Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lake Wisconsin August Calendar of Events

August 8: LodiAugust

Fitz’s Corn Broil fundraiser for Lodi area non-profits. Dinner includes brats and corn on the cob. Games, raffles, auction, music and fun for the whole family. 5 p.m. at Fitz’s on the Lake north of Lodi, W11602 Hwy. V.


August 9-11: Lodi

42nd annual Harmony Grove Brat & Beer Festival. Softball tournaments, food, music and raffles. Sunday family day with hay rides and children’s activities. Lewis Byrnes Park intersection of Cross Street and Rodney Drive.


August 10: Lodi

Susie the Duck Days. Lodi-Lake Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce presents family-fun activities including Duck Derby race on Spring Creek with prizes, Search-for-Susie kid’s game, car show, dining, music and shopping. Downtown Lodi. Parade at noon on Main Street sponsored by Lodi Rotary. (608) 592-4412 or


August 10: Lodi

23rd Annual Lodi Library Run Walk. Begins at 8 a.m. with registration at the Lodi Elementary School parking lot, 101 School St. One mile run for kids under 14. Call the Lodi Public Library (608) 592-4130.


August 10: Baraboo

Cranes of the World Festival. Family activities, arts and crafts and guided crane and prairie hikes. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. International Crane Foundation, E 11376 Shady Lane Road.


August 10: Baraboo

Summer Art Classics fine arts fair at Courthouse Lawn in Baraboo. More than 80 artists with paintings, photography, jewelry, sculpture, glass, ceramics, fiber art and pottery. Food, entertainment and children’s activities. Downtown Baraboo. Held rain or shine. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


August 16-18: Baraboo

Badger Steam and Gas Engine Show and Massey expo. Huge flea market with over 600 vendors, crafts, antiques, auction, music and food. 8 a.m. -5 p.m. at the Badger Steam and Gas Engine Show Grounds, S3347 Sand Road, Baraboo. (608) 522-4905 or


August 17: Lodi

Annual Optimist Club Raffle and Pig Roast dinner celebrated at the Lodi Fairgrounds at 5 p.m. with a raffle, top prize $3,000, at 3 p.m. Fundraiser for the Lodi Optimist youth programs. Tickets must be purchased in at advance at Associated Band, 102 N. Main St.


August 23-24: Portage

Taste of Portage Market Fair. Food court, art and craft vendors, children’s activities, car show and live music. Downtown Portage along Hwy. 33. Portage Area Chamber of Commerce (608) 742-6242.


August 30-31: Prairie du Sac

Annual Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw, Marion Park, 100 First St. Beer garden with live music, children’s games, food court, arts and crafts fair, Classic Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, parade at noon on Saturday and Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw. (608) 643-4317


August 31: Pardeeville

Pardeeville Community Car and Truck Show fundraiser. Free friendly (alcohol free) event. Children’s games, music, crafts, concessions, over 500 registered cars, antique and classic tractor show and model cars. 8 a.m. – 4p.m. Chandler Park, east of Hwy. 44, left on Park Drive,