Weekend Guide, October 19-21

THE WEEKEND GUIDE FOR LAKE COUNTRY

AND THE GREATER WAUKESHA COUNTY HAS ARRIVED!!

This weekend guide is sponsored by Fleet Farm now open in Oconomowoc and Delavan.

TOYLAND IS HERE AT BOTH OCONOMOWOC AND DELAVAN LOCATIONS!

SEE OUR FB LIVE FROM THE DELAVAN STORE HERE
Fleet Farm Delavan

At Fleet Farm tradition – the biggest selection of the hottest toys at low Fleet Farm prices. TOYLAND IS OPENING ON OCTOBER 19th at 7:00 am at the Delavan location!! All Day Doorbusters on October 19, 20 and 21! Come early on Saturday to get your FREE Melissa & Doug exclusive puzzle.

The Toyland at the Oconomowoc location opened on October 13.

Plus, we are giving away 10 $25 Fleet Farm gift cards to celebrate the opening of the Delavan location!!

Enter HERE or find Stephanie at the Grand Opening event on Saturday!!

Don’t forget about ORANGE FRIDAY.  Another Fleet Farm tradition – Orange Friday is your one-stop-shop for your last minute hunting gear, supplies, gas, snacks and more!  Doors open at 6:00 am on ORANGE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16th!!!


Are you enjoying this gorgeous fall week as much as we are? Have you been participating in our #fallfunchallengelcff on Instagram this week? You should be! We have so enjoyed seeing all of our fall fun guides come to life with the pictures you’ve shared! Plus, as a thank you for participating, you are entered to win a $25 gift card to a Shop Small Shop of your choice PLUS a $25 Fleet Farm gift card PLUS 2 free tickets to Old World Wisconsin’s Halloween Legends and Lore event going on this weekend and next!!  So, keep sharing those pictures! Find more information on how to fully enter here.

If you are headed to an outdoor FALL FESTIVALPUMPKIN FARM, or CORN MAZE this weekend, don’t forget the hats and gloves and maybe an umbrella!

And how about the Brewers?! Eek!! I know they’ll win the next one!! :/  They are back in Milwaukee on Friday night at 7:39 pm and Saturday at 7:09 pm. *They changed the time to 7:09 Saturday!! #thisisourcrew

Plus, we have some pretty fun promotions and announcements going on at Lake Country Family Fun!

  • Trainfest is coming on November 10 and 11, 2018. Enter to win tickets HERE! The giveaway ends on Friday, October 19!
  • Ladies, mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 24 for a Ladies Night Out event at Aurora Summit. The first 50 ladies get a swag bag! Details HERE; share on Facebook with your friends HERE.
  • Do you speak Spanish? Futura Language Professionals, a Community-Based Spanish School, is looking for a part-time teacher! Details HERE.
  • The CANADIAN PACIFIC HOLIDAY TRAIN officially announced their schedule!! Share with your friends and family on Facebook HERE.
  • Goddess and the Baker opened on Tuesday at the Corners of Brookfield! Stay up to date with the Corners of Brookfield Happenings HERE.

ICYMI: The ICE CASTLES ARE COMING TO LAKE GENEVA and Lake Country Family Fun has the scoop! Stay tuned for more details and a giveaway ? Join the conversation and share with your friends and family on Facebook HERE.


Check out all of Lake Country Family Fun’s Fall Guides HERE.

You’ll find our Trick or Treat Guide, Fall Bucket List, Fall Festival Guide, Apple Picking Guide, Pumpkin Farm Guide, Corn Maze Guide, and Haunted House Guide.

Plus, snag some sales going on in our RUMMAGE SALE GUIDE.


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We are kicking off our FALL FUN CHALLENGE! Each day this week, we will be featuring YOUR pictures of what Fall in Lake Country is all about! Along with being featured, you’ll also be entered for a chance to win a {{$25 gift card}} from one of the stores featured in our Shop Small Guide. . . Let’s see those pics! Here’s how to be part of the challenge: 1. Tag us (@lakecountryfamilyfun) 2. Use the hashtag #fallfunchallengelcff 3. Tag 3 local friends below in comments 4. Like this post . . Here are the categories we will be featuring each day: 🍁 Monday: Fall Fun 🍎 Tuesday: Apples (picking, cooking, you name it!) 🎃 Wednesday: Pumpkins (picking, carving, decorating) 🌾 Thursday: Corn (corn maze, decor, anything corn) 👻Friday: Halloween (lets see those costumes!) . . ✨Want some Fall inspiration? Check out all our Fall Guides at lakecountryfamilyfun.com/fall (link in bio).✨

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It’s the season for some yummy + cozy food! 😋 Pies, soup, apple crisp…What’s your favorite? Today we are featuring {FALL EATS} on Day 2 of our Fall Fun Challenge. To celebrate, we are sweetening the pot 🥧 . . In addition to winning a $25 gift card to the winner’s choice of one our Shop Small Stores, you could also win a $25 gift card to @fleetfarmofficial and 2 free site admission tickets to Halloween Legends + Lore at @wisconsinhistoricalsociety #oldworldwisconsin . To enter into the challenge + have your pic featured on our page, show us those Fall Fun + Fall Food pictures! Tag us and use the hashtag #fallfunchallengelcff to enter! Plus tag 3 local friends and LIKE this post 😀

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Isn’t this little pumpkin the cutest!? Tag a friend who has a cutest little pumpkin, too. 😉 DAY 3 of #fallfunchallengelcff is {you guessed it} PUMPKINS! 🎃Show us your pictures from the pumpkin patch, how you decorate them, and pumpkin spice faves! . . . By tagging us in your Fall Pictures and using the hashtag #fallfunchallengelcff you could win: ✨ A $25 gift card to one of the stores featured in our Shop Small Guide (winner’s pick) ✨A $25 gift card to @fleetfarmofficial ✨Two free site admission tickets to Halloween Legends + Lore at #oldworldwisconsin So let’s see those punkins’! . . . Pssst…Since our giveaways are always local, there’s usually a good chance of winning but since this is an Instagram only giveaway, the chances are👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻 Giveaway ends Friday!

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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).

Friday, October 19

Menomonee Falls Farmer's Market Local Farmers Markets Hartland Farmers Market Menomonee Falls Farmer’s Market Lake Country Family Fun West Allis Farmers Market New Berlin Farmers Market Oconomowoc Farmers Market Mukwonago Farmers Market Watertown Farmers Market Menomonee Falls Farmer's Market Dousman Farmers MarketFind ALL the Farmers Markets here!

GRAND OPENING EVENT AT FLEET FARM DELAVAN

The Grand-Opening Event will feature: Toyland opening 7am with free Melissa & Doug puzzles for first 150 customers!

 

MONSTER MAYHEM!

Drop in to the Pewaukee Library from 10:00 to 2:00 pm to make a cool and crazy creature with Magic Nuudles and packing peanuts.

 

TOUCH A TRUCK, OCONOMOWOC

Touch-A-Truck is a FREE family event where children have the opportunity to explore and just have fun! From 10:00 am to 12:30 pm (10:00 am to 11:00 am is siren free), come to Roosevelt Park by Imagination Station rain or shine.

 

INTERGENERATIONAL PLAYGROUP

From 10:00 am to 11:00 am, join in the weekly intergenerational playgroup visits with the residents at Heritage of Deer Creek, an assisted living and memory care community in New Berlin.

 

HALES CORNERS PUMPKIN FEST

Join the Hales Corners Lions Club for two days of spooky family friendly fun! From 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm carve a pre-cleaned pumpkin for free.

 

SCARECROW MAKING & CHILI SUPPER, DELAFIELD LIBRARY

From 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, bring your family to the Scarecrow Making & Chili Supper at the Delafield Library. Make a special scarecrow for your field, garden, or front porch.

 

SPOOKY SUSSEX (PREREGISTER)

From 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm Spooky Sussex is a family-friendly event specifically designed for those who seek a not-so-scary, but oh-so-fun activity for Halloween.

 

HALLOWEEN NIGHT AT DISCOVERY WORLD

Halloween Members Night will feature Discovery World’s Haunted Sailing Vessel (S/V) Denis Sullivan and many other surprises, plus the entire museum and café will be open to members and their guests from 5:00 to 9:00 pm!

 

IXONIA HARVEST FEST

St Paul’s in Ixonia will be hosting a night of fun from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Come dressed in your favorite (not scary) costume. They will have games set up for the children to play and win candy.

 

HALLOWEEN LEGENDS AND LORE

Tonight the veil is thin between this world and the next! Troves of supernatural tales brought to Wisconsin over the generations come to life as you venture into the dark of the woods, encounter traveling performers around their fire from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

 

NIGHT RUN: PUMPKIN TRAIN RIDES

Experience the railroad decorated for Halloween with many light up pumpkins. Family friendly… nothing scary! All rides are offered free from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

 

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR, MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOO

Presented by Prairie Farms Dairy, dress up and trick-or-treat around the Milwaukee County Zoo from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

 

OLD FALLS VILLAGE HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN NIGHT

Costumes encouraged for all ages. Come see Old Falls Village at night with your family from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm!

 

THREE PILLARS’ HALLOWEEN HAUNTED WOODS

This is a Lake Country Family Fun family favorite event! We have gone the past 3-4 years! The decorations are amazing, and it is so fun to see how happy the event makes the residents! New hours: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL, JR.

Seussical the Musical, Jr. will be performed by some of Divine Redeemer’s 7th & 8th graders this year at 6:30 pm.

 

Saturday, October 20

GRAND OPENING EVENT AT FLEET FARM DELAVAN

Ribbon Cutting 6:45am Saturday – First 3 people to find Stephanie from Lake Country Family Fun there will get a $25 gift card on the spot!!!

 

DELAFIELD FAMILY DENTAL OPERATION GRATITUDE DRIVE

Consider having your family participate in Delafield Family Dental Operation Gratitude Drive.

 

FALL HARVEST ART & CRAFT FAIR, NEW BERLIN

From 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, this event features over 120 regional artists and crafters along with exceptional home baked goods and chili, made by club members, for sale.

 

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR, MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOO

Presented by Prairie Farms Dairy, dress up and trick-or-treat around the Milwaukee County Zoo from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

 

BURN BOOT CAMP POP-UP CAMP

Join this Burn Boot Pop-Up Camp at the Oconomowoc Community Center at 9:00 am.

 

PUMPKIN FEST, DOUSMAN

Bring your family to Pumpkin Fest from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Pumpkin Fest is a free family event, please leave your wallet at home! This event runs rain or shine. There will be hayrides, bounce houses, and more!

 

KARATE AMERICA HAUNTED HALLOWEEN PARTY

Check out the Karate America Haunted Halloween Party from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm!

 

HERBAL POTIONS CLASS

At 10:00 am, this class is for children and/or children at heart, to learn about the magical (and often funny) stories surrounding the use of healing herbs.

 

WAUWATOSA TRUNK OR TREAT

Wauwatosa Trunk or Treat is a free event that includes a safe trick or treat environment, located in the Wauwatosa Recreation Department parking lot from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. *Teal Pumpkin Project friendly!

 

MENOMONEE FALLS FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE

Stop by the Menomonee Falls Fire Department Station 2  between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm this Saturday for their open house!

 

CELEBRATING THE BOND BETWEEN CHILDREN & HORSES

The event is free and will not only highlight horses and all the different jobs they do, but will highlight veterinary medicine and becoming a veterinarian. The event is catered to children – especially children that have no experience with horses. Check it out from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 

FREE PUMPKIN GIVEAWAY AND CARVING CONTEST

Come to Foolery’s Liquid Therapy in Okauchee for their Free Pumpkin Giveaway and Carving Contest from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 

PUMPKIN PALOOZA AT GLACIER ROCK FARMS

Come decorate pumpkin cookies, enter a pie eating contest, decorate a pumpkin plus other kid friendly crafts from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 

PEWAUKEE HALLOWEEN FUN FEST

Dress your family in your best Halloween costumes, and come to downtown Pewaukee for games, crafts, and fun from local nonprofits, churches, and businesses from 12:00 to 1:30 pm.

 

HALLOWEEN IN DELAFIELD

One of Lake Country’s favorite events, the once “Grand Pumpkin Illumination” is getting bigger and better in 2018 – from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

 

COSTUME PARADE AT EBERT’S GREENHOUSE

Join Ebert’s Greenhouse for their annual Costume Parade and Treat Gathering event at 1:00 pm!

 

HARRY POTTER, BACK TO CLASS!

You can attend Hogwarts classes at 2:00 pm at the Big Bend Village Library. Be sorted, make wands, get fortune told, make potions and other fun activities. Bring your camera!

 

HALES CORNERS PUMPKIN FEST

Join the Hales Corners Lions Club from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm to carve a pre-cleaned pumpkin for free.

 

DELAFIELD BUSINESS TRICK OR TREAT

Delafield Business Trick or Treat will be part of their Halloween in Delafield event this year from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

 

GREAT ELM GROVE PUMPKIN LIGHTING

The Great Elm Grove Pumpkin Lighting will be from 4:00 – 6:30 pm at the Village Park North Gazebo. Families are invited to bring their own jackolantern to light up with other pumpkins.

 

HALLOWEEN LEGENDS AND LORE

If you dare, gather in the dark for the Wendigo’s Bonfire at 7:30 and again at 9:00 pm (a later, darker tale). Following the 9:00 pm Bonfire, join the Undertaker for The Night Parade – when the church bell tolls, summoning the spirits back to the other side…This event runs from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

 

OLD FALLS VILLAGE HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN NIGHT

Costumes encouraged for all ages. Come see Old Falls Village at night with your family from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm!

 

FALL CANDLELIGHT HIKE

Enjoy the smell of leaves in the air and join for a 1.1 mile Fall Candlelight Hike under the full moon around the seldom-hiked McMiller Trails from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

 

LITE NITE HIKE

Come take a leisurely walk through the candle lit paths or get your scare on in the Freaky Forest at Brandt Quirk Park from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

 

Sunday, October 21

GRAND OPENING EVENT AT FLEET FARM DELAVAN

Storewide Scavenger Hunt, Cameron’s Coffee Samples, and be one of the first 500 customers on Saturday and Sunday to receive a FREE FLEET FARM EXCLUSIVE hat!

 

DELAFIELD FAMILY DENTAL OPERATION GRATITUDE DRIVE

Consider having your family participate in Delafield Family Dental Operation Gratitude Drive.

 

LISBON FIRE DEPARTMENT PANCAKE BREAKFAST

The Lisbon Fire Department Auxiliary’s Pancake Breakfast will be from 8:00 am until noon. Breakfast will include all you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, and assorted beverages (orange juice, milk and coffee).

 

NEW BERLIN CITY-WIDE HALLOWEEN PARTY

Have a ghostly ghoul time at the 20th annual family oriented City-Wide Halloween Party from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

 

PLAYATHON

Playathon is a combination of an eight-week student-led fundraising effort and an all-day free concert at Bayshore Town Center from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm.

 

CLOTHING, TOY & HOME GOODS SWAP

Agape Community Church sees kindness as an act of worship – from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

 

PUMPKIN PALOOZA AT GLACIER ROCK FARMS

Come decorate pumpkin cookies, enter a pie eating contest, decorate a pumpkin plus other kid friendly crafts from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 

REDEEMER UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST FALL FEST

There will be Trunk or Treating, hotdogs and brats, candy apples, pumpkin and face painting, and games from noon to 2:00 pm.

 

CHILI COOK-OFF

Bring your tuned up taste buds, your family and your TUMS for a Chili Showdown at the Chili Cook-Off in Waukesha from 12:15 pm to 3:00 pm.

 

COSTUME PARADE AT EBERT’S GREENHOUSE

Join Ebert’s Greenhouse for their annual Costume Parade and Treat Gathering event at 1:00 pm!

 

We hope you enjoy the fall weekend!