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Happening NOW

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.

To have an event considered for submission in this listing, send an email to aimee@visitwaukesha.org.

What's Happening: August 4 to August 11

08/06/14
Badgerland Water Ski Show

Performed weekly on the Fox River watch the themed shows as ballet, barefooting, doubles, jumping, pyramids, swivel and trios skills and formations are executed by trained skiers-- 7pm-9pm, Frame Park, 262-372-1754, badgerland.org

08/06/14
Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series

Listen to this weekly musical series along the beachfront of Pewaukee Lake or dine al fresco across the street; genres include rock, blues, reggae and party music-- 6pm-9pm, Lakefront Park, 262-695-9735, waterfrontwednesday.com

08/06/14
Wednesday Night Classics

A weekly event dedicated to classics, rods, customs and muscle cars, enthusiasts will enjoy their time perusing, exchanging ideas and chatting with car owners; live music, food and beverages also available-- 4:30pm-9pm, Weissgerber's Gasthaus, 262-544-4460, wednesdaynightclassics.com

08/07/14
Waukesha Civic Band Concert Series

Weekly music series with each concert featuring selections from famous Broadway musicals, a guest soloist, marches and contemporary band arrangements and a stirring closing composition--8pm, Les Paul Performance Center, Cutler Park, 262-524-3737, ci.waukesha.wi.us

08/07/14
Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Show

Entertaining weekly themed shows filled with barefooting, pyramids and acrobatic skills performed on Pewaukee Lake provide a truly fun experience for the entire family-- 6:30pm, Lakefront Park, 414-350-8713, plwsc.org

08/07/14- 08/09/14
Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson

An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays; join madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories and tragedies in one wild ride-- 7:30pm-9:30pm, SummerStage in Lapham Peak, 262-337-1560, summerstageofdelafield.org

08/08/14
Waukesha's Friday Night Live

Multiple stages of live music playing a variety of genres are located throughout the downtown at this weekly event; pull up a chair at any of the stages or stroll the streets to shop and dine-- 6:30pm-9pm, Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-544-8030, waukeshafridaynightlive.com

08/08/14- 08/09/14
Ceramics and Fired Arts Show

The world of Ceramic Fired Arts comes to life at this show where the action includes demonstrations, education, new ideas, new molds, new color lines, compeitions of all levels of mastery and more--Friday: 10am-5pm, Saturday: 10am-4pm, Waukesha County Exposition Center, 262-896-8490, ceramicdollshows.com

08/08/14- 08/09/14
Waukesha BluesFest

14 national and local acts perform over two days, enjoy traditional and comtemporay blues, rhythm and blues, soul, gospel and roots music, as well as country and rock and roll influences; art show also available-- Friday-Saturday: 12:30pm-10:30pm, Naga-Waukee Park, waukeshabluesfest.com

08/09/14
Old World Wisconsin - Vintage Base Ball

Get outdoors and give a "huzzah" at the historic Ward School field for a charming and historically rooted game of vintage base ball. Guided by rules governing 1860s base ball-- 1:30pm Game Time, Old World Wisconsin, 262-594-6301, oldworldwisconsin.org

08/09/14
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 and crafts-- 8am-12pm, Riverfront Plaza, 262-547-2354, waukeshafarmersmarket.com

08/10/14
Car Show in the Park

Enthusiasts will enjoy the variety of cars on display from antique, street rods, custom cars, tuner cars, motorcycles and trucks, vans and cars throughout the decades; live music, food and beverages available-- 8am- 3:30pm, Frame Park, 262-782-4066, waukeshaoldcarclub.org

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