Activities in Shorewood

Month of Unlimited Metcon Madness Classes for One or Two at SELF Fit (Up to 55% Off)

SELF Fit

Milwaukee

Metcon Madness classes employ the elements of CrossFit workouts without the heavy lifting

$120 $60

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New Year's Eve Party for Two or VIP Package for Four at Horny Goat Brew Pub (Up to 50% Off)

Horny Goat Brew Pub

Bay View

Champagne toasts and VIP bottle service fuel New Year’s Eve party featuring a performance by the band Bella Cain

$130 $65

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Chris Botti at Riverside Theater on December 4 at 8 p.m. (Up to 57% Off)

Chris Botti

Riverside Theater

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Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer serenades audiences with romantic pop, smooth jazz, and classical instrumentals

$58.57 $25

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Big Band Holidays with Jazz at Lincoln Center at Uihlein Hall Marcus Center on December 1 (Up to 41% Off)

Big Band Holidays With Jazz At Lincoln Center

Uihlein Hall Marcus Center

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Wynton Marsalis’s ensemble, Jazz at Lincoln Center, celebrates the holidays with vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant

$75.80 $45

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Cirque du Soleil's “Varekai” at BMO Harris Bradley Center on December 18–21 (Up to 37% Off)

Cirque du Soleil's “Varekai”

BMO Harris Bradley Center

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A wounded hero wanders a magic forest populated by aerialists, acrobats, dancers, contortionists, jugglers, and clowns in surreal costumes

$42.75 $30

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Milwaukee Repertory Theater's "A Christmas Carol" at Pabst Theater on December 2–16 (Up to 45% Off)

"A Christmas Carol"

Pabst Theater

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The Milwaukee Rep celebrates a holiday tradition for the 39th year running by bringing Charles Dickens’s classic morality tale to life

$35 $20

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A Grand Avenue Christmas Admission and 10% Off at the Gift Shop for Two or Four at the Pabst Mansion (58% Off)

Pabst Mansion

Avenues West

Flemish Revival mansion dons its Christmas finery for a celebration of Christmas and the historic past of Pabst Brewing Company

$20 $9

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Midwinter Gaming Convention for 2, 4, or 6 at Hilton Milwaukee City Center on January 15–18 (Up to 53% Off)

Midwinter Gaming Convention

Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Enjoy hours of live-action and tabletop roleplaying games, miniature war games, and a library of 1,400+ board games

$30 $15

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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Lighthouse Visit for Two or Four or a Family Membership to North Point Lighthouse (Up to 63% Off)

North Point Lighthouse

Northpoint

Recently restored historic lighthouse showcases artifacts, history, and high climbs

$10 $4

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$9 for the Skywaukee Walking Tour for Two from Historic Milwaukee ($20 Value)

Historic Milwaukee

Milwaukee

Walking tour gives sightseers an overview of Milwaukee’s early history from the modern skywalk system

$20 $9

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Airsoft with Optional Equipment Rental for Two or Four, or a 10-Rental Punch Card at Airsoft Jungle Club (Up to 55% Off)

Airsoft Jungle Club

Milwaukee

An indoor airsoft arena with wood buildings, hallways, and open spaces; referees monitor close-quarters battles

$30 $15

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10 Fitness Classes from XCEL Personal Training LLC (70% Off)

Xcel Personal Training

Brookfield

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$120 $36

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Children's Cookie-Decorating Class or High-Tea Class for One or Two at Superior Culinary Center (Up to 52% Off)

Superior Culinary Center

Milwaukee

Kids learn how to decorate cupcakes and cookies or prepare high tea during fun, hands-on classes

$29 $16

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Admission for Two or Four or a Family Membership to Jewish Museum Milwaukee (50% Off)

Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Milwaukee

Museum celebrates the history of Jewish people in Wisconsin through rotating engaging exhibits

$12 $6

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$65 for 10 Hot Vinyasa Classes or Yoga Flow Classes at YamaYoga ($130 Value)

YamaYoga

Third Ward

Heated Vinyasa classes help boost flexibility and remove toxins through the sweat; Flow classes connect movements with breath

$130 $65

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Three or Six Weeks of Boot Camp at Mission: Metabolism Bootcamp (Up to 58% Off)

Mission: Metabolism Bootcamp

Bay View

Trainers blend circuit and interval training to blast calories and encourage muscles to keep consuming energy well after the workout

$99 $42

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Bootcamp Classes at EMPOWERED Bootcamps & Fitness (Up to 87% Off). Two Options Available.

EMPOWERED Boot camps & Fitness

Juneau Town

Motivating trainers help students get fit in boot camp classes that employ high-intensity intervals of resistance and cardio training

$305 $40

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Up to 47% Off Yoga — Core Essence Yoga

Core Essence Yoga

Lower East Side

Five styles of yoga classes range from aerobic power Vinyasa to the highly meditative yin yoga and its lengthy posture holds

$15 $8

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$16 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $16

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$45 for an Indoor Rock-Climbing Membership & Intro Climbing Lessons at Adventure Rock Indoor Climbing Gym ($125 Value)

Adventure Rock Indoor Climbing Gym

Brookfield

Package includes membership for six weeks, one On The Rocks introductory lesson, and gear rental

$125 $45

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One Month of Martial Arts Classes or Kids Martial Arts Party Package at JK Lee Black Belt Academy (Up to 84% Off)

JK Lee Black Belt Academy

Multiple Locations

Kids and adults can enroll in martial arts classes, which include uniforms, or enroll together; birthday parties accommodate up to 20 kids

$159 $31

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Sabree3 ATA Martial Arts (55% Off)

Sabree3 Taekwondo Center

Mount Mary

Learn the beginner basics of blocks, kicks, and strikes while focusing on traditional values such as respect and discipline.

$60 $27

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$99 for $198 Groupon — Military Fit by Vega PT

Military Fit By Vega Pt

Concordia

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$198 $99

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Private Dance Lessons and Practice Parties at Fred Astaire Pewaukee (Up to 89% Off). Three Options Available.

Fred Astaire Pewaukee

Pewaukee

Studio cofounded by Fred Astaire trains students with a curriculum that breaks social dances down into easily combined components

$128 $20

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$15 for $50 Worth of Pilates — SportBody Pilates + Physical Therapy

Sportbody Pilates + Physical Therapy

Milwaukee

Pilates equipment classes designed to reshape your body and improve strength and endurance; for all levels from beginners to advanced.

$50 $15

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$35 for Six Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Monkey Bar Gym ($225 Value)

Monkey Bar Gym

Third Ward

Certified trainers lead small-group boot camps with hands-on instruction

$225 $35

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Two or Four Private Pilates Lessons or Four Small-Group Equipment Classes at SportBody Pilates (Up to 71% Off)

SportBody Pilates

Milwaukee

Variety of mat and reformer classes for pupils of all ages

$100 $29

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10 or 20 Mat Classes, or Two or Four Private Reformer Classes at Flying Squirrel Pilates (Up to 65% Off)

Flying Squirrel Pilates

Milwaukee

Pilates instructors lead core-toning mat exercises; private Reformer sessions enhance balance and strength with custom workouts

$100 $39

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Five CrossFit Classes at Cream City Crossfit (65% Off)

Cream City Crossfit Llc

Milwaukee

Learn the basics of CrossFit and experience CrossFit style workouts during the 6-class On-Ramp program

$125 $44

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Three or Five Personal Training Sessions at Concept 10 10 Milwaukee (Up to 71% Off)

Concept 10 10 Milwaukee

Concept 10 10

Personal trainers lead you through resistance exercises scientifically calibrated to build muscle quickly

$199 $59

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Five Dance-Fitness Classes at A Bailar Milwaukee! (70% Off)

A Bailar Milwaukee!

Kilbourn Town

From the merchant: Afro-Latin movement combined with body sculpting choreography will help burn fat, tone muscle and build stamina.

$100 $30

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One or Three One-Hour Personal-Training Sessions at Drench Fitness Boutique (Up to 55% Off)

Drench Fitness Boutique

Drench Fitness

Trainers develop custom personal-training sessions to help exercisers achieve their fitness goals

$70 $35

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One or Three Aerial Flow Playshops at ZenZen Yoga Arts (Up to 70% Off)

ZenZen Yoga Arts

Walker's Point

Participants work against gravity using silk hammocks to stretch deeper & lift from the floor during this two-hour-long aerial flow workshop

$35 $12

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to the Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear (50% Off)

Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear

Avenues West

Be amazed at the well-kept rooms and artifacts filling this building, taking you back in time to see everyday life in the early 1900s

$10 $5

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Admission or Membership to Charles Allis Art Museum or Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum (Up to 55% Off). Four Options Available.

harles Allis Art Museum and Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

Multiple Locations

Explore 2000 years of history at Charles Allis Art Museum or decorative arts and Renaissance Garden at Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

$60 $30

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Two or Three Private Dance Lessons and Two Group Parties at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 89% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Multiple Locations

Studio cofounded by Fred Astaire trains students with a curriculum that breaks social dances down into easily combined components

$268 $30

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One or Three Months of Kung Fu, Kenpo, and Tai Chi Classes at Rising Dragon Martial Arts (Up to 78% Off)

Rising Dragon Martial Arts

Milwaukee

Master Instructor Steve Jungmann teaches traditional Chinese martial arts forms alongside full-contact sparring

$90 $24

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60 Days of Weight-Loss Training at Obese Changes (75% Off). Three Options Available.

Obese Changes

Multiple Locations

Supportive trainer helps clients lose weight through customized nutrition and workout plans, supplemented with positive motivation

$700 $175

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5, 10, or 20 Yoga Classes at SPIRE Fitness (Up to 70% Off)

SPIRE Fitness

Milwaukee

Athletically focused yoga classes emphasize strong, fluid movements, healthy alignment, and muscular endurance; sequences vary by instructor

$95 $30

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$55 for a Shooting-Range Package for Two with Safety Gear at Brew City Shooter's Supply ($105.98 Value)

Brew City Shooter's Supply

West Milwaukee

Owned and operated by military veterans with an eye toward safety; training facility with 14 pistol lanes and 2 rifle lanes

$105.98 $55

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5 or 10 Group Strength and Conditioning Classes at German Fit (50% Off)

German Fit

Glendale

Students aged 10 and older train like an athlete under the tutelage of former professional soccer player Andreas Davi

$90 $45

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$105 for $300 Worth of Martial Arts — Crossover Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

Crossover Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

Wauwatosa

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$300 $105

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Yoga Fundamentals or Advanced Yoga Workshop for One, Two, or Four at Haleybird Studios (Up to 55% Off)

Haleybird Studios

Mount Mary

Encouraging and comfortable studio hosts workshops that teach newcomers safe yoga practices or current students next-level poses

$30 $14

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3-Lap Ride-Along or 5- or 10-Lap Formula Car Driving Experience at The Formula Experience (Up to 51% Off)

The Formula Experience

The Milwaukee Mile

Burn rubber in on a track ride-along with a professional driver, or take the wheel of a F2000-Style Formula car or Factory Five Shelby Cobra

$99 $49

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$50 for Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Sound Check Entertainment & Studios ($100 Value)

Sound Check Entertainment & Studios

West Allis

Each week, expert instructors meet with adults and kids during lessons focused on voice, guitar, drums, or other instruments

$100 $50

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One- or Two-Month CrossFit Membership at CrossFit West Allis (Up to 62% Off)

CrossFit West Allis

West Allis

Ever-changing workouts use functional movements such as squatting and push-ups to improve overall health in motivational environment

$125 $49

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South Shore Premium Wine Tasting at Ubeer Gastropub on Sunday, December 7 (Up to 35% Off)

South Shore Premium Wine Tasting

Ubeer Gastropub

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Wine tasting event showcases rare selections from the world’s major wine regions

$48 $31

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$22 for a Discover Scuba Course at Underwater Connection ($45 Value)

Underwater Connection

Multiple Locations

PADI-certified instructors oversee classes in pool, teaching basics of safety, equipment use, and diving technique

$45 $22

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One Hour of Tactical Laser Tag for Two or Four, or Party Package for Eight at Laser Tag Pro Milwaukee (Up to 68% Off)

Laser Tag Pro Milwaukee

Greenfield

Complete videogame-style laser-tag missions on a dynamic battlefield, armed with custom-built laser-tag guns modeled after advanced weaponry

$50 $17

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One Month of Kids' Karate Classes or a One-Month After-School Karate Program at Karate America (Up to 71% Off)

Karate America

Multiple Locations

Kids start on the path toward a black belt in karate; after-school program also includes school pickups and snacks

$150 $53

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$22 for Four Indoor Skate Park Passes at Cream City Skatepark (Up to $44 Value)

Cream City Skatepark

Cream City Skateboard Park

Handrails, brick ledges, and wooden ramps dot the landscape of a warehouse-sized indoor skate park

$44 $22

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at YogAsylum (68% Off)

YogAsylum

Brookfield

Instructors draw from Ashtanga, Hatha, and Vinyasa styles to craft yoga classes for all skill levels in a spacious and eco-friendly studio

$314 $99

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One or Two Months of CrossFit with Intro Courses or Month of CrossFit at Grid CrossFit (Up to 75% Off)

Grid CrossFit

Brookfield

Functional fitness techniques help students of all abilities build muscle, burn fat, and boost endurance

$225 $69

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10 or 20 Classes with Uniform or Martial Arts Birthday Party at Family Tae Kwon Do Champions (Up to 96% Off)

Family Tae Kwon Do Champions

Brookfield

Learn the basics of self-defense; birthday parties include 1.5 hours with an instructor and the chance for kids to punch through boards

$325 $16

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One or Three Private Lessons with Analysis, or One 9-Hole Playing Lesson at Crusan Golf Academy (Up to 60% Off)

Crusan Golf Academy

Storm's Golf Range

PGA pro draws from more than 20 years of experience to build efficient swings by tailoring his teaching to pupils' individual abilities

$100 $45

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Golf Outing for Two or Pass for Unlimited Golf for 2014 Season at Missing Links (Up to 60% Off)

Missing Links

Missing Links

Designed with the help of Jack Nicklaus, 9-hole, par-3 course features grassy mounds, ponds, and a green shaped like the state of Wisconsin

$450 $179

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$59 for One Month of Unlimited Classes at Solful Fitness ($159 Value)

Solful Fitness

Mequon

Build trim bodies with energetic classes ranging from Zumba to yoga or cardio kickboxing

$159 $59

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1 Private Lesson and 1 Month of Unlimited Tae Kwon Do or Kickboxing Classes for 1 or 2 (Up to 89% Off)

Cho's Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

High-intensity tae kwon do or kickboxing classes provide full-body workouts that build strength, coordination, and endurance

$175 $24

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Private Dance Lessons and Practice Parties at Fred Astaire - Mequon (Up to 89% Off). Three Options Available.

Fred Astaire - Mequon

Mequon

Instructors teach students ballroom, Latin dance, and swing dancing techniques and allow them to practice their moves in during parties

$134 $20

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$39 for Five Group Reformer Pilates Classes at Club Pilates ($85 Value)

Club Pilates

Mequon

Resistance-based pilates classes incorporate reformers, dumbbells, and springboards

$85 $39

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10 or 20 Classes with Initiation and Uniform at Kids Love Martial Arts (Up to 90% Off)

Kids Love Martial Arts

Greendale

Kids develop focus, confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect while learning self-defense skills that make them bully-proof

$210 $22

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$17 for $30 Worth of Fitness Training at Center Stage Dance

Center Stage Dance

Menomonee Falls

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$30 $17

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One- or Two-Month Gym Package Including Unlimited Tanning and Fitness Classes at Anytime Fitness (81% Off)

Anytime Fitness

Menomonee Falls

Personal trainers, boot-camp classes, and an array of cardio and strength equipment toughen physiques inside a 24-hour gym

$152 $29

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Private and Group Lessons and Socials at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 81% Off). Three Options Available.

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Menomonee Meadows

Studio cofounded by Fred Astaire trains students with a curriculum that breaks social dances down into easily combined components

$200 $39

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Jentle Yoga & Healing Center (65% Off)

Jentle Yoga And Healing Center

Berlin

Unlimited yoga classes for beginner and advanced yoga students in Berlin’s new feng-shui-designed healing center.

$80 $28

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Open Jump for 2 or 4, or Party for 15 at Helium Trampoline Park (Up to 58% Off). Five options Available.

Helium Trampoline Park

New Berlin

Massive facility housing 130 trampolines, a 30-foot rock climbing wall, and a laser maze challenge

$40 $18

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Three Large Buckets of Driving-Range Balls at Tee IT Up Golf Range (46% Off)

Tee It Up Driving Range

New Berlin

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$24 $13

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$34 for $75 Worth of Salsa-Dance Classes — Emilia

Easy Peasy Ballroom

New Berlin

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$75 $34

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Four or Six Personal-Training Sessions at Impact Fitness Studio LLC (Up to 72% Off)

Impact Fitness Studio LLC

Oak Creek

Certified personal trainer tones muscle with resistance and cardio workouts tailored to each client

$144 $40

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Shooting-Range Packages at Milford Hills (Up to 62% Off). Three Options Available.

Milford Hills

Johnson Creek

50 shooting lanes at distances of up to 25 yards for handguns and 100 yards for long guns; country-club setting

$34 $13

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10- or 20-Class Kickboxing Package with Handwraps and Nutritional Coaching at 9Round Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

9Round

Germantown

Functional, interval, and cardiovascular training combined with kickboxing techniques efficiently provides an intense, total-body workout

$259 $63

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Wine-Tasting Experience for Two or Four at The Chiselled Grape Winery (Up to 59% Off)

The Chiselled Grape Winery

Cedarburg

Wine-tasting experience includes samples of multiple varietals, truffles, cheese and almonds, and take-home souvenir glasses and stop drips

$47 $20

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Fitness and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes at 44 fitness and martial arts (Up to 84% Off). Three Options Available.

44 fitness and martial arts

Franklin

Trainers help groups surmount fitness roadblocks during cardio-strength and boot camp workouts; jiu jitsu classes promote safety

$94 $17

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Birthday Party for 15 or Open-Swim Family Passes at Swimtastic Swim School (Up to 63% Off)

Swimtastic Swim School

Franklin

Kid-friendly pool delights young’uns with themed birthday parties and open-swim time

$24 $9

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Two or Four Unlimited Play Passes at Fun-Timez! (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Fun-Timez!

Franklin

This indoor playground features eight inflatable bounce houses, plus other kid-friendly activities like arcade games

$16 $8

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Four Weeks of Fitness Classes at Class A Fitness (54% Off)

Class A Fitnes, Llc

Franklin

From the merchant: Cardio kickboxing classes, geared toward all fitness levels, trims physiques with muscle confusion for maximum impact.

$79 $36

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Kickboxing Classes at Neutral Ground Martial Arts & Fitness (Up to 68% Off)

Neutral Ground Martial Arts & Fitness

Grafton

Students get in shape and learn valuable self-defense skills in kickboxing classes for students of all experience levels

$60 $20

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12 Sessions or One Month of Hot Momma's Fit Camp Classes, or Personal Training at Sussex Crossfit (51% Off)

Sussex Crossfit

Sussex

Hot Momma fitness classes help women gain muscle and tone their bodies, while personal trainers provide clients with one-on-one attention

$65 $32

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Anytime Fitness, which boasts 2,398 clubs in North America, makes it easier for average folks to etch out time for exercise by doing one simple thing: staying open 24 hours a day for 365 days a year. As fitness seekers challenge themselves on cardio and Hammer Strength machines and hoist Iron Grip free weights in clean, well-stocked facilities, security monitoring ensures they?re safe and producing enough sweat to meet official government standards. Members can also ramp up their exercise regimens with the help of Anytime Fitness?s staff of personal trainers, who demonstrate moves and sling motivating tips. After workouts, guests can shower in the private restrooms or hop into one of the tanning booths available 24 hours a day.

4009 N Oakland Ave
Shorewood,
WI
US

The Fox Bay Cinema Grill marquee lights up the theater's outdoor marble ticket kiosk, transporting moviegoers to a bygone era of the silver screen. Renovated in 2000, the spacious art-deco theater drapes its large screens in scarlet curtains, and wraparound, swivel lounge chairs and tables wait to support patrons as they immerse themselves in the digital sound and projection pouring forth from the latest Hollywood hits. The theater doesn't only sate the imagination's appetite with lush filmscapes; servers shell out light finger foods and hearty pizzas and sandwiches throughout the movie, quieting growling bellies that may otherwise spoil the film's ending. Though not included with this deal, alcohol is available via Fox Bay's wait staff and at the lobby bar.

334 E Silver Spring Dr.
Milwaukee,
WI
US

The perception of pole dancing is changing. When Maureen Metzger and her business partner DJ Hamilton started Blush Pole Fitness & Dance six years ago, Maureen says, "people thought [the instructors] were strippers." Since then, she's seen attitudes adjust as pole dancing went from taboo to a possible Olympic sport. Maureen equates pole dancing with aerial arts, on par with performances seen in shows such as Cirque du Soleil. She leads a series of classes and workshops that focus on upper-body and core strength or hone in sensual spins and dances. "You can be sexy and sensual," Maureen says, "and it doesn’t have to be tasteless . . . I watch Dancing with the Stars, and I think that is way more sexual than anything we do."

Occasionally, she still has to spend some time fighting inaccurate stereotypes, including an episode in early 2012 that involved inviting Jim Stingl of the Journal Sentinel to studio for a fact-finding mission. But mostly, Maureen and DJ concern themselves with empowering women to be "strong physically and emotionally." There comes a time, she says, when "you stop feeling sexy, you age, you gain weight, you get so busy with other parts of your life. . . I think we lose [that] and [pole dancing] reminds us to be women." She credits pole dancing as a vital ally in boosting her self-esteem during a double mastectomy in her battle against breast cancer.

And though Maureen is the first to tout the power of pole dancing, she is also one of the first to undercut some of its weightier connotations, much like a doctor who uses a stethoscope that squeaks. "[We're] totally willing to laugh at ourselves," she says. "Nobody is taking this too seriously." The lighter mood, in particular, helps welcome shy students, who Maureen and DJ witness transform into "strong, confident, sexy, and feminine [women]."

7701 West Greenfield Avenue
West Allis,
WI
US

Completed in 1892 as the private home of the Pabst family, Pabst Mansion stands as the last bastion of more than 80 mansions built for Milwaukee’s elite during a booming, bygone era. Since its construction, the estate has housed archbishops, priests, and sisters and was saved from near-demolition during the 1970s. The Flemish-Renaissance-Revival home has since been awarded a place on the National Register of Historic Places for its bounty of architectural intricacies.

Today, on-staff docents conduct a range of tours for public groups, private parties, school groups, and well-behaved rugby teams through the fortress of halls, opulent rooms, and verdant grounds, each restored to their original condition.

The Pabst Mansion’s impressive art collection includes works from the 1640s through the 1900s by artists such as William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Gaetano Trentanove, and Eugene Joseph Verboeckhoven. The emporium of excess also features Pabst Beer Pavilion, the pavilion built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and the glass-covered conservatory where tropical plants and beer trees continue to flourish.

The mansion gift shop holds classic Pabst drinkware and memorabilia as well as antique photos, books, and former employees' original finger paintings.

2000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee,
WI
US

German expressionism. American decorative arts. Among the nation's best American art post 1960. The Milwaukee Art Museum is a leading American institution for the work of self-taught artists and holds one of the largest collections of works by Georgia O’Keeffe and other artistic luminaries in four floors of the 341,000-square-foot museum. Encompassing more than 25,000 pieces, the museum's collection ranges from 90 works of Haitian art and 450-plus German expressionist prints to an expansive contemporary art selection that includes pieces by Andy Warhol. Among the more singular holdings in the more than 40 galleries are the earliest surviving American-made chair.

Temporary and traveling exhibitions pass through each year, spotlighting everything from Rembrandt to color photography. Upcoming highlights include tattoo art, nineteenth-century portraiture, and, in collaboration with the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the abstract paintings of Wassily Kandinsky. Delve deeper into works on display during lectures and talks, part of a packed events calendar that includes concerts and film screenings. Visitors can also flex their own artistic muscles during programs such as kids' and adult art classes.

700 N Art Museum Dr
Milwaukee,
WI
US

Art Bar, called a "Painter's Paradise" by Urban Milwaukee magazine, isn't your typical watering hole. In its enchanting interior, hundreds of soda bottle caps create an argyle pattern on pillars, wine corks stud an oval-shaped bar, and paint-by-number pieces—depicting everything from horses to the Virgin Mary—plaster a wall.

The kitschy aesthetic offers a glimpse into the creative mind of owner Don Krause. Krause left his former career as an interior designer for Ethan Allen to brave the trials of opening a bar in Riverwest. And he did it his way: His joint pours more than 40 microbrews by night and Alterra coffee by day in a space adorned with the rotating creations of local artists. The beer lineup includes seasonal brews from Bell’s, Founders, Lakefront, and New Glarus, as well as “mystery beers” served for three bucks cloaked in a crumpled brown bag—the way Wisconsin dignitaries drink. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel describes the venue as “a feast for all senses” and “one of the hottest spots in Riverwest,” thanks in part to its comedy, musical, or artistic events.

722 E Burleigh St
Milwaukee,
WI
US