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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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. Tue-Sat: 10:30am-4:30pm. Waukesha County Museum, 262-521-2859, http://www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
39th Winter Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association Show & Sale
55 carefully-chosen dealers from across the Midwest, bringing their finest antiques to the Milwaukee area for this respected event. Fri: 11am-9pm, Sat: 10am-5pm. Waukesha Expo, 1000 Northview Rd., Waukesha 53188, 414/510-4441, www.WisconsinAntiquesDealers.com
An Inspector Calls
A mysterious inspector investigates a young girl’s suicide, exposing a wealthy family’s secrets. - Fri & Sat: 8pm, Sun: 2pm. Waukesha Civic Theatre, 262-547-0708, http://waukeshacivictheatre.org/56thSeason/AnInspectorCalls.html
Mukwonago Lion's Club Ice Fishing Jamboree
The Mukwonago Lions club Ice fishing jamboree on Phantom lake. Cash prizes, Raffles, Food, beer, great people and lots of fun. Registration at 6am at The Lakeside Restaurant and Lounge. 6am-4pm. Phantom Lake, Mukwonago, 262-363-7758.
Wisconsin Wind Orchestra
Intimate performance by Carroll's resident professional ensemble. 4pm. Humphrey Memorial Chapel, Carrol University, 262-524-7182, www.carrollu.edu
Make your Valentine's Day special at these unique venues:
Allo! Chocolat, 234 W. Main St., Waukesha
Gather friends or family for an evening of handcrafted, artisan treats. Learn how to temper and maold chocolate or discover how to cook with it with one of the many classes offered at Allo! Chocolat Studios. www.allochocolat.com.
A Touch of Glaze, 721 Meadowbrook Rd., Waukesha
No need to be a professional artist at A Touch of Glaze, pick your pottery vessel and use paint, stamps and templates to paint your own unique gift. www.atouchofglaze.com.
River's End Gallery, 380 W. Main St., Waukesha
Make a stop at the 5th Annual Glass Extravaganza to see over 20 studie glass artists on 2/9, 4-9pm. RSVP to 262-896-8876, free to attend!
Waukesha County Parks, Hiking
Enjoy the sights and sounds of a hike in the woods at one of the many Waukesha County Parks. www.waukeshacounty.gov/parks.
How About Dinner?
Key Westconsin, 331 Riverfront Plaza, downtown Waukesha
Featuring Surf n Turf: a 5oz Cold Water Lobster Tail and 5oz Filet Mignon for $19.95 with a complimentary glass of Champagne, on Valentine's Day. Reservations Suggested. www.keywestconsin.com.
The Neighbor's Bar & Grille, S16 W22255 Arcadian Ave., Waukesha
Featuring Valentine's Day Special: 6oz Prime Tenderloin Filet with Homemade Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Chef's Vegetable for $13.99. Enjoy special homemade dessert (heart-shaped!) chocolate brownie with homemade peppermint ice cream & chocolate sauce drizzle for $6.95, February 14th only (while it lasts!).
Can't make it until Saturday? Enjoy 14oz slow roasted Prime Rib w/Baked Potato & Chef's Vegetable and Dinner Salad 2/16 for $21.99. And enjoy Sunday's Super Bowl w/FREE food at half time, plenty of pools, drink & food specials too. www.theneighborsbarandgrille.com.
Dylon's Steakhouse, N26 W30227 Maple Ave., Pewaukee
Enjoy this Saturday night special on Valentine's Day, 14oz Prime Rib for $24 (or 18oz for $28 & 28oz for $45). Can't make it until the weekend? Enjoy a Friday Night Fish Fry with all the supper club fixin's or you'll love Sunday's special, 8oz filet for $10! www.dylonssteakhouse.com.