Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington, unless noted. Thursday, July 28, Finance Committee at 8:30 a.m. in room A-200. Wednesday, Aug. 3, Executive Committee at 8 a.m. in room A-200; Public Works Committee at 8:30 a.m. in room A-209; County Board at 9 a.m. in room A-204. Thursday, Aug. 4, Natural Resources Committee at 8:30 a.m. in room A-200.
City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Tuesday, Aug. 2, Finance and License Committee at 6:30 p.m.; Common Council at 7:30 p.m.
Town of Port Washington. All meetings are in Town Hall, 3715 Highland Dr., unless noted. Monday, Aug. 1, Town Board at 7:30 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Cir., unless noted. Monday, Aug. 1, Finance Committee at 5:30 p.m.; Village Board at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, Community Development Authority at 6:15 p.m.
Town of Grafton. All meetings are in Town Hall, 1230 11th Ave., unless noted. Wednesday, Aug. 3, Plan Commission at 7 p.m.
Town of Belgium All meetings are in Town Hall, 171 Main St., unless noted. Monday, Aug. 1, Town Board at 7 p.m.
Places to go, Things to do
Cold Sweat and the Brew City Horns will perform from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at Veterans Memorial Park in Grafton as part of the Grafton Area Live Arts series. For information, visit www.graftonlivearts.us.
Adult coloring is the topic for a 1 p.m. Friday, July 29, program at the Grafton library. For more information, call 375-5315.
Lionsfest and the Lions Fishing Derby will be held on the Port Washington lakefront Friday, July 29, through Sunday, July 31. Music, raffles, a game arcade, food and beverages will be part of the event. For information, visit www.portlions.org.
Holland Festival will be held in Cedar Grove Friday and Saturday, July 29 and 30. The event includes a parade, street scrubbing, arts and crafts fair, ethnic food, car show, volleyball tournament, wooden show races and carving demonstrations in Memorial Park. The annual Hollandfest Run is at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. For information, visit www.hollandfest.com.
Reckless Remedy will perform country music from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Cedar Creek Park in Cedarburg. The Bluffswill be the special guest. Food and beverages will be sold.
The annual Maxwell Street Day sidewalk sale in downtown Port Washington will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 30.
Summer Night at the Light, an evening of music and refreshments, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Port Light Station. Appetizers, refreshments and entertainment by the bluegrass band Frogwater are part of the event. Tickets are $20 for Port Historical Society members and $15 for nonmembers. For information and tickets, call Kathie at 268-9734 or 268-9150.
A forum featuring Democratic candidates for the 6th Congressional District will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at the Grafton Town Hall, 1230 11th Ave. Sarah Lloyd and Michael Slattery will vie for the nomination during the Aug. 9 primary, with the winner taking on Republican incumbent Glenn Grothman in the Nov. 8 election. The forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Ozaukee County.
Candidates for Ozaukee County treasurer will face off in a forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. The candidates are CariAnne Mihalko and Joshua Morrison. The forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Ozaukee County.
Chess will be played at the Grafton library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3. Instruction is available. Chess sets will be provided. For information, call 375-5315.
The Ozaukee County Fair will run from Aug 3 to 7 at the fairgrounds in Cedarburg.The free event includes 4-H and open class exhibits, animals, midway rides, truck and tractor pulls, pageants, demolition derbies, stage performances and more. For information, call 375-6185 or visit www.ozaukeecountyfair.com.
The Mighty Wheelhouse will perform Americana and bluegrass music from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in Veterans Memorial Park, Grafton, as part of the Grafton Area Live Arts free concert series. For information, visit www.graftonarealivearts.us.
The Eddie Butts Band will perform a 7 p.m. benefit concert Thursday, Aug. 4, at Shully’s Cuisine in Thiensville. Those attending are asked to bring two nonperishable food items for Family Sharing of Ozaukee. For information, call 242-6633.
“Inside Out,” a PG-rated film, will be shown at dusk Friday, Aug. 5, at the bandshell in Veterans Memorial Park in Port Washington. Bring a blanket or chair. Admission is free, and concessions will be available for purchase. For information, call 284-5881.
The 47th annual Architectural Treasures Tour in Cedarburg will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 6 and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday Aug. 7. Five homes are included on the tour. Tickets, which are good for both days, are $17 in advance and $20 the day of the tour. Tickets may be purchased at the Cedarburg Cultural Center, W62 N546 Washington Ave., Johnson’s Gardens, 8504 Hwy. 60, and Olsen’s Piggly Wiggly, W61 N286 Washington Ave., all in Cedarburg, online at www.cedarburgculturalcenter.org or by calling 375-3676. Tickets may also be purchased at each of the featured properties.
Midwestern singer Tim Grimm will headline a show at the Dutter Orchard stage on Highway 32 in Gibbsville from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Life in Wisconsin’s early country schools will be discussed by author Susan Apps-Bodilly at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Weyenberg Library in Mequon. Apps-Bodilly will detail the experiences of the students, the role of the teacher, and examples of the curriculum, including the importance of Wisconsin School of the Air radio programs. For more information, please contact the library, 11345 Cedarburg Rd., at 242-2593, ext.. 320.
A blood drive will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Ozaukee Pavilion at the Ozaukee County Fairgrounds, W67 N866 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. Schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO or visiting www.bcw.edu. Walk-ins are also welcome.