From Bastille Days to hot air balloons, there's plenty of excitement happening around Milwaukee this weekend.
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, a replica Eiffel Tower and more. Cathedral Square Park, 520 E. Wells St., Milwaukee , 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. , easttown.com
New Berlin's Movies in the Park: Watch 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.'
Malone Park , 16400 W. Al Stigler Parkway New Berlin. 7:30 p.m.
Admission is one non-perishable food item per person. newberlin.org
South Shore Frolics: Fireworks, bands, classic cars, art show, fish fry, games and more! South Shore Park, 2900 South Shore Dr., Bay View
Starts Friday at 4 p.m. southshorefrolics.org
Waterford Hot Air Balloon Festival: More than a dozen balloonists from around the country show of their balloons during this three-day event. The Kids from Wisconsin will also be there July 15 for a performance from 6-8 p.m.Evergreen Elementary School, 817 W. Main St., Waterford. 4-9 p.m. Friday. Free. (262) 534-5911, waterford-wi.org
Bastille Days: It's Kids' Day! 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. See July 15 listing.
Family Fun Day: Gathering on the Green will celebrate its 22nd year with food trucks, games, crafts, music and more.
Mequon Rotary Park , 4100 W. Highland Road, Mequon . 2-10 p.m.
Free admission from 2-5 p.m. with the donation of a non-perishable food item. $20 after 5 p.m. Admission is free for ages 12 and younger.
(262) 242-6187 , gatheringonthegreen.org
Old Fashioned Farm Fair: Enjoy pony rides, ice cream, a pie eating contest, antique tractor display and more. Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St., Mukwonago . 11 a.m.-3 p.m., with an ice cream social from 12-2 p.m.
(262) 363-6771 , elegantfarmer.com
Waterford Hot Air Balloon Festival: Sunrise to 9 p.m. See July 15 listing.
Bastille Days: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. See July 15 listing.
Old Fashioned Farm Fair: See July 16 listing.
South Shore Frolics: See July 15 listing.
Waterford Hot Air Balloon Festival: Sunrise to 10 a.m. See July 15 listing.
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