July 11 – 15, 2012 – Jefferson County Fair

Go to their website to see all daily schedules; see article above.

Jefferson – 503 N. Jackson (920) 674-7148 http://www.jeffersoncountyfairpark.com


July 11, 2012 – Pie Contest

Part of the Farmers’ Market, this annual and very popular event isPie a pie lover’s delight! Bake your pies and bring them in to be judged – prizes, ribbons and lots of bragging rights are yours if you win! And be sure to bring your wallet, because the bidding is fast and furious to own those pies and take them home!

Lake Mills – Commons Park – downtown Lake Mills

(920) 648-6721



July 12 – August 12, 2012 – THE ROCK & THE RABBI

Rock and the RabbiThe story of a fisherman and a teacher was never told like this. For those who have seen THE WITNESSES, DAVID, and THE CHILD here is a chance to see the show that started it all. Back by popular demand, The Fireside is proud to present THE ROCK AND THE RABBI. Original contemporary music sets the stage as Simon, a simple fisherman, draws audiences of all ages into his story. See how he becomes Peter, the “Rock” and begins his journey with Jesus, the “Rabbi” from the Sea of Galilee, to the agony of the cross, to the Miracle of the Ages. Combined with explosive percussion and masterful storytelling THE ROCK AND THE RABBI is a truly inspirational musical experience. Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun matinees arrive 10:30 a.m., Thurs eve arrive 5:15 p.m. Sat eve arrive 4:45 p.m., Sun midday arrive 2:30 p.m.

Fort Atkinson – The Fireside Dinner Theatre
1131 Janesville Avenue (800) 477-9505 http://www.firesidetheatre.com


July 12, 2012 – Whitewater Family Fun Night- Big Rig Gig

The Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite all ages to this year’s Big Rig Gig & Big Bounce at the Cravath Lakefront Park on Thursday, July 12th starting at 5:30pm. From 5:30pm- 7:00pm, the park will be filled with snowplows, loaders, dump trucks, and hard hat decorating stations. Bouncy houses will available 5:30pm-8:00pm for endless free jumping.

In the event of severe weather, this event will be canceled. For more information on this event, please feel free to contact Michelle Dujardin at (262) 473-0121 or via email at mdujardin@whitewater-wi.gov.

Whitewater – Cravath Lakefront Park 341 S Fremont Street

(262) 473-0121 – http://www.whitewater-wi.gov


July 13, 2012 – Relay For Life


Whitewater – Whitewater High School, 534 S. Elizabeth St.

(608) 848-7230 – http://www.relayforlife.org

July 13 – 15, 2012 – Test Your Luck Weekend

Test your luck at the many games we have planned for this weekend and win lots of prizes. Among the events there will be: a dart tournament, casino night, dice games, horse races, capture the cash, bingo and a game show challenge. Are you feeling lucky?

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

July 14, 2012 – Cambridge Area EMS Cannonball Run

Choose from a 1 mile, 5K or 10K run around the scenic North side of Lake Ripley. Contact Jim or register online at www.active.com

Cambridge – Lake Ripley Park (608) 423-3511 http://www.cambridgewi.net

July 14, 2012 – Messy FestChoc slip and slide

Wear old clothes, because this event is going to be messy! Kids, everything you may not be able to do at home, you can do here! Paint with your feet, mud cups, chocolate slip n slide, and more.

Pre-registration is appreciated for supply purchase. Please bring a non-perishable food donation for the Whitewater Food Pantry for admission. Rain Date; July 21st 10am-Noon

Whitewater – Cravath Lakefront Park 341 S. Fremont St.

(262) 473-0121 – http://www.whitewater-wi.gov

July 14, 2012 – Concert In The Park

Avengers Assemble, 7pm.

Whitewater – Cravath Lakefront 314 S. Freemont St.

(262) 473-0121

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.