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Things to do in and near Menomonee Falls on Saturday, May 1st

Kristen Winiarski

Happy May! Plus, it’s Saturday and the forecast looks beautiful. Cannot get much better than that. There are plenty of things going on in and near Menomonee Falls to check out this Saturday.

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  • Dino Safari at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis

This is the very last weekend to check out this awesome event at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis. The Dino Safari is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and is a great event to take the kids to. You will drive through as if on a real safari. There are over 40 giant moving dinosaurs that lived all over the world. You will get to see the T. Rex of North America, the Spinosaurus of Africa and many more. You will get to learn how dinosaurs evolved over time, where they lived and what discoveries paleontologists have learned about what they ate, how they moved and how they behaved. There may be fighting dinosaurs, earthquakes and baby dinosaurs along your journey! It costs $49.95 for vehicles with up to 7 passengers and $59.95 for large vehicle with 8 and more passengers.

  • World War II Airplane Rides at Waukesha Airport.

This Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. head over to the Waukesha Airport for a fun event! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to ride in a real World War II Fairchild PT-26, for $195, or a North American SNJ-5, for $395. These rides are offered by the Commemorative Air Force WI Wing at the Waukesha County Airport Terminal Building Ramp from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As long as the weather is nice, which it looks to be, you can enjoy these rides!

  • Kids Make and Take Mother’s Day Frame at Art N Soul Design Studio

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate than the kids to make something for Mom! This Mother’s Day Frame event is taking place on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Art N Soul Design Studio in Brookfield. This is the perfect gift for mom or grandma. You will be covering a wood frame with your choice or bright, beautiful printed tissue. For children 5 to 7, an adult is required to assist. It takes about 15 to 20 minutes to complete one frame. All supplies are provided and it costs $15 per person. If you want to create a second frame, you can do so for an additional $10. Each session is limited to 8 children and masks are required in the studio.

  • Chasin the Chill Art and Craft Fair.

Head just slightly north of Menomonee Falls to West Bend for this fun art and craft fair at Regner Park Beach. The Chasin the Chill Art and Craft Fair will be taking place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event benefits the West Bend West Athletic Booster Club. It will feature 75 crafters, artists, makers and vendors.

  • Kentucky Derby Party at Milwaukee Brewing Company

The 21st annual Kentucky Derby is taking place on Saturday and the Milwaukee Brewing Company is celebrating with this fun event starting at 10 a.m. This all day party is to celebrate everything Derby including fancy hats and horse racing. There will be Brewery tours, best dressed contest, Derby trivia and more! Make sure to dress up and wear your fanciest hat! There will also be drink specials and other fun to be had while taking in the race.

These events make for a fun Saturday on this first day of May. Have fun getting out and about! There is something for everyone on this beautiful day!

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