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October 2018

GA-GA PARTY!

October 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:10 pm

Geneva Theater and DenayCocoBay have teamed up for a spectacular Ga-Ga Party to celebrate the release of A Star is Born, starring Lady Gaga herself, directed by and co-starring Bradley Cooper. The party begins this Friday, Oct. 5, between 5:30 - 6 p.m. at DenayCocoBay, 259 Broad St., downtown Lake Geneva. With each purchase of a pair of OKA-B Ga-Ga Sandals, guests get a reserved seat ticket to see Friday's 6:50 p.m. A Star is Born at the historic Geneva…

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I fidanzati della morte (1957)

October 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

I fidanzati della morte (1957) English Translation:Engaged to Death Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 Theater 4, 2 p.m. This fully-restored Italian motorcycle racing drama appears with English subtitles. Directed by Romolo Marcellini, it stars Rik Battaglia, a famous Italian character actor who also appeared in the European “spaghetti westerns” of the 1960s and ‘70s like Duck, You Sucker (1971). This tale of love, rivalry and passion is set in the 1950's world of motorcycle speed races, filmed in Italy at major competitions…

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American Horrors Film Festival

October 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - October 27, 2018 @ 11:59 pm

Creatures in the Night Oct. 26-27, 2018 - 2nd annual American Horrors Film Festival The American Horrors Film Festival is a 2-day, curated, horror film fest, screening original shorts, features, music videos, and documentaries that have been submitted and vetted from across the country.

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November 2018

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

November 3, 2018 @ 9:50 am - 12:30 pm

Fantastic Beasts free at Geneva Theater during city’s Magical Musings Festival Magical Musings in Lake Geneva, the city’s inaugural Harry Potter-inspired festival, includes a free family movie and a costume contest at Geneva Theater. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will play Saturday, Nov. 3, 10:00 a.m., free to the first 220 people. The 2016 release is rated PG-13 and chronicles the adventures of wizard and author Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards, 70 years…

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A Moon for the Misbegotten

November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Geneva Theater Actors Guild delves into a drama this month with A Moon for the Misbegotten. The final work of playwright Eugene O’Neill, an unscrupulous trio plots and schemes over the future of the Connecticut farm the three call home. There will be two performances on Geneva Theater’s historic stage:  Wed., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. and Fri., Nov. 16, 10 a.m. Admission is free; however, a suggested donation of $10 will be accepted and proceeds will be donated to Geneva…

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December 2018

It’s A Wonderful Life

December 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

It’s A Wonderful Life. Relive the magic of this classic performed as a radio play. On the historic stage Geneva Theater, the Geneva Theater Actors Guild will perform It’s A Wonderful Life as a radio play adapted by Joe Landry. There will be two performances:  Wed., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 21, 10 a.m. Admission is free; however, a suggested donation of $10 will be accepted and proceeds will be donated to a Holiday Home Camp, Lake Geneva, that provides summer camp sessions and classes to more…

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It’s A Wonderful Life

December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s A Wonderful Life. Relive the magic of this classic performed as a radio play. On the historic stage Geneva Theater, the Geneva Theater Actors Guild will perform It’s A Wonderful Life as a radio play adapted by Joe Landry. There will be two performances:  Wed., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 21, 10 a.m. Admission is free; however, a suggested donation of $10 will be accepted and proceeds will be donated to a Holiday Home Camp, Lake Geneva, that provides summer camp sessions and classes to more…

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January 2019

Geneva Theater Actors Guild

January 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Geneva Theater Actors Guild visits the days of ink wells and quill pens as members transform themselves into famous British authors Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, and Daphne du Maurier. On the historic stage in Geneva Theater, meet the authors behind some of the most famous novels in the world in this original production written by the cast members themselves. There will be two performances:  Wed., Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m. and Fri., Jan. 18, 10 a.m. Admission is free; however, a suggested donation of $10…

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GERRY GROSSMAN

January 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

GERRY “THE HUMAN JUKEBOX" GROSSMAN... LIVE! AS SEEN ON HBO The Bonkerz Comedy series welcomes Gerry “The Human Jukebox” Grossman, a fabulously entertaining one-man comedy rock and roll show with a repertoire of thousands of hits. For over 35 years, Gerry has been wowing audiences with his incredible ability to play virtually any rock hit that keeps the crowd rolling in laughter. Special guest will be Ryan Mason. (Rated R) GENEVA THEATER:  Saturday, 1/19 at 8pm Tickets $10 - Available…

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February 2019

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

February 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

This Saturday! 10:30 a.m., Feb. 23, 2019 This is the original 1971 classic starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, the bizarre owner of a fantastical chocolate factory who is looking for a child heir to carry on his candy-making legacy. Spoiled, bratty, disobedient kids and their befuddled parents don't survive the tour, while Charlie is only one kind and honest enough to win. Rated G. Free Admission - General seating, first come first serve. Brought to you by Geneva Theater…

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March 2019

Green Book Movie & Discussion

March 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SUNDAY, March 3 Emily Kornak, director of Lake Geneva Public Library, will lead a discussion at Geneva Theater about Green Book, winner of the 2018 Academy Awards for Best Picture; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Mahershala Ali; and Best Original Screenplay, after the 4:00 showing. Movie Description: A working-class Italian-American bouncer is the driver of an African-American classical pianist touring the 1960s American South. Run time 2 hrs.10 mins.; PG-13; Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini. The discussion will be held in the…

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April 2019

Bonkerz Comedy Series: Sally Edwards

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

As seen on Showtime, A&E, and Comedy Central, Sally Edwards is a mother, stand-up comic, author and a 1-woman show powerhouse who has travelled the country performing acts like “BIG PEOPLE, little people,” “Laugh to Good Health," and “Family Lunacy.” Originally from Chicago, Sally is uplifting, and inspiring, and believes parenthood is best achieved with a dedicated sense of humor. Rated PG. Tickets $10 at the box office or on-line at Geneva4.com Concessions, Beer, and Wine available for purchase. Purchase…

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June 2019

Bonkerz Comedy Series: Patti Vasquez

June 15, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

AS SEEN ON NICKELODEON, TBS, COMICS UNLEASHED and THE OPRAH NETWORK The Bonkerz Comedy series welcomes Patti Vasquez, a comedian, writer, actor and talk show host who always loves finding the funny moments in life. Patti has written and performed three hit solo shows, along with appearing on “Nick’s Mom’s Night Out” on Nickelodeon, “The Very Funny Show” on TBS, and “Tr3s” on MTV. While hosting her eclectic and wildly successful radio show, Patti began collaborating with ABC to develop…

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July 2019

Moonlight Movies – The Goonies

July 10, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Moonlight Movies on the Beach - The Goonies At Riviera Beach in Lake Geneva. Concessions available, bring something to sit on. FREE and Open to the Public! Movies will start at disk (approx. 9pm).

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Bonkerz Comedy Series: Dan Brennan

July 13, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

LIVE STAND-UP WITH DAN BRENNAN AS SEEN ON ABC’S AMERICA’S FUNNIEST PEOPLE & WLUP The Bonkerz Comedy series welcomes Dan Brennan, a talented impressionist who delivers a clever observational humor based on life experience as a family man and working class stiff. (Rated PG-13) GENEVA THEATER: Saturday, 7/13 at 8:30pm Tickets $10 - In advance at www.geneva4.com & Geneva Theater box office, or at the door Beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks & concessions available PURCHASE TICKETS

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The Lion King – Benefit

July 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

THE LION KING BENEFIT FOR BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS A portion of all 11:30 a.m. ticket sales on Saturday, July 20, will be donated to the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of South Central Wisconsin. Special events and activities will begin in the lobby at 11:00 a.m. NO TICKETS WILL BE MAILED OUT; PLEASE PRESENT YOUR PAYPAL RECEIPT AT THE BOX OFFICE PRIOR TO THE SHOW. To purchase, click Standard or Premium tickets below. Quantities can be updated at checkout. Premium tickets…

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August 2019

Moonlight Movies – The Princess Bride

August 7, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Moonlight Movies on the Beach - The Princess Bride Sponsored by Geneva Shore Report. At Riviera Beach in Lake Geneva. Concessions available, bring something to sit on. FREE and Open to the Public! Movies will start at disk (approx. 9pm).

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Bonkerz Comedy Series: Gerry Grossman

August 24, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

“THE HUMAN JUKEBOX” IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! AS SEEN ON HBO The Bonkerz Comedy series welcomes Gerry “The Human Jukebox” Grossman, a fabulously entertaining one-man comedy rock and roll show with a repertoire of thousands of hits. For over 35 years, Gerry has been wowing audiences with his incredible ability to play virtually any rock hit that keeps the crowd rolling in laughter. Special guest will be Shawn Shelnutt, a self-deprecating story teller who served in the US military…

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September 2019

Written Off

September 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free Showing Saturday, September 14, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Walworth County Department of Health & Human Services is a hosting a free movie at Geneva Theater to help people understand the opioid epidemic that is affecting so many families locally and across the country. Written Off is a personal, very human look at the crisis because Matt Edwards, a young man from northern Wisconsin who first took prescription painkillers after a surgery, chronicled his own descent and addiction in spiral notebooks,…

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Bonkerz Comedy Series: Derick Lengwenus

September 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

As seen on Laughs on FOX, Derick Lengwenus is an international headliner known for his bold and intelligent style. The Just For Laughs festival describes his act as, “…clever comedy with a quick left turn into absurdity.” Derick’s credits include: Winner of Best Comedy in the Montreal Fringe Festival, Winner of the Audience Choice Award at the International Eat My Shorts festival, finalist at both the San Francisco and Midwest Comedy Competition, and four appearances in the Just For Laughs…

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October 2019

Bonkerz Comedy Series: Mike Mercury

October 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

AS SEEN ON COMEDY CENTRAL The Bonkerz Comedy series welcomes Mike Mercury, a talented comedian with an ability to turn everyday life into comedic gems. Mike’s smart, observational humor, audience interaction and lighting-quick wit is a sure-fire hit with any crowd. (Rated PG-13) GENEVA THEATER: Saturday, 10/19 at 8:30pm Tickets $10 - In advance at  Geneva Theater box office, or at the door Beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks & concessions available PURCHASE TICKETS

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 25, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Your favorite Transylvanians are back! Join us at Geneva Theater or at Plaza Theater in Burlington for a fun late-night show! Purchase tickets now >

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Your favorite Transylvanians are back! Join us at Geneva Theater or at Plaza Theater in Burlington for a fun late-night show! Purchase tickets now >

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November 2019

A Dog’s Journey

November 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Silver Screen Movie Club presents A Dog's Journey (2019) Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 In this dramatic comedy, a dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets. A wonderful continuation of A Dog's Purpose (2017). Starring Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, and Kathryn Prescott. Rated PG. Runtime 1 hr. 49 mins. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Movie starts at 9:30 a.m. at staggered start times in three theaters. Free admission with card available at participating…

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Bonkerz Comedy Series: Marz Timms

November 16, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

As seen on Netflix’s Easy! Marz Timms appeared in two seasons of the Netflix original series Easy, and created the hit comedy show Pimprov. and tours all over the world performing stand-up and improv comedy. He’s also the voice of Jax from Mortal Kombat, and is in numerous commercials from McDonald’s to Hanes with Michael Jordan. Marz has worked with Eddie Griffin, Tracy Morgan, Loni Love and Hannibal Burress, and tours all over the world performing stand-up and improv comedy.…

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December 2019

Merry Magic Christmas

December 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Special performance by renowned magician and illusionist DAVID SEEBACH. Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:30pm, following the Lake Geneva Christmas parade. Santa Claus arrives at 6:30 in the theater lobby. TICKETS $15 - children 11 & under $10 PURCHASE TICKETS

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January 2020

Little Women Discussion

January 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Winterfest Film Festival – Fargo – FREE ADMISSION

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Fargo (1996) plays for free 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. The crimes of a car salesman fall apart with a very pregnant detective hot on his trail through a North Dakota blizzard into snow-covered Minnesota, yah hey. A Joel & Ethan Coen Brothers film starring Frances McDormand, William H. Macey, and Steve Buscemi. Oscar nominations included Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Cinematography. Oscar wins for Best Actress and Best Screenplay. FREE ADMISSION!

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Dieter and Yvonne Sturm – Fargo Special Effects

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Lake Geneva couple involved in making Fargo to open the movie Wednesday night Oscar winners Dieter and Yvonne Sturm will appear at the free screening of Fargo at Geneva Theater 7:30 Wednesday night, Jan. 29, as the inaugural Winterfest Film Fest kicks off 5-day run of classic movies themed around winter. The Lake Geneva couple, owners of Sturm’s Special Effects International, worked on the 1996 Coen Brothers film creating half of the snow and winter scenes for the dark comedy…

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Winterfest Film Festival – The Shining – FREE ADMISSION

January 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Shining (1980) plays for free 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30. Snowbound for the winter in a grand hotel that is closed for the season, a writer descends into madness terrorizing his frantic wife and telepathic young son. Hotel guests from the past appear adding to the horror. Redrum. Redrum. Redrum. A classic Stanley Kubrick film starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall. FREE ADMISSION!

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Winterfest Film Festival – Frozen II

January 31 - February 2

Frozen II (2019) plays for $6 per ticket, Friday, Jan. 31, through Sunday, Feb. 2. Watch for showtimes. The anticipated follow-up about the beautiful Queen of snow and ice:Elsa. With sister, Princess Anna, and snowman buddy, Olaf, she sets out to discover the origins of her wintery powers. A Disney blockbuster starring Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel.

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February 2020

Winterfest Film Festival – Better Off Dead – FREE IN ’80s COSTUME

February 1 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Better Off Dead (1985) plays during the ‘80s Ski Bum Costume Party, Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 p.m. $5 unless wearing 1980s attire. After his girlfriend dumps him for the captain of the Ski Team, John Cusack survives despite crazy friends and family thanks to a cute foreign exchange student from France who helps him hit the slopes to become the new ski captain.

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Winterfest Film Festival – Groundhog Day – FELLOW MORTALS BENEFIT

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Groundhog Day (1993) plays on Groundhog Day, Sunday, Feb. 2, 12:00 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Proceeds benefit Fellow Mortals. Stuck perpetually in Punxsutawney, PA, on Groundhog Day, a self-centered weatherman is cursed with seeing the same blizzard, the same people, and the same situations play out every day of his life. Will this repetition become his eternity? Starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. The film will be preceded by a live animal demonstration and groundhog fun facts from Fellow Mortals.…

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Midway

February 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

FREE SENIOR MOVIE Midway — The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and sailors who fought it. (PG-13 - Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson) GENEVA THEATER: Thursday, 2/6; doors open at 7:30am, movie at 9:30am - Open caption available Free admission; refreshments and raffle prizes courtesy of Silver Screen Movie Club

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Bonkerz Comedy Series: Gerry Grossman

February 14 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

“THE HUMAN JUKEBOX” IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! AS SEEN ON HBO The Human Jukebox is returning to Geneva Theater Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. That’s the nickname comedy veteran Gerry Grossman earned when he began playing guitar and singing during his Chicago stand-up act decades ago. Grossman can play thousands of rock and roll hits from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. He takes requests and plays games with the audience like sing-alongs, name-that-tune, and finish-the-lyric. Geneva Theater events coordinator Marie…

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Theatre Organ & Silent Film Concert featuring Laurel and Hardy in Double Whoopee

February 22 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Saturday, February 22, 9 pm, and Sunday, February, 23, 2 pm Local theater organ celebrity Zach Frame will give two benefit concerts at Geneva Theater in February using the Milwaukee Brewers’ theater organ. During the concerts Frame will accompany the 1929 silent film Double Whoopee, an early work by comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. Hosted by Dairyland Theatre Organ Society (DTOS) $10 Suggested Donation All proceeds fund DTOS' theater organ installation project at Geneva Theater. To reserve tickets, email events@geneva4.com,…

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Theatre Organ & Silent Film Concert featuring Laurel and Hardy in Double Whoopee

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Saturday, February 22, 9 pm, and Sunday, February, 23, 2 pm Local theater organ celebrity Zach Frame will give two benefit concerts at Geneva Theater in February using the Milwaukee Brewers’ theater organ. During the concerts Frame will accompany the 1929 silent film Double Whoopee, an early work by comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. Hosted by Dairyland Theatre Organ Society (DTOS) $10 Suggested Donation All proceeds fund DTOS' theater organ installation project at Geneva Theater. To reserve tickets, email events@geneva4.com,…

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August 2020

UFEST URBAN CONCERT SERIES

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Bringing people together in love, respect, peace, and unity!

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FREE POP-UP MOVIE: Despicable Me

August 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lake Geneva Youth Camp, W2655 W. South St.
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States
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Sponsored by Thrivent -- Scott Herrmann & The Shoreline Group

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Laser Fusion Presents DJ GEE A

August 28 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

DJ GEE-A will be performing a mix of your favorite hits, throwbacks, and a few local artists, backed up with visuals provided by Laser Fusion. Tickets are $15 at the door. Beer, wine and other drinks available for purchase! Purchase Tickets

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Laser Fusion Presents DJ GEE A

August 29 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

DJ GEE-A will be performing a mix of your favorite hits, throwbacks, and a few local artists, backed up with visuals provided by Laser Fusion. Tickets are $15 at the door. Beer, wine and other drinks available for purchase! Purchase Tickets

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September 2020

Laser Fusion Productions presents U Fest Comedy Series

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

“Laughs on the Lake” Every Friday, a different comic, a different show! Sept. 11, 18, 25, and Oct. 2 Doors open 6pm Opening Comic 7pm Featured Comic 8pm DJ GEE A with lasers will follow the comedy show until midnight Purchase Tickets

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The FenixFest Rock Music Show

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Laser Fusion Productions presents the incredible rock bands: Mixed Company, Saint Tragedy and Miss B Havin at the beautiful Geneva Theater on Sept. 12. The show will support St Jude Children's Research Hospital and the many children they help! Purchase Tickets

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Laser Fusion Productions presents U Fest Comedy Series

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

“Laughs on the Lake” Every Friday, a different comic, a different show! Sept. 11, 18, 25, and Oct. 2 Doors open 6pm Opening Comic 7pm Featured Comic 8pm DJ GEE A with lasers will follow the comedy show until midnight Purchase Tickets

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Laser Fusion Productions presents U Fest Comedy Series

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

“Laughs on the Lake” Every Friday, a different comic, a different show! Sept. 11, 18, 25, and Oct. 2 Doors open 6pm Opening Comic 7pm Featured Comic 8pm DJ GEE A with lasers will follow the comedy show until midnight Purchase Tickets

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