August 21, 2012 – Fort Atkinson Cruise Nights – Year 9
Music, food, great old cars and more! 5:30 to 8:30pm.

Fort Atkinson – Jones Park, Janesville Ave. (Business Hwy 26 South) (920) 563-7501 – 
August 23 – October 21, 2012 – HELLO DOLLY
Hello DollyAmerica’s favorite matchmaker is at it again. Meddling, tampering, wheedling and maneuvering; bringing laughter and music with her wherever she goes. Call on Dolly and the first lady of musical comedy will come complete with a carpetbag full of good intentions, clever schemes, hilarious mishaps and some of Broadway’s best-loved songs such as “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Ribbons Down My Back,” “It Only Takes A Moment” and of course the unforgettable “Hello Dolly.”  
Winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, HELLO DOLLY features gorgeous period costumes, high-stepping dances, and delightful twists and turns. Once you meet the irrepressible Dolly you’ll hope along with all of us that “Dolly’ll never go away again.” Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun matinees arrive 10:30am, Thurs eve arrive 5:15pm, Sat eve arrive 4:45pm, Sun midday arrive 2:30pm.
Fort Atkinson – The Fireside Dinner Theatre (800) 477-9505   
August 24 – 26, 2012 – Bluegrass Weekend
Come join Yogi Bear for some good music and fun! Ranger Smith™ will be pickin’, and Yogi Bear will be grinnin’, so hook up the ol’ camper and head on over to Jellystone Park! To celebrate National Root Beer Float Day we will have a root beer drinking contest. Enjoy some traditional camping games and fun along with tunes by local bluegrass musicians.
Fort Atkinson – Jellystone Park (920) 568-4100  
August 25, 2012 – Rhythm on the River  
Experience an evening of live music, great food, and fun on the river walk in beautiful downtown Fort Atkinson from 5 pm to 11 pm. The featured band will perform from 7 pm to 11 pm and The Balloon Guy will be on hand from 5 pm to 8 pm offering balloon animals and face painting.
Fort Atkinson – Downtown Fort Atkinson along the river walk  
August 26, 2012 – American Legion Horse Pull, Craft Fair, Pancake Breakfast  
7am breakfast served. Crafts, and horse pull contests.
Palmyra – 955 Eighth St. Village Park – (262) 495-8316 
August 28, 2012 – Bill Murk in Christian Concert  
Bill Murk is one of the premier Christian violinists today. His rare, Bill Murksensitive display of violin mastery and his fresh approach breaks old stereotypes and inspires a new appreciation for this instrument while bridging the musical gap between the generations. As a featured soloist at churches, conferences, conventions, and crusades Bill has ministered in all fifty states and over forty countries! Whether ministering for 50,000 men at Promise Keepers, fiddlin’ at the Grand Ole Opry, leading worship with Don Moen, or accompanying and recording with such artists as Fernando Ortega, Amy Grant, Steve Green, Point of Grace, Larry Dalton, Buddy Greene, 4Him, or The Gaither Vocal Band,  
Bill’s desire is to draw people into the presence of the Lord. Bill’s life and ministry nearly ended in December of 1999 when he and his daughter were hit head-on by a speeding semi-truck. Their journey toward recovery is one filled with both miracles and hardships. Tuesday matinee arrival 10:30am., Tuesday evening arrival 5:00pm.
Fort Atkinson – The Fireside Dinner Theatre (800) 477-9505   
August 29, 2012 – Jefferson’s Concert in Rotary Park
Held in the Rotary Park Pavillion music by Jesse Aron “the Voice of Elvis” 6:30-8:30pm along with food and beverages 5-8:30pm

Jefferson – Rotary Park Pavillion on Gardner Avenue
(920) 674-4511 –   
August 31, 2012 – Council for the Performing Arts BRAT FRY Fundraiser
The Council for the Performing Arts will be hosting a BRAT FRY Fundraiser from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We will be serving brats and hot dogs with all the trimmings, along with your favorite cold beverage and chips. Large orders can be phoned in in advance so they will be ready for your pickup. Come and enjoy – it’s an easy way to support the arts and a fantastic start to the Labor Day Weekend!!
Jefferson – Corner of E. Dodge St. and S. Main St.  
(in front of Century 21 (920) 674-2179   
August 31 – September 03, 2012 – Labor Day Sidewalk Sale at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets  
JCPOThe Labor Day Sidewalk Sale at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets will be held August 31-September 3. Johnson Creek Premium Outlets invites you to enjoy the last sidewalk sale of the season where you will find extraordinary savings of 25% to 65% on your favorite brands like Banana Republic Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Coach, Direct Tools Factory Outlets, Eddie Bauer, Gap Outlet, and more!
Johnson Creek – Johnson Creek Premium Outlets (920) 699-4112   
August 31, 2012 – Cambridge Concert in Veterans Park
Music by The Blackbirds: the Beatles on guitars. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. This is perfect for listening, picnicking and just enjoying summer. Families are invited.

Cambridge – downtown Veterans Park (608) 423-2107 
August 31 – September 03, 2012 – Labor Day Tournament and 80’s Weekend
Whether you enjoyed punk rock, hip hop or techno, we have some 80’s 1980fun for you. On Saturday, we will create pet rocks, have some tye dye fun and enjoy an 80’s dance and costume contest in the evening. The 80’s not your thing? Don’t worry; celebrate Labor Day weekend with some good old fashioned camping fun. Participate in one or more of our many tournaments including: softball, youth/adult horseshoes, youth/adult bag toss and volleyball.
Fort Atkinson – Jellystone Park (920) 568-4100  

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.