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Weekend lineup: events to check out in Milwaukee this weekend

Posted at 8:04 AM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 09:04:17-04

MILWAUKEE — Due to the recent snow, you may not want to leave the house. However, with the events happening this weekend, you'll want to put on your coat and boots and get outside.

From wine tastings, to musicals, to Laverne & Shirley - there's bound to be something you will enjoy. Date nights, fun with friends, family outings, this weekend is packed. Here's what's happening.

  • “Hamilton” at the Marcus Performing Arts Center: Award winning musical "Hamilton" has arrived in Milwaukee and is drawing fans from far and near. This musical score is the first of its kind, blending hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway. It is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who quickly becomes George Washington's right hand man. Milwaukee 365 describes "Hamilton" as "the story of America then, as told by America now."
  • Fall Wine Tasting at Hoyt Park’s Grand Hall: Featuring sparkling, rosé, red, and white wines, these seasonal drinks will put you in the fall spirit. Plus, it's cheap. It's only $20 and includes a free Riedel tasting glass. This is a perfect Saturday event for you and your friends.
  • Laverne & Shirley's Milwaukee: Take a fun tour of Milwaukee... Laverne and Shirley style. Visit city hall (the opening shot of Laverne & Shirley) the polish flats (the type of house they lived in), and the brewery where they worked and eventually went out of business all on this tour. The cost per person is $59 and advanced reservation is required.
  • Computer Aided Design 101 at Discovery World: Talk about a fun afternoon for your and your kids! Computer Aided Design is a tool used for designing anything your heart desires. From LEGO bricks to spy planes, this is where you want to be when creating your own invention. All workshops are walk-up only and all ages are welcome (supervision is required). Head over to discovery world and check this out!
  • Grace's Annual Fine Art & Craft Festival: Check out one-of-a-kind handicrafts and artwork created by 25 artisans from all over Wisconsin. Taking place at Grace Center Grace Hall, visitors can see and purchase crafts such as woodwork, scarves, paintings, photography prints, one-of-a-kind artwork, and more. There will even be coffee so swing by on Sunday!

So grab your boots, coat, hat, and gloves and head out the door! Milwaukee has a lot to offer so you might as well take advantage of it. Have a great weekend!