Weekend Guide, October 5-7

The Weekend Guide for Lake Country and the greater Waukesha County has arrived!!

This weekend guide is sponsored by Fleet Farm Oconomowoc.

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Happy first weekend in October!! How amazing was Wednesday?! 80s and warm and now back to fall temps. There is so much fall fun to be had this weekend – we hope you get to enjoy it all and the forecasted rain goes away.

ICYMI: Trainfest is coming back in November and we are giving away tickets!! Enter to win 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 were having such a good time, a selfie 🤳 was the best I could do at playgroup this morning. If you are new to the area or just out looking for your tribe, @lakecountryfamilyfun has compiled a list of community, church, and library groups to check out. Many of the programs are starting up for the fall season, while others run throughout the year. 💕 Tell us about your mom group below or the mom group you are seeking. 👇🏻 Special thanks to Crosspoint Community Church's Mom's By Design Group that meets every other Tuesday morning from September through May. Come enjoy breakfast, small group time and keynote speakers, while childcare is available on site. 💕 @crosspointwi #lovelcff #lakecountryfamilyfun #lakecountrywi #southeastwisconsin #milwaukee #mke #waukesha #madisonwi #oconomowoc #brookfieldwi #hartlandwi #delafieldwi #wisconsinmom #midwest #midwestmom #crosspointcommunitychurch #momsbydesign

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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 5

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!

INDIAN SUMMER- ASHIPPUN – CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

Indian Summer in Ashippun is coming up on October 5, 6, 7, 2018.

 

SOUTHFEST

FOOD! GAMES! INFLATABLES! FUN! ACTIVITY FAIR!

 

FIRST FRIDAYS

SCARE ON THE SQUARE

This family-friendly party, which includes fall fun, pumpkin-carving contest, food vendors, craft beer and performance artists, culminates in a pet and owner costume contest at East Troy Village Square Park.

 

OCONOMOWOC HOMECOMING PARADE

Plans for the 2018 Oconomowoc Homecoming Parade are underway and this year’s theme is “Ohana Ocon-A Where Ocon means Family”.

 

NIGHT RUN: PUMPKIN TRAIN RIDES

Experience the railroad decorated for Halloween with many light up pumpkins. Family friendly… nothing scary!

 

PAJAMA STORYTIME AT BOOKS & CO. IN OCONOMOWOC

Join Books and Company as they celebrate fall and the start of the spooky season with some new books!

 

SHAPING RESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR

Shaping Responsible Behavior: this free one hour presentation is ideal for parents of toddlers through teenagers.

 

HOPS AND LEISURE SOFT OPENING

New management, new menu, new crew, great experience!
Come by Friday, October 5th for the soft opening of the new Hops & Leisure!

 

Saturday, October 6

WAUKESHA FIREMAN’S PANCAKE BREAKFAST

The Waukesha Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast open house gives firefighters the opportunity to interact with residents and guests as well as raise money to help buy and update vital supplies and equipment used regularly by the department.

 

HOME DEPOT KIDS WORKSHOP

Celebrate National Fire Safety Month in the hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a model fireboat.

 

HARTFORD’S AUTUMN FEST

The day kicks off with the Pink Pumpkin Run at 9:00 am along with shopping, artisans, crafters, food, and music.

 

FREE ZOO DAY, MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOO

Bring the whole family to the Milwaukee County  Zoo for FREE ZOO Day!

 

AUTUMN ON THE FARM AT OLD WORLD WISCONSIN

As days grow shorter, everyone on the farms joins together to harvest, butcher, pickle and preserve the bounty of the summer.

 

HISTORIC BEER BREWING AT OLD WORLD WISCONSIN

See the brewers use equipment and techniques from the late 1800s and learn about heirloom hops and barley.

 

SCI-FI FAMILY DAY AT DISCOVERY WORLD

See magnificent costumes, props, and displays while you interact with your favorite characters from the sci-fi world!

 

INDIAN SUMMER- ASHIPPUN – CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

Indian Summer in Ashippun is coming up on October 5, 6, 7, 2018.

 

MERTON FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE

There will be opportunities to meet the firefighters, see equipment, and mingle with friends and neighbors.

 

G.I.R.L. FEST

Join in to learn about the safe, no-limits program designed specifically for girls, where they are inspired to seek out new challenges, build important skills, and take the lead.

 

WISCONSIN TAILGATE SERIES AT THE CORNERS

Join Sendik’s for this three part can’t miss Wisconsin Tailgate Series at the Corners of Brookfield to watch the Badger Games on the 12 feet x 20 feet screen!

 

SCIENCE SATURDAY

Drop in to the Pewaukee Public Library and explore science concepts with hands-on projects at Science Saturday.

 

PURE BARRE DELAFIELD – POP UP CLASS

Check out this Pure Barre Delafield – Pop Up Class with Winnebeergo at Pewaukee Village Park!

 

WAUKESHA ART CRAWL

The Waukesha Art Crawl AKA “Mural Mural on the Wall” will be taking place on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

 

BOOK SIGNING AT MARTHA MERRELL’S

Alice and her sister Sue will be signing copies of Shadow the Sandhill Crane at Martha Merrell’s bookstore in downtown Waukesha at the 103rd Art Crawl the evening of October 6th.

 

Sunday, October 7

LAKE MILLS FALL FESTIVAL OF COLOR

Over 150 vendors will be selling pumpkins, gourds, mums, crafts, artwork, and jewelry.

 

AUTUMN ON THE FARM AT OLD WORLD WISCONSIN

Join in as Old World Wisconsin shares stories of community, learn tips for the gardens and kitchens, and share the traditions of Autumn.

 

INDIAN SUMMER- ASHIPPUN – CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

Indian Summer in Ashippun is coming up on October 5, 6, 7, 2018.

 

ST. MARY’S FALL FESTIVAL

The mission of Fall Fest is to open the beautiful church up to the community and invite fellowship in partnership with the Western Lakes Fire Department.

 

THE CHILDREN’S PLAY GALLERY IN OCONOMOWOC TAKE OVER HOSTED BY MORELAND OB-GYN

Come meet Moreland OB-GYN’s newest physician, Dr. Stephanie Voice, and the established physicians during this take over event at The Children’s Play Gallery.

 

CAR SHOW, DELAFIELD LEGION

This is the tenth annual event!

 

APPLEFEST AT NEW BERLIN HISTORICAL PARK

See New Berlin history before your eyes as you see pioneer homes and music  demonstrations.

Enjoy your weekend!