June 13 – August 19, 2012 – Whitewater Paddle Boats

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 –


June 13, 2012 – Jefferson’s Concert in Rotary Park

Held at the Rotary Park Pavillion Music provided by The Van Eske’s 6:30-8:30pm, food & beverages available 5-8:30pm.

Jefferson – Jefferson’s Rotary Park on Gardner Avenue
(920) 674-4511 –


June 14, 2012 – Whitewater Family Fun Night – Dr. Noize

Dr. NoizeThe Parks and Recreation Department would like to welcome Dr. Noize to Cravath Lakefront Stage for the first Family Fun Night of the season! On Thursday, June 14th at 7pm, Doctor Noize will create an interactive show, music, and books that inspire noizy kids and adventurous adults to live lives of character, kindness, good humor, explore music and creativity together. All shows are free of charge and suitable for all ages.

During inclement weather, family fun night will be moved into the Cravath Lakefront Building.

For more information on this event, please feel free to contact Michelle Dujardin at (262) 473-0121or via email at mdujardin@whitewater-wi.gov.

Whitewater – 314 S Fremont Street (262) 473-0121 http://www.whitewater-wi.gov


June 14 – 17, 2012 – Fort Atkinson Generals Baseball Fest

A Home Talent League tournament spanning 4 days and hosted by the Fort Atkinson Generals Baseball team at Jones Park.

Fort Atkinson – Jones Park (920) 563-4479


June 15 – 17, 2012 – Father’s Day Race Weekend

This weekend is designed for race lovers. We are off to the races with the Jellyopolis 500, Indy Bingo, Grand Prix Poker Run and the annual Father’s Day Pinewood Derby. No matter what the age, we have a race for you! Bring a medium size box for the Jellyopolis 500 and don’t forget all your racing decorations for the site and golf cart decorating contest.

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


June 16, 2012 – Aztalan Racing Short Track

Short Track Racing scheduled for Saturday at the Aztalan Race Track. Race your bike, or come and watch the fun.

Aztalan Racing


June 16 – 17, 2012 – Watertown Agri-Business Breakfast on the Farm

New Hosts this year are Jim & Shelly Grosenick, at N2126 Trestle Rd, Watertown Wi 53098. All you can eat breakfast with the Gary Beal Band. Also petting zoo, farm and train set ups. 6:00 – 12:00 saturday and 7:00 – 1:00 on Sunday.

Watertown – (920) 988-9734


June 16, 2012 – Fort Atkinson Half Marathon

Nestled between Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee lies a city with historic sites and Broadway lights. Known for its small town comfort, natural beauty, eclectic shopping and fine dining, Fort Atkinson hosts a certified half marathon that navigates its historic city. The half marathon runs past a riverwalk, live farmer’s market and a vintage downtown like no other. All speeds are welcome to participate in this beautiful course and enjoy Fort Atkinson this summer.

Fort Atkinson – Starts at Jones Park (920) 563-3210 http://www.forthalf.org


June 16, 2012 – Hours at John Muir, Mountain Bike Race

Annual 12 Hours at John Muir returns this year to the Southern Kettle Moraine Trails. Challenge yourself with 3, 6 and 12 hour bike relay events that raise funds to develop and maintain trails.

Whitewater – Race begins near Shelter Bldg. North of Hwy 12 on Hwy H.

(262) 366-8470 – http://www.wemseries.com


June 17, 2012 – Watertown Outdoor Art Festival

Outdoor Arts Festival Sponsored by the Watertown Arts Council.

Watertown – Riverside Park (920) 261-6320


June 17, 2012 – Fathers Day Fly-In Breakfast & Craft Fair

7am until food runs out for breakfast (about 1pm). Watch the planes fly. Plane and helicopter rides available. Performance by the Palmyra Eagle Community band at 10am.

Palmyra – Palmyra Airport Hwy 106 (262) 495-4605


June 17, 2012 – Battle of CamRock

Capital Off-Road Pathfinders has worked for years to build CamRock Park into one of the hidden gems of mountain biking in WI and the country. Battle of CamRock is a race that enthusiasts look forward to every year.

The trail system at CamRock is a blend of wide and fast flowing single-track that runs through open fields of prairie grass, wooded single-track with bermed turns, and more technical single-track with a touch of roots and rocks. The Battle of CamRock’s course contains some great downhill sections that will have you begging for another lap.

Check it out!

Cambridge – Cam-Rock Park (608) 301-5258



June 17 – Ride the Rock – Bicycling for Literacy

Join the Jefferson County Literacy Council for its annual RIDE THE ROCK-BICYCLING FOR LITERACY on June 17 at Jones Park in Fort Atkinson. There are 11, 20, 40 and 60-mile rides offered and a 60-mile race. Registration opens at 6:45 AM. All proceeds benefit JCLC in order to fund free instruction to adults in basic literacy and pre-GED skills, English as a second language, computer literacy and citizenship instruction, as well as three family programs. Ride the Rock is a fantastic way to give back to the community and spend time with family and friends while promoting wellness and literacy education.

Fort Atkinson – Jones Park (920) 675-0500

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.