What’s going on in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin in fall 2022 – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Apple Harvest Festival: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 17. Apple market, arts and crafts vendors, a beer garden, and live music. Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha.

Cudahy Day: 130th Anniversary Party, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 17. Browse community booths, historical displays and presentations, and check out archival audio and video recordings for a look back into what life was like in Cudahy many years ago. Food and snacks available for purchase. Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive, Cudahy.

Delavan Scarecrow Fest: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Pumpkins, crafters and vendors, live music and childrens activities. Walworth Ave., downtown Delavan.

Holy Hill Arts and Crafts Fair: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17. $6 admission. Arts and crafts displayed in natural setting, food and refreshments. Enter from Highway 167. 1525 Carmel Road, Hubertus.

South Milwaukee: 125th Anniversary Open Doors event, Sept. 17. Celebrate the history of South Milwaukee with a visit to historical attractions, city services, local schools and places of worship. For full schedule of activities visit http://www.southmilwaukee.gov

Bayshore Art Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 17; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 18. Artists, artisans and makers with selections from art to food, clothing to lotions, stationery to furniture, and candles to home goods. The Yard at Bayshore, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale.

Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 17; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 18. Wine from Cedar Creek Winery, food trucks, beverage tent and desserts, live music, arts and crafts marketplace. N70 W6340 Bridge Road, Cedarburg.

Richfield Historical Society: Thresheree & Harvest Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 17-18. Steam-powered sawmill, antique engines, trucks, and tractorswith field demonstrations including steam engine threshing, log sawing, plowingand draft horses. Richfield Historical Park, 1896 Highway 164, Richfield.

Harvest Fair: 5-11 p.m. Sept. 23; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 24; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 25. Scarecrow making, pumpkin bowling, lumberjack show, farmers market, food and beverages.

Festa Italiana: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 24; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 25. Live music, food vendors, cooking demonstrations and cultural exhibits. Italian Community Center, 631 E Chicago St.

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WI Mac & Cheese Fest: 4-8 p.m. Sept. 24. $30-$55. Live music, food and beverage sampling. Wisconsin Brewing Company Park, 1011 Blue Ribbon Circle N, Oconomowoc. wisconsinmacandcheesefest.com

Milwaukee Riverkeeper Boat Parade: 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Local artists and performers showcase art installation floats. Parade begins at HarborFest, 600 E. Greenfield Ave., and will travel up the Milwaukee River before turning around at the Holton Ave. Bridge, near Lakefront Brewery. milwaukeeriverkeeper.org

Racine Zoo: Jack-O'-Lantern Nights, 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, Sept. 29-Oct. 30. Hand-carved jack-o-lanterns and festive illuminations. 2131 N. Main St., Racine. racinezoo.org/jack-o-lantern-nights

Caf Sopra Mare: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Corey Klunk, Sept. 11; Cosmo, Sept. 18; Anita Graef, Sept. 25. Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave.

Fowler Lake Park: Yam Haus, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. 438 N. Oakwood Ave., Oconomowoc.

Riverwalk Commons: DJ Shawna, 6 p.m. Sept. 13. 423 N. Water St.

Cutler Park: Brooks & Dunn Tribute with Doug Brewin & Larry Turner, 7 p.m. Sept. 13. 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha.

Oconomowoc American Legion Band: 7 p.m. Sept. 11. Rhodee Memorial Band Shell, City Beach, 324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc.

Cathedral Square Park: 6-9 p.m. Steez, Sept. 15; Nineteen Thirteen, Sept. 22; The Eric Jacobson Latin Jazz Quintet, Sept. 29. 520 E. Wells St.

South Milwaukee Farmers Market: 5-7 p.m. Sarah Day, Sept. 15; The Milibillies, Sept. 22; Old Sam & the Teardrops, Sept. 29; John Stano, Oct. 6. Corner of Milwaukee and 11th Ave., South Milwaukee.

Music on the Beerline: Extra Crispy Brass Band, The Erotic Adventures of Static Chicken, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 16. Plaza stage, 3350 N. Holton St.

Mequon Public Market Patio: Lous Jazz Express Plus, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Extra Crispy Brass Band, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Groove Therapy, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. 6300 W. Mequon Road., Mequon.

Hop Havest & Vine: 6-8:30 p.m. Jack Tell, Sept. 16. The Casual Intent Band, Sept. 17. Johnny T Bird, Sept. 23. The ECM Jazz Trio, Sept. 24. Driving Buddies, Sept. 30. Lindsay and Jon, Oct. 1. Ryan Meisel Jazz Combo, Oct. 8. Jake Stanzer, Oct. 14. Chris Lambrou, Oct. 15. Lake Country Music, Oct. 21. Fletchers Reason, Oct. 22. Good Harvest Market, 2205 Silvernail Road, Pewaukee.

The Rock Umbrella Bar: Failure to Launch, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. 7900 Crystal Ridge Road, Franklin.

Blu: Live music, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7-11 p.m. Friday. Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave.

Cafe Hollander Brookfield: Live music on rooftop, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays (starting Sept. 15). 20150 Union St., Brookfield.

Cafe Hollander Tosa: Live music, 4-6 p.m. Sundays, (through Oct. 30). 7677 W. State St., Wauwatosa.

Centraal Grand Caf & Tappery: Bluegrass Whatevers, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays in Sept. Garden of Eten Courtyard, 2305 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

Clark Hotel: Dick Eliot jazz, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 16. 314 W. Main St., Waukesha.

Hartland Legion: JC Ayer, 2 p.m. Sept. 10. 231 Goodwin Ave., Hartland.

Kochanskis Concertina Beer Hall: Polka open jam, 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. 1920 S. 37th St.

Centraal Grand Caf & Tappery: MKE Comedy, 7 p.m. Sept. 14. Courtyard, 2305 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. milwaukeecomedy.com

ComedySportz: Comedy show matches every Friday-Saturday. All ages improv comedy. 420 S. 1st St. (414) 272-8888; cszmke.com

Improv at The Corners of Brookfield: Venue features two live performance stages with full food and beverage service. 20110 Lower Union St., Brookfield. (414) 928-5400; improv.com/milwaukee

The Laughing Tap Comedy Club: Weekly live comedy shows and bar featuring Wisconsin craft beer and spirits. 706 S. 5th St. laughingtap.com

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Acacia Theatre Company: The Jewelers Shop, Oct. 28-Nov. 13. Norvell Commons at St. Christophers Church, 7845 N. River Road, River Hills. (414) 744-5995.

Bel Canto: Community Voices, 3 p.m. Oct. 16. Irish Cultural & Heritage Center of Wisconsin, 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave. (414) 481-8801.

Carthage College: Joanne Polk, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Lauren Jelenovich, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27. A.F. Siebert Chapel, 2001 Alford Park Drive, Kenosha. (262) 551-6661.

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist: Wednesday Concert Series, 12:15 p.m. Simone Gheller, organ, Sept. 14. Pheeraroj Phupaibul, guitar, Sept. 21. Irina Yanovskaya, guitar, Sept. 28. 812 N. Jackson St.

Cedarburg PAC: Broadway Songbook starring Anthony Crivello, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Girl Named Tom, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. W68 N611 Evergreen Blvd., Cedarburg. (262) 376-6161.

Choral Arts Society: The Spirit Sings, 7 p.m. Oct. 22. First Presbyterian Church, 716 College Ave., Racine. choralartsonline.org

Concord Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven and Beyond, 7 p.m. Oct. 22. St. Sebastian Parish, 5400 W. Washington Blvd. concordorchestra.org

The Constructivists: The Totalitarians, Oct. 15-29. Interchange Theater Co-Op, 628 N. 10th St. theconstructivists.org

Early Music Now: Tapestry - Faces of a Woman, 5 p.m. Oct. 15. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 914 E. Knapp St. earlymusicnow.org

Festival City Symphony: Fiesta de Orquesta Para Nios: A Pajama Jamboree, 7 p.m. Sept. 21. Marcus Center Bradley Pavilion, 929 N. Water St. festivalcitysymphony.org

First Presbyterian Church: Zachary Scot Johnson, with the Choral Arts Society of Southeastern Wisconsin, 7 p.m. Sept. 10. 716 College Ave., Racine. (262) 632-1686.

First Stage: Arthur and Friends Make a Musical, Oct. 7-Nov. 6. Marcus Center Todd Wehr, 929 N. Water St. (414) 267-2961; http://www.firststage.org

Florentine Opera Company: Romeo and Juliet, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Marcus Performing Arts Center: 929 N. Water St. (414) 291-5700; http://www.florentineopera.org

Forte Theatre Company: The Sound of Music, Oct. 7-16. Saber Center for the Performing Arts, 8222 S. 51st St., Franklin. fortetheatrecompany.org

Frankly Music: Bach and Beyond with pianist Simone Dinnerstein, 7 p.m. Sept. 21. Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St. franklymusic.org

Kettle Moraine Symphony: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Slinger PAC, 209 Polk St., Slinger. (262) 334-3469; http://www.kmsymphony.org

Knightwind Ensemble: 3 p.m. Oct. 30. South Milwaukee PAC, 901 15th Ave., South Milwaukee. (414) 766-5049; knightwind.org

Kohler Memorial Theater: 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Soweto Gospel Choir, Oct. 7. 260 School St., Kohler. (920) 458-1972;kohlerfoundation.org/tickets

Lake Country Playhouse: Cabaret, Sept. 22-Oct. 9. 221 E. Capitol Drive, Hartland. lakecountryplayhousewi.org

Latino Arts: Son Rompe Pera, 7 p.m. Oct. 28. 1028 S. 9th St. (414) 384-3100.

Marcus Performing Arts Center: MasterChef Junior LIVE!, Sept. 17. Porcupine Tree, Sept. 21. Ozomatli, Sept. 22. BAT: A Meat Loaf Celebration, Oct. 1. Life with the Afterlife: Ghost Hunter Amy Bruni, Oct. 22. My Name is NOT Mom, Oct. 29. 929 N. Water St. (414) 273-7206.

Marquette University: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Oct. 7-16. Helfaer Theatre, 1304 W. Clybourn St. (414) 288-7504.

Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra: Oct. 8. Davians, N56 W16300 Silver Spring Drive, Menomonee Falls. (262) 751-5995; mfso.net

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre: Where Did We Sit on the Bus?, Sept. 30-Oct. 23. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. (414) 291-7800.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater: Unforgettable: John-Mark McGaha Sings Nat King Cole, Sept. 11-Nov. 6. Titanic The Musical, Sept. 20-Oct. 23. Wife of a Salesman, Sept. 27-Nov. 6. Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. (414) 224-9490.

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra: Alpine Glory, Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Aaron Diehl Returns, Oct. 7-9. Tchaikovsky No. 5, Oct. 21-22. Trills & Chills, Oct. 23. Bewitching Broadway, Oct. 28-30. Bradley Symphony Center, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave. (414) 291-7605.

Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra: Season Premiere Concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 19. Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. myso.org

Morning Star Productions: Revolution, Sept. 24-25, Oct. 29-30. On the trail behind Wooded Hills Church, 777 Highway 164, Colgate. http://www.morningstarproductions.org

Next Act Theatre: Kill Move Paradise, Sept. 22-Oct. 16. 255 S. Water St. (414) 278-0765.

Oconomowoc Arts Center: 7 Bridges - The Ultimate Eagles Experience, Sept. 24. Artrageous, Sept. 30. Good Morning Bedlam: A Cabaret Cafe Series, Oct. 21-22. 641 E. Forest St., Oconomowoc. (262) 560-3172; http://www.theoac.net

Over Our Head Players: Moby Dick, Oct. 14-30. Sixth Street Theatre, 318 Sixth St., Racine. (262) 632-6802; http://www.overourheadplayers.org

Racine Theatre Guild: Native Gardens, Sept. 16-Oct. 2. Drop Dead!, Oct. 28-Nov. 13. 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine. (262) 633-4218.

Renaissance Theaterworks: The How and the Why, Oct. 21-Nov. 13. Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. http://www.r-t-w.com

Skylight Music Theatre: Mamma Mia!, Sept. 23-Oct. 16. Sweet Baby James A Tribute to James Taylor, Oct. 22. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. (414) 291-7800.

South Milwaukee PAC: Steven Wright, Oct. 7. Classical Opera and Armenian Folk Songs, Oct. 8. Linda Ronstadt Experience, Oct. 14. John Denver Musical Tribute, Oct. 16. 901 15th Ave., South Milwaukee. (414) 766-5049; southmilwaukeepac.org

Sunset Playhouse: We Will Rock You!, Sept. 19-20. Rock & Roll Royalty, Oct. 13-16. Clue: On Stage, Oct. 20-Nov. 6. David Seebach: Illusions in the Night., Oct. 21-23. Americana, Oct. 24-25. 700 Wall St., Elm Grove. (262) 782-4430.

Waukesha Civic Theatre: The Dark Side of Broadway, Sept. 22. The Play That Goes Wrong, Oct. 28-Nov. 13. 264 W. Main St., Waukesha. (262) 547-0708.

Wilson Center: Cold Sweat & Brew City Horns, Sept. 30. Frank Almond & Emi Ferguson, Oct. 2. Garrison Starr, Oct. 21. Third Coast Percussion, Oct. 28. 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield. (262) 781-9520; http://www.wilson-center.com

Wisconsin Philharmonic: More Classic Broadway, Sept. 29. A Symphonic Hollowe'en, Oct. 16. 641 E. Forest St., Oconomowoc. http://www.wisphil.org/

Wisconsin Singer / Songwriter Series: Bill Camplin, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Claudia Russell & Bruce Kaplan, Oct. 7. Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon. (262) 457-4399; wsss.org

Books & Company: Peter Geye, author of The Ski Jumpers, 7 p.m. Sept. 25. 1039 Summit Ave., Oconomowoc.

Boswell Books: Jonathan Ames, author of The Wheel of Doll, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12. John Koethe, author of Beyond Belief, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13. Jeffrey Breslow, author of A Game Maker's Life, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Erika L Snchez, author of Crying in the Bathroom, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16. William Kent Krueger, author of Fox Creek, 4 p.m. Sept. 17. Marie Kohler, playwright of Boswell, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19. John M Van Lieshout, author of Growing Up Little Chute, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Judith M Ford, author of Fever of Unknown Origin: A Memoir, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Francie Dekker, author of Our World of Dumplings, 4 p.m. Sept. 24. Peter Geye, author of The Ski Jumpers, 2 p.m. Sept. 25. Andrew Sean Greer, author of Less Is Lost, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Registration required. 2559 N. Downer Ave. boswellbooks.com

Haggerty Museum of Art: J.R.R.Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript Lecture Series, 5 p.m. Marquette University campus, 1234 W. Tory Hill St. (414) 288-1669; marquette.edu/haggerty-museum

Marcus Performing Arts Center: National Geographic Live Speaker Series: Filipe DeAndrade: Untamed, Oct. 20. 929 N. Water St. (414) 273-7206.

North Point Lighthouse: Lecture Series, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month. $10 admission; $5 seniors/students; Free for museum members. 2650 N. Wahl Ave. (414) 332-6754.

Roots and Branches: A Half-Century of Outdoor Wisconsin with Dan Small, 7 p.m. Oct. 18. $10. Registration requested. Historic West Bend Theatre, 125 Main St., West Bend. http://www.rootsbranches.org

Doors Open Milwaukee: Sept. 24-25. Tour Milwaukee landmarks; free and ticketed events throughout the city. View full list of sites online historicmilwaukee.org/doors-open/

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Elks Lodge 400: Brew City Wrestling, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10. 2301 Springdale Road, Waukesha. brewcitywrestling.com

Jones Yellow Barn Centennial Celebration: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 17. $25. All-you-can-eat pulled pork meal, live music, live animals and hay rides. All proceeds will benefit local youth agriculture scholarships. Jones Market, 601 Jones Ave., Fort Atkinson. http://www.shopjonesmarket.com

Jurassic Quest: 1-8 p.m. Sept. 16; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 17; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 18. Timed entry tickets start at $19. General admission tickets include access to the dinosaur and marine exhibits, arts and crafts activities, and dinosaur shows. Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis. http://www.jurassicquest.com

Landmark Lanes: Weeklong events to celebrate 95th Anniversary, Sept. 26-Oct. 1. Game night, comedy acts, film night and drink specials. 2220 N. Farwell Ave. landmarklanes.com/95th

Milwaukee County Zoo: Ride on the Wild Side, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 11. four routes to choose from. The 2.5-mile kid-friendly ride stays inside the Zoo, or, riders can choose a 10-, 17- or 27-mile ride that starts and ends in the Zoo but goes out through the Menomonee River Parkway along the Oak Leaf Trail. Helmets are mandatory. Registration required. 10001 W. Blue Mound Road. zoosociety.org/bike

Milwaukee Walk for PKD: Registration, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 11. The Yard at Bayshore, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale. walkforpkd.org/milwaukee

North Point Lighthouse: Occasional Artist Show & Sale, 4-8 p.m. Sept. 24. Art, appetizers and a cash bar in the lighthouse gallery. Admission is $10 at the door. 2650 N. Wahl Ave. (414) 332-6754.

Oak Creek Public Library: Musical Singalong Nights, Oct. 5, Nov. 16, Dec. 7. Sing along withmovie musicals. Snacks and beverages provided. Program is for all ages. 8040 S. 6th St., Oak Creek. (414) 766-7900.

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center: Nature-based programs, field tripsand guided hikes for all ages. 1111 E. Brown Deer Road. Registration required. (414) 352-2880; schlitzaudubon.org

Three Pillars Senior Living: Lunch & Learns Series held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. with lunch and educational session. Village on the Square, 375 State Road 67, Dousman. http://www.threepillars.org/

2A Wine Merchants: Shop and tasting room with food and wine events, and monthly wine memberships. 577 E. Erie St. 2awinemerchants.com

Apple Holler: Farm Store & Bakery, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Red Barn Restaurant, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Pick your own seasonal fruits in orchard. 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant, (262) 884-7100; appleholler.com

The Bartolotta Restaurants: Restaurant group has locations throughout the Milwaukee area, offering fine dining, casual dining and special dining events. Visit bartolottas.com

Bavarian Bierhaus: Oktoberfest, 4-9 p.m. Thursdays; 4-11 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays, (through Oct. 2). German cuisine, beerand festival foods including Spanferkel, Roll Braten, and Rotisserie chicken. 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale.

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