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       Click here for the Full Schedule
(pdf file)

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.

Click here to see our full menu and specials webpage for every day.
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.
Tomatoes, peppers and herbs

All-inclusive workshop is $40 plus tax.
Pre-register in stores or online.
Workshop: Incredible Edibles

Thursday, May 21st
6:30 pm
Racine Store

You'll love having fresh tomatoes, peppers and herbs at your finger tips to enjoy and freshen up your cooking! This workshop will put a fresh twist on your veggie patch. Come create your own fresh potted salsa or pizza garden. 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 summer recipes. This workshop provides 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 30th).
American Flag Celebration: Flag Day
Sunday, June 14th
Both Stores

Free flag with every $25 purchase.
Anniversary Logo 2015 Milaeger's 55th Anniversary Celebration, Summer Party, and Wine Tastings
Thursday, June 25th - 6:00 pm
Racine Store
We're celebrating our 55th Anniversary with the biggest party of the summer! The highlight of the evening is our famous wine tasting featuring 40 wonderful wines for your sampling pleasure. It's our anniversary, but you get the presents. We are once again giving away a free starter rose to every ticket holder. Admission includes a souvenir wine glass, wine tasting, appetizers, discount coupons, a $10 gift certificate, and door prizes. Cost is $30 plus tax, $35 plus tax at the door. Pre-register in stores or online.
Fairy Princess Party 

Pre-registration is required.  Order tickets early, as this event is a sell out every year!
Fairy Princess Party
Saturday, August 1st
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. Click here for tickets and extra lunches.
Saturday, September 12th
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.

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.