Kohl’s Art Generation Open Studio: A Handful of Clay Every Saturday and Sunday in September; Thursday, September 7 · Milwaukee Art Museum At this open studio, located inside the museum, kids can create their own art inspired by the works on display in the galleries. For the month of September, mini Michelangelos are given lumps of clay and instructed on sculpting techniques. Museum admission is free for everyone on September 7.
Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival October 13-15 · Various locations Young readers, writers and artists will find plenty of inspiration at this weekend gathering. Author and illustrator presentations and hands-on activities for kids and teens promise plenty of interactive fun. Check the website of each of the four venues for a specific schedule of events.
Peppa Pig Live! November 5 · The Riverside Theater The posh British piglet Peppa and her family return to The Riverside for an action-packed live show. The animated characters appear as life-size puppets in this singing and dancing extravaganza.
A Charlie Brown Christmas November 24-December 31 · First Stage Children’s Theatre See the beloved television special of the same name brought to life by a (nearly) allkid cast. Music director Jack Forbes Wilson will play the show’s classic score live, on piano, at each performance.
Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes November 24-26 · Bradley Center Thrill to the high-flying hijinks of Marvel superheroes and villains, complete with amazing stunts and an original storyline. Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Drax, Gamora, Groot and many others make appearances.
Annie November 17-December 23 · Skylight Music Theatre You’ll want to be there when the seven-time Tony-winning Broadway musical takes the Skylight stage, if only to sing along with the show’s infamous ode to tomorrow. Dog-lover alert: This will likely be your only opportunity to see a canine featured in a major role this year!
Milwaukee Art Museum's Kohl's Art Generation Studio