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From March Madness to Maple Syrup, here are Milwaukee area events this weekend

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Posted at 6:43 PM, Mar 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 07:47:15-04

MILWAUKEE — The road to the Final Four stops in Milwaukee as Fiserv Forum will host the first and second round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Deer District will be covered with red as the Wisconsin Badgers take on the Colgate Raiders on Friday. This is the first time the tournament will be held at Fiserv Forum. The last time the tournament was in Milwaukee was in 2017 at the Bradley Center.

Tip off off tip is at 8:50 p.m. for the Badgers, Sunday’s game is TBD.

As of Wednesday, limited tickets were still available. To purchase tickets click here.

Session 1: Friday
No. 14 Yale vs. No. 3 Purdue at 1 p.m.
No. 11 Virginia Tech vs. No. 6 Texas at 3:30 p.m.

Session 2: Friday
No. 11 Iowa St. vs. No. 6 LSU at 6:20 p.m.
No. 14 Colgate vs. No. 3 Wisconsin at 8:50 p.m.

Session 3: Sunday

In Cedarburg, locals are shaking off the winter blues with Spring Uncorked. It’s a wine festival with a variety of wines to taste and try. The event includes winery activities, in-shop specials, live music, gift basket drawings and more! Saturday events also includes a charity Wine Bottle Ring Toss Game from 11-4. For more information,click here.

If you’re looking for a family friendly event, how about learning how Maple syrup is made? On Saturday at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, you can learn how maple sap turns into syrup, how to identify a maple tree, and hear one of the many tales of how maple sugaring came to be. There will also be five activities to participate in along the trails. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Children 2 and under are free. For more information click here.

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