Tired of being stuck indoors (where the air conditioning is!) this week? Just in time for the weekend, the weather is supposed to cooperate for yet another weekend filled with festival fun! This weekend, you can get in touch with Greek roots, enjoy some local live tunes or stuff your face with a few quarts of strawberries. We’ve got the rundown right here in this installment of the Weekend Festival Guide!
There’s no denying we’ve been spoiled by the mild winter and already unseasonably warm spring. It may be a little cooler today, but things will be heating up through the weekend! If there’s one thing we can truly appreciate in Southeast Wisconsin, it’s when nice weather rolls around. We’re all yearning to get outside before the clouds suddenly appear and the thermometer drops again.
Luckily for us, there’s no shortage of parks, courses, trails, courts and lakefronts to take advantage of when the sun peeks out. Take a look at out county parks and recreation guides to find a place to get up, get out and get some fresh air in Southeast Wisconsin:
Are you a thrill-seeker who loves the rush of being scared out of your wits? Does the typical haunted house leave you yawning and yearning for something more terrorizing? Well, if you’re looking for the ultimate in spooky attractions, the Metro Milwaukee area has the best in the nation!
Haunted Attraction magazine recently ranked the 25 best haunted houses in the U.S., and the Wisconsin Feargrounds in Waukesha came out on top as the #1 Must-See Haunt for the second year in a row! (more…)
Hey Southeast Wisconsin – can you say Indian Summer? Don’t be so quick to pack up your sandals and shorts, because we’ve got positively summerlike weather on tap for the weekend! We can’t think of a better way to enjoy this blissful weather than to get outside and enjoy some fall festivals around the region. Bring your sunglasses (and maybe a fan?) and enjoy what’s being offered during this beautiful weekend in our area:
Fall Festivities at the Pabst Mansion – Milwaukee
Explore the Pabst Mansion in new ways, celebrate Milwaukee’s brewing past and present and take advantage of special deals at this annual weekend of fall festivities. Friday features the return of Retro Beer Night, which offers guests a taste of Milwaukee beer, brats and history, and a great vintage brewiana silent auction. (more…)
It seems Mother Nature has been a bit off lately – after a fairly chilly September, this first week of October has seen gorgeous sunshine and temperatures near 70 degrees! But no matter the weather, Fall is upon us. The trees are already beginning to change their colors and will reach their most vibrant hues in no time! Whether you’re driving about lake country or taking a hike to Holy Hill, make sure you take advantage of this beautiful weather and get out in time to see the fall foliage before the leaves disappear and snow covers everything in sight. (Yes, sadly that’s just around the corner…) (more…)