Weekend Guide, July 5-7

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: 

 

POSITIVELY PEWAUKEE Presenting the TASTE OF LAKE COUNTRY coming this month!

Taste of lake country Pewaukee Wisconsin

 
 

The extended 4th of July weekend is here! With the 4th on Thursday and many fireworks on Wednesday, some of us are looking at a 5 day weekend! Are you? Find all the festivities in our Local 4th of July Guide!

Plus, there are SO many fun festivals and event this month to put on your summer bucket list. Find them in our 21 Must Do July Event Guide.

And remember our favorite July event – Hartland Kids Day! We have been hard at work behind the scenes making this the best Hartland Kids Day ever, so make sure that you mark your calendar for July 31! 

Finally, the weather finally resembles summer (with some chance thunderstorms), so bookmark our SUMMER PAGE to find everything summer related in Lake Country!

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 Tuesday, August 13th at Bass Bay Brewhouse in Muskego, overlooking beautiful Bass Bay off of Muskego Lake. Tickets are on sale – grab yours today! 
  • Looking for summer fun? We have ALL THINGS SUMMER in one place, including our SUMMER BINGO CARD!! Print the PDF, place it on your fridge or in the car, mark it off and bring it to HARTLAND KIDS DAY for a fun prize! 
  • Thanks to the long winter and slow spring, STRAWBERRY PICKING is late this year, and it’s nearly over. Some patches are still open – so grab those berries before they are gone! Many thanks to Mayberry Farms for sponsoring our Strawberry Picking Guide again this year! Share our Strawberry Guide with your friends on Facebook HERE
  • Outdoor Movies are here, and the next one is July 11! 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 KIDS DREAM SUMMER FAMILY FILM series has started! Small Foot is showing this weekend!
  • The EAST TROY RAILROAD MUSUEM is open for the season and you can find more summer train fun through the link! Plus, their Christmas Train has gone on sale! This sells out fast!  
  • 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. Raised Grain will be holding a beer garden at Minooka 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 {slightly} warmer 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.
  • THE HIGHWAY 18 DRIVE IN MOVIE is open!
    • From Friday, July 5th through Wednesday, July 17th, come see Spiderman Far From Home plus Men in Black International.
  • 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.
  • Another summer option is the KIDS BOWL FREE PROGRAM. Learn more HERE.
    • We just bowled at Sussex Bowl this past week! 
  • 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. Third Stop: Delafield Public Library.
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Free Summer Fun

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 - for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!

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

FIRST FRIDAYS

  • East Troy
  • Dive right into summer with a party featuring inflatables, a DJ, yard games and kids water fun zone.

WAUKESHA’S FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE

  • Downtown Waukesha’s food and music summer event!

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Lake Country Summer Camp Guide 2019

Find 40+ Summer camps + Vacation Bible School options + summer school information.

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Find information on 25+ reader recommended preschools in Waukesha County!

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