May 24, 2011 – 4th Grade Oral History Project Celebration

5:30 – Join 4th grade students and their families that gather to recognize their written oral histories of grandparents or great aunts and uncles.

Fort Atkinson – 401 Whitewater Avenue (920) 563-7769 –

May 27 – 30, 2011 – Johnson Creek Premium Outlets Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale

Kick off the summer season with the hottest trends and colors plus enjoy savings on the sidewalks and in the stores! Extraordinary savings of 25% – 65% off regular retail prices when you shop your favorite brands like Banana Republic Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger, Wilsons Leather Outlet and more.

Johnson Creek – I94 & Hwy 26, Exit 267 (920) 699-4112 –

May 28 – 29, 2011 – Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous: A Wedding

Looking for an affordable Memorial Day Attraction? Visit the Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous in Rock River Park May 28 and 29; 9am – 4pm. The 18th Annual Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous allows visitors to step back in time and see how life was in the 1840s. Witness living history and eat period food.
The Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous is only $4 per adult and $2 per child 12 and under.

Fort Atkinson – Rock River Park (920) 563-3210 –

May 28 and 29, 2011 – Johnson Creek Premium Outlets Summer Music Series

The Summer Music Series at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets, sponsored by Coca-Cola, kicks off in style over the Memorial Day weekend. Be sure to catch the Bobby Way Duo from 12:30 – 4:30pm on May 28, and the Pink Flamingos from 12:30 to 4:30pm on May 29.

Johnson Creek – I94 & Hwy 26, Exit 267 (920) 699-4112 –

May 29, 2011 – American Legion Pancake Breakfast

7am – noon

Palmyra – 115 N. Third St. (262) 495-2632

Memorial DayMay 30, 2011 – Memorial Day Parade & Pancake Breakfast

Start with the annual Firemen’s all-you-can-eat breakfast at the Fire Station, 6:30am to noon. Continue celebrating with the annual parade down Main Street at 10:30am. Memorial service downtown in Veteran’s Park after the parade, and back to the Fire Station for the continuing FrenchToast & Eggs breakfast.

Cambridge – Downtown (608) 423-3780 –

May 30, 2011 – American Legion Memorial Day Parade

10:00 am on Main St. Palmyra. Service to follow at Hillside Cemetery

Palmyra – Main St. Palmyra (262) 495-2632

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