Corey Geiger admits he was never much of a dancer. The 42-year-old danced at weddings and remembered a thing or two from high school gym classes, but beyond that he was clueless. Then about three years ago Geiger and his wife, Krista Knigge, 40, decided to change up their date night routine.
Playing at Green Bay against two-year defending WIAA Division 2 state champions Notre Dame, the Pirates got the 2014 season off to a rousing start by upsetting the No. 4 ranked Tritons on Saturday, 69-67 in overtime.
Derek Landisch remembers it well. He was in seventh grade, playing football for the Lake Country Chiefs. That Saturday, the Wisconsin Badgers were going to host rival Minnesota in the battle for the coveted Paul Bunyan Axe.
UnXpected Thanksgiving Eve Bash: 8 p.m. Nov. 26, Sussex Bowl, N64 W24576 Main St., Sussex. Come party with the UnXpected at the annual Sussex Bowl Thanksgiving Eve bash. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. ACME Rocket Skates is opening the show at 8 p.m. and The UnXpected will take the stage at 9 p.m. Free.
Country Christmas Outdoor Drive-through Lights Display: Nov. 27-30, Dec. 5-31. Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee. Wisconsin's largest drive-through holiday lights event features more than a million holiday lights along a mile-long trail that winds through the woods, Includes animated figures and holiday scenes. Call (262) 970-5398 for details. $15-$25. $15 per carload, $25 limo, mini-coach or large van. www.thecountrychristmas.com
World's Greatest Cookie Sale: Noon Nov. 28, Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee. Sale features homemade holiday cookies and baked goods in many varieties. Twenty-five nonprofit groups will sell to the thousands who attend this event each year. Proceeds go directly to the nonprofits. Entertainment includes magic shows, cookie and cupcake decorating, face painting, holiday coloring contest and Santa and Mrs. Claus. Sale ends at 4 p.m. For more information on the World's Greatest Cookie Sale, call Country Springs, (262) 547-0201 or visit thecountrychristmas.com/cookiesale. Free.
Christmas Magic: 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Main Mill/AJ'S Live, W16521 Main St., Menomonee Falls. Magician John Lewit performs a fun Christmas themed magic show for the whole family. Free.
Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon.