May 2017
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Friday, May 5 | 5-9pm
Saturday, May 6 | 10am - 8pm  

Tower Park, Downtown Delavan
Walworth Ave., Delavan

Delavan will be celebrating with its annual Cinco De Mayo Celebration, which is a day celebrated by many Mexican-Americans across the United States. It is a day of cultural pride that commemorates the unlikely victory of an outnumbered Mexican Army over the French occupying forces in the state of Puebla on May 5, 1862. In the State of Puebla it is known as El Dia de la Batalla de Puebla or the day of the battle of Puebla. It is not the true independence day of Mexico, which is September 16, but is a time to come together as a community and celebrate freedom and share our culture and traditions with everyone.

This year’s festival in Delavan’s Downtown Tower Park will be a grand celebration, featuring arts & crafts, music & entertainment, and food vendors offering many delicious and traditional Mexican foods.

The entertainment portion of the festival kicks off on Friday with ConJunto Labrodor at 5pm, followed by Los Arnales de Texas at 7pm. Saturday's  entertainment will be as follows:

      10am -- DJ Rudy Rodriquez                                                                                                                                        11am -- Mariachi Lation                                                                                                                                               12:15pm -- Fania All-Star Breakers                                                                                                                             1pm -- Mickie & Minnie                                                                                                                                                  2pm -- Ballet Forklorico Nacional                                                                                                                               3pm -- Jalapeño eating contest & crowning of Miss Cinco de Mayo                                                                   4pm -- DJ Rudy Rodriquez                                                                                                                                           5pm -- Lizvette Duran, a tribute to Selena                                                                                                                 6-8pm -- Conjunto TMZ IV    

At noon there will be a dedication of the FranCisco Vargas mural. 

And don’t miss our featured car show this year that will appeal to the classic car lover in everyone!

This is a time for not just Delavan, but all area communities to visit historic downtown Delavan and enjoy great food, music and dancing that is sure to be a memorable experience. We hope to see you there and do not forget to visit and shop the many local downtown businesses that help support this event.

All funds raised will go to help support next year’s festival, as well as for a scholarship to be offered to a graduating student at Delavan-Darien High School.

FranCisco Vargas Mural Dedication
Saturday, May 6 | 12-1pm 

Behind Hawk's Nest
103 N. 2nd St., Delavan

Delavan’s 19th mural will be dedicated during the annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration. This mural is dedicated to the memory of FranCisco Vargas (1951-2015), an ward-winning artist & muralist from Fresno, CA. In 2014 he created the largest painted mural stamp in the United States (CA). Cisco was Co-Project Leader for the Rodriguez Brothers Potato Farm mural for Delavan’s June 2015 Walldog Event. Shortly after painting this mural, he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and died September 7, 2015. Delavan was the last community that Cisco painted with the Walldogs. This memorial mural was executed by a host of Cisco’s friends during the Marshall, IL 2016 Walldog Event and designed by fellow Walldog Brenda Manor and she will be at the dedication of the mural. 

Jay Allen, author of the Walldog book, will also be at the dedication to sign his book. This book beautifully highlights all the Walldog events from inception in 1993 through 2016. If you love our murals, you'll love this book! It is available at Remember When for $35. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to the Delavan Walldog Mural Project, so purchasing this book helps maintain the murals and add future murals!

Cake and refreshments will be served at the dedication. Join in the festivities; it’ll be a memorable experience! If you haven’t discovered Delavan’s Historic Walldog Mural Tour, we invite you to visit downtown Delavan soon. Mural map guides are available at many of the downtown stores. Shop the many local businesses that help support downtown events and helped make our memorable 2015 Walldog Mural Event extraordinary!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Hawk's Nest
Saturday, May 6 | 9pm-1:30am 

Hawk's Nest
103 N. 2nd St., Delavan

Continue the celebration of Cinco de Mayo! 

Mother's Day Inspired Wine & Dine
Sunday, May 7 | 12 - 2pm

Staller Estate Winery
W8896 County Hwy. A, Delavan

Enjoy local foods prepared by Tyler from Black Sheep of Whitewater, excellently paired with Staller Estate Wine.

A  5 course menu to treat Mom in appreciation of all the meals she has served you!

Reservations required.

Cost: $45/person (+ tax)

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Mother's Day Brunch
Sunday, May 14 | 9:30am - 3pm

Lake Lawn Resort
2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan

Treat Mom on her day to the extravagant Mother’s Day Buffet in the Frontier Restaurant. Featuring everything from Chef-prepared omelets and malted Belgian waffles to Peach Cider-brined Breast of Turkey and Gaucho Spiced Roast Beef at the Chef’s Carvery. The tempting culinary choices are sure to please the entire family. The best part is that Mom doesn’t have to lift a finger!

Each mother will receive a freshly cut flower to take home, as well as free entry into a special Mother’s Day Drawing where she could win a fabulous pampering in the Calladora Spa.

Reservations are required. Please call the Frontier Restaurant at 262.725.9155.

Cost: Adults $42.95 / Children 4-12 $16.95 / Children 3 and under Free

Don’t just come for Brunch! We are offering a Mother’s Day Getaway Package (based on 2 adults & 2 children). Two-night stay in a Lodges Queen or Lakewood Queen Guest Room, Mother’s Day Brunch for 2 adults & 2 children (4-12 years old), and a $50 resort credit to be used at any Lake Lawn Resort outlet. Packages begin at $419 + resort fee & tax.

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Mother's Day Brunch & Legends Show
Sunday, May 14 | 11:30am - 3:30pm

2484 County Road O S, Delavan

Enjoy fresh, farm-to-table cuisine and a musical cabaret performance in a rustic, casually elegant space at Rosewood. Select brunch and show tickets, brunch only tickets or show only tickets.

Sunday Brunch includes Unlimited Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar
Reserved seating at 11:30 am and 1:00 pm

Chef Attended Station featuring…
     Pasta Made to Order
     Omelets Made to Order
     Carving Station featuring Roasted Rare Garlic Crusted Steamship Round with Horseradish Cream                 Sauce, Baked Molasses Glazed Virginia Ham
     Displayed Hot Buffet
     Displayed Cold Buffet
     Fresh Baked Pastries from Rosewood Bake Shop

Rosewood's Legends Show begins at 2pm and features Mark, Gretch, and Jo, with John “Ludy” Puleo.

LEGENDS are unforgettable voices in popular music! Legends are timeless and ageless; their songs define the very fabric of our lives. With a succession of hits spanning often thirty or forty year careers, these performers have carved a unique space in the history of modern music. Delight your ears with the melodies of Elvis, Barbara Streisand, Tom Jones, Diana Ross, Barry Manilow, Aretha Franklin, Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline, Frank Sinatra, and Celine Dion.

Cost: $49.95/person

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Rockin' the Runway
Saturday, May 20  | 5:30-9:30pm

Lake Lawn Resort_Airport
6114 Mound Rd., Delavan

The Rush Tribute Project will be Rockin' the Runway with us all night at the Lake Lawn Resort runway. Admission is a $5.00 donation to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin per person. Entrance will be be at the north end of the runway. Please be prepared to have ID and Donation ready.

The Rush Tribute Project (RTP) is an homage to one of the most enduring and influential bands in rock music. Combining skilled musicianship with exciting performances, RTP brings the magic of Rush’s famous live concerts to clubs and festivals. Covering all 40-plus years of Rush’s amazing career, RTP painstakingly recreates the sound and energy that has made Rush one of the top selling rock bands of all time. With a lineup that has performed Rush tribute shows for over a decade across North America and around the world, including RushCon, RTP stands out as one of the premiere tributes to a legendary band. This three-piece uses vintage instruments, clothes and sounds to produce a Rush concert experience that is unparalleled for the casual fan as well as the most discerning Rush fan. 

There will be beverages, food vendors, and merchandise vendors on site to satisfy all your needs.

Cost: $5.00/person 

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Lake Lawn Resort
Friday, May 26 - Monday, May 29

Lake Lawn Resort
2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend on the Lake!

Memorial Day Weekend kicks off a summer filled with activities – both on the lake and on the lawn! The weekend is packed with a variety of family-friendly events and activities that will keep you entertained all weekend long.

Start and end the weekend with music choices galore:

* Friday, May 26: Brain Fictum 6-10pm (Frontier Restaurant) and a DJ 9pm-1am (Lookout Bar)

* Saturday, May 27: Terry Sweet 6-10pm (Frontier Restaurant), Gil Surf 7-11pm (Bonfire), and
Kevin Kennedy 9pm-1am (Lookout Bar), offering powerful vocal stylings of familiar songs from the 50’s,60’s,70’s,80’s & today.

* Sunday, May 28: Triple D 12pm-4pm (Lakeside), playing current Top-40 dance, classic rock, 80’s, Country, Smooth Jazz…you name it!

You will not go hungry with the Lakeside Lawn Party & Pig Roast on Sunday with Buffet from 4:30-7:00p

* Lake Lawn Signature Blend Salad with Assorted Dressings
* Fresh Broccoli Salad, Loaded Fingerling Potato Salad, Spring Cavatoppi Pasta Salad
* Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey and Poppy Seeds
* Fresh Watermelon Slices
* Pulled Whole Rotisserie Roasted Pork Sandwiches, Blackstrap Molasses BBQ Sauce, KC Style BBQ Chicken, Grilled Bratwursts and Burgers
* Traditional Condiments – Lettuce, Diced Tomato, Diced Bermuda Onions and Pickles, Pico de Gallo and Brat Sauce
* Sandwich Rolls, Slow Roasted Smoked Brisket, Baked Beans
* Jalapeno Cheddar Chive Corn Bread Muffins with Honey Butter
* MYO Spring Berry Shortcake, M&M Brownies
* Lake Lawn’s Famous Pink Lemonade

$25.00 Adults / $15.00 Children / 3 and under eat free

Face Painting and Balloon Artist Creations from 2pm-5pm (Lakefront)

Make it a weekend getaway with 3, 2, and 1 night Memorial Day Overnight Packages available.
Packages include:
* Guest room accommodations
* Admission to our Memorial Day Lakeside Lawn Party & Pig Roast on Sunday, May 28
* Daily unlimited mini-golf for each person from 10am-8pm
* One ticket per child for either face painting at the Lakeside Lawn Party & Pig Roast from 3pm-6pm

Three night packages starting at $549. Two night packages starting at $449. Sunday night only packages starting at $269. Reservations can be made online or by calling 800-338-5253.

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Dancing Horses Theatre
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, all month | 1pm
Sunday, all  month | 7pm
Tuesday, May 9 | 1pm
Monday, May 29 | 1pm
Tuesday, May 30 | 1pm

The Dancing Horses Theatre
5065 Highway 50, Delavan

The Dancing Horses Theatre was created from one person's vision, and their infinite love for horses.

Experience the glitter, and rhinestone of The Dancing Horses 90 minute performance. Anyone looking for a day of family entertainment should visit The Dancing Horses Theatre.

Exotic Bird Show at 3pm and additionally 6pm on Sundays.

Children 2 and under are free to sit on the lap of a parent.

Reservations required.

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Jedi Training Camp
Friday, May 5 | 5-7pm

Delavan Park & Rec at Veterans Park Shelter
290 N. Terrace St., Delavan

May the Force be with you! Don't miss out on becoming a Jedi! Participants will go through training obstacles to become a Jedi. Come dressed up as your favorite Star Wars character if you wish. Activities will include games and obstacles, Yoda's scavenger hunt and crafts!

Ages 4 - 6, from 5-6 pm              

Ages 7 - 10, from 6-7 pm

$10.00 (Resident)
$14.00 (Non-resident)

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Snug's Derby Party
Saturday, May 6 | 2-6:30pm

Snug Harbor Campground Pub
W7772-2C Wisconsin Parkway, Delavan

This is Snug Harbor's annual Kentucky Derby party!!! Lots of fun to be had. Bar opens at 11am (come early to get a good seat)

2pm Bar horse racing
3:30 - 4pm Decorated hat contest (prizes to be won)
5pm Pass-A-Dish dinner
ALL DAY drink specials

Call Snug Harbor for any additional questions.

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BCT Live at the End Zone
Saturday, May 6 | 8pm - 12am

The End Zone Sports Bar & Grill 
4112 Blue Gill Rd., Delavan

Come down to the End Zone for the BEST variety of music in the area!! Lots of fun is in store for you when you party with BCT!! This is one show you don't wanna miss!!

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Adult Craft Night - A Spring Flower Box
Monday, May 8 | 6-7:30pm                               Thursday, May 11 | 6-7:30pm

Aram Public Library
404 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan

Join us for our May adult craft project as we create a mini-window box of spring flowers. We will be painting a mini wooden crate and then filling it with lilacs, a butterfly, and a surprise for your favorite gardener. All materials are provided.

Space is limited, so registration is required.

Please come dressed to work with acrylic paints.

Palm Tree Paradise: Paint & Sip
Thursday, May 11 | 6-8:30pm  

Star Rock Bar & Grill
328 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan

Join us for a relaxing night of Paint & Sip! We will be painting 'Palm Tree Paradise ' ~ NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! You choose the colors.

Together we will guide you through a 16" x 20" painting that you will complete and take home that night. We make it fun and easy! Beginners welcome!

Just $35 per person, which includes all supplies, aprons and your first drink is on us!

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED ~ stop in at Star Rock to sign up or call .

Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to get checked in, find a seat and get a drink. Or arrive earlier for dinner beforehand!

Dine & Dance at Rosewood 
Friday, May 19 | 5:30-10:30pm  

2484 County Road O S, Delavan

The place to go for an entertaining night out.

The Supper Club is a historic Midwestern entertainment tradition. Dining often included chicken, fish and salad bar with relish trays served at the table featuring crackers, carrots, pickles, olives, radishes and celery, often accompanied by a cheddar or Swiss cheese ball at the center of the table. From their inception in the 1930’s as speakeasies and prohibition roadhouses, these popular nightspots were so much more than just restaurants. Patrons would spend the whole evening from cocktail hour to nightclub-style entertainment and dancing after dinner.

Rosewood Entertainment is bringing back the Supper Club with all the nostalgia while adding and some new twists and surprises!
     * Traditional Wisconsin Supper Club Fish and Chicken Buffet
     * A Grand Dessert served in the Theater
     * Cocktail service at the cash bar in The Rosewood Lounge
     * A variety floor show with special guest performers
    * Dancing to colorful lighting and music videos throughout the night

John "Ludy" Puleo, hosts the evening and is a musical treasure in the American tradition of the the great crooners, swing, bop and torch song singers in popular music history. Rosewood's Dine & Dance is the perfect setting to enjoy an artist like John… up close and personal… just like his vocal mastery.

Cost: $39.95/person

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Delbrook 4-person Shamble
Saturday, May 20 | 7a-12pm  

Delbrook Golf Club 
700 S. 2nd St., Delavan

"Shamble" is not a typo! Each person of the foursome tees off, then you get to move your ball to the result of the best drive and play to the hole. For someone that's not the greatest golfer but loves the game, this is fabulous!

Pick your partners, pick your tee time and have fun!

Cost: $25/member; $45 for non-member 

Go Climb a Tree: Open Tree Climb
Saturday, May 20 | 3-5pm  

House in the Wood 
3300 Bay Rd., Delavan

Travel back to your childhood and climb a tree! Using ropes and harnesses, climbers of all ages and abilities can climb into the tops of the towering oak trees all over the grounds. Not to worry, unlike your childhood where you just started at the bottom and climbed to the top without a care or thought to anything else, there are trained and certified staff that will provide a thorough and comprehensive tutorial on how to use the equipment and have a fun, yet safe, experience in the trees. All equipment is provided and you just need to wear comfortable clothing and shoes, preferably closed-toe and with a hard sole, and bring your sense of adventure! It’s fun, it’s great exercise without being thought of that way, it’s a great connection to nature and just putting you back in that day of being a kid again. You’re never too old to climb a tree, but preference is for ages 7 and up for this event.

Open Climbs are $30 per person. You MUST REGISTER by 5pm the DAY BEFORE you wish to climb. 

Holy Smoke BBQ Cook-off
Saturday, May 20 | 3-7pm  

Our Redeemer Lutheran School
416 E. Geneva St., Delavan

Save the Date for some of the best BBQ from amateurs around, but also for the biggest PTL fundraiser of the year, as this is a charitable event to benefit Our Redeemer Lutheran School.

The event Includes...

* FOOD: All you can eat Pig Roast with sides, desserts, and hot dogs for the kids served from 3 to 6pm.
* COMPETITION: Men from our community will be judged by a blind panel, as well as by those in attendance, to see who is the best outdoor cook.
* FUN: Kid's activities including inflatables, face painting, games and more.
* FELLOWSHIP: This is a great chance to gather with friends and family and maybe even make some new friends.
* AUCTION: Huge Silent and Live Auction

Lunch with Elvis at Rosewood
Thursday, May 25 | 12:30-3:30pm 

2484 County Road O S, Delavan

Enjoy fresh, farm-to-table cuisine and a musical cabaret show with "Elvis" in a rustic, casually elegant space.

Mark, Gretch and Jo have invited the internationally acclaimed Elvis tribute artist, Garry Wesley, to join this exciting new production, performing some of the most memorable 50s and 60s Rockabilly, DooWop, and Motown hits.

Cost: $59.95/person

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Social Paddle & Pub: Inn Between
Thursday, May 25 | 5-7pm 

Launch site: 
Blue Gill Road launch, Delavan

Enjoy a relaxed social paddle in your kayak, canoe, or on your paddleboard (rental info below) into a setting sun with a cold beverage awaiting your arrival. It's a great time to get to know future paddling buddies and have a mini vacation.

Join Brooke on Delavan Lake for an approximate 2 hour adventure as we launch at Blue Gill Rd. (by South Shore Bar & Grill) and paddle to the Inn Between for a beverage and paddle back.

**Space is limited.

- Ages 21 & Up
- Launch time: 5pm at Blue Gill Rd.
- Destination: Inn Between
- Fee: FREE (Must register in advance)
- Register at:…
- Questions: Contact Brooke at or 262-275-2117

* Need a rental? $10 for a kayak or paddleboard or $15 for a tandem kayak or canoe. (Delivered)

Eddie Butts Band: Phoenix Park Bandshell
Saturday, May 27 | 7-9pm  

Phoenix Park Bandshell
111 E. Wisconsin St., Delavan

Eddie is well known as a premier vocalist. When you combine his smoky baritone with the sweet tones of the band’s female singers and the fantastic musicianship that emits a delicious blend of jazz, pop and R&B. 

Enjoy an evening of entertainment, dancing and fun with this must-see-band. You'll smile the night away as you sway to the hits and iconic tunes that have you living down memory lane. The rock solid vocals backed by a well rehearsed and professional band are the reason why The Eddie Butts Band has been such an icon for so many years. 

The Basin Street Boys: Phoenix Park Bandshell
Sunday, May 28 | 3-5pm  

Phoenix Park Bandshell
111 E. Wisconsin St., Delavan

The Basin Street Boys are an award winning 6-piece Dixieland group that plays both jazz standards from the 1920s and 1930s and more modern tunes played in the Dixieland style. The group first assembled in 2011 and, while performing at a multitude of venues, continues the goal of spreading the exuberant music that is Dixieland. New Orleans feels closer with when you hear them play. No matter what your taste in music is, The Basin Street Boys will have you stomping your feet, clapping your hands, and up on the dance floor in no time!

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Remember When Antiques & Collectibles _ 10% Discount

Remember When is truly "a unique experience."  Housewares to home decor, antiques to collectibles; they have it all. They carry American-made items such as Fiesta, Blenko, Door Pottery, and more. Their lower level is a multi-dealer antique mall featuring pottery, glassware, furniture, jewelry, books and so much more! They house the National Cookie Jar Museum on their upper level. If you're looking for a cookie jar, this is the store for you. They also offer worldwide shipping.

Stop at their "Perfect Cup" Espresso Bar, featuring Colectivo coffee; you're welcome to drink your favorite brew while shopping.  

Monthly Special: 

Each month a category for all three floors will be highlighted. Most items $10 & over within the month's category will be 10% off. 

May's category is Linens/Fabric

Remember When Antiques & Collectibles                                                                                                      313 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan                                                                                                                        262.728.8670

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