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All Events from January 27, 2015 to February 27, 2015

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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The Abbey Resort Events for January
Friday, January 09, 2015 to Saturday, January 31, 2015

The Abbey Resort & AVANI spa host many many entertainment events throughout the year. The events for January include entertainment by Tom Stanfield, Mad Science Mayhem, Big Al Wetzel Band, Triple D, Hans and The Hormones. There's something almost every night of the week!

January 9th: Tom Stanfield Piano at Bar West (9:30pm – 12:30am)

January 10th: Tom Stanfield Piano at Bar West (9:30pm – 12:30am)

January 10th: Triple D at The Waterfront (9:30pm – 1:30am)

January 11th: Tom Stanfield Piano at 240° West (9:00am – 1:00pm)

January 16th: Tom Stanfield Piano at Bar West (9:30pm – 12:30am)

January 16th – January 19th: Mad Science Mayhem Weekend (Martin Luther King Weekend)

January 17th: Tom Stanfield Piano at Bar West (9:30pm – 12:30am)

January 17th: Big Al Wetzel Band at The Waterfront (9:30pm – 1:30am)

January 18th: Tom Stanfield Piano at 240° West (9:00am – 1:00pm)

January 23rd: Tom Stanfield Piano at Bar West (9:30pm – 12:30am)

January 24th: Tom Stanfield Piano at Bar West (9:30pm – 12:30am)

January 24th: Triple D at The Waterfront (9:30pm – 1:30am)

January 25th: Tom Stanfield Piano at 240° West (9:00am – 1:00pm)

January 30th: Tom Stanfield Piano at Bar West (9:30pm – 12:30am)

January 30th – February 1st: Spa Unwind Weekend

January 31st: Tom Stanfield Piano at Bar West (9:30pm – 12:30am)

January 31st: Hans and The Hormones at The Waterfront (9:30pm – 1:30am)

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Yin & Yang with Aromatherapy
Saturday, January 17, 2015 to Saturday, March 28, 2015
9:15 am to 10:30 am
Winter Yin Yoga: Jan 17 from 9:15-10:30am
Love and Compasion Yin Yoga: Feb 21 from 9:15-10:30am
Stretch into Spring Yin Yoga: Mar 28 from 9:15-10:30am

Experience yoga on a deeper level using essential oils on acupuncture points. Please preregister here or call 262-586-0199.
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Winterfest and U. S. Nationals Snow Sculpting Competition  Major Event
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Sunday, February 01, 2015
All-Day Event
Lake Geneva’s Annual Winterfest weekend featuring the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition featuring music, magic, refreshments, activities, helicopter rides, shopping and dining. Crowning of the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition Champion's Award, second, and third place are featured at this great event at the beautiful and famed Riviera on the lake front in downtown Lake Geneva.

Mon, Jan 26th - Tue, 27th - Building of Snow Blocks
Wed, Jan 28th - Fri, Jan 30th - Snow Sculpting Begins
Sat, Jan 31 - Snow Sculpting Ends at 11 am/ Riviera Open 10am-4pm
Sun, Feb 1st - Snow Sculpture Display/ Riviera Open 10am-3pm


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Open Mic at Maxwell Mansion
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Wednesday, March 04, 2015
8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Music @ the Mansion! Join us at the Beautiful Maxwell Mansion each Wednesday for an evening of musical Inspiration accompanied by incredible libations. Featuring the areas most talented musicians each week led by Adriane Bedrosian from 8-11pm in our intimate fire-lit ballroom with upright piano available for use.
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Winterfest Ice Bar
Thursday, January 29, 2015 to Saturday, February 07, 2015

The Baker House will be transforming their lakefront garden into a winter wonderland featuring their 5th annual 'FIRE & ICE LOUNGE'. Festivities will coincide with the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition and will officially begin Thursday, January 29th at sunset with the ringing of the mansion bell-tower and ceremonial first run of the vodka ice luge.

The brilliance of the 'Fire & Ice Lounge' will become heavenly with the appearance of 'Ice Angels' serving fireside drinks in cups made entirely of ice and for those who prefer something a little less chilly, there will be signature hot toddy's to sip while cozied up on fur covered benches near crackling fire-pits or in the "heated spectators lounge". "This year's icy extravaganza promises to be the most spectacular event yet, with a custom carved Ice Bar, created by Guinness Book record holder and international award winning artist Max Zuleta.
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Cocoa Crawl
Friday, January 30, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
A fantastic FREE family night!

Stop by Peet’s Coffee & Tea (883 Main Street)
between 4:00pm-7:00pm to pick up your map,
explore downtown, and enjoy many great cocoa recipes.
Head back to Peet’s at 7:00pm to vote for your favorite
cocoa recipe and WIN GREAT PRIZES!
Sponsored by the Lake Geneva Business Improvement District and Peet's Coffee and Tea

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Winter Carnival at The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Major Event
Saturday, January 31, 2015

Join our annual Winter Carnival festivities at The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort.  Activities for adults and children will run throughout the day.  Snowboard competitions, slalom races and so much more!! All followed by our famous torch light parade and fireworks display!  For more information call 262-249-4726. >> see more

Winterfest Festivities at the Geneva Lake Museum
Saturday, January 31, 2015
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
The Geneva Lake Museum has lots to do during Winterfest!  Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., special admission is only $5.00 for adults and children are free.  There will be horse and wagon rides departing from the museum from 1-5 p.m., an ice harvesting workshop from 4-5 p.m. and an ice boating workshop from 5-6 p.m. 
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Artist William Nelson Meet & Greet, Print Signing
Saturday, January 31, 2015
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday
The Cornerstone Shop & Gallery welcomes renowned artist William Nelson, whose work has been featured in major exhibits around the world, including the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Nelson has completed paintings for private collections including Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, Burt Reynolds, Morton's Steakhouse and Universal Studios, but Lake Geneva is one of his favorite subjects. He’ll sign copies of his limited edition “Winterfest” print and others.

Visit www.cornerstoneshoppe.com for more information.

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Philip Sassano, The Design Coach, “Pop-Up Studio”
Saturday, January 31, 2015
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday
Visit with Artist & Design Coach Philip Sassano, at his "Pop-Up Studio" at the Cornerstone Shop & Gallery, as he creates and holds a free raffle drawing for one of his signature “found object” light fixtures! Host of The Design Coach Radio Show, heard Sunday mornings at 7 am on WLKG-Lake 96.1, Philip's design and creative work have been featured nationally, including projects for HGTV, Starbucks, Chili-U and Simple Cafe.

Visit www.cornerstoneshoppe.com for more information.
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Illustrator Neal Aspinall Meet & Greet, Book & Print Signing
Saturday, January 31, 2015
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday
The Cornerstone Shop & Gallery welcomes nationally known illustrator Neal Aspinall, the commissioned artist for this year's Winterfest poster. Neal is known locally for posters of popular Lake Geneva locations and events including Black Point, Yerkes Observatory, the Riviera, Antique & Classic Boat Show, Venetian Festival and others. He’ll sign copies of his posters and book, "The Iconic Poster Artwork of Neal Aspinall-Pure Genuine Lake Geneva."

Visit www.cornerstoneshoppe.com for more information.

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Candlelight Hike
Saturday, January 31, 2015
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Bring the family and enjoy an evening hike, snowshoe, or ski along a 0.9 mile trail lit by the
flickering light of candles . We'll have a bonfire for this event and S’more kits will be available for purchase.
We will also have an Owl program starting at 6:00PM at the Shelter.

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Super “Tailgating” Bowl Party
Sunday, February 01, 2015
2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Match Super Bowl Football with Championship Tailgating right here in the kitchen with our large screen TV and Chef John’s Traditions: Hands-on cooking, hot food, cold beverages, prizes, raffles and a great game. We will open the Tailgating with our Bloody Mary Tasting Bar and Parmigiano Popovers. Then we will continue with our “hands-on” cooking of our Tailgating Menu with a full beer and wine tasting to match all the culinary delights! Sit down and watch the game while we serve you a fantastic meal.

2:00PM to 5:00PM Tailgating and Hands-On Class

5:00PM to 9PM The Big Game


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Battlefield LIVE Laser Tag at the YMCA Major Event
Monday, February 02, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday
Are you ready for a fun adventure?! Winterfest continues with an exciting night of laser tag - presented by BattlefieldLive Wisconsin.  Area youth and adults alike will enjoy an action-packed laser tag battlefield at the Lake Geneva YMCA. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Lake Geneva YMCA.
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Bonfire on the Beach Major Event
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday
Warm your hands up at the bonfire on Riviera Beach after a day at Winterfest. Enjoy roasting marshmallows and drinking hot cocoa while you warm up with family and friends. All proceeds from this event benefit the Lake Geneva Fire department.  Sponsored by: Harbor Shores on Lake Geneva
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A Soup-er Magical Evening Major Event
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday
Feed your bellies and minds when you come to A Soup-er Magical Evening at the Riviera Ballroom. Children of all ages will enjoy soups from the area restaurants as they watch the magic unfold in a magnificent show. The night ends with music, games, contests, and dances. The proceeds from this event will benefit the local food pantry.
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Bingo Night! Major Event
Thursday, February 05, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday
B-4 you know it, seats will be filling up at the Lake Geneva Winterfest  BINGO night. Listen for your winning numbers to be called, yell "BINGO", and collect your cash prize! Proceeds from this event will benefit the Lions Club.  
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Human Dog Sled Competition Major Event
Friday, February 06, 2015 to Saturday, February 07, 2015
on Friday and Saturday
Take the reins and form your team for Lake Geneva's Human Dog Sled Race!  Teams compete against each other in a double elimination tournament to determine the winner of this two day event.  Races start at 7:00 p.m. on Feb 6th and noon on Feb 7th. Each team will consist of six people: including four sled pullers, a sled rider, and a sled pusher.  The sled race is approximately 135 feet long and takes place right on Lake Geneva's own Riviera Beach.  Team members are encouraged to dress in wacky costumes as there is a prize for the most creative attire.  What strategy will win? Sheer power or lightly built sprinters?  Put your team together and challenge everyone else to beat you ...all for a good cause and a lot of fun. Sponsored by: Lake Geneva Country Meats To register click here.

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Lilypots Floral Design Class
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
6:30 pm
Come join Joanne on February 10th at 6:30 PM

She will discuss flower preparation and care, and teach us how to create a beautiful spiral hand-tied bouquet. You'll take home lots of information, and a gorgeous spring arrangement. What a wonderful Valentine's gift to yourself or someone special. Bring a few friends, or make it a mother-daughter evening out!

$75.00 plus tax

Call the shop at 262-248-4200 to reserve your spot

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Sky Circus on Ice Major Event
Friday, February 13, 2015 to Sunday, February 15, 2015
All-Day Event
Delavan will come alive with free winter fun during the 2nd Annual Sky Circus on Ice.  Presented by Gift of Wings and Winterfun Inc. and sponsored by the Delavan-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Lake Lawn Resort.  This extended weekend event will feature professional kite performances over Delavan Lake, plus ice carving and snow sculpting throughout the grounds of Lake Lawn and downtown Delavan.  A variety of indoor and outdoor recreational activities will be planned around the kite performer's showcase. CLICK HERE for details.
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Valentine Gala Concert with the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, February 14, 2015
6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
The Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra will hold its Valentine Gala concert and dance Saturday, February 14, 2015.

Experience memorable romantic orchestral works played by the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra, then enjoy the sizzling voices of Amy Yassinger and John Ludy Puleo paired up with the LGSO Swing Band to heat up your night.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:00 p.m., at the historic Riviera Ballroom, 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

The $50 suggested donation includes symphony concert, swing band, dancing, silent auction, light dinner, beer, wine, and desserts.

Seating is limited, so reserve online today!
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The Wizard of Oz-The Fireside Theatre
Thursday, February 26, 2015 to Sunday, April 19, 2015

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

Over ten generations have grown up loving this classic tale of an enchanted land. Now The Fireside brings you an exciting stage adaptation of this legendary musical. It’s all there – the good witch, wicked witch, cowardly lion, tin man, scarecrow, and the young girl from Kansas in search of home. It’s a show for the entire family filled with eye-popping costumes, rib-tickling humor, breath-taking adventure, and an immortal musical score including the favorite hit song “Over the Rainbow.”

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