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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Passage to Freedom: Secrets of the Underground Railroad
Travel back to the I800s to learn about slavery, the escape route called the Underground Railroad, and the challenges freedom seekers faced if they finally reached the “Promised Land” of Canada.-- Tuesday-Saturday: 10:30am-4pm, Waukesha County Museum, Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-521-2859, waukeshacountymuseum.org
Les Paul Exhibit
Artifacts on display tell the story of Les’ career, invention and musical successes; items include a rare 1927 Gibson L5 acoustic guitar and other personal and professional effects-- Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-4:30pm, Waukesha County Museum, Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-521-2859, waukeshacountymuseum.org
Get Lucky Art Crawl
137 artisans at 21 galleries and showplaces are featured at this seasonal event, walk the downtown streets to discover your next artistic treasure, shop the boutiques, listen to live music or indulge in food and drink-- 4pm-10pm, Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-542-1522, waukeshaart.com
Badger Golden Retriever Club Dog Show
*Golden Retrievers and their handlers will compete in conformation and obedience events. Free admission and parking. Concessions available.-- , Arena, Waukesha County Exposition Center, Waukesha, 262-896-8490, waukeshacountyexpo.com
Bob & Rocco Gun Show
*Firearm Expo-- Friday: 3pm-8pm; Saturday: 9am-5pm; Sunday: 9am-3pm, Forum, Waukesha County Exposition Center, Waukesha, 262-896-8490, waukeshacountyexpo.com