Milwaukee Museum Days, Winter Janboree and other things to do in Milwaukee this weekend

Milwaukee Museum Days

Milwaukee Museum Days, when museums and galleries offer free or reduced admission, starts Jan. 18 and runs through Jan. 28. Info (including a list of participating museums): visitmilwaukee.org/museum-days.

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Winter Janboree

Winter Janboree, Waukesha's winter festival, is back Jan. 19, with doings around the city through Jan. 28. Many activities, from sledding to snow-sculpting, are free. Info: janboree.org.

Gallery Night & Day

More than 40 galleries and other venues around Milwaukee are taking part in the winter edition of Gallery Night & Day Jan. 19-20. Many spots will have artists — and snacks — on hand. Admission is free. Info: gallerynightmke.com.

The big rigs are back, and some of them airborne, at Monster Jam at Fiserv Forum this weekend.
The big rigs are back, and some of them airborne, at Monster Jam at Fiserv Forum this weekend.

Monster Jam at Fiserv Forum

Monster trucks vroom into Fiserv Forum for the Monster Jam Arena Championship Series Central. The machines square off at 1 and 7 p.m. Jan. 20 and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Tickets start at $17. Info: monsterjam.com.

All-Canada Show

The All-Canada Show, touting recreation north of the border, comes to the Brookfield Conference Center, 325 S. Moorland Road, Jan. 19-21. Hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 20 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 21. Admission is $12 daily, free for kids 17 and younger. Weekend passes are $15. Info: allcanada.com.

'The Art of Industry' at Grohmann Museum

Starting Jan. 19, the Milwaukee School of Engineering's Grohmann Museum, 1000 N. Broadway, hosts "Patterns of Meaning: The Art of Industry by Cory Bonnet," an exhibition of works blending historic steel mill artifacts with painting and sculpture. Admission is $5, $3 for students and seniors, and free for kids younger than 12. Info: msoe.edu/grohmann-museum.

'The Book Smugglers' at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

In Nazi-occupied Lithuania, people in the Jewish ghetto hid thousands of rare cultural treasures. Their story is told in "The Book Smugglers: Partisans, Poets and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures From the Nazis," opening Jan. 19 at Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave. Admission is $9, $8 for seniors 60 and older, $6 for students and people with disabilities, and free for kids 6 and younger and members of the military. Info: jewishmuseummilwaukee.org.

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