October 7-10, 2016 – Columbus Day Sale at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets

Johnson-CreekPremium-Outlets-Sign-and-storesFind extraordinary savings of 25% -65% off regular retail!

Johnson Creek – Johnson Creek Premium Outlets – 575 W. Linmar Lane

10am-9pm Monday-Saturday, 10am-7pm Sunday



October 7, 2016 – Transit Authority

transit-authorityThe amazing rock group, Chicago, is being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year! What better way to celebrate than to attend this performance!

Since performing their very first shows together in the early spring of 2003, Transit Authority has become known throughout the U.S. as the premier tribute band to the iconic group, Chicago. Chicago’s original band name was Chicago Transit Authority. This eight member ensemble creates an accurate musical salute to the greatest horn driven rock band to ever hit the stage, meticulously capturing all the nuances of original recordings and will honestly make you believe you are witnessing the real thing. Performing mega-hits such as, Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?, Hard Habit to Break, Make Me Smile, You’re the Inspiration, and many more.


Whitewater – Young Auditorium – 930 W Main Street


Box Office: 262-472-2222


October 8, 2016 – Breast Cancer Awareness Bike Ride

breast-cancer-research-foundationJoin us for the annual Trek Breast Cancer Awareness Ride!  Have a great time while we ride to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention, screening, treatment and to help fund a cure.

  • Fun-Family ride for all ages and abilities!
  • Prizes! Prizes! Prizes! We have partnered with some great companies to provide awesome door prizes along with a Sweepstakes to win a Trek Bicycle!
  • Goodie bags for all pre-registered riders
  • 10 & 25 mile marked road route and on-route support and a 5 mile mountain bike route
  • Post-ride celebration with food, beverages and live music

Why we ride…
We ride for our Mothers, Daughters, Sisters, Aunts, and our best friends. We ride for people we know and for people we don’t. We ride to raise money for research and to find a cure. For the 9th year, Trek Bicycle proudly supports The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. 100% of the Ride registration goes directly to this worthy cause. BCRF website:  http://www.bcrfcure.org/about_mission.html

In the event you are unable to participate in the event, your registration fee will automatically be deemed a donation to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Cambridge – 217 West Main Street




October 8, 2016 – Spirit Tour

Hear a presentation given by the Whitewater Historical Society for a tale of years of old. Then hop on a bus and visit sites around town and hear the stories of the past, maybe you;ll see a “spirit” from yesteryear.





October 8, 2016 – Laughing with the Animals

laughing-with-animalsReferred to as “Jack Hanna meets Robin Williams,” David also happens to be a Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education Teacher of the Year award winner. Through the use of songs, laughter, riddles, live creatures, and toys/puppets, David will take a “look” at animals that share our planet; hopping toads, jumping frogs, silly hats, and the “tune-a-fish” bag. Have you seen David’s new hair piece? You won’t believe your eyes. Join David for a fast-paced humorous romp through the world of nature.



Whitewater – Young Auditorium – 930 W Main Street


Box Office: 262-472-2222


October 8, 2016 – Paint the Town

Enjoy an evening of open houses at downtown businesses, followed by food, beverages, music, and live and silent auctions at the Lake Mills Fire Department.  This is an annual fundraiser for the Arts Alliance of Greater Lake Mills as well as the Lake Mills Main Street Program. Dress up and have a fun night on the town!

6:30pm to 11pm

Lake Mills – downtown

Lake Mills Main Street Program




October 12 to November 2, 2016 – Veterans’ Writing Workshop

Join us to explore creative nonfiction writing as a means to tell your story. The workshops will be held on four consecutive Wednesdays, October 12, 19, 26 and November 2. Open to all veterans and their supporters. Please call the library to reserve your spot.

10am to noon

Jefferson – Jefferson Public Library – 321 South Main Street



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.