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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Lunch and Learn, "An Image is Worth 1,000 Words"
Enjoy lunch, then a special presentation by historian John Schoenknecht. John will share rare and treasured photographs from the museum's collection of famous people, places, and events in Waukesha County's history.- Waukesha County Museum, (262) 521-2859, www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Learn how to create salads using a wide assortment of spring vegetables to maximize their flavor and food value.- Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 262-928-2745, www.prohealthcare.org/classes
Intersections: Water Festival
Festival of New Works with performances, art, music, speakers, games and refreshments to celebrate the Year of Water. Free and open to the public.- Carroll University, 262-524-7302, www.carrollu.edu
Water Interpreted through Art student and faculty exhibition, mixed media
Art inspired by Carroll's Year of Water. Free and open to the public.- Carroll University, 262- 524-7195, www.carrollu.edu
Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Collective concert
Instrumental and vocal jazz performance by Carroll student ensembles. $8 adults, $5 students and seniors.- Shattuck Auditorium, Carroll University, 262-524-7182, www.carrollu.edu
Bob & Rocco Gun Show
Forum, Waukesha County Expo, 262-896-8490, www.waukeshacountyexpo.com
Waukesha Area Symphonic Band: South of the Border
Featuring the winner of the 2012 WASB Concerto Competition, this concert will benefit Waukesha County's ACAP. - Shattuck Auditorium, Carroll University, 262/370-6129, www.wasband.org
Wildlife in Need Center Live Bird Show!
See the real life, fully recovered great horned owl, Dakota, who is the star of the show in this presentation for all ages on birds of prey and local wildlife! Free with museum admission, no registration is required.- Waukesha County Museum, (262) 521-2859, www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
WI Spring Spin In
Wisconsin Spin In shares the knowledge of fiber arts. Juried art show showcases spinners, weavers, knitters, crocheters or a mix of the above!- Arena, Waukesha County Expo, 262-896-8490, http://www.wispinin.org
Women's Ensemble concert
Intimate performance by Carroll women's choir. $8 adults, $3 students and seniors.- Humphrey Memorial Chapel, Carroll University, 238 N. East Ave., Waukesha, 262-524-7182, www.carrollu.edu