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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Youth Wind Orchestra of Wisconsin
Orchestra concert performed by talented high school students.. Shattuck Music Center; 8p.m.; 262-524-7182; www.carrollu.edu
Badger Golden Retriever Club Dog Show
Waukesha County Expo Center; ; 262-896-8490; www.waukeshacountyexpo.com
MAR 12- 14
"Bye Bye Birdie"
One of the most captivating musicals of all time, this Tony and Outer Critics Circle Award winner tells the story of Conrad Birdie, a rock and roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. Conrad's agent Albert, Albert's secretary, Rose, concoct one final publicity stunt before the induction; he will bid a typical American teenage girl with an all-American kiss. Kim MacAfee in Sweet Apple, Ohio wins the honor, and the arrival of Birdie in her quiet little town causes a major commotion. Waukesha Civic Theatre in Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-547-0708 or www.waukeshacivictheatre.org
~Area Fish Frys~
Matteo's Italian Ristorante, 1608 E. Sunset Dr., Waukesha 544-6022 or www.foodspot.com/matteos
Mikano Lodge Native American Dance Team
Enjoy the Milwaukee Order of the Arrow Lodge Native American Dance Team and the Boy Scouts of America 100th Anniversary exhibit at this evening event for visitors of all ages. Admission $2 per person.. Waukesha County Museum, 101 West Main Street, Waukesha; 6:30 pm; 262- 521-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Carroll Concert Choir concert
Concert performed by elite Carroll student choir.. Shattuck Music Center; 7:30 p.m.; 262-524-7182; www.carrollu.edu
Lecture on Virginia Huebner
Virginia Huebner’s accomplishments and contributions to the history of fair employment practices in Wisconsin. Tickets are $3/person or $50 for 20. . Carroll University; 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm; 262- 521-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
The Centennial Sleepover: Lad and Dad/Mom and Me Cub Scout
Visit the BSA 100th Anniversary exhibit, enjoy Boy Scout themed crafts and activities, watch the film, tell stories and sing songs at an indoor campfire, camp out in the historic courtroom with breakfast in the morning. Fee $20 per person.. Waukesha County Museum, 101 West Main Street, Waukesha; 6:30 pm ; 262- 521-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Carroll Art Student Union Spring Exhibition
Juried mixed media exhibit by students.. Humphrey Memorial Chapel and Art Center; 262-524-7195; www.carrollu.edu
Almont Gallery “Nature's Design”
The Photography Exhibit Featuring Artists Tom Kivlan-Voss, Marcia Schneider and Dana Larson. Opening Reception (Mother of All Art Crawls) May 1st 4-10pm. Almont Gallery- Historic Downtown Waukesha; ; 262-542-1522; www.almontgallery.org