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A summer of fun

(Published May 23, 2007, 1:03 p.m.)

Area weekly events

Sundays

Browns Lake Yacht Club Sailboat Races, 2-4 p.m.

Mondays

Yoga, Peace and Harmony in the Garden at Northwind Perennial Farm, 9 a.m., 7047 Hospital Road, Burlington, 248-8229, www.northwindperennialfarm.com.

Bingo at the Burlington Senior Center, 201 N. Main St., Burlington at 1 p.m.

Wednesdays

Garden tours at Northwind Perennial Farm, 1 p.m., 7047 Hospital Road, Burlington, 248-8229, www.northwindperennialfarm.com.

Browns Lake Yacht Club Sailboat Races, 6-8 p.m.

Thursdays

Yoga, Peace and Harmony in the Garden at Northwind Perennial Farm, 9 a.m., 7047 Hospital Road, Burlington, 248-8229, www.northwindperennialfarm.com.

Concerts at the Lakefront at Flat Iron Park in Lake Geneva, 7 p.m., free, (262) 248-4416.

Concerts in the Park/Family Fun Nights at the Cravath Lakefront Park, Whitewater, free, (262) 473-0520.

Fridays

Holton-Elkhorn Band Concert beginning June 15 at 7:30 p.m. Open-air concert at Elkhorn's bandshell in Sunset Park, (262) 723-4920, ext. 1666.

Farmers Market at Northwind Perennial Farm, 9 a.m.-noon, produce, eggs, chicken, soaps, home remedies and breakfast, 7047 Hospital Road, Burlington, 248-8229.

Saturdays

Aquaducks Water Ski Club shows, 6 p.m., through Labor Day. Professional-style water ski show at Fischer Park on Browns Lake, free. Performers range in age from 4 to adult and many enter professional careers. Pyramids, jump acts and chorus lines, www.aquaducks.org.

May

25-27-Selwood's Baroque Horse Show at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Horse Arena, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228 for more information, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

25-28-ChocolateFest. Family entertainment, food, carnival, expo vendors and more at the ChocolateFest Grounds. Friday, 4-11 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-midnight; Monday, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m.; fireworks Friday night at dark; parade Monday at 9 a.m., adults $6, children 12 and under $3, (262) 763-3300, www.chocolatefest.com.

26-27-East Troy community-wide rummage sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. sponsored by the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce, (262) 642-3770, www.easttroywi.org.

26-28-Corn and Brat Roast on East Troy's square, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Grilled brats, hamburgers or hot dogs, large pickle, roasted corn, chips, soda, bottled water and a beer. Saturday, 11 a.m.-1:00 p.m. WSLD (104.5 FM) Reggie Michaels live; Sunday, noon-2 p.m. accordionist Eddie Cygan; Monday afternoon open jam sponsored by the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce, (262) 642-3770, www.easttroywi.org.

27-Pancake Breakfast fund-raiser at the town of Delavan Rescue Squad Main Fire Station, 6 a.m.-1 p.m., (262) 728-3471.

31-Gary John Gresl, former president of Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, art critic, historian and art columnist will speak on Wisconsin Regional Art at the Art Association Gallery, North Shore Pavilion, 647 W. Main St., Lake Geneva, 7 p.m., (262) 249-7988.

June

1-Shrine Circus at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Grandstand, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

2-Kids All-American Fishing Derby, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free event sponsored by Wood and Water Sportsman's Club and the Elkhorn Park and Recreation Department at Elkhorn Lake. Fishing until 2 p.m. with a raffle to follow. Free lunch provided. (262) 741-5114.

2-Free rides on White River State Trail, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., sponsored by the White River Cycle Club. Ride starts at trail head in Elkhorn on County Road H and ends in Burlington. www.whiterivercycleclub.com.

2-Ninth Annual Harley Fest Block Party, 5 p.m.-1 a.m., sponsored by the Elkhorn Saloon, 9 E. Walworth Street, Elkhorn. Proceeds benefit Lakeland School. Outdoor dance on East Walworth St. featuring multiple bands, vendors and lots of motorcycles, (262) 723-9997.

2- Free Fishing Seminar for children, 9-11 a.m. at the Community Park, Highway 50, Delavan, (262) 728-3471.

2-Troy Center Fire Department Street Dance, N8870 Brigg Street, East Troy, (262) 642-7439.

2-Fishfest 2007 at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, W2501 Highway D, Elkhorn, 1 p.m., (262) 642-4400, www.livenation.com.

2-3-Wisconsin Walking Horse Show at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Horse Arena, 411 E. Court St. Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

2-3-Kettle Moraine Rough Riders Fourth Annual Drill Competition. Sponsored by West 20 Ranch & Saddle Company, East Troy, (262) 642-4272, www.west20.com.

2-3- Centennial Celebration Railroad Days at the East Troy Electric Railroad featuring the Centennial Benefit, Saturday, 6-10 p.m., vintage cars dressed up for the occasion, trolley rides, rides on four-seat speeder cars and handcar. Each vintage car will feature food, drink or entertainment inside, tickets $100, (262) 642-3263.

3-Aurora Health Care Championship at Geneva National Golf Club, 144 golfers from around the world take to the fairways for the Ladies Professional Golf Association exemptions. The developmental tour (Duramed F.U.T.U.R.E.S. Tour) is 18 tour stops across the country culminating in Albany, N.Y. The four-day Lake Geneva event, sponsored locally by Aurora Health Care, (262) 245-1398, www.AuroraChampionship.org.

3-Model A Day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Sharon. (262) 736-6246.

4-14th Annual VIP Services Golf Outing, (262) 723-4043, www.vipservices-inc.org.

8-Campfire Night family fun at the Cravath Lakefront Park, Whitewater, (262) 473-0520.

8-9-Elkhorn City Wide Rummage Sale all day.

8-9-Wright and Like 2007. Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin's tour of distinctive architecture in Delavan Lake area, www.wrightinwisconsin.org.

9-Wright and Like 2007: Prairie on the Lakes on Delavan and Geneva lakes, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Public and private home interior and exterior tours of structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and other architects, self-drive tour, tickets $45 members, $50 non-members before event; $50 members, $55 non-members day of, (608) 287-0339, www.wrightinwisconsin.org. All proceeds benefit Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin Heritage Tourism Program, Inc.

9-32nd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival on the East Troy Village Square. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Barbecue lunch and desserts. Sponsored by the GFWC Woman's Club of East Troy, (262) 642-3770, www.easttroywi.org.

9-Habitat for Humanity Golf Outing. Registration begins at noon, Delbrook Golf Course, Delavan, (262) 642-3918.

9-Bike Safety and Family Fun Day, 9:30 a.m. registration, ride starts at 10:30 a.m., sponsored by the Elkhorn Police Department at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. Bring a non-perishable item for Lakeland Animal Shelter and/or the Elkhorn Food Pantry, (262) 723-2210, www.cityofelkhorn.org.

9-10-Seventh Annual Paint-In, sponsored by the Geneva Lake Art Association, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. White umbrellas and tables mark the locations of local artists demonstrating and selling their artwork on the downtown sidewalks of Lake Geneva, (262) 248-3990 or (262) 248-3906.

9-Free Fishing Seminar for children, 9-11 a.m. at the Community Park, Highway 50, Delavan, (262) 728-3471.

9-10-Wisconsin/Illinois Buckskin Dun and Grulla Promoters. Open Horse Show sponsored by West 20 Ranch & Saddle Company, East Troy, (262) 642-4272, www.west20.com.

15-17-17th Annual Honor Traditional Pow-Wow: The Firekeepers' Native American Festival, Dunn Field, Lake Geneva, beginning at 10 a.m. Traders Native American art, jewelry, crafts, craft supplies, music and much more, (262) 248-2784.

16-Walworth County Farm Bureau Dairy Breakfast, 6:30-10:30 a.m., at the Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St. Elkhorn. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and more, (262) 723-2613.

16-Dinner Train, at East Troy Electric Railroad. Art Deco dining cars on a two-hour trip, 4:45-7:30, tickets $63, (262) 642-3263, www.easttroyrr.org.

17-Father's Day Express at East Troy Electric Railroad. Give Dad a ride on the railroad free all day on Father's Day with paying child, (262) 642-3263, www.easttroyrr.org.

17-Early Harness Race at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Racetrack, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

20-Pork Chop Cookout, 4:30 p.m. at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Activity Center, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

21-22-Old Fashioned Farm Fair sponsored by The Elegant Farmer, Inc., East Troy, (262) 363-6770.

22-23-Wisconsin Walking Horse Show at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Horse Arena, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

23-West 20 Open Horse Show Series, 9 a.m., sponsored by West 20 Ranch & Saddle Company, East Troy, (262) 642-4272, www.west20.com.

23-24-Dairylicious Days at the Elegant Farmer, Mukwonago, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., (262) 363-6770, www.elegantfarmer.com.

24-Fox River Saddle Club Open Horse Show, 9 a.m., sponsored by West 20 Ranch & Saddle Company, East Troy, (262) 642-4272, www.west20.com.

24-Antique Flea Market, 7 a.m., rain or shine at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn. Over 500 inside and outside dealers, $4 admission, free parking, www.nlpromotionsllc.com..

28-July 1-Fourth of July Celebration at East Troy Amusement Park on Graydon Avenue. Carnival, beer tent with live music, food stands and more. Classic Car Show Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Grandstand, fireworks at dusk, sponsored by the East Troy Lions Club, (262) 642-3770.

28-Michelangelo and the Renaissance, presented by Gregory Athnos, former professor of music at North Park University, Chicago, Art Association Gallery, North Shore Pavilion, 647 W. Main St., Lake Geneva, 7 p.m., (262) 249-7988.

29-Kiwanis Civic Band Concert at Echo Park, Burlington, 7 p.m., (262) 363-7595, www.bkcb.org.

29-Star Spangled Celebration at Sunset Park, Elkhorn. Music, food, fun and fireworks.

29-July 4-Whitewater Fourth of July celebration at the Cravath Lakefront Park, Whitewater, midway, food, games, car show, live music, fireworks, beer tent and more, www.ww4th.com.

29-30-11th Annual Garden and Antique Sale at Northwind Perennial Farm, Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 7047 Hospital Road, Burlington, 248-8229, www.northwindperennialfarm.com.

30-Brew Trains at the East Troy Railroad. Microbrewery beer-tasting trains, 5-7 p.m., tickets $25, (262) 642-3263, www.easttroyrr.org.

July

1-4-Whitewater Home-Coming 100th Anniversary of 1907. A city-wide celebration of Whitewater's first homecoming gala, an antique car show, historical reenactments, old-time baseball games, an expanded fourth of July parade, trolley rides and tours, old-time window displays and more, http://whitewaterhomecoming.wetpaint.com

4-Delavan Independence Day celebration, parade, fireworks, activities, (262) 728-5585.

4-July 4th on the East Troy Electric Railroad. Special events sponsored by the East Troy Electric Railroad, (262) 642-3263. Buckskin Dun and Grulla Promoters Open Horse Show sponsored by West 20 Ranch & Saddle Company, East Troy, (262) 642-4272,www.west20.com.

4-Fireworks at the Fontana Lakefront starting at dusk.

6-8-Selwood's Baroque Horse Show at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Horse Arena, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

7-Jammin' in the Gardens bluegrass music festival at Rotary Gardens, Highway 50, Delavan.

8-The Cars Time Forgot car show in downtown Delavan, (262) 728-5095.

8-Heatstroke 100 Bike Ride. Beautiful scenic routes through the rolling back roads of southeast Wisconsin. Registration is $23 advance and $25 the day of. Start times are 6-9 a.m. at Bob's Pedal Pusher Bike Shop, 466 S. Pine St., Burlington, (262) 763-0219, www.communityed.basd.k12.wi.us.

11-12-Art in the Park, Library Park, Main Street, Lake Geneva, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Outdoor juried fine art show featuring 90 artists from across the country. Music, children's art activity area and food, sponsored by the Geneva Lake Art Association, (262) 249-7988.

14-Painted Horse Show at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Horse Arena, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

18-19-Do-Si-Do Family Square Dancing Hoedown at the Elegant Farmer, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., (262) 363-6770, www.elegantfarmer.com.

18-22-Country Thunder USA, Twin Lakes, www.countrythunder.com.

20-Kiwanis Civic Band Concert at Echo Park, Burlington, 7 p.m., (262) 363-7595, www.bkcb.org.

21-22-Old Fashioned Farm Fair sponsored by The Elegant Farmer, Inc., East Troy, (262) 363-6770.

21-22-S.M.I.L.E.S. Horse Show at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Horse Arena, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

24-26-Lake Geneva Maxwell Street Days, (262) 248-4416.

27-28-American Cancer Society Relay for Life-Lakes Area, 5 p.m.-11 a.m. An 18-hour team event of eight-15 people walking, running or strolling around the track at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. Party-like atmosphere prevails among team members who camp out and enjoy food, music, fun and entertainment while raising money for cancer research, education and services, $150 registration fee per team, (262) 903-5267.

28-Whitewater Maxwell Street Days, (262) 473-4005.

28-Jimmy Buffett at Concert at Alpine Valley Music Theatre

W2501 Highway D, Elkhorn, 8 p.m., (262) 642-4400.

28-29-Parade of Homes, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., sponsored by the Lakeland Builders Association. Largest open house in the area of new homes in all price ranges by LBA builders, $6 adults, $3 children and 3 years and under free, (262) 723-2908, www.lakelandba.com.

28-29-MCRA Working Cow Horse and Reining Show sponsored by West 20 Ranch & Saddle Company, East Troy, (262) 642-4272, www.west20.com.

August

3-4-Festival of Summer, Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., sponsored by the Elkhorn Rotary on the downtown square. Brats, corn, chicken, great entertainment and crafters.

3-4-Elkhorn Maxwell Street Days all day.

4-Kiwanis Fit for Life Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m., 5-mile run, 2-mile run/walk and Kids Fun Run starts/finishes on the Elkhorn downtown square (262) 723-7600, www.fitforliferun.com.

4-Festival of Summer Bike Ride, 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m., sponsored by the White River Cycle Club, features 10-, 30- and 66-mile rides with rest stops and support vehicles, (262) 248-7741, www.whiterivercycleclub.com.

4-5-Madison Classics Car Show, 6 a.m.-4 p.m., rain of shine at the Walworth County Fairgrounds, Elkhorn. Swap meet, cars for sale, corral and car show, $5 admission, $2 parking: $2 (608) 244-8416, www.madisonclassics.com.

4-5-Parade of Homes, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., sponsored by the Lakeland Builders Association. Largest open house in the area, new homes in all price ranges by LBA builders, adults $6, children 3 and under are free, (262) 723-2908, www.lakelandba.com.

8-Big Rig Gig family fun at the Cravath Lakefront Park, Whitewater, (262) 473-0520.

10-11-51st Annual Lake Geneva Antique Show, Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Horticultural and Church Guild Halls, 330 Broad St., Lake Geneva. Tickets $7, (262) 275-3166, www.holycommunionlakegeneva.org.

10-11-Maxwell Street Days in downtown Delavan, (262) 728-5095.

11-Hike for Humanity at Timber-lee Christian Center, East Troy. Registration is at 10 a.m., hike begins at 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by Habitat for Humanity in Walworth County, (262) 642-3918.

11-West 20 Open Horse Show Series sponsored by West 20 Ranch & Saddle Company, East Troy, (262) 642-4272, www.west20.com.

11-St. Benedict's Summer Bazaar, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., crafts, quilt raffle, bake sale, jewelry, lunch and more, 137 Dewey Ave., Fontana, 275-3338.

12-Ozzfest Alpine Valley Music Theatre, W2501 Highway D, Elkhorn, (262) 642-4400, www.ozzfest.com or www.livenation.com.

12-Antique Flea Market, 7 a.m., rain or shine at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn. Over 500 inside and outside dealers. $4 admission, free parking, www.nlpromotionsllc.com.

12-Fox River Saddle Club Open Horse Show sponsored by West 20 Ranch & Saddle Company, East Troy, (262) 642-4272, www.west20.com.

12-Corn & Brat Day. Knights of Columbus family event fund-raiser, craft fair, food, beer, soft drinks, music, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free, at Echo Lake Veteran's Park, Burlington (262) 492-3026.

15-19-Venetian Festival at Flat Iron Park, Lake Geneva, Wednesday-Friday 6 p.m.-midnight, Saturday-Sunday noon-midnight, sponsored by the Lake Geneva Jaycees, www.lakegenevaJaycees.org.

15-16-Appaloosa Horse Show at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Horse Arena, 411 E. Court St, Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

16-19-Selwood's Baroque Horse Show at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Horse Arena, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn, (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

17-Messy Fest family fun at the Cravath Lakefront Park, Whitewater, (262) 473-0520.

18-Moonlit Serenade in the Garden at Northwind Perennial Farm, 7-9 p.m., 7047 Hospital Road, Burlington, 248-8229, www.northwindperennialfarm.com.

18-19-Do-Si-Do Family Square Dancing Hoedown sponsored by The Elegant Farmer, Inc., East Troy, (262) 363-6770.

25-Craft Show at Community Park in Delavan, (262) 728-3471.

26-Planes, Trains and Automobiles Fly-In at the Burlington Airport. Country breakfast available by the Burlington Lioness Club, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free admission, sponsored by Burlington Lioness Club and Friends of the Airport.

29-Sept. 3-Walworth County Fair at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn. Largest fair in Midwest, tons of midway rides, games, food and miles of 4-H exhibits and animals. Multiple daily events, contests and live music concerts, www.walworthcountyfair.com.

September

3-Labor Day at East Troy Electric Railroad, (262) 642-3263.

4-Town of Delavan Fire Department Dance and Pig Roast at Community Park in Delavan, (262) 728-3471.

6-9-Lake Geneva Wine Festival showcasing nationally recognized vintners and chefs to support organizations benefiting children and families through education and outreach, (262) 245-8635, www.lakegenevawinefestival.com.

7-9- Darien Corn Fest, Carnival rides, parade, softball and volleyball tournaments, free sweet corn www.dariencornfest.com.

8-Lake Geneva Triathlon, Olympic, Half-Ironman, Sprint and Super Sprint Distances, (262) 275-3577, www.lakegenevasports.com.

8-Dinner Train, at East Troy Electric Railroad. Art Deco dining cars on a two-hour trip, 4:45-7:30, tickets $63, (262) 642-3263, www.easttroyrr.org.

8-East Troy Fiddle 5K Run starts at 8:30 a.m. sponsored by the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce, (262) 642-3770, www.easttroywi.org.

8-9-13th Annual Bluegrass Festival on the East Troy Village Square. Bring your own chairs, no drugs or alcohol allowed. Bands performing include: Spring City Grass, Jefferson County, Sub-Atomic Ramblers, Carolina Road Band, Round the Bend, Men of Constant Sorrow, Siegmund Family & JD Crowe and the New South, (262) 642-3770, www.easttroybluegrass.com.

15-Scarecrow Fest in downtown Delavan, (262) 728-5095.

15-Brew Trains at the East Troy Railroad. Microbrewery beer-tasting trains, 5-7 p.m., tickets $25, (262) 642-3263www.easttroyrr.org.

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