Halloween Haunts: Educational hikes start every seven minutes and include interesting facts about nature and pumpkins. Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $10/person, $7/Milwaukee County residents and Friends of Wehr members. County.milwaukee.gov
MKE Oktoberfest: Live polka music, weiner dog racing, brat eating contest and more. Veterans Park, 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee.
Boo at the Zoo: This fun Halloween event features a pumpkin patch filled with glowing, hand-carved pumpkins and rides on the “Raven’s Rail” train, among other family-friendly activities. Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, 6 to 9 p.m. Included with regular admission. Milwaukeezoo.org
Halloween Glen: Actors will present interactive skits along the luminaria-lighted trails. Families can then make craft projects, watch Halloween cartoons and enjoy refreshments. MPS Central Services (Guests will ride a bus from there to Hawthorn Glen.), 5225 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee, 5:45 to 8 p.m. $6/person. Milwaukeerecreation.net
Howl-o-Ween: A Halloween-themed evening, filled with scare-free entertainment and activities the whole family will enjoy! Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha, 6 to 9 p.m. $15/carload. Waukeshacountyparks.com
Halloween Haunts: See October 14 listing.
MKE Oktoberfest: See October 14 listing.
Boo at the Zoo: See October 14 listing.
Halloween Glen: See October 14 listing.
Fall Arts and Crafts Fest: Patrons are invited to celebrate fall by enjoying crafts for the season. Martin Luther King Library, 310 W. Locust Street, Milwaukee, 1 to 4 p.m. mpl.org
Sunday, October 16
MKE Oktoberfest: See October 14 listing.
Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays: Dia de los Muertos: Celebrate loved ones and this cultural tradition as you take part in art activities that use the symbols and colors of Day of the Dead! Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free with admission. Mam.org
Trek ‘n Treat: An educational trek for children through the 7 Bridges. Costumes are optional, and there will be lots of treats and activities. Grant Park, 100 Hawthorne Ave., South Milwaukee, 1 to 4 p.m. $2/participant. Fogp.org
Tuesday, October 18
Halloween Spooktacular: This celebration will feature spectacular chemical reactions, fantastic forces and bubbling potions. Center Street Library, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave, Milwaukee, 5 to 5:45 p.m. mpl.org
Villard Square Library Harvest Fest: This family event will feature crafts and live entertainment by “Ms. Kim’s Amazing Animals.” Villard Square Library, 5190 N. 35th St., Milwaukee, 5:30 to 7 p.m. mpl.org
Friday, October 21
Halloween Spooktacular: Children can trick-or-treat throughout the zoo and march in the Halloween parade, as well as enjoy other family-friendly activities. Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, 6 to 9 p.m. Free with admission. Milwaukeezoo.org
Halloween Spooktacular: See October 21 listing.
Gross-out Goosebumps Halloween: Participants are invited to wear a Halloween costume and enjoy a treat while listening to a scary “Goosebumps” story. Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. mpl.org
Tuesday, October 25
Washington Square Library Harvest Fest: This family-friendly event will feature crafts and live entertainment by Fox and Branch. Washington Square Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee, 6 to 6:45 p.m. mpl.org
Wednesday, October 26
Halloween Spooktacular: See spectacular chemical reactions, fantastic forces and bubbling potions. Capitol Library, 3969 N. 74th St., Milwaukee, 5 to 5:45 p.m. mpl.org
Friday, October 28
Ghosts Under Glass: A not-too-spooky night of family fun with treats and ghostly fun! The Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee, 6 to 9 p.m. Special admission rates apply. County.milwaukee.gov
Little Monster Bash: Dress up your little monsters for this museum fundraiser, which features a light dinner, trick or treating, dancing, workshops and goodies galore. Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, 6 to 9 p.m. bbcmkids.org
Meet the author – Nick Bruel: A cat-tastic Halloween party featuring the author of “Bad Kitty, Scaredy-Cat”. Boswell Books, 2559 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee. 6:30 p.m. boswellbooks.com
Not-So-Scary Halloween: Receive goodies at Treat Stops, and enjoy spooktacular activities and fun throughout the museum. Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free with regular admission. bbcmkids.org.
Saturday, October 29
Not-so-Scary Halloween: See October 28 listing.
Autumn at Audubon: Experience the wonders of fall with games and an educational presentation. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. $6/youth members, $8/ adult members; $11/ youth non-members, $13/ adult non-members. Schlitzaudubon.org
Munchkin Masquerade: Little ghouls and goblins are invited for a day of Halloween fun, including a decorated tour route, face painting, balloon art, a magician and more. Jelly Belly Visitor Center, 10100 Jelly Belly Ln., Pleasant Prairie, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. jellybelly.com.
Monday, October 31
Halloween Pajama Story Time: East Library, 2320 N. Cramer Street, Milwaukee, 6 to 7 p.m. mpl.org
Halloween Scavenger Hunt: Zablocki Library, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. mpl.org
Ms. Kim’s Amazing Animal Fright Night: Ms. Kim will present live animals that can be petted and played with. Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. mpl.org
Trick-or-treat at the library: Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee, 6 to 7 p.m. mpl.org
What’s more fun in the fall than taking a hayride with friends and family? Maybe picking out your own pumpkin, or listening to a spooky story in your pajamas! Whatever you decide, have fun in Wisconsin in the fall! #ShorewestRealtors #Fall #CommunityFeature
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