If you're planning on getting out and about with the kids this weekend, here are our top picks for things to do!
1. Admissions deals at Milwaukee Public Museum
Sendik's Red Bag Weekend Deal: During three weekends this summer (and this is one of them!), all visitors who bring in a Sendik's red bag will receive a family four pack for $55, a savings of up to $33. There will also be a 10% discount on purchases in the gift shop and in the Streets of Old Milwaukee Haymarket Square. And, if you're a member, you get an additional 5% discount.
Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St.
Saturday, July 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, July 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2. Iconic Milwaukee Festivals
There are three awesome festivals going on this weekend that the kids will love!
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. Kids Day on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will include mini French lessons, ballet tutorials, caricature artists and extreme juggling.
Cathedral Square Park, 520 E. Wells St., Milwaukee
Thursday, July 13-Sunday, July 23
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.
Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
South Shore Frolics: Fireworks, bands, classic cars, art show, fish fry, games and more!
South Shore Park, 2900 South Shore Dr., Bay View
Friday-Sunday, July 14-16
3. Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night
Solar Science: July 15 is International Observe the Moon Night! Stop by the Be a Maker space at the Betty Brinn Children's Museum to learn about the solar system, starts and the earth beneath our feet. What makes plants grow? What is an eclipse? How does the sun fuel our lives? Come learn the answers to these questions.
Betty Brinn Children's Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Saturday, July 15, 2 to 4 p.m.