What’s Happening This Weekend in Walworth County | April 2-4

Friday Fish Fry Frenzy

Your Easter weekend itinerary definitely has to start with a Friday Fish Fry! From corner to corner, Walworth County has some of the best Fish Fry in Wisconsin. Get fishy with it at The Black Sheep, Champs Sports Bar & Grill, Crafted Pizza & Tap, The Duck Inn, East Troy Brewery, Evergreen Country Club, Grand Cafe, Greenie’s Clubhouse, Hawk’s View Golf Club, The Lookout Bar & Eatery, PIER 290, Popeye’s, Postscript Pub, Snug Harbor Pub, Sperino’s Pepperoni Pub, Sprecher’s Restaurant & Pub, The Waterfront, and Ye Olde Hotel Bar and Restaurant. Vote for your favorite Walworth County Fish Fry in our Friday Fish Fry Frenzy Bracket Challenge on our Instagram and Facebook pages. Week 1 winners will be announced Friday, April 9th.

Easter Egg Hunts

It wouldn’t be Easter Weekend without a few Egg Hunts! On Saturday April 3rd, kiddos can hunt for eggs at Phoenix Park in Delavan or Duck Pond in Fontana. Socially distant drive-thru Egg Hunts can be found at Geneva Lakes Family YMCA and Williams Bay High School. Adults can get in on the fun at Staller Estate Winery’s annual Easter Dusting and win prizes such as free wine flights, chocolate pairings, or cellar tastings for two!

Easter Brunch

Celebrate the springtime and holiday weekend with Easter Brunch at your favorite Walworth County restaurants. Enjoy sparkling champagne mimosas, all you can eat buffets, and bougie brunch bites with your closest friends and family at 240 West at The Abbey Resort, The Black Sheep, Crafted Pizza & Tap, Geneva National Resort, 841 Brewhouse, Lake Lawn Resort, Baker House, Hawk’s View Golf Course, The Grandview Restaurant, The Fireside, Duck Inn Supper Club, Grand Geneva Resort, East Troy Brewery, and Hunt Club Steakhouse. Looking for Take and Bake Options? Order a prepared Easter Meal to-go from The Black Sheep, Hawk’s View Golf Club, Geneva National Resort, or Lake Lawn Resort.

For information on these events and more, go to VisitWalworthCounty.com/Events. Enjoy your weekend here in Walworth County.

What’s Happening This Weekend in Walworth County | March 26-28

Lo-Fi Fridays at The Baker House

Chill out and groove to Lo-Fi beats at The Baker House, Friday, March 26th. With an atmosphere that makes you feel like you just stepped out of a time machine in the 1800s, you can expect to hear anything from classic jazz records on vinyl to the latest dance music of 2021; live surf music, hip-hop producers and MCs and more. The guest DJs of honor, Sunny Daze and DJ Illya, wanted to create a platform for the talented local musicians, producers and DJs to share their craft with the community, where other venues may not be as comfortable with such a change in pace. Come for the food, stay for the atmosphere, 7-10pm in Lake Geneva.

Think Spring Vendor and Craft Bazaar

Celebrate the first full weekend of spring with a day of unique crafts, up-cyclers, vendors, and more at the Think Spring Craft and Vendor Bazaar at Hawk’s View Golf Club. Shop local jewelry, clothing, craft, and culinary vendors and find something for everyone! The Bazaar runs 9-2pm on Saturday, March 26th.

Spring Kickoff Wine Pairing Dinner

We invite you to delight your senses with this intimate evening of abundance at Maxwell Mansion. The culinary team from The Cheel is proud to present a fabulous and intimate four-course, Nepalese inspired meal. With each course, a new estate wine, paired specifically for the evening, will be introduced by our partners, Vie de Vin. Dine and imbibe while the culinary team share stories of their food and wine journeys. The Speakeasy and Apothecary Bar will be open for your enjoyment before and after this event.

For information on these events and more, go to VisitWalworthCounty.com/Events. Enjoy your weekend here in Walworth County.

Getting Crafty In Walworth County

Get your creative juices flowing! Whether you love spicing it up in the kitchen or crafting the day away, Walworth County has some amazing upcoming DIY events! Check them out:

Food

Cooking Class: Mardi Gras | The Black Sheep, Whitewater | February 15th |  6:15 – 8:15pm 
Mardi Gras, and Cajun Classics: One of Tyler’s favorite culinary destinations is NOLA (New Orleans, Louisiana) from the Cajun influence to the seafood staples. Tyler brings back his favorite dishes from his favorite chefs during his culinary trips to NOLA. Learn to make a shrimp and crawfish etouffee, po’ boys, and delicious banana foster.

Cooking Class: Shrimp Po Boy | The Black Sheep, Whitewater | February 16th | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Fat Tuesday with Shrimp and Oyster Po’Boy (Virtual Class) (Feed 2 to 3 people) Large Po’Boy sandwich with coleslaw and finished with a sweet Beignet. Enjoy Chef Tyler’s favorite New Orleans dish, a classic Cajun shrimp po’boy. (WE SHOP) meals means we provide the ingredients which can be picked up at The Black Sheep, at 210 W Whitewater Street, Whitewater, WI 53190. Pickup the Monday before between 6:45pm and 8:00PM or on the Tuesday of the class between 2pm and 6pm.

Cooking Class: Trinity Meatloaf |The Black Sheep, Whitewater | February 22nd | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Learn the Black Sheep recipe that started the monthly meatloaf. This lamb, pork, and beef meatloaf is a delicious comfort food that can be frozen for easy make ahead meals. Served with Sage Butter Mash Potatoes, brandied curried carrots, and herb Gravy!

Virtual Cooking Class: Meatloaf | The Black Sheep, Whitewater |February 23rd | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Zoom Class (We Shop) with Sage Butter Mash Potatoes, brandied curried carrots, and herb Gravy (feeds 4 and can be kid-friendly to prepare)
This is the option where we provide the ingredients. If you would like to buy your own ingredients choose this option.www.eatatblacksheep.com… (WE SHOP) meals means we provide the ingredients which can be picked up at The Black Sheep, at 210 W Whitewater Street, Whitewater, WI 53190. Pickup the Monday before between 6:45pm and 8:00PM or on the Tuesday of the class between 2pm and 6pm.

Cooking Class: Greek Escape |The Black Sheep, Whitewater | March 1st | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Learn greek classics from Christ of Second Salem as we prepare a classic Greek feast featuring.  Grilled Lamb Chops,  Greek Salad -Horiatiki (village), Dolmades – stuffed grape leaves, Greek Roasted Potatoes

Virtual Cooking Class: Chicken Piccata | The Black Sheep, Whitewater |March 2nd | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Classic Chicken Piccata Dinner: Gluten Free (You Shop) Learn to make one of our popular original dinners our chicken piccata, served over mashed potatoes, with roasted broccoli finish your meal with ice cream with a port wine reduction and sea salt.

Cooking Class: Asian Fusion |The Black Sheep, Whitewater | March 8th | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Asian Fusion, Our most popular dishes in 2019 and 2020 were our Asian fusion dishes including our kimchi cakes, poke bites (Fresh tuna and salmon), and Bahn mi chicken sandwich which you will learn to make in this class. You don’t want to miss these tasty unique dishes that mix Asian flavors with American comfort foods.

Cooking Class: Handpies and Empanadas | The Black Sheep, Whitewater | March 15th | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Hand pies and empanadas: nearly every country our culture offers a hand pie of sorts, in this class we will teach pastry dough and yeast dough and include savory and sweet hand pies, Our classic Spanish empanada will include meat and potatoes with a dipping sauce, We will create a fall lamb hand pie and a German cabbage hand pie.

Virtual Cooking Class: Handpies and Empanadas | The Black Sheep, Whitewater | March 16th | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Hand pies and empanadas: (WE SHOP) “Serves 2-3” people nearly every country our culture offers a hand pie of sorts, in this class we will teach a pastry dough and yeast dough and include savory and sweet hand pies, Our classic Spanish empanada will include meat and potatoes with a dipping sauce, We will offer a fall lamb hand pie and a German cabbage hand pie.

Cooking Class: Baguettes and Macaroons| The Black Sheep, Whitewater | March 22nd | 6:15 – 8:15pm
French Baguettes and Macaroons! The perfect date, learn, the tips and tricks Tyler learned while in Paris and make classic baguettes and macaroons for the one you love with the one you love. We will be making two different flavors of sweet macaroon and you will munch on a  ham and Havarti sandwich while we cook.

Virtual Cooking Class: French Baguettes and Macaroons | The Black Sheep, Whitewater | March 23rd | 6:15 – 8:15pm
 French Baguettes and Macaroons! (WE SHOP) A perfect date day learn, the tips and tricks Tyler learned while in Paris and make classic baguettes and macaroons for the one you love with the one you love. You will be making the banquette and the macaroon live with us. And we will provide a mustard sauce, locally made ham and Havarti for your baguette when its complete.

Cooking Class: Mexican Street Food | The Black Sheep, Whitewater | March 29th | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Mexico City is not only home to some of the best restaurants in the world, but its street food options are top-notch. In the densely populated area the outdoor food courts are perfect for the millions of business travelers and tourist alike. Try a taco the way it was meant to be. Steak with onion, cilantro, and limes with a scratch made corn tortilla and seasoned marinated steak. A classic corn husk and mesa tamale steamed and stuffed with chicken. Enjoy handmade chicken tamales and finish with a crispy pork carnitas.

Virtual Cooking Class: Mexican Street Food | The Black Sheep, Whitewater | March 30th | 6:15 – 8:15pm
Mexico City is not only home to some of the best restaurants in the world, but its street food options are top-notch. In the densely populated area the outdoor food courts are perfect for the millions of business travelers and tourist alike. Try a taco the way it was meant to be. Steak with onion, cilantro, and limes with a on a corn tortilla and seasoned marinated steak. A classic corn husk and mesa tamale steamed and stuffed with chicken, last learn about a crispy pork carnitas.

Crafts

Circle Weaving Class | Stillwater Coffee Company, Elkhorn | February 13th | 9 — 11:30 am
Join local artist Renee Fielhauer to learn how to make a 14″ circle weave wallhanging on Saturday, February 13, 2021, 9-11:30 am at Stillwater Coffee Company, 1560 N. Country Club Pkwy, Elkhorn. Cost for this class is $27/person and includes all the material and instruction to make your own fabric weaved wall hanging.

Valentines Day Crafts | Nailed It DIY Studio, Elkhorn | February 14th | 12 — 1pm
Mom, Dad, bring the kiddos to Nailed It DIY Studio for some Valentine’s Day fun! Kiddos will craft a tic-tac-toe board themed to the holiday while enjoying some sweet treats. Pre-registration is recommended.

Beaded Sun Catcher | Studio Winery, Lake Geneva | February 14th | 12:30 — 3:30pm
We’re taking a 6″ steel hoop, glass beads, and crystals, and stringing them all together to make this sparkling sun catcher!

Clay Creations: Birdhouse | Delavan Lake Store, Delavan | February 18th | 6 — 9 pm
Remember making mud cakes as a kid after it rained? Join A Glass of Art and Delavan Lake Store for an evening of clay crafting! Clay is very much like mud but it holds together to create just about whatever you can imagine. I’ll be teaching you how to use a very basic skill to create a one of a kind birdhouse. Be patient, work slowly and enjoy the process and you will end up with something quite unique.

Cement Eggs | Delavan Lake Store, Delavan | March 3rd | 6 — 9 pm
Lets make some DIY Easter Decor! A Glass of Art will teach you how to blow out the egg from the shell, rinse and dry your eggs, and fill them with the cement mixture. You will also learn how to mix cement for different crafts and which cement to buy when making different projects.

Fused Glass Plant Stake | Badger Community Education, Lake Geneva | March 11th | 6:30 — 8:30 pm
Join artist Jayne Herring for a fused glass workshop at Badger High School. In each fused glass class, the instructor will provide glass bases cut appropriately for the project. Fusible glass components will be provided which participants will utilize to design their piece. The instructor will teach the process and techniques to prepare the creation for firing at the instructor’s home kilns. The completed pieces will be returned to Badger High School for pick-up. 

St Paddy Gnome | Badger Community Education, Lake Geneva | March 11th | 6:30 — 9:30 pm
Come join us for paint night! No experience necessary – you will receive all the supplies you need and step-by-step instructions. We will paint seasonally inspired paintings on an 11 x 14 canvas with acrylic paint.

Czech Glass Manicure Set | Studio Winery, Lake Geneva | March 21st | 12:30 — 3:30 pm
We’re taking Czech glass files aka the best nail files on earth! Decorating them with paint and Swarovski crystals at the Czech Glass Manicure Set Workshop at Studio Winery. You’ll receive a set of 4 pieces, a finger nail file, a cuticle pusher, a foot callus file, and a nail shiner. The shiner makes your nails look polished! Come and sip, paint and file!

For more information and events, visit our Event Calendar at VisitWalworthCounty.com. Happy crafting!