A look at upcoming community events in Cambridge and Deerfield. If you have an event to add, please email it to: cdnews@hngnews.com. Upcoming events are also listed in the print edition of the paper, published each Thursday.


Monday, Aug. 12: Workshop on Dog Separation Anxiety

The Humane Society of Jefferson County and the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic is holding a workshop teaching people about separation anxiety in dogs. Participants will learn about what separation anxiety is and how to help dogs who are having trouble being alone. The workshop, for humans only (no dogs please), is Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. at W6127 Kiesling Road between Fort Atkinson and Jefferson. For more information, and to register: (920) 674-2048.


Thursday, Aug. 8: “Let’s Talk”

The Cambridge Community Library is holding a listening session Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at 200 Spring St. The session will gather resident’s thoughts on the community, and share them with local organizations. No registration is required, refreshments provided. More information: (608) 423-3900.

Friday, Aug. 9: Summer Concert

Driftless, a country/Americana group from Cambridge, will perform at Veterans Park, 100 E. Main St., Aug. 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Cambridge Area Lions Club will grill pizzas. More information: cambridgewiarts@gmail.com.

Sunday, Aug. 11: “A Day on the Prairie”

An event on Aug. 11 will celebrate the 175th anniversary of East Koshkonong Lutheran Church and West Koshkonong Lutheran Church. Mandt Lodge and Koshkonong Prairie Historical Society will host tours Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event begins at 454 E. Church Rd., with a tour of East Koshkonong Lutheran at 9 a.m., followed by tours of the Notstad barn and West Koshkonong Lutheran. Lunch will be served. More information: (608) 873-7209.

Sunday, Aug. 11: “Common Ground”

East Koshkonong Lutheran Church will hold a potluck and discussion Aug. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. at 454 E. Church Rd. The Common Ground events bring speakers, activities and refreshments. The event is free. More information: (608) 423-3017.

Wednesday, Aug. 14: Karaoke

There will be Karaoke at Mike Farm Tavern, W9624 U.S. Highway 12, on Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. More information: (608) 423-3030.

Thursday, Aug. 15: Knit and Sip

Kaleidoscope Fibers is holding a Knit and Sip Aug. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at Kindfolk Coffee Co., 214 W. Main St. More information: (920) 342-0496.

Thursday , Aug. 15: Ladies Aid Summer Supper

Rockdale Lutheran Church is holding a Ladies Aid Summer Supper Aug. 15 from 4-6 p.m. at 107 Water St. in Rockdale. On the menu is scalloped potatoes and ham, salads and desserts. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children six to twelve, and free for children under six. More information: (608) 423-3949.

Friday, Aug. 16: Shekinah King show

Shekinah King, a local singer/songwriter, will perform at the Cambridge Winery from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 16, at 700 Kenseth Way. Admission is free. More information: (608) 423-2348.

Sunday, Aug. 18: Pizza on the Farm

Sprouting Acres Farm, at 1746 Highway 73, is holding “Pizza on the Farm” Aug. 18 from 4:30-8 p.m, with live music and pizza. More information: (608) 469-2319.

Sunday, Aug. 18: Oakland Conservation Club Fundraiser

The Oakland Conservation Club is having a fundraiser Aug. 18 at the club, three miles East of Cambridge on Highway A. The fundraiser will have a merchandise trap shoot, live music by Dan Reilly at 3 p.m. and refreshments. More information: (608) 444-3885.

Sunday, Aug. 18: Worship and Picnic

Willerup United Methodist Church is hosting worship and a picnic Aug. 18 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Willerup Bible Camp, N4314 Alpine Village Rd. Worship begins at 10 a.m., with a potluck and barbeque chicken lunch to follow. Baptisms in the lake will be available, contact the church if interested. No services will be held at 414 W. Water St. on Aug. 18. More information: (608) 423-3777.

Monday, Aug. 19: Movie Monday

The Cambridge Community Library is showing a movie matinee on Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. at 101 Spring Water Alley. The movie is E.T. to fit the summer library program outer space theme. Popcorn will be served. More information: (608) 423-3900.

“Peter Pan Jr.”

CD Players Theater is performing “Peter Pan Jr.” on Thursday-Sunday Aug. 22, 23, 24 and 25 at the Cambridge Historic School, 213 South St. The show will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 22, 23 and 24. There will be an 11 a.m. matinee on Aug. 24 and a 2 p.m. matinee on Aug. 25. Tickets will be available at the door or at cdplayerstheater.com. More information: cdptheater@gmail.com.Saturday, Aug. 24: Rockdale Bar Shindig

The fifth-annual Rockdale Bar Shindig is Aug. 24 from 1-6 p.m. There will be a parade at 1 p.m., followed by a pig roast and live music. Wayne Road will perform from 2-6 p.m. at Rockdale Bar & Grill, 222 Water St. More information: (608) 423-3323.

Saturday, Aug. 24: Rockdale Shindig

The fifth-annual Rockdale Bar Shindig is Aug. 24 from 1-6 p.m. There will be a parade at 1 p.m., followed by a pig roast and live music. Wayne Road will perform from 2-6 p.m. at Rockdale Bar & Grill, 222 Water St. More information: (608) 423-3323.


Friday, Aug. 9: Teen Entrepreneurship

There will be a presentation about financial literacy for teens Aug. 9 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at 50 N. Main St. Wills Manning of Deerfield will lead a discussion on steps toward becoming a millionaire. Teens receive a free scoop of ice cream. More information: (608) 764-3118.

Sunday, Aug. 11: Round Barn Worship and Potluck

St. Paul’s Liberty Lutheran Church is holding an annual worship and potluck at Schuster’s Farm, in the historic round barn, on Aug. 11 from 9-11 a.m. at 1326 U.S. Highway 12 and 18. More information: (608) 764-8488.

Sun., Aug. 11: BSA Fundraiser

BSA Troop 88 is having a fundraising dinner and auction Aug. 11 from 4-7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Liberty Lutheran Education Center, 3494 Oak Park Rd. Tickets are $15, and are available at Deerfield Bank, Quilted Oak and Ice Cream and members of the troop. There will be food from Texas Roadhouse, desserts, drinks and silent auction. More information: (608) 515-6453.

Sunday, Aug. 11: Running Retreat

There will be an outdoor running retreat hosted by Running Diva Mom Aug. 11 from 8-11 a.m. People will do a group run/walk on the Glacial Drumlin Trail from 8-9 a.m., a fitness class from 9-9:45 a.m. and coffee at the Deerfield Coffeehouse, 50 N. Main St., from 10-11 a.m. Cost is $40. More information: runningdivamom.com

Thursday, Aug. 15: Music in the Park

There will be a free summer concert Thursday, August 15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Deerfield Fireman’s Park Pavilion. The show is part of the “Music in the Park” concert series, hosted by the Deerfield Chamber of Commerce. Steadfast, a local christian band, will perform. More information: www.deerfieldchamberofcommerce.com/.

Friday, Aug. 16: Backyard BBQ

The Bank of Deerfield is having its Backyard Barbeque Aug. 16 from 4-7 p.m. at Fireman’s Park on Park Dr. On the menu is pork, chicken, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, cole slaw and cake. More information: (608) 764-5411.

Saturday, Aug. 17: Community Fun Festival

St. Paul’s Liberty Lutheran Church is hosting a Community Fun Festival Saturday, Aug. 17, from noon to 8 p.m. at Fireman’s Park in Deerfield. Live music will be provided by By Request, the Promised Band, the Tim Hansen Band and the Kristy B Band. There will be food and drink for sale, children’s activities like face painting and a bouncy house, a bags tournament, a raffle and a silent auction. Proceeds will help restore the church’s bell tower. More information: (608) 764-5885.

Sunday, Aug. 18: Album Release Concert

Steel Blossoms, a duo of Americana singer/songwriters, will hold a concert at Schuster’s Farm, 1326 U.S. Highway 12 and 18, Aug. 18. The show will celebrate the release of a new album. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., music from 5:30-8 p.m. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for kids, with food and alcohol available for purchase. More information: (608) 764-8488.

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