The 2019-20 Jefferson County Wisconsin Official Guide

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THE OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE COUNTY

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OUR 21ST ANNUAL GUIDE – 2019-20 Cambridge | Fort Atkinson | Jefferson | Johnson Creek | Lake Mills Palmyra | Waterloo | Watertown | Whitewater | & Surrounding Areas

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To see Broadway performances this good, you could fly to New York, or you could just visit The Fireside Dinner Theatre in nearby Fort Atkinson!

Every ticket to The Fireside includes a sumptuous dinner prepared by our world-class chefs and a professional production of a hit Broadway musical or original revue. If that’s not enough, spend time shopping in one of our spectacular gift shops. It all adds up to a one-of-a-kind experience that’s more than you’d ever expect.

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for our 2019 Season including My Fair Lady, Menopause the Musical, The Buddy Holly Story, Annie, and A Christmas Story The Musical! Superb Musicals | Memorable Dining | Spectacular Shops | Fabulous Service

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Newsies performance at The Fireside Dinner Theatre, Fort Atkinson

Annual Cemetery Walk at Rock Lake Cemetery, Lake Mills - October

Elected Board: President ALISA SMITH, Lake Mills Main Street Program Vice Pres. OLIVIA AULT, Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce Secretary KATIE NEWCOMB, Village of Johnson Creek Treasurer JANET M. WERNER, Gemuetlichkeit Days

JEFFERSON COUNTY TOURISM COUNCIL

P.O. Box 243, Jefferson, WI 53549 enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

Cover Photography Sky Diving over Jefferson County photo from Wisconsin Skydiving Center

Fall in Jefferson County photo by John Laatsch

Raft Race on the Rock River photo by Emily Walsh Perkins/Daily Times

Riverfest, Watertown

Layout & Production JENNIFER ERDMAN, jennifererdman.com Ad Sales

JENNIFER ERDMAN SUE HALL KELLY KRAUSE

County Map

Jefferson County Land Information Office

Voting Members: DUSTY ROGERS, Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce CAROL SAPIENZA, Victorian of Cambridge JULIE NORDEEN, The Fireside Dinner Theatre, Fort Atkinson JEN PINNOW, Jefferson Chamber of Commerce CAROL O’NEIL, Council for the Performing Arts MICHELLE MILFORD, Lake Mills Chamber of Commerce HEIDI DUESTER, Palmyra Chamber of Commerce GABE HABERKORN, Waterloo Parks Dept. ROBIN KAUFMANN, Watertown Chamber of Commerce MARIE KOCH, Whitewater Chamber/Tourism Director Ex-Officio AMY LISTLE, Jefferson County Fair Park JOE NEHMER, Jefferson County Parks Dept. MARY NIMM, Jefferson County Parks Dept. DAVID SPIEGELBERG, Wisconsin Department of Tourism

Jefferson County: The Official Guide is published annually by the Jefferson County Tourism Council. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication, prices, dates and facts are subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm dates, times, and other information. The Jefferson County Tourism Council assumes no responsibility for errors, changes or omissions. For corrections or inclusion in the next issue, please email info@enjoyjeffersoncounty.com. Additional copies and bulk quantities of this publication are available for a nominal charge, contact the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce at 920-563-3210. ©2019 Jefferson Area County Tourism Council. All rights reserved. Any reproduction or reprint of this guide, or portion thereof, without written permission is prohibited.

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Fort Atkinson Charity Concert Series at Barrie Park

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The Jefferson County Fair stays bright and busy as Chrystiana Johnson lead her yearling heifer Idolli in the barn. (photo by Emily Walsh Perkins/Daily Times)

OUR COMMUNITIES: Cambridge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6 Fort Atkinson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-13 Jefferson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-17 Johnson Creek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-21 Lake Mills. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-25 Palmyra. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27 Waterloo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27-29 Watertown. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-33 Whitewater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-37 EVENT CALENDAR: Spring. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-39 Summer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-44 Rides & Runs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Fall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46-49 Winter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50-51

GET OUTSIDE!: Parks & Trails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52-57 Area Lakes & Ponds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Public DNR Wildlife Areas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Golf Courses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Agriculture. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 SPECIAL INTERESTS Breweries, Wineries, Distilleries. . . . . . . 66-67 The Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68-69 History & Antiques. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70-73 WHERE TO STAY Hotels, Motels & Cottages. . . . . . . . . . . . 74-76 Bed & Breakfasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Campgrounds & Cabins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78-79 COUNTYWIDE MAP . . . . Inside Back Cover

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Friends ice golfing on Rock Lake for the Knickerbocker Festival, Lake Mills (photo by Emily Walsh Perkins/Daily Times )

Sharing a few laughs at Riverfest, Watertown (photo by Ed Zagorski/Daily Times)

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CAMBRIDGE Nestled among farm fields in beautiful south central Wisconsin lies Cambridge – the lakeside village where the arts thrive. RECREATION The crystal clear, spring-fed waters of Lake Ripley are ideal for swimming, power-boating, paddle-boarding, jet skiing, waterskiing, sailing and fishing. A true sportsman’s paradise, Lake Ripley boasts the Wisconsin state record for large mouth bass. Enjoy a day at the beach at Lake Ripley Park with basketball courts, a playground, tennis courts, and a disc golf-course. Running through downtown is Koshkonong Creek, a favorite for canoeists and kayakers. Outdoor enthusiasts can spend a few hours or an entire day exploring CamRock Park’s 3.5 mile main trail great for hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing, or 10+ miles of single track mountain bike trails ranging from beginner to advanced. Expand your ride at nearby Glacial Drumlin State Bike Trail or along peaceful country roads.

SHOPPING, DINING AND LODGING Cambridge boasts a wide variety of quaint shops and specialty stores. Throughout town, anchored by our historic Main Street, shoppers will find clothing, home accessories, antiques, galleries, jewelry, art and handmade Rowe Pottery made on site. Looking for a great place to dine? Try our coffee houses and full-service restaurants. 4

Visit the Cambridge Winery or take a tour of Dancing Goat Distillery (see pgs 66-67). Enjoy a diverse collection of local pubs and cafes, plus award-winning bed and breakfasts in Cambridge.

THE ARTS AND OUR HISTORY Cambridge is an artisan community with many rural art studios, a thriving arts council and a tradition of hosting fabulous artist tours and events. Enjoy a theatrical performance in the historic gym of the Cambridge School Museum, listed on both the Wisconsin and National Registers of Historic Places. Learn something new at the wine and art nights. Have a picnic in the park at the summer outdoor concerts. Visit art studios and get to know where they get their inspiration at the many events held throughout the year. PHOTOS: (clockwise): Downtown Cambridge (photo by Ben Becker), Midwest Fire Fest (photo by Laurie Struss), Cambridge Public Boat Launch (photo by JulieAnderson Photography), Dip for Dozer (photo by Kimberly Zuelsdorf).

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

CAMBRIDGE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 608-423-3780 • cambridgewi.com

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A specialty store offering eclectic gardening tools, flowering plants, and other fantastically useful goods.

214 W. Main St. Cambridge 608-501-4017

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Gifts from the earth… including crystals, gemstones, unique jewelry, and natural home decor. 214 W. Main St., Cambridge, WI (920) 475-2925 •rubyrosegallery.com

Unique Specialty Shop FOR WOMEN WITH A PASSION FOR FASHION

The Garment Shop has been offering personal service with friendliness and expertise since 1978. Featuring stylish, fashionable and quality clothing for all sizes including missy, petites and plus sizes with a wonderful selection of accessories. Come visit our boutique!

125 W. MAIN ST., CAMBRIDGE • (608) 423-3740 TUESDAY-FRIDAY 10-5 • SATURDAY 10-4

Service that exceeds industry standards, with proven results.

113 W. Main St., Cambridge • 608-423-3707 • jensenbecker.com www.enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

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CAMBRIDGE SMALL, RUSTIC NUDIST CAMPGROUND OUTSIDE OF CAMBRIDGE

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N3080 East Rockdale Rd. Cambridge

Cambridge Family Practice (608) 423-1100 • forthealthcare.com 704 Katie Ct., Cambridge SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER Patio, Loft and Wine Cellar Rentals for your Private Party!

Daily Homemade Soups & Sandwiches Friday Fish Fry 11am-8pm Sun-Thurs 6am-2pm • Fri 6am-8pm • Sat 6am-2pm

159 W MAIN ST • CAMBRIDGE • (608) 423-2350

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W9644 Hwy. 12 • Cambridge • 608-423-4523

Tucked in the vineyards of Cambridge, we remain “True to the Goat” combining the Art and Science of Distillation from past experience with modern technology. We are continuously exploring new methods and techniques of distilling, so you never know what you will discover upon a visit to The Goat.

PREMIUM WINES & DELIGHTFUL FOOD

OPEN THURSDAYS- SUNDAYS

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Enjoy high quality boutique wines in our beautiful Tasting Room & Event Center.

700 Kenseth Way, Cambridge

608.423.2348 • cambridgewinery.com

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4475 Milton Ave. Janesville, WI 53546 (608) 314-8830

340 South Main St. Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 (920) 563-3301

417 East Main St. Watertown, WI 53094 (920) 262-0300

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May 25-26

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FORT RESTORE AND RECREATE Enjoy the Glacial River Bike Trail on this scenic converted rail bed. The downtown portion connects to the city’s riverwalk with access to quaint shops and restaurants. Cycle over to 2 Rivers Bicycle and Outdoor where you can rent canoes and kayaks and navigate the Bark and Rock Rivers; both of which lead to Lake Koshkonong, where fishing and boating opportunities abound. Whether your passion is fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, or just appreciating nature, visit TPF Outdoors for your outdoor needs. Stop by the historic Koshkonong Mounds Country Club (see pg 61), where golfers can enjoy lake views and a challenging 18-hole course situated near native effigy mounds. Skydiving, miniature golf, bowling, fat bike riding, snowmobiling, skiing and skating are available to adventurers and explorers of all levels.

Carpe, Mr. Brew’s Taphouse (see pg 12), The Rustic Smokehouse, Island Bar and Grill, Sunset Bar and Grill, Brock’s River Walk Tavern and Grill or Riverstone Premier Event Center which all feature regional and national talent.

FEASTS AND FINDS Discover distinctive shops and restaurants, score a bargain at the Nasco Retail Store and stock up on locally-made meat products and fresh brats at Jones Market (see pg 12). Visit the Farmer’s Market for home grown produce, baked goods and handmade crafts every Saturday, May through October (see pg 63). Then venture on to our “feasting” establishments. Whether you’re looking for an authentic Italian restaurant, a unique smokehouse, a traditional supper club, or a hometown ice cream shop, Fort Atkinson provides many delectable options.

TALENT AND TUNES Experience a top Wisconsin attraction and a taste of Broadway at The Fireside Dinner Theatre (see pg 1), where you’ll also get a mouth-watering meal and the opportunity to shop one-of-a-kind gift shops. If live music is your forte, plan to attend our summer concerts in the park, Rhythm on the River music festival August 24th, or dine at Cafe 8

PRESERVATION AND PROGRESS Fort Atkinson showcases a rich heritage through carefully-preserved landmarks and traditions. A must-see is the Hoard Historical Museum and National Dairy Shrine Museum (see pg 72), where visitors can meet a young soldier named Abraham Lincoln and learn about his role in the 1832 Black

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From Broadway entertainment and historic lures to scenic recreation and inviting shops, Fort Atkinson offers the perfect mix of big city amenities and small-town charm.

Hawk War, or discover who was responsible for making Wisconsin known as “The Dairy State.” On Memorial Day weekend, experience what life was like in the 1800’s at the annual Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous, May 25-26, at Rock River Park. This fur trading re-enactment is complete with authentic costumes, tools, food and games. Go even further back in time with a walk through Indian Mounds Park, or get a bird’s-eye view of the city from the top of the historic water tower.

FAMILY FRIENDLY As a big little city, Fort Atkinson caters to families in every stage. The great outdoors beckon on lakes, rivers, trails and parks. Music, entertainment and shopping are convenient and affordable. Bring your family and explore. Bond with your kids over campfires and sing-alongs at Jellystone Park (see Inside Back Cover), recall the simple pleasure of a hot dog and ice cold soda at a Generals baseball game, take the slippery slide at the Family Aquatic Center, Pick your perfect pumpkin at Busy Barns Adventure Farm (see pg 64) cycle the Glacial River Bike Trail in autumn, and snow shoe, ice skate or cross-country ski at Haumerson’s Pond in winter. Visit our website for detailed information on things to do and places

to see, or feel free to give us a call and we’ll help arrange a fun-filled itinerary.

AN INVITATION Small towns aren’t always small places. A full calendar of events, diverse lodging options, clean and safe parks, and close collaboration between business, health care, education and city services have resulted in a modern day Mayberry for those of us who love where we live. Fort Atkinson is small-town living at its best, but don’t take our word for it. See for yourself. Whether you’re planning a weekend visit or considering relocation, we invite you to experience some of what makes Fort Atkinson such a treasure. Welcome. We hope you’ll stay for a while, or maybe longer. PHOTOS: LEFT PAGE: The Fireside Dinner Theatre, Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous, Winter Fun, Generals Baseball Game, Kayaking on the Rock River. RIGHT PAGE: Downtown Riverwalk, Music at Barrie Park Band shell.

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FORT ATKINSON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE tourism@fortchamber.com 920-563-3210 • fortchamber.com www.enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

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Our elegant and historic building is available for weddings, parties & meetings year-round. Rooms overlook the river with fireplace, patio, theatre, bridal suite and kitchens. Reserve soon.

AN ITALIAN BISTRO IN A COZY URBAN SETTING SERVING CUISINE FROM ALL THE REGIONS OF ITALY. HOURS: TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY 5-9

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Sun, Mon, Wed, Thur: 4pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 4pm-11pm 920-563-9217 (Closed Tuesdays) salamonespizza.com Jefferson, Rock & Walworth Counties

70 N. Main St. Fort Atkinson 920-563-6616 100 E. Sherman Ave. Fort Atkinson 920-568-4068 A Atkinson VISIT TO REMEMBER 910 S. Main St. Fort 920-5684071 1505 Madison Ave. Fort Atkinson 920-568-8646 1400 Black Bridge Rd. Janesville 608-756-1111 Tues – Sat 8:00am – 6:00pm 320 S. Center Ave. Jefferson 920-674-4500 1491 S. Hwy 26 Sundays Jefferson 920-674-3010 Closed & Mondays 100 Grell Lane Johnson Creek 920-699-6900 154 Main St. Sullivan 262-593-2227 601 Jones Avenue 200 S. Fremont St. Whitewater 262-473-1111

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Jones Market/Mr Brews BURGER OF THE MONTH Includes Fresh Cut Fries or Chips

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Located at the convergence of the Rock and Crawfish Rivers. Join us for year round outdoor activities. EVENTS

The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce sponsors several events throughout the year including the Jefferson County Home Expo at The Jefferson County Fair Park (March 23-24) and the 23rd Annual Parade of Lights (Dec. 7) when Santa arrives at his house for the Christmas season. Gemuetlichkeit Days (see pg. 16) will be held September 13-15. Throughout the weekend, community members will don their dirndls and lederhosen to celebrate their heritage with German food, contests and a huge parade on Sunday at noon. The celebration kicks off at the May Ball (May 11th) when the 2019 Gemeutlichkeit King and Queen will be crowned. Watch artists as they capture the beauty and character of the Jefferson Area on canvas at Plein Air on June 26-28. Artists will be in a variety of locations. We will post some of these locations on the Arts Alliance of Greater Jefferson facebook page throughout the event. Concerts in the Park are held every Thursday evening (June-August) in the Rotary Park pavilion. The Farmers Market is held on Thursdays (JuneOctober) in the parking lot of Piggly Wiggly. The Jefferson County Fair (see pg. 80) will be held July 10-14 and the Madison Classics 14

Car Show & Swap Meet (Spring April 26-28) and (Fall September 27-29) (see pg. 15) both at the Jefferson County Fair Park. The Council for the Performing Arts (see pg. 68) presents national and local talent throughout the year. The year ends with the Winter Nights, River Lights holiday light display the month of December at Rotary Park.

SHOPPING/DINING Visit our antique and retail shops, restaurants and pubs (see pgs. 15-17).

RECREATION The Rock and Crawfish Rivers provide ideal canoeing and kayaking opportunities and fishing year round. Biking enthusiasts can hop on the Glacial Drumlin Trail and enjoy miles of paved paths and beautiful scenery. PHOTOS: (clockwise): Concerts in the Park, Car Show, Plein Air (photo by Ellen Waldmer), Canoeing.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

JEFFERSON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 920-674-4511 jeffersonchamberwi.com

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SEPTEMBER 6-8, 2019

Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com

42nd Annual Spring JEFFERSON SWAP MEET April 26-28, 2019 Jefferson Cty Fairgrounds 503 N. Jackson Ave Jefferson, WI 34th Annual

SUMMER ELKHORN August 3-4, 2019

Walworth Cty Fairgrounds 411 E. Court St. Elkhorn, WI 42nd Annual Fall JEFFERSON SWAP MEET September 27-29, 2019 Jefferson Cty Fairgrounds 503 N. Jackson Ave Jefferson, WI

INFO: Call (608) 244-8416 or visit www.madisonclassics.com www.enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

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We provide confidential services, advocacy, safety planning, and support to victims of domestic and sexual abuse. 24-HOUR CRISIS LINE CALL/TEXT

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Ron’s Market

132 S. Main St., Jefferson

Fuel & Convenience Store COLDEST SODA & BEER • LIQUOR LOTTERY • DAIRY • GROCERIES DELICIOUS HOT FOOD DAILY

Convenient rear entrance parking lot MED PACKAGING & DELIVERY SHINGLES VACCINE ON-HAND

Corner of Hwy 18 and County Trunk D Helenville, WI 53137

(262) 593-5830

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm - Sat 8:30am-12noon

Mon-Sat: 5am-10pm Sun: 6am-9pm

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Jefferson Café & Pizza Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Jefferson Clinic (920) 674-6000 • forthealthcare.com 840 W. Racine St., Jefferson SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER

Daily Specials New-York Style Pizza – Calzones Friday Night Fish Fry – Saturday Night Ribs Full Breakfast Menu Fresh Soup & Salad Specials Full Senior and Children Discount Menu Serving Jefferson Area Since 2010 Open 6am Daily 339 E. Racine St, Jefferson • 920-541-3377

Quality meats, cheese, processing, and catering services to the surrounding Jefferson County area for over 25 years. Locally owned by Scott & Linda Fischer.

Join us for Gemuetlichkeit Days! A German-Heritage Festival

September 13-15, 2019 J E F F E R S O N FA I R PA R K , W I

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521 S. Main St., Hwy 26, Jefferson 920-674-6466 www.riversedgemarket.com

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Woolen Mills Downtown Jefferson

Hope Fest 2019 Human Foosball • The Walk • Craft & Vendor Fair Ride With a Buddy • Night Light Bicycle Ride • Kid’s Fit

Located on the West Bank of the Rock River, a 19th century woolen mill has been transformed into an exquisite site to entertain guests and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Helping those who have been touched by Alzheimer’s, cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other life-limiting illnesses.

We can’t wait to see you there! SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2019

Rotary Park, 301 S. Gardner Ave., Jefferson

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Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport N3465 County Road K, Jefferson, 920-563-8940 Gutzmer Twin Oaks Airport 755 N. Tratt Street, Whitewater, 262-473-4285 McDermott Airpark/Ideal Helicopter Service 200 Main Street, Sullivan, 262-593-2973 mcdermottairparks.com

Our remodeled building is perfect for every occasion! • Family gatherings, formal wedding receptions and more. • Businesses can hold training classes and seminars. • Non-profit Fundraisers • Bring Your Favorite Caterer • Hardwood Floors (perfect for dancing!) Woolen Mills Events amanda.winterwoods@hotmail.com

920-674-9000 woolenmillsevents.com

Palmyra Municipal Airport Hwy 106, Palmyra, 262-495-2837 Watertown Municipal Airport/ Wisconsin Aviation 1741 River Drive, Watertown, 920-261-4567 wisconsinaviation.com

Jefferson Area Business Center

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JOHNSON At the center of Jefferson County, Johnson Creek welcomes you year-round with warm smiles, historic trails and waterways, ultimate shopping options, and tasty dining offerings.

Be unique in Johnson Creek as you discover rich natural attractions, fantastic shopping experiences, one-of-a-kind restaurants, and comfortably dream of your next adventure. Known as the “Crossroads With A Future,” Johnson Creek is Jefferson County’s fastest-growing community where small-town charm meets big ideas. Located midway between Milwaukee and Madison (east/west) and Oshkosh and Rockford (north/south) it is the perfect location for travelers to escape the big city. Visit visitjohnsoncreek.org for updated event listings.

Doo, Ski-Doo, and KTM), John Hartwig Motor Sports (Polaris), or Rock River Power Sports (Yamaha) to fine tune or add to your motorsports equipment. Bring your four-legged friend along and stretch your legs (and paws) at the 109-acre Jefferson County Dog Park (see pg 64). For an energetic twist at your next reunion, group outing, or company event, visit Johnson Creek Community Center at Firemans Park and take advantage of onsite baseball fields, tennis courts, ponds, and green space with picnic areas.

SHOPPING AND LODGING ACTIVELY EXPLORE Rich in history and natural wonders, reconnect with Mother Nature’s beauty as you bike along the Glacial River Trail, then hike your way to Aztalan State Park (see pg 73) to uncover ancient pyramid mounds. Bring your canoe or kayak and spend the day exploring beautiful Rock River. Milford Hills Hunt Club is one of the Midwest’s premier hunt clubs, plus there are several public hunting grounds within minutes of Johnson Creek. Come wintertime, Jefferson County has over 472 miles of well-marked trails for you to journey by ski, snowshoe, or snowmobile. Be sure to stop by Rob’s Performance Motorsports (Can-AM, Honda, Sea18

Johnson Creek Premium Outlets, A Simon Center, happily invites budget-savvy style seekers to peruse over 60 outlet stores and take advantage of up to 65% off well-known and sought-after brands. Just south of I-94, you’ll also find great brands and deals for you and your home at Wisconsinbased Kohl’s. Next door is Menards to help revamp your home, lawn, or décor with large selections of hardware and building materials. The perfect place to unwind after a full day of exploring, shopping, or business dealing is Comfort Suites Johnson Creek. They pamper guests with 100 lovely suites and offer family and business traveler amenities such as: complimentary full-

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With restaurants to cover any craving, Johnson Creek offers both fine and casual dining options. Visit Hi-Way Harry’s (see Inside Front Cover) for brunch, lunch, or dinner and appreciate the atmosphere designed by James Dresser, a Frank Lloyd Wright protégé. Have an appetite for authentic Mexican cuisine? Try Fiesta Garibaldi for lunch or dinner inside or out on their patio (weather permitting). Conveniently open 24/7, the Pine Cone Restaurant (see Inside Front Cover) features familystyle dining and their world-famous, made-fromscratch bakery items. When pressed for time, there are also many fast-food options to choose from.

Being at the crossroads of major transportation connections, Johnson Creek provides fast and easy options for getting back on the road. Mobil, Kwik Trip, Linmar BP, and Pine Cone Travel Plaza can serve your gas and driving needs. If your vehicle needs a tune up or major repair, the friendly experts at J&L Tire & Service Center can be of service. If you’re more the do-it-yourselfer type, AutoZone has the parts you need. PHOTOS: LEFT PAGE: Biking in Johnson Creek; The Gobbler Theater; Snowmobiling. RIGHT PAGE: (top) Comfort Suites, Johnson Creek Premium Outlets. (bottom) Founder’s Float along the Rock River, Johnson Creek Historical Society, Milford Hills Hunt Club.

BE ENTERTAINED AND PAMPERED Make a night of it as you sing and laugh with national musical and comedy touring acts in the historic and renovated Gobbler Theater. Or if you want to watch the latest movie with popcorn and a snack, AMC Entertainment Movie Theater has you covered. Need a break from exploring and shopping? Visit Breathe Salt and Sauna (see pg

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LAKE DISCOVER LAKE MILLS Lake Mills is blessed with an abundance of rich history, natural beauty and small-town charm. Enjoy a day on the lake or a scenic bike ride. Go birding or delve into history. Find your next antique treasure or a sip locally brewed beer. No matter your choice, there’s something for everyone! Located right off 1-94 at exit 259, visiting is incredibly convenient. Lake Mills is ideally situated between Madison and Milwaukee, just 25 miles east and 55 miles west respectfully. In fact, Highway 89 is our Main Street!

Just east of Lake Mills lies one of Wisconsin’s most important archaeological sites. Aztalan State Park showcases an ancient MiddleMississippian village that thrived between 1000 and 1300 A.D. The people who settled Aztalan built large, flat-topped pyramidal mounds and a stockage around their village. Just north of the State Park is the Aztalan Museum, operated by the Lake Mills-Aztalan Historical Society. The site features two pioneer churches, 19th century structures and displays containing historic items dating back to 1000 A.D.

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Lake Mills’ legendary status is rooted in ancient civilization lore, specifically mysterious Rock Lake. Numerous tales have been told of the stone structures reportedly found on the bottom of the lake. One claims that after suffering a dreadful drought, natives sought to appease the gods by building sacrificial pyramids. Answering their prayers, the gods covered the pyramids with water creating the beautiful lake the natives called Tyranena, meaning ‘Sparkling Waters.’ Hence, why the name Tyranena crops up all throughout Lake Mills. A large part of the legends come from Lake Mills proximity to Aztalan State Park (see pg 73).

Legends and lore aside, Rock Lake is a crystal clear, 1,371-acre recreational oasis beckoning outdoor enthusiasts to its cool waters and treelined shores. The lake is surrounded by parks, beaches and boat launches providing easy lake access and opportunities for fishing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, waterskiing and boating. Lake Mills also has easy access to the 47-mile Glacial Drumlin Trail praised by hikers and bicyclists alike. The trail follows the old Chicago and Northwest railway. A portion of the trail passes through one of Lake Mills’ ecological treasures and birding hot spot—the Zeloski Marsh

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Discover what the ancients knew—Lake Mills is a special place. Leave your everyday cares behind and enjoy the natural beauty, friendly people, fabulous food and unique shops. unit within the Lake Mills Wildlife Area. Another wonderful birding spot is Madison Audubon’s Faville Grove Sanctuary.

SHOPPING AND DINING Lake Mills is a designated Main Street Program Community which has guided the renaissance of downtown Lake Mills since 2006. The heart of downtown is Commons Park which is surrounded by charming 19th century buildings that house exceptional shops and restaurants. Dining in Lake Mills offers a number of culinary experiences, from all-American eats like sliders and hot dogs to traditional Wisconsin fish fries. For those who crave ethnic fare, we have Creole, Italian, Chinese, and Mexican. You’ll find places to curb your sweet tooth too—custard, chocolate and more. To quench your thirst, Lake Mills has two breweries and a winery! Lake Mills is filled with unique shopping opportunities. Here you can find the perfect trinket gift, a vintage gem or your new favorite piece of jewelry. Additionally, we are proud to have several nationally recognized businesses headquarter in Lake Mills—Ephraim Faience Pottery, Tyranena Brewing Co., James J. Chocolate and Lewis Station Winery. (see pgs 66-67)

EVENTS Many wonderful events are held in Lake Mills throughout the year. Our Farmers Market runs every Wednesday from May-October. Vintage Markets pop up at varying times throughout the year. Church Street fills with Cars & Coffee the first Sunday of the month May-October. Summer also brings Town and Country Days in June and Lake Mills Art Festival in July. As the leaves change, we host Fall Festival of Color in October. The fun continues through the winter as we celebrate the holidays with Classic Christmas and embrace the cold with the Knickerbocker Ice Festival the first weekend in February. PHOTOS: LEFT PAGE: Brew with a View (photo by Michelle Milford); Lake Mills Bandstand (photo by Eli Wedel Photo & Design), Boy Scouts. RIGHT PAGE: 1935 Ford Cabriolet at Cars and Coffee (photo by Jed Hahn), Lake Mills Winter Market, Ice Carving at the Knickerbocker Ice Festival.

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PALMYRA Palmyra appeals to the senses; a place to hike, bike, browse, shop, eat, boat, ski, fish and MORE. Every season has its charm; whether you’re an outdoor or indoor enthusiast, We have something for everyone. The first settlers arrived in the Scuppernong Valley in 1839. Palmyra is a quaint community; with a population of approximately 2,900. Situated at the upper end of the scuppernong river in the heart of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. The park consists of more than 20,000 acres of hills, ravines, lakes, rivers, prairies, trails and forests. Enjoy the many skiing, biking, hiking and horse trails throughout the forest, as well as camping, fishing and boating. Take a drive and come visit our beautiful community! Rich in heritage and history the community was once known for its healing springs. With 6 mineral springs known for their therapeutic properties, Palmyra was a destination in its early years; people came from ALL across the country to enjoy the healing waters. Palmyra is the home of Ellen Tronnier of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, in which A League of Their Own was based. Another famous resident Susan Hawk lived on Lower Spring Lake before she found fame as a reality TV personality. She got her start on Survivor and went on to appear in 11 other well-known TV shows. If you’re looking for something fun to do, our annual Ice Fisheree is sure to please with RECORD fish. We celebrate Father’s Day with a fly-in at our 26

airport. Our annual Classic Car and Truck Show is held on the 3rd Saturday in August, well worth the trip! Swap meet, vendor market, raffles, pancake breakfast, music, food and FUN! Lower Spring Lake has GREAT fishing, kayaking, a public beach, and a free DNR boat launch. Blue Spring Lake also has wonderful boating as well as a launch. Palmyra has something for everyone so come visit. After your excursion, grab a meal, an ice cream, a beer or a specialty coffee and learn a bit more about why we LOVE it here. Visit us at PalmyraWI.org for more information on FUN things to do, as well as more information on our community, our businesses, and organizations. Palmyra the “Heartbeat of the Kettle Moraine”. Come for the day, a week or the rest of your life. PHOTOS: (clockwise) Car Show; Pie Sale at the Park, Lions Club Chicken BBQ, Main Street shopping and good eats!

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WATERLOO Find Your Path Here. Small town charm just a short drive from Madison and Milwaukee.

Visit Waterloo, population 3,334. Our little hamlet offers easy access to bike trails and the great outdoors –explore the Waterloo Wildlife Area; enjoy the historic 60-acre Firemen’s Park overlooking the Maunesha River and experience our 40-acre nature preserve. Whether it is a kayak adventure on the Maunesha River; a wedding reception or softball tournament at Firemen’s Park; relaxing at a live outdoor concert, or the Holiday Parade – Waterloo wraps it all in an easy-going, small town atmosphere. The home of Trek Bicycle, McKay Nursery, Sussek Machine, Sheehy Mail Contractors, Van Holten Pickles, Jim’s Cheese, Ascend, Crave Brothers Farmstead, Ab E Manufacturing, BEEFnBEAKS Farms and many others, Waterloo is building business success stories each day.

PARKS AND RECREATION The historic Fireman’s Park, est. 1905 features a variety of indoor and outdoor venues. It has a 500 seat Pavilion constructed in 1909. Throughout its history, the Pavilion has hosted events ranging from weddings to corporate events. Firemen’s Park is also home to a 108-year-old C.W. Parker Carousel. This city treasure, listed 28

on the State and National Registers of Historic Places, has been restored to its original beauty. This marvel brings a smile to the faces of all who ride, whatever the age. The Waterloo Regional Trailhead, is your starting point to the pristine 40-acre Dr. J.S. Garman Nature Preserve. The Trailhead features a conference room, an open air canopy, and restrooms. Hold your wedding or party at the Trailhead and have summer blossoms or fall forest colors for your background.

EVENTS The Cinco De Mayo Celebration is May 5th with day of live music, mouth-watering food and fun for all ages. Join us for the July 4th Independence Day Celebration. You will experience the best fireworks in the area. Catch a baseball game. Dance to live music. Food, fun, games and prizes too! Don’t miss the 2019 Firemen’s Parks Summer Concert Series. Relax and enjoy great tunes, food and friends. Check event listings in this publication. Since 1959, the Waterloo Chamber of Commerce has hosted Wiener and Kraut Day on the second weekend in September. A one day

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event featuring the heritage of Waterloo with delicious Wieners with or without Kraut and Music Festival. Along with a wonderful vendor market and activities for all ages. Take it all in on September 14th at Firemen’s Park and throughout Waterloo.

HISTORIC AND CONTEMPORARY SAMPLINGS You can experience Waterloo’s past and present indoors too. The Waterloo Antiques Mall, a renovated red brick warehouse, showcases an ever changing selection of antiques. Come take in a baseball game at Skalitzky Field in Firemen’s Park, the oldest active baseball field in Wisconsin first played on July 4th, 1905. Take the Trek Bicycle Tour at its world headquarters. Get an inside look at this global company that started in a Waterloo barn in 1976. Tours are available at 10am on Wednesdays, are wheelchair accessible, last approximately one hour and are open to anyone 4 years of age or over. Call ahead to confirm your tour. 920-478-2191 x 12049 Step into the Waterloo Historical Museum and relive Waterloo’s history. The museum collection is located in the former St. Joseph’s Church erected

in 1869. Open from Memorial Day through midSeptember, Sundays 1-4pm. Call 920-478-8015 for more information.

GET A BITE TO EAT Finding a friendly, casual bite to eat at a homegrown Waterloo restaurant is easy. The Eastside Diner and MT Bar offer daily specials. Scott Hartwig is behind the grill at Hartwig’s Diner making it fast, fresh and delicious. Come and enjoy one of the “famous” Crave Brother Soups! Whether you live, work, are a returning friend or a first time visitor, Waterloo welcomes you to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime. Find your path here. Photos: LEFT PAGE: A wedding party at the C.W. Parker Carousel, Farm to Table dinner at BEEFnBEAKS farm. RIGHT PAGE: (top row) Enjoying Summer Concerts in the Park, Downtown Waterloo (photo by Kris Paape). (bottom row) Waterloo Roundhouse and Bandstand during Summer Concerts in the Park, Jim’s Cheese Pantry, Trek Headquarters.

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WATERLOO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 920-478-3025 • waterloowi.us www.enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

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Watertown is home to five National Register historic districts, both residential and commercial, that showcase the city’s rich heritage and unique architecture. OUR RICH HERITAGE History enthusiasts will delight in Watertown’s rich heritage and historical sites, including the Octagon House Museum and America’s First Kindergarten which are open to visitors from MayOctober with guided tours. Don’t miss the Octagon House Ice Cream Social with 1st Brigade Band Concert held every August, and the Antique and Art Show held in September. Nine walking/driving tours guide you through historic neighborhoods and commercial districts while highlighting historical architecture, ghost signs and murals, and local haunting legends. Brochures are available through the Chamber. The Dodge-Jefferson Counties Genealogical Society offers assistance for beginners and experienced family history researchers.

A CITY FOR ALL SEASONS Kayakers will enjoy paddling the Rock River Trail. Watertown’s ample park system is sure to impress visitors with 27 parks covering over 263 acres. Wooded walking trails, a 21-hole frisbee golf course, skate park, fishing areas, lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, ice skating, cross country skiing, and playgrounds are among the many amenities offered. Don’t miss the 30

Watertown Aquatic Center, featuring water slides and other wet and wild activities for all ages. For indoor activities - bowl a few frames at Watertown Bowl, catch a movie at Towne Cinema, get creative at Set-Apart-Art, or have some fun at Skate Express Family Roller Rink. Visitors may also take a class at Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters (see inside back cover), where you’ll learn to roast, grind, and brew the perfect cup of coffee.

DINING Try one of the “Best 101 Burgers in America” at Zweig’s Grill or favor a true Wisconsin dining experience at Elias Inn or Donny’s Girl, both excellent supper club choices! Other choices for dining in Watertown include: Sprecher’s Restaurant & Pub (see pg 37), Amados, El Mariachi, Two Sisters Café, Sake House Japanese Restaurant, and more. Many offer excellent facilities for groups and parties. Specialty coffee shops are always a favorite and offer more than just coffee, including jewelry, books, coffee accessories, and fresh ingredient menu items. Get your first cup at Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters, Tribeca Gallery Café and Books, or Latte Donatte. To complete your dining experience, a stop at Watertown’s iconic Mullen’s Dairy Bar is a must!

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ART, ANTIQUES & SHOPPING GALORE! Our 9-block historic downtown makes for a memorable shopping experience whether you fancy boutiques, antiques, art, jewelry (fine or artisan), music, or anything in between! The Watertown Farmers Market is held at Riverside Park every Tuesday (May-mid-Nov) 7am12pm, with a 2nd weekly Farmer’s Market held each Thursday (Aug-Oct), in the parking lot of the Watertown Public Library on Water St. from 3-6pm.

SPECIAL OCCASIONS Celebrate your wedding, anniversary, corporate event, or other special occasion at one of our three rustic barns, a country club, the grounds of a historic museum, picturesque city parks, and several banquet halls.

MAJOR EVENTS AND FESTIVALS Each year, Watertown is host to over 50 public events and festivals. Riverfest (see pg 32), a FREE 4-day music festival in August, features nationally known entertainers, a carnival, classic car show, craft show, fireworks, and over a dozen local restaurants on site. The town’s beauty lends a great backdrop for the many races the city hosts. Participate in a 5k, 10k, half marathon, or bike ride through the countryside in Tour Da Goose, or run/bike/run in Emery’s Countryside Duathlon. The views won’t disappoint. Watertown has many fall and winter events including Pumpkin Palooza, Women’s Only Weekend, the Holiday Parade of Homes, Christmas Parade of Lights, visits with Santa and so much more! PHOTOS: LEFT PAGE: Watertown Riverfest, Octagon House. RIGHT PAGE: Watertown Airport, Pumpkin Palooza, Waterslide (photo by Watertown Park & Rec), Riverfest Half Marathon, 1st Brigade Band.

MUSIC AND THEATER The talented Watertown Players provide the city with theatrical productions. There is always music in the air, with the Watertown Municipal Band playing seasonally. Watertown enjoys the privilege of being home base for the 1st Brigade Band, a nationally known Civil War era band which plays 19th century music on period instruments.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

WATERTOWN TOURISM COUNCIL 920-261-6320 visitwatertownwi.com facebook.com/watertowntourism www.enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

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WHITEWATER

A perfect blend of past, present and future. Historic landmarks, proudly preserved, stand firmly beside state-of-the-art facilities for businesses, education and entertainment. There are few places as dynamic, yet as quaint and picturesque as Whitewater, Wisconsin. Situated on Cravath and Trippe Lakes, nestled within the Kettle Moraine State Forest’s glacially carved landscape, Whitewater offers endless vacation and cultural opportunities. Whitewater is also home to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a premier, comprehensive university that takes pride in its regional leadership, national presence and global vision.

RICH IN HISTORY Whitewater is now an Ice Age Trail Community. We will be sponsoring at least two large events each year along with weekly hikes. The two events will take place on June 1st for National Trails Day and September 21st on National Lands Day. This venture works well with Whitewater’s Bird Watching Community. Many birds can be spotted along the hike. The hikes will also promote exercise and better health. The Whitewater Historical Society Museum is located in the Historic Train Depot. Calvary Cemetery, associated with St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, is where some of the city’s most notable historic figures are buried. Touring Historical 34

Whitewater guides are available free of charge at the Whitewater Tourism Council office located at 150 W. Main Street (the corner of First and Main).

BEAUTY As the gateway to the Kettle Moraine State Forest, Whitewater provides opportunities to experience the peacefulness of rolling hills and beautifully clear lakes during the day then dine in a fine restaurant and enjoy a world-class performance at night. You are a short walk from our unique hometown stores where everyone is treated like family and a short drive away from the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago.

ENTERTAINMENT The arts are alive and well in Whitewater. Enjoy world-class shows and productions by visiting Young Auditorium or take a stroll through the various art galleries, such as Crossman Gallery. Visitors can also take some time to experience the community art projects along historic Main Street. Many free entertainment opportunities exist throughout the year from a Saturday evening on

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Whitewater Lake watching the Southern Wake United Water Ski Show to a Thursday evening listening to musicians at Concerts in the Park. Whitewater has a variety of events that are worth the visit such as the annual Freeze Fest Polar Plunge, the Discover Whitewater Marathon Series, Maxwell Street Days. The annual Spirit Tour, October 11-12, explores the rich history of Whitewater, also known as “Second Salem”. Whitewater is also home to one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in Southern Wisconsin. Our multi-day event is not to be missed and features live music, food, a carnival and two spectacular firework shows. Find out more at ww4th.com

HIGHER EDUCATION Excellence in education has always been a focus in Whitewater as the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater joins with our outstanding school district, the business community, and city to offer continuing education for all ages. Students and community members also keep a creative spirit alive by hosting exhibits, contests, events and cultural events throughout the year. The University just celebrated its 150th anniversary of higher education.

ADVENTURE Challenge yourself at Spring Creek (see pg 61), one of the nation’s top twelve par three golf courses; a round of disc golf; an hour or two of biking; a day of hang gliding (see pg 36) or perhaps a family afternoon at Whitewater’s very own indoor Aquatic Center, featuring a 20 foot tall slide, lazy river and interactive play structure. However you choose to spend your time in Whitewater, you are sure to like what you find! Whether you are just visiting or plan to make Whitewater your home, we invite you to look around and Discover Whitewater. PHOTOS: LEFT PAGE: UW-W Whitewater Football Team, Ice Age Trail (IAT) RIGHT PAGE: (top) City Market, Maxwell Street Days, Southern Wake United Water Ski Show, Holiday Parade. (bottom) Ice Age Trail Ribbon Cutting, Nature on (IAT), Spirit Tour.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Request your free Whitewater travel guide. 1-866-4WW-TOUR (499-8687) DiscoverWhitewater.org WhitewaterChamber.com www.enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

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SPRING EVENTS Madison Classics Spring and Fall Car Shows, Jefferson County Fair Park (photo by Emily Walsh Perkins/Daily Times)

ALL SPRING AND YEAR ROUND EVENTS

FARMERS MARKETS: There are farmers markets and

farm stores throughout the county visit our website for more information or go to page 62-65 for a list.

JAN 12 - APR 27: Whitewater Indoor City Market.

An indoor market in which crafters, farmers, and musicians can come together to showcase and sell their work. Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, 431 W Center St, Saturdays 9amnoon, 262-473-2200, downtownwhitewater.com

MID MAY - MID OCT: Cambridge Historic School Museum Tour. Built in 1906 & listed on the WI Register of

Historic Places - a beautifully maintained historic building filled with interesting, educational, and nostalgic displays detailing the local history of Cambridge. Wed & Sat (Except Holidays), 12:30-3pm. 211 South St., Cambridge.

EVERY WEDNESDAY: Ice Age Trail Weekly Walk. Guided weekly hike along the Ice Age Trail. Hwy 12 and Sherwood Forest Rd. DNR parking lot, 10:30am-1pm 262-949-0286

THROUGH MARCH

FEB 21-APR 7: Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady.

The enchanting Cinderella story about Eliza Doolittle and the irascible Professor Higgins - gorgeous costumes, memorable songs, breath-taking dancing, and rib-tickling comedy. The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com MAR 2: Fort Atkinson Winter Market. 9am-12pm. Fort Atkinson Club, Downtown Fort Atkinson. MAR 9: Casino Night. An evening of merriment and gaming! Test your skill and luck at Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, Three Card Poker, Craps and Roulette. Enjoy hors d’oeurves and desserts throughout the evening with a cash bar. Lake Mills City Hall, 200 Water Street, 6:30-10:30pm, lakemills.org

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MAR 9: Comedy Night in the Park. Waterloo

Parks is partnering with Hubbleton Brewery for it’s 1st Annual Comedy Night in the Park. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, 6-11pm, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us MAR 19-20: Karen Peck and New River. A Dove Award Winning group with over 18 number one hits - Southern Gospel, country, and progressive musical sounds. The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com MAR 23-24: Jefferson County Home Expo. See what’s new for building, remodeling, decorating and landscaping your home. Jefferson County Fair Park, Sat 9am-5pm and Sun 10am-3pm. jeffersonchamberwi.com, 920-674-4511

APRIL

APR 2: Mary Hoard Art Show Opening Reception: Part 1. Art on display from Fort Atkinson School District students and home school students, from kindergarten to 8th grade. Art show runs through April 13th. Hoard Historical Museum, Fort Atkinson, 6:30-8pm, hoardmuseum.org APR 6: Fort Atkinson Winter Market. 9am-12pm. Fort Atkinson Club, Downtown Fort Atkinson. APR 11-13: Spring Play. Maranatha Baptist University presents its annual spring play. 745 W Main St., Watertown, 7pm, mbu.edu

APR 11 - MAY 26: Menopause The Musical.

Hilarious musical parody set to classics from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s. Audiences have been loving it for over 16 years! The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com APR 12: Girls Night Out. An entertaining evening of gifts, in-store specials, a wine walk, tasty treats, and fantastic prizes – all centered around Cambridge’s beautiful historic Main Street. CambridgeWI.com

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APR 20: Easter Egg Hunt. Palmyra Park, hosted by Palmyra Lions

APR 13: Breakfast with the Bunny & Community Egg Hunt. Join the Johnson Creek Area Lions Club for Breakfast with the Bunny at the Johnson Creek High School Cafetorium. Then join local Cub Scout Troop Pack 98 for a hosted egg hunt. Breakfast is $5 early registration, $6 at the door. Egg hunt is free. Johnson Creek High School Cafetorium, 455 Aztalan St., 9-11am.

APR 20: 3rd Annual Waterloo Parks Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny. Waterloo Firemen’s

Park, 500 Park Avenue, 10am, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us APR 20: Easter Egg Hunt. Annual community egg hunt. Commons Park, Lake Mills, 10am lakemillsoptimists.com

APR 20: 12th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets. Bring a

basket for a free traditional egg hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets by the Nike Clearance Store. Kids 10 and under. 2pm. premiumoutlets.com/outlet/johnson-creek

APR 26-28: Madison Classics Car Show & Swap Meet. Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson. madisonclassics.com

APR 26-27: Johnson Creek Rummage-O-Rama.

The Village of Johnson Creek is again hosting its annual, Village-wide rummage sale. A map featuring all participating sale sites will be available on the Village website just prior. 8am-4pm, johnsoncreek-wi.us

APR 27: 4th Annual Firemen’s Park Clean-up.

Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, 8am-1pm, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us

APR 28: Mary Hoard Art Show Opening Reception: Part 2. Art on display from Fort Atkinson School District students, home school students and adults. Art show runs through May 11th. Hoard Historical Museum, Fort Atkinson, 1-4pm, hoardmuseum.org

MAY

MAY-OCT: Goat Island. Check out the resident goats on the Rock River island below the dam, Jefferson.

MAY 3-4: Lake Mills City Wide Rummage Sale.

Search for bargains and treasures throughout Lake Mills. City wide. 8am-5pm. facebook.com/Tyranena-LadiesClub-138256336202678/

MAY 3-4: Cambridge Spring Garage Sale Days.

Shop our community-wide garage sales - you never know what treasures you’ll find! Maps available online one week prior atcambridgewi.com and at the Cambridge Chamber office (102 W. Main St, Cambridge).

MAY 3-5: Jefferson City-Wide Rummage Sale. Hosted by Jefferson County Daily Union, dailyunion.com

MAY 4-5: The Clay Collective Spring Pottery Tour.

The members of the Clay Collective and 17 guest potters will open their studios to the public for a free self-guided driving tour. The studios are all within a short distance of each other, nestled in picturesque Eastern Dane and Western Jefferson Counties (only 45 minutes west of Milwaukee, 30 minutes southeast of Madison and two hours north of Chicago). theclaycollective.org

MAY 5: Cinco De Mayo. A day of live music, authentic

great food and fun for all ages Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, 9am-7pm, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us MAY 7-8: The Collingsworth Family. Excitement, spiritual anointing, family-emphasis, and musical excellence. Advance reservations recommended. The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com MAY 11: Touch a Truck Biked Rodeo. Don’t miss your chance to see the vehicles that fascinate you up close and hands on, including emergency and military vehicles, farm equipment, race cars and much more. Cambridge High, 403 Blue Jay Way. MAY 11: Vintage Market on the Square. Commons Park, Lake Mills, 10am-4pm. MAY 11: Gemuetlichkeit May Ball. Euchre in the afternoon, music by The Variations, the new King & Queen will be announced for 2019. Fairview Sports Bar, Jefferson, gdays.org MAY 13: Fort Atkinson Cruise Nights. Featuring vintage cars, music, food and fun. Held the second Monday of the month. Jones Park, Fort Atkinson, 5:30-8:30pm, kentsbigbar.com/id2.html

MAY 17-19: Whitewater City Wide Rummage Sale Weekend. 8am-5pm MAY 18: Watertown City Wide Rummage Sale.

Hosted by the Watertown Daily Times, wdtimes.com MAY 25: Party in the Park. Live music, food, drink. Memorial Day parade Downtown Palmyra MAY 25-26: Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous. An authentic reenactment of life as early pioneers step back in time to the 1800’s. Activities include black powder shooting and competition, pioneer demonstrations, interactive oldtime chores and horse-drawn carriage rides. Rock River Park, Fort Atkinson, 10am-5pm, hoardmuseum.org MAY 25: Lake Ripley Park Opening Day. The gates of Ripley Park will open at 9am on Saturday, marking yet another wonderful summer in Cambridge! Ripley Park is an 18 acre park located on the west shores of Lake Ripley. N4310 Park Rd. CambridgeWI.com

MAY 27: Cambridge Memorial Day Parade & Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast. Memorial Day starts

with the annual Firemen’s all-you-can-eat breakfast at the Fire Station, with the annual parade down Main Street at 10:30am followed by a Memorial service downtown in Veteran’s Park after the parade. CambridgeWI.com MAY 28: 9th Annual Watertown Art Walk. Stroll historic downtown Watertown as you enjoy art displays from local artists, student artists, and alumni artists. Downtown Watertown, 4-7pm. MAY 30: Summer Concert Series. Waterloo Parks host the 4th year of the very successful Summer Concert Series. Food & Beverage starts at 5pm with music at 6pm. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, 5-9pm, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us MAY 30: Brew with a View. A benefit event for the Jefferson County Park System featuring live music, great beer, delicious food carts and an unbeatable view. Korth Park Hilltop Pavilion, 5-8:30pm, tyranena.com

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SUMMER EVENTS 2018 Riverfest Event, Riverside Park, Watertown - This year’s event is Aug 8-11, 2019.

ALL SUMMER AND ONGOING EVENTS

FARMERS MARKETS: There are farmers markets and

farm stores throughout the county visit our website for more information or go to page 62-65 for a list.

SUMMER: Aqua Gladiators at Jefferson Family Aquatic Center. An inflatable water park feature in the

pool every Wednesday from 1-5pm. Come try your skills on the Aquaglide Challenge Track. Jefferson MAY-OCT: Historic Water Tower Tours. 1901 Water Tower Open House tours sponsored by the Fort Atkinson Historic Preservation Commission. Held the first Saturday of the month. Corner of S. High and S. Fort Street, Fort Atkinson, 10am-12pm, fortpreserves.org

MAY-OCT: Cambridge Historic School Museum Tour. Built in 1906 & listed on the WI Register of Historic

Places – it is a beautifully maintained historic building filled with interesting, educational, and nostalgic displays detailing the local history of Cambridge, Wisconsin. Open mid-May through mid-October, Wed & Sat (Except Holidays), 12:30-3pm. 211 South St., Cambridge.

MAY 30 - JULY 14: That’s What I Call Rock ‘N Roll. A brand new, live musical celebration featuring rock ‘n roll hits of the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s with talented singers and the Fireside Band led by Steve Watts. The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com

JUNE-AUG: Fort Atkinson Summer Charity Concert Series in the Park. Bring your lawn chair and pack a cooler for an enjoyable evening in the park listening to live music. Wednesday evenings. Barrie Bark Band Shell, Fort Atkinson, 6-8:30pm, facebook.com/FASummerCharityConcerts JUNE 6 - AUG 30: Concerts in the Park. Jefferson Live Music Foundation. Rotary Park, Jefferson, Thursdays, 7pm.

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JUNE-SEPT: Jefferson Community Cruise Nights.

Classic car enthusiasts of all areas are invited to come the first Wednesday of every month to share your passion for cars. VFW Hall, 1420 S Rockwell St, Jefferson, 5-8pm. facebook.com/Jefferson-Community-Cruise-Nights 920-723-6254

JUNE

JUNE 1: Annual Fishing Derby. Children under

16 free with guardian! Open fishing hours: 5am-12pm day of tournament. All participants must check in with weigh-in officials 5am-12pm. Lunch 12-1pm, prizes and raffles 1-3pm. Water boundaries: Rock River from the Indianford Dam & Jefferson Dam to Burnt Village including Lake Koshkonong. Post 166 American Legion Hall, 201 S. Water St East, Fort Atkinson, 5am-3pm, facebook.com/American-Legion-Post-166-Fishing-Derby

JUNE 1: Palmyra-Eagle Booster Club Golf Outing. Kettle Moraine Golf Course

JUNE 1: Palmyra Lions Golf Outing. Lauderdale Lakes Golf Course

JUNE 1: Jefferson Take a Kid Fishing. Sponsored by Jefferson Kiwanis Club, City of Jefferson and Wisconsin DNR. 8am sign up. Free bait, weigh-in and prizes. Refreshments available. Jefferson County Fair Park.

JUNE 7: Movies in Jefferson Rotary Park: “Ralph Breaks the Internet”. Free Family friendly fun! Bring your

blankets, chairs and picnic to Rotary Park for an outdoor movie experience under the stars at dusk. Sponsored by Jefferson Area Dental Clinic. jeffersonwis.com

JUNE 7: Picnic in the Park Music Series.

Presented FREE by the Cambridge Arts Council. Friday evenings. Veteran’s Park, 100 E. Main St., Cambridge, cambridgewiarts.org

JUNE 8: Johnson Creek Library Summer Reading Kickoff. Keep the love of reading throughout the summer! The Johnson Creek Public Library’s summer reading

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please visit enjoyjeffersoncounty.com/events to verify dates and times of each event. program kicks off with a fun event where all children who sign up receive a fun goodie bag. The program runs through Aug 2. Johnson Creek Public Library, 125 Lincoln St, 9am-Noon, johnsoncreeklibrary.org JUNE 8: Palmyra Area Garden Walk. Hosted by the Friends of the Library JUNE 10: Fort Atkinson Cruise Nights. Featuring vintage cars, music, food and fun. Held the second Monday of the month. Jones Park, Fort Atkinson, 5:30-8:30pm, kentsbigbar.com/id2.html

JUNE 12: Johnson Creek Library Summer Performance: Mad Science. Sponsored by Bridges

Library System. Johnson Creek Library, 125 Lincoln St., 2-3pm, johnsoncreeklibrary.org JUNE 13-16: Generals Baseball Festival. Hosted by the Fort Atkinson Generals Baseball team, a Home Talent League tournament spanning four days. Enjoy family fun festivities from carnival rides to live music, and of course baseball. Jones Park, Fort Atkinson, fortgenerals.com JUNE 15: Dairy Day at the MOOseum. Learn about the dairy industry from the cow to final product (cheese, yogurt, and milk). Meet local dairy cows and watch the parade of cows representing 7 dairy breeds. Family-friendly activities, including butter churning, cheese tasting, dairy trivia games and barn games. Hoard Historical Museum, Fort Atkinson, 11am-2pm, hoardmuseum.org JUNE 15-16: 51st Annual Dairy Breakfast. All-youcan-eat breakfast, farm tour, live band, petting zoo, ice cream and huge raffle. Bus shuttle encouraged from Farm & Fleet Watertown. 7am-12:30pm McFarlandale Dairy, N302 Cty Rd. K, Watertown. watertownagribusinessclub.com

JUNE 17: Fort Atkinson Community Band Concerts in the Park. Sit back and enjoy music

by the community band in the park. Barrie Bark Band Shell, Fort Atkinson. Monday nights at 7pm, fortatkinsoncommunityband.org/concerts.shtml JUNE 22: Tyranena Annual Dog Wash. Washes and nail clipping for the dogs, food and drink for the owners! Benefit for the Humane Society of Jefferson County. Tyranena Brewing Company, 12-3pm, tyranena.com

JUNE 21: Picnic in the Park Music Series.

Presented FREE by the Cambridge Arts Council. Friday evenings. Veteran’s Park, 100 E. Main St., Cambridge, cambridgewiarts.org JUNE 22-23: Watertown Military Show. Display of historic military vehicles and airplanes. Fundraising event includes war reenactments, static vehicle display, vendor booths and memorabilia, a USO-style swing dance band, and a pancake breakfast. Watertown Municipal Airport, watertownmilitaryshow.com JUNE 23: Whitewater Heritage Day. Food truck festival, ice cream social, and fundraiser for the 1858 Bassett House. 708 W Main St, Whitewater. 10am-4pm sites.google.com/site/bassetthouseww

JUNE 25: Lake Mills Night Out Against Crime.

Free public health & safety fair including food, games and demonstrations for all ages. Lake Mills High School, 6-8pm. ci.lake-mills.wi.us JUNE 26: Lake Mills Golf Outing. Sponsored by the Lake Mills Chamber of Commerce. Lake Mills Golf Club, lakemills.org

JUNE 26: Johnson Creek Library Summer Performance: Little Miss Ann. Sponsored by Bridges

Library System. Johnson Creek Library, 125 Lincoln St., 2-3pm, johnsoncreeklibrary.org. JUNE 26-28: Plein Air. Watch artists as they capture the beauty and character of the Jefferson area on canvas. Artists will be in a variety of locations. We will post some of these locations on the Arts Alliance of Greater Jefferson facebook page throughout the event. Throughout Jefferson. JUNE 27: Summer Concert Series. Waterloo Parks host the 4th year of the very successful Summer Concert Series. Food & Beverage starts at 5pm with music at 6pm. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, 5-9pm, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us JUNE 27: Brew with a View. A benefit event for the Jefferson County Park System featuring live music, great beer, delicious food carts and an unbeatable view. Korth Park Hilltop Pavillion, 5-8:30pm, tyranena.com

JUNE 27-30: Lake Mills Town & Country Days. Carnival rides, plenty of food, beer tent and live music with a parade on June 29. Commons Park, Lake Mills.

JUNE 28-30: Independence Softball Tournament.

FS Gaming host a 3-day softball tournament for Men and Co-Ed. Horse Pulls begin at 5pm. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, All Day 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us

JULY

JULY 1, 15, 29: Fort Atkinson Community Band Concerts in the Park. Sit back and enjoy

music by the community band in the park. Barrie Bark Band Shell, Fort Atkinson. Monday nights at 7pm, fortatkinsoncommunityband.org/concerts.shtml JULY 3: Jefferson 4th of July City Celebration. Join us for fun, music and fireworks! Neighbors Grill & Pizza, 216 Golf Dr, Jefferson, neighborsgrillandpizza.com JULY 3-4: Waterloo July 4th Celebration. Events begin Wednesday night at 7pm with the Battle of the Maunesha baseball game and live music at 8:30pm. Live music, great food and activities for any age group all day Thursday. Largest Fireworks display in Jefferson County at 9:30pm. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, All Day 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us JULY 3-6: Whitewater 4th of July Festival. Bring your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers for an exciting and enjoyable day by the lake. We have many scheduled events for your entertainment and plenty of great food and music. Finish off the night with fireworks over the glassy surface of Cravath Lake. Cravath Park, 262-473-2200, whitewater4th.com JULY 4: Watertown 4th of July Parade. Huge 130+ unit parade in historic downtown Watertown. Downtown Watertown, 10am. JULY 4: Ice Cream Social. Come celebrate the 4th of July with music, patriotic readings, delicious vanilla ice cream with all the toppings, children’s activities, and special patriotic exhibits in addition to the Museum and the Foster House open for touring! Hoard Historical Museum, Fort Atkinson, 1-4pm, hoardmuseum.org

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JULY 12: Picnic in the Park Music Series.

Presented FREE by the Cambridge Arts Council. Friday evenings. Veteran’s Park, 100 E. Main St., Cambridge, cambridgewiarts.org

JULY 17: Johnson Creek Library Summer Performance: Snake Discovery. Sponsored by

Saturday, July 20, 2019 ~ 10am-4pm The 14th Annual Juried Fine Arts & Crafts Show Commons Park, Downtown Lake Mills

Entertainment, concessions, kid’s activities ANOTHER GREAT LAKE MILLS MAIN STREET PROGRAM EVENT! www.LegendaryLakeMills.com

JULY 4: Independence Day Fireworks and Lake Mills City Band Concert. Fireworks, music, food

vendors, kids activities. Lake Mills Business Park, Dusk. JULY 6: Fort Atkinson Fireworks Display. Sponsored by Festival Foods. Gates open at 7:45pm to the High School grounds, show starts at 9:45pm. Parking available at High School, Madison College, and Fort HealthCare surrounding strip mall area. 925 Lexington Blvd. fortchamber.com JULY 8: Fort Atkinson Cruise Nights. Featuring vintage cars, music, food and fun. Held the second Monday of the month. Jones Park, Fort Atkinson, 5:30-8:30pm, kentsbigbar.com/id2.html JULY 10-14: Jefferson County Fair. Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson.

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Bridges Library System. Johnson Creek Library, 125 Lincoln St., 2-3pm, johnsoncreeklibrary.org. JULY 17-20: Watertown Maxwell Street Days. Store specials, sidewalk sales, and more. Downtown Watertown, watertownmainstreet.org JULY 17: Yarn Extravaganza. Local crafters and artisans create yarn wraps for the posts of the arbors in Rotary Park, Jefferson. The wraps will go up on July 17 and remain up until late October. Sponsors are able to name the post on honor or memory of someone for $50. Proceeds are split between the Arts Alliance and Tomorrow’s Hope.

JULY 18: Downtown Watertown Craft Beer Walk.

Enjoy craft beer samples with food pairings at 9 locations. Store specials, live music, and more! Pre-registration required. Downtown Watertown, watertownmainstreet.org JULY 18 - SEPT 1: Annie. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, this uplifting show about the triumph of hope in a time of economic and political upheaval is an inspiration for all! The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com JULY 20: Lake Mills Art Festival. Enjoy a day of fine art shopping at shady, beautiful Commons Park in downtown Lake Mills. More than 60 juried fine artists from Wisconsin are spread out throughout the park with jewelry, painting, ceramics, wood art and more. Family friendly with kid’s activities (Art Yard, juggler, balloon artist). Food carts and live music. Free parking and free admission. Commons Park, Lake Mills, 10am-4pm. legendarylakemills.com JULY 21: Aztalan Day. Explore outdoor exhibits and learn about historical points of interest from the Lake Mills Aztalan Historical Society Aztalan Museum, 11am-3pm, lakemillsaztalanhistory.com JULY 23-25: Farm Technology Days. The largest agricultural show in Wisconsin and one of the largest in the nation. The three-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture, including many practical applications of recent research findings and technological developments. Entry fees apply. Walter Grain Farms, Johnson Creek. wifarmtechnologydays.com JULY 25: Brew with a View. A benefit event for the Jefferson County Park System featuring live music, great beer, delicious food carts and an unbeatable view. Korth Park Hilltop Pavillion, 5-8:30pm, tyranena.com JULY 25-27: Rhythm N’ Ribs. Jefferson Rotary Park sponsored by the Jefferson Live Music Foundation. JULY 26: Summer Concert Series. Waterloo Parks host the 4th year of the very successful Summer Concert Series. Food & Beverage starts at 5pm with music at 6pm. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, 5-9pm, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us JULY 27-28: Midwest Fire Fest. A celebration of all things created with fire, heat, and smoke including clay, metal arts, welding, forging, hot glass, food, and performance. There is an on-site firing and reveal of a

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giant clay sculpture, Community Iron Pour, Fire Dancers, Saturday Night’s Fire Feast, and smoking hot music all weekend. West Side Park, 300 Water St., Cambridge midwestfirefest.com JULY 30-31: Ball Brothers. Rising stars with beautiful harmonies that wow listeners across the country, appealing to a broad audience of age and musical preference. The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com

AUGUST

AUG 1: Child Health & Safety Fair. A community-

wide, family-friendly event put on by the Johnson Creek Library where you can meet firemen, win prizes, and learn about safety. Johnson Creek Community Center, 417 Union St. 4:30-7pm, johnsoncreeklibrary.org.

AUG 2: Picnic in the Park Music Series.

Presented FREE by the Cambridge Arts Council. Friday evenings. Veteran’s Park, 100 E. Main St., Cambridge, cambridgewiarts.org

AUG 2-3: Cambridge Maxwell Street Days, Book Sale & Summer Garage Sale Days. Get the best

deals of the year in Cambridge at the sidewalk sales overflowing with goodies at Maxwell Street Days on Friday and Saturday. Get a favorite book at the Friends of the Library Book Sale, plus a Fri night concert in the Park. Downtown Cambridge. CambridgeWI.com

AUG 2: Movies in Jefferson Rotary Park: “A Bug’s Life”. Free Family friendly fun! Bring your blankets, chairs

and picnic to Rotary Park for an outdoor movie experience under the stars. Movies begin at dusk. jeffersonwis.com AUG 6: National Night Out. Stop and meet your local police officers, firefighters, EMS personnel and other public employees. Enjoy of night of family-friendly activities, food and music. Riverfront Park, 601 Wisconsin Dr., Jefferson, 6pm. AUG 8-11: Watertown Riverfest. FREE 4-day festival featuring national acts, A Taste of Watertown, carnival rides and games, craft fair, car show, roving acts, and more. Riverside Park, Labaree St. Watertown. watertownriverfest.com

AUG 9: Picnic in the Park Music Series.

Presented FREE by the Cambridge Arts Council. Friday evenings. Veteran’s Park, 100 E. Main St., Cambridge, cambridgewiarts.org

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AUG 9-10: Maxwell Street Days. Eat, shop,

dance and come see the sidewalk sales that line the downtown area. Main Street, Whitewater, 10am-4pm, whitewaterchamber.com, 262-473-4005 AUG 10: Fireman’s Festival. Annual familyfriendly festival with food, kids’ games, live music, and fireworks. Plus the Tri-County Mini Rods and Badger Truck Pullers will be on hand. Johnson Creek Centennial Park, 620 Midge St. firemansfestival@gmail.com AUG 12: Fort Atkinson Cruise Nights. Featuring vintage cars, music, food and fun. Held the second Monday of the month. Jones Park, Fort Atkinson, 5:30-8:30pm, kentsbigbar.com/id2.html

AUG 12: Fort Atkinson Community Band Concerts in the Park. Sit back and enjoy music

by the community band in the park. Barrie Bark Band Shell, Fort Atkinson. Monday nights at 7pm, fortatkinsoncommunityband.org/concerts.shtml

AUG 17: Classic Car, Truck, Motorcycle Show. Food, drink, raffle, live music, pancake breakfast, vendor and swap spaces. Palmyra Park.

AUG 18: Watertown Historical Society’s Annual Ice Cream and Cake Social. Civil War era music

performed by the 1st Brigade Band, playing period music on antique instruments while dressed in civil war era uniforms and gowns. 919 Charles St., Watertown, 1:30-4pm, octagonhousemuseum.org AUG 22: Brew with a View. A benefit event for the Jefferson County Park System featuring live music, great beer, delicious food carts and an unbeatable view. Korth Park Hilltop Pavillion, 5-8:30pm, tyranena.com AUG 24: Rhythm on the River. An end-of-summer social gathering with music, dancing and food for all ages along the Rock River. Downtown Fort Atkinson, 5-11pm, fortchamber.com AUG 29: Summer Concert Series. Waterloo Parks host the 4th year of the very successful Summer Concert Series. Food & Beverage starts at 5pm with music at 6pm. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, 5-9pm, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us AUG 30: Music and Movie Night. Come out and enjoy the Waterloo City Band at 6pm followed by an outdoor movie from Waterloo Parks Department at 7pm, Waterloo Regional Trailhead, 760 McKay Way, 6-9pm, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us

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RIDES & RUNS Hope Fest, Rotary Park, Jefferson - July 20 (photo by John Laatsch)

MAR 16: Watertown’s Irish Jig Jog for Public and Private Schools. 5k and kids fun run. Music,

costume awards and drawing for big prizes. Watertown, watertownjigjog.com MAY 18: Furry Friends 5K Run/Walk. Join over 500 runners and walkers and nearly 200 dogs in this familyfriendly, dog-friendly event. Jefferson County Fair Park, 9:00am hsjc-wis.com MAY 26: Emery’s Countryside Duathlon. Both run/ bike/run duathlon AND separate 5k run/walk Watertown, racelighthouse.com/countrysideduathlon JUNE 1: Trek 100 - MACC Fund. Ride for Hope is a charity bicycle ride benefiting Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer. The event features ride distances from 19 to 100 miles starting in Waterloo and stretching from Columbus to Lake Mills. To volunteer for the event or join the ride, visit trek100.org Waterloo Regional Trailhead & Trek Bicycle Headquarters, All Day trek100.org

JUNE 2: Battle of Camrock Mountain Biking Competition. An awesome blend of wide and fast

flowing single-track trails that run through open fields of prairie grass, wooded single-track with bermed turns and more technical singletrack with a touch of roots and rocks. Fun and challenging for all levels, Citizen to Elite, with fun single-track, great downhill, feed zones and, of course, the sprint to the finish. Cambridge. WORS.org JUNE 2: Lake Mills Triathlon. 400 meter swim, 16-mile bike ride and 5K run. Sandy Beach Park, 7am. lakemillstri.com

JUNE 22: 7th Annual Jon Fisch Memorial Tour Da Goose Ride. All proceeds benefit the Watertown

Area Cares Clinic, which provides free health care for the uninsured in Jefferson & Dodge Counties. Ride offers supported distances of 100, 62, 42, 22 and 12 miles through the picturesque countryside of Jefferson and Dodge Counties. All rides begin & end at Riverside Park. Registration Fees apply. tourdagoose.com. JULY 13: Cambridge EMS Cannonball Run. Make some history! Run along the route of the old Rock River Cannonball! Join your family and friends for some fun with a 5K or 10K Trail Run. Bring the kids (any age) for the 1-Mile Fun Run (parents welcome to run along). Everyone entering the Fun Run gets a medal! caemscannonballrun.com JULY 20: Hope Fest. A celebration of life, family and friends. We invite you to join us as an individual or as a team of family members, co-workers or friends. Together we raise money to support local healthcare recipients to help those who have been touched by Alzheimer’s, cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other life-limiting illnesses. Jefferson Rotary Park. tomorrowshope.org

JULY 27: Lake Ripley Ride. The Cambridge Lake Ripley

Ride features four distances: a family friendly 18 mile (mostly flat) route, a longer and slightly hilly 40 mile route, and a more challenging 62 mile metric. Lake Ripley Park N4310 Park Road, Cambridge JULY 27: Fort Youth Triathlon. Youth ages 7-14 particiapte in this Swim, Bike, Run event. Register early and join the summer long training program. Encourage goal setting, healthy lifestyles and outdoor activity. Rock River Park, 1200 Lillian St., Fort Atkinson, 6:30am-12:30pm facebook.com/pg/FortYouthTriathlon”

AUG 10: Watertown Riverfest Half Marathon and 5k. Both races start and finish in beautiful Riverside Park.

Stay to enjoy live music, beer, food and fun! Watertown, march2november.com AUG 18: Tour de Fort. Offering riders an option of Quarter Metric (16 mile), Half Metric (32 mile) and Full Metric (63 mile) bike ride. Includes rest stops, SAG support, Radio Communication, Marked routes, detailed maps, and a ticket to the Lion Corn & Chicken Dinner. Jones Park, Fort Atkinson, 8:30am. e-clubhouse.org/sites/fortatkinson AUG 18: Try Cambridge Tri. This sprint distance triathlon will take you along the shores of Lake Ripley, traveling scenic country roads and through beautiful downtown Cambridge. Lake Ripley Park N4310 Park Rd. trycambridgetri.com SEPT 14: Pretzel Polka Run/Walk/0K. Run in the 5K, enjoy a walk, or take part in the Zero K where participants go directly to the beer tent for a free beer. All proceeds benefit the Randy Schopen Foundation grant program. Jefferson County Fair Park, Randyschopenfoundation.org

SEPT 16: Greater Whitewater Half Marathon. SEPT 22: Discover Whitewater Series. Half

Marathon, 5k, and fit kid shuffle to raise money for local organizations and promote a healthy lifestyle in Whitewater. A free pancake breakfast will be held after the race. OCT 12: Pyramid City Run. 5K Charity Run, lakemillsrotaryclub.com NOV 2: Tyranena Beer Run. This charity run has 13.1 and 4.37 mile routes featuring beautiful Rock Lake. Tyranena Brewing Company, 11:30am tyranena.com NOV 9: Frosty Rock Challenge. 12k run, 12k relay, 5k run/walk. Race starts at the Fort Atkinson High School, goes through Dorothy Carnes County Park and returns to the Fort HealthCare Clinic. forthealthcare.com/frosty-rock NOV 28: Run Turkey Run 5k. Start your Thanksgiving Holiday with a scenic 5k run through the city streets of Watertown. Watertown, therunturkeyrun.com

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FALL EVENTS Gemuetlichkeit Days, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson - September 13-15 (photo by John Laatsch)

ALL FALL AND ONGOING EVENTS

FARMERS MARKETS: There are farmers markets and

farm stores throughout the county visit our website for more information or go to page 62-65 for a list. MAY-OCT: Historic Water Tower Tours. 1901 Water Tower Open House tours sponsored by the Fort Atkinson Historic Preservation Commission. Held the first Saturday of the month. Corner of S. High and S. Fort Street, Fort Atkinson, 10am-12pm, fortpreserves.org

MAY-OCT: Cambridge Historic School Museum Tour. Built in 1906 & listed on the WI Register of Historic

Places – it is a beautifully maintained historic building filled with interesting, educational, and nostalgic displays detailing the local history of Cambridge, Wisconsin. Open mid-May through mid-October, Wed & Sat (Except Holidays), 12:30 - 3pm. 211 South St.

JUNE-SEPT: Jefferson Community Cruise Nights.

Classic car enthusiasts of all areas are invited to come the first Wednesday of every month to share your passion for cars. VFW Hall, 1420 S Rockwell St, Jefferson, 5-8pm. facebook.com/Jefferson-Community-Cruise-Nights 920-723-6254

SEPTEMBER

SEPT 5 - OCT 27: Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story.

A toe-tapping, hand-clapping extravaganza, BUDDY features the classic songs “That’ll Be the Day,” “Peggy Sue,” “Everyday,” “Not Fade Away,” “Heartbeat,” and many more! The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com SEPT 6-7: S.T.A.R BBQ Competition. Eat or compete in the BBQ competition. Enjoy live music, drinks and an amazing BBQ! All proceeds to be donated. 984 Boomer St., Watertown, Friday 6pm-close, Saturday 12pm-close starbbqcompetition.com

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SEPT 6-7: DorothyFest. A 2 day annual Volleyball

Tournament to help celebrate the life of Dorothy Jensen. A long time citizen of Waterloo, loving mother and wife, advocate for Firemen’s Park and great Author. The Tournament includes teams in Men’s, Women’s and CoEd. All proceeds go to support cancer research. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, All Day 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us

SEPT 6-8: Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival.

Stock dog shows, shearing demos, sheep shows, The Country Store, quilt show, educational sessions for producers and more. Jefferson County Fair Park, wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com SEPT 6-9: W&K Day Softball Tournament. FS Gaming host a 3 day softball tournament for Men’s and Co-Ed. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, All Day 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us

SEPT 7: Watertown Historical Society Antique and Art Show. Outdoor antique and art show, with

presentations throughout the day, and a silent auction of quality antique items. 919 Charles St., Watertown, 9am-4pm, octagonhousemuseum.org SEPT 7: Firemen’s Dance & Poker Run. Annual Car Show, Poker Run, live music, Bingo, Bags, Food and Beer Tent and lots of fun kids games (plus the BEACH)! Lake Ripley Park N4310 Park Road Cambridge. SEPT 7: Wiener & Kraut Day. Sponsored by the Waterloo Chamber of Commerce and Waterloo Parks Department. A one day event featuring the heritage of Waterloo with delicious Wieners with or without Kraut and Music Festival. Along with a wonderful vendor market and activities for all ages. Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, All Day 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us

SEPT 8: Wisconsin Aviation Annual Open House and Pancake Breakfast. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, displays, demos and more! Watertown Municipal Airport.

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SEPT 9: Fort Atkinson Cruise Nights. Featuring

vintage cars, music, food and fun. Held the second Monday of the month. Jones Park, Fort Atkinson, 5:30-8:30pm, kentsbigbar.com/id2.html SEPT 12: Downtown Watertown Wine Walk. Enjoy wine and food samplings at over a dozen local retail locations in historic downtown Watertown. Pre-registration is required. watertownchamber.com SEPT 13-15: Gemuetlichkeit Days. Gemuetlichkeit is celebrating its 49th year and the theme for 2019 is Oktoberfest. Gemuetlichkeit means good times, good fun and good fellowship. Enjoy great music, German food, German costumes and enter the contests going on throughout the weekend. Parade is Sunday at noon. Our website is gdays.org and has a list of all events or call 920-728-6480 for more information.

SEPT 14: Timothy Johnson’s Founder Float.

A canoe and kayak event on the beautiful Rock River in Jefferson County. A 10-mile event will be held for experience paddlers starting at 9:30am and a 2-mile event for beginners and families starts at 11am. All proceeds benefit the Johnson Creek Historical Society. Imathlete.com/events/founderfloat SEPT 14: Vintage Market on the Square. Commons Park, Lake Mills, 10am-4pm.

SEPT 14: Watertown City Wide Rummage Sale.

Hosted by the Watertown Daily Times, wdtimes.com SEPT 17-18: Booth Brothers. Don’t miss this multiaward-winning group honored with Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Trio of the Year, Male Group of the Year, and Artist of the Year awards. The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com

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SEPT 20-22: Trek CX Cup and World Cup Waterloo. The world’s best bicycle racers are coming to

Waterloo from dozens of countries to compete in the very first World Cup Cyclocross race of the season. You don’t need to be a bike racing fan to enjoy this super spectatorfriendly format of racing. Best of all, it’s family-friendly and free to attend! trekbikes.com Waterloo Regional Trailhead & Trek Bicycle Headquarters, All Day trekbikes.com SEPT 21: Barktoberfest. A free and fun canine festival and party for you and your dog(s). West Side Park, 85 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, 11am-3pm, cambridgewi.com

SEPT 27-29: Madison Classics Car Show & Swap Meet. Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson. madisonclassics.com

SEPT 28-29: Ebert’s Greenhouse Village Craft & Artisan Fair.. Hand crafted unique specialty gifts and décor. W1795 Fox Rd, Ixonia WI, ebertsgreenhouse.com

OCTOBER

OCT 2: Johnson Creek Historical Society’s Open House & Appraisals Event. Stop by the Johnson Creek

Historical Society’s open house and bring hand-held family treasures to find out their worth. Restrictions and fees apply. Johnson Creek Historical Society, 110 Aztalan St., johnsoncreekhistory.com OCT 5-27: Busy Barns Barnyard Adventures. Take a hayride out to the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect

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pumpkin. Visit the animal barn to feed and hold baby goats, and test your skills at hustling hogs. Launch minipumpkins and gourds and conquer the four-acre trivia corn maze. Weekends in October. Busy Barns Adventure Farms, Fort Atkinson, 10am-5pm, busybarnsfarm.com OCT 6: Barktoberfest. Fundraiser for Jefferson County Humane Society; sponsored by Tyranena Brewing Company. Jefferson County Dog Park, W5098 Canine Dr, Johnson Creek. OCT 6: Fall Festival of Color. Over 100 vendors featuring arts & crafts, fall produce, holiday décor and more! Fun activities for the whole family--food vendors, kids activities and live music. Commons Park, Lake Mills, 9am-3pm lakemills.org OCT 11: Art on Main Banner Auction. The 38 custom art banners that have added so much color and vibrancy to downtown Watertown this summer will be auctioned off to support next year’s Art on Main program. Watertown Elk’s Lodge, 5-8:30pm, watertownmainstreet.org OCT 11-12: Whitewater Spirit Tour. A presentation will be given by a member of the Whitewater Historical Society, and then hop on the bus to visit sites around town that give Whitewater the nickname of “Second Salem.” The Fuzzy Pig, N8660 Clover Valley Rd, schedule to come. whitewaterchamber.com, 262-473-4005 OCT 12: Governor Hoard Celebration. Celebrate W.D. Hoard’s 181st birthday, meet Sojourner Truth and Civil War reenactors, and learn about Wisconsinite’s experiences in battle and the home front during the Civil

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War. Hoard Historical Museum, Fort Atkinson, 1-4pm, hoardmuseum.org OCT 18: Girls Night Out. Grab your girlfriends and visit all the hot spots in town offering you drawings, tastings and specials galore! There will be 150 “benefit bags” available for our guests 1 month prior. Downtown Cambridge, 5-9pm, cambridgewi.com OCT 24: Ghoul’s Night Out. Businesses such as Culver’s, Walgreens, Mercy Health Care and everything in between will be hosting activities, contests, entertainment and trick-or-treating for people of all ages in costume. Bring your little ghoul and have some good Halloween fun!

OCT 25-26: Haumerson’s Pond Haunted Hike. For a family friendly “spooktacular” time,

take an evening stroll on a haunted candlelit trail in the woods. Activities include ghost stories and kids craft activities. Bark River Park, Fort Atkinson, 6-9pm, friendsofhaumersonspond.com or facebook.com/friendsofhaumersonspond OCT 26: Pumpkin Palooza. Fun for the whole family! Main Street Trick-or Treating, crafts, sidewalk games, and much more! Downtown Watertown, watertownmainstreet.org

OCT 26: Cambridge Halloween Costume Parade.

Dress up in your favorite costume and join the Halloween costume parade in Cambridge.Children of all ages (and their families) are invited to show off their Halloween costumes as we parade around Veteran’s Park in

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42nd Annual Spring JEFFERSON SWAP MEET April 26-28, 2019 Jefferson Cty Fairgrounds 503 N. Jackson Ave Jefferson, WI 34th Annual

SUMMER ELKHORN August 3-4, 2019

Walworth Cty Fairgrounds 411 E. Court St. Elkhorn, WI 42nd Annual Fall JEFFERSON SWAP MEET September 27-29, 2019 Jefferson Cty Fairgrounds 503 N. Jackson Ave Jefferson, WI

INFO: Call (608) 244-8416 or visit www.madisonclassics.com downtown Cambridge, followed by a “Trick or Treating Trail” where kids can trick or treat downtown businesses! OCT 26-27: Earth, Wood & Fire Artist Tour. A self-guided driving tour. Prepare yourselves for new experiences in pottery, wood, textiles, painting, rural scenery, creative people, vivid culture, and big inspiration. Each artist works to present their personalities, stories, and craft to you in exciting and new ways. Now here’s your chance to jostle, evolve and touch something deep inside you that can only come from brilliant, new art. 10am-5pm. earthwoodandfiretour.com OCT 30: Witches Night Out. A great late-afternoon of trick or treating with our downtown Lake Mills businesses. 4-6pm. legendarylakemills.com

OCT 31: Lake Mills Halloween Trick or Treating. City Wide, 6-8pm.

OCT 31: City of Whitewater Trick-or-Treat. 4-7pm OCT. 31: Trick or Treat at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets. Costumed youngsters younger than 12 may

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OCT 31 - DEC 22: A Christmas Story- The Musical.

Be sure you visit our website before you attend any event to verify all information. enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

collect candy and treats from participating stores. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The event is free and open to the public. 575 Linmar Ln., 4:30-6:30pm. The hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure this most perfect gift ends up under his tree. It’s holiday wonder to delight children and grown-ups alike! The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, 800-477-9505, firesidetheatre.com

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NOVEMBER

NOV 2: Arts & Crafts Fair. A festive opportunity to enjoy

the quality handmade merchandise of 90+ vendors. A great kick-off to the Christmas holiday shopping. Cambridge. cambridgelibraryfriends.org/art-and-craft-sale NOV 2: 1st Brigade Band Harvest Ball. Polkas, Schottisches, Jigs, Reels, Waltzes and more will be played and the band will teach you the steps. Come in costume or wear modern clothes. $40 per person. Turner Hall, 301 S 4th St., Watertown, 7pm, 1stbrigadeband.org NOV 2: MBU Craft and Gift Fair. 50 vendors on site to give you a great start on your holiday shopping. Free admission. 745 W Main St., Watertown, 10am-4pm, mbu.edu

NOV 3: 47th Black Hawk Artists Show Opening Reception. Each year the Black Hawk Artists challenge

each other to illustrate a particular theme for their show as well as producing at least three new works for exhibit. Come see what they have produced this year! Hoard Historical Museum, Fort Atkinson, 1-4pm, hoardmuseum.org

NOV 9: Lighted Holiday Parade & Chili Cook-Off.

Featuring music, dancing, a reindeer dash, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Following the parade, vote for your favorite chili at the United Way Chili Cook-Off. Downtown Fort Atkinson, 5:30pm, fortchamber.com NOV 14-16: Fall Play. Maranatha Baptist University presents its annual fall play. mbu.edu NOV 22: Wine Walk. Stroll downtown Lake Mills as businesses will be transformed into wine tasting destinations. Your ticket includes a commemorative glass, hors d’oeuvres and a sample tasting of a red and white wine at each stop. Downtown Lake Mills, 5:30-8:45pm. legendarylakemills.com

NOV 22-24: Women’s Only Weekend (WOW).

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businesses. Saturday evening celebration with raffles, entertainment, and more! Downtown Watertown, watertownmainstreet.org NOV 23: Holiday Bazaar. Palmyra-Eagle High School, 9am-2pm NOV 24: Turner Hall Craft Fair. Two floors of crafts, collectibles, and more. Fresh decorated wreaths, hand crafted décor, snowmen, jewelry, and much more. Turner Hall, 301 S 4th St., Watertown, 9:30am-3pm, 920-261-5481 NOV 29: Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Caroling, refreshments and a visit from Santa who will light the community holiday tree. Commons Park, Lake Mills, lakemills.org NOV 30: Small Business Saturday. Area retail shops will have in-stores specials! Small Business Saturday is a great opportunity to shop local, and support all of your local businesses! Shopping in your own community for the products and services you need is the fastest way to grow the businesses in your own backyard. Fort Atkinson, 9am-3pm, fortchamber.com NOV 30: Battle of Waterloo CX Cup. One of the stops on the Trek CX Cup Tour where racers from around Wisconsin and surrounding states come to battle for supremacy. Free event for all to attend Waterloo Firemen’s Park, 500 Park Avenue, 920-478-3025 or parks@waterloowi.us NOV 30: Christmas Parade of Lights. One of Wisconsin’s last after dark parades, full of unique floats, bands, and lots and lots of lights! Visit Santa after the parade. Downtown Watertown, 5:30pm NOV 30: Small Business Saturday. #ShopSmall & find the perfect gifts and treasures, trusted services, and great food – supporting local businesses. CambridgeWI.com

NOV 30 - DEC 1: Octagon House Annual Christmas Play. Four scene play set in the historic Octagon House

Museum. Performances every half hour. 919 Charles St., Watertown, 11am-3pm, octagonhousemuseum.org

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DECEMBER

DEC: Holiday Lights Display in Lake Ripley Park. Drive through the beautiful holiday lights display

Thanksgiving through New Year. Free! Lake Ripley Park N4310 Park Rd.

DEC 1: Johnson Creek Holiday Tree Lighting.

A winter wonderland in Johnson Creek. Horse drawn wagon rides (weather permitting), warm refreshments, baked goods, music, and Mr. & Mrs. Claus are on hand to celebrate the lighting of the tree. Free and open to the public. @JCCelebrations on Facebook for updates. Veteran’s Park, 121 Lincoln St., 3-5pm. DEC 1: Crossroads Vintage Christmas. View festive holiday trees decorated historically with vintage holiday decorations and information on holiday traditions of the past. Order homemade holiday cookies, take holiday photos with vintage memorabilia decorated for the holidays (for a fee) and add to the collection for local food pantries. Free and open to the public. Johnson Creek Historical Society, 110 Aztalan St., johnsoncreekhistory.com

DEC 1: Watertown’s Annual Holiday Parade of Homes. Now in its 26th year, five to six beautiful Watertown homes dressed in their holiday best will be open for viewing. 1-5pm, watertownmainstreet.org

DEC 1-15: Watertown Window Wonderland.

Enjoy Watertown’s historic 9-block Main Street, dressed in its holiday best. Vote for your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd favorite holiday window display. Downtown Watertown, facebook.com/watertowntourism

DEC 1-24: Holly Days/Windows of Whitewater.

Check out the decorated windows of Whitewater and enjoy holiday gift giving certificates for select local businesses. Whitewater, whitewaterchamber.com, 262-473-4005 DEC 6: Christmas Festival of Music. Christmas festival featuring the combined choirs and orchestra of Maranatha Baptist University. mbu.edu DEC 6: Parade of Lights. Holiday market, children’s activities, s’mores, lighted parade, and hot chocolate. Main Street, Whitewater. 6pm, whitewaterchamber.com, 262-473-4005 DEC 6-8: Cambridge Classic Christmas. Fabulous shopping, free horse-drawn hayrides, visits and photos with Santa, elf shelf kids activities, caroling, cookies, strolling madrigal singers, magical holiday lights display at Lake Ripley Park, traditional tree lighting ceremony, CAP’s Breakfast with Santa, pet portraits with Santa and more. Downtown Cambridge, cambridgewi.com DEC 7: Lighted Holiday Parade. Chili and Hot Cocoa for sale at Squidys 2. Hosted By Palmyra Lioness, 5pm. DEC 7: Holiday Tour of Homes. Walk through beautiful homes from different eras that have been eloquently decorated by local professional designers. rocklakeac.org DEC 7: Winter Nights, River Lights. Over 30,000 lights blanket Jefferson Rotary Park for the month of December. Volunteers from the Jefferson Live Music Foundation string lights for a spectacular Christmas display for the month of December. Free family fun!

DEC 7: Johnson Creek Historical Society’s Children’s Fest. Family-friendly event to celebrate

and face painting. Free and open to the public. Johnson Creek Community Center, 417 Union St., johnsoncreekhistory.com, 9:30-11:30am. DEC 7: Holiday Open House & Market. Enjoy shopping at multiple indoor market locations with arts, crafts, produce and specialty vendors. Retail shops will have in-store specials, giveaways and holiday treats. Event features strolling carolers, trolley rides, and hayrides with Santa while finding treasures for everyone on your holiday list. Fort Atkinson, 9am-3pm, fortchamber.com DEC 7: 23rd Annual Parade of Lights. When Santa arrives at his house for the Christmas season, 5:30pm jeffersonchamberwi.com, 920-674-4511 DEC 8: Horse Drawn Carolers. Free horse drawn hayrides while carolers sing! Downtown Lake Mills, 11am-2pm DEC 14: Holiday Craft Fair. Hosted by Palmyra Lioness. Food, drink, raffle. Cornerstone, 8am-2pm

DEC 14: Holiday Open House & Gingerbread House Contest. Featuring holiday music, decorations,

craft activities, refreshments, seasonal displays of vintage toys and Gingerbread House Contest. Hoard Historical Museum, Fort Atkinson, 1-4pm, hoardmuseum.org DEC 14: Winter Market. Holiday market featuring over 100 artists and vendors with fine art, craft, holiday items and prepared food. A great stop for last minute gifts! Lake Mills Middle School, 318 College Street, 9am-3pm legendarylakemills.com

JANUARY 2020

JAN 4: Fort Atkinson Winter Market. 9am-12pm. Fort Atkinson Club, Downtown Fort Atkinson.

JAN 31: Knickerbocker Ice Festival. Friday evening kick off events include a candlelight hike, ski or snow shoe at Korth Park and Trivia Night. 5-10pm legendarylakemills.com

JAN 31 - FEB 1: Cambridge Lions Club Fisheree.

Lake Ripley ice fishing fun with multiple classes and cash prizes! Raffles. Registration: J & T Bait Shanty II, N4098 Marina Lane

FEBRUARY 2020

FEB 1: Knickerbocker Ice Festival. Outdoor and

indoor activities celebrating winter! Many events to enjoy, watch and participate in. Look for over a dozen ice sculptures on our downtown sidewalks. Ice Fishing Tournament, Ice Golf and softball on Rock Lake, corn hole tournament, horse-drawn wagon rides, family and kids games in Commons Park, ice skating party, fat tire bike ride, special beer and wine releases, and so much more! Downtown Lake Mills/Rock Lake, 6am-10pm legendarylakemills.com FEB 1: Fort Atkinson Winter Market. 9am-12pm. Fort Atkinson Club, Downtown Fort Atkinson. FEB 8: Dip for Dozer. Dozens of Dippers jump into Lake Ripley to raise funds & honor Dustin “Dozer” Zuelsdorf. Events on the ice include: Ice Sculpting, Turkey Bowling, Costume Contests, Hot Food and more! Lake Ripley Park N4310 Park Rd, Cambridge. dipfordozer.com

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Bartel’s Beach, Lake Mills (photo by Joanna Niven Photography)

GLACIAL RIVER BIKE TRAIL The 31.5 mile Glacial River Bike Trail extends the full length (North to South) of Jefferson County. The trail extends seamlessly beyond Jefferson County into Rock and Dodge Counties offering users even more distance, scenery and outdoor recreational opportunity. The trail is connected by an on-road portion of the Wild Goose Trail in Dodge County. A portion of the Glacial River Trail from downtown Fort Atkinson to the Jefferson/Rock County line is set on a former rail bed that features a covered bridge. The majority provides an asphalt paved, separated grade trail. It is a mix of trail and on-road connections from Fort Atkinson. This spectacular attraction features an archway, bronze sculptures, rest areas and fountains - making it a relaxing and scenic adventure.

THE ROCK RIVER TRAIL The Rock River Trail runs along the Rock River from the headwaters in Fond du Lac County, to the Mississippi River at Rock Island in Illinois. Following on its 2013 designation as a National Water Trails System by the Secretary of the US Dept. of the Interior, the 320-mile Water Trail began an effort to connect the many communities 52

together through a joint initiative. There has been a great deal of cooperation between both states as it crosses 11 counties and 37 municipalities. The Rock River Water Trail begins at two trailheads in the Wisconsin headwaters: Waupun County Park on the South Branch of the river in Waupun and Rivers Edge Park on the East Branch in Theresa. It meanders down a gentle gradient to safely carry the water traveler and recreational enthusiast alike past picturesque rural and scenic landscapes, natural wilderness areas and vibrant urban riverfronts. Not only does it provide recreational activities, but it also gives the recreationalist access to various retail, restaurants and events along its river banks. There are a plethora of routes within the river corridor to provide access for all to the natural resources, recreational opportunities, scenic beauty and historic and cultural assets of the Rock River Valley. We invite you to paddle it, drive it, bike it, hike it, taste it (chocolate tour), appreciate it (art tour), ride it (horse trails) or fly it. There’s virtually something for everyone! For more information on the trail itself, it’s history and how to support their efforts, visit their website at rockrivertrail.com.

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THE GLACIAL HERITAGE AREA (GHA) The GHA is a network of parks, wildlife and natural areas, historic and cultural sites, waterways and preserves – all connected by trails and waterways. It’s located primarily in Jefferson County with some portions in Rock, Dodge, and Dane counties and supports high-quality grasslands, wetlands and forests, interspersed with productive agricultural land. The mission is to connect more people to the land through conservation parks, linking trails, wildlife areas and river-based recreation. glacialheritagearea.org.

GLACIAL DRUMLIN STATE TRAIL Developed in 1986, the trail starts in Cottage Grove (just east of Madison) and heads east for 52 miles where it connects with other trails in the Fox River Sanctuary in Waukesha. The trail is open to cyclists, walkers, joggers, roller bladers and snowmobiles. A pass is required before using the trail and is valid on all other state trails. Annual fee: $25; daily fee: $5. No pass is required for hikers or children under 16. glacialdrumlin.com.

CAMROCK PARK Located between Rockdale and Cambridge along the Koshkonong Creek, this 422-acre park has three areas with shelter facilities and play areas. It’s suitable for hiking, cross-country skiing and some of the best singletrack in the area. The park can be reached via several access points with connector trails to all parks, access points located trailhead adjacent to Westside Park on Water Street in downtown Cambridge, County Hwy B and Highland Drive in the village of Rockdale.

EMMA CARLIN TRAIL The trail is comprised of three loops, with difficult sections covering nearly 40 miles. The west end of the Green Loop has a particularly tough uphill grind. For a total challenge, take the formidable Connector Trail south to the John Muir Trail (Palmyra). Refer to the parks grid on pages 54-59 for park specific amenities and services.

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STATE PARKS

W7664 Island Road, Waterloo Southern Unit - Eagle

Lake Mills, 920-648-8774

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Glacial Drumlin State Trail 1213 S. Main Street, Lake Mills

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JEFFERSON COUNTY PARKS - 920-674-7260

Altpeter Park

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N2028 Cty N, Fort Atkinson; 1.5 miles North of Cold Spring along CTH N

2

Cappie’s Landing

6

78

1

514

701 Fox Ln, Watertloo; Southwest side of Waterloo on Fox Lane

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Glacial River Mountain Bike Trails

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W7786 Lamp Rd, Fort Atkinson; 1 block East of North Shore Rd at Lake Koshkonong

Burnt Village Park

N8625 Jefferson Rd, Watertown

Carlin Weld Park

N1841 Cty Z, Palmyra; 2 miles Northeast of Palmyra on CTY Z

Cold Spring Creamery Park

N1501 CTH N, Fort Atkinson; North boundary of Cold Springs along CTH N

Dorothy Carnes Park

(East) N3220 Radloff Lane, (West) W6509 Jones Ln, Fort Atkinson

Garman Nature Preserve

parking off Wisconsin Ave/Hwy W, Jefferson

Indian Mounds & Trail Park

W7561 Koshkonong Mounds Rd, Fort Atkinson; 3.5 miles SW of Fort Atkinson

Jefferson County Dog Park

W5098 K-9 Drive, Johnson Creek; 1 mile South of Johnson Creek, off of HWY 26

Joy Park

N6881 CTH F, Oconomowoc; 1.5 miles North of I-94 on CTH F, on Spence Lake

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10

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Kanow Park

N8248 Rock River Rd, Ixonia; 500' on the Rock River 500’; North of HWY 16, 10 miles East of Watertown, 3 miles West of Oconomowoc

Korth Park

W8930 Korth Lane, W8282 Elm Point Rd, Lake Mills

Pohlman Park

M4809 Duck Creek Rd, Helenville; US HWY 18 and Duck Creek Road

Rock Lake Park

W8050 Park Lane Rd (Lower); N6999 Rock Lake Rd (Upper); North end of Rock Lake, Lake Mills

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FITNESS STATION

SKATE PARK

125

PET EXERCISE AREA

ICE SKATING RINK

CAMPING

22,000

Sandhill Station State Park

OPEN AREA

Kettle Moraine State Forest

LAKE / POND / RIVER

DISC GOLF

SNOW SHOEING

175

X-COUNTRY SKIING

Holzhueter Farm State Park

SWIMMING

(CONT.)

TENNIS

VOLLEYBALL

BALL DIAMONDS

RESTROOM

BIKING

DRINKING WATER

TRAILS

GRILLS

172

FISHING

SHELTER

N6263 Co Rd Q, Jefferson

BOAT ACCESS

PICNIC AREA

Aztalan State Park

PARKS & TRAILS

PLAY AREA

ACRES

AREA PARKS & TRAILS


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FITNESS STATION

SKATE PARK

PET EXERCISE AREA

ICE SKATING RINK

CAMPING

OPEN AREA

LAKE / POND / RIVER

DISC GOLF

10

SNOW SHOEING

X-COUNTRY SKIING

SWIMMING

TENNIS

VOLLEYBALL

BALL DIAMONDS

BIKING

TRAILS

FISHING

4

PLAY AREA

BOAT ACCESS

N482 CTH D, Whitewater; Junction of CTH U, CTH D and STH 59, just North of Whitewater

RESTROOM

Welcome Travelers Park

DRINKING WATER

W1637 CTH F, Sullivan; On CTH F, North of Rome on the Bark River

GRILLS

Rome Pond Park

SHELTER

W5281 CTH B, Johnson Creek; West side of the Rock River, east of Johnson Creek

PICNIC AREA

Rock River Park

ACRES

PARKS & TRAILS

90+

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MUNICIPALITY PARKS - CAMBRIDGE - 608-423-3712

Camrock I, II and III Ripley Park Village Veterans Park West Side Park

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Haumerson’s Pond at Bark River Park Barrie Park Bicentennial Park Endl Park Jones Park Klement Park McCoy Park Memorial Park Ralph Park Rock River Park

107 1.5 2.9 2.3 16.6 2.5 3 7.5 15 60

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Business Center Park Lubahn Park Oakridge Park Rivers Edge Nature Preserve Riverfront Park Rock Park (undeveloped) Rotary Park Schiferl Park Stoppenbach Park Tensfeldt Park Utility Park VFW Park

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Firemans Park Veteran’s Park Bell Park Centennial Park

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Bartels Beach Brookstone Park Commons Park East Lakeland Heights Faville Park 2 Memorial Park Millpond Area Rotary Park Sandy Beach Tyranena Park Wallace Park Wetland Park

4 1.5 3.7 0.6 6.9 1.5 17.2 9.4 27.2 13.5 29.5 5.6

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Village Park Spring Lake Beach Park

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Fireman’s Park Morrison Field Veterans Park Youker Park Waterloo Regional Trailhead

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Cruise Night Car Shows at Jones Park, Fort Atkinson

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Charity Concert Series at Barrie Park

FITNESS STATION

SKATE PARK

PET EXERCISE AREA

ICE SKATING

CAMPING

OPEN AREA

LAKE / POND / RIVER

SNOW SHOEING

DISC GOLF

X-COUNTRY SKIING

SWIMMING

(CONT.)

TENNIS

VOLLEYBALL

BALL DIAMONDS

BIKING

TRAILS

FISHING

BOAT ACCESS

PLAY AREA

RESTROOM

DRINKING WATER

GRILLS

SHELTER

PICNIC AREA

PARKS & TRAILS (CONT.)

ACRES

AREA PARKS & TRAILS


FITNESS STATION

SKATE PARK

PET EXERCISE AREA

ICE SKATING

CAMPING

OPEN AREA

LAKE / POND / RIVER

DISC GOLF

SNOW SHOEING

X-COUNTRY SKIING

SWIMMING

VOLLEYBALL

TENNIS

BALL DIAMONDS

BIKING

TRAILS

FISHING

BOAT ACCESS

PLAY AREA

RESTROOM

DRINKING WATER

GRILLS

SHELTER

PICNIC AREA

ACRES

PARKS & TRAILS (CONT.)

MUNICIPALITY PARKS - WATERTOWN - 920-262-8080

Brandenstein Park Brandt-Quirk Clark Park Deer Trail Park East Water Street Park Fannie P. Lewis Park Grinwald Park Hunter Oaks Park Kalota Park Lincoln Park MaryRose Park Pet Exercise Area Riverside Park River Walkway Schaller Park Silver Creek Skateboard Bike Park Timothy Johnson Park Tivoli Island Park Union Park Veteran’s Memorial Washington Park

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Big Brick Park Brewery Hill Park/Armory Clay Street Nature Park Cravath Lakefront Park East Gate Park Flat Iron Park Meadowsweet Park Mill Race Park Minneiska Park Moraine View Park Optimist Turtle Mound Park Ray Trost Nature Preserve Skyway Park Starin Park Trippe Lake Park Walton Oaks Park Whitewater Creek Recreation Area Whitewater Effigy Mounds Preserve

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10

BR

Cushman Pond

48

7

X

Fireman Park Pond

8

5

X

Golden Lake

250

46

BR

Goose Lake

144

6

Hahns Lake

82

10

1074 Reservoir

Jefferson

X

SE

Lake Mills

SP

Palmyra

DG

Whitewater

DG

Rome

DG

Johnson Creek

SP

Concord

DG

Concord

DG

Grellton

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Haumerson’s Pond

Reservoir Fort Atkinson

Heiden Pond

Watertown

Hoopers Millpond

12

6

Hope Lake

142

24

10,460

7

BR

Lake Ripley

418

44

BR

Mud Lake

30

Mud Lake

93

Lake Koshkonong

X

• •

• •

• •

DG

Lake Mills

SE

Cambridge

DG

Fort Atkinson

DG

Cambridge

DG

Rome

DG

Fort Atkinson

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X X

Mud Lake

318

Red Cedar Lake

359

6

BR

Rice

137

10

BR

Rock Lake

1,371

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BF, P

Rome Millpond

446

7

X

Rose Lake

140

10

8

6

Spring Lake, Lower

104

11

BR

Trippe

113

8

BR

Watertown Millpond

84

4

X

Whitewater

640

38

BF

Spence Lake

DG

Lake Mills

SE

Oakland

DG

Richmond

DG

Lake Mills

DG

Rome

SE

Fort Atkinson

• •

• •

DG

Palmyra

DG

Whitewater

DG

Watertown

DG

Richmond

Waterloo Millpond

Waterloo

BF BARRIER-FREE BOAT RAMP. Sites have a boarding dock or means of wheelchair access to boats. BR BOAT RAMP. Sites have a defined public boat launching facility which may or may not have parking. BW BARRIER-FREE WILDERNESS ACCESS. Sites have a firm surface to gain access to the water, but no special piers or ramps. NW NAVIGABLE WATER. Navigable access is provided by the presence of an inlet or outlet stream which furnishes adequate boat access to a lake. A small stream not large enough to float a boat does not provide effective navigable access. P

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Cravath Lake

LAKE TYPE

WALLEYE

X

PANFISH

12

NORTHERN PIKE

151

(CONT.)

MUSKY

Blue Spring Lake

CARP

X

LARGE MOUTH BASS

6

SMALL MOUTH BASS

ACCESS (NOT SPECIFIED)

33

WALK-IN TRAIL

PUBLIC ACCESS

SURROUNDED BY PRIVATE PROPERTY

MAX. DEPTH (FEET)

Bean Lake

AREA LAKES & PONDS

ROADSIDE ACCESS

SURFACE AREA (ACRES)

NAVIGABLE WATER ACCESS TO LAKE

AREA PARKS & TRAILS

BARRIER-FREE PIER. Designed to accommodate wheelchairs.

R ROADSIDE. Sites do not include any access developments. Public roads with a marked right-of-way extending to the water provide a limited degree of access. T

WALK-IN TRAIL. These access sites are partially developed, excluding a boat ramp, and are entirely within public lands.

W WILDERNESS IN PUBLIC OWNERSHIP. A lake is in a wilderness area if there are no roads or buildings within 200 feet of the waterbody. Wilderness lakes have no defined walk-in trail to the water. X A few counties do not have detailed access information. For those waters marked with an “x,” some type of access, other than navigable water access, is available. Regulations governing boat usage are effective on certain lakes and are posted at the public access sites.

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CANOEING

FISHING

WILDLIFE VIEWING

BIRD WATCHING

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

CAMPING

BERRY PICKING

BIKING

SNOWMOBILE TRAILS

HIKING

TRAPPING

HUNTING

ACRES

HABITAT

WILDLIFE

PUBLIC DNR WILDLIFE AREAS

Jefferson Marsh Waterfowl, pheasants, Diverse wetland ranging 3,328 • • • • • • • • • • Wildlife Area furbearers, deer, from open water marsh in the squirrels, rabbits, south to a 900 acre tamarack turkeys, cranes, bog in the north. grassland and woodland songbirds. Travel east of Jefferson on US Hwy 18 about one mile and watch for a parking lot on the south side of the road. Another option is to head east of Jefferson on US Hwy 18 and turn south on county Hwy Y. Continue approximately 2.5 miles southeast on Hwy Y to 3 different parking lots centrally located within the property. Koshkonong Waterfowl, pheasants, High quality deep water 846 • • • • • • • • • • Wildlife Area furbearers, deer, marsh which transitions into squirrels, rabbits, shrub carr and bottomland turkeys, cranes, hardwoods. grassland and woodland songbirds. Travel South of Fort Atkinson on US 26 and watch for access to OLD 26 on the west side of the highway. Head south on OLD 26 to Mounds Road, turn west and the southern most parking lot is immediately on the right or north side. Lake Mills Waterfowl, pheasants, Open water marsh, large 2,644 • • • • • • • • • • • • Wildlife Area & furbearers, deer, areas of wet prairie, lowland Zeloski Marsh squirrels, rabbits, hardwoods with tamarack, turkeys, cranes, and some oak savanna grassland and uplands. woodland songbirds. The eastern unit is located immediately southwest of the City of Lake Mills. The western unit is about 2 miles further west. To find a parking area to use as a starting point, travel to the southwest of Lake Mills on Hwy A, go north on Hwy S approximately 1 mile and turn west on Alley Road. Continue west 1 mile to the parking lot on the north side of Alley Road. Prince’s Point Waterfowl, pheasants, Mostly bottomland 2,329 • • • • • • • • • • Wildlife Area furbearers, deer, hardwoods and open water squirrels, rabbits, marsh. turkeys, cranes, grassland and woodland songbirds. Located just off of County Hwy D three miles northeast of Whitewater. Rome Pond Waterfowl, pheasants, Central feature is a large 2,390 • • • • • • • • • • Wildlife Area furbearers, deer, open water cattail marsh squirrels, rabbits, surrounded by rolling turkeys, cranes, hills covered with upland grassland and hardwoods like oak and woodland songbirds. hickory. Interspersed in the uplands are agricultural fields and areas restored to prairie or savanna. The wildlife area is easily found immediately east of the Village of Rome in Jefferson County on County Road F. Approximately one mile east of Rome is a park with a picnic area, pit toilet, boat launch, and easy access to the wildlife area. Waterloo Waterfowl, pheasants, Open water marsh, sedge 4,006 • • • • • • • • • • Wildlife Area turkeys, deer, meadow, fens (including a squirrels, rabbits, state natural area), lowland furbearers. and upland hardwoods, some native prairie, and extensive shrub carr. The property is located in northwestern Jefferson County and southwestern Dodge County approximately one mile east of the city of Waterloo. Waterloo Wildlife Area is a sprawling set of state owned properties spread across an area about 2 miles east to west and 7 miles north to south.

PET NOTE: It is illegal to allow dogs to run on DNR lands from April 15 - July 31 unless the dog is on a leash 8 feet or less. All dogs must be under their owner’s control at all times on state-owned and leased lands. Any questions on public hunting in Jefferson County should be directed to the DNR office in Lake Mills, 920-648-3054. www.enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

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GOLF COURSES

Koshkonong Mounds Country Club, Fort Atkinson

Something “Fore” everyone! The collection of golf clubs and golf courses within Jefferson County is nothing short of spectacular. Sprinkled throughout the county you will find a multitude of golfing opportunities. The County boasts a variety of limited access private clubs, daily fee courses, and executive par three award winning courses recognized by Golf Digest and Golf Range Magazine. You’re sure to find a beautiful course for your next “tee time” adventure. The oldest, most historic golf club in Jefferson County is Koshkonong Mounds Country Club in Fort Atkinson, which was established in 1924 and originally built amongst the prehistoric earthwork mounds. Many, if not all, of these earthwork mounds are still visually present today. KMCC is a limited access private club named 4 stars on Golf Digest “Best Places to Play”. Travel a few miles East to Whitewater where you will find two more fabulous courses. Spring Creek Golf Course offers a full length championship 9 hole layout with impeccable conditions. Triple tee placements allows golfers to play to their capabilities. The Willow Brook Golf Course is nestled on the Southwest side of Whitewater and boasts a beautiful Par 36 9-hole golf course with an adjoining clubhouse and banquet facility. Once a private club, Willow Brook is now an open to the public!

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Jefferson Golf Club 913 Golf Drive, Jefferson

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Koshkonong Mounds Country Club W7670 Koshkonong Mounds Rd., Fort Atkinson

3

Spring Creek W4787 Yandry Rd, Whitewater

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Lake Mills Golf Club 800 S. Main St., Lake Mills

5

Lake Ripley Country Club W9575 US 12, Cambridge

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Watertown Country Club 1340 N. Water St., Watertown

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Willow Brook Golf Course N9035 Hwy 89 S, Whitewater

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19

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WATERLOO

16 89 94 LAKE MILLS

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GOLF COURSES

Twist

Historic Golf & fine DininG WitH a casual

Championship Golf & Full Service Golf Shop Banquet and Wedding Facilities Famous Friday Night Fish Fry

Breathtaking Views Overlooking Lake Koshkonong @kmccgolf

FIND MORE ONLINE!

GO TO OUR WEBSITE FOR THE MOST CURRENT LIST OF EVENTS!

W7670 Koshkonong Mounds Rd., Fort Atkinson

920-563-2823 • www.kmccgolf.com

GOLF COURSE • RESTAURANT • BANQUET FACILTY

A beautiful nine hole golf course open to the public with a full bar and delicious menu.

enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

Hours: Mon-Sun: 7am-10pm Dinner Served Daily: 11am-8pm

262-473-3305

N9035 Hwy. 89, Whitewater willowbrookgolfwhitewater.com Awarded one of the Top 12 Par 3 Golf Courses in the United States

“A wonderful family-run course (The Majewskis), this nine-hole layout offers full-length Par-3s using triple tees and bent grass greens, tees and fairways. Their innovative and tough layout from the back tees have only seen two sub-par rounds since 1988” – GOLF RANGE MAGAZINE

W4787 Yandry Rd., Whitewater 920.563.4499

springcreekgolf.com

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AGRICULTURE

Fort Atkinson Farmers Market

EXPERIENCE A DAY OF FUN ON THE FARM

Interact with the animals, play in the fields, sit on the farm equipment, enjoy some entertainment and learn how everything works. While most farms are open April through October, fall is probably the most popular time of year to visit. In addition to your standard fall fare, places like Jelli’s Market in Helenville and Busy Barns Adventure Farm (see pg 64) in Fort Atkinson also have unique and exciting kids activities like a scavenger hunt and lawn jenga, a corn maze and a farm animal tour. Ever been to a fish farm? Visit Rushing Waters (see pg 63) in Palmyra to get a behind-the-scenes look at one of our country’s leading producers of Rainbow Trout complete with hands-on activities.

FARMERS MARKETS

Farmers markets provide a wide variety of organic and fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, nuts and other produce directly from their farms. Vendors are local entrepreneurs who set prices that allow them to reasonably cover their costs and typically price their products equal to or less than the grocery store. While their cost is competitive, their products have greater nutritional value and taste amazing! COMMUNITY

DAYS

TIMES

Fort Atkinson

May - Oct

WHEN

Across from Post Office (Milwaukee Ave. E.)

Saturdays

8am-12pm

Fort Atkinson Winter Market

Jan - Apr

Fort Atkinson Club, Downtown Fort Atkinson

first Saturday of the month

9am-12pm

Jefferson

June 6 - Oct 4 Piggly Wiggly Parking Lot

Thursdays & 1 Sat per month

3-7pm

Jefferson Speedway

Apr 7 - Oct 13

Sundays

7am-2pm

Lake Mills

May 8 - Oct 16 Commons Park, Downtown Lake Mills

Wednesdays

2pm-6:30pm

Lake Mills Winter Market Dec 14

WHERE

Free admission & parking W8135 US Hwy 18, Cambridge Lake Mills Middle School

9am-3pm

Watertown

May - Mid Nov Riverside Park Parking Lot (850 Labaree St.)

Tuesdays

7am-12pm

Garden Tales Farmers Market Watertown

Aug - Oct

Watertown Public Library (Water St.)

Thursdays

3-6pm

Waterloo

May-Oct

100 Block S. Monroe Street

Sundays

Midday

Whitewater

May - Oct

1415 W. Main St. (True Value Parking Lot)

Saturdays

7am-11am

Whitewater

May 7 - Oct 29 City Market, Whitewater Historical Depot

Tuesdays

4-7pm

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AGRICULTURE

Quality meats, cheese, processing, and catering services to the surrounding Jefferson County area for over 25 years. Locally owned by Scott & Linda Fischer.

521 S. Main St., Hwy 26, Jefferson 920-674-6466 www.riversedgemarket.com

FORT FARMERS MARKET

Celebrating Jefferson County’s Local Goodness!

FIND MORE ONLINE!

GO TO OUR WEBSITE FOR THE MOST CURRENT LIST OF EVENTS!

enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

Love Where You Live... Shop Fresh, Shop Local

SATURDAYS, MAY to OCTOBER 8am to Noon Downtown Fort Atkinson

Family fun at our fishing park, catch your own lunch with the famous Hook and Cook Full Restaurant and Bar Catering • Private Events Retail Farm Store

Across from the Post Office

FEATURED PRODUCTS

Tomatoes • Beets • Greens • Onions Carrots • Apples • Berries • Melon Honey • Bread • Sweets • Beef Chicken • Pork • Cheese • Eggs Salsa • Coffee • Flowers • Plants Jam • Handcrafted Art • Kombucha

Kids activities weekly, Live Music 9am-11am A PROGRAM OF THE FORT ATKINSON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

N301 County Road H, Palmyra

262-495-2089

rushingwaters.net

For information on the Holiday and Winter Market, visit or call:

fortfarmersmarket.com 920-563-3210

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Get lost in the corn maze, take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and don’t forget to feed, cuddle and hug all the new baby animals. Then explore our Acres of Adventures with over 40 fun activities for the Kid in all of us.

Open May, September & October

Join us for Great Family Farm Fun

W7675 US Hwy 12, Fort Atkinson • 920-691-6742

www.busybarnsfarm.com

Pick-Your-Own Fruits & Vegetables Greenhouse • Home Raised Meats Farm Store • Fall Produce & Activities

JEFFERSON ROCK RIVER COMMUNITY GARDENS If you have limited outdoor space, rent a garden plot to grow your own fresh food and enhance your health a the same time. The Community Gardens are located at West Riverview Drive and Garity Street in Jefferson. For more information, call the Jefferson Recreation Department at 920-674-7720. Stroll through all the packed greenhouses for your spring flowers at Ebert’s Greenhouse Village (see pg 32) in Ixonia. Also watch their calendar for special events and great features in every season throughout the year.

BIRD WATCHING N5648 S. Farmington Rd., Helenville www.jellismarket.com

262-593-5133

Ask about our tours for Daycares, Preschools & Girl Scouts

Bird watching has become more popular than ever, and Jefferson County is rich with areas for bird watchers to explore. Friends of Rose Lake and the Madison Audubon Society hold regular bird watching activities at Rose Lake (adjacent to Dorothy Carnes Park). The Zeloski Marsh just outside Lake Mills is a favorite spot for bird watching as well. Visit madisonaudubon.org/youth-education/ for area activities, bird walks and more.

Terri Tinsley Dog exercise AreA

This fenced 109-acre dog park features 2 large and 2 small off-leash dog exercise areas as well as picnic tables, restrooms, hand water pumps, benches, shelters, play equipment and parking for 100 cars.

Annual or daily permits can be purchased at the dog park or from the Jefferson County Courthouse in Jefferson. Call 920-674-7260 for more information. 64

THE JEFFERSON COUNTY DOG PARK The 109-acre dog park is located just off of Highway 26 between Jefferson and Johnson Creek and contains two large dog areas as well as two small dog areas. The first phase, 23 acre Terri Tinsley Dog Exercise Area, opened in November 2003. A major expansion that added 36 acres of fenced ground was completed in 2009. The park contains large open areas, wooded trails and has water available for your furry friend. A daily permit or annual tag is required. Registration forms are available online or at the park at all entrances. All fees collected are used to support the dog park.

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Simple Life Country Storellc Farm Raised Beef • Baked Goods • Spices Rolled Butter • Homemade Soap • Jarred Goods Honey • Gluten-Free • Antiques & Gifts

Amish Style Bulk Foods

Located west of Fort Atkinson off Hwy C, just past Hwy J, left on Ebbert Lane

Open Year Round – (Check winter hours ) Wed 10-4 – Thu-Sun 10-6 – 920-563-4469

simplelifecountrystore.us

• Open Year Round • MaMa Mary’s Homemade Pies FA R M M A R K E T • Garden Center open May-October Since 1948 • Apples, Cider, Homemade (920) 563-8254 Caramel Apples • Summer Fruits, Pumpkins, Colored Corn, etc. • Christmas Wreaths

POYERS

Open Daily 9am-6pm Closed Sundays Jan.-Apr. Only

323 N. 4th St., Fort Atkinson • CORNER OF N 4TH & BUS 26

FARMSTANDS, FARM STORES AND SPECIALTY STORES NAME

WHEN

WHERE

BeefnBeaks Farm

Open Year Round

N8248 Hwy O

Waterloo

Busy Barns Adventure Farm

Open Year Round

W7675 US Hwy 12

Fort Atkinson

See pg 64

Ebert’s Greenhouse Village

Apr 15 - Dec 31

W1795 Fox Rd.

Ixonia

See pg 32

Esther Schroeder Farmstand

June - Oct

W. Main St., across from United Community Bank

Cambridge

June - Oct

504 South Main Street

Jefferson

June - Oct

Commons Park

Lake Mills

June - Sept

501 E. Main St. (Latte Donatte lot) Watertown

Jelli’s Market

May - Oct

N5648 S. Farmington Road

Joe Skelly Farmstand

July - Aug

Raceway Food Mart parking lot

Karberg Apple Orchard

Sept - Nov

355 Hwy 12 and 18

Cambridge

Loefer’s Acres Farmstand

July - Oct

Main Street at H and 59

Palmyra

Maynard Pribbenow Farmstand

June - Oct

N9660 Peschel Road

Waterloo

Pernat’s Permium Meats

Open Year Round

312 Milwaukee St.

Johnson Creek See pg 20

Poyer Orchards Farm Market

Open Year Round

323 N. 4th Street

Fort Atkinson

See above

Rivers Edge Farm Market

Open Year Round

843 S. Whitewater Ave.

Jefferson

See pg 16

Schuster’s Playtime Farm

Sept - Oct

1326 Hwy 12 and 18

Deerfield

Simple Life Country Store Amish / Specialty Store

Open Year Round

N2795 Ebbert Lane

Fort Atkinson

Straubhaar’s Farmstand

May - Oct

47 Canal Road

Waterloo

N633 Mcintyre Road

Fort Atkinson

Steffen’s Cherry Orchard

51ST ANNUAL

DAIRY

BREAKFAST

All-you-can-eat breakfast, farm tour, live band, petting zoo, ice cream and huge raffle. Bus shuttle encouraged from Farm & Fleet Watertown. Advanced tickets at local Watertown businesses: Adult $7 ($8 at door); Children $3 ($4 at door).

SEE AD

Helenville

See pg 64

See above

June 15-16 7am-12:30pm McFarlandale Dairy N302 Cty Road K, Watertown

watertownagribusinessclub.com

on the Farm

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BREWERIES, WINERIES & DISTILLERIES Lewis Station Winery, Lake Mills

Our locally made beer, wine and spirits are some of the best in the state. Raise a glass and enjoy an award winning flagship beverage, but don’t miss sampling the creative seasonal and special production beer and wine offerings. Jefferson County also has the distinction of being home to Lewis Station Winery, the first Certified Craft Winery in Wisconsin. Craft beverage businesses are popular destinations year-round; but as the weather warms up, patio seating and beer gardens are bustling with locals and visitors. Summertime also brings Tyranena Brewery’s popular Brew with a View in Korth Park. Situated on a glacial drumlin overlooking beautiful Rock Lake in Lake Mills, this family friendly 841 Brewhouse monthly event is also a fundraiser for Jefferson 1 841 E. Milwaukee St., Whitewater County Parks. Enjoy a beer, live music and food Winery truck while taking in the scenery. 2 Cambridge 700 Kenseth Way, Cambridge We also encourage you to discover the history Goat Distillery 3 Dancing of local beer making with the Watertown Historic 909 Vineyard Dr., Cambridge Brewery self-guided walking tour. Hubbleton Brewery

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Mr. Brews Taphouse 201 N. Main St., Suite 220, Fort Atkinson

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Second Salem 111 W. Whitewater St., Whitewater

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Sprecher Restaurant & Pub 1512 S. Church St., Watertown

9

Staller Estate Winery W8896 County Hwy A, Delavan

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Sunshine Brewing Company 212 S. Main Street, Lake Mills

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Tyranena Brewing Company 1025 Owen St., Lake Mills

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Wetlands Winery Coming to Lake Mills Late 2019

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BREWERIES, WINERIES & DISTILLERIES Award winning wines from sweet to dry and a bistro style farm to table kitchen Food & Wine Education Classes too! Wisconsin’s First Certified Craft Winery 217 N Main St., Lake Mills 920.648.5481 • LewisStationWinery.com

PREMIUM WINES & DELIGHTFUL FOOD

Home Brewing Supplies • Floral & Gifts Large Supply of Unique Wines Wine Concentrate Kits 215 S. Center Ave., Jefferson • 920-674-6008

wineandrosesinc.com

SUNSHINE BREWING CO. IS NOW OPEN!

Enjoy high quality boutique wines in our beautiful Tasting Room & Event Center.

700 Kenseth Way, Cambridge

608.423.2348 • cambridgewinery.com

TA P R O O M • E V E N T S PA C E • B R E W E R Y 121 S Main St., Lake Mills • sunshinebrewco.com

Tucked in the vineyards of Cambridge, we remain “True to the Goat” combining the Art and Science of Distillation from past experience with modern technology. We are continuously exploring new methods and techniques of distilling, so you never know what you will discover upon a visit to The Goat.

See our ad on page 32

909 VINEYARD DR, CAMBRIDGE 608-467-4905 ✴ DANCINGGOAT.COM

Downtown Lake Mills SMALL BATCH • HANDCRAFTED BELGIAN INSPIRED BEER

OPEN THURSDAYS- SUNDAYS

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THE ARTS

Plein Air, Jefferson - June 26-27 (photo by Ellen Waldmer)

The earliest and most unique “art” forms in our area, one could argue, are the earthen Indian effigy mounds which continue to attract thousands of viewers each year at Aztalan State Park. Poet Lorine Niedecker (1903-1970) is another Jefferson County arts icon whose work is featured in two downtown Fort Atkinson murals. The Cambridge pottery boom in the 1980’s led our many studio potters to call Jefferson County home. Today, our close-knit arts community offers relaxing studio tours and exciting festivals annually that will “blow your mind”. Experience year-round live entertainment at The Fireside Dinner Theatre (one of the Midwest’s most popular entertainment destinations), the Council for the Performing Arts, and more (see our Performing Arts list to the right). Additionally, our unique shops offer items made by our local artists and host Pop-Up galleries. The Clay Collective Spring Pottery Tour kicks off May when local and guest potters throughout the county open their studios to the public for a free self-guided driving tour. Enjoy the Jefferson Plein Air Painting event in June where you can watch artists as they capture the beauty and character of the Jefferson Area on canvas. You could pick any day of the week to enjoy an outdoor community concert, including Tyranena Brewery’s Brew with a View nights in Lake Mills’ Korth Park - reminiscent of a traditional German biergarten, but with a modern twist. July features the Midwest Fire Fest, a demonstration-heavy celebration of all things created with fire, heat, and smoke including clay, metal arts, welding, forging, hot glass, food, and fire dancers in downtown Cambridge. In August mix history

Providing quality, affordable and accessible entertainment in and around Jefferson County. Serving Jefferson County Since 1977

(920) 674-2179 Venue: 700 W. Milwaukee St., Jefferson 68

Check out the 2019-2020 season and order tickets online at

www.councilfortheperformingarts.org

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THE ARTS and the arts with the Octagon House Ice Cream Social and 1st Brigade Band Performance. The Earth, Wood & Fire Artist Tour in October includes 21 fine artists and 14 studio locations you can visit across the county. There are multiple November craft fairs offering holiday gift-giving ideas. Be sure to check our online events calendar often for all the fantastic artistic fun!

ART GALLERIES/STUDIOS Cambridge

Broadwing Clay Studio 608-884-8099 Cambridge Woodfired Pottery 608-423-4507 The Clay Collective 608-423-4507 Glen Cutcher Studio, Potter 608-335-9194 Little Cabin Creative, Paintings 608-423-4690 Mystic Earth Designs, Art Scarves and Surface Design Studio 608-423-9517 Rock Eagle Pottery 608-423-7026 Rowe Pottery Works 608-423-3935 Wakefield Studio, Ceramics & Garden Pottery 608-423-4065 White Dove Farm, Feltmaker/Fiber Artist 608-884-4301

Fort Atkinson BlueFire Arts Chroma Art Bar

Jefferson

Derek Hambly Fine Art Studio Terrence Coffman Studio

Johnson Creek

Johnson Creek Clay Studio

Lake Mills

Bruce Johnson Clay Studio Bungalow Jo’s Market Ephraim Faience Pottery Lake Mills Arts Center Wallflower Market

Watertown

Set Apart Art

Whitewater

Crossman Gallery, UW-Whitewater Studio 84 Whitewater Cultural Arts Center

920-728-0760 920-215-0180

Superb Musicals | Memorable Dining Spectacular Shops | Fabulous Service 1-800-477-9505 | FiresideTheatre.com

See Our Ad on Page 1 Fort Community Theatre fortfact.org Gobbler Theater gobblertheater.com

920-699-0003

Penguin Productions penguin-productions.com 920-285-1986 Rock River Theatre Guild rockrivertheatreguild.com 920-563-9811 Watertown Players watertownplayers.org 920-261-1176 Young Auditorium uww.edu/youngauditorium 262-472-2222

920-723-3893 920-699-2529 920-699-2529 920-648-3049 920-945-0114 920-648-5269 608-843-3308 920-648-6549 262-366-5856

Classes, Workshops and Events! Check out our “Open Studio” Pottery Painting, Glass Fusing, Jewelry Making, Mosaics and More!

262-472-1207 262-473-9845 262-472-0204

PERFORMING ARTS Cambridge Deerfield Players Theater CDplayerstheater.com

608-239-6948

Cambridge Reader’s Theatre cambridgewiarts.org 608-513-0479 Council for the Performing Arts councilfortheperformingarts.org 920-674-2179 Fireside Dinner Theatre 1131 Janesville Ave., Fort Atkinson firesidetheatre.com 800-477-9505

www.bluefirearts.com 920-728-0760 87 N Main St Fort Atkinson www.enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

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Antique Shopping at Another Round Antiques in Downtown Jefferson

THE VINTAGE SHOP HOP

Jefferson County is home to a TON of antique, resale and consignment shops, many of whom participate in the Annual Vintage Shop Hop at the beginning of March. Join us for a self-guided road trip throughout Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin to 400+ participating vintage shops, boutiques, barn sales, oddity shops & home decor stores. You will find farmhouse chic, industrial and automotive relics, architectural salvage, barn wood, piles of windows & doors, vintage & boutique clothing, old and new jewelry, cottage finds, cabin goods, and everything to deck out your She-Shed, Man Cave or Outdoor Bar! For more information or to get the map, visit vintageshophop.blogspot.com

ANTIQUE, RESALE AND CONSIGNMENT SHOPS Cambridge

Angels Among Us Thrift Shop 608-293-4575 Cambridge Gold & Antiques 608-339-1212 Crocus 608-205-7828

Fort Atkinson

Cornerstone of Hope Five Star Antiques Mall Goodwill Industries The Quilt Patch St. Vincent de Paul Two Pistols Trading Post

Jefferson

608-754-1228 920-568-9313 920-563-8950 262-593-8462 920-568-1266 920-253-0282

Another Round Antiques & Consignments 920-675-0545 Antique Auctions (at Fair Park) 920-674-7148 Jefferson Bargain Fair (at Jefferson Speedway) 920-648-2705 Jefferson Indoor Flea Market (at Fair Park) 262-485-6021 Once and Again Consignments 920-723-9411 St. Vincent de Paul 920-674-4546 Tea and Textiles Quilt Shop 920-674-9017 Twice is Nice Resale Shop 920-674-6868 70

Lake Mills

The Corner Mercantile Francie’s Frivolous Frippery Opera Hall Antiques Center St. Vincent de Paul

920-222-1564 920-728-7112 920-648-5026 920-648-2800

Waterloo

Waterloo Antiques Mall & Artisan’s Gallery 920-478-7379

Watertown

Bethesda Thrift Shop Clara’s Antiques The Closet Hanger St. Vincent de Paul

Whitewater Area

The Corner Closet The Fuzzy Pig Lodgewood Mfg. Civil War Memorabilia The White Elephant Antique Shop Reflections of the Past Stand By Me Home Consignment Thrift Shoppe When Pigs Fly

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920-261-7030 920-262-2007 920-262-0062 920-261-2691 608-868-3035 262-473-4574 262-473-5444 920-723-7720 262-473-6050 262-458-2642 262-473-3138 608-289-9622


HISTORY & ANTIQUES

Treasures Galore!

RESALE, ANTIQUE & CONSIGNMENT

Angels Among Us Thrift Shop, Inc.

Gently used clothing, toys, books, DVDs/CDs, handbags, shoes, jewelry, decor & household. We are a non-profit organization with all net profits going back into local communities. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 9am-1pm

130 W. Main St., Cambridge • 608-293-4575

WE BUY SELL TRADE

N2385 County Road N, Fort Atkinson Open 7 Days a Week 920-253-0282

• Huge Antique, Art & Collectible Auction most first Tuesdays at Jefferson County Fair Park • Complete Auction Service • Buyer of Antiques, Collections & Estates • Certified Appraiser

Gregory Klug, Sr., Registered Wisconsin Auctioneer #584

920-723-4309 WisAuction.com – LegalAppraiser.net

CROCUS

Art, Antiques, Upcycled Goods, Painted Furniture, Consignment, Decorator and Small Items. Thurs. 11-3, Fri-Sat 11-4, Sun 12-4

608-205-7828 137 W. Main St., Cambridge

St. Vincent de Paul Fort Atkinson

Sun-Mon 12-5pm, Tues-Sat 10am-5pm 125 N. Main St., Fort Atkinson 920-568-9313 • 5starantiques@charter.net Estate Sales

A shopping experience like no other that has you coming back! Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm 907 W. Racine St., Jefferson 920-674-6868 twiceisniceresaleshop.com

“Helping our neighbors in need”

Hours: Mon-Fri 10-5; Sat 9-4

1525 Summit Dr., Fort Atkinson 920-568-1266 • www.facebook.com/svdpfort

Tea and Textiles Quilt Shop

Open Thurs-Sun 10am-5pm Closed Mon-Tues-Wed

107 S. Main St., Jefferson 920-674-9017

St. Vincent de Paul Jefferson “People Helping People”

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat 9am-4pm

Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 9am-3pm

1438 S. Ryan Ave., Jefferson 920-674-4546

109 N. Main St., Jefferson • mlelk@hotmail.com 920-723-9411 • onceandagainresale.com

Estate Sales • Locked Vendor Space Available Consignments Welcome Shop 2 Floors of Antiques and Collectibles 50+ Vendors • 2nd Floor Large Vinyl Record Store

The Antique Store where you can enjoy a cold beer while you browse. Open Thurs-Sun, 10am-5pm

Hours: Tu-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-4pm; Mon by Appt.

100 E. Main St. • Watertown • 920-262-2007

209 S. Main St., Jefferson, 920-675-0545 anotherround209@yahoo.com

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DISCOVER THE HISTORY OF JEFFERSON COUNTY

Visit our historic neighborhoods or stop at a local museum and hear interesting stories about the founders and first settlers of our County. One of the top historical sites in the state is located in Jefferson County. Aztalan State Park contains ruins of an ancient Native American village established in 1050 AD. The archaeological site has been a National Historic Landmark since 1964 and is a must see along with the Aztalan Museum site, located next to the State Park, which includes a museum housed in the Baptist Church and 7 additional pioneer buildings. The Octagon House Museum in Watertown was one of the largest homes built prior to the Civil War in Wisconsin. Today, it is maintained as a public museum and the museum grounds are home to the first Kindergarten in America, a restored pioneer barn and a tour center. Discover area local history and an impressive collection of artifacts at the Hoard Historical Museum in Fort Atkinson. The Museum is also home the collection of Lorine Niedecker, an internationally recognized poet.

SELF-GUIDED WALKING TOURS: Aztalan National Historic Landmark Self-Guided Walking Tour/Trail Signs: aztalanfriends.org/trail-signs Free Public Tour every Sunday at 2pm, June-September, weather permitting Historic Cemetery Tour, Lake Mills Annually in October - lakemillsaztalanhistory.com Lake Mills Self-Guided Walking Tours www.legendarylakemills.com

A Place for All

Fort Atkinson Walking and Driving Tour fortpreserves.org/walkingdriving-tour/ Watertown Self-Guided Walking and Driving Tours watertownchamber.com Touring Historical Whitewater Guide: whitewater-wi.gov/residents/maps/2215-touringhistorical-whitewater

• Civil War • Dairy Pioneers • Dairy History • 1841 Foster House

• Gift Shop • Local History • Lorine Niedecker • Native American History

Find us on

facebook

FREE ADMISSION

Open Tuesdays-Saturdays 9:30am-4:30pm year round • Closed Sundays and Mondays

On Hwy. 12 in Downtown Fort Atkinson • 401 Whitewater Ave.

(920)563-7769 • www.hoardmuseum.org

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HISTORY & ANTIQUES Walk through 15 rooms of Jefferson history Open Wed. mornings and Sun. afternoons year-round Open Sat. during the summer Open by appointment Groups Welcome

317 S. Main, Jefferson • Behind City Hall jeffersonhistoricalsociety.org • 920-541-3332 • 920-674-6463

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES AND MUSEUMS Aztalan State Park, Aztalan aztalanfriends.org dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/aztalan 608-241-4958

Octagon House Museum and America’s First Kindergarten, Watertown octagonhousemuseum.org 920-261-2796

Bark River Woods Historical Society Hebron 920-563-4773

Palmyra Historical Society - Turner Museum palmyrahistorical.org 262-495-2412

Cambridge Historic School Museum cambridgehistoricmuseum.org 608-423-3327

Town of Sullivan Historical Society rome-sullivanhistoricalsociety.com 262-563-7171

Concord Historical Society concordwisconsin.org 262-593-8099

Waterloo Area Historical Society Museum 920-478-8015

Heritage Military Music Foundation, Watertown 1stbrigadeband.org 920-262-1864

Whitewater Historical Society whitewaterhistoricalsociety.org 262-473-6820

Hoard Historical Museum and National Dairy Shrine Museum, Fort Atkinson hoardmuseum.org 920-563-7769

Other points of interest: C.W. Parker Carousel, Waterloo Carlin House & Turner Museum, Palmyra Fort Koshkonong Replica, Fort Atkinson Governor Peck Marker, Cold Spring Heart Prairie Lutheran Church & Pioneer Cemetery, Whitewater Historic Train Depot & Museum, Whitewater Indian Mounds Park, Whitewater Lincoln Marker, Cold Spring Panther Intaglio, Fort Atkinson St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Palmyra

Jefferson Historical Society Museum jeffersonhistoricalsociety.org 920-674-7731 Johnson Creek Historical Society johnsoncreekhistory.com 920-699-2325 Koshkonong Prairie Historical Society Library & Museum, Cambridge 608 423-4272

Lake Mills Aztalan Historical Society 920-648-4632 lakemillsaztalanhistory.com or 920-728-2685 Find additional local historic sites of interest listed on theclio.com

Explore Native American History Aztalan State Park

A National Historic Landmark

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources Lake Mills, Wisconsin dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/aztalan/

900 Year Old Platform Mound Mississippian Indian Civilization – Photo by Dan Seuer, Lake Mills

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COFFEE MAKER

PETS ALLOWED

REFRIGERATOR

FITNESS CENTER

MICROWAVE

GAME ROOM

INTERNET ACCESS (WIFI)

IRON/IRONING BOARD

CABLE / SATELITE TV

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HOTELS, MOTELS & COTTAGES

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CAMBRIDGE

Cambridge Country Motel 608-423-3246 Victorian of Cambridge 847-269-6515 Village Motel

10

$4050

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Country Inn & Suites $99920-542-1600 75 83 189 countryinns.com Courtyard Inn & Suites $6960 920-563-6444 129 Holiday Inn Express $99920-563-3600 74 78 189 hiexpress.com/fortatkinsonwi Mile-Away Motel $4016 920-563-6326 50 River Walk Inn 920-397-7888

28

$6590

The Villa Inn 920-568-4552

28

$4599

Indoor Pool and Whirlpool • Meeting Space for up to 40 People Complimentary Hot Breakfast Bar • Fridge and Microwave in Each Room • Free Wireless Internet

920-563-3600 www.HIExpress.com 1680 Madison Ave, Fort Atkinson at Hwy 12 & 26 Bypass Intersection

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IRON/IRONING BOARD

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CABLE / SATELITE TV

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FITNESS CENTER

IN-ROOM WHIRLPOOL

GAME ROOM

SAUNA OR WHIRLPOOL

SWIMMING POOL

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SUITES

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NUMBER OF ROOMS

HOTELS, MOTELS & COTTAGES

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Not all rooms have all amenities listed. Ask to be sure.

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AmericInn 920-674-4404

41

$89199

Hilltop Motel 920-674-4610

28

$3850

Comfort Suites 920-699-2800

100

$89159

Days Inn 920-699-8000

45

$65150

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Aztalan Fields Guest House 920-988-1910

Bartel’s Beach Cottage Call for 24 2 weekly 920-648-8421 rates bartelsbeachcottage.com

NOW OPEN!

Our hotel offers complimentary hot breakfast served on real dining ware, free high-speed internet access, and an on-site fitness center. Discover how our above and beyond service and amenities make you feel right at home.

Banquet/Event Space for 250 People

1650 Doris Drive Fort Atkinson (920) 542-1600 countryinns.com

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VENDING MACHINES

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WHERE TO STAY

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Heritage Inn 920-261-5700

38

$66130

Holiday Inn Express 920-262-1910

79

$99159

Super 8 Motel 920-261-1188

45

$65115

Baymont Inn & Suites 262-472-9400 baymontinns.com

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Super 8 262-472-0400 super8.com

76 50

$69134

$64119

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917 E Milwaukee St Whitewater

(262) 472-0400 super8.com

- Indoor Pool - Free Expanded Continental Breakfast - Free High Speed Internet - Microwave & Refrigerators in Every Room - Premium Movie Channels - Fitness Center - Guest Laundry - 32" Flat Screen TV's

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$90125

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Shaina Boldt carefully chips into her ice block to form the face of E.T. downtown with other ice carvers during the Knickerbocker Ice Festival. (photo by Emily Walsh Perkins/Daily Times)

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HIGHLY RATED AWARD WINNING ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES

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SEE OUR AD ON THE INSIDE BACK COVER YOGI BEAR and all related characters and elements © & ™ Hanna-Barbera. (s19)

1 Mile from Jefferson Fairgrounds • 1456 S. Ryan Ave., Jefferson 920-674-4404 • Fax: 920-674-9034 Free Hot Breakfast Free High-Speed Internet Jacuzzi & Executive Fireplace Suites Indoor Pool and Whirlpool

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PRICE RANGE

RESERVATIONS CREDIT CARDS CABINS DUMP STATION ELECTRIC / WATER SHOWERS BEACH BOAT LANDING BOATS / CANOES NATURE TRAILS BIKING TRAILS PICNIC AREA PLAYGROUND MINIATURE GOLF GAME ROOM POOL RESTAURANT BASKETBALL COURT VOLLEYBALL COURT HORSESHOES FISHING BOCCE BALL HORSES ALLOWED PETS ALLOWED

ACRES

NUMBER OF SITES

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Sandhill Station State Campground 16 920-648-8774

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Woodland Beach Resort (Cabins Only, No Camping or RV Sites) 15 920-648-5513

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$500900/ week

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Circle K Campground 262-495-2896 Kettle Moraine State Forest Southern Unit, Eagle 888-947-2757 reservations 262-594-6200 local info

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River Bend RV Resort 920-261-7505

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Snug Harbor Lakefront Campground W7772-2C Wisconsin Park, Delavan 608-883-6999 Whitewater Lake Campground

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Scenic Ridge Campground (Seasonal /Weekend Sites) 608-883-2920

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*56 sites are equestrians only. **Vehicle admission sticker also required

JcFairPark.com (920) 674-7148

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200+ sites Full Hook-up Pull-thru Dump Station Discounts for Good sam & FMCA members • discounts for long term stays • Groups Welcome

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2019 BLACK OUT DATES: April 24-28, May 2-5, July 8-14, Sept. 5-8, Sept. 25-29 www.enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

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HIGHLY RATED AWARD WINNING

ACTIVITIES and FACILITIES

Daily & Seasonal Sites Cabins - Park Model & Sleeping YOGI BEAR™ and Friends Character Appearances 2-Pools - 3 Playgrounds - 18-Hole Mini-Golf Course Jumping Pillow & Pad - Bounce Houses Inflatable Slides - and much more!

N551 Wishing Well Ln, Fort Atkinson 920-568-4100 • 877-232-7386 (for reservations)

www. jellystonefort.com YOGI BEAR and all related characters and elements © & ™ Hanna-Barbera. (s19)

WE SERVE PORK & LAMB RAISED ON OUR FARM

Ask how you can stock your freezer with our locally raised meat

Patio, Loft and Wine Cellar Rentals for your Private Party! 159 W MAIN ST • CAMBRIDGE • (608) 423-2350

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AREA TOURISM CONTACTS Jefferson County Tourism Council PO Box 243, Jefferson, WI 53549 enjoyjeffersoncounty.com

Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce 102 W. Main St. P.O. Box 572, Cambridge, WI 53523 cambridgewi.com, 608-423-3780

Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce 244 N. Main St., Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 fortchamber.com, 920-563-3210

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce 230 S. Main St., Suite B, Jefferson, WI 53549 jeffersonchamberwi.com, 920-674-4511 Village of Johnson Creek 125 Depot St. Johnson Creek, WI 53038 visitjohnsoncreek.org 920-699-2296

Lake Mills Area Chamber of Commerce 200 C Water St., Lake Mills, WI 53551 lakemills.org, 920-648-3585

Palmyra Chamber of Commerce 100 W. Taft St. P.O. Box 139, Palmyra, WI 53156 palmyrawi.com, 262-495-8316

City of Waterloo 136 N. Monroe St., Waterloo, WI 53594 waterloowi.us, 920-478-3025

Watertown Tourism 519 E. Main St., Watertown, WI 53094 visitwatertownwi.com, 920-261-6320

Whitewater Tourism Council 150 W. Main St., Whitewater, WI 53190 discoverwhitewater.org, 1-866-4WW-TOUR



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