2020 Event List






How to Feel Your Best in 2020
Essential Oils Workshop

Thursday, January 30th, 6:30pm

Racine Store

We welcome 2020 with positive intention and goals. Nothing is more important than the health of you and your family and this is the perfect time to start making changes to your daily routine and incorporate simple, life changing steps that will have a powerful impact on the quality of your life. Learn what essential oils are most beneficial for healthy steps and even some that help regulate your metabolism! 

Cost for the class is $20 and includes education, two make and take items, refreshments, and a chance to win door prizes!

Register in stores or Online



Candlelight Hike & Chili Dinner

At the RiverBend

Friday, January 31st

Hike (or ski if we have snow) the paths of River Bend guided by candlelight. Afterwards, roast marshmallows by the bonfire as you rest and warm up. Bring your own equipment, or snowshoes & skis available to rent on a first come / first served basis for $10 per person. 

Come just for the chili, or add dinner before or after your candlelight venture. Enjoy a hearty campfire chili (meat and vegetarian options available) and beverages available. Chili dinner cost is $15 adults/$6 children 12 and under/free for children under 5. Beverages are included and we also have wine and beer available for purchase. 

For more information call 262-639-1515 or click here or
email info@riverbendnaturecenterracine.org


Pop-Up Biergarten 

Thursday, February 27th,  4 pm - 9 pm
Friday, February 28th,  4 pm - 9 pm
Saturday, February 29th,  12 pm - 9 pm
Sunday, March 1st,  10 am - 3 pm

Racine Store

This event is a traditional German Biergarten with food, music, authentic Biergarten tables and benches. It will be hosted inside the warm Milaeger's Racine Store Expo Greenhouse! There will be children's activities and stein hoisting contests.

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Orchid Show & Festival
Wisconsin Orchid Society

Saturday, March 21st – Sunday, March 22nd

Racine Store

Come enjoy an astonishing array of orchids at this beautiful festival! Floral exhibits will be judged by experts from the Wisconsin Orchid Society, but attendees can vote for their favorite blossom for the Best in Show Award! Throughout the festival there will be workshops, kids’ activities and experts to provide tips and tricks to growing your own gorgeous blooms!

More details will be available soon!


Spring Fashion Show 
Sturtevant Store

Saturday, March 28th

More details will be available soon!







Spring Fashion Show
Racine Store

Saturday, April 4th

More details will be available soon!







Jumbo Hanging Garden Basket Workshop

Tuesday, April 7, 6:30 pm
Saturday, April 11, 10:30 am
Tuesday, April 14, 6:30 pm
Thursday, April 16, 6:30 pm
Saturday, April 18, 10:30 am 
Tuesday, April 21, 6:30 pm 
Wednesday, April 22, 6:30 pm
Saturday, April 25, 10:30 am

Racine Store

This is the original basket workshop that thousands of gardeners have enjoyed. We'll help you select plants for sun, part sun, or mostly shade. You plant your selections in our professional 16" fiber pot with deluxe swivel hanger. We'll care for your basket until you pick it up (by May 30).

Cost for the all-inclusive workshop is $65 plus tax.

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Farm to Table

Saturday, August 8th

Racine Store

More details will be available soon!









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.

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.

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.

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 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.