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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A Night at the Museum
Inspired by the popular Ben Stiller films. Bring your friends on an after hours tour of the museum as exhibits come to life.. Waukesha County Museum; ; 262-521-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Opening: Picturing Hemingway: A writer in his time.
In his own lifetime, Hemingway's fame rested nearly as much on his personality as it did on his art. Big Read events are from October 3 to November 11. This year's book is A Farewell to Arms.. Waukesha County Museum, 101 West Main St., Waukesha; 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; 262 521-2859; www.waukeshacounty museum.org
Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in Hist Time
Between his experices as an outdoor sportsman, his stintats as a war correspondent, and enthusiam for bullfighting and boxing, Ernest Hemingway became a symbol of birile glamour and his celebrity,even among those who never read his books, was a phenomenon. Waukesha County Museum; ; 262-521-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org
Almont Gallery "Green Space" Exhibit
Earthscapes and Renewable Materials featuring Marilee Shepard and Don Fundingsland. Opening reception is on October 3rd from 4 to 10pm. 342 W Main St., Historic Downtown Waukesha; M-Thur 10am to 6pm Fri 10am to 8pm, Sat 10am to 4pm Sun 12 to 4pm; 262-542-1522; www.almontgallery.org
WI Antique Dealers Assn. Antique Show
Waukesha County Expo Center; ; 262-896-8490; www.waukeshacountyexpo.com
Waukesha Farmers' Market
Eat Fresh, buy local with the Waukesha Farmers' Market on the banks of the Fox River. Fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and crafts available for purchase.. Riverfront Plaza, Historic Downtown Waukesha; 7:00am- 12:00pm; 262-549-6154; www.downtownwaukesha.com
Waukesha "Fall" Art Crawl
West End Artists Art Crawl in historic downtown Waukesha. Art, food, music and more! Historic Downtown Waukesha; 4pm- 10pm; 262-542-1522; www.redhotartspot.com
Mercury Rising in the Autumn Reception
Warmth and charm are part of the fall and five artists provide pieces for your fall decorating during the Waukesha Art Crawl.. River's End Gallery, Historic Downtown Waukesha; 4pm-10pm; 262-896-8875; www.riversendgallery.com
Comfort Suites- Pewaukee will be particpating in Fox Six Coats for Kids!
Bring gently used coats to donate by Oct. 10th. Call with questions: 262-506-2000