Dec. 3-10, 10am-2pm
Breakfast with Santa
A special breakfast with Santa, with the opportunity to snap a photo with Santa on a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle and home-made cookies for the kids to decorate!
MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant
Dec. 3-10, 2pm
The Nutcracker Tea
Step inside the world of The Nutcracker. Milwaukee Ballet's Nutcracker Tea transports you to the Land of Sweets where you'll enjoy a holiday brunch, performances, holiday crafts and even dance lessons from Milwaukee Ballet dancers. Recommended for children ages 3 to 10.
The Wisconsin Club, 900 W Wisconsin Ave.
Breakfast or Lunch with Santa
12pm (Lunch) Crafts, holiday activities, photo opps and a gift bag from Santa. Reservations needed. celticmke.com
CelticMKE Center, 1532 Wauwatosa Ave.
THeater & concerts
Through Dec 31
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Everyone is giddy with Christmas cheer, but Charlie Brown has the Yuletide blues. Will directing the Christmas play help him get in the spirit of the season?
Dec. 2, 2:30pm
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra:
Experience the beloved classic on the big screen as the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs Howard Blake’s score.
Cirque Musica Holiday
Concert where audiences journey into a world of high-flying adventure with amazing acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks, and Holiday cheer.
The Kohl’s Design It! Lab
Use tools like glue guns, heat sealers & vacuum formers to create 3D products to take home.
Dec. 9, 10am-5pm
Hour of Code
Discover how easy it can be as you write your own codes in self-guided lessons.
Dec. 16, 10am-5pm
Celebrate the science of snow with cool activities, labs, and games.
Crazy About Cocoa
Test and experiment to learn why use we hot liquids to dissolve hot chocolate mix
Family Workshop: Holiday Greeting Cards
Lynden Sculpture Garden
Through Nov. 29
Kohl's Art Generation Open Studio: Follow the Line
Stop by the studio to create art inspired by artwork in the Museum. A different collection or exhibition is featured each month.
Milwaukee Art Museum
Virtual Explorer exhibit in partnership with MilliporeSigma
Experience incredible and impossible environments, immersive gameplay, and a new kind of storytelling. Discover the incredible technology that will someday change how we play, work, learn, create, and interact.
Puelicher Butterfly Garden
Walk among the butterflies in the Milwaukee Public Museum's butterfly garden.
Milwaukee Public Museum
New Year's Eve
Dec. 29, 9am-noon
New Year’s Eve at Noon
Celebrate 2018 early at the Betty Brinn Children's Museum. Kids can make a party hat, create something festive in the Museum's Be A Maker space and be wide awake when they toast the new year (with juice) as they sing, dance and countdown to the Museum's annual New Year's Eve at Noon ball drop.
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
Dec.. 31, 6-9pm
New Year's Eve
Family Festival at The Domes
A Domes traditional celebration for families, a night of entertainment, music and food!
Mitchell Park Domes
Dec. 31, 2-6pm
Ringing in the New Year
Around the World
This spy-themed restaurant will have complimentary sparkling grape juice and sparkling wine toasts every hour from 2-6pm as clocks strike midnight around the world. Starts with a 1pm Toast to the Troops, 3 pm Midnight in Moscow, 4 pm The Greek Isles, 5 pm Paris & Rome, 6 pm London & Dublin.
The Original Harlem Globetrotters
BMO Harris Bradley Center