Good weekend for walkers, rummage addicts and Beatles fans

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Margaret Plevak | July 17, 2014

What are your plans this weekend? Have fun and help fight cancer with the Walworth County Relay for Life in Elkhorn, watch hot air balloons launch in Waterford, celebrate Beatles music in Williams Bay or rummage around at Maxwell Street Days in Mukwonago.

Walworth County Relay for Life, July 18, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn.

Hike with Harold at Kishwauketoe Nature Center, July 18, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., at the main entrance on Wisconsin Highway 67, Kishwauketoe Nature Center, Williams Bay. (262) 903-3601,

Annual Waterford Balloon Festival - July 18-19. Attend this family friendly event to experience a magical weekend of color in the skies, plus kids' activities, delicious food, craft/vendor fair, car show, helicopter rides, petting zoo and live bands. Complete schedule at (262) 534-5911

St. Patrick Parish summer celebration, July 19, at the school, 534 Sunset Drive, Elkhorn. Events include 5Krun in the sun at 10 a.m., games, food,  DJ, outdoor mass at 4 p.m., live music by Ear Candy from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. plus silent auction, 50/50 raffle. Register for the run at

Genoa City Library Friends' Book and bake sale, July 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Genoa City American Legion Hall, 114 Freeman St., which is next to the library in Genoa City.

Open Mic Night, July 19, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 319 N. Broad St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-7440. Sing or play a tune or just listen. Refreshments served.

Beatles 50th anniversary tribute with BritBeat, Music by the Lake, July 19, Music by the Lake series, George Williams College of Aurora University, 350 Constance Blvd., Williams Bay. (262) 245-8512,

Butchers Model Car Club hosts the Old Skool Rendezvous, July 19,  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Delavan Community Center, 826 Geneva St., Delavan. Youth in the 4-H Scale Models project must attend one regular meeting before the Walworth County Fair. Lunch is potluck. For more info, call Keith, (262) 728-1483; Richard, (262) 215-0287; Bob, (608) 207-9223; Tim, (815) 979-5164 or Barry, (262) 248-1075.

Succulent Wreath Workshop with Sam Carlson, July 19, Northwind Perennial Farm, 7047 Hospital Road. Burlington. (262) 248-8229,

Gordon Setters Dog Show, July 19-20, at the Walworth County Fair Grounds, 411 E. Court St, Elkhorn. (262) 723-3228,

Old Fashioned Farm Fair, July 19-20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St., Mukwonago. Play old fashioned games like cloths pin in a bottle, needle in a haystack or participate in the pie-eating contest.  Take a pony ride or train ride aboard the East Troy Electric Railroad from the Elegant Farmer depot. (262) 363-6770,

Maxwell Street Days, July 19-20, Field Park, highways 83 and NN, Mukwonago. Flea market, free admission, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine. More than 650 sellers, food and refreshments. (262)?363-1501,
Blues Fest, July 20, at the Phoenix Park Bandshell, West Washington and South Second streets in Delavan.

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