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Need a STAY-cation? VISIT Milwaukee announces hotel deals

If you need a quick getaway around the holidays, Kristin Settle from VISIT Milwaukee joins us live on Thursday's CBS 58 News at 4 to talk about a new offer called "Shopping and a Show." 

"Shopping & A Show” is designed to bring people to the area over the next 2 months to experience our restaurants, hotels, and theater, BUT locals can take advantage of the great deals too! To check it out, click here

10 area hotels are participating from downtown and Wauwatosa, including the Pfister, the Kimpton, the Hyatt, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, and more - with deals as low at $89.

You can also enter to win a Milwaukee prize package worth over $1500.

Settle says there is plenty to do in Milwaukee over the holidays – A Christmas Carol, Charlie Brown Christmas, Elf: The Musical, The Nutcracker, Holiday Folk Fair, Holiday Lights Festival (Starts Nov 17), Holiday Parade (coming up Nov 19!), and more

Next weekend is Veterans Day and Milwaukee is hosting plenty of events to honor veterans and active military.

THIS Saturday, Nov 5 is the Veterans Day Parade, 11 a.m. in downtown Milwaukee. Starts near Pere Marquette Park and goes down Wells to the War Memorial and Veterans Park.

Free admission to the Harley-Davidson Museum for all veterans, active military plus their immediate family from Nov 11-13. More information here

CMP Tactical Lazer Tag has partnered with Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative to give back this Veteran’s Day November 11, 2016. Half the admission price on special Veteran’s Day Benefit laser tag sessions that day will be donated directly to MHVI. There will also be bins located at CMP for donations of canned foods, toiletries, and other needed items.

There’s a great concert event called “Guitars for Vets: Rock to Remember” at the Historic Best Place at Pabst Brewery on Nov 10 – tickets are $10 in advance and proceeds go to Guitars for Vets, which helps veterans heal through music.

“A Veterans Day Big Band Salute” is on Nov 12 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, with 35 local performers and a tribute to the flag raising at Iwo Jima

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