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This Weekend in Riverwest

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 ==================== 1. BORDERLINE STORIES & THE SIERRA TARAHUMARA Opening Reception 6-9PM. Photography exhibit by Riverwest resident John Ruebartsch of the people and land of the Sierra Tarahumara in Mexico’s northern state of Chihuahua. Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, 911 W. National Ave. 2. FRIDAY NITE TRIATHLON, 5:15-9:30PM Walk Riverside Park, canoe the Milwaukee River, and dine downtown. $40/$32 members/$25 kids 10-17; includes dinner. At Urban Ecology Center, Riverside Park. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 ====================== 1. ONE DRUM, 8PM-CLOSE Dance and groove to the world beat rhythms of One Drum, many of whose members live in Riverwest. Shank Hall, 8PM-close. Cover. 2. ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO BENEFIT With Dean from the Waco Brothers, Stall, Slickpony, West of Rome, Carolina, The Mighty Deerlick, Aimless Blades, and The General Store. At Linneman’s, Locust & Weil. Cover. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 ==================== 1. GARDENERS MARKET, 11AM-4PM, Locust & Bremen Music by Riverwester Rose Blade from Noon-3PM. The market is overflowing with fresh produce, flowers, herbs, and more. Come and get it! 2. COURTYARD CAFE, 10AM-1PM, Villa Terrace Espresso, pastry, and free live music. 3. CORY THE BIKE FIXER, 1PM 2nd Annual Retro Bicycle Ride. Meet at 2410 N. Murray Ave. Party afterwards with music & refreshments. Free. 4. RETHINKING SCHOOLS BENEFIT, 7PM Living Activism Series featuring Del Crandall. At The Coffee House, 631 N. 19th St. Cover. COMING UP NEXT WEEK: ==================== SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 11AM-7PM Center St. Daze & Art Cart Race SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, NOON-2PM Ice Cream Social at Gardeners Market hosted by Alderman Mike D’Amato, with Milwaukee Mandoline Ensemble from Noon-3PM.