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CELEBRATING 25 YEARS Bill Binn, President

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Baker House hosting Venetian Masquerade Ball

315 Broad Street Lake Geneva, WI (262)248-4444 General Manager/ Editor John Halverson

Resorter Editor/Special Projects Coordinator Jessica Franzene

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The Baker House Historic Mansion & Lakefront Garden, 327 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, will host its Venetian Masquerade Ball Sunday, Aug. 18. Party guests will be treated to an evening of magical entertainment, with Alan Gresik’s 18-piece Swing Shift Orchestra decadent dining and first class seats to all Venetian festivities to include a spectacular lighted boat parade and grand firework show. Indulge yourself with savory Mediterranean delights as you stroll throughout the

mansion feasting on Venetian inspired cuisine featuring freshly prepared Caesar salad & homemade pasta dishes prepared to order and decadent dessert bar served by a strolling “Masked Madame.” Venetian Night boats outfitted in decorative lights and elaborate decorations will dazzle guests as they parade in formation past our lakefront garden and to end the night with a spectacular grand finale of fireworks. Guests are encouraged to attend in festive attire or

Outdoor fundraiser for APFV Aug. 25 A special “Poker Run” fundraising event will be held Sunday morning, Aug. 25 from 7 to 11 a.m. to benefit the local non-profit organization The Association for the Prevention of Family Violence. Participants have the choice of paddling (kayak, canoe or paddleboard) or walking on the Lake Geneva shore path, stopping at various piers or checkpoints to collect playing cards to form a winning poker hand. The event begins at Wesley Woods Conference Center (250 Stam St., Williams Bay) and follows the Geneva Lake north shore line. A continental breakfast will be served from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Dining Hall and poker prizes for the top hands will be awarded at 11:15. Registration information is available on-line through www.active.com (search: paddle or walk) and on the APFV website www.apfvwalworth.com For more information call Jean Henderson at (262)723-5414. Online and early registration is encouraged.

Big Foot Inn

2 MILES SOUTH OF WALWORTH ON HWY 14

(815) 943-4740

Serving Area Diners Continuously Since 1946

Serving Lunch and Dinner Tuesday–Saturday 11:00 a.m.–Close

SUNDAY FEATURE: Unlimited Champagne Brunch

WEDNESDAY FEATURE: Broasted Chicken

Serving from 9:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Includes Breakfast Items, Salad Bar, Casserole and Pasta Dishes, Roast Beef, Ham Barbeque, Broasted Chicken, Dessert Table, Fruit Table & So Much More!

A Great Sunday Tradition

FRIDAY FEATURE: Our Famous “Family Style Fish Fry” We Offer A Different Special Every Day!

fancy dress, but it is not required. The Baker House will provide masks. Singles, couples and festive families are welcome and children 8 to 16 years are free with each paying adult. The Venetian Party Pass is $45 per guest and includes access to festivities throughout the first floor Mansion & Lakefront Garden, a Venetian mask, the grand buffet dinner, entertainment, music, magic and fireworks.

The Dolce Vita Party Pass is $65.00 per guest and includes the above, as well as two drink tokens and reserved seating throughout the event. For fireworks and entertainment only, cost to attend is $25, with access to the party from 8:30 to 10 p.m. This includes a Venetian mask. Additional information is available at www.bakerhouse1885.com.

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dining out THE ABBEY RESORT & SPA 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana, (800) 7721000 or (262) 275-9000. We welcome all guests and area residents to celebrate the Abbey Resort’s 50th Anniversary with us! We invite you to enjoy several great dining options located within the resort. The Fontana Grill, overlooking the resort’s marina and seasonal ice skating rink, features steaks, chops, seafood, a Saturday night prime rib buffet and their signature Sunday Champagne Brunch. The Waterfront Restaurant and Bar offers casual dining, seasonal outdoor dining harbor side, a Friday night fish fry and Whiteford’s BBQ’d ribs, chicken and pork, year round. The Abbey also features the Helm, an intimate cocktail lounge, and Café Latte, brewing Starbucks products.

THE BAKER HOUSE 327 Wrigley Drive, Downtown Lake Geneva, (262) 248-4700, BakerHouse1885.com. The most spectacularly decorated historic mansion on the lake sets the scene for an amazing night on the town. 13 fireplaces, live music, decadent menu and more than 200 vintage hast for guest to enjoy. Offering hearty "small plate" dinners, chef entrees and vintage cocktails, guests informally dine throughout the historic mansion on wing-back chairs, fireside couches and on the enclosed wrap-around veranda. Wildly good times nightly, full bar and hotel suites. Live music Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Decadent dining Tuesday through Saturday, 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday Victorian Brunch buffet, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday dinner, 5 to 9 p.m. Closed Mondays. Open for private events always. Reservations welcome.

B.J. WENTKER’S

230 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington, (262) 767-1514. Contemporary cuisine by Chef Eric Peterson is served in a uniquely historic atmosphere. Authentic turn-of-the-century details enhance the dining experience; the menu includes an array of appetizers, entrees and desserts, complemented by a variety of beer and fine wines. B.J. Wentker’s is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Happy hour drink specials Monday through Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. Dinner 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

BIGFOOT INN Two miles south of Walworth just across the Illinois/Wisconsin border off Highway 14. (815) 943-4740. Run by Lee and Eugenia Archos since 1977. Open 6 days a week, closed Mondays. Offering fresh seafood, chops, steaks and much more, including Friday night fish fry with Icelandic cod, Saturday night prime rib (regular or special cuts available), and Sunday champagne brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. A banquet room is available for all special occasions as well as live piano entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Visit www.bigfootinn.com.

BISTRO 220 220 Cook St., downtown Lake Geneva (262) 248-4220. A unique atmosphere with the illusion of outdoor seating indoors. Dine under the starry indoor sky in the most unique and intimate restaurant in the area. Dining is also available on the covered balcony overlooking downtown Lake Geneva with views of the lake. Enjoy drinks and appetizers in the picturesque landscape of the outdoor courtyard. On cool days dine

next to one of our fireplaces while enjoying one of our many fresh seafood items, black angus steaks or pasta dishes. The Bistro also has prime rib every Saturday and a tilapia Friday fish fry in the fall and winter. A bountiful Holiday Brunch Buffet is also available on Easter, Mother's Day & Father's Day. Join us in the piano bar for your favorite Sake Martini or join us for happy hour at the Olive Martini Lounge inside Bistro 220 where martinis are $2 off and beer, wine & specialty mixed drinks are a dollar off. A complimentary appetizer will also be provided during happy hour. The Bistro is open from 4pm until close Wednesday Sunday and seasonally open Mondays 4pm until close. Weekend lunches seasonally. Visit our website at bistro220.com.

CAFE CALAMARI Highway 67 and Geneva Street, Williams Bay, 262-245-9665. Traditional Italian and Continental cuisine with a flair, including favorites such as bruschetta, Sicilian filet, Chilean sea bass and fettuccine Alfredo. Other Cafe Calamari favorites include veal portabella, marsala and picatta dishes. Overlooking Scenic Williams Bay Cafe Calamari offers a private room accommodating up to seventy guests providing a complete full service bar. Reservations are accepted. Open seven days a week at 5 p.m.

CHAMPS SPORTS BAR AND GRILL 747 Main St., Lake Geneva, (262) 248-6008. Great food at Champs includes charbroiled, deli and vegetarian sandwiches, chicken, fresh homemade soups, chili, and an extensive appetizer menu. Friday's fish

fry specials include Icelandic cod, lake perch and walleye. Fantail and coconut shrimp also are featured. Fish fry is available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Soup and sandwich specials are offered Monday through Friday and specials are featured seven days a week. Food service also is offered in the beer garden; the kitchen is open until midnight seven days a week. Handicapped accessible. Carryouts are available for lunch and dinner menus. Champs has earned Best of Lake Geneva Voters' Choice awards for live entertainment, bar/tavern, spirits and sports bar.

CHUCK’S TAVERN 352 Lake St., Fontana, (262) 275-3222. Located on the west shore of Geneva Lake with a seven-mile view, Chuck’s has been an area tradition for over 50 years. With a casual and friendly atmosphere, serves its famous burgers and sandwiches as well as a fish fry basket on Fridays. The bar serves a variety of beverages beginning at 11 a.m. The upper-level Lakeshore Room now is available for private parties year-round. Call for the live entertainment schedule or additional information.

CORLEONE — A SICILIAN RESTAURANT N2062 South Lake Shore Drive, Lake Geneva. (262) 248-0685. On the scenic east side of the lake, neighboring Bigfoot Beach State Park, lies the new Corleone Sicilian restaurant, boasting breathtaking views of the beautiful Geneva waters. After entering the doors of this newly remodeled restaurant, you will be immersed in a cultural and culinary experience you are sure SEE DINING PAGE 10

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WE ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS & OFFER FREE WI-FI

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GET YOUR MASQUERADE ON!

CELEBRATE ... with Cabaret Dinner Theatre and our Famous Sunset Garden Toast.

DINE ... Throughout the Historic Mansion & in the Lakefront Garden Lounge.

STAY ... In the Most Elegant Hotel Suites Ever to Grace the Lakefront.

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Lighthouse Church celebrating opening of new facility

resorter notes Lake Lawn will host Venetian night Aug. 24 Lake Lawn Resort is excited to host their first-ever VenetianNight on Sat., Aug. 24. The night will kick off with live musical entertainment at 5 p.m. and alakeside cookout at 5:30 p.m., followed by an island paradise-themed boat parade beginning at8 p.m. Participating boats will be adorned with lights and decorations, with the best-decorated vessel chosen as the winner following the procession. Communities around the nation have modeled boat parades after those featured during theannual Carnival celebration in Venice, Italy. Lake Lawn is thrilled to bring a Venice-style boat parade to Delavan Lake. “With similar parades springing up all over, we thought it was time to bring the fun and excitement to Delavan Lake, adding our own little twist,” said Lake Lawn Resort General Manager Dave Sekeres. “It’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate our beautiful lakefront and become better acquainted with the local boating community.” Lake Lawn will complement the boats’ island paradise décor with an island party cookout beside the lake. Spectators are invited to take in the sights and enjoy a special menu featuring island greens, tropical fruit salad, island-spiced red chile teriyaki glazed chicken, rum runner’s roast pork and more. There will also be free beverage tastings and drink specials offered throughout the evening. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 4-11, and free for children three and under. Reservations are encouraged.Visitors are also encouraged to take advantage of the many watersports and lake activities thatare available at Lake Lawn throughout the summer. To purchase tickets for Lake Lawn’s Venetian Night cookout, call (262) 725.9155 or visit lakelawnresort.com. The locally owned Lake Lawn Resort is a full-service leisure getaway, family retreat andconvention facility on 250 wooded acres in Wisconsin’s Geneva Lakes region. Lake LawnResort has been operating for more than 130 years and prides itself on having the preeminent selection of luxury guestrooms and suites, 271 in total.Rooms are complemented by 22 meeting venues overlooking Delavan Lake and activities ranging from a lakeside 18-hole golf course and full-service spa to indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a tennis court, a kid’s activity center, miniature golf, a variety of water sports and more. For more information, visit www.lakelawnresort.com or call 800.338.5253.

Lighthouse Full Gospel Church, W5502 Hwy 67, is celebrating a move into their new worship facility with a “Big Day Event” on Sunday, August 18. This new building was a gift from the former congregation. There will be a display of classic cars and rescue equipment as well. The day will begin with a worship service from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Following the service, there will be a short dedication service from noont to 2:30 pm. Lunch will begin serving at 12:45 pm. Go to the church website www.fgcbigday.org, to receive a ticket for a free lunch for your family. There will be fun for the whole family after lunch, including three bounce houses, popcorn, snow cones, games, face painting and more.

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out and about THE BAKER HOUSE 327 Wrigley Drive, Downtown Lake Geneva, BakerHouse1885.com, (262) 248-4700. Celebrate the season in a house like no other. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy 13 fireplaces, live music, decadent dining, Gilded Age history and unpretentious fun. Chef Maura creates new entrees and appetizers to tantalize your taste buds featuring the freshest seasonal ingredients paired with her amazing epicurean talents. Come see what's cooking! Tuesday: live music performed by Lake Geneva legend Tom Stanfield; Wednesday: dinner 5 to 9 p.m.; Thursday: live music performed by Lake Geneva legend Tom Stanfield, and dinner 5 to 10 p.m.; Friday: live music and decadent dining in our fireside parlor. Dinner 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday: dinner 5 to10 p.m.; and Sunday: Victorian brunch. An all-you-can-eat brunch buffet ($25) includes gourmet breakfast and signature lunch items such as our famous lump crabcakes and Emily Baker's chicken and dumpling soup. Sunday dinner 5 to 9 p.m. Reservations suggested. For information, visit BakerHouse1885.com or call after 5 p.m. (262) 248-4700. Restaurant reservations can be booked online at Opentable.com. Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations suggested. For additional information, BakerHouse1885.com or call after 5 p.m. (262) 248-4700 or book online at Opentable.com.

BELLA VISTA SUITES 335 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva. (262) 248-2100. Enjoy live entertainment on weekends as you take in the lakefront views and upscale atmosphere at the On the Waterfront Piano Bar. Weekday specials include game night on Mondays, Hospitality Industry Nights on Tuesdays, Happy Hour on Wednesdays and Martini Madness on Thursdays. Drink specials and an outdoor veranda add to the appeal of the Mediterranean-style hotels, which offers 39 suites, a variety of amenities and the newly opened Bliss Spa. Bella Vista is located a block from downtown Lake Geneva, across from the lakeshore. Boat docking is available. Visit www.bellavistasuites.com for more information.

BEST BARGAINS, INC.

Best Bargains features Wholesale Food Service, Bar and Restaurant Distribution, Best Bargains also features a large selection of fresh meats and an extensive deli. Full-line grocery that specializes in graduation parties, holiday festivities, fundraisers and meat raffles. Customized meat cutting. Buy more...spend less. Your own big box store in a small town. Located eight miles east of Lake Geneva in New Munster, WI. www.bestbargainsinc.com.

BLOOMFIELD PRESERVE HUNT CLUB N1083 County Road U, Genoa City, (262) 279-6877 and cell (262) 379-0027. Located off Highway 12 and Pell Lake Drive, five minutes from Illinois-Wisconsin border. Wisconsin’s elite private club, with 500 acres and a 4,000 square-foot clubhouse. The hunt club is owned and operated by Earl and Sylvia Zimmerman. All pheasants, quail and chuckars are raised on the farm so you are assured the best-flying, the biggest and the best tasting birds available. Call for a tour. Individual and corporate memberships are available. Special events year-round. Visit www.bloomfieldhuntclub.com for more information.

CARVETTI'S OF LAKE GENEVA 642 W. Main St., Lake Geneva, (262)-248-9752. Voted by Lake Geneva People's Choice as the Best Bar and Best Outdoor patio in Walworth county. Lake Geneva's only award-winning and largest outdoor patios featuring basket ball hoops and baggo courts, three outdoor bars with four HD TVs, two outdoor fireplaces, live music and entertainment and the areas top DJs with dancing every Friday and Saturday night until 2 a.m., along with al fresco dining for up to 250 people make this one of the most popular spots in Lake Geneva for family fun and adult nightlife. Daily drink and dinner specials. Come in and view the 14 TVs with all Chicago sports teams including the Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks. The Riverside patio is the perfect place to hold a reunion, rehearsal dinner, birthday bash or

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LAKE GENEVA JAYCEES 51ST ANNUAL

VENETIAN FESTIVAL Wednesday through Sunday August 14th thru August 18th Flatiron Park & Seminary Park-Lake Geneva, Wis. • GREAT FOOD • FIREWORKS • HUGE CARNIVAL • WATER SKI SHOW • WRIST BAND RIDE DISCOUNT DAYS • FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

ARTS & CRAFT FAIR AT LIBRARY PARK Saturday, Aug. 17, 10-6 Sunday, Aug. 18, 10-5 ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE LOCATED IN THE JAYCEE BEER TENT Must be 21 to enter - “WE ID”

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14th: Sponsored by Next Door Pub & Pizzeria Bella Cam 8 p.m.-12 a.m. $3 Cover at door Wristband discount rides 5-10 p.m. $20 THURSDAY, AUGUST 16th: Sponsored by Sprecher’s Restaurant and Pub The Student Body Band 8 p.m.-12 a.m. $3 Cover at door Wristband discount rides 5-10 p.m. $20 FRIDAY, AUGUST 16th: Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank The Toys 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. - $5 Cover at door SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th: Baggo Tournament 12 p.m.-3 p.m. Fresh Hopps Band (sponsored by Talmer Bank and Trust) 12 p.m.-3 p.m. No Cover Too White Crew 8 p.m.-Midnight (sponsored by Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly) $5.00 Cover Wristband discount rides Noon-5 p.m. $20 SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th: Lake Geneva House of Music (sponsored by Talmer Bank and Trust) 12 p.m.-3 p.m. No Cover Petty Thieves 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. $3 Cover at door (sponsored by Tread Head Cycling.) SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th: Wonder Lake Ski Show at 6 p.m. (sponsored by Harbor Shores on Lake Geneva) Lighted Boat Parade sponsored by Gage Marine - (This year’s theme “Mardi Gras”) Fireworks Display on the Lake at Dusk Official Radio Sponsor

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dining out

CRANDALL’S RESTAURANT Route 47, Hebron, Ill., (815) 648-2609. Since 1969, Crandall’s Restaurant has been known for its

“world famous broasted chicken.” Due to popular demand, this chicken is served every night as an all-you-can-eat special. The Friday fish fry features fresh Icelandic cod and also can be combined with chicken. Sunday brunch is served from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., followed by dinner service until 8 p.m. Tastefully remodeled inside and out, Crandall’s offers lunch and dinner from 11:45 a.m. (closed Mondays). Crandall’s features homemade pies, desserts and fresh-baked “sticky-cinnamon buns.” Crandall’s is located one mile south of the state line and 10 minutes south of downtown Lake Geneva on Highway 120.

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SUMMER BUBBLY WINE TASTING Thursday, August 22 - 4 to 6 pm

BLUE MOON SEASONAL AND VINTAGE SERIES TASTING FANTASTIC SPECIALS: Katherine Goldschmidt Cabernet . . . . . . . . . .$17.97 per bottle (case price) Decoy Cabernet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.87 per bottle (case price) Titos Vodka . . . . . . . . .1.75 $24.87 Gordon's Vodka . . . . . . . . . . . $9.97

THE END ZONE SPORTS BAR AND GRILL 4128 Blue Gill Road, Delavan, (262) 728-2420. Burgers, Steaks, Shrimp, Fried Chicken, and appetizers. Cookouts every other Sunday from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. The kitchen serves the regular menu until last call.

GENEVA CHOPHOUSE AT GRAND GENEVA Highway 50 East, Lake Geneva, (262) 249-4788. Selected as one of the Top 10 Restaurants in Wisconsin, the Geneva ChopHouse at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa features hand selected steaks from local suppliers, fresh seafood flown in from the coast, and an extensive domestic and international wine list. Sunday brunch offers fresh baked pastries, artisan cheeses, carving stations and made-to-order omelets. And when the weather’s warm, you can savor cocktails and desserts fireside at Embers Terrace and take in the beautiful scenic views. It is a culinary experience you will always remember. Reservations are recommended.

GRAND CAFÉ AT GRAND GENEVA Highway 50 East, Lake Geneva, (262) 249-4788. Visit Grand Café at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa for a casual dining option, featuring American fare with a French,

ABSOLUT VODKA ..................................................1.75 L $27.99 ARBOR MIST FROZEN DRINKS ......................... Pouch $0.99 CAPTAIN MORGAN SPICED RUM .......... 1.75 L $24.99

We had the most fabulous weekend at Lake Lawn. Thank goodness we found Sonoma Cellars! They had everything we needed and more for our stay." Monica, Barrington, IL

1807 E. Geneva St. • Delavan, WI 262.740.2200

RUM CHATA or KAHLUA LIQUEUR ........750 L $16.99

www.sonoma-cellars.com

N2009 S. Lake Shore Drive, Lake Geneva, (262) 248-5690. Located in The Geneva Inn on the shores of Geneva Lake. Featuring American contemporary cuisine and fantastic fresh fish specialties. Open every day of the week for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Breakfast is served Monday through Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Lunch is served Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner is served Monday through Saturday starting at 5 p.m. and from 4 p.m. on Sunday. Sunday Brunch is served every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Half-priced appetizers are available in The Grandview Lounge on Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. Live music featuring Diane Lewis Friday and Saturdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Carolyn Wehner during Sunday Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located in The Geneva Inn, directly on the shores of Geneva Lake. Visit www.genevainn. com for more details.

GREEN GROCER 24 W. Geneva St., Williams Bay. (262) 245-9077. Every Sat-

HARPOON WILLIE'S Highway 67 and Geneva Street, Williams Bay, (262) 2456906. Featuring homemade specialty pizzas and Friday specials on the screened-in patio. The Friday fish fry includes beer-battered walleye, served with homemade potato pancakes, coleslaw and applesauce. Another popular special is the Sicilian-encrusted, slowroasted prime rib, served with roasted potatoes and coleslaw.

HAWK’S VIEW BAR & GRILLE 7377 Krueger Road, Lake Geneva, (262) 348-9900. A casual, fun, place to meet friends, with panoramic views of the golf courses. Patio seating is available in season. Hawk’s View offers great appetizers, homemade soups and salads, mouthwatering sandwiches and a full bar. Friday fish fry is offered all year. Watch your favorite sporting event on one of the plasma TVs. Carryouts are available. Hawk’s View Bar and Grille is open seasonally, serving SEE DINING PAGE 16

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of Wine & Cheese

GRAND MARNIER LIQUEUR ...................750 mL $32.99

In front of the Delavan Super Walmart on Hwy. 50

GRANDVIEW RESTAURANT

urday from 1 to 4 p.m., the Green Grocer offers a complimentary boutique wine and handcrafted beer tasting, paired with delectible bites. Create your six-pack of beer or case of wine and receive a 10percent discount. Shop organic, local and grass-fed products seven days a week. Visit their Web site at www.greengrocergenevalake.com.

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Open 7 days a week from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Spanish or Italian twist. Open from breakfast through dinner, guests enjoy everything from healthy dining options to rich, decadent desserts. The wide variety of options is sure to please everyone in your group. Plus, the weekend gets even better with our premium buffets, featuring our succulent Friday night seafood buffet and indulgent Saturday night prime rib buffet.

GREY GOOSE VODKA .................................... 1.75 L $49.99 J. BAVET BRANDY or

Mon.–Thurs. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fri. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Malibu Rum • Seagrams 7 Crown • Smirnoff Vodka

$18.99

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Pall Mall Cigarettes $48.99 Carton

ADMIRAL NELSON RUM.................................... 1.75 L $15.99 JACK DANIELS Black or Honey......................................1.75 L $36.99 JOSÉ CUERVO TEQUILA Gold or Silver .............. 1.75 L $26.99 SALVADOR’S COCKTAILS .......................... 1.75 L $6.99 SKOL GIN or VODKA ..........................................1.75 L $11.99

AMERICAN CAFÉ Now open for Dinner 3 p.m.–Close Monday–Saturday

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6 pack bottles

BUD LIGHT or COORS LIGHT ...........18 pk bottles LEINENKUGEL or SAM ADAMS ......12 pk bottles MILLER LITE or COORS LIGHT ALUMINUM..................9 pk bottles MILLER LITE or MGD................................ 24 pk cans

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PABST BLUE RIBBON ...............................30 pk cans $12.99

BAREFOOT CELLARS WINES Assorted Varietals .....1.5 L

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EMERI SPARKLING WINES from Australia...............750 mL

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ASK ABOUT OUR SENIOR GAMBLING CLUB TUES. & THURS. 8 A.M.–11:30 A.M.

Pink Moscato – Pinot Grigio – Moscato – Sauvignon Blanc

GEORGE DUBOEUF BEAUJOLAIS Full Case............24-187 mL

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LINDEMAN’S BIN SERIES WINES.........................750 mL

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MONDAVI WOODBRIDGE WINES Astd. Varietals.....1.5 L

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CONT. FROM PAGE 4 to remember for a lifetime. With a casual atmosphere and affordable prices, you will be awe-inspired while receiving the excellence of an upscale style of service. The authentic cuisine of house made recipes is only the beginning. In addition, Corleone offers a full bar with a wine and cocktail menu as formal and exciting as the cuisine itself. Open daily at 11 a.m. corleonesicilianrestaurant.com.

Hamburger w/ fries ................................................ $2.99 Hot Dog w/ fries ................................................... $1.99 Tacos...............................................................3 for $2.99 Pulled Pork Sandwich w/fries ..................$3.99 Homemade Lasagna ..........................................$4.99

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LAKE LAWN RESORT BOAT TOURS 1½ hour tours depart from the Lookout Pier, daily at 5:00 pm. Adults $20 | Children $10 Sunset Wine Tour (21 or older) Fridays & Saturdays at 7:00 pm. $30 pp includes 2 beverages and hors d’oeuvres. Call 262-725-9203 for reservations

$30 ANY DAY, UNLIMITED PLAY STARTING AT 1PM!

TEEN FACIAL Book now to get your skin in wonderful condition! A wonderful 25 minute service including skin care education and suggestions. Call Calladora Spa to reserve your appointment now! Appropriate for both girls and guys age 12 – 17.

Price includes shared cart. Call To Reserve Your Tee Times 262.725.9200

August 24th | Music at 5:00 pm | Cookout at 5:30 pm | Boat Parade at Dusk - ISLAND PARADISE THEME - FREE PARADE REGISTRATION Pre-register by 8/17/13 and get 2 complimentary tickets to the Venetian Night Cookout Lookout Bar & Eatery $20 Adults | $10 Kids (4-12)

Call 262-725-9207 to Register

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out and about CONT. FROM PAGE 8 as upcoming events and discount coupons.

CHAMPS SPORTS BAR & GRILL

VON BERGEN’S COUNTRY MARKET “The Place Where You Can See It Growing”

~ HOMEGROWN VEGETABLES” Our Own Sweet Corn is In!! GREEN BEANS FOR CANNING OR FREEZING NOW IN! DOOR COUNTY CHERRIES & ILLINOIS PEACHES

747 Main St., Lake Geneva. (262) 248-6008. Plenty of sports memorabilia, large HD plasma TVs, dancing, cocktails, regulation basketball hoops inside and out and a beer garden make Champs a fun, casual place for everyone, especially sports fans. Champs features live music every Friday from 8 p.m. and every Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the beer garden, and a live DJ every Saturday night from 8 p.m. There is never a cover charge. Champs has earned Best of Lake Geneva Voters' Choice awards for live entertainment, bar/tavern, spirits and sports bar.

Quality Fruit Also Available Call For All Your Freezing & Canning Needs

9805 Rte. 173 • Hebron, IL (815) 648-2332 Open Daily thru October 31st 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 2 1/4 miles east of Hebron

Celebrating Our 34th Year!

Open 11 a.m. Fri.-Sun. for Lunch & Dinner

CLEAR WATERS SALON & DAY SPA 18 Geneva St. Williams Bay. (262)245-2444. Walworth County's only full service Medical Day Spa. Experience Botox, Restylane or a Photofacial with Dr. Nicholas Veith. Take in the breathtaking views of Geneva Lake while experiencing their signature Clear Waters pedicure. Receive a therapeutic hot stone massage, or relax while one of the skilled Estheticans give you a skin repairing facial or chemical peel. Utilize

the talent of the highly educated hair design team to revive your color, enhance your current style and leave with your ideal look. Relax your mind, rejuvenate your body and refresh your spirit. Visit www.clearwaterssalonanddayspa. com.

THE ELEGANT FARMER 1545 Main St., Mukwonago, (262) 363-6770. A wonderful shopping experience, The Elegant Farmer offers award-winning specialties in its Farm Kitchen Bakery, Deli and Market, including its famed apple pie baked in a paper bag, cider baked ham, homemade applesauce, jumbo muffins and cookies and seasonal fruits and vegetables. Home of the “Smiling Barn,” the Elegant Farmer offers seasonal special events, such as its Autumn Harvest Festival, December Holiday Market, East Troy Electric Railroad trolley rides and much more., is open daily May to August 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and September to April 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. For more information, visit their Web site www.elegantfarmer.com.

THE END ZONE SPORTS BAR & GRILL 4112 Blue Gill Road,

Open 4 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. for Dinner

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ON THE DECK EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT

Come for a distinctive dinner and enjoy the sunset over Lake Como or join us on the deck for music, sun and a late afternoon snack. You will find Chef Chad’s classical French, Southwest and Creole cuisine irresistible. Finish your dining experience with one of his signature desserts and then make reservations to come back for more.

Delavan, (262) 728-2420. Friday entertainment alternates between karaoke/disc jockey. A disc jockey entertains every Saturday, with theme parties throughout the year. There is an outdoor patio and a private room for parties. Pool, darts, dancing and sports are offered. Free pool is offered on Thursdays and free darts on Tuesdays. On Fridays, a pint of tap beer is $1.50 from 3 to 7 p.m. Karaoke is scheduled for Fridays. Food specials are available Monday through Friday. Food is served until closing time. Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m. Also, buy a drink, get a ticket during Happy Hour for a chance to win a free patio party (beer and pizza). Drawing every Friday at 6 p.m. The End Zone's Dugout hotdog cart is now open at Delavan's Community Park on the lake. Offering Vienna hot dogs, brats, chips and soda.

FIT FOR A QUEEN Geneva Square Shopping Center, highways 120 and 12, Lake Geneva. (262) 248-7888. Featuring dress and casual apparel for women in sizes 14 to 32. The shop also offers an array of accessories for all occasions, including jewelry and handbags.

FRENCH COUNTRY INN Plan a getaway at The French Country Inn on beautiful Lake Como. Historic, lakeside bed and breakfast with 33 lovely appointed rooms. Spend time just relaxing and enjoying the surroundings. Hwy 50, just west of downtown Lake Geneva. Call (262) 245-5220 or check out our website at www. frenchcountryinn.com.

GENEVA LAKE MUSEUM

THE FRENCH COUNTRY INN

255 Mill St., Lake Geneva, (262)248-6060. Walking along the museum's "Main Street" you can not only peek into historic stores, homes, a school room and other places, but you can actually go into them for a close up look at furniture, clothing, tools, machines, merchandise, photos and other artifacts of daily living from the Geneva Lake area circa 1870-1930. Open March, April, November, and December, Friday-Saturday 10-4 and Sunday 12-3 and May through October,

W4190 West End Road • Lake Geneva, WI (262) 245-5220 • Reservations Preferred

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— Open for Dinner — Mon.–Thurs.: 4–9 p.m. Friday: 5–10 p.m. Saturday: 2–10 p.m. Sun. Afternoons: 2–10 p.m. Music on the Deck (262) 245-5105


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A new hot spot

Lake Geneva Cannery adds spice and flavor to life

By Jessica Franzene

So far, it’s been a recipe for success: a unique theme for a Lake Geneva shop. A great location. Two enthusiastic owners and a source for some of the tastiest sauces, condiments and preserves in the Midwest. Lake Geneva Cannery combines these all, and since its opening in April, has enticed both locals and visitors to pay a visit, sample tasty treats, and stock their pantries with everything from hot sauces to chutney, pickled vegetables, rubs and everything in between. “We truly have something for everyone,” Julie and Darrel Rose said. The shop, which is located at 120 Broad St. in the heart of downtown Lake Geneva, offers a dazzling array of products, including the largest collection of hot sauces you’re likely to see. (There are more than 500 labels of hot sauces, with more coming every week.) The sheer number and variety of these little bottles draw many shoppers in, but even you don’t can’t take the heat, there’s plenty more to excite your taste buds. Partnering with — and inspired by — The Galena Canning Co., the Roses have introduced their own line of goods. What makes the Galena Canning Co. and Lake Geneva Cannery products stand apart? Local ingredients and a dedication to quality from the kitchen to the store shelves. Every recipe is tested and tested again, with new and unique flavor combinations created right alongside traditional favorites. Right now, for instance, barbecue sauces are flying off the shelves. Classics are always a good bet, but current best sellers include the fire-roasted jalapeno hon-

A DELICIOUS FRIDAY FISH FRY Cod Filets dipped in Our House made Heinken Beer Batter, served with Our House Made Salad Tossed Table side with Fresh Bread, House Cut Fries and Cole Slaw - $9.95

ning Company because we saw how both area people and visitors kept coming back.” It helps that the Lake Geneva Cannery is so conveniently located, too, the Roses said. They’re open seven days a week and because it’s a family operation, they extend their hours when the streets of Lake Geneva are busy. And when the summer crowds are replaced by holiday shoppers, they will spend more time on custom gift baskets, something they offer yearround. For more information on the Cannery, call (262) 729-4017 or check them out on Facebook.

ey BBQ sauce and the apple-hickory blend. Whether you’re cooking for the family or entertaining, you’ll find something to take the meal to the next level. The Cannery’s line of salsas, a huge variety of mustards, toppings, pickles, olives and seasonal favorites like pickled beets and dilly beans are just some of what you’ll have to choose from...and it’s not an easy choice. Fortunately, there are a variety of samples offered each day to help you narrow down the favorites. If your tastes run more toward the sweet, you’ll have to decide between jams, jellies, preserves, chutneys and fruit butters, along with local honey. If all this makes you think of breakfast, you’re in luck: Lake Geneva Cannery also features a selection of coffees, all roasted and blended in Galena. “There’s been a tremendous local response,” Julie said. “We were inspired by the Galena Can-

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WE ALSO OFFER OUR FRIED SHRIMP WHICH IS: Six Jumbo Black Tiger Shrimp Dipped in our House Made Heinken Beer batter served with Our House Made Salad Tossed Table side with Fresh Bread, House Cut Fries and Cole Slaw $12.95 N2062 South Lake Shore Drive Lake Geneva, WI 53147

262.248.0685 www.corleonesicilianrestaurant.com

Great Food Incredible Lakefront View

THE LAKES AREA’S #1 FRIDAY FISH FRY!

NOW SERVING ALL YOU CAN EAT FROM 11-CLOSE - $11.95 Icelandic Cod, baked or fried. Great homemade potato pancakes and all the trimmings. Everything made fresh to order All you can eat Icelandic Cod, baked or fried. Great homemade potato pancakes and all the trimmings. Everything made fresh to order.

NOW AVAILABLE ON SATURDAYS AFTER 4 P.M. AS WELL DINNER SPECIALS • LAKE PERCH - $12.25 • BLUE GILL FILETS - $10.95

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AUTHENTIC FRIDAY FISH FRY LUNCH & DINNER All You Can Eat Beer Battered Cod. Homemade Potato Pancakes or French Fries, Coleslaw and Rolls.

$11.95

• PLUS SEAFOOD FEATURES AND REGULAR MENU •

NEW SAT. NITE - ALL-U-CAN-EAT BBQ RIBS - $23.00 262-248-3637 Highway 50 East (Next to Walgreen’s) • Lake Geneva, WI www.redgeraniumrestaurant.com

“We’re the Talk of the Town!” Why? ... Try One of Our

SPECTACULAR FRIDAY FISH ENTREES and you’ll soon find out! including Walleye, Blue Gill, Lake Perch or Shrimp – Each just $11.00 Serving From 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. W4118 Lake Shore Drive • Lake Como North

(262) 248-6183

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OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER AT 11:45 TUES.-SAT. OPEN at 10:00 A.M. ON SUNDAY

For Over 35 Years Featuring Our

• STEAK • FRESH SEAFOOD

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FRIDAY “FISH FRY” Fresh Icelandic Cod, Broiled or Quick Fried. Potato Pancakes or Fries, Coleslaw, Applesauce, Rolls & Butter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95 “ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT” BROASTED CHICKEN S U PL ! Every Night TUESDAY thru SUNDAY For Just $12.95 SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. . . . $15.95 FULL MENU FROM 1:30 P.M. Serving dinner nightly from 4 p.m. • CLOSED MONDAY 10441 Rt. 47 • Hebron, IL • (815) 648-2609 Go South 10 Minutes from Lake Geneva on WI-120

~ FRIDAY NIGHT ~ • BLUE ROUGHY (all you can eat) $10.95 •PERCH or WALLEYE DINNER $14.95 •10 OZ. NEW YORK STRIP - $23.95 •6 OZ. FILET - $24.95 We Also Feature an Oyster Bar, Shrimp, Salmon & More. W6904 Hwy. Cty A • Elkhorn, WI (262) 742-5043 Open Thurs. & Fri. 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 5 p.m.-9 p.m.

FRIDAY FISH FRY ALL NEW FISH FRY: ICELANDIC COD BAKED $8.95 • FRIED $7.95 SHRIMP DINNER: 8 piece $9.95 TUESDAYS: $1.25 TACOS ** DAILY DRINK SPECIALS ** THURS. NIGHT & ALL DAY SUN. WINGS: JUST 35¢ 107 KENOSHA ST. • WALWORTH, WI 262-275-9191

Friday Fish Fry All-You-Can-Eat Fried Cod................................................................$8.95 Baked Cod ................................................................................................$9.95 3-Piece Fried Cod .................................................................................. $7.95 Rainbow Trout ......................................................................................$11.95 Cajun Catfish ...........................................................................................$9.95 Pecan Crusted Tilapia .........................................................................$9.95 All Dinners Include Choice of Potato and Unlimited Soup & Salad Bar

Saturday 14 oz. Prime Rib................................................................................... $14.95 Choice of Potato and Endless Soup & Salad Bar

Sunday Homemade Lasagna...........................................................................$8.45 1/2 Roast Chicken, Pork or Turkey with Stuffing.........................$8.45 Choice of Potato and Salad or Soup

Monday 4-Piece Southern Fried Buttermilk Chicken ............................$8.95 Choice of Potato and Endless Soup & Salad Bar

2-Piece Senior Chicken.......................................................................$5.95 Potato, Soup or Salad and Dessert

Breakfast Served All Day, Salad Bar, Pastries and Homemade Pies OPEN DAILY 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.

620 N. WALWORTH ST. • DARIEN, WI • LOCATED JUST OFF OF HWY. 14 & I-43 • 262.882.5515

Fitzgerald’s Genoa Junction ~ In the Historic Octagon House ~ A UNIQUE BLEND OF HISTORY & TRADITION! “HOME

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FITZGERALD’S FAMOUS FISH BOIL”

FISH BOIL HONEY BBQ CHICKEN BARBECUED RIBS Special Parties Available Call For Info.

Fish Boil~Honey BBQ Chicken~BBQ Ribs

RESTAURANT & GIFT SHOP Home of Fitzgerald’s Famous Fish Boil! 772 Main St. (Hwy. B) Genoa City, WI 2 miles NW of Richmond, IL

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dining out CONT. FROM PAGE 10 lunch beginning at 11 a.m. Retirement, birthday and social parties are always welcome, and available year round. Hawk’s View is located three miles north of downtown Lake Geneva, off Highway 120.

HEMINGWAY'S N3270 County Highway H, Lake Geneva, (262) 348-1200. Escape reality at this unique Lake Geneva establishment, where a laid-back, tropical atmosphere awaits. The menu reflects the island theme and casual attitude, with familyfriendly services and prices. Favorites include fresh seafood, chops, steaks, island specialties, Friday fish fry and Saturday apple wood smoked baby back ribs, specialty drinks and live entertainment. free parking. Available for banquets and parties. Outdoor patio is available along with the tiki bar in season. www.hemingwaysportofcall. com.

HUNT CLUB STEAKHOUSE Geneva National Resort is proud to present the acclaimed Hunt Club Steakhouse. Inside this unique historical building is an upbeat and lively atmosphere for drinks, appetizers or a delicious steak dinner The menu offers an expansive variety of delicious homemade food including our signature 25-ounce “Tomahawk Chop” and several other cuts of mouthwatering steaks. Renowned chef John Havlis dishes up great selections of seafood items and other meats, as well as unique sandwiches, small plates and salads. Great libations and an award winning wine list make the Hunt Club Steakhouse the perfect place to unwind with friends after a busy day or to enjoy an intimate night out with someone special. Private dining is also available in the Crane Room featuring a “community table” with seating for 8 to 14 guests.

LAKE GENEVA JAYCEES

IN THE DRINK W3860 Lake Shore Drive, Lake Como North, (262) 2488855. In the Drink serves sandwiches, burgers, appetizers and Friday fish specials, as well as daily specials. Shuffleboard, a dartboard and pool table are available for patrons' enjoyment. Open daily at 11 a.m. Kitchen hours are Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

LAKE LAWN RESORT 2400 East Geneva Street, Delavan, (262) 728-7950. Two lakefront restaurants at Lake Lawn Resort boast award-winning dining fare by local legend Executive Chef Ross. Frontier Restaurant offers American-heartland style cuisine in a fine-dining atmosphere with entrees and delicacies ranging from flame-grilled steak to broiled Boston cod. Weekend specials include a Sunday lakeside Champagne brunch and a Friday night seafood buffet or Saturday night prime rib buffet. Ideal for game-day or cocktail hour, the Lookout Bar and Eatery is

equipped with eleven televisions, the NFL ticket, seasonal outdoor seating and regular bar food and drink specials. New! Isle of Capri Cafe: a taste of Italy comes home, featuring fresh-baked stone fire pizzas, gelato, espresso, cappuccino, and bakery goods, plus more Italian-inspired items. For more information visit www.lakelawnresort.com.

LAKEVIEW GRILLE AT GENEVA RIDGE RESORT Highway 50 West, Lake Geneva 800-225-5558. Guests of the resort can find delicious resort dining in The Lakeview Grille, featuring superb steaks, choice chops, fresh fish and a breakfast menu that would get anyone out of bed early. Experience all our delectable creations while looking out wall-to-wall picture windows that frame the wooded slopes and shores of Lake Como. Enjoy some of the best dining Lake Geneva has to offer when you order one of our hand-carved rib-eyes, filets, and succulent prime ribs to be matched with award winning wines from all over the world. You

51ST ANNUAL VENETIAN FESTIVAL

Discounted Carnival Tickets The Lake Geneva Jaycees, and Ed’s Magical Midway are happy to announce the following Will Be Wrist Band Night. Wrist Bands will cost $20.00 each H H H H H H Will Be Wrist Band Night. Wrist Bands will cost $20.00 each H H H H H H

SATURDAY • AUG. 16 • FROM 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Will Be Wrist Band Day. Wrist Bands will cost $20.00 each

MARGOT'S 4009 South Shore Drive, Delavan, (262) 740-9039. Authentic German dishes and American favorites at "wunderbar" prices. Sauerbraten, weiner schnitzel, liver dumpling soup, fresh-roasted pork shanks, herring salad, kassler ripchen and more German dishes are featured, as well as fish and seafood. German wines, spaten and hacker pschorr are available. Daily specials and monthly wine tastings are offered, and the restaurant has a fireplace and an outdoor deck for dining.

MARS RESTAURANT & RESORT ON LAKE COMO W4098 S. Shore Drive, Lake Geneva, (262) 245-5689. Lake Geneva's best kept secret on the South Shore of beautiful Lake Como. Casual sit- down dining with a breathtaking view. Featuring lunch and dinner seven days a week. Indoor and outdoor lakeside dining. Award-winning Premium Babyback BBQ Ribs. Piano Bar Thursday through Sunday from 6 p.m. until midnight. Spectacular sunsets. Boat docking. Mars, where the locals eat! Just two miles west of Lake Geneva on Highway 50 --turn right at Pesche's.

MEDUSA GRILL AND BISTRO

WEDNESDAY • AUG. 14 • FROM 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

THURSDAY • AUG. 15 • FROM 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

will be delighted by our nightly specials, the best Friday Fish Fry around, and legendary service that is sure to satisfy any guest. Friday Night Fish Fry— a Wisconsin Tradition — only $12.95. www. GenevaRidge.com.

“Our commercial came out great and the production was fun and easy.” - Chad Cantwell (General Manager, Twin Lakes Country Club)

Twin Lakes Country Club 1230 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes, WI 262.877.2500 • www.tlccgolf.com

501 Broad St., Lake Geneva, (262) 249-8644. Enjoy the authentic menu prepared by Chef Greg. Enjoy dinners in the restaurant or relax in the lounge with your favorite drinks and appetizers. Now open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday 5:30 p.m. to close. Private parties are available in the lounge. Lounge is open Wednesday through Sunday 5 p.m. to close. You can also make reservations online at www. medusagrillandbistro.

PIER 290 1 Liechty Drive, Williams Bay, (262) 245-2100. Located at Gage SEE DINING PAGE 25


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But some things don’t change. For 51 years, the Lake Geneva Jaycees have hosted a late-summer celebration, where locals and visitors can enjoy food and refreshments, local entertainment and a carnival, all situated right across the street from beautiful Geneva Lake (once known as Kishwauketoe). Other than shortening it from Venetian Fest to just “Venetian,” the festival’s name and mission have remained unchanged. As the Jaycees’ biggest fundraiser, the five-day event has long been a gathering place for families and friends. Culminating in a lighted boat parade, as a nod to the waterway Italian city the festival is named for, Venetian is a celebration of the season and of Lake Geneva’s nautical roots. Over the years, the focus has also moved to the closing night’s fireworks celebration. Shot over the water, the show is visible along the lakeshore down to Library Park and beyond, making it easy to find a vantage point for your ooohs and aaahs. Perhaps one of the best spots to take in Venetian’s boat show and fireworks is the strategically located Ferris Wheel. The ride is situated at the edge of Flatiron Park, next to the statue of iconic comic-strip character Andy Gump. As part of the park’s history, Gump has seen his share of Venetian fun — along with some summer mayhem that led to his beheading, as well as his theft.

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Flatiron Park has been Gump’s home since 1947. The park goes back much longer than that; part of it was donated to Geneva Village in 1882 by J.C. Walter. His two partners sold their two-thirds interest in the three acres for about $1,300. It has been a city park since then, but first was named for its willow trees. (There was a tendency to name parks after trees here, but only one, Maple Park, retains its original name.) Flatiron is triangle-shaped, hence its current name. The property escaped development — or today it might be home to one of the city’s earlier mansions, along the lines of the nearby Baker House (originally Redwood Cottage) or Maxwell Mansion. These two homes, which are located east of Flatiron Park, are good examples of the structures that were being built when Lake Geneva was first becoming a summer haven for Chicago’s elite.

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Horticultural Hall, which is located at 330 Broad St., is the site for the Lake Geneva Farmers Market. The event is held on Thursdays through October 17th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and features a variety of vendors, with goods ranging from fresh produce, pickles and preserves, artisan cheeses, crafts, plants and fresh fl owers. Booths are set up both outside and inside Horticultural Hall, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Riviera Beach Located in downtown Lake Geneva at Wrigley Drive, the Riviera’s historic ballroom and modern bath house (with showers and restrooms) provide the backdrop for the beach. Lifeguards are on duty Memorial Day through Labor Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Beach hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Both daily and seasonal passes are available; children six and under get free admission. Geneva Lake Area Museum, 255 Mill St. Located in the city’s former Power & Light building, the museum is open Monday and Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m . The heart of the facility is a historic Main Street, which includes a log cabin, a blacksmith’s, a general store, dentist, residences, a school and more. A hands-on approach makes history come alive for all ages. Exhibits also highlight yachting and sailing on Geneva Lake, the Chicago and Northwestern Railway and some of the lakeshore estates. Shorepath Walk Public access to the Geneva Lake Shorepath, which circles the entire lake and is a public rightof-way, is located at the west end of Library Park, West Main Street, and at the eastern end of Baker Park off Wrigley Drive and Campbell Street. The path offers hikers closeups of some of the area’s grandest estates and mansions, including Stone Manor, the Driehaus Estate and the Wrigley grounds.


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Lake Geneva Baker House The Baker House, 327 Wrigley Drive, is a Queen Anne mansion that was built around 1885 for Emily Baker, the widow of Robert Baker. He was the son of Charles Baker, the first district attorney of Walworth County. The land this house is built on was part of his compensation for accepting the position. At 17,000 square feet, the Baker House has 30 rooms that boast as much attention to detail as the exterior does. Inlaid wood floors, custom doors and patterned redwood shingles, along with carefully crafted stained glass have all been painstakingly restored and preserved by the home’s subsequent owners. It’s now a unique restaurant and entertainment venue, and is available for private celebrations along with being open to the public. During Venetian Fest, the owners host a Venetian Masquerade Ball. Emily Baker built Redwood Cottage in homage of her late husband — he died at 43 and she wanted to honor her husband’s fondness for the Geneva Lake shoreline he had grown up near. She died in 1894 and the house was initially converted to a sanitarium, then was used as a dormitory for the nearby Lake Geneva Seminary for Girls.

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The Seminary itself had been built in the mid-1800s in what was then Oak Park, behind the Baker House property. It was the first private school in the region and by 1872 boasted an enrollment of 82. According to the Lake Geneva Herald, areas of study were academic, preparatory, music and art and higher English. “The location, as we all know, is unsurpassed for beauty and healthfulness. The terms are reasonable and proportionate with the advantages,� the Herald noted. The book “Lake Geneva in Vintage Postcards� mentions some of the art students learned to paint on china and velvet. Over the years, enrollment declined, and in 1901 the Seminary was razed and the park was renamed for it. Seminary Park’s proximity to Flatiron Park made it a natural spot for the Jaycees to expand Venetian Fest’s reach, making more room for a bigger and better carnival.

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— Ongoing Downtown Attractions — Maple Park Historic District A sightseeing walk through this 650-acre district will highlight the architectural trends of historic homes from the 1840s through 1920s. Many of the 140-plus residences were built during the Victorian era and have been meticulously maintained and restored. The district also includes Pioneer Cemetery and the Central-Denison school buildings and grounds. PARKS Seminary Park, Baker Street and South Lake Shore Drive. Picnicking and grilling are permitted; a playground is available. Flatiron Park, Wrigley Drive and Center Street. The chamber of commerce is located in the park, as are a statue of cartoon character Andy Gump and a gazebo overlooking the lakeshore. Maple Park, Madison and Geneva streets. A basketball court, tennis courts and a playground are available, as well as a baseball diamond in this park, which is located in the heart of the Maple Park Historic District. Wheel-Friendly Plaza, Dunn Field, Sage Street. A state of the art concrete skate park is open to the public at this location, which also offers a playground, basketball court and playing ďŹ eld. Donian Park, East Main Street and lower Center Street, along the White River bank. A four-acre wetland preserve, the park has a spacious observation deck.

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Maxwell Mansion If visitors continue through Seminary Park after festival fun, they can view another of Lake Geneva’s earliest mansions, which is located at 421 Baker St. (And yes, the street’s named after the same Baker family.) The Italian villa-styled Maxwell Mansion (once The Oaks), was built in 1855 by prominent Chicago surgeon Philip Maxwell as a summer residence. Maxwell is one of the founding fathers of Lake Geneva, as he financed the original 1837 survey that laid out the village. He and his brother James were two of the first seven purchasers of land here. Dr. Maxwell, according to James Simmons’ annals of Lake Geneva, used Block 35 to build “a large and handsome dwelling … upon a delightful spot he had long reserved for that purpose.” He and his family decided to make it their year-round home not long after its completion, perhaps tempted by the attention to detail both inside and out. Marble fireplaces, 14-foot ceilings, gilded carved wooden moldings and an impressive black walnut staircase are still part of the building’s appeal. The foundation is made of two-foot-wide locally quarried granite, part of what made it possible for the Maxwell family to endure the harsh Wisconsin winters. Originally, the red brick exterior was accentuated by cream trim, but the building has long been painted white. The building has passed through a few owners who have lovingly restored it, and it’s now open to the public for lodging and entertainment, including teas and a cabaret. Now known as the Maxwell Mansion, this structure and the Baker House afford visitors to Venetian fest a convenient walking-distance tour of the grandeur that was 19th century Lake Geneva. Story by Jessica Franzene • Photos by Phil Bonyata & Joy Kowald

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— Upcoming Downtown Events — Concerts in the Park: Thursdays Flat Iron Park, Wrigley Drive, is the site for weekly free concerts that will entertain the whole family. The shows run from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays unless otherwise noted, with no concert scheduled during Venetian Festival. More information is available on www.lakegenevawi.com/events.

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Venetian Festival Wednesday to Sunday, August 14 to 18 Now in its 51st year, the Lake Geneva Jaycees’ sponsored event is a fi ve day festival featuring a carnival, craft fair, water ski show, musical entertainment and food. The event culminates in a lighted boat parade Sunday evening followed by a waterfront firework display. Hours will be Wednesday to Friday, 6:00 p.m. to midnight and Saturday and Sunday, noon to midnight. (Fireworks Sunday at 9:00 p.m.) Maxwell Street Days: Friday to Sunday, August 23 to 25 Downtown Lake Geneva merchants will fill the sidewalks with bargains galore as the city celebrates Maxwell Street Days. Shoppers can find deals on everything from home décor to apparel and jewelry, as well as enjoying refreshments and food.


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Lake Geneva If You Go: Venetian Festival, downtown Lake Geneva The celebration will kick off the evening of Wednesday, August 14 and end with the fireworks display Sunday night, August 18. The carnival midway along Wrigley Drive will feature a variety of games, rides and food and refreshment booths. A beer tent in Flatiron Park will be the spot for live entertainment. This marks the 51st year of the Jaycees’ Venetian Festival. As in past years, a water ski show will be held on the lake and an arts and crafts fair will take place in Library Park on Saturday and Sunday. EVENTS PLANNED INCLUDE Wednesday: • Entertainment by Bella Cam in the beer tent, 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. — $3 cover at door • Carnival Rides at Flatiron & Seminary Parks: 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. — $20 wristband, 5-10 p.m. Thursday: • Entertainment by The Student Body Band at the beer tent, 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. — $3 cover at door • Carnival Rides at Flatiron & Seminary Parks: 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. — $20 wristband, 5-10 p.m. Friday: Entertainment by The Toys at the beer tent: 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. — $5 cover at door

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• Entertainment from Lake Geneva House of Music: 12:00 p.m. to 3 p.m. — (No cover) • Carnival Rides at Flatiron & Seminary Parks: 12:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. • Entertainment from Petty Thieves in the beer tent: 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. — $3 cover at door • Wonder Lake Ski Show: 6:00 p.m. • Lighted boat parade on the lake at dusk: This year’s theme is “Mardi Gras.” approx. 8:00 p.m. • Fireworks display on the lake following the boat parade: approx. 9:00 p.m.

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Lake Geneva The shops, restaurants and businesses of downtown Lake Geneva offer an amazing variety of goods and services — yet the city retains its small-town atmosphere.

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Whether you’re running errands, day-tripping or enjoying a long weekend, there is plenty to do and see downtown.

Absolutely Home 264 Center St. The Backyard 252 Center St. Carvetti’s Bar & Grill 642 Main St. Champ’s Sports Bar & Grill 747 Main St. Fancy Fair Mall 830 Main St. Grandma Vickie’s Cafe 522 Broad St. Harbor Shores 300 Wrigley Dr. Hawk’s View Golf & Boutique 728 Main St. Kismet Handcrafted Gifts 152 Center St. Lake Geneva Cannery 120 Broad St. Lake Geneva Harley-Davidson 704 Main St. Leather Lips Water Sports 151 Wrigley Dr. Mama Cimino’s Little Italy 131 Wells St. Oh My Gauze 227 Broad St. Original Chicago Pizza Company 150 Center St. Revive Gallery 721 Geneva St. Scoop’s Ice Cream & Deli 101 Broad St. Sopra Bistro 724 Main St. Village Gourmet 725 Main St. See map on page 20.

In addition to the dozens of boutiques, eateries and specialty businesses, visitors and locals alike can enjoy the beautiful landscape of Geneva Lake. Historical architecture, quaint neighborhoods and a variety of parks add to this small city’s charm.

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dining out CONT. FROM PAGE 16 Marine. Uniquely American restaurant focused on clean flavors, fresh ingredients, and attentive service. Our progressive menu features a variety of options which highlight the season’s best local ingredients ranging from grilled elk patties and falling off the bone beef short ribs to a bountiful sandwich menu. Whether you are enjoying your meal inside by one of our fire places, or outside on our heated covered decks, the cozy environment and beautiful views of Lake Geneva will make your experience at Pier 290 memorable. Open daily 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, visit our website, www.pier290.com and check us out on Facebook.

RED GERANIUM RESTAURANT 393 Edwards Blvd.,Lake Geneva,(262)248-3637.Quiet, comfortable dining and American/Continental cuisine is the setting for this charming home, turned restaurant. Seafood, specialty meats and poultry from the open hearth grill are just some of the restaurant specialties. Also, "lighter fare" such as salads and sandwiches are available for lunch and dinner. The restaurant also features "all-inclusive pricing" that includes in the menu price salad or soup, vegetable and starch for most of its' menu selections. A quiet, cozy cocktail lounge greets guests for your favorite beverage, along with an extensive wine list. A Thursday luncheon style show features the Lake Geneva area's finer clothiers is appearing from noon until 2 p.m. May through November. The Red Geranium is open Monday through Saturday for lunch from 11:30 a.m. until the final seating at 3 p.m. Dinner is served Monday through Saturday beginning at 4:30 p.m. On Sundays, a plated brunch and light lunch are offered from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., and Sunday dinner begins at 4 p.m. A children's menu is always available, with plenty of free off-street parking. "Smart" casual attire is requested, and reservations are recommended. The Red Geranium is open year-round, seven days a week.

RISTORANTE BRISSAGO AT GRAND GENEVA Highway 50 East, Lake Geneva, (262) 249-4788. The critically

acclaimed Ristoranté Brissago at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa features authentic Italian cuisine, with ingredients such as cheeses and pastas being flown in weekly from Italy and prepared with purity and tradition. Enjoy spectacular views of the countryside as you sip a glass from the hand-chosen, region-specific wine list. Reservations are recommended.

SCUTTLEBUTTS RESTAURANT 831 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, (262) 248-1111. Located in downtown Lake Geneva, Scuttlebutts overlooks Geneva Lake, which provides guests with an unbeatable view from the dining room. Fresh air dining is offered, weather permitting. Scuttlebutts features Lake Geneva’s “original gourmet burgers” along with chicken and vegetarian burgers, barbecued ribs with Scuttlebutts’ own special sauce, homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and authentic Swedish entrees. Other delicious entrees also are offered from stir-fries to pasta. Featured desserts are homemade pies like grandma used to make and a

creamy key lime pie. Full breakfast featuring authentic Swedish pancakes and fresh-baked muffins is offered. There also is an excellent Friday fish fry. Cocktails are available. Scuttlebutts is open seven days a week.

SKIP'S ALA MODE 99 N. Walworth Ave., Williams Bay, (262) 245-1330. The best Chicago-style pizza, Italian beef, gyros, charbroiled burgers, broaster recipe chicken, hot dogs and more can be enjoyed with wine or tap beer in this family-friendly restaurant with a unique indoor and outdoor dining atmosphere. Try our new wraps, steak, grilled chicken or deli meats, great for parties. Home of the famous "widgets" and other ice cream treats. Carryout, delivery to the Williams Bay municipal pier, packaged beer and ice also are available. Open every day, 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Major credit cards accepted.

SOPRA BISTRO 724 Main St., Lake Geneva, (262) 249-0800, www.soprabis-

tro.com. Dinner, smoke-free, handicap accessible, reservations accepted, walk-ins welcome, vegetarian dishes. Sopra, an American Bistro, the premier Lake Geneva dining experience. Ingredient-driven chef-owner, Simon Cumming, designs American bistro classics with a fresh, farm-to-table approach. Using the finest seasonal ingredients, you'll be treated to a fine dining experience, in a casual, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. In addition to the thoughtfully selected wine list, Sopra also boasts an extensive selection of microbrew beers and a full selection of spirits, including specialty house martinis.

YE OLDE HOTEL 6070 N. Railroad St., Lyons, (262) 763-2701. “The most flamboyant example of rustic nostalgia we found is Ye Olde Hotel in Lyons,” according to William Rice,

Chicago food and wine columnist. Built in 1860, this historic hotel in downtown Lyons long has been a popular restaurant and bar year-round with both residents and visitors to the area. Casual attire accepted. Daily and nightly specials are featured in addition to the regular menu, which includes steak, seafood, prime rib, chicken, chops and spaghetti among the dinner options. There is a Friday night fish fry which features several choices. Now serving Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. (closed Monday and Tuesday). Carryout and delivery are available. Lyons is located midway between Lake Geneva and Burlington. Designated smoking area and full bar; reservations recommended. Handicapped accessible. Take Highway 120 North to Springfield then Highway 36 to Lyons.

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cowboy wit & western wisdom You could say it’s a passion for history that’s motivated Doug Watson all these years. Since his childhood, he’s been fascinated with the American West, and now has the museum to prove it. On the other hand, because his specialty is making the past come alive for his visitors, his passion might best be described as “time travel.” When you visit Watson’s Wild West Dinner Theater and Museum, you’ll walk in the boots of America’s cowboys. Watson, dressed in full cowboy getup, guides his guests through the adventures of historic figures, as well as the life of the archetypical cowboy. Thousands of authentic period items, ranging from guns to toys, make the experience come alive. As Doug guides you on a journey through the past, he incorporates his vast knowledge of the period, mixing history with tall tales, cowboy poetry and wisdom from Will Rogers. Both kids and adults will want to wander the museum and explore the array of artifacts.Watson’s Wild West Museum is located off Highway 12 and 67 at Potter Road, Elkhorn. The business welcomes bus tours, private parties and school trips. For additional information, call (262) 723-7505 or visit their Web site at www. watsonswildwestmuseum.com.

from rail to trail biking, hiking & riding along the White River State Trail

Since June 2003, thousands of bicyclists, hikers and horseback riders have traveled the White River State Trail. The former railroad track crosses over 11.5 miles of countryside, offering a traffic-free option for all ages to enjoy the great outdoors. The trail is named for the river that it crosses several times along the journey. Parking is available at the trailhead, Highway H, Elkhorn, at Highway NN, Elkhorn, at Highways 120 and Signal Street, Springfield and downtown Lyons. Horseback riding is allowed on the two-mile portion of the road between Springfield and Lyons. If you are 16 or older and want to bike or ride horseback on the White River trail, you’ll need a state trail pass; visit dnr.state.wi.us/ Org/land/parks/fees/ trailpass for additional information.


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out and about CONT. FROM PAGE 13 Monday, Thursday-Saturday 10-4 and Sunday 12-3. For more information, visit www.genevalakemuseum.org.

GENEVA LAKES YMCA 203 Wells St., Lake Geneva, (262) 248-6211. A family facility offering activities for all ages, including swimming lessons, team sports, a variety of preschool and youth classes, personal fitness and both land and water fitness classes. Amenities include a Wellness Center, two gymnasiums, a 25-meter swimming pool, a large therapy pool, saunas, steam rooms, racquetball courts and cycling equipment. Membership options include individual, family, youth and senior citizen. Visit their Web site at www.lakegenevaymca. com.

GENEVA NATIONAL Highway 50, Lake Geneva, (262) 245-7010. Four miles west of Lake Geneva, Geneva National Golf Club features 45 holes designed by legendary golfers. The courses, designed by Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino and Gary Player offer golfers a first-class experience. The 60,000-square-foot clubhouse overlooks Lake Como and the Palmer golf course, and features a full-service pro shop and the Grill Room. Special spring and fall packages are available.

GENEVA RIDGE RESORT Highway 50 West, Lake Geneva. (800) 225-5558. The Lakeview Lounge at Geneva Ridge Resort is the perfect

place for guests to kick back and enjoy a wide variety of drinks and entertainment. The Lounge features daily food and drink specials, a full-service beautiful oak bar, touchscreen internet jukebox and five large flatscreen TVs. During the weekends, the Lounge plays host to live entertainment– from karaoke to local and regional bands, the Lakeview Lounge is sure to satisfy. Happy Hour (2 for 1 Drinks Monday thru Thursday 4-6pm); Wing Wednesdays (40¢ Wings, $6 Domestic Pitchers); and College Gameday Specials (Every Saturday 11am-6pm - $1.50 Domestic Drafts, $6 Jumbo Nachos). NFL Gridiron Specials (Every NFL Game - $2 Domestics, $6 Jumbo Nachos). At the Spa at Geneva Ridge, the goal is to deliver superior customer care while providing cutting edge techniques and design trends in hair, skin, body treatments, diet consultation and exercise physiology. The spa offers a serene environment where you can relax, rejuvenate and refresh your body, mind and spirit.R&R Special (Therapeutic Mineral Bath, 50 Minute Swedish Massage, and an Eye Treatment - $129). Call (262) 249-3860 for the spa.

1,300 acres; sleigh rides, bonfires and hayrides are featured as well. Grand Geneva offers full-service child care.

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7377 Krueger Road, Lake Geneva, (262) 348-9900. Hawk’s View features 36 holes of great golfing, with the 18hole championship level course and the 18-hole executive par-three course. Golf events and outings are hosted all season. The clubhouse is open with a full restaurant and bar, pro shop and banquet facilities. Patio seating is available in season and Friday fish fry is offered all year. Weddings are a specialty and can be booked all year. Hawk’s View hosts an array of special events throughout the year. Check www.

GRANDVIEW RESTAURANT N2009 S. Lake Shore Drive, Lake Geneva, (262) 2485690. Located in The Geneva Inn on the shores of Geneva Lake. Open every day of the week for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Breakfast is served Monday through Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Lunch is served Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner is served Monday through Saturday starting at 5:00 p.m. and from 4 p.m. on Sunday. Sunday Brunch is served every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Half-priced appetizers available in The Grandview Lounge on Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. Live music featuring Diane Lewis Friday and Saturdays from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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Highway 50 East, (262) 248-8811. Grand Geneva offers a variety of entertainment options. Live entertainment is featured in the Lobby Lounge and Evolve Nightclub and Lounge. The Resort's seasonal offerings range from two 18hole championship-level golf courses to an 18-run ski and snowboard facility and cross-country trails. The Dan Patch stables offer trail riding through Grand Geneva’s scenic

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out and about CONT. FROM PAGE 28 hawksviewgolfclub.com. Located three miles north of downtown Lake Geneva off Highway 120

HEMINGWAY'S N3270 County Highway H, Lake Geneva, (262) 348-1200. Lake Geneva's headquarters for all things laidback and Key Westerly, live entertainment, two volleyball courts and huge patio with tiki bar. Twelve areas of activities makes Hemingways a popular destination for locals, tourists, bike runs, fundraisers, parties and concerts. Check the website for upcoming events. www.hemingwaysportofcall.com.

KULLBERG JEWELERS 15 S. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. (262) 723-2246. In business since 1945, the shop features fine jewelry for men and women in classic and contemporary styles. The shop also offers service for repair and custom designs.

LAKE GENEVA CRUISE LINE Riviera Docks, Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, (262) 248-6206 or (800) 558-5911. Offering daily cruises seven days a week with a fleet of eight boats, which are also available for private charter. Tours of Geneva Bay and the entire lake are scheduled, as well as special cruises. For more information, visit their Web site at www.gageboats.com.

LAKE GENEVA FARMERS MARKET Horticultural Hall, 330 Broad St., Lake Geneva. Homegrown produce and home-crafted items are featured on Thursdays through October, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both indoor and outdoor space is utilized for the market.

LAKE GENEVA PUBLIC LIBRARY 918 Main St., Lake Geneva, (262) 249-5299. Located on the shores of Geneva Lake, the library has been a community resource and meeting place since 1898. The current building, designed in 1954 by Prairie School architect James Dresser, takes full advantage of its picturesque surroundings. In addition to housing a wide array of reading material for all ages, audio-visual collections and several computer stations, the library hosts a variety of discussion groups and events which are open to the public. A meeting room is available for groups and organizations. Currently, the library is open Monday through Saturday. Wi-Fi is available. Visit their Web site at www.lakegenevalib.wi.us.

LAKE GENEVA MASSAGE THERAPY 905 Marshall St., Lake Geneva, (262) 249-1230. In business since 1991 and conveniently located six blocks north of downtown with plenty of free parking, Lake Geneva Massage Therapy offers relaxation (Swedish), therapeutic, couples and hot stone massage in a relaxed and comfortable setting. Owners Barb and Mark Mitchell have 26 years of experience each, are nationally certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, are members of AMTA and licensed by the State of Wisconsin, #570-046 and #571-046. Appointments are available Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gift certificates are available. Call for more information, gift certificates or appointments.

LAKE GENEVA SCHOOL OF COOKING 727 Geneva St., Lake Geneva, (262) 248-3933, www.lakegenevaschoolofcooking.com. The Lake Geneva School of Cooking offers entertaining, culinary classes for the cooking enthusiast, whether novice or gourmet. As owner and award-winning chef, John Bogan emphasizes culinary essentials and provides hands-on learning experiences in the school's Wood Mode, custom kitchen, featuring Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances. In addition to daily classes and demonstrations, the school offers catering, corporate team-building events and hosts private parties. The school is located in the historic Geneva Village Shops, just four blocks from beautiful Geneva Lake, and is open year-round for both afternoon and evening classes. SEE OUT PAGE 33

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Fair’s Barnyard Adventure receives donation The award-winning Walworth County Fair Barnyard Adventure program recently received a $2,000 donation from American Family Insurance in support of the fair’s agricultural education endeavors. Through the generosity of American Family Insurance, fairgoers touring the 2013 Walworth County Fair Barnyard Adventure area will enjoy a guided tour, learning about the importance and diverse areas of agriculture; such as, meat animal science, crops, gardening, as well as rainwater recycling, composting and the lifecycle and raising of Monarch butterflies. The donated funds were used to purchase take-home learning activities for fairgoers; individual plant grow cups and “My American Farm” activity books. The Fair is operated by the Walworth County Agricultural Society, a nonprofit 501(c)(3). The Barnyard Adventure program functions with the generosity of many dedicated volunteers and donors during the fair, as well as motivates and educates area grade school students throughout the year with the “Come Grow with Us” program. American Family Insurance believes in helping to grow healthy and strong individuals, families, neighborhoods and communities. Every year, the American Family Insurance Corporate Giving Program provides more than $2 million in contributions and countless hours of volunteer work to nonprofit, charitable and community organizations throughout 19 states.

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Riviera Beach Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva. Bathhouse with showers available. Daily fee and season passes available.

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Fontana Beach Fontana Boulevard. Beachhouse with restrooms.

Williams Bay Beach Geneva Street, Williams Bay. A bathhouse and showers are offered.

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LAKE LAWN RESORT 2400 East Geneva Street, Delavan, (262) 728-7950. Located on more than 275 wooded acres alongside Delavan Lake, Lake Lawn Resort offers endless seasonal entertainment including cookouts, live music, baseball weekends and more. The resort’s lakefront Lookout Bar and Eatery has weekend entertainment including Friday Karaoke, Live Music on Saturdays, and Sunday Game Day with the NFL Ticket and 11 televisions. Onsite activities and amenities include a marina, an 18-hole Championship golf course, an arcade, indoor/outdoor pools and sports ranging from tennis or volleyball to biking or snowshoeing. Lake Lawn Resort has an assortment of year-round overnight specials and packages available.

MARGOT'S 4009 S. Shore Drive, Delavan. (262) 740-9039. Authentic German and American fare in a casual country atmosphere. Imported German beers and wine — full bar available. Margot's hosts several special events and "festivities," including May Fest, Oktoberfest, Christmas in Germany, and Winterfest, featuring special menus and live entertainment. Call for reservations and festival dates. Hours vary according to season.

OLIVE MARTINIS 220 Cook St. Lake Geneva (262) 2484-220. Inside Bistro 220- Lake Geneva's only Sake Martini Lounge. Enjoy all of your favorite martinis a new way. Delicious!!! Happy hour Wednesday - Friday 4 to 6 p.m. Complimentary appetizers and drink specials! Enjoy drinks on the balcony, outside courtyard or in the lounge overlooking downtown Lake Geneva. Piano Lounge coming this fall!

RED GERANIUM RESTAURANT 393 N. Edwards Blvd., Lake Geneva, (262) 248-3637. Sunday night through Thursday night has two for $28 features. Enjoy one appetizer, two entrees and two desserts, along with a wonderful daily dinner menu. For Friday lunch and dinner, enjoy their authentic Wisconsin fish fry starting at just $12.50, along with the daily lunch and dinner menu. Visit their Web site at www.redgeraniumrestaurant.com for new promotions and more information.

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES PARISH AND SCHOOL BINGO 148 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. First and

third Wednesdays of the month. More than $1,000 in cash prizes including progressive Jackpot and pull-tabs. Doors and concessions open at 6 p.m. Bingo starts at 7p.m. For more information, call St. Francis Church at (262) 248-8524

SONOMA CELLARS 1807 E. Geneva St., Delavan, 262-7402200. Visit Sonoma Cellars for the best wine, beer and liquor selection in the area. Fabulous gift items and accessories will make your shopping experience memorable. Wine tasting daily.

WATSON’S WILD WEST W4865 Potter Road, Elkhorn (262) 7237505. One of the fine attractions in Walworth County, located 10 minutes north of Lake Geneva. The general public is welcome to enjoy ongoing daily entertaining tours, gold panning at the Tumbleweed mine, tall tales, cowboy poetry, wrangling up on vintage old west saddles, catching a sarsparilla slid down the bar, and the wonderful ambience of this oneof-a-kind museum. Call ahead to check facility's availability, as private parties, bus tours, school field trips, camp outings and gruop meetings are also welcome. Lunch or dinner for groups of 25 or more, with optional en-

tertainment, are offered. Select from the "Six Guns of Entertainment" options on the website, www.watsonswildwestmuseum.com. Take Highway 12 West toward Madison, stay on 12 'til the very end, at the merger of 12 and 67. Don't take any other exits prior to this merger. At the merger of 12 and 67, turn right and go half a mile to the traffic light at Potter Road. Turn right and look for the covered wagons, the Lone Saguaro Mine, and teepees. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

YOGEEZE FROZEN YOGURT 253 Center St., Lake Geneva, (262) 203-5550. Yogeeze is a self-serve frozen yogurt shop, where you design and build your own creation, using our 15 changing yogurt and twist flavors, with more than 40 different toppings. Our toppings include fresh fruits, candy pieces, granola, nuts, cereals, mochi and boba balls. Yogeeze offers healthy alternatives to your sweet cravings, with non-fat and low-fat yogurts, non-dairy sorbet and no-sugar added choices as well. Located four doors north of Starbucks. www.yogeeze.com. Watch our commercial on www.ReelLifeTV.net.

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Burlington (262) 763-5454

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Geneva National (262) 245-2380

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MLS#1321361-GENEVA: Remodel the existing vintage cottage or build a new lake home - it's your choice. Wonderful Glenwood Springs Association lake rights and buoy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $185,000.

MLS#1321254-GENEVA: One house from lake with private pier in small assoc. 3 bedroom, 2 bath well maintained brick ranch with fireplace and floor to ceiling windows for lake views. . . . . . $629,000.

MLS#1321375-LAKE BEULAH: 4BR Lake Beulah W/O ranch on 1/2 ac lot w/105’ swim frontage + lakeside boathouse. Freshly painted, newly carpeted and offered partially furnished for immediate summer time fun. . . . . . . $737,900.

MLS#1321445-POWERS LAKE: Property being sold as is, where is. Powers Lake lakefront property is located in a gated subdivision on large yard w/extra lot and beautiful lake views. . . . . . . . . . . $850,000.

MLS#1321007-GENEVA: Fabulous 5BR, 5.5BA Lake Geneva lakefront home located right at the waters edge. Brand new in 2003, outstanding lake views, huge decks, 5 car garage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,999,900.

MLS#1321972-GENEVA LAKE: Premier Lake Geneva North Shore new construction, 7+ bedroom, 5 bath retreat on 1100' deep 1.7 acre wooded lot with level frontage, 2 slip pier & 3 garages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,169,500.

MLS#1320988-RACINE: 4BR, 2BA Victorian located just 2 blocks from Lake Michigan. Large front porch, 2 fireplaces, bay window, large bedrooms, formal dining room, and living room. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $184,900.

MLS#1321894-WILLIAMS BAY: Completely renovated, 3 bedroom, 2 bath just across the street from the grade school. Hdwd floors, 3 car garage. Lovely! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $247,500.

MLS#1321930-WATERFORD: Hobby farm on 1.8 acres. Farm kitchen w/butlers pantry, main floor master, 1st floor laundry. Upper and lower decks, 7 outbuildings. Charm of yesteryear. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $225,000.

MLS#1321936-GENEVA NATIONAL: Neat as a pin & well cared for unit. New carpet, paint, updated light fixtures, 2 FP's and hard to find 4BR's plus an office. Deck & patio have seasonal views of the lake.. . . . . $229,000.

MLS#1321880-FONTANA: Here's the best value at Abbey Villa. Ready to go, this tastefully remodeled unit show like a model. Beautifully redone with quality. Close to pool & harbor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $274,900.

MLS#1321976-GENEVA: Pristine Condo views lake, pool and comes w/boat slip! Offered furnished-Move right in and enjoy summer! Open flr plan includes 2BR, 2BA, cath ceilings great rm w/FP. . $387,500.

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LAKE GENEVA: Fabulous like new Lake Geneva lakefront estate located on the North Shore with 6+ bedrooms, 6+ baths, elevator and both an outdoor and indoor pool. Impeccable attention to every detail, main floor master bedroom suite, breathtaking kitchen and dining areas, huge lakeside porch and expansive patio all with outstanding views of the lake. The perfect second home retreat for entertaining family and friends and enjoying comfortable lake living. Ideal level frontage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6,495,000

MLS# 1309881 - LAKE GENEVA: Beautiful Lake Geneva lakefront building site on 110' of impressive level lake frontage over 500' in depth. This park like setting with gorgeous mature trees offers an opportunity to build your dream home amongst other striking multi-million dollar homes. Enjoy remarkable afternoon sunsets and superb full length panoramic views of the lake. Seller will entertain a trade. Survey available . . . . . . . . . .$2,599,000

MLS# 1324387 - FONTANA: Impressive Lake Geneva park front home loaded with charm and character including its own pier and boathouse. Enjoy Geneva Lake living in this 6+ bedroom, 4 bath home with room for lots of family and guests. Beautiful 36' wide 3 season sun porch with gorgeous views of the lake and huge 3 season game room in the walkout lower level. Bright and open kitchen, 3 scenic patio areas, 16 X 16 boathouse ideal for lakeside entertaining and enjoyment . . . . . . . . . . . $1,945,000

MLS #1292759 - WALWORTH: You’ll love the charm and character of this classic Lake Geneva lakefront home on a very wooded setting with 100’ of frontage located on the North Shore of the lake midway between Fontana and Williams Bay. The home is presently set up with 5 bedrooms and 2.5 baths and offers an additional 2 bedrooms and another full bath on the three season third floor. A cozy fireplace accents the living room with a second hearth type fireplace located in the spacious dining room . . . . . . $1,700,000

MLS# 1305779 - LAKE GENEVA: Fabulous brand new home just completed in 2012 located across the street from the lake in the Lake Geneva Manor Association. You’ll be totally impressed the moment you step inside with the Great Room, cathedral ceilings, wood floors and a fireplace. All custom woodwork, cabinetry and top quality finishes. 3 fireplaces, screen porch and fenced yard. You won’t be disappointed . . . . . . . . . .$895,000

MLS# 1290140-LAKE GENEVA: New price. Lake Geneva luxury in a private gated community! Two story great room, two family rooms, three fireplaces & granite gourmet kitchen. Walk in closets, five bedrooms and a fabulous master bath Jacuzzi. Custom upgrades everywhere! And best of all….is the gorgeous heated inground custom pool and beautiful stone patio. It doesn't get better than this!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$649,900

MLS# 1316934: Immaculate 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with transferable boat slip in Geneva Oaks. Bright open floor plan ideal for entertaining and comfortable lake living. Fireplace in family room, skylights thru-out, office or 4th bedroom, two huge patios and deck. You'll love the 3 season clubhouse over the 3 car garage with additional full bath, kitchen and spacious sleeping loft. Deep water transferable boat slip located 3rd from the end of pier on west side. Gorgeous landscaping on a private wooded lot. Don't wait! . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$599,900

MLS# 1292742 – FONTANA: This like new 4 bedroom home is located in Country Club Estates and would make an ideal primary home with a fabulous kitchen, two story high living room, main floor family room with fireplace and backyard deck and screen porch. The home would also be perfect as a second home with just a short walk to the Country Club Estates private association pier and public sand swimming beach area. The association also has a semi-private 9 hole golf course and adjoining tennis court . . . . . . . . $585,000

MLS# 1292661 – FONTANA: Delightful year round 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage style home loaded with charm and character with the use of a transferable buoy boat mooring included, all located less than a block from the lake. There's even a view of the lake to be enjoyed while relaxing in the spacious 3 season front porch. Everything's been done here with updated modern baths and a bright open kitchen. Main floor laundry, wood floors and immaculate move-in condition make this one a must see . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $549,900

MLS# 1301935 – FONTANA: Delightful 3 bedroom, 2 bath Chalet style A-frame home on a wooded fenced-in lot with lake access to Lake Geneva. Beautiful wood ceilings and lots of large bright windows offer a comfortable second home get-away feel. Open kitchen design with adjoining dining area, sun room, gas fireplace and main floor laundry. Private master suite with loft area. Walk to golf course. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $399,000

MLS# 1300815 – FONTANA: Prepare to be totally impressed with the beautiful and virtually unobstructed view of Lake Geneva from this very affordable condominium unit at Fontana Shores. The fresh coat of paint and newly installed carpet will allow you to move right in, and at this very economical price, you can afford to make any further updates your personal tastes will require. Private association pier located directly across the street. Short walk to Fontana swimming beach. . . . . . . . . . . . .$350,000

MLS# 1307032 - FONTANA: Here's your opportunity to own an Abbey Villa adjacent to the Abbey Resort and Abbey Harbor. Updated kitchen & baths, private location overlooking the serene Potawatomi Creek. Convenient first floor location means no steps. Gas fireplace in living room, spacious enclosed patio area ideal for entertaining. Boat slips are available for purchase or rent in the harbor. Being sold furnished . . . . . . . . .$239,000

MLS# 1307945 – FONTANA: You'll be totally impressed the moment you step inside this beautifully updated second floor, 3 bedroom, 2 bath unit in Abbey Hill. Attractively updated kitchen and master bath, cathedral ceilings, large brick fireplace, panoramic views overlooking common areas, spacious decks are ideal for entertaining. Enjoy the use of the clubhouse and sparkling outdoor pool as well as the Fontana public sand beach. This is truly an exceptional condominium value in the Lake Geneva Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$219,900

MLS# 1309609 – LAKE GENEVA: This immaculate 3 bedroom, 3 bath ranch unit at The Oaks will impress you the moment you step inside. Bright, open kitchen with wood cabinets, cathedral ceilings and gas fireplace in living room, main level master suite & a delightful deck surrounded by trees and nature. A lower level family room with an office area, full bath & third bedroom. Spacious 2 car garage. This would make for an ideal primary home or an affordable second home get-away . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$199,900


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MLS#1316971-LAKE GENEVAA : Enjoy resort-style living at Vista del Lago. 4BR/2BA condo w/loft has granite counters, maple floors, lake views. Clubhouse w/indoor pool, tennis, pier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$499,000

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MLS#1322543-GENEVA NATIONAL: Smartly furnished and immaculate 2BR, 2BA cottage available for lease. Hrdwd flrs, fireplace, laundry. Bright and sunny. Walk to pool/tennis in Geneva National. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,500/MONTH LONG TERM

MLS#1290910-BOOTH LAKE: Immaculate, 4BR, 3.5BA brick ranch with finished walkout lower level. Endless lake views, 100' excellent frontage, boathouse, lakeside deck and 3 piers. Motivated seller. .. . . . . .$525,000

MLS#13100 692-LYONS: California contemporary home on 5 acres close to Lake Geneva. 3BR, 3BA, w/garage space for 6 cars plus a pole barn. Private, wooded setting. Energy efficient systems. . . . . . . . . . . .$475,000

Listen to LifeMatters on Lake 96.1 for Real Estate Buzz, featuring Janis Hartley, every fourth Sunday of the month. MLS#1302268-GENEVA NATIONAL: Airy, open concept ranch condo in Geneva Nat'l on Palmers 8 w/pond views too! 4BR, 3.5BA, nice upgrades include hardwood flrs, granite, stainless appliances. . . . . . . . . . . .$385,000

MLS#1291020-LAKE GENEVA: Big on space, short on price. Bright 4 bedroom, bi-level within walking distance of Lake Geneva. Big fenced yard. Enjoy municipal lake rights/beach. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$219,000

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Give your home an energy makeover Renovations that take inventory of energy use and strive toward efficiency have grown increasingly popular over the years. Homeowners fed up with high utility bills want to conserve costs, and there are a number of ways to revamp a home to be more energy efficient. The first step in a home energy makeover is to find out where your home is losing money. Certain municipal and environmental agencies offer home assessments, during which they will do a complete walk-through of your home and highlight areas that can be improved. Private companies also perform energy audits on a home. They may be able to point out appliances, windows or landscaping issues that could be compromising the efficiency of a home. These people may have a more intimate knowledge of insulation ratings

and window efficiency ratings than the average homeowner. In addition to having an energy audit on your home to save money on utility bills, a professional audit may make you eligible for tax incentives and rebates. That can mean even more savings and may even increase the value of your home. Until a thorough energy assessment can be made, there are some easy and relatively inexpensive fixes any homeowner can undertake to help improve energy efficiency. Clean air filters. Trapped dust and debris in a filter makes furnaces and air conditioners work harder. Once filters are free from dust, air can blow more smoothly through the system. Plug leaks. Air leaks could be sucking energy out of your home and money out of your wallet.

Once you find any leaks, you can use weather stripping and caulking to seal up breaches and save energy and money. Invest in insulation. Install high-efficiency insulation in attics and between walls to prevent energy loss and keep more warm or cool air in the home. A well-insulated house requires less heating and cooling to keep the temperature indoors stable, and that translates to less money spent on utilities. Swap out light bulbs. Switching bulbs from incandescent to more efficient LED or CFL bulbs can save money in the long run. By making a few simple changes, homeowner can increase their energy savings around the house. Investing in an energy audit and makeover can pinpoint key areas that need improvement.

For more storage, think outside the box Cozy, quaint homes attract many home buyers and renters. Be it a cottage-style house or a studio apartment, smaller living spaces often involve getting creative with storage. People live in a smaller homes for a variety of reasons. Some choose to live in a smaller home so they can be right in the thicks of things in a city or urban center. Others scale back on living space in an effort to save money. But storage space in small quarters is often at a premium, and thinking creatively is a necessity to keep the home tidy and items out of view. When the outdoors isn’t beckoning, you can devote all of your attention to ad-

dressing storage issues in your home. To begin, take inventory of what you have, going through your possessions and determining what can stay and what can go. Part with anything you haven’t used in quite some time. The next step is to sort items and get organized. Then you can find a place for everything. For example, if you have a dozen bath towels but only one sauce pot, you will need to find more room for linens than kitchen cookware. You may need to borrow space from one area of the home to give to another area. Add shelves. Increase cabinet and closet space by adding shelves into them.

690 Valley View Ct, Geneva - MLS#1324548 - $199,900 Free standing condo offering excellent location on Trevino #16 tee and behind Trevino #11 green. Private location at the end of cul-du-sac. Assures no neighbors on patio/screen porch side. Recently updated this united is really sharp and priced well below similar units. Full basement and 2 car garage are prefect for storage.

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This may double or even triple the amount of usable space, especially if you customize the shelving to fit storage containers you use to store everything from shoes to craft items. Opt for dual-purpose furniture. Benches with lids that lift up and sofas that convert into guest beds are just a few of the many ways you can keep a small home neat and increase storage space. An ottoman is a great place to store extra blankets and linens, while a trunk or crate with a sturdy top can be used in lieu of a traditional coffee table to keep books or board games. Think vertically. When floor space is at a premium, you may need to look up for

storage. Frequently used pots and pans can be hung from a decorative rack in your kitchen. Use magnets on jars to store a spice rack on the wall near the stove. Racks above cabinets or on doors can be used to store everything from shoes to jewelry to toiletries. Shelving in children’s rooms can store lesser used toys away from the floor. Take advantage of oddly shaped crevices. If you have space under a staircase or a spot by a dormer or in an attic eave, use the space to store items. You may need to get creative, such as adding a door and small closet into the staircase, but such spaces make practical storage areas and add character

to a home. Use see-through storage containers. Many people find that plastic storage bins are neater and more stackable than boxes. See-through bins enable you to quickly find items so that you are not searching around the house for lost items and creating a bigger mess along the way. Make use of space beneath your bed. There likely is ample room to store more things than just dust bunnies beneath your bed. A bed frame with built-in drawers is the perfect place to keep bed linens and out-of-season clothes. Opt for an armoire. Armoires are not exclusive to bedrooms. Armoires can be used in dining spaces or in dens to store items out of sight. Improve storage in the bathroom. Try to choose a vanity that has under-thesink storage so you will have a place to store some toiletries. Home improvement centers sell cabinets and etageres that can be placed above the toilet tank as a storage space for bathroom items. In the shower, hang a second tension-loaded shower curtain rod on the inside of the shower enclosure that can be used to hold bags of kids bath toys and other toiletries, keeping them off the tub ledges.


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Residential rentals, apt's. houses LAKE COMO SMALL 1 BD HOME completely rehabed. New appliances, hardwood floors. large deck. 773-777-8070 leave message.

DRIVERS: CDL-A Local Drivers Wanted. $15.50 an hour MondayFriday. Excellent Benefits. 6 mos verifiable T/T exp. Reg. Call Danielle. 855-273-0212 wwwDriveCeladon.com

LAKE GENEVA 1 BD APT. 2 blks from Lake on Maxwell St. Off street parking. $625 mo. 608215-0668

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PELL LAKE LARGE RANCH HOUSE 3BD 1.5 BA, living room & large kitchen, laundry area, Very large same level family room w/huge fireplace. Enclosed breezeway, 2 car garage, extra large wooded yard. Appliances included. $975 mo + sec. dep. Call 262-279-6830 eve. & weekends or call cell 262-903-1946. If no answer leave message. Avail. Sept.

FLOORING INSTALLATION Baumbach Flooring installs your carpet, vinyl and tile. 262-2456168

Sales-FairsBazaars GARAGE SALE: - N3174 Tamarack Road Lake Geneva, Friday August 16 8:00-3:00. Girls 0-4T, Boys 0-18 mo., highchair, jumpers, etc. Wood furniture, etc

LAKE GENEVA—Kitchenettes and sleeping rooms. Affordable. 262-248-4988.

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SHARON, WI — Modern 1 and 2 BD apts. Country living in Historic Sharon. 20 minutes from Lake Geneva, 15 from Delavan. 10 from Walworth. Located on Hwy 67. 262-736-2300

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LAKE GENEVA Commercial condo #208 located at 700 Veteran’s Parkway. 1480 sq. ft. Terms negotiable. Contact 608-289-3583

1963 17’ Chris Craft Custom Ski Boat. Completely restored. 350 Chevy motor. Low hours since restoration. 1993 Karavan single axel trailer with surge brakes included. $9500.00 OBO 815-509-6278

Trucks & Trailers 1998 Dutch Mobile Home for sale by owner 2 bedrooms/2 bath/garage/deck in Pioneer Estates. N2020 HWY H Lake Geneva, WI. #570 Call 262-2483750 or 847-471-4768

CUSTOM BOAT COVERS/seat upholstering, motor & drive Automobiles repair/replacements. Stereo installations, buffing, waxing, indoor boat storage w/free winterizing & ‘04 MERCURY GRAND MARwash. Since 1963 AmericanQUIS 62k, new tires, battery, MarineDelavan.Com leather. Remote start. Grandma 262-728-3453 kept. $5,500. 262-215-6634

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FAMILY-FRIENDLY GOLF Bring your junior golfer with you when you play The Brute or The Highlands. Or get your youngster off to a good start with some golf lessons. We offer lessons for one to six students at a time, any time of the day. To learn more or for tee times, call the pro shop at (262) 248-2556.

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GET AWAY FOR THE DAY! With the first day of school right around the corner, dive into Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark for a day of fun and excitement at Moose Mountain Falls, our 50,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor waterpark. Full day tripper package includes 5 waterpark passes and a Timber Ridge suite from 11 am to 11 pm. Starting at $109 Call (866) 636-4502. Up to 4 additional passes, $21 each. Valid Sunday – Thursday.

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