What’s Going on in Jefferson County? June 1 – 5, 2011

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June 01 – 30, 2011 – Along the Rock River

Celebrate the history of the Rock River and Fort Atkinson by participating in this community art event – Along the Rock River. Sponsored by the Dwight Foster Library and The Fort Arts Council, with generous support from The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation and the Wisconsin Arts Board, this community art project is open to kids and adults and will focus on building a paper making collage that will be housed in the entrance of the newly renovated Dwight Foster Library. Activities will happen primarily at the library throughout the month of June with a community celebration to follow.

Fort Atkinson – Dwight Foster Library Milwaukee & Merchants Avenues (920) 563-7790 –


June 01 – 26, 2011 – A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline

Relive all the passion, the drama, the glamour, and the songs of Country Music’s greatest legend in the stirring musical tribute to the first lady of Country – Patsy Cline. You’ll hear all your favorites – “Crazy,” “Sweet Dreams,” “Walkin’ After Midnight,” “A Closer Walk With Thee” and many more! Seven shows weekly, see web site for specific times, prices and menus. Group rates and youth packages available.

Fort Atkinson – The Fireside Dinner Theatre – (800) 477-9505 http://www.firesidetheatre.com

Community Cruise NightJune 01, 2011 – Jefferson Community Cruise Night

Join us for this free public event, held from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, the first Wednesday of each month during the Summer. View classic cars, motorcycles and trucks. Enjoy prizes and entertainment. Held rain or shine. Concessions available.

Jefferson – Havill Auto Group- contact Raughn for more information

(920) 723-9621 – https://www.facebook.com/Jefferson-Community-Cruise-Nights-199682936730221/

June 03 – September 30, 2011 – Cambridge Farmers Market

Cambridge Farmers Market starting Friday June 3rd and continuing all summer long – every Friday from 2pm to 7pm. Located in downtown Cambridge at Veterans Park (near Badger Bank). Fresh fruit and veggies, baked goods, arts & crafts, flowers and more. After the market enjoy our downtown shops and restaurants!! Come on out and join us!!

Cambridge – Veterans Park in Downtown Cambridge (on Main Street between Spring & Park)

(847) 269-6515 – http://www.cambridgewi.com

June 04, 2011 – Jefferson Kiwanis: TAKE A KID FISHING

WDNR has a free fishing weekend – Jefferson Kiwanis holds a “Take A Kid Fishing” day.

Jefferson – Jefferson County Fair Park (920) 674-0400

June 04, 2011 – Lions Club Golf Outing

Palmyra – Lauderdale Lakes Country Club (262) 495-8317

June 04 – 05, 2011 – Free Fishing Weekend

Free fishing on all state lakes and streams; licenses are not required this weekend. Free fishing clinics for youngsters offered at many state parks. Bag limits and size restrictions apply.

Whitewater – State lakes/streams throughout the area (262) 574-2100 http://www.dnr.wi.gov

June 04 – 05, 2011 – Kettle Moraine 100 Endurance Runs

100km, 100 mile, 100 mile relay and 38 mile night fun run throughout the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Start and Finish located at Nordic Parking Lot across from the Bike Parking Lot.

Whitewater – Nordic Trail Parking Lot (608) 873-1556 http://www.kettle100.com

June 04 – 05, 2011 – Cambridge Art Fair

Sponsored by the local Art Gallery and Ripley’s Bakery and Eatery, the Art Fair will showcase Pottery, Blown Glass, Wall Art, and many other forms of art from artists around the Midwest. This is a must stop for your summer weekend trips.

Cambridge – Veteran’s Park in downtown Cambridge (608) 423-4300

June 04, 2011 – Annual Summer Kick-Off Festival

Noon – 11:00pm

Food, Drink, Bands & Raffles

Live Music: Julie & Axle, Echo Road, Barb Wire

Fundraiser for Palmyra Ridge Riders Snowmobile Club

Palmyra – Village Park (262) 370-3795

June 05 – 24, 2011 – Mary Hoard Art Show, Part 2

The annual exhibit of artwork created by both amateur and professional adult artists residing or working in Jefferson County communities.

http://www.hoardmuseum.org Fort Atkinson – (920) 563-7769

Katie was the Executive Director of the Lake Mills Main Street Program from 2011 to 2019 and was the Secretary for the Jefferson County Tourism Council. In 2019, she retired to explore a new fashion degree and travel throughout the world. Katie was also a writer and contributed a great deal of copy for our website and printed guide. She was a great asset to our organization and we'll miss her!


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