What’s Happening in Milwaukee

September 26, 2019

China Lights
September 13 – October 20
Tuesday thru Sunday
5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr.
Hales Corners, WI 53130
China Lights: Treasures of China will have 95% new lantern displays featuring cultural gems. The handmade displays range from three-feet to three-stories high. The festival will also include an expanded interactive exhibit area, two stages for Asian folk-culture performances, a marketplace, two dining areas and vendors offering a variety of Asian and Western menu options.
Ticket Purchases Required

BPE Productions Presents
A Motown Christmas
Friday, December 20
7p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show
The Riverside Theater
116 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203
A Motown Christmas feature a world-class vocal group assembled from past and present members of Motown’s most legendary groups…The Temptations, The Miracles and The Capitols. This is a powerful, family-oriented show combining Motown’s greatest hits with everyone’s favorite holiday classics. This show features those famous Motown trademarks… dazzling choreography and unforgettable harmonies all performed in that memorable, soulful Motown style. An evening not to be missed, bring the family, dance, sing and enjoy this special, holiday spectacular.
Ticket Purchases Required


Harvest Fair 2019
Friday, Sept. 27
through Sunday, Sept. 29
Wisconsin State Fair Park
640 S 84th St.
West Allis, WI 53214
Harvest Fair takes place on the south side of the Fair Park, including Central Mall and Central Park, as well as the Harvest Café (Original Cream Puff Pavilion), and The Back 40 (west of the Original Cream Puff Pavilion). The event features FREE live entertainment and activities for the entire family. Headliners at the Associated Bank Amphitheater presented by Bud Light include Too White Crew on Friday at 8 p.m., Rebel Grace on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 5 Card Studs on Sunday at 2 p.m. Many Harvest Fair favorites are back, including Pumpkin Bowling, Make Your Own Scarecrow presented by Rural Mutual Insurance, Cookie Decorating, Amusement Rides and Pony Rides! New this year, activities will require the purchase of credits that will be loaded onto a card. Credits can be purchased at Ride & Activity Credit Booths located throughout Harvest Fair. Credits cost $1 each and the number of credits required per activity is posted at each location. Credits can be used the entire run of Harvest Fair (Friday – Sunday). Details on times, pricing and more can be found at WiStateFair.com/HarvestFair. Admission is FREE but some activities will require a purchase of credits or cash.

Saturdays at Central:
Monster Bash at Central
Saturday, October 26, 2019
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Central Library
Children’s Herzfeld Activity Center
814 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Do the monster mash at this monster bash! Join us for spine-tingling stories, hair-raising music, and spooktacular activities. Costumes encouraged! Bring the whole family to the library to play and learn together. Family programs every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Central Library Betty Brinn Children’s Room encourage young children to explore and have fun!
Open to the public