WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Scarecrows of many shapes and sizes will be dressed to impress visitors this September in downtown Delavan.
The scarecrows will be displayed as part of the 14th annual Scarecrow Fest, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13.
WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- The Bluegrass Express is making a stop at this year’s East Troy Bluegrass Festival.
The four-piece band from northern Illinois will be joined by more than a half-dozen other performers during the festival, Saturday, Sept. 13, and Sunday, Sept. 14, on the village square.
WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Cornfest, long a community staple in the small village of Darien, is a festival that annually calls home those who remember it from their childhood. And this Sept. 5 through Sept. 7 isn’t shaping up to be any different.
“A lot of people who have roots in Darien come back down from wherever they live just for Cornfest,” said Cornfest President Karen Haman. “There are a lot of people I actually grew up with that come home for that weekend most years, it’s kind of like a reunion.”
BELOIT-- For the past 49 years, the Beloit farmers market has provided locals with fresh food, homemade jewelry, live music and much more.
Located in downtown Beloit, the market features more than 90 vendors and attracts more than 5,000 visitors per week, according to Shauna El-Amin, executive director of the Downtown Beloit Association.
BELOIT -- Police broke up a marijuana growing operation in Beloit overnight Wednesday, and discovered a case of officer impersonation in the process, according to a post on the department's Facebook page. (Read)