11 things to do in the Milwaukee area this weekend

Find all the best events in southeastern Wisconsin
Posted at 8:33 PM, May 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-31 21:33:20-04

May is in the rearview mirror, which means its summertime in southeastern Wisconsin! Check out all the best events for this weekend right here at TODAY'S TMJ4.

Jazz in the Park
Thursday, June 1
5-9 p.m.

Jazz in the Park returns this Thursday! Every week, various local musicians will perform at Cathedral Square at the corner of Jefferson and Wells Streets. Happy hour begins at 5 p.m., with the music starting at 6 p.m. Check out the full summer lineup here.

Dodgers-Brewers weekend series at Miller Park
Friday, June 2 - Sunday, June 4

The first-place Brewers welcome the Los Angeles Dodgers to town this weekend, and are handing out plenty of deals and giveaways in the process. On Friday, the Brewers are continuing their 5-County Friday special, where fans from the surrounding five counties receives half-off their ticket prices. On Saturday, the Brew Crew are giving away a limited-edition Brewers Iron Man bobblehead to fans with the special ticket package. To cap it all off Sunday. the first 20,000 fans will get a replica batting practice pullover.

Comedy Night: MKE vs. CHI
Friday, June 2
8 p.m.

Head on over to the Schauer Arts & Activities Center to see some of the area's best comics, as Milwaukee's Mike Marvell battles Chicago's Brian Hicks in a comedy showdown. Tickets are going for less than $25.

E.B. Garner's Annual Fishing Day
Saturday, June 3
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Urban Ecology Center at Washington Park is hosting their annual fishing day. Learn how to bait the hook and reel in fish at this fun outing for the whole family!

Milwaukee Highland Games
Saturday, June 3
9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Throw on a kilt and get down with your Scottish side at the 80th anniversary of the Milwaukee Highland Games. This Scottish festival takes place at Hart Park in Wauwatosa all day long, rain or shine. Tickets are $10 for adults, free for children 12 years old and under, and free for active military members in uniform.

Historic Beer Brewing at Old World Wisconsin
Saturday, June 3
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Old World Wisconsin and the Museum of Beer and Brewing have partnered to bring 19th century beer back to the Milwaukee area. Check out the brewers as they make an American cream ale with equipment and techniques that were used in the 1800's.

Grandioso! Music Festival in Granville
Saturday, June 3
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Granville celebrates its rich diversity this weekend with a festival featuring reggae, blues, and jazz music. There will also be plenty of artists, vendors, and food trucks at the event.

V100.7 Music Seminar
Saturday, June 3
11 a.m.

Learn how to break into the music industry at this great event! Come out to the Wisconsin Center on Saturday to see some of the biggest names in the business, and find out how to get your foot in the door.

Outta Sight Kite Flight Festival in Kenosha
Saturday, June 3 - Sunday, June 4
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kennedy Park in Kenosha, Wis. is hosting the Outta Sight Kite Flight Festival this weekend. Tickets and parking are both free.

UPAF Ride for the Arts
Sunday, June 4
7 a.m.

The United Performing Arts Fund is hosting their annual Ride for the Arts as they look to raise money for performing arts around Southeastern Wisconsin. There are five different types of riding distance, so check out which path fits your skill set!

Lakefront Brewery Beer Sampling at O'Brien's Pub in Milwaukee
Sunday, June 4
6-8 p.m.

Get your trivia skills on and sample Lakefront's El Wisco Mexican Lager at O'Brien's Pub in Milwaukee.