14 Friday

Bastille Days: One of the nation's largest French-themed celebrations, Bastille Days is a free, four-day bash with music, an international marketplace, French and Cajun cuisine, entertainment and a 43-foot replica of the Eiffel Tower.  

Cathedral Square Park, 520 E. Wells St., Milwaukee

11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.


Cartooning and Caricature Camp: Join John Hambrock, creator of “The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee,” and Kenny Durkin, caricature artist, as they teach you the basics of character development, how to draw your own comic strip, make up funny captions for characters, and create caricatures of your teachers.
Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 1st Ave., Kenosha
1 to 4 p.m.
For kids ages 9-16, $30, $25 for Friends of the Museum, registration required

South Shore Frolics: Fireworks, bands, classic cars, art show, fish fry, games and more!

South Shore Park, 2900 South Shore Dr., Bay View


More: A family guide to Milwaukee's summer festivals in 2017

15 Saturday


1870s Base Ball Game: Experience our national pastime as it existed just after the Civil War. Watch the Eagle Diamonds Base Ball Club cross bats with an opposing nine, then take the field to swig a replica bat or play the field. Remember, no gloves allowed!
Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Hwy 67, Eagle
1:30 p.m.
$19/adults, $10/children ages 5-17, Free/children 4 and under

Bastille Days: Kids Day, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will include mini French lessons, ballet tutorials, caricature artists and extreme juggling.

See July 14 listing for full description.

Check out our article about Kids Day for more details!


Milwaukee Air & Water Show: The air show returns to the lakefront this year with lots of performers in both the air and water, including the US Navy Blue Angels. You can set up with your family anywhere downtown or near the lake for free to watch the amazing performances, but if you're in the market for prime viewing, there are lots of different options available for sale online.

Milwaukee Lakefront

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Check out our article for more details!

South Shore Frolics: See July 14 listing.

STEAM Story Time: Help your little one explore concepts in science, technology, engineering, art and math at STEAM story time. We’ll read books and create a project to take home.
Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Yoga Sensory Story Time: Use your arms to chomp like a crocodile or balance like a monkey swinging through the threes.
Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
10:30 a.m.

16 Sunday


Bastille Days: 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

See July 14 listing for full description.

Kids Dream Summer Film Series: Trolls: Take the kids to see previously-released family movies for just $3 per person, with concessions deals as well.
Participating Marcus Theatres

10 a.m.

Milwaukee Air & Water Show: See July 15 listing.

South Shore Frolics: See July 14 listing.

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