Big Event Blog: Big rigs and cool gardens
Before the weekend starts, catch the final day of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in the town of Linn. You can also wait til Friday to watch a family flick in Lake Geneva or let little ones handle big rigs in Whitewater.
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, July 19-21, at the Snudden Farms, N764 Zenda Road, town of Linn. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Farm tours, heritage equipment display, more than 600 exhibitors, field demonstration. 262-470-5829, WiFarmTechnologyDays.com
Walk and Wine in the Gardens, July 21, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Congdon Gardens, 1424 Hobbs Drive, Delavan. Enjoy a glass of wine and tour the gardens in full bloom. Learn about the gardens and upcoming projects. CongdonGardens.org
Legends and Landmarks: Geneva Lake Walking Tour held July 21 and every Thursday through Sept. 15, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Learn about Lake Geneva's famously designed buildings as well as the colorful past of the downtown and historic Maple Park neighborhood. Tickets available from the tour guide. Meet and depart at the Riviera Building, 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva.
Family Movie Nights, July 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., showing “Kung Fu Panda 3.” Bring comfy clothes, pillows and blankets and enjoy popcorn, in front of big screen, Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. 262-249-5299, LakeGeneva.lib.wi.us
Big Rig Gig, July 21, at 7 p.m., featuring big trucks, fire engines and machines, Cravath Lakefront Park. 341 S. Fremont St., Whitewater. 262-473-0121
Holton Band Summer Concert, July 22, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunset Park's historic bandshell, 200 Devendorf St., Elkhorn
Guided walks with Harold or other volunteers, July 22, 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.
Friday Book Club, July 22, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., for children between 8-12 years old, The Lake Geneva Public Library. 918 W. Main. St., Lake Geneva. Children will discuss books that were all written with the same theme or by the same author. This month's theme is summer stories. Snacks will be served, and the program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lake Geneva Public Library. 262-249-5299, LakeGeneva.lib.wi.us
Yoga in the Gardens with Renee, July 23, 10 a.m., no experience needed. Congdon Gardens, 1424 Hobbs Drive, Delavan. CongdonGardens.org
Whitewater High School Class of 1996 20th reunion, July 23. For details contact Erica Holden at [email protected] or connect with Facebook--Whitewater High School Class of 1996.
Author book signing with Judith Rolfs, July 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Fontana Public Library, 166 Second Ave., Fontana. 262-275-5107
LGBT of Walworth County holds its Fourth annual Christmas in July picnic, July 23, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lakes, 319 N. Broad St., Elkhorn. There will be a cookout, plus a variety of other foods and lawn games. There is no charge for this event and all are welcome to attend.
Paper shred day event July 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at First National Bank and Trust, 218 N. Walworth St. in Darien. The event is to allow people to shred paper documents containing personal information. For more information, go to bankatfirstnational.com.
Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra concert July 24, at 3 p.m. at Rotary Waterfront Park in Jefferson. For more information, call 608-754-8681 or go to turtlecreekchamberorchestra.org.