Check Out These Fun Events This June in Jefferson & Dodge Counties

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Upcoming Events

June 01–26 A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline
Relive all the passion, the drama, the glamour, and the songs of Country Music’s greatest legend in the stirring musical tribute to the first lady of Country – Patsy Cline. You’ll hear all your favorites: “Crazy,” “Sweet Dreams,” “Walkin’ After Midnight,” “A Closer Walk With Thee” and many more! Seven shows weekly, see website for specific times, prices and menus. Group rates and youth packages available.
Fort Atkinson: The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave. 800.477.9505

June 01–30 Along the Rock River
Celebrate the history of the Rock River and Fort Atkinson by participating in this community art event — Along the Rock River. Sponsored by the Dwight Foster Library and The Fort Arts Council, with generous support from The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation and the Wisconsin Arts Board, this community art project is open to kids and adults and will focus on building a paper making collage that will be housed in the entrance of the newly renovated Dwight Foster Library. Activities will happen primarily at the library throughout the month of June with a community celebration to follow.
Fort Atkinson: Dwight Foster Library Milwaukee Ave. & Merchants Ave. 920.563.7790

June 01 — November 02 Kiwanis Park Farm Market
Horicon Saturday 8am –noon 920.485.0598

June 01 Jefferson Community Cruise Night
Jefferson: Havill Auto Group, 1121 S. Main St. 920.723-9621

June 03 FREE Concert in the Park
Fox Lake 920.928.3354

June 04–05 Kettle Moraine 100 Endurance Runs
100km, 100 mile, 100-mile relay and 38-mile night fun run
Throughout the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Start and Finish located at Nordic Parking Lot across from the Bike Parking Lot.
Whitewater: Nordic Trail Parking Lot 608.873.1556

June 04 Jefferson Kiwanis: Take A Kid Fishing
WDNR has a free fishing weekend — Jefferson Kiwanis holds a “Take A Kid Fishing” day
Jefferson: Jefferson County Fair Park 920.674.0400

June 04–05 Cambridge Art Fair
Sponsored by the local Art Gallery and Ripley’s Bakery and Eatery, the Art Fair will showcase pottery, blown glass, wall art and many other forms of art from artists around the Midwest. This is a must stop for your summer weekend trips.
Cambridge: Veterans Park in downtown Cambridge 608.423.4300

June 04–05 Free Fishing Weekend
Free fishing on all state lakes and streams; licenses are not required this weekend. Free fishing clinics for youngsters offered at many state parks. Bag limits and size restrictions apply.
Whitewater: State lakes/streams throughout the area 262.574.2100

June 04 Lions Club Golf Outing
Palmyra: Lauderdale Lakes Country Club 262.495.8317

June 05–24 Mary Hoard Art Show, Part 2
The annual exhibit of artwork created by both amateur and professional adult artists residing or working in Jefferson County communities.
Fort Atkinson: 401 Whitewater Ave. 920.563.7769

June 07–08 Brian Free & Assurance
Fort Atkinson: The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave. 800.477.9505

June 08 Jefferson’s Concert in Rotary Park
First concert of the season Marcy & the Highlights will be performing from 6:30–8:30pm. Food and beverages available. Farmers Market from 4–8pm
Jefferson: Rotary Park, Gardner St. 920.674.4511

June 10–11 Chicago Ragnar Relay
Relay starts in Madison and goes non-stop to Chicago a good share is on the Glacial Drumlin Trail. For more information contact
Jefferson: Madison to Chicago relay 801.641.0232

June 10–12 Fight for Air Ride — Lake Tour Bike Trek
Join cyclists of all levels for the 26th-Annual Lake Tour Bike Trek. Whitewater: Surrounding areas

June 11–12 Cambridge Pottery Festival & U.S. Pottery Games
Come watch world-famous potters compete against each other. Visit the many pottery vendors. Bring the kids to try their hand at throwing pots.
Cambridge: Lake Ripley Park 608.423.3780

June 11 Trek 100 Ride for Hope
Join us as we ride for a Cure at the home of Trek Bicycles. The Trek 100 is the MACC Fund’s premier athletic event and one of the largest fundraising efforts for childhood cancer and related blood disorder research in the United States. Collectively the Trek 100 has contributed more than $8 million to support pediatric cancer research. This level of fundraising is achieved thanks to riders who acquire pledges per mile they ride, sponsors and volunteers. Trek Bicycle, as title sponsor of the Trek 100, together with the MACC Fund will be joining forces for the 21st-consecutive year to support research for childhood cancers and related blood disorders.
Waterloo: Trek Bicycle, 801 W. Madison St. 920.478.2191

June 13 – August 15 Fort Atkinson Community Band Concerts
Free, Bring your lawn chair
Mondays: June 13, June 20, July 4, July 18, August 1, all start at 7:30pm
Monday, August 15, Start time 7:00pm
Fort Atkinson: Barrie Park Band Shell

June 15 An Evening of Wine & Roses — Ladies Shopping Night
Ladies visit downtown Watertown for an evening of dining, shopping and pampering. Businesses will feature speakers and demonstrations in addition to discounts and salon services. Register by emailing
Watertown: Businesses in the downtown area 920.261.5185

June 15 Jefferson’s Concert in Rotary Park
Tim Fast will be performing 6:30–8:30pm, food and beverages available, farmers market 4–8pm
Jefferson: Rotary Park, Gardner St. 920.674.4511

June 16 Whitewater Family Fun Night with Dr. Noize
Whitewater: Cravath Lakefront Park, 341 S. Fremont St. 262.473.0121

June 16–18 City-Wide Rummage Sales
Advertise with the Dodge County Pioneer and put out your signs..

June 16 – August 21 Whitewater Cravath Lakefront Paddle Boat Rentals
Whitewater: Cravath Lakefront Park, 341 S. Fremont St. 262.473.0121

June 17–18 Lake Mills Relay for Life
Luminary service on Friday evening, live music and camping in the park.
Lake Mills: Common’s Park 920.648.3585

June 17–18 Relay for Life
Waupun 920.324-3491

June 18 Family Fun Float
Canoe/kayak event, preregistration required. Food available for purchase in Rotary Park after event
Jefferson: Rock River/Rotary Park 920.674.4511

June 18 Muir South Kettle Classic
75(12hr), 50(6hr) and 25(3hr) mile events on the same wonderful trail system. This will allow for later start times making it easier and more economical to get the venue without the need to camp or leave your house in the early morning. More info to follow.
Whitewater: Kettle Moraine State Forest 262.366.8470

June 18 Fort Atkinson Half Marathon
Nestled between Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee lies a city with historic sites and Broadway lights. Known for its small town comfort, natural beauty, eclectic shopping and fine dining, Fort Atkinson hosts a certified half marathon that navigates its historic city. All speeds are welcome to participate in this beautiful course and enjoy Fort Atkinson this summer.
Fort Atkinson: Starts at Jones Park 920.563.3210

June 18 Strawberry Luncheon at the Presbyterian Church
Cambridge 608.423.3001

June 18–19 Watertown Agri-Business Club Breakfast on the Farm
All-you-can-eat breakfast, raffle, live entertainment and petting zoo
Johnson Creek: Dettmann Dairy Farm N7397 Hwy. N 920.988.9734

June 18 Dairy Days at the Market
Fort Atkinson: Milwaukee Ave. Municipal Parking Lot near Rock River. 1 block off of Main St. across from the Post Office and Dwight Foster Library 920.563.3210

June 18, 2011 Taste of Wisconsin
Beaver Dam

June 18 Palmyra Eagle Athletic Booster Golf Outing
Palmyra: Kettle Moraine Golf Course 262.495.7101

June 19 Swan City Classic Car Show
Beaver Dam

June 19 Watertown Outdoor Art Festival
Enjoy Father’s Day on an enchanted island with fine art, music, food and kids’ activities. There is ample free parking and a nearby water park.
Watertown: Riverside Park 812 Labaree St. 608.655.3437

June 19 Father’s Day Fly-In Breakfast and Craft Fair
Watch planes fly. Plane and helicopter rides offered. Silent auction by the Kiwanis club, community band performance at 10am.
Palmyra: Palmyra Airport, Hwy. 106 Palmyra 262.495.4342

June 19 Ride the Rock — Bicycling for Literacy
This is a biking event for the whole family. There are 4 rides, 11-mile family fun ride, 20, 40 and 60-mile ride and a timed 60-mile circuit race.
Fort Atkinson: Jones Park, Business Hwy. 26 South (Janesville Ave.)

June 21 Fort Atkinson Community Cruise Nights
Fort Atkinson: Jones Park, Business Hwy. 26 South (Janesville Ave.) 920.563.7501

June 23–26 Town & Country Days
A small town four-day festival with, carnival rides, live bands, beer tent and food vendors.
Lake Mills: Common’s Park 920.648.3585

June 23 Whitewater Concerts In The Park
Whitewater: Cravath Lakefront Park, 341 S. Fremont St. 262.473.0121

June 24 Watertown St. Dance
Enjoy the beginning of summer with food and music along the Rock River in downtown Watertown.
Watertown: N. First St. Parking lot 920.261.5185

June 25 – August 27 Movies at the Marsh
Horicon: Horicon Marsh International Education Center, N7725 Hwy. 28

June 25 Garden Walk
9am–3pm. Tickets can be purchased at Powers
Palmyra: Various locations around Palmyra 262.495.4605

June 25 Lake Mills Town & Country Days Parade
Lake Mills: Main St. 920.648.3585

June 26 American Legion Pancake Breakfast
Palmyra: 115 N. Third St. 262.495.2632

June 27 Palmyra Eagle Community Band Concert
Palmyra: Palmyra Village Park

June 29 Lake Mills City Band Concert
Concert starts at 7pm in Commons Park.
Lake Mills: Commons Park 920.648.3585

June 29 – August 31 Kiwanis Park Summer Concert Series
Wednesdays, 6pm
Horicon: Kiwanis Park

June 30 – July 04 Annual July 4th Summer Sale at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets
Johnson Creek: I-94 & Hwy. 26, Exit 267 920.699.4111

Information is subject to change without notice.

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