April 27, 2011 – Dancing Wheels

This phenomenal dance company incorporates dancers both with wheels and without, which means professional stand-up and sit-down (wheelchair) dancers. Dancing Wheels, the founding premier physically integrated dance company, performs, teaches and inspires people of all abilities throughout the world. The 12 member dance ensemble features an extensive body of works ranging from contemporary to classical that are physically inclusive and dramatically unique. Some of the greatest choreographers of today have created pieces for this ensemble and their work is an inspiration.

Whitewater – Young Auditorium (262) 472-2222


April 28 – May 7, 2011 – Powers Memorial Library Book Sale

Palmyra – 115 W. Main St. (262) 495-4605


April 29 & 30 – May 6 & 7, 2011 – Penguin Productions Presents “Distracted”

Distracted – a play by Lisa Loomer – will be presented by Penguin Productions at 7pm at the L.D. Fargo Library in Lake Mills. Distracted is a comedy that explores the struggles of parents with kids who may or may not have ADHD. Warning: adult language.

Lake Mills – L.D. Fargo Library – 120 East Madison Street

Penguin Productions (608) 235-5469

April 29 – May 1, 2011 – Madison Classics Spring Car & Swap Meet

Need a part for your car or want to buy a car? This is where you want to be!

Jefferson – Jefferson County Fair Park 503 Jackson Street (608) 244-8416


April 29, 2011 – Wisconsin State Main Street AwardsWI MS

All 36 Main Street communities in Wisconsin will be in Watertown to celebrate the best 2010 projects in their communities.

Watertown – Turner Hall, 301 S 4th Street (920) 261-5185


April 30, 2011 – Pedal for Proceeds

This 24 mile race will travel from the UW-Whitewater campus and work its way through the surrounding area. The start/finish line is near the intersection of Prairie Street and Schwager Drive. The flat course is challenging, but it’s a great opportunity for beginners. This is a WISport series event and is an open event.

*All cyclists must wear a Snell or ANSI approved helmet. No aero bars allowed*

Whitewater – UW-Whitewater Campus and surrounding area (608) 584-4947


April 30, 2011 – Spring Rummage-O-Rama

Rummage sales are held at various residences throughout the Village from 7am to 1pm. Rummage sale listings and maps will be available Friday, April 29th 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 the Chamber of Commerce. This event is sponsored by the Johnson Creek Area Chamber of Commerce.

Johnson Creek – Village of Johnson Creek and surrounding area (920) 699-4949


April 1 – October 31, 2011 – Organized Group Bike Rides

Explore the scenic and less traveled town and country roads. Visit Backyard Bike & Ski Shop’s website for more information.

Whitewater – Kettle Moraine State Forest (262) 495-8600

April 1 – May 1, 2011 – AnnieAnnie

America’s favorite cartoon sweetheart is back in one of the most popular Broadway shows of the century. Winner of 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, ANNIE is an inspirational show for all ages! You’ll surely want to adopt Little Orphan Annie for your own after you see this musical comedy smash. Seven shows weekly, see web site for specific times, prices and menus. Group rates and youth packages available.

Fort Atkinson – The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Avenue (800) 477-9505


Katie Otto is a freelance writer who provides JCTC with some spectacular content and information. She's previously held the role of Secretary for the Jefferson County Tourism Council, has assembled our Monthly Newsletter and was the Executive Director for the Lake Mills Main Street Program, a non-profit community organization that is dedicated to the preservation, growth and vitality of Lake Mills through public events and active community involvement.