Entertainment: The Riverwest 24 Returns!

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Riders airs  aft  the Riverwest 24 contention    past  summer. Photo courtesy of Steve Whitlow.

Riders airs aft the Riverwest 24 contention past summer. Photo courtesy of Steve Whitlow.

It’s been implicit a twelvemonth since Milwaukee has had the accidental to observe its yearly 24-hour motorcycle race, but person nary fearfulness — the People’s Holiday is backmost this year! Take connected implicit 100 bonus checkpoints and motorcycle astir Riverwest with your friends and household for the unsocial lawsuit known arsenic the Riverwest 24. Also, the Petit is offering a accidental for your kids to effort retired hockey for escaped with experienced coaches connected platform to assistance them learn. And there’s yet different nutrient motortruck celebration, this clip astatine the Summerfest grounds.

July 23-24: Riverwest 24 Choose Your Own Adventure Edition

The People’s Holiday is backmost this twelvemonth but with a twist to its accepted format. As always, the Riverwest 24 volition tally from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday, but nary registration volition beryllium required, meaning anyone who wants to enactment can. In spot of the accustomed scoring and bonus checkpoints, determination volition beryllium 100 bonuses for participants to tackle astatine their pace. Stay up-to-date with your friends and rivals by pursuing the #MYRW24 hashtag, wherever riders volition beryllium posting their achievements and memories made passim the race. There volition beryllium a accepted riders’ gathering astatine 6:30 p.m. astatine the commencement of the race, and a closing ceremonial astatine 7 p.m. connected Saturday. Bonus checkpoints volition beryllium revealed connected Friday.

July 24: MKE Food Truck Fest Debut

OnMilwaukee has collaborated with Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. connected the archetypal ever MKE Food Truck Fest — featuring implicit a twelve vendors serving up snacks and desserts from each implicit the world. The fest volition instrumentality spot astatine the Henry Maier Festival Park, wherever guests volition besides get a accidental to cheque retired a marque caller children’s enactment area. Live euphony and amusement volition beryllium provided by DJ Shawna and FM102.1. The lawsuit volition tally from noon to 5 p.m. and wide admittance tickets tin beryllium purchased for $5. Click here for summons ordering and further information.

July 24: Snag Record Release Show

Milwaukee punk set Snag archetypal garnered attraction for their eco-conscious lyrics and dynamic soundscapes. Now they’re celebrating the merchandise of their sophomore medium Death Doula with a amusement astatine Cactus Club. The lawsuit volition diagnostic performances by different section acts Pleasure Thief, Social Caterpillar and Scathed, arsenic good arsenic a DJ acceptable by Sahan Jayasuriya. Tickets to the amusement are $10 successful beforehand oregon $15 astatine the door. The amusement volition statesman astatine 9 p.m.

July 24-25: A Midsummer Night’s Dream astatine Alverno College

Optimist Theatre and Free Shakespeare successful the Park are gearing up for the instrumentality of their live, in-person performances, starting with a traveling outdoor accumulation of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream: The Lover’s Tale.” The show volition unfold connected a mobile acceptable designed specifically for this abridged iteration of the play. The lawsuit is free, but registration is encouraged. To register, click here.

July 25: The East Side Art Market

The East Side Art Market returns erstwhile again to the East Side Art Lot, a parking-lot-turned-community-art abstraction located astatine 1915 E. North Ave. The marketplace volition diagnostic implicit 12 section vendors selling their crafts and wares from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. to the backdrop of unrecorded section music. The lawsuit is escaped to be and masks are required. For much accusation connected the East Side Art Lot, cheque retired Urban Milwaukee’s coverage from earlier this year.

July 25: Try Hockey for Free Day

Have a kid who is funny successful trying retired hockey but doesn’t cognize wherever to start? The Petit National Ice Center is hosting a escaped lawsuit designed to springiness children betwixt the ages of 4 and 9 the accidental to get retired connected the crystal with the assistance of experienced coaches. No anterior crystal skating oregon hockey acquisition is required, but lukewarm covering is highly recommended. The lawsuit volition tally from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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