Calendar of Events

We often say,

"Something wonderful is always happening at Milaeger's"

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

2014: Seminar Schedule and Workshop/Event Tickets

Click here for a printable calendar of events 2014.

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.
Best of Racine County 2014

Click here to vote!
Vote for Milaegers - Racine!
August 10th Deadline

The Journal Times is having it's annual "Best of Racine County" contest. Vote for Milaeger's in the following categories:

Good Food:
  Lunch and/or Cafe'/Coffee shop
Shopping: Flower Shop and/or Place to find unique gifts
Local Life:
Free entertainment-Tomatomania, Event (Non-Festival)-Milaeger's Fashion Show, Locally Owned Company, Garden Center*, Landscape Service*  (*2013 winner)
Vera Bradley Backpacks 2014 Vera Bradley - Backpacks!
July 31 - August 3
Both Stores

It is time for school supply savings with the fashionable Vera Bradley backpack sale. Receive 25% off full priced backpack styles. Limited quantities at both store - while supplies last. Shop now and save!
TeaPartySummer2012 Fairy Princess Party
Saturday, August 2nd
11 am - 1 pm
Racine Store

Every little girl’s dream is to step inside the world of make-believe.  We suggest each little girl dress in a fairy or princess costume.  Activities include crafts, games, cookie decorating, dancing, professional face painting and balloon designs by Cuddles and Billy Boy.  For ages 3-8.  Cost is $32 plus tax and includes a lite lunch for child and a guardian as well as a keepsake gift for child.  Each child must be accompanied by an adult.  Lunch for additional adults is $5 plus tax. 

Please contact the Racine store for ticket availability at 800-669-1229

Art Workshop

Thursday, August 7th


Racine Store


Click here to purchase tickets.
New Workshop!
Summer Painting Party

It’s a Painting Party at Milaeger’s with artist Dawn Mader!  Create your own custom crafted hand painted canvas. All materials and instructions are included with this experience. Dawn will lead you in the creation of a unique and beautiful gift or keepsake of vegetables and fruit. 

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 and a glass of wine is $45 plus tax. Class is limited to 20 people.
NYDJ Logo NYDJ - Trunk Show
Saturday, September 6th
11 am - 3 pm
Racine Store

INYDJ - Not Your Daughter's Jeans, is the best fitting fashion jean for today's woman. Lots of beautiful new colors and styles. Unique opportunity to special order your favorite style in denim washes. Enter to win a pair when you try on a pair. Limit one entry per person during the show.
Saturday, September 6th
11:00am – 3:00pm


Tomatomania Tasting Event

Sample 115 heirloom and hybrid tomatoes and 40 kinds of peppers. 
The tasting and food samples are free! 

Also enjoy Tequila and Wine Tasting. 
Fresh food items and beverages will be for sale, including salsas and nachos, bruschetta, wood-fired pizza, beer, sangria, wine, and Bloody Marys, and of course, tomatoes and peppers!

Master Gardeners from the University of Wisconsin-Extension Horticultural Program will answer all your garden questions.
David Milaeger with Microgreens
Pre-register in stores or online.
Might Microgreens Workshop
Tuesday, September 9th
6:30 pm
Racine Store

Our expert staff will show you how to plant, grow, and prepare microgreens. After demonstration and instruction, we will help you plant up your own tray of your favorite microgreens to take home and enjoy! Cost for workshop is $10 plus tax which includes demonstration, instructions, tray, soil, mircrogreens seed, and recipes to and try!
Fall Mixed Planter Workshop Mixed Fall Planter Workshop
Tuesday, September 16th
6:30 pm
Racine Store

A change of seasons means it's the perfect time to freshen up your porch or patio with a new blooming container! We have a fabulous selection of gorgeous mums, kale and cabbage, grasses, and cool loving annuals to make a 16" container look fantastic for the fall season! Cost for this all-inclusive workshop is $30 plus tax. Pre-registration is required. Click here to order tickets.

Fashion Show - Winter 2013

Holiday Fashion Show
Saturday, October 25th
1:00pmSturtevant Store

Plan ahead!!!  Order a box lunch for just $8 plus tax and have a relaxing lunch in our greenhouse before the show.

Holiday Fashion Show

Save the Date! $30 plus tax ticket ($35 day of show) includes a $20 gift certificate, a chance at thousands of dollars in prizes, storewide discount coupons, a $20 gift bag and refreshments after the show.  Representatives from NYDJ, Karen Kane, Comfy, and several shoe companies, including Spring Step, Keen, and Dansko will be on hand to help you make selections. Continuous shuttle available from the Sturtevant Municipal Building, just four blocks north of Milaeger’s.  Purchase your tickets at both stores; call 262-886-2117 or 800-669-1229; or order online. 

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.