Mitchell Park Domes


Through Oct. 4

9th Annual

Barktoberfest (virtual)

Includes vendor fair, silent auction, online dog training, pet costume contest, free beer with purchase of a commemorative Barktoberfest glass and more.


Through Oct. 31

Dinosaurs Unearthed

Features more than 20 rumbling, robotic creatures in a lush and tropical habitat behind the Small Mammals building. This “Jurassic-fantastic” world lets visitors come face to face with life-sized recreations of some of the mightiest animals to have roamed the earth.

Milwaukee County Zoo


Through Nov. 8

Fall Floral Show:

The Haunting of Sleepy Hollow

Travel through dark woods lined with bare trees, cornstalks and a variety of vibrantly colored petunias, marigolds, celosias and salvias.

Mitchell Park Domes


Fri. & Sat. in Oct., 7-11:30pm

Wisconsin Fear Grounds

Find yourself trapped in The Compound where monsters have taken over and now reside. If you're able to escape–the next horror in store for you is the home of the new leader of the grounds.


Oct. 1-4

Dinosaur Adventure Drive Thru

80 life-sized dinosaurs. See a 40 foot T-Rex, 30-foot Brachiosaurus, Triceratops, Velociraptor, and more – all from the comfort of your vehicle.

Waukesha County Expo Center


Oct. 1, 8, 15

Indigo Dye Days

with Kim Khaira

Register in advance at

Lynden Sculpture Garden


Oct. 3

Sci-Fi Family Day

Celebrate the astounding and impossible worlds of science fiction.

Discovery World

Oct. 3

Family Free Day

Advance online reservations required.

Milwaukee County Zoo


Oct. 3

Waukesha Fall Art Crawl


Oct. 3

Sculpture MKE Workshop (virtual)

Ex Fabula and Sculpture Milwaukee invite you to join them this fall for art inspired storytelling workshops.


Oct. 3-4, 10am-5pm

MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour

Includes 9 working "host" studios with 30 different artists.

Visit for detailed information of all locations (including printable map).


Oct. 3-4

Bayshore Art & Artisan Fair

Live music, food and entertainment, and more than 75 artists, artisans and makers

Bayshore, Glendale


Oct. 4, 1pm & 2pm

Walking Tours of New Berlin’s Historic District

Learn the history of New Berlin’s founding families. See their homes, church and school.  Free, but registration is required at (262) 679-3461.

New Berlin’s Historical Park, 19765 W National Ave.


Oct. 4

StorySlam: 'Childhood' (virtual)

Stories of independence, confidence, play, imagination, young people doing amazing things on their own and more.




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