Big Event Blog: Holiday bazaars and a Big Band tribute
What are your plans this weekend? Pay a Big Band tribute to area veterans in Delavan, browse a craft fair in Burlington or walk your dog on a museum's grounds in Eagle.
The Friends of the Lake Geneva Public Library Mystery Book Sale through Nov. 13. Sale items will be shelved on the Friends' ongoing book sale shelf. Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W. Main St., Lake Geneva, 262-249-5299, LakeGeneva.lib.wi.us
Holiday Affair Craft Fair, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in various locations: Fairgrounds Activity Center & Log Cabin, Monte Carlo Room, St. Patrick's School, Elkhorn Middle School, Elkhorn High School and Jackson School. 262-723-3228
Big Band Tribute to our Veterans, Nov. 14, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring Ladies Must Swing, Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan. Advanced reservations required. Phone: 262-725-9155
Thrivent Community Spaghetti Luncheon, Nov. 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Calvary Community Church, Highway 50 and Harris Road, Williams Bay. Will benefit Walworth County Emergency Homeless Shelter. Dine-in or carry-out for lunch.
Open Mic Night, Nov. 14, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the UU Church of the Lakes, 319 N. Broad St., Elkhorn. All are welcome to perform or listen including singers, storytellers, songwriters, poets, acoustic musicians and groups. There will be no charge for this event. For more information call Jody at 262-248-3159 or go to UUchurchofthelakes.org
Second annual Art and Craft Fair, Nov. 14, with local artists and crafters from the area. Burlington Coffee House, 492 N. Pine St., Burlington. 262-661-4394
Holiday Bazaar, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 417 S. Pine St., Burlington. Hand-crafted items, cookie sale, lunch, 262-763-3281
The Cornerstone Shop & Gallery's annual Holiday Open House, Nov. 14-15. Holiday decor, design tips; special offers and drawings; children's activities and more. Special guests include artists Karen Didion and Susan Winget plus Helen Tyler and Karen Hill-Krolow, creators of The Pocket Poppet. 262-2486988, CornerstoneShoppe.com
Old World Foundation's Dog Walk for the Animals, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon. Stroll the scenic grounds of Old World Wisconsin with your leashed, friendly dog. Enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings and picturesque historic landscapes. Bandanas, dog treats, and refreshments for people will be available for purchase at the event. All proceeds raised will support the care and feeding of Old World Wisconsin's heritage breed livestock. 262-594-2922, FriendsOWW.org