Jumpstart on the Weekend

  • Thursday, Aug. 30, through Sunday, Sept. 2, St. Francis Days will be held at St. Francis Memorial Park, 4230 S. Kirkwood Avenue in St. Francis. The free event will include a live performance by Kohl’s Wild Theater, a movie showing of “The Lorax,” helicopter rides, pony rides, skydiving shows and a parade. For more information and a schedule of events, visit http://stfrancisdays.com/.
  • Thursday, Aug. 30 through Monday, Sept. 3, the Harley-Davidson Milwaukee Rally will hit the streets of Milwaukee with live music, vehicle displays, a custom bike show and a Salute to Women Milwaukee Rally Ride. For a complete schedule of events and more information about registration and prices, visit http://milwaukeerally.com/hd-museum/.
  • Friday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 2, the Wisconsin Highland Games will be held at the Waukesha Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road in Waukesha. The Scottish, Irish and Celtic celebration begins Friday night with an opening ceremony and live music from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. It continues Saturday and Sunday with competitions, more live music and a pub tent. Tickets cost $10 at the gate. Kids 12 and under get in free. Advance tickets cost $7 until 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31. Parking is free Friday but costs $3 Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit http://www.wisconsinscottish.org/.   
  • Friday, Aug. 31, Point Fish Fry & A Flick, a free outdoor movie series at Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Dr. in Milwaukee. The series will take place every Friday evening until Sept. 7. Viewers can purchase food tickets to Milwaukee food trucks and a fish fry from The Bartolotta Restaurants before the movie begins. Viewers can also purchase Point beer. Each event begins at 5 p.m. and each movie typically starts between 8 and 9 p.m. For a complete schedule of movies and more details visit: http://pointfishfryandaflick.com/.
  • Friday, Aug. 31, through Sunday, Sept. 2, the Milwaukee Brewers take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park, 1 Brewers Way in Milwaukee. For information about game times and ticket prices, visit http://milwaukee.brewers.mlb.com
  • Monday, Sept. 3, Milwaukee Laborfest will take over downtown Milwaukee. A parade will start the annual celebration at 11 a.m. in Zeidler Union Square Park between 3rd Street and 4th Street on Michigan Avenue. A free, family-friendly festival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Drive in Milwaukee. For more information, call 414-771-7070 or email robin@milwaukeelabor.org.   

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