Perfect fall weather greeted visitors to Lake Geneva last weekend for the city’s annual Oktoberfest celebration. The downtown district was decked out with dried corn stalks, pumpkins, gourds and bales of hay to create a festive atmosphere for the large crowds enjoying the long Columbus Day weekend. Events on both Saturday and Sunday included all types of activities. In addition to live music, great food and a beer tent, local shops and boutiques offered special sales and events. Plus there were plenty of things for kids to enjoy like face painting, a balloon artist, bouncy houses and pony rides.
Oktoberfest in Lake Geneva
This weekend, October 15-16
Pearce’s Farm Stand Corn Maze: Enjoy an afternoon of fun, solving the clues that will help you escape this 12-acre corn maze! After you’ve successfully made your way through the maze, take time to shop the farm stand where you’ll find a great selection of pumpkins, gourds, mums and fresh produce. To learn more, click here.
Elkhorn’s Oktoberfest: Elkhorn hosts its 11th annual Oktoberfest celebration this Saturday. The downtown square will be filled with over 100 crafters and vendors showcasing handcrafted items, antiques, produce and plants, plus the government center parking lot will host a classic car show. There will be plenty of food vendors on hand as well as a chili cook-off, wine and beer tasting tent, and live entertainment. Kids will enjoy all types of activities, including pumpkin decorating, bouncy house, slides and more. See the full lineup of events here.
Lakeland Players’ Performance of Nunsense: The hit Broadway musical Nunsense is performed by the Lakeland Players beginning this Friday night at the Walworth County Performing Arts Center in Elkhorn. Performances are also scheduled for Saturday, Sunday and next weekend. The musical comedy that has received worldwide acclaim showcases a talented group of local actors. For performance times and ticket information, click here.
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Posted on October 13, 2016
by Barb Howell