Hunting Moon Pow Wow
Winter Carnival, Lynden Sculpture Garden
Jan. 20, 1pm
Dr. King Birthday Celebration
Highlights youth who interpret Dr. King's works through music, dance, art, speech and writing.
Samson Stomp & Romp
This popular race honors one of the most famous zoo residents, Samson, the silverback gorilla (1950-1981).
Milwaukee County Zoo
Jan. 20, 10am-2pm
Winter nature walks, indoor & outdoor activities, hot drinks.
Boerner Botanical Gardens
mke museum week
Milwaukee's cultural institutions are joining forces for a full week of museum fun and you're invited! Join more than 15 local museums as we celebrate the inaugural Milwaukee Museum Week. Each participating museum will offer special activities, events, and interactive promotions throughout the week.
Ex Fabula Spectacular:
An evening of true and personal stories told by community members for this noncompetitive curated Slam.
9th Annual Winter Carnival
Lynden welcomes winter with a day of outdoor art-making, studio activities, scavenger hunts, tours and tree-walks, and whatever other winter activities–ice skating, painting the pond, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing–the weather permits. Our highly participatory, artist-driven carnival offers something for everybody.
Lynden Sculpture Garden
Jan. 26, 6–9pm
Ski, hike or snowshoe by candlelight on a one-mile trail. Then, enjoy a bonfire.
re:Craft and Relic
European antiques, salvaged items, architectural salvage, repurposed and upcycled treasures and handmade clothing. 150+ vendors
Milwaukee County Sports Complex,
6000 W Ryan Rd., Franklin
MKE Chili Bowl
More than 50 area restaurants compete for Milwaukee's best honors. Attendees sample more than 75 varieties of chili. mkechilibowl.com
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Jan. 30-Feb. 3
Cirque du Soleil
Fuses circus arts and the world of ice skating.