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Fill your weekend with fall festivals, family-friendly films and lots more!

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Autumn on the Farms Harvest Bounty Weekend: As the season winds down, the kitchen becomes a wonderland of herbs, vegetables, grains and meats as farm families put up or preserve their bounty for the weekend. Autumn on the Farm events will feature different seasonal activities the first three weekends in October.

Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Highway 67, Eagle, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Included with regular admission

262-594-6301

oldworldwisconsin.org

Georgie Porgie's 25th Anniversary Community Celebration: Enjoy a fun-filled fall afternoon with frozen custard, a bounce house, inflatable obstacle course, face-painting, balloon animals and more.

Georgie Porgie's Treefort Restaurant, 9555 S. Howell Ave., Oak Creek, 1 to 5 p.m.

Free

Bay View Library Harvest Fest: Featuring fun for families including crafts and live entertainment by Fox and Branch.

Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. 6 to 6:45 p.m.

mpl.org

Central Library Harvest Fest: Visitors will celebrate the turning of the season with music, pumpkins, cookies, live animals and stories.

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

mpl.org 

Milwaukee Film Festival Rated K for Kids Program: Kids Shorts Size Small: 13 animated shorts for the youngest moviegoers.

Times Cinema, 5906 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m.

$12/adults, $11/students and seniors age 60 and above, $6/children under 12

mkefilm.org

Milwaukee Film Festival Rated K for Kids Program: Kids Shorts Size Medium: 9 animated and live-action films.

Avalon Theater, 2473 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m.

$12/adults, $11/students and seniors age 60 and above, $6/children under 12

mkefilm.org

Milwaukee Film Festival Rated K for Kids Program: Kids Shorts Size Large: 9 animated and live-action films for older, more mature kids.

Fox Bay Cinema Grill, 334 E. Silver Spring Dr., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m.

$12/adults, $11/students and seniors age 60 and above, $6/children under 12

mkefilm.org

Milwaukee Film Festival Rated K for Kids Program: "Phantom Boy": A graphic novel-esque, superhero movie about a child who is receiving chemotherapy.

Oriental Theatre, 2230 N. Farwell Ave., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m.

$12/adults, $11/students and seniors age 60 and above, $6/children under 12

mkefilm.org

Sci-Fi Family Day: See magnificent costumes, props and displays.

Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Included with general admission: $18/adult, $14/child three to 17, $14/senior 60+

414-765-8625

discoveryworld.org

Sturgeon Fest: Participants get the chance to sponsor and hand-release one of the young sturgeon into the Milwaukee Harbor. There will also be games, activities, performances, food and more.

Lakeshore State Park, 500 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free

sturgeonfest.org

Wisconsin Bat Festival: Get the chance to learn all about bats with lots of hands-on activities, including seeing live bats, crawling through a 70-foot inflatable cave, and making bat masks and bat finger puppets.

Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free

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2 Sunday

Autumn on the Farms Harvest Bounty Weekend: See October 1 listing.

Cider Sunday: Kick off the fall season with cider press demonstrations and free cider tasting, live music and delicious food.

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin. 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

$3, free for Friends of Wehr members

414-257-7275

friendsofwehr.org

Milwaukee Film Festival Rated K for Kids Program: "Beauty and the Beast": The classic Disney movie is being presented as a sing-along to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its release.

Oriental Theatre, 2 p.m.

See October 1 listing for more details.

Milwaukee Film Festival Rated K for Kids Program: Kids Shorts: Size Small: Fox Bay Cinema Grill, 10:30 a.m.

See October 1 listing for more details.

Milwaukee Film Festival Rated K for Kids Program: "Oddball": An Australian comedy about a white dog named Oddball who protects endangered fairy penguins.

Avalon Theater, 10:30 a.m.

See October 1 listing for more details.

Milwaukee Film Festival Rated K for Kids Program: "Phantom Boy": Downer Theater, 2589 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m.

See October 1 listing for more details.

Thiensville-Mequon Lions Club Applefest: Family-friendly activities including hayrides, barrel rides, bounce houses, Kohl’s Wild Theater performances, an apple pie baking contest and face painting. 

Thiensville Village Park, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

tmlions.org

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