October 6-7, 2015 – Three Bridges in Christian Concert

ThreeBridgesThree Bridges has its roots in both traditional southern gospel and black gospel music. This blended style has made them one of the most prominent internationally-acclaimed Gospel groups in Christian music today. They’re known for tight harmony, a unique vocal style, an energy packed presentation, and for spreading the joy of being a Christian. Elliott McCoy, Shannon Smith and Jeremie Hudson have wowed packed venues across the world from gospel sings to business conventions to Air Force One.

Tuesday matinee and evening, Wednesday evening

Fort Atkinson – The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Avenue




October 9-10, 2015 – AAUW Book Sale

The AAUW Book Sale will be Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 on Jones Avenue in Fort Atkinson.

Fort Atkinson


(262) 965-3263


October 9-11, 2015 – Halloween Weekend at Jellystone Park of Fort Atkinson

GoblinBoo!  Calling all Halloween lovers!  Jellystone Park™ will have all of your fall and Halloween favorites this season.  We will have special fall designs in ceramics, sun-catchers, t-shirts, and crafts!  There will be a pumpkin patch every weekend as well as trick or treating in the campground.  Site decorating is always fun with prizes for all the winners!  The Rec Rangers will have coloring contests, a candy corn guessing contest, and more fun fall activities planned.  For those strong at heart, our annual Haunted House will be open in October for lots of scares!  These weekends are some that you don’t want to miss!






October 9, 2015 – Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

MSOThe Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is among the finest orchestras in the nation. Since its inception in 1959, the MSO has found innovative ways to give music a home in the region, develop music appreciation and talent among area youth, and raise the national reputation of Milwaukee. Under the leadership of conductor Christopher James Lees, the MSO returns to Whitewater for their first performance in the Young Auditorium since 2012, bringing their signature sound to a program of lighter fare designed to please the whole family. The world-class musicians of the MSO will showcase a variety of musical favorites from the American stage and screen; your toes will be tapping as you enjoy these iconic musical moments!


Whitewater – Young Auditorium – 930 West Main Street


Box Office: 262-472-2222


October 10, 2015 – Spirit Tour

Spirit TourJoin us for some “spirits” & fun where refreshments will be served and a video on the Pratt Institute will be shown by the Historical Society. Hop on the bus and visit sites around town, maybe you’ll see a “spirit” from yesterday. There are limited tickets so make sure to get yours before they’re gone!

Whitewater – Whitewater Tourism Council,







October 10, 2015 – Civil War Day and Governor Hoard Day at the Hoard Historical Museum

Spend the day discovering what life was like for Wisconsinites during the Civil War. Meet with reenactors, listen and participate in pannel discussions, and check out or new exhibit about W.D. Hoard.

9:30am – 4:30pm

Fort Atkinson – Hoard Museum


(920) 563-7769

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.