Sept. 22-24
Wizard World Comic Con
Alliant Energy Exhibition Hall (1919 Alliant Energy Center Way)

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Wizard World Comic Con returns Friday-Sunday at Exhibition Hall. Meet celebrities and artists, attend programming and shop the exhibits. Tickets cost $35-$85.

For nearby places to eat, use the "Alliant Energy Center" check box on the EAT page.

Sept. 23
Essen Haus Oktoberfest
Essen Haus (514 E. Wilson St.)

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The annual Essen Haus Oktoberfest takes place from noon-8 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy live music, a brat eating contest and a kid's zone.

Sept. 26
Beer Social Hour
Bear & Bottle (610 N. Sherman Ave.)

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Enjoy complimentary Coronado Brewing Co. beer from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Bear & Bottle, or until supplies last. RSVP on Eventbrite.

Sept. 30
UW Football vs. Northwestern
Camp Randall Stadium (1440 Monroe St.)

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The Badgers open their conference slate, starting with Northwestern on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Time and TV TBA.

For nearby restaurants or bars, use the "Camp Randall" check box on the EAT or DRINK pages. For places to catch the action, use the "watch the game" check box.

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