10 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Weekend: April 29-May 1

1. Dare to be Aware Fair

SATURDAY AT 9 AM | ALVERNO COLLEGE

The 13th Annual Dare to be Aware Fair will feature 100 exhibitors and 14 free workshops about expanding well-being, joy, growth and vitality. Visitors can expect to learn about health and wellness, life coaching and personal growth programs, natural healing, herbs, organic items, animal communicators, sound healers, psychic readings and more. Fair admission is $ 5 and free to anyone age 16 and under and Alverno students with ID.

2. Robotics Showcase

SATURDAY AT 9 AM | DISCOVERY WORLD

Waukesha County Technical College’s Automation Systems Technology students will showcase their engineering, programming and robotics skills by hosting fun and interactive experiences throughout the day.

3. 8th Annual International Sculpture Day

SATURDAY AT 10 AM | LYNDEN SCULPTURE GARDEN

Celebrate International Sculpture Day by viewing Lynden’s fifty sculptures. International Sculpture Day is a worldwide celebration intended to further the International Sculpture Center’s mission of advancing the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society. Admission is free.

4. Skywaukee

SATURDAY AT 1 PM | PLANKINTON ARCADE

It’s the last weekend of Skywaukee, where you can explore downtown Milwaukee from indoors. Learn about significant Milwaukee landmarks while walking through the skywalk system.

5. Baby Goat Yoga

SUNDAY AT 9 AM | THE COOPERAGE MILWAUKEE

Spend your Sunday morning doing yoga with baby goats. Studies have shown that yoga reduces stress, lowers blood pressure and helps with mental focus. In goat yoga, baby goats and participants can enjoy increased feelings of social support and a boosted mood. Tickets are $ 49 per person and participants must bring their own yoga mat.

6. Donut & Coffee Festival

SUNDAY AT 9 AM | TURNER HALL BALLROOM

Taste donuts from Cranky’s, Grebe’s Bakery, Donuts, Happy Dough Lucky Coffee, Moon Cherry Sweets, Sugar Cube Donuts, AFMG Cafe, Nothing Bundt Cakes and I AM DYING accompanied by locally selected coffees, teas and other beverages. The festival will also have donut-themed games and activitiesphoto ops and even a donut eating contest.

7. A Taste of Italy

SUNDAY AT 11:30 AM | ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER

Enjoy Italian food, drinks and performances at the Italian Community Center’s fundraising event. Food tickets are $ 2.50 each, and each item requires one ticket, except for calamari, which requires two.

8. Blue Man Group Tour

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY | MARCUS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Blue Man Group’s North American Tour is coming to Milwaukee this weekend. Get ready for them signature drumming, colorful moments of creativity and comedy featuring pulsing, original music, custom made instruments, audience interaction and more.

9. Midwest Gaming Classic

ALL WEEKEND | WISCONSIN CENTER

The Midwest Gaming Classic is back! Featuring 150,000+ square feet of retro and modern home video game consoles, pinball machines, arcade video games, tabletop RPGs, computers, tabletop board games, crane games, collectible card games, air hockey and more.

10. Milwaukee Film Festival

ALL WEEKEND | MULTIPLE RENTALS

It’s the second weekend of the 2022 Milwaukee Film Festival. Viewers can attend in-person or virtually to enjoy all different genres of films to support the non-profit Milwaukee Film. Virtual-only passes are $ 125 for members and $ 200 for non-members. All-access passes are $ 500. Individual ticket prices vary.






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