June 28 – July 04, 2012 – 4th of July Celebration

Don’t miss this multi-day event and the largest 4th of July celebration in the area that includes a carnival, several nights of fireworks, a car show, live music, parade and more!!!

Whitewater (262) 473-8901


June 29 – July 01, 2012 – Country Pride Celebration Weekend

We will enjoy a three day long Country Pride event starting on Friday and ending late Sunday. This weekend is filled with music on both Saturday and Sunday evenings, eating contests, red/white/blue decorating contests, firecracker bingo, bag toss, plus youth and adult horseshoe tournaments. We have so much planned we couldn’t fit everything into two days. Plan to stay through the week because our daylong activities will continue through July 4th!

Fort Atkinson – Jellystone Park (920) 568-4100


June 29 – July 04, 2012 – July 4th Summer Sale at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets

The July 4th Summer Sale will be held at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets June 29-July 4, Monday-Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 10am-7pm. Shop your favorite stores and enjoy finding savings on the sidewalks and in the stores during this holiday sidewalk sale. Stores will be open until 9pm on July 4th for your shopping convenience.

Johnson Creek – Johnson Creek Premium Outlets
575 W. Linmar Lane – (920) 699-4112


June 30 – July 01, 2012 – Cambridge Heritage Days

Civil WarCivil War Re-enactment. 8-10am Pancake Breakfast,

10am to 5pm – Free reenactors, displays, presentations, Victorian dancing, concessions, sutlers.

Cambridge – Nikolay Middle School (608) 423-4379


July 01 – 28, 2012 – Veterans Art Exhibit

Whitewater – Studio 84, 121 W. Center St.

(262) 812-7560 – http://www.studio84inc.org


Through August 19, 2012 – Whitewater Paddle BoatsPaddle Boat

The Whitewater Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that the concession operation and boat rental at Cravath Lakefront Park will be opening Thursday, June 13th – August 19th The Cravath Lakefront will be a destination this summer you will not want to miss. Paddleboats, kayaks, and fishing poles will all be available to rent along with a concession stand that will offer something for all. Rentals fees for kayaks and/or paddleboats are $3.00 for 30 minutes or $5.00 for 60 minutes.


Wednesdays 3-7pm
Thursdays 3-9 pm

Saturdays & Sundays 2-6 pm

Whitewater – Cravath Lakefront Park 341 S Fremont Street
(262) 473-0121 –


July 01 – 31, 2012 – Imagine That: Sevenfold Exhibit

Whitewater – Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St.

(262) 472-0204


June 28 – July 1, 2012 – Whitewater Race Days – Tour America’s Dairyland

UW-Whitewater Cycling proudly presents a weekend of racing in Whitewater.

Whitewater (262) 472-0204 – http://www.wicycling.org


July 02, 2012 – Fort Atkinson Community Band Concert

Fort Atkinson Community Band Concert & Ice cream Social.

Ice cream social begins at 6:30pm, band concert at 7:30pm. Seating is provided or bring your own lawn chair.

Fort Atkinson – Barrie Park – Fort Atkinson

(920) 563-8224 – http://www.FortAtkinsonCommunityBand.org


July 04, 2012 – Lake Mills City Band Concert

Band Concert will take place in the Industrial Park as part of the 4th of July Fireworks Celebration.

Lake Mills – Industrial Park (920) 648-3585


July 04, 2012 – Lake Mills Independence Day Fireworks Display

Fireworks will start at dusk in the Industrial park, there will be a concession stand available plus other entertainment before the fireworks.

Lake Mills – Industrial Park (920) 648-3585 http://www.lakemills.org


July 06, 2012 – Cambridge Concert in Veterans Park

Music provided by “Pickin’ Up Speed” bluegrass. From 6:30-8:30. This is perfect for listening, picnicking, dancing and just enjoying summer. Families are invited.

Cambridge – downtown Veterans Park (608) 423-2107


July 06 – 08, 2012 – Mardi Gras Weekend and Mr. Jellystone Park Contest

Mardi GrasBack by popular demand: Mardi Gras weekend. Let’s celebrate with green, purple and gold everywhere. Join in the fun by making a special mask or crown that you can wear to the Masquerade Ball. There will be a doubloon (Mardi Gras coins) hunt, a wet Hey! Hey! Ride and a parade. Don’t forget ‘dress up’ clothes for the men in your group so they can participate in the annual Mr. Jellystone Park Contest. It is always a fun time watching the men in this annual Contest.

Fort Atkinson – Jellystone Park (920) 568-4100 http://www.jellystonefort.com


July 7, 8 and 21, 2012 – Aztalan Race Track

Motocross and short track racing. Race your bike, or come and watch the fun.

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.