Elegant Farmer Events

The Elegant Farmer invites everyone to come and enjoy our Simply the Best events. Bring the family and share a story about when you visited the Elegant Farmer as a child or create new memories by bringing the kids or grandkids. Take a “slice” of the Elegant Farmer home by enjoying our wonderful shopping experience! Groups are always welcome and encouraged to contact us at info@elegantfarmer.com, call 262-363-6770 or click button below for VIP treatment and special pricing:

Farm Tours & Group Events

Hope to see you at The Elegant Farmer,
Farmers Mike, John, & Keith

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Popcorn Sale & Celebration
January 2020

During our month-long sale, selected from our “hulless” popping corn in our signature baby rice varieties with its bold pop but easy on the digestive system kernel or enjoy our delicious popped corns in savory cheese, sweet caramel, buttered, plain or our fan-favorite, Moose Track tossed with nuts, caramel and chocolate. The Elegant Farmer offers you special pricing when buying 2 popcorns get 3rd one free in the market and online!

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National Pie Day Celebration
January 23-26, 2020

Dedicated to the celebration and sharing of pie, National Pie Day is the prefect opportunity to share the love of pie with all our fans!  Enjoy a  8″ Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag on sale for just $10 (reg. $16.99) January 23-26 in our market.  Named “best pie in America” by the Wall Street Journal, Gourmet, Milwaukee Magazine, Food Network and generations of happy customers, The Elegant Farmer’s apple pie features mounds of Ida Red sweet-tart apples. The method of baking in a paper bag creates a unique crunchy top crust and a light, flaky old-fashioned bottom crust. This all combines to make this nationally acclaimed pie a taste treat.

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All Things Cherry
Saturdays in February, 2020, 11 am – 3 pm

Throughout the month of February indulge in All Things Cherry including cherry pie, cherry crisp, cherry applesauce, and yogurt and chocolate covered cherries. All our cherries come from Wisconsin’s Door County known for their sweet, red ripe cherries that are harvested each year from more than 2,500 acres of cherry orchards.  For those who like to bake, we have our Door County pails of cherries, with or without sugar, on sale throughout February. Also enjoy the healing properties and special pricing on our Door County cherry juice concentrate. Come into the market and taste a variety of delicious cherry treats on Saturdays in February from 11 am to 3 pm.

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Maple Fest
Throughout March, 2020

You know spring has sprung when the sap is running from our local maple trees!  Come into the Market throughout the month of March and enjoy special pricing on all our maple products. Enjoy these local and delicious maple syrups on pancakes or oatmeal. Packed with flavor and a great source of manganese and other minerals, our maple syrups provide essential energy and antioxidants to boosts the body’s immune system. Maple syrup also has fewer calories than other natural sweetners such as honey, agave and sugar.  So go ahead, stock up and enjoy!

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National Π (PI) Day
March 13-15, 2020, 8 am-6pm

Honoring the other Π (Pi), we offer a one day pie sale on March 14. Come into the market and get our 5″ inch Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag on sale for $3.14  (reg. $6.99). Just as delicious as our full size pie but the 5″ inch pie is great for two people (or just one if you are really lucky) Enjoy!

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Cheep, Cheep Easter Celebration 
April 4, 5, & 11, 2020, 10 am-4 pm

This is free, family-fun event. Ride the East Troy Electric Railroad’s Bunny Train (for tickets http://www.easttroyrr.org) and make a grand entrance to meet the Easter Bunny and see baby chicks at the Elegant Farmer. Easter specialty foods including CiderBaked ham, fresh breads, Easter basket candies and more.

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Garden Center
May 1-June 21, 2020
Open Every Day, 8 am-6 pm

The Garden Center specializes in locally grown vegetable plants including a wide variety of herbs and an expanded selection of tomatoes, peppers and cold crops. Known for our exquisite oversized hanging baskets, The Elegant Farmer’s greenhouse is just the place to pick up this season’s best for your front porch or backyard.

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Wisconsin Blue Ribbon Cheese Tasting & Sale
June 6 & 7, 2020, 11 am-3 pm

Want to taste the best cheese Wisconsin has to offer? Come to sample lots and lots of blue ribbon award-winning cheeses including cow, sheep, goat and mixed milks. Crafted and aged to perfection, many of these cheeses delighted the palate of the U.S. Championship’s judges and are sure to delight yours. 10% off all cheese during the tasting and sale.

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Wisconsin Cheesemakers & Wine Tasting Train
June 6, 2020, 1 pm-3 pm
Boarding begins at 12:30pm departing promptly at 1 pm.

The Elegant Farmer hosts its 10th annual Wisconsin Cheesemakers & Wine Tasting Train Saturday, June 6, 1:00-3:00 pm.  Come ride the rails on the Cheesemakers Train in air-conditioned comfort on board the beautifully restored East Troy Electric Railroad’s Dinner Car featuring an Art Deco vintage interior and elegant white tablecloth tables.  Wine experts will be on board along with the three Wisconsin Cheesemakers to talk to riders about the cheeses and wines being sampled. Tickets are $45 each for the two-hour ride and cheese and wine tasting which departs and returns to The Elegant Farmer Depot, 1545 Main Street at Hwys ES & J, Mukwonago.  The train travels roundtrip through the picturesque woods and lake view in the charming towns of Mukwonago and East Troy, Wis.

Parking is free and ample at The Elegant Farmer.  For more information contact info@elegantfarmer.com  Prior to boarding, enjoy a handcrafted sandwich or salad from our deli and cheese from our Wisconsin Blue Ribbon Cheese Tasting & Sale in the market.  All cheeses are on sale for 10% off June 6 & 7.

Mixed Cheeses on Wood Board

Wisconsin Simply the Best Cheese Tasting & Sale
August 29 & 30, 2020, 11 am-3 pm

Straight from the state fair, come taste the best of the best. Enjoy samplings of Blue Ribbon award-winning artisan and specialty cheeses from Wisconsin’s finest cheesemakers. Unique varieties including cow, sheep, goat and mixed milk handcrafted into delicious hard, semi-hard, soft and shreddable cheeses. These cheese go well with crackers, fruits and as an ingredient in your favorite recipes. Come into the market throughout the weekend, August 29 & 30 and enjoy sampling along with 10% off all cheese.  There will be sure to be cheeses on sale to satisfy every pallet.

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Autumn Harvest Festival
Saturdays & Sundays Only
September 12 – October 25, 2020, 10 am-5 pm

Whether you’re continuing a family tradition or starting a new one this fall, The Elegant Farmer offers a family fun farm experience. Everyone is welcome to the orchard to pick from our 12 varieties of apples right from the tree or selecting the prefect pumpkins from the patch. Enjoy beautiful fall colors aboard a tractor-pulled hayride, pony ride or train ride. The East Troy Electric Railroad’s turn-of-the-century train departs from and returns to The Elegant Farmer Depot. Come try our 5-acres, family-friendly farm scene corn maze. While visiting, indulge with our delicious specialty foods including cider, make-your-own caramel apple, cider donuts, pulled pork and chili and more. Hope to see you in the orchard.

Please Note: Market hours are 8 am-6 pm
Orchard hours are 10 am-5 pm during the Autumn Harvest Fest  

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Give a Smile, Get a Smile
Throughout November & December

Long a supporter of area families in need, The Elegant Farmer created the Give a Smile, Get a Smile campaign. (Truth be told, it was the Smilin’ Barn’s idea!). When you visit the Elegant Farmer during November and December and give a $5 or more donation to help our area food pantries give a smile to families in need. With our thanks, get a smile back in the form of a beautiful Smilin’ Barn ornament. 100% of all donations to the Give a Smile, Get a Smile campaign go to several local food pantries. Thanks!

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Visit With Santa, 2019 
Ho, Ho, Ho Merry Christmas everyone!

Come to the Market and get a chance to visit with Santa weekends Dec 7, 8, 14 15, 21 & 22, 11 am-3 pm.  While there, pick up all of your holiday favorites including CiderBaked Ham, Jumbo Christmas Cookies, stocking stuffers, gift baskets and of course, pies, pies and more pies!

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Christmas Express Santa Train, 2019
Please visit the East Troy Electric Railroad Website

For more information about their train rides at https://www.easttroyrr.org