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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Autumn on the Farms
Celebrate the season of harvest and pitch in to help our farmers and villagers bring in crops, stock the larder and put up the produce for winter-- Sunday-Saturday: 10am-5pm, Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, 262-594-6300, oldworldwisconsin.org
Night at the Museum, Wild West Showdown
When the sun goes down, the exhibits come to life at the Waukesha County Museum! Families tour around the museum and help characters like Annie Oakley, Laura Ingalls, and Davy Crockett solve a mystery. This non-scary event is great for all ages!-- 5:30pm-9:30pm, Waukesha County Museum, Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-521-2859, waukeshacountymuseum.org
Wisconsin Fear Grounds
Rated #1 in Wisconsin, expect the unexpected at the highly decorated, elaborate haunted house, labyrinth of torment, highest level of terror interactions and the hunted becoming the hunter of ghouls and zombies-- Friday-Saturday: 7pm-11:30pm, Waukesha County Exposition Center, Waukesha, 262-844-5611, wisconsinfeargrounds.com
Fight to survive at iCOMBAT Waukesha is the area's newest tactical laser tag facility, offering thrilling missions, ultra-realistic equipment, and fully immersive special effects on a Hollywood style set with a zombie infestation this Halloween!-- Friday: 6:30pm-11pm; Saturday: 6pm-10:30pm, iCombat Waukesha, 855-454-4426, waukesha.icombat.com
Halloween Dinner Theater
*Begin your evening’s adventure with a themed, harvest meal, followed by a lamp-lit stroll to a live drama that will thrill and chill you.-- Friday: 7pm; Saturday: 5pm & 8pm; Sunday: 5pm, Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, 262-594-6301, oldworldwisconsin.org
Waukesha Farmers' Market
Located along the Fox River, over 70 vendors provide products that are homegrown, raised or handmade in Wisconsin; products include in-season fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, baked goods and arts & crafts-- 8am-12pm, Riverfront Plaza, Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-547-2354, waukeshafarmersmarket.com
Waukesha Expo Market
Antique, collectibles home party flea market styled show-- Saturday: 10am-4pm; Sunday: 10am-3pm, Arena, Waukesha County Exposition Center, Waukesha, 262-896-8490, waukeshacountyexpo.com