6 April Events You Won’t Want to Miss in Our Area
If you are looking for ideas for things to do in April in Waukesha Pewaukee or close by our area, the following events have a little bit of something for everyone. Learn more about a major fishing expo, half marathon, a quilting and a cat show, Annie Get Your Gun live theatre and antiques & garden show to round out the month.
April 1-3 • State Fair Park (just 15 minutes from Pewaukee)
The Greater Milwaukee Fishing Expo is the first of its kind, taking pride in offering a multi-species fishing expo, including local vendors, local fishing guides, retailers, budget friendly fishing trips, discounted tackle, seminars, boat demos, how-to clinics, and much more.
The expo hours are: 2pm-9pm Friday; 9am-7pm Saturday and 9am-3pm Sunday
April 2 • Schuetze Recreation Center, Frame Park
Serious runners and running enthusiasts will appreciate the variety of options for running and walking at the Trailbreaker. Offered are a full marathon, half-marathon and a 5k run/walk. All events begin in downtown Waukesha and run along the Fox River. The full marathon continues on the Glacial Drumlin Trail.
The marathon starts at 8am, the half marathon at 9:30am and the 5K run/walk at 10am. Full registration details are included here.
April 2-3 • Parkview Middle School, Mukwonago
Over 300 items are on display from quilters with a passion to make quilting an art form. Special exhibits, bed turning, quilt raffle and silent auction are also available.
April 2, 9am-5pm • Waukesha Expo Center
CFA Championship Cat Show. Your family pet cat is eligible for entry at this event. (Sorry, I changed that back to caps) Do you have a link for those who want to enter their pet cat?
April 29-May 1 • Waukesha Civic Theatre
If you enjoy live musical theatre, Annie Get Your Gun at Waukesha Civic Theatre is something you won’t want to miss. Sharpshooters Annie Oakley and Frank Butler find fame, love and rivalry in this fantastic musical featuring popular songs like “There’s No Business Like Show Business” and “Anything You Can Do”.
April 29-May 1 • Waukesha Expo Center
The Lake Country Antiques & Garden Show offers antiques, vintage furniture and decorative items for your home and office. Seventy dealers from across the country will have 18th, 19th, and 20th century American, English Country and formal furniture, folk art, oriental rugs, jewelry, stoneware, sporting items and paintings.