August 16, 2011 – Fort Aktinson Community Cruise Nights

Held the third Tuesday of each month, May through August, 5:30-8:30pm at Jones Park, Fort Atkinson. Great food, music and cool cars! Held rain or shine. There is no admission charge. There have been as many as 440 classics displayed each month in a great park setting.

Fort Atkinson – Jones Park, Business Highway 26 South

(Janesville Avenue)

(920) 563-7501 –

August 19-21, 2011 – Bluegrass Camp Out

Enjoy a bluegrass camp out at Jellystone Park in Fort Atkinson, Bluegrass Instruments

sponsored by the Badgerland Bluegrass Music Association and the Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association.

Fort Atkinson – Jellystone Park – (877) 232-7386

Linda Sanderson – President, Badgerland Bluegrass Music Association – (414) 961-0660

August 20, 2011 – Arts Saturday at the Market

Enjoy one of our monthly Arts Saturdays at the Fort Farmers’ Market. In addition to our regular 40+ market producers, there will be 15-20 additional artists and artisans showing their unique handcrafted items. Arts mediums include: ceramic tableware, silver jewelry, beaded necklaces and earrings, garden sculpture, textiles, metal sculpture, painting, and more. In addition, enjoy live music and FREE kids arts projects at the Kids Creativity Tent. Community art projects will also be on hand who are feeling creative.

Fort Atkinson – Milwaukee Avenue Municipal Parking Lot near Rock River; 1 block off of Main Street across from the Post Office and Dwight Foster Library

(920) 563-3210 –

August 20, 2011 – Palmyra Chamber Classic Car Show

10am-4pm – Judging of classic cars & motorcycles; food, beverages, raffles, music. Awards to the 1st and 2nd place winners in each class; dash plaques to the first 50 cars.

Rain or Shine.

Palmyra – Palmyra Village Park (262) 495-8092

August 21, 2011 – Lions Club Corn & Chicken Dinner

August 21, 2011 – 10:30am-1:00pm

Fort Atkinson – Jones Park

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.