The historic Octagon House Museum in Watertown, Wisconsin will be the setting of the Watertown Historical Society’s annual ice cream and homemade cake social on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 from 1:30-4 p.m. Civil Ware era music will be performed by the renowned First Brigade Band. The band “makes history live” by presenting period brass band music played on antique instruments. Dressed in period uniforms and gowns, the band's musicians, color guard, and costumed ladies evoke the atmosphere of the turbulent 1860's through their unique form of showmanship blending the sights and sounds of the period with historical anecdotes.
The public is invited to participate in the First Annual "Great Beaver Paddle Festival" which will be held at Beaver Dam Lake on Saturday, July 30, 2016.
Archery, birding, cooking, hunting and fishing are among the fun things to be taught by Department of Natural Resources staff and expert volunteers during the free and family-friendly August "Horicon Marsh Outdoor Skills Day".
The 27th Truck-n-Show will be held in Waupun on Friday, August 12 through Saturday, August 13. This is a festival you won't want to miss! The truck show has hundreds of trucks come every year from all over the United States and Canada! This event brings the beautifully detailed trucks to the show for everyone to enjoy and admire. Truckers come to show off their rigs, enjoy the friendship of fellow drivers, and enjoy the appreciation of thousands of spectators who stroll the grounds.
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Riverfest in Watertown, this will be the biggest year yet! This year's event will be held Thursday, August 11 through Sunday, August 14. Riverfest includes lots of entertainment and activities for all ages. Come for a fun weekend at Riverfest! Admission is free!