16 Things To Do This Weekend: Sept. 21-23

Festival season isn’t over yet!


Masquerade Ball Social Dance Party

Dance the night away on Thursday, September 20, at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio’s Masquerade Ball. All dance levels and ages are welcome!

Sts9 at the Riverside Theater

Like electronic and acoustic music? With sts9, you get a mixture of both. Check out their unique and exploratory music Friday, September 21, at the Riverside theater. The lights, lyrics and dancing begin at 8 p.m.

Justin Timberlake at the Fiserv Forum

Say “bye, bye, bye” to the week and hello to the weekend, Friday September 21, with rock and pop legend Justin Timberlake, playing at the newly-opened Fiserv Forum.

Leon Bridges at the BMO Harris Pavilion

R&B sensation Leon Bridges will be sharing his musical talents at the BMO Harris Pavilion Sunday, September 23. Known for 2015’s Coming Home, Bridges recently released his second album Good Thing. His signature mix of gospel and soul will captivate any crowd.  

Hannibal Buress

Get ready to laugh till you cry Saturday, September 22, with actor, writer and comedian Hannibal Buress. Deemed by New York Times as one of the most “supremely gifted and respected” comedians around, Buress is a comedian you don’t want to miss.


Chili’n on the Avenue 

Chill out in East Tosa on Saturday, September 22. There will be music, shopping, bounce houses, a fashion show, outdoor yoga and a chili competition at this chill fest.

Chili’n on the Avenue; Photo by Ryan Wallace

Fifth Street Festival

On Saturday, September 22, join the Walker’s Point community in celebrating the wonderful city and all it has to offer. The festival/fundraiser will allow attendees to invest back into this great neighborhood that many are happy to call home.

Cheery Cherry Fall Fair

Come one, come all, to Menomonee Falls this Sunday, September 23. The 50th annual Cheery Cherry Fall Fair will feature a unique variety of food, art, furniture and more for all to explore. Don’t miss out on all this great fest has to offer.

Raised Grain 3rd Anniversary Party

Celebrate Raised Grain Brewing Company’s 3rd anniversary on Saturday, September 22. There be special beer releases, live music and delicious food to try. The celebration begins at 11 a.m.

Doors Open Milwaukee

Dive into all the rich history, architecture, culture and art that Milwaukee has to offer Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, through Doors Open Milwaukee. More than 170 buildings will be available to tour. Take a self-guided stroll or sign up for one the 40 guided tours.


Milwaukee Tattoo Arts Convention

This Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23, tattoo fanatics will get the chance to check out over 100 artists from across the country. The convention will be three days filled with endless kinds of art and creativity.

Milwaukee Comic Con

Comic fans will be coming together Saturday, September 22, for Milwaukee Comic Con. Check out different costumes, toys, games, art and comics and get a free comic at the door. 

Get Active

Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk

Get some exercise and help save lives Sunday, September 23, at the Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk. Formerly known as the Race for the Cure, the 2-mile walk brings the community together and helps further the organization’s goal of reducing breast cancer deaths 50 percent by 2026.

Brewers Mini Marathon

On Saturday, September 22, head to Miller Park for the 7th-annual Brewers Mini Marathon. The ball park will be open to runners as well as spectators. All money raised helps to benefit childhood cancer research through the Wisconsin MACC fund. 

Photo by: Scott Paulus

Autumn Equinox Hike

Embrace the transition from summer to fall at the Autumn Equinox Hike. Hike along the beautiful lake shore Sunday, September 23, with family, friends and furry companions.

Family Fun

Betty Brinn Neighborhood Night

Get the family together for endless fun, Thursday, September 20, at the Betty Brinn Neighborhood Night. Enjoy free museum admission from 5-8 p.m. as well as full access to all the museum’s hands-on exhibits.