Lake Geneva Jaycees Annual Sandbox Fill…

Hey folks, do you have a sandbox in your backyard that could use some fresh new sand? If so, this is your lucky day!

The Lake Geneva Jaycees are currently taking requests for sand which they will be delivering on Saturday, May 19th starting at 8:00 a.m., and did we mention that the sand and the delivery is FREE? You heard us, it’s FREE! Just complete this Request Form to get your name on the schedule.

Sand is being generously provided by Otto Jacobs and the manpower is donated by the Lake Geneva Jaycees. While they are offering to provide you with free sandbox sand, they do ask that you consider a donation to the Jaycees. They welcome donations in any amount, but ask that you consider that the donors provide the sand, trucks, time and fuel when deciding on an amount.

To order sand, simply visit their website and sign up.

Pizza with Picasso…

Gallery 223 in downtown Lake Geneva offers an art class for kids ages 3 through Middle School on the second Tuesday of every month from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Art, in all its various forms, is a really great way to inspire your children’s creativity. ‘Pizza with Picasso’ provides your kids with a 2-hour workshop that includes various art activities, a take home project and a pizza dinner. Cost is $22.00 for the first child and $18.00 for each additional child.

To pre-register, please contact Anne Leback at achlad@hotmail.com.

Gallery 223 is located at 223 Broad Street in Lake Geneva.

Badger High School Greenhouse…

The 26th Annual Badger High School FFA Greenhouse Spring Plant Sale opens Friday, May 4th, so whether you are looking for perennials, annual bedding plants, vegetables, herbs, shrubs or trees the Future Farmers of America from Badger High School have it all ready for the upcoming planting season. The opening day hours are 7:45AM to 4:30PM.

They have added lots of new plants and color variations again this year including African Daisies, Chinese Lanterns and Passion Flower Vines. You’ll be the envy of the neighborhood when everyone sees your gardens and planters. In addition to the impressive selection of plants being offered by the FFA students, the Art students will have clay pottery available for sale.

The Sale runs Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. thru May 19th and is open regular school days through Friday, May 23rd from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. These kids work hard all year to provide the community with plants for your yards, so please consider supporting their efforts. Parking is available on the West side of the school near the greenhouses.

All proceeds from the sale of the plants will go toward leadership activities for the Badger FFA.

The Village Supper Club…

Don’t feel like cooking? We’d suggest you consider a Wisconsin Friday Night Tradition and head out for a great Fish Fry. Don’t know where to go? We can help you with that too!

Nestled between beautiful lakefront homes on Delavan Lake, The Village Supper Club has been family owned and operated for over 5 decades. They provide excellent American and Italian cuisine seven days a week and boast being Delavan Lake’s only Supper Club.

It is not unusual for there to be an hour wait for a table on a Friday night, but their fiercely loyal customers have no problem waiting for their award-winning Fish Fry, which is, without question one of the best in the area. Served family style with fried or broiled fish, French fries or potato pancakes, coleslaw, applesauce and bread it is well worth the wait. Along with the American and Italian cuisine, their extensive menu also offers seafood, vegetarian and gluten free meals.

The restaurant offers 2 bar areas to accommodate waiting customers, as well as a deck overlooking the lake which can be the perfect place for either lunch or a beverage before dinner weather permitting.

The Village Supper Club is located at 1725 South Shore Drive in Delavan.

Home Depot’s Workshop for Kids…

Looking for something fun and affordable to do with your kids? Check out the Home Depot store in Lake Geneva for free workshops designed for children ages 5 to 12. The workshops occur on the first Saturday of every month between 9:00 a.m. and Noon. Classes will provide children with do-it-yourself skills and teaching tool safety. Children will be provided with all the materials for their project along with a workshop apron and a certificate of achievement.

Home Depot prefers you register the kids in advance so the store can be sure they have enough supplies for each class, however, walk-ins are welcome and are taken on a first-come/first-served basis. Check out their website for the project of the month and easy registration for a fun filled and affordable Saturday morning. All children must be accompanied by a parent or adult.

The Lake Geneva Home Depot is located at 550 N. Edwards Blvd.

Lake Geneva Festival of Wine…

The Grand Geneva Resort and Spa will be hosting the Lake Geneva Festival of Wine May 4th through May 6th. Whether you are a sommelier or someone who just enjoys a glass of wine, there is something planned for everyone.

Friday, May 4th brings a Wine and Dine with Duckhorn wines at 7:00 p.m. in the Geneva ChopHouse. Enjoy a four-course meal paired with some of Duckhorn’s finest selections.

Whether you are artistically inclined or not, you may want to consider signing up for the ‘Paint ‘n Sip’ class which will allow you to participate in a step-by-step painting class while enjoying a nice glass of wine. Plus, you get to take your masterpiece home with you! Classes are being held on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

For those of you who enjoy a good yoga class, don’t miss the ‘Yoga and Mimosas’ class at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday afternoon, you can choose from 5 seminars being offered with topics ranging from Simi blending to wine, cheese and chocolate pairings. Official wine tasting begins with a VIP tasting of exclusive wines from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Grand Tasting starts at 4:00 p.m. and runs through 6:30 p.m. and will feature wines from around the world.

The Grand Geneva always does it up right, so sign up a class, a tasting, or make a weekend of it!

The Resort is located at 7036 Grand Geneva Way, just east of Lake Geneva on Hwy 50.

Lake Geneva Country Meats…

Hey everyone, it’s officially Spring and the weatherman is predicting that we are going to make it into the mid to upper 50s this weekend. Sounds like the perfect time to pull out your grill and fire it up.

Now, the question becomes where to shop for your first barbecue of the season… We suggest if you haven’t already done so, you check out Lake Geneva Country Meats. They have an absolutely amazing selection of fresh cut meats and sausages, along with cheese, breads, sauces, marinades and fresh vegetables. You’ll find everything you need to make a great meal including the beer, wine and dessert!

They boast being your “one stop fresh food market” in the Lake Geneva area and they’ve earned the bragging rights. Founded in 1965 and still owned and operated by the Leahy Family, they have been providing the highest quality and freshest meat in the area for over 50 years and have won hundreds of awards at the state, national and international levels.
Their Leahy Sausages go way beyond being just famous. They offer smoked cheddarwurst and Polish and Italian sausages, along with a large variety of bratwursts that include traditional, taco, portabella mushroom with Swiss cheese, onion and garlic, chicken with cranberry and rice, cherry, beer and sauerkraut, and smoked bacon with cheddar and jalapenos. The sausages are available not only at their market, but you can order on line and have them shipped anywhere in the continental United States.

Stop out and visit the friendly staff at Lake Geneva Country Meats. Their customer service is as first class as the products they sell. Lake Geneva Country Meats is located at W5907 State Hwy 50 just east of the downtown Lake Geneva.

Lake Geneva Lanes…

Does affordable entertainment for the entire family sound appealing? Lake Geneva Lanes is offering $1.00 bowling and $1.00 shoe rentals on Thursday evenings after 5PM and Sundays from 10AM to 2PM.

With prices that reasonable, why not make an evening of it and have dinner while you are there. Their menu includes sandwiches, pizza and a large variety of appetizers.

Looking for a place for your next get together? Consider one of their party packages for your next birthday, fundraiser or team building event.

Lake Geneva Lanes is located at 192 East Main Street (Hwy 50) in Lake Geneva.

Fun, Family Friendly and Affordable! We call that a triple win!

Cheese Box…

First opening its doors in 1940, the Cheese Box in Lake Geneva continues to offer a tremendous selection of fresh cheese and sausage. They stock only natural cheeses of the finest quality and are continually searching for new additions that are worthy of the cases in their store.

Specializing in gift baskets and boxes filled with cheese, sausage, wine and other Dairyland favorites, they will pack your selections and ship anywhere in the United States. Wisconsin cheese and sausage selections can be great gift giving ideas for holidays and special occasions. Plan to keep the Cheese Box in mind for your next backyard cookout. Their brats are amazing!

Looking for a great sandwich? Check this place out! Deliciously fresh sandwiches with all the trimmings are made to order and can be frequently found in our office lunch room. In fact, they have been known to disappear from the refrigerator from time to time. All sandwiches come with a pickle spear and your choice of a homemade cookie or brownie.

The Cheese Box is located at 801 S. Wells Street in Lake Geneva.

Fitzgerald’s Genoa City Junction…

Did you know that you can enjoy one of Door County’s most treasured traditions without ever leaving Southeastern Wisconsin? Fitzgerald’s Genoa Junction is located right in Lake Geneva’s backyard and serves an all- you-can-eat North Atlantic Cod “fish boil” year-round.

The restaurant is located in a historical octagon house in Genoa City. The home was built in the mid 1800’s and was owned by the same family for over 150 years. The Fitzgerald’s bought the home in 1989 and made renovations to turn the private residence into a restaurant.

All cooking (with the exception of the frosted apple squares that are served for dessert) is done behind the house using large outdoor kettles suspended over a wood fire. The fish boil consists of boiled potatoes, onions and Cod, along with rye bread and coleslaw. For an additional charge you can add honey-BBQ chicken and/or BBQ pork ribs to your dinner.

This is surely one of the 365 Things To Do in Lake Geneva, WI that you don’t want to miss. Dine inside in one of several quaint dining rooms or sit outside on the deck and enjoy the beautiful gardens (weather permitting).