Jumpstart on the Weekend

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:16 pm

*Friday, Feb. 21, the Milwaukee Art Museum will host “MAM After Dark: MKE Cocktails & Crafts.” The social event, presented by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, will feature a trunk show, live music, crafts, cocktails, snacks, docent-led tours of art exhibits, a photo booth and more. The event will run from 6 p.m. to midnight at the museum, located at 700 N. Art Museum Dr. in Milwaukee. Cost is $9 in advance and $14 at the door. Museum members can get in free, and attendees who join as members at the door can get in free with a friend. For more information, visit www.mam.org/calendar/events.

*Saturday, Feb. 22, and Sunday, Feb. 23, Rummage-A-Rama will run at Wisconsin State Fair Park. The indoor rummage sales event, held six times a year, features a variety of goods, crafts, antiques and collectables for sale from area dealers and business owners. The event also includes personal rummage sale items sold by area residents. Over 100 sellers are expected to be onsite, and attendees will have a chance to win raffle prizes every hour. The rummage sale will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $4 or $2 with a donation of two canned goods to benefit the Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee. Kids age 12 and under can get into the event for free. Wisconsin State Fair Park is located at 640 S. 84th St. in West Allis. For more information about Rummage-A-Rama, visit www.rummage-a-rama.com.

*Sunday, Feb. 23, the City of Milwaukee will celebrate Fred Usinger Day. Milwaukee has been honoring the famous sausage maker since 2005, when Mayor Tom Barrett officially proclaimed Feb. 23 as Fred Usinger Day. The celebration will be held at the Old German Beer Hall, located at 1009 N. Old World Third St. in Milwaukee, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with food, beverages and live music. Attendees will receive one free Usinger bratwurst to honor Usinger’s legacy. Attendees age 21 and over will also have a chance to sample a Hofbrau Marzen beer following a keg tap at 2 p.m.

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