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Dairy Day

Annual Dairy Day at the “Moo”-seum

Date: June 3, 2017
Time: 11am - 2pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI

A Celebration of all things Dairy! The Hoard Historical Museum and the National Dairy Shrine Museum host the Annual “Dairy Day at the Moo-seum” from 11-2pm on Saturday, June 3. Learn about the dairy industry, both past and present, from the Read More

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Historic 1901 Water Tower Tours

Historic 1901 Water Tower Tours

Date: July 1, 2017 to October 7, 2017
Time: 10am - Noon

Location: corner of South High Street and South 4th Street, Fort Atkinson, WI

1901 Water Tower Open Houses are held the first Saturday of the month (Weather Permitting). Other tours are by appointment. Please contact Tammy Doellstedt at 568-8069, or Doellstedt@sbcglobal.net to reserve your spot. Find more info at www.fortpreserves.org

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Lorine Niedecker

Lorine Niedecker Wisconsin Poetry Festival

Date: September 29, 2017 to September 30, 2017
Time: 9:30am-4:30pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI

Calling all poets, poetry lovers, writers, teachers, and wordsmiths!

The Annual Lorine Niedecker Wisconsin Poetry Festival offers a weekend full of workshops, speakers, open poetry readings, round tables, landmark tours, and the infamous writers cafe. The festival is in honor of Read More

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2nd Annual Timothy Johnson's Founders Float for Johnson Creek Historical Society

2nd Annual Timothy Johnson’s Founders Float for Johnson Creek Historical Society

Date: September 15, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m.

Timothy Johnson’s Founder’s Float
benefiting Johnson Creek Historical Society
Along the Rock River
Saturday, September 15, 2018
9:30 a.m. Start Time

A canoe and kayak event on the beautiful Rock River in Jefferson County. A 10-mile event will be held for Read More

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1901WaterTowerJuly4thTour

Tour the 1901 Water Tower and Take a Ride Through Time

Date: July 4, 2017
Time: 12-3pm

Location: S. High St., Fort Atkinson, WI

Take a Ride Through Time! Tour the 1901 Historic Water Tower, take a picture with a Vintage Ford Model T and then hop in for a short ride past some of Fort Atkinson’s Historic Homes.

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Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous

Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous

Date: May 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Time: Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 9am-4pm

Location: Rock River Park, 1300 Lillian St, Fort Atkinson, WI

Take a step back in time with the early pioneers of the 1800s, as people reenact this historical time period.  Stroll through the park and view demonstrations and exhibits of how tasks were accomplished.  Demonstrations include black powder shooting and Read More

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Historic Walking Tour of Fort Atkinson

Historic Walking Tour of Fort Atkinson

Date: July 14, 2018
Time: 8 - 11 a.m.

Location: Fort Atkinson Farmers Market Fort Atkinson, WI

See where the history of Fort Atkinson happened! Join the Hoard Historical Museum’s Director, Merrilee Lee, on a walking tour of downtown Fort Atkinson. Tours will meet on the hour at 8, 9, and 10 a.m. at the Fort Atkinson Farmer’s Read More

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The Moving Wall Exhibition

The Moving Wall Exhibition

Date: June 21, 2018 to June 25, 2018
Time: June 21st, 12pm through June 25th

Location: 1741 River Dr, Watertown Wi

Visit the half-scale replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.  The wall will be available for viewing around the clock from setup to takedown.

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Hoard Historical Museum Holiday Open House

Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 1pm-4pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Join the festive fun during the Hoard Historical Museum’s Annual Holiday Open House.  This event is free and open to the public.

Interactive activities include children’s holiday crafts and the opportunity to build your own gingerbread house out of graham crackers Read More

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Historic Walking Tour of Fort Atkinson

Historic Walking Tour of Fort Atkinson

Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 8 - 11 a.m.

Location: Fort Atkinson Farmers Market Fort Atkinson, WI

See where the history of Fort Atkinson happened! Join the Hoard Historical Museum’s Director, Merrilee Lee, on a walking tour of downtown Fort Atkinson. Tours will meet on the hour at 8, 9, and 10 a.m. at the Fort Atkinson Farmer’s Read More

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Watertown Military Show

Watertown Military Show

Date: June 23, 2018 to June 24, 2018
Time: Saturday 9am-10pm, Sunday 9am-3pm

Location: 1741 River Dr, Watertown Wi

Display of historic military vehicles and airplanes.  Fundraiser includes war reenactments, static vehicle display, vendor booths and memorabilia, a USO-style swing dance band, and a pancake breakfast.

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Hello Building! How Old Are You?

Date: June 15, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm

Location: 431 W. Center St., Whitewater, WI 53190

Focusing on the 1856 Smith Allen House & the 1860 JJ Starin House in WHitewater, this program from the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library includes a short walking tour to investigate their design features, building materials, and scale. This prepares Read More

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Outbreak! The 1918 Influenza Pandemic - Saturday Morning Scholars

Outbreak! The 1918 Influenza Pandemic – Saturday Morning Scholars

Date: May 12, 2018
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Come to the Hoard Museum on Saturday, May 12 and discover how the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic altered the lives of millions around the world, including families in Jefferson County. Bonnie Geyer, Fort Atkinson Historical Society Vice President and local amateur historian, will present on the devastation that the influenza had Read More

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Civil War Day and Governor Hoard Celebration

Date: October 14, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Spend the day discovering what life was like for Wisconsinites during the Civil War. Meet with reenactors, listen and participate in pannel discussions, and check out or new exhibit about W.D. Hoard.

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A Holiday Play-performed at the Octagon House Museum

A Holiday Play-performed at the Octagon House Museum

Date: November 24, 2018 to November 25, 2018
Time: 11am-3pm with new performances running every 30 minutes

Location: 919 Charles St, Watertown, WI 53094

The Watertown Players and the Watertown Historical Society Present a Christmas play.  Each scene of the show takes place in the four main rooms on the first level of the Octagon House Museum. The actors will lead the audience through Read More

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WHO WE ARE:

The Jefferson County Tourism Council (JCTC) is a grass roots organization made up of area Chambers of Commerce and Businesses all interested in promoting tourism throughout the County.

WHERE WE ARE:

PO Box 243
Jefferson WI 53549
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