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October 2016

In Tandem Theatre presents Dracula vs The Nazis

October 7 @ 8:00 pm - October 30 @ 2:00 pm
Tenth Street Theatre,
628 N 10th St

Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Hitler Dracula

Count Dracula is dragged out of retirement to stop Hitler from using a magical device that can make him and his army immortal. Actors Chris Flieller and Doug Jarecki play over 20 characters in this madcap comedy that catapults you around the world, to and from an alternative universe and back home again! More information about the show and tickets can be found at www.InTandemTheatre.org or by calling the box office at 414-271-1371.

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Exhibition at MOWA: Graphite Drawings: Melissa Cooke

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Wisconsin Art,
205 Veterans Ave.
West Bend, WI 53095 United States
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Graphite on paper has never looked so stunning as in Melissa Cooke’s captivating drawings. Often focusing on self-portraits and self-exploration, she is expanding her repertoire to include portraits of places and objects, making us look closer at the familiar. Her process is unique and does not use traditional mark-making tools. Graphite is dusted and lightly blown onto the surface of the paper with a dry brush, then smudged and manipulated. No pencils are used, allowing for the surface to glow…

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FREE Fall Family Fun Fest

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
RAM’s Wustum Art Museum,
2519 Northwestern Ave
Racine, WI 53404 United States
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Calling all ghosts and goblins to the annual Fall Family Fun Fest! Art activities indoors and out, a scavenger hunt, mini pumpkin patch and more! Dress in your favorite Halloween costume for the annual Costume Contest. Join Laura Kastelic at 3:30 pm for the NEA BIG READ book discussion about the worlds of the True Grit characters and how what they wore spoke to the nature of their character. Enter the Pumpkin Carving Contest. All pumpkins must be carved before…

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Power Drinking in Prehistoric Europe

October 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
UW-Milwaukee Honors House, Room 196,
3363 N Maryland Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Archaeological evidence for alcoholic beverages in prehistoric Europe exists – including drinking cups and cauldrons found in the graves. Learn how Iron Age people from what is now Germany produced pre-hopped beer and mead. Participate in a demonstration on the science of malting and fermentation to produce an ale based on evidence from a site dating to 540 B.C. while seeing the evidence for prehistoric brewing. Then taste samples of a…

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Enchanted Forest: Sense-ational Nature

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park,
1500 E. Park Pl

Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Our Enchanted Forest event features the best nightlife in Milwaukee! Kids and their grown-ups will enjoy a guided nighttime walk through Riverside Park and encounter costumed characters along the way. After the hike, come back inside the Center for games, crafts, and hot apple cider. Walks begin at 5:30 p.m. and leave about every 20 minutes. The last walk leaves at 7:20 p.m.

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Big Ideas for Busy People – Milwaukee

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wisconsin Lutheran College, Center for Arts and Performance,
8800 W. Bluemound Road

Milwaukee, WI 53226 United States
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This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Think of this program as “speed dating with research.” An all-star, interdisciplinary faculty cast will present a series of provocative big ideas that they research so non-scientists can understand the amazingness. But here’s the hitch: each speaker has only five minutes to tell you and just five minutes for follow-up questions before it’s on to the next hot topic. Don’t miss this night of knowledge nuggets – from black holes to…

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$38 - $110

Scheherazade | Angels in the Architecture

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts,
929 N Water St

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
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Scheherazade’s bewitching Arabian story ignites along the Shaker-inspired purity of Angels in the Architecture. This enchanting double bill pairs sensuality and simplicity, opulence and elegance in a stirring night of entertainment. Mark Godden’s celebratory Angels in the Architecture showcases the beauty and simplicity of the Shaker movement. Set to Copland’s “Appalachian Spring Suite,” this poignant picture of the Shaker lifestyle is moving and uplifting. First conceived and staged in Milwaukee in 2003, Kathryn Posin’s critically-acclaimed Scheherazade is colorful, enchanting and…

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Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra presents MYSO’s 2016 Playathon, presented by Olshan Outreach at Bayshore Town Center

October 23 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Bayshore Town Center,
5800 N. Bayshore Dr.

Glendale, WI United States

Following an intensive five-week period of student fundraising, the 1,000 members of MYSO who make up three full orchestras, seven string orchestras, a wind ensemble, two flute choirs, a dozen jazz combos and two steel drum bands, will perform during this FREE event. This is the organization’s only annual event that features every MYSO ensemble.

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Connected Enterprise: Shaping the Future

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
UW-Milwaukee EMS building, Room 173,
3200 N. Cramer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival The number of devices connected to the Internet will increase three-fold in the next four years – to 50 billion. What can be gained by managing all that information? Instead of using a single pool of data on a single device for a single purpose, this workshop will introduce the concept of connecting multiple silos of information to make processes super efficient and productive. It will transform manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture and…

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Enderis Park Harvest Fest

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Enderis Park,
Locust and 72nd

Milwaukee, WI 53210 United States
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To celebrate the success of the inaugural Enderis Park Farmers Market and the opening of a brand new playground, the Enderis Park Neighborhood Association is hosting a special event. The first annual Harvest Fest will take place at Enderis Park on Sunday, October 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. At the event, you’ll be able to peruse pumpkins and fall produce and treats while enjoying harvest-themed games, crafts and other family-friendly activities, live acoustic music and more. We’ll also dedicate…

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