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14 Thursday 
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 
Concerts in the Gardens: Hear Harmonic Maneuvers. 
Boerner Botanical Gardens 
9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners 
6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Free 
wimmercommunities.com 
Mitchell Park Domes Concert: See the Eddie Butts Band perform. 
Mitchell Park Domes 
524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee 
6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Free 
countyparks.com 
Moonlit Movies: Watch a movie outdoors and a Badgerland Water Ski Show. 
Fowler Park
N. Oakwood Ave.
Oconomowoc 
6 p.m.
moonlitmovies.org 
15 Friday 
Bastille Days: 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. See July 14 listing. 
Bayside Movies in the Park: See the movie 'Sleepless in Seattle.' 
Ellsworth Park 
600 E. Ellsworth Lane, Bayside 
8:30 p.m. 
Free 
bayside-wi.gov 
Firefly Fun: Discover secrets of fireflies. Hike to a prairie to see them. Enjoy a campfire and s'mores. Pre-register. 
Wehr Nature Center 
9701 W. College Ave., Franklin 
7-9 p.m. 
$10/person or $8/Milwaukee County residents
(414) 425-8550 
friendsofwehr.org 
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
16 Saturday 
Bastille Days: It's Kids' Day! 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. See July 14 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 
Frozen in July Party: Enjoy crafts, activities, games and goodies that will cool you off! 
Atkinson Library 
1960 W. Atkinson Ave.
Milwaukee 
1-2 p.m. 
Free 
(414) 286-3000 mpl.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 
Saturdays at Central: Go on a pretend nature hike, sing camp songs and roast marshmallows. Pitch a tent and listen to camp stories. 
Central Library 
814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee
10:30 a.m. 
Free 
(414) 286-3000 
mpl.org 
Snakes of the World: The Milwaukee Snake Group will provide a hands-on snake presentation and answer questions about snakes. 
Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley 
3700 W. Pierce, Milwaukee 
2-3 p.m. 
Free 
(414) 964-8505 
urbanecologycenter.org 
South Shore Frolics: See July 15 listing. 
Waterford Hot Air Balloon Festival: Sunrise to 9 p.m. See July 15 listing.
17 Sunday 
Bastille Days: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. See July 14 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.

From Bastille Days to hot air balloons, there's plenty of excitement happening around Milwaukee this weekend.

 

15 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, 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

16 Saturday 


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.

17 Sunday 


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.

For more events and activities, visit metroparentmagazine.com/events.

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