special events - march 2014
Complete address of sites is listed with first mention. Area codes of phone numbers are 414 unless shown otherwise. Please confirm events when possible; listings are subject to change.
MILWAUKEE COUNTY WINTER FARMERS MARKET, Saturdays, through April 19; Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes). 9 a.m.-1 p.m. facebook.com/mcwfm
GREATER MILWAUKEE AUTO SHOW, through March 2; Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave.
MILWAUKEE RV SHOW, through March 2; Expo Center, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 8100 W. Greenfield Ave. Exhibitors featuring pop-up campers, truck campers, travel trailers, fifth wheels, motor homes, and park models of all sizes. 463-7640.
FAMILY FREE DAY AT THE ZOO, March 1; Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd. 256-5412.
KISS OF INDULGENCE LADIES NIGHT OUT, March 4; Port Washington.
MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL SPORTS SHOW, March 5-9; Expo Center, Wisconsin State Fair Park. Exhibitors, demos, seminars and family activities – hunting, fishing, camping, boating, travel and more. Noon-9 p.m. Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. milwaukeesportsshow.com
MUSEUM STORYTELLING, March 6; Milwaukee Public Museum. The Great Serum Race: Blazing the Iditarod Trail. Learn how 20 teams braved blizzard conditions and travelled more than 600 miles – by sled – to save the people of Nome, Alaska in the 1920s. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
TRIPOLI SHRINE CIRCUS, March 6-9; US Cellular Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave.
ARCHAEOLOGY FAIR, March 7-8; Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St. Hands-on activities and presentations. Talk with archaeologists and historians from Wisconsin universities, museums and historical societies. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 278-2714.
BAY VIEW WINE FEST, March 7-8; Marian Center, 3211 S. Lake Drive. 10th annual event includes wine tasting, food samples, music, dancing. 6-10 p.m. each evening. www.bvwinefest.com.
BEHIND THE SCENES WEEKEND AT THE ZOO; March 8-9; Milwaukee County Zoo. Allows visitors access to areas normally closed to the public.
INDIAN SUMMER WINTER POW WOW, March 8-9; Wisconsin State Fair Park, Wisconsin Products Pavilion, 640 S. 84th St. Pow wow with singing and dancing, marketplace and Native American cuisine. Entertainment by Strawberry Moon Women Singers, Aztec Dancers and more. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m. Sunday prayer service. Grand entries at 1 and 7 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m. Sun. 604-1000. Indiansummer.org
IRISH FAMILY DAY, March 9; Mitchell Park Horticultural Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd. A mini ethnic festival. Dancing, music, demonstrations, displays and more 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
GREATER MILWAUKEE GOLF SHOW, March 14-16; Expo Center, State Fair Park. See pages 6 and 7 for all the details.
MILWAUKEE WOODWORKING SHOW, March 14-16; Expo Center, State Fair Park.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE, March 15; downtown Milwaukee. Steps off at noon at 3rd Street and Wisconsin Avenue and finishes at Water Street and Highland Avenue. Noon. See page 17.
CEDAR CREEK SETTLEMENT AND WINERY OPEN HOUSE, Cedar Creek Winery, Bridge St. & Washington Ave., Cedarburg; March 15-16; Barrel tasting, live music, cooking-with-wine demos and sampling and wine tastings. Food samplings, spring showcases and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 800-827-8020. www.Cedarcreekwinery.com, www.cedarcreeksettlement.com
NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S BASKETBALL, March 20-22; BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. Fourth St. Second and third round games of national tournament known as March Madness.
US FIRST 2014 WISCONSIN REGIONAL ROBOTICS COMPETITION, March 20-22, US Cellular Arena.
REALTORS HOME & GARDEN SHOW, March 21-23 and 26-30; Expo Center, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave. Decorating, home improvement, landscaping and garden needs. 778-4929, www.realtorshomeandgardenshow.com or www.mkehgs.com.
2014 SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT & EXPOSITION, March 26-28; Wisconsin Center.
STEAM ENGINE DAY, March 29; Mitchell Park Horticultural Domes. Steam engines at the garden’s train show. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
BREWERS OPENING DAY, March 31; Miller Park. 1:10 p.m. scheduled start against Atlanta (formerly Milwaukee) Braves. www.MilwaukeeBrewers.com.
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