July 06, 2011 – Jefferson Community Cruise Night

Join us for this free public event, held from 5:30 to 8:30pm the first Wednesday of each month during the summer. View classic cars, motorcycles and trucks. Enjoy prizes and entertainment. Held rain or shine. Concessions available. Contact Raughn for more information.

Jefferson – Havill Auto Group, 1121 South Main Street

(920) 723-9621 – https://www.facebook.com/Jefferson-Community-Cruise-Nights-199682936730221/

DavidJuly 07 – August 21, 2011 – The New Musical DAVID

The new musical DAVID, from the creators of THE ROCK & THE RABBI and THE CHILD, traces the young man’s life from his epic battle with the giant Goliath all the way to his coronation as King. Presented with a combination of storytelling and live, acoustic music, DAVID is a hit for the whole family! Seven shows weekly, see web site for specific times, prices and menus. Group rates and youth packages available.

Fort Atkinson – The Fireside Dinner Theatre

1131 Janesville Avenue (800) 477-9505 http://www.firesidetheatre.com

July 09, 2011 – Thunder Run – RIDE TO CUREThunder Run

On Saturday July 9, hundreds of motorcycles will RIDE TO CURE Diabetes to their host city of Fort Atkinson. The group of 700-1000 riders will spend 1 1/2 hours in downtown Fort, enjoying shopping, food & beverages, before their return to Madison. Thunder Run is their annual benefit to find a cure for diabetes. Meeting this year’s goal of $100,000 will mark ONE MILLION dollars raised to Help Find a Cure. All proceeds are split between the American Diabetes Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Stop downtown, look at all the motorcycles, buy a raffle ticket and win a brand new Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Help us hit the MILLION! See you in July!

Fort Atkinson – Public Parking Lot off Main Street

(608) 235-5684 – http://www.thunderrun2011.com

July 09, 2011 – Meat Raffle for Tomorrow’s Hope

Where: The American Legion Dugout in Fort Atkinson
What: Meat Raffle for Tomorrow’s Hope
When: July 9th from 4-6pm
Why: To raise money for a great cause!

Meat raffle tickets are $2 each.
50/50 raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.

Fort Atkinson – The American Legion Dugout – (414) 412-3033

July 09, 2011 – Jefferson County Moo Tour Stop

MoozapaloozaThe 2011 Cousins Subs® Moo Tour will visit the Jefferson County Fair on Saturday, July 9, in search of the loudest, proudest and most creative moo-ers to compete in August at Moo-la-palooza®, the world famous mooing contest at the Wisconsin State Fair. The Moo Team will hold auditions from 3-7pm on Main Street of the fairgrounds. There is no cost to moo; the contest is open to ages 5 and older and all entrants will receive either Cousins’ gift cards, T-shirts or other fun prizes. Cousins Subs will donate $1 per moo to the Jefferson County 4-H Youth Group.

The best moo-ers – the cream of the crop – will be awarded golden cowbells and invitations to Moo-la-palooza, to be held Wednesday, August 10, at the Cousins Subs Amphitheater at the Wisconsin State Fair. The Moo-la-palooza grand champion receives $1,000, the coveted cow print coat, an entire year of free Cousins Subs – and bragging rights to the title of best moo-er (of the human variety!) in the Dairy State.

For more information on the Moo Tour or Moo-la-palooza, visit


or “Like” Cousins Subs Moo-la-palooza on Facebook at


. You can also follow the Moo Tour on Twitter @CousinsSubsMoo.

Jefferson – Jefferson County Fair, Main Street of fairgrounds

(414) 276-6237 – http://www.cousinssubs.com/moo

July 10, 2011 – Chicken Dinner Fundraiser for Tomorrow’s Hope

Chicken Dinner Fundraiser for Tomorrow’s Hope at Capn’s Tomorrow's HopeSteakhouse & Saloon – July 10th from 4-7pm. All proceeds go to Tomorrow’s Hope.

Dine in, carry out or drive up! $10 Dinner Ticket Includes:

  • 1/2 Fire Roasted Chicken
  • Signature Mashed Potatoes
  • Steamed Buttered Corn
  • Dinner Roll

$6 Kids Meal:

  • 2 Chicken Tenders
  • Capn’s Homemade Chips
  • Applesauce

Tickets on sale at the businesses below (or you can purchase the day of the event):

  • County City Credit Union
  • Fort Community Credit Union(Fort Atkinson & Jefferson Locations)
  • Badger Bank
  • Premier Bank (Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Johnson Creek & Sullivan Locations)
  • Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
  • Capn’s Steakhouse & Saloon

Fort Atkinson – Capn’s Steakhouse & Saloon (414) 412-3033

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.