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Happening NOW

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.

To have an event considered for submission in this listing, send an email to aimee@visitwaukesha.org.

What's Happening: September 10 to September 17

09/12/12
Market on the Hill

Weekly Event providing opportunities for farmers and artisans to sell their offerings directly to consumers while providing consumers opportunities to buy locally grown and made products.- WCTC 800 Main Street, building Q, 262-695-9735, www.marketonthehill.com

09/12/12-10/7/12
“Drawn from Life: Three Art Alumni”

Art exhibit featuring Andy Fletcher ’00, paintings, Frank Juarez ’97, paintings and David Powell ’68, sculpture. Reception Sept. 29, 10-11 a.m., held in conjunction with Homecoming celebrations.- Main Hall, Carroll University, 262-524-7195, www.carrollu.edu

09/13/12
Concert Reading – “Copenhagen” by Michael Frayn

This Tony Award-winning play is based on an undocumented meeting between physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, as witnessed by Sara Kestelmanset. It is set in 1941, prior to the creation of the first atomic bomb.- Otteson Theatre, Carroll University, 262-524-7302, www.carrollu.edu

09/14/12
British Spirits: Season Preview & Beer Tasting

Sample some of the finest beers from the British Isles, enjoy a preview performance of our 65th Anniversary Season repertoire by The Philharmonic String Quintet, and compete for great raffle prizes from local businesses. - Sneeden House, Carroll Universty, 262-547-1858, wisconsinphilharmonic.org

09/14/12
Freeman Friday Night Live

Freeman Friday Night Live Music Festival is live music, rain or shine,Enjoy free, live, outdoor music on the streets downtown Waukesha. With multiple stages and different musicians each week, there's so much to enjoy.- Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-544-8030, www.DowntownWaukesha.com

09/14/12
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Six awkward adolescents and some guest spellers compete to step up and stand out!- Waukesha Civic Theatre, 262-547-0708, http://waukeshacivictheatre.org/56thSeason/SpellingBee.html

09/14/12- 09/16/12
Bob and Rocco Gun Show

Forum, Waukesha County Expo, 262-896-8490, www.waukeshacountyexpo.com

09/15/12
Mukwonago Area Fall Fest

Celebration of fall with crafters, kids activities, chilli cook off band and food vendors- Field Park (HWY 83 & NN), 262-363-7758, www.mukwonagochamber.org

09/15/12
Rousing with the Roosters

Bring family or friends for early morning farm chores, gardening and even cooking breakfast with our expert interpretive staff, upon completing tasks, sit down to breakfast and enjoy the fruits of your labor.- Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, 262-594-6300, oldworldwisconsin.org

09/15/12
Waukesha Farmers' Market

All products sold at the Waukesha Farmers' Market are grown, raised, or made locally. Market-goers can expect to find in-season fresh vegetables and fruits, herbs and plants, breads and pastry products, jams and more!- Riverfront Plaza Waukesha, WI, 262-549-6154, www.DowntownWaukesha.com

09/15/12- 09/16/12
Harvest Weekends: Cookies and Kuchen

Christmas baking often began in the fall, as some cookies needed time to develop their flavors and special characteristics- Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, 262-594-6300, oldworldwisconsin.org

09/16/12
Fall Harvest Fest

Food, entertainment, rummage sale- Clark House Museum, Pewaukee, 262-691-0233, www.pewaukeehistory.org

09/16/12
Heirloom Garden Stroll

Enjoy a special before-hours garden visit with our own historical gardener Marcia Carmichael, author of Putting Down Roots: Gardening Insights from Wisconsin's Early Settlers. - Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, 262-594-6300, oldworldwisconsin.org

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