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Things to do in Milwaukee, WI, on July 4th

Monday, June 27th, 2022
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What is there to do in Milwaukee on the 4th of July? 

Due to the pandemic, residents of Milwaukee have been unable to celebrate the 4th of July for the last two years. And now, Milwaukee is set to celebrate the birth of America in full swing. For 2022, you can step out and celebrate Independence Day with your loved ones with various activities. From fireworks to parades to festivals, you can visit plenty of places to have a fun Independence Day weekend. Our team at Eric Von Schledorn has put together a list of things for you to do in Milwaukee, WI, on the 4th of July. 


4 Ways to Enjoy Fall in Milwaukee, WI

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
A lamp post surrounded by trees in fall.

Top things to do in Fall in Milwaukee

Warm-hued leaves and pleasant weather are some of the things that make fall one of the most magical times of the year. If you’re wondering how to enjoy fall in Milwaukee, WI, then continue reading this blog by our team at Eric Von Schledorn.


Activity Ideas for Independence Day 2021

Monday, June 28th, 2021
Patriotic graphic with the text "Happy Independence Day 4th of July"

Things to Do with the Family for Fourth of July near Milwaukee, WI

Are you looking for fun ways to celebrate Independence Day 2021? Want to do something exciting with the kids, indoors or outdoors? Here are some Fourth of July activity ideas to consider.


Where can I donate to support veterans in Milwaukee?

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
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Milwaukee Charities that Support Local Veterans

If you’re looking to help the Milwaukee community, one group that is in need are local veterans. Many of these individuals have suffered for serving our country, both physically and psychologically. Luckily, several great organizations in the Milwaukee area are helping these individuals, as well as the families of those that have served and been lost.

We’ve compiled several organizations below for your perusal. Hit each button to learn more. Thank you for helping to make Milwaukee and the surrounding region a better place for all!


How can I help the Milwaukee community during COVID?

Friday, December 18th, 2020
Man in a mask looks at food

Milwaukee-Area Volunteer Opportunities During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With COVID creating new problems in the lives of many, kind souls in the Milwaukee area are wondering how they can help. Even though the virus makes volunteering in-person more difficult and restricted than before, there are still plenty of opportunities for folks to lend a hand. What volunteer opportunities are currently available to help members of the community in the Milwaukee area?


Where can I find emergency food distribution sites in Milwaukee during COVID-19?

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
Milwaukee skyline split with people getting food donations

Milwaukee County Emergency Food Distribution Locations

Adjectives such as “uncertain,” “unforeseen,” and the now-nearly-taboo “unprecedented” have been batted around a lot recently, but there’s a reason for that: these strange times truly are all of the above. Many individuals have found themselves facing challenges they hadn’t experienced before, while others are seeing their previous struggled exacerbated by the pandemic.

Luckily, the community here in Milwaukee is providing lots of resources to help one another get by. One of these services is food distribution. Where can one find emergency food distribution services in Milwaukee, WI?


Restaurants in Milwaukee Open on Christmas

Monday, December 16th, 2019
Food at Christmas dinner table from above

Milwaukee Restaurants Open on December 25, 2019

If you are interested in eating out in Milwaukee, WI on Christmas Day, but can’t find any restaurants that will be open, we’ve compiled a list for you! The following restaurants in the Milwaukee area will be open on Dec. 25, 2019, and we have their hours listed below. Happy Holidays from Eric Von Schledorn in Milwaukee!


How to Give Back to the Milwaukee, WI Community this Holiday Season

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Places to Volunteer, Donate Clothes and Help the Community in Milwaukee County

During the holiday season, many people like to give back to their community by volunteering or donating to the less fortunate. There are plenty of ways to help your community, especially during the holiday season. Milwaukee is Wisconsin’s largest city and has a very large population of people below the poverty level, along with many charities and organizations that work toward bettering their lives. Check out the lists below to find places to volunteer, donate to local food pantries and donate clothes. (more…)

Where to find your pumpkin this fall season

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
open pumpkin patch at sunrise

Pumpkin patches in Milwaukee WI

This time of year brings with it crisp weather and a lot of events. Whether it’s getting settled back into the swing of things with school, enjoying football again, or figuring out your costume for Halloween, fall is always a popular season. One of the most fun activities to take part in is hunting for a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch. We have a few different options to choose from here in the Milwaukee WI area, so check out some of our favorites below! (more…)

Things to do on Labor Day weekend 2019 in Milwaukee, WI 

Monday, August 12th, 2019
things to do on labor day!

Labor Day weekend is something most of us look forward to. If you’re fortunate to work for an employer that gives you the day off, it’s an awesome three-day weekend. That then begs the question of what you should do with your extra day off. Keep reading to check out some of the happenings around Milwaukee on Labor Day weekend.  (more…)