Big Event Blog: Scarecrows, fat tires and fall fun

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CSI Media news staff | September 17, 2015

What are your plans this weekend? Why not check out the scarecrows at downtown Delavan's Scarecrow Fest, see a S.M.I.L.E.S. student horse show at the riding center in Darien or compete in a Navy SEALS-style obstacle course in Lake Geneva? 

Autumn on the Farms, Sept. 17-20, with 19th century harvest season chores. Old World Wisconsin, W372S9727 Highway 67, Eagle. 262-594-6301, WisconsinHistory.org

Primex Family of Companies' (PFOC) Eighth annual Pig Roast, Sept. 18, at 5 p.m. at Hemingway's, N3270 County Highway H, Lake Geneva to support the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's. TNT Classic Rock Band, food, a silent auction and raffles for great prizes. Tickets: Jenny Osborne at 262-348-4902, [email protected]

S.M.I.L.E.S Student Horse Show, Sept. 19, at 11 a.m., at the therapeutic riding center, N2666 County Highway K, Darien.  262-882-3470, SmilesTherapeuticRiding.org

Whisker Walk and Fund Day, Sept. 19 fundraiser for the Lakeland Animal Shelter, 3551 Wisconsin Highway 67, Delavan. Walk with your dog plus dog baths, lure course, barking buffet contest, pet costume contest, photo booth and vendors. 262-723-1000, LakelandAnimalShelter.org

The Walk to End Alzheimer's, Sept. 19, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Library Park Lake Geneva. Register at 262-248-2922, AdayInTime.org

Walworth County Alliance for Children second annual Safety Fair, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Tree House Child and Family Center, W4063 County Highway NN, Elkhorn. Free event covering safety issues for children and families plus first response equipment displays, interactive activities, face painting and entertainment. 262-741-1449, WCAC4kids.org

Fourth annual "That Festival Thing" Sept. 19 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., sponsored by Emmanuel Baptist Church in Elkhorn. Inflatables including an obstacle course, games, prizes, crafts, food, toddler area, car seat inspections, finger printing, etc.  Open to the public and entirely free of charge.

Elkhorn Sno-Drifters Tractor/Truck Pull, Sept. 19, Grandstand and racetrack, Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St. (Wisconsin Highway 11) Elkhorn. 262-723-3228, WalworthCountyFair.com
Fat Tire Memorial Tour of Lake Geneva, Sept. 19, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at Champ's Sports Bar & Grill or The Genenva Ridge Resort, both in Lake Geneva. A fun bicycle ride, covering 21.5 miles on paved roads around Geneva Lake. Registration:?262-248-6008, FatTireRide.com

Opening Reception “Wisconsin Thru My Lens”, Sept. 19, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Big Brown Barn at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2493 County Highway ES, East Troy. A collection of photographs by East Troy resident, Wayne Christensen, highlighting the plants, animals and landscapes of Wisconsin. Hosted by the Good Earth Church of The Divine. Free admission and refreshments.  Everyone welcome.

Native American Day, Sept. 19, all day events at the Community Park, 1220 South Shore Drive, Delavan. 262-740-2335 or 262-245-5820, TownOfDelavan.com

Border Family Benefit and Spaghetti Dinner, Sept. 19, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 700 N. Bloomfield Road, in Lake Geneva. Hourly seating times starting at 3 p.m. through 7 p.m. Tickets at the door.

Scarecrow Fest, Sept. 19, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. in downtown Delavan. Carnival, food, music, petting zoo, duck raffle, build-a-scarecrow activities and more. Call 262-728-8670 or 262-740-1880 for more information.

Autumn Harvest Festival, Saturdays and Sundays,Sept. 19-20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St., corner of county highways ES and J, Mukwonago. Straight from the state fair, come taste the best of the best enjoying this year's Grand Champion and Blue Ribbon award-winning artisan and specialty cheeses throughout Labor Day Weekend.  262-363-6770, ElegantFarmer.com
Battlefrog Obstacle Race Series, Sept. 19-20, held at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva. Navy SEAL-style games and events at the resort unmanicured parts of the property to transform the horse-back riding trails, ski runs and forests into a real obstacle play land. Reservations:?800-558-3417
Discover Whitewater series, Sept. 20, with half marathon, 5K and fit kid shuffle, Whitewater Aquatic Center, Whitewater. RunWhitewater.com

Grand Geneva Golf Tournament, Sept. 20, with two Divisions:Scramble and Best Ball. Noon registration and lunch; 1 p.m., shotgun start on the Brute Golf Course, Lake Geneva. Reception to follow. Register your foursome at 262-248-2556.

Delavan Service League's annual Fall Fun(d) Lunch and Raffle Sept. 20, at noon, at the American Legion Hall in Delavan. Greenie's will cater the luncheon. All proceeds from the raffle will be used to support local charities. Tickets may be obtained from Phyllis Cook at 262-740-0201.

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