What's Happening: Oct 11 to Oct 18

Published on: 10/11/2010

Caregivers Chat

Preventing Spousal Impoverishment for Baby Boomers and Beyond, Jane L. Walker & Leah J. Poulos Mueller, Attorney at Law. The Caring Place; 4pm-5:30pm; 262-542-6388 or 262-928-2314; www.caringplacewaukesha.org

2010 Waukesha Reads: Willa Cather and Her Literary Contemporaries

A scholars' panel examines the author's life and her connections with other authors. Waukesha County Museum; 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm; (262) 951-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org

10/15/10- 10/16/10
Wisconsin Feargrounds

Waukesha County Expo; www.wisconsinfeargrounds.com

10/15/10- 10/16/10
Night at the Museum

AFTER DARK, HISTORY WALKS THE HALLS. Bring your friends on an after-hours tour of the museum as the exhibits come to life.. Waukesha County Museum; 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm; (262) 521-2859; www.waukeshacountymuseum.org

10/15/10- 10/17/10
Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot

The play, dealing with an individual's opposition to authority, and can be taken as a protest to individuals in affected countries to oppose the Nazi regime's subversion of the ideals of the Christian Church.. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Delafield; 7:30PM; 262-391-3110; www.Summer-Stage.org

Community League's A Community Affair

28th annual arts,crafts, antiques, and collectibles show featuring over 80 juried exhibitors displaying the finest in today's trends and treasures of the past. Homemade luncheon, snack bar, silent auction, Pastries ' n' More, quilt and cash raffle. Menomonee Falls High School; 9 AM - 4:30 PM; 414-297-9446; www.communityleague.com

Waukesha Choral Union presents "Youth Collaboration Concert"

Carroll University; 7:30pm; www.choralunion.org

Waukesha Farmers' Market

Weekly Event! Waukesha Farmers' Market products are grown, raised, or made in WI. Market-goers can expect to find in-season fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, breads, jams, hand made soaps, artisan cheese, naturally raised meats and more!. Riverfront Plaza East of 332 Riverfront Plaza Waukesha, WI; 7am-noon; 262-549-6154; www.DowntownWaukesha.com

10/16/10- 10/17/10
Autumn Harvest Festival

Family Fun Apple and pumpkin picking farm experience at its popular event. Head over to the orchard and pick over 27 varities of apples from the tree, sleect from pumpkinds of all shapes and sizes. Don't forget about the famed Apple Pie Baked in a Paper. Elegant Farmer, Mukwonago; 10am- 5pm; 262-275-3166; www.elegantfarmer.com

10/16/10- 10/17/10
Halloween Dinner Theatre: "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
A drama adapted by Noah Smith. Enjoy an intimate evening of unique dinner theater, staged at Old World Wisconsin. Begin with a delicious harvest buffet, followed by an outdoor, lamplit walk to view our spooky play. Plan to arrive early — the buffet line opens at each show's starting time. Reservations required. Book early! This event sells out! Not recommended for children 12 and younger; 2625946300; www.oldworldwisconsin.org

"Romantic Spirit"

Oconomowoc Arts Center; 3pm- 5pm; 262-547-1858; www.wisconsinphilharmonic.com

The Natural Step Study Circle

Participants will apply The Natural Step framework in discussions about issues of sustainability including water, food, waste, transportation, land use, renewable energy, and working with government to affect change. Check out their website to register. . Lake Country Unitarian Universalist Church, Hartland; 7pm-8:30pm; 262-369-1703; www.waukeshacountygreenteam.org