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Calender of Events visit www.travelcolumbiacounty.net for the most current list of events July 7, Portage

Portage Rotary Club Craft Brew and Wine Festival

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Market Square during the Arts Festival. Sample 15 different varieties of Wisconsin craft brew and fine wine. Tickets are $25 to taste during the event or single glasses are available to purchase. Ticket price includes Rotary collectible glass. *Must be 21 to purchase ticket. Market Square (Corner of Hwy 33 and Adams Street)

JUL 12-15, LODI

147th Lodi Agricultural Fair

Music, raffles, food, softball, demolition derby, tractor/truck pull, exhibits, horse pull, carnival rides. The Lodi Ag Fair offers something for everyone! www.lodiagfair.com

July 13, Portage

Historic Indian Agency House HandsOn History Children’s Workshop

“Ho-Chunk Basket Weaving, Session 1” Fee required. Reservations encouraged. Call Director Destinee Udelhoven at 608-7426362 with any questions. Historic Indian Agency House www.agencyhouse.org

Jul 13-15, Lodi Chocolate Mania!

Pudding wrestling, chocolate desert contest, make ice cream, dunk oreo’s and cake balls.. Smokey Hollow Campground 608-635-4806 camp@smokeyhollowcampground.com www.smokeyhollowcampground.com

JUL 13-14, PORTAGE American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Portage

JUL 14-15, PORTAGE Garden Tractor Show

Kiddie Pedal Pulls, Garden Tractor Pulls, Toy Show, Flea Market and more! Veterans Memorial Field Bret Esse: 608-697-3690

July 14, Portage

Historic Indian Agency House HandsOn History Children’s Workshop

“Ho-Chunk Basket Weaving, Session 2” Fee required. Reservations encouraged. Call Director Destinee Udelhoven at 608-7426362 with any questions. Historic Indian Agency House www.agencyhouse.org

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Optimist Pig Roast

www.lodiwisconsin.com/

AUG TBA, CAMBRIA Cambria Park Days

Softball tournaments, Food, Bingo, Kids Games, family activities, Friday Fiesta Night, Parade on Saturday, and chicken BBQ, and Live music For more information call the village office at (920)348-5443.

AUG 2-5, GREEN LAKE Green Lake county fair www.visitgreenlake.com

AUG. 3-5, LODI Vegas High Roller!

Aug 4, Portage

Arm you site against the water wagon! Karaoke! Smokey Hollow Campground 608-635-4806 camp@smokeyhollowcampground.com www.smokeyhollowcampground.com

Appraisal Fair at Commerce Plaza. Sidewalk Sales throughout downtown. Flea Market at Commerce Plaza from 7am-3pm.

WATER WARS 2

JUL TBA, OTSEGO

16th Annual Otsego Day

Antique tractor car show and shine 12-4 PM Kids games, bake sale, bingo (1 PM and 6 PM =food pantry donation to play), food, refreshments, raffles, dunk tank, karaoke, DJ To register antique tractors and cars, and for more info please contact Harlan at 608-235-9835

July 21, Portage

MDA Freedom Ride Comes To Portage

Come see thousands of motorcycles roll into Historic Downtown Portage, while they raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. 1pm

July 25 – 29, Portage Columbia County Fair

Wed - Motocross, Thur - Tractor Truck pull, Fri - Lawn Mower Races, Sat - Demo Derby, Sun - Catch a Pig

Pedal tractor pulls, carnival games, airbrush tattoos, watermelon seed spitting contest,! Smokey Hollow Campground 608-635-4806 camp@smokeyhollowcampground.com www.smokeyhollowcampground.com

Just Us Girls! Event

AUG TBA, LODI

JUL 20-22, LODI

Marquette County Fair

July 14, Columbus

July TBA, Columbus

www.lodiwisconsin.com/

www.westfieldwi.com

JUL 18-22, MARQUETTE

JUL 26, PORTAGE

1-2:30pm

YMCA "Duck-A-Thon” Mini Triathlon

Texas Hold’em, blackjack tourney, candy bar bingo, 2nd annual poker run!Smokey Hollow Campground 608-635-4806 camp@smokeyhollowcampground.com www.smokeyhollowcampground.com

Relay For Life is a community event to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and empower individuals to fight back against a disease that takes too much from too many. The Community is welcome to enjoy music, food, fun, entertainment and activities. Opening Ceremony-6 PM Luminaria Ceremony (candlelight vigil)-9 PM Closing Ceremony-9 AM www.relayforlife.org/portagewi

Thunder Run Motorcycle Rally

AUG TBA, LODI

Speaker Series- "A Call to Arms"

Portage and 19th Century Military Engagements 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Historic Indian Agency House www.agencyhouse.org Topic: Black Hawk War

JUL 27-29, LODI

S.H. Country Western Carnival!

Jul 31, Portage 2012 Speaker Series

Saving the Structures of Our Past: The Importance and Impact of Historic Preservation Installment 2 (Chief Architect of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Mike Jackson) Indian Agency House www.agencyhouse.org

Antique Appraisal Fair, Super Sidewalk Sales & Flea Market

AUG TBA, ARLINGTON Arlington Firemen’s Fest

The Arlington Fire Department Festival with truck & tractor pulls, softball and volleyball tournaments www.arlingtonfiredept.com

AUG TBA, DOYLESTOWN Doylestown Fireman’s Picnic

Baseball tournaments Friday and Saturday, with a Sunday parade at 11:30 AM, Followed by a chicken bbq, music, bingo, and a tractor pull at Village Park. For more info contact Steve Langsdorf at 920-992-3648

Aug 10-11, Waupun Waupun Truck-N-Show

Downtown Waupun/Waupun Community Center 920-324-9985 www.waupuntrucknshow.com

AUG 10-12, HARMONY GROVE 41st Annual Brat & Beer Fest www.lodiwisconsin.com/

AUG 10-12, LODI Time Warp Weekend!

Dress for the decades ’50-‘90’s. Snakes Alive! Susie The Duck Day in Lodi, Saturday! Smokey Hollow Campground 608-635-4806 camp@smokeyhollowcampground.com www.smokeyhollowcampground.com

AUG 11, Portage

Kiwanis Bike to Read - Bike Ride Fundraiser

Please join the Portage Kiwanis Club on August 11, 2012 in their Metric Century "Ride to Read" fundraiser pedaling through scenic Amish country with 4 routes available. The proceeds of this fundraiser will be used to purchase books for KIDS. Pre-Registration $20. After Aug. 4, 2012 and the day of the ride $25. Includes refreshment stops in route, detailed route map, complimentary gift and SAG wagon if needed. All proceeds will be used to purchase and distribute children’s books. Routes on low traffic roads through Columbia, Marquette and Green Lake Counties. Four route options of 15, 30, 45

and 62 miles (metric century) travel through scenic and historic Amish countryside. Start location at Beautiful Riverside Park – 300 East Wisconsin St. Portage. www.kiwanisridetoread.com

Aug 11, Portage

Hands-On History Children’s Workshop “They Lived in WHAT?!" Pioneer Housing Workshop. Reservations and participation fee required.Indian Agency House www.agencyhouse.org

AUG 11, LODI

Susie the Duck Day

Rotary Parade – Lodi Library Run/Walk www.lodiwisconsin.com/

AUG 15-19, BEAVER DAM Dodge County Fair

www.dodgecountyfairgrounds.com

AUG 17, PORTAGE Kids Aquathon

Silver Lake Beach Call Myrna 742-4888

AUG 17-19, LODI WATER WARS 3!

Be prepared to get soaked, and face the big water gun! Karaoke and airbrush tattoos !Smokey Hollow Campground 608-6354806 camp@smokeyhollowcampground.com www.smokeyhollowcampground.com

AUG 18, PORTAGE Silver Lake Triathlon

Kid's Aquathon on Friday night Adult Triathlon on Saturday www.silverlaketriathlon.com Silver Lake Beach Call Myrna at 608-742-4888

AUG 18, PORTAGE

Zona Gale Celebrates Friendship Village Self guided tours Contact Jeff Grothman: 608-742-2228 (daytime) 608-7422946(evening)

Aug 24-26, Lodi

Pirate & Princess Weekend!

Build a card board boat & sail across the pond! Hunt for buried treasure, paint a project! Smokey Hollow Campground 608-635-4806 camp@smokeyhollowcampground.com www.smokeyhollowcampground.com

AUG 24-25, PORTAGE Taste of Portage Market Fair

Come enjoy 2 days of family fun at this event, now celebrating 20 years Food Court, Cruise night, car show, art and craft show, fun for the kids, live music www.portagewi.com

Aug 25, Columbus Public Enemies Event

Aug 28, Portage 2012 Speaker Series

Saving the Structures of Our Past: The Importance and Impact of Historic Preservation Installment 3 - Mark Buechel, Wisconsin Historical Society Senior Preservation Architect. Indian Agency House www.agencyhouse.org

Aug 31, Pardeeville

Pardeeville Car & Truck Show Concert

Enjoy the music of Late 4 Dinner on Friday night before the Annual Car and Truck Show starts on Saturday. Sponsored in part by the Columbia County Visitor’s Bureau www.TravelColumbiaCounty.net

Columbia County Wisconsin Visitor's Guide 2012  

Where the Fun Begins in Wisconsin....is right here in south-central WI. From the Wisc Dells, to Lake WI, to the Amish Farms, to historic Col...

Columbia County Wisconsin Visitor's Guide 2012  

Where the Fun Begins in Wisconsin....is right here in south-central WI. From the Wisc Dells, to Lake WI, to the Amish Farms, to historic Col...

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