Maple syrup, movies and more this weekend

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Margaret Plevak | February 27, 2014

Welcome March in your own way this weekend by catching an Oscar-nominated film in Elkhorn, tasting maple syrup in Mukwonago, or shopping for crafts and more at a "Think Spring" expo in Lake Geneva.

Wine Divas of Lake Geneva meet Feb. 27, in the Cobalt Lounge at Gordy's  Marine, 320 Lake St., Fontana. (262) 274-2163

“Fridays with Oscar” movie night, Feb. 28, Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. Enjoy 2014 Academy Award-nominated film, “Gravity,” at 6:30 p.m., with popcorn, soda, trivia, giveaways. Dress like a Hollywood star and stroll down the red carpet. (262)?723-2678,
Employment and volunteer open house, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Wisconsin Highway 57, Eagle. The museum needs interpreters, tram drivers, day camp counselors, plus volunteers to help with gardening, sewing, communications and office. (262) 594-6300,

First Aid and CPR Training seminar registration deadline is March 1, for the  March 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. seminar. Learn CPR procedures for people, horses and pets plus what to do on the trail for injuries, items to pack. Cornerstone Level of Palmyra Bowl, 300 W. Main St., Palmyra. Presented by the Southern Kettle Moraine Horse Trail Association with Jean Zemke- Fire Fighter, Paramedic and AHA CPR/First Aid Instructor. Registration and payment required by March 1; go to

Think Spring Shopping Expo & Craft Show, March 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hawk's View Golf Club, Lake Geneva. (262) 348-9900,

Maple Fest, March 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St., Mukwonago. Visit and enjoy maple syrup-making demonstrations by special guest Peter Hatlestad, nature director at Covenant Harbor in Lake Geneva. (262) 363-6770,

“Chili Challenge & Variety Show,” March 1 at The Chapel on the Hill, Lake Geneva. Money raised goes to the food pantry. The Chili Challenge begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by a chili supper in parish hall. Variety show at 7:30 p.m., in the Christian Arts Center. If you wish to bring chili for the challenge, or perform  in the Variety Show, please call the Church Office (262) 245-9122 for more info.

First Sunday Project Day, March 2, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Al-Anon and AA Collaboration: help with spring seminar projects. 12+12 Club, 402 W. Delavan Drive, Janesville. (262) 729-0946

University of Wisconsin Varsity Band concert, March 2, at 1 p.m., Delavan-Darien High School, east gym, 150 Cummings St., Delavan. Tickets at the school and at Piggly Wiggly, 1414 E. Geneva St., Delavan.

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