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Special Events at Black Point for 2017

Black Point Nooks and Crannies Tour
Fridays, June 16 – September 1

When: Cruise departs at 10:30 a.m. and returns at 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $44.00 per person (space is limited to 12 people per day for this tour)

Where: Boats depart from the Rivera Dock 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, WI, 53147

Brief Description: This tour covers many of the behind the scenes areas of the estate, including the basement, third floor, root cellar and brief walk along the shore path. This tour focuses on the evolution of technologies that helped provide comfort at the Estate over 125 years. This tour also includes a view into the tower but due to safety does not include access to the top of the tower. Considerable walking and stair climbing is necessary during this tour. Guests taking this tour will accompany other guests during portions of this tour, but will take a separate tour at certain points. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Beer Barons of Lake Geneva
Fridays, June 23, July 21, August 18

When: Cruise departs at 5:30 p.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $65.00 per person (price includes cruise, program, beer tasting and souvenir beer mug, space is limited to 45 people for this event.)

Where: Boats depart from the Rivera Dock 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, WI, 53147

Brief Description: Enjoy an early evening cruising Geneva Lake while learning about the history of the beer barons that vacationed and lived along its shores. No presentation about beer would be complete without a tasting so join us in raising a pint together. This program will highlight the evolution of the brewing industry in Milwaukee and Chicago with a local flavor.

When Angels Carried Them Away: Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era

Fridays, October 6 & 13 and Saturdays, October 7 & 14

When: Cruise departs at 4 p.m. and returns at 7 p.m.
Cost: $44.00 per person (space is limited to 34 people per day for this event)
Where: Boats depart from the Rivera Dock 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, WI, 53147

Brief Description: Victorians embraced death as a cause for elaborate ritual. During this era (1876-1915) the ritual of death became increasingly sophisticated and the period saw the development of the modern cemetery, mortician and public funeral complete with floral arrangements and hearse transportation for the deceased. This program will feature a presentation on Victorian funeral and mourning customs, a first floor house tour, and narrated lake boat tour of maritime mishaps on the Lake Geneva Cruise Line.

Fireworks Tours for 2017

Saturday, August 12 – Williams Bay Corn and Brat Festival Fireworks

Fireworks Tour: 8:45-10:15 aboard the Geneva

Adults: $28.00+

Seniors (65+): $26.00+

Children (4-17): $15.00+

 

 

Sunday, August 20 – Venetian Festival Fireworks

Venetian Fireworks Dinner Cruise – 7:30-10:00pm

Aboard the Grand Belle to participate in the lighted boat parade and view the Venetian Festival fireworks

Adults $70++

Seniors $68++

Yth/Child $57++

(Rate is plus 10% service charge and 5.5% sales tax.)

Please see menus on the Dinner Cruise section of our website. Cash bar available.

Venetian Fireworks Cocktail Cruise – 7:30-10:00pm

Aboard the Duchess to participate in the lighted boat parade and view the Venetian Festival fireworks. (Adults Only)

Adults: $34+

Seniors: $32+

(Rate is plus 5.5% sales tax)

Venetian Family Fireworks Tour – 7:45-9:45pm

Aboard the Lady of the Lake to participate in the lighted boat parade and view the Venetian Festival fireworks

Adults: $35+

Seniors (65+): $33+

Children (4-17): $20+

(Rate is plus 5.5% sales tax)

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