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Counting down to Christmas

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Margaret Plevak | December 19, 2013

It's the weekend before Christmas, and there's plenty to do to get into the spirit. Listen to "A Christmas Carol" in Lake Geneva, visit with Santa at his chalet in Burlington, or take in a performance of "The Nutcracker" in Delavan. And when you're filling stockings, don't forget those in need; see our Giving calendar.

Holiday Horticulture centerpiece workshop, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m., at the Walworth County Government Center, 100 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn. Sponsored by the UW-Extension office: Renee Cerney from Frontier Flowers will guide you through making your own centerpiece. Register at (262) 741-4951

Wis. DNR Snowmobile Safety Class, Dec. 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and De. 21, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., held at A+ Power Sports, 622 E. Court St., Elkhorn. Required for anyone born after Jan. 1, 1985. Reservations required: (262) 723-8822

“A Christmas Carol,” retold in the main lobby, Dec. 20, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva.(262) 248-8811, grandgeneva.com

Visit with Santa at his chalet, Dec. 20-22, in Wehmhoff Park, 166 E. Jefferson St., Burlington. (262) 763-3631, www.burlingtonchamber.org

Holiday Dinner Theater: “Little Women,” Dec. 20-22, with seatings at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 5 p.m. Sunday. Performance features this Christmas drama in the 150-year-old Caldwell Farmers' Club Hall, Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Wisconsin Highway 67, Eagle. (262) 594-6301, www.oldworldwisconsin.org

Book signing, Dec. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cornerstone Shop &?Gallery, 214 Broad St., Lake Geneva. Pamela S. Meyers signs her novel, “Love Finds You in Lake Geneva Wisconsin.” (262) 248-6988, cornerstoneshoppe.com

“The Nutcracker,” performed by The Dance Factory, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m., Lake Lawn Resort, 2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan. Reservations for dinner and performance:?(262)?728-7950, lakelawnresort.com

Holiday Victorian Tea, Dec. 21, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Baker House, 327 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva. (262)?248-4700, bakerhousse1885.com

Lakefront Walk, Dec. 21, from 11:15 a.m. to noon, Geneva Ridge Resort, W4240 Wisconsin Highway 50, Lake Geneva. Meet in spa before walk. (262) 248-9121, genevaridge.com

Visit with Santa, Dec. 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bradley's Department Store, 222 E. Walworth Ave.,  Delavan. Sponsored by the Delavan-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.  (262) 728-3405, www.delavanwi.org

Cookie Walk, Dec. 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or until sold out, at Delavan United Methodist Church, 213 S. Second St., Delavan. Plus bazaar items. (262) 728-3644

Visit with Santa, Dec. 21, from 1 p.m to 3 p.m., in the lobby of the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva.(262) 248-8811, grandgeneva.com

Christmas Lake Geneva Style, Dec. 21-22, with Santa, elves and reindeer at Starbucks from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. downtown Lake Geneva. (262) 248-4416, www.lakegenevawi.com

Breakfast with Father Christmas, Dec. 21-22, with seatings from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Clausing Barn. Breafast buffet and photos with Father Christmas, Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Wisconsin Highway 67, Eagle. (262) 594-6301, www.oldworldwisconsin.org

Christmas at the Lake, Dec. 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Visit with Santa then creat a craft in Santa's Workshop, The Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Boulevard, Fontana. (262) 275-9000, abbeyresort.com.

 



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