special events - october 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 FILM FESTIVAL, through Oct. 9; 755-1965. milwaukee-film.org
TARGET FREE FIRST THURSDAY, Oct. 2; Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr. Admission to MAM is free for everyone on the first Thursday of each month, courtesy of Target. 224-3200. mam.org
MILWAUKEE OKTOBERFEST, Oct. 3-5; Grounds of Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., and Pere Marquette Park, 950 Old World 3rd St. Music, contests, food and brews. 276-6696. milwaukeeoktoberfest.org.
FINE FURNISHINGS & FINE CRAFT SHOW, Oct. 3-5; The Garage, Harley-Davidson Museum, 6th and Canal Streets.
PUMPKIN SPIRIT RELEASE PARTY, Oct. 4; Great Lakes Distillery, 616 W. Virginia St. 6-9 p.m. 431-8683. greatlakesdistillery.com.
BRADY STREET PET PARADE, Oct. 5; Brady Street on Milwaukee’s East Side. Pet parade, pet blessing and canine costume, tail wagging and pet/owner look alike contests. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. bradystreet.org
MAXWELL STREET DAYS, Oct. 5; Firemen's Park, W65 N796 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. 6 a.m.-3 p.m. 262-377-8412.
ROBERT IRVINE LIVE, Oct. 9; Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave. 8 p.m. 800-745-3000. wcd.org
GRAFTON PUMPKIN FEST, Oct. 10-11; Paramount Plaza in downtown Grafton. Entertainment, games, food and fun for the whole family. celebrategrafton.com
PUMPKINCROSS BIKE RACE, Oct. 11; Lime Kiln Park, Grafton. Challenging for racers and entertaining for spectators. celebrategrafton.com
FALL FESTIVITIES AT PABST MANSION, Oct. 10-12; Pabst Mansion, 2000 W. Wisconsin Ave. 931-0808. See KeyMilwaukee.com feature. Pabstmansion.com
COVERED BRIDGE ART STUDIO TOUR, Oct. 10-12; Free, self- guided tour of more than 50 artists’ studios throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. cedarburgartsweekend.com
CEDARBURG OKTOBERFEST, Oct. 11-12; Community Center Parking Lot, W63 N641 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. Cedarburgfestivals.org
WALKING WITH DINOSAURS, Oct. 15-19; BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. 227-0400. bmoharrisbradleycenter.com
NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT, Oct. 16; Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave. Free admission 5-8 p.m. 390-5437. bbcmkids.org
CALLERY NIGHT AND DAY, Oct. 17-18; Downtown Milwaukee. Gallery hopping Friday night and all day Saturday. historicthirdward.org
MAM AFTER DARK, Oct. 17; Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr. 6 p.m.-midnight. 224-3200. mam.org
BOO AT THE ZOO, Oct. 17-18; Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd. “Not-too-spooky” event. 6-9 p.m. 256-5412. milwaukeezoo.org
HUNTING MOON POW WOW, Oct. 17-19; UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. Dancers, vendors marketplace and traditional foods. Huntingmoonpowwow.com
WOLF AWARENESS DAY, Oct. 18; Milwaukee County Zoo.
DOG DAYS AT LYNDEN, Oct. 18; Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Rd. Noon-5 p.m. 446-8794. lyndensculpturegarden.org
NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN, Oct. 23-25; Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave. Noon-4 p.m.
HALLOWEEN TRICK-OR-TREAT SPOOKTACULAR, Oct. 24-25; Milwaukee County Zoo. Animal-themed twist on Halloween with trick-or-treating. costume parade and musical light show. 6-9 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat.
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