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Dancing Horses Show (The Dancing Horses Theatre, State Road 50, 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 theatre, 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, WI)
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 9p.m. Lake Geneva
No cover charge! Visit: www.foodspot.com/champs
October 31 thru December 22, 2013
A Fireside Christmas – Fort Atkinson, Wi
For almost twenty years The Fireside has presented the area’s most beautiful and original musical revues in celebration of the most joyous holiday of the year. Each year The Fireside’s Christmas offering has become without question, the most popular and sought after show of the season. it’s always gorgeous, it’s always entertaining, it’s always filled with inspiration and love. It always has a new look, a new sound, new music, new choreography, new costumes, new settings, and a new, fabulous cast of performers. What doesn’t change from year to year is our everlasting dedication to artistic quality and the true meaning of Christmas Dinner Theatre. Packages $67.95 plus tax and facilities fee. For more information please call 800-477-9505
November 15 thru January 12, 2014
Dancing Horses Theatre Show
Enjoy the magic of the holiday season, music, costumes, and holiday lights grace the entire Theatre – Two options – either On Stage show only, or Show and Lunch – reservations required
Confirmation of reservation will be sent by email, and should be presented upon arrival. Lunch/Dinner Packages are available on select dates (see Calendar for dates and times at our website www.thedancinghorses.com - menu for both the Lunch and Dinner includes: Traditional Turkey Dinner, vegetable, potatoes, salad of fresh field greens, dinner roll with butter, Strawberry Shortcake, and a beverage. All pricing is tax-inclusive $49.95 for Adults, Children (3 to 12) $37.50 each
For more information please call 262-728-8200
November 22, 23, 24 and November 29, 30 and December 1, 2013, Dec. 6,7,8 and Dec. 13,14,15, 2013 10:00 a.m.
Northwind Perrenial Farm – Burlington, WI
Christmas at Northwind
In the Garden Holiday charm and unique items make Christmas at Northwind an unforgettable shopping experience. We offer fresh, premium greens, berries, wreaths and garland and our selection of unusual ornaments and holiday decorations is remarkable. Dress for the weather. For more information please go to www.northwindperrennialfarm.com
November 17 thru December 31, 2013
Christmas in the Country – Grand Geneva, Lake Geneva, Wi
Glorious celebration of lights, music, theatre, cuisine and merriment begins with the illumination of more than one millions lights across the resorts 1,300 acres of rolling countryside – one of the Midwest’s largest lighting displays. The six week long restival continues inside the Lodge at Grand Geneva and features dozens of mechanical displays, daily holiday teas, gingerbread house building contests, breakfast with Santa and Hooray for the Holidays – a Broadway style musical extravaganza featuring spectacular costumes, amazing music and fabulous dancing
November 29 & 30, December 6 & 7, December 13 & 14, December 20,21,22 – 2013
Old World Wisconsin – Eagle, Wi
“Little Women” Dinner Theater
Make your reservation for an engaging Christmas drama in our almost 150 year old Carldwell Farmers’ Club Hall, including a themed holiday meal in the historic Clausing Barn loft. Discover this moving tale of five women struggling to maintain themselves and each other during the darkest days of the Civil War. A touching, and delightful drama, filled with music, humor, tragedy and the enduring power of family and love. Produced by special arrangements with Playscripts Inc.
Showtime’s and Ticket Prices:
Friday Nov 29, 7 p.m., Saturday Nov 30, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Dec 6 7 p.m., Sat. Dec 7 at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec 13 at 7 p.m., Sat. Dec 14 at 1 p.m., Friday Dec 20 at 7 p.m., Sat., Dec 21 at 7 p.m. and Sun. Dec 22 at 5 p.m All times refer to dinner times, with shows starting 1 hour later
Tickets are $65 for adults and $50 for children. Groups of 15 or more receive a $4 discount per ticket. A $3.50 per order registration fee and sales tax will be applied. All purchases support the programs at Old World Wisconsin..
Show only (no meal) dates for Little Women are Sundays, Dec 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. The show-only ticket is $25 for adults and $20 for children. A $3.50 per order registration fee will be applied.
December 6, 2013 thru Sunday, December 8, 2013
Festival of Lights – Downtown Lake Geneva
A weekend of Holiday celebrations in the downtown area of Lake Geneva. Friday 12/6 kick off our celebration with story time in the atrium of the Landmark building at Kilwins, where children of all ages can listen to a classic Christmas story. Then join in the festive tree lighting ceremony with Santa at the Riveria. Activities will be available throughout Lake Geneva’s fine retail shops and restaurants.
Sat. December 7, 2013
Old World Wisconsin – Eagle
My Life with the Green & Gold – Tales from 20 years of Sportscasting – 1 p.m.
Sportscaster Jessie Garcia – author of the above book will be on hand in the museum store to sign copies of the book (just in time for holiday gift giving)
Saturday December 7, 2013
Northwind Perennial Farm – Burlington, WI
10:30 a.m. Creating Beautiful Winter Containers
Sharilyn Smage who creates Northwind’s amazing container plantings and floral arrangements will show you design tips for combining greens, twigs and berries to create your own beautiful holiday arrangements. For more information go to www.northwindperennialfarm.com
December 7 & 8 – December 14 & 15
Old World Wisconsin – Eagle, Wi
30th Annual Ethnic Holiday Dinner
Saturday Dec 7 & Sunday Dec 8 4:14 to 7 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday traditions of Yankee, German, Irish and Scandinavian immigrants who came to Wisconsin in the 1800′s and early 1900′s. enjoy food, decorations, music, and entertainment. matinee and evening seating available on Sunday Dec. 8th. Admission to this event includes admission to The Spirit of Christmas Past, held the same weekend. This event is also offered Dec 14 & 15. View a one-minute video on the Old World Wisconsin Foundation’s Ethnic Holiday Dinner series on YouTube. URL:www.friendsoww.org/winter_events.htm
Ticket Info: &70 per person(members of the Old World Wisconsin Foundation $60). Reservations required.
Sunday December 22, 2013
Old World Wisconsin – Breakfast with Father Christmas
Make some holiday memories. Meet our Father Christmas and share a delicious breakfast buffet. Seatings 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m. , 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. For more information please visit www.oldworldwisconsin.org
January 29, 2014 to Saturday February 8, 2014
Winterfest and U.S. Nationals Snow Sculpting Competition
All day event Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Lake Geneva’s Annual Winterfest weekend featuring the US National Snow Sculpting Competition featuring music, magic, refreshments, activities, helicopter rides, shopping and dining. Crowning of the US National Scultping Competition Champion’s Award, second, third place and the Peoples’ Choice award are featured at this great event at the beautiful and famed Riviera on the lakefront in downtown Lake. Geneva.
This year Winterfest will extend into the week of Feb 3 to 8. Events will include Laser Tag, Skating, Smores, Bonfire, Brat Eating Contest, Family Movie Night, Human Dog Sled Races, Scavenger Hunt, Reindeer Run and Winterfest dance.
Sculpting begins Wed. January 30th through 11 a.m. Saturday Feb. 2nd with winners announced at 3:00 p.m. at the Riviera Ballroom. Food, fun, and entertainment 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Riviera Ballroom. 800-345-1020
Free Shuttle. Pick up/Drop off locations at Petco (Hwy 50 & Edwards Blvd.) and drop off/pickup at Downtown Mill Creek Hotel on Center St. Sat Feb 1 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun Feb 2 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Running continuously approx. every 20 minutes.
March 14 thru 16, 2014
Grand Finale of AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series - Grand Geneva Resort – Lake Geneva, Wi
Top snowmobile racers invade the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa – compete in the annual season ending event. Friday night kicks off with a Monster Slednecks Invasion Tour Freestyle showcase. Then race action kicks off on Saturday 9:30 a.m. with the Pro/Semi Pro main event on Sunday at Noon. Tickets at isocracing.com
March 22, 2014
Burlington Home Expo and Chocolate Extravaganza 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Burlington High School, 400 McCanna Parkway, Burlington, Wi 262-763-6044 for more information
April 5, 2014
Spring Fiber Jubilee – Tall Grass Farms, N 6623 Lake Lorraine Road – Delavan, WI 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Watch the Angora goats get their spring haircut, enjoy good eats from the folks at Richmond Methodist Church, shop the wool and fleece vendors, plus honey, baskets, homemade soap, body balm and wearables. For more information call 608-883-2025
May 10, 2014
Ice Age Trail 50 Race held in the Southern Kettle Moraine State Park. Runners start at the Nordic Trailhead, County Hwy H – 3 miles north of U.S. Hwy 12 in LaGrange, WI. Register at iceagetrail50.com
May 23 thru May 26, 2014
28th Annual Burlington Chocolate Fest – Burlington, WI
Theme this year is “Sweeter Every Year” held at Festival Park, 681 Maryland Ave, Burlington, Wi
Carnival, Chocolate tastings, Jaycee Boat races, Contests and events, live music, arts and crafts and a Memorial Day parade on Monday. More information at 262-753-3300 or chocolatefest.com