August 13, 2012 – Fort Atkinson Community Band Concert
Fort Atkinson Community Band Concert & Ice cream Social.
Ice cream social begins at 6:30 pm, band concert at 7:00 pm. Seating is provided or bring your own lawn chair.
Fort Atkinson – Barrie Park – Fort Atkinson (920) 563-8224   http://www.FortAtkinsonCommunityBand.org     

August 15, 2012 – Jefferson’s Concert in Rotary Park
Held in the Rotary Park Pavillion music provided by Marcy & the Highlights 6:30-8:30pm along with food & beverages 5-8:30pm
Jefferson – Rotary Park on Gardner Avenue (920) 674-4511  http://www.jeffersonchamberwi.com   

August 16, 2012 – Concert In The Park  
Piper Road Spring Band, 7pm.

Whitewater – Cravath Lakefront 314 S. Freemont St.
(262) 473-0121

August 16, 2012 – Third Thursday: a poetry event  
Third Thursday is a monthly poetry reading. Each month there will be a featured poet followed by an open mic poetry reading. All poets and poetry lovers are encouraged to attend. Those reading for the open mic do not need to read their own work. The event begins at 6 pm in the FCCU Community Room.
August’s featured poet will be Brenda Cardenas.
Fort Atkinson – Dwight Foster Public Library 209 Merchants Avenue (920) 563-7790 – http://www.lorineniedecker.org/


August 17 – 19, 2012 – Pirates Abound Weekend  
Pirates“Avast Ye Hearties!” Put on those eye patches and search for buried treasure! We’ll have a treasure hunt, peg-leg races, cannonball pop, costume contest and Youth dart tournament. This is sure to be a boatload of fun, but be careful as you may end up walking the plank.
Fort Atkinson – Jellystone Park (920) 568-4100 – http://www.jellystonefort.com    
August 18, 2012 – Palmyra Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Car & Bike Show
Classic car, truck, and bike show. Food, music, raffles, trophies, silent auction.
Palmyra – Village Park 955 Eighth St. (262) 495-8316  Village of Palmyra  
August 19, 2012 – Short Track
Short track race at Aztalan Race Track.  

Aztalan Racing – 414-265-1582 – www.aztalanmx.com  
August 19, 2012 – Dog Dayz of Summer

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The Jefferson County Parks Department, in cooperation with the City of Jefferson Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department, invites all canine friends and their owners to come out to the Jefferson Aquatic Center on Sunday, August 19 from 12-3pm to enjoy the pool. Only canines allowed in the pool!!

Enter your dog in one of the many contests that day:

  • shortest dog
  • tallest dog
  • longest jump into the water
  • water recall
Enjoy watching your dog play in the water! Fun for the whole family!
Suggested donation is $5 per dog; all proceeds will benefit the Jefferson County Dog Park.

The Jefferson Aquatic Center is located at 518 Fifield Avenue in Jefferson. For additional information, contact the Jefferson County Parks Department at 920-674-7260.

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.