Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:16 pm
*Thursday, Oct. 10, the South Milwaukee Downtown Market concludes its season with food and products from more than 60 vendors along 11 and Milwaukee Avenues in South Milwaukee. Items for sale include fruits, vegetables, baked goods, flowers, jewelry, artwork and more. The market runs from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information about participating vendors and their goods, visit www.smmarket.org.
*Friday, Oct. 11, a beginning level salsa class will be taught at the Astor Street Dance Studio, located at 1228 N. Astor St. in Milwaukee. The class runs each week from 8:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. through Dec. 20. Cost is $5 drop-in per person, and no dance partner is needed. For more information about the studio’s dance classes, visit www.astorstreetdance.com.
*Saturday, Oct. 12, the Brew City Cigar Fest will feature an evening of cigar samples, spirits, food and live entertainment at Potawatomi Bingo Casino, located at 1721 W. Canal St. in Milwaukee. The fest will include cigar rolling onsite as well as pairings and tastings among chocolate, beverages and cigars. Attendees will also have opportunities to interact with cigar company owners and cigar experts and will take home more than $150 of premium cigars and gifts. Event tickets per person range from $80 to $225. Festivities will run from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.brewcitycigarfest.com.
*Sunday, Oct. 13, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center will open a series of five exhibitions exploring the work of Chicago artist Ray Yoshida, who taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for almost 40 years. The series, titled “The Open Eye,” will feature Yoshida’s collections and own work with samples of folk art, manufactured goods, pop culture pieces, fine artworks and ethnographic art. Each exhibition varies in starting and ending dates, but all will be open to the public by Oct. 13. The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is located at 608 New York Ave. in Sheboygan. For more information about hours of operation, admission and “The Open Eye,” visit www.jmkac.org.
*Wednesday, Oct. 16, UW-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education will host an information session on the “First Steps to Starting a Business.” The session will cover critical elements to starting a business, mistakes to avoid, networking with other entrepreneurs, and time to formulate business concepts. The program will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the School of Continuing Education, located at 161 W. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. Cost to attend is $29, and the program is capped at 20 participants. For more information or to register, click here.
*Monday, Oct. 28, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce will host a “Milwaukee Bucks Preview Luncheon” featuring a season outlook discussion with Bucks Head Coach Larry Drew and General Manager John Hammond as well as Bucks players. The event will also include a free throw contest, a silent auction and giveaways. Attendees will also take home a complimentary 2013-14 Bucks Media Guide. The lunch, open to the public, will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, located at 333 W. Kilbourn Ave. in Milwaukee. Cost is $60 for individuals and $600 for a table of 10. For more information or to register, visit www.mmac.org.