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Weekend features Art in the Park and quilts on the auction block

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Lake Geneva's the place this weekend to browse for a good read during the Lake Geneva Public Library's book sale, or take a scenic stroll along the lakefront during Art in the Park. Or head to Elkhorn to admire and shop for quilts at the Lutherdale Fest and Quilt Auction.  In the mood for the great outdoors? Enjoy fun activities and explore nature in the lush surroundings of Kishwauketoe in Williams Bay.

August 9-11:

Lioness Club Bake Sale and the Lions Club Corn and Brat Festival, Aug. 9-11, Edgewater Park, Williams Bay. (262) 275-5102, www.GenevaLakeWest.com

Delavan Daze and Cruisin' Classics Car Show, Aug. 9-11, with music, arts and crafts, flea market, library book sale, chalk walk, food and a car show on Sunday. See Project Paw Print from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. when Lakeland Animal Shelter animals will paint in Tower Park. You and your dog can create a painting for a donation.

Saturday, Aug. 10: 

Whitewater Wipeout! Aug. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Whitewater. Formerly called Maxwell Street Days, find bargains, brats for a buck at the chamber office and True Value Hardware, farmers market, bounce house and more. (262) 473-4005

Fifth annual Kishwauketoe Day, Aug. 10, with guided hikes, and interactive events for all ages, Kishwaukeetoe Nature Conservancy, Wisconsin Highway 67, Williams Bay. www.kishwauketoe.org

27th annual Lutherdale Fest and Quilt Auction, Aug. 10, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with live auction starting at noon until all quilts are sold. Crafts, bakery, odds 'n' ends booth, Lutherdale Bible Camp, N7891 U.S. Highway 12, Elkhorn. (262) 742-2352, www.lutherdale.org

George Williams College 2-mile run/walk, Aug. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the campus golf course, 250 Constance Blvd., Williams Bay. Fun,  music, prizes. Fundraiser for Holiday Home Camp, which provides programs for disadvantaged youth. Register with Melissa Ferris, (815) 245-2164, mferris01@aurora.edu

Glenn Davis and Westside Andy, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m., The Phoenix Park Bandshell, South Second Street and E. Wisconsin Street in Delavan. www.phoenixparkbandshell.com

34th annual Art in the Park, Aug. 10-11, located at Flat Iron Park, downtown Lake Geneva. Juried art show with more than 80 artists from across the country. Enjoy silent auction, live entertainment, children's tent, food and beverage and free downtown shuttle.

34th annual Friends of the Lake Geneva Library Book Sale, Aug. 10-11. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, east end of Library Park, 918 W. Main St., Lake Geneva.

Sunday, Aug. 11:

Burnin' Down the Docks, Aug. 11, from noon to 5 p.m. A celebration of Blues, Brews and BBQ at The Waterfront, The Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana. (262) 275-9000, www,theabbeyresort.com

Perseid Meteor shower observation, Aug. 11, from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Yerkes Observatory, 373 W. Geneva St., Williams Bay. If the sky is cloudy, the event will be canceled. Register at http://astro.uchicago.edu/yerkes/.

Antique Flea Market, Aug.11, opens at 7 a.m., rain or shine, at the Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. Contact N.L. Promotions, (414) 525-0820, www.nlpromotionsllc.com

Knights of Columbus Corn and Brat Fest, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m to 6 p.m., Echo Park, Burlington. Arts and crafts fair and raffle. (262) 492-3026.

Cruisin' Car Show and Concert, Aug. 11, The Phoenix Park Bandshell, South Second Street and E. Wisconsin Street in Delavan. www.phoenixparkbandshell.com

 



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