FESTIVALS & FAIRS
Second Hand Purrs: Spring Craft Fair and Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 9. Shop vendors, artists, and crafters, with raffles to benefit the kitties. Knights of Columbus, 732 Badger Ave., South Milwaukee.
Washington County Fair Park: Spring Fair to Remember, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 9. Arts and crafts, door prizes, free parking. $3 admission. 3000 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend.
The Bartolotta Restaurants: Easter Brunch and Dinner, April 17. Reservations available at: Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, Harbor House, Joey Gerard’s, Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro, Mr. B’s - A Bartolotta Steakhouse in Brookfield and Mequon, Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993, and the Italian Community Center. Visit bartolottas.com
Bay View Lions Club: Pancake breakfast, 8 to 11:30 a.m. April 2. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages and beverages. $7 per person; $5 for children ages 4 to 11; $20 for a family of up to six (cash only). Humboldt Park Pavilion, Park Road and E. Idaho St.
East Troy Railroad Museum: Bunny Trains, April 9-10, and 16. Take a ride to the Elegant Farmer with onboard activities, followed by return trip to get photo op with the Easter Bunny. All child and toddler ticket holders receive a stuffed bunny, with jelly beans for all. Advance purchase required. Depot, 2002 Church St., East Troy. (262) 642-3263; easttroyrr.org
Humboldt Park: Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. April 2. Open to children one-year-old through fourth grade. The Easter Bunny will be available for free photos with children and families from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and following the Egg Hunt. On the west side of the park pavilion. Park Road and E. Idaho St.
North Shore Kiwanis: Pancake Breakfast with the Bunny, 8 to 11 a.m. April 2. Adult $8; child $5. Breakfast features pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. Have your photo with the Bunny and try a raffle. Dominican High School, 120 E. Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay.
St. Florian Parish: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 10. Adults $12; Child $6. All-you-can-eat buffet and beverages. Easter bunny arrives at 9 a.m. and breakfast includes one photo per family with the Easter Bunny. 1215 S. 45 St., West Milwaukee. (414) 383-3565.
St. George’s Melkite Greek Catholic Church: Palm Sunday Breakfast, noon to 2 p.m. April 10. Pancakes, eggs, ham, fresh fruit, pastries, and beverages. $12 adult; $6 child, under 12. 1617 W. State St. (414) 342-1543.
The Bend: The Jimmys, 7:30 p.m. March 26. 125 N. Main St., West Bend.
Blu: Live music, 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Bub’s Irish Pub: Live music, 9 p.m. Almighty Vinyl, March 26. N116-W16218 Main St., Germantown.
Cedarburg Cultural Center: Live music, 7 p.m. Band of Ringers, April 1. W62-N546 Washington Ave., Cedarburg.
Clark Hotel: Dick Eliot jazz, 6-9 p.m. April 1 and April 15. 314 W. Main St., Waukesha.
County Clare: Dick Eliot, 5-8 p.m. April 17. 1234 N. Astor St.
Cue Club of Wisconsin: Addiction, March 26. 2454 N. Grandview Blvd., Waukesha.
Joe’s K Ranch: Jazz Unlimited Open Jam, 1-4 p.m. March 27. 4840 S. Whitnall Ave., Cudahy.
Story Hill FireHouse: J Ryan Trio, 6-8:30 p.m. April 7. 407 N. Hawley Road.
ComedySportz: Comedy show matches every Friday-Saturday. All ages improv comedy. 420 S. First St. (414) 272-8888; cszmke.com
Improv at The Corners of Brookfield: New comedy 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. Fifth St. laughingtap.com
Memories Dinner Theater: Tim Walkoe, March 26. Memories Ballroom, 1077 Lake Drive, Port Washington. (262) 284-6850.
Acacia Theatre Company: Last Train to Nibroc, 7:30 p.m. March 25; 4 p.m. March 26; 3 p.m. March 27; 7:30 p.m. April 1; 4 p.m. April 2; 3 p.m. April 3. Norvell Commons, St. Christopher’s Church, 7845 N. River Road. (414) 744-5995; acaciatheatre.com
Carthage College: Alash, 7:30 p.m. March 24. 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. Anthony Padilla, piano, March 23. DSHA String Ensemble, March 30. Jeremy Kiolbassa, organ, April 6. 812 N. Jackson St.
The Coffee House at Plymouth Church: Earth Poets and Musicians annual performance, 7:30 p.m. April 16. 2717 E. Hampshire.
The Constructivists: Babel, (through April 2). Broadway Theatre Center-Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway. (414) 291-7800.
First Stage: “The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors,” (through April 3). Marcus Center Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water St. (414) 273-7206.
First Stage Young Company: Macbeth, 7 p.m. March 25; 2 and 7 p.m. March 26; 1 p.m. March 27; 7 p.m. April 1; 2 and 7 p.m. April 2; 1 p.m. April 3. Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St. (414) 267-2961.
Forte Theatre Company: Little Women, 7:30 p.m. April 22-23; 3 p.m. April 24; 7:30 p.m. April 29-30; 3 p.m. May 1. Fine Arts Center, Martin Luther High School, 5201 S. 76th St., Greendale. (414) 366-3634.
Irish Cultural and Heritage Center: RUNA, 7:30 p.m. March 26. 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave. (414) 219-0010.
Lake Country Playhouse: Camelot, 7:30 p.m. March 25; 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 26, (through April 10). 221 E. Capitol Drive, Hartland. lakecountryplayhousewi.org
Latino Arts: Quetzal, featuring the Latino Arts String Program, 7 p.m. April 8. 1028 S. 9th St. (414) 384-3100.
Marcus Performing Arts Center-Uihlein Hall: Trinity Irish Dance Company, 7:30 p.m. March 26. 929 N. Water St. (414) 273-7206.
Memories Dinner Theater: A Bad Year for Tomatoes, April 1-3, 8-10. Memories Ballroom, 1077 Lake Drive, Port Washington. (262) 284-6850.
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre: Indecent, (through March 27). Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. (414) 291-7800.
Milwaukee Opera Theatre: Preludes, 7:30 p.m. April 1; 2 p.m. April 2; 7:30 p.m. April 4; 2 p.m. April 5; 7:30 p.m. April 7-8; 2 p.m. April 9. Woman’s Club of Wisconsin, 813 E. Kilbourn Ave. milwaukeeoperatheatre.org
Milwaukee Repertory Theater-Stackner Cabaret: My Way: Tribute to Frank Sinatra, (through May 1). Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. (414) 224-9490.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater-Stiemke Studio: New Age, 8 p.m. March 25, (through May 1). Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. (414) 224-9490.
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra: Peer Gynt, March 25-27. Bradley Symphony Center, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave. (414) 291-7605.
Polish Center of Wisconsin: Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, 6 p.m. April 10. 6941 S. 68th St., Franklin. (414) 529-2140.
Racine Theatre Guild: Clue: On Stage, 7:30 p.m. March 25; 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 26; 2 and 7 p.m. March 27; 7 p.m. March 31; 7:30 p.m. April 1; 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 2; 2 p.m. April 3. 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine. (262) 633-4218.
Renaissance Theaterworks: Actually, (through April 3). Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. (414) 278-0765.
Skylight Music Theatre: Raisin, 7:30 p.m. April 8-9; 2 p.m. April 10; 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 13; 7:30 p.m. April 14; 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 16; 6:30 p.m. April 19; 7:30 p.m. April 20-22; 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 23; 2 p.m. April 24. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. (414) 291-7800.
Sunset Playhouse: If You Could Read My Mind, March 25-26. 700 Wall St., Elm Grove. (262) 782-4430.
Wilson Center for the Arts: Fred Astaire Dance Studios present Dance Fantasy 2022, 7 p.m. March 25; 2 and 7 p.m. March 26. 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield. (262) 781-9520.
Congregation Shalom: Panel discussion of play “The Soap Myth” by Jeff Cohen, 2 p.m. March 27. Free, registration required. 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point. (414) 352-9288; www.cong-shalom.org/form/soap-myth-registration.html
Milwaukee Music Teachers Association: Dalcroze for Teachers lecture and workshop, 3-5 p.m. March 27. Program is designed for participants of all physical abilities, age 16 and up. Admission is free to MMTA members; $5 per nonmember. Steinway Piano Gallery of Milwaukee, 11550 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa. RSVP appreciated by email to: email@example.com
North Point Lighthouse: Lecture Series, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month. $10 admission; $5 seniors/students; Free for museum members. Masks required. Beer and light refreshments provided. 2650 N. Wahl Ave. (414) 332-6754.
Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes. April 13.
Wauwatosa’s Woman’s Club: Dan Biesner of Tabal Chocolate will discuss “Crafting Rare Chocolate,” 1 p.m. April 7. Free and open to the public. 1626 Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa.
Mitchell Park Domes: “The Barrio Train” Show, (through April 3). See over 700 feet of model train tracks circling through the floral show dome. Hours are: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Reservations are required for all visitors. 524 S. Layton Blvd. www.mitchellparkdomes.com
American Lung Association: Fight For Air Climb, 8 a.m.-noon April 9. Take a timed-climb and partake in post-event activities and refreshments. American Family Field, 1 Brewers Way. Register online at: FightForAirClimb.org/Milwaukee
Badgerland S Gaugers: Model Train Swap Meet, 8 a.m.-noon March 27. All scales of model trains. American Legion Post 537, 9159 W. Beloit Road.
Hales Corners Library: Wednesday Afternoon Movies, 2 p.m. March 9 and 23. Beverages sold prior to film. Family Movie event, 2 p.m. March 25. No registration required. Hunt Room, 5885 S. 116th St., Hales Corners. (414) 529-6150.
Milwaukee Comic Con: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 7. Cosplay contests for adults and children with sign up at the show, and a Commander Pod Tournament. Wisconsin State Fair Park, Exposition Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis. mightyconshows.com/show/milwaukee
Miss Ruby Boutique: Bridal Fashion Show to benefit LGBT Commuity Center, 7 p.m. April 7. $25. Pritzlaff Building, 325 N. Plankinton Ave. www.missrubyboutique.com
Muskego Public Library: Dr. Franklin’s Favorite Inventions, 7 p.m. April 19. Free program for all ages. S73-W16663 Janesville Road, Muskego. (262) 971-2100.
St. Florian Parish: Card Social, 6-11 p.m. April 22. Homemade buffet meal, with beverages, raffles. $15 donation. 1215 S. 45 St., West Milwaukee. (414) 383-3565.
Turner Hall Ballroom: Wedding Showcase, 4-8 p.m. April 13. Vendors include caterers, photographers, bridal, and floral services, with music by Dream City Strings and Dream City Jazz. 1040 Phillips Ave. www.wedmke.com
Waukesha Civic Theatre Film Series: Akeelah and the Bee, 6:30 p.m. March 28. 264 W. Main St., Waukesha. (262) 547-0708.
FOOD & DINING
Glorioso's Appetito & Italian Market: In-person classes. 1011 E. Brady St. (414) 272-0540; gloriosos.com
Chicken Piccata. April 1.
Porcini Mushroom Risotto. April 2.
Lasagna Master Class. April 3.
Sicilian Shrimp Pasta. April 8.
Italian Brunch Class. April 9.
Making Glorioso’s Biscotti. April 10.
Hop Harvest & Vine Public House: Lent dinner entrees include Steamed Blue Mussels ($13.99), Citrus Grilled Salmon ($14.99), Gluten Free Cod Filet ($14.99), served on Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Good Harvest Market, 2205 Silvernail Road, Pewaukee. hopharvestvine.com
Milwaukee Public Market: The Market offers both hands on and demonstration classes in the second level demonstration kitchen. Registration required. 400 N. Water St. (414) 336-1111; milwaukeepublicmarket.org
Mr. B’s Steakhouse: 18380 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Reservations: (262) 790-7005.
Spring Lamb and Goat dinner. April 6.
Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993: Tasting tour of Italy menu focuses on different regions, and flavors of the country. 7616 W. State St., Wauwatosa. Reservations: (414) 771-7910.
Abruzzo dinner. March 24.
St. Florian Parish: Fish fry, 4:30 to 7 p.m. April 1. Dine-in and carry-out. $13 adult/ $8 child. 1215 S. 45 St., West Milwaukee. (414) 383-3565.
St. Matthew’s Parish: Fish Boil, 4-7 p.m. April 1. Fish served with boiled potatoes, carrots, onions, cole slaw, bread, home-made desserts, and beverage. Advance ticket $11.50 for adult. Day of event dine-in or takeout is $12 for adult and $4 for child (3-12 years). 9329 S. Chicago Road, Oak Creek. (414) 762-4200.
Stone Bank Farm Market: Winter Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, (through March 26). Support local farmers, makers and vendors. N68-W33208 County Road K, Stone Bank. (262) 563-8010; stonebankmarket.com
Spring CSA Dinners, pickup Thursdays from March 31 to May 5.
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts: Sweet Connection classes. Two hour candy making experiences. W5050 Portland Road, Cedarburg. wiquiltmuseum.com
Festive Easter Candies. April 6.
MUSEUMS & GALLERIES
The Alice Wilds: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and by appointment. 900 S. Fifth St. (414) 635-0887.
Shane McAdams Greener Pastures LLC, (through March 26).
Almont Gallery: Open daily with fine art and craft items created by local artists, as well as gift items, jewelry, clothing and accessories. 342 W. Main St., Waukesha, (262) 542-1522; almontgallery.org
A Scenic View, featuring Annie Cannistra, Jean Curley, and Mark Mueller, (through April 1).
Anderson Arts Center: Open 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 6603 Third Ave., Kenosha. www.kempercenter.com
Cedarburg Art Museum: Open noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. In the historic Jochem-Wittenberg Mansion, W63-N675 Washington Ave., Cedarburg.
The History of Wisconsin Art Exhibition, (through May 8).
Cedarburg Cultural Center: Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. W62-N546 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. (262) 375-3676.
75th Annual Ozaukee County Art Show, (through April 16).
Charles Allis Art Museum: Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday; noon-7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 1801 N. Prospect Ave. (414) 278-8295; www.charlesallis.org
Dressing the Abbey Exhibit, (through May 30).
David Barnett Gallery: Open Tuesday-Saturday. 1024 E. State St. (414) 271-5058.
EAA Aviation Museum: Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 3000 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh. (920) 426-4818.
Gallery 2622: After openings, by appointment only. 2622 N Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa. (414) 257-2622.
Harley-Davidson Museum: Beginning March 1, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 400 W. Canal St. (877) 436-8738; harley-davidson.com
Haggerty Museum of Art: Open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Marquette University campus, 1234 W. Tory Hill St. (414) 288-1669; marquette.edu/haggerty-museum
Maxim Kantor: Wasteland (Letters from Karakorum), (through May 22).
Hoard Historical Museum: Open 9:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 401 Whitewater Ave., Fort Atkinson. (920) 563-7769; hoardmuseum.org
Jewish Museum Milwaukee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 1360 N. Prospect Ave. (414) 390-5730; jewishmuseummilwaukee.org
Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans During WW ll, (through May 29).
Kenosha History Center: Kenosha County history, with educational programs and exhibits. 220 51st Place, Kenosha. (262) 654-5770; kenoshahistorycenter.org
Devoted to Comradeship, (ongoing).
Latino Arts: Gallery hours, 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 1028 S. Ninth St. (414) 384-3100.
United Families: Tribute to the Migrant Farm Worker Labor Movement in the 1960s and 1970s, April 1, (through May 27).
United Families: Tribute to the Migrant Farm Worker Labor Movement in the 1960s and 1970s, opening reception, 5-7 p.m. April 8.
Lily Pad Gallery West: Advance reservation requested. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 215 N. Broadway. (414) 509-5756.
Color Space, March 4-April 10.
Lynden Sculpture Garden: Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, (closed Thursdays). Experience art in nature with sculptures sited across 40 acres of park, lake and woodland. 2145 W. Brown Deer Road. (414) 446-8794; lyndensculpturegarden.org
Cultural Plant Walk, April 9.
MIAD: Gallery hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Frederick Layton Gallery, 273 E. Erie St. (414) 847-3350; miad-edu/miad-galleries-overview
Milwaukee Art Museum: Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 700 N. Art Museum Drive. mam.org
Currents 38: Christy Matson, (through July 17).
Photographer An-My Lê exhibit, (through March 27).
Art in Bloom, April 7-10.
Shifting Perspectives: Landscape Photographs from the Collection, (through July 3).
Milwaukee Public Museum: Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Monday, (through May 18). 800 W. Wells St. (414) 278-2728; www.mpm.edu
North Point Lighthouse: Climb the tower, learn about lighthouses and maritime history of the Great Lakes, 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 2650 N. Wahl Ave. (414) 332-6754.
Pabst Mansion: Visitors learn about Pabst family and details about the architecture and furnishings of the home with guided and self-guided tours. 2000 W. Wisconsin Ave. Advance ticket purchase recommended. (414) 931-0808; www.pabstmansion.com
Women’s History Month Tour, 1:30 p.m. Sundays in March.
Portrait Society Gallery: Noon-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. 207 E. Buffalo St. (414) 870-9930.
RAM (Racine Art Museum): Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 441 Main St., Racine. (262) 638-8300.
Blurry Boundaries, March 9, (through Aug. 27).
RAM Showcase: Abstraction, (through June 11).
Precedents: Past meets Present in Contemporary Glass and Clay, (through Sept. 24).
Fool the Eye: Addressing Illusion in Contemporary Art, (through Sept. 24).
In the Round: Vessels and Sculpture, (through July 30).
RAM Wustum Museum of Fine Arts: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine.
Watercolor Wisconsin, (through April 23).
Schlueter Art Gallery: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1-9 p.m. Sunday. Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. (414) 443-4800.
Spectrum Gallery: Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, or by appointment. East Building of the DeKoven Center, 2050 Wisconsin Ave., Racine. (262) 634-4345.
The Anniversary Show, (through May 1).
Tory Folliard Gallery: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 233 N. Milwaukee St. (414) 273-7311.
Paula Swaydan Grebel: Interiors, (through April 16).
UWM Union Art Gallery: Noon-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, noon-7 p.m. Thursday, noon-5 p.m. Friday. UWM Student Union, 2200 E Kenwood Blvd.
Walker's Point Center for the Arts: Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 839 S. Fifth St. (414) 672-2787; wpca-milwaukee.org
The Warehouse: Admission is free and open to the public. 1635 W. St. Paul Ave. (414) 252-0677; thewarehousemke.org
The Secret Garden, (through May 27).
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