Weekend offerings: Tattoos, waltz lessons and lots of burgers

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Margaret Plevak | April 3, 2014

Looking for something to do this weekend? Learn more about tattoos and body adornment in Whitewater, take waltz lessons in Twin Lakes, sample burgers at a Throwdown in Lake Geneva, or just have some fun with bingo in Delavan. 

Thursday, April 3

Body Adornment and Tattooing discussion and program, April 3, presented by local tattoo artists Skye and “Cherokee” Chuck Schaffer of Chuck's Body Art in Whitewater and Eric Spruth, of Sacred Transformations of Chicago. The program is held at 7 p.m. at the Whitewater Arts Alliance's Cultural Arts Center on 402 West Main Street, Whitewater. Free event, part of the Body Adornment Art Exhibit, on view through April. (262) 472-0204, WhitewaterArts.org

Friday, April 4

Tips for busy moms, April 4, at 1:30 p.m. Kayla Furton and Amy Kazda will lead an interactive workshop based on their book, “A Busy Mom's Guide to a Green, Clean, and Balanced Life.” Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. (262) 723-2678.

The Senior Travel Club of Walworth County meets April 4, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.., Community Room of Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. This is last day to sign up for the 4 day trip “9 Countries Without a Passport”, in Omaha, NE.

Bingo at St. Andrew Parish & School, April 4, in the school cafeteria, 115 S. Seventh St., Delavan. Doors open at 6 p.m., play begins at 7 p.m. Progressive Jackpot $500.  Free coffee and popcorn. Other concessions are available for purchase. StAndrews-Delavan.org
Saturday, April 5

Maple Syrup Day, April 5, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with maple sugaring demos, breakfast, hayrides, tube slide, and archery (all weather permitting).  Edwards YMCA Camp and Retreat Center, East Troy, (262) 642-7466, CampEdwards.org

Ballroom Dance, April 5, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., at “The Dance Place of Dance Places,” Twin Lakes Ballroom (now known as Rumpoles Wonder Bar). Admission includes a 45 minute lesson of the Waltz. Rumpoles is located at 352 E. Main St., Twin Lakes — The “GPS” address is  3 N Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. For more information, contact Ed Vardon, (312) 399-9090 StatelineDance@gmail.com

Walworth County Historical Society presentation, April 5, at 1:30 p.m. Chis Brookes will portray Mary Sturges, survivor of the Great Chicago Fire, devoted wife and mother, philanthropist, and advocate for women. Held at the Heritage Hall, 103 Rockwell St., Elkhorn. (262) 723-7848 or (262) 723-2366

Spring Fiber Jubilee, which was scheduled for April 5 has been cancelled for this spring as parking will not be available due to snow cover. Tall Grass Farm, N6623 Lake Lorraine Road, Delavan. (608) 883-2025, www.MohairConnection
Sunday, April 6

Brass Tacks, barbershop quartet performs April 6 at 3 p.m., United Church of Christ, Congregational, 123 E. Washington St. Delavan. Free concert. (262) 728-2212, ext. 13.

Whitewater's Spring Fashion Show, April 6, Randy's Restaurant, 841 E. Milwaukee St., Whitewater. From noon to 3 p.m., this style show will feature clothing, accessories, fitness items and more from retail stores in Whitewater. Door prizes. (262) 473-4005

Third annual Geneva Lakes Burger Throwdown, April 6, from noon to 3 p.m., The Geneva Ridge Resort, 1221 Geneva National Avenue South, Lake Geneva, sponsored by the Geneva Lakes Chapter/ American Culinary Federation.
Sunday, April 6

DanceScapes 14 performance, April 6-8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Greenhill Center of the Arts, UW-Whitewater, 800 W. Main St., Whitewater. Tickets: (262) 472-2222, tickets.uww.edu

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