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Welcome back to the weekly Gallery Deck: your guide to affordable events in and around Mequon.

Artisan Market

Every Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. North Avenue Market hosts a pop-up market in support of local artists. Enjoy food, coffee, art, and new vendors every week. On Tuesdays the market is home to music bingo nights from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Super Mario at the Rivoli

Curious about The Super Mario Bros. Movie but not particularly interested in paying full price admission at the Marcus? The film is playing at the Rivoli in Cedarburg every night at 7:00 P.M. for $4 ($2.50 on Tuesdays) until May 4th.

The Rivoli only accepts cash or check.

Jeremy Garrett

Singer, songwriter, and fiddle player Jeremy Garrett is playing Saturday, April 29th at 8:00 P.M. at The Miramar Theatre. You can hear his work with the GRAMMY award-winners The Infamous Stringdusters as well as on his independent albums. Tickets start at $18. Doors open at 7:00 P.M.

Lynden Sculpture Garden

Celebrate International Sculpture Day this week at the Lynden Sculpture Garden. Over 50 sculptures grace 40 acres of park, lake, and woodland, open to the public for exploration Fridays through Wednesdays from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Click here for directions and to learn more about the organization.

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day is Sunday, April 30th. Celebrate with the Milwaukee Jazz Institute at Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel from 2:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. The event is free and open to the public, and will include performances from MJI students and faculty, a jazz history presentation, and a jam session open to all ages of musicians and listeners. You can find the day’s itinerary and RSVP on Milwaukee Jazz Institute’s website.

Craft at Michaels

This Sunday, Michaels in Grafton is offering a free in-store workshop from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. for painting mini birdhouses. Supplies are provided. You can sign up here. Michael’s also offers several free online art classes throughout the week, including one on how to convey woodgrain in your paintings on Tuesday, April 25th at 3:00 P.M. and another on charcoal portraits on Friday, April 28th at 12:00 P.M. You can find all their upcoming online classes here.

Did you take one of these suggestions? Tag us in your adventures on Instagram (@cuwbeacon)!

Have an event you think the CUW student body would enjoy? Let me know!

Mikayla Amack, editor of The Beacon

—Mikayla Amack is an editor and writer for The Beacon, the official student newspaper of Concordia University Wisconsin. She is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in mass communication, enjoys theater and music, and plans to graduate in 2023.