August 23, 2014 – Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the RiverRhythm on the River is the largest annual fundraising event for the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce and continues to be an end-of-the-summer social gathering for all ages. The Chamber’s goal is to deliver a quality, family fun event with free admission to the public.

Join in on the fun downtown, with the “Taste of Fort” with a variety of food vendors, live music starting at 5pm and adult beverages while taking in the heart of Fort Atkinson.


Fort Atkinson – municipal parking lot across from the U.S. Post Service Office between South Water Street East and East Milwaukee Avenue along the river

(920) 563-3210


August 23, 2014 – Navy Band Great Lakes – Liberty Call

Navy BandHonor, Courage, and Commitment are all the creedo of the United States Navy and here in Jefferson County we appreciate all that it implies. We are extremely honored that they would return to perform on our stage, their courage knows no limits and their commitment to singing and playing our militaries praises is admirable. Direct from Great Lakes, IL, the hub of Navy activity and their bootcamp training grounds, the Band will take the stage.

6:00 pm

Jefferson – Council for the Performing Arts, 700 W. Milwaukee St



August 24, 2014 – Cambridge Tri -Triathlon

This sprint-distance triathlon guides participants down the shores of Lake Ripley, along scenic country roads and through beautiful downtown Cambridge.

The event will start and end at Ripley Park, an 18-acre, beachfront park complete with restrooms, showers, multiple shelters, disc golf course, playground, and much more! Athletes receive a medal and t-shirt for participation. Awards will be given for first, second, and third place in each race category.

Fees: $75 before 7/15, $80 after 7/15. Visit  for more information.

Cambridge – N4310 Park Rd. Cambridge, WI



August 29-September 1, 2014 – Labor Day Sidewalk Sale

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! Friday, Saturday and Monday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Friday, Saturday and Monday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Johnson Creek – Johnson Creek Premium Outlets, 575 W. Linmar Lane

(920) 699-4112

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.