5 Top Weekend Events For Kids (March 21-24, 2024)

This weekend promises to be a sweet experience for the whole family! Here are our top picks:

Maple Sugar Time Schlitz Audubon Nature Center Milwaukee Wisconsin

Maple Sugar Days at Wehr Nature Center
9701 W. College Ave. Franklin, WI 53132
Saturday, March 23, Noon-4 p.m.
Admission: $12; Members $10; Children 2 and Under FREE; $5 parking for non-members (pre-registration required)
Take a short walk to the sugarbush, a visit to an old-time sugarin’ camp, watch a boil down demonstration and hear stories about the Native American origins of maple sugaring. Everyone will receive a warm pancake with real Wisconsin maple syrup. Other maple treats, along with DIY tapping equipment will be on-sale in the Friends of Wehr Nature Store.

Maple Sugar Time at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
1111 E. Brown Deer Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53217
Saturday, March 23, 2024, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Admission: Members $12; Non-Members $18
Learn how maple sap turns into syrup, identify a maple tree, and practice tapping a log with a hand drill. There will be five activities to participate in along the trails. Before you leave, visit the sweetest station of all for a delicious treat!

Maple Syrup Family Day at Richfield Historical Park
1896 State Road 164, Richfield, WI 53076
Saturday, March 23, 2024, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: FREE
See the syrup making process up close. Experience pioneer life by helping render lard, watching a ‘smith’ at work, shelling some corn and more. Enjoy maple cotton candy and a pancake breakfast. New this year: Maple Syrup Contest! Samples of syrup from maple syrup producers will be entered and rated for density, clarity, flavor, color and container.

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Girls & STEM Discovery World Milwaukee Wisconsin

BAYSHORE Bunny Hop Festival
5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale, WI 53217
Saturday, March 23, Noon-2 p.m.
Admission: FREE
Let Kid Boogie Down get you hopping to the beat while you strike a pose with the Easter Bunny and festive characters from Fairytale Birthday Company. There will also be balloon twisters, face painters, a photo booth and giveaways.

Bunny Trains at Easy Troy Railroad
East Troy Depot, 2002 Church St., East Troy WI 53120
March 23-24, 29-30, 2024
Admission: Adults $20 (Members $15); Children (3-14) $16 (Members $13); Children 2 and Under $11 (Members $10)
Board a historic train and take a ride down to the Elegant Farmer, where everyone will have the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny and pose for pictures! Participate in a scavenger hunt out your windows. On the return trip, all child and toddler ticket holders will receive an Easter Gift! There will also be Face Painting in the depot.

Hops & Soda Pops at Sprecher Brewery
701 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, WI 53209
Sunday, March 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Admission: Adults $12; Minors $5
Have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny, and then while on a brewery tour, your photo will be put on Sprecher Root Beer bottles! There will also be games, activities, arts and crafts, and more. Also included: a commemorative glass, beer samples (age 21+), and unlimited soda samples.

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3. Sporting Events

Milwaukee Wave Fan Appreciation Game
Panther Arena, 510 W. Kilbourn Ave., Unit B, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Friday, March 22, 2024, 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $19-$47
It’s the FINAL home game of the season for the Wave soccer team! This family-fun game will include exciting games and prizes, nonstop soccer action, postgame autographs and so much more!

Bucks Family Night
Fiserv Forum, 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203
Sunday, March 24, 2024, 6-8:30 p.m.
Admission: $35-$55
Entertain your crew with championship-caliber basketball, edge-of-your-seat excitement and family-friendly fun. Each ticket package includes a box of popcorn and a Sprite.

Milwaukee Admirals Autograph Corner
Panther Arena, 510 W. Kilbourn Ave., Unit B, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Sunday, March 24, 2024, 3-5 p.m.
Admission: $21-$53
Two Admirals players will sign autographs after the game in the Aurora Sports Autograph Corner!

Milwaukee County Historical Center, 910 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53203
Saturday, March 23, 2024, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Admission: FREE

Milwaukee County Historical Society Center Building Bonanza Family Day

Head to the Historical Center downtown for a fun-filled day with the whole family! This year’s theme is “Building Bonanza” – build Milwaukee landmarks with LEGO, and explore themes like architecture, urban planning, and transportation through building-related arts and crafts. Plus, view a working “O” gauge model train set! Live music will be provided by We 3 Ukes.

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Uihlein Hall at Marcus Performing Arts Center, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Friday, March 22, 2024, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 23, 2024, 2 p.m.
Admission: $50-$150

“Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek….” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue.

Yes, your favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar®-winning, smash-hit DreamWorks animated film. This Tony Award®-winning fairy tale musical adventure brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life. You’ll be a “believer” too as there’s more to the story than meets the ears.

Shrek the Musical >>

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