Big Event Blog: Maxwell Street Days and music on the veranda
What are your plans this weekend? How about browsing Maxwell Street Days in Whitewater, listening to a string quartet play 19th-century tunes from a 19th-century lakeside veranda in Lake Geneva or chowing down at a pig roast in Delavan?
Concert in the Park, July 31, at 7 p.m., Echo Park, 300 N. Pine Ave., Burlington. 262-763-6044, BurlingtonChamber.org
Veranda Views: A Geneva Lake Chautauqua – “Philomusica String Quartet,” July 31, special event tour of Black Point Estate, departing from the Lake Geneva Cruise Line dock at 4:30 p.m., 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva. Tickets: 262-248-6206, CruiseLakeGeneva.com
Summer Elks Players present “Cinderella,” July 31 and Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Elkhorn Area High School auditorium, 3 North Jackson St., Elkhorn. Admission is free/donations accepted.
Brat sale and Maxwell Street Days, July 31-Aug. 1, downtown Whitewater, along Main Street (U.S. Highway 12). 262-473-4005
Town of Delavan Fire and Rescue annual Pig Roast, Aug. 1, at noon, at the Community Park, 1220 South Shore Drive, Delavan. 262-740-2335 or 262-245-5820, TownOfDelavan.com
Historic Base Ball match Aug. 1, with Eagle Diamonds taking on the Wade House Red Jackets, at 1:30 p.m., Old World Wisconsin, W372S9727 Highway 67, Eagle. 262-594-6301, WisconsinHistory.org
Austin School 10th Reunion, Aug. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the south end of Riverside Park in Janesville. Bring a dish to pass and photos to share; tableware and beverages provided. Spouses and friends welcome.
Lakeland Builders Association 26th annual Parade of Homes, Aug. 1-2, throughout the Walworth County area. 262-723-2908, LakelandBA.com
Madison Classics Car Show and Swap Meet, Aug. 1-2, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. MadisonClassics.com
Seventh annual Swim for Freedom, Aug. 2, with proceeds going to Special Operations Warrior Foundation. Swim as an individual or as a relay from Lake Geneva beach to Fontana Beach, Lake Geneva. Register at 262-275-2183, GordysBoats.com
Habitat for Humanity home groundbreaking ceremony, Aug. 2, noon, 896-3A Franklin St., Whitewater. Contact Larry Green at 262-949-0542 or [email protected] for more information.