June 07 – 08, 2011 – Brian Free & Assurance

Brian Free is the most recognizable southern gospel tenor of our generation.Brian Free Brian appears with Bill Shivers (lead), Craig Singletary (baritone), Bill Lawrence (bass), Michael Camp on keyboards and his son, Ricky Free on drums. They have appeared on NBC’s Today, TNN’s Prime Time Country, and the Gaither Video Series. Tuesday matinee and evening; Wednesday matinee.

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

June 08, 2011 – Jefferson’s Concert in Rotary Park

First concert of the season! Marcy & the Highlights will be performing from 6:30-8:30pm. Food & beverages available. Farmers Market from 4-8pm.

Jefferson – Rotary Park-Gardner Street (920) 674-4511 http://www.jeffersonchamberwi.com

June 10 – 12, 2011 – 2011 Fight for Air Ride- Lake Tour Bike Trek

Join cyclists of all levels for the 26th Annual Lake Tour Bike Trek. Challenge yourself to ride 50 miles each day for a new cycling experience, a personal achievement or to honor a loved one affected by lung disease. Whatever your reason, your ride will make a difference in the Fight for Air!

Whitewater & surrounding areas http://www.lungusa.org

June 10 – 11, 2011 – Chicago Ragnar Relay

Relay starts in Madison and goes non-stop to Chicago; a good portion of the race is on the Glacial Drumlin Trail.

For more information contact andria@ragnarrelay.com

Jefferson – Madison to Chicago relay (801) 641-0232

June 11, 2011 – Trek 100 Ride for Hope

trek 100 ride for hopeJoin us as we ride for a Cure at the home of Trek Bicycles. The Trek 100 is the MACC Fund’s premier athletic event and one of the largest fund raising efforts for childhood cancer and related blood disorder research in the United States. Collectively, the Trek 100 has contributed more than $8 million to support pediatric cancer research. This level of fund raising is achieved thanks to riders who acquire pledges per mile they ride, sponsors and volunteers. Trek Bicycle, as title sponsor of the Trek 100, together with the MACC Fund will be joining forces for the 21st consecutive year in 2011 to support research for childhood cancers and related blood disorders.

Waterloo – Trek Bicycle (920) 478-2191


June 11 – 12, 2011 – Cambridge Pottery Festival & U.S. Pottery GamesCambridge Pottery Festival

Come watch world famous potters compete against each other. Walk through the many pottery vendors. Bring the kids to try their hand at throwing pots.

Cambridge – Lake Ripley Park (608) 423-3780 http://www.cambridgepotteryfestival.org

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.