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.


Aug. 22-28: Workshops

There will be artistic workshops at Anew Vintage Dream, 1 Mill St. Pre-registration with payment is required, in person, on the phone or online at anewvintagedream.com. Upcoming workshops are:

  • Aug. 22 from 5-8 p.m. — Furniture Painting
  • Aug. 24 from 8-10 a.m. — Shadow Boxes
  • Aug. 25 from 1-3 p.m. — State String Art
  • Aug. 29 from 5-8 p.m. — Hello Fall Signs
  • Aug. 28 from 8-10 a.m. or 6-8 p.m. — Gratitude Journals

More information: (608) 423-2253.

Aug. 22-25: “Peter Pan”

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.

SaturSat., Aug. 24: TNTS Project show

TNTS Project, a rock/R&B band, will perform Aug. 24 from 3-7 p.m. at J&T Bait Shanty, N4098 Marina Ln. More information: (608) 423-2117.

Sun., Aug. 25: Vineyard Dinner

The Cambridge Winery is having its first vineyard dinner Aug. 25 at 700 Kenseth Way. It begins with a guided tour at 5 p.m. and continues with a 6 p.m. four-course dinner. Tickets are $65 per person, including the tour, dinner and wine. Reservations are required. More information: (608) 440-1767.

Wed., Aug. 28: Karaoke

There will be Karaoke at Mike Farm Tavern, W9624 U.S. Highway 12, on Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. More information: (608) 423-3030.

Tues., Sept. 3: “Back to School”

Local businesses are celebrating the first day of school with giveaways and activities on Sept. 3 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Businesses include Anew Vintage Dream, the Cambridge Market Cafe, Details Boutique, Galleria 214, Kindfolk Coffee Co. and Ruby Rose Gallery. A portion of sales from businesses involved go to school supplies for the school district. More information: hello@shop-details.com.

Tues., Sept. 3: Yoga

The Cambridge Market Cafe will host yoga every Tuesday and Thursday this fall, starting Sept. 3. Class begins at 9 a.m. at 217 W. Main St. Cost is $12 for drop-ins, or a five-class pass for $50. More information: (608) 423-2182.

Thurs., Sept. 5: Community Cafe

There will be a free Community Cafe Sept. 5 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 403 Blue Jay Way. The September meal is hosted by East Koshkonong Lutheran Church. More information: (608)423-8108.

Sat., Sept. 7: CFD Appreciation Day

Sept. 7 is the Cambridge Fire Department Appreciation Day, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Lake Ripley Park, N4310 Park Rd. The event includes a poker run, car show, bingo, raffles, a food and beer tent and live music. Park admission is free. Event proceeds go to the Cambridge Volunteer Fire Department. The Driftless, a local country/bluegrass/folk band, plays from 3:30-7 p.m. Saving Savannah, a country/rock cover band, performs from 7-11 p.m. More information: (608) 334-9818.

Sunday, Sept. 8: Church picnic

The London Moravian Church will have its annual church picnic on Sunday, Sept. 8 at Korth Park, W8390 Korth Lane in Lake Mills. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. featuring the Glenwood Moravian Church Trombone Choir. Potluck to follow. More information: (608) 764-1482.Tuesday, Sept. 10: “Let’s Knit Gnomes”

Kaleidoscope Fibers, at 131 W. Main St., will hold a class teaching people to knit gnomes on Sept. 10 at 5 p.m., Sept. 14 at 1 p.m., Sept. 24 at 1 p.m., and Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. Registration is required. More information: (920) 342-0496

Wednesday, Sept. 11: Karaoke

There will be Karaoke at Mike Farm Tavern, W9624 U.S. Highway 12, on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. More information: (608) 423-3030.

Tuesday, Sept. 17: Needle Felting class

Kaleidoscope Fibers will hold a class teaching people to make needle-felted apples at 4 p.m. at 131 W. Main St. Cost is $25 not including materials. Participants must pre-register. More information: (920) 342-0496


Sat., Aug. 24: Rockdale Shin-dig

The fifth-annual Rockdale Bar Shin-dig is Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. The Rockdale Bar & Grill, at 222 Water St., opens at 11 a.m. with a pig roast, hot dogs and sides. There will be a parade at 1 p.m. Participants should meet in CamRock Park 2 before 12:30 p.m. to line up. Wayne Road perform from 2-6 p.m. and Roadhouse Chiefs play from 7-11 p.m. More information: (608) 423-3323.

Fri., Sept. 6: Rusty Hearts show

The Rusty Hearts, an oldies band, will play at Rockdale Bar & Grill Sept. 6 from 7-11 p.m. at 222 Water St. More information: (608) 423-3323.Saturday, Sept. 14: Twang Dragons show

The Twang Dragons will play Sept. 14 2-6 p.m. at Rockdale Bar & Grill, 222 Water St. More information: (608) 423-3323.


Wed., Aug. 28: Dog Show

London Lodge Assisted Living will host a dog show Aug. 28 from 1-3 p.m. at W9095 London Rd. This is the tenth-annual show, with food, raffles and dogs. Proceeds go to the Jefferson County Humane Society. More information: (608) 253-1558.


Aug. 23-24: “Sleep ing under the stars”

Deerfield Cub Scout Pack 88 is gathering Aug. 23-24 at St. Paul’s Liberty Lutheran Education Center, 3494 Oak Park Rd. Families, children grades K-5, current scouts and prospective members are welcome. Activities include team building games, kickball, a potluck friday night and a camp-out in tents overnight. People should bring a dish to pass, camping gear if sleeping over. More information: Cubmaster.pack3088@hotmail.com.

Sat., Aug. 31: Vision Board Workshop

The Deerfield Coffeehouse will hold a workshop Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. at 50 N. Main St. People can try creating visual representations of their goals. Supplies provided. More information: (608) 764-3118.

Sun., Sept. 1: Pizza on the Farm

Sprouting Acres Farm, at 1746 Highway 73, is having “Pizza on the Farm” Sept. 1 from 4:30-8 p.m. More information: (608) 469-2319.

Sun., Sept. 8: Raffle & Chicken Dinners

The Deerfield Rod and Gun Club is hosting merchandise raffles and chicken dinners Sept. 8 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 4372 Rod and Gun Rd. More information: (608) 764-5811.

Sun., Sept. 8: Cmmunity Meal

There is a community meal Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Deerfield High School, 300 Simonson Blvd. More information: (608) 764-5431. Sept. 12-14: Community Garage Sales

The Deerfield Community Garage Sales will be Sept. 12, 13 and 14. To list a garage sale on the community map, people must email julieschwenn@yahoo.com by Sept. 8. More information: (608) 764-5935.

Saturday, Sept. 14: Calligraphy Workshop

There will be a brush pen calligraphy workshop Sept. 14 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Deerfield Coffeehouse, 50 N. Main St., hosted by Greater Joy Design-Calligraphy Workshops. The class will teach people hand lettering with a brush pen, and calligraphy styles. Cost is $60-70 depending on supplies purchased. More information: www.greaterjoydesign.com.

Sunday, Sept. 15: Pizza on the Farm

Sprouting Acres Farm, at 1746 Highway 73, is holding a “Pizza on the Farm” night on Sept. 15 from 4:30-8 p.m, with live music and pizza. More information: (608) 469-2319.

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