Things to Do in Wauconda Week of 03/04/2013

March is going to be packed full of fun here in Wauconda!  Let’s start with our regular events….

March 4, 2013 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm – “Play Trivia with Mason” – Middleton’s on Main (847) 526-6433

Test your skills, grab your friends and compete amongst the crowd. Full menu, bar is open, just show up and have fun! Play trivia and win a prize!


Sake Tasting, Sushi Bar, Bliss Wine and Gifts, Wauconda

Sake Tasting, Sushi Bar, Bliss Wine and Gifts, Wauconda

March 5, 2013 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – “Sake Tasting & Sushi Bar” – Bliss Wine and Gifts (847)526-7133 – JUST GOT WORD THAT THIS CLASS IS CANCELLED DUE TO IMPENDING BAD WEATHER.

Enjoy a taste and learn lesson on Sake and order up delicious sushi by Lindy’s Landing Sushi Chef – Reservations a must for Sake Class – $15 includes $10 credit towards Sake purchase. Call early – very popular class.


Sake Tasting, Bliss Wine and Gifts, Wauconda

Sake Tasting, Bliss Wine and Gifts, Wauconda


March 6, 2013 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – “Boresha International Fat Burning Coffee & Tea Tasting Party” – Energee Center (847) 526-7674


BSKINNY COFFEE – Switch from Fat storing to fat burning * Patented Hunger Control * Low Glycemic Balanced Energy * Thermogenic Fat-Burning * Buffered Caffeine

* Combats Stress-Related Eating

NUVO GENE TEA – DIT Thermogenic Fat-Burning * Maximum Natural Energy * Hunger & Stress related Eating Control * Anti-Glucose Matrix * Beating the Obesity Gene! Stop in, Taste & see what you think!

March 6, 2013 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – “Smarty Pants Trivia” – JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda – (847) 526-4159

Bring your friends out for a night of FUN with Smarty Pants Trivia!

This is an opportunity to show your friends who wears the pants!

Smarty Pant’s Trivia is an interactive team trivia game designed to

be played by teams of 4 or more people. It is 16 categories long and
lasts between 90 & 120 minutes.

Categories include sports, movies, music, food, cars and tv. There
are also 2 physical challenges a scavenger hunt and weekly prizes!!


March 6, 2013 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm – “Open Mic” – Middleton’s on Main (847) 526-6433

Featured weekly at Middleton’s on Main is Open Mic with local talents gracing us with their musical talents. So if you think you can sing, head on over to Middleton’s on Main. Sign up for Open Mic starts at 8:30 pm.


March 7, 2013 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm – “Beer Tasting” – Bliss Wine & Gifts (847) 526-7133

Join us for Beer Tasting from 5:30pm – 8pm and taste some great brews featuring different brews every week! Our neighbors at Bulldogs Grill feature an amazing gourmet menu. Come out for a great time!


March 8, 2013 7:00 pm – 11:55 pm – ” Bulldog Nation Foundation Dinner/Dance Gala” – Concorde Banquet Hall


Bulldog Nation Foundation is a group of dedicated community members who are interested in providing Wauconda High School with financial resources for innovation in the classroom to support a robust academic experience for all WHS students.

Visit us at for more information.

TICKETS ARE $75 per person (Includes soup, salad, entree, dessert and 4 hour open bar)

To reserve your spot at this exciting event, tickets must be purchased by March 1st. Please post any comments or questions you may have below and one of the Committee Members will get back to you promptly.


March 8, 2013 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm – “Placid Rock Trio” – JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda – (847) 526-4159

Enjoy dinner and the easy listening sounds of classic rock, jazz, blues and R&B by Placid Rock.

March 9, 2013 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – “Vision Board” – Energee Center (847) 526-7674

Vision Board Class with Jodi Salata


March 9, 2013 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm – “Comedy Club” Energee Center (847) 526-7674

Headliner: Jim McHugh

Feature: Mike Preston

Emcee: Will Tremont

$15.00 each for Advance Tickets Sales at Vickie’s Personal Touch before 2pm on 3/9/2013 (Next door to Energee Center)

Jimmy McHugh, a comedian for over 25 years, born & raised on the N.W. side of Chicago, blends observational humor emphasized with his unique vocal & facial expressions! Ernie Tucker of the Chicago Sun Times wrote, “Jim McHugh delivers some of the funniest sports material I have ever heard!” Jimmy appears at various national comedy clubs, Comedy Central, HBO, MTV, ESPN2 and the Oprah Winfrey Show.

Mike Preston is a comic, author & self-appointed anti-social worker. He has all but abandoned political correctness and opted to shine a bright light on society & the entertainment aspect of the human condition. Mike is the Host of TV talk show Psycho Babble. His guests have included Mike Ditka, Craig Ferguson, Gilbert Godfried, Henry Winkler, Jerry Seinfield, Ted Nugent & more!

Will Tremont is Magician, Storyteller & Entertainer Extraordinaire! DO NOT MISS THIS SHOW!!!


Minimal charge for Snacks, Soda, Coffee & Water.


March 9, 2013 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm – “Ben Kane LIVE!” – JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda – (847) 526-4159

Acoustic set from Ben Kane of Razin’ Kane


March 10, 2013 9:30 am – 11:00 am – “Spiritual Mastery Group” – Energee Center (847) 526-7674

Do you want to move from being on the spiritual path, to being and walking on the path of the mystic? Then you must attend this!

This study group is for the spiritually strong that desire to walk and exemplify the teachings of the Master Teacher.

During each Study Group, Reverend Patty will give a deep meditation & a reflective talk on the lesson to start up the discussion. This is not just material you read and move on to the next book, but something that must be studied so your life can be transformed into the expression that knocks at the doorway of your soul!

Each lesson is a stepping stone that will bring you into wakefulness from illusion to REALTY, from fear to LOVE. If you want to know how to step out of your fear and walk only in Divine Love, this IS the study group for you!

The book is available for purchase at the time of class or

call 847-845-8818 to purchase ahead of time


March 10, 2013 11:00 am – 9:30 pm – ” Craftstravaganza” – JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda – (847) 526-4159

Come out for lunch or dinner and let the kids get creative!
Every Sunday a craft will be available for kids 12 and under.
*a new project is featured each month

Check JJ Twigs website for project description.


NOTE:  We strongly recommend that you contact the place of venue in the event of any cancellation or changes.


Mark your calendar for St. Patrick’s week, as we have jammed pack, loads of fun, going on here in Wauconda!  Check out our events calendar!  Hope to see you!





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About Jocelyn Wilhelm

Jocelyn Wilhelm is very passionate about her community and has a strong drive to help businesses succeed in this day of all things digital. Jocelyn has a knack for knowing how to perfectly optimize every marketing effort for both search engines and direct target audience. Jocelyn owns her own consulting firm, JW Social Media where she helps companies develop their Inbound Marketing Strategy. A long-time resident of Wauconda of over 14 years, Jocelyn is an avid foodie and wine enthusiast and loves to frequent local establishments to learn all about them and shares her experiences with the community using the power of social media. Check out how she engages with the Wauconda community on My Town Wauconda Facebook Page.

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