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From milk to the Model A, biking to band concerts this Walworth County weekend

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Margaret Plevak
May 30, 2013

The weekend in Walworth County offers chances to admire Model A cars in Sharon, get in some fishing in Delavan, and bike along the scenic White River Trail. Oh, yeah--got milk? You will if you visit Harvard Milk Days.

Thursday, May 30:

La Luz del Mundo band concert, May 30, at 7 p.m., The Phoenix Park Bandshell, South Second Street and E. Wisconsin Street in Delavan. www.phoenixparkbandshell.com

Friday, May 31:

Annual Delavan-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce auction, May 31, Lake Lawn Resort, 2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan. (262)?728-5095.

“Wreck It Ralph” movie showing, May 31, at 8:30p.m., The Phoenix Park Bandshell, South Second Street and E. Wisconsin Street in Delavan. www.phoenixparkbandshell.com

May 31- June 2:?

Harvard Milk Days, May 31-June 2, a weekend of fun including parade, carnival, fireworks, petting zoo and entertainment, Milky Way Park, 300 Lawrence Road, Harvard, Ill. (815) 943-4614, www.milkdays.com

Harvard Milk Days includes a parade, an antique tractor display, cattle and horse shows and more. File photo.

Saturday, June 1:

Jazz in the Park, June 1, The Phoenix Park Bandshell, South Second Street and E. Wisconsin Street in Delavan. www.phoenixparkbandshell.com

ACTHA?obstacle course ride, June 1, Horseriders Campground, W830 Little Prairie Road, Palmyra, sponsored by Southern Kettle Moraine Horse Trail Association and the Lake County Mounted Posse. Rider check in between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Contact Ada Duffey, (414) 481-2504, www.skmhta.com or www.actha.us.

Wisconsin Walking Horse Show, June 1 at North Hall, Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. Contact Carol Olp, (920) 725-4455 or the fairgrounds at (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com

Rousing with the Roosters Breakfast, June 1, from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Old World Wisconsin outdoor historical museum, W372 S9727 Wisconsin Highway 67, Eagle. Try out the 19th-century lifestyle by doing some of the same chores farmers of the past did. (262) 594-6301, www.oldworldwisconsin.org

Lakefest, June 1, Town of Delavan Community Park, Wisconsin Highway 50 and South Shore Drive, Delavan. Kids free fishing tournament from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and live music from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Beer garden, food, (262)?740-2335

Enjoy a day of fishing on Delavan Lake during Lake Fest. It's also free fishing weekend in Wisconsin, meaning you don't need a license or trout stamp to fish anywhere in the state. File photo.

White River Cycle Club hosts commemorative bike ride, June 1, beginning at 10 a.m. with two starting points on the White Rivere Bike Trail: at the County Highway H trailhead or the Highway NN?in Elkhorn or on Spring Valley Road in Burlington. As part of National Trails Day, there is no trail pass or parking fee required by the DNR. www.whiterivercycleclub.com.

Bike riders are pedaling along the White River Bike Trail near Lyons in this file photo. A commemorative ride on the trail will be held Sat., June 1. Terry Mayer file photo.

Saturday-Sunday, June 1-2:

Celebrate Wisconsin Folklife, June 1-2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Old World Wisconsin outdoor historical museum, W372 S9727 Wisconsin Highway 67, Eagle. Sing, dance, craft and eat your way through the unique folk traditions that make Wisconsin unique. (262) 594-6301

Wisconsin Free Fishing Weekend, June 1-2. Fish anywhere in Wisconsin without a license or trout stamp. Other fishing rules apply. www.dnr.wi.gov

Sunday, June 2:?

Lakefest, June 2, Town of Delavan Community Park, Wisconsin Highway 50 and South Shore Drive, Delavan. Boat show at 10 a.m., car show, beer garden, food and live music from noon to 4 p.m. (262)?740-2335

Tim Castle and Young Southern concert, June 2, at 3 p.m., The Phoenix Park Bandshell, South Second Street and E. Wisconsin Street in Delavan. www.phoenixparkbandshell.com

14th annual Chicken Dinner Festival, June 2, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church parish center, 1540 Mill St., Lyons. Dinner at 11 a.m., raffle prizes, auction items, kids’ activities, musical entertainment and ice cream. Tickets at (262) 763-7466 or (262) 723-3875.

East Troy Equestrian Summer Sizzle Horse Show, June 2, beginning at 8 a.m., horse arena, Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. Contact the fairgrounds at (262) 723-3228, www.walworthcountyfair.com

Model A Day, June 2, with the Rockford Model A Club and hundreds of Model A automobiles lining Main Street, Wisconsin Highway 67 and County Highway C, downtown Sharon. (262)?736-4888

Vintage vehicles will be on display during Model A Day in Sharon. Terry Mayer file photo.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church 14th annual chicken dinner festival, June 2, at 11 a.m. Raffle, music, kids’ activities and ice cream, at the parish center, 1540 Mill St., Lyons.

Wings &?Wheels Breakfast, June 2, from 8 a.m. to noon, Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport, Fort Atkinson (K61C) Contact Chip Day, (920) 397-0037, gday@idcnet.com

Weekly garden tour, June 5, 12, 19, 26, at 1 p.m., with ideas from the “Know Maintenance”?approach to gardening. Northwind Perennial Farm, 7047 Hospital Road, Burlington. (262)?248-8229, www.northwindperennialfarm.com



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