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Weekend Happenings

To have weekend events listed in Weekend Happenings, fax (262) 367-1136 or send an email to Make sure the time, date and place are included. Deadline is noon Monday.

A hint of summer festivals with art fairs, motor shows and outdoor music


Art for the Heart in the Barn: reception 6 to 10 p.m. May 15, exhibit runs Saturdays and Sundays through June 14, N7381 County Road O, Elkhorn.  The barn will be filled with art and open to the public.  847-899-6962.

Spring Art Walk: 5 to 9 p.m. May 15, downtown Delafield.  Support local businesses with an evening of art and music.  262-646-8100.

Artisan Faire: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 17, downtown Oconomowoc, Oconomowoc. Local artists will sell handmade pottery, jewelry, soaps, candles, and original and wearable art, plus live music on the Village Green.  262-560-1717.

Erinwood Artist Group "Watercolor Show": 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 16, Fish Hatchery, 417 Main St., Delafield.

"Poetic Captured Reflections" and "Soulful Inspirations": May 15-17, Lakes Gallery of Fine Art, N76 W31428 Highway VV, North Lake. Collaborations of artists Anne Wall and Holly Kallie with poet Christina M. R. Norcross, 262-966-1804,

Images and Shapes: James Mlaker and Kathryn Rambo: (through May), Village Centre, Purloin Studio, W164-N8859 Mill St., Menomonee Falls. 262-255-9090.

Joseph Ralston: Inspired Across the Cultures: (through May), Stanford Art Gallery, N88-W16475 Main St., Menomonee Falls. Sculptural art by Joseph Ralston, 262-255-7880.

What I Have Noticed Along the Way: Larry Schultz, paintings; William Schuele, sculpture: (through June 28), Griffin Gallery, 133 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-567-1826.


"Beyond Your Wildest Dreams": 7:30 p.m. May 13-16, Menomonee Falls North Junior High School pool, N88 W16750 Garfield Ave.  The Menomonee Falls Dolphinettes Synchronized Swim Team will perform. Tickets are $5.

Auditions for Song and Dance Troupe: 5 to 7 p.m. May 15; 10 a.m. to noon May 16, To The Pointe, 1115 Cottonwood Ave., Hartland. Auditions for the Pointe Performance Company (ages 7-21) and a new troupe (grade 6 to age 21), 262-367-7177.

Parents Night Out: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 15, Children's Play Gallery, 440 Wells St., Delafield.  Enjoy the Delafield Art Walk while children enjoy games, movies and crafts.  For potty-trained children age 3-10.  $30 first child, $5 each additional child.  262-303-4603.

"Rituals of Spring": 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 16, Old World Wisconsin, S103 W37890 Highway 67, Eagle. An emphasis on sheep and the 19th century processing of wool, featuring demonstrations and kid's activities, 262-594-6300.

Healthy Kids Day: 9 a.m. to noon May 16, YMCA at Pabst Farms, 1750 E. Valley Road, Oconomowoc. Family fitness adventures, healthy snacks and more, free, 262-567-7251.

Used Book Sale: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16, Delafield Chamber of Commerce, 421 Main St., Delafield. In conjunction with the Delafield Farmers Market, 262-646-8100,

Family Gaming Day: 1 to 4 p.m. May 17, Pauline Haass Public Library, N64-W23820 Main St., Sussex. Featuring Nintendo Wii games, 262-246-5180.

Motor Madness: 1 to 4 p.m. May 17, Village Park, 325 Capitol Drive, Pewaukee. features classic cars, trucks, engines and construction equipment will be on display, plus games, music and more, free.

Open House: 1 to 4 p.m. May 17, Meinerz Friendship Lodge, Camp Whitcomb/Mason, W294-N8436 Camp Whitcomb Road, Merton. Tours, hayrides and crafts plus day camp staff available for questions and registration, 262-538-1190,


Square Dance: 7:30 to 10 p.m. May 16, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha, 262-938-9687.

Social Ballroom Dance: 5 to 9 p.m. May 17, Waukesha Elks Lodge, 2301 Springdale Road, Waukesha. CD strict tempo ballroom dance music by Ron Kobiske, $12, 414-383-9125.

Farmers Markets

Delafield Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16, Delafield city parking lot, Main Street, east of the Fish Hatchery, Delafield.

Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon May 16, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 210 Pleasant St., Oconomowoc.

Waukesha Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon May 16, Riverfront Plaza, between Broadway and Barstow, Waukesha.


Fish Fry: 4:30 to 7 p.m. May 15, Peace Lutheran Church & Academy, W240-N6145 Maple Ave., Sussex. $7.50 three-piece fish dinner, $8.50 four-piece fish dinner, $9.50 shrimp dinner, $3.50 hot dog and chip meal.

Lake Country Singles Fish Fry: 6 p.m. May 15, Wildflowers Restaurant, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee. 262-523-0136.


"Growing Seasons, an American Farm Family at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century": 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 15-16, Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha. Artwork and artifacts depicting farm experiences and family life in the early 1900s, $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students, children under 6 free, 262-521-2859,

Guided Tours, Exhibits and Special Events: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 15-17, Octagon House Museum, 919 Charles St., Watertown. 920-261-2796.

Ten Chimneys Estate Tours: (through Nov. 14), S43 W31575 Depot Road, Genesee Depot, 262-968-4110,

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition: (through May 25), Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee. 414-278-2728,


Copper Box: 8 p.m. May 15, Schauer Arts and Activities Center, 147 N. Rural St., Hartford. 262-670-0560,

Youth Wind Orchestra of Wisconsin: 8 p.m. May 15, Shattuck Music Center, Carroll University, 218 N. East Ave., Waukesha. 262-524-7633.

"Out the Door and Innuendo" with Leslie Fitzwater and Paula Foley: 8 p.m. May 15-16, Studio Theater, Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Road, Elm Grove. Duo performs songs that say what they mean by not meaning what they say, $10, 262-782-4430.

Kathy Mattea: 8 p.m. May 16, Kuttemperoor Auditorium, Wilson Center, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Singer and trio of musicians present songs from Appalachia, $25-$48, 262-781-9520,

Bluegrass Jam: 1 to 4 p.m. May 17, Community Room, Good Harvest Market, 1850 Meadow Lane, Pewaukee. 262-965-2751.


Morning Bird Hikes: 7 to 8:30 a.m. May 15, Retzer Nature Center, S14-W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. Explore habitats, welcome back spring migrants, and check on year-round residents, $1 per person, 262-896-8007,

"Dark Matter": 1 p.m. May 16, Charles Z. Horwitz Planetarium, S14-W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. An investigation on dark matter or dark energy, $4 adult, $3 children and seniors, 262-896-8423.

Spring Bird Hikes: 7 to 9 a.m. May 17, Kettle Moraine State Forest, Lapham Peak, W329-N846 Highway C, Delafield. Dress for weather, bring field guides and binoculars, 262-646-3025.


Adam Berzowski: 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 15, Piano Blu, 179 W. Wisconsin Ave., Pewaukee. 262-691-0200.

BarryBrian: 9 p.m. May 15, Willie's Dug Out, 7273 N. Lannon Road, Lannon. 262-251-3848.

Bobby Way: 8 p.m. May 15, Twist 'n Olive, 2730 Hillside Drive, Delafield. 262-646-5483.

Dirty Boogie: 9 p.m. May 15, N14 W24130 Tower Place, Pewaukee. 262-523-4244,

Karaoke Idol: 9 p.m. May 15, Club Indigo, Olympia Resort & Conference Center, 1350 Royale Mile Road, Oconomowoc. Weekly prizes and a grand prize every 6 months, 262-369-4990.

Marcell: 7 p.m. May 15, Butler Inn, 742 Glacier Road, Pewaukee. 262-691-0840.

Street Life: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 15, Piano Blu, 179 W. Wisconsin Ave., Pewaukee. 262-691-0200.

Alter Ego: 9 p.m. May 16, Thunder Bay Grille, N14 W24130 Tower Place, Pewaukee. 262-523-4244,

Duchie Rogers: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 16, Piano Blu, 179 W. Wisconsin Ave., Pewaukee. 262-691-0200.

Gloria Miller Duo: 8 p.m. May 16, Twist 'n Olive, 2730 Hillside Drive, Delafield. 262-646-5483.

Luke Edgewood: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 16, Piano Blu, 179 W. Wisconsin Ave., Pewaukee. 262-691-0200.

Midwest Blues Allstars: 9:30 p.m. May 16, Delafield Brewhaus, 3832 Hillside Drive, Delafield. 262-646-7821.


Adult Open Skating: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 15, Naga-Waukee Ice Arena, 2946 Golf Road, I-94 and Highway 83, Delafield. For adults age 18 and older, Admission: $5.50 adults, $4 seniors; skate rental: $2.50,

Bass Tournament: 6 a.m. May 16, Dock of the Bay, N51 W34950 Wisconsin Ave., Okauchee.  Prizes, food, and a free kids division.  $25 entry fee.  262-567-0977.

Bike Safety Course: 1 to 4 p.m. May 16, Prairie View Elementary School, W330 S6473 Highway E, North Prairie.  Sponsored by the North Prairie Fire Department.

Free Golf Trial Day: 2 to 4 p.m. May 15, Olde Highlander Golf Club, 965 Cannon Gate Road, Oconomowoc.  Meet with a golf pro and give the game a try.  Sponsored by the Oconomowoc Parks and Recreation Department.  262-569-2199.


"42nd Street": 8 p.m. May 15; 4 and 8 p.m. May 16; 2 and 7 p.m. May 17, Waukesha Civic Theatre, 264 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-547-0708.

"Mornings At Seven": 7 p.m. May 15-16; 2 p.m. May 17, Christ United Methodist Church, 112 Hall St., Watertown. (920) 261-1176.

"Steel Magnolias": 7:30 p.m. May 15-16; 2 p.m. May 17, Theatre on Main, 25 S. Main St., Oconomowoc. A hilarious, heartwarming story about life in a small town, 262-560-0564.

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