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2017-18 Washington County Visitors Guide www.visitwashingtoncounty.com 28 Events I n a n d A r o u n d W a s h i n g t o n C o u n t y 16 "Girls' Night Out!" Lammscapes!, 2708-A Sherman Rd, Jackson 262-677-3010 www.lammscape.com Vendors, prizes, live music & fun with friends. 11 & 12 West Bend $1000 Cache Ba$h Regner Park, West Bend 262-338-2666 www.westbendcache.com What is Geo-caching? Answer: Treasure hunting with a GPS. The largest event in the Midwest hosted by the West Bend Chamber of Commerce. 15 Hartford Chamber Golf Outing Hartford Golf Club, 7072 Lee Rd, Hartford www.hartfordchamber.org Join the Chamber for a beautiful day of golf. Tee off at Noon! 18, 19 & 20 Allenton Legion/ Fire Department Picnic Veterans' Park, 127 First St., Allenton 262-573-9385 Live music, water fights, carnival rides & games. Parade Sunday at 11:30am. Bands perform after parade at Veterans Park, pig roast & bingo! 25, 26, & 27 West Bend Germanfest 262-338-0690 http://westbendgermanfest.com Corner of South 5th Ave. and Walnut Street in Downtown West Bend. Free! 32nd Annual West Bend Germanfest celebration of traditional German favorites. Polka music & dance, Sheepshead tournaments, nail pounding & stein holding contest. Great food, desserts. Domestic & German beer. Daily raffles, Kinderzone, cover bands. Funds raised support Habitat for Humanity of Washington & Dodge Counties. Come join our Haus Party! –––– SEPTEMBER 2017 –––– 3 Wheels On Main! Downtown Main Street, West Bend (262) 338-3909 www.downtownwestbend.com 7am-3pm. 6th Annual premier car, truck & bike show. Over 20 categories judged & awarded including BEST in show. Live entertainment, food and beverages available. Free spectator admission. 7 It's All In The Details: Old Jail Architecture Tour Old Jailhouse Museum, 340 5th Ave, West Bend. www.historyisfun.com See the old Washington County Jail in a new way! Discover architectural details, learn the meanings behind the symbolism, and trace the construction of this local and national landmark. Visit the attic and the furnace room to see features rarely seen by the public. Patrons must wear sensible shoes and be able to climb multiple flights of stairs. 9 Annual Family Campfire Night at Pike Lake (262) 670-3400 www.facebook.com/friendsofpikelake Musical fun for everyone with Randy Peterson is on from 7-9pm in the North Shelter at the Beach Parking Area at Pike Lake. Nachos and drinks will be available. This will be a great family event, come back year after year! 16 Annual Fish Boil! Divine Savior Lutheran Church, 3200 Hwy K South at Monroe Ave, Hartford (262)673-5140 www.divinesaviorlutheran.com 3-7:30pm, 37th Annual authentic boiled fish dinner, cooked over an open fire pit. Boiled whitefish, potatoes, carrots, onions, coleslaw, rye bread, beverages & desserts. Proceeds are donated to local community groups. 16 & 17 19th Annual Thresheree Richfield Nature/Historical Park, 1896 State Hwy. 164, Richfield 262-297-1546 www.richfieldhistoricalsociety.org 9am-5pm, Fun for the whole family with a trip down memory lane. Field demonstrations including plowing and threshing, draft horses, small engines display, steam engines, Gehl exhibit, grist mill & restored house tours. 16 Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame Car Show Wisconsin Auto Museum, Hartford 262-673-7999 www.wisconsinautomuseum.com 10am-3pm, See the short track legend car show. 23 & 24 National Alpaca Farm Days Magic Willows Alpaca, 6340 Arthur Rd., Hartford, WI 53027 414-217-5836 www.magicwillowsalpacas.com 11am-4pm, National Alpaca Farms days is an Open House where we invite the public to come learn about alpacas and alpaca fiber, take an alpaca or llama through an obstacle course and shop our farm store filled with alpaca products as well as farm produce. An Operation Christmas Child Box Packing is also a featured event. Sept. 29, 30 & Oct. 1 Oktoberfest! Dheinsville Settlement, Germantown Historical Society. Corners of Holy Hill Rd, Fond du Lac Ave & Maple Rd, Germantown 262-628-3170 www.germantownhistoricalsociety.org Saturday - noon-10pm, Sunday - noon-7pm. Authentic food, great music, children's activities, Dheinsville Dachshund Race, Saturday 3pm, bake sale, Classic Car & Tractor Display & more. Sept. 30 & Oct. 1 Autumn Open House Monches Farm, 5890 Monches Road, Colgate (262)966-2787 www.monchesfarm.com 9:00am-5:00pm, Visiting farm markets and artists. Music in the gardens. –––– OCTOBER 2017 –––– Oct.-Every Sat. & Sun. "Pumpkin in the Pines" Lammscapes, 2708-A Sherman Rd, Jackson 262-677-3010 www.lammscapes.com Hayrides, pumpkins & fall activities for the whole family 12-15 5th Annual Wool Trunk Show Serendipity, 600 S Main Street, West Bend 262/338-2988 www.facebook.com/serendipitywestbend.com Join us for our 5th Annual Wool Trunk Show featuring a sheepload of wool from our favorite companies and of course some great promotions and give-aways too! 21 & 22 Pick-A-Pumpkin Sale Pilgrim Antique Mall, W156 N11500 Pilgrim Rd. Germantown 262-250-0260 www.pilgrimantiquemall.com Pick your discount from our basket of mini pumpkins. This is always a fun annual event! 28 Community Church Fall Festival 2005 S. Main St, West Bend westbendchurch.org 10am-1pm, Fall Fun! Tug of war, sack races, corn eating contest. Yummy deserts & Trunk or Treat. 28 Spooky Slinger Community Park – Slinger 262-644-5265 www.vi.slinger.wi.gov Trick or Treat-5-7pm, Halloween Party- 7-9pm. –––– NOVEMBER 2017 –––– 2-5 Savoring Thyme's Holiday Open House Savoring Thyme, 248 N. Main St., West Bend, 262-338-8403 www.savoringthyme.com Come enjoy our "Winter Wonderland" of gift ideas and décor for your home this holiday season! New clothing and accessories, gourmet treats and specials throughout the event. Extended Holiday hours starting this weekend. 11 Germantown Christmas Festival Main St., Germantown & Germantown Community Library. Germantown Chamber of Commerce. 262-255-1812 www.germantownchamber.org Start the season with your family before the hectic pace of the holidays fills your schedule. 5k Candy Cane Walk Run, Carols, horse drawn carriage rides, free hot chocolate & treats. 2pm - Christmas Parade, Main Street, Germantown. 4pm - Official Tree Lighting Ceremony and activities, Germantown Library. 16 "Girls' Christmas Shopping Event!" Lammscapes, 2708A Sherman Rd, Jackson 262-677-3010 www.lammscape.com Vendors, workshops & Christmas cheer! 7-26 Thanksgiving Sale! General Store Antique Mall, 1277 Fond du Lac Ave, Kewaskum, WI 53040 262-626-2885 10am-5pm Daily. Store wide dealer sales in our 15,000 square foot store filled with great gifts and antiques. 17, 18 & 19 Pilgrim Antique Mall Christmas Open House W156 N11500 Pilgrim Rd., Germantown 262-250-0260 www.pilgrimantiquemall.com Antique Dealers kick off the Christmas Season by offering their Christmas Finery along with homemade cookies & hot cider. 17 The Holiday Craft Fair of Washington County Washington County Fair Park – West Bend 262-677-5060 www.wcfairpark.com The Holiday Craft Fair of Washington County will kick off the shopping season and renew your Holiday Spirit. Shop the handmade wares of over 100 top quality exhibitors. Beautiful items for everyone on your list, food and beverages to keep you warm and a few surprises along the way make this a shopping event to await all year long. 23 Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Divine Savior Lutheran Church 3200 Hwy K South at Monroe Ave, Hartford (262) 673-5140 www.divinesaviorlutheran.com 11:30am-2:30pm. A Free homemade Thanksgiving Dinner including Pumpkin Pie for the community. Everyone is welcome! Please make a reservation. –––– DECEMBER 2017 –––– 1, 2 & 3 34th Annual Monches Artisans Holiday Open House Monches Farm, 5890 Monches Road, Colgate (262)966-2787 www.monchesfarm.com 9am-5pm, A self-guided tour of the historic Monches area. Travel scenic rustic roads to visit artist studios & workshops, a rural inn & vine- yard and a farm offering fresh Christmas items. 2 & 3 Christmas Open House! General Store Antique Mall, 1277 Fond du Lac Ave, Kewaskum, WI 53040 262-626-2885 10am-5pm Daily. Christmas open house in our 15,000 square foot store filled with great gifts and antiques. 2 St. Nick Saturday Pilgrim Antique Mall, W56 N11500 Pilgrim Rd., Germantown 262-250-0260 www.pilgrimantiquemall.com Pick a candy cane to find your discount of 10% or 15% on your entire purchase with cash or check payment. Find the perfect gift for that special someone on your list!. Gift Certificates Available too 2 11th Annual Kids Rummage/Direct Sales Expo and Cookies with Santa Jackson Community Center, N165 W20330 Hickory Lane, Jackson 262-677-9665 www.villageofjackson.com Kids clean out their closets and earn some spending money for the Holidays, while having a great time. Direct Sales vendors are needed as well to exhibit. Shoppers-come for great deals and lots of fun! 3 Kewaskum Christmas Parade www.kewaskum.org The annual Christmas Parade traveling through the cute & quaint Village of Kewaskum with floats, music and fun for all. 15 Midnight Madness Shopping Event Main Street, Hartford www.downtownhartfordwi.com 6pm-Midnight, The savings get better as the night goes on, plus live music & great food. Free horse- drawn carriage ride with donation to food pantry. 23 & 24 Christmas Eve Gatherings at Northbrook 4014 Highway 167 West (Holy Hill & Hillside Roads), Richfield, WI 53076 (262) 628-3142 Northbrookchurch.org 12/23 – 5pm & 6:30pm. 12/24 -12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm. What is Christmas all about anyway? Come and discover why God says we have a reason to celebrate. 24 Christmas Eve Celebration First United Methodist Church, 738 West Monroe Ave, Hartford, WI 53027 262-673-3290 www.fumchartford.com 4pm Family Service, 7pm Candle Light Service. –––– JANUARY 2018 –––– 28 Bridal Fair of Washington County Washington County Fair Park – West Bend 262-677-5060 www.wcfairpark.com Join us at the Bridal Fair of Washington County and plan your entire wedding in one day! –––– FEBRUARY 2018 –––– 10 27th Annual Candlelight Ski/Hike Event at Pike Lake 262-670-3400 www.facebook.com/friendsofpikelake 6-9pm at the South Shelter for a magical night! Over 300 luminaries cover two .75 mile loops. Skiers, snowshoers, and hikers will be shar- ing the trail. Huge bonfire and refreshments will be there, along with Northern Cross Astronomers will be there with telescopes for night viewing.

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