Get Out: Theater, Festivals, Graduation and More This Weekend

Patch offers a look ahead to the weekend.

It’s Thursday, and you’re looking forward to the weekend but have no plans for how to enjoy it.

Every week, we'll list five activities that you can use to spend your done-work-outta-here time.

Here are this weekend's picks:

Bead & Button Show

Where/When: Frontier Airlines Center, Milwaukee/Friday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Why Go: Features more than 370 vendors selling one-of-a-kind finished jewelry, precious gems, pearls, art beads, beading supplies and books.

Pricing: $10/adult and free/child (age 12 and younger)

Family Flicks

Where/When: LaFollette Park, West Allis/Friday, dusk

Why Go: Enjoy a family-friendly movie, “Gnomeo and Juliet,” in the park.

Pricing: Free

Fool for Love – Theater Performance

Where/When: Alchemist Theater, Bay View/Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

Why Go: This play focuses on the dark side of life as the main character attempts to start a fresh life. She waits for her boyfriend in a run-down motel in the middle of the Mojave Desert, and things become complicated when her old flame shows up and threatens to drag her back into the life that she was running away from.

Pricing: $15/online and $17/door

Where/When: Lakeshore State Park, Milwaukee/Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Why Go: This festival will have a rock wall climbing, fishing, boat rides, water sports demos and water and wellness exhibits. 

Pricing: Free

Oak Creek High School graduation

Where/When: Miller Park/Saturday, 10:30 a.m. 

Why Go: Oak Creek High School seniors will get their diplomas and take the next step in their lives in a ceremony inside the Brewers' Miller Park.

Since we can only include five events this weekend, we know there are quite a few that we missed. List your suggestions in the comments section below.


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