What’s Going on in Jefferson County – September 5-11, 2011

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September 07, 2011 – Jefferson Community Cruise Night

Join us for this free public event, held from 5:30-8:30pm 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. Contact Raughn for more information.

Jefferson – Havill Auto Group, 1121 South Main Street

(920) 723-9621 – http://www.jeffersoncruisenights.com

September 10, 2011 – Johnson Creek Fall Rummage O Rama

The Johnson Creek Fall Rummage O Rama will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. Rummage sales are held at various residences throughout the Village from 7am-1pm. Rummage sale listings and maps will be available Friday, September 9th after 4pm at: Premier Bank, Badger Bank, Pernat’s, Linmar BP, Pine Cone, Kwik Trip, Dan’s Washboard, Tapper’s Bar, JC Mobile, Fiesta Garibaldi, Bases Loaded, Culvers, and on the Chamber website.

Johnson Creek – Village of Johnson Creek and the surrounding area

(920) 699-4949 – http://www.johnsoncreekchamber.com

September 09-11, 2011 – Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival

Sheep & Wool festival plus stock dog shows, shearing demos,Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival sheep shows. The Country Store, quilt show, educational sessions for producers and more. For additional information, including vendors, classes and more, check the Sheep and Wool website.

Jefferson – Jefferson County Fair Park (608) 868-2505

September 10, 2011 – Annual Firemen’s Dance & Poker Run

Fun, food and live music. All proceeds benefit Cambridge Fire Department to purchase extraction equipment.

Cambridge – Cambridge Fire Station (608) 576-7403


September 10, 2011 – FREE MEDICAL CLINIC Living Out Love

Free medical services from 10am-2pm includes:

  • Chiropractic Care Ask-A-Nurse Consults
  • Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose Screenings
  • School Physicals
  • Pregnancy Help provided by the Pregnancy Hotline of Walworth County
  • Dental Care FREE Food and Clothing
  • FREE Lunch Haircuts
  • Auto and Bike Maintenance Family Portraits
  • Tax Services Legal Assistance
  • Career Counseling and Job Search Assistance
  • Community Resources Prayer and Spiritual Counseling

Clinic services donated by medical and dental professionals and volunteers living and working in our community.

Clinic is organized by volunteers based on the model of Touched Twice United, a national non-profit organization based in Chippewa Falls, WI. Learn more at www.touchedtwiceunited.org

Clinic Coordinator: Lori Sura – suralori@ymail.com

Whitewater – CrossPointe Community Church (262) 473-7777

September 10, 2011 – Rock River Wine Fest & Craft Fair


  • 15 Wisconsin wineries for tasting
  • Over 100 craft and artist vendors
  • Great food
  • Contests with prizes – and more!
  • Over 4,000 attendees last year

WineQuestions can be referred to Edna de Witt at 920-261-9460, or calicocottage@sbcglobal.net.

This event, held from 10am-5pm, is sponsored by Calico Cottage Winery, Rock River Winery, Watertown Kiwanis and Watertown Relay for Life.

Watertown – Riverside Park http://www.calicocottagewinery.com

September 10, 2011 – Waterloo Wiener and Kraut Day

Join in the fun during the 52nd Annual Wiener & Kraut Day. Events include a citywide rummage sale, plenty of good food, drink and fun, a walk/run to benefit Friends of Autism, the Waterloo City Band and High School Band, Wiener Dog Parade, Waterloo Idol Karaoke Contest, Hot Dog Eating Contest, Texas Hold ‘Em, Family Fun Area, and bands on the Main Stage till 10:00pm.

Waterloo – Citywide event, including downtown and Fireman’s Park (920) 478-2500 – http://www.waterloowi.us/chamber/chamber_wiener.php?page=home

September 11, 2011 – Gifts of Grace/Heroes of 9/11

10th Anniversay of 9/11! Time of this performance is 3pm. No tribute will ever match the glory of the men and women who found the grace to give their lives for their country. Pianist and arranger Mac Frampton has created an insprirational program to dignify and to commemorate the lives of all who died on that tragic day 10 years ago. GIFTS OF GRACE salutes these brave Americans by revisiting the hills of Pennsylvania, the streets of New York City and the sites of the nations’ capital. Our songs and words seek only to dignify the priceless sacrifices made on Sept.11, 2001. Gifts of Grace is a reverent, uplifting and triumphant message, one that honors America’s capacity for renewal and greatness.

Jefferson – 700 W. Milwaukee Ave. (920) 674-2179 http://www.councilfortheperformingarts.org

September 11, 2011 – Sunday Serenade: Good Grounds and Soothing Sounds

10:30am-12:30pm – Live music provided by Guzzo Pinc and Steve Tesmer. Come and enjoy a lovely morning of music and a great cup of Alterra coffee, espresso drink, tea or a smoothie. Anyone attending this event will be entered into a drawing for two tickets to that afternoon’s 3:00pm performance of “Gifts of Grace,” donated by the CPA.

Jefferson – Rock River Gallery and Coffeehouse

205 S. Main Street (920) 541-3322


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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