Skip to main content

Filter Blog

Search Blog

6 Reasons to Spend the Holidays at The Osthoff Resort

The holidays are a time that we usually spend running around from Christmas at grandmas and grandpas, to Christmas at your extended family and then maybe a Christmas celebration with friends. We love to be surrounded by our friends, family, and relatives, but unfortunately things are looking a little different this year. With the flexibility…

Read More

Christmas Dinner in the Village

Planning for the holidays during a pandemic has added new layers of stress for all of us.  I come from a large Italian family with many holiday traditions.  We are desperately trying to hold on to these delicious traditions, but honestly, many of them are sadly slipping away this year.  Big gatherings and meals are…

Read More

Hanging Out at The Hard Left Lounge

The holiday season is in full swing, so it’s time to sip on World-Class cocktails and indulge in delicious bites at Siebkens Resort's Hard Left Lounge. This winter pop-up allows visitors to social distance comfortably in your own little cozy pod made up of vintage furniture collected over the years at the historic Siebkens Resort.…

Read More

‘Tis the Season for a Holiday Themed Pop-Up Restaurant

Preparing for the Holidays is always a bit stressful for me.  I’m a list maker and this time of year the list is long; decorating, cards, baking, shopping, wrapping.  Santa is checking his list twice-right?  Me…..I’m checking it daily, sometimes hourly!  So, if you’re like me, when the work is all said and done, some…

Read More

Friday Fish Fries & Fires

The phrase “Necessity is the Mother or Invention” has never been more apparent than we see today as our businesses continuously adapt during this year of COVID.  And that certainly has been the case for our Elkhart Lake Restaurants! Spring arrived with the closing of indoor dining, and restaurants quickly shifted to curbside pickup.  As…

Read More

Need a Holiday Bite? You Can’t Miss the Schnitzel Haus

Holiday Cheer in the year of COVID looks a little different.  But it wouldn’t be Christmas in Elkhart Lake without the delicious German-fare of the Osthoff Resort’s Schnitzel Haus!  I don’t know about you, but I love potato pancakes! They’re such a treat, as is the entire Christmas Schnitzel Haus menu.  So, despite the loss…

Read More

13 Jolly Events That Will Get You Into The Holiday Spirit

The lights will be strung, the holiday spirit will be flowing, and Santa is coming to town! It's never too early to start planning for the holiday season, especially when there is plenty of holiday cheer to spread this year. Here's our list of fun and festive events to add to your list. Santa's Village…

Read More

How to Shop Small & Safe This Holiday Season

Your holiday shopping may look a little different this year and we're here to help guide you through it! Shopping small and shopping safe is important more than ever as you check off your holiday gift list. While shopping in Elkhart Lake, here are a few ways to support your favorite shop. How to Shop…

Read More

A Safe & Spooky Halloween

Halloween 2020 is going to be different this year-like everything else.  But that doesn’t mean we can’t still have some fun!  We’ll adjust for COVID and be mindful of how we can be safe and still enjoy one of our favorite childhood past times.  So, grab your costume, mask and some hand sanitizer and get…

Read More

Road America Honors Founder With Life-Size Tribute

By Road America Road America today unveiled a new bronze statue of its founder, Clif Tufte, next to the center that bears his name located in the paddock area of the sprawling 640-acre facility that was conceptualized sixty-five years ago. Tufte, a highway engineer, put together the land and laid out the track in 1955 after racing…

Read More