Weekend Guide, August 9-11

THE WEEKEND GUIDE FOR LAKE COUNTRY

AND THE GREATER WAUKESHA COUNTY AREA HAS ARRIVED

FILLED WITH THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND WITH KIDS!!

PLEASE THANK OUR WEEKEND GUIDE SPONSOR: 

Lake Country Playhouse & The Playhouse Performing Arts Academy

Lake Country Playhouse Open House

JOIN US FOR A SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS SUMMER PERFORMANCE! 

Mary Poppins Jr. is opening NEXT WEEK! August 1st – August 11th!Lake Country Playhouse House Mary Poppins Junior Hartland

Rated: PG

PERFECT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

Your favorite practically perfect nanny takes center stage at the Playhouse Performing Arts Academy in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious adventure based on the award-winning Broadway musical and classic Walt Disney film.

Tickets available HERE.

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NOW ENROLLING FALL 2019 THEATRE CLASSES:Lake Country Playhouse

Register before SEPTEMBER 6th to get $15 off A CLASS!*

Info & Registration HERE.

It’s August, and I’m still in a post-Hartland Kids Day blur of summer. How about you? We did manage to sneak in a visit to the WI State Fair Tuesday. Have you been yet this year? Tell us about it here

The images and feedback from our 7th annual Hartland Kids Day are still coming in! WOW! Thank you!  We are sharing new images and pictures to our Instagram so check that out!

Looking forward, it looks like the sunny weather is going to continue through the weekend, which is awesome, because there is going to be so much fun going on this weekend! Head to our SUMMER PAGE for ice cream spots, our beaches guide, our pool guide, and our lakes guide!

Have you checked out our 10 Best August Festivals Guide, yet?  Find the details on Riverfest in Watertown, which starts on Thursday, plus the Wisconsin State Fair ends this weekend! Don’t miss out on the 2019 event!

Lastly, Lake Country Family Fun did our research, like we do, and found all the {other} fun things for you and your family to do this weekend, too. 

Lake Country Family Fun's Promotions and Announcements

  • LAKE COUNTRY CURRENTS: Summer Mixer Series is here! The Coffee Shop Series has come to an end, but we are so excited to mix it up this summer! As part of our mission statement, Lake Country Family Fun is super excited about this networking opportunity for online creatives in the Waukesha County area. All of these events have SOLD OUT! The AUGUST EVENT will be THIS Tuesday, August 13th at Bass Bay Brewhouse in Muskego, overlooking beautiful Bass Bay off of Muskego Lake. We may grab on pontoon ride – check out the details in the Facebook event. Tickets are on sale – grab yours today
  • Looking for summer fun? We have ALL THINGS SUMMER in one place, including our SUMMER BINGO CARD!!
    • 10 BEST AUGUST FESTIVALS – Sponsored by Delafield Brewhaus
    • Outdoor Movies are here, and the next opportunity is this Thursday at the Hartland Neighborhood Night Out! Pop over to Springs Water Park on Saturday night for another opportunity! Find all of the outdoor movie opportunities here in our OUTDOOR MOVIE GUIDE sponsored by Lovejoy Travel Agency. 
  • Looking to have family pictures taken and don’t know where? Don’t worry! We have a guide for that! Local Photographer extraordinaire, JULIE COLLINS guest authored and updated our BEST LOCAL FAMILY PHOTO LOCATIONS GUIDE to find you to perfect spot! 
  • The EAST TROY RAILROAD MUSUEM is open for the season and you can find more summer train fun through the link!
  • BEER GARDENS can be family friendly (always drink responsibly), but they also make great date nights! Find our guide to find a beer garden this weekend HERE. Find Raised Grain at Menomonee Park this weekend!
  • Looking for more date night ideas? Our SUMMER DATE NIGHT GUIDE has so many ideas!! Book that sitter, stat!
  • Need a sitter? Start the search in our SITTER/CHILD CARE GUIDE. Have more sitter resources? Send them our way and we’ll add them to our guide!
  • With hot, HOT temps, come cool treats! Find 16 OTHER MUST-TRY ICE CREAM SPOTS in Waukesha County, too!
    • Plus, our 2019 sponsor, Wholly Cow in Delafield is allergy friendly. See our experience HERE.
  • Looking for food allergy friendly restaurants? LCFF contributing writer team member Megan wrote a guide. Check it out HERE.
  • Speaking of restaurants, we updated our KIDS EAT FREE GUIDEFind out where the specials are for kids eating free (or cheap) each day of the week. *Sponsored by Chick-fil-A Pewaukee.
  • New things are coming to Brookfield!
  • For those looking for a healthy start to the year, we have some tips and tricks for you – keep your goals in summer!
  • Looking for a local preschool? We have the lowdown on 25+ reader recommended schools in the Waukesha County area. Skim the newly updated 2019-2020 PRESCHOOL GUIDE HERE. And the PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE GUIDE to see when to tour a preschool near you. Open houses have started – don’t miss out! *Sponsored
  • Looking for a summer camp? There are still some openings at some camps, while others have sold out. In fact, Petite Pas Summer Camps are SOLD OUT (but they still have summer classes available)! We have published and updated the 2019 SUMMER CAMP GUIDE and we just added new Vacation Bible Schools to it this week! Plan your summer out this weekend 🙂Details HERE.
  • Throwing a birthday party? Check out our newly updated 2019-2020 BIRTHDAY PARTY GUIDE with over 25 unique venues – a collaboration with My Milwaukee Mommy! *Sponsored listings
    • Stephanie recently celebrated her boys’ birthdays at CHUCK E. CHEESE’S in Brookfield, and it brought all the feels. Did you celebrate at Chuck E. Cheese’s as a child?
  • Lake Country Family Fun has updated our INDOOR PLAY GUIDE to categorize the 30+ local play places into 7 categories to help you better find the best fun for your little one! 
    *Sponsored by Chiropractic Company – Oconomowoc.
  • Jann Fujimoto is back with her second series on Lake Country Country Family Fun. Read about her visit to all the Waukesha County Parks in 2017 HERE. The new series is visiting all the Waukesha County Libraries: Elm Grove Library.
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It's our summer bucket list in conjunction with the Free Summer Fun guide. We have 77 things to do with your family this summer in the Lake Country area and beyond so you never hear the words "I'm bored!" 🤩 This guide is made possible through our partnership with Postively Pewaukee presenting Taste of Lake Country July 26 - 27 and Waterfront Wednesdays, which start on June 5 and run every Wednesday through August 28, 2019.

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Find all the FREE fun things to do this summer with your family! Sponsored by Bridges Library Sytem - sign up for your local summer reading program in early June!

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For a full listing of events for the day, check out our CALENDAR. To find out more details, click the link (the title will take you directly to the event).

 

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Local Farmer Market Guide

Find all the local weekend farmer markets HERE!

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY

  • Waukesha County Airport
  • Fan favorite – just look at this FB POST. 
  • We attended this event. Please note that there is 1 food truck, so there will be a line, but the kids can play on the PEDDLE PLANES

RIVERFEST (FIREWORKS)- WATERTOWN

  • Festival all weekend at Riverside Park.

OCONOMOWOC FARMERS MARKET

  • Note the change in time/date this week. 
  • No Market on Saturday morning.

WAUKESHA’S FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE

  • Downtown Waukesha’s food and music summer event!

CONCERTS AT THE BEER GARDEN, MENOMONEE FALLS

STARRY NIGHTS, WILSON CENTER

  • Brookfield

RIVERFEST- WATERTOWN

  • Festival all weekend!

LAKE COUNTRY DAY

  • Stone Bank Park
  • Live Music and more!

LAKE COUNTRY MOMS – WISCONSIN SUPPORT GROUP

  • At Prohealth Hospital

SHERPER’S PADDLE DEMO DAYS

  • Fowler Park

KIDS’ CRAFT DAY AT HART PARK

  • Wauwatosa

BOOKS AND BARKS

  • Delafield Library

EAGLE NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

  • Community event focused on safety.

JOHNSON CREEK FIREMAN’S FESTIVAL

PANGA BARGE PARTY

  • Live music and more!

MOVIE NIGHT AT SPRINGS WATER PARK

  • Pewaukee

PANCAKES IN THE PARK

  • Cory Park in Dousman

RIVERFEST- WATERTOWN

  • Last day of the festival!

KIDS DREAMS FILM SERIES

  • How to Train Your Dragon 3

LUCKY DUCKY VETERAN’S RIVER RACE

  • Liberty Park Delafield

Enjoy the sunny August weekend!

All the best, 
Erin and the Lake Country Family Fun Team

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