Shop, sip, sample spring this weekend

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Margaret Plevak | March 20, 2014

Celebrate the first official weekend of spring by joining a floral workshop in Burlington, shopping for bargains at a "Barnyard Bonanza" in Elkhorn and a kid's clothing sale in Delavan, sipping while you paint in Fontana, or listening to the sounds of the symphony orchestra in Lake Geneva. 

Faculty Recital of George Lindquist, classical guitar, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, 800 W. Main St., Whitewater. The program will feature music either written or arranged for the classical guitar, as well as duets for the guitar and cello with faculty artist Benjamin Whitcomb. Tickets at (262) 472-2222, tickets.uww.edu
Family movie night, March 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.,showing “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” at the Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. (262) 249-5299
History, Art and Ceremony of Body Adornment program, March 20, presented by Kelly Novak of Indiana University Art Department, 7 p.m. at the Whitewater Arts Alliance's Cultural Arts Center on 402 West Main Street, Whitewater. Free event, part of the Body Adornment Art Exhibit, on view through April. (262) 472-0204,  WhitewaterArts.org
Ikebana Floral Workshop, March 20, at 6:30 p.m., at Burlington Garden Center, 5205 Mormon Road, Burlington. Register at (262) 763-2153, burlingtongardencenter.com
Burlington Area Singles over 40 group meets March 21 and every third Friday with 6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner at Tuscan Grill, 430 Broad St. Lake Geneva. (608) 320-5576

Perennials to Know and Grow workshop, March 22, at 10 a.m., at Burlington Garden Center, 5205 Mormon Road, Burlington. Free event. (262) 763-2153, burlingtongardencenter.com

Paint N' Sip, March 22, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., The Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana. Enjoy a glass of wine as a professional artist guides you through the creation of an original piece of art on a 16-x-20-inch canvas. All painting supplies will be provided. (262) 275-9085

Burlington Home Expo and Chocolate Extravaganza, March 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Burlington High School, 400 McCanna Parkway, Burlington. Free workshops, Chocolate City Quilters, Way to Save, Mr. Fix It, and a Master Gardener, plus Celebrity Cupcake Decorating Contest. (262) 763-6044, burlingtonchamber.org
Barnyard Bargain Bonanza, March 22, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Activity Center, Walworth County Fairground, 411 E. Court St, Elkhorn. (262) 723-3228,  walworthcountyfair.com

Maple Fest, March 22, 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, elegantfarmer.com

Welty Whimsy: Buttons, Beads and Bangles, March 22, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., The Little Cabin at Big Hill Park, Milwaukee Road and Leeson Drive, Beloit. For this one you will glue feathers, use jewelry pieces, zippers, beads and buttons to create beautiful vintage and retro looks to brag about. (608) 314-4340, weltycenter.org

Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra  “Horizons” concert season performance March 22 with a Gala “City Lights.” LGSO?Swing Band performs with vocalist John Ludy Puleo, at the Riviera Ballroom, 812 Wrigley Dr., Lake Geneva. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. Tickets at (262) 359-9072, lakegenevaorchestra.org

St. Andrew School's annual Children's Clothing Sale, March 22-23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the school, 115 S. Seventh St., Delavan. Quality children's clothing infant to size 16, maternity clothes, strollers, car seats, high chairs, toys, books, games, movies, and sporting equipment from 75 sellers, all under one roof. Credit cards accepted.

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