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
Concert by talented high school student orchestra.- Shattuck Music Center, Carroll University, 262- 524-7182, www.carrollu.edu
Carroll Art Student Union Fall Photography Exhibition
Juried photography exhibition by Carroll students. Reception Nov. 8, 4-6 p.m.- Humphrey Art Center, Carroll University, 262-524-7195, www.carrollu.edu
Lunch and Learn, "Tales From Around the World"
Enjoy lunch, then a presentation by Joanne Murphy on her experiences touring groups around the world, away from the typical tourist spots. She will be sharing holiday and traditions (and pictures!) of cultures from Asia, Africa, Europe, and more!- Waukesha County Museum, (262) 521-2859, www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Discovery Club, "Journey Around the Globe"
Families with children 3-5 years old will need to get their passports ready as we explore various cultures from around the world! We will play the chopstick challenge, play African drums, build the Eiffel Tower, do the fan dance, and much more! - Waukesha County Museum, (262) 521-2859, www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
America Celebrates! Quilts of Joy & Remembrance
Nationally touring exhibition of art quilts from American fiber artists, and is a joyful, diverse, and sometimes touching look at how we see ourselves as a nation.- Waukesha County Museum, 262-521-2859, http://www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Country Springs Hotel, 262-547-0201, http://www.thecountrychristmas.com
Poetry reading by Madison Poet Laureate Sarah Busse
Poetry reading and discussion by Madison Poet Laureate.- Humphrey Memorial Chapel, Carroll University, 262-951-3071, www.carrollu.edu
Candy Cane Tales and Holiday Carols
Favorite holiday heroes and villains present the stories and songs of the season.- Waukesha Civic Theatre, 262-547-0708, http://waukeshacivictheatre.org/56thSeason/CandyCaneTales.html