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Local Events

Dancing Horses Show (The Dancing Horses Theater, State Road, Delavan, WI)

This dazzling spectacle features an array of horse breeds who perform alongside their trainers in this fantastic cavalcade of equestrian artistry. Visually stunning, and performed in a state-of-the-art, yet intimate, 300-seat theater, this live show is truly a must-see for any horse lover. Wheelchair-accessible, and fully climate-controlled for all seasons, the venue is both comfortable and accommodating. See website for date, time schedules and dinner information



Lake Geneva Cruise Line (Riviera Docks in downtown Lake Geneva)

For the true Lake Geneva experience you have to get on the water. Cruises run from May through November with some April departures, depending on the weather. For full information on tour schedules, dates and prices see website at www.cruiselakegeneva.com


Old World Wisconsin (Hwy 67 – Eagle, Wisconsin)

An outdoor museum of rural history depicts the lives and times of the pioneers with 65 historic buildings.  For full information on the special events held throughout the year, hours and admission, see website at oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org


Champs Sports Bar & Grill

Live Music Every Friday Night 9 p.m. Lake Geneva

No cover charge! Visit: www.foodspot.com


Tristan Crist Magic Theatre – 609 W. Main Street  – Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

One of a kind performer that wows audiences with wit, heartfelt stories, jaw-dropping illusions and gut-wrenching escapes!  Tristan Crist invites you to experience a theatrical performance of modern magical illusion that is the perfect entertainment event for young and old alike.  known for his energetic and charismatic onstage persona, Tristan presents a show that is a step above the norm.  His viewers have called the experience “engaging,” “fun,” and “amazing,” saying Tristan relates well to his audience.  The illusionist is at the top of his craft as he takes the audience into a world that brings out a child-like sense of wonder in even the most skeptical adults.  Audience members will be treated to plenty of thrills at every performance as they witness a show filled with grand illusion as well as more intimate sleigh-of-hand.  For more information, please call 262-248-0505, or visit us at www.lakegenevamagic.com



 Lake Geneva Canopy Tours – Twilight Zip Line Tours 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Every Friday and Saturday evenings  through the summer ( from June 3, 2016  to August 27, 2016)

Zip through the trees on the full 2.5 hour Zip Line Canopy Tour as the sun sets.  Keep your eyes peeled for nocturnal creatures –  while glow necklaces brighten the way.

S’mores by the campfire on our new patio are included in the package!!

$125 per person – Book now – Space is limited

Call 262-248-9271 or visit us at www.lakegenevacanopytours.com


Friday April 1, 2016 thru the month of October 2016

Guided Walks through the Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy

8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Enjoy a guided walk though the Conservancy every Friday morning through October.  For more information, please visit www.kishwauketoe.org



Sunday May 15, June 26, August 14 and September 25, 2016

Elkhorn Antique Flea Market – Walworth County Fairgrounds – Elkhorn, Wisconsin

7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or Shine – Paved Walk ways – No Pets – $5.00 Gate Fee

35th Season Wisconsin’s Finest Flea Market

A wide range of merchandise from furniture in the rough to fine refinished, glassware to pottery, advertising to linens, decoys to dolls, and everything else in between.  Besides seasoned show dealers, grandpa’s attic might show up in the back of a truck.  The pickin is great, and so are the people!!!

Food available on grounds – Breakfast, Lunch and Treats!!!

Over 500 dealers come to this fine show!!!




Friday May 27 through Monday May 30, 2016

Chocolatefest – Chocolate Festival Grounds – Burlington, Wisconsin

35,000 plus people attend the Midwest’s premier community festival, dedicated to the celebration of all things chocolate!!!

Memorial Day weekend in Burlington means one thing – CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE!!!

Every year the Burlington Chocolatefest brings a crowd of visitors to the area to experience a weekend of fun, games, rides, cooking demonstrations, music and of course CHOCOLATE!  For over 25 years, this volunteer run festival has pleased adults, children and appetites as it raises money for over 65 local and national charities.  For more information, please call 414-254-4813 or 262-763-3300


Saturday May 28, Sunday May 29 and Monday May 30, 2016

East Troy – Village Square – Corn and Brat Roast – East Troy, Wisconsin

Roasted Sweet Corn, brats, hot dogs, burgers, soda, beer as well as live entertainment will lure people to the East Troy Village Square

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday


May 28 through September 4, 2016

Browns Lake Aquaducks Waterski Shows – weekly every Thursday night

September 3 and September 4, 2016 Jr Show is at 4:30 p.m. and the Main Show is at 6:00 p.m.

The Browns Lake Aquaducks is a waterski team based out of Burlington, Wisconsin sponsored by Envirude BRP Motors.  The team consists of members ranging from 4 yrs old to 70 yrs old.  The not-for-profit ski team strives for excellence every year and competes in state and national water ski tournaments, bringing home both National and State titles.  Shows feature: human pyramids, ballet/chorus line, barefoot acts, jump acts, dancing, trick and show skiing.  Check website for updated times and dates at www.aquaducks.org



Saturday May 28, 2016

Annual Fontana Garden Club with Geneva Lake Conservancy GARDEN FAIR – One Day Only

Memorial Day Weekend – Rain or Shine from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you love plants and flowers, don’t miss the Fontana Garden Club’s ONE DAY ONLY Garden Fair!!!  Featured are perennials dug from local gardens, annuals from Jurg’s and Pesche’s, unique Kool Kontainers, homemade pies and more.  The Club is especially proud of the Fair as 100% of the proceeds are devoted to providing scholarships for local students as well as supporting area environmental, education and beautification projects.  The Fair will be held at Porter Court/Mill Street Plaza in Fontana (Highway 67 & Fontana Boulevard).  Call Sally Ratay at 847-997-0810 or Linda Franz 262-607-6048 for more details.


Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4th, 2016

Williams Bay, Wisconsin – City Wide Rummage Sales


Friday June 3 through June 12, 2016

Restaurant Week – Lake Geneva, Wi

Come to the lake to help us welcome summer with 10 days of delicious dining!  Try new restaurants and return to your favorites for fabulous Prix Fixe two course lunch menus and three course dinner menus.  Check out special events as well through out the week!



 Saturday June 4, 2016 through October 14,2016

Old World Foundation – 2016 Photo Contest

Old World Wisconsin – 123 East main St. – Eagle, Wisconsin

All are welcome to enter the 2016 Photo Contest.  Eligible photos must be taken at Old World Wisconsin between October 17, 2015 and October 14, 2016, in one of these categories:

Agriculture:farm animals, crops, equipment, etc.

Historic Structures: buildings or architectural features are focal point of composition

Nature:wild animals, wildflowers, trees, etc.

People: one or more people are focal point of composition (may be interpreters or visitors)

Pioneer Life: still life, or photos where people are incidental to composition

Photos may be in color or black and white.  Entries by youths age 14 and under will be judged as a single, separate category.  Winning images will be chosen for their impact, artistic composition, and photographic quality by a panel of three judges.  Photos must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016.  Judging will be held on Monday, October 24, 2016.

For out 2016 Photo Contest Rules and Entry Form for guidelines and additional information, please visit www.friendsoww.org



 Friday June 10 and Saturday June 11, 2016

City Wide Rummage Sales – Elkhorn, Wisconsin



Saturday June 11, 2016

Paint In – Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Stroll the beautiful streets of downtown Lake Geneva during the annual Lake Geneva Paint-In to meet with local artists and purchase one-of-a-kind pieces.   The streets will be lined with quaint umbrellas – under which you will find talented local artists painting, drawing, and creating unique artworks.  Find great gifts, create a wall gallery, or find that special piece to add to your collection, all while supporting local artists!!!


Friday June 17, 2016

East Troy Cycling Classic – East Troy, Wisconsin

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Village Square – East Troy, Wisconsin

The largest competitive cycling event in the United States, the Tour of America’s Dairyland, will make another stop in East Troy as part of the 11-day series.  Admission is free and spectators may watch the races anywhere on the racecourse, which will feature plenty of food, drink and entertainment!!!


Saturday June 18, 2016

Midsummer Magic – Old World Wisconsin – Eagle, Wisconsin

6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Join Old World Foundation for this magical summer evening fundraiser on the grounds of Old World Wisconsin.  all inclusive ticket includes wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverage samples and gourmet food samples from over 40 participating vendors, 4 stages of music, silent auction, raffle and free parking.  Come earlier (noon – 6:30 p.m.) and browse the Artisan’s Craft Fair on the Visitors mall at Old World Wisconsin (no cost to browse).  $45 for Friends of  Old World Wisconsin, and $55 for the General Public.



Saturday June 18, 2016

“Nautical Days” Boat Show and Craft Fair

Inspiration Ministries – Hwy 67 – Walworth, Wisconsin

Several Boat Marinas displaying their hottest boats of the season!

Nautical Flea Market

Shrimp & Crawfish Boil

Craft Fair

Silent Auctions and Raffles


Fun for the Whole Family!!


Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19, 2016

Blue Ribbon Cheese Fest

Elegant Farmer – Mukwonago, Wisconsin from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days

Want to taste the best cheese Wisconsin has to offer?  Hundreds of cheese lovers come to this annual two day fest to taste the best the state has to offer, including award-winning cow, sheep, goat, and mixed milk cheeses.  Crafted and aged to perfection, many of these cheeses delighted the palate of the U.S. Championship judges and are sure to delight yours.  10% off all cheese during this fest.  Come and enjoy!!!!


Saturday June 18, 2016

The Elegant Farmer – Mukwonago, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Cheesemakers & Wine Train 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

As part of the Cheese Fest, four of our state’s finest cheesemakers join 100 passengers on board the beautifully restored East Troy Electric Railroad’s Art Deco Dining Car.  Come sample the finest cheeses and hear directly from the cheesemakers and wine expert from Pam’s Fine Wines during this two hour round trip train ride.  Departs from and returns to The Elegant Farmer Depot, Hwy ES & J, Mukwonago traveling through the picturesque woods and charming towns settings of Mukwonago and East Troy, Wis.  $39 tickets can be purchased online at www.elegantfarmer.com.  Advance reservations are required.  This annual event sells out every year so be sure to make your reservations early.  Makes a great Father’s Day gift!!!!



Saturday June 18, 2016

40th Annual Walworth County Dairy Breakfast

Walworth County Fairgrounds – Elkhorn, WI

Menu includes: deluxe scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, milk, juice, coffee and ice cream.  Activities include: craft fair, exhibits, small animal display, coffee cake contest and entertainment.  Breakfast will be served from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and the activities will last until noon.  Adults $7 in advance, $8 at the gate


Wednesday June 22, 2016 

Pork Chop Cookout – Walworth County Fairgrounds – Elkhorn, Wisconsin

4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

$11.00 adults – 2 grilled boneless pork chops, baked potato, coleslaw, apple sauce, rye bread, a beverage and ice cream

Proceeds from this event will benefit the improvements being made to the historical Log Cabin located in the park at the fairgrounds!!!


Thursday June 23 through Sunday June 26, 2016

Heritage Fest  Delavan

Welcome to the Heritage Fest, a 4-day extravaganza celebrating Delavan’s unique history and culture.  Featuring live music, dance, art, tours, food and fun.  Come and join us in Wisconsin’s best kept secret… Delavan!!!


Friday June 24, Saturday June 25 and Sunday June 26, 2016

Civil War Encampment – Elkhorn, Wisconsin

To be held on Webster House Grounds at 210 S. Washington Street – with the Annual free ice cream social on the final day


Saturday June 25 and Sunday June 26, 2016

Old World Wisconsin 40th Anniversary Celebration

Old World Wisconsin – Eagle, Wisconsin

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You’re invited to help us celebrate our 40th anniversary during a weekend of special programming, folk music, dancing, hands-on activities and a BIG CAKE!!!


Saturday June 25, 2016 

Zac Brown Band County Music Concert  7 to 9 p.m.

- Alpine Valley Music Theatre – W2699 County Road D,  Elkhorn, Wi

For tickets call 262-642-4400 or visit zacbrownandtourtickets.com


Friday July 1 and Saturday July 2, 2016

Alpine Valley – East Troy, Wisconsin – Dave Matthews Band

7 p.m. shows both evenings

For tickets, please visit www.livenation.com


 Saturday July 2, 2016 through Monday July 4, 2016

Old World Wisconsin – Eagle, Wisconsin

Independence Day Celebration 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join us for three days of fun, games and patriotic activities.  Try climbing the greased pole, help make ice cream, enter the pie-eating contest and test your muscles in a tug-o-war competition.  We’ll pull out the stops for a grand old parade through the crossroads village and enjoy a delicious village picnic!!!



Saturday July 2, 2016

KNC 5K Run Walk – Williams Bay, Wi – Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy – Hwy 67

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Mark your calendars for the 8th Annual Kishwauketoe 5K Run/Walk!  The race date has been scheduled with a kids’ 1/4 mile Run at 8 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk at 8:30.  Immediately after the face will be an awards ceremony.  All ages are welcome.

Course: Start at KNC entrance on Highway 67, 251 elkhorn Road, across from the Lion’s Fieldhouse, Williams Bay.  the course will follow the grass trails in KNC through the woods and prarie.  Parking will be available at the Lions’ Fieldhouse parking lot.  Restrooms are also available at the Lions’ Fieldhouse.


1/4 mile kids’ run  – Before June 19th $12, June 20th to June 30th $15, July 2 (day of event) – $15

5K Run/Walk – Before June 19th – $17, Between June 20th and June 30th – $20, July 2 (day of event) $25

Pay online when registering or make checks payable to:

Kishwauketoe Nature Conservance (postmarked by June 24th) and mailed to:

Williams Bay Recreation Center

310 Elkhorn Road – Lions’ Fieldhouse

P.O. Box 580

Williams Bay, WI  53191

Sorry no refunds

Award Classes:  Male or Female ages 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,50-59/60-69, 70+

All Participants will receive a t-shirt.  Preregistration before June 19th will gurantee t-shirt size.  Class winners will receive an award.  Enjoy water stops and refreshments after the race.


July 9, 2016 through September 5, 2016

Bristol Renaissance Faire – Bristol, Wisconsin

Saturday and Sunday plus Labor Day 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Rain or Shine

Taking its framework from the summer day in 1574 when Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth visited the English hamlet of Bristol, th Bristol Renaissance Faire is located just west of I-94’s Russell Road exit near Kenosha.  Enjoy 16th century merriment, music, food, games, marketplace, on 30 acres of fun!!!  $23.95 adults.

Admission includes all entertainment, the Jousts, parades, the on going spectacle of hundreds of performers in street and stage performances, making music, and holding a dance.  Interactive living history exhibits, craft demonstrations, a battle pageant, and a HUGE variety of food and drinks available.  For more information, please visit www.renfair.com/bristol


Sunday July 10, 2016

The Cars That Time Forgot – Lake Lawn Resort – Delavan, Wisconsin

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Classic and Collector cars from all eras.  food, music and sales.  

Weekend activities include car rally, BBQ dinner, meet and greet and special rates.  Car Show on the lakefront!!!


Friday July 15, Saturday July 16 and Sunday July 17, 2016 

Ribfest – Elkhorn – Walworth County Fairgrounds – 411 E. Court St. – Elkhorn, Wisconsin

11 a.m. until 11 p.m.

Ribfest is a national rib competition featuring great food, great music and great fun.  Competitors from as far away as Australia, Music from Chasin Mason, The Toys and more.



 Saturday July 16, 2016 and Sunday July 17, 2016

Old Fashioned Farm Fair and Ice Cream Social

The Elegant Farmer – Mukwonago, Wisconsin 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kids of all ages are invited to the fair to participate in the ever popular Old Fashioned Farm Fair & Ice Cream Social.  Dare to win the pie eating contest or enjoy a hayride or pony ride.  For those wanting a bit more fun, head over to view our antique tractor display or climb aboard for a train ride on the East Troy Electric Railroad from the Elegant Farmer Depot.  When the hunger strikes, we offer simply the best farm-fresh roasted corn, grilled brats & hot dogs, caramel corn, old fashioned candies and much, much more.  new this year, we will be hosing an Ice Cream Social on Saturday July 16 from noon to 2 p.m.  featuring tasting and sale of artisan handcrafted ice cream from Wisconsin’s own specialty ice cream makers!!!


July 16 through August 7, 2016

The World of Little House – Old World Wisconsin – Eagle, Wisconsin

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in Wisconsin’s “Big Woods” in 1867.  Enjoy changing daily activities that let you live like Laura and the Ingalls family and friends.  Experience her books during this three-week event filled with fun hands-on activities, and performances based upon the popular stories of pioneer life.  Dress as your favorite Little House character and receive discounted admission.  Call 262-594-6301 for more information


Tuesday July 19 thru Thursday July 21, 2016

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days – Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Tuesday and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday 9 a.m to 4 p.m.

The largest agricultural show in Wisconsin showcasing the latest in production agriculture.  More than 600 exhibitors, activities for every interest, with a family living tent, a youth tent, heritage tractor and machinery display, exhibits and displays for the home, year and garden plus entertainment.



Thursday July 21 through Sunday July 24, 2016

Country Thunder – 2035 Lance Drive – Twin Lakes, Wisconsin

Country Thunder Wisconsin named 2015 Festival of the Year by the Academy of Country Music – brings the hottest country acts to Twin Lakes each July!!  It’s never to early to book the best 4 days of summer, so grab your tickets and camping at www.countrythunder.com or by phone at 866-802-6418 while supplies last.  To stay up to date with line up announcements and more, follow Country Thunder on Facebook www.facebook.com/CountryThunder and subscribe to the CT nation newsletter here.  Line up so far: Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Young, Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett, Parmalee , A Thousand Horses, Chris Janson, Dallas Smith, Chase Bryant, The Bellamy Brothers, Terri Clark, Joe Diffee, Courtnet Cole, The Cadillac Three, Ryan Hurd and Tucker Beathard


Friday July 22 and Saturday July 23, 2016

Burlington Wisconsin Maxwell Street Days and Community Sidewalk Sales

Friday 8 a.m. to close

Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shoppers paradise with sales through out the city.  Sidewalk sales, arts and crafts in Wehmhoff Square.  There will be music, food and so much more.



Friday August 5 and Saturday August 6, 2016

Corn & Brat Days – Elkhorn, WI

Enjoy the sounds, smells and tastes of summer!  Support the Elkhorn Chamber.  Walk around and do a little shopping with the many crafters and vendors that line the square.  The kids will have plenty to keep them occupied with all the activities available such as bounce houses, slides and more.  Sit back and relax while you enjoy different entertainment on the community state – including performances from local groups such as the Elkhorn Flying Dragons and Toe to Toe Ballet.

Formally knows as the festival of summer, this event is being revived by the Elkhorn area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Center.  Beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday artisans and crafters will be on the square while corn and brats are served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day. Saturday August 6, spend the day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. enjoying downtown Elkhorn and the food, festival and fun for the whole family!!!


Saturday August 6 and Sunday August 7, 2016

31st Annual Summer Swap Meet and Car Show – Walworth County Fairgrounds – Elkhorn, Wisconsin

$7.00 admission – free parking – no pets please

Mark your calendar now for the Madison Classics 31st annual summer Elkhorn Auto Swap meet and car corral, and car show held at the Fairgrounds.  Come browse over 90 acres for classics, collectibles, and parts to find that special piece for your collection.  The show features more than 1,100 vendor spaces and hundreds of cars for sale.  The swap meet, car corral and car show are both days.  The feature cars are Ford’s, however, all makes and models are welcome in the car show.  For more information, please visit www.madisonclassics.com


Saturday August 13 and Sunday August 14, 2016

Art In The Park – Flat Iron Park – Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Free Admission

Outdoor, juried, fine art fair on the beautiful lakefront of Geneva Lake.  Approximately 100 artists from all over the country will be exhibiting their artwork in the following categories: clay/pottery, fiber-leather, hand made paper, glass, graphics/Printmaking Digital, jewelry, metal, mixed media 2D and 3 D, oil/acrylic paintings, pencil-pastel, photography, sculpture, watercolors and wood!!  Food available on the grounds



Sunday August 14, 2016

Burlington Corn and Brat Fest

Echo Lake Veterans Park – Burlington, Wisconsin

Family event featuring music, Kids’ games, art and craft fair, and food!!! – especially Corn and Brats!!!



Thursday August 17 through Sunday August 21, 2016

Inland Lakes Yachting Association Championship

Buddy Melges Sailing Center/Geneva Lake Sailing School – Fontana-On Geneva Lake, Wisconsin

Over 875 sailors and 250 boats from 30 U.S. ILYA member yacht clubs are expected, some of which are top National and International champion sailors, including the clubs’ own Buddy Melges and Brian Porter, Rolex U.S. yachtsman of the year in 2013, 5 time-ILYA champion and Melges 24 World Champion – as well as Olympic Medalist sailors, National and Collegiate champions, etc.  All competing for some of the most prestigious trophies in all of sport in the ILYA championship.


Wednesday August 17, 2016 through Sunday August 21, 2016

Venetian Festival – Lake Geneva, Wisconsin – Library Park and Flat Iron Park

Wed – Fri 5 p.m. to Midnight/Sat 7 Sun Noon to Midnight

Five day festival featuring a carnival, craft fair (Sat & Sun 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), water ski show, musical entertainment, local cuisine and on Sunday the festival’s traditional lighted boat parade followed by a fireworks display high about Geneva Lake!!!


 Wednesday August 17, 2016 through Sunday August 21, 2016

96th Kenosha County Fair – Wilmot, Wisconsin

Hwy W and 111th Street

Great Food, Attractions and entertainment



Friday August 26 through Sunday August 28, 2016

Maxwell Street Days – Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

all Day Event

Maxwell Street Days and celebration in downtown Lake Geneva.  Bargains line the streets of Lake Geneva.  Come early to shop, shop, shop.


August 31 through September 5, 2016

Walworth County Fair – Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Walworth County Fairgrounds

One of the oldest fairs in the State of Wisconsin, the Walworth County fair was established in 1849.  Livestock judging, exhibits, carnival rides, concessions, harness racing, tractor and truck pulls, demolition derby and Free grandstand shows.  Elkhorn has a treasure in the Walworth County Fair.  Every Labor Day weekend, the fair draws thousands of visitors for the 6 day event.  It is the Single biggest event in Elkhorn and Walworth County.  Animal barns are open all day, Commercial Vendors 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (at least), midway noon to 11 p.m. and on Labor Day 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.



Saturday September 10 and Sunday September 11, 2016

East Troy Bluegrass Festival – Village Square – East Troy, Wisconsin

Top Bluegrass bands, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and guitar competitions, gospel music service, great food and East Troy Marketplace vendors.  weekend wristbands are $5 per person, children 15 and younger will be admitted free.  No alcohol permitted.  Lawn chairs encouraged.  For more information please call 262-642-3770 or visit www.easttroywi.org


Saturday September 10, 2016

Taste of Lake Geneva

Flat Iron Park 11 .m. to 5 p.m.

Flat Iron Park is the place to be as several of our local chefs and restaurants come together in the park with a variety of local cuisine and culinary delights to tantalize your taste buds to keep you wanting to come back for more!!!



 Saturday September 10 through October 23, 2016

Saturdays and Sundays only – Autumn Harvest Fest

The Elegant Farmer – Mukwonago, Wisconsin from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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 perfect 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-you-own caramel apple, warm cider donuts, pulled pork and chili and more.  Hope to see you in the orchard!!!

Please note:  Market hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. – the Orchard hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the Autumn Harvest Fest.  (Orchard now closed for the season – opens in the fall)


Saturday September 17, 2016

Oktoberfest – Old World Wisconsin – Eagle, Wisconsin

On the German farms at Old World Wisconsin while enjoying German entertainment and eating traditional German food, and of course enjoying Oktoberfest Beer!!!


Saturday September 17, 2016

Fat Tire Ride of Lake Geneva

Registration 8:30 a.m. 

21.5 mile trail length

A fun bicycle ride on paved roads around Geneva Lake.  Beginning at 9 a.m. you may start at your own leisure and begin the ride from Champs Sports Bar in Lake Geneva, or The Geneva Ridge Resort.  Proceeding at your own pace, the ride is approximately 21.5 miles and the rest stops are evenly spaced.  The ride is held rain or shine and travels through Lake Geneva, Fontana and Williams Bay with great vies of Geneva Lake and Lake Como.


Saturday September 17, 2016

Scarecrow Festival – Delavan, Wisconsin

9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Scarecrows line the sidewalks, food, arts and crafts, flea market, live music, entertainment and Delavan’s famous duck raffle.  Kids, carnival, petting zoo, kids activity center and a street dance until 8 p.m.


Tuesday September 20, 2016

Hawks View Golf Course – Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

20th Annual Chocolate City Open – 18 holes

Registration 11 a.m. – shot gun start at Noon

Played as a scramble – golfers/community members of all levels are welcome.  In a scramble each player tees off on each hole.  The best of the tee shots is selected and all players play their second shots from that spot.  The best of the second shot is determined, then all play their third shot from that spot, and so on until the ball is holed.  Don’t miss the fun included the Port-O-Potty Hole, and $10,000 Hole-In-One!!!  Early registration discount to be given, open to the public!!

For more information or to register, please call 262-763-6044


Saturday September 24, 2016

Tri-Rock – Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Begins at 7 a.m.

The annual Tri-Rock Lake Geneva takes place in the fall and is the end of the season Triathlon in the Midwest.  Conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, the clear, spring fed water of Geneva Lake will provide scenic views and rolling hills – the perfect ingredients for a very memorable autumn race in the small lakeside village of Williams Bay, Wisconsin.  Highlights include a beach start, running past Yerkes Observatory and fun filled finish festival.


Saturday November 4, November 12 and November 26, 2016

Farmhouse Dinners – Cooking on a Wood Stove – Old World Wisconsin – Eagle, Wisconsin

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

November 5 – German Menu

November 12 – Danish Menu

November 26 – Norwegian Menu

Join us as we work together to prepare some treasured 19th-century recipes.  We’ll share classic cooking techniques of the era, including all of the tricks to making wood stove cooking a success.  At the end of our time together, we’ll set the table and fill it with the fruits of your labor, as you can sit down to share a midday farmhouse supper in the charming dining room of the Four Mile Ill.  When you leave, you’ll have the recipes to take home with you.  Beverages for each workshop.

Cost is $70 (all materials provided) – for more information, please visit us at oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org


Saturday November 26, 2016

Holiday Bazaar – Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Harbor Shores on Lake Geneva – 300 Wrigley Drive – Lake Geneva

Vendors from all over the state and parts of Illinois gather for a lovely day of Holiday Shopping.  From Crafts, make-up, food items, and so much more there is sure to be something for everyone.