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August 2016

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Join us in August for these Events

Enjoy these August events around the Waukesha Pewaukee area.

LIVE THEATRE

The Secret Garden
The beloved story about the growth and blossoming of the earth and the human spirit is a garden of delight for the imagination performed outdoors at SummerStage at Lapham Peak

August 4-6 • 7:30pm
SummerStage at Lapham Peak
summerstageofdelafield.org

Legally Blonde Jr.
Sorority girl Elle Woods tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in this family-friendly musical performed by local theatre students

August 5-7
Waukesha Civic Theatre
waukeshacivictheatre.org

The Odd Couple
Neil Simon’s classic comedy opens with a group of the guys gathered together for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. Performed outdoors at SummerStage at Lapham Peak
August 25-27 • 7:30pm
SummerStage at Lapham Peak
summerstageofdelafield.org

 

ART & MUSIC

Red Hot River of Art Crawl
Enjoy 175 artisans at 20 galleries and showplacesfeatured at this much-loved seasonal event, while walking the downtown streets to discover your next artistic treasure. Be sure to stay to shop the boutiques, listen to live music and indulge in food and drink
August 6 • 4-10pm
Downtown Waukesha
waukeshaart.com

All Access Day at Ten Chimneys
Tour the Ten Chimneys estate, swim in the National Historic Landmark’s pool, enjoy a picnic by the cottage and listen to live music

August 6 • 9am-6pm
Genesee Depot
tenchimneys.com          

Elvis Presley Tribute Tuesday Concert
Joseph Hall will perform Elvis classics and pay homage to the “King of Rock and Roll” at this concert
August 9 • 7-9pm
Les Paul Performance Center, Cutler Park
waukesha.wi.gov

Waukesha BluesFest
Two-day tented music festival celebrating the roots of American music with 14 national headliners and regional and local acts.  There will be an art show and food also available

August 12-13 • 1-10:30pm
Naga-Waukee Park
waukeshabluestfest.com

Donna Lexa Community Art Fair
Annual juried art fair with children’s area, great food, musical entertainment and silent auction
August 20 • 9am-4pm
Glacial Drumlin Trail, Wales
donnalexamemorialartfair.org

 

SPORTS

1870’s Base Ball Game
Experience our national pastime through a recreated game on our authentic 1870 base ball diamond. Players of all ages can try their hand at batting and fielding following the game
August 6 • 1:30-3:30pm
Old World Wisconsin
oldworldwisconsin.org

Dirty Girl Mud Run
Run, walk, climb, crawl untimed 5k adventure obstacle course, where it’s spot-on to run like a girl. Sponsor Village includes entertainment, food, refreshments and merchandise
August 13 • 7am-6pm
Waukesha Expo Center
godirtygirl.com

 

CAR & BOAT SHOWS

Car Show in the Park
Enjoy a variety of cars on display from antique, classic, custom and Tuner cars to street rods, motorcycles, trucks and vans. Live music, food and beverages available
August 14 • 8am-3:30pm
Frame Park
waukeshaoldcarclub.org

 

Pewaukee Antique & Classic Boat Show & Art Fair
More than 50 antique and classic boats, antique cars, and model toy boats will be on display.  There will be kid’s activities, live music and a closing ceremony honoring veterans along with vintage airplane fly over
August 20 • 9am-5pm
Pewaukee Lakefront Park
pewaukeeboatshow.org

 

GARDENING EVENT

Heirloom Garden Weekend
Special programs, walking tours, mini-workshops, family activities and sampling of heirloom plants in and about Old World Wisconsin’s historic gardens
August 20-21 • 10am-5pm
Old World Wisconsin
oldworldwisconsin.org

 

REPTILE SHOW

Repticon Reptile Show
Reptile and exotic animal show with thousands of top quality animals not found anywhere else in the area. Show-goers will enjoy interactive live animal presentations, free raffles, and shopping
August 20-21 • 10am-4pm
Waukesha Expo Center
repticon.com

 

WEEKLY EVENTS

Monday Night at the Movies

Outdoor movie screenings at Cutler Park starting at 8pm
August 1 • Aladdin, August 8 • The Wizard of Oz, August 15 • The Good Dinosaur
waukesha-wi.gov

Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series
Free live music at Lakefront Park in Pewaukee, Wednesdays • 6-9pm
waterfrontwednesday.com

Badgerland Water Ski Show
Every Wednesday, Memorial Day – Labor Day
Fox River at Frame Park
badgerland.org

Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Show
Every Thursday from June -September
Pewaukee Lake
plwsc.org

Waukesha Friday Night Live
Every Friday, June-September • 6-9pm
Various stages in Historic Downtown Waukesha
waukeshafridaynightlive.com

Waukesha Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday thru October • 8am-1pm
North side of the Fox River – across from the Riverfront Plaza
Free admission
waukeshafarmersmarket.com

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