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 Reward Card" members.


Check out our Weekly Ad       

Click Here for a print version of our 2016 Calendar of Events

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.
   
Tacos

Click here to see our full menu and daily specials.
Taco Thursday!
Java Garden Cafe
Both Locations
Open late: until 8

Hard or Soft Tacos
$1.99 each or 3/$5.00
Your choice of fixin's!

Nachos are also available
$3.99 cheese only or
Supreme at $6.49


Best tacos in town!


   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015
We have a Facebook page too!
Great Lakes Farmers Market
Year Round!
Sundays: 10 am - 2 pm
Racine Store

New this year is our 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!

Click here for all the details on our new Farmers Market webpage.
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015 Greens to Grow:
Early Veggie Planting Event
Starting April 2nd
1:00pm Both Stores

After a long winter, we can hardly wait for some healthy homegrown greens. We will be offering a wonderful assortment of leafy vegetables that were selected by us for their ability to withstand chilly early spring temperatures. Be sure to try our amazing mixed greens, kale, Swiss chard, spinach and unique new varieties!
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015 'Ears' to You! Brighton Mother's Day Event
April 22nd - May 8th
Both Stores

Women love Brighton jewelry, to keep for themselves or to give as a gift! When you find a pattern you love, it’s important to have matching pieces. During this special promotion, when you purchase a Brighton necklace and bracelet, you'll receive a FREE pair of matching Brighton earrings! Take advantage of great savings and add to your Brighton collection or give a perfect Mother’s Day gift! 
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015  Specialty Annuals Up Close and Personal Tour
Wednesday, May 4th
6:30pm Both Stores

Discover annuals you never knew existed. This is a great way to become familiar with the layout of this most important greenhouse that showcases our specialty annuals. We’ll have several guides in order to keep the tour groups small so that you can get up close and personal with the plants.  There are hundreds of varieties… you won’t be disappointed!

   
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Mother's Day Flower Garden in a Pot Workshop
Thursday, May 5th
6:30pm Racine Store

 This is a favorite workshop for children, moms, and grandmothers (men are welcome, too!). Several styles of 16” pots are offered and a combination of specialty plants and bedding plants are provided. Make a Garden Pot for your mom, or you can each make one and enjoy the experience together! Cost is $45 plus tax. Register in stores, online or call 800-669-1229  
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015  Vintage Veggie Fest
May 5th - May 15th
Both Stores

 Try something new! Heirloom and Gourmet Vegetables available for a limited time! In addition to our huge regular selection of edibles, this year we are offering over 80 rare vegetables for a limited part of the season, while supplies last.
   
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Cost for container, soil, and all plant material is $58 plus tax.  Register in stores, online or Call 800-669-1229
Pamela Crawford
Living Wall Workshop
Tuesday, May 10th
6:30pm Racine Store

 If these walls could talk, they would say that vertical planters are one of the hottest trends today. Stunning living walls are being spotted everywhere – restaurants, hotels, grocery stores – uniting designers, landscape artists and botanists on projects all over the world.  Now these living wall planters are available from garden designer and author Pamela Crawford. Designed for outdoor living areas, the Living Walls follow the method of Pamela’s side planting techniques that have been in use for years. We’ll care for your planter until you pick it up (by May 30).
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015  Herb Tour & Workshop
Wednesday, May 11th
6:30pm - Racine Store

 Do you love growing your own fresh herbs? Would you like to give it a try this year?  You will learn how to select the right herbs for your desired application, how to care for them, and the proper methods for drying, how to make tea, and also how to use in cooking!  A great time to learn about new varieties and try some samples of what we’ve cooked up for you!  Then it’s time for you to be creative and plant your own herb container!  Instruction, container, soil, and 7 herbs is $45 plus tax.  Register in stores, online or call 800-669-1229.
 
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015 Contain Yourself Workshop
Thursday, May 12th
6:30pm Racine Store

 Do you have a fabulous container that you would love to bring into Milaeger’s and plant with our expert advice? Bring it in and plant it at this workshop! Choose seven 5” specialty plants ideally suited for your location. We’ll provide the soil and growing space in our greenhouses unless you elect to take your container with you. Cost for plants and soil is $40 plus tax. Containers will also be available for purchase. Pre-register in stores or online 
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015 Succulent Sensations Workshop
Tuesday, May 17th
6:30pm Racine Store

 Succulents are trending in popularity, and these two containers can easily move indoors for winter. Choose a 7-pocket jar or a 14” pottery low bowl. We’ll care for your container until you pick it up (by May 30). Cost is $65 plus tax for jar and $50 plus tax for bowl.

Pre-register in stores or purchase online. 7-pocket jar click here
14" pottery low bowl click here
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015 Flowering Trees & Shrubs Tour
Wednesday, May 18th
6:30pm Racine Store

 New choices in colorful ornamental trees and extended bloom shrubs are abundant. New varieties are more compact, more free-flowering, and require very little care. Discover the varieties that are sure to enhance your landscape setting. Come and find out the best time to plant a tree.
   
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All-inclusive workshop is $40 plus tax. Pre-register in stores or online
Incredible Edibles Workshop
Thursday, May 19th
6:30pm Racine Store

 You’ll love having fresh tomatoes, peppers and herbs at your finger tips to enjoy and freshen up your cooking! This container will be stuffed full of fresh vegetables and herbs, all of the ingredients for you to enjoy making your own salsa or just to have on hand to spice up your traditional recipes. We provide a jumbo 27” x 8” box planter and your choice of herbs and/or salad veggies. We’ll care for your container until you pick it up (by May 30).
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015 Flag Day Celebration
Sunday, June 12th
Both Stores

 Show your American pride and get patriotic with us! Free flag with every $25 purchase!
   
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Series 1 'Household Pets'
Click Here to register!
Young Rembrandts - Art in the Garden - Series 1
Ages 6 1/2 - 12
June 20th-24th
9:30 - 12pm Racine Store

 Art in the Garden is a week long series consisting of art and mini gardening activity. Everyday students will take home drawings worthy of framing and something that they planted, grew or created with our garden crew. Cost is $115 with all workshop materials included. Limited to 15 students, sign up early to save a spot!
   
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$20 plus tax. Pre-register in stores, online or call 800-669-1229.
Milaeger's Summer Celebration
Thursday, June 30th
6pm Racine Store

 Join us for the biggest celebration of summer! For your sampling pleasure we will feature a wide variety of wine, beer, and scotch samplings from around the world.  Talk with expert staff and wine connoisseurs who can help you find the perfect wine and pairings for any occasion.  Relax and socialize in our Expo greenhouse filled with an abundance of summer blooms.  Enjoy delicious and refreshing appetizers created to complement our tasting. Great live music and door prizes! $20 plus tax ticket includes admission, unlimited sampling of beverages, a free commemorative glass, a $10 certificate good towards any purchase that night and your chance to win a private wine tasting and stay at one of our sponsoring wineries in California!
   
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Series 2 'Ocean Life Pastel'
Click Here to register!
Young Rembrandts - Art in the Garden - Series 2
Ages 6 1/2 - 12
July 18th-22nd
9:30 - 12pm Racine Store

 Art in the Garden is a week long series consisting of art and mini gardening activity. Everyday students will take home drawings worthy of framing and something that they planted, grew or created with our garden crew. Cost is $115 with all workshop materials included. Limited to 15 students, sign up early to save a spot!
   
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Pre-register in stores or online. Order tickets early, as this event is a sell-out every year!
Fairy Princess Party
Saturday, August 6th
11:00am - 1:00pm
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, and face painting! Recommended for ages 3-8.

Cost is $32 plus tax and includes a light 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 each plus tax. 
   
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Series 3 'Rock Out!'
Click Here to register!
Young Rembrandts - Art in the Garden - Series 3
Ages 6 1/2 - 12
August 8th-12th
9:30 - 12pm Racine Store

 Art in the Garden is a week long series consisting of art and mini gardening activity. Everyday students will take home drawings worthy of framing and something that they planted, grew or created with our garden crew. Cost is $115 with all workshop materials included. Limited to 15 students, sign up early to save a spot!
   
Great Lakes Farmers Market Logo 2015 Tomatomania!
Saturday, September 10th
11:00am - 3:00pm
Racine Store

 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, beer, sangria, wine, and Bloody Marys, and of course, tomatoes & peppers! Master Gardeners from the University of Wisconsin-Extension Horticultural Program will answer all your garden questions!
   

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.