20150 West Bluemound Road
Brookfield, WI 53045
Phone: (262) 785-0500
Fax: (262) 785-1966
The St. Matthias Episcopal Church is a Gothic Revival structure established in 1851. It encompasses an area of 3.4 acres (1.4 hectare) and forms a part of the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee. The church building was put up in the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 and has been in continuous service. For mass details and timings please log on to their website.
The renowned First Methodist Church, located in Waukesha, is a brilliant structure constructed more than a century ago in 1898. The church offers for two worship services on Sundays. While the 9:00a service is a more traditional worship method, the one at 10:30a makes way for an informal setting with mild musical instruments. It also holds Sunday School to impart Biblical knowledge and values to young children. It stands as a splendid example of the Romanesque style of architecture, and was added in the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1983.
The renowned First Baptist Church in Waukesha, Wisconsin is an American Baptist Church. It was constructed more than a century ago in 1872. Standing stern and architecturally superior even today, it was designed by E. Townsend Mix. It organizes worship services every Sunday at 9:30a. The children’s ministries and the Hispanic ministries work a great deal. Specially catered Wednesday dinners are planned as well. It follows the Gothic style of architecture.
This zoo is a prominent attraction in Wisconsin, and has almost every birds and animal imaginable, you would think. In fact, over 300 species dwell in this tranquil, lush green setting. The zoo is always actively involved in the preservation of wildlife with a special emphasis on endangered species. The dedicated staff of the zoo deserves appreciation for the high quality maintenance of the grounds. There is a range of entertaining activities and fun rides for the kids as well as for adults.
While the lush environs on the Western shores of Lake Michigan don't seem like the first place you'd think of where fossils are concerned, an old quarry just along the coast was discovered to be a rich site for ancient North American life. Schoonmaker Reef, found in a quarry operated by the Schoonmaker family, was first discovered in 1844. After extensive testing, it was determined that the reef was approximately 425 million years old, and contains Silurian fossils such as trilobites.
Miller Park is what a traditional baseball diamond should be. This park was designed with baseball as the primary sport in mind and it is superbly built with its retractable roof to protect from inclement weather. The roof opens and shuts in a quick ten minutes and it seats about 45,000 people at various levels in the arena. It has a split-bowl concept where the seats hang over others slightly—this gives fans a clearer view of the game. They also have excellent amenities such as a brewpub, open-air patios, a Hall of Fame and a children's area.
Located in the Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, an internationally-renowned horticultural showplace, these gardens are named after Alfred Boerner who designed the original five gardens Annual, Perennial, Rock, Rose and Peony in 1930. The garden allows gardeners, students and plant lovers to take in the colors and scents of a variety of collections. The garden also offers meetings, catering facilities, art, photography, concerts, learning programs and weddings. For pricing and seasonal information, refer their website.
Located in Miller Valley, the MillerCoors Brewery spans several blocks, has over 800 employees and is housed in a massive structure. Tours of the facilities are offered throughout the day, and reservations are not necessary, but make sure it arrive early in order to get the the time of your choice. The tour is concluded by a beer tasting in the Bavarian-style Miller Inn. The gift shop and visitor's center stay open past the last tour departure, so even if you miss out on a tour, you can still pick up a souvenir.
The state-of-the-art Harley-Davidson Museum is heaven for motorcycle enthusiasts. The museum spans two floors and it traces the company's history from the creation of the first bike to the empire it has become. The rooms include historical facts, details on the evolution of motorcycle engines and the history of female riders. There are also many restored bikes on display as well as customized bikes. There is even a section featuring Harley Davidson's presence in film and TV. The museum is highly enjoyable, even for those who are not necessarily interested in motorcycles. There is also a gift shop and cafe.
Scouting a picnic site for your next weekend? Head straight to the Naga-Waukee Park. This scenic stretch that overlooks the Nagawicka Lake, offers plenty of activities and fun things to do. It features a golf course, a pleasant park and access to the lake, making it an ideal picnic spot for the entire family. Outdoorsy people can indulge in swimming, boating, hiking, fishing, biking and much more stuff. Tech savvy picnickers can also enjoy an interesting game of Geocaching and go treasure hunting. With so much to do and enjoy, you will be surely tempted to stay back, hence you can avail the camping facilities. For more details, check website.
Formerly, the Dansk Evangelical Lutheran Kirke, the Lake Country Congregational Church dates back to 1910. This Lutheran Church was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. The church is renowned for its architectural excellence and represents the Romanesque style of designing.
Located in the Avenues West area of the city, the Tripoli Shrine Temple is one of Milwaukee's most interesting landmarks. This beautiful structure is actually an architectural replica of the Taj Mahal. In 1928 it earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. Today it is home to the Milwaukee Shriners. The Shriners, or Shrine Masons, are an international fraternity belonging to the "Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine." The Tripoli Shrine Temple is a popular venue for wedding receptions, banquets and other private events.