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What's Happening: May 04 to May 11

 05/05/09
Opening of 2009 Tour Season
Ten Chimneys, the National Historic Landmark estate by Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, has earned a reputation as “one of the most inspirational historic sites in the country.” Open May through mid-November. Reservations recommended.. Ten Chimneys; ; 262-968-4110; www.tenchimneys.museum

05/07/09- 05/10/09
15th Annual Eagle Business Association Community Rummage
Maps & Address Sheets of all rummages available at various business locations in Village of Eagle. Village & Town of Eagle; 8:00am-5:00pm; 262-594-3914;

05/08/09
Morning Bird Hikes
They’re back!  Our frisky, feathered friends are back!  We’ll explore their habitats, welcome back spring migrants, and check on our year round residents.  Don’t forget your binoculars. $1 to participate.. Retzer Nature Center; 7:00am- 8:30am; 262-896-8007; www.waukeshacountyparks.com

05/08/09- 05/24/09
42nd Street
Auditions for 1933's newest show, Pretty Lady, are nearly over when Peggy Sawyer, fresh off the bus from Allentown, PA, arrives in New York, meets the show's directore, and is cast in the chorus line.  A bad break for the leading lady gives Peggy her chance. Waukesha Civic Theatre; 262-547-0708; www.waukeshacivictheatre.org

05/09/09
Waukesha Farmers' Market
Eat Fresh, buy local with the Waukesha Farmers' Market on the banks of the Fox River. Fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and crafts available for purchase.. Riverfront Plaza, Historic Downtown Waukesha; 7:00am- 12:00pm; 262-549-6154; www.downtownwaukesha.com

05/10/09
Mother's Day at the Museum
Bring Mom to the Museum on Mother's day. Let her enjoy our "Growing Seasons" Exhibit and wander our local history displays. Regular Admission: Mother's on Mother's Day: $1, Adults $5; Seniors $4; Students $3; Children 6 and under and members free.. Waukesha County Museum; 12:00 to 4:30 p.m; 262-521-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org


Treat the mom in your life to brunch on Sunday!
Sunday, May 10th

Mothers Day Brunch at The Country Springs Hotel:
http://www.countryspringshotel.com/PDF/Mothers%20Day%20Menu%2009.pdf

Mothers Day Brunch at The Machine Shed:
http://www.machineshed.com/docs/WMS%2520P%2520Moms%2520day%2520brunch%2520sign.pdf

Mother's Day Brunch at Thunder Bay Grille:
http://www.thunderbaygrille.com/webres/file/TBGPewMotherDay.pdf

Mother's Day Brunch at The Black Trumpet:
www.theclarkehotelwi.com
Served buffet style
$28.95 for ages 13- adult
$12.95 for ages 8-12.
10am-2pm

Being served:
Assorted salads, rolls, breads.
Veggie tray, assorted domestic/imported cheese and pates
Green eggs & ham, sliced ginger pear ham, smoked salmon, coq au vin, beef stroganoff
Belgian waffles w/ toppings, sweet potato streusel, hash brown cakes
Himalayan red rice, black bean succotash
Assorted Dessert Buffet
AND MORE!


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Unique Mother’s Day Gifts at the Waukesha County Museum

Honor your Mother, Grandma, wife or special woman with a public

Mother’s Day bouquet in the Museum through the month of May

 

            WAUKESHA, WI – May 6, 2009Waukesha County residents have a unique way to honor or memorialize a Mother, Wife, or Grandma now through June 7th. The Waukesha County Museum is displaying a Mother’s Day Bouquet in the Museum from May 7-June 7, 2009. The bouquet of colorful paper flowers will honor a woman of your choice for an entire month for only $10. In addition, for only $25, a beautiful, handmade Mother’s day card will be mailed noting this special honor. And a one-of-a kind gift is available for only $50. For the first time in the Museum’s history, the public will be able to place honoree’s names permanently into the Museum’s archives and preserved in Waukesha County history. See listing below for details of honor levels.

$10 Gift – Mother’s Day Bouquet Honor Flower

Add honoree name to our Museum Mother’s Day Bouquet display created with flowers honoring the person of your choice (living or deceased). A colorful paper flower with the honoree’s name will be placed in the bouquet.
$25 Thoughtful Gift In addition to the honor flower in the Museum, we will send a Mother’s Day card to her address that says: FRONT   “If I had a single flower for every time I’ve thought of you…” INSIDE   “I could walk forever in my garden.  Happy Mother’s Day”We will also indicate that a gift in her name was made by you to the Waukesha County Museum as part of our Mother’s Day Bouquet.

 

$50 Ultimate Gift

In addition to a flower and card, your Mother’s name will be added within a permanent honoraria registry in our Museum archives listing the names of the mothers and those honoring them. This is truly a one-of-a kind gift.

 

From now until June 7th, just call 262-521-2859 or stop in the Museum to place your order.

 

The Museum store is also filled with unique Mother’s Day gifts, especially fun ideas for the avid gardener or hobbyist. Examples include signed copies of Wisconsin gardening books by Melinda Myers, lovely flower paperweights, and special Mother’s Day Garden Gift packages including “Fragrant Florals”, “Grandma’s L’il Helper” and “My Special Mommy.”

For additional information, call (262) 521-2859 or visit www.waukeshacountymuseum.org        


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