Big Event Blog: Milk, jazz and a game of base ball
This weekend, enjoy Milk Days in Harvard, Illinois; watch an old-fashioned base ball game in Eagle; or listen to jazz in a park concert in Delavan. Find even more to do in our calendar listing below.
75th annual Milk Days, June 2-5. Events include a two-hour parade (1 p.m. Sunday, June 5), rides, games, food, fireworks, petting zoo, Junior cattle show, races, contests, antique tractor show, classic car show, entertainment, at Milky Way Park, Lawrence Road, Harvard, Illinois. 815-943-4614, MilkDays.com
Guided walks with Harold or other volunteers, June 3, and every Friday through October, at 8 a.m. at Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy, 251 Elkhorn Road, Williams Bay. For more information contact Harold Friestad, 262-903-3601, HaroldF43@gmailcom or go to Kishwauketoe.org.
Senior Travel Club of Walworth County meets June 3, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Como Community Church, W3901 Palmer Road, Lake Geneva. Greg Roy, with the Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra is the guest speaker. Sign up for June 9 trip to Olbrich Gardens in Madison; the July 14 trip to Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee and the Aug. 11 trip to see the Million Dollar Quartet at the Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells. Call Judy LaBianco 262-245-6792 or Nedra Taylor 262-642-3452.
Rock show, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., by Craig's Crystals of Schaumburg at Earthsong Books & Gifts Community Classroom, 2214 Kennedy Road, Janesville. 608-754-3933, EarthSongBooksAndGifts.com
Pride potluck and movie night, June 3,at the UCC Church, 123 E. Washington St., Delavan. This event is sponsored by LGBT of Walworth County, Inc., a nonprofit organization. All businesses, organizations and individuals are invited. Potluck starts at 5:30 p.m. with the movie, "Boy Meets Girl", being shown at 7 p.m. The main dish and beverages will be supplied by the organization. Bringing a dish to pass is optional. This event is free.
Lake Geneva Restaurant Week, June 3-12.Try new restaurants and return to your favorites for special Restaurant Week menus. LakeGenevaDowntown.com
1870 Base Ball Game, June 4, Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Wisconsin Highway 67, Eagle Wisconsin. Re-created game on Old World's authentic 1870 base ball diamond. Players of all ages can try their hand at batting and fielding following the game. 262-594-6301, WisconsinHistory.org
Whitewater 5K/10K K9 Walk & Run, June 4, with 1-mile kiddie run, 5K run/walk, 10K run/walk benefiting the Whitewater Police Department K9 Unit. Registration from 7:30 a.m to 8:30 a.m. WhitewaterChamber.com
Elkhorn Ballroom Dance, June 4, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Elkhorn Recreation Center, 200 Devendorf St. Elkhorn. All invited: Couples and Singles. Casual dress or dress to impress. 262-741-5114
Jazz in the Park, June 4, Phoenix Park Bandshell, 111 E. Wisconsin St. Delavan. Free concert featuring ensembles from both Delavan-Darien High School and Phoenix Middle School, including the Phoenix Jazz Ensemble, the high school's the Lydian Choir, Jazz Lab and Jazz Ensemble. A jazz artist works with the students and is featured as a guest artist during the performance event. PhoenixParkBandshell.com
The 21st annual Kettle Moraine 100 Endurance Run, June 4-5, with a start/finish area at the Nordic Trailhead in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine Forest, N9084 County Highway H, Whitewater. The trailhead is located approximately 1.5 miles north of LaGrange. GPS Coordinates: 42.821715,-88.600437. Time limits for race lengths:?100 mile (solo and relay)?— 32 hours; 100 km — 19 hours; 38 mile — 17 hours; 50 km — 11 hours. Register online at Kettle100.com or RunRace.net
Wisconsin Free Weekend of Fishing & Fun, June 4-5. Wisconsin residents and visitors can fish anywhere for free in Wisconsin. No license is needed but other regulations, such as size and limits do apply. State park vehicle admission fees also waived. dnr.wi.gov
Open House, June 5, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Lutherdale Bible Camp, N7891 U.S. Highway 12, Elkhorn. Meet the 2016 summer staff, plus waterfront activities, Ga Ga Bal, slip and slide, farm animals, climbing tower, camp tours. 262-742-2352, Lutherdale.org
Model A Day, June 5, downtown Sharon. The Rock-Ford Model A Club displays their vehicles downtown, plus crafts, costumed characters, food, music and swap meet. Contact Historic Downtown Sharon Association, 262-736-2131 for more information.
Bookfest, June 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Book sale during Sharon's Model A Day, Brigham Memorial Library, 131 Plain St., Sharon. 262-736-4249, www.Sharon.lib.wi.us