Big Event Blog: Ballroom dance, brats and base ball
What are you doing this summer weekend? Take in an old-fashioned base ball game in Eagle, waltz to ballroom rhythms in Darien, or enjoy a brat at events in Elkhorn or Whitewater.
Family Fun Night, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m., featuring David Stokes, Cravath Lakefront Park. 341 S. Fremont St., Whitewater. 262-473-0121
Lake Geneva Concerts in the Park, Aug. 4, 6 p.m., Georgia Rae Family Band, Flat Iron Park, Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, VisitLakeGeneva.com
Legends and Landmarks: Geneva Lake Walking Tour held Aug. 4 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.
Guided walks with Harold or other volunteers, Aug. 5, 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 Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Como Community Church, W3901 Palmer Road, Lake Geneva. Barb and Ken Wardius will share photos and info about their research on Wisconsin's existing nautical treasures. The bus for the Aug. 11 trip to see the Million Dollar Quartet at the Palace Theater will depart Walworth County Fair Grounds at 8:30 a.m. Registration closes Aug. 5 for the Sept. 17 trip to see four Lake Michigan Lighthouses in Southeast Wisconsin. Call Judy LaBianco 262-245-6792 or Nedra Taylor 262-642-3452 with questions.
Corn and Brat Days of Summer, Aug. 5-6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Veterans Park, 100 W. Walworth St., downtown Elkhorn. Crafters and vendors from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Corn and Brats served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. 262-723-5788
Brat Sale/Maxwell Street Days, Aug. 5-6. Purchase a brat or hot dog on Friday, then on Saturday, shop the downtown sidewalk sales, enjoy music and taste local foods, Main Street, downtown Whitewater. 262-473-4005, WhitewaterChamber.com
Fire Dept. Rescue Squad Pork Roast and Dance, Aug. 6, Delavan Community Park, Highway 50 and South Shore Drive, Delavan. 262-740-2335, TownOfDelavan.com
1870 Base Ball Game, Aug. 6, Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 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
Darien Ballroom Dance, Aug. 6, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Darien Senior Center, public library, level 1, 47 Park Ave., Darien. Open to the adult public. Casual dress or dress to impress. DJ music featuring fox trot, waltz, swing and Latin. 728-5585 ext. 2
Madison Classic Car Show, Aug. 6-7, Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. 262-723-3228, WalworthCountyFair.com