Art, hostas and a trip back in time

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Margaret Plevak | May 29, 2014

What are you doing this weekend? Why not marvel at the 1920s-era Model As in Sharon, attend a gala art event in Whitewater or enjoy Hosta Fest in Walworth?

Just Between Friends Sale, May 29-June 1, north hall, Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St, Elkhorn. (262) 723-3228,

Annual Gala Night, May 31, showcasing artists at Studio 84, 121 W. Center St., Whitewater.  Visit with artist, enjoy music, hors d'oevres, premier showing of a short film by the after school crowd, plus art for sale. (262) 812-7560.

Boys & Girls Club of Walworth County electronic recycling, May 31, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the Delavan Dog Track, Highway 50 and I-43, Delavan. Recycle anything that plugs into the wall or runs on batteries including appliances. There is a $10 fee for each TV, computer monitor or wood-cased electronic item.

Art Show, May 31 and June 1, Town of Delavan Community Park, 5621 Townhall Road (Highway 50 and South Shore Drive), Delavan. (262) 728-3471,

Hosta Fest, May 31 and June 1, at Al's Arboretum, W6866 N. Walworth Road, Walworth. Free parking and admission, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with new varieties of hosta, tours, starter plants at Nellie's Orphans and refreshments at Sam's Concession stand.

Celebrate Wisconsin Folklife, May 31-June 1, Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Wisconsin Highway 67, Eagle. Enjoy music, dance, storytelling, food and crafts that celebrate the rich folk traditions that make Wisconsin unique. (262) 594-6300, (262) 594-6301,

E.T. Equestrian Summer Sizzle, May 31-June 1, horse arena, Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St, Elkhorn. (262) 723-3228,

Model A Days, June 1, downtown Sharon.  Take a trip back in time to the 1920s with Flappers dancing in the street, gangsters and Keystone Cops . Held every year on the first Sunday in June, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dress for the era and enjoy a pig roast with all the trimmings, running board lunches, an old-fashioned ice cream social, Charleston dancers, gangster-era skits, Prohibition Orchestra of Chicago, swaps, vendors and hundreds of Model A's. For more information, call the Sharon Main Street Association at (262) 736-6246.

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