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KIDS hit the Road starting in West Allis

The Kids from Wisconsin are kicking off their 48th show season and nearly 60 performances with their Premier Performance on June 22 at 7pm at Nathan Hale High School in...

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Hales Corners Youth Music Theatre proudly presents "The Sound of Music"

HALES CORNERS YOUTH MUSIC THEATRE IS PROUD TO PRESENT: The Sound of Music Showtimes: Friday, June 3 at 7:30 PM Saturday, June 4th at 12:30 PM Saturday, June 4th at 7:30 PM Sunday, June 5th at 2:00...

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"WINGS" - An Aerial Fabric Performance

Join us Friday - June 3rd - Maxines - W182 S8758 Racine Avenue - Muskego, WI. 53150-6:30 PM(Located directly across from MHS) as we pay tribute to those glorious celestial...

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"Wings" - An Aerial Fabric Performance

Join us - Friday - June 3rd at Maxine's - W182 S8758 Racine Avenue - Muskego, WI. 53150 as we pay tribute to those glorious celestial beings - Angels!...

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Julie Andrews Tribute at Sidenotes Cabaret

A retrospective of the incredible career of Dame Julie Andrews titled OUR FAVORITE THINGS will be presented May 19-21, 2016 as the final offering of the Sunset Playhouse SideNotes Cabaret...

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Oye! Can You Hear Us?

Join the Bel Canto Chorus New Berlin Senior Singers as they present "Oye! Can You Hear Us?" on Sunday, April 24th, 3:00 pm at Holy Apostles Catholic Parish (16000 W...

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SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON'S "Endurance"

SHACKLETON’S “ENDURANCE” Library Lecture WHAT: Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ENDURANCE presentation WHERE: New Berlin Public Library, 15105 W. Library Lane WHEN: Saturday, April 9 at 1:00 p.m. COST: Free and open to...

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BROADWAY HIGHLIGHTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT SIDENOTES CABARET

A trio of powerhouse performers will present HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FOOTLIGHTS as part of the Sunset Playhouse SideNotes Cabaret Series April 7-9, 2016. Local favorites ADAM ESTES, SAMANTHA SOSTARICH,...

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New Play Highlights Life After 9/11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October, 21 2015 THE OFF-BOOK PLAYERS PRODUCE "New York" by David Rimmer Production Dates: January 14 - January 23, 2016 NEW YORK Shines as a Heartfelt and Honest Exploration of Life After...

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SUNSET PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS CROONER CHRIS MARIANI IN HAVE A COOL YULE

Popular vocalist CHRIS MARIANI returns to the SideNotes Cabaret Series at Sunset Playhouse December 16-19, 2015 in HAVE A COOL YULE. Backed by a sextet of exceptional musicians, Mariani...

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The Southwestern Suburban Symphony Announces New Performances

After a highly successful debut performance at the Saber Center for the Performing Arts in August, 2015 the newly formed Southwestern Suburban Symphony is pleased to announce plans for three...

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Town of Vernon Hosts Veterans Day Ceremony

TOWN OF VERNON, WI OCTOBER 19, 2015 – As so profoundly inscribed on the Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. “Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the...

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Milwaukee Festival Brass Benefit Concert/Dinner for St. John's Youth

Milwaukee Festival Brass is excited to announce the opening of the 2015-16 season with a concert entitled “Origins”. Since the Band celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, we are...

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SHE KILLS MONSTERS comedy opens at UW-Waukesha

The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha’s fall production, She Kills Monsters written by playwright Qui Nguyen, is a comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games. Directed by associate professor of...

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Scandinavian Festival To Feature "ABBA Salute" Band, October 3rd in New Berlin

The Nordic Council of Wisconsin will present their 25th annual Scandinavian Festival on Saturday, October 3 from 10 am - 6 pm at Ronald Reagan Elementary School, 4225 South Calhoun...

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UW-Parkside Holds Auditions for 'Master Singers'

SOMERS—University of Wisconsin-Parkside Music Professor Dr. James Kinchen invites area vocalists to audition for the university’s Master Singers choral group, and the opportunity to help celebrate the Kwanzaa by performing...

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UW-Waukesha Auditions for Fall Play

WAUKESHA – The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha’s Theatre Department announces auditions for SHE KILLS MONSTERS, a comedic-fantasy to be presented this fall. In collaboration with Waukesha Public Library's, Waukesha Reads!, book...

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Waukesha County Park System Announces Beach Season End Dates

With the summer winding down, the staffed beach season comes to an end. As the kids start heading back to school, so do Waukesha County Parks lifeguards. Closing dates are now...

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Children’s Play, ‘The Cat in the Hat,’ opens at UW-Waukesha

The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha’s children’s play “The Cat and the Hat,” a theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic, opens June 24. Performed by a cast of seven, including UW-Waukesha students,...

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UW-Waukesha Announce Auditions for Avenue Q-The Musical

The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha’s Theatre Department announces auditions for Avenue Q, the Tony award winning laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named PRINCETON who...

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Community Watch

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Muskego gets a $500,000 state grant for Parkland Mall redevelopment Updated:  7/26

» New Berlin West baseball team exceeded expectations 7/25

» 2016 Waukesha County Fair coverage 7/22

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Resources available to Waukesha County residents during extreme heat 7/21

» Muskego mixed-use project gets $500,000 state grant 7/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Time lapse: A tour of Big Muskego Lake shows hope, beauty reign in giant wetland 7/18

» #BestSummerEverNOW: Share your 2016 summer photos of you in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/18

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA Summer Baseball Sectional Round Updated:  7/18

» NOW's user submitted stories, photos will be discontinued in early August 7/18

» New Berlin West baseball team drops heartbreaker to Greendale in regional final 7/17

» New Berlin Eisenhower baseball team falls to Cudahy in WIAA regional 7/17

» Muskego child enticement hearing for former West Bend official delayed Updated:  7/12

» Initial Reaction Podcast: WIAA state summer baseball tournament preview Updated:  7/12

» New Berlin bicyclist killed in collision with semitrailer truck in Pewaukee 7/12

» Questions must be answered before Muskego Youth Football can use park 7/11

» Muskego soccer parents, Kurth Park neighbors might be on same side 7/11

» Police ask charges against Muskego man suspected of embezzlement 7/11

» Dog park idea takes step backward in Muskego 7/11

» New Berlin Eisenhower baseball team wins twice in Woodland Conference tournament 7/10

» New Berlin West baseball wins Woodland Conference tournament 7/8

» Initial Reaction Podcast: JR talks Olympic Trials with two local track athletes 7/7

» Greenfield's Bella Matthias repeats as NOW Newspapers' 2016 All-Suburban Softball Player of the Year 7/6

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Waukesha County Fair

 

The 2016 Waukesha County Fair saw rain, scorching temps and tropical humidity throughout its five-day run. Check out our stories, photos and video from the fair, including coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as a ranking of the top food items.

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

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