Don't miss Milwaukee's largest all-local music festival this weekend.
Selling out venues across the country, this talented 10-person cast performs legendary Motown and soul tunes. Catch them at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts (929 N. Water St.) Thursday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Since its founding in 2015, Arte Para Todos – the city’s largest all-local music event – has raised more than $60,000 for Milwaukee Public Schools. And, with a little help from headliners like New Age Narcissism, the festival is on track to raise thousands more again this year. Check out the lineup of live acts around the city that will be taking place from Thursday, April 26 through Sunday, April 29.
With gorgeous weather in the forecast, there’s no better time to get outside and partake in Lynden Sculpture Garden’s (2145 W. Brown Deer Rd.) outdoor workshop series. On Saturday, April 28, herbalist Kyle Denton is taking participants on an educational journey through the grounds, where you’ll learn about, forage and sample healing herbs.
Café Hollander, Café Benelux, Café Centraal and La Trappe Brewery are celebrating The Netherlands’ street festival, King’s Day, on Friday, April 27 by donating $1 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee for each La Trappe bier purchased. The restaurants will be handing out party gear throughout the day, and all Café Hollanders (2608 N. Downer Ave.; 20150 Union St., Brookfield; 5900 W. Mequon Rd., Mequon; 7677 W. State St., Wauwatosa; will be hosting special outdoor pourings.
The Brewery Series at Sugar Maple (441 E. Lincoln Ave.) features Half Acre and Stone on Sunday, April 29. For $20 you get four samples from each brewery. The tasting starts at 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 28 marks Brown Deer’s last Winter Market of the season. Held at the Brown Deer Public Library (5600 W. Bradley Rd.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., you’ll find fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers, baked goods and artisan-made goods.
“Carolina Boy” Matthew Kerley and “New Orleans Big Brass” Jeff Badders are serving up a tasty seafood boil from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 29 at Hotel Madrid (600 W. 6th St.). A $25 ticket to this feast includes the all-you-can-eat boil, complimentary cornbread, watermelon, and slaw, plus access to an outdoor bar, which will be serving up beer, whiskey and New Orleans-inspired cocktails, among other drinks.