May 14, 2013 – Keystone Kruise Nights

Check out some hot cars at Kruise Nights in Cambridge.  See old cars in mint condition or new cars with all the bells and whistles.  Car enthusiasts gather at Kruise Night on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from May through September.  Sponsored by The Keystone Grill.


Cambridge – Keystone Grill, 206 W. Main St.



May 16, 2013 – Third Thursday Poetry Reading Event

The Friends of Lorine Niedecker sponsor a monthly “Third Thursday” poetry reading event at the Dwight Foster Public Library in Fort Atkinson. Each month there will be a featured poet followed by an open mic poetry reading. All poets are encouraged to attend. The length of time allotted to the open mic readers will depend on the number of poets.

6:30 pm

Fort Atkinson – Dwight Foster Public Library, 209 Merchants Ave. 




May 17-19, 2013 – Chocolate Easter Weekend

Everyone loves chocolate! This weekend, be prepared for a lot of messy, edible, and delicious activities that all chocolate lovers will be sure to enjoy. We will have an Easter Egg Hunt, a pudding eating contest, and more! This is definitely a weekend you will not want to miss!

Fort Atkinson – N551 Wishing Well Lane 

(877) 232-7386



May 17-18, 2013 – van Gogh Live

van GoghA play written and performed by Terrence James Coffman.
Based on the novel “A Walk Through the Wheatfields.”
Come view this performance in the intimacy of Mr. Coffman’s Painting Studio. Limited seating to 50 guests per show.

A Wine and hors d’oeuvre reception to follow the performance.

7:00pm each evening

Jefferson – 123 N. Center Ave. 




May 17-19, 2013 – Thundercats Baseball Tournament

Batter Up! Come and cheer for your favorite team, or just come and watch America’s Favorite Pastime at Centennial Park in Johnson Creek. Tournaments will feature a number of teams from the area and take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 17, 18, 19 from 8:00am – 9:00pm. Tournament will be held rain or shine.

Johnson Creek – 620 Midge Street



May 18-19, 2013 – Wisconsin Pinto Horse Show

Starting at 8am. Food available.

Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson County Fair Grounds

503 N. Jackson Ave., Jefferson 




May 18, 2013 – Optimist Club City Wide Rummage Sale

At the Old Armory and throughout Whitewater

Whitewater – 262-472-1913



May 18, 2013 – Citywide Rummage Sale

Maps available at the Watertown Daily Times office, 115 W Main Street. 9am – 5pm

Watertown – 




May 18, 2013 – Fort Farm Olympics

farm-banner2What happens when you mix a kid friendly fun Bike and Run with a challenging adventure Obstacle Course, hosted at Busy Barns in late May? You get the first ever Fort Farm Olympics! For the first time ever, we will be combining one part challenge, one part competition and several parts of zany fun! Open to ages 6 to 100 the Farmathlon and Olympic Team Challenge will test children and adults physically and mentally, combining a run, bike and obstacle course with a few surprise adventures in between.

Participants are encouraged to dress for a mess, because, as with any farm chore, you may get dirty and wet! Presented by: 2Rivers Bicycle & Outdoor, Sport & Spine Clinic, Busy Barns Adventure Farm and Cross Fit; proceeds will be donated to Kids Oriented Causes!


Fort Atkinson – W7675 US Hwy 12 




May 18, 2013 – Touch A Truck

Join us for the annual Touch-a Truck. Tour a Fire truck, semi-truck, police car, race car and tow truck – just to name a few. Don’t miss your chance to see the vehicles that fascinate you up close and hands on. This event is free. Other activities include bouncy house, face painting and balloons. Don’t forget your camera for this wonderful photo opportunity. Sponsored by Cambridge CAP and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office.

10am – 12pm

Cambridge – Cambridge High School 




May 19, 2013 – Motorcycle Swap

Food Available on site

Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson County Fair Grounds

503 N. Jackson Ave., Jefferson, WI 53549 



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.