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Weekend Events: Closing museum exhibits, ice skating and more

Posted at 2:09 PM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 15:09:31-05

MILWAUKEE — It's the first weekend of 2019 and there are quite a few events to experience in Milwaukee.

  • "Book of Mormon" will run through the weekend at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.
Visit Milwaukee weekend events for January 4-6, 2019

The nine-time Tony Award-winning musical will have several showings this weekend. On Friday, January 4, the musical will be performed at 8 p.m. On Saturday, January 5, it will be performed at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Finally, on Sunday, January 6, it will be performed at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

To purchase tickets, click here.

  • Frogs! is closing at Milwaukee Public Art Museum

Stop by the Milwaukee Art Museum to check out dozens of frogs from around the world, even the ones that have enough poison to kill up to 10 humans with one touch. Visitors will get an eye-level view on these enclosed habitats and get a hands-on experience, too. You can even watch some of the frogs be fed, if you arrive at 11 a.m. Feedings last 15 minutes.

For tickets and schedule information, click here.

  • Serious Play is closing at Milwaukee Art Museum

This is the final weekend to witness Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America at the Milwaukee Art Museum. The exhibition presents play as a serious form of inspiration, experimentation, and problem solving by using furniture, textiles, toys and more.

For more information, click here.

  • Danceworks has "Try it Week" with dance classes to get healthy in 2019

From January 2 through January 8, this free, adult dance class is being offered throughout each day. You can try out zumba, tap, ballet, African Dance workouts and more. Each type of dance is offered at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels.

For a full schedule, click here.

  • Public skating is back at Petit Center this weekend

Public ice skating at Petit Center will be available this weekend. Children under 3 years old are free, seniors (60 and over) and children ages 4-12 are $5.50, ages 13-18 are $6.50 and adults are $7.50.

However, skate rentals will cost an additional $3.50. For a full schedule of public skating hours, click here.