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All Events from December 21, 2014 to January 21, 2015

A Fireside Christmas
Thursday, October 30, 2014 to Sunday, December 21, 2014

Seven shows weekly with dinner theatre packages.
Through songs, stories, and dances – both traditional and original – we commit ourselves to capturing the very heart and essence of the holiday season with a show that will re-kindle the true Christmas spirit in all of us. Each show is new and exciting, with beautiful new costumes and settings, glorious singing and breath-taking dancing, and new ways to tell the familiar stories of the season. What never changes is our faithfulness to the traditions and memories of this most joyous of seasons.

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Gingerbread House Competition
Sunday, November 23, 2014 to Monday, December 29, 2014

Christmas is just around the corner and Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is planning for the 20th Annual Christmas in the Country Celebration. This year we again will be hosting the Annual Gingerbread House Competition.

There is no entry fee, only the opportunity to be acknowledged for your holiday creativity. The maximum display size allowed will be 2’x 2’ x 2’ (plywood display board is suggested). All displays must be made of edible ingredients. Entries will need to be delivered to the Resort on Wednesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 20, 2014 between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call the Grand Experience Team at (262) 248-8811 ext. 3782. We look forward to receiving your entry and your participation in the competition!

· Download the entry form (http://www.grandgeneva.com/pdf-lake-geneva-vacation/documents/gingerbread-letter_000.pdf)
· Drop houses off Nov 19 or Nov 20 between 12 and 8 PM
· Houses displayed Nov 23 - Dec 29

http://www.grandgeneva.com/activities-lake-geneva/seasonal-activites/event-details.asp?SDID=1247

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Christmas in the Country Grand Geneva Resort & Spa Major Event
Sunday, November 23, 2014 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
All-Day Event
Glorious celebration of lights, music, theater, cuisine and merriment begins with the illumination of a million and a half lights across the resorts 1300 acres of rolling countryside- one of the Midwest's largest lighting displays.  The five-week long festival continues inside Grand Geneva and features dozens of mechanical holiday displays, daily holiday teas, gingerbread houses and breakfast with Santa. Some of Broadways finest performers will take to the stage with live singing, accompanied  by choreography that truly sparkles, as they take the audience on a stroll down memory lane in  "A Christmas Portrait". Or kids can look forward to celebrating the holiday with,  "Thomas & Friends: A Holiday Adventure"  show.  Contact 800-558-3417 or www.grandgeneva.com for a complete schedule of events. >> see more

A Christmas Portrait
Friday, November 28, 2014 to Friday, December 26, 2014

Come join us at Forum Theater for an entertaining and uplifting Christmas in the Country with singing, dancing and a stroll down memory lane. Experience the bustling excitement and joy that is only found during the Christmas Season! Do you remember your first sleigh ride? How about that perfect gift under the tree? Let your heart relive these holiday moments and more as we present this timeless musical treasure for the whole family to enjoy. Don't miss A Christmas Portrait!

Show dates: November 28-December 26, 2014
Adults: $30, Children (ages 14 and under): $20
Show Schedule (subject to change)
· Nov. 28-29: 7:30pm Show
· Dec. 2: 1:30pm Show
· Dec. 3-4: 1:30pm and 7:30pm Show
· Dec 5: 1:30pm Show
· Dec. 6: 1:30pm and 7:30pm Show
· Dec. 9-10: 1:30pm
· Dec. 11-12: 1:30pm and 7:30pm Show
· Dec. 16-17: 1:30pm Show
· Dec. 18-19: 1:30pm and 7:30pm Show
· Dec. 20: 7:30pm Show
· Dec. 24: 7:30pm Show
· Dec. 26: 7:30pm Show
Call (262) 203-8110 for tickets.
http://www.grandgeneva.com/activities-lake-geneva/holidays-lake-geneva/event-details.asp?SDID=997

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Thomas & Friends: A Holiday Adventure
Friday, November 28, 2014 to Sunday, December 28, 2014

Forum Theater
It's almost time for the annual Holiday Party on the Island of Sodor at Forum Theater. Preparations are in full swing when unpredictable winter weather begins, leaving the engineers to finish up all of the planning....and it's a lot of work! In order to make sure everything runs smoothly, they're calling on the really useful engine, Thomas! Thomas and the Engineers are going to need your help too, so come join us for Thomas & Friends: A Holiday Adventure.

Treats with Thomas: Adults $15, Children (ages 14 and under): $10, includes a cookie for each person
Breakfast and Show: Adults $30, Children (ages 14 and under): $25, includes breakfast buffet for each person, breakfast is served before the show from 8am-9am

Show Schedule
· Nov. 28-30: 9am Breakfast and Show (breakfast is served from 8am-9am), 11am Treats with Thomas
· Dec. 5: 10am Treats with Thomas
· Dec. 6-7: 9am Breakfast and Show (breakfast is served from 8am-9am), 11am Treats with Thomas
· Dec. 12: 10am Treats with Thomas
· Dec. 19: 10am Treats with Thomas
· Dec. 20-24: 9am Breakfast and Show (breakfast is served from 8am-9am), 11am Treats with Thomas
· Dec. 26-28: 9am Breakfast and Show (breakfast is served from 8am-9am), 11am Treats with Thomas

Call (262) 203-8110 for tickets.
http://www.grandgeneva.com/activities-lake-geneva/holidays-lake-geneva/event-details.asp?SDID=997

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Victorian Tea & Historical Home Tour
Saturday, December 20, 2014 to Saturday, January 17, 2015
on Saturday
December 20th, 27th, and January 17th

Lauded by the USA TODAY as one of the Most Beautiful Restaurants in the Midwest, the historic Baker House 1885 brings to you an afternoon of Victorian Tea & Gilded Age living overlooking scenic Lake Geneva.

Enjoy hand select teas and a bountiful selection of savory and sweet delights prepared by our in house pastry chef. The home & halls are decked with award winning holiday decor & all five parlor fireplaces are lit to add to the inviting charm. The Victorian dressed staff guides guests through a historic journey sharing the story of this beautifully restored Nationally Registered Historic Property along with with Victorian antidotes of "Tea & History" .

$28.00
includes Historic Home Tour, Tea & Tower of Delectable Treats

Reservations Required. Please Call 262-248-4700
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Christmas Day Brunch 2014 Major Event
Thursday, December 25, 2014
10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Thursday
Join Grand Geneva Resort & Spa for Christmas Day Brunch. We will feature traditional Christmas Brunch in the Geneva ChopHouse. View the menu here. The Grand Cafe will offer an enhanced Breakfast buffet and regular menu.
Geneva ChopHouse Brunch is on Dec 25th from  10:00am - 3:00pm, for the menu view here. Wine or Champagne upgrades available at an additional cost.

Price:
Adults (13 years & older) $42
Children (6-12 years) $21
Children (2-5 years) $6
Under 2 years Complimentary with paying adult

Reservations are required for the Geneva ChopHouse Brunch. Please call (262) 249-4788 to make a reservation. There is no limit on group size for the Geneva ChopHouse or the Grand Cafe. All preferred seating is based on availability.
http://www.grandgeneva.com/activities-lake-geneva/holidays-lake-geneva/event-details.asp?SDID=998
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New Years Eve Celebration around the World: Sydney
Saturday, December 27, 2014
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Enjoy a hands-on cooking class, four-course meal, wine tasting, and a night full of good times, good health and good friends as we count down to 2015 at the Lake Geneva School of Cooking in Sydney, Australia! We will take a culinary trip by developing traditional Australian celebratory dishes and wine pairings in this fun and festive class.
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New Years Eve Celebration around the World: Rome
Sunday, December 28, 2014
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Enjoy a hands-on cooking class, four-course meal, wine tasting, and a night full of good times, good health and good friends as we count down to 2015 at the Lake Geneva School of Cooking in Rome, Italy! We will take a culinary trip by developing traditional Italian celebratory dishes and wine pairings in this fun and festive class.
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Kids Cuisine Holiday Series
Monday, December 29, 2014 to Tuesday, December 30, 2014
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Open to children between the ages of 4 and 18, this class is exciting and educational for everyone. Mom’s and Dad’s can drop off the kids and enjoy Holiday shopping in Lake Geneva. In this “hands-on class”, kids will be able to learn the importance of proper nutrition while enjoying a well balanced Holiday themed meal. After everyone is done cooking, we will sit down for a family style lunch where the children will learn and discuss 12 Basic Table Manners for Kids. It’s a great way for children to make new friends and explore new activity in a fun, controlled environment where we don’t mind a mess!
Two dates available, December 29th and 30th.

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New Years Eve Celebration around the World: Paris
Monday, December 29, 2014
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Enjoy a hands-on cooking class, four-course meal, wine tasting, and a night full of good times, good health and good friends as we count down to 2015 at the Lake Geneva School of Cooking in Paris, France! We will take a culinary trip by developing traditional French celebratory dishes and wine pairings in this fun and festive class.
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New Years Eve Celebration around the World: New York
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Enjoy a hands-on cooking class, four-course meal, wine tasting, and a night full of good times, good health and good friends as we count down to 2015 at the Lake Geneva School of Cooking in New York! We will take a culinary trip by developing traditional American celebratory dishes and wine pairings in this fun and festive class.
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New Year's Eve Dinner at 240° West
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 to Thursday, January 01, 2015
5:00 pm to 9:30 pm on Wednesday
New Year's Eve Dinner in 240° West - $69 Per Person + Tax & Gratuity

Celebrate New Year's Eve at The Abbey Resort! Enjoy a special New Year's Eve four-course dinner in 240° West.
Dinner (Dinner seating between 5:00pm-9:30pm)

Purchase a Party Pass! to join The Abbey's New Year's Eve Gala or The Waterfront Party- $35 (Join the parties at 10:00pm).

Limited Supply Party Pass with the purchase of a 240° West New Year’s Eve dinner only.

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New Year's Eve 1920's Supper Club
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 to Thursday, January 01, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday
Turn back the clock of time before it strikes midnight and join us for an intimate evening at a Parisian Supper Club with delectable dining and sophisticated entertainment.

CLAUDIA HOMMEL a favorite of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Musée de Montmartre in Paris is best known for her cabaret concerts of French and American songs celebrating Paris. For this spectacular evening she will be joined by two special accompanists on the piano and accordion who will delight guests with Parisian jazz age favorites and American classics.

$65 per guest (credit card required to hold reservation)
Four Course Dinner, Champagne Cocktail & Cabaret Style Entertainment

Limited Seating from 6pm-10pm ~ Entertainment until 12:30am

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED Please Call 262-248-4700

New Year's Eve Hotel Accommodations starting at $199!
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New Year's Eve Gala at The Abbey
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 to Thursday, January 01, 2015
6:30 pm to 12:00 am on Wednesday

New Year's Eve Gala at $129 Per Person (All Inclusive). Ring in the New Year at The Abbey's New Year's Eve Gala located in the beautiful Harbor Ballroom! Celebrate with a four course
dinner, including a wine pour, open bar, live entertainment by The Business, champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight.

Reception: 6:30pm-7:30pm, Dinner: 7:30pm, Entertainment: 9:00pm

For Reservations, Call 800-709-1323

Purchase a Party Pass! to join The Abbey's New Year's Eve Gala - $35 (Join the parties at 10:00pm). Limited Supply, Party Pass with the purchase of a 240° West New Year’s Eve dinner only.

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New Years Eve Celebration around the World: Lake Geneva
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Enjoy a hands-on cooking class, four-course meal, wine tasting, and a night full of good times, good health and good friends as we count down to 2015 at the Lake Geneva School of Cooking in Lake Geneva! We will take a culinary trip by developing traditional French-American celebratory dishes and wine pairings in this fun and festive class.
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The Waterfront New Year's Eve Party
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 to Thursday, January 01, 2015
9:00 pm to 12:00 am on Wednesday
The Waterfront New Year's Eve Party - $79 Per Person (All Inclusive) Starts at 9:00pm.

Ring in 2015 in style at The Abbey's Waterfront celebration! Enjoy an open bar, live musical entertainment by Triple D,
champagne toast, balloon drop and late night appetizer buffet.

For Reservations, Call 800-709-1323

Purchase a Party Pass to join The Abbey's New Year's Eve Gala or The Waterfront Party - $35 (Join the parties at 10:00pm).

Limited Supply Party Pass with the purchase of a 240° West New Year’s Eve dinner only.

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Ring in the New 2015-Fireside Theatre
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Matinee-12:00 PM, Evening 6:00 PM to TBD
Matinee arrival at Noon; Evening arrival at 6:00 p.m.
Dinner Theatre Packages from $68.95 – $104.95 depending on show time and menu selection.

Welcome 2015 with a new edition of our crowd-pleasing New Year's Eve Revue. There'll be music, comedy, and non-stop entertainment from the swinging sounds of the big bands to the pounding beat of rock and roll. Featuring a talented cast of Fireside favorites along with their own live band led by Steve Watts, RING IN THE NEW was created especially for New Year's Eve. Two shows only with a variety of dinner theatre packages to choose from. Arrival at noon for the matinee or 6:00 p.m. for the evening show. Guest DJ with dancing after the second show.

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The Sensational 70's-The Fireside Theatre
Thursday, January 08, 2015 to Sunday, February 22, 2015

Seven shows weekly with dinner theatre packages at $68.95 and youth packages at $43.95.

You’ve loved THOSE FABULOUS 50’S and SOLID GOLD 60’S and now The Fireside brings you a super-charged 70’s show like no other. Neil Diamond; Bruce Springsteen; Stevie Wonder; Queen; Fleetwood Mac; the Bee Gees; Elton John; Aerosmith; Chicago; Donna Summer; Earth, Wind, and Fire; James Taylor; Led Zeppelin; Jackson Five; and ABBA are just some of the great artists that will be represented in this explosive musical celebration featuring The Fireside’s Live Band led by the ever popular Steve Watts.

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Upcoming Events
Christmas in the Country Grand Geneva Resort & Spa
11/23/2014 ↔ 12/31/2014

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