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Nine things to do in the Milwaukee area this weekend

Warm weekend with awesome events
Posted: 5:11 PM, Jul 19, 2017
Updated: 2017-07-19 19:54:58-04
Nine things to do in the Milwaukee area this weekend

We are in for a toasty weekend here in southeastern Wisconsin, with temperatures potentially breaking 80 degrees all three days. Make sure to get out and check out the best events all around the Milwaukee area.

Waukesha County Fair
Wednesday, July 19 - Sunday, July 23

The oldest county fair in the state is back this week! Dock Dogs, livestock auctions, and car shows are just part of what makes this fair an incredible experience for all involved.

Festa Italiana
Friday, July 21 - Sunday, July 23

It's the 40th anniversary of Festa Italiana in Milwaukee! Head down to the Henry Maier Festival Park for incredible food, music, and games. The festival is sure to be filled with authentic Italian wine and cuisine and traditional tunes.

NEWaukee ART Bus Tour
Friday, July 21
6:30-9:30 p.m.

The NEWaukee ART Bus is taking off from 4th and Wisconsin Ave. this Friday night for an art tour of the Historic Third Ward. Wine and beer are included with the $25 ticket.

Civil War Adventure Camp at Old World Wisconsin
Friday, July 22
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

If your child is interested in American history, send them down to Old World Wisconsin on Friday for the Civil War Adventure Camp. They will cook 1860's style, march like a soldier, and learn a drill using "dummy" guns. This day camp is for children entering grades five through seven.

Firkin Fest
Saturday, July 22

Cathedral Square Park is just loaded with festivals all summer long! This week, it is Frikin Fest's turn - fans have the opportunity to sample over 150 different brews.

Tribute Island Music Festival in Kenosha
Saturday, July 22 - Sunday, July 23

Kenosha is hosting a one-of-a-kind event this weekend, featuring 28 bands on four stages, all on Simmons Island in Kenosha.

Harry Potter Trivia at Three Lions Pub
Sunday, July 23
6-8 p.m.

Bust out your wands, Muggles! Head on over to Three Lions Pub for some Harry Potter trivia fun, along with food and drink specials.

Green and Gold Tailgate Party
Sunday, July 23
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join your fellow Cheeseheads at the Wisconsin Harley Davidson in Oconomowoc for the Fourth Annual Green and Gold Tailgate. Celebrate the start of the NFL season as the players head to Green Bay for training camp.

Armenian Fest in Greenfield
Sunday, July 23
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Looking for a diverse menu? Then make sure to check out Armenian Fest, where there are plenty of kabobs, baklava, sarma, and more to go around.