Big Events Blog: Walworth County Fair fun this holiday weekend
It's Walworth County Fair time again in Elkhorn, or you could sample other summer pleasures, like an open-air concert in Lake Geneva, a nature walk in Williams Bay or an award-winning cheese tasting in Mukwonago.
165th Walworth County Fair, Aug. 27- Sept. 1 from 7 a.m. to midnight (Labor Day till 9 p.m.) at the fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. 262-723-3228, WalworthCountyFair.com
Concerts in the Park, Aug. 28, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Flat Iron Park, 201 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the music. 262-248-4416, LakeGenevaWI.com
Hike with Harold at Kishwauketoe Nature Center, Aug. 29, 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, Kishwauketoe.org
Paint N Scoop, Aug. 29, with painting activity facilitated by an artist for kids and families alike. Create a painting, then take a trip to the ice cream sundae bar Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana. 800-709-1323, TheAbbeyResort.com
Wine Tasting, Aug. 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lake Geneva Country Meats, 5907 State Highway 50, Lake Geneva. 262-248-3339, Lake GenevaCountryMeats.com
Landscape Design lecture by Sam Carlson, Aug. 30, Northwind Perennial Farm, 7047 Hospital Road. Burlington. 262-248-8229, NorthwindPerennialFarm.com
“Radical Remission” book signing with author Dr. Kelly Turner, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Coffee Mill, 441 Mill St., Fontana. Turner is a psychotherapist who specializes in integrative oncology — find out the common denominators in patients who have experienced a reversal of their disease and how you can use these practices in your life.
Grand Champion Cheese Tasting and Sale, Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Straight from the state fair, taste the Grand Champion and Blue Ribbon award-winning artisan and speciality cheeses from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at The Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St., 262-363-6770, ElegantFarmer.com