May 4-6, 2018 – Safari Adventure Weekend at Jellystone Park of Fort Atkinson

Lions, and tigers, and Yogi Bear’s™ abound for this fun-filled weekend. Come to the Recreation Center on Saturday morning to make your favorite animal mask and then wear it on the Hey Hey ride. How brave are you? Don’t be afraid to take on the “adventure” we have scheduled this weekend! Be sure to reserve your spot on this last pre-season weekend for discounted pricing for all police and military personnel!

Fort Atkinson – N551 Wishing Well Lane



May 4-5, 2018 – Lake Mills City-Wide Rummage Sale

The Tyranena Ladies Club hosts their annual City Wide Rummage Sale this weekend.


Lake Mills – all around town – pick up maps at Lake Mills Market


May 5-6, 2018 – Clay Collective Studio Tour

The Clay Collective presents an all clay, driving tour of seven area studio potters, with over 250 years combined experience, displaying new works from their spring firings.  Studios and galleries will be open with new work on display.

Touring the rural art studios in the Cambridge area.

10am – 5pm

Jefferson County



May 5, 2018 – Foster House Open House

The Dwight and Almira Foster House will be open for FREE tours from 10 am to 12pm.  The Foster House was built in the 1840s and tells the story of the Foster family, the house, and the growth of Fort Atkinson. While at the Foster House, you will be able to tour the fully furnished first and second floors. A knowledgeable volunteer will be able to answer questions about the family, house, and early years of Fort Atkinson.

The Foster House is located on the grounds of the Hoard Historical Museum facing Foster Street.

10 a.m. – noon

Fort Atkinson – Hoard Historical Museum – 401 Whitewater Avenue



May 5, 2018 – Casino Night!

Join us for a night of fun, food and gaming! Ticket includes hors d’oeuvres and desserts, two drink tickets, and $500 of play money. Professional game tables and dealers. All proceeds benefit community programs for the Lake Mills Area Chamber of Commerce.

6:30pm -11:00pm

Lake Mills – Lake Mills Chamber of Commerce – 200 Water Street



May 6, 2018 – Ice Age Trail Ribbon Cutting

New Kiosk Ribbon Cutting at Cravath Lakefront Park. Light refreshments provided, kids crafts and guided trail walk.


Whitewater – Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce – Cravath Lakefront


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.