Calendar of Events

We often say,

"Something wonderful is always happening at Milaeger's"
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and we try to ensure that with numerous special events throughout the year. Information about these events is available online, on Facebook and in our stores. We also email announcements to our frequent buyer "Best Card" members.


Check out our Weekly Ad       

To purchase tickets for some events: order on-line, stop in or call either store at
Racine: 800-669-1229 or Sturtevant: 262-886-2117.
   
Farmer's Market Great Lakes Farmers Market
November 15th - March 29th
Sundays: 10 am - 2 pm
Racine Store


New this year is our INDOOR farmers market! We are super excited to have a variety of vendors at this event. Find out how to be a vendor or artisan at the market. It is fun for all ages to attend and it is INDOORS!

Click here for all the details on our new Farmers Market webpage.

We have a Facebook page too.
   
Christmas Tree 2014 Christmas Open House
October 30th - November 6th
Both Stores


The season begins! Join us for the premier of our Christmas Open House featuring our biggest assortment of "almost real" trees, ornaments galore, and wonderful items for decorations and gifts. Storewide specials!!
   
Santa Sleigh 2014


Ne'Qwa


Thomas Glenn Logo

Holiday Preview Party
Thursday, November 6th
4-8 pm
Both Store


A special preview night for our Best Rewards customers only! Special discounts, door prizes, gifts with purchases, and fabulous refreshments! A night you won't want to miss! More information to be announced.



Ne'Qwa Art's talented demonstration artist, Trieste, will be sharing a centuries-old technique that is practiced by only a few highly skilled painters, reverse-painted glass ornaments. Trieste will sign and personalize all Ne'Qwa Art items sold during the event.



Thomas Glen Ornaments
Meet Brent Lawyer, representative from the decorative hand-crafted ornament company, Thomas Glenn. He will show you the unique glass ornaments from Poland. Free gift with purchase. Call to reserve pieces for signing and/or shipping.

   
Decorating the Home

You must pre-register for this limited space event.

Pre-register in stores or online.
Decorating the Home Gala Event
Presentation and Demonstration


Thursday, November 13th
or
Tuesday, November 18th

6:30 pm ~ Racine Store


Join us as we decorate every aspect of the home, from the entryway to the back door. We’ll include windows, mantels, table settings and more. Our design team will decorate these areas as you watch and learn new decorating trends. $10 ticket includes a glass of wine and a dessert. Due to the extreme popularity of this special night, we are offering it two evenings.
   
Winter planter workshop Winter Container Design Workshop
Racine Store
Saturday, November 15th - 10:30 am
Saturday, November 22nd - 10:30 am
Tuesday, November 25th - 6:30 pm
Saturday, November 29th - 10:30 am


Time to change your porch pot into something fun and unique for the winter season! You will get a 13" pot of Christmas greens ready for you to decorate. Choose from our vast selection of outdoor container trimmings to make your container a perfect spotlight at your front door! Workshop is $25 plus tax for container and greens, the rest of the items are ala carte – you choose the ingredients for your container. Pre-register either online or in store.
   
Miniature Snowman

Click here to see accessories online.

Pre-register in stores or online.
Mini Gardening/Terrarium Workshop
Thursday, November 20th
6:30 pm
Racine Store


Miniature and fairy gardening is the fastest growing trend in gardening right now! We have an amazing selection of every accessory and plant you will need to create your own unique garden to enjoy indoors. Cost for workshop is $10 which includes demonstration, instruction, and soil. (additional items are ala carte)
   
Poinsettia Picture

Pre-register in stores or online.
Class is limited to 20 people.
Painting Workshop
Thursday, December 4th
6-8 pm
Racine Store

Create your own custom crafted hand painted canvas with Dawn Mader. All materials and instructions are included with this experience. Dawn will lead you in the creation of a unique and beautiful gift or keepsake. We will be painting a red poinsettia at this workshop. Please note that this class is approximately 2 hours long. We ask that you arrive 15 minutes early to be able to properly prepare your work station. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost for all-inclusive workshop including refreshments is $45 plus tax. Pre-registration is required.
   
Winter planter workshop Winter Container Design Workshop
Saturday, December 6th
10:30 am
Racine Store


Time to change your porch pot into something fun and unique for the winter season! You will get a 13" pot of Christmas greens ready for you to decorate. Choose from our vast selection of outdoor container trimmings to make your container a perfect spotlight at your front door! Workshop is $25 plus tax for container and greens, the rest of the items are ala carte – you choose the ingredients for your container. Pre-register either online or in store.


If you have special handicap requirements, please let our staff know when you make your reservation.  We will make every effort to make the workshops easy and enjoyable for all.

If you are registering for a large group that would like to work close by, please advise our staff when you make your reservation, and we will try to accommodate you.

Please note, tickets are not returnable or refundable. If you can not make an event or workshop, you may transfer the tickets to another person or apply the ticket toward a different event/workshop. Please remember that each workshop is subject to change due to unforeseeable events.  If a workshop is cancelled, we will call the number you provided at registration.

If you would like to reuse your containers from previous years, please contact us for discounted pricing. If you wish to wear gloves at the workshops, please bring your own.  If you forget, Milaeger’s has garden gloves available for purchase.  Please wear typical gardening clothing and sensible shoes.