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2019 Event List

 

       
   
Event: Vintage Veggie Fest
May 16th -  May 26th
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. For a full list of scheduled varieties, see our website.
 
NEW!!
Workshop: Make-it, Take-it Wrought Iron Container
Tuesday, May 21st, 6:30pm
Racine Store
We have a fabulous new selection of wrought iron planters with coco-fiber lining, varying in price from $14.99-59.99. You choose the container and the plants and pay accordingly. Cost of workshop is $10.00 plus tax for soil and instruction. Container and plants ala-carte. Take your finished project home the night of the workshop. Pre-register in stores or click here to order.
 
 
Workshop: Succulent Sensations
Wednesday, May 22nd, 6:30pm
Racine Store
Succulents are trending in popularity, and these containers can easily move indoors for winter. Choose from several succulent 13” low bowls. Also available, at the May 22nd workshop only, will be a birdbath option! We’ll care for your container or birdbath until you pick it up (by May 30). Cost is $60 plus tax, Birdbath cost is $109 plus tax and includes a $79.99 ceramic birdbath. Pre-register in stores or click here. for tickets. This bowl workshop is also offered on Wednesday, May 1st.
   
Workshop: Incredible Edibles
Thursday, May 23rd, 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 workshop will put a fresh twist on your veggie patch. Come create your own fresh 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 recipes. This workshop provides a jumbo 27” x 12” x 10” 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). All-inclusive workshop is $40 plus tax. Pre-register in stores or click here to order tickets.
 
 
Workshop: Essential Oils for Healthy, Happy,
Well Balanced Bodies
Wednesday, May 29th, 6:30pm
Racine Store
Feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or lacking energy? Maybe anxiety is taking over your life? Or do you not have the determination or drive that you wish you had? It's time to take a look at how to naturally gain control of your life with essential oils! This class will give you great ideas and oil recommendations to jumpstart and energize your life. Plus, this is a make-it-take-it night where you can make one spray and one rollerball to take home! Door prizes and wine will be offered. All-inclusive class is $20 plus tax. Register in stores or click here to order tickets.
 
 
 
 
Workshop: The Essentials of Summer
Thursday, June 13th, 6:30pm
Racine Store
Learn the top oils you need this summer to survive and thrive without using any harmful chemicals or toxins on you and your family. We will teach you how to pack an essential summer survival kit to take with you on road trips, boating, camping, or any fun summer activity. Door prizes and wine will be offered. Cost for workshop is $20 plus tax and includes making two essential oil blended rollerballs to take home. Pre-register in stores or click here to order tickets.
 
 
 
       
   
Event: Classic Car Show
Sunday, June 30th, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Racine Store
Come and enjoy the day at the Great Lakes Farmers Market and see a gorgeous selection of antique and classic cars on display during the market. Enjoy “car talk” with fellow enthusiasts. Shop the market for great local food and drinks. Live music !
 
Girls’ Event: Fairy Princess Party
Saturday, July 27th, 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, and dancing! 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 $6 each plus tax. Pre-register in stores or click here to order tickets or additional lunch. Order tickets early, as this event is a sell-out every year!
 
 
 
 
Event: Farm to Table Dinner
Saturday, August 10th, 6:00pm
Racine Store
Come and enjoy a quintessential farm to table dining experience in the intimate setting under the stars in the amazing setting of our beautifully decorated candlelit greenhouse with retractable roof. Feast on culinary delights made with fresh, local ingredients from our Great Lakes Farmers Market farmers and bakers. Cocktail hour will feature farm fresh appetizers and signature drinks from La Merenda Restaurant. Five course dinner expertly prepared by local award-winning chef Peter Sandroni and staff from La Merenda and Engine Company #3 in Milwaukee. Exclusive wine pairings with each course. Live music. Cost is $100 per person plus tax. Register in stores or click here to order tickets.
 
 

 

 

 
   
   
     
Event: Antique Tractor Show
at the Farmers Market
Sunday, August 25th, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Racine Store
The Southeastern Antique Power and Collectible Society and several other antique tractor owners will be bringing their tractors and several antique farm equipment items to the market for you to see! Great activities for kids. Live music.
 
 
 
Event: Tomatomania Tasting Event
Saturday, September 7th, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Racine Store
Sample 100+ 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 and peppers! Master Gardeners from the University of Wisconsin-Extension Horticultural Program will answer all your garden questions.
 
 
   
   
   
         
         
   

Please note: Purchase of tickets is not refundable or returnable. If you cannot make an event or workshop, you may transfer the tickets to another person or apply the ticket towards a different event/workshop.

We will have container pictures on our website at milaegers.com shortly.

When you arrive for a workshop, please check in at the cashier counter. There, you will be given a ticket for the class and will be directed to the workshop area.

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.

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 together, please advise our staff when you make your reservation, and we will try to accommodate you.

If you would like to reuse your containers from previous years, please contact us at info@milaegers.com to see if discounted pricing is available. There is no discounted pricing for the Jumbo Hanging Basket Workshops or Winter Container Workshops.

Please remember that each workshop is subject to change due to unforeseeable events. If a workshop is canceled, we will call the number you provided at registration.