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 & Learn
Our Lunch & Learn series continues with a discussion of Waukesha during World War II by local historian John Schoenknecht, and museum curator Elisabeth Engel, $8 registration fee includes lunch, talk, tour, and admission to museum.- Waukesha County Museum, (262) 521-2859, www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Carroll Wind Symphony and Carroll Jazz Ensemble concert
Combined concert by student ensembles.- Shattuck Music Center, 262-524-7182, www.carrollu.edu
UW-Waukesha Spring Concert Handbell and Choir
A dual concert for the Windy Hill Handbells and UW-Waukesha Choir, featuring a variety of music, including both sacred and secular genres for handbells and choral music.- UW-Waukesha, Lunt Fontanne Theatre, 262-521-5481, http://www.waukesha.uwc.edu/index.html
Waukesha Expo Market
Last Show until Fall 2011. Promotional Cereal Box Items; Old Toys & Dolls; Gold and Silver Coins; Jewelry; Candles & Soaps; Avon; Watkins and other unique gift items. Concessions Available Free Parking- Waukesha County Expo Center, 262-896-8490, www.waukeshacountyexpo.com
For up-to-date St. Patrick's Day Celebrations: http://bit.ly/ekNo52
Join Abel, Melissa, Wayne, and Margie Frake in the summer of 1946 as they leave behind the routine of the farm for an adventure at the annual Iowa State Fair.- Waukesha Civic Theatre, 262-547-0708, www.waukeshacivictheatre.org
A 30 year-old tradition of presenting a free concert for the community continues for the Waukesha Choral Union under the direction of music director Ernest Brusubardis III. Handel’s “Messiah” has become one of the most popular works in Western choral lite- Shattuck Auditorium, Carroll University, 414-297-9310, www.ChoralUnion.org
"rEvolve"- Recycle, reuse and resolve Art Exhibit
An exhibit featuring the works of Gailmarie Haller and Charles Wickler. Opening reception May 7th 4to10pm.
Show Runs from April 1st to May 15th.- Almont Gallery , 342 W Main Street, Waukesha 53186, 262-542-1522, www.almontgallery.org
A play sparked by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., is a meeting of fact and fiction that illuminates the re- UW-Waukesha, Lunt Fontanne Theatre, 262-521-5212, http://www.waukesha.uwc.edu/com/index.html