The ensemble will be led by Jun Kim.

Comedy and Entertainment

Trevor Noah at the Riverside

Editors note: The show has been postponed due to illness. An announcement will be made when a rescheduled date is confirmed. 

One of television’s funniest talk show hosts will be making his debut performance at the Riverside Theater on Friday, November 9. Trevor Noah is a comedian best known for The Daily Show where he brings accurate, insightful and hilarious social and political commentary.

WWPR Politics Podcast Live In Milwaukee

Grab a beer, sit back and listen live on Thursday, November 8, as the WWPR Politics Podcast team dives into the 2018 election, answers questions and shares their experience in covering politics.


Blooming Holidays

Summer may be over, but flowers are still in bloom at the Blooming Holidays Flower Extravaganza. Check out the work of over 25 floral designers, learn tips and trends and shop at the indoor marketplace. The floral fun begins Friday, November 9, and goes through Sunday, November 11.

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The Flower Lady Holiday Sale

Find the perfect holiday gift for friends and family this weekend at the Home for the Holidays sale, hosted by the Flower Lady. Beginning Friday, October 9, through Sunday, October 11, there will be unique gifts, holiday treats and holiday design inspiration.


“Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice”; artist: Ariana Vaeth


Talks By 2018 Nohl Jurors

On Thursday, November 8, stop by the Haggerty Museum of Art and listen to this year’s Nohl Jurors speak about their institutions and curatorial interests. This year’s jurors are Lucy Mensah, Risa Puleo and Ashley Stull Meyers.

20 Years of AWE

On Saturday, November 10, celebrate Artists Working in Education’s 20th anniversary at the InterContinental Hotel. For the past 20 years, AWE has brought enrichment through art, creativity and imagination to Milwaukee’s youth.

Parties & Celebrations

Kweens 4 Kids

Have fun and support a good cause at Lakefront Brewery’s first ever drag show on Saturday, November 11. All ticket sales will be donated to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Veterans Day Parade

Join the community in thanking and honoring over 1,000 veterans and military from all over southeastern Wisconsin at the 55th-annual day of honor and parade, taking place on Saturday, November 10. There will be floats, marching bands, baton twirlers, jeeps, tanks and more.

Blackbird 10th Anniversary Party

Party with the Blackbird Bar crew and join them in celebrating their 10-year anniversary. There will be drinks, music and balloons. The celebrating begins Saturday, November 10, at 8 p.m.



Head to State Fair Park Saturday, November 10, and Sunday, November 11, for America’s largest operating model railroad show.


Packers Shuttle and Pregame Tailgates

Watch the big game on Sunday, November 11, at your favorite Milwaukee bar, or pre-game and take a shuttle to Lambeau in style. Milwaukee Brat House, Matty’s, Who’s On Third, and Saz’s are all good options.