Big Event Blog: Maple syrup, corned beef top weekend menu

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Staff | March 12, 2015

Got any plans this weekend? You might want to learn how maple syrup is tapped from trees in Mukwonago, enjoy a corned beef dinner in Delavan, or catch high-flying snowmobile action in Lake Geneva.

National Championship Snocross Series, March 13-15 — the final stop on the World Power Sports Association's World Snowmobile Tour at Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva. High-flying snowmobile action on the Mountain Top ski hill with  both indoor viewing and outdoor seating in the grandstands. All the major snowmobile manufacturers will have displays of the newest models and equipment. 262-248-8811,,

Maple Fest, March 14  —  See how maple syrup is made from sap with demonstrations by the Covenant Harbor Nature staff at the Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St., corner of county highways ES and J, Mukwonago. 262-363-6770,

Delavan Christian School Pancake Breakfast, March 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Includes pancakes, sausage, applesauce, coffee and juice. Gluten-free pancakes also an option. Cost is a donation and all proceeds go to DCS. Held in the gym, 848 Oak St., Delavan. 262-728-5667

National Pi Day, March 14, with a special $3.14 pricing on a 4-inch pie, Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St., corner of county highways ES and J, Mukwonago. 262-363-6770,

Beekeeping for Beginners workshop, March 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2493 County Highway ES, East Troy, 262-642-3303,

Studio 84 artist reception, March 14, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the studio, 121 W. Center St., Whitewater. Featuring the work of Jamie Scharf through March 27. Reception is free and open to the public. Go online to or call 262-473-9845 for more information.

Paint N' Sip, March 15, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a glass of wine as a professional artist guides you through the creation of an original piece of art on canvas. The Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana, reservations at 800-709-1323

The Delavan Lions Club's 52nd annual, all-you-can-eat corned beef and cabbage and baked chicken dinner, March 15, from 11:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Village Supper Club, 1725 South Shore Drive, Delavan Lake. It includes an hourly 50/50 raffle for cash prizes. Advance tickets available from any Delavan Lions Club member or from these Delavan locations: Village Supper Club, Stinebrink's Piggly Wiggly, Bradley's Department Store or Hunter's Service. 262-949-5387.

Great Decisions foreign policy discussion group, March 15 (and Sundays through March 22), noon, meeting room at Delavan United Church of Christ-Congregational, 123 E. Washington St., Delavan. Books available to purchase for background information. Call Galin at 262-740-0485 or June at 262-245-2575 for more information.

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