6 May Events You Won’t Want to Miss in Our Area
Plan ahead for things to do in May in Waukesha Pewaukee or close by our area. Enjoy the final weeks of Annie Get Your Gun, an art crawl, opening day at Old World Wisconsin, a half marathon or RiverRun, waterskiing and farmers’ market this May.
May 1, May 6-8, May 12-15 • Waukesha Civic Theatre • Historic Downtown Waukesha
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”.
May 7 • 4-10pm • Historic Downtown Waukesha
If you love art and strolling through local stores, Mother of All Art Crawls is something you won’t want to miss! This Waukesha Art Crawl will be held on May 7 from 4-10pm throughout Historic Downtown Waukesha with more than 20 art galleries and studios opening their doors for you to find local one-of-a-kind art, jewelry, pottery and more.
May 7 • 10am-5pm • Eagle (just a short drive from our area)
Discover the true spirit of early Wisconsin. See teams of oxen and horses working in the fields, farm folks preparing hearty meals over wood-burning stoves and stroll through 1880s villages. Throughout opening day 40 guests will be randomly selected to receive a unique gift from community partners in celebration of Old World Wisconsin’s 40th birthday.
May 14 • 7:30-11:30am • Pewaukee
Take in the sights around Pewaukee Lake and the Lake Country Recreational Trail while running in the Kings & Queens Half Marathon May 14 starting at 7:30am. The starting location is at Waukesha County Technical College and the finish location is at Village Park in Pewaukee.
May 14 • 8:15am-12:30pm • Pewaukee Hammel Machine Products start and Frame Park Waukesha end
If running is not for you, how about a nice six-mile canoe or kayak river challenge? This 43rd annual event starts at Hammel Machine Products in Pewaukee and ends at Frame Park in Waukesha.
Two Options for Memorial Day Waterski shows
May 30 Pewaukee Lake & Frame Park
Enjoy the opening shows for Badgerland and Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club Shows. Badgerland Water Ski Show will be held at Frame Park from 6-7pm. Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club will be held at Lakefront Park in Pewaukee from 5:30-6:30pm
Every Sat. in May starting May 7 • Located along the Fox River in Historic Downtown Waukesha
Peruse the Waukesha Farmers’ Market, an open-air, producer-only public Farmers’ Market with local produce, gifts, food and more.