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FEATURED EVENTS

Basse's Taste of Country Farm Market's PUMPKIN FEST 2021

Start your family traditions and come explore Happy Jacks Pumpkin Land at Basse’s for our ever improving Pumpkin Festival in Colgate, Wisconsin. Only 25 minutes north west of Milwaukee. Enjoy our pumpkin patch to pick-your-own perfect pumpkin, challenge yourself in our 8 acre corn maze (Pumk'n Man!), and enjoy many new and fun filled family activities during the fall!
Dates: 
09/21/2021
09/22/2021
09/23/2021
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Location:

3190 County Line Q
Colgate, WI, 53017
United States

Phone:

262-628-2626

Sunset Cruising at Road America

Get an up-close look at Road America’s legendary race circuit from your own car or motorcycle (on select dates). This activity is not high-speed but is a leisurely, low-speed, 3-lap experience of the sweeping, rolling 4-mile track. It is the perfect opportunity for drivers, families, and friends of all ages to experience, first-hand, one of the country’s premier road-racing circuits.
Dates: 
09/24/2021
10/15/2021
5 PM
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Organization:

Road America

Location:

N7390 State Hwy 67
Plymouth, WI, 53073
United States

Phone:

(800) 365-7223

Bay View Walking Tour

Learn how Bay View began with a patchwork of industry and diverse group of immigrants and grew to the charming neighborhood you see today.
Dates: 
09/25/2021
10/02/2021
10/09/2021
1 PM - 3 PM
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Location:

Historical Marker 275 - Milwaukee, WI
Corner of S. Superior St. & E. Russell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI, 53207
United States

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2021, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2021: ***PLEASE CHECK DIRECTLY WITH THE PARK BEFORE HEADING OUT!! Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities, park operations continue to adapt to changing conditions while maintaining public access, particularly outdoor spaces. Though the park buildings you know and love may be closed, outdoor spaces remain a place to explore and have fun with the whole family.
Dates: 
09/25/2021
11/11/2021
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Organization:

National Park Service

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Fromm Petfest 2021

We’re back! After a year away, we’re ready to party with the pets! Save the date: Petfest returns to Henry Maier Festival Park on Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission for the whole family and our favorite four-legged friends!
Dates: 
09/25/2021
10 AM – 6 PM
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Location:

Henry W. Maier Festival Park - Milwaukee, WI
200 N Harbor Dr.
Milwaukee, WI, 53202
United States

Phone:

(920) 350-3378

Harvest Fair 2021

A Bounty of Fun for Everyone! Save the Date for Harvest Fair, September 24-26, 2021. FREE Admission. Fun activities for kids of all ages include scarecrow making, pumpkin bowling, amusement rides, and more. Come hungry and ready to shop!
Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Friday, Sept. 24: 5 pm – 11 pm Saturday, Sept. 25: 10 am – 11 pm Sunday, Sept. 26: 10 am – 5 pm
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Organization:

Wisconsin State Fair

Location:

640 S 84th St
West Allis, WI, 53214
United States

Phone:

(414) 266-7000

T-M Lions APPLE FEST 2021

The Thiensville-Mequon Lions Club will be hosting its 6th annual Applefest in Thiensville Park on Sunday, October 3rd from 11am – 5pm. Applefest is a celebration of the autumn harvest and Ozaukee County’s apple heritage. Applefest will feature live Polka Music, along with vendors of fresh apples and apple cider, as well as other fall treats and art & craft vendors.
Dates: 
10/03/2021
11am – 5pm
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Location:

Thiensville Village Park
250 Elm St
Thiensville, WI, 53092
United States

Phone:

(262) 421-6535

Germantown Historical Society presents Oktoberfest 2021!

Please join the Germantown Historical Society for the Annual Germantown Hunsrucker Oktoberfest!
Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
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Location:

N128W18780 Holy Hill Rd
Germantown, WI, 53022
United States

Phone:

262-628-3170

Frozen Kids Auditions!

HUGE NEWS!!!! There are only 5 spots left in our Young Actors Company Mini Players production of FROZEN!!
Dates: 
09/25/2021
Monday, September 20th from 4:30-6:00 and Saturday, September 25th from 9:00 am-10:30 am.
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Location:

Brookfield Center for the Arts Music and Theatre Building
2848 N. Brookfield Rd
Brookfield , WI, 53045
United States

Phone:

8474068260

Doors Open Milwaukee 2021

Doors Open Milwaukee is a public celebration of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods, architecture, and history. This event offers behind the scenes tours of commercial buildings, art galleries, urban gardens and more throughout Milwaukee’s downtown and neighborhoods. Doors Open 2021 will take place September 25 and 26, offering in person tours. Virtual events and online tours will be available to view September 25 - October 3.
Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
10 am to 5 pm
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Location:

235 E. Michigan Street
Milwaukee, WI, 53202
United States

Phone:

(414) 277–7795

Boo at the Zoo Drive-Thru! - Milwaukee County Zoo

Boo at the Zoo: Drive-Thru! presented by Prairie Farms Dairy, is back and better than ever! In 2021, Boo at the Zoo will once again be a re-imagined 1.5-mile drive-thru Halloween experience. Guests will ride on Zoo pathways through themed areas, carved pumpkins, light shows and enjoy Boo at the Zoo all from the comfort of their cars. New this year! Guests can trick-or-treat from their vehicles! Tasty treats will be handed-out along the route.
Dates: 
10/14/2021
10/15/2021
10/16/2021
5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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Organization:

Milwaukee County Zoo

Location:

10001 West Blue Mound Road
Milwaukee, WI, 53226
United States

Phone:

(414) 771-3040

Milwaukee Oktoberfest 2021

Milwaukee Oktoberfest is at the lakefront this year outside the War Memorial Center on September 24-26th.
Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
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Location:

War Memorial Center - Milwaukee, WI
750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr
Milwaukee, WI, 53202
United States

Maker Faire Milwaukee 2021

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Glimpse the future and get inspired!
Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
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Location:

Milwaukee School of Engineering
1025 N Broadway
Milwaukee, WI, 53202
United States

Phone:

(262) 490-4531

FALL FESTIVAL - City of Oak Creek

Fall Festival is our harvest tradition in Drexel Town Square! It’s an outdoor event that’s our way to celebrate everything autumn. This family-friendly event will feature pumpkin decorating, vendor booths, and more!
Dates: 
10/23/2021
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Location:

Drexel Town Square - Oak Creek, WI
361 W Town Square Way
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
United States

Phone:

414-766-7000

Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest 2021

Great Pumpkin Chuckin Competition featured on Outdoor Wisconsin! What is Pumpkin Chuckin? Pumpkin chucking, or for rhyming purposes Pumpkin Chuckin, is the sport of hurling or ‘chucking’ a pumpkin solely by mechanical means for distance. The devices used include slingshots, catapults, trebuchets. The BBQ Cook-Off The Best of the Midwest BBQ Cook-Off (a KCBS Sanctioned event) will also be there! Beside the Pumpkin Chuckin Competition and the Best of the Midwest BBQ Cook-Off there are a few contests you can join. See our website for details!
Dates: 
10/23/2021
10 am – 5:30 pm
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Location:

Racine County Fairgrounds - Union Grove, WI
19805 Durand Ave
Union Grove, WI, 53182
United States

Phone:

262-878-4606