Through July 20, 2014 – Driving Miss Daisy  

Driving Miss DaisyOne of America’s most popular and celebrated plays returns to The Fireside. The original Off-Broadway production of DRIVING MISS DAISY won the coveted Pulitzer Prize for drama and the successful film version won the Oscar for Best Picture. This funny and warm story has touched millions of theatre goers and The Fireside is pleased to present a sparkling new production that will fill your heart with laughter and joy. You will be captivated by the story of Miss Daisy and her long time chauffeur and loyal friend Hoke. The play spans 20 years during which they face trials and triumphs with humor, compassion, and love and ultimately learn the value of true friendship. This is a show you’ll never forget.

Seven shows weekly Wednesday through Sunday

Fort Atkinson – The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Avenue




Through August 24, 2014 – Fort Atkinson Generals

Fort GeneralsWelcome to Fort Atkinson Generals Baseball!

The Fort Atkinson Generals are part of the largest adult amateur baseball organization, called the Home Talent League. Originally founded in 1929, the Fort Atkinson Generals continue to thrive today with approximately 45 teams in South Central Wisconsin.

Take time to visit our comments page as we value your ideas and comments, then join us at historic Jones Park for some exciting adult baseball while you munch on some popcorn, famous brats and a beverage.

See our web page for games times.

Fort Atkinson – Jones Park

(920) 728-1997



July 3-5, 2014 – Whitewater 4th of July Celebration   

fireworksFamily festival, parade, fireworks, live music, food vendors, car show, carnival and more

Whitewater – Cravath Lake Front Park



July 3-6, 2014 – July 4th Summer Sale 

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. The event will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10am – 9pm, and Sunday from 10am – 7pm.

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

(920) 699-4112



July 5, 2014 – The Whitewater Classic 

A showcase of the Madison Drum and Bugle Corp pieces at 7pm.

Whitewater – Perkins Stadium



July 5, 2014 – Historic 1901 Water Tower – Tours 

1901 Tower1901 Water Tower Open Houses are held the first Saturday of the month, May – November, and on the 4th of July. (Weather Permitting)

Other tours are by appointment. Please contact Tammy Doellstedt at 568-8069, or to reserve your spot. Find more info at

Age and height restrictions apply, for those wishing to ascend the 120 steps to the viewing platform. The 1901 Water Tower is not wheelchair accessible. The tower is located at the corner of South High Street and South 4th Street. Parking available on the street or in the Fort Atkinson Middle School parking lot. Tours conducted by Fort Atkinson Historic Preservation Commission.

10am – Noon

Fort Atkinson – on the corner of South High Street and South 4th Street



July 6, 2014 – Aztalan Day – Lake Mills/Aztalan Historical Society

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.