Great Lakes Farmers Market
10:00am - 2:00pm
Expo Greenhouse at the Racine Store
Shop local! Buy healthy from community vendors! Honey, local meats and fish, free range eggs, fresh greens, mushrooms, cheese, breads, bakery, jams & jellies, salsa, canned goods, ice cream, soups, granola, kettle corn, wheatgrass shots, and more!
- Milaeger’s microgreens and lettuce!
- Great prepared foods!
- Bloody Marys, margaritas, and local brew
- Fresh local produce
- Live music
- Games and activities for kids
Join us for a fun filled Farmers Market with the freshest produce from local farmers you trust, live music and more! Visit our Farmers Market page for more information.
Pop-Up Indoor Biergarten
Thursday, February 22nd4:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, February 23rd4:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, February 24th12:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday, February 25th10:00am - 3:00pm
Racine Expo Greenhouse
Located in the open-air greenhouse of the Milaeger's Racine store. A traditional German Biergarten with food, music, authentic Biergarten tables and benches. We'll be serving up delicious Hofbrau Bier, wine, hard cider and craft soda for the kiddos. There will be children's activities and stein-hoisting contests. Free Admission. Prost!
Saturday, February 24th
Racine Store at the Pop Up Biergarten
The Milwaukee Area Dachshund Lovers Group (MADL) and the MidWest Dachshund Rescue Organization (MWDR) have teamed up to bring you an exciting afternoon of wiener dog races.
Free Greenhouse Tour
Saturday, February 24th
Escape the chills of winter and enjoy a free tour of our warm greenhouse and see what's growing for spring! Learn how our greenhouse operates at this time of year and check on our microgreens that we grow all year long!.
Natural Solutions for Energy and Vitality
Monday, February 26th
This is a great online class for anyone looking for natural solutions for health and wellness that are effective and beneficial on so many levels. Join us from the comfort of your own home while you learn about the many benefits of using essential oils for every day concerns including stress and anxiety, pain and inflammation, digestion, sleep, energy and less fatigue, and many more. Click below to register and to receive the zoom link and your free ebook “100 Ways to Use Essential Oils”. Be sure to tune in live for our class for your chance at our giveaways!
Orchid Show and Festival
Saturday, March 2nd9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, March 3rd9:00am - 3:00pm
Racine Expo Greenhouse
Along with the Wisconsin Orchid Society, Milaeger’s will be hosting a breathtaking orchid festival that will feature an astonishing array of blooming orchids for you to enjoy. View, photograph and purchase plants from selected quality vendors. Experts on hand to answer questions! Best in show awards voted on by attendees. Bring the whole family!
Schedule of Events
Saturday 10:00am Orchids 101 Seminar - FREE
Saturday 11:00am Cork Mounted Orchids Workshop - $40 (see below)
Saturday 12:00pm Orchids 201 Seminar - FREE
Saturday 1:00pm-3:00pm Repotting Orchids Table - FREE repotting; materials ala carte
Sunday 10:00am Orchids 101 Seminar - FREE
Sunday 11:00am Kokedama Orchid Hanging Workshop - $35 (see below)
Sunday 1:00pm-3:00pm Repotting Orchids Table - FREE repotting; materials ala carte
Cork Mounted Hanging Orchid Workshop
Saturday, March 2nd
Whether you're an avid orchid grower or just want to try a different growing experience, this is the workshop for you. Give your orchids the closest to their natural environment as possible by mounting them and hanging them in your home. Our orchid experts will help you mount your orchid on natural cork bark. We will teach you how to maintain your new orchid and give you additional tips and tricks for orchid growing success! Workshop includes orchid and all materials. All-inclusive workshop is $40 plus tax. Pre-register in stores or online.
Kokedama Orchid Hanging Workshop
Sunday, March 3rd
Kokedama was a relatively unknown way of keeping plants, but is now taking the world by storm. It is a traditional Japanese art form using moss as a container for planting. Kokedama look exceptional when hanging, or try setting them on a decorative waterproof dish to be displayed. There are some cultures where moss is the symbol of hope, rebirth and resurrection. Come and join us for our workshop and get to know all about Kokedama and make one of your own to take home! Workshop includes orchid and all materials. All-inclusive workshop is $35 plus tax. Pre-register in stores or online.
Essential Oils for Everyone (Pets too!)
Wednesday, March 6th
Join us to discuss natural solutions for your health and wellness in your home. We will cover topics and offer ideas for energy, immune support, natural cleaning options, recipes for seasonal allergies, mood management, aches and pains, digestive relief, and tools for good quality sleep. Learn how you can incorporate oils into your daily routine for you, your family, and pets too! Cost of the class is $10 plus tax and includes instruction and hands on oil experience, as we will be making a rollerball for you to take home! Wine will be served.
Spring Floral Design Workshop
Saturday, March 9th
Hop on over to Milaegers for our Spring Floral Design Workshop. We will be creating a 26" bunny or spring wall pocket to decorate a door or wall for a touch of spring. Includes all materials and instruction. Mimosas will be served to get your creative juices flowing. The cost is $44.99 plus tax. Pre-register in stores or online.
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.
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.
Photographs and video footage may be taken throughout our events. These will be used by Milaeger's for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website, on social media or in any other media. Please contact the event organizer if you have any concerns, or if you wish to be exempted from this activity.
When you arrive for a workshop, please go directly to the greenhouse (south end.) 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 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 would like to reuse your containers from previous years, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to see if discounted pricing is available. There is no discounted pricing for the Jumbo Hanging Basket Workshops.
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. We recommend that you observe social distancing guidelines.