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All Events from September 16, 2014 to October 16, 2014

Night on the Vine
Thursday, July 24, 2014 to Thursday, October 23, 2014
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The time is right for a fireside glass of wine on the terrace. Join us for Night on the Vine, an exclusive tasting event featuring 12 wines from different regions around the world. All guests who attend will receive 20% off dinner at one of our signature restaurants.
Upcoming Dates: July 24, August 14, September 18 and October 23
· $40 per person
· On the NEW Links Patio
Attendees will receive a wristband, wine tasting sheet and 20% off voucher at check-in.
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Autumn Harvest Festival Major Event
Saturday, September 06, 2014 to Sunday, October 26, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday and Saturday
Whether you are continuing a family tradition or starting a new one this fall the Elegant Farmer offers a family fun farm experience Saturdays and Sundays.   Everyone is welcome to the orchard to pick apples right from the tree or pumpkins from the patch.  Enjoy beautiful fall colors aboard a tractor-pulled hayride, pony rides or vintage train ride.  Come to try the family-friendly 5 acre corn maze with easy in and out access for all.
 
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7th Annual PFOC Movers & Shakers Charity Event
Friday, September 19, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 11:59 pm
The Primex Family of Companies (PFOC) will host its 7th Annual PFOC Movers & Shakers Charity Event to support the Alzheimer's Association of Southeastern Wisconsin beginning at 5 pm. Friday, September 19, 2014, at Hemingway's in Lake Geneva WI. 
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Milwaukee Day
Saturday, September 20, 2014
All-Day Event
Home to the only remaining streetcar from the Milwaukee transit system still running the rails today, the East Troy Electric Railroad celebrates Milwaukee’s rich railcar history during Milwaukee Days. Joining the 1920 built streetcar, which once whisked residents from the greater Milwaukee area to the ballpark and shopping centers, is a 1907 line car equipped to respond to trolley emergencies. Also featured is L8, a stately locomotive built in 1935 that once provided track maintenance, brush-cutting services and was fitted with a snow plow to keep the tracks clear for line maintenance and freight service. Tours of the car barn, housing restored coaches and cars undergoing restoration, will also be featured during Milwaukee Day.

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Book Signing: Jennifer Brown
Saturday, September 20, 2014
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Teen Fiction novelist Jennifer Brown, author of the book "Hate List" will be at the Mill Creek Hotel for a book signing.  Refreshments will be offered.  Visit www.jenniferscottauthor.com for more information on Jennifer and her work.
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8th Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's
Saturday, September 20, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.  Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.  Together, we can end Alzheimer's disease, the nation's sixth leading cause of death.  Join others in the fight to end Alzheimer's.  Register today at www.alz.org/sewi
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Lake Como Beach Womens Club Craft Fair
Saturday, September 20, 2014
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Lake Como Beach Womens Club will be holding their annual craft fair, rummage and bake sale. Free parking and free admission.  Shoppers will receive one free raffle ticket for items being raffled off.  Refreshments will be available at minimum cost.
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Grand Geneva Golf Classic
Sunday, September 21, 2014
11:30 AM-Registration, 12:30 PM Shotgun Start
Golf in our first 18-hole Grand Geneva Golf Classic on the award winning Brute golf course. Who will be the king of the course? Gather your foursome for a great day of golf and a chance to win one of many coveted prizes.
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Local Author Janet Burroway Presents her New Memoir
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Local, award-winning author Janet Burroway will present her newly-published memoir, Losing Tim.  Burroway will share her story and read excerpts of her book, which is nominated for a National Book Award.  She will also talk about her writing process and the art of the memoir.  Losing Tim is a memoir by a mother about a soldier son who killed himself.  It's not an easy read. But it's a beautiful one.  Burroway welcomes readers to grieve along with her, while also providing a lens into how soldiers & military contractors, like her son, are changed by their combat experiences.
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Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show Major Event
Friday, September 26, 2014 to Sunday, September 28, 2014
All-Day Event
At The Abbey Resort, Fontana, on Geneva Lake.  This year the show will feature antique, classic and vintage boats from all over the country.  Admission is free. Highlights include boats ranging in style and age from 1900 to modern reproductions.  There will be an artist's fair including many local and regional artists an their works for sale. There will also be live demonstrations with local artists in their chosen medium. Th annual "starting of the engines" and boat parade will commence at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.  The People's Choice award will be presented on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. >> see more

East Troy Electric Railroad Dinner Train
Saturday, September 27, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 7:30p.m.
Also available on October 11, 18, & 25 Experience the romance of dining aboard award-winning Art Deco railroad cars for a gourmet dining excursion. Meticulously restored coaches of the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad serve as your dining room as the East Troy Electric Railroad presents the last remaining electric interurban dining car train in North America, Seating is limited and reservations are required. Cash bar available.
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Lake Geneva Hope Walk
Saturday, September 27, 2014
7:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Lake Geneva Hope Walk is a non-competitive walk that raises funds to fight breast cancer. The Hope Walk started when a group of local women decided to create a fundraiser to help less financially able women in their fight against breast cancer. The Hope Walk has grown to include individuals that come from all over to join in the walk and the fight against breast cancer. This year proceeds go to the Aurora Health Care Breast Treatment Assistance Program. This program helps educate women and defrays medical expenses for uninsured and underinsured women for mammograms. >> see more

Discover Lake Geneva Bridal Showcase
Sunday, September 28, 2014
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Taking place on 6 of the beautiful yachts from the Lake Geneva Cruise Line, this is one wedding show unlike any other you have attended. Each yacht will be elegantly decorated and feature everything you need to plan your perfect day. Sample food, cakes and champagne, and meet top area florists, photographers, musicians, stationers, salons, formal wear, planners and so much more! This event is free, but registration is required. Your new life awaits, get on board!


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Oktoberfest at Geneva Ridge
Saturday, October 04, 2014

Join us October 4th as we celebrate Oktoberfest at BAR 55 on the Veranda! This special outdoor occasion at Geneva Ridge Resort plays host to live entertainment from Noon to 3pm by Bev White, along with a special selection of delicious German Bier and food! Other activities will be taking place during Oktoberfest including a pumpkin carving demonstration, make your own taffy apples, apple bobbing, pumpkin painting and more!
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Angels Carried Them Away: Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era
Saturday, October 04, 2014 to Saturday, October 18, 2014
4:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Victorians embraced death as a cause for elaborate ritual. During this era, (1876-1915), the ritual of death became increasingly sophisticated and the period saw the development of the modern cemetery, mortician and public funeral complete with floral arrangements and hearse transportation for the deceased.  This program will feature a presentation on Victorian funeral and mourning customs, a first floor house tour and narrated lake boat tour of maritime mishaps on the Lake Geneva Cruise Line. October 4, 11, 18.  $40.00 per person, (space is limited to 34 people per day for this event)
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East Troy Electric Railroad Pizza Train
Saturday, October 04, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The East Troy Electric Railroad’s family-friendly pizza train offers a two-hour casual dining experience, taking riders from the railroad’s historic depot to Phantom Lake in Mukwonago and back. Dining is aboard former coaches of the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad and includes pizza, beverage and garlic bread. Ticket price varies per number in party. Prepaid reservations are required.
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Oktoberfest Major Event
Saturday, October 11, 2014 to Sunday, October 12, 2014
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
23nd Annual Oktoberfest!  Downtown Lake Geneva. Family Fall Festival includes music, magic and the Great Pumpkin Giveaway at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.  Food and craft booths, restaurant and shopping specials, wagon hayrides, Pony rides, Bouncy Castle, Carmel Apples popcorn and much more!!  Make this a memorable weekend for all ages! 
Free Shuttle. Pick up/Drop off locations: Free Parking at the northeast corner of the Home DePot Parking lot. (Hwy 50 & Edwards Blvd.). And drop off/pickup at Downtown U.S. Bank, 303 Center St. Sat. 10am-7pm., Sun. , 10am - 7pm. Running continuously approximately every 20 minutes.
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East Troy Electric Railroad Dinner Train
Saturday, October 11, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Also available on October 18, & 25
Experience the romance of dining aboard award-winning Art Deco railroad cars for a gourmet dining excursion. Meticulously restored coaches of the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad serve as your dining room as the East Troy Electric Railroad presents the last remaining electric interurban dining car train in North America, Seating is limited and reservations are required. Cash bar available.
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Upcoming Events
Les Miserables
9/11/2014 ↔ 10/26/2014

Oktoberfest
10/11/2014 ↔ 10/12/2014

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