October 12 – 14, 2012 – Rest and Relax Camping Weekend (no activities)

This is our last weekend for overnight camping for the 2012 season. It is a great time to relax and spend some old fashioned quality camping time with your family. There are no scheduled activities but our park has basketball, tennis, volleyball, mini golf, fishing, a game room and playgrounds.


Fort Atkinson – Jellystone Park

(920) 568-4100 – www.jellystonefort.com




October 12 – 20, 2012 – “Wait Until Dark” a drama

Enjoy wine, cheese, crackers, chocolate and a good scare! Shows start at 7:30pm – the 12, 13, 18, & 20 of October. Tickets are $15.


Lake Mills – Lewis Station Winery

(920) 648-5481 – http://www.lewisstationwinery.com 




October 13, 2012 – Fort Wine & Stein

Join us for an exclusive tasting of wines and craft beers from Wisconsin  and hors d’oeuvres at the 4th annual Fort Wine & Stein.




Fort Atkinson – Koshkonong Mounds Country Club

(920) 563-3210 – www.fortwineandstein.com




October 13, 2012 – 3rd Annual Jefferson Art Walk

10am-4pm Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the beautiful city of Jefferson while visiting 12 locations where you will discover a variety of fine art and unique handmade crafts from over 20 artists and children’s art activities.

4pm-6pm – Join us at the new Rotary Waterfront Park Pavilion for music by local band “The Jokes”. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.


Jefferson – Downtown Jefferson

(920) 541-3322 – http://www.rockrivergallery.com




October 13 – 14, 2012 – Kettle Moraine Studio Tour

Tour local artisans works in the area.

Free admission 10am-5pm.


Palmyra – Palmyra and surrounding area

(262) 495-8003




October 13, 2012 – Humane Society of Jefferson County Fall Rabies Clinic

The Humane Society of Jefferson County will be holding its fall Rabies Clinic from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost is $10 per animal and the vaccination will be good for one year unless owner provides a rabies certificate as proof of a prior rabies vaccination. Please note that rabies tags cannot be accepted as proof of prior rabies vaccination. Cats must be confined in carriers and dogs must be on a leash. The HSJC wishes to thank the Waterloo Veterinary Clinic for its continued sponsorship of this event!


Jefferson – Jefferson County Fair Park

(920) 674-2048




October 14, 2012 – Bridal Fair

From the dress, to the romantic honeymoon, with over 50 vendors, you can find all the elements you need to make your wedding dreams come true!



(262) 473-4005




October 14, 2012 – “Barktoberfest”

A free and fun event for dogs and their human companions! The event will kick off with a two-mile dog walk along beautiful Camrock Trail by Westside Park in Cambridge. Registration for the dog walk will begin at 9am in front of Camrock Cafe’ & Sport at which participants can turn in either a $25 registration fee or sponsorships of equal value. The walk will begin at 10am. Beginning at 11am, attendees will find plenty of fun in Westside Park. Activities will include concessions, vendors, rescue groups, live music, and contests such as “Most Creative Dog Costume,” “Best Trick for a Treat,” “Best Kid/Dog Theme,” and “Best Costume Theme for Multiple Dogs or Dog/Owner.” We will also have dog competitive sports including lure coursing, which your dog may try! “Yappy Hour” is planned from 3-5pm at Camrock Cafe’ & Sport!


Cambridge – Westside Park

(608) 445-0755

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.