There's no need to travel far from home to fill your weekend plans. WaukeshaNOW.com in conjunction with the Waukesha & Pewaukee Visitors Bureau present these weekly community events and highlighted attractions for you and your family to enjoy.
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Preventing Spousal Impoverishment for Baby Boomers and Beyond, Jane L. Walker & Leah J. Poulos Mueller, Attorney at Law. The Caring Place; 4pm-5:30pm; 262-542-6388 or 262-928-2314; www.caringplacewaukesha.org
2010 Waukesha Reads: Willa Cather and Her Literary Contemporaries
A scholars' panel examines the author's life and her connections with other authors. Waukesha County Museum; 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm; (262) 951-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Waukesha County Expo; www.wisconsinfeargrounds.com
Night at the Museum
AFTER DARK, HISTORY WALKS THE HALLS. Bring your friends on an after-hours tour of the museum as the exhibits come to life.. Waukesha County Museum; 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm; (262) 521-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot
The play, dealing with an individual's opposition to authority, and can be taken as a protest to individuals in affected countries to oppose the Nazi regime's subversion of the ideals of the Christian Church.. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Delafield; 7:30PM; 262-391-3110; www.Summer-Stage.org
Community League's A Community Affair
28th annual arts,crafts, antiques, and collectibles show featuring over 80 juried exhibitors displaying the finest in today's trends and treasures of the past. Homemade luncheon, snack bar, silent auction, Pastries ' n' More, quilt and cash raffle. Menomonee Falls High School; 9 AM - 4:30 PM; 414-297-9446; www.communityleague.com
Waukesha Choral Union presents "Youth Collaboration Concert"
Carroll University; 7:30pm; www.choralunion.org
Waukesha Farmers' Market
Weekly Event! Waukesha Farmers' Market products are grown, raised, or made in WI. Market-goers can expect to find in-season fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, breads, jams, hand made soaps, artisan cheese, naturally raised meats and more!. Riverfront Plaza East of 332 Riverfront Plaza Waukesha, WI; 7am-noon; 262-549-6154; www.DowntownWaukesha.com
Autumn Harvest Festival
Family Fun Apple and pumpkin picking farm experience at its popular event. Head over to the orchard and pick over 27 varities of apples from the tree, sleect from pumpkinds of all shapes and sizes. Don't forget about the famed Apple Pie Baked in a Paper. Elegant Farmer, Mukwonago; 10am- 5pm; 262-275-3166; www.elegantfarmer.com
Halloween Dinner Theatre: "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde"
A drama adapted by Noah Smith. Enjoy an intimate evening of unique dinner theater, staged at Old World Wisconsin. Begin with a delicious harvest buffet, followed by an outdoor, lamplit walk to view our spooky play. Plan to arrive early — the buffet line opens at each show's starting time. Reservations required. Book early! This event sells out! Not recommended for children 12 and younger; 2625946300; www.oldworldwisconsin.org
Oconomowoc Arts Center; 3pm- 5pm; 262-547-1858; www.wisconsinphilharmonic.com
The Natural Step Study Circle
Participants will apply The Natural Step framework in discussions about issues of sustainability including water, food, waste, transportation, land use, renewable energy, and working with government to affect change. Check out their website to register. . Lake Country Unitarian Universalist Church, Hartland; 7pm-8:30pm; 262-369-1703; www.waukeshacountygreenteam.org