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Apple Holler; Shows fresh fruits to choose from. The local store, bakery and gift shop, is open every day. 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant, (262) 884-7100; appleholler.com
Borner’s Gardens; The gardens are open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (until October 9). The Education and Visitor Center is open year-round. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. General Information (414) 525-5653; boernerbotanicalgardens.org
- Harvest highlights Garden trips. September 15, 29, October 6, 20.
Brockfield Farmers Market 7:30 a.m. Saturday afternoon (October 30). Brockfield Central High School, front parking lot, 16900 Garder Road.
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Captain Frederick Pabst’s Residence – Learn about the Historic House Museum for the Preservation of Family Heritage. Pre-booking is recommended. 2000 W Wisconsin Ave. pabstmansion.com
Cedar Creek Settlement: In the middle of the 19th century, a variety of visitors were offered gifts and specialty shops, antique shops, galleries, restaurants and the Cedar Creek winery. N70-W6340 Bridge Road, Cedarberg. cedarcreeksettlement.com
- The Feast of Wine and the Harvest. September 18-19.
- Holiday Friday eve. November 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17.
Cedarberg Artists Group Covered Bridge Art Studio Visit, 5pm October 8. 10 am-5pm October 9-10. free. Artists open their studios to the public. Take a map of the main street gallery at the Cedarberg Cultural Center. cedarburgartistsguild.com
Doors open Milwaukee Visit sites of historical, architectural, cultural or commercial interest during September 25-26. September 25-October There are virtual events and online tours to see. 3. For a full list of places to visit, visit histormilwaukee.org
Village of Ebert Green House Open daily until December 24th. W1795 Fox Road, Iconia. ebertsgreenhouse.com
- Holiday Variations with Melinda Myers. November 13.
A majestic farmer; Buy farm kitchen bakery, deli and market, daily from 9 am-6pm. 1545 Main St., Mukonago, (262) 363-6771; yangfarmer.com
- Spring Harvest (Saturday-Sunday) – September 11-October. 24.
Elbrock Historical Society Visit guest houses and gardens on the first and third Sunday of the month (starting October). Duusman Steigcock in Museum, 1075 Pilgrim Picki, Brookfield. Reservations and advance payment required. (262) 782-4057; elmbrookhistoricalsociety.org
- Halloween in the hijacked lounge. October 9.
Elbrock Historical Society Christmas at the Guest House, 10 am-4pm December 4; 1-4 pm Dec. 5. Introduction for tours, $ 6 adult; $ 3 child, ages 3 to 12. Visit the 1840’s Inn, which specializes in bakery and holiday music. Duusman Steigcock in Museum, 1075 Pilgrim Picki, Brookfield.
Domis friends; Adult education programs are held at various locations. 524 S. Layton Blvd. (414) 257-5608; milwaukeedomes.org
- Native home renovation in Three Bridge Park. September 10.
Hartford Union High School The Great Hartford Craft Exhibition, November 13. Craftsmen and craftsmen will show off their festive items in collaboration with Lion Pancake Day. 805 Cedar St., Hartford. hartfordwomensclub.org
Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum: Relief Wood Cutting Workshop, September 13-16. $ 100. Participants must provide their own equipment. 880 Green Bay Road, Kenosha, (262) 552-8196.
Hearthstone Historical House Museum; Queen Anne’s apartment building, and the first house to be unexpectedly illuminated by Edison’s electrical system. 625 Prospect Ave. , Appleton. (920) 730-8204; hearthstonemuseum.org
Historic Milwaukee: Self-guided tour maps highlight local architecture and history. 235 E. Michigan St. (414) 277-7795; histormilwaukee.org
St. Hill Art Farm; Arts and Agriculture Market weekends, 9am to 4pm September 18-19, and October 9-10. The show features a mix of art, crafts, antiques and antiques on an 80-hectare rural farm with ancient structures. At 4958 Highway 167, Hubert. holyhillartfarm.com
Johnson Gardens; Garden rooms, workshops and demonstrations are offered throughout the year. Registration required. 8504 Highway 60, Cedarberg. (262) 377-2500; jgplants.com
- Failed container workshop. September 11.
- Strong light bulbs for Wisconsin gardens. October 2.
- Christmas open house. November 13-14.
Kenosha Public Market – Outdoor Market, 9 am-2:30pm Saturday, October 30, 6, 625th St., Kenosha. kenoshapublicmarkets.com
Linden sculpture garden; Every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., (closed Thursday). Experience art in nature through 40 acres of park, lake and forest land. 2145 W. Brown Deer Road. (414) 446-8794; lyndensculpturegarden.org
- Bonsai Exhibition: 10 am-4pm Wednesday, Saturday-Sunday.
- Walking a cultural plant. September 11.
- Homework day. September 18.
- Plant walking. September 25.
Melinda Myers Virtual Garden Seminar Each section is designed to help you deepen your knowledge of horticulture, improve your gardening skills, and change your landscape. Seminars are free, but registration is required. melindamyers.com
Menomonee Falls Community League: “Community Matters” Arts, Crafts and Ancient Exhibition, 9 am-3pm October 16. $ 4. Menomonee Falls High School, N80-W14350 Titan Drive, Menomonee alls T. (414) 581-0352; www.communityleague.com
Visit the MKE Fine Craft Studio Fall Display, 10 am-5pm October 2-3. Showcases 15 Wisconsin Craft members studios. MKEfinecraftstudiotour.org
Racism Best Show Fashion Show, November 6. Show 100 dresses for the first time, with a holiday and gift bag. 4838 Douglas Street, Rasin. milaegers.com
Milwaukee Public Library: Full list of virtual workshops available at mpl.org
Milwaukee Entertainment: Full list of adult enrichment courses online at milwaukeerecreation.net
- Flower power. September 21.
- Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme – growing a vegetable garden. September 28.
- Expansion of existence. October 2-15.
Mitchell Park Conservatory Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 9 am-4pm Saturday-Sunday. General Introduction: $ 8; $ 6 for children 6, 17 years old, students and people with disabilities; Free for children ages 5 and under. Milwaukee County residents receive $ 1 for admission, and resident seniors (60+) receive $ 3 for admission. ID required. 524 S. Layton Blvd. (414) 257-5600; milwaukeedomes.org
- Love your parks, summer flower show. June 12-September 12.
- Mushrooms, Moses and Moses fall flower. September 25-November. 7.
- Day of the Dead. October 29.
Nary Milwaukee: Home and Improvement Showcase, 10 am-8pm October 15; 10 am-7pm October 16; 10 am-5pm October 17. Daily home presentations and demonstrations of home improvement specialists. $ 10 at the door. Wisconsin Exhibition Center, State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue, West Alice. (414) 771-4071; narimilwaukeehomeshow.com
North Shore Collectors Group “Grain Harvest” Harvest Cool Show, 9 am-4pm October 15-16. $ 6 introduction. The Quiel show features more than 100 quilts made by members, emphasizing both traditional and modern techniques. Ozaki County Fairgrounds, W67-N866 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. northshorequiltersguild.org
SoundStage MKE: A walk with city signs and local stories. Visit Milwaukee Public Library Central Branch at 814 W. Wells St. It begins, and ends at the 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive at the War Memorial. Visit for more information: MilwaukeeRep.com
South Milwaukee Downtown Market – Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m. (Until October 14). Manufacturing, organic, art and crafts and baked goods. 1101 Milwaukee Avenue, South Milwaukee.
Protection of talismans; Home and property visits, (until October 31). A visit to the Driftless Landscape shows local history, and an hour-long home tour shows Frank Lloyd Wright’s house and studio. Gob itor Center, 5607 County Road C, Spring Green. taliesinpreservation.org/
Tower Heritage Center; The campus includes two museums and a historic site that traces the history of Washington County. 320 S. 5th Ave., West Bend. (262) 335-4678; thetowerheritagecenter.org
Urban ecological centers; Year-round educational programs at three locations: Riverside Park, 1500E Park Place, (414) 964-8505; Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St. , (414) 344-5460; And Menomonee Valley, 3700 W. Pierce St., (414) 431-2940; urbanecologycenter.org/
- Washington Park native plant sale. September 12. Pre-order and pick-up, or sign up for a purchase deadline.
Villa Terrace Jewelry Museum The Renaissance Garden features leaves, flower beds, water features, statues and more. 2220 N. Terrace Ave. (414) 376-9110; friendsofvillaterrace.org
- Royal Butterfly Festival. September 6.
- Villa Luna. September 20.
Washington County Exhibition Park “The Fall of Remembrance” Art and Crafts Exhibition, 4-8 pm October 22; 9 am-4pm October 23. $ 3. 3000 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend. afairtoremember.com
Wow Farmers Market Open from 8 a.m.-Saturday (October 30). Wawsha State Bank employee parking, St. Paul and Madison, along the Fox River.
West Alice Farmers Market It is open from 1pm to 6pm, and from 6pm to 6pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, (until November 27). Closed on Thanksgiving. 6501 W. National Ave.
Wisconsin Art and Fiber Arts Museum Workshops, lectures, and performances by fiber artists featuring traditional to modern techniques. N50-W5050 Portland Road, Cedarberg. (262) 546-0300; wiquiltmuseum.com
- Fiber Club. September 16, October 21, November 18.
- Beginner Drop Rotation Room. September 25.
- Spring fabric mosaic. October 9.
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