Lunch & Learn: Sordid & Scandalous Lake Geneva with Michael Rehberg
Date & Time:
January 12, 2023
11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Location: Village on the Square Community Room
Parking available at the Village on the Square | Humphrey Community Center
Important Information – in order to attend this event, you must be up to date on your COVID-19 vaccinations (according to CDC definitions).
Lunch begins at 11:30 AM in the Community Room- Village on the Square. Presentation begins at 12:15 PM. Cost: $14.36.
Call Tina at 262.965.7232 to purchase your ticket with a credit/debit card over the phone. Or buy yours online here.
A free version of this presentation without lunch repeats in the Compass Point Pavillion Theater at 2:00 PM
Sordid & Scandalous Lake Geneva with Black Point Estates Speaker, Michael Rehberg
Hear the historic gossip of Lake Geneva including a dish on a 1950’s bank robbery, the town’s tie to prohibition gangsters, and tales of the Geneva Lake sea serpent. Includes the scandalous past of downtown and the historic Maple Park neighborhood.
Michael Rehberg is Lead Interpreter at Black Point Estate and Gardens, the Wisconsin Historical Society’s historic house museum in Lake Geneva. He gives presentations that bring history into the community. Rehberg is a year-round resident of Walworth County, with a home on the south shore of Lake Como. He earned his BA and MBA degrees from UW-Madison and a Certificate in Non-Profit Leadership from UW-Parkside. Rehberg was the project manager for developing Lake Geneva’s walking tours, in collaboration with the Geneva Lake Museum and Lake Geneva Historic Preservation Commission. He is active in local history, genealogical, and historic preservation groups.
Mini Wedge Salad: Iceberg lettuce, grape tomato, bacon, blue cheese, and chives with ranch dressing.
Shrimp DeJonghe: Gulf shrimp baked with garlic, breadcrumbs, and Sherry. Served with cranberry pilaf and pesto roasted cauliflower.
Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake: Rich chocolate cake layered with chocolate mousse and ganache, with raspberry sauce.