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Top 5 things to do around Milwaukee this weekend

Posted at 12:03 PM, Nov 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-08 14:08:45-05

MILWAUKEE — TGIF. The weekend is upon us and there is literally so much to do. Here's a list of some of the best things to do this weekend with curated help by Visit Milwaukee.

Opening Night Jitters:
Nunsense, a musical comedy, premiers at the Milwaukee Rep on Friday Nov. 8th. It follows the hilarious story of a group of nuns that have to pull out all the stops after a "culinary disaster" destroys much of their convent. It's a must see for anyone that likes a good laugh. Get your tickets now!

The temperature is dropping but the flowers are in bloom... sort of:
The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) is kicking off the holiday season with a special exhibit called Bloomin' Holidays. See the colors of fall in full gear at this three day gallery featuring equiste floral arrangements. There is also an indoor marketplace and demonstrations. It costs just $15.

Shop Til you Drop (Please don't actually drop)
Cute. Nostalgic. Vintage. The three-story Hawthorne Hill Farm is open for business this weekend. Each level has a different theme filled with local artisans and vendors. Unique treasures abound for the savvy shopper. There's everything fomr vintage finds to funky home decor to jewelry. Start your holiday shopping this weekend!

All Your Favorite Things Under One Roof
Cute crafts - good. Good prices - better. Environmentally sourced crafts at good prices - the absolute best. re:Craft and Relic is a two-day shopping bonanza. What makes this different from the Hawthorne Hill Farm is that the goal of the more than 150 vendors is to have eco-friendly products that have all been upcycled. By looking you wouldn't be able to tell that many of these goods are re-purposed, reclaimed, and/or recycled. *Old time-y baseball usher selling cracker jacks voice* Get ya tickets here!

Chugga-Chugga-Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo!
The Wisconsin State Fairgrounds is the only place in country that has more than 70 working train models moving around miniature landscapes. Introducing Trainfest. It's the perfect mix of nostalgic fun with modern taste. Perfect for families and hobbyists alike. You can build a train, interact with exhibitors, and this year there is an extra emphasis on STEM education incorproating railroad and train technology.

Have a good weekend Wisconsin!