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Ongoing
Les Paul Exhibit
Artifacts on display tell the story of Les’ career, invention and musical successes; items include a rare 1927 Gibson L5 acoustic guitar and other personal and professional effects-- Tuesday-Saturday:  10am-4:30pm, Waukesha County Museum, Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-521-2859, waukeshacountymuseum.org

Wednesdays, Memorial Day to Labor Day
Badgerland Water Ski Shows
Performed weekly on the Fox River watch the themed shows as ballet, bare-footing, doubles, jumping, pyramids, swivel and trios skills and formations are executed by trained skiers-- 5pm-7pm, Frame Park, Waukesha, 414-640-6361, badgerland.org

Thursdays, Memorial Day to Labor Day
Pewaukee Lake Ski Shows
Entertaining weekly themed shows filled with bare-footing, pyramids and acrobatic skills performed on Pewaukee Lake provide a truly fun experience for the entire family-- 5:30pm, Lakefront Park, Pewaukee, 414-350-8713, plwsc.org

Wednesdays, 06/11/14- 08/20/14
Oconomowoc Legion Band Summer Concerts
The band performs weekly outdoor concerts every summer. We invite you to come and listen.  If you wish to help make music, we invite you to join us.  You do not have to be a veteran or member of the American Legion.  Membership is open to all instruments and talent levels. http://www.oconomowoclegionband.org/Home_Page.html

Wednesdays, Thru Labor Day
Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series
Listen to this weekly musical series along the beachfront of Pewaukee Lake or dine al fresco across the street; genres include rock, blues, reggae and party music-- 6pm-9pm, Lakefront Park, Pewaukee, 262-695-9735, waterfrontwednesday.com

Wednesdays, through September
Wednesday Night Classics
A weekly event dedicated to classics, rods, customs and muscle cars, enthusiasts will enjoy their time perusing, exchanging ideas and chatting with car owners; live music, food and beverages also available-- 4:30pm-9pm, Weissgerber's Gasthaus, 262-544-4460, wednesdaynightclassics.com

Fridays, 06/06/14- 09/26/14
Waukesha Friday Night Live
Multiple stages of live music playing a variety of genres are located throughout the downtown at this weekly event; pull up a chair at any of the stages or stroll the streets to shop and dine. Historic Downtown Waukesha, 262-544-8030, waukeshafridaynightlive.com

07/11/14- 07/13/14
Pewaukee MultiSport Weekend
Course is ideal for both seasoned veterans and those that are new to the sport; swim Pewaukee Lake, bike around the lake viewing glacial rolling hills and run along a path hugging the shoreline, Pewaukee. 262-695-9735, pewaukeemultisportweekend.com

07/11/14- 07/12/14
Delafield Block Party: Food & Music Festival
This annual Delafield Area Chamber of Commerce summer Festival is held in the City of Delafield, downtown business district.  The municipal parking lot located on Main St/Dopkins is transformed into a food and music lovers delight on both Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12 beginning at 5pm each night. 
http://www.visitdelafield.org/event-calendar/block-party/

07/16/14- 07/20/14
Waukesha County Fair
Proud to be the oldest fair in Wisconsin, celebrating over 170 years, and the largest event in Waukesha County featuring barnyard animals, crafts, food, farm displays and the midway. Waukesha, 262-544-5922, waukeshaart.com

07/25/14- 07/26/14
Taste of Lake Country & Fine Arts Festival
Celebrating the food, music and art in Lake Country; sample the best of the area in one place with local restaurants selling signature food items, local musicians rocking out and local artists displaying their work Pewaukee, 262-695-9735, positivelypewaukee.com

07/27/14
"Cars On Main" Car Show/Flea Market
Antiques, Arts & Crafts, Flea Market and Car Show-- 8am-3pm, Main Street. lbalannon@gmail.com

08/16-08/17/14
Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts
Juried fine arts show set next to a sparkling lake in a beautiful wooded park. Three stages of quality entertainment for children and adults. Great food, a children's art tent and free shuttle busses from area parking lots. www.oconomowocarts.org

08/23/14- 08/24/14
Wings Over Waukesha
Featuring a variety of nationally-renowned aerobatics acts, wing walkers, sky divers and a host of contemporary and vintage aircraft from both civilian and military aviation on display. Waukesha Airport, 262-424-6747, wingsoverwaukesha.com

08/29/14- 08/31/14
Wisconsin Highland Games
A celebration of all things Scottish, Irish and Celtic with the mighty roar of the bagpipes, kilted athletes performing feats of strength, spinning & leaping Highland dancers, hands-on activities & sports, St. Andrew’s Pub and much more Waukesha Expo, 262-896-8490, wisconsinscottish.org

09/11/14
Oconomowoc 9-11 Remembrance Concert
Oconomowoc Legion Band concert remembering those who lost their lives in the 9-11 tragedy. Concert is free, seating at band shell, or you are welcome to bring a blanket and lawn chair. oconomowoclegionband.org

09/12/14
Delafield Fall Art Walk
Delafield welcomes visitors to spend the day in our beautiful City and enjoy a variety of artisans who will be located in the downtown district. Stroll the downtown area with the entire family, visit local artists as they work, then purchase these one-of-a-kind creations. http://www.visitdelafield.org/event-calendar/art-walks/

9/13/14
Downtown Oconomowoc Fall Festival
Have you ever heard of a Burrito Biathlon? Head to downtown Oconomowoc to witness one, or better yet, join the fun. Racers take on a 5K with a special stop at the two-mile mark to chow down a burrito before they sprint to the finish. Other Fall Festival adventures include a jalapeno eating contest and kayak races. Or for the less adventurous, you can still enjoy a downtown street festival atmosphere with shopping, food and drinks. Free children's games and an entertainment stage that will feature dance groups and live music will be on tap. A street dance will be held at night. (Rain date 9/20) www.downtownoconomwooc.org

10/3/14-11/31/14
Terror@212
Oconomowoc's very own haunted attraction located in Downtown Oconomowoc. Terror at 212 terrorizes and thrills like never before. "Victims" can walk the ghostly corridors of years past. Haunt is open weekends in October with a "lights on" day planned when dates are announced closer to October. Sponsored by the Oconomowoc Public Education Foundation. http://www.terrorat212.com/

10/25/14
Halloween in Delafield
Join in on a Community Favorite: Halloween in Delafield, with the famous Grand Pumpkin Illumination!  Business Trick or Treat starts at 5pm and the illumination is at 7pm.  Hundreds of pumpkins carved by area school children become illuminated in front of "The Steeple" in Delafield with fun, non-spooky music in the background to have children feeling comfortable and excited about the Halloween fun! http://www.visitdelafield.org/event-calendar/grand-pumpkin-illumination/

11/21/14
Delafield Tree Lighting
Bring the family to the traditional tree lighting event beginning at 5pm in the City of Delafield, downtown district.  Welcome the holiday season with friends and neighbors.  Tree Lighting will begin at 5:30pm. 
http://www.visitdelafield.org/event-calendar/city-of-delafield-annual-tree-lighting/

11/27/14- 11/30/14 & 12/05/14- 12/31/14
Country Christmas
Wisconsin’s largest, most spectacular drive-through holiday lights event has over a million lights on display with animated figures and holiday scenes; working model train and near life-size nativity scene displayed too-- Sunday-Thursday: 5pm-9pm; Friday-Saturday: 5pm-10pm, Country Springs Hotel, Waukesha, 262-547-0201, thecountrychristmas.com

11/28/14- 11/30/14
Oconomowoc's German Christmas Market
Get the family out of the house on Thanksgiving weekend and celebrate Wisconsin's German heritage at this family festival that features heated tents, German beer, music, live bands, authentic German cuisine, vendors, Santa and more. http://www.germanchristmasmarket.org/home.html

12/05/14
Community Holiday Tree Lighting & Party
Join the community for the holiday tree lighting, visit and photos with Santa, and refreshments party-- 6pm, Lannon Village Hall. lbalannon@gmail.com

12/06/14
Breakfast with the Reindeer
Kids will love meeting Santa's amazing flying friends while enjoying a special treat of complimentary doughnut-holes, milk, and hot cocoa at the Delafield Chamber's annual Breakfast with the Reindeer.  Event will be held at Clock Tower Square in Downtown Delafield.  Guests are encouraged to bring their camera to photograph loved ones with Santa, live reindeer, and a magical Elf or two! http://www.visitdelafield.org/event-calendar/breakfast-with-reindeer/

12/06/15
Downtown Oconomowoc Christmas Open House
Downtown Oconomowoc gets into the spirit of the season with its annual Christmas parade through downtown followed by an open house style event in the downtown shops that are decked out in holiday decor. www.downtownoconomowoc.org.

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